High Level Reasoning for SBI PO Exam. Reasoning (High Level) Practice Set for SBI PO 2014. High level Reasoning Ability Questions for State Bank of India (SBI) PO Recruitment Exam.
Directions (1-6) : Study the following information to answer the given questions :
Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1 P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing South. In row-2 A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing North. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.
S sits third to right of Q. Either S or Q sits at an extreme end of the line. The one who faces Q sits second to right of E. Two people sit between B and F. Neither B nor F sits at an extreme end of the line. The immediate neighbour of B faces the person who sits third to left of P. R and T are immediate neighbours of each other. C sits second to the left of A. T does not face the immediate neighbour of D.
1. Who amongst the following sit at extreme ends of the rows ?
(1) S, D (2) Q, A (3) V, C (4) P, D (5) Q, F
2. Who amongst the following faces S ?
(1) A (2) B (3) C (4) D (5) F
3. How many persons are seated between V and R ?
(1) One (2) Two (3) Three (4) Four (5) None
4. P is related to A in the same way as S is related to B based on the given arrangement. To which of the following is T related to following the same pattern ?
(1) C (2) D (3) E (4) F (5) Cannot be determined
5. Which of the following is true regarding T ?
(1) F faces T
(2) V is an immediate neighbour of T
(3) F faces the one who is second to right of T
(4) T sits at one of the extreme ends of the line
(5) Q sits second to the right of T
6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and so forma group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
(1) A – T (2) B – T (3) F – P (4) C – V (5) E – Q
Directions (7-11) : Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and :-
Give answer (1) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to anwer the question, while the data in statement 11 alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (2) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement 1. alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question..
Give answer (4) if the data even in both statement I and 11 together are not, sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (5) if the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
7. Which bag amongst P, Q, R, S and T is the heaviest ?
I. Bag Q is heavier than R and S. Bag T is heavier
I . only than bag P.
II. Only three bags are lighter than R. The weight of bag Q is 50 kg which is 2 kg more than bag R.
8. Are all the five friends viz. A, B, C, D and E who are seated around a circular table facing the centre ?
1. A sits third to the Left of B. B faces the centre. D and E are immediate neighbours of each other. C sits second to nzW of E.
II. D sits second to right of C. C faces the centre. Both E and A are tined to neighbours of D. B sits second to right of A.
9. In a college fine different subjects, viz. Physics, Chemistry, Botany. Zoology and Mathematics are taught on five different days of the same week, starting from Monday and ending on Friday. Is Chemistry taught on Wednesday
I. Two subjects – are taught between Zoology and Mathematics. Mathematics is taught before Zoology. Chemistry is taught on the day immediately next to the day when Physics is taught. Botany is not taught on Friday.
II. Three lectures are scheduled between the lectures of Botan-, and Zoology. Mathematics is taught immediately before Phvsics.
10. Is the time in the clock 9 O’clock now ?
I. After half an hour. the minute and the hour hands of the clock will make an angle of exactly 90° with each other
II. Exactly 15 minutes back, the hour and the minute’s hand of the clock coincided with each other.
11.. Is F the granddaughter of B ?
I. B is the father of M. M is the sister of T. T is the mother of F.
II. S is the son of F. V is the daughter of F. R is the brother of T.
Directions (12-15) : In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.
Give answer :
(1) If only assumption I is implicit,
(2) If only assumption II is implicit,
(3) If either I or II is implicit,
(4) If neither I nor II is implicit, and
(5) If both I and II are implicit.
12. Statement : A nationalised bank issued an advertisement in the national dailies asking the eligible candidates to apply for 100 posts of chartered accountants.
I. The eligible chartered accountants may respond to the advertisement.
II. There may be adequate number of eligible chartered accountants who may want to join a nationalised bank.
13. Statement : The municipal authority announced before the onset of monsoon that the roads within the city will be free of potholes during monsoon.
I. The roads were repaired so well that potholes may not reappear.
II. People may not complain even if the pot-holes reappear.
14. Statement : “Our Europe Holiday Package costs less than some of the holiday packages within the country.”—An advertisement by an Indian travel company
I. People may prefer to travel to foreign destinations than to the places within the country at comparable cost.
II. People generally take their travel decisions after getting information from such advertisements.
15. Statement : The retail vegetable vendors increased the prices of vegetables by about 20 per cent due to non-availability of vegetables at lower prices at the wholesale market.
I. The customers may totally stop buying vegetables at higher prices.
II. The customers may still buy vegetables from the retail vendors.