Dear Aspirants,

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): In each of the questions below is given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q1.Statements: All light is pen. No light is green. Some green is mango.
Conclusions:
I. Some pen is not green.
II. All green being pen is a possibility.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Either I or II follows
(d) Only II follows
(e) Both I and II follow

Q2.Statements: All white is tree. Some white is air. No air is carbon.
Conclusions:
I. Some tree is carbon.
II. All carbon is not tree.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Either I or II follows
(d) Only II follows
(e) Both I and II follow

Q3.Statements: Some food is black. All black is bottle. No bottle is water.
Conclusions:
I. Some food is not water.
II. Some food is water.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Either I or II follows
(d) Only II follows
(e) Both I and II follow

Q4.Statements: All wire is paint. All paint is circle. Some wire is chair.
Conclusions:
I. No paint is chair.
II. Some paint is chair.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Either I or II follows
(d) Only II follows
(e) Both I and II follow

Q5.Statements: Some five is six. No six is one. No one is two.
Conclusions:
I. Some one is five.
II. No five is one.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Either I or II follows
(d) Only II follows
(e) Both I and II follow

Solution(1-5):

S1.Ans.(e)
Sol.

S2.Ans.(a)
Sol.

S3.Ans.(b)
Sol.

S4.Ans.(d)
Sol.

S5.Ans.(c)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a rectangular table in such a way that four persons sit on each of the four corners of the table and other four persons sit on the middle of each side. All of them are facing towards the center of table.
B sits third to right of H. B does not sit any of the middle side of table. Only one person sits between B and G. Two persons sit between G and A. C sits second to right of A. Two persons sit between C and F. B does not sit opposite to F and D.

Q6. Who is sitting opposite to E?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) D
(d) B
(e) None of these

Q7. Who sits second to left of B?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) D
(d) F
(e) E

Q8. How many persons sit between C and D, when counted from right of C?
(a) Two
(b) One
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Q9. Who among following faces D?
(a) C
(b) A
(c) E
(d) H
(e) B

Q10. What is the position of G with respect to H ?
(a) Fourth to right
(b) Third to left
(c) Fifth to left
(d) Fourth to left
(e) Second to right

Solution(6-10):

S6.Ans.(d)
Sol.

S7.Ans.(d)
Sol.

S8.Ans.(b)
Sol.

S9.Ans.(b)
Sol.

S10.Ans.(b)
Sol.

Directions (11-13): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below.

E 4 B % R 3 A 6 # F H @ I 2 D 9 © K U \$ W 1 M P 5 * Q 8 T

Q11. If all the symbols and digits are deleted from the above arrangements then which of the following alphabets is 3rd to left of 4th from right end?
(a) E
(b) I
(c) A
(d) M
(e) K

Q12. Which of the following element is 5th to right of 18th from right end end of the above arrangement?
(b) D
(c) 9
(d) U
(e) K

Q13. How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol and immediately followed by a number ?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Solution(11-13):

S11.Ans.( e )
Sol. 3rd  to left of  4th from right end= 7th from right= K

S12.Ans.( a)
Sol. 5th to right of 18th from right end end = 13th from right end= ©

S13.Ans.(b)
Sol. @I2

Directions (14-15): These questions are based on the following information:
Seven poles A, B, C, D, E, F and G are situated as follows:E is 2 km to the west of B. F is 2 km to the north of B. C is 1 km to the west of F. D is 2 km to the south of C. G is 2 km to the south of E. D is exactly in the middle of B and E.

Q14. Pole F is in which direction with respect to G?
(a) North
(b) North-east
(c) South
(d) South-west
(e) North-west

Q15. Pole G is in which direction with respect to D?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) South-west
(d) North-west
(e) None of these
(e) None of these

Solution (14-15):

S14. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S15. Ans.(c)
Sol.