# IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Online Test 8 Practice Questions

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

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

D 3 M % R 1 @ 6 F 9 E © K P 2 B I 7 ★ U Q 4 A W F 5 $8 # Z G How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a number and not immediately preceded by a number ? a One b Three c Two d None e More than three 2. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol and immediately followed by a consonant ? a Two b None c Three d One e More than three 3. How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a number but not immediately followed by a number ? a One b Three c Two d None e Four 4. If all the symbols are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be the eleventh from the left end ? a I b 2 c B d P e None of these 5. 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 I B 7 b U Q ★ c K P © d 9 E F e R 1 % 6. Directions(Q.6 to Q.10 ): 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. Give answer Statements : All cards are boxes. No box is slate. Some slates are tiles. Conclusions: I. No slate is card. II. Some tiles are boxes. 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. 7. Statements : All ropes are tiles. Some tiles are bangles. All bangles are nails. Conclusions : I. Some nails are ropes. II. Some nails are tiles. a if only Conclusion II follows. b if only Conclusion I follows. c if neither Conclusion I nor II follows. d if either Conclusion I or II follows. e if both Conclusions I and II follow. 8. Statements : Some days are nights. All nights are stars. All stars are clouds. Conclusions : I. Some clouds are days. II. Some stars are days. a if only Conclusion I follows. b if only Conclusion II follows. c if neither Conclusion I nor II follows. d if either Conclusion I or II follows. e if both Conclusions I and II follow. 9. Statements : Some papers are arrows. All arrows are sticks. Some sticks are boards. Conclusions : I. Some boards are papers. II. No board is paper. a if neither Conclusion I nor II follows. b if either Conclusion I or II follows. c if only Conclusion II follows. d if only Conclusion I follows. e if both Conclusions I and II follow. 10. Statements : Some trees are forests. Some forests are houses. Some houses are tents. Conclusions : I. Some tents are forests. II. Some houses are trees. a if only Conclusion I follows. b if only Conclusion II follows. c if neither Conclusion I nor II follows. d if either Conclusion I or II follows. e if both Conclusions I and II follow. 11. Directions(Q.11 to Q.15 ): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below : P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Z are sitting around a circle facing the center. R is second to the left of Z, who is third to the left of P. T is third to the right of W who is not an immediate neighbour of either R or Z. S is fourth to the right of Z. Q is fourth to the right of T. What is S’s position with respect to W ? a Third to the right b Third to the left c Fourth to the right d Fourth to the left e Second to the right 12. In which of the following pairs is the first person sitting to the immediate left of the second person ? a ZV b RV c SP d WQ e None of these 13. Who is second to the right of S ? a V b Data inadequate c T d W e None of these 14. Who is to the immediate left of T ? a R b S c P d Data inadequate e None of these 15. In which of the following combinations is the first person sitting in between the second and the third persons ? a TRV b PST c WPQ d QZV e Data inadequate 16. Prakash walked 30 metres towards West, took a left turn and walked 20 metres. He again took a left turn and walked 30 metres. He then took a right turn and stopped. Towards which direction was he facing when he stopped ? a East b Data inadequate c North d South e None of these 17. Which of the following is the middle digit of the second highest number among the five three-digit numbers given below ? 512 739 428 843 654 a 4 b 3 c 2 d 1 e 5 18. The positions of how many digits in the number 5314697 will remain unchanged if the digits are rearranged in ascending order within the number ? a One b Two c Three d None e More than three 19. How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters RTOU using each letter only once in each word ? a None b Two c Three d One e More than three 20. Among A, B, C, D and E each having different amount of money, C has more money than only E. B has more money than D but less than A. Who among them has the highest amount of money ? a A b D c B d Data inadequate e None of these 21. Directions(Q.21 to Q.25 ): In the following questions, the symbols$, %, ★, G and # are used with the following meaning as illustrated below :

’P % Q’ means ’P is not smaller than Q’.

’P # Q’ means ’P is not greater than Q’.

’P $Q’ means ’P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’. ’P ★ Q’ means ’P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’. ’P G Q’ means ’P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’. Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true ? Statements : K ★ T, T$ M, M G J

Conclusions :

I. J ★ K

II. J ★ T

a

if only Conclusion I is true.

b

if neither Conclusion I nor II is true.

c

if either Conclusion I or II is true.

d

if only Conclusion II is true

e

if both Conclusions I and II are true.

22.

Statements :

D # R, R G M, M $B Conclusions : I. M G D II. M$ D

a

if neither Conclusion I nor II is true.

b

if either Conclusion I or II is true.

c

if only Conclusion I is true.

d

if only Conclusion II is true

e

if both Conclusions I and II are true.

23.

Statements :

N % F, F # H, H ★ U

Conclusions :

I. U $F II. H % N a if only Conclusion II is true b if either Conclusion I or II is true. c if only Conclusion I is true. d if neither Conclusion I nor II is true. e if both Conclusions I and II are true. 24. Statements : K$ R, R G W, W # T

Conclusions :

I. T % R

II. K $W a if only Conclusion I is true. b if only Conclusion II is true c if either Conclusion I or II is true. d if neither Conclusion I nor II is true. e if both Conclusions I and II are true. 25. Statements : B G V, V % M, M$ J

Conclusions :

I. J ★ V

II. M # B

a

if either Conclusion I or II is true.

b

if only Conclusion II is true

c

if neither Conclusion I nor II is true.

d

if only Conclusion I is true.

e

if both Conclusions I and II are true.

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

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

Eight persons – M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T — are sitting in a straight line facing north with equal distance between each other, but not necessarily in the same order.

R sits second from one of the extreme ends of the line. N sits fourth to the left of P. Neither N nor P is an immediate neighbour of R. Only one person sits between N and S. As many persons sit between N and M as between M and R. T sits second to the right of O. T does not sit at an extreme end of the line.

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

a

One

b

Three

c

Two

d

More than three

e

None

27.

How many persons sit between M and T?

a

None

b

Three

c

One

d

Two

e

More than three

28.

Who sits second to the right of Q?

a

S

b

M

c

N

d

P

e

No one as Q sits at an extreme end of the line

29.

Which of the following statements is true as per the given arrangement?

a

Only two persons sit between Q and M.

b

T sits to the immediate left of P.

c

Q sits third to the left of O.

d

N sits at an extreme end of the line.

e

None of the given statements is true

30.

As per the given arrangement, O : R in the same way as N : Q. Following the same pattern, P : _ ?

a

M

b

N

c

T

d

O

e

S

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

The following questions are based on five words given below :

ROD ITS MUG RAY SEW

If in each of the given words, each of the consonant is changed to the previous letter and each vowel is changed to next letter in the English alphabetical series, how many words thus formed will have atleast one vowel?

a

Three

b

More than three

c

None

d

Two

e

One

32.

If the third letter in each of the words becomes the first letter, the first becomes the second and the second becomes the third letter, which of the following will form meaningful English words?

a

Both ROD and SEW

b

None of the given options will form a meaningful English word

c

Both MUG and RAY

d

Only RAY

e

Only ITS

33.

Which of the following represent the letters immediately following, (in the English alphabetical order) the third letter of the word which is third from the right and the second letter of the word which is second from the left of the given words? (The counting is done from left to right)

a

H, U

b

F, R

c

R, H

d

K, N

e

Y, T

34.

If the given words are arranged in the order as they would appear in the dictionary from left to right, the position of which of the following will not change when compared to the given positions?

a

Only SEW

b

The positions of all the given words would change

c

Both ITS and RAY

d

Only MUG

e

Only ROD

35.

If the third alphabet in each of the words is changed to next alphabet in the English alphabetical order, in how many words thus formed will an alphabet appear twice?

a

One

b

Four

c

Two

d

Three

e

None

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