# SBI PO Reasoning Ability Practice Test 1

1 .
The prevention of accidents makes it necessary that not only safety devices be used to guard exposed machinery but also that mechanics be instructed about safety rules which they must follow for their own protection and that lightening in the plant be adequate. This paragraph best supports the statement that industrial accidents
2 .
The state administration banned gathering at any place in the city during the period of visit of foreign dignitaries.
Which of the following assumptions is/are implicit in the above statement? (An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted.)
3 .
In a recent incident, at least 25 people were killed and many other injured when a bus fell into a river near a bridge.

Which of the following is/are an effective step in order to avoid such an incident in future?

B) The protection walls of the bridge should be made strong enough to avoid such accidents.
C) On moral grounds, the transport minister should resign from his post.
D) The bus driver should be arrested immediately to make necessary enquiry.
4 .
In which of the following expressions the expression 'P $\leq$M ' would hold definitely true?
5 .
In which of the following expressions the expression 'R < S $\leq$M ' would hold definitely false?
6 .
Which of the following symbols should replace the question mark in the given expression in order to make K$\leq$M definitely true?
N = K = L ?P ?M
7 .
In a cricket tournament, Ravi scored higher than Vijay. Surya scored lower than Sumit but higher than Ravi. Amit's score lies between the scores of Vijay and Ravi. Who scored the lowest in this tournament?
8 . Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
Who among the following pairs represent immediate neighbours of the Badminton player?
9 . Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
Which of the following is definitely true in the context of F?
10 . Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
What is the position of B with respect to the Chess player?
11 . Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
How many persons are sitting between A and the one who plays Hockey, if counted clockwise from A?
12 . Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
Which of the following games is played by the one who sits second to the left of the Baseball player?
13 . Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
The one who sits between the Tennis player and the cricketer plays which of the following games?
14 . Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight sports persons, each of them playing a different game, viz Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Chess, Baseball, Badminton and Tennis (not necessarily in the same order).
All of them are seated around a circular table facing the centre. A, who plays Golf, sits third to the left of E. The one who plays Baseball sits second to the right of D. D, who plays Badminton, sits second to the right of B, who cannot sit adjacent to E. C, who plays Football, sits between the players of Chess and Baseball. G is a Tennis player, and sits second to the left of H, who is a Cricketer.
In which of the following pairs the player of first game (of the pair) sits on the immediate left of the player of the second game (of the pair)?
15 . In each of the following questions, a question is followed by information given in three statements. You have to study the questions along with the statements and decide the information given in which statements is/are sufficient to answer the question.
Who among Tinku, Sunny, Jimmy and Ricky is the tallest?

I.Tinku is not as tall as either Sunny or Ricky.
II.Ricky is shorter than Jimmy, who is not as tall as Sunny.
III.Jimmy is not the tallest
16 . In each of the following questions, a question is followed by information given in three statements. You have to study the questions along with the statements and decide the information given in which statements is/are sufficient to answer the question.
How is A related to D?
I.E is A's wife.
II.F is sister of G, whose father is A.
III.H is the only sister of F, who is daughter of D.
17 . In each of the following questions, a question is followed by information given in three statements. You have to study the questions along with the statements and decide the information given in which statements is/are sufficient to answer the question.
What is the position of Akash from the bottom in a class of 45 students?

I. Aashi is 18th from the top and there are five students between Akash and Ashi, who is not below Akash.
II. Anuj is 15th from the bottom and Akash is four positions below Anuj.
III. Rashi is 9th from the bottom and there are four students between Rashi and Akash. Rashi is not above Akash
18 . In each of the following questions, a question is followed by information given in three statements. You have to study the questions along with the statements and decide the information given in which statements is/are sufficient to answer the question.
P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Who is second to the right of P?

I. S is second to the left of R, who is on the immediate left of T.
II. T can not sit adjacent to P.
III.P is third to the right of Q, who is on the immediate left of S
19 . In each of the following questions, a question is followed by information given in three statements. You have to study the questions along with the statements and decide the information given in which statements is/are sufficient to answer the question.
In a certain code, 'will you do this' is written as '9 7 3 4'. What will be the code of 'this'?

I. 'you can do easily' is written as '3 1 2 9'.
II. 'how are you' is written as '5 3 8'.
III. 'I will give up' is written as '6 7 # \$'.
20 . In each question below are given two or three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer

1) if only conclusion I follows.
2) if only conclusion II follows.
3) if either conclusion I or II follows.
4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) if both conclusions I and II follow

Statements:

All silver is gold.
All gold is metal.
All metals are precious.

Conclusions:

I.All metals being silver is a possibility.
II.At least some silver is precious.