SBI Clerk

Reasoning in Bank Exam

Directions (Q. No 1 – 6): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
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: 43 movement radar avoidance 65 forces 24 38 position 10
Step1: Radar 43 movement avoidance forces 24 38 position 10 65
StepII: 43Radar movement avoidance forces 24 38 10 65 position
Step III: Movement 43radar avoidance forces 24 10 65 position 38
Step IV: 24 Movement 43radar avoidance 10 65 position 38 forces
Step V: Avoidance 24 movement 43 radar 65 position 38 forces 10
Step V: Is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions, the appropriate step for the given input.

Input: 38 known 95 fact with 14 68 29 variance zone

1. Which step number is the following output: variance 68 zone known fact 14 29 95 with 38
1) Step IV
2) Step V
3) Step VI
4) Step III
5) There is no such step

2. Which of the following represents the position of ‘with’ in the fourth step?
1) Eighth from the left
2) Fifth from the right
3) Eighth from the right
4) Seventh from the left
5) None of these

3. Which word/number would be at 6th position from the right in Step II?
1) 14
2) 38
3) Variance
4) Fact
5) None of these

4. How many elements (words or numbers) are there between ‘known’ and ’38’ as they appear in the last step?
1) Three
2) None
3) Four
4) Five
5) Six

5. How many steps would be required to get the final output?
1) Five
2) Six
3) Four
4) Seven
5) None of these

6. How many elements (words or numbers) are there between ‘known’ and ’29’ as they appear in the last but one step?
1) Three
2) Eight
3) Four
4) Five
5) Six

Directions (Q.No7 – 11): In these questions, the relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. Give answer
1) If only conclusion I follows.
2) If only conclusion II follows
3) If either conclusion I or II follows
4) If neither conclusion nor II follows
5) If both conclusion I and II follow

7. Statements: D<M>P, S≤D,X≤P
Conclusion: I. X<S II.X=S

8. Statements: H>M≥P≤S, Q<P, M<L
Conclusion: I. L>H II.M>Q

9. Statements: X=P ≥ C < M, K > X
Conclusion:  I. K > C II. K < M

10. Statements: A > Y≥Z, P=A, P≤ L
Conclusion: : I. L > Z II. Z < A

11. Statements: R≤L<D, R≥N, P=N
Conclusion:  I.R=P II.D<N

Directions (Q.No 12-16): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions:
Seven people, P, Q, R, S, T, U and V have a seminar, but not necessarily in the same order, in seven different months (of the same year), namely January, February, March, June, August, October and December. Each of them also likes a different fruit, namely Banana, Grapes, Papava, Orange, Mango, Litchi and Apple, but not necessarily in the same order. R has a seminar in a month which has less than 31 days Only two people have a seminar between R and S. The one who likes Banana has a seminar immediately before S. Only one person has a seminar before the one who likes Papaya. Q has a seminar immediately after the one who likes Papaya. Only three people have a seminar between Q and the one who likes Mango. T likes neither Mango nor Papaya. P has a seminar immediately before T. V likes Apple. The one who likes Grapes has a seminar in the month which has less than 31 days. The one who has a seminar in March does not like Orange.

12. In which of the following months does S have a seminar?
(1) January
(2) Can’t be determined
(3) October
(4) December
(5) June

13. Who among the following have seminars in January and June respectively?
1) V, S
2) U, S
3) Q, T
4) V, R
5) U, R

14. How many people has/have a seminar between the months in which V and R have seminars?
1) None
2) Two
3) Three
4) One
5) More than three

15. As per the given arrangement, R is related to Banana and Q is related to Orange following a certain pattern. Which of the following is V related to following the same pattern?
1) Mango
2) Litchi
3) Apple
4) Papaya
5) Grapes

16. Which of the following fruit does U like?
1) Orange
2) Papaya
3) Mango
4) Banana
5) Grapes