# Reasoning Questions for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 16 May

## Reasoning Questions for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 16 May

Directions (Q. 1-5): In the following questions, the symbols ©, #, @, and \$ are used with the following meaning as illustrated below:
‘P © Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
‘P # Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.
‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’
‘P › Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’
‘P \$ Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’
Now, in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the conclusions given below them are definitely true.
1. Statements: A › N, S \$ N, S › W, W © R
Conclusions:    I.     R \$ A                  II.   S › R
III. S › A                    IV. W © A
1) Only I and II are true
2) Only II, III and IV are true
3) None is true
4) All I, II, III and IV are true
5) None of these
2. Statements: D # E, E © T, T @ C, C # A
Conclusions:    I.     D # A                  II.   C © D
III.  A › E                   IV. T # A
1) Only I, III and IV are true
2) Only I, II and IV are true
3) Only I, II and III are true
4) Only I and III are true
5) All I, II, III and IV are true
3. Statements: O \$ B, B @ S, S # E, E © R
Conclusions:        I.     S © O                  II.   R › S
III.  B # R                  IV. B # E
1) Only I and II are true
2) Only III is true
3) Only I, III and IV are true
4) All I, II, III and IV are true
5) Only III and IV are true
4. Statements: D © S, S › P, P \$ I, P @ T
Conclusions:        I.     P # D                   II.   P \$ T
III.  T # S                   IV. I © D
1) Only I and III are true
2) Only III is true
3) Only III and IV are true
4) Only II, III and IV are true
5) Only I, III and IV are true
5. Statements: U @ N, N \$ F, F \$ A , A › R
Conclusions:        I.     A @ U                 II.   N › R
III.  R © U                 IV. U › A
1) Only II is true
2) Only I and II are true
3) Only I, II and IV are true
4) Only III and IV are true
5) Only II and either I or IV are true
6. How many 3-digit numbers can be formed using the 4th, 7th and 9th digit of the number 937862541, each of which is completely divisible by 7?
1) None                  2) One                    3) Two
4) Three                 5) More than three
7. Point R is 10 metres north of point A. Point K is exactly in the middle of the points R and A. Point N is 7 metres east of point A. Point M is 7 metres east of point K. Point S is 6 metres north of point M. What is the distance between points S and N ?
1)13 metres           2) 16 metres          3) 11 metres
4) 12 metres          5) None of these
8. In a certain code language the word COSTLY is written as WORVMF and the word PRAISE is written as CVGDPS. How will the word SOCCER be written in that code language?
1) PHAFMV         2) BJWQRA          3) PGAENU
4) AKXPSB           5) None of these
9. In a certain code language ‘he was not absent’ is written as ‘ja si fe ra’; ‘absent case was not’ is written as ‘ga fe ja ra’; and ‘no one was absent’ is written as ‘da ge ra fe’. What does ‘si’ stand for ?
1) was                    2) not                     3) one
4) he                       5) case
10. Eight persons – M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T – are sitting around a circular table facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. N sits second to the left of M. Three persons are sitting between N and S. P is the immediate neighbour of S. R and N are not immediate neighbours. O sits second to the left of P. Only three persons sit between R and O. Who among the following is sitting third to the right of R ?
1) Q           2) N           3) T           4) M          5) O
11. In a certain code language DHIE is written as WSRV and AEFB is written as ZVUY. How will GKLH be written in that code language ?
1) SQNR                2) TQMP               3) TRDO
4) TPOS                 5) None of these
12. Six persons – A, B, C, D, E and F – live on six different floors of a building. The ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2 and so on. C lives on the floor immediately below the floor of A. E lives on the floor immediately below the floor of D. Three persons live between the floors of F and E. B does not live on the topmost floor. A does not live on any of the floors below D. E and F live on even-numbered floors. Who lives on the 5th floor ?
1) A           2) C           3) D           4) F            5) B
13. A certain amount was distributed among six persons – A, B, C, D, E and F. B received more than only A. F received more than B. F received less than C. E received more than C but he did not get the highest amount. Who among the following received less amount than C?
1) A, F                    2) A, B                   3) B, F
4) A, B, F               5) None of these

1. 3
2. 1
3. 4
4. 2
5. 5
6. 3
7. 3
8. 1
9. 4
10. 2
11. 4
12. 1
13. 4
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