# IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Online Test 2 Practice Questions

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

These questions are based on five words given below :

THE MOD CPU RAM SHE

(Note : The words formed after performing the given operations may or may not be a meaningful English word.)

If in each of the given words, each of the consonants is changed to the previous letter and each vowel is changed to the next letter in English alphabetical series, in how many words thus formed will there be no vowel?

a

One

b

Two

c

Four

d

Three

e

None of these

2.

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

a

One

b

Three

c

Four

d

Two

e

None of these

3.

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 fourth from the left?

a

CPU

b

RAM

c

MOD

d

THE

e

SHE

4.

If in each of the words, all the alphabet are arranged in English alphabetical order within the word, how many words will begin with a vowel?

a

Three

b

One

c

Four

d

Two

e

None of these

5.

If the second alphabet in each of the words is changed to the previous alphabet in English alphabetical order, how many words thus formed have more than one vowel?

a

Two

b

None

c

One

d

Three

e

None of these

6.
Directions(Q.6 to Q.10 ):

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

M, T, D, F, H, R and W are seven students studying in three different colleges I, II and III with at least two in each college. Each of them has a favourite subject from –English, History, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, not necessarily in the same order.

D’s favourite subject is Physics and studies in college II with only M. H does not study in college III and he likes English. F studies in college III and does not like Mathematics. Those who like Geopraphy and Chemistry study in the same college. W likes Biology and does not study in college I. R does not study with H. R does not like Chemistry. M does not like History.

Which of the following combinations is correct ?

a

III – F – Physics

b

I – M – Mathematics

c

III – F – Chemistry

d

III – F – History

e

None of these

7.

Which of the following groups of students study in college I ?

a

HF

b

TR

c

HR

d

HT

e

None of these

8.

What is T’s favourite subject ?

a

Chemistry

b

c

Mathematics

d

Biology

e

None of these

9.

What is M’s favourite subject ?

a

Mathematics

b

Chemistry

c

d

Geography

e

None of these

10.

In which college do three of them study ?

a

II

b

II or III

c

III

d

I

e

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

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 trees are flowers.

All flowers are buds.

All buds are fruits.

Conclusions :

I. Some fruits are trees.

II. Some fruits are flowers.

a

if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.

b

if only Conclusion I follows.

c

if only Conclusion II follows.

d

if either Conclusion I or II follows.

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow.

12.

Statements :

Some books are rods.

Some rods are desks.

All desks are tables.

Conclusions :

I. Some desks are books.

II. Some tables are rods.

a

if only Conclusion II follows.

b

if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.

c

if either Conclusion I or II follows.

d

if only Conclusion I follows.

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow.

13.

Statements :

All schools are buildings.

All buildings are towers.

All towers are rooms.

Conclusions :

I. Some rooms are schools.

II. All towers are schools.

a

if only Conclusion I follows.

b

if either Conclusion I or II follows.

c

if only Conclusion II follows.

d

if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow.

14.

Statements :

All pins are hammers.

Some hammers are spoons.

All spoons are plates.

Conclusions :

I. Some spoons are pins.

II. Some plates are pins.

a

if either Conclusion I or II follows.

b

if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.

c

if only Conclusion II follows.

d

if only Conclusion I follows.

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow.

15.

Statements :

Some chairs are doors.

Some doors are walls.

Some walls are pens.

Conclusions :

I. Some pens are doors.

II. No pen is door.

a

if only Conclusion II follows.

b

if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.

c

if only Conclusion I follows.

d

if either Conclusion I or II follows.

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow.

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

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

R # T U 3 D \$ J @ B E 9 © W 1 A F % P 2 4 Q I N 6 M ★ Z 5

If all the numbers in the above arrangement are dropped, which of the following will be the ninth from the right end ?

a

F

b

A

c

B

d

P

e

None of these

17.

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

3 T \$

b

P % 4

c

N I M

d

B @ 9

e

A 1 %

18.

Which of the following is the fifth to the right of the thirteenth to the left of Q in the given arrangement ?

a

U

b

c

@

d

W

e

None of these

19.

Which of the following will be the sixth to the left of the fourteenth from the left end of the above arrangement ?

a

J

b

N

c

Q

d

D

e

None of these

20.

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

a

One

b

None

c

Two

d

Three

e

Four

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

Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decided whether the data provided in the statements are are sufficient to answer the question.

Read both the statements and Give answer

Which of the following will indicate colour of clear sky in a coding system ?

I. ’Red’ means ’Grey’; ’Grey’ means ’Black’; ’Black’ means ’Blue’ in that system.

II. ’Black’ means ’Blue’; ’Blue’ means ’Yellow’; ’Yellow’ means ’Green’ in that system.

a

if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

b

if the data given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question and

c

if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

d

if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

e

if the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

22.

How is ’come’ written in a code language ?

I. ’come and sit’ is written as ’na da ta’ in that code language.

II. ’sit and listen’ is written as ’pa ta da’ in that code language.

a

if the data given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question and

b

if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

c

if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

d

if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

e

if the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

23.

What is R’s position from the left end of a row of thirty boys facing South ?

I. P is fourth to the right of R and twelfth from the right end.

II. T is third to the left of R and tenth from the left end.

a

if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

b

if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

c

if the data given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question and

d

if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

e

if the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

24.

How many daughters does ’K’ have ?

I. M and N are sisters and doughters of R.

II. K’s wife R has only one son T.

a

if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

b

if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

c

if the data given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question and

d

if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

e

if the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

25.

Among P, Q, T, V and W each having a different age, who is the youngest ?

I. T is older than Q and W.

II. P is older than T but younger than V.

a

if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

b

if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

c

if the data given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question and

d

if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

e

if the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

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

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

Eight persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing four persons each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1 – A, B, C and D are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2 – P, Q, R and S are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.

R sits second to the left of person who faces A. S is an immediate neighbour of R. Only one person sits between A and D. One of the immediate neighbours of C faces Q. B does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line.

Who amongst the following sits second to the right of person who faces P?

a

D

b

C

c

A

d

B

e

Can’t be determined

27.

Who amongst the following faces B?

a

R

b

Can’t be determined

c

Q

d

P

e

S

28.

Which of the following statements is true regarding C?

a

D is an immediate neighbour of C

b

S faces C

c

C sits second to the right of D

d

A sits to the immediate right of C

e

The person who faces C is an immediate neighbour of R

29.

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

a

Q

b

P

c

R

d

C

e

D

30.

Who amongst the following faces R?

a

B

b

C

c

A

d

D

e

Can’t be determined

31.

In a certain code DREAMING is written as BFSEFMHL. How is SELECTED written in that code?

a

FMFTCDSB

b

FMFTEFUD

c

EKDREFUD

d

EKDRCDSB

e

None of these

32.

Each vowel in the word MOUNTAIN is replaced by the next letter in the English alphabet and each consonant is replaced by the previous letter in the English alphabet, which of the following will be the fourth letter to the left of seventh from the left end ?

a

T

b

V

c

P

d

N

e

None of these

33.

How many such digits are there in the number 5314679 each of which is as far away from the beginning of the number as when the digits are rearranged in descending order within the numer ?

a

One

b

Three

c

None

d

Two

e

More than three

34.

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

a

None

b

One

c

Two

d

Three

e

More than three

35.

What should come next in the following number series ?

2 2 3 2 3 4 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 6 2 3 4 5 6 7 2 3 4 5 6 7

a

7

b

9

c

2

d

5

e

None of these

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