# SBI Clerks Reasoning Model Test

1. In a class of forty students, Samir's rank from the top is twelfth. Alok is eight ranks below Samir. What is Alok’s rank from the bottom?
1) 20th 2) 21st 3) 22nd 4) 19th 5) None of these

2. 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?
1) Jowar 2) Paddy 3) Millet 4) Wheat 5) Sesame

3. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word GOLDEN each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) More than three

4. In a certain code DAYLONG is written as ZBEKHOP. How is CORDIAL written in that code ?
1) SPDCMBJ 2) SPDEMBJ 3) DPSCMBJ 4) SPDCJBM 5)None of these

5. If it is possible to make only one meaningful English word with the third, the seventh, the eighth and the tenth letters of the word PREDICAMENT, which of the following will be the third letter of that word? If no such word can be made, give 'X' as the answer and if more than one such word can be made, give ‘Y’ as the answer.
1) M 2) N 3) E 4) X 5) Y

6. If each alternate letter beginning with the first in the word WORKING is replaced by the next letter in the English alphabet and each of the remaining letters is replaced by the previous letter in the English alphabet, which of the following will be the fourth
from the right end after the replacement ?
1) N 2) Q 3) J 4) M 5) None of these

7. 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?
1) March 2) January 3) July 4) June 5) May

8. M is older than R. Q is younger than R and N. N is not as old as M. Who among M, N, R and Q is the oldest?
1) M 2) R 3) M or R 4) Data inadequate 5) None of these

9. The positions of how many digits in the number 7354612 will remain unchanged after the digits within the number are rearranged in descending order from left to right?
1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) More than three

10. If ‘M’ means ‘÷’, ‘R’ means ‘+’, ‘T’ means ‘−’ and ‘K’ means ‘×’, then 20 R 16 K 5 M 10 T 8 = ?
1) 36 2) 20 3) 36.5 4) 12 5) None of these

11. In a certain code ROBE is written as ‘5136’ and BIND is written as ‘3792’. How is RIDE written in that code?
1) 5276 2) 5726 3) 5376 4) 5326 5) None of these

12. Pravin walked 30 metres towards East, took a right turn and walked 20 metres, again took a right turn and walked 30 metres. How far was he from the starting point?
1) 30 metres 2) 80 metres 3) 50 metres 4) 20 meters 5) None of these

13. In a certain code ‘good and bad’ is written as ‘725’; ‘one and all’ is written as ‘9 3 2’ and ‘this is good’ is written as ‘1 5 4’. How is ‘one’ written in that code?
1) 9 2) 3 3) 2 4) Data inadequate 5) None of these

14. How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters ENAL using each letter only once in each word?
1) One 2) Two 3) Three 4) Four 5) More than four

15. Which of the following will be the middle digit of the second lowest number among the five numbers given below?
317 528 439 254 861
1) 1 2) 2 3) 3 4) 5 5) 6

16. ‘BEAN’ is related to ‘NEAB’ and ‘SAID’ is related to ‘DAIS’ in the same way as ‘LIME’ is related to……
1) MLEI 2) ELMI 3) EIML 4) EILM 5) None of these

Directions (Q.17-23): In each of these questions below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. 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. Give answer
1) If only Conclusion I follows.
2) If only Conclusion II follows.
3) If either Conclusion I or Conclusion II follows.
4) If neither Conclusion I nor Conclusion II follows.
5) If both Conclusion I and Conclusion II follows.

17. Statements:
All poles are lights.
All lights are bulbs.
All bulbs are tubes.
Conclusions:
I.All tubes are poles. II.Some bulbs are poles.

18. Statements:
All tyres are wheels.
Some wheels are desks.
All desks are plates.
Conclusions:
I. Some plates are wheels. II. Some plates are tyres.

19. Statements:
Some Kites are threads.
Some threads are sticks.
All sticks are umbrellas.
Conclusions:
I. Some Kites are umbrellas. II. Some umbrellas are threads.

20. Statements:
Some flowers are trees.
No tree is room.
Some rooms are hotels.
Conclusions:
I. Some hotels are flowers. II. Some rooms are flowers.

21. Statements:
All jackets are shirts.
All shirts are trousers.
No trouser is bag.
Conclusions:
I. No jacket is bag. II. No bag is shirt.

22. Statements:
Some blades are knives.
Some knives are tables.
All books are tables.
Conclusions:
I. Some books are knives. II. Some books are blades.

23. Statements:
All windows are houses.
All roads are houses.
Some houses are hills.
Conclusions:
I. Some hills are windows. II. No hill is window.

Directions (Q.24-30): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer these questions.
R 4 E J 5 T 1 A M Q 3 8 N
I K 7 W F 6 D 9 U 2 Y V

24. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
1) J54 2) 38M 3) 7WI 4) 2Y9 5) 8IQ

25. How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a number and immediately followed
by a consonant?
1) None 2) One 3) Two 4) Three 5) More than three

26. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant but not immediately followed by a consonant?
1) One 2) Two 3) Three 4) Four 5) More than four

27. Which of the following is exactly in the middle between A and D in the above arrangement?
1) I 2) N 3) K 4) 8 5) None of these

28. If all the numbers in the above arrangement are dropped, which of the following will be the ninth to the left of D?
1) T 2) A 3) V 4) J 5) None of these

29. Which of the following is the sixth to the left of the eleventh from the left end of the above arrangement?
1) M 2) 9 3) W 4) 5 5) None of these

30. Which of the following is the fourth to the right of the tenth from the right end of the above arrangement?
1) 8 2) D 3) I 4) T 5) None of these

Key : 1-2; 2-5; 3-3; 4-1; 5-5; 6-3; 7-4; 8-1; 9-4; 10-2; 11-2; 12-4; 13-4; 14-3; 15-1; 16-3; 17-2; 18-1; 19-2; 20-4; 21-5; 22-4; 23-3; 24-5; 25-3; 26-3; 27-1; 28-1; 29-4; 30-2.