SBI PO 2015:REASONING QUIZ

Directions (1 – 5): Read the given information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Five gentlemen (N, M, C, T and R)are practising five different professions (Acting, Modelling, Law, Chartered Accountancy and Teaching). Each one plays only one of the five different games Cricket, Football, Hockey, Badminton and Tennis. N is a Model and play Hockey. The one who play Badminton is not an Actor. C and M are not Teachers and C do not play Cricket. M plays Football. R is a Lawyer and plays Tennis.

1.Which game does C play?
1)Hockey
2)Badminton 
3)Football
4)Tennis
5)Cannot be determined

2.What is the profession of M?

1)Teacher  
2)Model 
3)Lawyer  
4)Actor 
5)Cannot be determined

3.Who is a Teacher?
1)N
2)R 
3)M
4)T
5)Cannot be determined
4.What is the profession of C?
1)Model
2)Actor 
3)Lawyer
4)CA 
5)Cannot be determined
5.Which game can the Model learn from the Teacher?
1)Tennis 
2)Badminton 
3)Cricket
4)Hockey 
5)Cannot be determined
Directions (Q 6-9): Read the following information carefully and answer the question which follows:

6.India recently withdrew from an oil exploration block in the East China Sea. Which of the following statement is an assumption implicit in the given statement? (An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted)
1)Indian involvement in the disputed territory could have more diplomatic cost than the commercial benefit.
2)Because there was not enough oil to justify investment in the infrastructure for bringing it to the surface.
3)India don’t want business with East China.
4)Now India has sufficient oil.
5)None of these
7.Four persons were caught with drugs in the city. Which of the following can be an effective courses of action logically follows for pursuing.
1)Night patroling is the only solution to check such types of activities.
2)These Four persons should be sent to jail immediately.
3)There should be narco test for these Four persons who were caught with drugs.
4)In the night people shouldn’t permitted to go any where.
5)None of these
8.Garibrath train have been derailed and have blocked both pairs of the railway tracks. Which of the following can be an effective courses of action logically follows for pursuing.
1)The railway authorities should send assistance to the spot to clear the railway tracks.
2)All the trains running in both directions  should be diverted to other roots.
3)All the staff on that root should be terminated.
4)Both 1 & 2
5)None of these
9.Join dance classes free, if you are satisfied need to pay from 2nd months and make your life more interesting. Which of the following statements is an assumption implicit in the given statement? (An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted)
1)People prefer to join dance classes without any fees.
2)Dance makes life more interesting.
3)Both 1 & 2
4)Dance will maintain or fit the body of the people.
5)None of these.
Direction (10-14):Study the following information to answer these questions.
i.  P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting along a circle facing the centre.
ii. Q is the neighbour of U and sits 4th to the left of S.
iii.R is neither the neighbour of P nor of V.
iv. T is the neighbour of W and 3rd to the right of U.
v.  S is the neighbour of P but not of W.
10.Which of the following pairs has two persons sitting between them?
1)QR
2)QU
3)VP
4)PS
5)None of these
11.Which of the following groups has the 2nd person sitting between the 1st and the 3rd?
1)PUR
2)VQS
3)QPW
4)WUR
5)None of these
12.Which of the following is wrong?
1)S is 4th to the left of U
2)Q is to the immediate left of W
3)S is 5th the right of U
4)All are correct  
5)None of these 
13.If S and U interchange their positions, which of the following will indicate P’s position?
1)To the immediate right of U
2)To the immediate left of T
3)2nd to the left of U
4)Can’t be determined
5)None of these
14.Which of the following is correct?
1)S is to the immediate left of V
2)P is between R and S
3)U is 4th to the right of S
4)All of these are correct
5)None of these
Answers
Solutions (1-5)
Person Profession Game
N Model              Hockey
M Actor      Football
C CA               Badminton
T         Teacher              Cricket
R Lawyer              Tennis


1.2
2.4
3.4
4.4
5.3
6.5; All are additional information.
7.5; All the 4 statements can’t be suggested as effective course of action.
8.4; It can be rational decision to send assistance on the spot of accident to clear the railway tracks. Also the routes should be diverted until tracks become O.K.
9.3; Many people like to dance and its their hobby too. So statement I can be assumed. Secondly people have interest in dance generally hence it can be assumed that dance makes life more interesting.

10.1
11.5
12.1
13.1
14.5


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