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 to answer the questions given below.

Seven persons P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are living in different places viz. Hotel, Container, Fort, Cave, Flat, Hut and Tree house not necessarily in the same order. Each one likes different animals i.e. Pigeon, Mouse, Bear, Crow, Elephant, Cat and Squirrel not necessarily in the same order. T and U do not live in Fort and none of them likes Elephant. Q lives in Cave and he likes Bear. The one who lives in Hut, likes Squirrel. V lives in Tree house and he likes Crow, T does not live in Flat. R lives in Container and he does not like Pigeon or Elephant. S likes Cat and he lives in Hotel.

Q1. R likes which of the following animals?
(a) Pigeon
(b) Mouse
(c) Cat
(d) Crow
(e) None of these

Q2. Who among the following lives in a Hut?
(a) T
(b) U
(c) V
(d) S
(e) None of these

Q3. U likes which of the following animals?
(a) Bear
(b) Crow
(c) Pigeon
(d) Elephant
(e) None of these

Q4. Who among the following lives in a fort?
(a) S
(b) R
(c) Q
(d) P
(e) None of these

Q5. Which of the following is the combination of person and the animal he/she likes is correct?
(a) Q – Cat
(b) T – Crow
(c) V – Crow
(d) S – Bear
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): In the following questions, the symbols @, #, %, * and \$ are used with the following meanings as illustrated below:
‘P@ Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’
‘P # Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’
‘P % Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’
‘P * Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller nor greater than Q’
‘P \$ Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’
In these questions, relationships between different elements are shown in the statements. These statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer
(a) if only conclusion I follows
(b) if only conclusion II follows
(c) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows
(d) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
(e) if both conclusions I and II follow
Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
In a certain code language,
‘burst is bubble’ is written as ‘pa da na’,
‘soap air water’ is written as ‘sa ra ta’,
‘bubble air blow’ is written as ‘la da sa’, and
‘some and burst’ is written as ‘pa ha ja’.

Q11. What is the code for ‘burst’?
(a) ja
(b) ha
(c) pa
(d) na
(e) None of these

Q12. ‘some and soap’ will be written as
(a) ja ha ta
(b) ta ra ha
(c) ha ja ra
(d) Either (a) or (c)
(e) None of these

Q13. What is the code for ‘some’?
(a) ja
(b) pa
(c) la
(d) ha
(e) can’t be determined

Q14. What does ‘la’ stand for?
(a) air
(b) blow
(c) is
(d) and
(e) None of these

Q15. What is the code for ‘soap’?
(a) ta
(b) ra
(c) sa
(d) Either (a) or (b)
(e) None of these