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Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017

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 about what to attempt and what to leave. And for same we are providing you questions of Reasoning Question and Answers. Solve these to Practice latest pattern reasoning question for bank exams.

Directions (1-5): In the following questions, the symbols ©, @, \$, % and * are used with the following meanings as illustrated below:
‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
‘P % Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.
‘P * Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.
‘P © Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.
‘P \$ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’.
In each question four statements showing relationship have been given, which are followed by four conclusions I, II, III & IV. Assuming that the given statements are true, find out which conclusion(s) is/are definitely true.

Q1. Statements: M © D, D * K, K @ R, R * F
Conclusions: I. F © K
II. D * F
III. M © R
IV. D * R
(a) None is true
(b) Only I is true
(c) Only II is true
(d) Only III is true
(e) Only IV is true

Q2. Statements: B % K, K \$ T, T * F, H © F
Conclusions: I. B \$ T
II. T © B
III. H © K
IV. F © B
(a) Only either I or II is true
(b) Only III is true
(c) Only IV is true
(d) Only III and IV are true
(e) Only either I or II and III and IV are true

Q3. Statements: W * B, B @ F, F © R, R \$ M
Conclusions: I. W * F
II. M * B
III. R * B
IV. M * W
(a) Only I and IV are true
(b) Only II and III are true
(c) Only I and III are true
(d) Only II and IV are true
(e) None of these

Q4. Statements: E @ K, K \$ T, T © N, B % N
Conclusions: I. T % E
II. K © N
III. B * T
IV. B * E
(a) Only I, II and III are true
(b) Only II, III and IV are true
(c) Only I, III and IV are true
(d) All are true
(e) None of these

Q5. Statements: Z \$ B, B % M, M © F, F @ R
Conclusions: I. Z * M
II. F * B
III. R * M
IV. M @ Z
(a) Only I and II are true
(b) Only I, III and IV are true
(c) Only III and IV are true
(d) Either I or IV and II are true
(e) None of these

Solution(1-5):

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. Conclusions:
I. F © K ( Not True )
II. D * F ( Not True )
III. M © R ( Not True )
IV. D * R( Not True )

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol.Conclusions:
I. B \$ T ( Not True )
II. T © B ( Not True )
III. H © K (  True )
IV. F © B (  True )

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol.Conclusions:
I. W * F ( Not True )
II. M * B (  True )
III. R * B (  True )
IV. M * W ( Not True )

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol.Conclusions:
I. T % E (  True )
II. K © N (  True )
III. B * T (  True )
IV. B * E (  True )

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Conclusions:
I. Z * M ( Not True )
II. F * B ( Not True )
III. R * M (  True )
IV. M @ Z ( True )

Directions (6-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements marked I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer.
(a) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(b) If the data in statements I alone are not sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question
(c) If the data either in statement I or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question
(d) If the data even in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) If the data in both statements I and II together are needed to answer the question.

Q6. How is ‘S’ related to ‘N’?
I. ‘P’ is the daughter of ‘M’ and mother of ‘S’?
II. ‘T’ is the son of ‘P’ and husband of ‘N’.

Q7. Who among Navin, Mohan, Prakash and Kishore reached office first?
I. Mohan reached office before Navin and Kishore but was not the first to reach office.
II. Kishore reached office after Mohan but before Navin.

Q8. Among M, T, R, D, B, each one of them having different weight, who is the third from top when they are arranged in descending order of their weights?
I. R is heavier than M and T but lighter than B.
II. M is lighter than R but heavier than T.

Q9. What is the code for ‘those’ if in a certain language ‘those lovely red roses’ is written as ‘pe so la ti’?
I. ‘ni jo ke pe’ means ‘stopped at red right’.
II. ‘ba di ti ga’ means ‘roses are very pretty’ and ‘fo hi la’ means ‘lovely day outside.’

Q10. What is R’s position from the left end in a row?
I. M is tenth from the left end of the row.
II. There are sixteen children between M and R.

Solutions(6-10):

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. If the data even in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. From statement I- Prakash reached first to office.

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. If the data even in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

S9. Ans.(e)
Sol.  If the data in both statements I and II together are needed to answer the question.
Those= so

S10. Ans.(e)
Sol. R is 27th position from left end of the row.

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
There are eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at the four corners of the square table while other four sit in the middle of each of four sides. The one who sits at the four corners face the center and those who sit in the middle of the sides face outward. Each of them likes different comic, viz Indrajal, Manoj, Champak, Nutan, Durga, Goyal, Fenil and Tinkle but not necessarily in the same order.
F sits third to left of the one who likes Manoj. The one who likes Manoj faces outward. Only two friends sit between F and A. The one who likes Indrajal sits on the immediate right of A. The one who likes Durga sits second to right of B, who is not immediate neighbor of A or F.B does not like Manoj. Only one friend sits between H and the one who likes Durga. E sits on the immediate left of the one who likes Nutan. B does not like Nutan. D likes Champak but he is not immediate neighbor of H. The one who likes Tinkle is an immediate neighbor of D. The one who likes Goyal is an immediate neighbor of C. C is an immediate neighbor of both E and the one who likes Tinkle.

Q11. Who among following likes Goyal comic?
(a) E
(b) A
(c) H
(d) G
(e) F

Q12. Who among following sits opposite to D?
(a) G
(b) F
(c) C
(d) B
(e) A

Q13. Who among following sits second to right of D?
(a) A
(b) E
(c) C
(d) B
(e) G

Q14. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence they form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?
(a) A
(b) H
(c) B
(d) E
(e) F

Q15. Who among following sits diagonally opposite to H ?
(a) E
(b) B
(c) F
(d) A
(e) None of these

Solution(11-15):

S11. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S12. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S13. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S14. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol.