IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Quiz 4

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IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Quiz 4

Introduction

IBPS Clerk 2019 – Preliminary Examination, conducted in online Mode, has: a duration of 1 hour, a total of 100 questions, a maximum score of 100 marks, and, consists of 3 sections, namely – English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. The 3 sections are separately timed and the questions can be attempted in any order. IBPS Clerk 2019 Prelims exam is scheduled on 07.12.2019, 08.12.2019, 14.12.2019 & 15.12.2019 and Mains Exam is scheduled on 19.01.2020.

Pattern

S.No Name Of Test No.of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

The IBPS Clerk Prelims Reasoning Ability section, has a total of 35 questions with a maximum of 35 marks. The article IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Quiz 4 provides different categories of expected questions in the Reasoning Ability Section of IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam.

Syllabus

Topic Number of Questions
Inequalities 0-5
Syllogism 0-5
Coding 0-5
Puzzles 5-10
Seating Arrangement 0-5
Blood Relaitons 0-1
Ranking 1-2
Direction Sense 1-2

Quiz

Direction(1-5): Study the information given below and answer the questions based on it.
A, B, C, D, E and F live on different floors in the same building having six floors numbered one to six (the ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2 and so on and the topmost floor is numbered 6).
A lives on an odd-numbered floor. There are two floors between the floors on which A and F live. C lives immediately above the floor on which E lives. C does not live on an even-numbered floor. Only one person lives between C and B.
1. Who among the following lives on the 4th numbered floor?
A. D B. B C. F D. Cannot be determined E. E

2. How many person lives between E and B?
A. None B. One C. Two D. Three E. Cannot be determined

3. Who lives immediately above A’s floor?
A. B B. E C. C D. D E. None of these

4. Which of the following pairs of the persons lives on the even numbered floor?
A. E, B B. F, B C. A, D D. D, F E. D, C

5. Which among the following options is correct regarding person and floor?
A. A, 3rd floor B. D, 6th floor C. B, 4th floor D. E, 5th floor E. A, 5th floor

1. Answer - Option C
Explanation [1-5]
Candidates Floor
6 D
5 B
4 F
3 C
2 E
1 A

2. Answer - Option C
3. Answer - Option B
4. Answer - Option D
5. Answer - Option B
Direction[1-5]: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1- A, D, E, K, S and T are sitting and all of them are facing South. In row 2- B, F, C, G, L and H are sitting and all of them are facing North. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member of a row faces another member of the other row.
G sits third to the left of H. A faces G and G doesn’t sit at any extreme ends of the line. K sits third to the left of E. C faces D. The one facing D, sits third to the right of B. S and B do not sit at the extreme ends of the line. G is not an immediate neighbour of L and E is not an immediate neighbour of A.
1. Who among the following faces E ?
A. L B. B C. F D. C E. None of these

2. Who among the following represent the persons sitting at the extreme ends of the rows ?
A. C, A B. L, T C. E, C D. K, F E. G, T

3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
A. S, L B. T, F C. K, G D. A, B E. D, F

4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
A. E B. G C. H D. L E. T

5. How many persons are seated between C and L ?
A. One B. Two C. Three D. Four E. None

1. Answer - Option A
Explanation [1-5]-
G sits third to the left of H.
A faces G and G doesn’t sit at any extreme ends of the line.
G is not an immediate neighbour of L and E is not an immediate neighbour of A.
C faces D.
The one facing D, sits third to the right of B.
S and B do not sit at the extreme ends of the line.
K sits third to the left of E.
So according to above statement, we conclude:
South [latex]\downarrow[/latex] E S A K D T
North [latex]\uparrow[/latex] L B G F C H

L faces E.
2. Answer - Option B
3. Answer - Option B
4. Answer - Option B
5. Answer - Option C
Direction[1-3]: Study the information given below and answer the questions based on it.
Eight friends have appeared in an examination. They have scored different marks. Alex has scored more marks than Dean. Roxy has scored more marks than Julie but less than Shaun. Jone has scored lesser marks only than Adam. Dean has scored more marks than only three friends. Jack has scored lesser marks than Jone but more marks than Alex. Shaun is not the least scorer. The third least scorer has scored 40 marks.
1. If Alex has scored 60 marks. How many marks Dean may have scored?
A. 35 B. 55 C. 65 D. 38 E. 62

2. The sum of marks of Shaun and Jones is 120. What is the possible marks of Adam?
A. 85 B. 75 C. 68 D. 78 E. 70

3. Find the incorrect statement
A. Roxy is not the least scorer B. Marks of Alex are more than marks of Shaun C. Jone is the highest scorer D. Julie is the least scorer E. The marks of Jack are the third highest

4. The positions of how many digits in the number 5321674 will remain unchanged after the digits are rearranged in ascending order within the number?
A. None B. One C. Two D. Three E. More than three

5. '1' is subtracted from each odd digit and '1' is added to each even digit in the number 4873529. Which of the following will be the difference between the second digit from the left and the third digit from the right of the new number thus formed?
A. 4 B. 3 C. 5 D. 2 E. 6

1. Answer - Option B
Explanation -
Since Dean’s marks are in between Alex-60 and Shaun-40, the possible marks for Dean are 55.
The sequence as per rank is given below.
 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Adam Jone Jack Alex Dean Shaun Roxy Julie

2. Answer - Option A
Explanation -
Since Shaun is the third least scorer his marks are 40.
Let marks of Jones are X.
Then X + 40 = 120, X = 120 – 40 = 80.
The marks of Adam are more than Jone.
Therefore the possible marks of Adam cannot be less than 80.
The sequence as per rank is given below.
3. Answer - Option C
Explanation -
Jone is not highest scorerinstead Adam is highest scorer.
The sequence as per rank is given below.
4. Answer - Option A
Explanation -
 5 3 2 1 6 7 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Thus the position of all the digits will changed
5. Answer - Option C
Explanation -
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9 – 4 = 5
So the answer is 5.
Hence, Option C is correct.