# IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Online Test 1 Practice Questions

1.
Directions(Q.1 to Q.5 ):

In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statement(s). The statement(s) are followed by two Conclusions numbered I and II. Study the Conclusions based on the statement(s) and select the appropriate answer :

Statements :

V < W, W < U, U < R

Conclusions :

I. V < R

II. W < R

a

if only Conclusion II is true

b

if either Conclusion I or Conclusion II is true

c

if neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II is true

d

if only Conclusion I is true

e

if both Conclusions I and II are true.

2.

Statements :

D > E, E > I, I > K

Conclusions:

I. D > I

II. E > K

a

if either Conclusion I or Conclusion II is true

b

if only Conclusion II is true

c

if only Conclusion I is true

d

if neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II is true

e

if both Conclusions I and II are true.

3.

Statements :

F < J, J < T, T > R

Conclusions :

I. F > T

II. F = R

a

if only Conclusion I is true

b

if only Conclusion II is true

c

if either Conclusion I or Conclusion II is true

d

if neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II is true

e

if both Conclusions I and II are true.

4.

Statements:

Q = H, H < L, L < F

Conclusions:

I. Q < F

II. H < F

a

if only Conclusion I is true

b

if either Conclusion I or Conclusion II is true

c

if only Conclusion II is true

d

if neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II is true

e

if both Conclusions I and II are true.

5.

Statements :

M > K, K = H, H > L

Conclusions :

I. M > L

II. M < H

a

if either Conclusion I or Conclusion II is true

b

if only Conclusion II is true

c

if only Conclusion I is true

d

if neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II is true

e

if both Conclusions I and II are true.

6.

Mohan walked 20 metres towards West, took a right turn and walked 30 metres. Again he took a right turn and walked 20 metres. Towards which direction was he facingT?

a

North

b

East

c

South

d

North-East

e

None of these

7.

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a

Jacket

b

Trouser

c

Sweater

d

Shirt

e

Cloth

8.

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a

63

b

37

c

39

d

78

e

None of these.

9.

How many such digits are there in the number 5132684 each of which is as far away from the beginning of the number as when the digits are arranged in ascending order?

a

Two

b

One

c

None

d

Three

e

More than three.

10.

What should come next in the following letter series ?

A A B A B C A B C D A B C D E A B C D E F A B C D E F

a

G

b

A

c

H

d

B

e

None of these

11.

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

a

Mango

b

Papaya

c

Pomegranate

d

Pear

e

Guava

12.

Navin correctly remembers that his mother’s birthday is after fourteenth but before twentieth. His sister correctly remembers that their mothers birthday is after eighteenth but before twenty-third. On which date is their mother’s birthday ?

a

Cannot be determined

b

Eighteenth

c

Twentieth

d

Twenty–first

e

None of these

13.

If ’blue’ is called ’white’, ’white’ is called ’green’, ’green’ is called ’red’, ’red’ is called ’brown’, ’brown’ is called ’black’ and ’black’ is called ’yellow’, then which of the following represents the colour of human blood ?

a

brown

b

red

c

black

d

yellow

e

blue

14.

Among A, B, C, D and E each having different weight, D is heavier than A and C. E is lighter than A. Who is the lightest ?

a

E

b

c

C

d

B

e

None of these

15.

How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters LMAE using each letter only once in each word ?

a

One

b

Three

c

Two

d

None

e

More than three.

16.
Directions(Q.16 to Q.20 ):

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :

P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are sitting around a circle facing at the centre. Q is third to the right of W and second to the left of R. P is third to the left of T who is not an immediate neighbour of W. S is third to the left of V, who is not an immediate neighbour of T.

Who is second to the left of S ?

a

Q

b

c

W

d

P

e

None of these

17.

Who is to the immediate right of S ?

a

Q

b

T

c

P

d

W

e

None of these

18.

In which of the following pairs is the first person sitting to the immediate left of the second person?

a

QS

b

TR

c

TQ

d

WP

e

None of these.

19.

Who is third to the right of T ?

a

b

W

c

P

d

V

e

None of these.

20.

Who is /are sitting between W and T ?

a

V and R Only

b

V Only

c

R Only

d

P, V, R and Q Only

e

S and P Only

21.
Directions(Q.21 to Q.25 ):

In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. 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.

Statements :

Some hammers are needles.

All needles are bins.

All bins are hills.

Conclusions :

I. All bins are needles.

II. Some hills are hammers.

a

if either Conclusion I or II follows.

b

if only Conclusion II follows.

c

if only Conclusion I follows.

d

if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow.

22.

Statements :

Some boxes are packets.

Some packets are tubs.

All tubs are desks.

Conclusions :

I. Some desks are packets.

II. Some desks are boxes.

a

if only Conclusion I follows.

b

if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.

c

if either Conclusion I or II follows.

d

if only Conclusion II follows.

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow.

23.

Statements :

Some peans are tables.

Some tables are leaves.

Some leaves are flowers.

Conclusions :

I. Some flowers are pens.

II. Some leaves are pens.

a

if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.

b

if only Conclusion I follows.

c

if either Conclusion I or II follows.

d

if only Conclusion II follows.

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow.

24.

Statements :

All chairs are rooms.

Some rooms are tyres.

All tyres are wheels.

Conclusions :

I. Some wheels are rooms.

II. Some rooms are chairs.

a

if only Conclusion II follows.

b

if either Conclusion I or II follows.

c

if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.

d

if only Conclusion I follows.

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow.

25.

Statements :

All books are mirrors.

Some mirrors are hotels.

Some hotels are buildings.

Conclusions :

I. Some buildings are mirrors.

II. No building is mirror.

a

if only Conclusion I follows.

b

if only Conclusion II follows.

c

if either Conclusion I or II follows.

d

if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow.

26.
Directions(Q.26 to Q.30 ):

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :

Eight persons – E, F, G, H, L, M, N and O – are sitting in a straight line facing North but not necessarily in the same order. H is sitting second to the right of N and L is sitting fourth to the right of H. M is sitting to the right of F. Number of persons can sit between G and L is same as the number of persons are sitting between O and F. O is sitting to the immediate left of G who is not an immediate neighbour of L. F is not an immediate neighbour of N.

If all the given persons are arranged in English alphabetical order from left to right, positions of how many of them will remain unchanged?

a

Three

b

None

c

Two

d

One

e

More than three.

27.

Based on the given arrangement, E is related to O and H is related to G in a same way as O is related to :

a

L

b

E

c

F

d

M

e

None of these.

28.

Who is sitting third to the left of H?

a

No one, as only two persons are sitting to the left of H.

b

E

c

N

d

L

e

None of these

29.

How many persons are sitting between E and M?

a

One

b

Four

c

Two

d

Three

e

More than four

30.

Which amongst the following two persons are sitting at the extreme ends of the line?

a

N, M

b

E, L

c

O, E

d

None of these

e

Cannot be determined

31.
Directions(Q.31 to Q.35 ):

Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below :

Z 1 M 3 # A T % D F 6 E \$ B I

H @ 7 2 W © 4 V 5 U 9 G K N

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

a

U G 5

b

3AM

c

H7I

d

W42

e

H B @

32.

Which of the following is the eighth to the right of the sixteenth from the right end of the above arrangement ?

a

%

b

c

4

d

T

e

None of these.

33.

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

a

None

b

One

c

Two

d

Three

e

Four

34.

How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a letter and immediately followed by a symbol ?

a

Three

b

One

c

None

d

Two

e

More than three

35.

If all the symbols in the above arrangement are dropped, which of the following will be the fourteenth from the left end?

a

H

b

D

c

7

d

E

e

None of these

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