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 questions given below.
There are seven engineering student, A, B, C, D, E, F and G. And they belongs to different branch of engineering viz. Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Electronics Engineering but not necessarily in the same order. There are two students of Mechanical engineering and electrical engineering. They like different sports viz .Hockey, Football, Badminton, Cricket, Swimming, Tennis and Baseball but not necessarily in the same order. They are of different cities viz. Delhi, Agra, Noida, Jaunpur, Lucknow, and Varanasi but not necessarily in the same order. Each person belongs to only one city but two persons belong to Agra. Not more than two students belong to same branch and there is at least one student studies in each branch of engineering. The following information is known about them.
A is Chemical engineering student. E is an electronics engineering student and likes cricket. The student who likes Badminton belongs to Lucknow. D and F are of same Branch student. The student who belongs to Delhi likes Hockey but is not of Electrical engineering student. B likes either Football or Tennis.  The one who belongs to Jaunpur likes Swimming but is neither a Chemical engineering student nor he is the D. None of B and F belongs to Mechanical engineering. The student who studies Civil engineering belongs to Noida and in any case he is not D. The student who likes baseball studies in Mechanical Branch. D and E belong to same city. A does not belong to Delhi and C does not like swimming. B does not belong to electrical engineering and D does not belong to mechanical engineering. C belongs to Varanasi and the persons belong to electrical engineering does not like badminton.
1. Which of the following students belong to Agra?
(a)C
(b)G
(c)E
(d)A
(e)Either (a) or (c)
2. Which one of the following student likes tennis?
(a)B
(b)D
(c)F
(d)A
(e)Either (a) or (b)
3. Who among the following student belongs to Lucknow?
(a)B
(b)C
(c)G
(d)F
(e)A
4. Which of the following statements is false?
(a)A belongs to Lucknow.
(b)F is a student of electrical engineering.
(c)G is a mechanical engineering student.
(d) D likes hockey belong to Delhi.
(e)All are true.
5. Which of the following student belongs to Chemical engineering?
(a)E
(b)A
(c)D
(d)F
(e)G
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are seven shopkeepers of different shops, viz Grocery, Cosmetics, Clothes, Footwear, Gift items, Watches and Mobile phones. They go to supermarkets, viz. Big Bazaar, Max, Vishal Mega and V-Mart only on Sunday but not necessarily in the same order. At least one shopkeeper goes to one supermarket, but no supermarket is visited by more than two shopkeepers.

  • U, who is a shopkeeper of Clothes, goes alone to Vishal Mega.
  • The one who is a shopkeeper of Footwear does not go to Big Bazaar. Also, he never goes either with T or with V.
  • S goes to V-Mart with the person who is the shopkeeper of Mobile phones.
  • R goes to Max. V is not a shopkeeper of Mobile phones.
  • The one who is the shopkeeper of Footwear goes to the market with the person who is the shopkeeper of Grocery.
  • The one who is the shopkeeper of Gift items goes to V-Mart.
  • P is a shopkeeper of neither Cosmetics nor Mobile phones. 
  • The one who is the shopkeeper of Watches goes to Big Bazaar neither with T nor with S.
  • The person who is the shopkeeper of Cosmetics goes to the supermarket with P.
6. P goes which of the following supermarkets?
(a) V-Mart
(b) Max
(c) Big Bazaar
(d) Vishal Mega-Mart
(e) None of these
7. Which of the following statements is/are not true?
I. S is a shopkeeper of Mobile phones and goes to V-Mart.
II. R is a shopkeeper of Footwear and goes to Big Bazaar.
(a) Both I and II
(b) Neither I nor II
(c) Either I or II
(d) Only I
(e) Only II
8. Who among the following is shopkeeper of Gift items?
(a) Q
(b) S
(c) U
(d) P
(e) None of these
9. Which of the following statements is definitely incorrect?
(a) R is a shopkeeper of Footwear.
(b) T is a shopkeeper of Mobile phones.
(c) V is shopkeeper of Grocery.
(d) All are incorrect
(e) None of these
10. Big Bazaar is visited by which of the following person(s)?
(a) V and T
(b) Only S
(c) P and Q
(d) Only U
(e) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
Students
Branch
Sports
City
A
Chemical
Badminton
Lucknow
B
Civil
Foolball/Tennis
Noida
C
Mechanical
Baseball
Varanasi
D
Electrical
Football/Tennis
Agra
E
Electronics
Cricket
Agra
F
Electrical
Swimming
Jaunpur
G
Mechanical
Hockey
Delhi
1. C)   2. E)   3. E)   4. D)   5. B) 
(6 – 10):
Shop keeper
Super Market
Shop
P
Big Bazar
Watches
Q
Max
Footware/Grocery
R
Max
Footware/Grocery
S
V-Mart
Gift items
T
V-Mart
Mobile Phones
U
Vishal Mega
Cloths
V
Big Bazar
Cosmetics
6. C)   7. A)   8. B)   9. C)   10. E)