**Dear IBPS Clerk Aspirants,**

**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 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 Night **Reasoning **Quiz based on the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

*Directions (1-5): The following questions are based on the five three-digit numbers given below:***972 526 487 359 251**

**Q1. If the positions of the first and second digits are interchanged then which of the following will be third highest number?**

(a) 359

(b) 972

(c) 526

(d) 487

(e) 251

**Q2. If 2 is added to the sum of the digits of each of the above numbers how many will be multiples of 5?**

(a) None

(b) One

(c) Two

(d) Three

(e) None of these

**Q3. If 1 is subtracted from the last digit of each of the above numbers then the sum of the digits of how many of them are prime numbers?**

(a) None

(b) Two

(c) One

(d) Three

(e) All five

**Q4. If the digits in each of the above numbers are written in reverse order then which will be the second highest number?**

(a) 251

(b) 359

(c) 487

(d) 526

(e) 972

**Q5. If the positions of the digits of each of the numbers are interchanged such that the first becomes second, second becomes third and third becomes first then which of the following number will be the highest?**

(a) 972

(b) 526

(c) 487

(d) 251

(e) 359

*Directions (6-10): In the following questions, the symbols @, #, %, * and $ are used with the following meaning as illustrated below:*
‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.

‘P # Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.

‘P % Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.

‘P * Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor greater than Q’.

‘P $ Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.

Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the three conclusions I, II and III given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

**Q6. Statements**: M % R, R # T, T * N

**Conclusions:**

I. N * R

II. N $ R

III. N $ M

(a) All follow

(b) Only either I or II follows

(c) Only either I or II and III follows

(d) Only either I or III and II follows

(e) None of these

**Q7. Statements:**J #N, K @N, T $ K

**Conclusions:**

I. J % T

II. T $ N

III. N @ J

(a) None follows

(b) Only I and II follow

(c) Only I and III follow

(d) Only II and III follow

(e) All follow

**Q8. Statements**: B * D, D @ H, H % F

**Conclusions**:

I. B * F

II. B $ F

III. D $ F

(a) None follows

(b) Only either I or II follows

(c) Only either I or II and III follow

(d) Only III follows

(e) All follow

**Q9. Statements:**T $ K, K # R, R * M

**Conclusions**:

I. M * K

II. M % T

III. M $ K

(a) All follow

(b) Only either I or III follows

(c) Only either I or II follows

(d) Only either II or III follows

(e) None of these

**Q10. Statements:**V @ M, A $ M, R # V

Conclusions:

I. R # A

II. V @ A

III. R $ M

(a) Only I follows

(b) Only II follows

(c) Only III follows

(d) None follows

(e) All follow

*Directions (11-15): Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:*
A shopkeeper sold six laptops— A, B, C, D, E and F — during a period of Monday to Saturday, one laptop on each day.

(i) The laptop C was sold at least before three laptops.

(ii) The laptop F was sold on Tuesday.

(iii) Both the laptops B and E were sold at least before one laptop.

(iv) The laptop D was sold immediately after the laptop C.

(v) At least four laptops were sold after the laptop E.

**Q11. How many laptops were sold after the laptop D?**

(a) Six

(b) Three

(c) One

(d) Two

(e) None of these

**Q12. How many laptops were sold before the laptop F?**

(a) Five

(b) Three

(c) Six

(d) Two

(e) One

**Q13. The laptop A was sold immediately after**

(a) Monday

(b) Tuesday

(c) Wednesday

(d) Friday

(e) None of these

**Q14. If Siddharth is the person who purchased the laptop sold on Wednesday, then the laptop purchased by him is**

(a) A

(b) B

(c) C

(d) D

(e) None of these

**Q15. How many laptops were sold before E?**

(a) One

(b) Two

(c) Three

(d) No one.

(e) Five