Dear Aspirants,

Reasoning Questions for SBI Clerk 2018

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. Today is the Day 7 of the 60 Days SBI Clerk Prelims Study Plan. 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 study plan and the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-3): Read the following information carefully to answer the given questions:

Joy wanted to visit a city forest, so he started from point A towards north and reached B after walking 10 meters. At B he turned 45 degrees towards north-east and walked 6√2 meters to reach point C. From C he turned 135 degrees towards his right and walked 3 meters to reach D. From D he turned to his left and after walking 5 meters, he reached a point E. From E he turned 90 degrees towards his right and found himself walking in the direction opposite to which he started his journey. After walking 5 meters from E, he reached the forest.

Q1. What is the shortest distance between Joy’s final position and point A?
(a) 6 meters
(b) 5000 cm
(c) 5 meters
(d) 50000 millimeters
(e) None of these

Q2. In which direction is point A with respect to Joy’s final position?
(a) North- East
(b) North- West
(c) South-West
(d) West
(e) None of these

Q3. What is the total distance traveled by Jay?
(a) 21
(b) 20
(c) More than 29 meters
(d) 22.435 meters
(e) 23 meters

Solutions (1-3):
S1. Ans.(a)
Sol.

As we know tan 45˚= OC/BO.
By this OC = BO
And By Pythagoras theorem we know that   BC^2 = OC^2 + BO^2
(62)^2 = 2BO^2
So  BO= OC  = 6m

S2. Ans.(c)
S3. Ans.(c)

Directions (4-6): Read the following information carefully to answer the given questions:

Each of the six family members U, V, W, X, Y and Z are of different age. X is older than only Z and V. W is younger than only Y. V is not youngest. V is 50 years old. The one who is third oldest is 116 years old.

Q4. Which of the following could possible age of X?
(a) 70 years
(b) 94 years
(c) 86 years
(d) 61 years
(e) All of these

Q5. Which of the following could be the possible age of Y?
(a) 115
(b) 114
(c) 110
(d) 80
(e) None of these

Q6. The person, who is oldest, has an age which is 3 years more than U’s age. Which of the following will be Y’s age?
(a) 118
(b) 117
(c) 119
(d) 80
(e) 53

Solutions (4-6):
Y>W>U(116)>X>V(50)>Z
S4. Ans.(e)
S5. Ans.(e)
S6. Ans.(c)

Directions (7-9): Read the following information carefully to answer the given questions:

Two friends Rocky and Floyd started walking from two different points. Rocky, who started from point A moved along a circular track and after walking 22km he reached point B, from where he turned left and walked 5km  to reach point C after which he stopped. Floyd started from point F and after walking 5km, he reached point E. From point E he turned 45 degree towards his left and walked √8 km to reach point D. After reaching point D, he turned 45 degrees in clockwise direction. He then moved ahead 5km to reach point C which is towards the west of point D. Point A, B, C and D are in straight line.

Q7. In which direction was Rocky facing at instant he travelled three-fourth of his total journey?
(a) East
(b) West
(c) North East
(d) South East
(e) Cannot be determined

Q8. If Rocky keeps on walking ahead from point C and reached point G after walking 12 km, then what is the shortest distance between point F and G?
(a) 7km
(b) 4km
(c) 2km
(d) More than 7km
(e) None of these

Q9.What is the distance between A and B?
(a) 22km
(b) 14km
(c) 7km
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Solutions (7-9):
S7. Ans.(d)
S8. Ans.(c)
S9. Ans.(b)

Directions (10-11): Read the following information carefully to answer the given questions:

Each of six batsman F, G, H, I, J and K scored different runs in an innings. Only two batsman score less runs than G. H scored more runs than F. H scored less runs than K who is not the highest scorer. I scored less runs than F. The second highest scorer scored 40 runs

Q10. If the sum of runs scored by K and G is 75, then what may be the runs scored by H?
(a) 33
(b) 37
(c) 32
(d) 40
(e) 31

Q11.  Who among following scored the least runs?
(a) K
(b) J
(c) I
(d) H
(e) F

Solutions (10-11):
J > K (40) >H > G > F > I

S10. Ans.(b)
S11. Ans.(c)

Directions (12-13): Read the following information carefully to answer the given questions:

Some candies were distributed among six kids– U, V, W, X, Y and Z. Y received more than only Z. V received more than X but he did not receive the highest number of candies. U received more than Y. U received less than X.

Q12. Who among the following received less number of candies than X?
(a) Z, U
(b) Z, Y
(c) Y, U
(d) Z, Y, U
(e) None of these

S12. Ans.(d)
Sol. W > V > X > U > Y > Z

Q13. If it is given that there were 30 candies in total and there is no such kid among the given six who received no candies. Then what could be the highest number of candies received by W?
(a) 15
(b) 25
(c) 20
(d) 30
(e) None of these

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol. W (15) > V(5) > X(4) > U(3) > Y(2) > Z(1)

Direction (14-15):  Read the following instructions carefully and answer the given questions.

Starting from his home, Kay moves 40km towards North. He then takes a right turn and walks 30 km to reach point D. From there, he turns towards North-West and moves 50 km. After which he moved 40 km towards North and reaches a point which is in line with his home and the point where he took the first turn. Then, he turns and travels towards South-West for 80√2 km to reach point F which is inline with point D and the point where he took the first turn. From F, he finally turned 135 degrees towards his right and walked 80 km to reach point E.

Q14. In which direction is point E with respect to the point D?
(a) North-West
(b) East
(c) Can’t be determined
(d) West
(e) South-West

S14. Ans.(a)
Sol.

Q15. What is the shortest distance between point F and point D?
(a) 80 km
(b) 70 km
(c) 70√2 km
(d) 50 km
(e) None of these

S15. Ans.(e)
Sol.