# SBI PO 2019 Reasoning Quiz: 21st May

Dear Aspirants,

### Reasoning Questions for SBI PO Prelims 2019

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based on the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information and answer the given questions.
Seven persons M, N, O, P, Q, R and S like different colors viz. Blue, Green, White, Black, Pink, Purple and Grey. They all also like different fruits viz. Papaya, Apple, Kiwi, Banana, Orange, Mango and Grapes (but not necessarily in the same order).
P likes White. O likes Kiwi. The one who likes Purple likes Orange. Q likes Black color but does not likes Papaya and Banana. The one who likes White likes Apple. S likes Grey but does not like Papaya. R likes Grapes but does not like Blue. M likes Green.

Q1. Who among the following likes Purple?
M
N
R
O
None of these
Solution:
P likes White. O likes Kiwi. The one who likes White likes Apple. That means P likes Apple. S likes Grey. M likes Green. R likes Grapes. Q likes Black color.
Now, the one who likes Purple likes Orange. That means N likes purple colour and orange. Q does not like Papaya and Banana. S does not like Papaya. Hence, M likes Papaya, S likes banana and Q likes Mango. R does not like Blue, so O likes blue colour and R likes Pink colour. The final arrangement is-
Q2. Who among the following likes Banana?
The one who likes Green
N
The one who likes Pink
The one who likes Grey
None of these
Solution:
P likes White. O likes Kiwi. The one who likes White likes Apple. That means P likes Apple. S likes Grey. M likes Green. R likes Grapes. Q likes Black color.
Now, the one who likes Purple likes Orange. That means N likes purple colour and orange. Q does not like Papaya and Banana. S does not like Papaya. Hence, M likes Papaya, S likes banana and Q likes Mango. R does not like Blue, so O likes blue colour and R likes Pink colour. The final arrangement is-

Q3. Who among the following likes Mango?
P
S
The one who likes Black
The one who likes Green
None of these
Solution:
P likes White. O likes Kiwi. The one who likes White likes Apple. That means P likes Apple. S likes Grey. M likes Green. R likes Grapes. Q likes Black color.
Now, the one who likes Purple likes Orange. That means N likes purple colour and orange. Q does not like Papaya and Banana. S does not like Papaya. Hence, M likes Papaya, S likes banana and Q likes Mango. R does not like Blue, so O likes blue colour and R likes Pink colour. The final arrangement is-

Q4. Which of the following statement is true?
O likes Purple
S likes fruit Mango
The one who likes Green likes Papaya
The one who likes Pink likes Banana
None is true
Solution:
P likes White. O likes Kiwi. The one who likes White likes Apple. That means P likes Apple. S likes Grey. M likes Green. R likes Grapes. Q likes Black color.
Now, the one who likes Purple likes Orange. That means N likes purple colour and orange. Q does not like Papaya and Banana. S does not like Papaya. Hence, M likes Papaya, S likes banana and Q likes Mango. R does not like Blue, so O likes blue colour and R likes Pink colour. The final arrangement is-
Q5. Which among the following combination is correct?
M - Orange
R – Purple
Black – Papaya
All are true
None is true
Solution:
P likes White. O likes Kiwi. The one who likes White likes Apple. That means P likes Apple. S likes Grey. M likes Green. R likes Grapes. Q likes Black color.
Now, the one who likes Purple likes Orange. That means N likes purple colour and orange. Q does not like Papaya and Banana. S does not like Papaya. Hence, M likes Papaya, S likes banana and Q likes Mango. R does not like Blue, so O likes blue colour and R likes Pink colour. The final arrangement is-
Directions (6-10): 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. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: warmer 76 94 scraper locker 11 greater 52 39 adopter
Step I: adopt warmer 76 scarper locker 11 greater 52 39 95
Step II: 12 adopt 76 scraper locker greater 52 39 95 warm
Step III: great 12 adopt scraper locker 52 39 95 warm 77
Step IV: 40 great 12 adopt locker 52 95 warm 77 scrap
Step V: lock 40 great 12 adopt 95 warm 77 scrap 53
Step V 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 steps for the given input.

Input: 78 former 44 quicker colder 65 taller outer 27 8

Q6. How many steps would be needed to complete the arrangement?
IV
V
VII
VI
None of these
Solution:
In the given input output, one word and one number is arranged in each step.
In odd numbered steps such as I, III and V the word is getting arranged from the left end while the number is getting arranged from the right end.
While in even numbered steps such as II and IV the numbers are arranged from the left end while the words are arranged from the right end.
For step I- The word which is first according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the left end while the highest number is arranged from the right end and so on in the odd steps.
For step II- The number which is lowest is arranged from the left end while the word which is last according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the right end and so on in even steps.
Also while arranging each of the number by adding 1 and ‘er’ is removed from each word while arranging.
Input: 78 former 44 quicker colder 65 taller outer 27 8
Step I: cold former 44 quicker 65 taller outer 27 8 79
Step II: 9 cold former 44 quicker 65 outer 27 79 tall
Step III: form 9 cold 44 quicker outer 27 79 tall 66
Step IV: 28 form 9 cold 44 outer 79 tall 66 quick
Step V: out 28 form 9 cold 79 tall 66 quick 45
Q7. What will be the addition of the element which is third from the right end in step II and 2nd from the right end in step IV?
92
93
15
88
None of these
Solution:
In the given input output, one word and one number is arranged in each step.
In odd numbered steps such as I, III and V the word is getting arranged from the left end while the number is getting arranged from the right end.
While in even numbered steps such as II and IV the numbers are arranged from the left end while the words are arranged from the right end.
For step I- The word which is first according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the left end while the highest number is arranged from the right end and so on in the odd steps.
For step II- The number which is lowest is arranged from the left end while the word which is last according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the right end and so on in even steps.
Also while arranging each of the number by adding 1 and ‘er’ is removed from each word while arranging.
Input: 78 former 44 quicker colder 65 taller outer 27 8
Step I: cold former 44 quicker 65 taller outer 27 8 79
Step II: 9 cold former 44 quicker 65 outer 27 79 tall
Step III: form 9 cold 44 quicker outer 27 79 tall 66
Step IV: 28 form 9 cold 44 outer 79 tall 66 quick
Step V: out 28 form 9 cold 79 tall 66 quick 45
Q8. Which of the following would be the difference of the element which is 3rd from left end in step IV and 2nd from right end in Step I?
9
8
2
1
3
Solution:
In the given input output, one word and one number is arranged in each step.
In odd numbered steps such as I, III and V the word is getting arranged from the left end while the number is getting arranged from the right end.
While in even numbered steps such as II and IV the numbers are arranged from the left end while the words are arranged from the right end.
For step I- The word which is first according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the left end while the highest number is arranged from the right end and so on in the odd steps.
For step II- The number which is lowest is arranged from the left end while the word which is last according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the right end and so on in even steps.
Also while arranging each of the number by adding 1 and ‘er’ is removed from each word while arranging.
Input: 78 former 44 quicker colder 65 taller outer 27 8
Step I: cold former 44 quicker 65 taller outer 27 8 79
Step II: 9 cold former 44 quicker 65 outer 27 79 tall
Step III: form 9 cold 44 quicker outer 27 79 tall 66
Step IV: 28 form 9 cold 44 outer 79 tall 66 quick
Step V: out 28 form 9 cold 79 tall 66 quick 45
Q9. Which of the following element will be 6th to the left of 3rd from the right end in step V?
28
quick
9
cold
None of these
Solution:
In the given input output, one word and one number is arranged in each step.
In odd numbered steps such as I, III and V the word is getting arranged from the left end while the number is getting arranged from the right end.
While in even numbered steps such as II and IV the numbers are arranged from the left end while the words are arranged from the right end.
For step I- The word which is first according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the left end while the highest number is arranged from the right end and so on in the odd steps.
For step II- The number which is lowest is arranged from the left end while the word which is last according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the right end and so on in even steps.
Also while arranging each of the number by adding 1 and ‘er’ is removed from each word while arranging.
Input: 78 former 44 quicker colder 65 taller outer 27 8
Step I: cold former 44 quicker 65 taller outer 27 8 79
Step II: 9 cold former 44 quicker 65 outer 27 79 tall
Step III: form 9 cold 44 quicker outer 27 79 tall 66
Step IV: 28 form 9 cold 44 outer 79 tall 66 quick
Step V: out 28 form 9 cold 79 tall 66 quick 45
Q10. In which of the following step ‘44 outer 79’ would be find in the same order?
Step IV
Step II and III
Step II
Step III
None of these
Solution:
In the given input output, one word and one number is arranged in each step.
In odd numbered steps such as I, III and V the word is getting arranged from the left end while the number is getting arranged from the right end.
While in even numbered steps such as II and IV the numbers are arranged from the left end while the words are arranged from the right end.
For step I- The word which is first according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the left end while the highest number is arranged from the right end and so on in the odd steps.
For step II- The number which is lowest is arranged from the left end while the word which is last according to the alphabetical order is arranged from the right end and so on in even steps.
Also while arranging each of the number by adding 1 and ‘er’ is removed from each word while arranging.
Input: 78 former 44 quicker colder 65 taller outer 27 8
Step I: cold former 44 quicker 65 taller outer 27 8 79
Step II: 9 cold former 44 quicker 65 outer 27 79 tall
Step III: form 9 cold 44 quicker outer 27 79 tall 66
Step IV: 28 form 9 cold 44 outer 79 tall 66 quick
Step V: out 28 form 9 cold 79 tall 66 quick 45

Directions (11-15): In these questions, a relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer

Q11.

if only conclusion II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.
Solution:
I. K < X (false)
II. W > M(false)

Q12.

if both conclusion I and II are true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if only conclusion II is true.
Solution:
I. Z < Y (True)
II. S > Q (false)

Q13.

if only conclusion II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.
Solution:
I. K ≥ M(false)
II. P > M(false)

Q14.

if only conclusion II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.
Solution:
I. M ≥ U (True)
II. G > Z(True)

Q15.

if only conclusion II is true.
if either conclusion I or II is true.
if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
if only conclusion I is true.
if both conclusions I and II are true.
Solution:
I. J > B(True)
II. H < R(false)

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