# Reasoning MCQs for SBI PO/Clerk Mains 2018: 12 July 2018

## Reasoning MCQs for SBI PO/Clerk Mains 2018: 12 July 2018

Reasoning Ability Section plays a pivotal role to score better in Banking and other competitive exams. Now a day, all the exams have higher level of reasoning questions. The questions asked in this section are tricky and time-consuming. But, once dealt with proper strategy, speed, and accuracy, this section will definitely award you the maximum marks in the examination. Here is another set of Questions to improve your speed and practice. Make most of it.
Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
Input: 9 India 4 will 28 take revenge 17 by 22 defeating 36 England
Step I. by 36 9 India 4 will 28 take revenge 17 22 defeating England.
Step II. by 36 will 4 9 India 28 take revenge 17 22 defeating England
Step III. by 36 will 4 defeating 28 9 India take revenge 17 22 England
Step IV. by 36 will 4 defeating 28 take 9 India revenge 17 22 England
Step V. by 36 will 4 defeating 28 take 9 England 22 India revenge 17
Step VI. by 36 will 4 defeating 28 take 9 England 22 revenge 17 India
Step VI is the last step of the arrangement for the given input.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate steps for the given input.
Input for the questions:
Input: 11 we 25 39 should 19 not 5 lose 33 this 29 opportunity
1.Which is the last step for the given input.
1) IV
2) V
3) VI
4) VII
5) None of these
2.Which step number would be the following output?
lose 39 we 5 not 33 this 11 25 should 19 29 opportunity
1) II
2) III
3) IV
4) V
5) There will be no such step.
3.In step V, which of the following numbers/words would be at 8th position from the right?
1) not
2) 33
3) this
4) 11
5) None of these
4.In step V of the rearrangement, if ‘this’ is related to ‘opportunity’ and ‘29’ is related to ‘should’ in a certain way, which of the following would ‘not’ be related to, following the same pattern?
1) 33
2) 11
3) this
4) we
5) None of these
5.What will be the position of ‘should’ in step III?
1) Sixth from the left
2) Fifth from the right
3) Seventh from the right
4) Eighth from the left
5) None of these
Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
Input: effective 93 67 bill investment 21 47 foreign direct 33
Step I: bill effective 67 investment 21 47 foreign direct 33 93
Step II: direct bill effective investment 21 47 foreign 33 93 67
Step III: foreign direct bill effective investment 21 33 93 67 47
Step IV: effective foreign direct bill investment 21 93 67 47 33
Step V: investment effective foreign direct bill 93 67 47 33 21
Step V is the last step of the rearrangement.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.
Input: retail 58 may 87 31 companies infrastructure 62 48 foreign spoil 21
6.Which steps number will be the following output?
foreign retail spoil may 31 companies infrastructure 21 87 62 58 48
1) II
2) III
3) IV
4) There will be no such step.
5) None of these
7.Which of the following would be at seventh position from the right in step VI?
1) spoil
2) 87
3) retail
4) may
5) None of these
8.Which of the following would be the last step of the rearrangement?
1) V
2) VI
3) VII
4) VIII
5) None of these
9.Which of the following would be step V?
1)foreign retail spoil may 31 companies infrastructure 21 87 62 58 48
2)companies foreign retail spoil may infrastructure 21 87 62 58 48 31
3)companies foreign retail spoil may 31 infrastructure 21 87 62 58 48
4)foreign companies retail spoil may 31 infrastructure 21 87 62 58 48
5) None of these
10.In step III of the rearrangement, if ‘infrastructure’ is related to ‘31’ and ‘48’ is related to ‘companies’ in a certain way, which of the following would ‘foreign’ be related to, following the same pattern?
1) 21
2) infrastructure
3) 62
4) 87
5) None of these

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