SBI PO Exam Reasonig Solved Questions

1. Which of the following groups of alphabets should replace the blank spaces so that the group of alphabets, given in bold, follow a logical pattern from the preceding and the following group of alphabets ?
bw-yza,dstuv-,-opqre
(A) x, e, d (B) x, c, f
(C) v, e, f (D) x, c, d
(E) x, e, n

2. The positions of how many alphabets will remain unchanged if each of the alphabets in the word WALKING is arranged in alphabetical order from left to right?
(A) None (B) One
(C) Two (D) Three
(E) More than three

3. An ‘1sland’ is related to ’Sea’ in the same way as an ‘Oasis’ is related to’ ……… ’.
(A) Water (B) Illusion
(C) Pond (D) Trees
(E) Desert

(Q. 4-6) Study the following information carefully and answer l;he given questions- Point D is I4 m towards the West of point A. Point B is 4 m towards the South of point D. Point F is 9 m towards the South of point D. Point E is 7 m towards the East of point B. Point C is 4 m towards the North of point E. Point G is 4 m towards the South of point A.

4. Which of the following points are in a straight line ?
(A) D, E, A (B) E, G, C
(C) D, B, G (D) E, G, B
(E) F. B,C

5. A is in which direction with respect to C ?
(A) East (B) West
(C) North (D) South
(E) Cannot be determined

6. If a person walks 5 m towards North from point F and then takes a right turn, which of the following points would he reach first?
(A) G (B) D
(C) E (D) A
(E) C

7. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word REGIONAL, each of which has as many letters between them in the word (in both forward andbackward directions) as they have between them in the English alphabetical series ?
(A) None (B) One
(C) Two (D) Three
(E) More than three

8. What will come in place of question-mark (?) in the following series ?
CD, FG, JK, ?, UV
(A) NP (B) OP
(C) MN (D) OS
(E) LP

9. if it is possible to make only one meaningful word with the first, fifth, ninth and the tenth letters of the word ‘AUTOMOBILE’, which would be the second letter of the word from the right ? lf more than one such word can be formed, give ’Y’ as the answer. lf no such word can be formed, give ’Z’ as your answer.
(A) Y (B) L
(C) A (D) E
(E) Z
10. lf two is subtracted from each odd digit and three is added to each even digit in the number 3675249, how many digits will appear twice in the new number thus formed ?
(A) None (B) One
(C) Two (D) Three
(E) Four

(Q. 11-I5) Study the following information carcfully and answer the given questions- Seven flights namely jet Air ways, British Airways, Delta, Quantas, Emirates, Lufthansa, Air India are scheduled to fly to London. There is only one flight to London on each of the seven days of the week, starting from Monday and ending on Sunday.
Delta flies on Wednesday. Air India flies the day next to British Airways. British Airways does not fly on Friday. Two airlines fly bctwccn the days British Airways and Emirates fly. Emirates does not fly on Sunday. Quantas flies a day before Lufthansa.
ll. On which of thc following days dues jet Airways fly ?
(A) Friday (B) Simclay
(C) Tuesday (D) Thursday
(E) None of these

I2. How many flights fly between Lufthansa and Delta ?
(A) None (B) One
(C) Two (D) Three
(E) Five

13. Which of the following flights flies on Friday ?
(A) Air India (B) Quantas
(C) Emirates (D) Lufthansa
(E) ]etAirways

14. lf Delta postpones its flight to Sunday owing to some technical reasons and all the flights scheduled for Thursday to Sunday are now made to take off a day ahead nf the schedule, which of the following flights would now fly on Friday ?
(A) Lufthansa
(B) ]et Airways
(C) British Airways
(D) Air India
(E) Quantas

15. It Emirates is related to British Airways and Delta is related to Quantas in a certain way based upon thc given flight schedule, then let Airways will be related to which of the following based upon the same relationship ?
(A) Lufthansa (B) Quatntas
(C) Delta (D) Air India
(E) None of these

Q. 16-20) In each question below are two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered l and ll. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and thcn decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer :
(A) If only conclusion I follows
(B) If only conclusion Il follows
(C) lf either conclusion I or conclusion Il follows
(D) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows
(E) If both conclusion I and conclusion ll follow

16. Statements:
Some pencils are erasers.
All pencils are sharpeners.
All erasers are not sharpeners.
Conclusions :
I. All erasers can be pencils.
II. Some sharpeners are crasers.

l7. Statements:
All gases are solids.
All solids are liquids.
Conclusions ;
I. All gases are liquids.
II. At least some liquids are solids.

18. Statements: Some notes are coins. No coin is a card.
Conclusions
I. All cards can be notes.
II. Some notes are neither coins nor cards.

19. Statements: All rings are necklaces. All those necklaces which are not rings are earrings, No earring is a bracelet.
Conclusions:
l. Some bracelets are necklaces.
Il. No ring is a bracelet.

20. Statements: All silver are gold. All aluminium are gold. Some silver are aluminium. Conclusions:
I. Some gold is both silver and aluminium.
Il. All gold can be aluminium.

(Q. 21-25)
Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements num- bered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give anwer :
(A) lf the data in Statement alone are sufficient to ans- wer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(B) If the data in Statement [I alone are sufficient to ans- wer the question, while the data in Statement l alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(C) If the data in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(D) If the data in both the State- ments I and Il are not suffi- cient te answer the question.
(E) If the data in both the State- ments I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

21. How is ‘last’ coded in that code language ?
l, ‘heavy rains last night’ is coded as ‘na ke ja lo’ and ‘finished last in race’ is coded as ’so lo to pa’.
II. ’the furniture should last’ is written as ‘di wi lo be’ and ‘give me last chance’ is written as ‘lo fa ra qi”

22. Amongst five friends seated in a straight line facing North, is B sitting at the extreme left end ?
I. B, D are immediate neigh- bours of each other. Similarly E, C are also immediate neighbours of each other. A sits exactly in the middle of the line.
ll. A who sits exactly in the middle of the line Ls second to the left of C. B is not an immediate neighbour of A.

23. Which direction is Shilpa facing ?
l. If Meeta who is currently facing South, turns 90° towards her left, she would face the same direction as Shilpa.
II. If Uday who is currently facing North, turns 90° towards his left, he would face a direction just opposite to the direction Shilpa is facing.
24. ls A brother of B ?
1. D is mother of B and B is son of C. C is father of A.
II. E is sister of A and F is brother of A.

25. How many kilometers did Karan drive today ?
I Karan correctly mentions that he drove less than 20 km but more than 14 km today.
Il. Karan’s friend correctly mentions that Karan drove more than 10 km but less than 16 km today.

Q.( 26-30)
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 : 52 peak 91 snow freeze 46 cold 15 high 31 73 trck
Step I : 15 52 peak snow freeze 46 cold high 31 73 trek 91
Step II : 15 31 52 peak snow freeze 46 cold high trek 73 91
Step III : 15 31 46 peak snow freeze cold high trek 52 73 91
Step IV : 15 31 46 cold peak snow freeze high trek 52 73 91
Step V : 15 3l 46 cold freeze peak snow high trek 52 73 91
Step VI : 15 31 46 cold freeze high peak snow trek 52 73 91
Step VI 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 steps for the given input. Input for the questions- Input : 67 hot SLIII 19 best 83 ice 49 ace cut 37

26. How many steps would be needed to complete the arrange· ment ?
(A) X (B) VIII
(C) IX (D) Vll
(E) None of these

27, Which Step number would be the following output 7 19 37 49 ace best hot sun ice cut 67 77 83
(A) H (B) VI
(C) V (D) IV
(E) None of these

28. Which of the following would be the Step I ?
(A) 19 37 49 hot sun best ice ace cut 67 77 83
(B) 83 67 hot sun best ice 49 ace 77 cut 37 19
(C) 19 67 ace best hot sun ice 49 77 cut 37 83
(D) 19 67 hot sun best ice 49 ace 77 cut 37 83
(E) None of these

29. Which of the following would be the final arrangement ?
(A) 67 77 83 ace best cut hot ice sun 19 37 49
(B) 19 37 49 ace best cut hot ice sun 67 77 83
(C) 19 37 49 67 77 83 ace best cut hot ice sun
(D) 19 37 49 ace ice best cut hot sun 67 77 83
(E) None of these

30, In Step IV, which of the following word/number would be on 7th position (from the right) ?
(A) sun (B) best
(C) 67 (D) cut
(E) None of these

(Q. 31-36) Study the following infomation to answer the given questions A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. No two males or two females are immediate neighbours of each other. A is wife of H. A sits third to the left of E. F sits second to the right of D. D is not an immediate neighbour of A or E. H and C are immediate neighbours of each other, F is not an immediate neighbour of his wife B.

31. Which of the following is true about G ?
(A) G is a male
(B) G sits exactly between F and H
(C) G sits third to the left of E
(D) G sits second to the right of B
(E) None is true
32. Who siw third to the left of B 7
(A) F (B) H
(C) D (D) A
(E) None of these

33. How many people sit between B and F when counted in anti- clockwise direction from B ?
(A) One (B) Two
(C) Three (D) Four
(E) More than four

34. 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 ?
(A) H (B) F
(C) E (D) G
(E) D

35. Which of the following groups consists of only female members of the group ?
(A) A, B, H (B) G, F, C
(C) C, H, G (D) D, H, C
(E) None of these 36. If all the persons are made to sit in alphabetical order in clock wise direction, starting from A, the positions of how many (excluding A) will remain unchanged as compared to their original seating positions ?
(A) None (B) One
(C) Two (D) Three
(E) Four

(Q. 37-40) In each question below a statement is given followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of action is a practicable and feasible step or administrative decision to be taken for follow-up, improvement, or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the infor- mation given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, and decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursu- ing. Give answer :
(A) lf only course of action l follows.
(B) If only course of action ll follows.
(C) lf either course of action l or course of action ll follows.
(D) lf neither course of action I nor course of action II follows.
(E) lf both courses of action l and II follow.

37. Statement: Many over-qualified professionals are now opting for lower ranked jobs owing to recession in the market which has made new recruitments almost nil in the recent months. Courses of action
l. Over qualified people should not be allowed to undertake jobs which do not suit their academic qualifications.
ll. Such candidates should be encouraged to postpone undertaking a job until recession subsides.

38. Statement: In a mock security drill at the airport, a passenger ignored the instructions of the crew and severely injured his leg while hurrying to get off the plane.
Courses of action :
l. The passenger should sue the airline for negligence.
ll. The airline should provide immediate medical assistance to the passenger.

39. Statement: lllegal construction in the area which attracts thousands of tourists every year has been leading to frequent landslides and Hoods. Courses of action :

l. The govemment should put a ban on all kinds of construc- tion work in the area.

ll. Tourism in the area should be totally banned until illegal construction work stops completely.

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