Dear Aspirants,

Reasoning Questions for SBI PO Prelims 2018

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it a cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming SBI PO Prelims and other banking exams is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. And, to let you practice with the best of latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz with the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Seven members of the family namely L, M, N, O, P, Q and R lives on different floors of a building with eight floors. One of the floors in the building is vacant. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two, and so on till the topmost floor is numbered as eighth. Each one of them likes different planets, namely Mercury, Neptune, Uranus, Mars, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn (but not necessarily in the same order). Each of them was born on different days of the same week starting from Monday to Sunday but not necessarily in the same order. The one who likes Venus lives immediately below Q .P lives on an odd numbered floor above the floor numbered four. M lives immediately above the one who likes Uranus. The number of floors between P and the one who likes Neptune is only one. The one who was born on Wednesday does not live on any of the floors below the one who was born on Saturday. The one, who likes Neptune lives immediately below the vacant floor. The floor number of the vacant floor is a multiple of four. Only two floors are there between the one who likes Jupiter and Mars. M lives immediately below the vacant floor. The one, who likes Neptune, lives on one of the floors below fourth floor. N who likes Saturn is the youngest. The oldest person lives immediately above the one who was born in Tuesday who lives on an odd numbered above the one who likes Mars. There are three persons living between R and the vacant floor. There are only three floors between N and the one who likes Mars. Only five persons lives above the one who was born on Thursday.  There are only four floors between Q and L. The one, who likes Jupiter lives immediately above the one who likes Mercury. The number of floors above P who was born on Friday is same as the number of floors between P and N.

Q1. The one who likes Jupiter lives on which of the following floors?
(a) First
(b) Eighth
(c) Second
(d) Fourth
(e) None of these

Q2. How many of the persons living above M are older than him?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Q3. Which of the following pair represents the persons, who live immediate below and above the vacant floors?
(a) P - O
(b) N - M
(c) Q - R
(d) M - P
(e) None of these

Q4.How many persons live between the floor on which the oldest and the second youngest person lives?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Q5. Who among the following lives on an even- numbered floor?
(a) N
(b) M
(c) P
(d) Q
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): In each of the questions below are given three/four statements followed by three Conclusions numbered I, II and III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the Conclusions and then decide which of the given Conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q6.  Statements:
Some Cat are not Dog.
All Dog are Ant.
No Ant is Bear.
Conclusions:
I. All Ant are Cat is a possibility.
II. Some Cat are not Bear.
III. Some Ant are Dog is a possibility.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Either I or II follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) None follows

Q7. Statements:
No Eagle is Fish.
Some Fish are Gill.
Some Gill are not Kite.
Only Yeast is Kite.
Conclusions:
I. Some Gill are not Eagle is a possibility.
II. Some Fish are not Kite
III. No Kite is Fish.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) None follows
(e) None of these

Q8. Statements:
All Apple are Box.
All Box are Cart.
No Apple is Enamel.
Some Box are Enamel.
Conclusions:
I. Some Box are not Enamel.
II. Some Enamel is Cart.
III. Some Cart are definitely Box.
(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only III follows
(d) All I, II and III follow
(e) None of these

Q9. Statements:
No Almond is Rice.
Some Dust are Almond.
Some Dust are not Flax.
Conclusions:
I. Some Dust are not Rice.
II. Some Flax are not Dust.
III. Only Dust is Flax is a possibility.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only I and either II or III follow
(d) Only I and II follow
(e) None of these

Q10. Statements:
Some Queen are Jack
All Night are Moon.
Some Jack are Night.
Some King are Moon
Conclusions:
I. Some Queen are King
II. Some King are not Queen.
III. Some Moon are Jack is a possibility.
(a) Only I and III follow
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only either I or II follow
(d) Only III follows
(e) None of these

S11. Ans.(e)
Sol.
E≤H<O<Q
E<O(True) H<Q (True)

S12. Ans.(b)
N≤I<Q≤S
N≤S(False) I<S (True)

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol.
S≥U=T>N
S>N (True) S>T (False)

S14. Ans.(d)
Sol.
I<Q>G≤O
I=G(False) Q=O(False)

S15. Ans.(a)
Sol.
D=G≥P>U
D≥P(True) D=U(False)