# Reasoning Questions for SBI PO Prelims

## Reasoning Ability Practice Test

Directions(1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Here some statements with some conclusions. You have to choose which conclusion is suitable for the given statements from the given five options.
a)if only conclusion I follows.
b)if only conclusion II follows.
c)if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
d)if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
e)if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

1.Statements:
Some rings are circles.
No circle is a square.
Conclusions:
I.No ring is a square.
II.All rings are squares.

2.Statements:
All sparrows are birds.
No bird is a reptile.
Conclusions:
I.No sparrow is a reptile.
II.Some reptiles are sparrows.

3.Statements:
All laptops are computers.
Some laptops are notebooks.
Conclusions:
I.Some notebooks are computers.
II.All notebooks are computers.

4.Statements:
All rows are lines.
All lines are queues.
Conclusions:
I.All rows are queues.
II.Atleast some queues are lines.

5.Statements:
Some participants are students.
Some students are boys.
Conclusions:
I.No boy is a participant.
II.All boys are participants.

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

M, K, Q, J, N, P, L and O eight friends are sitting around a circular table. But not necessarily in the same order. All of them are facing the centre.
>> M is sitting third to the left of O.
>> Only one person can sit between J and M.
>> Only three person can sit between K and J.
>> J is an immediate neighbour of P.
>> Only three person can sit between L and P.
>> P sits second to the left of N.

6.Four among the five are alike in a certain pattern. Which of the following does not belong to that group ?
a)KO
b)MN
c)PQ
d)KL
e)QO

7.The number of people sitting between P and K, when counted from the right of K, are:
a)Four
b)Five
c)Two
d)One
e)None

8.Who is sitting second to the left of the one who is sitting second to the left of Q ?
a)J
b)M
c)L
d)K
e)N

9.N's position with respect to K is:
a)Third to the left
b)Fourth to the left
c)Second to the left
d)Immediate left
e)None of these

10.Which statement is true?
a)There are four people between O and N
b)P is second to the left of O
c)K is an immediate neighbour of M
d)J is an immediate neighbour of N
e)All are true

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

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