SBI Clerk Prelims Reasoning Ability Questions 2020 (Day-01)

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SBI Clerk Prelims 2020 Reasoning Ability Questions (Day-01)

Puzzle

Directions (1–5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it.

Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F had a exam on different days of the same week starting from Monday ends on Sunday, but not necessarily in the same order. No two persons had exam on same day.

There are three persons had exam between A and B. A had a exam immediately before D. A had a exam one of the days before B. C had a exam on Friday. E had a exam immediately after B. F had a exam one of the days after D, but not immediately after D. There is a holiday on one of the days before on which C had an exam.

1)  Who among the following had a seminar on Thursday?

a) A

b) D

c) E

d) F

e) B

2) B had a seminar on?

a) Tuesday

b) Sunday

c) Saturday

d) Monday

e) None of these

3) How many persons had a seminar before D?

a) One

b) Two

c) Three

d) Four

e) None of these

4) Who had a seminar on Sunday?

a) F

b) A

c) B

d) E

e) None of these

5) How many persons had a seminar between C and D?

a) One

b) Two

c) Three

d) Four

e) None of these

Inequality

Directions (6-10): In each of the following questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements followed by two conclusions. Find the conclusion which is definitely true.

Give answer:

a) If only conclusion I follows.

b) If only conclusion II follows.

c) If either conclusion I or II follows.

d) If neither conclusion I nor II follows.

e) If both conclusions I and II follow.

6) Statements:

F ≥ G ≥ H = I > J > K> L

Conclusions:

I) F ≥ I

II) H < L

7) Statements:

R = S ≥ T < U > V > W > X

Conclusions:

I) R < V

II) S ≥ V

8) Statements:

A = B ≥ C > D > E > F > G

Conclusions:

I) A < E

II) B > G

Syllogism

Directions (9-10): Read both the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements.

Give Answer:

a) If Only conclusion I follows.

b) If Only conclusion II follows.

c) If either conclusion I or II follows.

d) If Neither conclusion I nor II follows.

e) If both conclusions I and II follow.

9) Statements: 

Only few ship are Truck

No truck is bike

All bike are Honda

Conclusions:

I) All ship are trucks is a possibility

II) Some Honda can be Trucks

10) Statements:

All Chairs are Brown

Some brown are Black

Only a few Black are White

Conclusions:

I) Some White can never be Chairs

II) Some White can be Chairs

Answers :

Directions (1-5):

C had a exam on Friday. There are three persons had exam between A and B. A had a exam immediately before D. A had a exam one of the days before B. There is a holiday on one of the days before on which C had an exam.

Only three persons had exam between A and B. Since there is a holiday on either Wednesday or Thursday.

E had a exam immediately after B.

F had a exam one of the days after D, but not immediately after D.

Case (2) gets eliminated Since F had a exam one of the days after D, but not immediately after D.

So the final arrangement is,

1) Answer: D

2) Answer: C

3) Answer: A

4) Answer: D

5) Answer: A

Directions (6-8) :

6) Answer: A

F ≥ G ≥ H = I > J > K> L

I) F ≥ I (F ≥ G ≥ H = I) -> True

II) H < L (H = I > J > K> L) -> False

So, Only conclusion I follows.

7) Answer: C

R = S ≥ T < U > V > W > X

I) R < V (R = S ≥ T < U > V) -> True / False

II) S ≥ V (S ≥ T < U > V) -> True / False

So, either conclusion I or II follows.

8) Answer: B

A = B ≥ C > D > E > F > G

I) A < E (A = B ≥ C > D > E) -> False

II) B > G (B ≥ C > D > E > F > G) -> True

So, only conclusion II follows.

Directions (9-10):

9) Answer: B

10) Answer: B

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