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**Reasoning MCQ for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018**

1. How many 3-digit numbers can be formed using the 4th, 7th and 9th digit of the number 937862541, each of which is completely divisible by 7?

l) None

2) One

3) Two

4) Three

5) More than three

2. Point R is 10 metres north of point A. Point K is exactly in the middle of the points R and A. Point N is 7 metres east of point A. Point M is 7 metres east of point K. Point S is 6 metres north of point M. What is the distance between points S and N ?

1)13 metres

2) 16 metres

3) 11 metres

4) 12 metres

5) None of these

3. In a certain code language the word COSTLY is written as WORVMF and the word PRAISE is written as CVGDPS. How will the word SOCCER be written in that code language?

1) PHAFMV

2) BJWQRA

3) PGAENU

4) AKXPSB

5) None of these

4. In a certain code language ‘he was not absent’ is written as ‘ja si fe ra’; ‘absent case was not’ is written as ‘ga fe ja ra’; and ‘no one was absent’ is written as ‘da ge ra fe’. What does ‘si’ stand for ?

1) was

2) not

3) one

4) he

5) case

5. Eight persons – M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T – are sitting around a circular table facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. N sits second to the left of M. Three persons are sitting between N and S. P is the immediate neighbour of S. R and N are not immediate neighbours. O sits second to the left of P. Only three persons sit between R and O. Who among the following is sitting third to the right of R ?

1) Q

2) N

3) T

4) M

5) O

6. In a certain code language DHIE is written as WSRV and AEFB is written as ZVUY. How will GKLH be written in that code language ?

1) SQNR

2) TQMP

3) TRDO

4) TPOS

5) None of these

7. Six persons – A, B, C, D, E and F – live on six different floors of a building. The ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2 and so on. C lives on the floor immediately below the floor of A. E lives on the floor immediately below the floor of D. Three persons live between the floors of F and E. B does not live on the topmost floor. A does not live on any of the floors below D. E and F live on even-numbered floors. Who lives on the 5th floor ?

1) A

2) C

3) D

4) F

5) B

8. A certain amount was distributed among six persons – A, B, C, D, E and F. B received more than only A. F received more than B. F received less than C. E received more than C but he did not get the highest amount. Who among the following received less amount than C?

1) A, F

2) A, B

3) B, F

4) A, B, F

5) None of these

9.

Directions (Q. 9-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question:

9. Who is the daughter-in-law of B?

I. I is brother of D. S is wife of J’s nephew.

II. R is brother of N. T is son of N. S is mother of T.

III. B is wife of D. D is father of N. D has two children.

1) Only I and III

2) All I, II and III are required to answer the question

3) Only II and III

4) Question cannot be answered even with all I, II and III

5) Only I and II

10. How many students are there in the class?

I . There are more than 22 but less than 36 students in the class.

II. If the students of the class are divided into groups, each group has exactly 11 students.

III. There are more than 29 but less than 45 students in the class.

1) Only I and II

2) Only II and either I or III are required to answer the question

3) Only II and III

4) All I, II and III are required to answer the question

5) All I, II and III are not sufficient to answer the question

### Answers:

- 3; 4th digit = 8, 7th digit = 5, 9th digit = 1Hence, the numbers formed will be 158, 185, 518, 815, 851 and 581 but only 581 and 518 are completely divisible by 7.
- 3
- 1
- 4
- 2
- 4
- 1
- 4; D > E > C > F > B > A
- 3
- 1