# Reasoning Practice Questions for IBPS Exams 2017

Reasoning Practice Questions for IBPS Exams 2017
Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams Reasoning Ability Quiz section. The following quiz consists of Puzzles (10 Questions), Coding and Decoding (5 Questions), Syllogism (5 Questions). All the best for upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in two rows with four persons in each row. The persons in row one are facing south and the persons in row two are facing north. Each person in row one faces a person from the other row. All of them like different are of different ages i.e. 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23, but not necessarily in the same order.
A is 16 years old and facing north and sits second to the right of B. 17 year old is sitting opposite to B. A sits on the corner opposite to F. D is sitting opposite to 18 year old. B sits on the left of C. 18 year old is sitting opposite to the person sitting on the left of C. H is 17 year old. A is sitting opposite to the oldest member. F is sitting next to a member whose age is a multiple of 3. C is the oldest person in its row. B is 20 year old. G is 21 years old.
1. How many non-adults are sitting in the row whose members are facing north (i.e. ages less than 18)?
a) 0
b) 1
c) 2
d) 3
e) 4
2. Who among the following sit at the extreme ends of the row and are facing south?
a) E, F
b) A, D
c) F, G
d) G, F
e) None of the above
3. How many persons sit between E and H?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) No one
e) Cannot be determined
4. What is the age of member D ?
a) 18
b) 19
c) 21
d) 22
e) None of the above
5. Sum of the ages of the members in the row whose members are facing North?
a) 79
b) 78
c) 77
d) 76
e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the given information and answer the following questions.
There are seven different Restaurants named as Restaurant 1, Restaurant 2, Restaurant 3, Restaurant 4, Restaurant 5, Restaurant 6 and Restaurant 7 offering  different cuisines- Chinese, Japanese, South Indian, North Indian, Italian, Continental and Thai(not necessarily in the same order). Different restaurants offering different numbers of dishes as well – 19, 10, 25, 24, 20, 15 and 22.
15 dishes are offered of Japanese cuisine in Restaurant 1. In Restaurant 7, Thai cuisine is served. Restaurant 2 serves Chinese cuisine. 22 dishes are offered in Restaurant 3. 10 dishes are offered of South Indian cuisine. 25 dishes are offered of Italian cuisine in Restaurant 5.20 dishes are not served in either North Indian or Thai. Less number of dishes is served in Continental than Thai and less number of dishes served in Chinese than Continental. Continental is not served in Restaurant 1 and Restaurant 4.
6. How many dishes are served in Restaurant 2?
a) 24
b) 25
c) 20
d) 19
e) 15
7. Which pair is odd is incorrect among all?
a) North Indian-22dishes
b) Thai-24dishes
c) South Indian- 20dishes
d) Italian-25dishes
e) Japanes-15dishes
8. Continental cuisine is served in which Restaurant?
a) Restaurant 6
b) Restaurant 5
c) Restaurant 4
d) Restaurant 3
e) Restaurant 2
9. Restaurant 7 serves which cuisine?
a) Italian
b) South Indian
c) Chinese
d) Japanese
e) Thai
10. How many Restaurants offer more number of dishes than Continental?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four
e) Five
Directions (11 – 15): Study the following information carefully and answer the below questions.
In a certain code language,
‘Fuel containing carbon dioxide’ is written as ‘\$H8 \$R8 #Q3 #G2’
‘Natural gas and petrol’ is written as ‘@D16 \$R6 #D5 @Q1’
‘Have seen natural fires’ is written as ‘\$Y1 \$H14 \$H10 #D5’
‘The energy is released’ is written as ‘@L17 \$J19 @K2 #H4’
11. What is the code for ‘Chemical’ in the given code language?
a) #4D
b) \$4H
c) #8H
d) @4D
e) None of these
12. Which among the following option can be used for getting the code for ‘Fuel Energy’?
a) \$8H \$R8 @L17 @D16
b) #Q3 @K2 \$J19 @Q1
c) #G2 \$R8 \$J19 \$H10
d) \$Y1 \$J19 \$8H #D5
e) None of these
13. What is the word for ‘\$H14’ in the given code language?
a) Have
b) Seen
c) Fires
d) Natural
e) None of these
14. How is ‘Consumption’ written in this code language?
a) #4S
b) @3R
c) \$8T
d) #3R
e) None of these
15. What is the symbol for the word ‘Danger’ in the given code language?
a) @
b) \$
c) #
d) Either a) or b)
e) None of these
Directions (16 – 20): In the following questions three conclusions are given followed by four statements in the options. You have to take the given conclusions to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given statements in the options give the given conclusions disregarding commonly known facts.
16. Conclusions:
Some spoons are cups.
No glass is cap.
Some pies may be caps.
Statements:
a) Some glasses are not cups. Some glasses are not spoons. All cups are pies. Some cups are caps.
b) All glasses are cups. All cups are caps. Some glasses are spoons. Some cups are pies.
c) All glasses are cups. Some glasses are spoons. Some cups are pies. No cup is cap.
d) All pies are glasses. All glasses are spoons. No spoon is cap. Some caps are cups.
e) None of these
17. Conclusions:
Some cell phones are not landlines.
No mobile is landline.
Statements:
a) Some cell phones are smart phones. No smart phone is a landline. Some cell phones are smart phones are mobiles.
b) Some cell phones are smart phones. Some mobiles are cell phones. No landline is smart phone.
c) All cell phones are smart phones. All smart phones are landlines. Some smart phones are mobiles.
d) All cell phones are smart phones. Some smart phones are landlines. All smart phones are mobiles.
e) None of these
18. Conclusions:
Some scanners are staples.
All keyboards may be staples.
Statements:
a) Some staples are printers. Some printers are scanners. Some scanners are keyboards.
b) All staples are printers. All printers are scanners. No scanner is a keyboard.
c) All staples are printers. No printer is a scanner. Some scanners are keyboards.
d) Some staples are printers. All printers are scanners. No scanner is a keyboard.
e) None of these
19. Conclusions:
No cycle is a car.
Those tractors which are not cars are bikes.
Statements:
a) No car is a bike. All cycles are bikes. All cars are tractors.
b) All cycles are tractors. All tractors are cars. Some cars are not bikes.
c) Some cycles are tractors. Some bikes are not cycles. Some tractors are cars.
d) Some cycles are tractors. Some tractors are not bikes. All bikes are cars.
e) None of these
20. Conclusions:
Some Print is Tab.
Some Home may be Print.
Statements:
a) All Home is Delete. No Delete is Tab. No Delete is Print.
b) All Home is Delete. All Delete is Tab. No Delete is Print.
c) Some Home is Delete. All Delete is Tab. Some Delete is Print.
d) All Delete is Home. Some Delete is Print. Some Delete are Tab.
e) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
1. B)   2. A)   3. D)   4. B)   5. C)
(6 – 10):
 Restaurant Cuisine No. of dishes 1 Japanese 15 2 Chinese 19 3 North Indian 22 4 South Indian 10 5 Italian 25 6 Continental 20 7 Thai 24
6. D)   7. C)   8. A)   9. E)   10. C)
(11 – 15):
Numbers: Difference between the total number of letters in the word and the corresponding number for the last letter of the given word.
Letters: Three letters apart from the letter, which is second from the right end of the word.
Symbols: If the word contains only one vowel then put the symbol ‘@’ else if contains two vowels then put the symbol ‘\$’ else more than two vowels means put ‘#’.
For Example: Fuel
(i) Total letters in the word is 4
Corresponding number for the letter ‘L’ is 12
the difference is 4 ~ 12 = 8
(ii) Three letters apart from ‘E’ is ‘H’
(iii) The word contains 2 vowels hence, put \$
the code is 8H\$.
11. A)   12. D)   13. C)   14. D)   15. B)