IBPS Clerk 2015- Practice Reasoning Questions (Mixed Questions )

Dear IBPS Clerk 2015 Aspirants practice Reasoning questions set of  Mixed Questions for upcoming IBPS Clerk Exam. Try to solve these Mixed Questions  and share time taken to solve these questions.

In Reasoning section for IBPS Clerk 2015- Puzzles, syllogism, inequality play important role in preliminary exam.

Directions (1-6): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

There is a five storey building including the ground floor and each floor has only one flat.  All these flats have been occupied by the five Managers.  Each manager likes a different pet. The pets are: cat, dog, rabbit, fish and parrot. The five managers M, P, Q, S and T are employed in the different companies A, B, C, D and E but not necessarily in the same order. Mr. M works in company E and lives on the ground floor. The manager who lives on fourth (top) floor does not like fish or parrot. Mr. S works in company B and likes fish.  The manager who works in company C and lives on second floor likes cat. Mr. T lives on third floor and likes Rabbit. Mr. Q works in company D.

1. Who among the following does like parrot?
(1) P
(2) S
(3) M
(4) Can’t say
(5) None of these

2. Who lives on the second floor?
(1) M
(2) T
(3) Q
(4) P
(5) None of these

3. On which floor does S live?
(1) First
(2) Second
(3) Fourth
(4) Can’t say
(5) None of these

4. Who among the following likes cat?
(1) M
(2) P
(3) T
(4) S
(5) None of these

5. Who among the following likes dog?
(1) M
(2) P
(3) S
(4) Q
(5) None of these

6. Which of the following combinations of the manager and pet is correct?
(1) Mr. M - fish
(2) Mr. T - dog
(3) Mr. P - parrot
(4) cannot be determined
(5) None of these

Directions (7-11): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

(i) 12 friends A, B, C, D, P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y and Z are sitting in a row facing east.
(ii) X is third to the left of P, who is sixth to the right of A.
(iii) R is fourth to the right of Z, who is not near C.
(iv) B is fifth to the right end, and S is the second left of D.
(v) W and Q are not near P, who is second to the right of B.
(vi)There are two friends between C and Y, who is not near X.

7. Who are sitting at the end of the row?
1) Z and W
2) W and Q
3) Q and Z
4) Can’t be determined
5) None of these

8. What is the position of A with respect to S?
1) immediate right
2) third right
3) fourth left
4) second right
5) fifth left

9. Who is sitting third to the right of R?
1) B
2) S
3) Y
4) B or S
5) B or Y

10. Which two friends are sitting near D?
1) A and R
2) Z and A
3) P and Q
4) A and C
5) Can’t determined

11. Which of the following is true?
1) Five friends are sitting between Z and B.
2) R and X are sitting in the middle of the row.
3) D is sitting fifth to the left of B.
4) Only one friend is sitting between Y and Z.
5) More than one of the above are true.

Directions (12-17): Study the following information to answer the given questions: 

In a certain code, 'always create new ideas' is written as 'ba ri sha gi', ‘ideas and new thoughts' is written as 'fa gi ma ri', 'create thoughts and insights' is written as `ma jo ba fa' and 'new and better solutions' is written as 'ki ri to fa'

12. What is the code for 'ideas'?
(1) sha
(2) ba
(3) gi
(4) ma
(5) Cannot be determined

13. What does fa' stand for?
(1) thoughts
(2) insights
(3) new
(4) and
(5) solutions

14. 'fa lo ba' could be a code for which of the following?
(1) thoughts and action
(2) create and innovate
(3) ideas and thoughts
(4) create new solutions
(5) always better ideas

15. What is the code for 'new'?
(1) ki
(2) ri
(3) to
(4) fa
(5) ba

16. Which of the following may rep-resent 'insights always better'?
(1) jo ki to
(2) ki to ri
(3) sha jo ri
(4) to sha jo
(5) sha to ba

17. What is the code for thoughts'?
(1) ma
(2) fa
(3) ba
(4) jo
(5) Either jo or fa

1. (3)
2. (4)
3. (1)
4. (2)
5. (4)
6. (5)
7. (4)
8. (5)
9. (1)
10. (5)
11. (4)
12.         (3)
13.         (4)
14.         (2)
15.         (2)
16.         (4)
17.         (1)



Solutions (12-17):
and – fa
thoughts – ma
new – ri
ideas – gi
create – ba
always – sha
insights – jo
better / solutions – ki / to



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