SBI Clerks Reasoning Practice Questions with Key

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following arrangement and answer the question given below: A \$ B # 9 G 3 D K  M ? C Q 2 X 7 P 5 U 8 1 4 Y ∅ J

1. How many elements in the above arrangements are both immediately preceded and immediately followed a number?
1) One 2) Two 3) Three 4) Five 5) None of these

2. Which of the following will be the fifteenth element from left end if all the numbers are arranged in descending order from left to
right, Keeping the position of the other elements in the arrangement unchanged?
1) 5 2) 4 3) 7 4) 8 5) None of these

3. How many letters in the above arrangement are immediately followed by a symbol?
1) Two 2) Five 3) Four 4) Three 5) None of these

4. Which of the following will be eighth to the left of the twelfth from the left end of the arrangement?
1) # 2) 7 3) U 4) 9 5) None of these

5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their position in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is
the one that does not belong to that group?
1) G\$M 2) K9Q 3) ?D7 4) 2MU 5) PCI

6. In a certain code language 'in ba pe' means 'he has won' 'le ki ba' she has lost and 'in se pe' means 'he always won' . Which word in that language means he ?
1) in 2) pe 3) se 4) Data inadequate 5) None of these

7. M is N's brother . S is D's mother and M's aunt. How is D related to M?
1) Sister 2) Cousin 3) Aunt 4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

8. If the letters of the word OBSERVANT are interchanged, such that the first become ninth, second becomes eighth, and so on and the position of the fifth letter remains unchanged then what will be the new arrangement of letter?
1) TNAVERSBO 2) TNVARESBO 3) NTAVERSBO 4) VANTRESBO
5) None of these

9. If I is coded as \$ , 5 is coded as %, 9 is coded as , 3 is coded as +, 7 is coded as # and 4 is coded as ?, What will be the
correct form of the number 435971?
1) ? + %  # \$ 2) ? + % \$ # 3) ? + % # \$ 4) \$ #  % + ?
5) None of these

10. Which of the following have the same relationship as HEART:
THREA?
1) SWORN : NSOWR 2) FUNDS: FSDUN
3) GLAZE: EGZAL 4) LOWER : RLEWO
5) None of these

Directions ( Q.11-15): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: Six executives Akash, Bipasha,
Deepak, jyoti, Kartik and Priya have to advertise four products i.e. soap. watches, computers and chocolates on 3 different channels. i.e.
Go, One and Spice either alone or in pairs. An executive can visit only one channel and advertise only one product. No more than two
executives can advertise on a channel.
i) Bipasha and Jyoti both visit the same channel but advertise different products.
ii) Akash who visits Go . advertise neither soap nor computers.
iii) Kartik does not advertise chocolates.
iv) No girl advertises soap
v) The two executives who advertise chocolates visit Spice.

11. Who advertises watches?
1) Deepak 2) Kartik 3) Akash 4) Priya 5) None of these
12. Which of the following Channel-product pairs in definitely incorrect?
1) Go-watch 2) One – computer
3) Go-soap 4) One-soap 5) One- watch

13. Which channel does Kartik visit?
1) Go 2) Spice 3) One 4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

14. If Bipasha advertises computers which of the following must be
true?
1) Jyoti advertises soap
2) Jyoti advertises watches
3) Kartik advertises computer
4) Kartik works for Spice
5) None of these

15. What will Jyoti advertise?
1) Chocolates 2) Watches 3) Computers or watches
4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

16. Rupa and Saroj want to attend a seminar together between 9 am to 5 pm on Friday. Saroj cannot leave till after her lunch break which begins at 1.30 pm. Rupa is free after her meeting which ends at noon. For how many hours can the two of them attend the seminar?
1) 3 and half hours 2) 2 and half hours 3) 4 and half hours
4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

17. How many pairs of letters are there in the word ANSWER each of which has as many letters between them in the word as there are in the English language?
1) One 2) Two 3) Four 4) Three 5) None of these

18. Four of the following are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one which does not belong to that group?
1) 3 2) 5 3) 11 4) 13 5) 9

19. If all the letters in the word MERCIFUL are rearranged in alphabetical order and substituted by the alphabet preceding them in
the English alphabet what will be the new arrangement of letters?
1) BDHEKLQT 2) BDEHKLQT 3) BDEHLKQT 4) BDEJMLQT
5) None of these

20. Out of the 38 families in a housing society 5 subscribe to Hindi news papers alone, 12 subscribe to both Hindi and Marathi newspapers. Find the number of Marathi news paper subscribers
1) 9 2) 21 3) 17 4) Cannot be determined 5) None of these

Key : 1-4 2-3 3-2 4-1 5-5 6-4 7-2 8-5 9-1 10-5 11-3 12-4 13-1 14-2 15-3 16-1 17-2 18-5 19-2 20-5.