Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO

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Directions (1 – 5): Read the following passage and answer the questions below:
Eight family members P, Q, R, S, T U, V and W are sitting around circular table facing the center but not necessarily is the same order.
U, the wife of S is sitting third to the right of R. P is the son of W. P is sitting second to the left of S. S is not an immediate neighbour of either U or R. No male is an immediate neighbour of S. V sits second to the left of son of S. Only two person sits between W and P's brother. Neither R nor S is the brother of P. The Son of S and the wife of S's son are immediate neighbour of each other. U is the mother of W, U is not on immediate neighbour of Q and V. Vis sister of T.
1. Who sits second to the left of V?
a) P’s brother
b) S
c) V’s mother
d) P’s aunt
e) None of these
2. Who amongst the following is S’s son?
a) R
b) W
c) T
d) V
e) Q
3. Who among the following is P’s brother?
a) T
b) V
c) R
d) Q
e) None of these
4. How P is related to S?
a) Grand Father
b) Grand Son
c) Can’t be determined
d) Son
e) Daughter – in – law
5. Which among the following is true statement?
a) U sitting second to right of his father
b) R is wife of S’s son
c) T is second to right of Q
d) T is brother of S
e) None of these are true
Directions (6 – 10): Read the following information and answer the questions below:
A , B, C, D , E, F and G are seven friends studying seven different branches of engineering namely Mechanical , Chemical, Electrical , Electronics , Civil , Computer and Biotech not necessarily in this order. Each of them studies in three different colleges X, Y, Z. Not less than two study in any college.
D studies Electrical engineering in college X. The one who studies Chemical engineering does not study in college Z. F studies Biotech engineering in college Y with only B. A does not study in college X and does not study Civil engineering. E studies Computer engineering and does not study in college X. G studies Electronics engineering but not in college X. none in college X studies Mechanical or Civil engineering.
6. What is the Branch of C?
a) Computer
b) Chemical
c) Civil
d) Biotech
e) None of these
7. How many friends are in college Z?
a) 1
b) 3
c) 2
d) 4
e) None of these
8. Which friend study Biotech?
a) D
b) F
c) C
d) A
e) None of these
9. What is the branch of B?
a) Chemical
b) Computer
c) Electrical
d) Biotech
e) None of these
10. What is the college of C?
a) X or Y
b) Z or Y
c) Y
d) X
e) Z
Answers:
1)e   2)e    3)a   4)b   5)b   6)b   7)b   8)b   9)e   10)d
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
1. E)
2. E)
3. A)
4. B)
5. B)
(6 – 10):
Friends
College
Branches
A
Z
Mechanical
B
Y
Civil
C
X
Chemical
D
X
Electrical
E
Z
Computer
F
Y
Biotech
G
Z
Electronics
6. B)
7. B)
8. B)
9. E)
10. D)