Reasoning Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains 2017

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

Directions (1-5): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Eight candidate A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H are sitting in a row facing towards north direction for the selection test in Career Power Institute but not necessary in the same order. No two successive candidates are sitting together according to alphabetical order. For Example: A does not sit with B; similarly, B does not sit with C and so on. They all have different subjects like GK, History, Hindi, Computer, Reasoning, Geography, English, and Math but not necessary in the same order.
Either D or B sits at the extreme end of the row. A’s subject is Math and sits second from the left end of the row. D sits third to left of one whose subject is English. B sits third to left of G whose subject is Geography. G does not sit any of the extreme end of the line. The one whose subject is Reasoning sits second to left of F. E does not sit any of the extreme end of the line. The one whose subject is Computer is immediate neighbor of B. F’s subject is not Computer. The one whose subject is Hindi sits second to right of one whose subject is GK.

Q1. Which of the following candidate is sitting third to the right of one whose subject is Computer?
(a) E
(b) G
(c) C
(d) B
(e) F

Q2. How many candidate(s) sit between D and E?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) More than three
(e) None of these

Q3. Which of the following is D’s subject?
(a) Reasoning
(b) Hindi
(c) GK
(d) Computer
(e) None of these

Q4. Who among following sits immediate left of B?
(a) A
(b) The one whose subject is Hindi
(c) H
(d) The one whose subject is Geography.
(e) F

Q5. Whose subject is Computer?
(a) D
(b) A
(c) F
(d) B
(e) H

Solutions (1-5):

S1. Ans. (c)

S2. Ans. (d)

S3. Ans. (a)

S4. Ans. (e)

S5. Ans. (e)

Directions (6-10): Following are the criteria for selection of officers in an organization.
The candidate must
(i) Have passed Intermediate examination in first class with at least 60% marks.
(ii) Have passed Graduation degree in any discipline with at least 55% marks.(iii) Have completed a Certificate/Diploma/Degree course in Computer Science.
(iv) Be not less than 21 yr and not more than 30 yr of age as on 1.7.2008.
If a candidate satisfies all the above-mentioned criteria except.
1. At (ii) above but is a Post Graduate, case may be referred to the Managing Director (MD).
2. At (iii) above but has studied Computer Science as one of subjects of curriculum, case may be referred to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
In each of the questions below, information of one candidate is given. You have to take one of the following five decisions based on the information provided and the criteria and conditions given above. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question. All these cases are given to you as on 01.07.2008. You have to indicate your decision by marking answers to each question as follows.
Give answer
(a) If the case is to be referred to MD
(b) If the case is to be referred to CEO
(c) If the candidate is to be selected
(d) If the information is inadequate to take a decision
(e) If the candidate is not to be selected

Q6. Minakshi is a B.Sc passed in first class with 64% marks. She had passed Intermediate examination in first class with 70% marks. She has also completed a certificate course in Computer Science with ‘B’ grade. Her date of birth is 23.9.1984.

Q7. Surbhi passed bachelor degree in B.A with 58% marks and has Computer Science certificate (2nd class). She had passed Intermediate in first class with 76% marks. She has completed 25 years of age in December 2007.

Q8. Arjun passed Intermediate examination in first class with 85% marks and B.A. in second class with 57% marks. He has completed a computer certificate course very recently. His date of birth is 26.4.1982.

Q9. Veer passed Intermediate examination in 2003 with 85% marks and B.Sc. degree examination in 2006 with 69% marks. He has studied Computer Science as one of the subject at BCA. His date of birth is 17.9.1984.

Q10. Manju is B.A. Graduate passed in second class with 56% marks. She had passed Intermediate in second class with 59% marks. She has also completed a Computer diploma with 56% marks. Her date of birth is 11.5.1982.


S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. Minakshi fulfills all conditions, so she is to be selected.

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. Surbhi fulfills all conditions, so she is to be selected.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. Arjun fulfills all conditions so he is to be selected.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Veer fulfills conditions (2) instead of (iii), so his case may be referred to the CEO.

S10. Ans.(e)
Sol. Manju does not fulfill condition (i), so she is not to be selected.

Directions (11-13): In each question, a set of six statements is given, followed by five answer choices. Each of the answer choices has a combination of three statements from the given set of six statements. You are required to identify the answer choice in which the statements are logically related.

Q11. Statements:
I. Some mango is apple.
II. Some lemon is tree.
III. All tree is apple.
IV. No apple is banana.
V. No tree is banana.
VI. All orange is banana.
(a) I,V,VI
(c) VI,II,I
(d) I,VI,IV
(e) None of these

Q12. Statements:
I. No sky is blue.
II. Some blue is red.
III. Some yellow is not pink.
IV. All pink is blue.
V. Some white is pink.
VI. All red is yellow.
(a) IV,V,VI
(b) I,VI,V
(c) I, II,VI
(d) II,VI,V
(e) None of these.

Q13. Statements:
I. All star are moon.
II. Some moon are sun.
III. No sun is earth.
IV. All earth is green.
V. Some green is tree.
VI. Some star is tree.
(a) I,VI,V
(b) IV,VI,I
(d) II,I,V
(e) None of these.


S11. Ans.(d)

S12. Ans.(c)

S13. Ans.(a)

Directions (14-15): Question consists of five statements followed by five conclusions. Consider 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 does not logically follow from the given statements using all statements together.

Q14. Statements: Some math is English. All English is science. All science is hindi. No hindi is Economics. Some economics is Sanskrit.
(a) Some math is science.
(b) Some math is not economics.
(c) Some Sanskrit is economics.
(d) Some math is Sanskrit.
(e) Some math is hindi.

Q15. Statements: All bus is train. Some bus is car. All car is truck. No truck is tram. All aeroplane is tram.
(a) Some bus is truck.
(b) Some train is car.
(c) Some bus is not tram.
(d) No car is aeroplane.
(e) All train is aeroplane.


S14. Ans.(d)

S15. Ans.(e)

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