Dear Aspirants,

### Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk

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): In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. These statements are followed by two conclusions.
Mark answer (a) if only conclusion I follow.
Mark answer (b) if only conclusion II follows.
Mark answer (c) if either conclusion I or II follows.
Mark answer (d) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
Mark answer (e) if both conclusions I and II follow.

Q1. Statements:
A ≥ B = C, B < D ≤ E
Conclusions: I. D > A  II. E > C

Q2. Statements:
L > U ≥ K, Z < U < R
Conclusions: I. L > Z II. K < R

Q3. Statements:
Y < J = P ≥ R > I
Conclusions: I. J > I  II. Y < R

Q4. Statements:
V ≥ K > M = N, M > S, T < K
Conclusions: I. T < N II. V = S

Q5. Statements:
F ≤ X < A, R < X ≤ E
Conclusions: I. F ≤ E  II. R < F

Solutions (1-5):

Directions (6-10): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer these questions.

R 4 E J 5 T 1 A M Q 3 8 N I K 7 W F 6 D 9 U 2 Y V

Q6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) J54
(b) 38M
(c) 7WI
(d) 2Y9
(e) 8IQ

Q7. How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed by a consonant?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q8. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant but not immediately followed by a consonant?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) More than four

Q9. Which of the following is exactly in the middle between A and D in the above arrangement?
(a) I
(b) N
(c) K
(d) 8
(e) None of these

Q10. If all the number in the above arrangement are dropped, which of the following will be the ninth to the left of D?
(a) T
(b) A
(c) V
(d) J
(e) None of these

Solutions (6-10):

Directions (11- 12): Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.

A vehicle starts from point P and run 10 km towards North. It takes a right turn and runs 15 km. It now runs 6 km after taking a left turn. It finally takes a left turn, runs 15 km and stops at point Q.

Q11. How far is point Q with respect to point P?
(a) 16 km
(b) 25 km
(c) 4 km
(d) 0 km
(e) None of these

Q12. Towards which direction was the vehicle moving before it stopped at point Q?
(a) North
(b) East
(c) South
(d) West
(e) North - West

Solutions (11-12):

Directions (13 - 15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

A @ B means A is father of B
A % B means A is husband of B
A \$ B means A is sister of B
A ₤ B means A is mother of B
A ¥ B means A is brother of B

Q13. What should come in place of question mark to make the expression “E is grandfather of T” true?
E @ V ? N % R ₤ T
(a) @
(b) ₤
(c) ¥
(d) %
(e) None of these

Q14. Which of the following statements is true if the given expression is definitely true?
A % L \$ K ₤ B ¥ C
(a) K is sister-in-law of A
(b) C is daughter of K
(c) A is father of B
(d) C is son of L
(e) None of these.

Q15. Which of the following expressions, if true, makes “N is sister of R” true?
(a) F ₤ U @ N \$ K ¥ R
(b) N \$ F ₤ K ¥ R \$ U
(c) R \$ U ¥ K \$ N
(d) N ₤ F \$ K ¥ R \$ U
(e) None of these.

Solutions (13-15):