# SBI PO Reasonig Questions with answers March-0113

1. A
family I know has several children. Each boy in this family has as many sisters
as brothers but each girl has twice as many brothers as sisters. How many
brothers and sisters are there?

Ans: 4 boys and 3 girls.

2. In
a soap company a soap is manufactured with 11 parts. For making one soap you
will get 1 part as scrap. At the end of the day u have 251 such scraps. From
that how many soaps can be manufactured?

Ans:
25.

3.
There is a 5digit no. 3 pairs of sum is eleven each. Last digit is 3 times the
first one. 3 rd digit is 3 less than the second.4 th digit is 4 more than the
second one. Find the digit.

Ans: 25296.

4.
Every day a cyclist meets a train at a particular crossing. The road is
straight before the crossing and both are traveling in the same direction. The
cyclist travels with a speed of 10 Kmph. One day the cyclist comes late by 25
min. and meets the train 5km before the crossing. What is the speed of the
train?

Ans: 60 kmph

5. Two
twins have certain peculiar characteristics. One of them always lies on Monday,
Wednesday, and Friday. The other always lies on Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Saturdays. On the other days they tell the truth. You are given a conversation.

Person
A-- today is Sunday my name is Anil

Person
B -- today is Tuesday, my name is Bill

what
day is today?

Ans:
Today is Tuesday

Directions
6:10 in each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures
on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence
were continued?

Answers
6-10

6)
E 7) C 8) B 9)
E 10) D

Directions 11-15: Each problem consists of a
problem followed by two statements. Decide whether the data in the statements
are sufficient to answer the question. Select your answer according to whether:

(A)
Statement 1 alone is sufficient, but statement 2 alone is not sufficient to
answer the question

(B)
Statement 2 alone is sufficient, but statement 1 alone is not sufficient to
answer the question

(C)
Both statements taken together are sufficient to answer the question, but
neither statement alone is sufficient

(D)
Each statement alone is sufficient

(E)
Statements 1 and 2 together are not sufficient, and additional data is needed
to answer the question

11. If
x and y are both positive integers, how much greater is x than y?

x + y
= 20

x = y²

A.

B.

C.

D.

E.

Ans: C

12. Fifty percent of the articles in a certain
magazine are written by staff members. Sixty percent of the articles are on
current affairs. If 75 percent of the articles on current affairs are written
by staff members with more than 5 years experience of journalism, how many of
the articles on current affairs are written by journalists with more than 5
years experience?

20
articles are written by staff members.

Of the
articles on topics other than current affairs, 50 percent are by staff members
with less than 5 years experience.

A.

B.

C.

D.

E.

Ans: A

13. Is
xy > 0?

x/y
< 0

x + y
< 0

A.

B.

C.

D.

E.

Ans: A

14 One
number, n, is selected at random from a set of 10 integers. What is the
probability that ½ n + 13 = 0?

The
largest integer in the set is 13.

The
arithmetic mean of the set is zero.

A.

B.

C.

D.

E.

Ans: E

15. Is w a whole number?

3w is
an odd number.

2w is
an even number.

A.

B.

C.

D.

E.

Ans: B

Directions
(Question 16 to 19): Read the following information carefully and answer the
questions given below it.

IV. i)
There are six friends A, B, C, D, E and F

ii) Each one is proficient in one of the
games, namely Badminton, Vollyball, Cricket, Hockey, Tennis and Polo

iii) Each owns a different colored car,
namely yellow, green, black, white, blue and red.

iv) D plays Polo and owns a yellow colored
car

v) C does not play either Tennis or Hockey
and owns neither blue nor yellow colored car

vi) E owns a white car and plays Badminton

vii) B does not play Tennis; he owns a red
coloured car.

viii) A plays Cricket and owns a black car

16.
Who plays Volleyball?

A) B
B) C C) F D) Data inadequate E) None of these

Ans: B

17.
Which coloured car F owns?

A) Green
B) Blue C) Either Green or
Blue D) Data inadequate E) None of these

Ans: B

18.
Which of the following combinations of colour of car and game played is not
correct?

A) Yellow - Polo B) Green - Tennis C) Black - Cricket D) Red- Hockey E) None of these

Ans: B

19. In a group of six women, there are four
dancers, four vocal musicians, one actress and three violinists. Girija and
Vanaja are among the violinists while Jalaja and Shailaja do not know how to
play on the violin. Shailaja and Tanuja
are among the dancers. Jalaja, Vanaja, Shailaja and Tanuja are all vocal
musicians and two of them are also violinists.
If Pooja is an actress, who among the following is both a dancer and
violinist?

A) Jalaja B)
Shailaja C) Tanuja D) Pooja

Ans: C

20.
Salay walked 10 m towards West from his house. Then he walked 5 m turning to
his left. After this he walked 10 m turning to his left and in the end he
walked 10 m turning to his left. In what direction is he now from his starting
point?

(A)
South (B) North (C) East (D) West (E) None of these

Ans:
(B)

21.
Manish goes 7 km towards South-East from his house, then he goes 14 km turning
to West. After this he goes 7 km towards North West and in the end he goes 9 km
towards East. How far is he from his house?

(A) 5
km (B) 7 km (C) 2 km (D) 14 km (E) None of these

Ans:
(A)

22.
Laxman went 15 kms from my house, then turned left and walked 20 kms. He then turned east and walked 25 kms
and finally turning left covered 20kms. How far was he from his house?

(A) 5 kms (B) 10 kms (C) 40 kms (D) 80 kms (E) None of these

Ans: (D)

23. The door of Aditya's house faces the east.
From the back side of his house, he walks straight 50 metres, then turns to the
right and walks 50 metres, then turns towards left and stops after walking 25
metres. Now Aditya is in which direction from the starting point?

(A) South-East (B) North-East (C) South- West (D) North-West (E) None of these

Ans: (D)

24. P,
Q, R and S are playing a game of carrom. P, R, and S, Q are partners. S is to
the right of R who is facing west. Then Q is facing?

(A) North (B) South (C) East (D) West (E) None of these

Ans: (A)

25. A
clock is so placed that at 12 noon its minute hand points towards north-east.
In which direction does its hour hand point at 1.30 p.m?

(A) North (B) South (C) East (D) West (E) None of these

Ans: C

26. A man walks 30 metres towards South. Then,
turning to his right, he walks 30 metres. Then turning to his left, he walks 20
metres. Again he turns to his left and walks 30 metres. How far is he from his
initial position?

A. 20 metres B. 30 metres C.60 metres D. 80 metres E None of these

Ans: E

Directions
27-30: The table below shows the number of people who responded to a survey
about their favorite style of music. Use this information to answer the
following questions to the nearest whole percentage.

27.
What percentage of respondents under 31, indicated that blues in their favorite
style?

A. 7.1 B. 7.6 C. 8.3 D. 14.1 E. 7.2

Ans: B

28.
What percentage of respondents aged 21-30 indicated that jazz is their favorite
style?

A. 64 % B. 60% C. 75% D. 36% E. 46%

Ans:
A

29.
What percentage of the total sample indicated that Jazz is heir favorite style
of music?

A. 6 % B. 8% C. 22% D. 4% E. 11%

Ans: E

30.
What percentage of the total sample were aged 21-30?

A. 31 % B. 23% C. 25% D. 14% E. 30%

Ans: C

SBI PO Reasonig Questions with answers March-0113
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Sir I want to download it

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manohar:

table has not appeared for qns.27-30. Please find out a way by which we can post graphs, and tables in blog.

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Thank you for the kind information sir,

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