Reasoning High Level Puzzles for SBI PO 2017

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Reasoning High Level Puzzles for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given question.
Amit, Arun, Ajay, Arvind, Amar, Amarjeet, Avinash and Ajit are eight friends studying in engineering colleges in different streams, viz Aeronautical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Technical Engineering, but not in the same order. All of them are seated around a circular table, facing away from the centre.
Amit sits third to the left of the person who studies Electrical Engineering. Only two persons sit between Amar and Avinash. Neither Amar nor Avinash studies Electrical Engineering. The person who studies Technical Engineering sits second to the right of Arvind. Arvind is not an immediate neighbour of Amit. Arvind does not study Electrical Engineering and Amit does not study Technical Engineering. The one who studies Aeronautical Engineering sits third to the left of Amarjeet. The one who studies Aeronautical Engineering and the one who studies Electrical Engineering are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between Arvind and the one who studies Chemical Engineering. The person who studies Electronic Engineering and the one who studies Computer Engineering are immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between Arun and the one who studies Civil Engineering. The one who studies Civil Engineering is an immediate neighbour of Ajit. Avinash and Arun are not immediate neighbours. Arvind does not study Computer Engineering. 
1. How many people sit between Amar and the one who studies Civil Engineering (when counted in clockwise direction from Amar)?
a) None b) One c) Two d) Four e) Five
2. Who studies Aeronautical Engineering?
a) Arun b) Ajay c) Amit d) Amar e) Amarjeet
3. Which of the following combinations is definitely true?
a) Arvind – Electrical Engineering b) Ajay – Civil Engineering c) Avinash – Chemical Engineering d) Arun – Electronic Engineering e) None of these
4. Who studies Chemical Engineering?
a) Arun b) Amarjeet c) Ajit d) Amar e) Can’t be determined
5. What is the position of the person who studies Mechanical Engineering with respect to Ajay?
a) Immediate left b) Second to the left c) Third to the right d) Third to the left e) Second to the right
Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
There are eight captains, namely P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W, sitting around a circular table, facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them is from a different cricket team, viz Australia, South Africa, Bangladesh, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan.
R and T are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither R nor T is an immediate neighbour of either Q or the captain of Sri Lanka. The captain of India sits second to right of S, who is the captain neither of Sri Lanka nor of West Indies. U sits second to the right of the captain of Sri Lanka. The captain of West Indies is an immediate neighbour of the captain of Sri Lanka. Two people sit between the captain of West Indies and Q. V and the captain of New Zealand are immediate neighbours of each other. Q is not the captain of New Zealand. Only one person sits between R and the captain of Australia. W sits third to the left of the captain of Bangladesh. The captain of South Africa sits second to the left of the captain of Pakistan.
6. Who among the following sit exactly between Q and the captain of West Indies?
a) P and the captain of India b) R and T c) W and P d) R and the captain of New Zealand e) V and U
7. Who among the following is the captain of Australia?
a) R b) S c) T d) U e) V
8. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
a) W – Captain of Sri Lanka b) Q – Captain of Pakistan c) R – Captain of Bangladesh d) V – Captain of India e) S – Captain of Australia
9. Who among the following sits second to the left of the captain of India?
a) S b) Captain of Australia c) T d) Both a) and b) e) Captain of Bangladesh
10. Which of these statements is/are correct?
a) T is the captain of South Africa. b) R is the captain of Bangladesh. c) V is the captain of West Indies. d) All a), b) and c) e) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):

1. D)   2. C)   3. B)   4. D)    5. E)  
(6 – 10):

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