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): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z live on a seven-storey building but not necessarily in the same order. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered 1, and the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each of them belongs to different city, viz, Goa, Chandigarh, Delhi, Noida, Mumbai, Pune and Shimla.

T lives on an odd-numbered floor but not on floor number third. The one who belongs to Mumbai city live immediately above T. Two persons live between W and the one who belongs to Mumbai city. The one who belongs Chandigarh city live on one of the odd-numbered floors but above W. Only three persons live between V and the one who belongs to Chandigarh city. The one who belongs to Delhi lives immediately above V. The one who belongs Goa city live immediately above the one who belongs to Shimla city. Z lives on an odd-numbered floor. Only one person lives between U and X. U lives on one of the floors above X. Neither V nor T belongs to Noida city. X does not belong to Delhi.

Q1. How many people live(s) above the floor on which Z lives?
(a) One
(b) No one.
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) Two

Q2. Who among the following lives on floor number sixth?
(a) Z
(b) Y
(c) V
(d) W
(e) U

Q3. If X and V interchange their position then who lives immediately below the floor on which X lives?
(a) W
(b) Y
(c) X
(d) No one.
(e) T

Q4. Which of the following city does X belong?
(a) Pune
(b) Noida
(c) Goa
(d) Chandigarh
(e) None of these

Q5. If all person live in building according to alphabetical order from top to bottom, then position of how many remain unchanged?
(a) Five
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

S1. Ans. (b)

S2. Ans. (e)

S3. Ans.(d)

S4. Ans. (c)

S5. Ans. (b)

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow:
A ÷ B means A is son of B
A × B means A is sister of B
A + B means A is brother of B
A – B means A is mother of B

Q6. How is G related to H in the expression ‘G × R + V ÷ H’?
(a) Sister
(b) Daughter
(c) Son
(d) Mother
(e) None of these

Q7. Which of the following expressions represents ‘B is the husband of A’?
(a) A × I – E + B
(b) A – I + E ÷ B
(c) A + I ÷ E × B
(d) A ÷ I × E + B
(e) None of these

Q8. How is V related to T in the expression ‘T ÷ R + V × N’?
(a) Niece
(b) Father
(c) Uncle
(d) Aunt
(e) Mother

Q9. How is P related to J in the expression ‘J × K ÷ M – P’?
(a) Sister
(b) Brother
(c) Father
(d) Either (a) or (b)
(e) None of these

Q10. Which of the following expressions represents ‘J is wife of E’?
(a) E ÷ F × G + H – J
(b) E × G ÷ H + F – J
(c) J – H × G ÷ E + F
(d) Both (a) and (b)
(e) None of these

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

A, B, C, D, E, F and G are seven friends. They play three types of games, viz Hockey, Football and Cricket. Each game is played by at least two players. Each one of them has a favourite colour, viz Pink, Blue, White, Green, Yellow, Red and Black, but not necessarily in the same order.
B likes Yellow and does not play Cricket. The one who likes Black plays the same game as E. C likes Blue and plays the same game as G. D plays Football only with the one who likes Pink. G plays neither Football nor Cricket. F does not like Black. G likes neither Green nor White. D does not like Green. E does not like Pink.

Q11. Which of the following groups plays Hockey?
(a) B, G
(b) A, B, C
(c) B, C, G
(d) D, G, B
(e) None of these

Q12. Who likes White Colour?
(a) A
(b) G
(c) F
(d) D
(e) None of these

Q13. Which of the following colours does A like?
(a) White
(b) Black
(c) Pink
(d) Either Black or Red
(e) None of these

Q14. Which of the following combinations is true?
(a) A–Black–Cricket
(b) G–Pink–Cricket
(c) B–Yellow–Football
(d) D–White–Hockey
(e) None is true?

Q15. Who likes Pink?
(a) G
(b) A
(c) E
(d) C
(e) F

S11. Ans.(c)

S12. Ans.(d)

S13. Ans.(b)

S14. Ans.(a)

S15. Ans.(e)

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