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 information carefully and answer the question given below.

There are eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H living on an eight-floor building (Ground floor is numbered 1 and topmost floor is number 8) but not necessary in the same order. D lives on an even number floor not below 6th floor. There are two persons live between D and A. There is one person living between C and A who lives just below E.  E does not live below C. G lives above H and there is only one person lives between them. B lives on the floor below F. The total number of persons living between F and C is same as the total number of persons living between E and A.

Q1. On which of the following floor F lives?
(a) 4th
(b) 5th
(c) 6th
(d) 1st
(e) 2nd

Q2. How many persons live between D and C?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None

Q3. If all the persons are arranged alphabetically from top to bottom then how many persons remain (live) on same floor after the operation?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None

Q4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their arrangement find the one which does not belong to that group?
(a) B
(b) A
(c) H
(d) C
(e) G

Q5. If C is related to A in the same way D is related to F, then following the same pattern, H is related to?
(a) B
(b) A
(c) F
(d) C
(e) None of these

Solutions (1-5):

S1. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(e)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): Study the following alphanumeric series carefully and answer the questions given below:

S H 4 B W E ^ 9 8 3 2 U S 2 B V1N L 9 8 5 T # 9 \$ J K

Q6. How many Vowels are present in the above series which are immediately preceded by a perfect square?
(a) none
(b) one
(c) two
(d) three
(e) more than three

Q7. Which element is 4th to the left of 8th from the left end?
(a) 2
(b) 8
(c) 3
(d) U
(e) none of these

Q8. How many numbers are present in the above series which are perfect square?
(a) none
(b) one
(c) two
(d) three
(e) more than three

Q9. If all the symbols are removed from the above series, then which element is 4th to the right of the element which is 4th from the left end?
(a) T
(b) 9
(c) #
(d) 5
(e) none of these

Q10. If all the numbers are removed from the above series, then which element is 8th to the right of the element which is 4th from the left end?
(a) B
(b) I
(c) L
(d) V
(e) none of these

Solutions (6-10):
S6. Ans. (a)
S7. Ans. (e)
S8. Ans. (e)
S9. Ans. (e)
S10. Ans. (c)

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

In a certain code language
‘bank sbi clerk bad’ is written as ‘ka la ho ga’,
‘banker and ban bank’ is written as ‘mo ta pa ka’,
‘bad more only part’ is written as ‘zi la ne ki’ and
‘banker more ban bank’ is written as ‘zi mo ka ta’.

Q11. What is the code for ‘and’ in the given code language?
(a) mo
(b) ta
(c) pa
(d) ka
(e) None of these

Q12. What is the code for ‘ban’ in the given code language?
(a) Only ta
(b) Only mo
(c) Either pa or mo
(d) Only pa
(e) Either mo or ta

Q13. What may be the possible code for ‘part only more’ in the given code language?
(a) ne ki zi
(b) mo zi ne
(c) ki ne mo
(d) mo zi ki
(e) xi ka ta

Q14. What may be the possible code for ‘more bad’ in the given code language?
(a) la ne
(b) ga la
(c) zi ka
(d) zi ki
(e) la zi

Q15. What is the code for ‘bank’ in the given code language?
(a) ta
(b) ka
(c) either ta or ka
(d) zi
(e) mo

Solutions (11-15):

Bank=ka
And=pa
More=zi
Sbi /clerk= ho/ ga
Banker /ban= mo/ ta
Only/ part= ne /ki

S11. Ans.(c)
Sol. pa

S12. Ans.(e)
Sol. Either mo or ta

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol. ne ki zi

S14. Ans.(e)
Sol. la zi

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol. ka