Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2016

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are eight students of a school. They study in 7th, 8th and 9th class with not more than three in any class. Each of them has a favourite subject of Physics, Geography, English, Marathi, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Economics not necessarily in the same order.
S likes Chemistry and studies in 9th class with only W. Q does not study in 8th class. T and P study in the same class but not with Q. R and U study in the same class. Those who study in class 7th do not like Mathematics or Biology. U likes Physics. The one who studies in class 9th likes English. R does not like Geography. P’s favourite subject is Marathi and V does not like Biology.

Q1. Which subject does W like?
(a) English
(d)Data inadequate
(e)None of these

Q2. What is V’s favourite subject?

(a) Biology
(b) Physics
(c) Marathi
(d) Data inadequate
(e)None of these

Q3. What is R’s favourite subject?
(a) Economics
(b) Biology
(c) English
(d) Geography
(e)Data inadequate

Q4. Which of the following combinations of student-class Subject is correct?
(a) R-8th-Economics
(b) S-7th-Chemistry
(c) V-9th-Physics
(d) Q-9th-Mathematics
(e)None is correct

Q5. Which of the following groups of students study in class 8th?
(a) TPU
(b) TRV
(c) TPV
(d) Data inadequate
(e)None of these

Directions (6-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it.
A group of seven friends, L, M, N, O, P, Q and R, work as Economist, Agriculture Officer, IT Officer, Terminal Operator, Clerk, Forex Officer and Reaserch Analyst, for Banks J, K, T, U, V, W and X, but not necessarily in the same order. N works for Bank T and is neither a Research Analyst nor a Clerk. P is an IT Officer and works for Bank W. L works as Forex Officer and does not work for Bank J or V. The one who is an Agriculture Officer works for Bank K. The one who works for Bank J works as a Terminal Operator. Q works for Bank V. R works for Bank U as a Research Analyst. O is not an Agriculture Officer.

Q6. Who amongst the following works as an Agriculture Officer?
(a) N
(b) M
(c) Q
(d) O
(e)None of these

Q7. What is the profession of N?
(a) Terminal Operator
(b) Agriculture Officer
(c) Economist
(d) Cannot be determined
(e)None of these

Q8. For which bank does M work?
(a) K
(b) X
(c) J
(d) Either K or X
(e)None of these

Q9. What is the profession of the person who works for Bank X?
(a) Clerk
(b) Agriculture Officer
(c) Terminal Operator
(d)Forex Officer
(e)None of these

Q10.Which of the following combinations of person, profession and bank is correct?
(a) L – Forex Officer – K
(b) O – Clerk – J
(c) Q – Agriculture Officer – V
(d) M – Agriculture Officer – X
(e)None of these

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are scientist belongs to eight different countries, namely Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, England, West Indies and South Africa, but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are seated around a circular table and are facing the centre.
A sits third to the left of the Sri Lankan scientist.  Only two people sit between E and G. Neither E nor G is an immediate neighbour of A. Neither E nor G is the scientist from Sri Lanka. The scientist from South Africa sits second to the right of D. D is not an immediate neighbour of A. D is not the Sri Lankan scientist and A is not the scientist from South Africa. The Australian scientist sits third to the left of F. The Australian and Sri Lankan scientist are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between D and the Indian scientist. Scientist from Pakisitan and New Zealand are immediate neighbours. Dis not the scientist from New Zealand. Only one person sits between B and the scientist from England. The scientist from England is an immediate neighbour of H. G and B are not immediate neighbours.

Q11.How many Scientists sit between E and the scientist of England when counted in clockwise direction from E?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Four

Q12.Who is the scientist of the Australia?
(a) A
(b) F
(c) G

Q13.Who sits third to right of Scientist from Pakistan?
(a) D
(b) H
(c) G

Q14.Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?
(a) C is the scientist of South Afraica.
(b) G is an immediate neighbour of F.
(c) The scientists of Australia and England are immediate neighbours.
(d) Four people sit between G and B.
(e)A sits second to the left of D.

Q15.What is the position of the scientist of West Indies with respect to C?
(a) Immediate left
(b) Second to the left
(c) Third to the right
(d) Second to the right
(e)Third to the left

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