Jun 6, 2016

# Model High Level Reasoning Questions SBI PO Preliminary Exam

## High Level Reasoning Question Answer for SBI PO Preliminary Examination

Directions (1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
(a) In a family of six persons — A, B, C. D, E and F — there are three gents and three females. There are two married couples and two persons are unmarried. Each one of them reads different newspapers, viz, The Times of India. Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Financial Times, Navbharat Times and Business Standard.
(b) E who reads Indian Express is mother-in-law of A who is wife of C. D is the father of F and he does not read The Times of India or Business Standard. B reads Navbharat Times and she is the sister of F who reads Hindustan Times. C does not read Business Standard.

1. Who among the following reads The Times of India?
(1) C
(2) D
(3) A
(5) None of these

2. How F is related to E?
(1) Daughter
(2) Brother
(3) Son
(5) None of these

3. Which of the following is one of the married couples?
(1) D—B
(2) D—E
(3) B—F
(4) E-F
(5) None of these

4. Which of the following newspapers is read by ‘A’?
(1) The Times of India
(2) Navbharat Times
(3) Financial Times
(5) None of these

5. How many sons does E have?
(1) Four
(2) Three
(3) Two
(4) One
(5) None of these

Directions (6-10) : Below is given a passage followed by several possible inferences which can be drawn from the acts stated in the passage. You have to examine each inference separately in the context of the passage and decide upon its degree of truth or falsity
Mark answer (1) if the inference is ‘definitely true’ i.e. it properly follows from the statements of facts" given.
Mark answer (2) if the inference is ‘probably true’ though not ‘definitely true’ in the light of the facts given.
Mark answer (3) if the data are inadequate i.e, from the facts given you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
Mark answer (4) if the inference is ‘probably false’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of the facts given.
Mark answer (5) if the inference is ‘definitely false’ i.e., it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.

The XYZ Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation of India Limited has targeted a sales turnover of Rs. 10,000 crores by the year 2005. As a part of its projections for the next five years, the federation had envisaged Rs. 100 crore worth of exports per year as against its present exports of Rs. 30 crores per year.
As per the federations plan, the future network will include 100 offices dealing with about 7500 stockist, who in turn would be covering every taluka headquarters and servicing about 10 lakh odd outlets. Its immediate strategy would be to cater to India’s next door neighbours for exports of milk-products.
The main players in this business in the world are India, United States, Europe, New Zealand and Australia, out of which Europe and United States are forced to go for subsidising due to rising labour cost while Australia and New Zealand are far away from India.

6. By 2005, more than 90 per cent of product of XYZ will be used for domestic market.

7. The federations emphasis appears to be more on exports than on domestic consumption of its products.

8. By 2005, India will be the largest player in the milk industry.

9. India does not have an immediate competitor in exporting milk and its product to neighbouring countries.

10. The XYZ Federation may have to train additional manpower to enable it to reach all corners of India and its neighbouring countries.

11. If both the statements “All pens are erasers” and "Some erasers are pins" are true then which of the following statements is definitely true?
(1) Some pins are pens.
(2) All erasers are pens.
(3) No pin is pen
(4) Some pens are pins
(5) None of these

12. “@” means “≤”, “D” means “>” and “\$" means “=". If P @ Q, R D S and Q \$ R, then which of the following statements is definitely true?
(1) RDP
(2) P\$Q
(3) P @ R
(4) P @ S
(5) None of these

13. If the digits on the dial of a clock are replaced by alternate English alphabet beginning with D such as D replaces 1. F replaces 2 and so on, then where will be the hour hand at 19.45 O’ clock’?
(1) Between O and Q
(2) Between N and P
(3) Between P and R
(4) Between M and O
(5) None of these

14. Five friends A, B, C, D and E are standing in a row facing South but not necessarily in the same order. Only B is between A and E, C is immediate right to E and D is immediate left to A. On the basis of above information, which of the following statements is definitely true?
(1) B is to the right of E
(2) A is second to the left of C
(3) is third to the left of E
(4) B is to the left of A
(5) None of these

15. lf the sentence “you must go early to catch the train" is coded as “early catch train must to go the you", what will be code for the sentence “morning exercise will help you to keep fit”?
(1) help to fit you exercise will keep morning
(2) help to fit exercise you will keep morning
(3) will help to fit you exercise keep morning
(4) will fit to exercise you help keep morning
(5) None of these

Directions (16-20): 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 questions. 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 II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (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.
Give answer (3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (4) if the data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (5) it the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

16. Which direction Shashidhar is facing?
Statements:
I. In the early morning Shashidhar was standing in front of a puppet and the shadow of puppet was falling to the right of Shashidhar.
II. In the early morning Shashidhar was standing on the ground. His shadow was falling behind him when he turned to his left.

17. Who among A, B, C, D and E does teach History?
Statements:
I. Each one of them teaches only one subject. B teaches Mathematics; while E teaches Science. A or C does not teach Geography. A or D does not teach English.
II. C and E are teachers of English and Science respectively and A is the teacher of Mathematics.

18. In a row of boys facing South who is immediate left to Ramakant?
Statements:
I. Suresh is immediate right to Chandrakant, who is fourth to the right of Ramakant.
II. Suresh is third to the right of Ramakant and Naresh is second to the right of Suresh.

19. Who has secured the maximum marks among six friends- A, B, C, D, E and F?
Statements:
I. B secured less marks than that of A and F but not less than C, D and E.
II. F secured more marks than B but not as much as that of A.

20. What will be the position of hour hand of a clock at 7.30 PM?
Statements:
I. There are English alphabets on the dial of the clock instead of digits.
II. The hour hand is at P at 7 0' clock.

Directions (21-27): Study the following information to answer the questions given below.
A number arrangement machine when an input of numbers, rearranges following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and steps of rearrangement.
Input : 48 245182 26 99 542 378 297
Step I : 542 48 245182 26 99 378 297
Step II : 542 26 48 245182 99 378 297
Step III : 542 26 378 48 245 182 99 297
Step IV : 542 26 378 48 297 245 182 99
Step V : 542 26 378 48 297 99 245 182
This is the final arrangement and step V is the last step for this input.

21. What will the fourth step for an input whose second step is given below
Step II: 765 42 183 289 542 65 110 350
(1) 765 42 542 350 183 289 65 110
(2) 765 42 542 65 110 183 289 350
(3) 765 42 542 65 183 289 110350
(4) Cannot be determined
(5) 5) None of these

22. What should be the third step of the following input?
Input : 239 123 58 361 495 37
(1) 495 37 361 123 239 58
(2) 495 37 58 361 123 239
(3) 495 37 58 123 361 239
(4) 495 37 361 239 123 58
(5) None of these

23. How many steps will be required to get the final output from the following input?
Input : 39 88 162 450 386 72 29
(1) Two
(2) Three
(3) Four
(4) Six
(5) None of these

24. What should be the last step-of the following input?
Input : 158 279 34.8 28 326 236
(1) 348 28 326 158 279 236
(2) 348 28 326 236 158 279
(3) 348 28 326 158 279 326
(4) 348 28 158 326 236 279
(5) None of these

25. If the first step of an input is “785 198 32 426 373 96 49", then which of the following steps will be "785 32 426 49 198 373 96"?
(1) Third
(2) Fourth
(3) Fifth
(4) Second
(5) None of these

26. Below is given the second step of an input. What will be its fourth step?
Step II : 298 12 128 36 212 185
(1) 298 12 212 128 36 185
(2) 298 12 212 36 128 185
(3) 298 12 36 212 128 185
(4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these

27. Below is given the third step of an input. What will be its second step?
Step III : 387 42 236 185 92 64
(1) 387 42 185 236 92 64
(2) 387 42 92 185 236 64
(3) 387 42 185 92 236 64
(4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these

Directions (28-31) : Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
(i) There are five types of cards viz. A, B, C, D and E. There are three cards of each type. These are to be inserted in envelopes of three colours - red, yellow and brown. There are five envelopes of each colour.
(ii) B, D and E type cards are to be inserted in red envelopes; A, B and C type cards are to be inserted in yellow envelopes and C, D and E type cards are to be inserted in brown envelopes.
(iii) Two cards each of B and D type are inserted in red envelopes.

28. How many cards of E type are inserted in brown envelopes?
(1) Nil
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three

29. Which of the following combinations of the type of cards and the number of cards is definitely correct in respect of yellow coloured envelopes?
(1) A-2, B-1, C-2
(2) B-1, C-2, D-2
(3) A-2, E-1, D-2
(4) A-3, B-1, C-1
(5) None of these»

30. Which of the following combinations of types of cards and the number of cards and colour of envelope is definitely correct?
(1) C-2, D-1, E-2, Brown
(2) C-1, D-2, E-2, Brown
(3) B-2, D-2, A-1, Red
(4) A-2, B-2, C-1,Yellow
(5) None of these

31. Which of the following combinations of colour of the envelope and the number of cards is definitely correct in respect of E type cards?
(1) Red- 2, Brown – 1
(2) Red- 1, Yellow-2
(3) Red- 2, Yellow -1
(4) Yellow-1, Brown -2
(5) None of these

32. “Forty per cent of our products are sold in rural area, fifty three per cent are sold in semi-urban area, sixty per cent of employees are from rural area". Which of the following statements is definitely true?
(1) The company‘s products are purchased only by its employees and their family
(2) The company does not desire to recruit urban employees.
(3) The company's products are required in big urban cities and metro areas
(4) The company holds approximately 90% of the market share in its product line
(5) None of these

33. “We do not advertise our product speaks for itself" Statement of manufacturer of two-wheeler ‘BJA’. Which of the following if true, would support and strengthen this statement?
(i) The prices of BJA two wheelers are on higher side.
(ii) ‘BJA’ has won award for Quality Control Systems.
(iii) The BJA two-wheeler is sleek looking and have good colours.
(iv) The salaries of BJA employees are better than government services.
(1) Only (i) and (ii)
(2) Only (ii) and (iii)
(3) Only (iii) and (iv)
(4) Only (i), (ii) and (iii)
(5) None of these

#### SBI PO Analytical Reasoning Questions Set Based on

• Input-Output
• Problem Solving
• Data Sufficiency

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