14 Sep 2016

IBPS Clerk 2016- Practice Reasoning Questions

IBPS Clerk 2016- Practice Reasoning Questions  Set-8:
Dear Readers, Important Practice Reasoning Questions with explanation for Upcoming IBPS Clerk Exams was given here with explanation, candidates those who are preparing for those exams can use this practice questions.

Direction (Q. 1-5): Study the given information and answer the following questions:
When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of an input and rearrangement:

Input:   45 near change 33 48 drop track fold 62 88 98 grey order 21
Step I:         45 near change 33 48 drop fold 62 88 98 grey order track 21
Step II:     45 near change 48 drop fold 62 88 98 grey track 21 order 33
Step III:    change 48 drop fold 62 88 98 grey track 21 order 33 near 45
Step IV:    change drop fold 62 88 98 track 21 order 33 near 45 grey 48
Step V:      change drop 88 98 track 21 order 33 near 45 grey 48 fold 62
Step VI:    change 98 track 21 order 33 near 45 grey 48 fold 62 drop 88
Step VII:  track 21 order 33 near 45 grey 48 fold 62 drop 88 change 98
Step VII is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained. As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.
Input:     35 quite hard catch 50 65 98 solve great 71 82 11 orange menu

1). Which of the following is Step III of the given input?
a)   quite 82 hard 50 great 35 catch 11 65 98 solve 71 orange menu
b)   hard catch 65 98 great 71 82 menu solve 11 quite 35 orange 50
c)   hard catch 98 great 71 82 solve 11 quite 35 orange 50 menu 65
d)   hard catch 98 65 great 71 82 menu solve 11 quite 35 orange 50
e)   None of these

2). How many steps will be required to complete the given input?
a)   Five
b)   Six
c)   Seven
d)   Eight
e)   None of these

3). What is the position of ‘menu’ from the left end in the final step?
a)   Sixth
b)   Seventh
c)   Eighth
d)   Fifth
e)   Ninth

4). Which element is fourth to the right of ‘great’ in Step V?
a)   catch
b)   11
c)   quite
d)   98
e)   35

5). Which of the following is the fourth element from the left end of Step VI?
a)   catch
c)   71
d)   orange
e)   None of these

Directions (Q. 6-10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it.

A group of seven friends, P, Q, R, S, T, U and V, work as Clerk, Probationary Officer, Manager, Senior Manager, Chief Manager, Assistant General Manager and General Manager, for Banks Indian Bank, Bank of India, Allahabad Bank, Syndicate Bank, Dena Bank, Punjab National Bank and Vijaya Bank, but not necessarily in the same order. R works for Allahabad Bank and is neither a General Manager nor a Chief Manager. T is a Manager and works for Punjab National Bank. P works as Assistant General Manager and does not work for Indian Bank or Dena Bank. The one who is a Probationary Officer works for Bank of India, The one who works for Indian Bank works as a Senior Manager, U works for Dena Bank. V works for Syndicate Bank as a General Manager. S is not a Probationary Officer.

6). Who amongst the following works as a Probationary Officer?
a)   R
b)   Q
c)   U
d)   S
e)   None of these

7). What is the profession of R?
a)   Senior Manager
b)   Probationary Officer
c)   Clerk
d)   Cannot be determined
e)   None of these

8). For which bank does Q work?
a)   Bank of India
b)   Vijaya Bank
c)   Indian Bank
d)   Either Bank of India or Vijaya Bank
e)   None of these

9). What is the profession of the person who works for Vijaya Bank?
a)   Chief Manager
b)   Probationary Officer
c)   Senior Manager
d)   Assistant General Manager
e)   None of these

10). Which of the following combinations of person, profession and bank is correct?
a)   P- Assistant General Manager – Bank of India
b)   S - Chief Manager - Indian Bank
c)   U -Probationary Officer - Dena Bank
d)   Q -Probationary Officer – Vijaya Bank
e)   None of these

1)b   2)c   3)b   4)c   5)e [11]   6)b   7)c   8)a   9)d   10)e

Explanation:

Directions (1-5):
Words are arranged in reverse alphabetical order and the numbers are arranged in ascending order. One word and one number is arranged in each step. The arrangement is done from right to left.
Input: 35 quite hard catch 50 65 98 solve great 71 82 11 orange menu
Step  I. 35  quite  hard catch 50  65  98  great  71 82  orange  menu  solve  11
Step II.  hard catch  50  65  98  great  71 82 orange  menu  solve  11  quite 35
Step III. hard catch 65  98  great 71  82  menu solve  11  quite  35  orange 50
Step IV.  hard catch  98  great  71  82  solve 11 quite  35  orange  50  menu 65
Step V.   catch  98  great  82  solve  11  quite 35 orange  50  menu  65  hard 71
Step VI.  catch 98  solve  11  quite  35  orange 50 menu  65  hard  71  great 82
Step VII.  solve 11  quite 35  orange  50 menu 65  hard  71  great  82  catch 98

Directions (Q. 6-10):
 Friend Bank Occupation P Vijaya Bank Assistant General Manager Q Bank of India Probationary Officer R Allahabad Bank Clerk S Indian Bank Senior Manager T Punjab National Bank Manager U Dena Bank Chief Manager V Syndicate Bank General Manager