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# Reasoning Ability Quiz For SBI PO/Clerk Mains 2023- 1st January

Directions (1-5): A word arrangement machine, when given a particular input, rearranges it following a particular rule. The following is the illustration of the input and the steps of arrangement:

Input: Krishna 32 Book 39 Ice 91 Invite 47 63 Mango 25 Go
Step I: 92 Go Krishna 32 Book 39 Ice Invite 47 63 Mango 25
Step II: 64 Ice 92 Go Krishna 32 Book 39 Invite 47 Mango 25
Step III: 48 Book 64 Ice 92 Go Krishna 32 39 Invite Mango 25
Step IV: 40 Mango 48 Book 64 Ice 92 Go Krishna 32 Invite 25
Step V: 33 Invite 40 Mango 48 Book 64 Ice 92 Go Krishna 25
Step VI:26 Krishna 33 Invite 40 Mango 48 Book 64 Ice 92 Go

Input: Mid 39 Apple 56 Good 59 Orange 35 Beautiful 76 Naughty 91

Q1. If “60 Apple 77 Good 92 Mid 39 56 Orange 35 Beautiful Naughty” is step 3 then how many more steps are required to reach on final output?
(a) 5 steps more
(b) 6 steps more
(c) 4 steps more
(d) 3 steps more
(e) None of these

Q2. which step of the following step “40 Naughty 57 Orange 60 Apple 77 Good 92 Mid 35 Beautiful”.
(a) Step III
(b) Step IV
(c) Step V
(d) This step is not possible
(e) None of these

Q3. If “77 Good 92 Mid 39 Apple 56 67 Orange 35 Beautiful Naughty” is the step 2 of an input. Find out the step I from this step.
(a) 92 Mid39 Apple 56 Good 67 Orange 35 Beautiful 76 Naughty
(b) 92 Mid39 Apple 56 Beautiful 76 Naughty Good 67 Orange 35
(c) 92 Mid 67 Orange 35 Beautiful 76 Naughty 39 Apple 56 Good
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these

Q4. Which word/ number would be at the seventh position from the left end in the final step?
(a) 57
(b) Apple
(c) 60
(d) Orange
(e) None of these

Q5. In which step the element ‘92 Mid 39 35’ found in the same order?
(a) 3rd step
(b) 4th step
(c) 5th step
(d) 6th step
(e) None of these

Q6. Statement: A slump in home sales has pushed builders’ inventory to “unsustainable levels” in the National Capital Region of Delhi, creating conditions for a real price correction that developers have so far avoided.

Which of the following statements is definitely true on the basis of the given statement?
(a) Demand for houses is quite low in most of the big cities.
(b) The high inventory level will hamper the ability of launching new projects by the builders.
(c) Builders in the market who have shown a good track record of delivering on time and on their promises have been able to garner sales even in this slow market.
(d) Unless this unsold stock gets absorbed, it will be difficult for consumer confidence to come back in this market.
(e) High prices have pushed most of the on-sale apartments beyond the reach of average home buyers.

Q7. Statement: According to the manpower Employment Outlook Survey, globally, Indian employers are the most upbeat on hiring plans in the fourth quarter ending December 2015.

Which of the following can be an assumption in the given information? (An assumption is something that is supposed or taken for granted)
(A) Decline in the profit margins of the company
(B) Establishment of more branches by the MNCs in India
(C) Maintenance of positive growth rate by the MNCs in India.
(D) Increase in the growth of service sector in June 2015.
(a) Only A and C
(b) Only B and D
(c) Only A and B
(d) Only C and D
(e) Only B and C

Q8. Statement: Persistent weakness in global demand and the lower value of oil products led India’s merchandise exports to fall for the sixth straight month in May, while a decline in gold imports helped the trade deficit narrow to a three-month low.

Which of the following inference drawn is probably false according to the above statement?
(a) There will be softening of oil products in the global market.
(b) Rupee will appreciate against the dollar.
(c) There will be an increase in the collection of indirect taxes in the month of April and May.
(d) There will be an increase in the domestic demand of gold and jewellery.
(e) Only (b) and (d)

Q9. Statement: The water situation is grim as the total storage in 91 main reservoirs across the country has gone below the last 10-year average, says the report of the Central Water Commission (CWC).
Which of the following may be the most probable reason for the fall in the level in reservoirs?
(a) Less rainfall across the country
(b) More use of water by the irrigation department
(c) Depletion of ground level in the country
(d) Less plantation of tree in the country
(e) Wastage of water by the people of the country

Direction (10-12): In the following questions, the symbols #, &, @, * , \$, % and © are used with the following meanings as illustrated below. Study the following information and answer the given questions:
A@B- A is the child of B.
A©B- A is the parent of B
A%B- A is elder to B
A&B- A is younger to B
A\$B- A is brother of B
A*B- A is wife of B
A#B- A is sister of B
A € B- A is sister-in-law of B

Q10. If V#C©M@A©O&M, the age of A is 33 years and age of O is 19 years, so what can be the age of M?
(a)27 years
(b)33 years
(c)69 years
(d)18 years
(e)14 years

(a)Son
(b)Son -in-law
(c)daughter-in-law
(d) Daughter
(e) Either (b) or (c)

Q12. If L*J\$P©Y@F@S and P has no son then how is Y related to S and J respectively?
(a) granddaughter, daughter
(b)niece, daughter
(c) granddaughter, niece
(d) sister, daughter
(e) daughter-in-law, niece

Directions (13-15): Study the following information and answer the questions given below:
Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H have their offices at different places in a city.
The office of A is in south east of H. The office of H is exactly in between the offices of B and C vertically.
The office of D is 5m north of G. The distance between the offices of F and G is 8m.
The total distance between the offices of B and C is 10m.
The office of E is in east of the office of H at a distance of 4m. Office of E is in north of the office of F.
If H starts walking from his office to C’s office and from there both of them turns to the right and walk 4m then they reached at D’s office.
The distance between A’s office and E’s office is 5m. A’s office and F’s office are vertically in-line to each other.

Q13. B’s office in which direction from G’s office?
(a) north-west
(b) south-east
(c) east
(d) north-east
(e) None of these

Q14. How far is D’s office from A’s office?
(a) 10 m
(b) 2√2m
(c) 8m
(d) 2√3 m
(e) None of these

Q15. E’s office is how far and in which direction from F’s office?
(a) 5m, north
(b) √11m, south
(c) 7m, north
(d) 10m, north
(e) None of these

Solutions

S6. Ans. (e)
Sol. (a) does not follow because the NCR phenomenon can’t be extrapolated to “most of the big cities”. b) and d) are probable consequences. c) shows us the other side. e) follows from the mention of “slump in home sales” and scope for “price correction”.

S7. Ans. (e)
Sol. Decline in profit will lead to closure of the company, so option a) is not valid. Establishment of new branches by the MNCs will lead to upsurge in the hiring activities. At the same time, maintenance of positive growth rate by the Indian MNC companies will help them expand their business. So only B) and C) follow.

S8. Ans. (d)
Sol. Note that there has been a decline in gold imports.

S9. Ans. (a)
Sol. The main reason for the depletion in the reservoirs is less rainfall in the country. So only option (a) follows.