# SBI PO Prelims Sample Question Paper | Reasoning Ability

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1. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word SHOULDER each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
a) None
b) One
c) Two
d) Three
e) More than three

2. If it is possible to make only one meaningful English word with the first, the fifth, the seventh and the tenth letters of the word STREAMLINE, using each letter once in each world, which of the following is the third letter of that word? If no such word can be made, give ‘X’ as the answer and it more than one such word can he made, give ‘Y’ as the answer.
a) L
b) E
c) S
d) X
e) Y

3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
a) Nitrogen
b) Hydrogen
c) Methane
d) Neon
e) Helium

4. In a certain code BREAKING is written BFSCFMHJ, How is MOTHERLY written in that code?
a) IUPNZMSF
b) IUPNXKQD
c) IUPNFSMZ
d) GSNLZMSF
e) None of these

5. Among P, Q, R, S and T Each having a different height, Q is taller than S. T is shorter than P. R is taller than Q but shorter than T. Who among them in the tallest?
a) S
b) P
c) R
e) None of these

6. In a row of 40 children R is 11 from the right and there are 15 children between R and M. What is M’s position from the left and of the row?
a) 14th
b) 15th
c) 13th
d) Can‘t be determined
e) None of these

7. In a certain code language ‘how many are there is written as ‘ka na ta da’ and ‘many are welcome here is written as ‘na pa ni ka’. How is ‘how’ written in that code language?
a) ta
b) da
c) ta or da
e) None of these

8. If R denotes "÷" denotes‘, ‘T’ denotes ‘-‘, ‘M’ denotes ‘+’ and ‘W’ denotes ‘x’, then 27 T 15 R 3 W 4 M 6 =?
a) 7
b) 13
c) -23
d) 1
e) None of these

9. A man is facing west. He turns 45 degree in the clockwise direction and then another 180 degree in the same direction and then 270 degree in the anticlockwise direction. Find which direction he is facing now?
a) South-West
b) West
c) South
d) East-South
e) None of these

DIRECTIONS (Q. 10 - 15): Each of the questions given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III, IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

10. Statements: All drums are tubes. Some tubes are pipes. No pipe is stick. Some sticks are rubbers.
Conclusions I: Some rubbers are tubes.
Conclusions II : Seine sticks are drums.
Conclusions III : Some pipes are drums.
Conclusions IV : Some sticks are tubes.

a) None follows
b) Only I follows
c) Only l and II follow
d) Only III follows
e) None of these

11. Statements: Some pens are rooms. All rooms are walls. Some walls are bricks. All bricks are slates.
Conclusions I : Some slates are walls.
Conclusions II : Some walls are pens.
Conclusions III : Some bricks are rooms.
Conclusions IV : Some slates are rooms.
a) Only l and III follow
b) Only II and III follows
c) Only l and III follow
d) Only III and IV follow
e) None of these

12. Statements: Some chairs are pencils. Some pencils are bottles. Some bottles are bags. Some bags are books.
Conclusions I : Some books are pencils.
Conclusions II : Seine bottles are eh-airs.
Conclusions III : No book is pencil.
Conclusions IV : Some bags are chairs.
a) Only l follows
b) Only either l and III follows
c) Only III follows
d) Only IV follows
e) None of these

13. Statements: Some roads are buses. All buses are trains. Some trains are trucks. All trucks are kites.
Conclusions I : Some trucks are roads.
Conclusions II : Some kites are buses.
Conclusions III : Some trains are roads.
Conclusions IV: Some kites are trains.
a) None Follows
b) Only I follows
c) Only II Follows
d) Only III Follows
e) None of these

14. Statements: All beads are rings. All rings are bangles. All bangles are tyres. All tyres are pendants.
Conclusions I : Some pendants are beads.
Conclusions II : Some tyres are rings.
Conclusions III : Some bangles are beads.
Conclusions IV : Some pendants are rings.
a) Only l and II Follow
b) Only II and III Follows
c) Only II, III and IV follow
d) Only I, III and IV follows
e) All follows

15. Statements: Some desks are Fruits. All fruits are flowers. No flower is branch. Some branches are roots.
Conclusions I : Some roots are flowers.
Conclusions ll : No branches are desks.
Conclusions Ill : Seine flowers are desks.
Conclusions IV : Some desks are branches.

a) Only either II and IV Follows
b) Only III follows
c) Only either II or IV and III follow.
d) Only l and II follow
e) None of these

DIRFCTIONS (Qs. 16 to 20): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle lacing the centre. B is 2nd to the right of D who is 3rd to the right of F. C is 2nd to the left of A, who is 2nd to the left of G is 3td to right of E.

16. In which of the following combination is the 1st person sitting between the 2nd the 3rd persons?
a) GCD
b) FGH
c) EFH
d) ARE
e) None of these

17. Who is 3rd to the right of H?
a) G
b) D
c) C
e) None of these

18. Who is to the immediate right of A?
a) B
b) E
c) F
e) None of these

19. What is H’s position with respect to B?
a) 5th to the right
b) 3rd to the left
c) 5th to the left
d) 3rd to the right
e) 4th to the left

20. Who is to the immediate left of G?
a) H
b) F
c) D
e) None of these

DIRECTIONS (Q 21 to 25): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are seven members of a club. Each of them has a Favorite sport from-Chess, Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Volleyball, Badminton, Basketball and Carom, not necessarily in the same order, Each of them also has a specific choice colours from - Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Grey, Black and White, not necessarily in the same order.
R likes Green and his favorite sport is Badminton. V‘s choice of color is neither Red nor Black. T’S favorite sport is neither Table tennis nor Basketball. The one who likes Blue docs not like Carom. The one who likes Volleyball does not like Yellow and Grey. Q’s favorite sport is Lawn Tennis and he likes Black. S likes White. W likes Basketball. P likes Volleyball. T likes Blue. The one who likes Basketball does not like Grey.

21. What is V’s choice color?
a) Black
b) Grey
c) Yellow
e) None of these

22. What is T’s favorite sport?
b) Volleyball
c) Chess
e) None of these

23. Whose favourite sport is Carrom?
a) S
b) R
c) W
e) None of these

24. Whose favourite sport is basketball?
a) S
b) T
c) W
d) R
e) None of these

25. What is W's choice of colour?
a) Green
b) White
c) Black
e) None of these

Directions (Q26-30): Read the following information and answer the questions based on it.
P @ Q means P is either greater than or equal to Q
P + Q means P is either smaller than or equal to Q
P % Q means P is greater than Q
P X Q means P is smaller than Q
P \$ Q means P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q.
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statement to be true, find which of the two conditions I and II given below them is fare definitely true? Give answer
a) If only conclusion l is true
b) only conclusion II is true
c) either I or II is true
d) If neither I or II is true
e) If both l and II is true

26. Statements: M@R, R%T, T\$K
Conclusion: (I) K x M (II) T x M
27. Statements: H%J, B+J, B@F
Conclusion: (I) F\$J (II) J%F
28. Statements: D\$M, M%W, W@R
Conclusion: (I) R x D (II) W + W
29. Statements: A+N, NxV, V\$J
Conclusion: (I) J@ N (II) A + V
30. Statements: K X T, T @ B, B + M
Conclusion: (I) M % T (II) K + B

Directions (31 to 35): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it:
In a family, there are Six members A, B, C, D, F, and F. A and B are married couple, A being the male member. D is the only son of C, who is the brother of A. E is the sister of D. B is the daughter-in-law of F, whose husband has died.
31. How is F related to A?
a) Mother
b) Sister-in-law
c) Sister
d) Mother-in-low
e) None of these

32. How is E related to C?
a) Sister
b) Daughter
c) Cousin
d) Aunt
e) Mother

33. Who is C to B?
a) Brother
b) Brother-in-law
c) Nephew
d) Son-in-law
e) None of these

34. How many male members are there in the Family?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four
e) Five

35. How is F related to C?
a) Mother-in-law
b) Sister-in-law
c) Mother
d) Aunt
e) Sister