# Reasoning Ability Practice Test for SBI PO Prelims

REASONING ABILITY PRACTICE TEST
Directions(1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Nitish, Lalu, Sidhu, Rabri, Akhilesh, Rahul, Mulayam and Sonia, eight political leaders, are standing in election from eight different places, i.e, Amethi, Barelly, Varanasi, Gaya, Ayodhya, Jhansi, Rajgir and Allahabad, but not necessarily in the same order. All of them meet in a meeting and are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each. Four of them are facing north and four of them are facing south. In row 1, Nitish, Lalu, Rabri and Sidhu are seated and they are facing South. In row 2, Akhilesh, Rahul, Mulayam and Sonia are seated and they are facing North.
>> Akhilesh, who does not sit at any extreme ends, is sitting opposite the person who is on the immediate right of the one who is standing from Ayodhya.
>> The person who is standing from Jhansi, is sitting at an extreme end of the row, but does not face the person who is standing from Varanasi.

>> Sonia and Mulayam are immediate neighbours and neither of them faces Lalu.
>> There is only one person sits between Rabri and Sidhu and the that person is standing from Allahabad.
>> Nitish, Who is neither standing from Rajgir nor from Gaya, sits second to the left of Lalu.
>> Lalu faces the one who is standing from Barelly.
>> Rahul is not standing from Jhansi.
>> The one who is standing from Rajgir is an immediate neighbour of the one who is standing from Varanasi.
>> There is only one person sitting beween Akhilesh and Sonia.
>> Sidhu and Nitish are immediate neighbours.
>> Sonia is standing from Varanasi.

1.Who is standing from Jhansi?
a)Rabri
b)Nitish
c)Rahul
d)Lalu
e)None of these

2.Four among the fives are alike in a certain pattern. Which does not belong to that group?
a)Sonia
b)Akhilesh
c)Lalu
d)Sidhu
e)Mulayam

3.From where Mulayam is standing?
a)Barelly
b)Rajgir
c)Ayodhya
d)Gaya
e)Amethi

4.Which is absolutely true for Rahul?
a)He is not sitting at any of the extreme ends of the row.
b)He is not standing from Gaya.
c)He is not to the immediate left of the person who is standing from Barelly.
d)All are true.
e)None is true.

5.If Rabri is related to Ayodhya, Mulayam is related to Gaya, then Sonia is related to:
a)Ayodhya
c)Barelly
d)Rajgir
e)None of these

Directions(6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given question.

Sharma family is going to "Hotel Deccan Queen" for dinner. There are twelve members in the family, namely, Jatin, Nitin, Mukesh, Anu, Sadhana, Soham, Anureet, Vikram, Shyam, Bhavna, Pankaj and Kishore. Each of them likes different kinds of food items, i.e, Tanduri, Biriyani, Tadka, Chilli Chicken, Mutton kasa, Fried Rice, Qabab, Paratha, Pao vaji, Dosa, Kulcha and Masala chole, but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are sitting around a rectangular table. Some of them are facing north, while some of them are facing south. Jatin, Nitin, Mukesh, Anu, Sadhana and Soham are facing south, while Anureet, Vikram, Shyam, Bhavna, Pankaj and Kishore are facing north. Each of them keeps equal distance from others.
>> Mukesh likes Mutton kasa and sits third to the left of Nitin.
>> Mukesh is not an immediate neighbour of either Sadhana or Jatin.
>> Anureet likes Kulcha and sits third to the right of Bhavna.
>> Neither Anureet nor Bhavna sits at the extreme ends.
>> Sadhana likes Tanduri and faces the one who likes Paratha.
>> Soham likes Tadka and faces Kishore who sits second to the left of Pankaj and does not like Chilli Chicken.
>> Pankaj is not an immediate neighbour of Bhavna.
>> Only two people can sit between Vikram and Pankaj, who likes Masala Chole and Pao vaji respectively.
>> Anu likes neither Biriyani nor Chilli Chicken and sits on the immediate right of the person who likes Mutton kasa.
>> Jatin likes Fried rice but does not face Shyam.
>> The one who likes Dosa sits second to the left of the one who faces the person who likes Tadka.

6.Who likes Paratha?
a)Bhavna
b)Shyam
c)Anu
d)Kishore
e)Can't be determined

7.Which combination is absolutely true?
a)Nitin - Biriyani
b)Anu - Dosa
c)Shyam - Paratha
d)Can't be determined
e)None of these

8.Who sits second to the right of Nitin?
a)Mukesh
c)Anu
d)Can't be determined
e)None of these

9.The person who is facing Jatin, likes which types of food item?
a)Qabab
b)Biriyani
c)Pao vaji
d) Can't be determined
e)None of these

10.If Bhavna is related to Masala chole, Anu is related to Tadka, then Anureet is related to:
a)Pao vaji
b)Qabab
c)Biriyani
d)Can't be determined
e)None of these

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2.a)
3.b)
4.e)
5.c)
6.b)
7.c)
8.b)
9.e)
10.a)

Solution
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