# Practice Reasoning Questions For SBI PO Prelims& NIACL 2017 (Seating Arrangement& Statement and Assumption)

Practice Reasoning Questions For SBI PO Prelims& NIACL 2017 (Seating Arrangement& Statement and Assumption):

Dear Readers, Important Practice Reasoning Questions with explanation for Upcoming Exams was given here with explanation, candidates those who are preparing for Banking and all other Competitive exams can use this practice questions.

Directions (Q. 1-6): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven people K, L, M, N, A, B and C are sitting in a straight line but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are not facing north.
The immediate neighbours of K face opposite directions (ie if one faces south then the other faces north and vice versa). Both the immediate neighbours of M face the same direction. A faces north. L sits on the immediate left of A. K faces the same direction as M. Only one person sits between K and M. Only two persons are sitting on the left of C. B sits third to the left of M. Only two persons sit between C and L. K sits second to the left of L. N is not an immediate neighbour of L, but faces the same direction as L.

1). How many persons are there between N and the one who is immediate neighbour of A?
a)  Two
b)  Four
c)  Three
d)  Five
e)  None of these

2). Who among the following sits between M and K?
a)  C
b)  B
c)  N
d)  Can’t be determined
e)  L

3). Which of the following groups of members are not facing north?
a)  M, K, C
b)  K,B,L
c)  B,K,M
d)  L, A, B
e)  Other than the given options

4). Who among the following sits second to the left of M?
a)  B
b)  K
c)  N
d)  C
e)  Other than the given options

5). Who among the following sits third to the left of the one who is at the extreme right end of the line?
a)  C
b)  B
c)  M
d)  K
e)  N

6). Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Who among the following do not belong to that group?
a)  K,B
b)  L,A
c)  C ,N
d)  M,K
e)  C,B

Directions (Q. 7-11): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered 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 answer
a)  if the data in statementI alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
b)  if the data in statementII atone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
c)  if the dataeither in statement I aloneorin statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
d)  if the data in both statement I and II together arenot sufficient to answer the question.
e)  if the data in bothstatementI and II together are necessary to answer the question.

7). Eight persons I, J, K, L, M, N, O and P are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Who is opposite I ?
I.L sits second to the right of N and opposite M. I is an immediate neighbour of J and K.
II.O sits third to the right of M, who sits second to the right of I.

8). Who among D, E, F, G, H and J got the highest marks in an exam?
I.D’s marks was more than G and J and E’s marks was less than that of F.
II.E scored less than G. J scored more than G and H. No one scored marks between F and G or F and H.

9). Six persons U,V, W, X, Y and Z are standing in a straight line in ascending orderof their heights and are facing north. What is the position of Z?
I.U is standing between V and W. W is shorter than Y, who is taller than V. Two persons are standing between Z and U. Z is taller than X.
II.V is not the shortest among them.

10). How is E related to S?
I. W is father of X and P is grandson of E, who is wife of W.
II.G is mother of S and daughter-in-law of W.

11). Among five friends P, Q, R, S and T having different heights, who is the tallest?I. R is taller than only one friend. Only one friend is taller than T. P is not the shortest.
II.R is shorter than three persons. Only one person is taller than T. P is neither the tallest nor the shortest in the group. Q is the shortest in the group.

1).b   2).a   3).c   4).b    5).d    6).e    7).a   8).e    9).d    10).e   11). b)

Explanation:

Directions (Q. 1-6):

7). A)from I.

Thus, N is opposite I.
Hence only I is sufficient to answer the question.
From II.

Hence II alone is not sufficient to answer the question.

8). E)From II. D> G, j    … (i)
F> E โฆ.(ii)
From II. J> H> F> G> E  …(iii) (a)
Or, J> G> F> H> E โฆ (iii) (b)
From I and II. D>J>H>F>G>E
Or, D>J>G>F>H>E
Hence D got the highest marks.

9). D) From I
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YZXWUV โฆ(ii)
ZYVUWX … (iii)
ZYWUVX … (iv)
From II.  it is not possible to have (ii) above.
From I and II. We can’t determine the position of Z.

10). E)From both I and II
Family Tree

Hence E is grandmother of S.

11). B)From I, _> T> _> R> _
Thus statement I is not sufficient to answer the question,
From II. S>T>P>R>Q
Hence S is the tallest among them.

Thus, only statement II is sufficient to answer the question.