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Reasoning Ability Quiz For SBI PO/Clerk Mains 2023- 11th January

Directions (1-5): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Eight persons sitting around a square table in such a way four persons are sitting four corners while four sits at on each side. Some are facing inside and some are facing outside the center. All of them was born in different years- 2017, 1995, 1982, 1965, 1958, 2004, 1987 and 1998 (Their age is considered as on the same month and day of 2020 as their date of births).
D sits third to the left of R whose age is a square of an odd number. R sits at one of the corners of table. Q is younger than C. A who is 33years old sit second to the right of D. P is 17years younger than S who sits second to the right of Q. P is not the second youngest person and sits third to the right of C who is facing same direction of D but opposite to P. The one who is 55 years old sits third to the right of the one who is third youngest person of the group. D is younger than R but older than C. S is not an immediate neighbour of D. A is facing opposite direction to B who is facing same direction as youngest person. The third oldest person facing inside. P and S face same direction. S sits one of the corners.

Q1. Who among the following sits immediate left of the one who is 55 years old?
(a) R
(b) D
(c) P
(d) Q
(e) C

Q2. Who among the following was born in 2004?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) C
(d) D
(e) S

Q3. How many persons sit between D and S, when counted right of S?
(a) Three
(b) One
(c) More than three
(d) Two
(e) None

Q4. Who among the following is third oldest person?
(a) P
(b) Q
(c) D
(d) C
(e) S

Q5. Who among the following sits third to the right of the one who is fourth youngest person?
(a) The one who is 21 years old
(b) The one who is 33 years old
(c) D
(d) Q
(e) S

Q6. Statement: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched three mega flagship schemes aimed at transforming Urban India, including the much talked about Smart Cities proposal, with a whopping Rs. 4 lakh crore kitties having been lined up for the projects. He also unveiled logo of the housing mission, which has his personal touch in the finalization of its design.
Speaking at the event, Modi said, “the decision to make cities smart will be taken not by governments but by the people of the city, the local administration. Let there be competition between cities in development so that smart cities come up.”

Which of the following will be an effect of the initiative taken by the government?
(a) Ensuring water supply to each household, sewer connections, sanitation and solid waste management in rural and urban governance would be the focus under the scheme.
(b) Quality of life will improve in rural and urban areas.
(c) Provision of roads and public transportation beside implementation of reforms in urban governance would be the focus under the scheme.
(d) Millions of jobs will be created and scarcity of houses will be removed in urban and rural areas.
(e) All of the above.

Q7. Statement: By fixing a deadline of one year from the date of framing of charges for the completion of trial involving the members of parliament and legislative assemblies, the Supreme Court has once again intervened effectively to give some credibility to the idea of cleaning the polity. It gave a jolt to the political class by striking down a provision that protected sitting legislators from immediate disqualification on conviction.

Which of the following can be concluded from the above passage?
(a) To implement the guidelines, the government must set up more speedy trial courts, which will help them deliver justice in time.
(b) The steps taken by the apex court will help to choose the best people from their constituency and make the Indian democratic system free from criminalization.
(c) This will help in reducing the scourge of criminalization of politics.
(d) The latest order will help in addressing this problem by empowering the trial court to refuse routine adjournments.
(e) None of these

Direction (8-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
A, B, C, D, E and F are six family members. There are three generation in a family and only three female members in a family. E is daughter in law of F who has only one daughter. B is mother of D. B is not from second generation. A is grandchild of F. C is a female but is not the mother of A. F is married to B.

Q8. How is A related to C?
(a) Son
(b) Daughter
(c) Nephew
(d) Niece
(e) None of these

Q9. Who among the following is daughter of B?
(a) E
(b) A
(c) D
(d) C
(e) None of these

Q10. How E is related to B?
(a) Daughter-in-law
(b) Daughter
(c) Mother
(d) Sister-in-law
(e) none of these

Directions (11-15): Study the information and answer the following questions:
In a certain code language
” You had leave India ” is coded as ” 2%L 19%Z 15%V 18%M ”
” One hand press your ” is coded as ” 12%M 19*Z 11%I 2*L”
” Should come for event ” is coded as ” 8*S 24*L 21%L 22%E “

Q11. What is the code for ‘FINANCE’ in the given code language?
(a) 21%R
(b) 2%R
(c) 21*R
(d) 22%R
(e)None of these

Q12. What is the code for ‘SACRED’ in the given code language?
(a) 8*Z
(b) 8%Z
(c) 9*Z
(d) 2%L
(e)None of these

Q13. What is the code for ‘NEITHERLAND’ in the given code language?
(a) 13*V
(b) 13%V
(c) 1%V
(d) 18%V
(e) None of these

Q14. What is the code for ‘INSTANT’ in the given code language?
(a) 18*N
(b) 13%V
(c) 1%V
(d) 18%N
(e) None of these

Q15. What is the code for ‘ARROGANT’ in the given code language?
(a) 26%J
(b) 2%I
(c) 26%I
(d) 26%K
(e) None of these

Solutions

Solutions (1-5):
Sol.

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

S6. Ans. (c)
Sol. Note that we are talking about Smart Cities Mission. Thus, anything related to rural areas is beyond the scope. Whereas, in option (c), we focus only on urban development. Hence, option (c) will be an effect of the statement.

S7. Ans. (b)
Sol. The statement talks about cleaning the Indian politics from criminalization. Choice (c) cannot be considered completely. But choice (b) can be considered as it substantiates the conclusion fully.

Solutions (8-10):
Sol.

S8. Ans. (c)
S9. Ans. (d)
S10. Ans. (a)

Solutions (11-15):
Sol.

S11. Ans. (a)
S12. Ans. (a)
S13. Ans. (b)
S14. Ans. (e)
S15. Ans. (e)

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When is the SBI Clerk and PO Mains Exam 2022-23?

SBI Clerk & PO Mains exam are scheduled to be held on 15th & 30th January 2023.