SBI PO 2015: Reasoning Quiz

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In this quiz we cover following topics.
  • Input-Output
  • Puzzle
  • Syllogism

Direction (Q. 1- 3): Study the following information to 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. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers and are arranged as per some logic based on the value of the number.) 

Input : win 56 32 93 bat for 46 him 28 11 give chance
Step I : 93 56 32 bat for 46 him 28 11 give chance win 
Step II:11 93 56 32 bat for 46 28 give chance win him 
Step III :56 11 93 32 bat for 46 28 chance win him give 
Step IV :28 56 11 93 32 bat 46 chance win him give for 
Step V :46 28 56 11 93 32 bat win him give for chance 
Step VI :32 46 28 56 11 93 win him give for chance bat 
Step VI is the last step of the arrangement the above input. 
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate steps for the given input. 
Input: fun 89 at the 28 16 base camp 35 53 here 68 
(All the numbers given in the arrangement are two – digit numbers.)

1.Which of the following would be step II? 
1) 89 fun at 28 16 base camp 35 53 here 68 the 
2) 35 53 28 68 16 89 the here fun camp base at 
3) 16 89 at fun 28 camp base 35 53 68 the here 
4) 53 28 68 16 89 35 the here fun camp base at 
5) None of these

2.Which word/number would be at seventh position from the left in step IV? 
1) base
2) at
3) 35
4) the
5) 35 

3.Which step number would be the following output?  
53 28 68 16 89 at 35 the here fun camp base 
1) There will be no such step.
2) III
3) II
4) V
5) IV 

Direction (Q. 4- 10): Study the following informations carefully and answer the given questions: 
Eight colleagues, A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H, are sitting around a circular table facing the centre but not  necessary in the same order. Each one of them holds a different post –  Manager, Compony Secretory, Chairman, President, Vice President, Group Leader, Financial Advisor and Managing Director. 

A sits third to the right of the Managing Director. Only two people sit between the Managing Director and H. The Vice President and the Company Secretary are immediate reighbours. Neither A nor H is a Vice President or a Company Secretary. The Vice President is not an immediate neighbor of the Managing Director. The Manager sits second to the left of E. E is not an immediate neighbor of H. The Manager is an immediate neighbor of both the Group Leader and the Financial Advisor. The Financial Advisor sits third to the right of B. B is not the Vice President. C sits on the immediate right of the Chairman. A is not the chairman. F is not an immediate neighbor of A. G is not an immediate neighbor of the Manager. 

4.Who amongst the following sits third to the left of E? 
1) Manager
2) G
3) A
4) Financial Advisor
5) B 

5.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group? 
1) F – Chairman
2) G – President
3) D – Manager  
4) A – Financial Advisor
5) B-  Managing Director 

6.Who among the following is the President of the company? 
1) A
2) C
3) H
4) G
5) D

7.Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement? 
1) The Group Leader of the company is an immediate neighbor of the Vice President. 
2) G sits second to the right of D. 
3) The Group Leader and the Company Secretary are immediate neighbours. 
4) The Chairman of the company sits to the immediate left of the Managing Director
5) The Group Leader sits second to the left of D.  

8.Which of the following posts does B hold in the company? 
1) Chairman
2) Manager
3) Company Secretary  
4) Vice President  
5) Financial Advisor 

9.Who among the following sits exactly between the Managing Director and H? 
1) H and the Chairman
2) B and G  
3) The Chairman and C  
4) F and C  
5) E and the Group Leader 

10.Who among the following is the Group Leader? 
1) C
2) F
3) G
4) H
5) A

Direction (Q. 11- 15): In each question below are given two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. 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.
1)If only conclusions I follows. 
2)If only conclusion II follows. 
3)If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows. 
4)If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows. 
5)If both conclusion I and conclusion II follow. 

11.Statement:All rings are circles. 
All squares are rings. 
No ellipse is a circle. 

Conclusions: I. some rings being ellipses is a possibility. 
II. At least some circles are squares. 
12.Statement:No house is an apartment.   
Some bungalows are apartment.

Conclusions: I. No house is a bungalow 
II. All bungalows are houses. 

13.Statement:Some gases are liquids.   
All liquieds are water.

Conclusions: I. All gases being water is a possibility.
II. All such gases which are not water can never be liquids.

14.Statement:All minutes are seconds.
All seconds are hours. 
No second is a day. 

Conclusions: I. No day is an hour. 
II. At least some hours are minutes. 

15.Statements: Some teachers are professors. 
Some lecturers are teachers. 
Conclusions: I. All teacher as well as professors being lecturers is a possibility. 
II. All those teachers who are lecturers are also professors. 

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

For (4-10):

4. (4)
5. (5)
6. (1)
7. (4)
8. (3)
9. (5)
10. (2)
11. (2)
12. (4)
13. (5)
14. (2)
15. (1)