Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO 2017

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Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
There are seven persons P, Q, R, S, T, U and V sitting around a circular table. Three of them are facing inside while the rest are facing outside. They work in the different companies, viz A, B, C, D, E, F and G, but not necessarily in the same order.
S sits between R and the person who is facing inside and he is to the right of the latter. V works in Company F and sits second to the left of T, who works in Company A. P is fourth to the right of Q and both are facing the same direction. The one who works in Company D is the neighbour of both T and V. S does not work in Company G. U and Q are facing inside. The person who works in Company B sits on the immediate right of the one who works in Company A. The person who works in Company C sits on the immediate left of V.
1. Who among the following is facing inside?
a) T
b) V
c) R
d) P
e) None of these
2. Who among the following is to the immediate right of U?
a) P
b) V
c) R
d) Q
e) None of these
3. If S and Q interchange their positions, who among the following will be second to the left of the one, who works in Company F?
a) Q
b) R
c) T
d) U
e) None of these
4. S works in which of the following companies?
a) G
b) E
c) C
d) can’t be determined
e) None of these
5. How many persons are there between T and P when counted from T in clockwise direction?
a) Three
b) Two
c) Five
d) four
e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions
Eight People – A, B, C, D, E, F, and G live in ten different floors of a building (but not necessarily in the same order). Two of the floors in the building is vacant. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two, and so on till the topmost floor is numbered ten. Each one of them also likes different apps, namely WhatsApp, Wechat, IMO, Hike, Line, Viber, Google Allo and Telegram(but not necessarily in the same order).
The number of people living below F is same as the number of people living between F and H. F lives an odd numbered floor above the floor numbered four. The top most floor is vacant. Only one person lives between B and the one who likes Hike. Only three floors between D and the one who likes Line. The number of floors between the one who likes Google Allo and the one who likes Hike is two. The one who likes Viber lives immediately above G. Only three floors between G and A. The one who likes TELEGRAM lives immediately above the one who likes Whatsapp. C lives one of the odd numbered floors above the one who likes Line. The number of floors between F and the one who likes WECHAT is only one. Only one person lives between the one who likes TELEGRAM and the vacant floor. Only two people live between C and vacant floor. The number of floors between two vacant floors is five. The one who likes TELEGRAM and WECHAT not live in the floors numbered 8 and 7 respectively. The one who likes Hike app lives immediately below the floor in which C lives.
6. Which of the following Statements is true with respect to the given information?
a) G lives immediately above the one who likes Line
b) E lives immediately above C
c) Only three people live between F and the one who likes TELEGRAM.
d) D likes Hike.
e) All the given statements are true
7. Who amongst the following lives exactly between the two vacant floors?
a) B
b) G
c) F
d) A
e) C
8. Which of the following floors are vacant?
a) 5, 10
b) 7, 10
c) 4, 10
d) 3, 10
e) 6, 10
9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to the group?
a) G – IMO
b) C – Line
c) F – Hike
d) E – Whatsapp
e) D – WECHAT
10. How many people live between C and E?
a) Four
b) Three
c) None
d) Five
e) Two
Solutions:
(1 – 5):

1. D)   2. B)   3. A)   4. B)   5. A)  
(6 – 10):
Floor No
Person
App
10
_
_
9
H
Google Allo
8
B
IMO
7
C
Viber
6
G
Hike
5
F
Line
4
_
_
3
E
Wechat
2
A
Telegram
1
D
Whatsapp

6. A)   7. E)   8. C)   9. C)   10. E)