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### Reasoning Questions for SBI CLERK 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 Prelims 2019. Keep Practicing. All the best

Directions (1-5): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below:
There are seven persons i.e. P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are going to the mall on different days of the same week from Monday to Sunday but not necessarily in the same order. All the persons like different colours i.e. Red, Blue, Black, Green, Yellow, Orange and White again not in the same order.
R goes on Thursday and likes black colour. Two persons go between R and the one who likes Orange colour. Three persons go between P and T who likes white colour. P does not like orange colour. The person who likes white colour goes before the one who likes black colour. T does not go on Monday. S goes immediately after the one who likes red colour. Two persons goes between V and U who likes yellow colour. P does not like green colour.

Q1. Who among the following person likes Red colour?
Q
R
T
P
None of these
Solution:

Q2. Which of the following colour likes by S?
Orange
Green
Blue
White
None of these
Solution:

Q3. Which of the following combination is true?
Monday- P-Yellow
Tuesday-U-Orange
Friday-V-Green
Wednesday-Q-Red
None is true
Solution:

Q4. Four of the following five are alike in certain way based from a group, find the one that does not belong to that group?
U-Black
R-Green
Q-Yellow
S-Black
P-Red
Solution:

Q5. Who among the following person goes on Saturday?
P
Q
R
S
T
Solution:

Direction (6-10): In each of the questions below are given some statements followed by two conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with 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 man are crazy.
All crazy are unique
Conclusion
I: Some man are not Unique
II: All man are Unique
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q7. Statements:
Only a few mails are gmail.
Conclusion
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q8. Statements:
All green are orange
Conclusion
I: All green are good
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q9. Statements:
Some drawing are art.
All art are best.
No art is painting.
Conclusion
I: Some best are not painting
II: Some drawing are not painting
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q10. Statements:
Some force are car.
All car are truck.
Conclusion
I: Some truck are not force
II: No Force is truck
If only conclusion I follows.
If only conclusion II follows.
If either conclusion I or II follows.
If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
If both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Directions (11-15): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statement are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and Give answer:

Q11. Among P, Q, R, S, T and U each one of them has different age, who is the third eldest person?

I. S is elder than Q and P. S is younger than only T.
II. P is not the youngest. Q is younger than U but elder than P.
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question
If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
Combine I and II
T>S>U>Q>P>R

Q12. Six boxes A, B, C, D, E and F are placed one above another. Which of the following box is placed second from the top?
I: C is placed above box E. Two boxes are placed between box C and box D
II: A is placed above box C. Box D is placed below Box B
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Q13. Among J, K, L, M, N and P each one of them live at six different floors of the same building, who among the following live at 3rd floor?
I: J lives at one of the odd numbered floors. K lives at bottom floor. L lives at 5th floor.
II: M lives at top floor. N lives at 4th floor.
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:

Q14. What is the code of black?
I: If “white blue black” is coded as “il kc ue” and “black green white” is coded as “ue ne il”
II: If “black yellow Orange” is coded as “ow rn lb” and “green black white” is coded as “ow kc it”
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
From statement I:
“Black” is coded as “ue/il”
From statement II:
“Black” is coded as “ow”

Q15. Which of the following statement define N≥P?
I: K<L≤P, M=Q, P=O≤M, Q≤N
II:  M>Q=P≤R, N=T≥R
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
From statement I:
K<L≤P=O≤M=Q≤N
From statement II:
M>Q=P≤R≤T=N

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