Reasoning Practice Puzzles for SBI PO

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Reasoning Practice Puzzles for SBI PO
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below-
Eight friend Dewey, Deniyal, Denmark, Denim, Decosta, Dutch, David and Delnaaz are sitting around a circular table and all are facing towards the center but not necessarily in same order. Each of them represents eight different companies viz. Phillips, Lenovo, Sansui, Apollo, Nikon, Aiwa, Uptron and Tata. Dutch sits second to the right of representative of Aiwa. Representative of Nikon is an immediate neighbour of representative of Tata. Denmark and Decosta are immediate neighbours of each-other. Neither Denmark nor Decosta is an immediate neighbour of Deniyal or representative of Tata. Two people sit between representatives of Nikon and Deniyal. David and representative of Uptron are immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between Denmark and representative of Sansui. Delnaaz sits third to the left side of representative of Apollo and is the representative of Tata. Representative of Aiwa sits second to the left of representative of Lenovo. Representative of Phillips sits second to the right of Denim who is not the representative of Nikon. Deniyal is not the representative of Uptron. Denmark sits second to the left of Denim.
1. Which of the following combinations of company and their representative is true?
a) Tata-Dewey                     
b) Aiwa-Denmark               
c) Sansui-Denim                  
d) Both (1) & (2)                  
e) None of these     
2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their sitting arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
a) Dewey-Aiwa                    
b) Delnaaz-Sansui              
c) Decosta-lenovo              
d) David-Aiwa                     
e) Dutch-Apollo      
3. Who among these is the representative of Apollo?
a) Decosta                
b) Denim                  
c) Denmark              
d) Dewey                  
e) None of these     
4. Which among the following statements is true?
a) David is the representative of Nikon             
b) Deniyal is the immediate neighbour of the representative of Phillips               
c) The representative of Lenovo sits fourth to the left of the representative of Uptron     
d) Either (2) or (3)              
e) None of these     
5. Who among these sits second to the right of Deniyal?
a) Decosta                
b) Delnaaz                
c) David                    
d) Data Inadequate            
e) None of these     
Directions (6 – 10):  Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below:
Eight people 24, 23, 26, 6, 20, 12, 16 and 19 are sitting in a straight line some of them facing in north and some of them are facing south directions. 24 is sitting second to the right of 20 and 23. 20 is sitting third to the right of 6. 19 is sitting fourth to the left of 24. Second and fourth person from the left side are facing south. 6 is sitting fourth to the left of 12, who is second from the left end. 26 is not facing towards south but sitting fourth to the left of 16 who is third to the right of 19.19 is facing north. 23 is not the neighbour of 12.
6. Who is second to the Right of 24?
a) 16              
b) 12              
c) 19              
d) 23              
e) None of these     
7. Who is third form the right end?
a) 6                
b) 24              
c) 16              
d) 20              
e) None of these     
8. What is the position of 12with respect to 23?
a) Fifth to the left of 23                 
b) Fifth to the right of 23               
c) Second to the left of 20             
d) Second to the right of 20                      
e) None of these     
9. Who among the following are immediate neighbours?
a) 19,20                    
b) 12, 16                   
c) 20, 24                    
d) Can’t be determined
e) None of these     
10. Which of the following are facing in opposite directions with respect to each other?
a) 19, 12                   
b) 12, 20
c) 20, 16                    
d) All of the above              
e) None of these     
Solutions:
(1 – 5):

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

6. D)   7. A)   8. B)   9. E)   10. D)