Most Important Reasoning Questions for IBPS PO and Clerk Exam 2017

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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 and Answers. Solve these to Practice latest pattern reasoning question for bank exams.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information answer the given questions:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G & H are eight friends and all of them are sitting around a circular table but not necessarily in same order. Some of them are facing inside and some of them are facing outside.
A sits third to left of H. There is two people sits between H and B. C sits second to right of B. There is three people sits between B and E. D sitss second to right of F, who is not immediate neighbor of A. Immediate neighbours of H faces same direction as H. F sits third to left of A, who faces centre. The immediate neighbors of B faces opposite direction (Opposite direction means if one neighbor faces towards the center then other neighbor faces opposite to the center and vice-versa). E sits on immediate right of G.

Q1. Who is sitting third to right of D?
(a) C
(b) B
(c) A
(d) E
(e) G

Q2. Who among following is immediate neighbor of D?
(a) AD
(b) AH
(c) AB
(d) AC
(e) None of these

Q3. Who sits opposite to C?
(a) A
(b) D
(c) F
(d) E
(e) G

Q4. How many people are sit between B and F, when counted from right of B?
(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) One
(d) Four
(e) No one.

Q5. Who is sitting exactly between A and E when counted from left of E?
(a) H
(b) C
(c) F
(d) G
(e) D

Solution (1-5):

S1. Ans.(a)

S2. Ans.(c)

S3. Ans.(a)

S4. Ans.(e)

S5. Ans.(d)

Directions (6-10): Given below some words are coded in a certain language. Study these information and answer the following questions-

Take fresh vegetables – le ra sa 

Fresh and pure water – sa mi nu te

Take sweet water – ra mi fi

Safe and pure – nu te ze

Q6. In this code language what does ‘mi’ stand for-
(a) fresh
(b) and
(c) pure
(d) water
(e) cannot be determined

Q7. Which code must be for ‘pure’?
(b) mi
(c) nu
(e) cannot be determined

Q8. How we can write ‘take safe water’ in this code language?
(a) ra ze mi
(b) ra zi fi
(c) ze mi la
(d) ra sa nu
(e) ra nu te

Q9. In this language ‘go and take’ may be written as:
(a) nu te ra
(b) te ra fi
(c) nu mi sa
(d) nu ki ra
(e) ki te ze

Q10. For which word code ‘te’ is used?
(a) and
(b) pure
(c) either (a) or (b)
(d) water 
(e) cannot be determined

Solution (6-10):

fresh →sa
take →ra
vegetables →le
water →mi
sweet →fi
and / pure → nu / te
safe →ze

S6. Ans.(d)

S7. Ans.(e)

S8. Ans.(a)

S9. Ans.(d)

S10.  Ans.(c)

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of the input and its rearrangement:
Input: 70 five always 69 prime 55 nice line 56 40 money 50 
Step I: prime 40 70 five always 69 55 nice line 56 money 50
Step II: prime 40 nice 50 70 five always 69 55 line 56 money
Step III: prime 40 nice 50 money 55 70 five always 69 line 56
Step IV: prime 40 nice 50 money 55 line 56 70 five always 69
Step V: prime 40 nice 50 money 55 line 56 five 69 70 always
Step VI: prime 40 nice 50 money 55 line 56 five 69 always 70
Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the questions the appropriate step for the given input.
Input: 61 go 45 name read 28 pen 14 23 this 35 what 49 same

Q11. How many steps will be required to complete the given input?
(a) Five
(b) Six
(c) Seven
(d) Eight
(e) None of these

Q12. What is the position of ‘name’ from the left end in the last step?
(a) Second
(b) Tenth
(c) Fourth
(d) Eleventh
(e) None of these

Q13. Which element is fifth to the right of ‘read’ in Step VI?
(a) 61 
(b) 49
(c) go
(d) this 
(e) None of these

Q14. Which of the following is the seventh element from the left end in Step III?
(a) 61
(b) go
(c) read
(d) 35 
(e) None of these

Q15. What is the position of ‘35’ in Step IV?
(a) Fifth from the right end
(b) Eighth from the left end
(c) Seventh from the left end
(d) Ninth from the right end
(e) None of these

Input: 61 go 45 name read 28 pen 14 23 this 35 what 49 same
Step I: What 14 61 go 45 name read 28 pen 23 this 35 49 same
Step II: What 14 this 23 61 go 45 name read 28 pen 35 49 same
Step III: What 14 this 23 same 28 61 go 45 name read pen 35 49
Step IV: What 14 this 23 same 28 read 35 61 go 45 name pen 49
Step V: What 14 this 23 same 28 read 35 pen 45 61 go name 49
Step VI:     What 14 this 23 same 28 read 35 pen 45 name 49 61 go
Step VII: :  What 14 this 23 same 28 read 35 pen 45 name 49 go 61

S11. Ans.(c)

S12. Ans.(d)

S13. Ans.(b)

S14. Ans.(a)

S15. Ans.(b)

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