# IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Online Test 10 Practice Questions

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

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Eight friends L, M, N, O, P, Q, R and S are sitting around a circle facing the centre. There are equal number of males and females in the group. No two females are immediate neighbours of each other. N is a male and N sits third to the right of R. O is a female and O is not an immediate neighbour of N. P sits second to the left of O. S sits fourth to the right of L and S is not an immediate neighbour of R. Q is a female.

If all the eight friends are made to sit alphabetically in the clockwise direction starting from L, positions of how many will remain unchanged (excluding L)?

a

Three

b

One

c

None

d

Two

e

Four

2.

What is Q’s position with respect to O ?

a

Fourth to the left

b

Immediate right

c

Third to the right

d

Third to the left

e

Fifth to the right

3.

Which of the following is true about M ?

a

M sits third to the right of Q

b

M sits to the immediate left of O

c

M sits second to the right of L

d

M is a male

e

None of these

4.

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

a

LO

b

OP

c

PQ

d

NL

e

MS

5.

Which of the following represent the females in the group ?

a

Q, L, M, O

b

Q, R, P, O

c

O, M, Q, R

d

O, P, Q, S

e

None of these

6.

In a class of 20 students, Mridul’s rank is 12th from the top and Veena’s rank is 17th from the bottom. If Rohan’s rank is exactly between Mridul and Veenna’ rank, what is Rohan’s rank from the top ?

a

8th

b

10th

c

9th

d

7th

e

Cannot be determined

7.

What should come next in the letter series given below ?

Z Z Y Z Y X Z Y X W Z Y X W V Z Y X W V U Z Y X W V U T Z Y X W V U T

a

R

b

Z

c

T

d

U

e

None of these

8.

How many such pairs of letters are there in the word ’LABOUR’ each of which has as many letters between them in the word (in both forward and backward directions) as they have between them in the English alphabetical series ?

a

None

b

Two

c

Three

d

One

e

More than three

9.

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

a

Speed

b

Tyre

c

Clutch

d

Brake

e

Gear

10.

How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters ’EWF’ using all the letters only once in each word ?

a

Two

b

Three

c

One

d

None

e

More than three

11.
Directions(Q.11 to Q.15 ):

These questions are based on the five words given below:

BUN NOT AGE DAM NAP

If in each of the given words, each alphabet is changed to the next alphabet in the English alphabetical series, in how many words thus formed will at least one vowel appear?

a

None

b

One

c

Two

d

Three

e

More than three

12.

If the letter ’C is added before each of the given words, how many meaningful English words will be formed?

a

Two

b

One

c

Three

d

More than three

e

None

13.

How many letters are there between second letter of the second word from the left and third letter of the fifth word from the left in the English alphabetical series?

a

Two

b

Three

c

One

d

None

e

More than three

14.

If all the letters in each of the given words are rearranged in alphabetical order within the word, in how many words thus formed the first alphabet will be a vowel?

a

Two

b

Three

c

More than three

d

None

e

One

15.

If the given words are arranged in the order as they would appear in the English dictionary from left to right, which of the following will be the second word from the left?

a

BUN

b

AGE

c

DAM

d

NAP

e

NOT

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

In each of the questions below, two statements are given followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from the commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Statements :

All purses are strings.

No string is a basket.

Conclusions :

I. No purse is a basket.

II. At least some purses are baskets.

a

if only conclusion II follows

b

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

c

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

d

if only conclusion I follows

e

if both conclusions I and II follow.

17.

Statements :

All tents are cabins.

All cabins are houses.

Conclusions :

I. All tents are houses.

II. All houses are tents.

a

if only conclusion II follows

b

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

c

if only conclusion I follows

d

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

e

if both conclusions I and II follow.

18.

Statements :

Some weathers are rains.

Some summers are weathers.

Conclusions :

I. At least some summers are rains.

II. At least some weathers are summers.

a

if only conclusion II follows

b

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

c

if only conclusion I follows

d

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

e

if both conclusions I and II follow.

19.

Statements :

Some glasses are tablets.

All machines are tablets.

Conclusions :

I. All tablets being machines is a possibility.

II. All machines being glasses is a possibility.

a

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

b

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

c

if only conclusion I follows

d

if only conclusion II follows

e

if both conclusions I and II follow.

20.

Statements :

All watches are shoes.

Some watches are rings.

Conclusions :

I. Some rings are shoes.

II. All rings are shoes.

a

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

b

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows

c

if only conclusion I follows

d

if only conclusion II follows

e

if both conclusions I and II follow.

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

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

M I & R S 2 K 3 # T6 L E % A F G U $H ★ 5 9 J 4 D W 7 @ Q ! © N B If all the symbols are dropped from the arrangement, which of the following will be the twelfth from the left end ? a G b F c D d E e None of these 22. Which of the following is eighth to the right of the nineteenth from the right end of the above arrangement ? a J b 3 c 4 d 9 e None of these 23. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and also immediately followed by a number ? a Two b Three c None d One e More than three 24. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group ? a GFU b R&S c T6# d J94 e 7W@ 25. What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following series based on the above arrangement ? &SK TL% G$★ ?

a

94W

b

JDW

c

JW@

d

JD7

e

None of these

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

Study the following information to answer the given questions :

Seven friends—A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting in a straight line facing north, not necessarily in the same order. E sits fourth to the left of G. Neither E nor G sits at the extreme ends. A sits third to the right of D. C sits fourth to the left of F. C does not sit at one of the extreme ends.

What is B’s position with respect to E ?

a

Third to the left

b

Third to the right

c

Second to the right

d

Second to the left

e

None of these

27.

Which of the following represents the friends sitting at the extreme ends of the line?

a

D, F

b

D, C

c

A, F

d

B, A

e

None of these

28.

Who sits exactly in the middle of the row?

a

G

b

D

c

B

d

C

e

None of these

29.

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

a

FG

b

GB

c

AC

d

BA

e

DE

30.

If all the seven friends are made to sit in alphabetical order from left to right, the positions of how many will remain unchanged?

a

One

b

Three

c

Four

d

Two

e

None

31.

Statement :

$mathrm{R}=mathrm{S} geq mathrm{Y} geq mathrm{M}mathrm{O}$

Conclusions :

I. Y < M

II. O > S

a

if only conclusion I follows.

b

if only conclusion II follows

c

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

d

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.

e

if both conclusions I and II follow.

32.

Statement :

$mathrm{F} leq mathrm{C} leq mathrm{V}=mathrm{Z}$

Conclusions :

I. V < U

II. Z < F

a

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

b

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.

c

if only conclusion II follows

d

if only conclusion I follows.

e

if both conclusions I and II follow.

33.

Statement :

$mathrm{P} geq mathrm{N}>mathrm{D} geq mathrm{G}$

Conclusions :

I. G < P

II. G < J

a

if only conclusion I follows.

b

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.

c

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

d

if only conclusion II follows

e

if both conclusions I and II follow.

34.

Statement :

$mathrm{A}>mathrm{L}=mathrm{T}mathrm{K}$

Conclusions :

I. H > L

II. K > T

a

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

b

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.

c

if only conclusion I follows.

d

if only conclusion II follows

e

if both conclusions I and II follow.

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