Reasoning Practice for SBI Clerk, Canara Bank PO and Syndicate Bank PO

Reasoning Practice for SBI Clerk, Canara Bank PO and Syndicate Bank PO
Directions (1-5): In each of the questions below is given three statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q1. Statements: 
Some cycles are bikes.
No bike is flower.
All flowers are goats.
Conclusions:
I. No goat is cycle.
II. Some flowers are cycles.
III. Some goats are bikes.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) Only II and III follow

Q2. Statements: 
All rivers are hills.
All hills are rocks.
Some rocks are sticks.
Conclusions:
I. Some sticks are hills.
II. Some sticks are rivers.
III. Some rocks are rivers.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) Only II and III follow

Q3. Statements: 
All tyres are cars.
All wheels are cars.
All cars are trains.
Conclusions:
I. All tyres are trains.
II. Some trains are wheels.
III. Some trains are cars.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only I and II follow
(c) Only I and III follow
(d) Only II and III follow
(e) All follow

Q4. Statements: 
All pins are rods.
Some rods are chains.
All chains are hammers.
Conclusions:
I. Some pins are hammers.
II. Some hammers are rods.
III. No pin is hammer.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only III follows
(d) Only either I or III and II follow
(e) None of these

Q5. Statements: 
Some books are papers.
Some papers are desks.
Some desks are chairs.
Conclusions:
I. Some books are desks.
II. Some papers are chairs.
III. Some books are chairs.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) Only I and II follow

Directions (6-10): Study the following information  carefully and answer the given questions.
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while other four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The one who sits at the four corners face the centre of the table while those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside. Each of them likes a different magazine, viz Tehalka, Sportstar, Business Today, Digit, India Today, Outlook, New Women and Champak magazine but not necessarily in the same order. C sits third to the left of the one who likes Champak magazine. The one who likes Champak magazine faces outside. Only two persons sit between C and H. The one who likes Tehalka magazine sits on the immediate right of H. The one who likes India Today magazine sits second to the right of G. G is neither an immediate neighbour of H nor of C. G does not like Champak magazine. Only one person sits between A and the one who likes India Today magazine. D sits on the immediate left of the one who likes Outlook magazine. G does not like Outlook magazine. E likes New Women magazine. E is not an immediate neighbour of A. The one who likes Sportstar magazine is an immediate neighbour of E. The one who likes Digit magazine is an immediate neighbour of F.

Q6. What is the position of the one who likes Outlook magazine with respect to G?
(a) Second to the left
(b) Third to the right
(c) Fourth to the left
(d) Second to the right
(e) Third to the left

Q7. Who among the following represent the immediate neighbours of the one who likes India Today magazine?
(a) B, F
(b) C, E
(c) B, E
(d) D, F
(e) F, H

Q8. Who among the following sits exactly between H and B?
(a) C
(b) The one who likes Sportstar magazine
(c) The one who likes Business Today magazine
(d) G
(e) A

Q9. Which of the following is true regarding B?
(a) B is one of the immediate neighbours of D.
(b) The one who likes Champak magazine is an immediate neighbour of B.
(c) B sits second to the left of H.
(d) B likes New Women magazine.
(e) B is an immediate neighbour of the one who likes Tehalka magazine.

Q10. Who amongst the following sits diagonally opposite the one who likes Tehalka magazine?
(a) The one who likes Sportstar magazine
(b) D
(c) A
(d) The one who likes Business Today magazine
(e) The one who likes Digit magazine

Directions (11-15): In these questions, symbols @, #,%, $ and © are used with different meanings as follows:
‘A @ B’ means ‘A is not smaller than B’.
‘A # B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor equal to B’.
‘A % B’ means ‘A is not greater than B’.
‘A $ B’ means ‘A is neither greater than nor equal to B’.
‘A © B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor greater than B’.
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the three conclusions I, II and III given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

Q11. Statements: J # H, H © T, T $ R, R % F 
Conclusions : 
I. J # R
II. R # F
III. J # T
(a) Only I is true
(b) Only I & II are true
(c) Only III is true
(d) All are true
(e) None of these

Q12. Statements: E $ P, P% H, H @ I, I# K 
Conclusions :
I. P © I
II. I % E
III. H % K
(a) Only I is true
(b) Only II is true
(c) Only III is true
(d) Only I and II are true
(e) None is true

Q13. Statements: L @ K, K # R, R $ H, H % N 
Conclusions : 
I. L # R
II. N # R
III.L©N
(a) Only I and II are true
(b) Only either I or II is true
(c) Only II and III are true
(d) Only III is true
(e) None of these

Q14. Statements: T $ V, V % K, K © L, L % H 
Conclusions: 
I. V % H
II. T $ L
III. T $ H
(a) Only I and II are true
(b) Only II and III are true
(c) Only I and III are true
(d) All are true
(e) None of these

Q15.Statements : V @ W, W # D, D $ M, M % F 
Conclusions: 
I. V # D
II. F # D
III.V © F
(a) Only I is true
(b) Only II is true
(c) Only either I or II is true
(d) Both I and II are true
(e) None of these

Reasoning Practice for SBI Clerk, Canara Bank PO and Syndicate Bank PO

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