# Standard Reasoning Questions with Explanation for SBI Clerk 2018 | Day-6

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#### Standard Reasoning Questions with Explanation for SBI Clerk 2018 | Day-6

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

Ten boxes namely i.e. A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J are kept from top to bottom one above another, but not necessarily in the same order. Note: Their weights are in increasing order from top to bottom so it means the box which is the lightest is kept at the top and the box which is the heaviest at the bottom position. A is 12kg and three boxes are kept between A and the one which is 22kg. Two boxes are kept between the one which is 22kg and D. The number of boxes kept above A is same as below D. H is 9kg and the sum of the weight of I and E is equal to H. Box I is lighter to E. G is 3kg heavier to A. At least one box is kept between G and the one which is 22kg. C is heavier to G but lighter to F and F is not 22kg. Box Cโs weight is twice of box Hโs. The number of box is kept between C and F is same as E and H. Box Dโs weight is twice of box Bโs. The lightest boxโs weight is 4kg. (All the boxes weights are different and a whole number)

1. What can be the weight of box F?
1. 21kg
2. 19kg
3. 14kg
4. 25kg
5. 7kg
1. How many boxes are kept between box H and box G?
1. 0
2. 1
3. 2
4. 3
5. 4
1. What is the sum of the weight of box C and box B?
1. 25kg
2. 22kg
3. 14kg
4. 18kg
5. 26kg
1. Which of the following box is the lightest box?
1. E
2. B
3. I
4. H
5. J
1. Which of the following is TRUE?
1. Box B is 4th from the top
2. Only two boxes are below C
3. Dโs weight is 16kg
4. Box E just below box B
5. Two boxes are between box A and box J

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 busses are not trains. Some trucks are definitely not trains.

Statements:

1. All trains are bikes. Some bikes are busses. All bikes are trucks.
2. Some trains are not bikes. No bike is a truck. All busses are trucks.
3. All busses are bikes. No train is a bike. All busses are trucks.
4. Some bikes are trucks. No truck is a bus. All trains are busses.
5. None of these
1. Statement I follow
2. Statement II follows
3. Statement III follows
4. Statement IV follows
5. Both I and III
1. Conclusions:

All shops being mall is not a possibility. All malls being window is not a possibility.

Statements:

1. All malls are not shops. All doors are windows. No door is a shop.
2. Some shops are definitely not door. No window is a door. All malls are doors.
3. No shop is a door. All doors are malls. All shops are windows.
4. No door is a mall. Some shops are windows. No window is a door.
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. Conclusion:

No fan is a table. All fans are chairs.

Statements:

1. Some chairs are not tables. Some beds are chairs. All fans are beds.
2. No table is a bed. All fans are beds. All beds are chairs.
3. ย Some chairs are not tables. All chairs are beds. Some fans are beds.
4. All chairs are beds. No fan is a bed. Some chairs are not tables.
5. Both II and III
1. Statements I follow
2. Statements II follow
3. Statements III follow
4. Statements IV follow
5. Both II and III
1. Conclusion:

No book is a paper. Some novels are not papers.

Statements:

1. Some books are not words. All words are novels. Some papers are novels.
2. All books are words. All papers are novels. No novel is a word.
3. Some books are novels. Some words are papers. No word is a novel.
4. Some novels are not words. All papers are words. No book is a word.
1. Both II and III
2. Statements I follow
3. Statements II follow
4. Statements III follow
5. Statements IV follow
6. Both II and III
1. Conclusion:

Some foods are not flowers. All colors can never be foods.

Statements:

1. All flowers are foods. No food is a bird. Some colors are not birds.
2. Some birds are foods. No flower is a bird. All flowers are colors.
3. ย Some colors are flowers. All flowers are birds. No bird is a food.
4. Some foods are birds. All birds are colors. No color is a flower.
5. None of these
1. Statements I follow
2. Statements II follow
3. Statements III follow
4. Statements IV follow
5. None of these

Explanations

Direction (1-5):

The box which is at the top position we numbered it as 1st position and the box which is at the bottom position we numbered it as 10th position. The lightest boxโs weight is 4kg it means that box is at the top position.

A is 12kg and three boxes are kept between A and the one which is 22kg. It means the one which is 22kg is kept below box A. Two boxes are kept between the one which is 22kg and D so either D is above or below the one which is 22kg.

The number of boxes kept above A is same as below D. So in case 1, one box is above A and one box is below A. In case 2, four boxes are above A and four boxes are below D.

H is 9kg and the sum of the weight of I and E is equal to H. It means I, E and H is above box A it means case 1 gets rejected. Box I is lighter to E.

G is 3kg heavier to A so G is 15kg it means box G is below D and above the one which is 22kg. At least one box is kept between G and the one which is 22kg. It mean box G is just below D. C is heavier to G but lighter to F and F is not 22kg. It means box F is at the bottom position and box C is either just below G or just above the one which is 22kg. Box Cโs weight is twice of box Hโs it means box C is 18kg so it will be just below G.

The number of box is kept between C and F is same as E and H. So E is at 2nd from the top and H is just above A. We know that I is lighter to E then I is 4kg. Now Eโs weight is (box H-box I)=5kg.

Box Dโs weight is twice of box Bโs. Now we can see that box D weight is either 13kg or 14kg so it means D is 14kg and box B is 7kg. Then box J is 22kg. Box F is the heaviest box and its weight must be more than 22kg.

Here is the final table:

 Box Weight I 4 E 5 B 7 H 9 A 12 D 14 G 15 C 18 J 22 F —

Box F is the heaviest and its weight must be more than 22kg.

Hence, option D.

Two boxes are kept between them.

Hence, option C.

Box B=7kg, Box C=18kg

=18+7=25kg

Hence, option A.

Box I is the lightest box.

Hence, option C.

Only two boxes are below C.

Hence, option B.

Direction (6-10)

Statement III,

Some busses are not trains. Some trucks are definitely not trains.

Both the conclusions are following.

Hence, option C

Statement II,

All shops being mall is not a possibility because some shops are definitely not door.

All malls being window is not a possibility.

Both the conclusions are following.

Hence, option B.

Statement II,

No fan is a table. All fans are chairs.

Both the conclusions are following.

Hence, option B.

Statement IV,

No book is a paper. Some novels are not papers.

Both the conclusions are following.

Hence, option D.