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### Reasoning Questions for IBPS SO 2018

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams like IBPS SO Prelims is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based on the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Nine persons lives in a nine storey-building in such a way that only one person lives on each floor. Ground floor is numbered one and the floor above it is numbered two so on till the top floor i.e. numbered 9th.
A lives on an even floor below 7th floor. Same number of persons live above and below I. Only one floor is between E and B. G lives on odd numbered floor above I floor. Only one person lives between A and D. C lives on a floor above I and two persons live between C and I. H lives immediate above F’s floor but not on even numbered floor. B lives above A.

Q1. Who among the following lives on 4th floor?

F
C
G
A
D
Solution:

Q2. Who among the following lives immediate above H’s floor?
C
A
D
B
E
Solution:

Q3. H lives on which of the following floor?
9th floor
3rd floor
4th floor
7th floor
8th floor
Solution:

Q4. Who among the following lives immediate below the one who lives on floor number 3rd?
F
C
A
B
D
Solution:

Q5. How many persons lives between A’s floor and H’s floor?
Two
One
Three
none
More than three
Solution:

Directions (6-10): In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. These statements are followed by two conclusions:

Q6. Statements:

If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusion I and II follow.
Solution:
I. T > A(False)
II. A < C(True)

Q7. Statements:
M< N, P > L, N > Q ,L≤ M,
Conclusion:
I. P > N
II. Q > M
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusion I and II follow.
Solution:
I. P > N(False)
II. Q > M(False)

Q8. Statement:
T = R, V ≥ X , S ≥ T, R < V,
Conclusions:
I. V > S
II. V > T
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusion I and II follow.
Solution:
I. V > S(False)
II. V > T(True)

Q9. Statement:
T > O, M ≤ N, O ≥ P = Q, N > T,
Conclusions:
I. M ≥ Q
II. Q = M
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusion I and II follow.
Solution:
I. M ≥ Q(False)
II. Q = M(False)

Q10. Statement:
V < W, U ≤ V, X < Y , W =X,
Conclusions:
I. Y > V
II. W > U
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusion I and II follow.
Solution:
I. Y > V(True)
II. W > U(True)

Directions (11-15): These questions are based on the following arrangement of letter, number and symbol.

R  %  2  3  D  F  *  L  M  6  B  E  8  @  1  !  P  W  9  N  7  4  A  G  H  K  #  5  Q

Q11. Which of the following element will be the fourth to the left of the eleventh element from the left end?

*
F
L
P
K

Q12. If R is related to Q and 2 is related to #, in the same way which of the following will be related to D?
H
E
1
8
None of these

Q13. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way on the basis of their position in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
R2%
D*F
MB6
8@1
K5#

Q14. How many such symbols are there each of which is immediately followed by a numeral but not immediately preceded by a numeral?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three
Solution:
K#5, R%2

Q15. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded and followed by a numeral?
None
One
Two
Three
More than three

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