Reasoning Practice Tests for IBPS PO and Clerks Online Exams

Mental alertness and logical skill is required to solve reasoning section of IBPS PO Exam. The candidates should try to solve the questions logically. For enhancing mental alertness, the candidates should practice more number of questions and Online Tests. Group discussion of topics with friends, and solving large number of quizzes and puzzles also will help.

Now let's have a look at some practice questions on Reasoning. Try to solve these on your own and check the answers given at the end of the questions. You will get solutions with detailed explanations soon. Happy Reading :)

Set 1 :

'P % Q' means 'P is son of Q'
'P x Q' means 'P is sister of Q'
'P + Q' means 'P is brother of Q'
'P - Q' means 'P is mother of Q'
1. How is T related to S in the expression 'T x R + V % S'
1. Sister
2. Mother
3. Aunt
4. Uncle
5. None of these
2. How is T related to S in the expression 'T x R % V - S'
1. Father
2. Sister
3. Daughter
4. Aunt
5. None of these
3. How is S related to T in the expression 'T + R - V + S'
1. Uncle
2. Nephew
3. Son
4. Cannot be determined
5. None of these
4. Which of the following means that "S" is the husband of "T" ?
1. T x R - V + S
2. T - R % V x S
3. T - R + V % S
4. T % R x V + S
5. None of these
5. How is V related to T in the expression 'T % R + V x S'
1. Aunt
2. Nephew
3. Niece
4. Uncle
5. None of these

Set 2 :

Directions (1-5) : In each question below are three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the three statements disregarding commonly known facts.
• Give Answer 1) if only conclusion I follows
• Give Answer 2) if only conclusion II follows
• Give Answer 3) if either I or II follows
• Give Answer 4) if neither I nor II follows
• Give Answer 5) if both I and II follows
1.
Statements :
• All shoes are pens
• Some pens are razors
• Some razors are desks
Conclusions
I. Some desks are shoes.
II. Some razors are shoes.

2.
Statements :
• Some benches are windows.
• Some windows are walls
• some walls are trains.
Conclusions :
I. Some trains are benches.
II. No train is bench.

3.
Statements :
• All brushes are chocolates.
• All chocolates are mirrors.
• All mirrors are tables.
Conclusions :
I. Some tables are brushes.
II. Some mirrors are chocolates.

4.
Statements :
• Some pencils are knives
• All knives are papers.
• Some papers are books.
Conclusions I. Some books are pencils
II. Some papers are pencils.

5.
Statements :
• Some roofs are figures
• All figures are lions
• All loins are goats.
Conclusions :
I. Some goats are roofs
II. All goats are figures

Set 3 :

Directions (1-5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :
B, M, T, R, K, H and D are traveling in a train compartment with III - tier sleeper berth. Each of them has a different profession of Engineer, Doctor, Architect, Pharmacist, Lawyer, Journalist and Pathologist. They occupied two lower berths three middle berths and two upper berths. B, the Engineer is not on the upper berth. The Architect is the only other-person who occupies the same type of berth as that of B. M and H are not on the middle berth and their professions are Pathologist and Lawyer respectively. T is a Pharmacist. D is neither a Journalist nor an Architect. K occupies same type of berth as that of Doctor.
1. What is D's profession ?
1. Doctor
2. Engineer
3. Lawyer
4. Pharmacist
2. Which of the following group occupies middle berth ?
1. DKR
2. DHT
3. HKT
4. DKT
5. None of these
3. Which of the following combinations of person-berth profession is correct ?
1. R - Lower - Journalist
2. R - Lower - Architect
3. D - Upper - Doctor
4. K - Upper - Lawyer
5. All correct
4. Which of the following pairs occupy the lower berth ?
1. BD
2. BR
3. BT
5. None of these
5. Who is the Architect ?
1. D
2. H
3. R
5. None of these

Set 4 :

1. In a certain code language 'how many goals scored' is written as '5 3 9 7'; ' many more matches' is written as '9 8 2'; and 'he scored five' is written as '1 6 3'. How is 'goals' written in that code language ?
1. 5
2. 7
3. 5 or 7
5. None of these
2. If the letters of the ARROGANCE are interchanged, first and fifth second and sixth, third and seventh, fourth and eight and the position of the ninth remains unchanged then what will the new arrangement of letters be ?
1. GANACRROE
2. GANCRAROE
3. GNACORRAE
4. GANCARROE
5. None of these
3. 'Army' is related to 'Soldier' in the same way as 'School' is related to which of the following ?
1. Peon
2. Principal
3. Class
4. Watchman
5. Student
4. Sachin and Vinod want to visit the museum after their exams. Sachin's exam finishes on 9th April and he is leaving for a holiday on 12th April. Vinod's exams will be over by 10th April after which he is free. On which of the following dates can the two definitely meet ?
1. 10th April
2. Either 10th or 11th April
3. 12th April
4. Either 11th or 12th April
5. None of these
5. In a certain code CHANDIGARH is written as DNAHCHRAGI. How is SIKKIM written in that code ?
1. TJKJKM
2. TJLLJN
3. MIKKIS
4. KISMIK
5. None of these

1. I think set 2 ques5 ans is only 1

2. Hi admin set 2 q5 ans is wrong should be 1

3. These ques. Are of clerical type. In po they asked hard. Like in syllogism they asked atleast 3 posssibility type question in both clerk and po.so please can you provide question of that level......?????

4. Mam hv some doubt abt ques 5 conclusion II.

5. Vidhya Indira lekshmiOctober 9, 2014 at 1:29 PM

q5 only 1 follows

6. Vidhya Indira lekshmiOctober 9, 2014 at 1:32 PM

set 2 q 5 only 1

7. Mam set to 5 th answer is wrong according to me

8. yesthat ans is wrong

9. S
megha...
I too think so

10. Yes..i also think the same.

11. set 2 ques5 ans is only 1

12. make it more hard...

13. one doubt quest 3 answer is uncle na.

14. sorry i was wrong. it can not be determined

15. yes i am also getting the same.

16. Vidhya Indira lekshmiOctober 9, 2014 at 1:50 PM

can't no gender of s

17. anyone got solution for set 3.

18. set 2 ques 3 ans is also only 1

19. in set 4 answer of Q4 wil be 11april i think so im ryt or wrong plzz tell me??
overall good wrok guyzzz...thanks alot...:)

20. I think no. Axact 1 only

21. Kanchanapally SridharOctober 9, 2014 at 2:22 PM

ur
ryt

22. Please tell me when they gonna publish the result of sbi clerical cadre already a month has passed.....any guess??

23. Syllogisam Q.5, Only 1 follows..

24. set 4 Q 4...ans can be 11 and 12 both

25. Maine question ke level pe sawal kiya to mera comment publish nahi .. Koi apni kami ke bare mein nahi sunna chata why ?

26. ya ans is 1 only

27. 5 th ans is wrong only 1st will follow

28. There are eight friends S,T,U,V,W,X,Y, and Z sitting around a circular table facing the centre and playing cards but not necessarily in the same order. All of them have a favourite card among these eight cards. Out of these eight cards, four are Kings and four are Queens of spade, club, diamond and heart.
S like the Queen of spade and is not an immediate neighbour of the one who likes the King of club. The one who likes the Queen of diamond sits on the immediate left of T, who likes the Queen of club. U likes the King of club and sits third to the left of W. The one who likes the king of spade and the one who likes the Queen of diamond are immediate neighbours of each other but both of them are the neighbours neither of W nor of U. The one who likes the King of diamond and the one who likes the Queen of spade are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither W nor V likes the king of diamond. Only X sits between the one who likes the Queen of diamond and the who likes the Queen of heart, Y sits third to the left of the person who likes the king of diamond.

anyone plz tell me how to solve this problem.......

29. There are eight friends S,T,U,V,W,X,Y, and Z sitting around a circular table facing the centre and playing cards but not necessarily in the same order. All of them have a favourite card among these eight cards. Out of these eight cards, four are Kings and four are Queens of spade, club, diamond and heart.

S like the Queen of spade and is not an immediate neighbour of the one who likes the King of club. The one who likes the Queen of diamond sits on the immediate left of T, who likes the Queen of club. U likes the King of club and sits third to the left of W. The one who likes the king of spade and the one who likes the Queen of diamond are immediate neighbours of each other but both of them are the neighbours neither of W nor of U. The one who likes the King of diamond and the one who likes the Queen of spade are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither W nor V likes the king of diamond. Only X sits between the one who likes the Queen of diamond and the who likes the Queen of heart, Y sits third to the left of the person who likes the king of diamond.
plz tell me how to solve this problem.......

30. In syllogs for question 5 answer is only 1 follows.....
And in set 4 question number 11th and 12th both are correct am i right....

31. Set-2 last one option 1

32. Neha I think only on 11. Bcz on 12 he (sachin) leaving

33. s,got the solution for set 3

34. Satish Chandra JugranOctober 9, 2014 at 4:13 PM

i thought set 4 qno 2 answer is none of these ,and question number 4 of set4 is none of these

35. Statement 5 is wrong.only 1 follows

36. Plz explain setno-4 last qstion

37. Sir QUe no. 4 the answer can be 368 bcoz its not div by 3, how to approch in such situation.Logic are diff and so answers
Kindly Guide

38. Pratibha Manveer KashinwarOctober 9, 2014 at 4:49 PM

set 2 q.5 ans is 2

39. Yes...u r right megha

40. good questions....plz post questions related to statement and assumptions mam....am eagerly waiting mam...

41. might be...bt here time is nt specified...

42. no...ans s crt

43. 11th oly his exam over..then how can he meet on d same day...

44. divide into two parts 5 each.and then reverse order

45. i think
in syllogism the ans of 5th question is 1

46. divide the word into half...and reverse the alphabets like ...chand is reversed as dnahc

47. hava any idea about no of posts

48. Feeling happy , it brings my confident level high , thanks team :)

49. I am also looking for that! even after paying 800/- if there are single digit posts,then everything will going to be wasted.Banks are getting their treasury filled more with applicants money rather depositors Lol!

50. 5th ans should be 1 in syllogism

51. So, are you guys applying?

52. set 2 qstn 5 anser is only 1 i thnk so

53. yes u r right

54. his exam over by 10th,then what is the problem with 11th,I hope either 11/12 will be the answer!

55. Dude over here it is mentioned vinod exam is over on 10th and after exam they can only meet it mean they have both days to meet 11th and 12th .... am i right

56. Can u plz say that problem's sub questions i haved solved tis problem. If u provide those questions means i can verify myself and i can xplain u

57. Thnx.....almost all r correct..make it more hard

58. Yes , I also think so. It Will be 11april becoz he is leaving for holiday on 12th.

59. yes..... Ans is 1 only........ "All goats become figures" is a possibility. but Need not to be true all the time.............

60. who likes the king of spade?
W likes which card?
the liker of which of the following sits exactly between T and Z?
how any persons sit between V and the person who likes the king of club?
which of the following pairs are the immediate neighbours of that person who likes the king of diamond? - TU,ST,WS,VY,none
which of the following statements is /are true with respect to Y?
Y is the immediate neighbour of that person who likes the queen of spade, Y sits between T and X, Y is opposite the person who likes the king of diamond, all are true.

61. plzzz inform me my solution is right or wrong .....

62. i got the answer for set 3.

63. who likes the king of spade? --- X
W likes which card? ---- K Diamond
the liker of which of the following sits exactly between T and Z? --- K club
how any persons sit between V and the person who likes the king of club?----- 3
which of the following pairs are the immediate neighbours of that person who likes the king of diamond? - TU,ST,WS,VY,none ---- None (SU)
which of the following statements is /are true with respect to Y?

Y is the immediate neighbour of that person who likes the queen
of spade, Y sits between T and X, Y is opposite the person who likes the
king of diamond, all are true .----- Y sits between T and X.

64. no both conditions satisfy so 5 only

65. Answer 2 the second question is W likes king of hearts because it is clearly given in the question that w not likes the king of diamond.

66. Pehla hi correct hai 100% aur ye i think walo apne answer par confidence rakho

67. vacancy kewal 30, bharne wale 30 lakh aur 800 rs fees bahut jalat baat hai.berogar students se rogjar ke liye 800 rs. paise kya peerh pe ugatein hai?

68. yaaa you're right but if you saw my solution pic i hv mentioned "d = K heart" its a mistake sorry...

anyways rest of the thing are right or not??

69. you r right..i guess its better not to apply

70. can a distance education graduate apply for the management trainee post in nainital post?