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### Reasoning Questions for SBI CLERK Main 2019

Reasoning Ability is a crafty section.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 Main 2019.

Direction(1-5): Study the following information and answer the given questions:
Eight persons are sitting in a row either facing north or south direction. They like different colours - Green, Yellow, White and Pink such that two persons like same colours. No two persons who like same colours sit together. Not More than two persons facing same direction sit together. Those who like Pink faces north. Three persons sit between A and F. F like yellow and sit at one of the ends. H, who likes White sits second to the right of A and faces opposite direction of A. The one who likes Pink sits third to the right of H. The one who likes Green sits at one of the extreme ends and faces north. Neither E nor G sits at any end. C likes Pink and is not a neighbor of A. A neither likes Green nor White. Those who like Yellow faces same direction. E, who sits to the immediate left of G does not like Pink. B neither sits to the left of D nor faces north.

Q1. Who among the following sits immediate right of A?
C
E
G
B
None of the these
Solution:

Q2. What is the position of C with respect to G?
Immediate right
Third to the left
Second to the left
fourth to the right
None of these
Solution:

Q3. Which of the following is true about E?
E sits immediate right of the one who likes pink
E likes white
B sits third to the right of E
E sits third from one of the ends
Both (b) and (c)
Solution:

Q4. Which of the following group of persons likes Yellow colour?
D-A
F-A
H-F
B-G
C-E
Solution:

Q5. Who among the following person sits second to the left of F?
B
G
A
H
None of these
Solution:

Directions (6-10): In each of the following below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/symbols numbered (a), (b), (c) and (d). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the following coding system and mark the number of that combination as the answer. If none of the four combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark (e), i.e. ‘None of these’, as the answer-

Note: More than one condition may apply.

Conditions:
(i) If first letter is vowel and last letter is consonant then both are coded with the code of the consonant.
(ii) If both the 2nd and the last letter is vowel, then their codes are to be interchanged.
(iii) If the second letter is a consonant and the 2nd last letter is a vowel, both are to be coded as the code for the vowel.
(iv) If both 1st and fifth letter is consonant then both are coded as the code of third letter.
(v) If only one condition is applied among the above given, then the code of first letter is interchanged with code of second letter and third letter code interchanged with 4th letter and so on after that applied condition.

Q6. URBSAQ
3#65#3
3Âµ56Âµ3
&56\$33
&Âµ65Âµ&
None of these
Solution:
Condition (i) and (iii) is applied

Q7. LIFPRE
7177%@
771%7@
717%@7
717%7@
None of these
Solution:
Condition (ii) and (iv) is applied

Q8. EUMRJA
None of these
Solution:
Condition (ii) and (v) is applied

Q9. MJGLBF
%3%6%7
36%%7@
3#6%7@
3%6%7#
None of these
Solution:
Condition (iv) and (v) is applied

Q10. LRQBJS
%53328
#33536
#35363
@3567@
None of these
Solution:
Condition (iv) and (v) is applied

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of Input and rearrangement.

Input: news 61 below 77 after round 98 sound element 83 64

Step 1: 61 news below 77 after round 98 sound element 83 64
Step 2: 61 83 news below 77 after round 98 sound element 64
Step 3: 61 83 after news below 77 round 98 sound element 64
Step 4: 61 83 after element news below 77 round 98 sound 64
Step 5: 61 83 after element 77 news below round 98 sound 64
Step 6: 61 83 after element 77 below news round 98 sound 64
Step 7: 61 83 after element 77 below news round sound 98 64
Step 8: 61 83 after element 77 below news round sound 64 98
And step 8 is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above step, find out the appropriate step for the given output.

INPUT: emit random 23 violence 19 speaker 39 expert 33 award 28

Q11. In step 7, what is the sum of first element from right end and sixth element from the left end?
51
67
61
72
62
Solution:
This input output arrangement is done with the help of following some points:
(i) Firstly, it arranges all prime number in increasing order
(ii) After arranging all prime number in a sequence, then that word who starts with vowel arranges in ascending order of alphabetical series
(iii)After Vowel starting word, All odd number arranges in increasing order
(iv) After odd numbers, All words which are starting from consonant arranges in alphabetical order (v)At last, Even number is placed in increasing order
INPUT: emit random 23 violence 19 speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 1: 19 emit random 23 violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 2: 19 23 emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 3: 19 23 award emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 28
Step 4: 19 23 award emit expert random violence speaker 39 33 28
Step 5: 19 23 award emit expert 33 random violence speaker 39 28
Step 6: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random violence speaker 28
Step 7: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random speaker violence 28

Q12. What is the position of ‘expert’ in the step 6?
Seventh from the left
Sixth from the left
Fifth from the left
Sixth from the right
None of these

Solution:
This input output arrangement is done with the help of following some points:
(i) Firstly, it arranges all prime number in increasing order
(ii) After arranging all prime number in a sequence, then that word who starts with vowel arranges in ascending order of alphabetical series
(iii)After Vowel starting word, All odd number arranges in increasing order
(iv) After odd numbers, All words which are starting from consonant arranges in alphabetical order (v)At last, Even number is placed in increasing order
INPUT: emit random 23 violence 19 speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 1: 19 emit random 23 violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 2: 19 23 emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 3: 19 23 award emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 28
Step 4: 19 23 award emit expert random violence speaker 39 33 28
Step 5: 19 23 award emit expert 33 random violence speaker 39 28
Step 6: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random violence speaker 28
Step 7: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random speaker violence 28

Q13. Which element is exactly between the fifth from left and fifth from right in step 5?
random
33
expert
violence
None of these
Solution:
This input output arrangement is done with the help of following some points:
(i) Firstly, it arranges all prime number in increasing order
(ii) After arranging all prime number in a sequence, then that word who starts with vowel arranges in ascending order of alphabetical series
(iii)After Vowel starting word, All odd number arranges in increasing order
(iv) After odd numbers, All words which are starting from consonant arranges in alphabetical order (v)At last, Even number is placed in increasing order
INPUT: emit random 23 violence 19 speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 1: 19 emit random 23 violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 2: 19 23 emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 3: 19 23 award emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 28
Step 4: 19 23 award emit expert random violence speaker 39 33 28
Step 5: 19 23 award emit expert 33 random violence speaker 39 28
Step 6: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random violence speaker 28
Step 7: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random speaker violence 28

Q14. Which step number would be the following output? “19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random violence speaker 28”
Step 7
Step 6
Step 5
Step 4
None of the Above

Solution:
This input output arrangement is done with the help of following some points:
(i) Firstly, it arranges all prime number in increasing order
(ii) After arranging all prime number in a sequence, then that word who starts with vowel arranges in ascending order of alphabetical series
(iii)After Vowel starting word, All odd number arranges in increasing order
(iv) After odd numbers, All words which are starting from consonant arranges in alphabetical order (v)At last, Even number is placed in increasing order
INPUT: emit random 23 violence 19 speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 1: 19 emit random 23 violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 2: 19 23 emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 3: 19 23 award emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 28
Step 4: 19 23 award emit expert random violence speaker 39 33 28
Step 5: 19 23 award emit expert 33 random violence speaker 39 28
Step 6: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random violence speaker 28
Step 7: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random speaker violence 28

Q15. Which of the following would be at the ninth position from the left end in step 6?
33
Violence
Expert
39
28
Solution:
This input output arrangement is done with the help of following some points:
(i) Firstly, it arranges all prime number in increasing order
(ii) After arranging all prime number in a sequence, then that word who starts with vowel arranges in ascending order of alphabetical series
(iii)After Vowel starting word, All odd number arranges in increasing order
(iv) After odd numbers, All words which are starting from consonant arranges in alphabetical order (v)At last, Even number is placed in increasing order
INPUT: emit random 23 violence 19 speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 1: 19 emit random 23 violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 2: 19 23 emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 3: 19 23 award emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 28
Step 4: 19 23 award emit expert random violence speaker 39 33 28
Step 5: 19 23 award emit expert 33 random violence speaker 39 28
Step 6: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random violence speaker 28
Step 7: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random speaker violence 28

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