High Level Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO 2017

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High Level Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully answer the given questions:
F, G, H, K, L, M, N and O are eight students. Each of them has a different favorite colour – white, black, green, blue, yellow, red, pink and cream but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are sitting around a circular table and facing the center.

H and M are not immediate neighbors. L sits third to the left of the person whose favorite colour is yellow. Black is not the favorite colour of O. Only two people sit between F and H. The student whose favorite colour is cream sits second to the right of O. O is not an immediate neighbor of L. The person whose favorite colour is white sits third to the left of K. Neither F nor H has yellow as his favorite colour. Neither F nor H is an immediate neighbor of L. The students with favorite colours as white and yellow are not immediate neighbors. Only one person sits between O and the person whose favorite colour is green. Persons with favorite colours as blue and black are immediate neighbors. Only one person sits between M and the person whose favorite colour is red. The person with red as his favorite colour is an immediate neighbor of G. O does not have yellow as his favorite colour and cream is not the favorite colour of L.
1. Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?
a) cream is the favorite colour of N.
b) H is an immediate neighbor of K.
c) Students with favorite colours as white and red are immediate neighbors.
d) G sits second to the left of O.
e) None of these
2. What is the position of the student whose favorite colour is pink with respect to N?
a) Immediate left
b) Second to the left
c) Third to the right
d) Second to the right
e) Third to the left
3. Which of the following would come in place of question mark based upon the given seating arrangement?
KO, GN, FK, NL, ?
a) OH
b) HG
c) MH
d) MG
e) KN
4. How many people sit between F and the person whose favorite colour is red, when counted in clockwise directions from F?
a) None
b) One
c) Two
d) Four
e) Five
5. Who among the following has white as his favorite colour?
a) L
b) K
c) H
d) F
e) M
Directions (6 – 10): Study the information below and answer the given questions:
Ten people Biswa, Drishti, Indra, Ravi, Komal, Vivek, Rani, Shivi, Ankita and Aarzoo live in a building. There are ten floors in the building. Ground floor is known as the 1, first floor as 2 and nine floor as 10. They play different games Basketball, Baseball, Golf, Squash, Cards, Football, Table-tennis, Cricket, Chess and Badminton but not necessary in the same order.
Biswa plays Football and only two person live below his floor. The person who lives on top floor plays Basketball. Drishti lives in bottom floor. Five people live between Biswa and Vivek. Rani lives in floor number 4 and she plays cards. The person who live in floor number 8 plays Cricket. No one lives above Ankita’s floor. Shivi lives in floor number 7 and she does not play Badminton and Squash. Baseball player live just below the Cricket player. Aarzoo does not live in any even no floor and she plays Table tennis. Indra does not play Cricket.Only one person lives between Ravi and Indra. Komal plays Chess. Drishti and Vivek does not like Squash.
6. Which is not correct combination of floor-person-game?
a) 10-Ankita-Basketball
b) 7-Shivi-Baseball
c) 2-Komal-Chess
d) 4-Rani-Cards
e) None of above
7. Who plays Baseball?
a) Biswa
b) Komal
c) Ankita
d) Shivi
e) None of above
8. Who lives in floor 5?
a) Aarzoo
b) Ankita
c) Rani
d) Drishti
e) None of above
9. Who plays Golf?
a) Vivek
b) Drishti
c) Either Drishti or Vivek
d) Rani
e) None of above
10. Who plays Squash?
a) Indra
b) Vivek
c) Ankita
d) Biswa
e) None of above
Solutions:
(1 – 5):

1. C)   2. D)   3. B)   4. C)   5. A)  
(6 – 10):
Floor
Person
Game
10
Ankita
Basketball
9
Vivek
Golf/ Badminton
8
Ravi
Cricket
7
Shivi
Baseball
6
Indra
Squash
5
Aarzoo
Table tennis
4
Rani
Cards
3
Biswa
Football
2
Komal
Chess
1
Drishti
Golf/ Badminton
6. E)   7. D)   8. A)   9. C)   10. A)