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Reasoning Questions for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018

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 is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. 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): Each of the questions below consist of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer
(a) 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.
(b) 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.
(c) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(d) if the data in both statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) if the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Q1. On which date Siddharth leaves for Jaunpur in January month?
I. Siddharth takes leave for one week from his office in January month starting from 5th January.
II. Siddharth mother correctly remembers that Siddharth leaves for Jaunpur after 5th but before 7th January..

Q2. Five persons A, B, C, D and E are sitting around a circular table with all of them facing towards the center. Who sits immediate left of B ?
I. A sits third to right of B. C sits third to right of A.
II. B sits immediate left of C who sits second to left of A. D does not sit adjacent to B.

Q3. What is code of “called” ?
I. In certain language, “ meeting had been called” is written as “ sx vt bv mp” and “ they called every time” is written as “ bv ct fa jl “ .
II. “ you called every hour” is written as “ ca bv jl ma”.

Q4. Point S is in which direction with respect to point Y?
I. Point S is in north of Point X. Point X is in east of Point T. Point T is in north of point V which is west of Point Y.
II. Point Y is west of Point X. Point X is in west of Point T which is north of V. Point V is east of Point S which is south of Point X .

Q5. Five persons A, B, C, D and E are of different weight . Who is heaviest ?
I. B is heavier than C and D but lighter than E who is not the heaviest.
II. E is heavier than B and C but lighter than A.

Solution(1-5):

S1. Ans.(b)
Sol.From statement II- Siddharth leaves for Janupur on 6th January.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. From statement II- E sits immediate left of B.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. From 1-Called= bv

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. From statement II- S is south-east of point Y.

5. Ans.(a)
Sol.From statement I-
A> E > B > C/D > C/D

Directions (6-10): Each of the following 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 statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer.
(a) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
(b) 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.
(c) if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(d) if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.

Q6. Who amongst A, B, C, D and E is the shortest?
I. A is taller than B. E is not the tallest.
II. C is taller than A. D is not the tallest.

Q7.How is B related to E?
I.M and Z are brothers of B and E is son of Z .
II.D is mother of U who is son of B.

Q8. In which month of the year did Rinku go Switzerland for a vacation?
I. Rinku correctly remembers that she went for a vacation in the first half of the year.
II. Rinku’s husband correctly remembers that they went for a vacation after 31st March but before 1st May.

Q9. Is P is maternal aunt of M?
I. A is son of P. A is brother of B. B is daughter of C. F is sister of C. M is daughter of F.
II. D is father of M. F is mother of M. K is brother of F. K has two children J and R. P is married to K.

Q10. Among V,W,X,Y and Z, seated in a straight line facing south, who sits at the middle?
I. W sits second to right of V. Z is not immediate neighbor of Y.
II. V sits third to left of Y. W sits on the immediate right of X.

Solution(6-10):

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S7. Ans.(e)
Sol. From combining 1 and 2-
B is uncle of E.

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. From 1- We can not decide.
From 2- April.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. From statement 1-We can not decide.
From statement 2-We can say that P is maternal aunt of M.

S10. Ans.(e)
Sol. From both 1 and 2-
X is the middle of the row.

Directions (11-15): Each of the following 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 statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer.
(a) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient in answer the question.
(b) 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.
(c) if the data in either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(d) if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) if the data in both the statements I and II are together necessary to answer the question.

Q11. Point A is in which direction with respect to point B?
I. Point D is to the east of point A. Point A is to the south of point F. Point B is in southwest of point D.
II. Point F is to the north-west to point B. Point B is to the south of point D which is east of Point F. Point A is in north of point D.

Q12. On which day of the same week is Lalit’s exam scheduled (Monday being the first day of the week)?
I. Lalit correctly remembers that his exam is scheduled on a day after Tuesday, but before Thursday of the same week.
II. Lalit’s father correctly remembers that Lalit’s exam is scheduled on the third day of the week.

Q13. How many marks has Janki scored in the test? (Maximum marks 20)
I. Janki scored two-digit marks. Her marks were not in decimals.
II. Janki scored more than 9 marks in the test. Her marks is perfect square.

Q14. P, Q, R, S and T are sitting in a row with all of them facing towards north direction. Who is second to the left of P?
I. R is to the immediate left of T and second to the right of S.
II. Q is to the immediate right of S and third to the left of P.

Q15. Who is sitting to the immediate right to Manisha among five friends sitting around a circle facing the centre?
I. Sherya is sitting exactly between Kajal and Sneha and Raj is sitting to the immediate right of Sneha.
II. Manisha is sitting exactly between Kajal and Raj and Sherya is sitting to the immediate right of Kajal.

Solution(11-15):

S11. Ans.(b)
Sol. A is north of B.

S12. Ans.(c)
Sol. From statement I- Wednesday,
From statement II- Wednesday

S13. Ans.(b)
Sol. From statement II- 16 marks

S14. Ans.(e)
Sol. From both statement -
R sits second to left of P.

S15. Ans.(c)
Sol. From statement I- Immediate right of Manisha is Kajal.

From statement II- Immediate right of Manisha is Kajal.

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