High Level Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO Mains

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High Level Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO Mains
Direction (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below:
There are five Players viz. P, R, S, T and V are from five different countries viz. Russia, China, India, Britain and USA, but not necessarily in the same order. They are the players of five different games viz. Football, Hockey, Cricket, Tennis and Badminton and use three cars viz. Mercedes, Maruti and Honda to travel but not necessarily in the same order. Maximum two players can share one car.

  • The player who goes along with the player who is from USA, plays Tennis. R plays football.
  • V does not go with Russian footballer.
  • S is from Britain but does not travel in Mercedes.
  • Hockey players belong to Russia.
  • One who is a player of football travels in that car which is shared by two persons.
  • The one who plays Cricket likes to travel with whom who plays Badminton.
  • Mercedes car is used by only one player. V is the player of Cricket.
  • Chinese does not play Hockey or Tennis and does not like Honda. The one who play Football like Honda.
  • P, who is from India, cannot share his ride either with the player of 'China' or 'Britain'.
  • The player who is from Britain does not play Tennis.
1. Who among the following uses Mercedes car?
A) P
B) T
C) R
D) S
E) V
2. Who among the following is from USA?
A) R
B) P
C) S
D) V
E) T
3. 'V' belongs to which of the following countries?
A) Russia
B) USA
C) China
D) India
E) Britain
4. Which of the following players use (s) 'Honda' car?
A) R
B) S and T
C) V and P
D) P and R
E) R and S
5. Which of the following is matched correctly?
A) S-badminton- Maruti-USA
B) R-Badminton- Honda-USA
C) V-Cricket- Maruti-China
D) P-Cricket-Maruti-USA
E) All are wrong
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information and answer the following questions
Ten persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing five persons each. In row 1, A, B , C, D and E are sitting and all of them are facing south. In row 2, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting and all of them are facing north. In the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. Moreover, each of them belongs to different cities — Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Noida, Cuttack, Bengalore, Cochin, Allahabad and Mumbai but not necessarily in the same order. There are only two persons sitting between the person from Chennai, who sits at an extreme end, and E. P, who sits in the middle of the row, is not an immediate neighbour of Q, who is not from Mumbai. T is sitting at an extreme end. E, from Noida , sits on the immediate right of the person from Gurgaon and faces the immediate neighhour of Q. B is not sitting at the extreme left end. P is not from Allahabad. There is only one person between C and D, who is from Chennai. S, from Cuttack, is an immediate neighbour of the person from Mumbai and does not face the person from Hyderabad. R, who is from New Delhi, is an immediate neighbour of the person from Allahabad, who in turn faces the immediate neighbour of the person from Noida. There are two persons between the person from Bengalore and the person from Hyderabad. B is not from Bengalore. T is not from Cochin.
6. A belongs to which of the following cities?
A) Cochin
B) Bengalore
C) Hyderabad
D) None of these
E) Can't be determined
7. Who is from Cochin?
A) R
B) B
C) T
D) P
E) Can't be determined
8. ‘Chennai’ is related to 'Bengalore' in a certain way, based on their seating positions. Then Mumbai is related to whom, following the same seating positions?
A) Cochin
B) Allahabad
C) Gurgaon
D) Cuttack
E) New Delhi
9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions and so form a group. Which of the following is different from the group?
A) Noida
B) Bengalore
C) Mumbai
D) New Delhi
E) Cuttack
10. Which of the following statements is/are definitely false?
A) B is from Hyderabad.
B) There are two persons sitting between the person from cuttack and the person from Allahabad.
C) The person from Gurgaon faces the person from Cochin
D) The person who is from Allahabad sits opposite the person from Chennai.
E) All are true
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
Players
Games
Countries
Cars
P
Tennis
India
Honda
R
Football
USA
Honda
S
Badminton
Britain
Maruti
T
Hockey
Russia
Mercedes
V
Cricket
China
Maruti
1. B)   2. A)   3. C)   4. D)   5. C)  
(6 – 10):
6. B)   7. D)   8. D)   9. C)   10. D)