### IBPS - Reasoning Test

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Statement : The number of dropouts in government schools has significantly increased in the urban areas over the past few years. Courses of action :I. The government should immediately close down all such schools in the urban areas where the dropout goes beyond 20 percent. II. The parents of all the students who dropped out of the government schools in urban areas should be punished.

Statements: Should octroi be abolished? Arguments: I. Yes. It will eliminate an important source of corruption. II. No. It will adversely affect government revenues.

Boxes numbered 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are kept in a row, and they which are to be filled with either a red or ablue ball, such that no two adjacent boxes can be filled with blue balls. Then how many different arrangements are possible, given that all balls of a given colour are exactly identical in all respects?

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group.Which is the one that does not belong to that group

Rajan is the brother of sachin and manick is the father of Rajan. Jagat is the brother of Priya and priya is the daughter of sachin. Who is the uncle of  Jagat?

Statements: Some grapes are apples. Some apples are papayas. All papayas are mangoes. Noman go is banana. Conclusions: I. No banana is papaya. II. Some apples are mangoes.III. Some bananas are grapes. IV. No banana is grape.

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How is Sanjeev related to radha?I. Sanjeev is son of radha’s grandfather’s only daughter.II.Sanjeev has no Siblings.III.Radha has only one brother.

1, 1, 2, 6, 24,?, 720

Deepak said to Nitin, “That boy playing foot ball is the younger of the two brothers of the daughter of my father’s wife. “How is the boy playing foot ball related to Deepak?

Statement : The government has recently announced incentive package for setting up new business ventures in the rural areas and promised uninterrupted power supply to all the units Assumptions :I. The government may be able to supply adequate power to all such units.  II. People living in the rural areas may welcome the government decision.

In a certain code, BOXER is written as AQWGQ. How VISIT is written in that code?

Anubha Goel was born on 3rd August 1977. she has secured 70% marks in graduation. she has been working for the last four years. she has secured 40% and 50% marks in the competitive written examination and interview respectively.

Which word does NOT belong with the others?

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?

Which of the following is the correct position of B with respect to D?

If we code, FORGE as FPTJI. Then how will you code CULPRIT?

Statements : Some cats are dogs.All dogs are goats. All goats are walls. Conclusions : (I) Some walls are dogs. (II) Some walls are cats.

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Statements: Some desks are chairs. All chairs are tables. All tables are computers. All computers are phones. Conclusions: I. Some phones are desks II. Some computers are chairs. III. All tables are phones. IV. Some desks are tables.

Jenifer did her MD after doing her MBBS. she is ready to execute 3 years bond of service. she has good command over local language as well as Hindi. she has practised for 5 years in a remote village out of her love for social service. she has obtained 77%,88%, 47% and 56% at SSC, HSC, MBBS, and MD respectively

In a certain code , ‘975’ means ‘throw away garbage’, ‘528’ means ‘give away smoking’ and ‘213’ means ‘smoking is harmful’. Which digit in that code means ‘give’?

Kalyani is an Engineer with 72% marks in Telecommunication. She has just completed 27 years of age. She has cleared the selection test with 59% marks. She is willing to sign the bond.

Which of the following groups of employees work in Administration department?

A,G,L,P,S …?

Statements: Should young entrepreneurs be encouraged? Arguments: I. Yes. They will help in industrial development of the country. II. Yes. They will reduce the burden on employment market.

Statement: Should the system of Lok Adalats and mobile courts be encouraged in India?   Arguments: I. Yes. It helps to grant speedy jusitice to the masses.  II. No. These courts are usually partial in garnting justice

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

Statement: “Best way to solve this problem of workers dissatisfaction is to offer them cash rewards. If this type of incentive can solve the problem in CIDCO company then why not here.”-A personal Manager tells the chairman of a company. Assumptions: I. The reason for workers dissatisfaction in both the companies was similar. II. Monetary incentives have universal appeal.

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?

In a certain code CURATIVE is written as BSVDDUHS. How is STEAMING written in that code?

Durga, after obtaining her MBBS and MS, decided to practice in her native village for 5 years. she knows the local language very well. her dispensary and small hospital were very popular in the nearby villages. she plans to go to USA and IJK after spending 4 more years in India. she has secured more than 60% marks in all the examinations right from SSC to MS. she is ready to execute a bond of 3 years of service.

Who is to the immediate right of R?

If the third, the fifth, the seventh and the ninth elements in arrangement II are replaced by the respective elements in arrangement I, which element will be third to the left of sixth element from the right end in arrangement II ?

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

Choose the odd one out in the below

Which word does NOT belong with the others?

Statement: Many people have encroached into the government property and built their houses and business establishments Courses of action: 1. The government should take immediate steps to remove all unauthorized constructions on government land 2.All the encroachers should immediately be put behind bars and also be slapped with a hefty fine.

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

Typist : Typewriter : : Writer: ?

Which word does NOT belong with the others?

Which of the following is a correct statement ?

How many such 5s are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by an odd digit and immediately followed by an even digit?

If the second term of a geometric progression is 2 and the sum of the series to infinityis 8, then the first term is

Pointing to a boy, Mrs. Mira said, “He is the only son of my grandfather’s only child". How is the boy related to Mrs. Mira?

A trader mixes 26 kg of rice at Rs. 20 per kg with 30 kg of rice of other variety at Rs. 36 per kg and sells the mixture at Rs. 30 per kg. His profit percent is:

Sam and Rita was sitting in a park in the evening looking at the sunset to the horizon. What is the direction of their right hand side?

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?

museum, curator, curio, antiques, pantheon

Which word does NOT belong with the others?

How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and also immediately followed by a number?

If z=52 and ACT=48, then BAT will be equal to

A fruitseller sells mangoes at the rate of Rs. 9 per kg and thereby loses 20%. At what price per kg, he should have sold them to make a profit of 5%?

625, 5, 125, 25, 25, ?, 5

Four of the following five groups of letters are alike in some way while one is different. Find out which one is different.

Which word does NOT belong with the others?

ABCD is related to BEGI in the same way as BCDE is related to … ?

Who is the tallest among six boys Priya, Subhi, Gyan, Deepa, Soni and Veer? I. Soni is not taller than Subhi and Veer. II. Veer is taller than Soni but not as tall as Subhi. III. Priya is taller than Deepa and Gyan but not as tall as Subhi.

If pass-code for the third batch is ‘night succeed day and hard work-to for’, what will be the pass-code for the sixth batch?

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

How many meaningful English words can be made from the letters ADER, using each letter Only once in each word?

If MADRAS can be written as ARSARS, how can ARKONAM be written in that code?

If in a certain language ITNIETAM is the code for INTIMATE which word has the code TREVNIETARBL?

Statement: Should there be reservation of seats and posts on communal basis? Arguments: I. Yes. It will check most of the inter-communal biases. II. No. Ours is a secular state.

4, 9, 20, 43, 90,               .

Complete the following series.1, 1, 4, 12, 27, 51,     .

Certain number of girls made a plan for one day trip. Their budget to spend on snacks was Rs. 192. But, one of them did not turn up for the trip. Because of this, the remaining girls had to contribute Rs. 8 each in extra. Find out the number of girls who went for the trip.

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

Statement: Gambling through lotteries is banned by central government in all the states with immediate effect. Assumptions: I. This may save innocent citizens from getting cheated of their hard earned money. II. The citizens may not gamble in any other way if the lotteries are banned.

Four of the following are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the seating arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a letter and immediately followed by a symbol?

In a certain code ‘where have you been‘ is written as ‘been 4 have 3 where 2 you 1’ and ‘visiting London this summer‘ is written as ‘London 4 summer 3 this 2 visiting 1’ How will ‘repair may computer yesterday‘ be written in the same code?

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which his the one that does not belong to that group?

books, library ,scholar ,dozen ,lectern

Statement: Many political activists have decided to stage demonstrations and block traffic movement in the city during peak hours to protest against the steep rise in prices of essential commodities. Courses of action: I. The Govt should immediately ban all forms 9f agitations in the country. II. The police authority of the city should deploy additional forces all over the city to help traffic movement in the city. III. The state administration should carry out  preventive arrests of the known criminals staying in the city.

Question has four items. Three of them are related or belong to one group and the fourth does not. Select as your answer that item which does not belong to the group.

0, 11, 26, 45,               .

In the English alphabet *BDG' is to 'CFJ* in the same way as 'EGJ' is to ?

Among six people P, Q, R, S, T and V each lives on a different floor of a six storey building having six floors numbered one to six (the ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it, number 2 and so on and the topmost floor is numbered 6). Who lives o the topmost floor? (1) There is only one floor between the floors on which R and Q live. P lives on an even numbered floor. (2) T does not live on an even numbered floor. Q lives on an even numbered floor. Q does not live on the topmost floor. (3) S lives on an odd numbered floor. There are two floors between the floors on which S and P live. T lives on a floor immediately above R's floor.

If E is the brother of F; F is the sister of G; and G is the father of H, how H is related to E?

Which word does NOT belong with the others?

Statements: All paints are colours. Some colours are brands. Some brands are certificates. All certificates are degrees. Conclusions: I. Some brands are degrees. II. Some certificates are colours. III. Some colours are paints. IV. No paint is degree.

Is the grandmother of Q ? I. P is the mother of Q. Q is the son of R. R is the son of T. II. L is father of N and N is daughter of T.

In a certain code language, HAND is written as SZMW then what will be the code of MILK?

Four of the following five are alike-in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

If x is a positive number, then which of the following fractions has the greatest value?

What is the position of A with respect to his grandchild?

1 3 9 31 128 651 3913

Electricity’ is related to ‘ Wire ’ in the same way as ‘ Water ’ is related to

Kailash faces towards north. Turnings to his right, he walks 25 meters. He then turns to his left and walks 30 meters. Next, he moves 25 meters to his right. He then turns to the right and moves 40 metres. In  which direction is he now from his starting point?

In a certain code language 'OMNIPRESENT' is written as 'QJONPTSMDRD'. How is 'CREDIBILITY' written in that code?

there has been substantial increase in the extent of trade all over the world during the last financial year.

Three of the following four are similar in relation to their positions in the English alphabet and hence form a group. Which one does not belong to that group ?

If in a certain language .TRIANGLE is coded as SQHZMFKD which word would be coded as DWZLOKD?

According to a military code, SYSTEM is SYSMET and NEARER is AENRER what is the code for FRACTION?

Karan Thapar was born on July 15, 1982. He can pay ?20,000 at the time of admission. He has secured 89 per cent average marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. He has secured 96 per cent aggregate marks in XII Std. Exam in Science stream.

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is one that does not belong to that group?

Ravi is 7 ranks ahead of Sumit in aclass of 39. If Sumit's rank is seventeenth from the last, what is Ravi's rank from the start?

The sum of the series: 1² + 2² + 3² + 4² + ……+ 15² is

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