New Pattern Reasoning Questions for SBI PO Mains


Reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind! Yes, it is true and it might seem as the greatest of the challenge after English Section’s surprises but yet this one can easily be dealt with. You just need correct practice and hardwire your brain to quickly make decisions of what to attempt and what to leave. Practice with these new pattern reasoning questions for SBI PO Mains Exam.

Direction (1-5): See the following structure carefully and answer the given questions.
A candidate wants to become Probationary Officer(PO) in Nationalised Bank :DFD

Q1.After joining as a Probationary Officer (PO) which of the following cause defines that he/she debarred from the service?
(a) May be his/her behavior is not good.
(b) His/her document found false so he/she debarred from the service.
(c) Data is insufficient
(d) May be he/she fought with his senior manager in bank.
(e) None of these.

Q2. After qualifying the interview test which of the following reason defines that he/she could not be selected as PO?
(a) May be he/she fails in medical test.
(b) May be his/her document verification is not done properly.
(c) This is not possible according to DFD.
(d) Either (a) or (b)
(e) None of these

Q3.If a candidate fails in mains examination then whether he/she can apply for scrutiny of his/her mains exam answer?
(a) Yes, he/she has to submit 100 rupees fees for scrutiny.
(b) No, this is not possible.
(c) Data insufficient
(d) He/she has to first request to exam authority regarding this then this can be possible.
(e) None of these

Q4. If a candidate is not able to appear for the interview test on given date due to some personnel reason then whether he/she can appear for the interview test again?
(a) Yes, he/she can appear for the interview test again.
(b) No, this is not possible.
(c) He/she has to request exam conduction authority for this and then he/she can appear for the interview test again.
(d) Not mention in DFD.
(e) None of these.

Q5. Which of the following condition defines that candidate is selected as Probationary Officer(PO) finally?
(a) When he/she qualify the preliminary test.
(b) When he/she qualify the mains examination.
(c) When he/she in in the final list after interview test.
(d) When his/her medical test and document verification complete after clearing the interview test.
(e) None of these.

Directions (6-10): Study the information and answer the given questions:

Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H are sitting in a straight line but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing north while some are not. All of them like different colour viz. violet, red, blue, black, white, yellow, pink and orange but not necessarily in the same order. The following information is known about them.

A sits fourth to right of one who likes orange colour. H likes pink colour and sits second to right of A. There are two friends sit between H and G, who likes yellow colour. One of immediate neighbor of G sits extreme end. There are four friends sit between A and F, who likes white colour. Immediate neighbor of G faces opposite direction(opposite direction means if one neighbor of G faces north then other neighbor of G faces south and vice-versa). E likes black colour and does not sit adjacent to H. The person who likes red colour sits second to right of G. A does not like violet colour. The friends who sit on the extreme end of line faces opposite direction(Faces opposite direction means if one friend faces north then other friend faces south and vice-versa). B sits immediate left of C. The one who likes red colour sits immediate right of H, who faces south direction. C and D face same direction.

Q6. A likes which of the following colour?
(a) black
(b) yellow
(c) red
(d) blue
(e) pink

Q7. How many persons faces north direction?
(a) two
(b) four
(c) three
(d) five
(e) None of these

Q8. Who among following sits fifth to right of G?
(a) D
(b) H
(c) C
(d) B
(e) F

Q9. Who among following likes violet colour?
(a) D
(b) H
(c) C
(d) B
(e) F

Q10. If F is related to violet and A is related to black, in the same way H is related to?
(a) Blue
(c) White
(d) Red
(e) Orange

Directions (11-13): Each question below is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a ‘strong’ argument is.
Give answer:
(a) if only argument I is strong.
(b) if only argument II is strong.
(c) if either I or II is strong.
(d) if neither I nor II is strong.
(e) if both I and II are strong.

Q11. Statement: Should there be a ceiling on the salary of top executives of multinationals in our country? 
I. Yes, otherwise it would lead to unhealthy competition and our own industry would not be able to withstand that 
II. No, with the accent on liberalization of economy, any such move would be counter-productive. Once the economy picks up, this disparity will be reduced. 

Q12. Statement: Should India encourage exports, when most things are insufficient for internal use itself? 
I. Yes, we have to earn foreign exchange to pay for our imports. 
II. No, even selective encouragement would lead to shortages. 

Q13. Statement: Should there be only one rate of interest for term deposits of varying durations in banks? 
I. No, people will refrain money for longer duration resulting into reduction of liquidity level of banks. 
II. Yes, this will be much simpler for the common people and they may be encouraged to keep more money in banks. 

Directions (14-15): Below in each question are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choices correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.
Marks answer:
(a) if statement I is the cause and statement II is the effect.
(b) if statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect.
(c) if both the statements I and II are independent causes.
(d) if both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes.
(e) if both the statements are effects of some common cause.

I. The private medical colleges have not increased their fees in the current year by 200 per cent over the last year’s fees to meet the expenses. 
II. The Government medical colleges have not increased their fees inspite of price escalation.

I. It is the aim the city’s civic authority to get the air pollution reduced by 20% in the next two months. 
II. The number of asthma cases in the city is constantly increasing. 

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