IBPS Clerk Exam Reasoning Questions with Answers part-II

IBPS Clerk Exam Reasoning Questions with Answers Part-II

1. In a certain code BOND is written as 1543 and DEAN is written as 3864. How is BED written in that code?

1) 153             2) 183                  3) 138                      4) 143                       5) none of these

2. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word STRIVE each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?

1) One             2) Two                  3) Three                 4) Four                    5) none of these

3. P is the brother of Q. M is sister of Q. T is brother of P. How is Q related to T?

1) Brother        2) Sister              3) Brother or Sister     4) Data inadequate                5) none

4. How many such digits are there in the number 83165 each of which is as far away from the beginning of the number as when the digits are rearranged in the ascending order within the number?

1) None                    2) One                      3) Two                        4) Three                   5) More than Three

5. BF is related to DH in the same way as PS is related to …………….

1) SU                        2) SV                        3) RV                           4) RU                       5) none of these

6. In a certain code NAMES is written as TFNBO. How is CRANE written in that code?

1) FMBQD             2) DSBOF               3) FOBSD                   4) FBODS               5) none of these

7. How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters ERTU using each letter only once in each word?

1) None                  2) One                      3) Two                       4) Three                     5) More than Three

8. 12 is related to 15 in the same way as 15 is related to ………………..

1) 24                      2) 21                        3) 18                      4) 16                      5) None of these

9. Pointing to a boy, Seema said ‘He is the son of my grandfather’s only child’. How is boy related to Seema?

1) Brother          2) Cousin                  3) Sister                  4) Data inadequate        5) None of these

10. Mohan is older than Prabir, Suresh is Younger than Prabir. Mihir is older than Suresh but younger than Prabir. Who among the four is the youngest?

1) Prabir              2) Mihir              3) Mohan                  4) Suresh               5) Data inadequate

11. What would come next in the following number sequence?
2 3 2 3 4 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 6
2 3 4 5 6 7 2 3 4

1) 6              2) 5                   3) 8              4) 9                5) None of these

12. In a certain code ‘go home’ is written as ‘ta na’ and ‘nice little home’ is written as ‘na ja pa’. How is ‘go’ written in that code?

1) ta                2) na                     3) ja                     4) na or ta                     5) None of these

13. If ‘_‘ means ‘added to’; ‘X’ means ‘multiplied by’; and ‘+’ means ‘divided by’; then
20 X 12 + 4 – 16 + 5 = ?

1) 17                2) 80                  3) 63                    4) 97               5) none of these

14. ‘Picture’ is related to ‘See’. In the same way as ‘Book’ is related to

1) Listen            2) Read                3) Buy               4) Box             5) none of these

15. ‘Footwear’ is related to ‘cobbler’. In the same way as ‘furniture’ is related to ………….

1) Mason           2) Goldsmith           3) Carpenter          4) Potter             5) none of these

Directions (Q. 16-19): In each question below are three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the three statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Give answer 1) If only conclusion I follows.
Give answer 2) If only conclusion II follows.
Give answer 3) if either I or II follows.
Give answer 4) if neither I nor II follows.
Give answer 5) if both I and II follow.

16. Statements:

All shoes are pens.
Some pens are razors.
Some razors are desks.

Conclusions: I. some desks are shoes.
II. Some razors are shoes.

17. Statements:

Some benches are windows.
Some windows are walls.
Some walls are trains.

Conclusions: I. some trains are benches.
II. No train is bench.

18. Statements: All brushes are chocolates.

All chocolates are mirrors.
All mirrors are tables.

Conclusions: I. some tables are brushes.
II. Some mirrors are chocolates.

19. Statements: Some pencils are knives.

All knives are papers.
Some papers are books.

Conclusions: I. some books are pencils.
II. Some papers are pencils.

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

 

IBPS Clerks Reasoning Question and Answers Part-I

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