SBI PO 2015: Reasoning Quiz

Hello readers,

On account of upcoming SBI PO 2015 Exam, here we are presenting to you all a Reasoning Quiz on the following topics –
Syllogism
Puzzles
Coding-Decoding

1.Statements : a. some teachers are professors. 
b. Some professors are readers. 
c. All readers are rectors. 

Conclusions: I. Some readers are teachers. 
II. Some rectors are teachers. 
III. All rectors are readers. 
1) None follows
2) Only I follows  
3) only II follows 
4) only III follows
5) All follow 

2.Statements: a. Some papayas are guavas.  
b. Some guavas are carrots.  
c. Some carrots are mangoes. 

Conclusions: I. Some mangoes are papayas. 
II. Some carrots are papayas. 
III. No papaya is a mango. 
1) Only either I or II follows 
2) Only either I or III  follows  
3) only II follows 
4) only III follows
5) None of these 
3.Statements : a. All bottles are glasses. 
b. All drums are bottles. 
c. Some cups are bottles.

Conclusions: I. Some glasses are cups. 
II. All drums are glasses. 
III. Some bottles are drums.  
1) None follows
2) Only I & II  follow  
3) only II & III  follow 
4) only I & III follows
5) All follow
4.Statements : a. All tables are sitars.  
b. All sitars are harmoniums. 
c. All harmoniums are violins. 

Conclusions: I. Some violins are tables.
II. Some violins are sitars.  
III. Some harmoniums are sitars.  
1) All follow
2) Only II  follows  
3) only I  follows 
4) only I & II follows
5) Nono follows 
5.Statements : a. Some stations are ports. 
b. All shops are stores. 
c. No port is a store. 

Conclusions: I. Some stations are ports.
II. All shops are stores.  
III. No port is a store. 
1) Only I follows
2) Only II  follows  
3) only III  follows 
4) None follows
5) None of these 
Directions (6-10): Read the following information and answer the questions that follow: 

(i)A, B, C, D and E were five executives of a company x. Each belonged to five different states and each one was an international player but was associated with different games. 
(ii)They once gathered at Delhi railway stations with a purpose to travel to five different places. 
(iii)Before departure they decided to take hot beverages. One person, who was associated with Basketball preferred tea to coffee while others preferred coffee to tea. The four person who took coffee were-A, the person belonging to Punjab, the one who had to travel to Bangalore, and the one who was associated with Tennis. 
(iv)D did not take tea and he had to travel to Mumbai. D was found busy in conversation with his friend whose home state was Punjab and was one of the five executives. 
(v)B had to travel to Bhopal. He did not take tea. E was not associated with Cricket, Volleyball or Football. But the person who had to travel to Kolkata was associated with Cricket and the person whose home state was Kerala was associated with Football. 
(vi)D did not belong to Bihar. The executive whose home state was Bihar took coffee. The person whose home state was MP, had to travel to a city which was not Chennai. One of the executives belonged to AP. The names of the games, cities and states used above are not irrelevant. 
6.Which of the following clues is not necessary to answer the question given below? 
Question: Among the given persons A, B, C, D and E, whose home state is AP? 
I.B had  to travel to Bhopal. 
II.D does not belong to Bihar. 
III.E was not associated with Cricket, Volleyball or Football
1) Only I
2) Only II 
3) only III 
4) Any one of the three. 
5) None of these 
7.The person whose home state is Bihar, is 
1) c
2) D 
3) A 
4) Can’t say 
5) None of these 
8.B is associated with 
1) Cricket 
2) Football 
3) Volleyboll 
4) can’t say 
5) none of these 
9.The person who had to go to Bhopal is associated 
1) MP 
2) AP 
3) Punjab 
4) can’t say 
5) None of these 
10.Which of the following combinations is not correctly matched? 
1) A – Bihar-Kolkata-Cricket- Coffee 
2) B – Punjab- Bhopal-Volleyball- Coffee 
3) C – Kerala – Bangalore – Football – Coffee 
4) E – AP – Chennai – Basketball – Coffee 
5) D – MP – Mumbai- Tennis – coffee 
11.In a certain code DUPLICATE is written as MRVFJFVBE. How is CARTOUCHE written in that code? 
1)UTBEPWDJF 
2)UTBFQFJDW 
3)UTBEQFJDW 
4)UTBEPFJDW 
5)None of these 
12.In a certain coed MIGHT is written as LHFGS. How is BELOW written in that code? 
1)CFMPX 
2)ADJNU 
3)ADKMV 
4)ADKNV 
5)None of these 
13.In a certain code DESIGN is written as FCUGIL, how is REPORT written in the code?   
1)TCRMPR 
2)TCRMTR 
3)TCTMPR 
4)TCTNTR 
5)None of these
14.In a certain code GROUP is written as OTNQF, how is THEIR written in the code?  
1)SJFIU 
2)QHDGS 
3)SGDHQ 
4)QJFIS 
5)None of these
15.In a certain code COIMBATORE is written as DPJNCBUPSF, how is INDORE written in the code?  
1)JOENQF 
2)JMCPQD 
3)JOEPSF 
4)HMCNQD 
5)None of these
Answers:


1.(1)
2.(2)
3.(5)
4.(1)
5.(5)

Sol.(6-10):

Person
State
Destination
Game
Beverage
A
Bihar
Kolkata
Cricket
Coffee
B
Punjab
Bhopal
Volleyball
Coffee
C
Kerala
Bangalor
Football
Coffee
D
MP
Mumbai
Tennis
Coffee
E
Ap
Chennai
Basketball
tea



6.(4)
7.(3)
8.(3)
9.(3)
10.(4)
11.(4)
12.(4)
13.(2)
14.(2)
15.(3)