IBPS Clerk Mains- Practice Reasoning Questions

Dear IBPS Clerk 2015 Aspirants practice Reasoning questions set of Mixed Questions  upcoming IBPS Clerk Exam. Try to solve these 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 (1-5): Each of the questions below has a few statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II and III. You have to consider every given statements as true, even if it does not conform to the well known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the conclusions can be logically derived.

1.       Statement:
Some People are good.
Some good are not bad.
All bad are human beings.
Conclusion:
I. All People are bad is a possibility
II. At least some Human being are people.
III. No human being is good
(1) Only I follows                            
(2) Only I & III follows                                
(3) Only II follows                                        
(4) Either I or II and III follows
(5) None of these

2.       Statement:
Some more are loss.
No loss is a profit.
Some profit which are more are sale.
Conclusion:
I. All loss can be sale is a possibility.
II. Some loss is sale.
III. Some more are not profit.
(1) Only I follows                            
(2) Only II follows                                          
(3) Only III follows                      
(4) None follow                              
(5) Only I & III follow

3.       Statement:
No institute is a School.
No School is a College.
Some College is a University.
Conclusion:
I. No Institute is a College.
II. All School is a University is a possibility
III. Some University is not a School.
(1) None Follows                            
(2) Only I & II follows                                  
(3) Only II & III follows
(4) Only III follows                        
(5) None of these

4.       Statement:
All Inbox are Spam.
All Message are Spam.
Some Inbox are Draft.
Conclusion:
I. No Inbox is a message is a possibility.
II. Some Inbox which are draft are also message.
III. All draft can be Spam is a possibility.
(1) Only I follows                    
(2) Only II follows                                          
(3) Only II & III follows              
(4) Only I & III follows        
(5) All follow

5.       Statement:
No News is a Serial.
Some Serials are Movies.
Some movies which are serials are also films.
Conclusion:
I. Some movies are not news.
II. Some serials are films.
III. All film can be news is a possibility.
(1) All follow                          
(2) Only I and Either II or III follows
(3) Only II and Either I or III follows
(4) Only I & II follows
(5) None of these

Directions (6-10): Each of the questions below has a few statements, followed by three conclusions numbered I, II, III. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the conclusions can be logically derived.

6.       Statement:
P >  Q
R < Q
S > P
P < M
Conclusion:
I. M > S
II. R < M
III. Q = S
1. Only I is true                      
2. Only II is true
3. Only III is true.                  
4. Only I & III is true
5. All are true

7.       Statement :
A < B
C > N
O = B
N > A
Conclusion:
I. B > C
II. B < C
III. C > O
1. Only III & Either I or II is true
2. Only II & III is true
3. Only Either I or II is true
4. All I, II & III are true.
5. None of these

8.       Statement:
T < E
D < F
T > F
R > D
Conclusion:
I. F < E
II. T > D
III. R > T
1. Only II & III are true                        
2. Only I & II are true
3. All I, II & III are true                        
4. None are true
5. None of these

9.       Statement:
V > W
Y < Z < X
W > Z
Conclusion:
I. V > Z
II. Y < W
III. X > V
1. Only III is true.                                  
2. Only I & II is true      
3. Only I & III is true.                            
4. Only II & III is true
5. None of these

10.   Statement:
H > P  < Q
L > T
L < H
Conclusion:
I. T < H
II. L < Q
III. P > T
1. Only I is true.                                      
2. Only I & II is true
3. None are true.                                    
4. Only III is true
5. All are true

Directions (11-15): Read the following information and answer the given questions.


N 3 $ A 2 % P 5 # 7 E R D 11 T 9 B O

11.   How many words can be formed by fourth, eleventh and sixteenth letter when counted from left hand side. If no such word can be formed then give answer X and if more than three words can be formed than give answer Y.
(1) One                                      
(2) Two
(3) Three                                  
(4) X
(5) Y

12.   How many consonants are there which is immediately preceded by symbol and immediately followed by number?
(1) None                                    
(2) One
(3) Two                                      
(4) More than three
(5) None of these

13.   If the above given arrangement is written in reverse order then which letter/symbol/number will be eighth to the left of the letter/symbol/number which is seventh from the right end.
(1) 2                                            
(2) 11
(3) T                                            
(4) E
(5) A

14. If starting from A each alternate letter/number/symbol will be deleted which letter/number/symbol will be 3rd  to the left of the letter/number/symbol which is 4th from the right end.
(1) 7                                            
(2) 11
(3) O                                            
(4) %
(5) R

15.   In the above arrangement what is the difference between such numbers which are followed by a symbol and such  vowels which are immediately preceded by a symbol?
(1) 1                                            
(2) 2
(3) 3                                            
(4) 4
(5) None of these

Solutions (1-5)
1.       (1) Only I follows
2.       (3) Only III follows
3.       (3) Only II & III follows.
4.       (4) Only I & III follows
5.      (4) Only I & II follows

Solutions (6-10)
6.       (2) S > P>  Q > R, P < M
I. M > S is not true.
II. R < M is true.
III. Q = S is not true.

7.       (3) C   > N  > A < B = O
I. B > C
II. B < C
III. C > O        
Only Either I or II is true.
Either B is greater or smaller or equal to C.

8.       (2) E > T > F > D < R
I. F < E is true
II. T > D
III. R > T

9.       (2) V > W > Z < X  , Y < Z
I. V > Z is true
II. Y < W is true
III. X > V is not true.
Only I & II is true  

10.   (1) T < L < H > P < Q
I. T < H is true
II. L < Q is not true
III.P > T is not true

Solutions (11-15):

11.   (3) Three words can be formed – TEA, ATE, EAT

12.   (2) One     % P 5

13.   (3) reverse order: O B 9 T 11 D R E 7 # 5 P % 2 A $ 3 N
Eighth to the left & seventh to the right of letter/symbol/number will be  8 + 7 = 15th to the right hand side is T

14.   (4): When we delete alternate letter/number/symbol starting from A, then new series will

A % 5 7 R 11 9 0
So, 3rd  to the left and 4th from the right end = 7th from right end is %

15.   (2) Total Numbers which are followed by a symbol are: three - 3 $, 2 %, 5 #
Total vowels which are immediately preceded by a symbol are one - $ A

Difference b/w them = 3- 1 =2

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