(Papers) SBI PO Exam Papers - 2015 "Reasoning" (Held on: 27-06-2015)

(Papers) SBI PO Exam Papers - 2015 (Held on: 27-06-2015)

:: Reasoning ::

Directions (Nos. 66-70): In the fallowing questions, two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II hove been given. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Give answer
a. if only conclusion I is true
b. if neither conclusion I nor II is true
c. if only conclusion II is true
d. if both conclusions are true
e. if either conclusion I or II is true

66. Statements

No factory is an industry.
All workshops are industries.
Some plants are workshops.

Conclusions

I. No workshop is a factory.
II. At least some plants are industries.

67. Statements

Some sands are particles.
Some particles are glasses.

Conclusions

I. Some glasses are definitely not particles.
II. Some glasses being sands is a possibility.

68. Statements

Some movies are films.
No film is a show.
All shows are pictures.

Conclusions

I. At least some pictures are films,
II. No show is a movie.

69. Statements

Some actors are singers.
All singers are dancers.
Some dancers are players.

Conclusions

I. All actors being dancers is a possibility.
II. All dancers are singers.

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70. Statements

Some actors are singers.
All singers are dancers,
Some dancers are players.

Conclusions

I. At least some dancers are actors.
II. No player is an actor.

Directions (71-75): Study the lowing. information to answer then the questions.

Eight friends G, H, I, J, N, O, P and Q are seated in a straight line, but not necessarily in the same order sits second to right of O.O sits at one of extreme ends of the line.  Only three people sit between Hand N. its third to the left of J. Only two people between J and G.

71. Who amongst the following represents the person seated at the extreme right end of the line?

(a) P
(b) Q
(c) O
(d) I
(e) G

72. Who amongst the following sit exactly between J and G?

(a) O, Q
(b) H, O
(c) O, P
(d) N, Q
(e) H, N

73. What is the position of P with respect to N?

(a) Third to the left
(b) Second to the right
(c) Fourth to the rigt
(d) Third to the right
(e) Second to the left

74. Based on the given arrangement; which of the following is true with resepct to Q?

(a) Only two persons sit between Q and N.
(b) Only two persons sit to the right of Q.
(c) none of the given options is true.
(d) Both I and G ae immediate neighbours of Q.
(e) P sits to immediate right of Q.

75. How many persons are seated between P and G ?

(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Four
(e) Three

Directions (76-80): Study the information carefully and answer the questions.

N, O, P, Q, R, S, T and U are sitting around a circular area at equal distances between each other, but not necessary in the same order. Some of the people are facing thecentre while some face outside (i.e. in a direction oppostie to the centre).

R sits second to the right of T. T face the centre. O sits third to the left of R, R and O face opposite directions. Immediate neighbours of O face the centre. P sits second to the right of O. U sits to teh immediate left of P. N sits secondto the left of Q. Q faces the same directions as O. Q is not an immedate neighbour of T. Immediate neighbours of R face opposite directions. (i.e. if one neighbour faces the centre the othe neighbour faces outside and vice-versa.)

76. Four of the following five are alike in certain way based on the given seating arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

(a) U
(b) S
(c) P
(d) N
(e) Q

77. Who sits second to the left of U?

(a) T
(b) O
(c) S
(d) Other than those given as options
(e) Q

78. As per the given seating arrangement, wich of the following is true regarding S?

(a) U is one of the immediate neighbours of S.
(b) S sits third to the right of R.
(c) S faces the centre.
(d) Only two people sit between S and T
(e) Only oen person sits between S and N.

79. What is the P's position with respect to N?

(a) Second to the left
(b) Second to the right
(c) Third to the right
(d) Third to the left
(e) Fourth to the left

80. How many people in the given arrangement face outside?

(a) Three
(b) Two
(c) Four
(d) Five
(e) One

Directions (81-85): Study the given information carefully to answer the given questions.

J, K, L, M, N, O and P live on seven different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The lowermsot floor of the building is numbered 1, the one above that is numberd 2 and so on till the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of them also like a different subject namely—English, History, Commerce, Biology, Accounts, Geography and Computer. (but not necessarily in same order.)

J lives on an odd numbered floor but not on the floor numbered 3. The one who like Accounts lives immediately above J. Onl two people live between M and the one who likes Accounts.
The one who likes History lives on one of the odd umbered floors above M. Only three people live between L and the one who likes History. The one who likes Commerce lives immediately above L.
The one who likes English lives immediately above the one who likes Computer. P lives on an odd numbered floor.
Only one person lives between K and N. K lives on one of the floors above N. J does not like Biology. N does not like Commerce.

81. Which of the following subjects does J like?

(a) Geography
(b) Computer
(c) Commerce
(d) History
(e) English

82. Which of the following combinations is true with respect to the given arrangement?

(a) Geography-L
(b) History-O
(c) Compter-P
(d) Accounts-M
(e) Commerce-K

83. If all teh people are made to sit in alphabetical order from top to bottom, the positions of how many people will remain unchanged?

(a) Four
(b) None
(c) Two
(d) One
(e) Three

84. Which of the folowing statements is true with respect to the given arrangement?

(a) The one who likes Computer lives immediately below J.
(b) O likes History.
(c) None of the given options is true.
(d) Only four people live between M and P.
(e) P lives immediately below N.

85. Who amonst the following lives on the floor numbered 6?

(a) K
(b) The one who likes English.
(c) The one who likes Computer.
(d) M (e) O

86. Point A is 30 m to the South of point B. Point C is 20 m to the East of point A. Point D is 15 m to the South of point C. Point D is exactly midway between points E and F in such a manner that point E, D and F form a horizontal straight line of 40 m. Point E is to West of point D. How far and in which direction is point E from point B?

a. 45 m towards South
b. 25 m towards South
c. 30 m towards. West
d. 35 m towards North
e. 45 m towards North

Directions (87-89): Study the following information and answer the given questions. \

T is the sister of D. D is married to P. P is the son of M. T is the mother of J. Y is the father of U. Y has only one son and only one daughter. U is the daughter of T. Q is the son of D.

87. How is P related to T?

a. Brother
b. Cannot be determined
c. Brother-in-law
d. Cousin brother
e. Uncle

88. How is J related to D?

a. Son b. Niece
c. Son-in-law d. Nephew
e. Daughter.

89. How is Q related to M?

a. Son-in-law b. Grandson
c. Nephew d. Son
e. Cannot be determined

90. A person starts walking from his home towards his friends place. He walks for 25 m towards West. He takes a 90° right turn and walks for 20 m. He again takes a 90° right turn, and walks for 10 m. He then walks for another 10 m after taking a 90° left turn. Turning 90° towards his right, he walks for 15 m to reach his friend’s peace. How far and in which direction is the friend’s place from his home?

a. 30 m towards East
b. 30 m towards North
c. 40 m towards South
d. 30 m towards South
e. 40 m towards North

Directions (91-95): In this questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the Statements. The statements are followed by conclusions. Study the conclusions based on the given statement and select the appropriate answer.

Give answer
a. if only conclusion I is true
b. if neither conclusion I nor II is true
c. if only conclusion II is true
d. if both conclusions are true
e. if either conclusion I or II is true

Directions: (96-100): Study the given information carefully to answer the given questions.

In a certain code language,

‘Cinderella shouted for rescue’ is written as ‘pr co Iy bu’
‘rescue all the bugs’ is written as ‘ke mt co rx’ ‘bugs ate all carrots’ is written as ‘vg rx ke sh’
‘carrots for pretty Cinderella’ is written as ‘Iy pr vg as’ (All codes are two-letter codes only)

96. In the given code language, what does the code ‘pr’ stand for?

a. Either ‘bugs’ or ‘shouted’
b. rescue
c. Either ‘Cinderella’ or ‘for’
d. for
e. pretty

97. What will be the code ‘for ‘the pretty’ in the given code language?

a. bu rx
b. ke as
c. Other than those given as options
d. mt bu
e. as mt

98. What is the code for ‘bugs’ in the given code language?

a. Other than those given as options
b. co
c. sh
d. Either ‘co’ or ‘vq’
e. Either ‘ke’ or ‘rx’

99. What may be the possible code for ‘pretty’ in the given code language?

a. ly b. pr
c. vg d. as
e. vg or as
 

100. What may be the possible code for ‘shouted and ate’ in the given code language?

a. bu sh mt
b. rx co gy
c. Iy rx vg
d. gy sh as
e. sh gy bu

 

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