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): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

Twelve persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing six persons each in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In the Row-1 P, Q, R, S, T and U are sitting and all of them are facing towards north direction . In the Row-2 , A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting and all of them are facing towards south direction . In the given seating arrangement each member sitting in a row faces another member of the other row.
C sits second from any of the end of the row. Two persons sit between C and F. One of immediate neighbour of F faces T. Two persons sit between T and Q.  P sits third to right of U. P does not sit adjacent to T. One of immediate neighbour of U faces A. A does not sit any of the end of the row. C does not face P. R sits one of the position left of Q. One of immediate neighbour of R faces D. Two persons sit between D and B.

Q1. Who among the following faces A?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) T
(e) S

Q2. Who among the following sits third to left of S?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) T
(e) None of these

Q3. Who among the following sits second to the right of F?
(a) D
(b) No one.
(c) B
(d) A
(e) E

Q4. Who among following faces the person who sits third to right of C?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) T
(e) S

Q5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) F
(b) D
(c) A
(d) R
(e) U

S1.Ans.(b)
Sol.
S2.Ans.(c)
Sol.
S3.Ans.(b)
Sol.
S4.Ans.(c)
Sol.
S5.Ans.(c)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): Study the set of numbers given below and answer the questions which follow:

427     581     839     275     589

Q6. Which of the following numbers will be obtained if the second digit of the greatest number is subtracted from the second digit of the lowest number after adding one to each of the numbers?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
(e) 5

Q7. If in each number, first and the last digits are interchanged, which of the following will be the  highest number?
(a) 427
(b) 581
(c) 839
(d) 275
(e) 589

Q8. If in each number the second and the third digits are interchanged, which will be the second lowest number?
(a) 427
(b) 581
(c) 839
(d) 275
(e) 589

Q9. If one is subtracted from the last digit of each of the numbers and then the first and the third digits are interchanged, which of the following will be the lowest?
(a) 427
(b) 581
(c) 839
(d) 275
(e) 589

Q10. If in each number, all the three digits are arranged in ascending order, which of the following will be the highest number?
(a) 427
(b) 581
(c) 839
(d) 275
(e) 589

Solution(6-10):

S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. 427     581     839     275     589
428     582     840     276     590
Diff= 7-4=3

S7. Ans.(e)
Sol. 427     581     839     275     589
724     185     938     572    985

S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. 427     581     839     275     589
472     518     893     257     598

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. 427     581     839     275     589
426    580     838      274     588
624    085     838      472     885

S10. Ans.(e)
Sol. 427     581     839     275     589
247     158     389    257      589

Directions (11-13): 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: P ≤ Q < R ≥ T > S
Conclusion:
I. P> R
II.  R≥ P

Q12. Statements: P > L ≤ M < N > Q
Conclusion:
I. P > N
II. Q > L

Q13. Statement: S ≥ T = U < V ≥ X
Conclusions:
I. V > T
II. X> U

Solution(11-15):

S11. Ans.(d)
Sol. Conclusion:
I. P> R( Not True )
II.  R≥ P( Not True )

S12. Ans.(d)
Sol. Conclusion:
I. P > N( Not True )
II. Q > L( Not True )

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol. Conclusions:
I. V > T ( True )
II. X> U ( Not true)

Directions (14-15): Study the following information and answer the questions given:

Sharvi walked 5m towards north from point A and reached to point B. She took a right turn from point B and walked 7m and reached to point C. She took another right turn from point C and walked 6m to reach point D. Sharvi took a right turn from point D and walked 3m to reach point E. From point E, Sharvi took another right turn and walk 6m and reached point F

Q14. What is distance between point F and B?
(a)  6m
(b) 5m
(c) 4m
(d) 3m
(e) None of the above

Q15. Point E is in which direction with respect to point to A?
(a) North
(b) South
(c) South-east
(d) South-west
(e) None of these

S14. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S15. Ans.(c)
Sol.