# SBI PO 2015: Reasoning Practice - 2

Direction (Q. 1 - 5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

A, B, C, D, E, F and G are seven Doctors visiting a hospital on four days—Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, of a week. At least one person must come on a day but not more than two. Each person has a different specialisation— HIV, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Neurology, Ophtalmology, Radiology and Oncology. D comes with the Radiologist on Friday. The Paediatrician does not come on Saturday and also not with either E or G. Only the Oncologist comes on Tuesday. B comes on Wednesday and is not a Paediatrician. C comes on Wednesday. G is not a Radiologist. The Paediatrician comes with the HIV Specialist. The Neurologist comes on Friday. A is neither an Orthopaedician nor a Radiologist. Nobody comes with F.

1. What is the specialisation of A?

1) Ophthalmology 2) HIV

5) None of these

2. Who comes to the hospital along with A?

1) None 2) G 3) E

4) D 5) Either G or D

3. On which day of the week does E visit?

1) Wednesday 2) Saturday

3) Wednesday or Saturday 4) Friday

5) None of these

4. On which of the following days does the specialist in Ophthalmology visit?

1) Wednesday 2) Friday

5) None of these

5. What is D's specialisation?

1) HTV 2) Paediatrics

5) None of these

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

A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: tariff cost 93 61 fiscal 19 growth 37

Step I: cost tariff93 61 fiscal 19 growth 37

Step II: cost fiscal tariff93 61 19 growth 37

Step III: cost fiscal 93 tariff 61 19 growth 37

Step IV: cost fiscal 93 61 tariff 19 growth 37

Step V: cost fiscal 93 61 growth tariff 19 37

Step VI: cost fiscal 93 61 growth tariff 37 19

Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement.

As per the rules followed in above steps, answer the questions given below.

6. Input: bank housing 49 76 13 gain 31 treasure Which of the following steps will be the last step for this input?

1) V 2) VI 3) IV

4) VII 5) None of these

7. Input: beach 41 69 advance 17 26 again between Which of the following steps will be the third step of the input?

1) advance again 69 41 beach between 17 26

2) advance again 41 69 26 beach 17 between

3) advance again 69 41 beach between 26 17

4) Can't be determined

5) None of these

8. Step III of an input is: archive dare 87 trend 1127 predict 38 Which of the following steps would be the penultimate step for the input?

1) V 2) VI 3) VII

4) Vin 5) None of these

9. Input: cream tasty 9 ice 53 20 vanilla 78 wet If in step IV of the above input ' 7 8 ' is related to 'tasty' in a certain way and similarly 'vanilla' is related to '20', what will 'tasty' be related to in the same way in step V for the above input?

1) 9 2) 20 3) 78

4) 53 5) None of these

10. Step I of an input is equity record 7 45 liquidity pour 86 61 last 34. Which of the following will be the output?

1) equity last 86 61 liquidity pour 34 45 record 7

2) equity liquidity 86 61 last pour 45 34 record 7

3) equity liquidity 86 61 last record 45 34 pour 7

4) equity last 86 61 liquidity pour 45 34 record 7

5) None of these

Direction (Q. 11 - 15) : In these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. These statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer

(1) if only conclusion I follows.

(2) if only conclusion II follows.

(3) if either conclusion I or II follows.

(4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.

(5) if both conclusions I and II follow.

11. Statements: P < Q, S > Q, X = Y, V = Y

Conclusions: I. S > P,

II. X = V

12. Statements: X = Y, Y = Z, K < Z, K > L

Conclusions: I. X = Z

II. X = Z,

13. Statements: M > T, S < T = L, K > L

Conclusions: I. M > L II. M < L

14. Statements: R > S, P = S, P = Z, K < Z

Conclusions: I. R > K

II. K < S

15. Statements: K < R = M, X > M, P > X

Conclusions: I. M > R

II. M < R

Direction (Q. 16 - 20): In each question below are given two or three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer

1) if only conclusion I follows.

2) if only conclusion II follows.

3) if either conclusion I or II follows.

4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.

5) if both conclusions I and II follow.

16. Statements: Akash is a good doctor.

Doctors are usually intelligent.

Conclusions: I. All intelligent persons are doctors.

II. Akash is intelligent.

17. Statements: Some girls are beautiful.

All girls speak softly.

Conclusions: I. Girls who are beautiful also speak softly

II. Girls who speak softly are not necessarily beautiful.

18. Statements: Some boys are graduates.

Bachelors are not boys.

Some boys smoke regularly.

Conclusions: I. Bachelors do not smoke regularly.

19. Statements: All ships are aero planes.

All buses are ships.

All cars are buses.

Conclusions: I. All buses which are ships will necessarily be aero planes.

II. Very few cars are ships.

20. Statements: All pets are dogs.

No dog barks.

Those who bark are animals.

Conclusions: I. Pets do not bark.

II. No pet is an animal.