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# SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz: 2nd August

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### Reasoning section tests your mental ability to deal with a question in a minimum of time. Reasoning test the common sense which is yet uncommon. Level of the section is increasing in leaps and bounds. Attempt a different set of questions from basic to complex provided on bankersadda. Learn from Study notes of SBI Clerk Main 2019 and follow a proper strategy for the SBI Clerk main exam 2019. Logic and rules would not be difficult if the section is practiced well. This section eventually effects the number of question one can attempt within a stipulated time. Today’s quiz is based on the important topics to be asked in the SBI Clerk Main exam 2019.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Seven persons are living in seven different floors of a seven storey building. All of them going for shopping in different days of the same week starting from Monday to Sunday.

T lives on an even numbered floor. V stays on the second floor and goes for shopping on Wednesday. The one who stays on the first floor goes for shopping on Saturday. Q goes for shopping immediate before T. Q does not go for shopping on any of the days after V. The one who stays on the seventh floor does not go for shopping on any of the days on and before Friday. The one who stays on the third floor goes for shopping immediately after R. The one who stays on the sixth floor does not go for shopping immediate before or after V. U does not go for shopping on Sunday and does not stay on the third floor. S does not go for shopping on any one of the days before P.

Q1. Who among the following lives on 3rd floor?

V
R
P
Q
None of these
Solution:

Q2. Who among the following persons goes for shopping on Sunday?

R
The one who lives on 5th floor
Q
The one who lives on 7th floor
None of these
Solution:

Q3. Which of the following statement is true about Q?

Only two persons lives between V and Q
R lives just below Q
V goes immediate after Q
Q goes for shopping on Friday
None is true
Solution:

Q4. U goes for shopping on which day of the week?

Monday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
None of these
Solution:

Q5. How many persons goes for shopping between S and V?

Two
One
More than Three
Three
None
Solution:

Directions (6-8): Each of these questions is based on the following information:
(i) A % B means A is 2m west of B.
(ii) A @ B means A is 4m east of B.
(iii) A \$ B means A is 1m north of B.
(iv) A * B means A is 3m south of B.

Q6. If the expression ‘P@Q*R%T\$U’ is true, what is the direction of Q with respect to U?

North
North-East
South
South-West
None of these
Solution:

Q7. If the expression ‘E*G\$K@M, L\$M’ is true, then what is the Shortest distance between L and E?

6m
5m
4m
12m
None of these
Solution:

Q8. If the expression ‘O%T\$R@P*W’ is true, what is the direction of T with respect to P?

East
South-West
North-East
West
None of these
Solution:

Directions (9-11): Each of these questions is based on the following information:
(i) A % B means A is the daughter of B.
(ii) A @ B means A is the mother of B.
(iii) A \$ B means A is the father of B.
(iv) A * B means A is the son of B.
(v) A © B means A is brother of B

Q9. If the expression ‘D@E*K©L%O’ is true, then which of the following statement is true?

O is grandmother of E
L is uncle of E
D is son-in-law of O
E is granddaughter of O
None is true
Solution:

Q10. If the expression ‘L%N\$T@U©X*Z’ then who among the following is son-in-law of N?

T
Z
U
X
None of these
Solution:

Q11. If the expression ‘H©F\$E%K@R*F’ true, then which of the following is not true?

R is nephew of H
K is mother of E
H is aunt of E
K is sister-in-law of H
All are true
Solution:

Directions (12-13): In each question given below a statement is followed by three courses of action numbered I, II and III. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy etc. on the basis of the information given in the statement. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the three given/suggested courses of action logically follows for pursuing and decide the answer.

Q12. Statement: Discount offers provided by organized retail chains are increasingly eating into the small retailers' pie, thus creating a problem for manufacturers in spite of the hype around the retail boom.
Courses of action:
II. All such manufacturers should stop supplying products to organised retail chain.
III. Efforts should be made by the manufacturers for commercial dialogues with the retail chain.

Only I and II
Only III
Only I and III
All I, II and III
None of these
Solution:

III is the right way to eliminate the problem because the move will compel the organized retailers to be involved in a dialogue to sort out the problem.

Q13. Statement: According to a report, 35-40 per cent of water supplied in city XYZ is lost due to transmission and distribution losses, pilferage and lack of accountability.
Courses of action:
I. Efforts should be made to reduce such losses through proper check and balance system.
II. Efforts should be made to procure sophisticated equipment for better leak detection and also a comprehensive programme be launched to repair and replace old and worn-out pipe lines.
III. Disciplinary action should be taken against all those persons who are found guilty in pilfer aging of water.

Only I and II
Only II
Only I and III
All I, II and III
None of these

Directions (14-15): In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by some Conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the Conclusions and then decide which of the given Conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q14. Statements:
Only a few paper are note.
Some note are yellow.
All White are yellow.
Conclusions:
I. No white is paper
II. All yellow are paper is a possibility.
III. All paper is note is possibility.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Only I and III follow
Only III follows
None follows
Solution:

Q15. Statements:
No rabbit are Dog.
Some Dogs are Rat.
Only a few rabbit are cat.
Conclusions:
I. Some cat are not rat.
II. Some rabbit are rat.
III. All cat are rat.

Only I follows
Only II and III follow
Either I or III follow
Only II follow
None of these
Solution:

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