# IBPS CLERK Mains 2018 – 10 Days Study Planner – Reasoning -Day 8

Dear Bankersdaily Aspirants,

IBPS CLERK Mains Exam 2018 is coming fast than you think and there are only less days to make your preparation fruitful. The preparation strategy must be fixed in such a way that the actual ones will help to score more marks in the IBPS CLERK mains Exam 2018.

The IBSP CLERK Mains Exam 2018 is scheduled to happen on 20th December 2019.

As like the last year, sectional timing is also there, and one needs to be prepared in such a way that, the aspirant can attend maximum number of questions.

The key to score more marks lies in scoring in the General Awareness, banking Awareness and English Section. So, one needs to be preparing in such a way that, the aspirant must get maximum marks in the above said section. Practising is the key to score in these topics and aspirants must read at least 6 months Current Affairs to crack the General Awareness Section and Banking Awareness Section.

To enhance the preparation of the aspirants, we have already released the IBPS CLERK Mains Exam 2018 Current Affairs & Banking Awareness Capsule which covers CA & Banking News from June to December 2018.

The other topics like Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and English Language should also be prepared so that the score soars up.

We have started the IBPS CLERK Mains Exam 2018 – Planner where we are providing practice questions from the above topics which will help the aspirants to increase the solving ability and to learn new questions.

We have also included the New pattern Questions which have been asked in the recent exams like SBI Clerk, IBPS RRB Assistant and others. This will assist the aspirants in analysing the type of questions and to know the nuances of attending the Different type of questions.

• Section : Reasoning Ability
• Total Questions: 20
• Total Timing: 15 Minutes

D.1-5) In the following questions, the symbols ^, #, \$, @ and & are used with the following meanings as illustrated below. Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below.

‘P ^ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’

‘P # Q’ means ‘P is either greater than or equal to Q’

‘P \$ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is less than Q’

‘P & Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’

Now, in each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be follow, find which of the three conclusions I, II and III given below them is / are definitely follow.

Q.1) Statements: J # K; L @ K; T & L; R \$ T

Conclusions:

J & L

K @ T

III. K @ R

a) Only I and II follow

b) Only I follows

c) Either I or II and III follow

d) All I, II and III follow

e) None of these

Q.2) Statements: G \$ P; P ^ R; R & D; D \$ W

Conclusions:

G @ R

G \$ R

III. R & W

a) Only I follows

b) Only I and II follow

c) Either I or II and III follows

d) Only I and III follow

e) All I, II and III follow

Q.3) Statements: M # K; K @ E; E & I; I ^ Y

Conclusions:

M & E

E & Y

III. E @ Y

a) None follows

b) Only I and II follow

c) Only I follows

d) Only II and III follow

e) None of these

Q.4) Statements: Z & X; X \$ C; C & V; V ^ G

Conclusions:

Z & V

Z @ G

III. X @ G

a) Only II follows

b) Only I and II follow

c) Only I and III follow

d) All I, II and III follow

e) None of these

Q.5) Statements: R \$ J; H ^ V; S @ V; V \$ J

Conclusions:

H @ V

H \$ V

III. R & S

a) None follows

b) Only II follows

c) Only III follows

d) Either I or II and III follow

e) All I, II and III follow

D.6-10) In the following questions, the symbols @, *, #, & and + are used with the following meanings as illustrated below. Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below.

‘A@B’ means ‘A is not smaller than B’

‘A*B’ means ’A is not greater than B’

‘A#B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor equal to B’

‘A&B’ means ‘A is neither greater than nor equal to B’

‘A+B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor greater than B’

Now, in each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be follow, find which of the three conclusions I, II, III and IV given below them is / are definitely follow.

Q.6) Statements: A@F#G&K+L; G#B+D@C

Conclusions:

A#B

D&K

III. C&G

F+L

a) I and IV do not follow

b) IV does not follow

c) III does not follow

d) II does not follow

e) None follows

Q.7) Statements: K&L*M#N; L#B@C+D; M#F&G

Conclusions:

M#B

D*L

III. N#G

M#C

a) I does not follows

b) IV does not follow

c) III and IV do not follow

d) I and III do not follow

e) None of these

Q.8) Statements: A&B@C+D@E; B&F; C@G; D&H

Conclusions:

A@G

B@G

III. D&F

E&F

a) I does not follow

b) II does not follow

c) III does not follow

d) IV does not follow

e) All I, II, III and IV follow

Q.9) Statements: A#B+C; D&E*F; B*E

Conclusions:

B*F

D*C

III. E*A

F#D

a) I and II do not follow

b) Both II and IV do not follow

c) Only II does not follow

d) Only II and III do not follow

e) None of these

Q.10) Statements: W@X&Y+Z; Y*F&D; A+F#C

Conclusions:

X&D

Z*F

III. W*D

A#C

a) Only I does not follow

b) Only II does not follow

c) Only III does not follow

d) Only IV does not follow

e) None follows

D.11-15) Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Ten persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing five persons each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between the adjacent persons. Persons sitting in row 1 face persons sitting in row 2. A, B, C, D and E are sitting in row 1 and faces north. K, L, M, N and O are sitting in row 2. Each of them likes different flowers viz., Aster, Begonia, Clover, Crocus, Daisy, Dahlia, Jasmine, Rose, Lily and Lotus but not necessarily in the same order.

One who sits opposite to B likes Jasmine. One of the immediate neighbours of E faces O who sits at the end of the row. One who likes Aster is an immediate neighbour of M. Two persons sit between O and K. C likes Crocus. One who sits opposite to B sits second to the right of M. Two persons sit between C and D. Neither K nor O likes Rose. D likes clover and does not sit at the extreme end of the row. One who likes Daisy sits opposite to one who likes Lily. One who likes Lotus sits diagonally opposite to O. One who likes Daisy is an immediate neighbour of one who likes Dahlia. Neither A nor O likes Dahlia. E doesn’t like Rose. Neither Jasmine nor Daisy is liked by L. Neither A nor M likes Daisy.

Q.11) Who among the following likes Rose?

a) One who sits second to the left of C

b) One who sits second to the left of E

c) One who sits second to the left of N

d) One who sits second to the left of B

e) None of these

Q.12) Who among the following sits opposite to one who likes Begonia?

a) One who sits opposite to L

b) One who sits opposite to C

c) One who sits opposite to E

d) One who sits opposite to K

e) None of these

Q.13) Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the information and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group?

a) O

b) M

c) C

d) A

e) L

Q.14) If C is related to B, K is related to L in the same way, who among the following is related to one who likes Clover?

a) One who likes Dahlia

b) One who likes Daisy

c) One who likes Lotus

d) One who likes Crocus

e) None of these

Q.15) Which of the following combination is true?

a) A-Rose

b) B-Lotus

c) K-Dahlia

d) L-Lily

e) None of these

D.16-20) Study the following information carefully and answer the following questions.

Ten members A, B, C, D, E, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting in a two parallel rows. In row I persons A, B, C, D and E are sitting and facing south. In a row II P, Q, R, S and T are sitting and facing north. All the members are liked different colors viz Blue, Green, yellow, Red, Orange, White, Black, Brown, Pink and Violet.

Q sits in the middle of the row. Only one person sits between Q and the person who likes Red color. A sits at the extreme end of the line and he neither likes Yellow nor Blue color. E sits second to the left of A. P is not an immediate neighbour of Q and also not facing A. Two persons sit between R and S who likes Orange color. C doesn’t face the person T and S. B doesn’t face the person T. The person who likes White color is in the middle of the person who likes Brown and Black color. The person who likes yellow color face the person who likes Red color. The persons who likes Blue and Green color are sit at the extreme end of the line. T doesn’t like Violet color.

Q.16) Which of the following person likes Pink color?

a) R

b) Q

c) A

d) T

e) None of these

Q.17) Which among the following person diagonally opposite to the person who likes yellow color?

a) The person who likes Red color

b) The person who likes Pink color

c) The person who likes Blue color

d) The person who likes Green color

e) None of these

Q.18) Who sits second to the right of the person who likes Black color?

a) A

b) B

c) C

d) Can’t be determined

e) None of these

Q.19) If D likes Brown color then who sits third to the left of the person who faces opposite to the person who likes Black color?

a) T

b) R

c) Q

d) S

e) P

Q.20) If Q is related to the person who likes Green color and E related to the person who likes Red color then in a same way T is related to which of the following person?

a) The person who likes Black color

b) The person who likes Blue color

c) The person who likes Brown color

d) None of these

e) Either a or c

Explanations:

D.1-5)

Q.1) (b)

^ → ≤

# → ≥

\$ → =

@ → <

& → >

J≥K>L<T=R

1. J>L (True)
2. K<T (False)

III. K<R (False)

Q.2) (c)

^ → ≤

# → ≥

\$ → =

@ → <

& → >

G=P≤R>D=W

1. G<R (False) (either or)
2. G=R (False) (either or)
3. R>W (True)

Q.3) (a)

^ → ≤

# → ≥

\$ → =

@ → <

& → >

M≥K<E>I≤Y

1. M>E (False)
2. E>Y (False)
3. E<Y (False)

Q.4) (e)

^ → ≤

# → ≥

\$ → =

@ → <

& → >

Z>X=C>V≤G

1. Z>V (True)
2. Z<G (False)
3. X<G (False)

Q.5) (d)

^ → ≤

# → ≥

\$ → =

@ → <

& → >

H≤R=J=V>S

1. H<V (False) (either or)
2. H=V (False) (either or)
3. R>S (True)

D.6-10)

Q.6) (b)

@ → ≥

* → ≤

# → >

& → <

+ → =

1. A>B (True)
2. D<K (True)
3. C<G (True)
4. F=L (False)

Q.7) (e)

@ → ≥

* → ≤

# → >

& → <

+ → =

1. M>B (True)
2. D≤L (False)
3.  N>G (False)
4. M>G (False)

Q.8) (a)

@ → ≥

* → ≤

# → >

& → <

+ → =

1. A≥G (False)
2. B≥G (True)
3. D<F (True)
4. E<F (True)

Q.9) (d)

@ → ≥

* → ≤

# → >

& → <

+ → =

1. B≤F (True)
2. D≤C (False)
3. E≤A (False)
4. F>D (True)

Q.10) (c)

@ → ≥

* → ≤

# → >

& → <

+ → =

1. X<D (True)
2. Z≤F (True)
3. W≤D (False)
4. A>C (True)

D.11-15)

Begonia     Lily    Jasmine      Aster    Rose

O        L        N               K                M        Row 2

C        E          B               D              A

Crocus        Daisy Dahlia       Clover Lotus

Q.11) (c)

Q.12) (b)

Q.13) (e)

Q.14) (b)

Q.15) (d)

D.16-20)

Q.16) (d)

Q.17) c

Q.18) d

Q.19) b

Q.20) d