# Reasoning Quiz for SBI Clerk

Directions (Q. 1-5): 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 conclusion I follows.
2) if only conclusion II follows.
3) if either conclusion I or II follows.
4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) if both conclusions I and II follow.

(1-2): Statements:All books are novels.
No novel is a pen.
All pens are pencils.

1.Conclusions:I.No book is a pen.
II.All books being pencils is a possibility.

2.Conclusions: I. No pencil is a book.
II.All novels being pencils is a possibility.

3.Statements:
Some cats are dogs.
All rats are dogs.
Conclusions: I.All cats being rats is a possibility.
II.No rat is a cat.

(4-5): Statements:
No boy is a postgraduate.
Some postgraduates are girls.
All girls are intelligent.

4. Conclusions:  I. All boys being intelligent is a possibility.
II.No boy is a girl.

5.Conclusions:  I.  No intelligent is a postgraduate.
II.At least some intelligent are postgraduates.

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
There are eight captains, namely P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W, sitting around a circular table, facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them is from a different cricket team, viz Australia, South Africa, Bangladesh, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan.
R and T are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither R nor T is an immediate neighbour of either Q or the captain of Sri Lanka. The captain of India sits second to right of S, who is the captain neither of Sri Lanka nor of West Indies. U sits second to the right of the captain of Sri Lanka. The captain of West Indies is an immediate neighbour of the captain of Sri Lanka. Two people sit between the captain of West Indies and Q. V and the captain of New Zealand are immediate neighbours of each other. Q is not the captain of New Zealand. Only one person sits between R and the captain of Australia. W sits third to the left of the captain of Bangladesh. The captain of South Africa sits second to the left of the captain of Pakistan.

6.Who among the following sit exactly between Q and the captain of West Indies?
1) P and the captain of India
2) R and T
3) W and P
4) R and the captain of New Zealand
5) V and U

7.Who among the following is the captain of Australia?
1) R
2) S
3) T
4) U
5) V

8.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) W – Captain of Sri Lanka
2) Q – Captain of Pakistan
3) R – Captain of Bangladesh
4) V – Captain of India
5) S – Captain of Australia

9.Who among the following sits second to the left of the captain of India?
1) S
2) Captain of Australia
3) T
4) Both 1) and 2)
5) Captain of Bangladesh

10.Which of these statements is/are correct?
1) T is the captain of South Africa.
2) R is the captain of Bangladesh.
3) V is the captain of West Indies.
4) All 1), 2) and 3)
5) None of these

Answers:
1. 5
2. 2
3. 1
4. 1
5. 2
6. 3
7. 2
8. 4
9. 4
10. 4

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