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# SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz: 4th August

### 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 information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Nine boxes are placed next to each other on a horizontal plane from west to east. They are either of red or blue color. Not more than two boxes of same color are placed next to each other. A is placed at one of the ends. Box which is kept in the middle is of same color as that of A. Three boxes are kept between box I and Box B but none of them is kept at any end and next to A. The boxes kept at extreme ends are of different color. Box F and I are of same color but different to that of box B. Box G is of red color. Only one Box which is of red color is kept between Box G and the box at extreme end (but not A). Three boxes are kept between C and D, which is east of box C. Box H and F are kept next to each other and one of them is kept next to box A. Box E is west to box B. Not More than four boxes are kept between box B and box F.

Q1. Which box is kept at the extreme end?

E
F
C
B
D
Q2. Which of the following boxes is of blue color?
H
F
C
B
A
Q3. What is the ratio of red boxes to the blue boxes?
5:4
1:2
2:1
4:5
none of these
Q4. How many boxes are kept between Box I and D?
Two
One
Three
Four
None of these
Q5. Which of the following true regarding box E?
it is of red color
it is placed next to box A
Two boxes are between box E and box B
Box G is east to box E
none of these
Directions (6-10): Each of the following questions consists of some statements. You have to decide whether the data given in the statements is/are sufficient for answering the question. Read all the statements carefully and seek all the possible combinations which could be sufficient for answering the question. A single combination of statements with least number of statements which could be sufficient for answering the question would be your answer.

Q6. How is ‘boat’ written in a code language?

I. ‘sink or under paper’ is written as ‘to ka na sa’ in that code language.
II. ‘you come paper sink’ is written as ‘ja ka ta sa’ in that code language.
III. ‘paper boat sink or under’ is written as ‘na ho ka sa to’ in that code language.
Only I and III
Only II and III
Only I & II
All I, II and III are required to answer the question
None of these
Solution:
By using I & III, we get
Code for ‘sink or under paper’ - to ka na sa
Code for ‘boat’ - ho
Q7. How old was Goldie on 31th Dec 2016?
I. Goldie is six years older than his brother Nanny.
II. Nanny is twenty-nine years younger than his mother.
III. Goldie’s mother celebrated her 99th birthday on 1st Jan 2014.

Only I and II
All I, II and III are required
Only II and III
None of I, II and III is sufficient to answer the question
None of the above
Solution:
All statements I, II and II are required to answer the question
Q8. In which year was Danny born?
I. Danny is six years older than Bhaskar.
II. Bhaskar’s brother was born in 1947.
III. Bhaskar is two years younger than his brother.
I and III only
II and III only
All I, II, III are required
I and II only
None of these
Solution:
From statements II and III, it is clear that Bhaskar was born in 1949 and after combining 1st statement it is clear that Danny was born in 1943.
Q9. Who among L, T, G and F is the youngest?
I. G is younger than F but older than L and T.
II. F is the oldest.
III.L is older than T.
I and II only
I and III only
II and III only
I only
None of these
Solution:
Statement II is not required to know the youngest among L, T, G and F.
Q10. Who among P, Q, R, S and T is standing third to the right of P, if it is given that all of them are facing North?
I. Q is standing between T and R.
II. S is standing between P and T.
III. Q is standing to the right of T.
I and II only
II and III only
I and III only
All I, II, III are required
None of these
Directions (11-15): Study the following information to answer the given questions.

In a certain code language,

‘tap cloth to care’ is written as ‘V2 E4 V3 E5’
‘nap many in required’ is written as ‘P2 O5 K3 T9’ and
‘pens demand free’ is written as ‘R5 F7 H5’

Q11. In the given code language, which of the following words can be coded as ‘G5’?

foul
devil
evil
feminism
fierce
Solution:
This coding-decoding question is based on the latest pattern. In this question following logic is applied to decode the code.
(i) The first letter of the code represents the second next letter (according to the alphabetical series) of the first letter of the word.
(ii) The second part i.e. the numerical part of the code represents the total number of letter in the word plus one if the total numbers of letters in the word is even and the total number of letters minus one, if the total number of letters in the word is odd.
Q12. What is the code for ‘coach’ in the given code language?
E5
D5
E4
E3
None of these
Solution:
This coding-decoding question is based on the latest pattern. In this question following logic is applied to decode the code.
(i) The first letter of the code represents the second next letter (according to the alphabetical series) of the first letter of the word.
(ii) The second part i.e. the numerical part of the code represents the total number of letter in the word plus one if the total numbers of letters in the word is even and the total number of letters minus one, if the total number of letters in the word is odd.
Q13. In the given code language, which of the following words can be coded as ‘U5’?
sure
career
devil
umbrella
None of these
Solution:
This coding-decoding question is based on the latest pattern. In this question following logic is applied to decode the code.
(i) The first letter of the code represents the second next letter (according to the alphabetical series) of the first letter of the word.
(ii) The second part i.e. the numerical part of the code represents the total number of letter in the word plus one if the total numbers of letters in the word is even and the total number of letters minus one, if the total number of letters in the word is odd.

Q14. What is the code for ‘safety’ in the given code language?
U7
T5
K5
T6
None of these
Solution:
This coding-decoding question is based on the latest pattern. In this question following logic is applied to decode the code.
(i) The first letter of the code represents the second next letter (according to the alphabetical series) of the first letter of the word.
(ii) The second part i.e. the numerical part of the code represents the total number of letter in the word plus one if the total numbers of letters in the word is even and the total number of letters minus one, if the total number of letters in the word is odd.

Q15. What is the code for ‘Prooved’ in that give language?
B4
L5
S6
R6
None of these
Solution:
This coding-decoding question is based on the latest pattern. In this question following logic is applied to decode the code.
(i) The first letter of the code represents the second next letter (according to the alphabetical series) of the first letter of the word.
(ii) The second part i.e. the numerical part of the code represents the total number of letter in the word plus one if the total numbers of letters in the word is even and the total number of letters minus one, if the total number of letters in the word is odd.

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