# Reasoning Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims: 27th October 2018

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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.

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Directions (1-5): Study the given information and answer the questions:

When a word arrangement machine is given an input line of words, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and its rearrangement.

Input: translate link money xerox machine photo
Step I: link13 translate money xerox machine photo
Step II: link13 translate money xerox photo machine26
Step III: money34 link13 translate xerox photo machine26
Step IV: money34 link13 translate xerox machine26 photo45
Step V: translate58 money34 link13 xerox machine26 photo45
Step VI: translate58 money34 link13 machine26 photo45 xerox64

Step VI, is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained.
As per the rules followed in the given steps find out the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input :- reference help view layout home

Q1. Which of the following element is 3rd from the right in step III?

reference
view
help
home
None of the above
Solution:

In the following machine arrangement
Words are arranged according to alphabetical series. In odd steps word is arranged at left end and in even step word is arranged at right end.
A number is added to the word when it gets arranged to either of the end. The first digit of the number is the number of the step it is getting arranged and the 2nd digit is the one minus of the total number of the letter in the word.
Input :- reference help view layout home
Step I: help13 reference view layout home
Step II: help13 reference view layout home23
Step III: layout35 help13 reference view home23
Step IV: layout35 help13 view home23 reference48
Step V: view53 layout35 help13 home23 reference48

Q2. What will be the difference between the number with reference in step IV and View in step V?

5
8
2
4
None of these
Solution:

In the following machine arrangement words are arranged according to alphabetical series. In odd steps word is arranged at left end and in even step word is arranged at right end.
A number is added to the word when it gets arranged to either of the end. The first digit of the number is the number of the step it is getting arranged and the 2nd digit is the one minus of the total number of the letter in the word.
Input :- reference help view layout home
Step I: help13 reference view layout home
Step II: help13 reference view layout home23
Step III: layout35 help13 reference view home23
Step IV: layout35 help13 view home23 reference48
Step V: view53 layout35 help13 home23 reference48

Q3. In which of the following step the elements “home23 help” found in the same order?

Step I
Step IV
Step III
Step II
no such step
Solution:

In the following machine arrangement words are arranged according to alphabetical series. In odd steps word is arranged at left end and in even step word is arranged at right end.
A number is added to the word when it gets arranged to either of the end. The first digit of the number is the number of the step it is getting arranged and the 2nd digit is the one minus of the total number of the letter in the word.
Input :- reference help view layout home
Step I: help13 reference view layout home
Step II: help13 reference view layout home23
Step III: layout35 help13 reference view home23
Step IV: layout35 help13 view home23 reference48
Step V: view53 layout35 help13 home23 reference48

Q4. How many steps are required for the final arrangement?

six
five
four
three
none of these
Solution:

In the following machine arrangement words are arranged according to alphabetical series. In odd steps word is arranged at left end and in even step word is arranged at right end.
A number is added to the word when it gets arranged to either of the end. The first digit of the number is the number of the step it is getting arranged and the 2nd digit is the one minus of the total number of the letter in the word.
Input :- reference help view layout home
Step I: help13 reference view layout home
Step II: help13 reference view layout home23
Step III: layout35 help13 reference view home23
Step IV: layout35 help13 view home23 reference48
Step V: view53 layout35 help13 home23 reference48

Q5. Which of the following represents the penultimate step?

layout35 help13 view home23 reference48
layout35 help13 view home23 reference45
layout35 help10 view home23 reference48
layout35 help13 view home22 reference48
none of these
Solution:

In the following machine arrangement words are arranged according to alphabetical series. In odd steps word is arranged at left end and in even step word is arranged at right end.
A number is added to the word when it gets arranged to either of the end. The first digit of the number is the number of the step it is getting arranged and the 2nd digit is the one minus of the total number of the letter in the word.
Input :- reference help view layout home
Step I: help13 reference view layout home
Step II: help13 reference view layout home23
Step III: layout35 help13 reference view home23
Step IV: layout35 help13 view home23 reference48
Step V: view53 layout35 help13 home23 reference48

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions

Eight persons are sitting around a circular table having ten seats. The vacant seats are placed opposite to each other. Four of them like different colors viz. Red, Yellow, Blue, Green and four of them like different fruits viz. Apple, Orange, Litchi, Guava. F does not like Green. B does not like Orange. E sit fourth to the right of A and both of them do not like colors. G likes Litchi. Both the immediate neighbors of C do not like color. Both of the immediate neighbor of the one who like Orange do not like Fruits. H likes Blue and sit second to the left of the one who like Orange. E faces D. B faces the one who likes Red and is not an immediate neighbor of A. E does not like Guava and D does not like Green. One of the vacant seat is immediate right to G and the other is immediate right to F. The one who likes red is one of the neighbor of A, who does not face C.

Q6. Which among the following pair represents the persons sitting next to one of the vacant seats?

B, D
E, G
F, C
D, A
G, B
Solution:

Q7. Who among the following faces the one who likes Apple?

B
E
F
D
None of these
Solution:

Q8. Who sits second to the right of the one who is 4th to the right of the one who likes red?

C
G
F
H
A
Solution:

Q9. Four of the following are alike in a certain way so form a group, which of the following does not belong to that group?

C
B
F
D
H
Solution:

Q10.How many persons sit between the one who likes blue and the one who is immediate left to G, when counted from left of G?

Two
One
Three
Five
None of these
Solution:

Directions (11-15): In each of the questions given below three statements are followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from 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.

Q11. Statements:
Some mini is micky.
Some micky is jerry.
All jerry is tom.
Some tom is tweety.
Conclusions:
I. No mini is tweety.
II. Some micky is tom.

Only I is true
Either I or II is true
Only II is true
Neither I nor II is true
Both I and II is true
Solution:

Q12. Statements:
Some mini is micky.
All micky is tom.
All jerry is tom.
No tom is tweety.
Conclusions:
I. Some mini is not tweety.
II. Some tom is mini.

Only II is true
Only I is true
Neither I nor II is true
Either I or II is true
Both I and II is true
Solution:

Q13. Statements:
Some tweety is mini.
All tom is jerry.
All jerry are micky.
All micky are mini.
Conclusions:
I. All mini are tom.
II. Some tweety is micky.

Either I or II is true
Only I is true
Both I and II is true
Only II is true
Neither I nor II is true
Solution:

Q14. Statements:
All micky is mini.
Some mini is jerry.
No tom is tweety.
All tom is jerry.
Conclusions:
I. Some micky is not tweety.
II. Some mini is tweety.

Only I is true
Only II is true
Both I and II is true
Neither I nor II is true
Either I or II is true
Solution:

Q15. Statements:
Some tweety is tom.
Some tom is jerry.
All micky is mini.
No micky is jerry.
Conclusions:
I. Some mini is not jerry.
II. Some tom is not micky.

Both I and II is true
Either I or II is true
Only II is true
Neither I nor II is true
Only I is true
Solution:

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