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Directions (Q.1-5) In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by your conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

1. Statements All cups are bottles. Some bottles are jugs. No jug is plate. Some plates are tables.
Conclusions
I. Some tables are bottles
II. Some plates are cups.
III. No table is bottle
IV. Some jugs are cups

(1) Only I follows
(2) Only II follows
(3) Only III follows
(4) Only IV follows
(5) Only either I or III follows

Ans : (5) Expl :
Conclusions
I.  X ]
II. X ]          or
III. √ ]
IV. X
Either I or III is true

2. Statements All birds are horses. All horses are tigers. Some tigers are lions. Some lions are monkeys.
Conclusions
I. Some tigers are  horses
II. Some monkeys are birds
III. Some tigers are birds
IV. Some monkeys are horses

(1) Only I and III follow
(2) Only I, II and III follow
(3) Only II, III and IV follow
(4) All I, II, III and IV follow
(5) None of the above

Ans : (1)
Conclusions

I.   √
II. X
III. √
IV. X
So, I and III follows only.

3. Statements Some chairs are handles. All handles are pots. All pots are mats. Some mats are buses.
Conclusions
I.  Some buses are handles.
II. Some mats are chairs
III. No bus is handle
IV. Some mats are handles

(1) Only I, II and IV follow
(2) Only II, III and IV follow
(3) Only either I or III and II follow
(4) Only either I or III and IV follow
(5) Only either I or III and II and IV follow

Ans : (5)
Conclusions
I. X ]
II. √  ]    or
III. √  ]
IV. √
Either I or III and II, IV are true.

4. Statements  Some sticks are lamps. Some flowers are lamps. Some lamps are dresses. All dresses are shirts
Conclusions
I. Some shirts are sticks
II. Some shirts are flowers
III. Some flowers are sticks
IV. Some dresses are sticks

(1) None follows
(2) Only I follows
(3) Only II follows
(4) Only III follows
(5) Only IV follows

Ans : (1)
Conclusions
I.  X
II. X
III. X
IV. X
None is true

5. Statements   Some benches are walls. All wall are houses. Some houses are jungles. All jungles are roads.
Conclusions
II. Some jungles are walls
III. Some houses are benches

(1) Only I and II follow
(2) Only I and III follow
(3) Only III and IV follow
(4) Only II , III and IV follow
(5) None of the above

Ans : (3)   SBI Qnos.15 Explanation
Conclusions
I.   X
II.  X
III. √
IV. √
Only III and IV follow.

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

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight employees of an organization working in three department viz. Personnel Administration and Marketing with not more than three of them in any department. Each of them has a different choice of sports from  football, cricket, volleyball badminton, lawn tennis, basketball, hockey and table tennis not necessarily in the same order.
D works in Administration and does not like either football or cricket. F works in Personnel with only A who likes table tennis. E and H do not work in the same department as D. C likes hockey and does not work in Marketing. G does not work in Administration and does not like either cricket or badminton. One of those who work in Administration likes football. The one who likes volley ball works in personnel. None of those who work in Administration likes either badminton or lawn tennis. H does not like cricket.

6. Which of the following groups of employees work in Administration department ?
(1) EGH
(2) AF
(3) BCD
(4) BGD

Ans : (3)

7. In which department does E work ?
(1) Personnel
(2) Marketing
(5) None of these

Ans :  (2)

8. What is E’s favourite sport ?
(1) Cricket
(4) Lawn Tennis
(5) None of these

Ans : (1)

9. Which of the following combinations of employee department – favourite sport is correct ?
(2) F-Personnel -Lawn Tennis
(3) H-Marketing -Lawn Tennis
(5) None of these

Ans : (5)

10. What is G’s favourite sport ?
(1) Cricket
(4) Lawn Tennis
(5) None of these

Ans : (4)

1. Each odd digit in the number 5263187 is substituted by the next higher digit and each even digit is substituted by the next higher digit and each even digit is substituted by the previous lower digit and the digits so obtained are rearranged in ascending order, which of the following will be the third digit from the left end after the rearrangement ?
(1) 2
(2) 4
(3) 5
(4) 6
(5) None of these

Ans : (2)  Expl:   Given number             —> 5  2  6  3  1  8  7
After rearrangement    —> 6  1  5  4  2  7  8
Arranged in ascending order 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
so, the third digit from left end is 4

2. Town D is towards East of town F. Town B is towards North of town D. Town H is towards South of town B. Towards which directions is town  H from town F ?
(1) East
(2) South – East
(3) North – East
(5) None of these

Ans : (4)  Expl :     According to question, H is South of B. Therefore the position of H may be between B and D or it may be South of D. So, the position of H cannot determined

3. Among A, B, C, D and E each having different weight, D is heavier than only A and C is lighter than B and E. Who among them is the heaviest ?
(1) B
(2) E
(3) C
(5) None of these

Ans : (4)     Expl :    D> A
(B, E) >C
D is heavier than only A
So, (B,E) > C> D> A
So, heaviest is either B or E

4. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word SEARCHES each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet ?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

Ans : (4)    Expl : SBI Qnos.4 Explanation

5. If ‘÷’ means ‘+’, ‘-‘ means ‘x’, ‘x’ means ‘÷ ‘ and ‘+’ means ‘-‘ then
15-8 x 6 ÷12+4 = ?

(1) 20
(2) 28
(3) 8 and 4/7
(4) 2 and 2/3
(5) None of these

Ans :  (2)     Expl : 15 – 8 x 6 ÷ 6 + 12-4 = ?
After changing the sign
15 x 8 ÷ 6 + 12 -4 = ?