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Reasoning Questions Based on  Puzzle for SBI Clerk

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): Study the information and answer the given questions: 
Seven people P, Q, R, S, T, U and V live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of them likes different animal viz. Tiger, Bear, Sheep, Fox, Elephant, Horse and Lion but not necessarily in the same order. 
Only three people live below the floor on which P lives. Only one person lives between P and the one who likes Horse. U lives immediately below the one who likes Bear. The one who likes Bear lives on an even-numbered floor. Only three people live between the one who likes Horse and the one who likes Sheep. T lives immediately above R. T does not like Sheep. Only two people live between Q and the one who likes Elephant. The one who likes Elephant lives below the floor on which Q lives. The one who likes Tiger does not live immediately above or immediately below Q. S does not live immediately above or immediately below P. V does not like Fox. 

Q1. Which of the following is true with respect to V as per the given information? 
(a) The one who likes Bear, lives immediately below V 
(b) V lives on floor no. 7 
(c) V lives immediately below T 
(d) V lives on the lowermost floor 
(e) V likes Horse 

Q2. Who among the following lives on floor no. 3
(a) The one who likes Fox 
(b) The one who likes Elephant 
(c) R
(d) V
(e) T

Q3. Who lives on the floor immediately above T? 
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) S
(d) V
(e) U

Q4. S likes which of the following animal? 
(a) Bear 
(b) Horse 
(c) Sheep 
(d) Elephant 
(e) Fox 

Q5. How many people live between the floors on which S and the one who likes Bear ? 
(a) None 
(b) Two 
(c) One 
(d) More than three 
(e) Three

Solution(1-5): 

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S3. Ans.( e)
Sol.

S4. Ans.( e)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol.

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. A, B, C, D and E are of different height. Who among following is tallest?
I. E is taller than B. C is taller than E but smaller than A.
II. A is taller than C and E. D is not the shortest.

Q7. What is code of ‘sum’ ?
I. ‘sum of two number’ is coded as- ‘ sa mn ta cq’ and ‘ two third of number’ is coded as ‘ cq ca mn sa’ .
II. ‘sum are wind up’ is coded as- ‘la za ta cm’.

Q8. Point ‘P’ is in which direction with respect to point ‘Q’?
I. Point P is north west of point A which is west of point B. Point Q is north of point B.
II. Point Q is north east of point A which is north of point B. Point P is west of point B.

Q9. P, Q, R and S are sitting around a circle facing at the centre. Who is to the immediate right of Q?
I. R is between P and S.
II. S is to the immediate right of R.

Q10. On which date in February does P’s marriage?
I. P’s marriage is scheduled on last week of February.
II. P’s marriage is scheduled on after 28th February.

Solution(6-10):

S6. Ans. (d)
Sol. 

S7. Ans. (a)
Sol. sum= ta

S8. Ans. (b)
Sol. Point P is in south-west of point Q.

S9. Ans. (e)
Sol.


S10. Ans. (b)
Sol. From statement II- 29th February

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are seven students of a Degree College. All of them belong to different city viz. Varanasi, Pune, Jaunpur, Agra, Bhopal, Mumbai, and Lucknow but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them studies different subjects viz. English, Science, Chemistry, Physics, Math, Hindi and Sanskrit, but not necessarily in the same order.
Q belongs to Agra and does not study Math and Physics. R studies English and does not belong to Jaunpur or Mumbai. T belongs to Bhopal and he studies Hindi. The one who studies Science belong to Lucknow. S belongs to Varanasi. W studies Sanskrit. P does not belong to Lucknow. The one who studies Physics belong to Jaunpur.

Q11. W belongs to which of the following city?
(a) Agra
(b) Mumbai
(c) Lucknow
(d) Pune
(e) None of these

Q12. P studies which of the following subject ?
(a) Physics
(b) Math
(c) English
(d) Chemistry
(e) None of these

Q13. S studies which of the following subject ?
(a) Chemistry 
(b) Physics
(c) Math
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

Q14. P belongs to which of the following city?
(a) Varanasi
(b) Agra
(c) Mumbai
(d) Lucknow
(e) Jaunpur

Q15. Which of the following combinations of student–city–subject is correct?
(a) T–Bhopal–Math
(b) W–Agra–Sanskrit
(c) Q–Agra–Physics
(d) V–Lucknow–Science
(e) V-Pune- Sanskrit

Solution(11-15):

S11.Ans.(b)
Sol.

S12.Ans.(a)
Sol.

S13.Ans.(c)
Sol.

S14.Ans.(e)
Sol.

S15.Ans.(d)
Sol.