Standard Reasoning Questions with Explanation for SBI Clerk 2018 | Day-19

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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 sitting around a circular table and facing the centre. They like different colors i.e. Red, Blue, Black and Pink. Exactly two persons like the same color. Note: The persons are like the same color doesn’t sit adjacent together.

Two persons are sitting between P and O who likes black colour. S likes pink colour and sit opposite to R and either S or R is immediate neighbour of P.M likes red colour and sits third to the right of N who is one place away from P. T likes pink colour and sits third to the left of O.N likes blue colour. P doesn’t like red colour. One who like black colour is an immediate neighbour of persons who likes pink and blue colour.

 

  1. Who among the following likes Red?
  1. N
  2. R
  3. P
  4. Q
  5. T
  1. Which of the following pair doesn’t like the same color?
  1. M-Q
  2. S-T
  3. O-P
  4. M-T
  5. R-N
  1. Who among the following is 2nd to the left of M?
  1. O
  2. one who like pink colour
  3. S
  4. one who like black colour
  5. one who is opposite to O
  1. How many persons are between N and S if counting starts from the left of N?
  1. 0
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  1. Which of the following pair sits opposite to each other?
  1. Q-O
  2. P-M
  3. M-R
  4. T-O
  5. S-Q

 

Direction (6-10): Study the information given below and answer the questions based on it.

A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: game 135 arrive 112 142 swift 109 future target 127

Step I:game 135 112 142 swift future target 127 10 arrive

Step II:game 135 142 swift target 127 04 future 10 arrive

Step III:135 142 swift target 10 game 04 future 10 arrive

Step IV:142 target 09 swift 10 game 04 future 10 arrive

Step V:07 target 09 swift 10 game 04 future 10 arrive

Step V is the last step of the above input, as the desired arrangement is obtained.

As per the rule followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

 

Input:office 129 116 share dog 124 113 upload 135 friend player 119

 

  1. How many odd numbers are there in step IV?
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  1. How many elements are there between “share” and “05” in step III?
  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. More than 6
  1. What is the position of “135” in the last but one step?
  1. 2nd from the right end
  2. 2nd from the left end
  3. 4th from the left end
  4. 6th from the left end
  5. 3rd from the right end
  1. Which of the following element is 3rd to the left of the one which is 2nd from the right end in the last step?
  1. office
  2. 11
  3. 08
  4. friend
  5. 05
  1. What is the sum of the smallest number and the highest number is step II?
  1. 135
  2. 145
  3. 142
  4. 140
  5. 128

Answers:

Direction (1-5)

Two persons are sitting between P and O who likes black colour.Two possible cases.

S likes pink colour and sit opposite to R and either S or R is an immediate neighbour of P. Possible cases are

M likes red colour and sits third to the right of N who is one place away from P, it means N is an immediate neighbour of P. The above cases becomes

 

T likes pink colour and sits third to the left of O. And remember The persons are like the same colour doesn’t sit adjacent together. Case 2, Case 3, Case 4 is invalid and Case 1 becomes

1. Answer: D

  1. Answer: D
  2. Answer: B
  3. Answer: B
  4. Answer: B

Direction (6-10):

In each step, one word and one number is arranged.

Words are arranging at the right end in increasing alphabetical order i.e. in step I, smallest word is at the right end like this.

Numbers are also arranged with each word at the right end in increasing order(sum of the all the digits of each number) i.e. smallest number is 109=1+0+9= 10 is at the right end in step I.

 

Input:office 129 116 share dog 124 113 upload 135 friend player 119

Step I:office 129 116 share 124 upload 135 friend player 119 05 dog

Step II:Office 129 shares 124 upload 135 player 119 08 friend 05 dog

Step III:129 share 124 upload 135 player 11office 08 friend 05 dog

Step IV:129 share upload 135 07 player 11office 08 friend 05 dog

Step V:upload 135 12 share 07 player 11office 08 friend 05 dog

Step VI:09 upload 12 share 07 player 11office 08 friend 05 dog

  1. Answer:E

Step IV:129 share upload 135 07 player 11office 08 friend 05 dog

Five odd numbers are there in the step IV.

Hence, option E.

  1. Answer:E

Step III:129 share124 upload 135 player 11 office 08 friend05 dog

Eight elements are there between them.

Hence, option E.

  1. Answer:B

Step V:upload 135 12 share 07 player 11office 08 friend 05 dog

Hence, option B.

  1. Answer:A

Step VI:09 upload 12 share 07 player 11office 08 friend 05 dog

Hence, option A.

  1. Answer:D

Step II:office 129 share 124 upload 135 player 119 08 friend 05 dog

=135+05=140

Hence, option D.

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