# SBI CLERK Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz: 6th July

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### Reasoning Questions for SBI CLERK MAINS 2019

Reasoning Ability is a crafty section. With each passing year, all the organizations are increasing the level of complexity of the questions that are asked in either prelims or mains. It eventually affects the number of question one can usually attempt. But this section is based on logic and rules can be aced if practised well enough. The only way to achieve this ambitious goal is by practising continuously with dedication. So to prepare you with best tools for the finals, here is today’s Reasoning Quiz based on the study plan and the exact same pattern of questions that are expected to be asked in SBI Clerk MAINS 2019. Keep Practicing. All the best.

Directions (1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight persons are sitting around a circular table, some are facing inside while some are facing outside. Each of them likes different food items.
B likes Momos and sits third to the right of G. Two people sits between D and G and neither of them likes Chocolate nor Ice cream. C likes Sandwich and sits Opposite to D. The person who sits opposite to the one who likes Ice cream faces opposite direction of H. E is not an immediate neighbor of B but sits third to the right of C. G sit second to the left of E. C and A faces same direction. D faces outside. F does not like Burger and sits immediate left of E. A is not an immediate neighbor of C. The one who likes Burger sits third to the right of H. H does not like Ice cream and Pizza. The one who likes Pizza faces inside the center. Immediate neighbors of G faces in the opposite direction to each other. E either likes Chocolate or Pasta. The one who likes Brownie sits opposite to the person who likes Chocolate. The one who likes Pasta is an immediate neighbor of the person who likes Ice cream.

Q1. Who among the following sits opposite to the one who likes Burger?
B
E
F
C
None of these
Solution:

Q2. Who among the following likes Pizza?
C
F
A
E
None of these
Solution:
Q3. Who among the following sits third to the right of E?
G
The one who likes Momos
A
The one who likes Brownie
None of these
Solution:
Q4. G likes which of the following food item?
Pasta
Pizza
Chocolate
Brownie
None of these
Solution:
Q5. Who among the following sits second to the right of the one who sits third to the left of F?
C
A
E
H
None of these
Solution:
Directions (6-8): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statement are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and

Q6. Six persons are sitting in a row facing north. Who among the following sits immediate left of P?
I. P sits third to the left of R. Only two persons sit between U and T who is not an immediate neighbour of P.
II. P sits second to the right of Q. T sits immediate right of S.
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
By combining both the statement we can find U sits immediate left of P.
Q7. What is the code of ‘Economy’ in a certain code language?
I. ‘Economy Fall Protest’ is written as ‘su da tc’, and ‘Work Play Protect’ is written as ‘ph ra tc’.
II. ‘High Economy Fall’ is written as ‘gi da su’, and ‘High Determination Work’ is written as ‘gi ph ma’
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
From I and II we cannot find exact code for Economy.
Q8. There are five members in a family. How is M related to S?
I. S is daughter of U. M is father in law of P who is married to U. T is married to S. P is a male.
II. S is wife of T. P is the son of N. T has only one child.
If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
If the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
If the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
Solution:
By using I statement we can find M is grandfather of S.
Directions (9-11): In each of the questions below are given some statements followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with 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. Give answer

Q9. Statements: Some Blue are Olive.
Only few Orange are Blue
All Yellow are Orange.
Conclusions:
I. Some Yellow are Blue.
II. Some Orange being Olive is a possibility.
III. All orange is blue is a possibility.
Both I and III follows
Either I or II follows
Only II follow
Only I follow
None of these
Solution:

Q10. Statements: Some Rain are Cloud
Some Cloud are Water.
No Sun is Rain.
Conclusions:
I. Some Rain are water
II. Only water is cloud
III. All Sun can never be Cloud.
Only I follow
Only II follows
Only III follows
Either I or III follows
None of the above
Solution:

Q11. Statements: No Morning are Night
Only Night is Evening
Only a few Moon is Morning.
Conclusions:
I. All evening can be Moon.
II. All moon is morning is a possibility
III. Some night is moon
Only I follow
Only II follows
Only III follows
Only I and II follows
None follows
Solution:

Directions (12-14): Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Shivani covers 15 km distance by walking from point R to point S in south direction. She took a left turn and walks 24 km to reach at a point Q, she again took a left turn and covered 8km to reach at a point T. After walking 6 km towards the east from point T she reached at a point U, she took a final left turn and covered 5 km to reach at a point V.

Q12. If A is the midpoint of S and Q, what is the shortest distance between A to R?
11m
13m
25m
20m
None of these
Solution:

Q13. What is the direction of point V with respect to R?
East
North
North-East
South-East
None of these
Solution:
Q14. What is the shortest distance and direction of point U with respect to Q?
15m, South-West
12m, West
10m, North-East
13m, South-East
None of these
Solution:
Directions (15-15): Each question given below consists of a statement, followed by three or four arguments numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to decide which of the arguments is/are ‘strong’ argument(s) and which is/are ‘weak’ argument(s) and accordingly choose your answer from the alternatives given below each question.

Q15. Statement: Should the parliamentary elections in India be held every three years as against five years at present?
Arguments:
I. No. This will enhance wastage of money and resources.
II. Yes. This will help the voters to change non-performing representatives without much delay.
III. No. The elected representatives will not have enough time to settle and concentrate on developmental activities.
None is strong
Only I and II are strong
Only II and III are strong
Only I and III are strong
All are strong
Solution:
The election process entails exorbitant expenditure. So, holding elections very often will surely lead to wastage of money and resources. Thus, I holds strong. Also, the elected representatives need a considerable period of time to implement their policies. So, III holds strong while II does not.

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