# SBI PO PRELIMS REASONING QUESTIONS AND SOLUTIONS

Instructions (1-5) : Study the following data carefully and answer the questions given below : Seven officers namely B, C, D, E, F, G, and H have to attend a Meeting but not essentially in the same order, in seven dissimilar (months of the same year) namely Jan, March, April, July, August, Sept and Dec. Each of them also likes a different company namely HTC, Nokia, Samsung, Blackberry, TCS, Infosys, and Godrej but not essentially in the same order.

The one who likes TCS will attend a Meeting in the month which has less than 31 days. Only one officer will join a Meeting between the one who likes TCS and B. The one who likes HTC will attend a Meeting immediately before B. Only three officers will attend a Meeting between the one who likes TCS and the one who likes Nokia. H will attend a Meeting immediately after B.

Only three officers will attend a Meeting between H and G. The one who likes Infosys will attend a Meeting immediately before G. The one who likes Samsung will attend a Meeting immediately earlier the one who likes Godrej. E will attend a Meeting immediately after the one who likes Godrej. C will attend a Meeting in a month which has only 30 days. F does not like HTC.

1. How many officers will attend a Meeting Between the month in which G and D will attend a Meeting?

(1) Two

(2) Three

(3) One

(4) More than three

(5) None

2. As per the particular arrangement, G is related to HTC and B is related to Nokia following a certain pattern, which of the following is D related to following the same pattern?

(1) Samsung (2) Infosys

(3) TCS (4) HTC

(5) Godrej

3. Which of the following represents the month in which F will attend a Meeting?

(1) March (2) January

(3) December (4) April

(5) Cannot be determined

4. Which of the following represents the officers who will attend a Meeting in March and December respectively?

(1) G, E (2) F, B

(3) F, E (4) F, H

(5) G, H

5. Which of the following companies does G like?

(1) Samsung (2) HTC

(3) TCS (4) Blackberry

(5) Nokia

###### Instructions (6-10): Study the following data carefully and answer the given questions :

Eight Friend, J, K, L, M, N, O, P and I are sitting around a round table facing the center with equal distance between each other (but not necessarily in the same order). Each one of them is also associated with N in some way or the other. K sits third to the left of N. Only one individual sits between N and Q. N’s sister sits to the immediate right of Q. Only two Friend sit between N’s sister and N’s mother.

J sits to the immediate right of N’s mother. P sits to the immediate right of M. N’s brother sits third to the right of P. N’s wife sits second to the left of N’s brother. Only three Friend sit between N’s wife and L. N’s son sits 2nd to the right of N’s father. Only 2 Friend sit between N’s father and N’s daughter.

6. Who amongst the following is the son of J?

(1) M (2) P

(3) K (4) O

(5) Q

7. How many Friend sit between N and K, when counted from the left of K?

(1) Five (2) One

(3) Four (4) None

(S) Three

8. Who sits to the immediate right of Q?

(1) N’s sister (2) N

(3) N’s wife (4) K

(5) J

9. Which of the subsequent statements is true with respect to the given information?

(1) All the given options are true

(2) P sits to the immediate left of J.

(3) N’s mother sits to the immediate left of N.

(4) M is the mother-in-law of Q.

(5) N is an immediate neighbor of his father.

10. How is J related to K?

(l) Sister

(2) Uncle

(3) Father

(4) Sister-in-law

(5) Daughter

1. (3) G will attend a Meeting in March. D will attend a workshop in July. Only C will attend a Meeting between G
and D.
2. (5) HTC is liked by the person who will attend Meeting second after G.
Similarly, Nokia is liked by the person who will attend Meeting second after B. Godrej is liked by the person who will attend Meeting second after D.
3. (2) F will attend a workshop in January.
4. (1) G will attend a Meeting in March and E in December.
5. (4) G likes Blackberry.

6. (5) J is the wife of N. Q is the son of J and N.
7. (3) Four persons – O, J, P, and M – sit between K and N when counted from the left of K.
8. (1) N’s sister L sits to the immediate right of Q.
9. (2) N’s mother P sits second to the right of N. M is the sister of Q. N is an immediate neighbor of L (N’s sister) and M (N’s daughter).
10. (4) J is the wife of N. K is the brother of N.
Therefore, J is the sister-in-law of K.