Reasoning For SBI Clerk 2016


Directions (1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Griraj, Pappu, Ranjeet, Surajbhan, Anant, Rajiv and Lalan are famous politician and have liking for different games viz. Carrom, Table Tennis, Badminton, Bridge, Hockey, Football and Lawn Tennis but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them has also liking for different musical instrument viz. Sitar, Guitar, Harmonium, Flute, Tabla, Banjo and Santoor not necessarily in the same order.

Pappu likes Carrom and Banjo. Anant likes to play Bridge but not Harmonium or Tabla. The one who plays Hockey plays Sitar. Rajiv plays Guitar but not Table Tennis or Lawn Tennis. Griraj plays Badminton and Flute. The one who plays Lawn Tennis does not play Tabla. Ranjeet plays Harmonium and Lalan plays Hockey.
1. Who  plays Santoor ?
(a) Surajbhan                            
(b) Griraj
(c) Anant
(d) Surajbhan or Anant
(e) None of these

2. Surajbhan plays which game ?
(a) Table Tennis
(b)  Lawn Tennis
(c)  Football
(d)  Cannot be determined
(e)  None of these

3. Which of the following combinations of game-person-musical instrument is definitely correct ?
(a) Badminton – Pappu – Flute
(b) Table tennis – Anant – Santoor
(c) Lawn tennis – Surajbhan – Tabla
(d) Table Tennis – Ranjeet – Tabla
(e) None of These

4. Who plays football?
(a) Ranjeet
(b) Surajhbhan
(c) Lalan
(d) Rajiv
(e) None of These

5. Who plays table Tennis?
(a) Ranjeet               
(b) Rajiv
(c) Surajbhan
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of These

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

Eight person from different countries viz.. USA, India, UK, Australia, China, Nepal,Switzerland and Russia are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1 Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Jennifer Aniston are seated and all of them are facing south. In row-2 Johnny Deep, Will Smith, Katy Perry and Beyonce are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given sitting arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. (All the information given above does not necessarily represent the order of seating as in the final arrangement). 

Justin Bieber sits second to the right of the person from Russia. Katy Perry is an immediate neighbor of the person who faces the person from Russia. Only one person sits between Katy Perry and the person from UK. Immediate neighbor of the person from UK faces the person from Switzerland. The person from USA faces the person from China. Katy Perry is not from China. Johnny Depp is not from UK. Johnny Depp does not face the person from Russia. Will Smith faces the person from Australia. The one who faces Beyonce sits to the immediate left of Michael Jackson. Lady Gaga does not sit at any of the extreme end of the line. The person from Russia does not face the person from India.  
6. Which of the following is true regarding Michael Jackson?
(a)  The person from USA faces Michael Jackson.
(b)  The person from Russia is an immediate neighbour of Michael Jackson.
(c)  Michael Jackson faces the person who sits second to the right of Katy Perry
(d)  Michael Jackson is from China
(e)  Michael Jackson sits at one of the extreme ends of the line 

7.  Who is seated between Katy Perry and the person from UK ?
(a)  The person from China
(b)  Johnny Depp
(c)  Will Smith
(d)  The person from India
(e)  Beyonce

8. Who amongst the following sit at extreme ends of the rows?
(a) Jennifer Aniston and the person from UK
(b) The person from Nepal and USA
(c) The person from Australia and Johnny Depp
(d) The person from India and Jennifer Aniston
(e) Justin Bieber, Will Smith

9. Who amongst the following faces the person from Russia?
(a) The person from Nepal
(b) Johnny Depp
(c) Katy Perry
(d) The person from India
(e) The person from Switzerland

10. Johnny Depp is related to Australia in the same way as Lady Gaga is related to UK based on the given arrangement. To who amongst the following is Jennifer Aniston related to, following the same pattern?
(a) India
(b) Switzerland
(c) Russia
(d) Nepal
(e) China