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Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based on the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.
Ten persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing five persons in each row. In row 1, P, Q R, S and T are sitting and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D and E are sitting and all of them are facing north. In the given seating arrangement, each person seated in a row faces another person of the other row but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them have a birthday in different months viz. March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December but not necessarily in the same order.
There are two persons sit between the one whose birthday is in March, who sits at an extreme end and T. A sits middle of the row and he is not an immediate neighbour of B ,whose birthday is not in December. E is sitting at an extreme end of the row. T’s birthday is in July and he sits on the immediate right of the one whose birthday is in April . T faces the immediate neighhour of B. R does not sit at the extreme left end of the row. A’s birthday is not in November. There is only one person sits between Q and S whose birthday is in March. D’s birthday is in August and he is an immediate neighbour of the one whose birthday is in December. D does not face the one whose birthday is in May. C’s birthday is in June and he is an immediate neighbour of the one whose birthday is in November. The one whose birthday is in November faces the one who is immediate neighbour of the one whose birthday is in July. There are two persons between the one whose birthday is in September and the one whose birthday is in May. R’s birthday is not in September. E’s birthday is not inOctober.

Q1. Who among following sit at the extreme end of the line?
(a) R,C
(b) S,A
(c) Q,B
(d) E,T
(e) B,S

Q2. Who sits second to right of T?
(a) S
(b) R
(c) Q
(d) P
(e) No one.

Q3.Who among the following sits diagonally opposite to R?
(a) E-December
(b) D-August
(c) A-June
(d) E-November
(e) None of these

Q4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions and so form a group. Which of the following is different from the group?
(a) T
(b) R
(c) S
(d) B
(e) E

Q5. Which of the following statements is/are definitely false?
(a) P-September
(b) E-December
(c) T-July
(d) C-June
(e) All are true

Solution (1-5):

S1. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): Study the information and answer the following questions:
In a certain code language

“raise the issue of” is coded as “EI6   EG4   ER6  FL3”

“boats have been released” is coded as “SY6   ES5   NY5  DI9”

“and has taken up” is coded as “DZ4   SS4  NG6   PF3 ”

Q6.What is the code for ‘fisherman’ in the given code language?
(a) NU10
(b) MU10
(c) NU0
(d) NU11
(e)None of these

Q7.What is the code for ‘minister’ in the given code language?
(a) RN9
(b) SN9
(c) RM9
(d) RN8
(e)None of these

Q8.What is the code for ‘traditional’ in the given code language?
(a) LH12
(b) LG1
(c) KG12
(d) LG12
(e)None of these

Q9.What is the code for ‘affairs’ in the given code language?
(a) SX8
(b) TZ8
(c) SZ9
(d) SZ8
(e)None of these

Q10.What is the code for ‘bottom’ in the given code language?
(a) NY7
(b) MX7
(c) MZ7
(d) MY7
(e)None of these

Solutions(6-10):

These are the latest pattern of coding-decoding questions. In these questions we are applying following concept:-

S6. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S9. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S10. Ans.(d)
Sol.

Directions (11-15): In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III & IV, you have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q11. Statements: Some star are light. All light are branches. All branches are nets. Some nets are drills.
Conclusions:
I. Some drills are light.
II. Some nets are star.
III. Some branches are star.
IV. Some drills are star.
(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and IV follow
(d) Only II, III and IV follow
(e) None of these

Q12. Statements: All result are mark. Some mark are bolds. Some bolds are lanes. All lanes are roads.
Conclusions:
II. Some lanes are mark.
III. Some bolds are result.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only I and III follow
(c) Only I, II and III follow
(d) Only II, III and IV follow
(e) None of these

Q13. Statements: Some paper are book. Some book are dishes. All dishes are jungles. All jungles are nut.
Conclusions:
I. Some nut are paper.
II. Some jungles are paper.
III. Some nut are dishes.
IV. Some jungles are book.
(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only I, II and III follow
(c) Only III and IV follow
(d) Only II, III and IV follow
(e) None of these

Q14. Statements: All rock are cup. No cup is ring. Some rings are doors. All doors are winds.
Conclusions:
I. Some winds are rock.
II. Some winds are rings.
III. No winds is rock.
IV. Some rings are rock.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only III follows
(d) Only either I or III follows
(e) Only either I or III and II follow

Q15. Statements: All leg are finger. Some finger are timers. Some timers are worlds. Some worlds are buses.
Conclusions:
I. Some buses are timers.
II. Some worlds are finger.
III. Some worlds are leg.
IV. Some buses are finger.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) Only IV follow

Solution(11-15):

S11. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S12. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S13. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S14. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S15. Ans.(a)
Sol.