Reasoning for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 09 May

Reasoning for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 09 May

Reasoning for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 09 May

1. In a row of boys facing south, Ashok is seventh from the left end and Amit is eighth from the right end. In the same row, Anand is seventh to the right of Ashok and ninth to the left of Amit. How many boys are there in the row?
1) 30
2) 31
3) 32
4) 33
5) None of these

2. In a certain code language TIRED is written as VFIGA. How is BREAD written in that code language?

3. Among five friends A, B, C, D and E, all of them are of different heights. Also, they are arranged in ascending order of their heights. E is taller than only C. D is between B and A, who is not the tallest. Who among them is the second shortest?
1) D
2) B
3) A
4) C
5) None of these

4. One evening when Divya was coming from school, she saw her brother Saumya coming from opposite direction. They met at a point and talked to each other. Divya noticed that the shadow of Saumya was falling to her right. Which direction was Saumya moving in?
1) North
2) East
3) South
4) West
5) Can’t be determined

5. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word RELATIVES, each of which has as many letters between them as in the English alphabet?
1) One
2) Two
3) Three
4) Four
5) More than four

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 whether the data provided in the statement are sufficient to answer the question and give answer.
6. What is R’s rank from the top in a class of 90 students?
I. R is 18 ranks below S, who is 54th from the bottom.
II. Q is 45th from the top and N is 10th from the bottom.
III. R is exactly in the middle of Q and N.
1) Only II
2) Only I and II
3) Either only I or both II and III
4) Only III
5) None of these

7. Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting around a rectangular table, three each on longer sides and opposite each other. C and E are sitting exactly opposite each other. A sits on the immediate right of B. Is C sitting between two persons?
I. D is not opposite A and sits on the extreme end of the longer side.
II. If A and F exchange their places, A is on the immediate right of E.
III. If A and E exchange their places, E sits on the immediate right of C.
1) Only I
2) Only II
3) Only III
4) All I, II and III together
5) Any two statements

8. Four bikes Discover, Yamaha, ZMR and Honda are each of a different engine capacity and give a different mileage. Does the bike with the lowest engine capacity give the least mileage?
I. Discover gives the highest mileage but does not have the highest engine capacity.
II. ZMR gives more mileage than Honda while Yamaha has a greater engine capacity than ZMR, whose engine capacity is more than Discover.
III. Honda does not give the least mileage but has the highest engine capacity.
1) Only I and II
2) Any two statements together are sufficient
3) Any of the three statements
4) Can’t be determined
5) All I, II and III together

9. On which day of the week did Rajeev visit Patna? (Assume that the week starts from Monday.)
I. Rajeev took leave on Wednesday.
II. Rajeev visited Patna the day after his mother’s visit to his house.
III. Rajeev’s mother visited Rajeev’s house neither on Monday nor on Thursday.
1) Only I and III
2) All I, II and III together
3) Only II and III
4) Only I and II
5) Can’t be determined

10. Who among Ravi, Madhu, Rakhi, Roma, Ritu and Reena, each having different heights, is the tallest?
I. Madhu is taller than Ravi but shorter than Ritu.
II. Only two of them are shorter than Rakhi.
III. Roma is taller than only Reena.
1) Only I and III
2) Only I and II
3) Only II and III
4) All I, II and III together
5) None of these


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  2. 5
  3. 5
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 3
  7. 2
  8. 5
  9. 5
  10. 4
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