# SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz: 28th July

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### Reasoning Questions for SBI CLERK Main 2019

Reasoning Ability is a crafty section.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 Main 2019.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below-
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H are seated around a circular table all are facing to the centre, they all like different subjects Hindi, English, Maths, Physics, Arts, Chemistry, Environment, and Biology (not necessarily in the same order).
F, who doesn’t like Maths, sits second to the left of A who likes environment. Only two persons are sitting between E and F. B and D are immediate neighbours of each other but none of them is an immediate neighbour of F. Neither B nor D sits opposite to A. C and G are immediate neighbours of each other. H likes Arts. E doesn’t like Biology and Physics. C likes English and sits immediate left of the one who likes Maths. Either B or D likes Hindi. The one who likes Physics sits immediate right of the one who likes Hindi. E is not an immediate neighbour of the one who likes Hindi.

Q1. Who among the following likes Maths subject?

B
A
G
H
None of these
Solution:

Q2. B likes which of the following subject?

Physics
Chemistry
Hindi
Either (a) or (c)
None of these
Solution:

Q3. Who among the following sits opposite to G?

B
The one who likes environment
D
Either (a) and (c)
None of these
Solution:

Q4. E likes which of the following subject?

Biology
Arts
Physics
Chemistry
None of these
Solution:

Q5. Who among the following sits immediate left of the one who likes Chemistry?

F
The one who likes Maths
G
None of these
The one who like Physics
Solution:

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
Input- minister 93 external 57 commissioner 74 government 68
Step-I: clmmrssrlnvr minister external 57 74 government 68 36
Step-II: clmmrssrlnvr vxtvrnzl minister 57 government 68 36 9
Step-III: clmmrssrlnvr vxtvrnzl glvvrnmvnt minister 57 36 9 4
Step-IV: clmmrssrlnvr vxtvrnzl glvvrnmvnt mrnrstvr 36 9 4 4
Step IV is the final step.

As per the rules followed in the steps given above, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input- republic 16 parliament 48 privilege 29 project 19

Q6. How many steps are required to rearrange the given input?

III
VII
V
IV
None of these
Solution:

In this new pattern Input-Output question only one word and one number is arranged in each step. Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step the words are arranged from the left end while the numbers are arranged from the right end.
For words- words are arranged according to alphabetical order (English dictionary) from left end with each vowel of word is replaced by its opposite letter according to alphabetical series while there will be no change in each consonant of the word and same will be followed in further steps.
For numbers- Numbers are arranged in descending order from right end in such a way that each number is replaced by the square of difference of both the digits of the number.
Input- republic 16 parliament 48 privilege 29 project 19
Step-I: pzrlrzmvnt republic 16 privilege 29 project 19 16
Step-II: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv republic 16 project 19 16 49
Step-III: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv prljvct republic 16 16 49 64
Step-IV: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv prljvct rvpfblrc 16 49 64 25

Q7. What will be the second step of the given input?

Step II- pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv republic 16 project 49 19 16
Step II- pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv republic project 16 19 16 49
Step II- pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv republic 16 project 19 16 49
Step II- pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv 16 republic project 19 16 49
None of these
Solution:

In this new pattern Input-Output question only one word and one number is arranged in each step. Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step the words are arranged from the left end while the numbers are arranged from the right end.
For words- words are arranged according to alphabetical order (English dictionary) from left end with each vowel of word is replaced by its opposite letter according to alphabetical series while there will be no change in each consonant of the word and same will be followed in further steps.
For numbers- Numbers are arranged in descending order from right end in such a way that each number is replaced by the square of difference of both the digits of the number.
Input- republic 16 parliament 48 privilege 29 project 19
Step-I: pzrlrzmvnt republic 16 privilege 29 project 19 16
Step-II: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv republic 16 project 19 16 49
Step-III: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv prljvct republic 16 16 49 64
Step-IV: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv prljvct rvpfblrc 16 49 64 25

Q8. Which of the following word/number will be at second position from right end in III step?

64
25
49
16
None of these
Solution:

In this new pattern Input-Output question only one word and one number is arranged in each step. Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step the words are arranged from the left end while the numbers are arranged from the right end.
For words- words are arranged according to alphabetical order (English dictionary) from left end with each vowel of word is replaced by its opposite letter according to alphabetical series while there will be no change in each consonant of the word and same will be followed in further steps.
For numbers- Numbers are arranged in descending order from right end in such a way that each number is replaced by the square of difference of both the digits of the number.
Input- republic 16 parliament 48 privilege 29 project 19
Step-I: pzrlrzmvnt republic 16 privilege 29 project 19 16
Step-II: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv republic 16 project 19 16 49
Step-III: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv prljvct republic 16 16 49 64
Step-IV: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv prljvct rvpfblrc 16 49 64 25

Q9. What is the addition of 2nd and 5th element from the right end in step II?

31
32
34
33
None of these
Solution:

In this new pattern Input-Output question only one word and one number is arranged in each step. Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step the words are arranged from the left end while the numbers are arranged from the right end.
For words- words are arranged according to alphabetical order (English dictionary) from left end with each vowel of word is replaced by its opposite letter according to alphabetical series while there will be no change in each consonant of the word and same will be followed in further steps.
For numbers- Numbers are arranged in descending order from right end in such a way that each number is replaced by the square of difference of both the digits of the number.
Input- republic 16 parliament 48 privilege 29 project 19
Step-I: pzrlrzmvnt republic 16 privilege 29 project 19 16
Step-II: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv republic 16 project 19 16 49
Step-III: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv prljvct republic 16 16 49 64
Step-IV: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv prljvct rvpfblrc 16 49 64 25

Q10. Which step gives following output?
“pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv republic 16 project 19 16 49”

Step-I
Step-II
Step-III
Step-IV
None of these
Solution:

In this new pattern Input-Output question only one word and one number is arranged in each step. Let us understand the logic behind it- In each step the words are arranged from the left end while the numbers are arranged from the right end.
For words- words are arranged according to alphabetical order (English dictionary) from left end with each vowel of word is replaced by its opposite letter according to alphabetical series while there will be no change in each consonant of the word and same will be followed in further steps.
For numbers- Numbers are arranged in descending order from right end in such a way that each number is replaced by the square of difference of both the digits of the number.
Input- republic 16 parliament 48 privilege 29 project 19
Step-I: pzrlrzmvnt republic 16 privilege 29 project 19 16
Step-II: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv republic 16 project 19 16 49
Step-III: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv prljvct republic 16 16 49 64
Step-IV: pzrlrzmvnt prrvrlvgv prljvct rvpfblrc 16 49 64 25

Directions (11-13) Read the following information carefully to answer the following questions.
‘1 # 9’ means ‘1 is the daughter of 9’
‘1 © 9’ means ‘9 is the brother of 1’
‘1 \$ 9’ means ‘9 is the sister of 1’
‘1 & 9’ means ‘1 is the son of 9’
‘1 * 9’ means ‘1 is the father of 9’
‘1 @ 9’ means ‘1 is the mother of 9’

Q11. Which of the following indicates that ‘A is the maternal uncle of S’?

A & M # P @ K © S
A & M & K @ P © S
S & K & P @ M © A
S & P # M @ K © A
None of these
Solution:

Q12. What does the expression ‘A @ M \$ L © D &N’?

N is the wife of A
M is the son of N
M is the daughter of N
N is the husband of A
None of these
Solution:

Q13. Which of the following indicates ‘M is the daughter of S’?

M * A # R @ S @ T
S * A # R @ M @ T
Y @ S # O * M
Y © M \$ T # S
None of these.
Solution:

Directions (14-15): Study the following information carefully to answer the questions given below —
A, B, C, D, E, F and G are seven members of a family. Three of them are women. There are two married couples in the family. Each of them has a different profession - doctor, engineer, lawyer, officer, writer, manager and singer but not necessarily in the same order. B is an engineer and married to F who is a manager. A is brother of G who is a doctor. C is a lawyer and she is an unmarried woman. D is an officer and is sister of G. E is not a writer. D is daughter of B and sister of C.

Q14. Which of the following combinations is definitely true?

B-Male-Manager
B-Female- Engineer
C-Female-Singer
E-Male-Singer
D-Male-Doctor
Solution:

Q15. Which of the following combination represents pair of two husbands of married couples?

BG
AF
BE
Data insufficient
None of these
Solution:

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