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# Reasoning Ability Quiz For SBI Clerk Mains 2021- 29th July

Directions (1-5): Study the following information and answer the given questions:
Nine persons P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, and X live on separate floors of a 9-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 9. Each one of them like different birds viz. Parrot, Owl, Penguin, Crane, Patoo, Cuckoo, Heron, Sparrow, and Stork but not necessarily in the same order. Only five persons live above the floor on which P lives. Only one person lives between P and the one who likes Cuckoo. U lives immediately below the one who likes Owl. The one who likes Owl lives on an even numbered floor. Only three persons live between the one who likes Cuckoo and the one who likes Penguin. T lives immediately above R. T does not like Penguin. Only two persons live between Q and the one who likes Patoo. The one who likes Patoo live below the floor on which Q lives. W likes Sparrow and lives on floor no. 8. The one who likes Parrot does not live immediately above or immediately below Q. S does not live immediately above or immediately below P. X likes Stork and he lives immediately above W. V does not like Crane.

Q1. Who among following lives on ground floor (Floor number one)?
(a)P
(b)V
(c) T
(d)R
(e)U

Q2. Who among the following lives on floor no. 3?
(a) P
(b) U
(c) R
(d) V
(e) T

Q3. Who lives on the floor immediately above V?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) S
(d) V
(e) U

Q4. S likes which of the following bird?
(a) Crane
(b) Cuckoo
(c) Penguin
(d) Patoo
(e) None of these

Q5. How many person/persons live between the floors on which S and the one who likes Cuckoo?
(a) None
(b) Two
(c) One
(d) More than three
(e) Three

Directions (6-10): Study the following information to queue the given questions:
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
Input: 87 power 13 tide park 25 around 36 58 union 79 parle
Step I: 131 87 power tide park around 36 58 union 79 parle 252
Step II: around 131 87 power tide 36 58 union 79 parle 252 park
Step III: 363 around 131 87 power tide union 79 parle 252 park 584
Step IV: parle 363 around 131 87 tide union 79 252 park 584 power
Step V: 795 parle 363 around 131 tide union 252 park 584 power 876
Step VI: tide 795 parle 363 around 131 252 park 584 power 876 union
Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate steps for the given input.
Input for the questions.
Input: quiz 9 rough 71 guest 19 deep 43 57 sanctity 94 light

Q6. How many steps would be needed to complete the arrangement?
(a) X
(b) VIII
(c) IX
(d) VI
(e) None of these

Q7. What will the addition of the numbers which is first when considered from the left end in step II and 3rd when considered from the right end in step IV?
(a) 312
(b) 210
(c) 190
(d) 185
(e) None of these

Q8. Which of the following would be the difference of the numbers which is 1st when considered from left end in step IV and 1st when considered from right end in Step II?
(a) 290
(b) 183
(c) 193
(d) 241
(e) None of these

Q9. Which of the following element will be 6th from the left of 3rd from the right end in step V?
(a) 91
(b) deep
(c) 433
(d) light
(e) None of these

Q10. In Step IV, which of the following word/number would be on 4th position (from the left)?
(a) sanctity
(b) 91
(c) 71
(d) rough
(e) None of these

Directions (11-13): Study the information and answer the following questions:
In a certain code language
“Entire Money Board Perfect” is written as “Q20 N25 F5 C4 ”,
“Sleeve Washing World Stories” is written as “X4 T5 T19 X7 ”,
“Moving Partly Falls Objects” is written as “N7 P19 G19 Q25 ”,

Q11. What is the code for ‘Radio’ in the given code language?
(a) S14
(b) R5
(c) S15
(d) R6
(e) None of these

Q12. What is the code for the word ‘Rising Normal’ in the given code language?
(a) S7 O12
(b) O5 S7
(c) O12 S6
(d) O12 S5
(e) None of these

Q13. If the code for the words ‘they forward _____’ is coded as ‘U25 G4 T16’ in the coded language then what may be the missing word?
(a) Soup
(b) Mount
(c) Stop
(d) Climb
(e) Both (a) and (c)

Q14. Which of the following symbols should be placed in the blank spaces respectively (in the same order from left to right) in order to complete the given expression in such a manner that makes the expression A > B and C > D definitely false?
A _ E _ C _ B _ D
(a) <, <, >, =
(b) <, =, =, >
(c) <, =, =, <
(d) >, =, =, ≥
(e) >, >, =, <

Q15. Statement-The Captain Amarinder Singh-led government in Punjab has announced free education for girls in government schools and colleges from Nursery to PhD.
(I)Good social welfare law. It is initially for girls as they are comparatively disadvantaged. Hopefully it will soon be followed by free education for everyone.
(II)It is gender biased as if a poor or average person wants to educate his son for higher education he has to pay higher bills .If you are introducing a law / scheme / bills under no circumstance it should not favour any particular gender, if they are really concerned about education.
(III)Do not differentiate a poor or average person on gender. A poor boy or man should also get free education as well.

Which of the following argument holds strong for the given statement?
(a)Only II
(b)Only III
(c)Only II and III
(d)Only I and II
(e)All of the above

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