The reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind! Yes, it is true and it might seem as the greatest of the challenge after English Section’s surprises but yet this one can easily be dealt with. You just need correct practice and hardwire your brain to quickly make decisions of what to attempt and what to leave. And for same we are providing you questions of Reasoning Question. To Practice more with these new pattern Reasoning Question for IBPS PO and Clerk Exam 2017.

Four people of different nations live on the same side of a sector in four houses each of different colour viz. red, green, yellow and white but not necessarily in the same order. Each person has a different favourite drink among whisky, vodka, rum and wine again not necessarily in the same order. The following additional information is given:
The British drinks whisky. The Indian lives in the first house on the left. The Indian lives adjacent to the yellow house. In the second house from the right they drink vodka. The Chinese lives in the green house. The Japanese drinks rum. Whisky is drunk in the yellow house. The white house is to the right of green house.

(a) British
(b) Chinese
(c) Japanese
(d) Both British and Japanese
(e) None of the above

Q2.Who among the following drink vodka?
(a) Indian
(b) British
(c) Chinese
(d) Indian and British
(e) None of these

Q3.Which of the following statement is not true?
(a) British lives in the yellow house
(b) Japanese drinks rum and his color of house is white
(c) Indian drinks vodka
(d) Red house is occupied by Indian
(e) None of the above

Q4.The Indian drinks which of the following drink:
(a) whisky
(b) vodka
(c) rum
(d) whisky or vodka
(e) wine

Q5.The colour of Japanese house is:
(a) red
(b) yellow
(c) green
(d) white
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

S1.Ans.(a)
Sol.

S2.Ans.(c)
Sol.

S3.Ans.(c)
Sol.

S4.Ans.(e)
Sol.

S5.Ans.(d)
Sol.

Directions (6 – 10): In each question below are given three statements followed by four conclusion numbered I, II, III and IV. 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.

Q6.Statements:
a. All flowers are chickens.
b. No ducks are chickens.
c. Some ducks are deer.
Conclusions:
I. No flowers are ducks.
II. Some flowers are ducks.
III. Some deer are not flowers.
IV. Some deer are flowers.
(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only I and either III or IV follow
(c) Only III and either I or II follow
(d) Only either I or II and either III or IV follow
(e) None of these

Q7.Statements:
a. No cousins are sisters.
b. Only sisters are mothers.
c. No fathers are mothers.
Conclusions:
I. some mothers are not fathers.
II. No mothers are cousins.
III. No sisters are fathers.
IV. No cousins are fathers.
(a) Only I and IV follow
(b) Only I, III and IV follow
(c) Only I and II follow
(d) Only II, III and IV follow
(e) None of these

Q8.Statements:
a. Some books are cups.
b. Some pens are books.
c. All cups are plates.
Conclusions
I. Some cups are books.
II. Some cups are not books.
III. Some pens are cups.
IV. Some plates are books.
(a)Only either I or II and III follow
(b) Only II and either III or IV follow
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) Only II and III follow
(e) None of these

Q9.Statements:
a. No books are pens.
b. No pens are pencils.
c. No pencils are erasers.
Conclusions:
I. Some books are pencils.
II. Some erasers are pens.
III. Some erasers are not pens
IV. No books are erasers.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only either II or III follows
(c) Only either I or IV follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) None of these

Q10.Statements:
a. All boys are children.
b. All girls are children.
c. All girls are women.
Conclusions
I. Some women are children
II. Some boys are children.
III. Some children are boys.
IV. Some girls are children.
(a) Only I and II follows
(b) Only I, II and IV follows
(c) Only I and either II or III follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

S6.Ans. (a)
Sol.

S7.Ans.(c)
Sol.

S8.Ans.(e)
Sol.

S9.Ans. (b)
Sol.

S10.Ans. (d)
Sol.

Directions-(11-15) Study the following information to answer the given questions
8 players A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H from two different teams X and Y (4 players each) are seated around a square table - two on each side. Players from team X are facing towards the centre and players from team Y are facing away from the centre.
Only one player of team X has both the neighbours from team Y while none of the players from team Y has both the neighbours from team X.
Both the neighbours of A are from his own team. C and F belong to team Y and only E is sitting between them. G is facing away from the centre and is third to the left of H. B has a player from his own team on his immediate left.

Q11.Who amongst the following is sitting third to the left of D?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) E
(d) H
(e) Cannot be determined

Q12.Who amongst the following cannot be a neighbour of F?
(a) B
(b) A
(c) G
(d) Both A and G
(e) Both A and B

Q13.Which of the following is definitely true regarding C?
(a) C sits at immediate right of E
(b) C and B belong to the same team
(c) C and D are neighbours
(d) C is second to the left of B
(e) None of these

Q14.Which of these does not belong to team X?
(a) A
(b) E
(c) H
(d) B
(e) None of these

Q15.Who is sitting to the immediate right of B?
(a) C
(b) E
(c) F
(d) B
(e) H

Solutions (11-15):

S11.Ans. (c)
Sol.

S12.Ans. (b)
Sol.

S13.Ans. (b)
Sol.

S14.Ans. (d)
Sol.

S15.Ans. (e)
Sol.