SBI PO 2015: Reasoning Quiz

Directions(1-6): In each of the questions/set of questions below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statements to be true even i f they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the two given conclusions logically follows from the information given in the statement. Give answer

1.Statement: Some tyres are ropes. 
Some ropes are tents. 
Some tents are walls. 
Some walls are building. 

Conclusions: I. Some buildings are ropes. 
II. Some walls are ropes. 
III. Some tents are tyres. 
1)  None follows
2) only I follows
3) Only II follows 
4) Only III follows
5) Only I and II follow

2.Statement: Some beads are rings. 

Some rings are bangles. 
All bangles are cloths. 
All cloths are boxes. 

Conclusions: I. Some boxes are bangles. 
II. Some clothes are rings. 
III. Some bangles are beads. 
1)  None follows
2) only I follows
3) Only II follows 
4) Only III follows
5) Only I and II follow
3.Statement: All chairs are fires.  
Some fires are winds. 
All winds are nets.  
Some nets are clocks. 

Conclusions: I. Some cloks are winds.
II. Some nets are fires. 
III. some winds are chairs. 
1)  None follows
2) only I follows
3) Only II follows 
4) Only III follows
5) Only I and II follow
4.Statement: All desks are pillars. 
All pillars are circles. 
Some circles are sqares.  
Some sqares are rectangles. 

Conclusions: I. Some rectangles are pillars. 
II. Some circles are desks 
III. Some squares are desks. 
1)  None follows
2) only I follows
3) Only II follows 
4) Only III follows
5) Only I and II follow
5.Statements: All sticks are hammers. 
No hammer is dress.
Some dresses are doors. 
Some doors are cots

Conclusions: I. Some cots are hammers. 
II. No cot is hammer. 
III. Some dresses are sticks 
1) Only I follows
2) only II follows
3) Only III follows 
4) Only either I or II follow
5) Only either I or II and III follow
6.Statements: Some plates are knives. 
All knives are chains. 
Some chains are wheels. 
All Wheels are poles.

Conclusions: I. Some poles are chains. 
II. Some  wheels are knives. 
III. some chains are plates. 
1) Only I and II follow
2) only I and III follow
3) Only II and III follow
4) All I, II and III follow
5) None of these 
Directions (Q. 1 – 5) Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. 

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and K are sitting around a circle facing the centre. B is fourth to the left of G, who is second to the right of C. F is fourth to the right of C and is second to the left of K. A is fourth to the right of K. D is not an immediate  neighbor of either K or B. H is third to the right of E. 
7.In which of the following combinations is the third person sitting  between the first and the second persons?
1) EKB
2) CHB
3) AGC 
4) FGD
5) none of these 
8.Who is the fourth to the left of E? 
1) A
2) C
3) G 
4) Data inadequate  
5) none of these
9.Who is second to the right of K? 
1) C
2) H
3) F 
4) E
5) Data inadequate
10.Who is the third to the right of H? 
1) A
2) D
3) G 
4) F
5) none of these
11.Who is fourth to the right of D? 
1) K
2) H
3) E 
4) B
5) none of these
Directions (12-15): 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 : 51 pour 32 start now 23 46 house
Step I : 23 51 pour 32 start now 46 house
Step II : 23 start 51 pour 32 now 46 house
Step III : 23 start 32 51 pour now 46 house
Step IV : 23 start 32 pour 51 now 46 house
Step V : 23 start 32 pour 46 51 now house
Step VI : 23 start 32 pour 46 now 51 house
and step VI is the last step of the rearrangement.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.
12.Step II of an input is :18 task bear cold dish 81 63 31 How many more steps will be required to complete the rearrangement ?
(1) Three                                       
(2) Four
(3) Five                                          
(4) Six
(5) None of these
13.Input: ‘72 59 37 go for picnic 24 journey’. How many steps will take to complete the rearrangement?
(1) Three                                      
(2) Four
(3) Five                                          
(4) Six
(5) None of these
14.Input:’nice flower 34 12 costly height 41 56’ which of the following will be step III?
(1) 12 nice 34 height flower costly 41 56
(2) 12 nice 34 height 41 flower costly 56
(3) 12 nice 34 flower costly height 41 56
(4) 12 nice flower 34 costly height 41 56
(5) None of these
15.Step II of an input is: ‘16 victory 19 36 53 store lake town’. Which of the following will be step V?
(1) 16 victory 19 town store 36 53 lake
(2) 16 victory 19 town 36 store 53 lake
(3)16 victory 19 town 36 53 store lake
(4) There will be no such step
(5) None of these
Answers :
1) 1
2) 5
3) 3
4) 3
5) 4
6) 2
7) 4
8) 1
9) 2
10) 3
11) 4
12) 3
13) 4
14) 1

15) 4