# Reasoning Ability Practice Test for SBI PO prelims

REASONING ABILITY PRACTICE TEST
Directions(1-7): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are the seven members of a family. Each member has a different profession, Tennis player, Lawyer, Singer, Teacher, Engineer, Doctor and Artist, but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are sitting around a circular table facing the centre.
>> No Spouse is sitting together.
>> In the family, there are four generations and three couples. S's son is a doctor whose daughter is R, a singer.

>> The father of tennis player is not sitting next to any male, T and U belong to the same gender and U, the spinster, is a tennis player.
>> P, the eldest person in the family, is a lawyer but the spouse of P is not a teacher.
>> The father of the person who is a singer is sitting second to the left of the person who is an artist.
>> V, who is son-in-law of the teacher, is an engineer. U is daughter of the engineer. The Spinster is second to the left of the person who is a doctor.
>> The son-in-law of the doctor is not an immediate neighbour of the tennis player or the doctor.

1.The unmarried person of the family is:
a)Tennis player
b)Engineer
c)Singer
d)Teacher
e)None of these

2.What is the relation of P with the Engineer?
a)Father
b)Mother
c)Father-in-law
d)Mother-in-law
e)None of these

3.The following groups are alike in a certain manner. Find the one which does not belong to that group.
a)VTS
b)QPS
c)TVU
d)SVR
e)UPT

4.Which statement is true?
a)The doctor is a male and son of a teacher.
b)Q, S and V are male members in the family.
c)The tennis Player is not an immediate neighbour of a male.
d)The singer is two places away from females.
e)None is true.

5.If all the members sit in an alphabetical orders, starting from P in an anti-clockwise direction, then the position of how many will remain unchanged (excluding P)?
a)One
b)Six
c)Two
d)Three
e)Five

6.The daughter-in-law of the family is a :
a)Engineer
b)Singer
c)Teacher
d)Tennis player
e)Doctor

7.In the given question, one or more statements are true. Give your answer.
i)The teacher is the mother of the engineer, who sits second to the left of his/her child.
ii)The gender of the artist and the lawyer is not known.
iii)S is the mother-in-law of T, who is the mother-in-law of V, who is the mother of U.
iv)There are two males who sit only next to females.
v)U is the granddaughter of Q, who is the son of an artist.
a)Only (iv)
b)Only (v)
c)Only (i) and (v)
d)Only (iii)
e)Only (iv) and (iii)

Directions(8-10): Study the following information carefully and give answer.

8.Statements: C ≥ D = F ? J ? R = H ? T
Conclusions: I. H = J
II. D ≥ H
III. D > T
What will come in place of question mark (?) if all the given conclusions are true.
a)≥, =, >
b)≥, ≥, ≥
c)=, =, >
d)=, ≥, ≥
e)None of these

9.Statements: A ≥ B ? C > D = F ? G ≥ L
Conclusions: I. D < G
II. A > C
III. D < A
What will come in place of question mark (?) if all the given conclusions are true.
a)>, <
b)=, <
c)>, =
d)>, >
e)≥, ≤

10.Statements: M > L = S ? P ≥ U ? V < O
Conclusions: I. M > G
II. L ≥ V
III. P ≥ V
What will come in place of question mark (?) if all the given conclusions are true.
a)>, ≥
b)≥, ≥
c)≥, >
d)>, =
e)=, >

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

Solution
(1-7):

8.Statements: C ≥ D = F ≥ J = R = H > T

9.Statements: A ≥ B > C > D = F < G ≥ L

10.Statements: M > L = S ≥ P ≥ U ≥ V < O