IBPS Clerk Exam Reasoning Questions with Answers part-III

IBPS Clerk Exam Reasoning Questions with Answers part-III

Directions (Q. 1-5): Answer the questions given below referring to the following questions:
J * R 3 P L 2 # I N 7 O C @ K 5 D = M $ 6 B < A Q 4

1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way as regards their position in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

1) 23#

2) OIC

3) KO5

4) #PI

5) B$<

2. What will come in the place of the question mark (?) in the following series based on the above arrangement and so form a group? Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

PRJ #L3 712 @ON ?

1) DKC

2) 5@O

3) DK@

4) =5@

5) None of these

3. If the above series is rearranged in the reverse order, which will be the eleventh element to the left sixteenth element from the left end?

1) J

2) 6

3) B

4) <

5) None of these

4. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and not immediately followed by a symbol?

1) None

2) Two

3) Four

4) Three

5) None of these

5. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed a consonant?

2) One

2) Two

3) Three

4) more than three

5) None

Directions (Q. 6-10): In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. 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.

6.Statements: All flowers are rooms

Some rooms are windows
All cards are windows
Conclusions: I. Some cards are flowers
II. Some cards are rooms
III. Some windows are flowers.
IV. All cards are rooms.
1) None follows

2) Only II follows

3) Only I follow

4) Only III follows

5) Only IV follows

7. Statements: All males are wolves.

All owls are males.

All parrots are owls.
Conclusions: I. All wolves are owls.
II. All owls are wolves
III. All parrots are wolves.
IV. All parrots are males.
1) All follow
2) Only III and IV follow
3) Only II and III follow
4) Only II, III and IV follow
5) None of these

8. Statements: Some leaves are skies.

All skies are clouds.
No cloud is a boat.
Conclusions: I. Some boats are leaves.
II. Some clouds are leaves.
III. All skies are leaves.
IV. No leaf is a boat.
1) Only I, II and IV follow
2) Only II, III and IV follow
3) Either I or IV and II follow
4) Either I or IV and III follow
5) None of these

9. Statements: No building is water.
All whites are oranges.
Some oranges are waters.
Conclusions: I. No building is water.
II. No orange is a building.
III. Some oranges are whites.
IV. Some waters are building.
1) Either I or IV and II follow
2) Either I or IV and III follow
3) Either I or IV follows
4) None follows
5) Either I or IV and II and III follow

10. Statements: Some mangos are apples.
Some bananas are apples.
Some branches are bananas.
Conclusions: I. Some mangos are bananas.
II. Some branches are apples.
III. Some branches are mangoes.
IV. All apples are mangoes.
1) None follows
2) Only I and II follows.
3) Only III and IV follow.
4) Only I and IV follows.
5) All follow.

Directions (Q. 11-15): Following is given a set of digits and the corresponding letter code of each digit followed by certain conditions for coding.
Digit:               2 5  7  8  9  4  6  3  1
Letter code: M R T B W K D N J
In each question one number consisting six digits followed by four combinations of letter codes. You have to find out which of the combination of letter codes represents the set of digits based on the above codes and the conditions given below and mark your answer accordingly. Otherwise give answer (5), i.e., None of these.
Conditions:
i) If both the first and last digits of the number are odd digits then both are to be coded as I.
ii) If both the first and last digits of the number are even digits then both are to be coded as Y.

11. 726395

1) IMDNWI

2) YMDNWY

3) TMDNWR

4) TMDNRW

5) None

12. 263847

1) IDNBKI

2) YDNBKY

3) IDNBKY

4) MDNBKY

5) None of these

13. 591248

1) IWJMKB

2) RWJMKY

3) YWJMKY

4) RWJMKB

5) None of these

14. 615824

1) IJRBMI

2) IJRBMY

3) YJRBMY

4) DJRBMK

5) None of these

15. 831795

1) INJTWR

2) BNJTWR

3) BNJTWY

4) YNJYWY

5) None of these

Directions (Q. 16-20): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below.
Q E * P M 8 R A @ C 9 U H W # J Z S ß Y N 5 $ G I T

16. How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by a symbol?

1) None

2) One

3) Three

4) More than three

5) None of these

17. What should come in the place of the question mark (?) in the following series based on the above arrangement?
QP@ MAH @UZ ?

1) H#Y

2) WZY

3) HJN

4) 9#S

5) None of these

18. Which of the following is eighth to the right of the thirteenth element from the left end of the arrangement?

1) M

2) N

3) 5

4) 8

5) None of these

19. Which of the following is exactly in the middle between the twelfth from the right and the seventh from the left end?

1) J

2) #

3) U

4) 9

5) None of these

20. If the first element in the above arrangement exchanges its position with the element in the 26th position and the second with the one in the 25th position and so on, which of the following will be in the tenth position from the left after rearrangement?

1) Z

2) M

3) C

4) 5

5) None

KEY: 1-5; 2-1; 3-3; 4-3; 5-5; 6-1; 7-4; 8-3;9-2; 10-1; 11-1; 12-5; 13- 4; 14-3; 15-2; 16-5; 17-3; 18-2; 19-4; 20-1.

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