### Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk 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 Clerk 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): In these questions the symbols #, ©, it, \$ and % are used with different meanings as given below:
‘A# B' means ‘A is smaller than B’
‘A © B' means ‘A is greater than B’
‘A Ï€ B' means ‘A is either smaller than or equal to B’
‘A \$ B’ means ‘A is either greater than or equal to B’
‘A % B’ means ‘A is neither smaller nor greater than B’
In each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true. Give answer

Q1.Statement:

L \$ M % Q © S # T Ï€ P
Conclusions:
if only conclusion I is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.

Q2. Statement:
W # H Ï€ I % C \$ H © S
Conclusions:
I. C \$ W
if only conclusion I is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.

Q3. Statement:
Conclusions:
II. Y # W
if only conclusion I is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.

Q4. Statement:
A # N % O Ï€ T Ï€ H # E
Conclusions:
I. E \$ O
if only conclusion I is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.

Q5. Statement:
P © V % T # D # M \$ F
Conclusions:
II. P # F
if only conclusion I is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.

Directions (6-10): Study the given information carefully to answer the given question.
Some shopkeepers have shops on different floors of a building such that the lowermost floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two and so on till the topmost floor is numbered seven. They sell different winter products i.e. Gloves, Jackets, Mufflers, Caps, Sweater, Socks and Scarfs. Three people have shop between B and K, who has shop below B. K does not has shop on the lowermost floor. Only one person has shop between B and the one who sells Mufflers. The one who sells Scarfs has shop on one of the even numbered floors above the one who sells Mufflers. Only two people have shop between M and the one who sells Mufflers. The one who sells Gloves has shop immediately above M. A has shop immediately above L. A does not sells Mufflers. The one who sells Caps has shop on one of the odd numbered floors below L. M does not sells Caps. D has shop on one of the floors above C. Only one person has shop between the one who sells Sweater and the one who sells Socks. D does not sell Sweater. M does not sell Jackets.

Q6. Which of the following product does B sells ?

Gloves
Caps
Scarfs
Jackets
Mufflers
Solution:

Q7. Who amongst the following has shop on the floor numbered 4 ?
The one who sells Socks
The one who sells Mufflers
A
L
B
Solution:

Q8. Which of the following statements is true with respect to the given arrangement ?
Only two people have shop between K and M
The one who sells Socks has shop immediately above K
C sells Mufflers
C has shop on an even numbered floor
None of these
Solution:

Q9. If all the people are made to sit in alphabetical order from top to bottom, the positions of how many people will remain unchanged ?
None
Three
Two
One
Four
Solution:

Q10. Which of the following combinations is true with respect to the given arrangement ?
Scarfs-C
Caps-B
Sweater-K
Gloves-A
Mufflers-L
Solution:

Q11. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word SEASON each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabetical series?
None
One
Two
Three
None of these
Solution:

Q12. The position of the first and fifth letters of the word SUBSTANCE are interchanged. Similarly, the position of second and sixth letters, third and seventh letters, and fourth and eighth letters are interchanged. The ninth letter remains as it is. In the new arrangement, how many letters are there in the English alphabetical series between the letters which is second from the right end and the third from the left end?
None
One
Two
Four
More than four
Solution:
Given Word: SUBSTANCE
After rearranging the given word, it becomes TANCSUBSE
Now, Second from the right is S.
Third from the left is N.
There are four letter between N and S in the English alphabetical series, ie O, P, Q and R.

Directions (13- 15) Study the following information and answer the questions given.
In a certain code language
“lu ja ka hu” means ‘we provide study material’,
“fa ka la ju” means ‘we score maximum selection’,
“la fu ja ju “ means “study score the selection”
“ju lu na fu” means “selection of the material”

Q13. What is the code of “score “ in this code language?

ju
la
fa
ka
Cannot be determined
Solution:

Q14. What is the code of “provide “ in this code language?
hu
lu
ka
ja
Cannot be determined
Solution:

Q15. What is the code of “ provide of maximum”?
na hu fu
fa hu na
fu lu na
hu fa la
Cannot be determined
Solution:

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