## Monday, 4 May 2015

### SBI PO Reasoning Quiz -18

Direction (Q. 1 - 5): On the basis of the information given below, answer the following questions.

Twelve friends are sitting in two parallel rows: P, Q, R, S, T and V are sitting in Row 1 and are facing south. A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting in Row 2, facing north. There are exactly two persons between P and T. Neither P nor T sits at any of the extreme ends. E sits second to the left of A, who is not at any of the ends R is on the immediate left of the one who is facing A. Neither E nor A faces either T or P. S is facing F, who is sitting at an extreme end, and Q is not at any of the ends. T is not sitting adjacent to S. B is not facing P, and between B and D there are as many persons as there are between R and V

1. Who among the following sits at extreme ends?

1) B, R 2) E, V 3) Q, C 4) V, D 5) None of these

2. Who is facing R?

1) D 2) B 3) C 4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

3. T is related to A in the same way as P is related to F. Which of the following is Q related to, following the same pattern?

1) C 2) E 3) D 4) F 5) None of these

4. Which of the following is true?

1) V is sitting opposite B.

2) A is on the immediate left of D.

3) There is exactly one person sitting between Q and S.

4) R is facing the neighbour of D.

5) None of these

5. How many persons are sitting between A and F?

1) Three 2) One 3) Four 4) Two 5) Cannot be determined

Direction (Q. 6 - 10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer

1) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement 11 alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

2) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

4) if the data even in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

5) if the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

6. How is A related to B?

I. D has two daughters and one of them, ie E, is married to A.

II. B is the mother of C, who is the younger sister of E.

7. What is the code for 'rain'?

I. 'pe tula kit' means 'heavy rain is expected' and 'la sic' means 'expected long'.

II. 'pe la ff means 'rain is beautiful' and 'koo fi' means 'beautiful clouds'.

8. Among X, Y, Z, V and W, who is the lightest?

I. Z is heavier than only V but lighter than X.

II. Y is lighter than V among them.

9. On which date is Omprakash 's father's marriage anniversary?

I. Omprakash's sister Sanjana correctly remembers that their father's anniversary is after 7th but before 11th May.

II. Omprakash correctly remembers that his father's marriage anniversary is after 4th but before 9th May.

10. Among Maths, Physics, Hindi, Art and Economics, which subject is taught by Mr X?

I. Mr X does not teach the subject of his friend, who is a teacher of English.

II. Mr X does not teach Maths, Hindi or Economics.

(1 - 5):

1. 2; 2. 3; 3. 1;

4. 4; R is facing C, who is neighbour of D.

5. 4;

6. 5; From I.

From II.

Hence A is the son-in-law of B.

7. 4; From I.

Pe tu la kit – heavy rain in expected …….(1)

La sic – expected long ………..(2)

From (I) and (2): code for rain cannot be determined.

So I alone is not sufficient .

From II.

Pe la fi – rain is beautiful …..(3)

Koo fi – beautiful clouds ……….(4)

From (1) and (3): pe la – rain is

So, even after combining I and II we can’t

Determined the exact code.

8. 1; From I.

Since Z is heavier than only V, we know that V is the lighest.

From II. V > Y

9. 5; From I.

According to sanjana, possible dates are 8, 9 and 10.

From II.

According to Omprakash, possible dates are 5, 6, 7 and 8

Combining I and II

The exact date is 8th May.

10. 4; From I.

Mr x does not teach English.

From II.

Mr x does not teach Maths. Hindi or Economics

Combining I and II.

Mr x teaches either Art or Physics.

Thus the subject that Mr x teaches cannot be determined.