## Tuesday, 28 April 2015

### SBI PO Reasoning Quiz -12

1. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word AEROBICS, each of which has as many letters between them in the word (in both forward and backward directions) as they have between them in the English alphabetical series?

(1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three

2. Which of the following groups of numbers should replace the blank spaces so that the groups of numbers, given in bold, follow a logical pattern from the preceding and the following group of numbers?

8_1 67_ _53 2_4

(1) 9, 2, 3, 4 (2) 2,9,4,3 (3) 9, 2, 4, 3 (4) 3, 9, 2, 4 (5) 4, 9, 2, 3

3. Which of the following would fall in the same category of disasters as Earthquakes, Cyclones and Volcanic Eruptions?

(1) Global warming

(2) Floods

(3) Oil spill

(4) Accidents

(5) Nuclear explosions

4. What will come in place of question (?) mark in the following series?

XWA VTC SPF OKJ?

(1) JDN (2) JEO (3) LPN (4) JDP (5) I EO

5. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word with the first, third, fourth and the seventh letters of the word 'EXHAUSTION', which would be the third letter of the word from the right ? If more than one such word can be formed, give 'P' as the answer. If no such word can be formed, give 'Q' as your answer.

(1) P (2) A (3) H (4) T (5) Q

6. Which of the following figures represents the relation between 'Buildings', 'Men' and 'Tall'?

Direction (7 - 9): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions :

In a seven storey building, having floors numbered one to seven, P, Q, R, S, T and V each live on a different floor. (The ground floor is numbered floor no.1, the floor above it floor no. 2 and so on.) One of the floors in the building is vacant. P lives on the fifth floor. No floor below fifth floor is vacant; also no odd numbered floor is vacant. Only S lives between T and V. T does not live on an odd numbered floor. T does not live on a floor immediately above or immediately below R's floor. Q does not live on the bottommost floor.

7. Who lives on the topmost floor?

(1) Q (2) S (3) R (4) V (5) No one as it is vacant.

8. On which of the following floors does R live?

(1) Seventh (2) Sixth (3) Third (4) Second (5) First

9. Which of the following floors is vacant?

(1) Seventh (2) Sixth (3) Third (4) Second (5) Fourth

10. If in a certain code good speech by finance minister' is written as 'by 5 finance 4 good 3 minister 2 speech 1'. How will 'excited about holiday in Europe' be written in that code?

(1) about 1 excited 2 Europe 3 holiday 4 in 5

(2) in 5 holiday 4 Europe 3 excited 2 about 1

(3) about 5 Europe 4 excited 3 holiday 2 in 1

(4) Europe 5 excited 4 about 3 in 2 holiday 1

(5) Europe 1 excited 2 about 3 in 4 holiday 5

1. 4;

2. 3; 8 + 9 + 1 = 18

6 + 7 + 2 = 15

4 + 5 + 3 = 12

2 + 3 + 4 = 9

3. 2; Earthquakes, Cyclones and Volcanic Eruptions are natural calamities. Similarly, flood is a natural calamity.

4. 2;

5. 1;

Meaningful words

= HATE, HEAT

6. 5; Some building may be tall.

Some men may be tall.

(7 - 9):

 Floor Person 7 Q 6 Vacant 5 P 4 T 3 S 2 V 1 R

7. 1; Q lives on the topmost floor.

8. 5; R lives on the first floor.

9. 2; Sixth floor is vacant.

10. 3 The words have been arranged in alphabetical order and each word is followed by serial number in descending order, excited about holding in Europe Its code would be : about 5 Europe 4 excited 3 holiday 2 in 1