# Reasoning for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 23 April

Directions (Q. 1-5): 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.
1. 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
2. Who among the following is the captain of Australia?
1) R           2) S            3) T           4) U           5) V
3. 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
4. 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. 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
Directions (Q. 6-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide information given in which of the statements is necessary and sufficient to answer the questions.
6. How is TEAD written in a code language?
II. TREAT is written as %©#@% in the code language.
III. TEAR is written as %#@© in the code language.
1) Only I                                2) Only II and III
3) All I, II and III                4) Only I and III
5) None of these
7. How is the girl in the photograph named Kanika related to Aakash?
I. Pointing to the photograph, Aakash said, “She is the mother of my father’s only granddaughter.
II. Aakash has no siblings.
III. Pointing to a photograph, Aakash said, “She is the only daughter-in-law of my mother.”
1) Only I and II
2) Only II and III
3) Only I and III
4) Either only III or only I and II
5) None of these
8. Among A, B, C, D and E, A is the second tallest and D is immediately taller than the shortest. Who among them is in the middle when they stand according to their heights?
I. E is not the shortest.
II. C is taller than D but shorter than B.
III.  A ranks third in height above D when all are arranged according to their heights.
1) Only II and III                2) Either II only or III only
3) Only I and II                    4) Only II
5) None of these
9. Village P is in which direction with respect to village Q?
I. P is to the north of R, which is to the west of S.
II. P is to the north-west of S.
III. R is to the north-west of Q.
1) Only I and II                    2) Only II and III
3) Only I and III                  4) Any two of the three
5) None of these
10. On which day of the week did Mayank visit Pune?
I. Mayank took a leave on Friday.
II. Mayank visited Pune the day after his mother’s visit to his home.
III. Mayank’s mother visited Mayank’s house neither on Wednesday nor on Saturday.
1) Only I and II    2) Only II              3) Only I and III
4) Only II and III                5) None of these