Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

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): 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.

Q1.Who among A, B, C, D, E and F has the lowest salary?
I. A has got the higher salary than B and D but not the highest.
II. F got 2nd highest salary of 20k per month.

S1.Ans.(d)
Sol. The data even in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

Q2.How is N related to M ?
I. P is the only sister of N. M is the mother of P whose father K has only one son.
II. M is the father of K whose maternal uncle N has only one child S.

S2.Ans.(c)
Sol. From statement one it is cleared that N is the son of M. And from statement II it is cleared that N is Brother-in-law of M.

Q3. Five friends M, N, O, P and R sitting in a row facing north direction. Who among the following sits second to the right of P?
I. P sits 3rd to the left of R. only one person sits between M and O
II. R sits at the end of the row.

Q4. Who is third to the left of P?
I. L, M, N, O and P are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. P sits on the immediate right of M and is second to the left of L.
II. L, M, N, O and P are sitting around a circular table facing the centre .N sits 3rd to the right of M ,Who sits on the immediate left of P.

S5.Ans.(d)
Sol. The data even in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

Q5. What is the shortest distance between A and D?
I. C is to the west of D at  distance of 5m. B is 5m to the south of C. A is in the northwest of B.
II. A is in the south direction of C at  distance of 10m. D is in the west of A.

Directions (6–10): In each of the question below is given three or four statements followed by three or four conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically  follow from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q6.Statements:  Some Blue are Red.
Some Red are Black.
No Black are grey.
Conclusions
I. Some Blue are not Grey.
II. All Red being grey is a possibility.
III. All Grey can be Red.

(a) Only III
(b) Only II
(c) All follows except I
(d) None follows
(e) All follows

Q7. Statements:  ALL Book is copy.
No Copy is Pen.
Some Pen are Refill.
Conclusions
I. Some Book are not Refill.
II. At least some copy are pen.
III. All Refill being book is a possibility.

(a)  Only III
(b) Only I
(c) Only II
(d) I and III
(e) None follows

Q8. Statements: Some pdf are docs.
No docs is a folder.
Some folder are file.
Conclusions:
I.  At least some Pdf are not Folder.
II. Some Folder are not Pdf.
III. Some file are not Docs.

(a) Only II
(b) Only III and II
(c) Only I and III
(d) All of these
(e) None of these

Q9. Statements:   All Bread are butter.
All Butter are Yellow.
No Pink is Yellow.
Some Yellow are Black.
Conclusions
I. No black is pink.

(a) Only I and II
(b) Only III
(c)  Only III and IV
(d) Either II and III
(e) None of these

Q10. Statements: All Truth are lie.
No lie are word.
Some words are File.
No file is Folder.
Conclusion:
I. No word is Truth.
II. Some word are not folder.
III. All File are Lies.
IV. No Folder are Truth.

(a) None follows
(b) Only I and II
(c) Only II
(d) Only III and IV
(e) None of the above

Directions (11-15): Read the following information carefully to answer the questions given below.
Eight Persons L, M, N, O, P, Q, R and S who all are sitting in a row such that some of them faces towards north and some of them faces towards south direction. They all have different profession i.e. Engineer, Doctor, Fashion Designer, Lawyer, Manager, Accountant, HR and Musician but not necessarily in the same order. N does not sit at the end of the row. The one who is HR sits between the one who is Accountant and the one who is Musician.  The one who is Engineer sits fourth to the left of S, who sits one of the end of the row. Two persons sits between N and the one who is engineer. Both N and the engineer faces same direction. More than three persons sits between N and R whose profession is HR. The number of persons sitting to the right of Manager is two more than the number of persons who sits on the right of L, who is a lawyer. O is an Accountant and both his immediate neighbours faces same direction. L sits on the immediate right of N.  The immediate neighbours of R faces opposite direction. P sits third to the right Q and faces north direction. The doctor faces south direction and he is not N. O faces south.

Q11. Who among the following is Doctor?
(a) P
(b) S
(c) M
(d) Q
(e) L

S11.Ans.(b)

Q12. Who among the following sits on the immediate right of Q?
(a) The one who is Accountant
(b) M
(c) The one who is Manager
(d) O
(e) Both (a) and (d)

S12.Ans.(e)

Q13. Who among the following is the manager?
(a) P
(b) S
(c) M
(d) N
(e) None of these

S13.Ans.(c)

Q14. What is the profession of P?
(a) Musician
(b) Accountant
(c) HR
(d) None of these
(e) Either (a) or (b)

S14.Ans.(a)

Q15. How many persons faces south direction?
(a) Two
(b) one
(c) four
(d) Three
(e) None of these

S15.Ans.(d)