Reasoning Quiz For IBPS Clerk Mains: 3rd January 2019

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Reasoning Quiz For IBPS Clerk Mains: 3rd January 2019

Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2019

Reasoning Section can make or break one's chances to ace any banking examination. Practising with sample questions is an onerous task for that's the only key to ace this section of competitive exams. The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam is scheduled to be held on the 20th of January 2019. Adda247 is here with "Practice Marathon for Clerk Mains 2018"  with practice questions on all the topics that are likely to be asked in the exam. Today is Day 9 of IBPS Clerk Mains Practice Marathon, attempt this Reasoning quiz and win the marathon against lakhs of IBPS Clerk Candidates.

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

Eight players A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are living in an Eight-floor building. Only one player stays on each floor. All these player are ranked from 1 to 8 on the basis of their performance. Also each player was born on different months of the year viz. January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August, but not necessarily in the same order.

F is a 7th rank holder and lives on the sixth floor. The player who has 5th rank was born in April and lives on the third floor. The player who has 3rd rank lives on the first floor. The player who was born in February lives on the top floor. The player who has 2nd rank lives between C and E. G is a 4th rank holder and H is a 1st rank holder. The player who has 6th rank was born in June and does not stay on the fifth floor. The player who was born in March lives on the seventh floor. G doesn’t live on eighth and first floor. The player who has 8th rank lives on the fifth floor. The player who has 8th rank was not born in January. The player, who was born in August lives on an even-number floor. E is 8th rank holder and B is 6th rank holder. D and the player who was born in July stay on even-numbered floors. Only one person lives between C and E. D lives on 4th floor and is born in august.
D has ranked 2nd.


Q1. Who among the following player was born in January and has 3rd rank?

B
C
D
E
A
Solution:


Q2. The player who has 2nd rank lives on which floor and was born in which months?
Floor no. 5- May
Floor no. 4- April
Floor no. 4- August
Floor no. 6- July
None of these
Solution:

Q3. Who among the following player has 2nd rank?
F
D
B
H
None of these
Solution:

Q4. Which combination of player and rank is correctly matched?
E- 4th rank
G- 4th rank
G- 3rd rank
F- 8th rank
None of these
Solution:

Q5. Which of the following combinations is true for the one who was born in January?
A- 6th floor
D- 1st floor
A- 1st floor
E- 5th floor
None of these
Solution:

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions. 

Eight students P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W give a written test by using different pens viz. Cello, Parker, Raynold, Flair, Camlin, Aurora, Mont Blanc and Franklin, but not necessarily in the same order. Also each student got different positions in the written test viz. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Two of them got the same positions while two of them are not selected in the written test.
W was two position ahead of V. S was three positions behind Q. The student, who is using Franklin got the first position but that will not Q. The student, who is using Raynold is not selected in the written test. The student, who is using Parker was ahead of the student, who is using Flair. V did not get the last position. U, who is using Aurora, is not selected in the written test. P was just behind of the student, who is using Mont Blanc. The students, who is using Camlin and Cello got the same position but they did not get the 2nd and 3rd position. The student, who is using Flair, is not P. T does not use Cello and Raynold and Mont blanc.



Q6. Who among the following are not selected in the written test?

Q, W
S, T
P, T
S, V
U, R
Solution:


Q7. Which of the following position got by the student, who is using Parker?
3rd
5th
2nd
1st
None of these
Solution:

Q8. Who got the last position?
The student, who is using Raynold
The student, who is using Mont Blanc
The student, who is using Cello
The student, who is using Flair
The student, who is using Camlin
Solution:

Q9. Who among the following got the same positions?
S, W
T, P
Q, V
U, V
R, Q
Solution:

Q10. Who among the following got the 1st rank?
W
U
R
Q
P
Solution:

Directions (11-12): In each question below is given a statement, followed by three courses of action numbered I, II and III. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, and then decide which of the three given suggested courses of action logically follows for pursuing. 


Q11. Statement: There have been quite a few incidents of highway robbery on the super expressway between cities A and B during recent months.

Courses of action: 
I. The local administration should immediately set up police along the expressway to prevent robbery.
II. The local administration should immediately close down the expressway till the robbers are apprehended.
III. More and more people should be given training on how to tackle with the robbers.
Only I follow
Only I and II follows
Only I and III follow
All follow
None of these
Solution:
Clearly, incidents of robbery can be practically averted only by tightening security arrangements and increasing vigilance by police. So, I follows. Neither II nor III follows as none of them is practically viable.

Q12. Statement: In one of the worst accidents in railway level crossing, fifty people died when a bus carrying them collided on to a running train.
Courses of action: 
I. The train driver should immediately be suspended.
II. The driver of the bus should be tried on court for negligence on his part.
III. The railway authority should be asked to man all its level crossings.
None follows
Only I and II follow
Only III follow
Only II and III follow
None of these
Solution:
The problem discussed in the statement is not regarding the current accident, but to do something to avert such mishaps. Accidents at railway crossings can be averted by deploying men to regulate traffic and installing barriers to check traffic movement when a train passes by. So, only III follows.

Q13. Statement: “Put a notice on the board that all the employees should come on time to office.” -An officer tells his assistant. 
Assumptions: 
I. All the employees come late.
II. Employees read such notice on the board.
III. Employees will follow the instructions.
Only I and II are implicit
Only III is implicit
Only II and III are implicit
Only I and III are implicit
All are implicit
Solution:
The notice directs all the employees to come on time. This does not mean that all of them come late. So, I is not implicit. Since the officer orders the assistant to put the notice on the board, it is evident that the employees read such notice on the board. So, II is implicit. Also, the employees have to comply with the orders of the officer. So, III is implicit.

Q14. Statement: ‘Move into the upper echelons without paying a steep price — Book a luxurious flat with us’. An advertisement of a construction company for its prestigious project. 
Assumptions: 
I. It is possible to join the select bank of rich people by hard work.
II. Staying in luxury without paying steep price is the criterion of upper crust of the society.
III. Booking a luxurious flat is very easy now.
None is implicit
Only II is implicit
Only III is implicit
Only II and III are implicit
None of these
Solution:
The statement advocates that a person can upgrade to a high life style by paying a low price to book a luxurious, upper-class flat. So, III is implicit. However, nothing about the nature of the upper-class or the ways of becoming rich can be assumed from the given statement. So, neither I nor II is implicit.

Q15. Statement : Should there be only few big banks in place of numerous smaller banks in India?
Arguments: 
I. Yes. This will help in securing the investor’s money as these big banks will be able to withstand intermittent market related shocks.
II. No. A large number of people will lose their jobs as after the merger many employees will be redundant.
III. Yes. This will help consolidate the entire banking industry and will lead to healthy competition.
None is strong
Only I and II are strong
Only II and III are strong
Only I and III are strong
All are strong
Solution:
The security of the investor’s money is not related to the size of the bank. Besides even after consolidation, the number of investors, their amounts and hence the duties shall remain the same and so no employees will be redundant. Reducing the number of smaller banks will also not affect the mutual competition among the banks. Thus, none of the arguments holds strong.

               





         


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