High Level Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO 2017

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High Level Reasoning Puzzles for Bank Exams
Puzzle – 1:
Twelve friends are sitting in two parallel rows of chairs containing six people each, in such a way that there is equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1: A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2: P, Q, R, S, T and U are seated and all of them are facing north. Each of them likes different color such as, Red, Pink, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, White, Black, Brown, Indigo, Cream and Purple but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them like different cars: BMW, Audi, Mercedes, Ferrari, Jaguar, Hyundai, Honda, Volkswagen, Maruti, Toyota, Tata and Bentley. In the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.
E, whose favorite car is Hyundai sits third to the left of the person who likes Pink and not sitting at the extreme end. D, who likes Green, does not sit at an extreme end of the row. If E sits at an extreme end then D doesn’t sit to the immediate right of the one who likes Pink. T and R face the persons whose favorite cars are Hyundai and Jaguar respectively. There are two persons sitting on the right side of S, who sits second to the right of the person, whose favorite car is Toyota. S, who likes Yellow, faces the immediate neighbor of C. C likes Blue. R sits with the persons who like Yellow and Purple. F faces the person who likes Cream color and Bentley car but F does not like Pink. The one who likes purple color doesn’t sit with the one who likes cream color. The person, who likes Indigo color, sits second to the right of the person who likes Orange. P does not like Cream and faces the person, who likes Red. The person who likes Maruti is an immediate neighbor of the person who likes Black. A’s favorite car is Ferrari and he doesn’t sit with C. T does not like Audi car. The person, whose favorite car is BMW, faces the person, who sits second to the right of the person, whose favorite car is Jaguar. The person whose favorite car is Volkswagen does not sit in row 2 and faces the person who likes Tata. Q faces the person who likes Honda. A doesn’t face the person who likes orange color. The one who likes white sits in Row 2. 


Puzzle – 2:
Nine people, P, Q, R, S, T, M, N, O and J stay in a building, but not necessarily in the same order. The building has nine floors and only one person stays on one floor. All of them own one car each, and each car is of a different colour, i.e. blue, grey, white, black, yellow, green, red, orange and pink, but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2, and so on, and the topmost floor is numbered 9. 
O owns a black-coloured car and stays on an evennumbered floor. P stays on any even-numbered floor below the floor on which O stays. The one who owns an orange- coloured car stays on the fourth floor. T stays on the second floor and owns a white-coloured car. The one who owns a pink-coloured car stays on the third floor. P does not own a green-coloured car. There are two floors between the floors on which the people owning the red and the black-coloured cars stay. R owns a grey-coloured car. There are three floors between the floors on which R and N stay. S stays on a floor immediately above J’s floor. There is one floor between the floors on which M and N stay. M does not own the pink- coloured car. The one who owns the blue car stays on the topmost floor. M does not stay on the ground floor.