Reasoning Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims: 10th December 2018

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Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk 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.

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Directions (1-5): In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. These statements are followed by two conclusions.

Q1. Statements:

M ≥ N > Q, Q < R, S = R
Conclusions:
I. M > R
II. S > Q
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:
I. M > R (false)
II. S > Q (true)
Q2. Statements:
F = A > B = C ≥ D, E ≥ D
Conclusions:
I. F ≥ E
II. E < F
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:
I. F ≥ E (false)
II. E < F (false)
Q3. Statements:
M ≤ N < Q, S ≥ R ≤ Q
Conclusions:
I. R > N
II. N < S
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:
I. R > N (false)
II. N < S (false)
Q4. Statements:
B ≥ A, C < D < A, C ≤ O
Conclusions:
I. D < A
II. A > C
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:
I. D < A (true)
II. A > C (true)
Q5. Statements:
M > N ≥ Q, S = R = Q
Conclusions:
I. N > S
II. N = S
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:
I. N > S (false)
II. N = S (false)
Directions (6-10): Study the following information to answer the questions given below:

Eight people are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1 L, O, H and A are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing North. In row-2 R, T, G and I are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing south. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. Only one person sits between H and L. G does not face H. Two people sit between H and O. T sits second to left of I, H is an immediate neighbour of the person who is facing I.

Q6. Who amongst the following sits to the immediate left of the person who faces T?

L
O
H
A
Cannot be determined
Solution:
Q7. Who amongst the following faces I?
L
O
H
A
Cannot be determined
Solution:
Q8. Which of the following is true regarding A?
A sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.
A sits second to right of O.
L is not an immediate neighbour of A.
T is an immediate neighbour of the person who faces A.
None is true.
Solution:
Q9. Who among the following sits at the corner?
I
L
O
A
G
Solution:
Q10. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and thus form a group. Who among the following is the one that does not belong to that group?
H - L
T - I
O - A
R - G
A – H
Solution:
Directions (11-15): In each of the questions below. Some statements are given followed by conclusions/group of conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume all the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from the commonly known facts and then decide which of the given two conclusions logically follows from the information given in the statements.

Q11. Statement:

Some Tie are Brown.
Some Brown are coffee.
No Coffee is hot.
Conclusion:
I. Some tie are not hot.
II. Some Brown are not hot.
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either I or II follows
If neither I nor II follows
If both I and II follow
Solution:
Q12. Statement:
Some fruits are oranges.
All oranges are apples.
Some oranges are not mangoes.
Conclusion:
I. Some apples are not mangoes.
II. Some fruits are Apples.
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either I or II follows
If neither I nor II follows
If both I and II follow
Solution:
Q13. Statement:
All waters are milks.
Some milks are juice.
Some oranges are juice.
Conclusion:
I. Some oranges are waters.
II. Some oranges are not waters.
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either I or II follows
If neither I nor II follows
If both I and II follow
Solution:
Q14. Statement:
All cycles are bikes.
Some bikes are vans.
No van is car.
Conclusion:
I. Some cycles are not cars.
II. Some cars are not cycles.
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either I or II follows
If neither I nor II follows
If both I and II follow
Solution:
Q15. Statement:
All match are cricket.
No cricket is a test.
All tests are onedayers.
Conclusion:
I. Some onedayers are not match.
II. Some cricket are not onedayers.
If only conclusion I follows
If only conclusion II follows
If either I or II follows
If neither I nor II follows
If both I and II follow
Solution:

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