Dear Aspirants,

Reasoning Questions for SBI PO Prelims 2018 (Week-02)

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it a cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming SBI PO Prelims and other banking exams is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. And, to let you practice with the best of latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz with the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Following the study plan for SBI PO Preliminary Examination 2018, the second week starts with practice questions on Puzzles and coding-decoding. To ensure proper preparation of the section we advise you to go through all the questions sincerely and try to attempt each one of them. Afterward, match your solutions and the approach with the one that would be provided later. Practice more and more questions on the same section to enhance your grip over the topics. Following is the Reasoning Ability quiz to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions.

Directions (1-5): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Seven boxes P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are placed on shelves which is one above another from bottom to top such as bottommost is numbered as 1 then 2 and so on upto top which is numbered as 7, only one box placed on one shelf. All the boxes have different number of toffee in it viz. 10, 16, 18, 22, 25, 9 and 30. All the given information not necessary in the same order. As many boxes are above the box R is same as the boxes below R. There are three boxes between the box which has 10 toffees and box T but neither of them placed at the top and bottom. R does not contain 9 and 30 toffees in it. T contain the number of toffees which is an even number and a perfect square. There is only one box placed between P and the one which contain the number of toffees which is a perfect square. P neither placed at the top nor at the bottom. Difference between the number of toffees in Q and P is 3. Total number of toffees contain by S and V is 19. Q does not contain even number of toffees. S is placed on an even numbered shelf. P is placed on an odd numbered shelf. As many boxes are placed between S and P is same as the boxes placed between S and Q. V is placed at an odd number shelf below the 5th shelf. R has less number of toffees than at least 2 boxes. U does not place at bottommost shelf.

Q1. Which box contained 30 toffees?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) R
(d) U
(e) T

Q2. How many boxes are placed above the box which contain 25 toffees?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q3. How many boxes are there between the box Q and P?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way so form a group, find the one which does not belong to that group?
(a) U-16
(b) S-22
(c) R-30
(d) P-18
(e) Q-25

Q5. Which of the following combination is true?
(a) Q-25
(b) U-10
(c) P-25
(d) V-22
(e) R-30

Solutions (1-5):
S1. Ans.(d)
S2. Ans.(a)
S3. Ans.(b)
S4. Ans.(e)
S5. Ans.(a)

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

In a certain code language,
‘he who knows truth’ is written as ‘76 45 ha 16,
‘truth is a good servant’ is written as ‘16 10 la sa ox’,
‘Clever knows truth’ is written as ‘16 ha kl’
‘who is servant of Clever’ is written as ‘kl 10 45 ze ox’.
(All the codes are 2-digit numbers and 2 letters)

Q6. What does the code ‘la’ stand for in the given code language?
(a) Truth
(b) is
(c) a
(d) good
(e) Either (c) or (d)

Q7. What is the code for ‘servant’?
(a) kl
(b) ox
(c) 10
(d) ze
(e) Either (b) or (c)

Q8. In the given code language, which of the following means ‘a good servant’?
(a) la sa 10
(b) sa la ox
(c) ox sa 10
(d) Either (a) or (b)
(e) 16 10 la

Q9. What does the code ‘45’ stand for?
(a) who
(b) knows
(c) ha
(d) Truth
(e) Either a or c

Q10. What is the code for ‘he’ in the given code language?
(a) 76
(b) ha
(c) 45
(d) 16
(e) 10

Solutions (6-10):
S6. Ans.(e)
S7. Ans.(e)
S8. Ans.(d)
S9. Ans.(a)
S10. Ans.(a)

Directions (11-15): Study the following information and answer the given questions:

9 friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and I live on separate floors of a nine-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1 then numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 9. Each one of them belongs to different country viz. India, Bhutan, Nepal, China, Cambodia, Colombo, Ulan batar, Africa and Iran but not necessarily in the same order. F lives immediately below the one who belongs to Bhutan. The one who belongs to Bhutan lives on an even numbered floor. Only three friends live between the one who belongs to Colombo and Nepal. E lives immediately above C. E does not belong to Nepal. Only two friends live between B and the one who belongs Cambodia. The one who belongs to Cambodia lives below the floor on which B lives. H belongs to Africa and lives on floor no. 8. The one who belongs to India does not live immediately above and immediately below B. Only five friends live above the floor on which A lives. Only one person lives between A and the one who belongs Colombo. D does not live immediately above and immediately below A. G does not belongs China. I belongs to Iran and lives immediately above H.

Q11. Who among the following person lives on 7th floor?
(a) A
(b) D
(c) B
(d) H
(e) G

Q12. How many persons live between the floor number 6 and A?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q13. Who among the following person belongs to Ulan batar?
(a) G
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q14. Which of the following combination is true?
(a) B-Iran
(b) F-Bhutan
(c) G-Ulan batar
(d) D-Africa
(e) H-China

Q15. Who among the following person belong to Nepal and lives on which floor?
(a) 8-H
(b) 6-D
(c) 5-G
(d) 6-B
(e) None of these

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