Reasoning Questions for RBI Assistant & IBPS Clerk Pre Exam 2017


Reasoning Questions for RBI Assistant & IBPS Clerk Pre Exam 2017

Directions (1-5): Study the sets of numbers given below and answer the questions which follow:

129  642  921  476  308

Q1. Which of the following numbers will be obtained if the second digit of the lowest number is added to the third digit of the highest number after adding 4 to each number?
(a) 5
(b) 6
(c) 7
(d) 8
(e) None of these

Q2. If the digits in each of the five numbers are arranged in descending order, then how many numbers will not change?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Four

Q3. Based upon the given set of numbers, four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) 647
(b) 264
(c) 912
(d) 192
(e) 380

Q4. If in each number, the digits are arranged in ascending order, what will be sum of middle digits of each of the numbers?
(a) 14
(b) 12
(c) 26
(d) 9
(e) None of these

Q5. If in each number, the first and the last digits are interchanged, which will be the second lowest number?
(a) 129
(b) 642
(c) 921
(d) 476
(e) 308

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Twelve persons are sitting in two parallel lines in such a way that there are six persons in each row at equidistance. A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting in row-1 and they face towards north. P, Q, R, S, T and V are sitting in row-2 and they face towards south. One person of one row faces the other person of the other row.
P, who is sitting at one of the ends of the row, is second to the right of T. A does not face P or T. A is third to the left of F. There are two persons between Q and V. There is only one person between C and D. C and D do not face P. B is neighbor of C. S, who does not face D, is not the neighbor of Q.

Q6. Who among the following faces F?
(a) Q
(b) T
(c) S
(d) R
(e) V

Q7. How many persons are sitting between E and C?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None

Q8. E is related to P in the same way as B is related to T. On this pattern F is related to
(a) V
(b) P
(c) T
(d) Q
(e) None of these

Q9. Which of the following statements is true about B?
(a) Q faces B.
(b) C is not the immediate neighbour of B
(c) E is second to the right of B
(d) T faces B
(e) B is second from the right end of the row

Q10. Who are sitting at the ends of the row?
(a) P, V
(b) F, A
(c) D, E
(d) P, S
(e) None of these
Directions (11-15): In each question below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have take the two given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Give answer 
(a) if only conclusion I follows.
(b) if only conclusion II follows.
(c) if either I or II follows.
(d) if neither I nor II follows.
(e) if both I and II follow.

(11-12): Statements:
No stone is metal.
Some metals are papers.
All papers are glass.

Q11. Conclusions: 
I. No glass is metal.
II. At least some glasses are metals.

Q12. Conclusions: 
I. All stones being glass is a possibility.
II. No stone is paper.

Q13. Statements:
All rings are circles.
All squares are rings.
No ellipse is a circle.
I. Some rings being ellipses is a possibility.
II. At least some circles are squares.

Q14. Statements:
No house is an apartments.
Some bungalows are apartments.
I. No house is a bungalow.
II. All bungalows are houses.

Q15. Statements:
Some gases are liquids.
All liquids are water.
I. All gases being water is a possibility.
II. All such gases which are not water can never be liquids.

  • S1. Ans.(d)
  • S2. Ans.(c)
  • S3. Ans.(e)
  • S4. Ans.(e)
  • S5. Ans.(b)
  • S6. Ans.(e)
  • S7. Ans.(b)
  • S8. Ans.(a)
  • S9. Ans.(d)
  • S10. Ans.(c)
  • S11. Ans.(b)
  • S12. Ans.(a)
  • S13. Ans.(b)
  • S14. Ans.(d)
  • S15. Ans.(e)
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