# SBI Clerk 2018: Reasoning Ability Quiz – 10

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Questions {1-5}: read the following information and answer the questions that follow:

A, B, C, D and E were five executives of a company X. Each belongs to five different states and each one was an international player but was associated with different games. They once gathered at Delhi railway station with a purpose to travel to five different places. Before departure they decided to take hot beverages. One person, who was associated with Basketball preferred tea to coffee while others preferred coffee to tea. The four persons who took coffee were- A, the person belonging to Punjab, the one who had to travel to Bangalore, and the one who was associated with Tennis. D did not take Tea and he had to travel to Mumbai. D was found busy in conversation with his friend whose home state was Punjab and was one of the five executives. B had to travel to Bhopal. He did not take Tea. E was not associated with Cricket, Volleyball or Football. But the person who had to travel to Kolkata was associated with Cricket and the person whose home state was Kerala was associated with Football. D did not belong to Bihar. The Executive whose home state was Bihar took coffee. The person whose home state was MP, had to travel to a city which was not Chennai. One of the executives belonged to AP. The names of the games, cities and states used above are not irrelevant.

Q 1. Which of the following clues is not necessary to answer the question given below?

Question: Among the given persons A, B, C, D and E, whose home state is AP?

I. B had to travel to Bhopal

II. D does not belong to Bihar

III. E was not associated with Cricket, Volleyball or Football

(1) Only I

(2) Only II

(3) Only III

(4) Any one of these

(5) None of these

Option: 4

Q 2. The person whose home state is Bihar, is

(1) C

(2) D

(3) A

(4) Can’t Say

(5) B

Option: 3

Q 3. B is associated with

(1) Cricket

(2) Football

(3) Volleyball

(4) Can’t Say

Option: 3

Q 4. The person who had to go to Bhopal is associated with

(1) MP

(2) AP

(3) Punjab

(4) Can’t Say

(5) None of these

Option: 3

Q 5. Which of the following combinations is not correctly matched?

(1) A – Bihar – Kolkata – Cricket – Coffee

(2) B – Punjab – Bhopal – Volleyball – Coffee

(3) C – Kerala – Bangalore – Football – Coffee

(4) E – AP – Chennai – Basketball – Coffee

(5) D – MP – Mumbai – Tennis – Coffee

Option: 4

Solution

Questions {6-10}: Read the following information and answer the questions given below.

P, Q, R, S, T, U, W and X are eight persons in a family. There are three married couples in the family. The persons are from three generations. All females of this family are married. Q and P are the offspring’s of S while W and X are the offspring’s of T and R respectively. U is the wife of S. R is one of the females and she is not the wife of P. Among them there are three Teachers, two Businessmen, two Athletes and One Painter. Each Person has only one occupation. All of them are sittings around a circular table. They sit in such a manner that only one of the grandsons of S is sitting between R and P, while only T is sitting between Q and U. one of the sons of S is on the immediate left of S. Only one person is sitting between R and Q, but it is not X. W, who is not sitting next to Q, is also not sitting opposite to S. Q is not sitting opposite a female. The persons who are not on the immediate left of W and immediate right of Q are not Teachers while X is a renowned Painter. The persons who are sitting next to T are neither Businessmen not Teacher.

Q 6. The two females who are sitting adjacent to each other are

(1) R and T

(2) R and P

(3) T and R

(4) Can’t be determined

(5) None of these

Option: 5

Q 7. The only person who is sitting between Q and R is a/an

(2) Teacher

(3) Athlete

(4) Painter

(5) Can’t be determined

Option: 1

Q 8. The only male who is sitting opposite a female is a/an

(2) Teacher

(3) Athlete

(4) Painter

(5) Can’t be determined

Option: 2

Q 9. Which of the following statements is true regarding the person who is sitting between W’s father and X’s grandmother?

(1) She is sitting opposite a Teacher

(2) She is a Painter

(3) He is sitting one place away from a Businessmen

(4) He is the son of an Athlete

(5) He is the grandson of a Teacher

Option: 4

Q 10. Who among the following is/are not a Teacher?

(1) Can’t be determined

(2) One of the grandsons of U, who is Q’s son

(3) Mother of W

(4) P

(5) All of the above

Option: 2

Solution

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