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Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Prelims 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 each question below are given some statements followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Q1. Statements: All sugar is salt.
Some cup are stick.
No stick is sugar.
Conclusions: I. All cup are salt is a possibility.
II. Some stick are salt.
if both conclusion I and II are true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
Solution:

Q2. Statements: Some crow is bat.
Some bat are cat.
All bat are fly.
Conclusions: I. Some fly are not cat.
II. Some crow can be cat.
if both conclusion I and II are true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
Solution:

Q3. Statements: All bottle are jug.
No jug is mug.
No mug are cap.
Conclusions: I. Some bottle are cap.
II. Some cap are not bottle.
if both conclusion I and II are true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
Solution:

Q4. Statements: All states are city.
Some country are world.
No world is state.
Conclusions: I. Some city are state.
II. All state are country is a possibility.
if both conclusion I and II are true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
Solution:

Q5. Statements: Some bat are ball.
Some pen are mouse.
Some ball are pen.
Conclusions: I. Some bat are pen.
II. Some ball are mouse.
if both conclusion I and II are true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
Solution:

Directions (6-10): Study the following information and answer the questions.

Eight friends L, M, N, O, A, B, C and D are seated in a row, but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing north and some are facing south. A is sitting at 2nd position from the extreme end of the row. O sits second to the right of C. O does not sit at an extreme end of the row. D is not an immediate neighbour of C. The immediate neighbours of L face opposite direction. The persons who are sitting at the extreme ends face opposite directions. M sits second to the left of B. B does not face south. B is not an immediate neighbour of A. The immediate neighbours of B face same direction. Both A and M faces in the same direction but opposite to that of O. Only three people sit between A and C. D sits on the immediate left of L.

Q6. As per the given arrangements, which of the following statements is not true with respect to N?
N faces south.
N is fourth to the right of B.
N is 2nd to left of M
N sits to the right of O
None of these
Solution:

Q7. How many persons sit on the left of C?
one
two
three
four
none of these
Solution:

Q8. What is the position of L with respect to O?
Immediate left
Third to left
Third to right
Fourth to left
None of these
Solution:

Q9. Who among the following sit at the extreme ends?
N, O
A, D
C, B
N, D
None of these
Solution:

Q10. Four of the given five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and hence form a group. Who among the following does not belong to that group?
N
M
L
B
C
Solution:

Directions (11-15): In these questions, a relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer

Q11. Statement: H<B; H≥D>E; G≥F>B

Conclusion: I. EB         II. F≥H
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.
Solution:
I. E≥B (false)        II. F≥H (false)

Q12. Statement: K<J; D≤S=J; I>S; H≥J

Conclusion: I. I>H           II. H≥I
if both conclusion I and II are true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
Solution:
I. I>H(False)           II. H≥I (False)

Q13. Statement: J<L; K≥S; K≥O; S>LT

Conclusion: I. L>O     II. O>T
if only conclusion II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.
Solution:
I. L>O(false)     II. O>T (false)

Q14. Statement: T>N; A>S>Q; A<N

Conclusion: I.T>Q       II. T>S
if only conclusion II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.
Solution:
I.T>Q(true)       II. T>S(true)

Q15. Statement: B≤C; B≤D; C=N; D<S

Conclusion: I. S≤C          II. N≥S
if only conclusion II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.
Solution:
I. S≤C (False)         II. N≥S (False)

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