Dear Aspirants,

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): The following questions are based on the five three – digit numbers given below:

684 512 437 385 296

Q1. If 2 is added to the first digit of each of the numbers how many numbers thus formed will be divisible by three?
None
One
Two
Three
None of these
Solution:
Only 385 will be divisible by 3 when added 2 on first digit of each number.

Q2. If all the digits in each of the numbers are arranged in descending order within the number, which of the following will be the highest number in the new arrangement of numbers ?
684
385
296
437
None of these
Solution:
864, 521, 743, 853, 962

Q3. What will be the resultant number if the second digit of the second lowest number is divided by the third digit of the highest number?
2
3
0
1
4
Solution:
8÷4=2

Q4. If 1 is added to the first digit and 2 is added to the last digit of each of the numbers then which of the following numbers will be the second highest number?
385
684
437
296
512
Solution:
786, 614, 539, 487, 398

Q5. If in each number the first and the second digits are interchanged then which will be the highest number?
296
512
437
684
385
Solution:
864, 152, 347, 835, 926

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below-

Seven friends D, E, F, G, H, I and J are living in an apartment and all are working in different companies on different days of a week starting from Sunday to Saturday. These companies are Infy, CTS, CP, TCS, HCL, MI and LG, but not necessarily in the same order.

H does not work in MI. J works in TCS and going to office just before the one who works in LG. There is one day gap between the one who works in LG and H who is going to office on last day of week. G is going to office either on Sunday or Monday and works in CTS. The one, who works in Infy, does not work on Sunday and Tuesday. There is no day’s gap between G and the one, who works in Infy. D is going to office just before E, but not going on Monday. The one, who works in MI, is going to office after Thursday. F does not work in CP and Infy.

Q6. How many friends are going to office after the one who works in HCL?
No one
Three
Two
One
Four
Solution:

Q7. Who among the following friends works in MI?
F
E
H
D
G
Solution:

Q8. Who among the following friends is going to office on Tuesday?
H
E
D
F
J
Solution:

Q9. Who among the following Works in Infy?
D
I
J
E
None of these
Solution:

Q10. How many friends go to office between F and the one who works in MI?
Two
One
Three
No one
Four
Solution:

Directions (11-15): In each of the questions below are given some statements followed by some conclusions numbered I, II & III. 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.

Q11. Statements: All M are N.
All N are O.
Some O are X.
Some X are Y.
Conclusions: I. some O are M.
II. Some Y are O.
III. Some X are N.
Only I follow
Only I & II follow
Only I & III follow
All I, II & III follow
None of these
Solution:

Q12. Statements: Some D are E.
Some E are F.
Some E are G.
No G is H.
Conclusions: I. Some F are G.
II. No F is G.
III. No H is E.
None follows
Only I follow
Only II follows
Only III follows
Only either I or II follows
Solution:

Q13. Statements: Some U are V.
Some V are W.
All W are X.
All X are Y.
Conclusions: I. All W are Y.
II. Some V are X.
III. Some V are Y.
All follow
Only I follow
Only II & III follow
Only I & II follow
None of these
Solution:

Q14. Statements: Some I are J.
Some J are K.
No K is L.
All L are M.
Conclusions: I. No K is M.
II. Some J are L.
III. Some M are L.
Only I follow
Only III follows
Only II & III follow
None follows
None of these
Solution:

Q15. Statements: Some Cat are dog.
No dog is rat.
All rat are fat.
Some fat are mat.
Conclusions: I. No dog is fat.
II. Some Cat are mat.
III. Some rat are mat.
Only I follow
Only II follows
Only III follows
None follows
None of these
Solution: