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### Reasoning Questions for SBI CLERK MAINS 2019

Reasoning Ability is a crafty section. With each passing year, all the organizations are increasing the level of complexity of the questions that are asked in either prelims or mains. It eventually affects the number of question one can usually attempt. But this section is based on logic and rules can be aced if practised well enough. The only way to achieve this ambitious goal is by practising continuously with dedication. So to prepare you with best tools for the finals, here is today's Reasoning Quiz based on the study plan and the exact same pattern of questions that are expected to be asked in SBI Clerk MAINS 2019. Keep Practicing. All the best.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below-
Seven persons are living on different floors of seven storey building. Ground floor is numbered as 1st and top floor is numbered as 7th floor, also they belong different countries. There are four floors in between S and R, who is from India. P lives on an odd numbered floor just above N, who doesn’t live on 2nd floor. The one who belongs to Japan and lives just above M. The one, who is from Spain, lives on an odd numbered floor. S does not live on ground floor. M does not belong to china. The one, who is from China lives on an odd numbered floor just above the one who is from Australia. S is not from Australia and France. O lives one of the floors above Q. Not more than one floor in between the one who belongs to Japan and the one who belongs to China. The one who belongs to Germany lives on an even numbered floor above P. S is not belongs to Japan.

Q1. Who among the following belongs to Germany?
the one who lives on 4th floor
M
P
The one who lives immediate below O
None of these
Solution:

Q2. How many persons lives in between O and M?
Two
Three
None
One
More than Three
Solution:

Q3. R lives in which of the following floor?
4th floor
1st floor
3rd floor
7th floor
6th floor
Solution:

Q4. Which of the following statement is true?
N lives on 6th floor
P live immediate above Q
M belongs to France
S lives immediate below the one who belongs to china
None is true
Solution:

Q5. Who among the following person lives on 3rd floor?
The one who belongs to Japan
R
the one who belongs to Spain
S
None of these
Solution:

Directions (6-10): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below.
In a certain code language:
“Class Always Hard” is coded as “R5D C4I R6B”
“Order Mixture Loss” is coded as “R4M Q5P D7N”
“Table Pineapple Orange” is coded as “D6P D5U D9Q”

Q6. What is the code for ‘AVERAGE’ in the given code language?
B7D
D7B
D7Z
G7B
None of these
Solution:

Q7. ‘K11T’ can be coded for which of the following?
Superspecial
Sacrifical
Supercharge
Semilethal
Sentimental
Solution:

Q8. What is the code for ‘VERTICAL’ in the given code language?
W7K
K8W
K7W
W8K
None of these
Solution:

Q9. ‘K8Q’ can be coded for which of the following?
Pool
Pencil
Physical
Nature
None of these
Solution:

Q10. What are the code for ‘INDIAN TODAY NEWS” in the given code language?
M6J X4U R4O
X3U M6J R4O
R4O M7J X4U
M6J R5O X4U
None of these
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
Input: art spotlight 43 22 issue 30 term 15 other 25 festival 35 10
Step I: 43 art 22 issue 30 term 15 other 25 festival 35 12 spotlight
Step II: 43 10 art 22 issue 30 term 15 other 25 35 festival spotlight
Step III: 43 10 35 art 22 30 term 15 other 25 issue festival spotlight
Step IV: 43 10 35 22 art 30 term 15 25 other issue festival spotlight
Step V: 43 10 35 22 25 art 30 15 term other issue festival spotlight
Step VI: 43 10 35 22 25 30 15 art term other issue festival spotlight
As per the rules followed in the steps given above, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input: method 22 world 7 68 after 89 national 94 cricket 51

Q11. Which of the following element third from left in step IV?
after
51
method
94
None of these
Solution:
Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and lets understand how to solve it. As a first step lets first understand the logic behind the Output. If you will see the final output you will observe the following:
(i)- In each step only one word and one number is getting arranged. The words are arranged according to the number of letters present in words in descending order from right end to left end and words which contain same number of letter will be arranged in alphabetical order from right end to left end.
(ii)- Both odd and even number are getting arranged in every alternative step, such as in I-step the highest odd number is getting arranged then in step-II the lowest even number is arranged and so on.
Input: method 22 world 7 68 after 89 national 94 cricket 51
Step I: 89 method 22 world 7 68 after 94 cricket 51 national
Step II: 89 22 method world 7 68 after 94 51 cricket national
Step III: 89 22 51 world 7 68 after 94 method cricket national
Step IV: 89 22 51 68 world 7 94 after method cricket national
Step V: 89 22 51 68 7 94 world after method cricket national

Q12. What is the difference between the numbers which is 4th from the right end in step II and which is 3rd from left end in step V?
35
43
40
22
None of these
Solution:
Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and lets understand how to solve it. As a first step lets first understand the logic behind the Output. If you will see the final output you will observe the following:
(i)- In each step only one word and one number is getting arranged. The words are arranged according to the number of letters present in words in descending order from right end to left end and words which contain same number of letter will be arranged in alphabetical order from right end to left end.
(ii)- Both odd and even number are getting arranged in every alternative step, such as in I-step the highest odd number is getting arranged then in step-II the lowest even number is arranged and so on.
Input: method 22 world 7 68 after 89 national 94 cricket 51
Step I: 89 method 22 world 7 68 after 94 cricket 51 national
Step II: 89 22 method world 7 68 after 94 51 cricket national
Step III: 89 22 51 world 7 68 after 94 method cricket national
Step IV: 89 22 51 68 world 7 94 after method cricket national
Step V: 89 22 51 68 7 94 world after method cricket national

Q13. Which of the following element 3rd from the left of 5th element from right in step II?
world
7
68
method
None of these
Solution:
Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and lets understand how to solve it. As a first step lets first understand the logic behind the Output. If you will see the final output you will observe the following:
(i)- In each step only one word and one number is getting arranged. The words are arranged according to the number of letters present in words in descending order from right end to left end and words which contain same number of letter will be arranged in alphabetical order from right end to left end.
(ii)- Both odd and even number are getting arranged in every alternative step, such as in I-step the highest odd number is getting arranged then in step-II the lowest even number is arranged and so on.
Input: method 22 world 7 68 after 89 national 94 cricket 51
Step I: 89 method 22 world 7 68 after 94 cricket 51 national
Step II: 89 22 method world 7 68 after 94 51 cricket national
Step III: 89 22 51 world 7 68 after 94 method cricket national
Step IV: 89 22 51 68 world 7 94 after method cricket national
Step V: 89 22 51 68 7 94 world after method cricket national

Q14. What is the difference of the digits of the number which is 4th from the left end in step V?
5
1
6
2
None of these
Solution:
Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and lets understand how to solve it. As a first step lets first understand the logic behind the Output. If you will see the final output you will observe the following:
(i)- In each step only one word and one number is getting arranged. The words are arranged according to the number of letters present in words in descending order from right end to left end and words which contain same number of letter will be arranged in alphabetical order from right end to left end.
(ii)- Both odd and even number are getting arranged in every alternative step, such as in I-step the highest odd number is getting arranged then in step-II the lowest even number is arranged and so on.
Input: method 22 world 7 68 after 89 national 94 cricket 51
Step I: 89 method 22 world 7 68 after 94 cricket 51 national
Step II: 89 22 method world 7 68 after 94 51 cricket national
Step III: 89 22 51 world 7 68 after 94 method cricket national
Step IV: 89 22 51 68 world 7 94 after method cricket national
Step V: 89 22 51 68 7 94 world after method cricket national

Q15. Which of the following element is exactly between ‘51’ and ‘method’ in step III?
after
68
world
7
None of these
Solution:
Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and lets understand how to solve it. As a first step lets first understand the logic behind the Output. If you will see the final output you will observe the following:
(i)- In each step only one word and one number is getting arranged. The words are arranged according to the number of letters present in words in descending order from right end to left end and words which contain same number of letter will be arranged in alphabetical order from right end to left end.
(ii)- Both odd and even number are getting arranged in every alternative step, such as in I-step the highest odd number is getting arranged then in step-II the lowest even number is arranged and so on.
Input: method 22 world 7 68 after 89 national 94 cricket 51
Step I: 89 method 22 world 7 68 after 94 cricket 51 national
Step II: 89 22 method world 7 68 after 94 51 cricket national
Step III: 89 22 51 world 7 68 after 94 method cricket national
Step IV: 89 22 51 68 world 7 94 after method cricket national
Step V: 89 22 51 68 7 94 world after method cricket national

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