Sunday, 8 May 2016

Reasoning Quiz for SBI PO 2016 and NABARD

Directions (Q. 1–5): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions. Read both the statements and give answer:

1) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

2) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

3) If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.


4) If the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

5) If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

1. What is the code for 'mold' in a certain code language?

I. In that code language 'mold now mold today' is written as 'td kr kr yj'.
II. In that code language 'mold it now please' is written as 'td kr ds ry'

2. What is the duration of an examination of 50 marks?

I. The warning bell in an examination rings half an hour before the end of an examination. The warning bell rings at 10: 30 am.
II. The duration of the examination of 50 marks is less than two hours. The examination begins at 9 : 30 am.

3. What is the distance between point F and point G?
I. Point L is 5 meter to the south of point F. Point M is 5 meter of the east of point L. Point G is 5 meter to the north of point M.
II. Point G is 2.5 meter to the east of point B. Point C is 5 meter to the south of point B. Point L is 2.5 meter to the west of point C. Point F is 5 meter to the north of point L.

4. Among the five wings 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on which wing did Riya stay?
I. Riya's friend correctly remembers that Riya did not stay on wings 2 and 3 and she says that 5th wing under construction.
II. Riya's father correctly remembers that Riya stayed in an even numbered wing but she did not stay in wing 2.

5. Among five persons P, Q, R, S and T. Who are standing in a straight line facing north who is at the middle of the line?
I. Q is standing to the immediate right of S. S is standing second from the left end of the line.
II. P is an immediate neighbour of Q and R. R is standing at the extreme left end of the line.

Directions (Q. 6– 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Seven dance styles namely Western, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipuri, Freestyle, Bhangra, Lavani and Disco, were performed on different days of the same week from Monday to Sunday, but not necessarily in the same order. Bharatnatyam was performed on Wednesday. Bharatnatyam was performed after a gap of one day after the western dance was performed.

Bhangra dance was performed after the Lavani dance style. There was only one dance style between Bhangra and Lavani dance styles. Kuchipudi was performed on Friday. Disco was performed immediately before the freestyle dance.

6. How many dance style were performed between Lavani dance style and freestyle dance style?
1) Three 
2) Two 
3) Four 
4) One 
5) Five

7. Which of the following combinations of Day–Dance style is definitely correct?
1) Monday–Western dance style 
2) Tuesday–Bhangra dance
3) Thursday–Lavani dance 
4) Saturday–Freestyle dance
5) Sunday–Disco dance

8. Which of the following dance styles was performed on Sunday?
1) Disco dance 
2) Western dance 
3) Bhangra dance 
4) Free style dance
5) Other than given options

9. Which dance style was performed on Tuesday?
1) Western dance 
2) Lavani dance 
3) Bhangra dance 
4) Kuchipudi dance 
5) Other than given options

10. Which of the following dance style was performed immediately after Bharatnatyam dance?
1) Disco dance 
2) Kuchipudi dance 
3) Lavani dance 
4) Western dance 
5) Other than given options



Answers:

(1–5):
1. 1
From statement I,
mold - now - mold - today – td - kr - kr -yj
The code for 'mold' is 'kr'.

Hence, statement I alone is sufficient to answer.

From statement II, mold is now please ---> td kr ds ry
Hence, statement II alone is not sufficient to answer.

2. 5

From statement I, Examination on war over at 11 : 00 AM
Hence, statement I alone is not sufficient to answer.
From statement II, 9 : 30 am + Less than 2 hours
Hence, statement II alone is not sufficient to answer.
From both statements Duration of the examination
11 : 00 am– 9 : 30 am = 1 : 30 hours

3. 3
From statement I;

Hence, statement I alone is sufficient to answer.

From statement II;

Hence, statement II alone is sufficient to answer.

4. 2

From statement I– Riya stayed on wing 1 or 4

Hence, statement I alone is not sufficient to answer.
From statement II – Riya stayed on wing 4
Hence, statement II alone is sufficient to answer.

5. 3
From statement I;

Hence, statement I alone is sufficient to answer.

From statement II;

Hence, statement II alone is sufficient to answer.

(6–10);

6. 3 
7. 1 
8. 4 
9. 2 


10. 5; Bhangra


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