# SBI PO Mains Reasoning Practice Set 6

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# SBI PO Mains Reasoning Practice Set 6

### Introduction

SBI PO 2019 - Main Examination, Objective Tests conducted in online Mode, has: a duration of 3 hours, 4 Sections, a total of 155 questions, a Maximum score of 200 marks, and, is followed by a Descriptive Test (English language) for a duration of 30 minutes. The 4 Sections are timed: Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness and English language. The section wise details are as shown below.
The Objective Tests are followed by a Descriptive Paper (Letter Writing + Essay Writing). There is a Negative marking in SBI PO Reasoning and Computer Aptitude Main exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates must clear the cut-off in all the sections to qualify for the Group Exercises & Interview.

### Pattern

S.No. Name of Test Number of Questions Mark Duration
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 Total Max. Marks 200 60 minutes
2 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 45 minutes
3 General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 35 minutes
4 English Language 35 40 minutes
Total 155 3 Hours
The SBI PO Reasoning and Computer Aptitude section in the Main Exam, has a total of 45 questions in 60 minutes. Below mentioned are the different categories of expected questions in the Main Exam of SBI PO Reasoning and Computer Aptitude Section.
The Reasoning section primarily has questions related to the Syllogism, Directions, and Inequality , etc. This article presents SBI PO Mains Reasoning Practice Set 6 for acing the SBI PO Mains Examination. SBI PO Main Examination conducted on 20th July 2019.

### Quiz

Direction (1 - 5): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
Eight players – P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W sit around a square table in such a way that four of them sit on the four sides while the rest at corners. They play different instruments namely Xylophone, Balafon, Guitar, Piano, Violin, Trumpet, Accodion and Flute. Some of them are facing the centre while some are facing outside.(i.e away from the centre)
Note: Same directions means that if one person facing the centre then the other person also faces the centre and vice versa. Opposite direction means if one person is facing the centre then the other person faces outside and vice versa.
• Q faces the centre of the table and does not sit on any corner. V sits on one of the corner between the Flute player and Trumpet player. W sits second to the right of Balafon player who faces the centre.
• The Violin player sits third to the left of Q. S sits opposite to W. P sits on the corner exactly opposite to T. The Balafon player sits third to the right of Accodion player. The Xylophone player does not facing the centre.
• The Trumpet sits opposite to Q, also faces in opposite direction of Q and sits between Accodion player and Violin player. T who is the Violin player sits immediate right to the Piano player.
• The Piano player faces the same direction of the U. The immediate neighbors of Q are facing opposite directions.
• The Accodion player sits exactly opposite to Guitar player.
• The one who is on the immediate left of U is facing the same direction as W. R sits third to the left of W.

1. Who among the following is a Trumpet player?
A. P B. U C. T D. Can’t be determined E. None of these

2. R is related to which of the following Instruments?
A. Guitar B. Xylophone C. Accodion D. Can’t be determined E. None of these

3. Who among the following sits exactly between R and the Xylophone Player?
A. The person who plays Flute B. The person who plays Accodion C. The person who plays Balafon D. Trumpet E. None of these

4. How many persons sit facing the centre?
A. None B. One C. Two D. Three E. Four

5. Which of the following pairs are the immediate neighbors of the Flute player?
A. P, V B. P, R C. V, R D. Q, R E. V, Q

Explanation -

1. A survey conducted by weapons watchdog, the Small Arms Survey, has revealed that 85% of the world’s 1 billion firearms are owned by the civilians. The survey further claimed that military stockpiles own for 13% and law enforcement agencies account for 2% of the total. The survey also stated that over the past 10 years, the number of firearms increased by 17%. The Small Arms Survey, has revealed that the most of the world’s 1 billion firearms are owned by the civilians.
A. The assumption is ‘definitely true’ i.e. it properly follows the statement of facts given. B. The assumption is ‘probably true’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of facts given. C. The data is inadequate i.e. from the facts given you cannot say whether the assumption is likely to be true or false. D. The assumption is ‘probably false’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of facts given. E. The assumption is ‘definitely false’ i.e. if the inference is not simply be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.

Explanation -
It can be clearly concluded that the civilians own the most number of world’s firearms. And also the number of firearms owned has increased over the past 10 years. So, option 1 is the correct solution.
2. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasted an increase in growth rate for India in the following years. If the projections are taken into the account, then by the upcoming year India would surpass China as the world’s fastest-growing major economy. China is currently the world’s fastest-growing major economy.
A. The assumption is ‘definitely true’ i.e. it properly follows the statement of facts given. B. The assumption is ‘probably true’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of facts given. C. The data is inadequate i.e. from the facts given you cannot say whether the assumption is likely to be true or false. D. The assumption is ‘probably false’ though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of facts given. E. The assumption is ‘definitely false’ i.e. if the inference is not simply be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.

Explanation -
It can be assumed that by the upcoming year, India would surpass China as the world’s fastest-growing major economy. So, China is currently the world’s fastest-growing major economy. Hence, option 1 is the correct solution.
3. A man standing facing north starts walking. After walking for 5 m he took a left turn and walked for 10m. Now he walked for 20 m after turning to his right and again he turned right and finally stopped after walking 10 m. What is the distance from the starting point?
A. 18 m B. 20 m C. 15 m D. 25 m E. None of these

Explanation -

4. From a point Sahil starts walking in south-east direction. After walking for 6 m, he turned to west and walks another 10 m. Now he turned towards north-west and walks 6 m and then finally stopped after turning to east and walking 2 m. Find the distance from the starting point.
A. 10 m B. 8 m C. 12 m D. 6 m E. None of these

Explanation -

It becomes a parallelogram, so 10 - 2 = 8
5. From a point Sahil started walked towards south. After walking for 20 m, he took a left turn and walked 40 m. Again he took a left turn and walked 15 m. Now he turned to his right and finally stopped after walking 10 m. How far is he from the starting point?
A. 42.50 B. 50.25 C. 30.75 D. 45 m E. None of these

Explanation -

[latex]{50}^{2} + {5}^{2}[/latex] = 50.25
Directions (1- 3): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a certain code,
“RAIL MADLY BUN JAR” is written as ‘19#L, 7%Y, 16\$N, 12@R’ “JOB RAPID BOT MONKEY” is written as ‘28@B, 28#D, 10\$T, 8%Y’ “MICRO BOAR RANSOM JUMP” is written as ‘21%O, 13\$R, 20#M, 15@P’ “RADAR JUKE BANGLE MOD” is written as ‘14#R, 26@E, 28\$E, 26%D’
1. The code for the word ‘RAN’ is
A. 8%N B. 8*N C. 17#N D. 16#N E. None of these

Explanation -
RAN – 16#N
R – #
No of letters – 3 + (Reverse Alphabet order of N = 13) = 16
Last letter – N
2. The code ‘27#E’ denotes which of the following word?
A. RUDE B. REVERSE C. RUPEE D. RANDOM E. None of these

Explanation -
“26#E”– C. RUPEE
R – #
Last letter – E
No of letters – 5 + (Reverse Alphabet order of E = 22) = 27
3. Which of the following is the code for “MONK”?
A. 20%K B. 26%K C. 28!K D. 24!K E. None of these

Explanation -
M – %
Last letter – K
No of letters – 4 + (Reverse Alphabet order of K = 16) = 20
4. If in certain code MONKEY is written as ZFLOPN then in the same code how CHARACTER is written?
A. SFUDBSCID B. SFUDBEBID C. SFUBIDDBS D. SFUDBSBID E. None of these

Explanation -
Write the word in reverse order and then shift one place forward
CHARACTER = RETCARAHC (in reverse order) = SFUDBSBID (+1 forward)
5. If in certain code CERTAIN is written as DGUTXGM then in the same code how REVERSE is written?
A. SGYEOQS B. SGXEQOD C. SGYEOQD D. SGYEQOD E. None of these

Explanation -
+1, +2, +3, same, -3, -2, -1

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