Reasoning Practice for SBI Clerk Pre 2018 Exam

Reasoning Practice Time


Directions (1-5): These questions are based on the following arrangement. Study it carefully and answer the questions below it.
B 7 E H $ 3 L % 8 I F M 4 1 A R 6 # ↑ 9 D 5 K U 2 T

Q.1  Which element is exactly midway between seventh from the left end and sixth from the right end?
(a) A
(b) R
(c) 4
(d) 6
(e) 1

Q.2 If from the above arrangement all the numbers are deleted, which one will be fourth to the right of tenth from the right end?
(a) ↑
(b) #
(c) R
(d) D
(e) None of these


Q.3 How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and also immediately followed by a number?
(a) None
(b) Three
(c) Two
(d) One
(e) More than three

Q.4 How many such symbols are there in the given arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a number, but not immediately preceded by another symbol?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q.5 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the given arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
(a) EBH
(b) 8LI
(c) 2KT
(d) #R↑
(e) 41F

Q.6  If ‘A + B’ means that A is the mother of B, A ÷ B means that A is the brother of B, A × B means that A is the son of B, A – B means that A is the sister of B, which of the following means that C is the sister of D?
(a) C – P ÷ D
(b) P + D ÷ C
(c) D × P – C
(d) D – C × P
(e) None of these

Q.7 If ‘P + Q’ means ‘P is the father of Q’, ‘P × Q’ means P is the brother of Q’; ‘P – Q’ means ‘P is the mother of Q’, then which of the following is definitely true about C – A + B?
(a) B is the son of A
(b) A is the son of C
(c) B is the father of A
(d) C is the mother of B
(e) None of these

Directions (8-9): Study the following information and answer the questions given below:
Each of the five friends A, B, C, D and E travel different distances to their workplaces. A travels more than B but less than E. D travels more than only C. The one, who travels the most, travels 30 km. B travels 15 km to his workplace.

Q.8 Who amongst the following possibly travels 5 km to the workplace?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) Either C or D

Q.9 Who amongst the following possibly travels 20 km to his workplace?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) Either C or D

Q.10 Going 50km to the South from her house, Poonam turns left and goes another 20km. Then, turning to the North, she goes 30km and then starts walking to her house. In which direction is she walking now?
(a) North-west
(b) North
(c) South-west
(d) East
(e) None of these



1.(e), 2.(b), 3.(d), 4.(c), 5.(e),




Sol. E(30)>A>B(15)>D>C

Sol. E(30)>A>B(15)>D>C



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