SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz – 20

SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz

Reasoning Ability is a part of almost all major competitive exams in the country and is perhaps the most scoring section also. Aspirants who regularly practice questions have a good chance of scoring well in the Reasoning Ability Section. So here we are providing you with the SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz to help you prepare better. This SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz includes all of the most recent pattern-based questions, as well as Previous Year Questions. This SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz is available to you at no cost. Candidates will be provided with a detailed explanation of each question in this SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz. Candidates must practice this SBI Clerk Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz to achieve a good score in the Reasoning Ability Section.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully to answer the given question.

A, B, W, X, Y, Z are living in different floors of eight floors building from top to bottom such that ground floor is numbered as 1 and so on up to top floor is numbered as 8. There are two vacant floors in the building. Each person plays their favourite sport such as cricket, Football, Tennis, Badminton, Chess, and Volleyball.

(I) The one who likes the Cricket lives on the top floor of the building.

(II) The person whose favourite game is Tennis does not live immediate above or below of the floor which is vacant.

(III) B lives three Floors below to Y whose favourite game is not Cricket. The adjacent floors of Y are not Vacant.

(IV) No two immediate floors are vacant and also neither the top floor nor the bottom floor of the building is vacant.  Not more than three floors live between the two vacant floors. Y lives exactly between the two Vacant floors.

(V) A  lives no floor below to B’s floor.

(VI) No person lives on the floor which is immediately above or below of the floor on which Z lives.

(VII) Y and X are only two persons whose adjacent floor are not Vacant. X does not like Tennis.

(IX) A who does not likes Football, does not live on floor number Six.

(X) Chess is liked by B and X neither  like Football nor like Badminton.

  1. Who among the following lives on the seventh floor of the building?

(a) Z

(b) W

(c) B

(d) X

(e) No one

Answer & Explanation
Ans. e

Exp.

Step 1:  From the given statements, the person who likes the Cricket lives on the floor number eight.

As stated in the question part, “No two immediate floors are vacant and also neither the top floor nor the bottom floor of the building is vacant.  Not more than three floors live between the two vacant floors. Y lives exactly between the two Vacant floors. And The adjacent floors of Y are not Vacant. “ by this we understand that There is three floors between the two vacant floors and Y lives exactly between them. So, there is two possibilities for vacant floors(shown in fig case1 and case 2).

 

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6
5 Y
4
3 ——– ——–
2
1

 

Case 2

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7
6 ——– ——–
5
4 Y
3
2 ——– ——–
1

 

Step 2: further given that, B lives three Floors below to Y whose favourite game is not Cricket. No person lives on the floor which is immediately above or below of the floor on which Z lives. Y and X are only two persons whose adjacent floor are not Vacant. X does not like Tennis. There is no place for both X and Z in case 2 so case 2 will be eliminated.

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Z Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6
5 Y
4
3 ——– ——–
2 B
1 X

 

Case 2

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7
6 ——– ——–
5
4 Y
3
2 ——– ——–
1 B

 

Step 3: Now continuing with case 1, The person whose favourite game is Tennis does not live immediate above or below of the floor which is vacant and X does not like Tennis game. By this we come to know that Tennis is liked by Y. A  lives no floor below to B’s floor. It means A lives above to B.  A who does not likes Football, does not live on floor number Six. It means A lives on floor number four and W lives on floor number six. Chess is liked by B and X neither  like Football nor like Badminton. So Football is liked by W. and we get our final solution.

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Z Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6 W Football
5 Y Tennis
4 A Badminton
3 ——– ——–
2 B Chess
1 X Volleyball
  1. Y lives on which of the following floor?

(a) 1st Floor

(b) 2nd Floor

(c) 3rd  Floor

(d) None of these

(e) 5th Floor

Answer & Explanation
Ans. e

Exp.

Step 1:  From the given statements, the person who likes the Cricket lives on the floor number eight.

As stated in the question part, “No two immediate floors are vacant and also neither the top floor nor the bottom floor of the building is vacant.  Not more than three floors live between the two vacant floors. Y lives exactly between the two Vacant floors. And The adjacent floors of Y are not Vacant. “ by this we understand that There is three floors between the two vacant floors and Y lives exactly between them. So, there is two possibilities for vacant floors(shown in fig case1 and case 2).

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6
5 Y
4
3 ——– ——–
2
1

 

Case 2

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7
6 ——– ——–
5
4 Y
3
2 ——– ——–
1

 

Step 2: further given that, B lives three Floors below to Y whose favourite game is not Cricket. No person lives on the floor which is immediately above or below of the floor on which Z lives. Y and X are only two persons whose adjacent floor are not Vacant. X does not like Tennis. There is no place for both X and Z in case 2 so case 2 will be eliminated.

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Z Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6
5 Y
4
3 ——– ——–
2 B
1 X

 

Case 2

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7
6 ——– ——–
5
4 Y
3
2 ——– ——–
1 B

 

Step 3: Now continuing with case 1, The person whose favourite game is Tennis does not live immediate above or below of the floor which is vacant and X does not like Tennis game. By this we come to know that Tennis is liked by Y. A  lives no floor below to B’s floor. It means A lives above to B.  A who does not likes Football, does not live on floor number Six. It means A lives on floor number four and W lives on floor number six. Chess is liked by B and X neither  like Football nor like Badminton. So Football is liked by W. and we get our final solution.

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Z Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6 W Football
5 Y Tennis
4 A Badminton
3 ——– ——–
2 B Chess
1 X Volleyball
  1. Which of the following floor is vacant?

(a) Third Floor

(b) Seventh Floor

(c) Second Floor

(d) The floor immediately below Y

(e) Both (a) and (b)

Answer & Explanation
Ans. e

Exp.

Step 1:  From the given statements, the person who likes the Cricket lives on the floor number eight.

As stated in the question part, “No two immediate floors are vacant and also neither the top floor nor the bottom floor of the building is vacant.  Not more than three floors live between the two vacant floors. Y lives exactly between the two Vacant floors. And The adjacent floors of Y are not Vacant. “ by this we understand that There is three floors between the two vacant floors and Y lives exactly between them. So, there is two possibilities for vacant floors(shown in fig case1 and case 2).

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6
5 Y
4
3 ——– ——–
2
1

 

Case 2

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7
6 ——– ——–
5
4 Y
3
2 ——– ——–
1

 

Step 2: further given that, B lives three Floors below to Y whose favourite game is not Cricket. No person lives on the floor which is immediately above or below of the floor on which Z lives. Y and X are only two persons whose adjacent floor are not Vacant. X does not like Tennis. There is no place for both X and Z in case 2 so case 2 will be eliminated.

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Z Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6
5 Y
4
3 ——– ——–
2 B
1 X

 

Case 2

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7
6 ——– ——–
5
4 Y
3
2 ——– ——–
1 B

 

Step 3: Now continuing with case 1, The person whose favourite game is Tennis does not live immediate above or below of the floor which is vacant and X does not like Tennis game. By this we come to know that Tennis is liked by Y. A  lives no floor below to B’s floor. It means A lives above to B.  A who does not likes Football, does not live on floor number Six. It means A lives on floor number four and W lives on floor number six. Chess is liked by B and X neither  like Football nor like Badminton. So Football is liked by W. and we get our final solution.

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Z Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6 W Football
5 Y Tennis
4 A Badminton
3 ——– ——–
2 B Chess
1 X Volleyball
  1. Which of the following combination of Floor- Game is true for A?

(a) 4th floor- Badminton

(b) 3rd floor- Football

(c) 4th floor- Volleyball

(d) 4th floor- Cricket

(e) 3rd floor- Badminton

Answer & Explanation
Ans. a

Exp.

Step 1:  From the given statements, the person who likes the Cricket lives on the floor number eight.

As stated in the question part, “No two immediate floors are vacant and also neither the top floor nor the bottom floor of the building is vacant.  Not more than three floors live between the two vacant floors. Y lives exactly between the two Vacant floors. And The adjacent floors of Y are not Vacant. “ by this we understand that There is three floors between the two vacant floors and Y lives exactly between them. So, there is two possibilities for vacant floors(shown in fig case1 and case 2).

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6
5 Y
4
3 ——– ——–
2
1

 

Case 2

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7
6 ——– ——–
5
4 Y
3
2 ——– ——–
1

 

Step 2: further given that, B lives three Floors below to Y whose favourite game is not Cricket. No person lives on the floor which is immediately above or below of the floor on which Z lives. Y and X are only two persons whose adjacent floor are not Vacant. X does not like Tennis. There is no place for both X and Z in case 2 so case 2 will be eliminated.

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Z Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6
5 Y
4
3 ——– ——–
2 B
1 X

 

Case 2

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7
6 ——– ——–
5
4 Y
3
2 ——– ——–
1 B

 

Step 3: Now continuing with case 1, The person whose favourite game is Tennis does not live immediate above or below of the floor which is vacant and X does not like Tennis game. By this we come to know that Tennis is liked by Y. A  lives no floor below to B’s floor. It means A lives above to B.  A who does not likes Football, does not live on floor number Six. It means A lives on floor number four and W lives on floor number six. Chess is liked by B and X neither  like Football nor like Badminton. So Football is liked by W. and we get our final solution.

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Z Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6 W Football
5 Y Tennis
4 A Badminton
3 ——– ——–
2 B Chess
1 X Volleyball
  1. Who among the following lives immediately above A?

(a) Z

(b) W

(c) B

(d) X

(e) Y

Answer & Explanation
Ans. e

Exp.

Step 1:  From the given statements, the person who likes the Cricket lives on the floor number eight.

As stated in the question part, “No two immediate floors are vacant and also neither the top floor nor the bottom floor of the building is vacant.  Not more than three floors live between the two vacant floors. Y lives exactly between the two Vacant floors. And The adjacent floors of Y are not Vacant. “ by this we understand that There is three floors between the two vacant floors and Y lives exactly between them. So, there is two possibilities for vacant floors(shown in fig case1 and case 2).

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6
5 Y
4
3 ——– ——–
2
1

 

Case 2

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7
6 ——– ——–
5
4 Y
3
2 ——– ——–
1

 

Step 2: further given that, B lives three Floors below to Y whose favourite game is not Cricket. No person lives on the floor which is immediately above or below of the floor on which Z lives. Y and X are only two persons whose adjacent floor are not Vacant. X does not like Tennis. There is no place for both X and Z in case 2 so case 2 will be eliminated.

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Z Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6
5 Y
4
3 ——– ——–
2 B
1 X

 

Case 2

Floor Person Games
8 Cricket
7
6 ——– ——–
5
4 Y
3
2 ——– ——–
1 B

 

Step 3: Now continuing with case 1, The person whose favourite game is Tennis does not live immediate above or below of the floor which is vacant and X does not like Tennis game. By this we come to know that Tennis is liked by Y. A  lives no floor below to B’s floor. It means A lives above to B.  A who does not likes Football, does not live on floor number Six. It means A lives on floor number four and W lives on floor number six. Chess is liked by B and X neither  like Football nor like Badminton. So Football is liked by W. and we get our final solution.

Case1

Floor Person Games
8 Z Cricket
7 ——– ——–
6 W Football
5 Y Tennis
4 A Badminton
3 ——– ——–
2 B Chess
1 X Volleyball

 

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Eight friends Mohan, Roshini, Sohan, Anil, Sonam, Pratush, Manish and Amitabh are sitting around a circular area of equal distances between each other, but not necessarily in the same order. Some of the people are facing the centre while some faces outside. They have relation with each other.

Manish’s grandfather sits third to the right of Sohan. Immediate neighbours of Sohan face the same direction. Manish faces the same direction as Sohan’s grandfather. Immediate neighbours of Sonam face opposite direction. Mohan is brother-in-law of Roshini. Immediate neighbours of Sohan’s father face opposite direction. Sohan’s uncle sits second to the left of Manish, who is one of the sons of Pratush. Amitabh is not immediate neighbour of Anil’s grandsons. Roshini, who is the wife of Anil, sits second to the left of Manish’s mother. Manish’s mother faces the centre. Sohan’s father sits third to the right of Sohan’s grandmother. Manish’s grandfather has only one brother. Roshini’s daughter-in-law Sonam has two sons and one brother-in-law. Amitabh is the unmarried son of Anil. Roshini is the wife of Manish’s grandfather. Sohan’s mother sits second to the left of Sohan.

  1. Which of the following is true regarding Mohan as per the given seating arrangement?

(a) Amitabh sits second to the left of mohan.

(b) Only two people sit between Mohan and Sohan.

(c) Roshini is one of the immediate neighbours of Mohan.

(d) Mohan faces outside.

(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation
Ans. d

  1. How is Amitabh related to Manish’s mother?

(a) Father

(b) Son

(c) Brother-in-law

(d) Sister

(e) Husband

Answer & Explanation
Ans. C

  1. If all persons are seated in alphabetical order in clock-wise direction starting from Amitabh, then who sits fifth to right of Mohan?

(a) Anil

(b) Roshini

(c) Sonam

(d) Manish

(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation
Ans. c

  1. How is Roshini related to Pratush’s uncle?

(a)Son

(b) Mother-in-law

(c) Mother

(d) Sister

(e) Sister-in-law

Answer & Explanation
Ans. e

  1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence they form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?

(a)Anil

(b) Manish

(c) Roshini

(d) Mohan

(e) Amitabh

Answer & Explanation
Ans. c

 

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