High Level Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO Mains

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High Level Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO Mains
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Ankit, Bipul, Mahesh, Sachin, Nitin, Manjesh and Shankar are seven persons live on an eight floored building. Each person lives on a different floor and one floor is vacant but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered-1, the above it is numbered-2 and the topmost floor is numbered-8. Each of them like different colours viz— Blue, Purple, Grey, Yellow, Pink, Green and Violet but not necessarily in the same order.
Bipul lives on an even numbered floor but not on floor numbered-8. Only two persons live between Bipul and the one while Green. Only one person lives between Nitin and the one who likes Green. Neither the one who likes Pink nor the one who likes Grey lives on floor numbered-1. Only one person live between Mahesh and the one who likes Grey. The one who likes Blue lives immediately above the one who likes Green who lives on an odd numbered floor. Only two persons live between the one who likes Pink and the one who likes Blue. Nitin does not live on ground floor. The one who likes Purple lives on an even numbered floor and immediately above the one who likes Grey. Sachin lives on an even numbered floor and lives immediately above Shankar. Shankar lives immediately above the vacant floor. Neither Nitin nor Shankar likes Grey. Only two persons live between Ankit and vacant floor. Odd numbered floor is not vacant. Manjesh does not like Yellow. The one who likes Purple lives on floor numbered-4.
1. Which of the following combinations is/are true ?
A) 6th – Sachin – Blue
B) 4th – Vacant
C) 1st – Mahesh – Yellow
D) 3rd – Manjesh – Pink
E) None of these
2. Which of the following statements is/are true ?
A) Shankar likes Green and lives on floor numbered-3.
B) Manjesh likes Violet and lives on floor numbered-2
C) Mahesh likes Pink and lives on seventh floor.
D) Only 1) and 2) are true.
E) None of these
3. Which of the following statements is not true ?
A) Sachin lives immediately above Shankar.
B) Nitin lives immediately below the vacant floor.
C) Only two persons lives between Manjesh and the one who likes Pink.
D) Mahesh lives on third floor.
E) None of these
4. Who lives on fifth floor ?
A) The one who lies Pink.
B) The one who likes Yellow.
C) The one who likes Grey.
D) The one who likes Violet.
E) None of these
5. How many persons live between Ankit and the one who likes Yellow ?
A) None
B) One
C) Two
D) Four
E) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information and answer the following questions:
Eight persons A, B, C, D,E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle. Some are facing the centre while some are facing outside from the centre. Each of them has a different hobby viz— Driving, Jogging, Shooting, Ice Hockey, Dancing, Poker, Disc Golf and Microscopy but not necessarily in the same order.
G’s hobby is Driving. The one who likes Dancing faces the centre. D sits third to the right of B and both face the same direction. The one who likes Poker and the one who likes Disc Golf are not immediate neighbours. The one who likes Disc Golf sits fourth to the left of D. F sits third to the left of C. B sits third to the left of H. Only one person sits between C and H. Neither D nor C likes Dancing. Only three persons sit between C and D. E likes Shooting. There are only two persons sit between the one who likes Dancing and the one who likes Ice Hockey. E sits third to the left A. A does not like Ice Hockey. A sits second to the left of G. Only three persons sit between B and G. B sits second to the left of the one who likes Ice Hockey. Only one person sits exactly between the one who likes Driving and the one who likes Ice Hockey. The one who likes Driving sits third to the left of the one who likes Shooting. Only one persons sits between the one who likes Jogging and G.
6. Who sits opposite to the person who likes Jogging ?
A) The one who likes Poker.
B) The one who likes Shooting.
C) The one who likes Driving.
D) The one who likes Microscopy.
E) None of these
7. Which of the following statements is/are not true ?
A) E sits second to the left of the one who likes Poker.
B) B likes Microscopy.
C) Only two persons sit between A and G.
D) All are true.
E) None of these
8. If H is related to E and A is related to F in the same way the one who likes Driving is related to ?
A) The one who likes Shooting.
B) The one who likes Dancing.
C) The one who likes Poker.
D) The one who likes Microscopy.
E) None of these
9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group ?
A) C – Poker
B) A – Ice Hockey
C) H – Shooting
D) B – Driving
E) F – Jogging
10. What is the position of D with respect to the one who likes Jogging ?
A) Third to the right
B) Third to the left
C) Immediate left
D) Immediate right
E) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
Floor
Person
Colour
8
Sachin
Blue
7
Shankar
Green
6
-
-
5
Nitin
Pink
4
Bipul
Purple
3
Arkit
Grey
2
Manjesh
Voilet
1
Mahesh
Yellow
1. E)   2. B)   3. D)   4. A)   5. B)  
(6 – 10):

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