Reasoning Ability Practice Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains – Set 4

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Reasoning Ability Practice Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains – Set 4
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information and answer the questions given below.
Eight family members A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H like different colour viz. Red, Blue, Yellow, White, Green, Pink, Violet and Cream but not necessarily in same order. All of them are sitting around a rectangular table. Four persons sits on each middle side of rectangular table, while other four persons on the corner of table. All of them are facing towards the center. 
There are three generation and two couple, in which H is daughter-in law of E. The one who likes Green color sits 3rd left of C. A who has no son, sits 2nd right of H. D who is grandfather of F, likes Violet color and sits at the corner. The one who likes Pink sits 2nd left of F. B who is just opposite to E who is sister in law of B, is not near to the one who likes Violet color.The one who likes Cream color is not neighbor of the one who likes Blue color. A is nephew of B who is brother of D who has only two children. H does not like yellow. The one who likes Red color sits 2nd left of the one who likes Yellow. The one who likes yellow sits opposite to F who does not like cream color. F sits 3rd right of G who likes blue color and G who is aunt of C, is just neighbor of the one who likes Yellow color. E is neighbor of A who does not sit adjacent to H. The one who likes Blue sits 2nd right of the one who likes Violet color.H has two children.
1. C likes which of the following color?
(a) White
(b) Red
(c) Blue
(d) Yellow
(e) Can’t determine
2. A likes which of the following color?
(a) Blue
(b) White
(c) Yellow
(d) Red
(e) None of these
3. Who among following is the father of C?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) H
(d) D
(e) C
4. Who among following sits third to left of the one who is husband of H?
(a) B
(b) H
(c) D
(d) G
(e) None of these
5. Who among following sits opposite to F?
(a) D
(b) H
(c) B
(d) F
(e) C
Directions (6 – 10): Study the information and answer the following questions:
In a certain code language
"second day month long" is coded as “15M  15G  1Z  5M ”
"resign after her speech" is coded as “16X  5V  6V  5T ”
"gave berth after the" is coded as “8S  6V  5G  1E ”
6. What is the code for ‘road'?
(a) 15Z
(b) 10Z
(c) 15X
(d) 25Z
(e) None of these.
7. What is the code for ‘train'?
(a) 18R
(b) 18S
(c) 8R
(d) 28R
(e) None of these.
8. What is the code for ‘temple'?
(a) 5L
(b) 15O
(c) 5P
(d) 5O
(e) None of these.
9. What is the code for ‘minister'?
(a) 19V
(b) 9C
(c) 10V
(d) 9V
(e) None of these.
10. What is the code for ‘travel'?
(a) 18V
(b) 28V
(c) 18W
(d) 18X
(e) None of these.
Directions (11-15): These questions are based on the following arrangement. Study the arrangement carefully to answer these questions. 
1 H # U J 9 B $ R 2 K * E L 8 G P A % T 3 C M V @ 7 D O S = 6 Z
11. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a vowel and not immediately preceded by a number?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
(e) 5
12. Which of the following is exactly midway between the seventh element from the right end and the eighth element from the left end of the arrangement? 
(a) 8
(b) P
(c) T
(d) 3
(e) None of these
13. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a numeral and also immediately followed by a consonant? 
(a) None 
(b) One 
(c) Two 
(d) Three 
(e) More than three 
14. How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately followed by a numeral and also immediately preceded by a consonant? 
(a) None 
(b) One 
(c) Two 
(d) Three 
(e) None of these  
15. What should come in the place of question mark (?) in the following series based on above arrangement?
# 1 UB J $ K R * ?
(a) 8EP
(b) EKL
(c) GLP
(d) 8EG
(e) None of these


Solutions:
(1 – 5): Explanation:
1. D)   2. E)   3. A)   4. A)   5. E)  
(6 - 10): Explanation:
Number represents the Numerical value of the second letter according to the English Dictionary
Letter represents the Reverse of the second letter according to the English Dictionary
6. A)   7. A)   8. D)   9. A)   10. A)  
11. B) There is only two such arrangement of symbol in the given series.
12. B) P is in the middle of given condition.
13. A) There is no such arrangement of symbol in the given series.
14. A) There is no such arrangement of Vowel in the given series.
15. D) The first, 2nd, 3rd element of each group is fourth element to the right of the respective element of the previous group as given in sequence. Hence 8EG will be next.