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### Reasoning Questions for SBI PO Prelims 2019

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based on the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Seven scientist A, B, C, D, E, F and G belongs to different country Japan, France, Russia, Australia, China, India and Germany but not necessarily in the same order. They are living on a seventh-floor building, lowermost floor is numbered as 1 and topmost floor is numbered as 7. D lives on fourth floor but he neither belongs to China nor Australia. F belongs to Japan and he lives either sixth or third floor. C lives on first floor. E belongs to Germany. B does not live on seventh floor. The one who belongs to Australia lives on second floor. F does not live immediate below G. A lives on fifth floor and he belongs to India. The one who belongs France lives on floor Seventh floor.

Q1. Who among the following lives immediate below F?
the one who belongs to china
G
D
the one who belongs to Australia
C
Solution:
(i)- D lives on fourth floor. C lives on first floor. The one who belongs to Australia lives on second floor. A lives on fifth floor and he belongs to India. F belongs to Japan and he lives either sixth or third floor. The one who belongs France lives on floor Seventh floor. There are two possibility-
(ii)- E belongs to Germany. That means E lives on third floor in case 2 and on 6th floor in case 1 and G lives on seventh floor in both cases as B does not live on seventh floor, so B lives on 2nd floor in both the cases. F does not live immediate below G. By using this condition case-2 will be eliminated. D does not belong to china that means C belongs to china and D belongs to Russia. The final arrangement is-

Q2. How many persons live in between G and the one who belongs to Russia?
Four
One
Two
Three
No one
Solution:
(i)- D lives on fourth floor. C lives on first floor. The one who belongs to Australia lives on second floor. A lives on fifth floor and he belongs to India. F belongs to Japan and he lives either sixth or third floor. The one who belongs France lives on floor Seventh floor. There are two possibility-
(ii)- E belongs to Germany. That means E lives on third floor in case 2 and on 6th floor in case 1 and G lives on seventh floor in both cases as B does not live on seventh floor, so B lives on 2nd floor in both the cases. F does not live immediate below G. By using this condition case-2 will be eliminated. D does not belong to china that means C belongs to china and D belongs to Russia. The final arrangement is-

Q3. Who among the following lives exactly between A and C?
F
G
D
B
E
Solution:
(i)- D lives on fourth floor. C lives on first floor. The one who belongs to Australia lives on second floor. A lives on fifth floor and he belongs to India. F belongs to Japan and he lives either sixth or third floor. The one who belongs France lives on floor Seventh floor. There are two possibility-
(ii)- E belongs to Germany. That means E lives on third floor in case 2 and on 6th floor in case 1 and G lives on seventh floor in both cases as B does not live on seventh floor, so B lives on 2nd floor in both the cases. F does not live immediate below G. By using this condition case-2 will be eliminated. D does not belong to china that means C belongs to china and D belongs to Russia. The final arrangement is-

Q4. How many persons live below the one who belong to Germany?
None
Two
Three
More than three
One
Solution:
(i)- D lives on fourth floor. C lives on first floor. The one who belongs to Australia lives on second floor. A lives on fifth floor and he belongs to India. F belongs to Japan and he lives either sixth or third floor. The one who belongs France lives on floor Seventh floor. There are two possibility-
(ii)- E belongs to Germany. That means E lives on third floor in case 2 and on 6th floor in case 1 and G lives on seventh floor in both cases as B does not live on seventh floor, so B lives on 2nd floor in both the cases. F does not live immediate below G. By using this condition case-2 will be eliminated. D does not belong to china that means C belongs to china and D belongs to Russia. The final arrangement is-

Q5. Who among the following belongs to France?
E
G
B
C
D
Solution:
(i)- D lives on fourth floor. C lives on first floor. The one who belongs to Australia lives on second floor. A lives on fifth floor and he belongs to India. F belongs to Japan and he lives either sixth or third floor. The one who belongs France lives on floor Seventh floor. There are two possibility-
(ii)- E belongs to Germany. That means E lives on third floor in case 2 and on 6th floor in case 1 and G lives on seventh floor in both cases as B does not live on seventh floor, so B lives on 2nd floor in both the cases. F does not live immediate below G. By using this condition case-2 will be eliminated. D does not belong to china that means C belongs to china and D belongs to Russia. The final arrangement is-

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
In a certain code language,
‘honest culture picture news’ is written as ‘mn ti de ko’,
‘feature report honest attack’ is written as ‘cu pk ko gh’,
‘report news public special’ is written as ‘pk kl mn zx’
‘honest culture attack feature’ is written as ‘ko ti gh cu’.

Q6. Which of the following is the code for ‘news culture’?
mn zx
gh de
ti ko
mn ti
None of these
Solution:

Q7. What does ‘mn zx ti’ stand for?
news public honest
special news culture
public picture news
special news report
Can’t be determine
Solution:

Q8. Which of the following is the code for ‘news attack feature report?
mn cu pk ko
pk gh mn cu
gh de zx cu
mn pk ti cu
None of these
Solution:

Q9. Which of the following may be the possible code for ‘Indian honest culture’?
cd kl ti
ko pk ap
ti am ko
gh ti ko
None of these
Solution:

Q10. What will be the code for ‘feature’?
gh
kl
cu
de
Either (a) or (c)
Solution:

Directions (11-13): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
There are seven members in a family i.e. A, F, D, B, C, E and G of three generation. There are two married couples. A and F are siblings. B’s husband has only one child. G is niece of F and D is father of F. C is brother in law of F. F is husband of B.

Q11. How many male members in the family?
Two
Three
Four
One
Can’t be determine
Solution:

Q12. How A is related to E?
Mother
Father
Brother
Aunt
Uncle
Solution:

Q13. Who among the following is mother of E?
B
F
A
C
G
Solution:

Q14. If all the letters in the word ‘COUNTRY’ are arranged in alphabetical order from left to right in such a way that vowels are arranged first followed by consonants, then how many letters are there in between U and T after the arrangement?
Two
One
None
Three
Four
Solution:
Original Word- COUNTRY
After arrangement- OUCNRTY

Q15. Among five friends A, B, C, D, and E, B is taller than C. E is taller than A. D is shorter than A but taller than B. Who among them is third tallest person?
E
C
B
A
D
Solution:
E > A > D > B > C

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