Dear Aspirants, Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018

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 like IBPS Clerk Prelims 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) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1 N, O, X, V, Z and W are seated and all of them are facing South. In  row-2, H, I, J, K, L and M  are seated and all of them are facing North. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.
N sits third to the left of Z. Neither N nor Z sits at an extreme end of the line. H sits second to the right of L. Neither H nor L faces Z or N. H does not sit at an extreme end. X does not face H and X does not sit at an extreme end of the line. Only one person sits between M and J. Neither M nor J faces Z. J does not sit at the extreme end. Only one person sits between W and O. M is not an immediate neighbor of I and H does not face V. L does not face O.

Q1. Who among the following sits immediate right of M?
(a) I
(b) J
(c) H
(d) L
(e) No one

Q2. Who among the following sits at extreme end?
(a) O
(b) W
(c) Z
(d) X
(e) None of these

Q3. Who among the following sits 2nd right of X?
(a) Z
(b) W
(c) L
(d) N
(e) No one

Q4. Who among the following faces H?
(a) X
(b) V
(c) O
(d) Z
(e) W

Q5. How many person sits between L and J?
(a) Four
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) No one

Directions (6-10): In each of the question below are given some statements followed by some conclusions. You have to take 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 logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Q6. Statements:No rulars are parrots.
No crows are blacks.
All parrots are blacks
Conclusions: I. Some rulars are not blacks
II. Some blacks are not rulars.
III. No parrots are crows.
IV. Some blacks are rulars.
(a) Only III and I follow
(b) Only II and IV follow
(c) Only either II or IV follows
(d) Only II, III and either I or IV follow
(e) Only either II or IV and III follow

Q7. Statements:All cocks are frogs.
All cakes are mugs.
Some cakes are cocks.
Conclusions: I. Some mugs are cocks.
II. Some frogs are mugs.
III. Some cocks are mugs.
IV. Some frogs are cakes.
(a) Only I, II and III follow
(b) Only I, III and IV follow
(c) Only I and IV follow
(d) Only I, II and IV follow
(e) All follow

Q8. Statements:Some cups are buckets.
Some buckets are pencils.
Some pencils are cups.
Conclusions: I. All cups are pencils.
II. Some buckets are not pencils.
III. All pencils are either cups or buckets.
IV. Some pencils are neither cups nor buckets.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only either I or III follows
(d) Only either III or IV follows
(e) None of these

Q9. Statements:Some checks are drafts.
Some checks are not money.
All money are paisa.
Conclusions: I. Some checks are not paisa.
II. Some drafts are paisa.
III. Some drafts are not paisa.
IV. Some checks are paisa.
(a) Only either I or IV follows
(b) Only either II or III follows
(c) Only I and either II or III follow
(d) Either I or IV and either II or III follow
(e) None of these

Q10. Statements:All heroes are zeroes.
All zeroes are villains.
Some heroes are jokers.
Conclusions: I. Some jokers are heroes.
II. Some zeroes are jokers.
III. Some villains are zeroes.
IV. All jokers are villains.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only I, II and III follow
(c) Only I, II and either III or IV follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

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

Q11. Statements: – M<N, N>O, O=P, P≥Q
Conclusions: – 1) N>Q  2) M>Q
(a) Only conclusion 1 follows
(b) Only conclusion 2 follows
(c) Either conclusion 1 or 2 follows
(d) Neither conclusion 1 nor 2 follow
(e) Both conclusion 1 and 2 follows

Q12. Statements: – A>B, B=C, C≤X, X=Y
Conclusions: – 1) C>Y  2) C≥B
(a) Only conclusion 1 follows
(b) Only conclusion 2 follows
(c) Either conclusion 1 or 2 follows
(d) Neither conclusion 1 nor 2 follow
(e) Both conclusion 1 and 2 follows

Q13. Statements: – A=B, B≥C, C≥D, D<E
Conclusions: – 1) D=A  2) B≥D
(a) Only conclusion 1 follows
(b) Only conclusion 2 follows
(c) Either conclusion 1 or 2 follows
(d) Neither conclusion 1 nor 2 follow
(e) Both conclusion 1 and 2 follows

Q14. Statements: – A≥B, B≥C, C=D, D<E
Conclusions: – 1) A≥E  2) E=C
(a) Only conclusion 1 follows
(b) Only conclusion 2 follows
(c) Either conclusion 1 or 2 follows
(d) Neither conclusion 1 nor 2 follow
(e) Both conclusion 1 and 2 follows

Q15. Statements: – A=E, E<C, C>B, B=D
Conclusions: – 1) C>D  2) B<A
(a) Only conclusion 1 follows
(b) Only conclusion 2 follows
(c) Either conclusion 1 or 2 follows
(d) Neither conclusion 1 nor 2 follow
(e) Both conclusion 1 and 2 follows

Solutions (1-5):
S1.Ans.(e)
S2.Ans.(b)
S3.Ans.(a)
S4.Ans.(c)
S5.Ans.(c)

Solutions (6-10):
S6. Ans.(d)
S7. Ans.(e)
S8. Ans.(d)
S9. Ans.(d)
S10. Ans.(b)
Solutions (11-15):
S11.Ans.(a)
S12.Ans.(d)
S13.Ans.(b)
S14.Ans.(d)
S15.Ans.(a)