# IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Online Test 5 Practice Questions

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

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

Eight persons J, K, L, M, N, O, P and Q are sitting around a circular table facing the centre with equal distance between each other but necessarily in the same order.

Q sits to the immediate left of N. Only four persons sit between Q and L. P sits second to the right of M. M is not an immediate neighbour of L. Only three persons sit between O and K. K is neither an immediate neighbour of M nor Q.

In the given arrangement, If O interchanges its position with N and P interchanges its position with K, then how many persons will sit between P and N, when counted from the right of P?

a

None

b

More than three

c

One

d

Two

e

Three

2.

Which of the following statements is not true as per the given arrangement?

a

Both M and L are immediate neighbours of J.

b

All the given statements are true

c

Only three persons sit between N and P.

d

P sits third to the left of K

e

K sits to the immediate left of L.

3.

Who sits exactly between the one who is to the immediate right of P and K when counted from the left of K?

a

K

b

N

c

J

d

O

e

Q

4.

As per the given arrangement, J : L in the same way as K : N. Following the same pattern, Q : __ ?

a

P

b

J

c

K

d

M

e

O

5.

What is Q’s position with respect to J?

a

Fourth to the left

b

Second to the right

c

Second to the left

d

Immediate right

e

Third to the right

6.

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

a

One

b

None

c

Two

d

Three

e

More than three

7.

In a certain code ’TORCH’ is coded as ’IDSNS’ and ’PISTA’ is coded as ’BUTHO’. How will ’BLINK’ be coded in the same code?

a

LKJOA

b

LOKJA

c

LOJKA

d

AOJKL

e

AKJOL

8.

How many such pairs of letters are there in the word JOURNEY 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 order?

a

Three

b

Two

c

One

d

None

e

More than three

9.

In a certain language ’na re pa so’ means ’books are very interesting’, ’ka so fa re’ means ’are stories in books’ and ’te me pa le’ means ’reading is very tedious’. What does ’na’ mean in that language?

a

b

interesting

c

very

d

books

e

are

10.

Four teams, Team A, B, C and D participated in a tournament. Team C scored the least. Team B scored more than Team D but not as much as Team A. Who amongst the four teams scored the third highest?

a

Team C

b

Team B

c

Team D

d

Team A

e

Cannot be determined

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

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

A, B, C, D, F, G, H and J are sitting around a circular table facing the centre.

(a) D sits exactly between J and F.

(b) J sits second to the left of F and second to the right of B.

(c) H sits third to the left of G.

(d) A is not an immediate neighbour of B.

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

a

FA

b

AH

c

CH

d

GJ

e

DF

12.

How many people sit between G and H when counted in an anti-clockwise direction from G ?

a

Three

b

Two

c

One

d

Four

e

Five

13.

If H : F then J : ?

a

B

b

H

c

F

d

G

e

None of these

14.

If all the persons are made to sit in alphabetical order in anti-clockwise direction, starting from A, the positions of how many (excluding A) will remain unchanged as compared to their original seating positions?

a

One

b

Two

c

Three

d

None

e

Four

15.

Who sits third to the left of J ?

a

B

b

A

c

C

d

H

e

D

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

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Seven trees namely mango, lemon, apple, ashoka, banana, guava and papaya are planted in a straight row, not necessarily in the same order. (Assume as if the trees are facing North).

(a) The papaya tree is planted fourth to the right of the lemontree.

(b) The Ashoka tree is planted at the extreme right end of the row.

(c) The mango and guava trees are immediate neighbours of the lemon tree.

(d) The banana tree is planted immediately next to the mango tree.

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

a

guava, lemon

b

banana, apple

c

mango, banana

d

lemon, mango

e

apple, ashoka

17.

Which of the following tree is planted exactly in the middle of the row?

a

banana

b

lemon

c

papaya

d

mango

e

apple

18.

What is the position of the apple tree with respect to the guava tree?

a

Third to the right

b

Fourth to the right

c

Immediate left

d

Second to the right

e

Third to the left

19.

How many trees are planted between the mango and the ashoka trees?

a

One

b

Two

c

Three

d

None

e

Four

20.

Which trees are planted at the extreme ends of the row ?

a

guava, apple

b

lemon, ashoka

c

lemon, papaya

d

guava, ashoka

e

guava, papaya

21.
Directions(Q.21 to Q.23 ):

The following questions are based on the five four digit numbers given below:

3475 2791 6458 1826 7534

If one is added to the last digit of each of the numbers, in how many numbers thus formed will the last digit be a perfect square? (One is also a perfect square)

a

Three

b

None

c

Two

d

One

e

Four

22.

If all the digits in each of the numbers are arranged in descending order from left to right within the number, which of the following will be the sum of all the four digits of the number which is third highest in the new arrangement?

a

17

b

22

c

19

d

18

e

23

23.

If the first and third digits of each of the numbers are interchanged, what will be the sum of the second digit of the lowest number and the third digit of the highest number of the new numbers thus formed?

a

10

b

7

c

13

d

5

e

8

24.
Directions(Q.24 to Q.28 ):

In each question/set of questions below are 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 and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Statements :

All dreams are fantasies.

Some fantasies are pleasant.

All pleasant are everlasting.

Some everlasting are memories.

Conclusions :

I. Some dreams are memories.

II. Some fantasies are everlasting.

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.

25.

Statements :

All black are blue.

All blue are green.

All green are emerald.

Conclusions :

I. Some emeralds are green.

II. All black and blue are green.

a

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

b

if only 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.

26.

Statements :

No design is fashion.

All fashions are temporary.

Some temporary are permanent

Conclusions :

I. Some designs are permanent.

II. No fashion is permanent.

a

if only conclusion I follows.

b

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

c

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.

d

if only conclusion II follows.

e

if both conclusions I and II follow.

27.

Statements :

All gems are precious.

Some gems are stones.

All stones are diamonds.

Conclusions :

I. At least some stones are precious.

II. All diamonds are precious.

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.

28.

Statements :

No design is fashion.

All fashions are temporary.

Some temporary are permanent

Conclusions :

I. At least some temporary are fashions.

II. At least some temporary are not designs.

a

if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

b

if only conclusion I follows.

c

if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.

d

if only conclusion II follows.

e

if both conclusions I and II follow.

29.
Directions(Q.29 to Q.33 ):

Study the following arrangement of digits and symbols carefully and answer the the questions given below :

3 4 2 6 8 7 © 5 4 £ 3 2 9 \$ 1 6 5 3 7 # 9 8 6 @ 2 1 4 3 S 9 8 7 2 E 4 3

Which of the following is fifth to the right of the eighteenth from the left end of the above arrangement?

a

9

b

2

c

@

d

\$

e

6

30.

How many symbols are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded as well as followed by an even number in the above arrangement?

a

Two

b

One

c

Three

d

Four

e

Five

31.

How many pairs of digits are there in the number highlighted in bold in the above arrangement each of which has as many digits between them (in both forward and backward directions) as they have between them in the numerical series?

a

Two

b

One

c

Four

d

Three

e

Five

32.

How many 2’s are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a perfect square? (1 is also a perfect square)

a

One

b

Two

c

Three

d

None

e

Four

33.

If all the digits that are perfect squares are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be the thirteenth (digit/symbol) from the left end of the above arrangement ? (1 is also a perfect square).

a

7

b

6

c

#

d

\$

e

5

34.
Directions(Q.34 to Q.35 ):

Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow:

If ’A × B’ means ’A is to the South of

B’. If ’A + B’ means ’A is to the North of B’.

If ’A % B’ means ’A is to the East of B’.

If ’A – B’ means ’A is to the West of B’.

Which of the following means ’P is to the East of Q’ ?

a

H % P – S + Q

b

Q + R × S – P

c

Q – Z % S × P

d

P % A – Q + B

e

None of these

35.

In the equation F % Q + R – S, S is in which direction with respect to Q ?

a

West

b

South-West

c

East

d

South

e

South-East

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