Puzzles and Seating Arrangement Questions for SBI Clerk Prelims 2018: 8th May

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Puzzles and Seating Arrangement Questions for SBI Clerk Prelims 2018: 8th May

Reasoning Questions for SBI Clerk 2018

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. Today is the Day 17 of the 60 Days SBI Clerk Prelims Study Plan. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based on the study plan and the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-5): Read the following information and answer the questions.

Eight players E, F, H, M, D, J, S, & V play for three different IPL teams KIP, DD and RR. They took different number of wickets for their teams. At least two and not more than three players play for the same team. F plays for DD and took fourteen wickets. One of the players from DD took five more wickets than H. No one from RR took thirteen wickets. The only other person in same team with F took Seventeen wickets. 

The number of wickets taken by one of the player from KIP is square of the number of wickets taken by S. D took more wickets than H but lesser wickets than F. H does not play for KIP. The number of wickets taken by four of the given eight players is a multiple of five. J took ten wickets. V plays for the same team with D. E and S both play for RR. The number of wickets taken by E is equal to the sum of the wickets taken by S and V. There is no one who took nine wickets. There is no such player who took more than fifty wickets.

Q1. How many wickets were taken by S?
(a) Thirty
(b) Five
(c) Twenty-five
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Q2. Who among the following took seventeen wickets?
(a) M
(b) S
(c) V
(d) Either M or S
(e) No one

Q3. Which team has a player who took more than 25 wickets?
(a) KIP
(b) RR
(c) DD
(d) RR or KIP
(e) Cannot be determined

Q4. Which of the following group of persons play for RR?
(a) M,E,S
(b) E,S,J
(c) E,H,D
(d) E,H,S
(e) None of these

Q5. Which of the following combinations of team, person & wicket is correct?
(a) RR – E – Twenty-five 
(b) DD – F – Seventeen 
(c) KIP – V – Fourteen
(d) KIP – S – Five
(e) None of these

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

Eight persons I, J, K, L, M, N, O and P are sitting around a circular table but not necessarily in the same order. Three of them are facing outside while five are facing towards the centre. All of them were born in different months of the same year starting from January to August but not necessarily in the same order. None of the person who faces outside was born in the month which has 31 days. K is older than I. M who is the oldest sits third to the right of K. N who was born in the month which has the least number of days is sitting third to the left of M. Three persons are sitting between N and J, who was born in the month of March. O who is the second youngest person, is sitting third to the right of N. L sits third to the right of I, who is not facing the centre. Both L and I were born in the consecutive months. 

Q6. How many persons were born between the immediate neighbours of I?
(a) Five
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) None
(e) More than five

Q7. Who among the following sit second to the right of J?
(a) L
(b) K
(c) M
(d) N
(e) None of these

Q8. Who among the following was born in May?
(a) J
(b) K
(c) L
(d) M 
(e) None of these

Q9. Which of the following group represents those persons facing away from the centre?
(a) IKN
(b) KNL
(c) IJK
(d) LMN
(e) None of these

Q10. How many persons older than I are facing towards the center?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Seven friends viz. G, J, U, L, E, N and S lives on seven different floors of the same building. They are the only persons living on that building. The building has ten floors, bottom most floor is numbered as first, the floor above is second, and so on till the topmost floor which is numbered as tenth. Each of them like a different animal viz. Sparrow, Pigeon, Squirrel, Deer, Mouse, Rabbit and Camel but not necessarily in the same order.  N who likes Sparrow lives neither on fifth nor on ninth floor. S likes Camel and lives on an odd numbered floor. J does not live on topmost floor. U lives on seventh floor and likes neither Rabbit nor Sparrow. There are only four floors below the floor on which the one who likes squirrel lives. Only four persons lives below L who likes deer. The one who likes Mouse has more than eight floors below him. All the three floors below G’s floor are empty. The one who likes rabbit lives on an even numbered floor. N lives immediately above J’s floor.

Q11. How many persons are living below S?
(a) One
(b) Three
(c) More than five
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Q12. J likes which of the following animals?
(a) Squirrel
(b) Deer
(c) Sparrow
(d) Pigeon
(e) None of these

Q13. Which of the following animals does G like?
(a) Pigeon
(b) Squirrel
(c) Rabbit
(d) Mouse
(e) None of these

Q14. How many floors are there below the floor on which N lives?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) More than four
(e) None of these

Q15. Which of the following combinations of person-floor-animal is correct?
(a) L – Eighth – Pigeon
(b) S – Seventh - Camel
(c) U – Seventh – Squirrel
(d) E – Tenth - Mouse
(e) None of these.