# Reasoning Ability Practice Questions for IBPS Clerk – Set 20

Reasoning Ability Practice Questions for IBPS Clerk – Set 20
Directions (1 – 5): In the given questions, assuming the given statements to be true. Find which of the given four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.
1. Statements: S > M ≥ D > H ≤ R ≤ T < W
Conclusions:
I. S > H
II. W > H
III. R < W
IV. M > T
a) Only I, II and III are true.
b) Only II is true.
c) Only I and II are true.
d) Only I and either II or IV are true.
e) All I, II, III and IV are true.
2. Statement: M > U > L ≤ L; L ≥ Y > A
Conclusions:
I. Y < N
II. M > N
III. N = Y
IV. M > A
a) Only either II or III is true.
b) Only IV and either I or III are true.
c) Only IV is true.
d) Only II is true.
e) Only III is true.
3. Statement: J ≥ A > D = E; L < A < M
Conclusions:
I. M < J
II. J > L
III. D > L
IV. E < M
a) Only II is true.
b) Only I and III are true.
c) None is true.
d) Only II and IV are true.
e) Only I and II are true.
4. Statement: Y > F ≤ O ≤ P; F ≥ U < T
Conclusions:
I. Y > P
II. T < E
III. O > T
IV. P < U
a) Only I is true.
b) Only II is true.
c) Only III is true.
d) None is true.
e) Only I and IV are true.
5. Statement: K ≤ O < M < J ≥ E > D = T
Conclusions:
I. T < E
II. K > J
III. T > O
IV. E < M
a) Only I is true.
b) Only I and III are true.
c) None is true.
d) Only II and IV are true.
e) Only I and II are true
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following letter/number /symbol sequence and answer the questions following it.
6 7 # U V E ? 5 * L H 8 S A 9 T 4 \$ F 3 % & G D 8 M 2 X Z W
6. How many symbols are there in the series which are immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed by a letter?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four
e) None of these
7. How many symbols are there in the series which are immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed by a letter?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four
e) None of these
8. If the position of the first and the sixteenth elements, the second and the seventeenth elements, and so on up to the eleventh and the twenty-sixth elements, are interchanged, which letter/number/ symbol will be seventh to the right of nineteenth letter/number/symbol from the right?
a) #
b) E
c) V
d) U
e) None of these
9. If the positions of the letters in the sequence are reoccupied by the letters themselves though after getting rearranged alphabetically from the left, which of the following will indicate the position of L in the new arrangement?
a) L is fourteenth from left
b) L is between * and M
c) L is seventeenth from right
d) Both (A) and (C)
e) None of these
10. What is the total number of ‘the numbers immediately followed by a letter’ and ‘the symbols immediately following the letters’ together in the above sequence?
a) Four
b) Five
c) Three
d) Six
e) None of these
Directions (11 – 15): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing to the centre. D is second to the left of F and third to the right of H. A is second to the right of F and the immediate neighbour of H. C is second to the right of B and F is third to the right of B. G is not an immediate neighbour of F.
11. How many of them are there between H and C?
a) Two
b) Three
c) Two or Three
e) None of these
12. Who is to the immediate left of A?
a) H
b) E
c) G
e) None of these
13. In which of the following pairs is the first person sitting to the immediate left of the second person ?
a) CD
b) BG
c) HA
d) FC
e) None of these
14. Who is fourth to the right of B ?
a) E
b) C
c) A
e) None of these
15. What is E's position with respect to G?
a) Second to the right
b) Third to the left
c) Third to the right
d) Second to the left
e) None of these

Solutions:
1. A)   2. B)   3. D)   4. D)   5. A)   6. C)   7. B)   8. D)   9. D)   10. B)
(11 – 15):

11. B)   12. B)   13. E)   14. A)   15. B)