# SBI Clerk Prelims Reasoning Ability Questions 2021 (Day-52)

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Coding decoding

Direction (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below

In a certain code language:

â€˜simple living mattersâ€™Â is coded asÂ â€˜bd ab mnâ€™

â€˜living with qualityâ€™Â is coded asÂ â€˜ab de hiâ€™

â€˜quality not quantityâ€™Â is coded asÂ â€˜hi jk cdâ€™

â€˜quantity with livingâ€™Â is coded asÂ â€˜cd de abâ€™

1) What is the code for the word â€˜livingâ€™?

A.bd

B.de

C.ab

D.mn

E.None of these

2) What is the code for the word â€˜simpleâ€™?

A.bd

B.ab

C.mn

D.Either(a) or (c)

E.None of these

3) Which among the following words is coded as â€˜hiâ€™?

A.Quality

B.Quantity

C.Matters

D.With

E.None of these

4) Which among the following words is coded as â€˜jk deâ€™?

A.Quality with

B.Quantity not

C.Simple matters

D.With not

E.None of these

5) Which among the following combination is definitely correct?

A.Simple-bd

B.Matters-mn

C.With-de

D.Not-cd

E.None of these

Floor puzzle

Direction (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Eight persons i.e. P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W live on separate floors of 8-floor building such as ground floor is numbered as 1stfloor, just above floor it is numbered as 2ndfloor and so on till the topmost floor is numbered as 8thfloor but not necessarily in the same order.

P lives on an odd numbered floor. Three persons live between P and R who lives below Pâ€™s floor. V lives on an even numbered floor. Q lives just below Vâ€™s floor. S lives below Qâ€™s floor. U lives above W and below S floor. No one lives between R and U.

6) How many floors gap is there between P and V?

A.1

B.None

C.2

D.3

E.More than three

7) Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence they form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?

A.Q

B.U

C.T

D.V

E.S

8) Which among the following pair of persons live on an odd numbered floor?

A.Q, V

B.W, Q

C.T, V

D.R, S

E.None of these

9) Who among the following lives just below the person who lives on the 8thÂ floor?

A.Q

B.W

C.P

D.T

E.None of these

10) Which among the following statements is/ are true?

I).Â T lives on the topmost floor

II).Â R lives just below S

III).Â More than three persons live between T and W

A.Only I

B.Both I and II

C.Only III

D.Only II

E.All I, II and III

Directions (1-5) :

Directions (6-10) :

As per the given statements, P lives on an odd numbered floor.

Three persons live between P and R who lives below Pâ€™s floor. V lives on an even numbered floor.

Q lives just below Vâ€™s floor.

S lives below Qâ€™s floor.

So here we have three possible cases i.e. case 1, case 2 and case 3.

No one lives between R and U.

So, case 3 gets eliminated here.

U lives above W and below S floor.

Here case 2 also gets eliminated.

And the final arrangement is: