Model Questions for IBPS CLERK PRELIM Exam : Reasoning
Directions (Q1): Study the following information carefully and answer
the given questions.
Q1. A school bus driver starts from the school, drives 2 km towards
North, takes a left turn and drives for 5 km. He then takes a left turn and
drives for 8 km before taking a left turn again and driving for further 5
km. The driver finally takes a left turn and drives 1 km before stopping.
How far and towards which direction should the driver drive to reach the
(1) 3 km towards North
(2) 7 km towards East
(3) 6 km towards South
(4) 6 km towards West
(5) 5 km towards North
Directions (Q2-3): Read the following information carefully and answer
the questions which follow.
A, B, C, D, E and F live on different floors in the same building having
six floors numbered one to six (the ground floor is numbered one, the floor
above it is numbered two, and so on, and the topmost floor is numbered 6).
A lives on an even-numbered floor. There are two floors between the floors
on which D and F live. F lives on a floor above D’s floor. D does not live
on the floor numbered two. B does not live on an odd-numbered floor. C does
not live on any of the floors below F’s floor. E does not live on a floor
immediately above or immediately below the floor on which B lives.
Q2. Who among the following live on the floors exactly between D and F?
Q3. On which of the following floors does B live?
(5) Cannot be determined
Directions (Q4-5): Study the following information to answer the given
In a five-letter English word (which may or may not be a meaningful
English word), there are two letters between L and P. S is not placed
immediately next to L. There is only one letter between S and A. S is
towards the right of A. S is not placed immediately next to E.
Q4. Which of the following is correct with respect to the word thus
(1) E is at one of the extreme ends of the word.
(2) P is not placed immediately next to A.
(3) There are two letters between A and E in the word thus formed.
(4) P is placed second to the right of E.
(5) None is correct
Q5. Which of the following words will be formed based on the given
1. (5) 2. (4) 3. (1) 4. (4) 5. (3)