Reasoning Quiz for OICL, SBI & IBPS Exams

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The quiz on data sufficiency and seating arrangement, provided here, will help you prepare for the upcoming exams. Please try to give answers in the comment box; soon we will publish the correct answers.

                                Data Sufficiency 

Directions (1-5): Each of the questions below consists of a
question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to
decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the
question. Read both the statements and – Give answer

(1)
if the data in Statement. I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

(2)
if the data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

(3)
if the data in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to
answer the question.

(4)
if the data in both the Statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer
the question.

(5)
if the data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer
the question.

1. In
which month of the year did the construction of the building begin?

I. The construction engineer correctly
remembers that the construction began before September but after April and

that particular month did not have 31
days.

II. The builder correctly remembers
that the construction began after January but before August and the fact that,
that particular month did not have 31 days.

2. How
many runs did Team W make?

I. The umpire of the match correctly
mentions that had the batsman from team W scored six more runs, the team would

have won the match by 20 runs.

II. The coach correctly mentions that
the batsman from Team W missed his century by six runs.

3. Who
among Puran, Karim, Mohan and Tinku is the tallest?

I. Tinku is not as tall as Mohan but
is taller than Karim.

II. Mohan is not the tallest.

4. What
does ‘niko’ mean in the code language?

I. ‘niko pana hona kalo’ means ‘an
efficient match player’ and ‘sera kalo jebo pana’ means ‘player of the match’.

II. ‘falo niko hona’ means ‘an
efficient captain’ and ‘tona falo sera pana’ means ‘reputed captain of match’.

5. Is
Kiran a sibling (brother or sister) of Suraj?

I. Kiran’s mother, Namita is the only
child of Suraj’s grandfather.

II.
Suraj’s father has a daughter, Leena, of whom Kiran is a brother

         

                               SEATING ARRANGEMENT

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

Eight persons A, B,
C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table. They are in different
profession. They are going at different places viz., New York, Venice, Durban,
Mumbai, Dhaka, Paris, Perth, Hong kong.

B, a lawyer is going
to New York. F is neither Doctor nor a CA but is sitting opposite to Doctor. H
is second to right of G, a Dentist. C is either actor or Doctor and is going to
Mumbai. Neither Doctor nor Teacher go to Mumbai. E, a teacher is third to right
of H. D is an artist and is going to Perth. Doctor and Actor are sitting
adjacent to each other. C, an actor is sitting second to left of D but second
to right of H. HR is going to Paris. Dentist is going to Venice while teacher
is going to Durban. A is not going to Dhaka.

6. Who is an HR?

(1) A                              (2) F                      (3) B                     

(4) D                              (5) Data inadequate

7. Who is going to
Dhaka?

(1) H 
                            (2) A                      (3) F                     

(4) C                              (5) E

8. What is A’s
profession?

(1) CA                      (2)
HR                   (3) Doctor           

(4) Cannot be determined    (5) none of these

9. How many persons are
sitting between CA and Dentist when counting clockwise from dentist?

(1) 2 
                            (2) 3                      (3) 4                     

(4) 5                              (5) cannot be determined

10. Who is third to left
of actor?

(1) CA                           (2) Lawyer          (3) Dentist         

(4) Data inadequate      (5)
None of these

Answers

1.
1) From first statement, we can find that the construction began
in June.

2.
(4) Even after combining both the statements, we cannot find the
runs scored by team W.

3.
(5) Using both the statements together, Puran is the tallest
person.

4.
(4) Even after using both statements together, ‘niko’ could mean
‘an’ or ‘efficient’.

5.
(3) Using either statement alone, we can say that yes, Kiran is a
sibling of Suraj.

Solutions & answers:

6.
(2)

7.
(1)

8.
(3)

9.
(4)

10.
(2)

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