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# Reasoning Quiz For SBI PO Prelims 2023 -17th September

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions:
There are six employees of a company and all of them are working on six different designations of a company viz. CMD, MD, CEO, COO, SE, JE. All the designations given are to be considered in a given order (as CMD is considered as Senior-most and JE is considered as the Junior-most). All six employees like different types of music – Classical, Folk, Jazz, Blues, Rock, EDM.
Only four persons are senior than B. The one who likes Folk is junior than only two persons. F does not hold lowermost post but junior to the one who likes EDM. CMD does not likes EDM. D is not junior to the one who likes Rock. E does not like Classical. C has lower post than CEO. Neither F nor A likes Blues. More than two persons are junior to the one who likes Blues. The one who likes Rock is not SE but senior to the one who likes Jazz. A is senior to the one who likes folk. C is junior to A but senior to the one who likes Jazz. Neither B nor C likes Jazz.

Q1. Who among the following person likes EDM music?
(a) B
(b) D
(c) A
(d) E
(e) None of these

Q2. Who among the following is CEO of the company?
(a) The one who likes Classical music
(b) C
(c) E
(d) The one who likes Folk music
(e) None of these

Q3. CMD of the company likes which type of music?
(a) Classical
(b) Blues
(c) EDM
(d) Rock
(e) None of these

Q4. How many persons are senior to the one who likes Rock music?
(a) Three
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) More than three
(e) None

Q5. Which of the following statement is true about F?
(a) Only one person is senior to F
(b) F is CEO of the company
(c) Only two persons are junior to F
(d) F likes Rock music
(e) None is true

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 person walked for 3km, then took a right turn and walked 5km, then a left turn and walked 4km. and again took a right turn and walked 6km. He then took three consecutive left turns and walked 7 km, 15km and 4 km respectively.

Q8. If the person is now facing west direction, then in which direction did he started walking initially?
(a) north
(b) west
(c) east
(d) south
(e) none of these

Q9. What is the shortest distance between the initial and final point of the person?
(a) √41
(b) √29
(c) 3 √43
(d) 2√29
(e) none of these

Q10. In which direction  is the final point with respect to the initial point if he had started walking in east direction?

(a) north east
(b) north west
(c) south east
(d) south west
(e) none of these

Solutions

Solutions (1-5):
Sol.

S1. Ans. (c)
S2. Ans. (d)
S3. Ans. (b)
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)

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SBI PO Prelims exam consists of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Reasoning and English Language