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Reasoning Questions for SBI PO/Clerk Mains 2018

Complexity of questions in Reasoning Ability for Banking and Insurance exams is increasing tremendously and one needs to put his nose on the grindstone while preparing for this section. Cracking questions of the Mains level will not be an easy task if one do not get into a habit of continuous practice of latest pattern based questions. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based on the latest pattern for SBI PO and Clerk Mains Exam. Not only this, these quizzes will also prove propitious for the upcoming Bank of Baroda Exam. Now, pull up your socks, it’s time to practice till perfection.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Ten persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing five persons each in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In the first row, A, B, C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing south. In the 2nd row, P, Q, R, S and T are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.
S sits third to the left of P. A faces an immediate neighbor of S. C sits second to the right of A. Only one person sits between B and D. Q and T are immediate neighbours. T does not face A and B.

Q1. How many persons are seated between B and E?                                                                         (a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Can’t be determined

Q2. Who amongst the following faces D?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) S
(e) T

Q3. Which of the following is true regarding Q?
(a) P and R are immediate neighhour of Q.
(b) Q sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.
(c) E is an immediate neighbor of the person who is facing Q.
(d) S sits on the immediate left of Q.
(e) None of these

Q4. Who amongst the following are sitting exactly in the middle of the rows?
(a) A and T
(b) D and S
(c) D and P
(d) P and C
(e) A and Q

Q5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) C
(b) D
(c) R
(d) E
(e) P

Directions (6-7): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
(i) P × Q means ‘P is mother of Q’.
(ii) P + Q means ‘P is sister of Q’.
(iii) P ÷ Q means ‘P is father of Q’.
(iv) P – Q means ‘P is brother of Q’.

Q6. Which of the following means ‘M is niece of R’?
(a) M – T ÷ J – R
(b) T ÷ M – K+R
(c) R – T ÷ M – K
(d) R + T ÷ M + K
(e) None of the above

Q7. Which of the following means ‘J is maternal grandfather of W’?
(a) W ÷ J ÷ K
(b) J ÷ T × W
(c) J × T × W
(d) J × T ÷ W
(e) None of these

Q8. Q types faster than R but not as fast as V. T types faster than R. S types faster than V. Who amongst the five of them types the fastest?
(a) V
(b) T
(c) S
(e) None of these

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Either S or T is the fastest.
S>V>Q>R T>R

Directions (9-10): Study the following information to answer the given question.

Amongst five friends, A, B, C, D and E, each bought a mobile phone for a different price. A paid more than both C and E. Only B paid more than D. E did not pay the minimum amount. E paid Rs. 8000 for the phone.

Q9. Which of the following is true with regard to the given information?
(a) Only two people paid a price less than the price paid by B
(b) E paid more than C and B
(c) No one paid more amount than that paid by C
(d) Amongst the five friends, C is more likely two have paid Rs. 19000 for the mobile phone
(e) None is true

Q10. If D paid 17000 more than the price paid by E, which of the following could be possible amount paid by A?
(a) Rs. 35000
(b) Rs. 16000
(c) Rs. 7500
(d) Rs. 26000
(e) Rs. 6500

Solutions (9-10):
Sol. B > D > A > E > C

S9. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol.

Directions (11-15): In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. These statements are followed by two conclusions:
(a) If only conclusion I follows.
(b) If only conclusion II follows.
(c) If either conclusion I or II follows.
(d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
(e) If both conclusion I and II follow.

Q11. Statements: B>Q=I, K >I≤V, B<S
Conclusion: I. I<S
II. I≤Q

Q12. Statements: Z≥Q, R>J, O>Q>J, T>Z
Conclusion: I. O>T
II. T>J

Q13. Statements: A<W=B, Y≥W, A≥U, X≤B
Conclusion: I. Y>U
II. W≥X

Q14. Statements: Z≥U, C=B<U, D≥Z>O
Conclusion: I. B≤D
II. O<U

Q15. Statements: S=B, K>Q≥B, J≥Q, R≤S
Conclusion: I. J>R
II. R=J