# SBI PO Reasoning Ability Practice Test 5

1.  Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions.
What is Sweta's rank from top in a class of 45 students?

I. Sweta is five ranks below Sanjay, who is 15th from the bottom.
II. Ravina is 30th from the top and Neha is 4th from the bottom.
III. Sweta is exactly in the middle of Ravina and Neha.
a
Only II
b
Only I and II
c
Either only I or only II and III
d
only III
e
None of these
Explanation :
2.  Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions.
P is in which direction with respect to Q?
I. M is to the north of R, who is to the west of Q.
II. P is to the east of M.
III. P is to the north-east of R.
a
Only I and II
b
Only I and III
c
Any two of the three
d
All I, II and III
e
Question can't be answered even with the information in all the three statements
Explanation :
3.  Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions.
How many children are there in a class?

I.Saurabh is fifth from the top if arranged in descending order of marks.
II.Sulabha, who is ten ranks below Saurabh, is 25th from the bottom.
III.Jatin is four ranks above Sulabha.
a
Only I and III
b
Only II and III
c
Only I and II
d
Any two of the three
e
None of these
Explanation :
4.  Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

F, G, H, K, L, M, N and O are eight students. Each of them has a different favourite subject - English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Sociology, Philosophy and History but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are sitting around a circular table and facing the centre. Neither F nor H is an immediate neighbour of L. Neither F nor H has Biology as his favourite subject. L sits third to the left of the person whose favourite subject is Biology. Only two personssit between F and H. The student whose favourite subject is History sits second to the right of O. O is not an immediate neighbour of L. O does not the have Biology as his favourite subject and History is not the favourite subject of L. The person whose favourite subject is English sits third to the left of K. The students with favourite subjects as English and Biology are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between O and he person whose favourite subject is Physics. Persons with favourite subjects as Chemistry and Mathematics are immediate neighbours. Mathematics is not the favourite subject of O. Only one person sits between M and the person whose favourite subject is Sociology. The person with Sociology as his favourite subject is an immediate neighbour of G. H and M are not immediate neighbours.
Who among the following has English as his favourite subject?
a
L
b
K
c
H
d
F
e
M
Explanation :
5.  Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

F, G, H, K, L, M, N and O are eight students. Each of them has a different favourite subject - English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Sociology, Philosophy and History but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are sitting around a circular table and facing the centre. Neither F nor H is an immediate neighbour of L. Neither F nor H has Biology as his favourite subject. L sits third to the left of the person whose favourite subject is Biology. Only two personssit between F and H. The student whose favourite subject is History sits second to the right of O. O is not an immediate neighbour of L. O does not the have Biology as his favourite subject and History is not the favourite subject of L. The person whose favourite subject is English sits third to the left of K. The students with favourite subjects as English and Biology are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between O and he person whose favourite subject is Physics. Persons with favourite subjects as Chemistry and Mathematics are immediate neighbours. Mathematics is not the favourite subject of O. Only one person sits between M and the person whose favourite subject is Sociology. The person with Sociology as his favourite subject is an immediate neighbour of G. H and M are not immediate neighbours.
How many people sit between F and the person whose favourite subject is Sociology, when counted in clockwise direction from F?
a
None
b
one
c
two
d
four
e
five
Explanation :
6.  Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

F, G, H, K, L, M, N and O are eight students. Each of them has a different favourite subject - English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Sociology, Philosophy and History but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are sitting around a circular table and facing the centre. Neither F nor H is an immediate neighbour of L. Neither F nor H has Biology as his favourite subject. L sits third to the left of the person whose favourite subject is Biology. Only two personssit between F and H. The student whose favourite subject is History sits second to the right of O. O is not an immediate neighbour of L. O does not the have Biology as his favourite subject and History is not the favourite subject of L. The person whose favourite subject is English sits third to the left of K. The students with favourite subjects as English and Biology are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between O and he person whose favourite subject is Physics. Persons with favourite subjects as Chemistry and Mathematics are immediate neighbours. Mathematics is not the favourite subject of O. Only one person sits between M and the person whose favourite subject is Sociology. The person with Sociology as his favourite subject is an immediate neighbour of G. H and M are not immediate neighbours.
Which of the following would come in place of question mark based upon the given seating arrangement?
KO, GN, FK, NL ?
a
OH
b
HG
c
MH
d
MG
e
KN
Explanation :
7.  Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

F, G, H, K, L, M, N and O are eight students. Each of them has a different favourite subject - English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Sociology, Philosophy and History but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are sitting around a circular table and facing the centre. Neither F nor H is an immediate neighbour of L. Neither F nor H has Biology as his favourite subject. L sits third to the left of the person whose favourite subject is Biology. Only two personssit between F and H. The student whose favourite subject is History sits second to the right of O. O is not an immediate neighbour of L. O does not the have Biology as his favourite subject and History is not the favourite subject of L. The person whose favourite subject is English sits third to the left of K. The students with favourite subjects as English and Biology are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between O and he person whose favourite subject is Physics. Persons with favourite subjects as Chemistry and Mathematics are immediate neighbours. Mathematics is not the favourite subject of O. Only one person sits between M and the person whose favourite subject is Sociology. The person with Sociology as his favourite subject is an immediate neighbour of G. H and M are not immediate neighbours.
What is the position of the student whose favourite subject is Philosophy with respect to N?
a
Immediate left
b
Second to the left
c
Third to the right
d
Second to the right
e
Third to the left
Explanation :
8.  Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

F, G, H, K, L, M, N and O are eight students. Each of them has a different favourite subject - English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Sociology, Philosophy and History but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are sitting around a circular table and facing the centre. Neither F nor H is an immediate neighbour of L. Neither F nor H has Biology as his favourite subject. L sits third to the left of the person whose favourite subject is Biology. Only two personssit between F and H. The student whose favourite subject is History sits second to the right of O. O is not an immediate neighbour of L. O does not the have Biology as his favourite subject and History is not the favourite subject of L. The person whose favourite subject is English sits third to the left of K. The students with favourite subjects as English and Biology are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between O and he person whose favourite subject is Physics. Persons with favourite subjects as Chemistry and Mathematics are immediate neighbours. Mathematics is not the favourite subject of O. Only one person sits between M and the person whose favourite subject is Sociology. The person with Sociology as his favourite subject is an immediate neighbour of G. H and M are not immediate neighbours.
Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?
a
History is the favourite subject of N
b
H is an immediate neighbour of K
c
Students with favourite subjects as English and Sociology are immediate neighbours
d
G sits second to the left of O.
e
None of these
Explanation :
9.  In each of the questions given below, a statement is followed by two courses of action. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy etc. On the basis of the information given in the statements, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true and then decide which of the given courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.
Statement:India's pre-eminent position in world black pepper production and trade is in danger as some of the countries, which have recently started the production of the 'king of the spices' crop from Indian root stocks, are farming better by adopting modern cultivation practices.

Courses of action:
I. India should immediately stop supplying root stocks of black pepper to other countries.
II. India should adopt modern technology for cultivating black pepper to compete in the international market.
III.India should reduce the price of its black pepper drastically to remain competitive in the world market.
a
All follow
b
Only II follows
c
Only I follows
d
Only III follows
e
None of these
Explanation :
Only better quality can put India back in the competitive field of black pepper production. So, India should go for modern technology for cultivating black pepper to compete in international market
10.  In each of the questions given below, a statement is followed by two courses of action. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy etc. On the basis of the information given in the statements, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true and then decide which of the given courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.
Statement:The institute has fixed for the investors a validity period of one year for the transfer form for some of its listed schemes.

Courses of action:
I.The institute should consult investors before fixing the duration of the validity period.
II.The investors should be duly informed about the validity period.
III. The list of schemes covered under this validity period should be communicated.
a
All follow
b
Only I and II follow
c
Only I and II follow
d
Only III follows
e
Only II and III follow
Explanation :
The investors should be informed about the validity period and the list of schemes covered under this validity period should be communicated so that investors could be benefited from this facility.
11.  Read the following information and sentences A), B), C), D) and E) given below it carefully and answer the questions which follow:

he fifth conference of labour ministers of Non-Aligned and other developing countries, which concluded in New Delhi on December 23, was not just another conference held under the auspices of International Labour Organisation to discuss labour welfare and social clauses such as employment creation, poverty reduction and eradication, and social integration. Participating nations were represented by their labour ministers.
(A) The fourth conference of labour ministers was not held at New Delhi.
(B) International Labour Organisation took an active part in a conference of labour ministers.
(C) Linking labour standards to international trade would benefit the industrial countries.
(D) The last summit did not discuss questions on poverty.
(E) The labour minister of India attended the conference.

Which of the statements (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) can be inferred from the facts/information given in the passage? (An inference is something which is not directly stated but can be inferred from the given facts.)
a
Only (A)
b
Only (B
c
Only (C)
d
Only (B) and (E)
e
Only (D)
Explanation :
Statement B and E can be inferred from the passage. Statement B can be inferred, because it is given that international labour organisation held the conference. (E) can also be inferred because it is given that participating nations were represented by their respective ministers.

There are six boys - Amit, Bhushan, Dhruv, Manoj, Harsh and Arvind. They want to go out with six girls - Neha, Shruti, Kruti, Chanchal, Sujata and Radhika, not necessarily in the same order. The pairs went to a movie, beach, park, play and two of them went to circus. They like different cars, viz Esteem, Matiz, Santro and Tata. But Esteem and Matiz are preferred by two pairs.

Further information is as follows:
I. Amit and Manoj visit circus but do not like either Esteem or Tata.
II. Arvind can't go out with Sujata. Both of them do not like Santro.
III. Chanchal and Kruti want to go to movie and park respectively.
IV. Dhruv goes out with Radhika to beach but does not like either Matiz or Tata.
V. Bhushan goes for a movie and likes Esteem.
VI. Harsh can't go out either with Neha or with Shruti and he does not go to a park either in Santro or in Matiz.

If Amit goes out with Neha, who among the following likes Santro car?
a
Neha
b
Chanchal
c
Arvind
d
Can't be determined
e
None of these
Explanation :

There are six boys - Amit, Bhushan, Dhruv, Manoj, Harsh and Arvind. They want to go out with six girls - Neha, Shruti, Kruti, Chanchal, Sujata and Radhika, not necessarily in the same order. The pairs went to a movie, beach, park, play and two of them went to circus. They like different cars, viz Esteem, Matiz, Santro and Tata. But Esteem and Matiz are preferred by two pairs.

Further information is as follows:
I. Amit and Manoj visit circus but do not like either Esteem or Tata.
II. Arvind can't go out with Sujata. Both of them do not like Santro.
III. Chanchal and Kruti want to go to movie and park respectively.
IV. Dhruv goes out with Radhika to beach but does not like either Matiz or Tata.
V. Bhushan goes for a movie and likes Esteem.
VI. Harsh can't go out either with Neha or with Shruti and he does not go to a park either in Santro or in Matiz.

Who among the following visits park?
a
Can't be determined
b
Harsh
c
Bhushan
d
Arvind
e
None of these
Explanation :

There are six boys - Amit, Bhushan, Dhruv, Manoj, Harsh and Arvind. They want to go out with six girls - Neha, Shruti, Kruti, Chanchal, Sujata and Radhika, not necessarily in the same order. The pairs went to a movie, beach, park, play and two of them went to circus. They like different cars, viz Esteem, Matiz, Santro and Tata. But Esteem and Matiz are preferred by two pairs.

Further information is as follows:
I. Amit and Manoj visit circus but do not like either Esteem or Tata.
II. Arvind can't go out with Sujata. Both of them do not like Santro.
III. Chanchal and Kruti want to go to movie and park respectively.
IV. Dhruv goes out with Radhika to beach but does not like either Matiz or Tata.
V. Bhushan goes for a movie and likes Esteem.
VI. Harsh can't go out either with Neha or with Shruti and he does not go to a park either in Santro or in Matiz.

Who must go to watch a play?
a
Neha
b
Shruti
c
Sujata
d
Can't be determined
e
None of these
Explanation :

There are six boys - Amit, Bhushan, Dhruv, Manoj, Harsh and Arvind. They want to go out with six girls - Neha, Shruti, Kruti, Chanchal, Sujata and Radhika, not necessarily in the same order. The pairs went to a movie, beach, park, play and two of them went to circus. They like different cars, viz Esteem, Matiz, Santro and Tata. But Esteem and Matiz are preferred by two pairs.

Further information is as follows:
I. Amit and Manoj visit circus but do not like either Esteem or Tata.
II. Arvind can't go out with Sujata. Both of them do not like Santro.
III. Chanchal and Kruti want to go to movie and park respectively.
IV. Dhruv goes out with Radhika to beach but does not like either Matiz or Tata.
V. Bhushan goes for a movie and likes Esteem.
VI. Harsh can't go out either with Neha or with Shruti and he does not go to a park either in Santro or in Matiz.

Which car does Dhruv like?
a
Esteem
b
Can't be determined
c
Tata
d
Matiz
e
None of these