# IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Online Test 3 Practice Questions

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

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

A Q 2 K F & E 7 S 9 N M Z $6 % @ V L 8 ★ W 4 E 3 5 © U # C Which of the following is the ninth to the left of the eighteenth from the left end of the above arrangement ? a N b W c S d e None of these 2. How many such odd numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and also immediately followed by a consonant ? a Two b One c Three d None e More than three 3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ? a 453 b KE& c SN9 d M6$

e

@8L

4.

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

a

Three

b

One

c

None

d

Two

e

More than three

5.

If all the letters and symbols are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be the sixth from the left end of the above arrangement ?

a

7

b

8

c

3

d

6

e

4

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

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions :

Eight friends L, M, P, Q, R, S, T and V are sitting around a circle facing the centre. L sits third to the right of M and L sits second to the left of P. R and S sit next to each other and none of them is an immediate neighbour of L. Q sits second to the right of T. V sits second to the right of S.

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

VR

b

SQ

c

PT

d

MP

e

VP

7.

Who sits third to the left of V?

a

Q

b

P

c

L

d

R

e

None of these

8.

Which of the following pairs represents the immediate neighbours of P ?

a

MP

b

QT

c

RS

d

RQ

e

None of these

9.

In which of the following groups of people is the third person sitting exactly in the middle of the first and the second persons ?

a

MPR

b

PRS

c

MST

d

LVT

e

None of these

10.

Starting from L, if all the friends are made to sit in the alphabetical order of their names in the clockwise direction, the positions of how many (except L) will remain unchanged ?

a

Three

b

None

c

One

d

Two

e

Four

11.

The positions of how many digits will remain the same if the digits in the number 35928164 are rearranged in the ascending order from left to right ?

a

One

b

None

c

Two

d

Three

e

More than three

12.

If ’P’ means ’×’, ’Q’ means ’÷’, ’R’ means ’–’ and ’S’ means ’+’ then — 46 R 12 P 3 S 18 Q 9 = ?

a

14

b

36.5

c

16

d

13.3

e

12

13.

How many meaningful English words can be made from the letters EAP, using each letter only once in each word ?

a

Three

b

One

c

None

d

Two

e

Four

14.

There are four bags T, S, V and W, each having different weight. Bag T is lighter only than S. V is lighter than W and W is lighter than T. Which of the four bags is the lightest ?

a

V

b

S

c

T

d

W

e

Cannot be determined

15.

’VT’ is related to ’QO’ in the same way as ’MK’ is related to ’____’

a

JG

b

IG

c

HF

d

RP

e

QO

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

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

Statements :

All guns are cannons.

All arrows are cannons.

Some cannons are bows.

Conclusions :

I. Some guns are arrows.

II. Some arrows are bows.

a

if only Conclusion I follows

b

if neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II follows

c

if only Conclusion II follows

d

if either Conclusion I or Conclusion II follows

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow

17.

Statements :

All computers printers.

All printers are staplers

All staplers are scanners.

Conclusions :

I. All printers are scanners.

II. Some staplers are computers.

a

if neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II follows

b

if only 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 :

All jeeps are cars.

All cars are buses.

Some buses are trucks.

Conclusions :

I. Some jeeps are trucks.

II. All jeeps are buses.

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

19.

Statements :

Some balls are rackets.

Some rackets are bats.

All bats are nets.

Conclusions :

I. No net is a ball

II. All rackets are nets

a

if only Conclusion II follows

b

if only Conclusion I 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

20.

Statements :

No drum is a guitar.

All guitars are violins.

Some violins are flutes.

Conclusions :

I. Some violins are guitars.

II. Some drums are flutes.

a

if either Conclusion I or Conclusion II follows

b

if only Conclusion II follows

c

if neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II follows

d

if only Conclusion I follows

e

if both Conclusions I and II follow

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

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

Eight persons are sitting in two parallel rows, containing four persons in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1, M, N, O and P are seated and all of them are facing north (but not necessarily in the same order) and in row-2, W, X, Y and Z are seated and all are facing south (but not necessarily in the same order). Thus in the given arrangement each person seated in a row faces another person of the other row.

O sits second to the right of one who sits at an extreme end of the line. O faces an immediate neighbour of W. X sits to the immediate right of W. The one who faces X sits at one of the positions to the left of P. P does not face W. M sits to the immediate left of the one who faces Z.

Which of the following represents the correct position of N?

a

Second to the right of O

b

Immediate left of the one who faces Y

c

Second to the left of the one who faces Z

d

Immediate left of P

e

None of the given options

22.

Who amongst the following faces P?

a

Either Z or W

b

X

c

Z

d

Y

e

W

23.

Which of the following represents the persons sitting to the immediate right of O and immediate right of Z respectively?

a

P, W

b

N, W

c

N, Y

d

P, X

e

M, W

24.

Who sits to the immediate right of the one who faces an immediate neighbour of W?

a

Both P and N

b

Both M and P

c

Only P

d

Only M

e

Only O

25.

Which of the following represents the immediate neighbours of the one who faces Z ?

a

Only N

b

Both N and M

c

Only O

d

Only M

e

Both M and P

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

Following questions are based on the five three digit numbers given below :

761 548 392 645 249

The positions of the first and the third digits of each of the numbers are interchanged. What will be the difference between the first and the last digits of the second highest number thus formed?

a

4

b

6

c

2

d

9

e

3

27.

If in each number all the digits are arranged in descending order from left to right within the number, how many odd numbers will be formed ?

a

Two

b

None

c

One

d

Three

e

Four

28.

What will be the resultant if second digit of the hightest number is divided by first digit of the lowest number ?

a

2

b

4

c

9

d

1.5

e

3

29.

If all the numbers are arranged in descending order from left to right, which of the following will be sum of all the three digits of the number which is second from the right ?

a

15

b

18

c

17

d

14

e

21

30.

If ’1’ is added to the first digit of every odd number and ’1’ is subtracted from first digit of every even number, what will be difference between the highest number and the lowest number thus formed ?

a

512

b

413

c

569

d

453

e

469

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

In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. Study the conclusions based on the given statements and select the appropriate answer.

Statements :

$mathrm{F}$

Conclusions :

I. D > K

II. K = D

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 the Conclusions I and II are true

32.

Statement :

$mathrm{X} geq mathrm{W}$

Conclusions :

I. X < U

II. R > W

a

if only Conclusion II is true

b

if neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II is true

c

if either Conclusion I or Conclusion II is true

d

if only Conclusion I is true

e

if both the Conclusions I and II are true

33.

Statements :

$mathrm{H}>mathrm{Y}=mathrm{R} geq mathrm{B} ; mathrm{R} leq mathrm{C}$

Conclusions :

I. C < H

II. H > B

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 the Conclusions I and II are true

34.

Statements :

$mathrm{O}=mathrm{M} geq mathrm{G} ; mathrm{M} leq mathrm{P} ; mathrm{S}>mathrm{M}$

Conclusions :

I. S > G

II. $mathrm{O} leq mathrm{P}$

a

if only Conclusion II is true

b

if either Conclusion I or Conclusion II is true

c

if only Conclusion I is true

d

if neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II is true

e

if both the Conclusions I and II are true

35.

Statement :

$mathrm{V} leq mathrm{E}=mathrm{U} leq mathrm{X}>mathrm{A}$

Conclusions :

I. $mathrm{X} geq mathrm{V}$

II. E > A

a

if either Conclusion I or Conclusion II is true

b

if neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II is true

c

if only Conclusion I is true

d

if only Conclusion II is true

e

if both the Conclusions I and II are true

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