# Reasoning  for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 17 May

Directions (Q.1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Ten people A, B, C, D, E, F, L, M, N and O are living in a building having four floors. Each floor has three flats – Flat 1, Flat 2 and Flat 3 in the same order from left to right. Ground floor is numbered 1 and the topmost floor is numbered 4. Each flat is built in such a way that Flat 1 of Floor 2 is just above Flat 1 of Floor 1 and so on.
The two flats in which no one lives are on odd-numbered floor and are even-numbered flats. L lives on an even-numbered floor and in an odd-numbered flat. The flat between M and N is vacant and M lives on one of the flats above the flat in which N lives. A lives in the flat immediately above D. B and E live on the same floor and no one else lives on that floor. O lives immediately left of the flat in which N lives. B and F live in the flats which are numbered 1. F and D do not live on odd-numbered floor.
1. Which of the following statements is/are true?
1)    C lives on an odd-numbered floor and in an even-numbered flat.
2)    N lives on floor number 2 but not on the same floor on which D lives.
3)    C and O live in the flats which are numbered 1.
4)    All are true
5)    None is true
2. Who among the following live on the floor numbered 3?
1) C and A                    2) N and D                       3) A and O                       4) F and L                        5) E and B
3. Which of the following pairs live in even-numbered flats?
1) L, D                            2) O, B                              3) N, C                              4) M, E                             5) M, N
4. Which of the following statements is not true, regarding C?
1)    C lives in the flat immediate left of the vacant flat.
2)    C lives in the flat immediately below the flat in which F lives.
3)    C lives in the flat immediately above the one in which B lives.
4)    C lives on the same floor on which A lives.
5)    All are true
5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
1) M       2) D        3) L         4) F         5) O
Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
In a certain code language some statements are coded as follows:
‘dearth blog theory ping’ is coded as ‘31@y 11#g 14%h 11*g’, ‘deception thin pollution fold’ is coded as ‘18@n 8\$d 23%n 23*n’, ‘filter perception tedious birthday’ is coded as ‘33#y 24\$r 26@s 24*n’ and ‘college destroy product basic’ is coded as ‘32%y 8#c 12qe 27*t’
6. Which of the following is the code for ‘persistent cough frighten’?
1) 30*t 13qh 24\$n                                 2) 13qh 30*t 22\$n                                    3) 24*n 13qh 32%y
4) 30*t  24\$p 13qh                                5) 13qh  22\$p 31@y
7. The code ‘18@n 24*n’ stands for
1) thin pollution                                      2) union perception                                  3) perception thin
4) filter deception                                   5) deception perception
8. Which of the following will be the code for ‘destroy theory dearth basic’?
1) 32%y 8#c 31@y 26@s                    2) 14%h 31@y 8\$d 33#y                        3) 31@y 8#c 14%h 23*n
4) 14%h 8#c 32%y 31@y                    5) None of these
9. Which of the following may be the code for ‘birthday indigenous’?
1) 33#y 29qs                                           2) 29qs 32#y                                              3) 29©s 33#y
4) 30#t 25*s                                            5) Can’t be determined
10. The code ‘11*g 23%n  24\$r  12qe’ stands for
1) filter duty corpse ping                       2) ping perception filter college              3) college filter ping deception
4) deception ping unix input       5) None of these