Dear Banking Aspirant,

The Start of the new season has flourished and we hope this year will provide you with the best results through your hard word and determination. The previous year ended with the Specialist Officer Exam and since this Clerk notification came in the previous year , this exam pertains to the year 2017, even though the mains exam happen in a different year. Reasoning Ability , one of the easiest section to crack the exam (almost every exam) and this section seems to be in the easier range in terms of difficulty. Apart from the Seating Arrangement and the Puzzles (even they are easier ) , other topics would be a cake walk for the candidates. In the recently held IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM , the alphabet series and also the alphanumeric series constituted for the maximum marks, so you can expect the same level of questions in the mains exam too.

New Pattern Questions will make this section still more complex and even in the recent exams, only some sections will be asked in the new pattern and not all the sections.

As you all know the difficulty level of the exams that happened in the recent days are in a different level and one needs to constantly prepare to ace the exam and to achieve their dreams. The level of difficulty increases for each exam and there is no turning back for the easier level questions (some of the exams in the lower level cadre had easier questions because, the level of the exam is exactly like that). So to crack the exam and to be the best , you have to study for the exams in an exemplary way and lot of dedication has to be put to achieve this.

We have been providing Exam Planners for various exams and now due to constant feedback to start a new series for the IBPS CLERK MAINS EXAM 2017 which happens on 21st January, 2018 we have started a Exam study Planner to battle the IBPS CLERK MAINS EXAM 2017. Since the struggle for the final place in the list of selected needs bigger preparations, we hope this will help you to achieve the same. We have also provided Quantitative Aptitude , Reasoning Ability, English Language , Current Affairs and Static GK in the planner, so that this will be helpful for the candidates who are preparing for the IBPS CLERK MAINS EXAM 2017.

IBPS CLERK Mains 2017 Study Planner

Reasoning Ability – DAY 11

Time: 10 Minutes

Topic : Puzzles – 1

D.1-5) Study the following information carefully and answer the questions below:

Seven people Akshay, Amar, Abhay, Adarsh, Abdul, Arjun and Ashok have an examin seven different months (of the same year) namely January, February, March, June, August, October and December , but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them likes different topic in mathematics namely Algebra, Geometry, Dynamical systems, Number theory, Combinatory, Calculus & Analysis and Mathematical physics, but not necessarily in the same order.

Akshay has an exam in the month which has less than 31 days. Only two people have an exam between Akshay and Adarsh. The one who likes Algebra has an exam immediately before Adarsh. Only one person has an exam before the one who likes Dynamical systems. Amar has an exam immediately after one who likes Dynamical systems. Only three people have an exam between Amar and the one who likes Combinatory. Abdul likes neither Combinatory nor Dynamical systems. Abhay has an exam immediately before Abdul. Ashok likes Mathematical physics. The one who likes Geometry has an exam in the month which has less than 31 days. The one who has an exam in March does not like Number theory.

1. In which of the following months does Adarsh have an exam?

a) January

b) Cannot be determined

c) October

d) December

e) June

2. Who among the following have exams in January and June respectively?

a) Ashok, Adarsh

b) Arjun, Adarsh

c) Amar, Abdul

d) Ashok, Akshay

e) Arjun, Akshay

3. How many people has/have an exam between the month in which Ashok and Akshay have exams?

a) None

b) Two

c) Three

d) One

e) More than three

4. As per the given arrangement, Akshay is related to Algebra and Amar is related to Number theory following in a certain pattern. Which of the following subject Ashok is related to?

a) Combinatory

b) Calculus and Analysis

c) None of these

d) Dynamical systems

e) Geometry

5. Which of the following topics does Arjun like?

a) Number theory

b) Combinatory

c) Dynamical systems

d) Algebra

e) Geometry

D.6-10) Study the following information carefully and answer the questions below:

Seven persons Saurabh, Shashi, Shyam, Subash, Sudhir, Suraj and Surya visit Tajmahal on four different months – January, March, July and August – in a year. At least one person but not more than two person visits the Tajmahal on each of these months. Each of them is working in different professions – Accountant, Doctor, Engineer, Hotelier, Economist, Pilot and Businessman.

Saurabh visits Tajmahal on January with pilot. The Engineer does not visit Tajmahal with Shashi and Suraj. No one visitsTajmahal with shyam. Suraj visits Tajmahal on July. Subash visits Tajmahal on March and he is not engineer. Sudhir visits Tajmahal on March. Suraj is not pilot. The Engineer visits Tajmahal with Accountant. The Hotelier visits Tajmahal on January. Surya is neither Economist nor pilot. The businessman visits Tajmahal neither with the pilot nor on July.

6. What is the profession of Surya?

a) Accountant

b) Engineer

c) Doctor

d) Pilot

e) Economist

7. On which month of year does Shashi visitsTajmahal?

a) August

b) January

c) March

d) July

e) Data Inadequate

8. Who among them visits Tajmahal along with Surya?

a) Suraj

b) Shashi

c) Saurabh

d) Either Shashi or Saurabh

e) None of these

9. On which of the following months do Doctor and Economist visitsTajmahal?

a) August

b) March

c) Either January or July

d) July

e) None of these

10. What is Saurabh’s Profession?

a) Pilot

b) Accountant

c) Engineer

d) Economist

e) Hotelier

You can check the answers for the questions from the ones that is provided below. Also share your scores with us in the comments section, so that you can check the level of competition with others too.

1 C
2 D
3 D
4 C
5 C
6 C
7 D
8 B
9 D
10 E

Aspirants can alternately check the previous day Quizzes from the IBPS CLERK MAINS STUDY PLANNER from the page that is provided below.


Candidates can also find such trivial questions and some of the hard questions which are asked in the exams, from our OFFICIAL BANKERSDAILY TELEGRAM GROUP where we share the latest updates about the notifications, questions and reviews &  analysis of the recent IBPS , SBI and other such exams. If you are still haven’t joined in our SUPERGROUP, make sure you don’t miss the trivial questions and enlightenment.


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