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Analytical Reasoning for SBI PO 2015

 Analytical Reasoning for SBI PO 2015

Directions for the Questions 1 to 5: Read the following
information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
 
Producer Sanjay Leela Bansali is planning to meet six different
actors John, Shahrukh, Akshay, Ranveer, Shahid and Abhishek
on six different days, one on each day, starting from Monday to
Saturday. It is further given that he meets John before he meets
Ranveer. His meeting with Shahid was done before he met both
John and Abhishek, whereas he met Shahrukh on Wednesday.
Answer the following questions on the basis of the data given
above
 
Q 1. Which of the following could be true?
1. Meeting with Shahid was on Wednesday.
2. Abhishek’s meeting was on Saturday
3. He cannot meet John on Tuesday
4. His meeting with Ranveer was on Tuesday.
 
Q 2. Sanjay could have met all of the following immediately
after Shahrukh except.
1. John 2. Akshay 3. Shahid 4. Abhishek
 
Q 3. Which of the following must be true of the order in which
Sanjay met the actors.
1. Shahid before Ranveer
2. John before Abhishek
3. Shahrukh before Akshay
4. Ranveer before Abhishek
 
Q 4. If Sanjay meets Akshay on Monday, then who of the
following he must meet on Tuesday?
1. Shahrukh 2. John
3. Ranveer 4. Shahid
 
Q 5. Which of the following could be the order in which Sanjay
could have met all the actors?
1. Shahid, Akshay, Shahrukh, John, Abhishek and
Ranveer
2. Shahrukh, Shahid, Abhishek, John, Ranveer and
Akshay
3. Shahid, Abhishek, John, Ranveer, Shahrukh and
Akshay
4. Ranveer, John, Shahrukh, Abhishek, Akshay and
Shahid
 
Directions for the Questions 6 to 9: Read the following
information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
 
Eight members of a family are seated around a 10 seater
rectangular dining table, which has 3 seats on the longer sides
and 2 each on the shorter side. The family members are Grand
Father, Grand Mother, Father, Mother, 2 sons and 2 daughters.
As the sons and daughters are very naughty, no two of them are
allowed to sit together. Also, being a patriarchal family, the
Grand Father and Father sit alone on the shorter sides of the
tables. While Grand Father likes to sit next to his younger Grand
Daughter, the mother wants to sit between the two sons. Also,
the sons are too scared of their father to sit next to him.
 
Q 6. Who will always be seated next to the Father?
1. Younger Daughter 2. Mother
3. Grand Mother 4. Older Daughter
 
Q 7. Father and Grand Father will seat on the opposite sides in
what manner?
1. Facing each other 2. Diagonally
3. Either A or B 4. None of these
 
Q 8. Where will the 2 daughters sit on the table?
1. On the same side 2. Diagonally opposite
3. Diagonally opposite 4. Either B or C
 
Q 9. What is the minimum number of chairs between a son and a
daughter?
1. One 2. Two 3. Three 4. Four
 

Directions for the Questions 10 to 13: Read the following
information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
 
In an exam, the Invigilator noticed some very interesting things.
Six students who were giving the exam and sitting in the same
row, A, B, C, D, E and F were all wearing shirts of different
colors: Green, Grey, Brown, Black, Blue and Burgundy; but not
necessarily in the same order. Also their Hall Ticket Nos. were
M10101 to M10206 in any order. The students sitting at the
extreme ends were not wearing shirts of the same color starting
with the same letter while no three students wearing shirts with
the same letters were sitting together. A was wearing a green
shirt and his Hall Ticket No was M10203. The student wearing
Burgundy shirt had Hall Ticket No. M10205 but he was not C. D
did not have a Hall Ticket No. ending with an even no while the
color of F’s shirt was not starting with B. Student with Hall
Ticket No. M10206 was wearing a Black shirt. D was not
wearing Burgundy while E was wearing Brown shirt.
 
Q 10. What is the colour of C’s shirt?
1. Blue 2. Brown
3. Black 4. Burgundy
 
Q 11. What is the Hall Ticket No. of F?
1. M10202 2. M10204
3. Either A or C 4. None of these
 
Q 12. Which places from the left will always be occupied by
students wearing shirts of colors starting with B?
1. 2nd and 3rd 2. 3rd and 5th
3. 2nd and 5th 4. 5th & 6th
 
Q 13. Whose Hall Ticket No. is M10201?
1. C 2. D 3. E 4. Cannot be determined
 
Directions for the Questions 14 to 17: Read the following
information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
 
Five friends A, B, C, D and E decide to run a race. Surprisingly,
the heaviest amongst them runs the slowest and the lightest is the
fastest. When they are arranged in descending order of weight
and speed, only one person is at the same rank in both the
categories. B is faster than C and D who is lighter than only A. E
is faster than A but slower than C who is heavier than E.
 
Q 14. Who has the same rank in both speed and weight?
1. 2. 2. C 3. D 4. E
 
Q 15. Who is the fastest runner?
1. B 2. C 3. A 4. E
 
Q 16. If all the runners are given ranks from 1 to 5 for their
speed and weight (1 for maximum and 5 for minimum), then for
which student will the sum of ranks be minimum?
1. 2 2. C 3. A 4. Both C and D
 
Q 17. How many are heavier than the person is who is the
second fastest?
1. 1 2. 3 3. 2 4. None
 
Directions for the Questions 18 to 20: Read the following
information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
 
For the Olympics, Spain is devising a new game plan for the
Football matches so that they can surprise everyone. They have
named their 11 players from A to K and the plan is as follows:
The ball can move both ways between the following players: A
and B, A and C, D and E, F and A, G and H and J and I. The ball
can move only one way between the following players: B to F
and H; C to D and K; E to K; G to J; I to K, J to H and K to G.
Ball is not passed between the same players twice till a goal is
scoreD. Only K can score the goal.
 
Q 18. In how many ways, can K score a goal if the ball starts
from the goalkeeper ‘A’?
1. 3 2. 6 3. 7 4. 5
 
Q 19. In how many ways can the ball be passed from C to H?
1. 4 2. 8 3. 5 4. 6
 
Q 20. If the ball has to be passed from A to H with minimum
passes, then how many players will be passed the ball between A
and H?
1. 2 2. 1 3. 4 4. 3
 
Directions for the Questions 21 to 24: Read the following
information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
 
Lara is planning to fill forms of some MBA colleges - FMS,
NMIMS, IIFT, S.P.Jain, IRMA, ISB, IIT Mumbai, MDI and
TAPMI, but there are so many conditions given which he will
have to fulfill while applying to those colleges. It is given that, if
he fills the form of ISB, then he must fill the form of NMIMS
along with at least one form of colleges IIFT and TAPMI. He
cannot fill the forms of S.P.Jain, IIT Mumbai and TAPMI
together, similarly he cannot fill the forms of IIFT, MDI and IIT
Mumbai together. If he fills the form of FMS, then he cannot fill
the form of IIT Mumbai and vise-versa. He can fill the form of
IRMA only if he fills the form of S.P.Jain. If he fills NMIMS,
then he will have to fill both ISB and IIT Mumbai. The forms of
IRMA and ISB cannot be filled together.
 
Q 21. The form of which of the following colleges he cannot fill,
if he is planning to fill the form of IRMA?
1. S.P.Jain 2. IIT Mumbai
3. NMIMS 4. IIFT
 
Q 22. The form of which college cannot be filled in the given
combination: NMIMS, ISB, SP Jain, IIT Mumbai and TAPMI?
1. TAPMI 2. S.P.Jain
3. NMIMS 4. ISB
 
Q 23. Which of the following colleges can be applied to
together?
1. NMIMS, IIFT, S.P.Jain and IRMA
2. NMIMS, IIFT, ISB and MDI
3. FMS, NMIMS, ISB and IIT Mumbai
4. NMIMS, IIFT, ISB and IIT Mumbai
 
Q 24. If he fills the form of NMIMS, then what is the minimum
number of forms he will have to fill?
1. Two 2. Three
3. Four 4. One
 
Directions for the Questions 25 to 26: Read the following
information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
 
One fine day I landed on an island called Taka-Saki and was
astonished to come across such weird type of people. I met four
people named Toka, Pulka, Koka and Kola, who talked in a very
peculiar manner. They all belong to one of the three categories
and there is at least one person of every category;
 
Liar: He always lies
Truth Teller: He always speaks truth
Alternator: He alternates between the truth and lie, in any order
When I asked them ‘Who amongst you is the Liar?”, their
replies were as follows:
Toka: I am the Liar. There are two Alternators.
Pulka: I am the Liar. Toka is not a Truth Teller.
Koka: Pulka is not a Liar. Kola is not an Alternator.
Kola: I am the Truth Teller. I am an Alternator.
 
Q 25. Two people belong to which of the following categories?
1. Truth Teller 2. Liar
3. Alternator 4. Cannot be determined
 
Q 26. If I want to know the correct directions for going to the
Beach, then whom should I ask?
1. Kola 2. Koka
3. Pulka 4. Toka
 
 
 
 
 

Solution