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. 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): Answer the questions based on the information given below:

Ten persons are sitting in two parallel rows, facing each other. D, R, S, O, and W are facing south – while N, E, K, I and F are facing North.  All of them lives in the same building having five floors, with the bottommost floor being numbered as 1 and topmost being numbered as 5. There are two people living on each floor of the building. K faces S. R, who is sitting to the immediate left of O, is facing F, who lives on the floor immediately below R. S, who lives on the same floor as F, sits on one of the extreme ends. W sits opposite to E and both live on the same floor. There is only one floor between N and E. S lives below K. F sits to the immediate left of N who faces D. N who lives on the topmost floor sits on one of the extreme ends. O and N lives on the same floor. K, who is an immediate neighbour of E lives on the same floor as R.

Q1. Who is sitting third to the right of the of one of the person who lives on the third floor?
(a) F
(b) N
(c) K
(d) I
(e) None of these

Q2. Which two persons live on the fourth floor?
(a) F – W
(b) I – R
(c) N – O
(d) I - D
(e) None of these

Q3. Who sits between I and N?
(a) E
(b) F
(c) I
(d) S
(e) W

Q4. Who among the following does not live on an even numbered floor?
(a) I
(b) D
(c) K
(d) R
(e) None of these

Q5. Who is sitting opposite to the person who sits second to the right of I?
(a) R
(b) D
(c) S
(d) O
(e) W

Solutions (1-5):

S1. Ans. (b)
S2. Ans. (d)
S3. Ans. (b)
S4. Ans. (e)
S5. Ans. (b)

Directions (6-10): In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. 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.

Q6. Statements: No fans are stars. All fans are suns. All suns are trees.
Conclusions:
I. All trees are fans.
II. Some stars are not trees.
III. Some suns are not stars.
IV. All fans are trees.
(a) All follow
(b) Only II, III and IV follows
(c) Only I, III and IV follows
(d) Only III and IV follows
(e) None of these

Q7. Statements: All locks are books. No hook are books. Some chains are locks.
Conclusions:
I. Some books are chains.
II. Some chains are not hook.
III. No locks are hook.
IV. Some chains are not locks.
(a) All follow
(b) Only I, II and III follows
(c) Only II, III and IV follows
(d) Only II and III follows
(e) None of these

Q8. Statements: Some oil are pan. All pan are steel. All steel are spoons.
Conclusions:
I. All pan are spoons.
II. Some oil are spoons.
III. Some steel are oil.
IV. Some spoons are not pan.
(a) All follow
(b) Only I, II and III follows
(c) Only II, III and IV follows
(d) Only I and III follow
(e) None of these

Q9. Statements: No pen are hand. All waist are pen. All ball are waist.
Conclusions:
I. Some pen are not waist.
II. Some hand are not pen.
III. All waist are ball.
IV. No waist are ball
(a) None follows
(b) Only I, II and III follows
(c) Only I, II and IV follows
(d) Only either III or IV follows
(e) Only II follows

Q10. Statements: Some line are rose. No rose are red. No rose are ants.
Conclusions:
I. No red are ants.
II. Some red are ants
III. Some line are not ants.
IV. Some line are not red.
(a) All follow
(b) Only I, III and IV follows
(c) Only II, III and IV follows
(d) Only II and IV follows
(e) III and IV and either I or II

Direction (11-15): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

‘dumb monkeys are actors’ is coded as ‘la pa zi ta’
‘joker monkeys are dumb’ is coded as ‘pa zi la sa’
‘flower are red fool’ is coded as ‘na hi ga pa’
‘dumb pins and flower’ is coded as ‘zi mi jo ga’

Q11. How will ‘dumb joker flower’ be coded in the given language?
(a) zi la sa
(b) zi sa ga
(c) sa mi jo
(d) pa zi mi
(e) None of these

Q12. How will ‘flower are fool’ be coded in the given language?
(a) zi la sa
(b) zi sa ga
(c) sa mi jo
(d) pa zi mi
(e) None of these

Q13. What does ‘pa’ stands for?
(a) joker
(b) flower
(c) are
(d) pins
(e) None of the these

Q14. Which of the following will be coded as ‘na hi la’ in the given language?
(a) monkeys are fool
(b) red fool monkeys
(c) joker monkeys flower
(d) red dumb flower
(e) none of these

Q15. What is the code for ‘la’ stand for?
(a) monkeys
(b) flower
(c) joker
(d) fool
(e) none of these.

Solutions (11-15):
S11. Ans.(b)
S12. Ans.(e)
S13. Ans.(c)
S14. Ans.(b)
S15. Ans.(a)