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 given questions.
Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan, Ranbir Kapoor, Ajay Devgan, Abhishek Bachchan and Irrfan Khan are eight fighters sitting around a circular table. Four of them are facing towards the centre and four of them are facing away from the centre. All of them like a different National parks, viz. Jim Corbett National Park, Ranthambore National Park, Kaziranga National Park, Periyar National Park, Bandipur National Park, Manas National Park, Madhav National Park and Satpura National Park, but not necessarily in the same order.
Ranbir Kapoor faces towards the centre and likes Jim Corbett National Park. Both the immediate neighbours of Ranbir Kapoor face away from the centre and like Kaziranga National Park or Periyar National Park. Hrithik Roshan faces away from the centre. Both the immediate neighbours of Hrithik Roshan do not face away from the centre. Ranbir Kapoor sits third to the right of Ajay Devgan, who likes Bandipur National Park and faces away from the centre. Akshay Kumar sits third to the left of Ajay Devgan. The one who likes Kaziranga National Park sits opposits of Ajay Devgan. The one who likes Ranthambore National Park is not the immediate neighbour of Ajay Devgan and faces away from the centre. Shah Rukh Khan sits second to the left of Akshay Kumar and does not like Madhav National Park or Satpura National Park. The one who likes Madhav National Park sits between Irrfan Khan and Ajay Devgan. Aamir Khan faces away from the centre and does not like Ranthambore National Park.
1. Who like the Manas National Park?
a) Ranbir Kapoor
b) Aamir Khan
c) ShahRukh Khan
d) Irrfan Khan
e) Akshay Kumar
2. How many persons sit between Hrithik Roshan and Ranbir Kapoor, count from the right of Hrithik Roshan?
a) Five
b) Four
c) Three
d) Two
e) None of these
3. The only person who is sitting between Ranbir Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan, likes which of the following parks?
a) Kaziranga National Park
b) Bandipur National Park
c) Manas National Park
d) Jim Corbett National Park
e) Periyar National Park
4. Who among the following sits second to the right of Aamir Khan?
a) Hrithik Roshan
b) Irrfan Khan
c) Akshay Kumar
d) Ajay Devgan
e) None of these
5. Which of the following is correctly matched?
a) Akshay Kumar - Facing Centre - Bandipur National Park
b) Abhishek Bachchan - Facing Outside - Periyar National Park
c) Ajay Devgan - Facing Centre - Jim Corbett National Park
d) Shah Rukh Khan Facing Centre - Manas National Park
e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Hariram, Nikhil, Vikas, Gaurav, Lalit, Ramkumar, Chandrika, Jamuna, Mala, Pallavi, Kavita and Dhanya are 12 persons sitting in two rows, among them Hariram, Vikas, Gaurav, Ramkumar, Mala and Kavita are facing north while the remaining are facing south. Each person faces exactly one person in the other row. Each one of them likes a different festival from among Dussehra, Diwali, Mahashivaratri, Holi, Ugadi, Onam, Lohri, Pongal, Bonalu, Navaratri, Brahmotsavam and Bohag Bihu (not necessarily in the same order) and belongs to one state each from among Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Manipur, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Nagaland and Haryana (again not necessarily in the same order.

  • The one who likes Ugadi is from Bihar and is facing Ramkumar. None of Nikhil, Dhanya and Lalit likes Ugadi or Dussehra. The persons from Tamil Nadu and Haryana are the immediate neighbours of Pallavi.
  • Nikhil is second to the right of Chandrika, who is from Gujarat. Nikhil like Lohri festival and faces the person from Sikkim, who is third to the right of Gaurav. Neither Hariram nor Gaurav likes Diwali festival or from Kerala.
  • Kavita, like the Mahashivaratri festival, sits second to the right of the person who likes Navaratri festival, who faces the person from Haryana, None of them sits at an extreme end.
  • The Diwali festival like by the person from Nagaland, sits as far as possible from Gaurav.
  • Dhanya, likes the Onam festival, sits opposite the person who likes the Brahmotsavam festival, who is an immediate neighbour of the person sitting at an extreme end.
  • The Lohri and Holi festival liker’s are from Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra respectively. The person who likes Onam festival and Holi festival face the same direction.
  • Ramkumar, like the Pongal festival and from Assam, sits equidistant in the same row from the Bonalu and the festival from Kerala.
  • The festival from Rajasthan is opposite the festival from Maharashtra and second to the left of the festival from Assam. Hariram, who is not like the Brahmotsavam festival, is third to the left of Mala; and neither of them like Diwali festival.
  • Jamuna likes the Bohag Bihu festival and is third to the right of person who likes Onam festival from Manipur.
6.  Which of the following person belongs to Sikkim?
a) Kavita
b) Mala
c) Pallavi
d) Hariram
e) Dhanya
7. Who sits second to the left of Pallavi?
a) Lalit
b) Nikhil
c) Jamuna
d) Chandrika
e) Dhanya
8. Which of the following persons sits at the extreme ends of one row?
a) Lalit and Nikhil
b) Hariram and Vikas
c) Gaurav and Vikas
d) Chandrika and Jamuna
e) Ramkumar and Gaurav
9. Which of the following combinations is true?
a) Ramkumar - Pongal Tamil Nadu
b) Jamuna - Bohag Bihu - Haryana
c) Mala - Navaratri - Kerala
d) Dhanya Lohri - Manipur
e) None of these
10. The one who belongs to Manipur sits third to the left of ______________
a) The one who belongs to Tamil Nadu
b) The one who belongs to Bihar
c) The one who likes Dussehra festival
d) The one who likes Lohri festival
e) The one who likes Holi festival
Solutions:
(1 – 5):

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

6. a) 7. e) 8. c) 9. b) 10. d)