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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 information and answer the following questions:
Eight persons are sitting around a circular table, some of them faces inside while others face outside. All of them likes different Sports Brand.
Q sits third to the right of the one who likes Converse. The one who likes Adidas sits third to the right of Q. S likes Northface brand and sits immediate left of the one who likes Adidas. R faces outside and is neither an immediate neighbor of the one who likes Adidas nor Q. Neither R nor T likes Nike. Immediate neighbors of the one who likes Converse faces opposite direction to each other. N and T sits adjacent to each other and both faces opposite direction. Neither N nor T likes Adidas or Converse. M likes Skechers and faces outside. The one who likes Puma is an immediate left of M. O sits third to the right of the one who likes Puma. P sits third to the left of the one who likes Fila. The one who likes Reebok faces outside. N and R do not face same direction. R does not like Converse.

Q1. Who among the following likes Converse?
P
N
O
M
None of these
Solution:

Q2. Who among the following third to the right of N?
The one who likes Puma
T
The one who likes Northface
R
None of these
Solution:

Q3. How many persons are sitting in between O and the one who sits immediate right of the one who likes Skechers, when counted left of O?
One
Two
Four
Three
None
Solution:

Q4. Four of the following are alike in a certain way so form a group, which among the following does not belong to that group?
R
M
The one who likes Nike
The one who likes Fila
Solution:

Q5. Who among the following sits second to the right of the one who sits third to the left of P?
T
The one who likes Puma
O
The one who likes reebok
None of these
Solution:

Directions (6-10): 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: reforms 31 sector technology 96 home 14 49 local business 22 47

Step I: 5 reforms 31 sector technology 96 49 local business 22 47 home
Step II: 13 5 reforms 31 sector technology 96 49 business 47 home local
Step III: 35 13 5 reforms technology 96 49 business 47 home local sector
Step IV: 51 35 13 5 technology 96 49 business home local sector reforms
Step V: 53 51 35 13 5 technology 96 home local sector reforms business
Step VI: 87 53 51 35 13 5 home local sector reforms business technology
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: 54 factory 33 income 17 26 dark 42 sport 87 optimism governance
54
Factory
87
Dark
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 ascending order from left end to right end.
(ii)- Numbers are arranged increasing order right to left. If number is even number subtract square of 3(i.e 9) in this number and if number is odd number add square of 2(i.e 4) in this number.
Input: 54 factory 33 income 17 26 dark 42 sport 87 optimism governance
Step I: 21 54 factory 33 income 26 42 sport 87 optimism governance dark
Step II: 17 21 54 factory 33 income 42 87 optimism governance dark sport
Step III: 37 17 21 54 factory 42 87 optimism governance dark sport income
Step IV: 33 37 17 21 54 87 optimism governance dark sport income factory
Step V: 45 33 37 17 21 87 governance dark sport income factory optimism

Step VI: 91 45 33 37 17 21 dark sport income factory optimism governance

Q7. Which of the following element is exactly middle in ‘17’ and ‘income in step V?
income
Governance
42
33
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 ascending order from left end to right end.
(ii)- Numbers are arranged increasing order right to left. If number is even number subtract square of 3(i.e 9) in this number and if number is odd number add square of 2(i.e 4) in this number.
Input: 54 factory 33 income 17 26 dark 42 sport 87 optimism governance
Step I: 21 54 factory 33 income 26 42 sport 87 optimism governance dark
Step II: 17 21 54 factory 33 income 42 87 optimism governance dark sport
Step III: 37 17 21 54 factory 42 87 optimism governance dark sport income
Step IV: 33 37 17 21 54 87 optimism governance dark sport income factory
Step V: 45 33 37 17 21 87 governance dark sport income factory optimism

Step VI: 91 45 33 37 17 21 dark sport income factory optimism governance

Q8. What is multiplication of smallest digit in step II and third highest digit in step V?
725
629
100
275
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 ascending order from left end to right end.
(ii)- Numbers are arranged increasing order right to left. If number is even number subtract square of 3(i.e 9) in this number and if number is odd number add square of 2(i.e 4) in this number.
Input: 54 factory 33 income 17 26 dark 42 sport 87 optimism governance
Step I: 21 54 factory 33 income 26 42 sport 87 optimism governance dark
Step II: 17 21 54 factory 33 income 42 87 optimism governance dark sport
Step III: 37 17 21 54 factory 42 87 optimism governance dark sport income
Step IV: 33 37 17 21 54 87 optimism governance dark sport income factory
Step V: 45 33 37 17 21 87 governance dark sport income factory optimism

Step VI: 91 45 33 37 17 21 dark sport income factory optimism governance

Q9. Which of the following element is third to the left of the element which is fourth to the right in step III?
Optimism
87
42
Factory
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 ascending order from left end to right end.
(ii)- Numbers are arranged increasing order right to left. If number is even number subtract square of 3(i.e 9) in this number and if number is odd number add square of 2(i.e 4) in this number.
Input: 54 factory 33 income 17 26 dark 42 sport 87 optimism governance
Step I: 21 54 factory 33 income 26 42 sport 87 optimism governance dark
Step II: 17 21 54 factory 33 income 42 87 optimism governance dark sport
Step III: 37 17 21 54 factory 42 87 optimism governance dark sport income
Step IV: 33 37 17 21 54 87 optimism governance dark sport income factory
Step V: 45 33 37 17 21 87 governance dark sport income factory optimism

Step VI: 91 45 33 37 17 21 dark sport income factory optimism governance

Q10. Which of the following element is 5th from the right in last step?
Sport
factory
Income
dark
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 ascending order from left end to right end.
(ii)- Numbers are arranged increasing order right to left. If number is even number subtract square of 3(i.e 9) in this number and if number is odd number add square of 2(i.e 4) in this number.
Input: 54 factory 33 income 17 26 dark 42 sport 87 optimism governance
Step I: 21 54 factory 33 income 26 42 sport 87 optimism governance dark
Step II: 17 21 54 factory 33 income 42 87 optimism governance dark sport
Step III: 37 17 21 54 factory 42 87 optimism governance dark sport income
Step IV: 33 37 17 21 54 87 optimism governance dark sport income factory
Step V: 45 33 37 17 21 87 governance dark sport income factory optimism

Step VI: 91 45 33 37 17 21 dark sport income factory optimism governance

Directions (11-13): Study the information given below carefully and answer the questions that follow:

G, H, I, J, K, P, Q, R and S are nine houses. I is 2 m east of H. G is 1 m north of H and R is 2 m south of G. Q is 1 m west of R while J is 3 m east of Q and P is 2 m north of J. S is situated just in middle of H and I while K is just in middle of R and J.

Q11. Distance between K and Q is?
1 m
3 m
2 m
5 m
None of these
Solution:

Q12. Q is in which direction with respect to house P?
North-west
North
South-east
South
None of these
Solution:

Q13. What is the direction of house G with respect to I?
South east
North
North west
west
None of these
Solution:

Directions (14-15): Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Six-person F, G, H, I, K and P are standing in such a way that G is at a distance of 7m to east from H. F is at a distance of 7m to north-west from I. K is at a distance of 9m to west from F. I is at a distance of 7 m to north-east from G. F is at a distance of 8m to north from G. P is at a distance of 4m to north of H.

Q14. What is the shortest distance between K and P?
2 m
2√5 m
6 m
2√7 m
Can’t be determined
Solution:

Q15. In which direction F is standing with respect to P?
North
South-east
North-east
South
East
Solution:

F is standing to north-east from P.

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