# SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning (Day-11)

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Data Sufficiency

Directions (1 – 3): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I & II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the Statement are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer.

1) Seven people A, B, C, D, E, F, and G were appointed to a company on seven different days of the same week starting from Monday to Sunday but not necessarily in the same order. Each person also plays a different game namely â€“ Cricket, Hockey, Football, Squash, Volleyball, Tennis, and Kho-Kho but not necessarily in the same order. Who amongst the following was appointed on Wednesday?

I) Only two people were appointed after the one who plays Hockey. E was appointed on one of the days after the one who plays Hockey. Only three people were appointed between E and G. Only three people were appointed after the one who plays Kho-Kho. E does not play Football and Tennis. Only one person was appointed between G and the one who plays Volleyball.

II) Only one person was appointed between G and the one who plays Volleyball. A was appointed immediately after the one who plays volleyball. C was appointed immediately after F but not on Friday. Only one person was appointed between F and the one who plays cricket. B was appointed immediately after the one who plays cricket

a) The data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question

b) The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question

c) The data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question

d) The data in both the statement I & II together are not sufficient to answer the question

e) The data in both statements I & II together are necessary to answer the question

2)

Eight persons â€“ J, K, L, M, N, O, P, and Q are sitting around a circular table facing the center with equal distances between each other (but not necessarily in the same order). Each one of them is also related to N in some way or the other. How is J related to L?

I) K sits third to the left of N. Only one person sits between N and Q. Nâ€™s sister sits to the immediate right of Q. Only two people sit between Nâ€™s sister and Nâ€™s mother.

II) J sits to the immediate right of Nâ€™s mother. P sits to the immediate right of M. Nâ€™s brother sits third to the right of P. Nâ€™s wife sits second to the left of Nâ€™s brother. Only three people sit between Nâ€™s wife and L. Nâ€™s son sits second to the right of Nâ€™s father. Only two people sit between Nâ€™s father and Nâ€™s daughter.

a) The data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question

b) The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question

c) The data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question

d) The data in both the statement I & II together are not sufficient to answer the question

e) The data in both statements I & II together are necessary to answer the question

3) Eight persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing four persons each in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In Row-1, P, Q, R, and S are seated and all of them are facing south. In Row â€“ 2, A, B, C, and D are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore in the given seating arrangement, each person seated in a row faces another person in the other row. Each of them belongs to different places viz., Delhi, Jaipur, Patna, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, Shillong, and Surat, but not necessarily in the same order. Who amongst the following person belongs to Pune?

I) Only one person sits between the person from Patna and B. One who faces B is second to the left of P. One who is an immediate neighbour of B faces the person from Jaipur. There is only one person between the person from Jaipur and S. R faces the person from Surat. R is neither from Jaipur nor Mumbai.

II) The person from Delhi is second to the right of the person who faces C. The immediate neighbour of the person from Delhi faces the person from Patna. Only one person sits between the person from Patna and B. One who faces B is second to the left of P. One who is an immediate neighbour of B faces the person from Jaipur. A person facing the person from Jaipur is second to the right of the person from Pune. D is not an immediate neighbour of B. The person who is an immediate neighbour of D is from Shillong.

a) The data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question

b) The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question

c) The data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question

d) The data in both the statement I & II together are not sufficient to answer the question

e) The data in both statements I & II together are necessary to answer the question

Puzzle

Directions (4 â€“ 8): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

Seven persons â€“ A, B, C, D, E, F, and G visited the park on seven different days of a week starting from Monday to Sunday. They like different colors â€“ blue, red, orange, yellow, grey, white, and green but not necessarily in the same order.

Three persons visit between A and F. A visited one of the days before F. The one who likes red color visited just before the day on which A visited. Only one person visited between the ones who like red and white colors. The number of people who visited between A and the one who likes blue color is the same as the number of people who visited between D and one who likes white color. F does not like blue color. D visited on one of the days before the one who likes blue color. Two persons visited between C and G. Neither C nor G likes red color. C visited on one of the days before G. One person visited between G and one who likes orange color. E does not like the orange color. F likes neither grey nor yellow color. The one who likes yellow color visited before the one who likes grey color. At least two persons visited between one who likes yellow and grey colors.

4) Who among the following person visited park on Thursday?

a) C

b) F

c) D

d) A

e) B

5) Who among the following person likes orange color?

a) F

b) G

c) B

d) D

e) None of these

6) How many people visited park between the one who like red color and C?

a) None

b) Four

c) Three

d) Two

e) One

7) F visited on which one of the following days?

a) Other than given in options

b) Friday

c) Wednesday

d) Monday

e) Saturday

8) Which of the following combination of day-person-color is correct as per given arrangement?

a) Sunday-F-Grey

b) Monday-D-Yellow

c) Thursday-C-Yellow

d) Friday-B-Orange

e) Wednesday-A-White

Syllogism

Direction (9 – 10): In the following questions, the symbols *, %, > and < are used with the following meanings as illustrated below. Study the following information and answer the given questions. In each of the questions given below statements are followed by some conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically does not follow from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

A*B â€“ All A is B.

A%B â€“ Some A is B.

A<B – No A is B.

A>B â€“ Some A is not B.

?Â  Â  Â  – Possibility case

Note:Â ifÂ ?Â is placed after any of the symbols mentioned above then it will be considered as possibility case of the symbol. E.g.Â A%?BÂ means some A being B is a possibility.

9) Statements: cold * water% ice > cube

Conclusions:

a) water % cold

b) ice % water

c) cold

d) cube > water

e) cube>? Ice

10) Statements: sea>waves*tide % moon

Conclusions:

a) moon % tide

b) tide>? wave

c) tide % wave

d) wave %? moon

e) sea < wave

Directions (1-3) :

G â€“ Wednesday

A â€“ Pune

Directions (4 â€“ 8):

Three persons visit between A and F. A visited one of the days before F. The one who likes red color visited just before the day on which A visited. One person visited between the ones who like red and white colors. The number of people who visited between A and one who likes blue color is same as theÂ number of people who visited between D and one who likes white color. F does not like blue color. D visited on one of the days before the one who likes blue color.

Case 1 :

Case 2:Â

Case 3 :

Incase 3 The one who likes red color visited just before the day on whichÂ AÂ visited, this condition is not satisfied so rejected.

Two persons visited between C and G. Neither C nor G likes red color. C visited on one of the days before G. One person visited between G and one who likes orange color. E does not like orange color. F likes neither grey nor yellow color. The one who likes yellow color visited before the one who likes grey color. At least two persons visited between one who likes yellow and grey colors.

Case 1 :

Case 2 :

Incase 2, At least two persons visited between one who likes yellow and grey colors, this condition is not satisfied so rejected.