Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO 2017

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Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given question:-
Out of ten members A, B, C, D, E, V, W, X, Y and Z, five are sitting in a circle in which some of them facing the centre while some facing outside the center and five are sitting in a straight line in which some of them facing North direction while some facing south direction .
A is sitting second to the left of W. B is sitting second to the right of Z. C is not sitting between W and A but sitting second to the right of W. V is not the neighbour of Z. D is sitting third to the left of B, Who is at the extreme end. Y is second to the left of A. X is not the neighbour of W and A. A is facing the centre. V is not sitting in the circle. Immediate neighbour of A facing opposite direction of Y. Only three members facing inside the center. Immediate neighbour of Z facing opposite direction of B . V and D is facing north direction.
1. Who is sitting between W and A?
a) E
b) Z
c) Y
d) D
e) None of these
2. Find the odd one out from the given alternatives?
a) X
b) D
c) B
d) Z
e) E
3. Which of the following is a right combination sitting at corner?
a) B, X
b) B, Z
c) B, D
d) B, V
e) B, Y
4. Who is sitting immediate right of Y?
a) C
b) A
c) E
d) W
e) X
5. Who is sitting second to the left of X?
a) B
b) Z
c) Y
d) D
e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
Six plays Kabaddi, Hockey, Football, Polo, Wrestling and Cricket are to be staged starting from Monday and ending on Sunday with one of the days being an off day, but not necessarily in the same order. Each of the plays has different time duration: 1 hour, 2 hour,3 hours, 4 hours ,5 hours and 7 hours, but not necessarily in the same order.
Sunday is not an off day and a Play of 4 hour duration is staged on that day. Kabaddi is staged immediately before Wrestling. There are two plays staged between Cricket which is for 5 hours and Football which is for 2 hours. The off day is after the staging of Wrestling and there are two days between the off day and Kabaddi . Polo which is for 1 hours is not staged on Monday. The play staged immediately before the off day is of 5 hours. Kabaddi is for less than 5 hours.
6. What is the time duration of Play Wrestling?
a) 7 hours
b) 3 hours
c) 4 hours
d) 2 hours
e) 1 hour
7. Which day is the off day?
a) Monday
b) Tuesday
c) Friday
d) Wednesday
e) Can’t be determined
8. Which of the following combinations of Play - Day - Time Duration is correct?
a) Wrestling - Wednesday - 2 hours                   
b) Kabaddi - Tuesday -3 hour                  
c) Football - Thursday - 4hours               
d) Cricket - Tuesday - 3 hours                  
e) None is correct   
9. On which day is Play Polo played?
a) Wednesday
b) Saturday
c) Thursday
d) Friday
e) Can’t be determined
10. How many plays are staged before the off day ?
a) 2
b) 1
c) 5
d) 3
e) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
1. A)   2. E)   3. D)   4. A)   5. E)  
(6 – 10):
Plays
Hours
Day
Football
2 hours
Monday
Kabaddi
3 hours
Tuesday
Wrestling
7 hours
Wednesday
Cricket
5 hours
Thursday
Holiday

Friday
Polo
1 hour
Saturday
Hockey
4 hour
Sunday
6. A)   7. C)   8. B)   9. B)   10. E)