“20-20” Reasoning Questions | Crack SBI Clerk 2018 Day-8

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully and 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: 96 voluntary supper 17 42 imprint brag until 61 30 shade 68 99 aerial

Step I: until 99 96 voluntary supper 17 42 imprint brag 61 30 shade 68 aerial

Step II: until 99 imprint 61 96 voluntary supper 17 42 brag 30 shade 68 aerial

Step III: until 99 imprint 61 aerial 17 96 voluntary supper 42 brag 30 shade 68

Step IV: until 99 imprint 61 aerial 17 brag 30 96 voluntary supper 42 shade 68

Step V: until 99 imprint 61 aerial 17 brag 30 shade 42 96 voluntary supper 68

Step VI: until 99 imprint 61 aerial 17 brag 30 shade 42 supper 68 96 voluntary

Step VII: until 99 imprint 61 aerial 17 brag 30 shade 42 supper 68 voluntary 96

Step VII is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the input given below.

Input: 31 ovation veil 12 24 again embark fabric 61 40 vendor 89

  1. Which of the following will be Step V of the rearrangement?
  1. ovation 89 embark 61 31 again fabric 12 veil 24 vendor 40
  2. ovation 89 embark 61 again 31 fabric 12 veil 24 40 vendor
  3. ovation 89 61 embark again 31 12 fabric veil 24 40 vendor
  4. ovation 89 embark 61 again 31 fabric 12 veil 24 vendor 40
  5. None of these
  1. What is the position of ‘fabric’ in Step IV?
  1. Seventh from the right
  2. Seventh from the left
  3. Sixth from the left
  4. Fifth from the right
  5. None of these
  1. Which of the following is third to the left of the one that is eighth from the left end in Step III?
  1. veil
  2. 12
  3. again
  4. 31
  5. None of these
  1. Which of the following will be the last step but one?
  1. III
  2. IV
  3. V
  4. Can’t be determined
  5. None of these
  1. If ‘ovation’ is related to ‘61’ and ‘again’ is related to ‘vendor’, ‘24’ is related to which of the following in Step II?
  1. 40
  2. veil
  3. 31
  4. again
  5. None of these

Directions (Q. 6-10): In each of the questions below is given four statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

  1. Statements: All stones are poles.

                             All poles are desks.

                             Some desks are nets

                             All nets are days.

Conclusions:   I.  Some nets are stones.

II. Some desks are stones.

 III. Some days are desks.

  1. Only I and II follow
  2. Only I and III follow
  3. Only II and III follow
  4. All I, II and III follow
  5. None of these
  1. Statements: Some months are weeks.

                                    Some weeks are years.

                                   All years are buses.

                                    All buses are trains.

Conclusions:   I.  Some trains are weeks.

II. Some buses are weeks.

III. Some trains are months.

  1. Only I and II follow
  2. Only II and III follow
  3. Only I and III follow
  4. All, I, II and III follow
  5. None of these
  1. Statements: Some stations are rails.

                                   All rails are rivers.

                                    All rivers are papers.

                                    Some papers are cards.

 Conclusions:   I.    Some cards are stations.

II. Some rivers are stations.

 III. Some cards are rivers.

  1. None follows
  2. Only I follows
  3. Only II follows
  4. Only III follows
  5. Only II and III follow
  1. Statements: All windows are roofs.

                                    All roofs are glasses.

                                   Some glasses are plates.

                                    Some plates are carpets.

Conclusions:   I. Some plates are windows.

II. Some glasses are windows.

III. Some carpets are roofs.

  1. None follows
  2. Only I follows
  3. Only II follows
  4. Only III follows
  5. Only I and II follow
  1. Statements: All trees are jungles.

                                     All jungles are houses.

                                    All houses are buildings.

                                   All buildings are villages.

Conclusions:   I. Some villages are houses.

II. Some buildings are jungles.

III. Some houses are trees.

  1. Only I and II follow
  2. Only II and III follow
  3. Only I and III follow
  4. All I, II and III follow
  5. None of these

Direction (Q.11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Eight persons P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are playing a game of musical chairs and facing away from the centre. Each person knows a different language, viz Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Punjabi, Bengali, Hindi, Telugu and English, but not necessarily in the same order.

  • Neither S nor T speaks English.
  • R speaks Hindi and sits third to the left of T.
  • Those who speak Tamil and Punjabi are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither the one who speaks Punjabi nor the one who speaks Tamil is an immediate neighbour of either T or R.
  • The one who speaks Punjabi sits on the immediate left of Q, who speaks Odia.
  • Those who speak Telugu and English are immediate neighbours of each other.
  • P speaks Telugu and is not an immediate neighbour of the one who speaks Hindi.
  • V sits third to the left of the one who speaks English.
  • Only U sits between the ones who speak Punjabi and Marathi.

11). Who among the following speaks English?

  1. R
  2. W
  3. S
  4. V
  5. None of these

12). How many persons are there between those who speak Punjabi and Telugu respectively?

  1. None
  2. One
  3. Three
  4. Four
  5. None of these

13). Who among the following is sitting third to the left of the one who speaks Tamil?

  1. The one who speaks Punjabi
  2. The one who speaks English
  3. The one who speaks Bengali
  4. The one who speaks Telugu
  5. None of these

14). The one who sits second to the right of W speaks which of the following languages?

  1. Marathi
  2. Bengali
  3. Telugu
  4. Hindi
  5. Odia

15). Who among the following sits opposite the one who speaks Odia?

  1. P
  2. The one who speaks Bengali
  3. The one who speaks English
  4. V
  5. None of these

Directions [Q. 16-20]: Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Seven Banking Aspirants Aathi, Bahu, Ciny, Deny, Elina, Faritha and Gaya wrote the SBI PO and the IBPS PO Examination. They scored 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 or 70 for every exam not necessarily in the same order.

  • Only Elina had scored same in both the exams.
  • In the SBI PO Exam Deny scored 40 more than Ciny.
  • Only Bahu’s and Ciny’s total score of both the exams is same.
  • Deny scored twice of Gaya in total (sum of both the exams).
  • Bahu’s score in SBI PO exam was equal to Faritha’s score in the IBPS PO Exam.
  • Faritha’s total score of both the exams was 110. A score less marks in SBI exam than G in same exam.
  • Not more than 2 persons scored less than Elina in the IBPS PO exam.
  • Ciny’s score in IBPS PO Exam was twice his score in SBI PO Exam.
  1. Who among the following scored the highest in the SBI PO Exam?
  1.   A
  2.   B
  3.   D
  4.   G
  5.   F
  1. If the cut off for both the exams was kept as 47.5 then who among the following will qualify both the exams.
  1.   A
  2.   B
  3.   C
  4.   D
  5.   F
  1. Who among the following has the 2nd highest total?
  1.   A
  2.   B
  3.   C
  4.   D
  5.   Both B and C
  1. What is the difference between A’s SBI PO Exam’s score and G’s IBPS PO Exam’s score?
  1.   0
  2.   10
  3.   20
  4.   30
  5.   40
  1. Who among the following scored the least in IBPS PO Exam?
  1.   B
  2.   D
  3.   E
  4.   F
  5.   G

Answers: 

Directions (Q. 1-5):

The machine rearranges one word and one number in each step. As for words, the ones starting with a vowel are rearranged first in reverse alphabetical order. When this is done, the ones starting with a consonant are rearranged in alphabetical order. As for numbers, the odd numbers one rearranged first in descending order and then the even numbers in ascending order.

Input: 31 ovation veil 12 24 again embark fabric 61 40 vendor 89

Step I: ovation 89 31 veil 12 24 again embark fabric 61 40 vendor

Step II: ovation 89 embark 61 31 veil 12 24 again fabric 40 vendor

Step III: ovation 89 embark 61 again 31 veil 12 24 fabric 40 vendor

Step IV: ovation 89 embark 61 again 31 fabric 12 veil 24 40 vendor

Step V: ovation 89 embark 61 again 31 fabric 12 veil 24 vendor 40

1.Answer: d

2. Answer: b

3.Answer: c

4. Answer: b

5. Answer: a

Directions (Q. 6-10):

  1. Answer: c; All stones are poles + All poles are desks = A + A = A = All stones are desks → conversion → Some desks are stones (I). Hence II follows. All stones are desks + Some desks are nets = A + I = No conclusion. Hence I does not follow. Some desks are nets + All nets are days = I + A = I = Some desks are days → conversion → Some days are desks (I). Hence III follows.
  1. Answer: a; Some weeks are years + All years are buses = I + A = I = Some weeks are buses → conversion → Some buses are weeks (I). Hence II follows. Some weeks are buses + All buses are trains = I + A = I = Some weeks are trains → conversion → Some trains are weeks (I). Hence I follows. Some months are weeks + Some weeks are trains = I + I = No conclusion. Hence III does not follow.
  1. Answer: c; Some stations are rails + All rails are rivers = I + A = I = Some stations are rivers → conversion → Some rivers are stations (I). Hence II follows. All rivers are papers + Some papers are cards = A + I = No conclusion. Hence III does not follow. Neither does I.
  1. Answer: c; All windows are roofs + All roofs are glasses = A + A = A = All windows are glasses → conversion → Some glasses are windows (I). Hence II follows. All windows are glasses + Some glasses are plates = A + I = No conclusion. Hence I does not follow. III also does not follow, as I + I = No conclusion.
  1. Answer: d; All houses are buildings + All buildings are villages = A + A = A = All houses are villages → conversion → Some villages are houses (I). Hence I follows. All jungles are houses + All houses are buildings = A + A = A = All jungles are buildings → conversion → Some buildings are jungles (I). Hence II follows. All trees are jungles + All jungles are houses = A + A = A = All trees are houses → conversion → Some houses are trees (I). Hence III follows.

Directions (Q. 11-15):

All are facing away from the centre.

11)Answer: b

12) Answer: c

13) Answer: d

14) Answer: b

15) Answer: b

 

Directions(Q.16-20):

Name SBI PO IBPS PO TOTAL
Aathi 10 70 80
Bahu 50 40 90
Ciny 30 60 90
Deny 70 30 100
Elina 20 20 40
Faritha 60 50 110
Gayu 40 10 50

 

  1. Answer: c
  2. Answer: e
  3. Answer: d
  4. Answer: a
  5. Answer: e

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