Standard Reasoning Questions with Explanation for SBI Clerk 2018 | Day-18

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Direction (1-5): Study the information given below and answer the questions based on it.

Eight persons M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are staying on an eight storey building. Lowermost floor is numbered 1 and topmost floor is numbered 8. They were born in different months from April to November but in the same year. Q lives on an even numbered floor and was born after July in a month which was having 30 days. Only two persons are elder to P. Three persons are staying between P and Q. P live above Q. M is younger to P and was born in a month which was having 30 days. The one who was born in November live on 3rd floor. Three persons are staying between M and T. R is elder to Q but younger to P. The one who was born in July live just above the one who was born in August on an even numbered floor. The one who is 2nd eldest lives on 1st floor. S is eldest in the group and live above M. O is elder to T and two persons are staying between O and S.

 

  1. Who among the following is the youngest in the group?
  1. M
  2. Q
  3. O
  4. R
  5. T
  1. Who among the following doesn’t belong to the group?
  1. T
  2. N
  3. O
  4. S
  5. M
  1. How many persons are staying between R and N?
  1. 0
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  1. Which of the following combination is correct?
  1. R-August
  2. Q-4th floor
  3. S-7th floor
  4. T-5th floor
  5. O-May
  1. How many persons are elder to R?
  1. 0
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4

 

Direction (6-10) In each of the questions below are given some conclusions followed and some statements are given. You have to take the given conclusions to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide from which of the statements given definitely true.

  1. Conclusions:

Some albums are photos

Some pictures are not albums.

Statements:

  1. Some photos are picture. All pictures are covers. No cover is a album.
  2. All photos are albums. No album is a cover. All covers are pictures.
  3. All covers are photos. Some photos are albums. Some albums are pictures.
  4. All covers are photos. No photo is a albums. Some albums are pictures.
  5. None of these
  1. Statement I follow
  2. Statement II follows
  3. Statement III follows
  4. Statement IV follows
  5. None of these
  1. Conclusions:

Some pens are not books.

Some tables are pencils.

Statements:

  1. No pencil is a book. All books are pens. Some pens are tables.
  2. All pencils are tables. No table is a pen. All pens are books.
  3. All pencils are pens. No pencil is a book. Some pencils are tables.
  4. No table is a pencil. All pencils are books. No book is a pen.
  5. None of these
  1. Statement I follow
  2. Statement II follows
  3. Statement III follows
  4. Statement IV follows
  5. None of these
  1. Conclusions:

All trains are bikes is a possibility.

Some bikes are not trains.

Statements:

  1. All trains are cars. No train is a bus. All buses are bikes.
  2. Some trains are busses. All busses are cars. No car is a bike.
  3. All car is a train, All trains are bikes. Some bikes are busses.
  4. No car is a bus. No bus is a bike. All bikes are trains.
  5. None of these
  1. Statement I follow
  2. Statement II follows
  3. Statement III follows
  4. Statement IV follows
  5. None of these
  1. Conclusions:

No mark is a word

Some words are digits.

Statements:

  1. All letters are marks. Some marks are words. No word is a digit.
  2. Some digits are letters. Some letters are words. Some words are marks.
  3. No letter is a mark. Some marks are digits. All digits are words.
  4. All digits are words. No word is a letter. All marks are letters.
  5. None of these
  1. Statement I follow
  2. Statement II follows
  3. Statement III follows
  4. Statement IV follows
  5. None of these
  1. Conclusions:

All suits must be coats.

Some shoes are suits

Statements:

  1. All shoes are ties. No shoe is a suit. All suits are coats.
  2. All suits are shoes. All shoes are coats. No suit is a tie.
  3. No coat is a suit. All suits are shoes. No shoe is a tie.
  4. All suits are coats. No coat is a tie. All ties are shoes.
  5. None of these
  1. Statement I follow
  2. Statement II follows
  3. Statement III follows
  4. Statement IV follows
  5. None of these

Answers: 

Direction (1-5)

Q lives on an even numbered floor and was born after July in a month which was having 30 days so Q was either born in November or September. The one who was born in November live on 3rd floor so Q must be born in September.

Three persons are staying between P and Q. P live above Q. So Q is either live on 4th or 2nd floor-

Case 1: If Q lives on 4th floor-

Floor Person Month
8 P June
7
6
5
4 Q September
3 November
2
1

 

Only two persons are elder to P so P was born in June. M is younger to P and was born in a month which was having 30 days so M must be born in November.

Three persons are staying between M and T so T lives on 7th floor.

The one who is 2nd eldest lives on 1st floor so the one who was born in May lives on 1st floor.

The one who was born in July live just above the one who was born in August on an even numbered floor so the one who was born in July lives on 6th and the one who was born in August lives on 5th floor.

Floor Person Month
8 P June
7 T
6 July
5 August
4 Q September
3 M November
2
1 May

R is elder to Q but younger to P so R was either born in July or August. S is eldest in the group and live above M so S was born in April but there is no place for S above M so this case gets rejected.

 

Case 2: If Q lives on 2nd floor-

Floor Person Month
8
7
6
5
4
3 November
2 Q September
1

 

Only two persons are elder to P so P was born in June. M is younger to P and was born in a month which was having 30 days so M must be born in November.

Three persons are staying between M and T so T lives on 7th floor.

The one who is 2nd eldest lives on 1st floor so the one who was born in May lives on 1st floor.

The one who was born in July live just above the one who was born in August on an even numbered floor so the one who was born in July lives on 8th and the one who was born in August lives on 7th floor.

Floor Person Month
8 July
7 T August
6 P June
5
4
3 M November
2 Q September
1 May

 

R is elder to Q but younger to P so R was born in July. Two persons are staying between O and S and S is eldest so S was born in April and lives above M so S lives on 4th floor and O lives on 1st floor.

Here is the final table:

Floor Person Month
8 R July
7 T August
6 P June
5 N October
4 S April
3 M November
2 Q September
1 O May

 

 

  1. Answer: A

M is the youngest in the group.

Hence, option A.

  1. Answer: D

All the persons are staying on an odd numbered floor except S.

Hence, option D.

  1. Answer: C

Two persons are staying between them.

Hence, option C.

  1. Answer: E

O was born in May.

Hence, option E.

  1. Answer: D

Three persons are elder to R.

Hence, option D.

Direction (6-10):

6. Answer: B

Statement II,

Hence, option B.

7. Answer: C

Statement III,

Hence, option C.

8. Answer: A

Statement I,

Hence, option A.

9. Answer: D

Statement IV,

Hence, option D.

10. Answer: B

Statement II,

Hence, option B.

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