Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Prelims

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): Read the following information and answer the question that follow:
Seven students -A, B, C, D, E ,F and G goes to coaching classes from Monday to Sunday but not necessarily in the same order. Only one student goes to coaching class in a single day.
A goes to coaching class one of the day before Wednesday. As many as student go to coaching class before A as go to coaching class after D. Two students go to coaching class between D and B. Only one student goes to coaching class between B and F. Two student go to coaching class between C and G. C goes to coaching class one of the day before B but after F.

Q1. E goes to coaching class on which of the following days?
(a) Friday
(b) Saturday
(c) Sunday
(d) Thursday
(e) None of these

Q2. Who goes to coaching class immediately before the day on which D goes to class?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) B
(d) F
(e) G

Q3. How many students go to coaching class between F and G?
(a) Two
(b) One
(c) No one.
(d) Three
(e) Five

Q4. Who among following goes to coaching class on Thursday?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) B
(d) F
(e) D

Q5. How many students go to coaching class before the day on which A goes?
(a) No one.
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Solution(1-5):

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S3. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol.

Q6. A and B are sister. A is the mother of D. B has a daughter C who is married to F. G is the husband of A. How is B related to F?
(a) Sister-in-law
(b) Mother-in-law
(c) Mother
(d) Brother
(e) None of these

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol.

Q7.If 1 is subtracted from each odd digit in the number 8756432 and 1 is added to each even digit in number then which of the following digit is repeated in the digits so obtained ?
(a) 9
(b)6
(c) 5
(d) 5
(e) None of these

S7. Ans.(e)
Sol. The given number is = 8756432
Number after operation= 9647523
Thus there is no repeated digit.

Directions (8-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions:
Each of the six family members – A, B, C, D, E and F – of different ages . C is older than only A and E. D is younger than only B. E is not youngest. The one who is second oldest, age 81 year. E’s age is 62 year.

Q8. If the addition of ages of D and C is 151 year , then what could be the possible age of F?
(a) 70 year
(b) 71 year
(c) 86 year
(d) 61 year
(e) 81 year

Q9. Which of the following is true with respect to the given information?
(a) D’s age is definitely less than 60.
(b) F is oldest.
(c) Only two people older than C.
(d) There is a possibility that B’s age is 79 year
(e) None is true.

Q10. Who among following is oldest?
(a) B
(b) D
(c) F
(d) C
(e) E

Solution(8-10):
According to their age= B>D(81)>F>C>E(62)>A

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S9. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol.

Directions (11-15): Some statements are given followed by some conclusions. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the following conclusions follow from the given statements:

Q11. Statements: –
Some man are ghost
All ghost are girl.
Conclusions
I. Some man are girl.
II. No ghost is a man.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Either I or II follow
(d) Neither I nor II follow
(e) Both I and II follow

Q12. Statements:
All white are car.
All car are toy.
Conclusions:
I. All car being white is a possibility.
II. Some white is toy.
(a) Only I follows
(b) only II follow
(c) Both Iand II follow
(d) Either I or II follows
(e) Neither I nor II follows

Q13. Statements:
Some light is girl.
All girl is gold.
Conclusions
I. All gold being light is a possibility.
II. Some light being girl is a possibility.
(a) Only I follows
(b) only II follow
(c) Both Iand II follow
(d) Either I or II follows
(e) Neither I nor II follows

Q14.Statements:
Some set are book.
All book are copy.
Conclusions
I. All set are copy.
II. some copy are set.
(a) Only I follows
(b) only II follow
(c) Both Iand II follow
(d) Either I or II follows
(e) Neither I nor II follows

Q15. Statements:
All ring are circle.
Some circle is square.
Conclusions
I. Some ring are square.
II. All square are ring.
(a) Only I follows
(b) only II follow
(c) Both Iand II follow
(d) Either I or II follows
(e) Neither I nor II follows

Solution(11-15):

S11. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S12. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S14. Ans.(b)
Ans.

S15. Ans.(e)
Ans.

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