Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning Section is the most scoring section for most of the candidates in almost all the bank exams. Though we trust your logic yet we advise you to be alert and select the questions wisely before getting confused or stuck over enticing but difficult questions that may eat up a lot of your fair time that should have been saved for the ever lengthy Quant Section.

“Balance Probabilities and choose the most likely. It is the scientific use of Reasoning”

All the Best! 🙂

 

DIRECTIONS(1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions

Seven friends Jatin, Ashish, Mark, Yash, Purvi, Gourav and Sunil are sitting around a circular table. Two of them facing opposite to the centre while five of them are facing the centre. Mark sits third to the left of Yash and both are facing the centre. Purvi is neither an immediate neighbour of Yash nor Mark. The one sitting exactly between Yash and Gourav is facing opposite to the centre. Sunil sits third to the right of Jatin and Sunil is facing the centre. One of Ashish neighbour is facing opposite to the centre.

Welcome to Reasoning Ability Section 3 For SBI Clerk 2016

Q.1 Which of the following pairs represents person facing opposite to the centre?
Q.2 Who is sitting second to the left of Jatin?
Q.3 Who is sitting to the immediate left of Purvi?
Q.4 What is the position of Gourav with respect to Ashish?
Q.5 If all the person are asked to sit in the clockwise direction in an alphabetical order starting from Jatin, then position of how many will remain unchanged, excluding Jatin?
DIRECTIONS (6-10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions

A seven floor building numbered 1 to 7, in such a way that the ground floor is numbered one, the floor above is numbered two and so on and in such a manner the seventh floor is the topmost floor. In these 7 floors seven people L, M, N, O, P, Q and R live on each floor. L lives on fourh floor. P lives on floor immediately below Q floor. Q does not live on the second or the seventh floor. N does not live on an odd numbered floor. M does not live on a floor immediately above or below N’s floor. O does not live on the topmost floor. R does not live on any floor below P’s floor.

Q.6 Who lives on the topmost floor?
Q.7 Who lives immediately above O’s floor?
Q.8 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?
Q.9 Who lives on the 1st floor?
Q.10 Who all live on the odd number floors?
DIRECTIONS (11-15): Read the following information carefully and answer the following questions (Note – All codes are two letter code)

That group will dance – Ma sa ka la

dance like super star – Ta la na Ba

That dance is good – Ma za pa la

is super will go – na pa sa ga

Q.11 What is the code for “Dance”?
Q.12 What is the code for “Like”?
Q.13 “Ka” is the code for which word?
Q.14 How is “Super good dance group” will be coded as?
Q.15 “That dance group rocks” will be coded as?
Q.16 How many such pairs of letter are there in the word “REASONING” each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in English alphabetical series?
DIRECTIONS (17-21): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions

Ten people are sitting in two parallel rows containing five people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent person. In row I, Rahul, Ravi, Raghav, Ramesh and Raju are seated and all of the them are facing South. In row II, Atul, Aman, Abhishek, Ashish and Aakash are seated and all of them are facing North.

Ashsih sits third to the left of Atul. Rahul faces the immediate neighbour of Ashish. Raghav sits second to the right of Rahul. Only one person sits between Ravi and Ramesh. Aman and Aakash are immediate neighbours of each other. Aakash does not face Rahul and Ravi.

Q.17 How many persons are seated between Ravi and Raju?
Q.18 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
Q.19 Who amongst the following represent the people sitting exactly in the middle of the rows?
Q.20 Which of the following is true regarding Amar?
Q.21 Who amongst the following faces Ramesh?
Q.22 If in a certain code language “COMPUTER” is coded as “AMKNSRCP”, then what will be the code of “FOREST”?
Q.23 How many such digits are there in a number 941356278 each of which will remain unchanged when arranged in ascending order?
Q.24 Nishant leaves for his school from home which faces east. He takes a left turn after walking 7 km after walking 6 km in the same direction he takes a left turn and walks 2 km he then reaches his school after walking 1 km and 5 km by turning left and right respectively. How far is his school from home if he started from the back door of his home?
DIRECTIONS (25-29): Read the following information carefully and answer the following questions

P#Q means P is greater than Q.

P@Q means P is equals to Q.

P*Q means P is neither greater than nor equal to Q

P%Q means P is either smaller than Q or equal to Q.

P©Q means P is either greater than Q equal to Q.

Q.25

Statements: L#O, S*O, O@U

Conclusions: I. S@U   II. L#U
Q.26

Statements: A#B, B@C, C©D

Conclusions: I. A©D  II. A@D
Q.27

Statements: E%F, G#F, G©H

Conclusions: I. F#H   II. E%H
Q.28

Statements: I#J, J@L, L%M

Conclusions: I. M#I II. M©J
Q.29

Statements: N%O, O#P, P@Q

Conclusions: I. N@O   II. Q*N
DIRECTIONS (30-32): Read the following information carefully and answer the following questions

Statement:

I. Some greater than is less than

II. No less than is equals to

III. All equals to is not equals to

Q.30 Conclusions:

I. All less than being not equals to is a possibility.

II. Some equals to is greater than.
Q.31 Conclusions:

I. Some not equal to is greater than.

II. Some not equals to can never be greater than.
Q.32 Conclusions:

I. Some equals to are greater than.

II. No equals to is greater than.
DIRECTIONS (33-34): Read the following information carefully and answer the following questions

Q.33

Statement: I. All bats are ball. II. Some balls are books

Conclusions: I. Some books are bats. II. All books being balls is a possibility.
Q.34

Statement: I. Some Jokers are circus. II. Some dogs are circus.
Conclusions:

I. All dogs being Joker is a possibility.
II. Some Jokers are dogs.
Q.35 In a row of 25 children facing south, Mohan is sixteenth from the right side end and Sohan is eighteenth from the left end. How many children are there between Mohan and Sohan

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