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# Reasoning Ability Quiz For SBI PO/Clerk Mains 2023- 10th January

Directions (1-5): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Six persons are living in a building having six floors with the ground floor numbered as 1 and topmost floor numbered as 6. Each of them likes different colours. They also play different games.
E lives above D. There is only one floor between the one who plays Football and the one who likes White. B plays Hockey and lives on an even numbered floor. The one who likes White plays either Boxing or Volleyball. The one who likes White lives above the one who plays Football. There are three floors between D and E. The one who likes Black does not play Volleyball. The one likes yellow lives on the second floor and plays neither Hockey nor Football. C who lives above D, likes Black. The one who plays Cricket likes Green. The who plays Volleyball lives on an odd numbered floor. There is only one floor between C and D who does not like Yellow. F plays Boxing and stays just above the person who plays Volleyball. The person who lives on the topmost floor likes either Purple or White. A plays Baseball but does not like brown colour.

Q1. Who among the following plays Volleyball?
(a) A
(b) The one who likes Brown colour
(c) D
(d) The one who lives immediate above B
(e) None of these

Q2. The one who likes brown colour lives on which floor?
(a) 1st Floor
(b) 6th Floor
(c) 4th Floor
(d) 2nd Floor
(e) None of these

Q3. C plays which of the following Game?
(a) Baseball
(b) Football
(c) Boxing
(d) Volleyball
(e) None of these

Q4. Which of the following combination is true about the one who plays baseball?
(a) 2nd Floor- Yellow
(b) 4th Floor-Green
(c) 3rd Floor- Brown
(d) 5th Floor- White
(e) None of these

Q5. Which of the following statement is true about the one who plays Hockey?
(a) D lives immediate below the one who plays Hockey
(b) The one who plays Hockey lives just above the who likes Black
(c) E plays Hockey
(d) Only two persons lives between the one who plays Hockey and A
(e) Both (b) and (d)

Directions (6-10): 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: 79 filled 44 quilted coded 65 twisted offered 27 9
Step I: cod filled 44 quilted 65 twisted offered 27 9 80
Step II: 10 cod filled 44 quilted 65 offered 27 80 twist
Step III: fill 10 cod 44 quilted offered 27 80 twist 66
Step IV: 28 fill 10 cod 44 quilted 80 twist 66 offer
Step V: quilt 28 fill 19 cod 80 twist 66 offer 45

Step V 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: wasted 76 94 skilled lighted 11 granted 52 39 adopted

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

Q7. What will the addition of the numbers which is third from the right end in step II and 2nd from the right end in step IV?
(a) 112
(b) 210
(c) 151
(d) 116
(e) None of these

Q8. Which of the following would be the difference of the numbers which is 3rd from left end in step IV and 2nd from right end in Step II?
(a) 90
(b) 83
(c) 25
(d) 10
(e) None of these

Q9. Which of the following element will be 6th to the left of 3rd from the right end in step V?
(a) 95
(c) 40
(d) skill
(e) None of these

Q10. In which of the following step ’39 95 wast’ would be find in the same order?
(a) Step V
(b) Step II and III
(c) Step II
(d) Step III and IV
(e) None of these

Direction (11-13): 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:
Note: The directions which are given indicates exact directions.
P#Q – P is in the south direction of Q.
P@Q – P is in the north direction of Q.
P&Q – P is in the east direction of Q.
P\$Q – P is in the west direction of Q.
P£QS- P is the mid-point of QS vertically.
Note- For southeast direction it used to be written as P#&Q and so on…

Point D is &7m of point C. Point H is @8m of point F. Point E is #18m of point G. Point A is @10m of point D. Point E is \$15m of point F. Point G£AB. Point B is &12m of point A.

Q11. What is the direction of point F with respect to point A?
(a) South
(b) West
(c) North west
(d) South-east
(e) None of these

Q12. What is direction and distance between point C with respect to point H?
(a) Point C is &22m of point H
(b) Point C is #28m of point H
(c) Point C is \$28m of point H
(d) Point C is @30m of point H
(e) None of these

Q13. What is the shortest distance between point H and point E?
(a) 20m
(b) 17m
(c) 15m
(d) 10m
(e) None of these

Directions (14-15): Each of these questions is based on the following information:
(i) U # V means U is 4m north of V.
(ii) U & V means U is 6m east of V.
(iii) U % V means U is 3m south of V.
(iv) U @ V means U is 5m west of V.

Q14. If the expression ‘I@P#M&H#D&J’ is true, what is the shortest distance between I and J?
(a) 11m
(b) 9m
(c) √105m
(d) √109m
(e) None of these

Q15. If the expression ‘C&L#O@U%T#R’ is true, what is the direction of R with respect to O?
(a) West
(b) North-west
(c) South-west
(d) South
(e) None of these

Solutions

Solutions (1-5):
Sol.

S1. Ans. (d)
S2. Ans. (c)
S3. Ans. (b)
S4. Ans. (a)
S5. Ans. (b)

Solutions (6-10):
In the given input output, one word and one number are arranged in each step.
In odd numbered steps such as I, III and V the word is getting arranged from the left end while the number is getting arranged from the right end. While in even numbered steps such as II and IV the numbers are arranged from the left end while the words are arranged from the right end.
For step I- The word which is first according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the left end while the highest number is arranged from the right end and so on in the odd steps.
For step II- The number which is lowest is arranged from the left end while the word which is last according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the right end and so on in even steps. Also, while arranging each of the number is added by 1 and ‘ed’ is removed from each word while arranging.

Input: wasted 76 94 skilled lighted 11 granted 52 39 adopted
Step I: adopt wasted 76 skilled lighted 11 granted 52 39 95
Step II: 12 adopt 76 skilled lighted granted 52 39 95 wast
Step III: grant 12 adopt skilled lighted 52 39 95 wast 77
Step IV: 40 grant 12 adopt lighted 52 95 wast 77 skill
Step V: light 40 grant 12 adopt 95 wast 77 skill 53

S6. Ans. (b)
S7. Ans. (d)
S8. Ans. (b)
S9. Ans. (c)
S10. Ans. (b)

Solutions (11-13):
Sol.

S11. Ans. (d)
S12. Ans. (c)
S13. Ans. (b)

S14. Ans. (e)

S15. Ans. (e)

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