Reasoning Practice Puzzles for NIACL and SBI PO Mains

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Reasoning Practice Puzzles for NIACL and SBI PO Mains
Directions (1 – 5): Read the following information and answer the questions followed:
Six Actor – A, B, C, D, E and F who acting in different movies among Crack, Tubelight, Golmal, Robot, Dangal and Baby – not necessarily same order, they are sitting around circular table facing centre and discussing about release date of movies so that no clash will occur. Different release date on which they want to release their movie are 12 July, 15 August, 2 October, 26 November, 23 October and 14 June, not necessarily in the same order. The following point on which they want to discuss given below:
I. The actors who act in Crack and Tubelight are sitting opposite each other.
II. The actor who act in Golmal is to be immediate right of the actor who act in Dangal.
III. The one who act in Baby want to release their movie on 12 July, is to the immediate right of the one who act in Tubelight.
IV. A and D are sitting opposite to each other and neither of them is want to release their movie on 15 August.
V. The actors who want to release their movie in same month are sitting opposite to each other and neither of them act in Crack.
VI. C is want to release his movie on 2 October and is immediate neighbour of the actor who got 15 August release.
VII. Tubelight and Crack will not get release in month which doesn’t have 30 day.
VIII. F is sitting to the immediate left of A
1. Who act in Dangal?
A) B
B) E
C) C
D) Can’t be determined
E) None of these
2. Immediate neighbour of Actor C are?
A) B and D
B) A and B
C) E and D
D) A and E
E) Either (A) or (C)
3. Which of the following statement are not True?
A) C is sitting opposite to F.
B) B and E are facing each other.
C) 26 November is release date of Tubelight
D) A is sitting 2nd to the right of movie getting to release in 12 July
E) All are False
4. If B who acting in Baby asked actor of Robot to interchange release date and he get agree for it then who is acting in Robot?
A) A
B) C
C) E
D) Can’t be determine
E) None of these
5. Which of the following is possibly correct combination?
I. A – 26 November
II. D – 14 June
III. B – 15 August
A) Only I
B) Both I and II
C) Either I or II
D) All I, II and III
E) None
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
There are seven girls, Neha, Mohini, Sneha, Siddhi, Varsha, Snigdha and Priyanka who participated in a game competition which started on Monday and ended on Sunday. In the first round of the competition, each of them played different games, Cricket, Chess, Badminton, Table tennis, Hockey, Carom and Basket ball, but not necessarily in the same order. They like different colors, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, White, Violet and Black, but not necessarily in the same order.
Mohini did not play on the day either immediately before or immediately after the game of Siddhi, who does not like either White or Red or Yellow color. Two games were held between the game of Priyanka and Snigdha, neither of whom played on Monday. There was one game between the game of Siddhi and Sneha. But Sneha’s game did not happen either on Monday or on Wednesday. Sneha likes Blue color and played Cricket. The one, who played Badminton on the last day of competition, likes Green color. Varsha played immediately after Sneha and he likes Red color. Neha does not like White color and played Table tennis. Siddhi did not play either Basket ball or Carom. The one who played Hockey was scheduled immediately after the game of Cricket. Priyanka, who likes Violet, played on the fourth day of the competition but played neither Cricket nor Chess.
6. Who among the following played on the day before the game of Mohini?
A) The person who played Badminton song.
B) The person who likes Yellow color.
C) The person who likes Blue color.
D) The person who likes Red color.
E) None
7. Which of the following combinations is definitely false regarding their schedule?
A) Sneha – Blue – Cricket
B) Siddhi – Black – Chess
C) Neha – Yellow – Table tennis
D) Priyanka – Violet – Badminton
E) None of these
8. Who plays Carom?
A) Priyanka
B) Siddhi
C) Mohini
D) Either Mohini or Priyanka
E) None of these
9. If ‘Priyanka’ is related to ‘Blue’, ‘Varsha’ is related to ‘Green’, which of the following is ‘Siddhi’ related to?
A) White
B) Violet
C) Yellow
D) Black
E) None of these
10. Which of the following combinations is true?
A) Neha’s game was held on the fifth day of the week.
B) Varsha likes Violet color.
C) Siddhi plays Cricket.
D) Varsha’s game was scheduled before Sneha but after Snigdha.
E) None of these.
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
Actor: A, B, C, D, E and F
Movie: Crack, Tubelight, Golmal, Robot, Dangal and Baby.
Release Date: 12 July, 15 August, 2 October, 26 November, 23 October and 14 June.
1) The actors who act in Crack and Tubelight are sitting opposite each other.
2) The one who act in Baby want to release their movie on 12 July, is to the immediate right of the one who act Tubelight.
3) The actors who want to release their movie in same month are sitting opposite to each other and neither of them act in Crack.
(As There are two release date in October hence movie releasing in October will be facing each other)
(Therefore there will be two possibility)
4) C is want to release his movie on 2 October and is immediate neighbour of the actor who got 15 August release.
(Their will another possibility in Case – 1 )
5) The actor who act in Golmal is to be immediate right of the actor who act in Dangal.
6) A and D are sitting opposite to each other and neither of them is want to
release their movie on 15 August.
7) Tubelight and Crack will not get release in month which doesn’t have 30 day.
(Therefore Tubelight and Crack will get release in month which has 30 days, therefore will be releasing in 14 June or 26 November)
(Therefore Case 1.2 and case 2 will gets eliminate)
8) F is sitting to the immediate left of A.
(Now we will put leftover information in circle)
(Now Robot is left hence Robot will get release in 23 October)
(Therefore B and E will be acting in either Baby or Dangal)
Above arrangement will be final arrangement.
1. D)   2. E)   3. C)   4. E)   5. D)  
(6 – 10):
Seven girls: Neha, Mohini, Sneha, Siddhi, Varsha, Snigdha and Priyanka.
Game competition: Monday to Sunday.
Games: Cricket, Chess, Badminton, Table tennis, Hockey, Carom and Basket ball.
Colors: Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, White, Violet and Black.
1) Priyanka, who likes Violet, played on the fourth day of the competition but played neither Cricket nor Chess.
2) Two games were held between the game of Priyanka and Snigdha, neither of whom played on Monday.
Day
Girls
Game
Color
Monday



Tuesday



Wednesday



Thursday
Priyanka
Cricket×; Chess×
Violet
Friday



Saturday



Sunday
Snigdha


3) There was one game between the game of Siddhi and Sneha.
4) But Sneha’s game did not happen either on Monday or on Wednesday.
5) Sneha likes Blue color and played Cricket.
Day
Girls
Game
Color
Monday



Tuesday



Wednesday
Siddhi


Thursday
Priyanka
Cricket×; Chess×
Violet
Friday
Sneha
Cricket
Blue
Saturday



Sunday
Snigdha


6) Mohini did not play on the day either immediately before or immediately after the game of Siddhi, who does not like either White or Red or Yellow color.
7) Varsha played immediately after Sneha and he likes Red color.
Thus Neha plays on Tuesday.
Day
Girls
Game
Color
Monday
Mohini


Tuesday
Neha


Wednesday
Siddhi

White×; Red×; Yellow×
Thursday
Priyanka
Cricket×; Chess×
Violet
Friday
Sneha
Cricket
Blue
Saturday
Varsha

Red
Sunday
Snigdha


8) Neha does not like White color and played Table tennis.
9) Siddhi did not play either Basket ball or Carom.
10) The one who played Hockey was scheduled immediately after the game of Cricket.
11) The one, who played Badminton on the last day of competition, likes Green color.
Thus Mohini likes White. So Siddhi likes Black and Neha likes Yellow.
Day
Girls
Game
Color
Monday
Mohini

White
Tuesday
Neha
Table tennis
Yellow
Wednesday
Siddhi
Basket ball×; Carom×
Black
Thursday
Priyanka
Cricket×; Chess×
Violet
Friday
Sneha
Cricket
Blue
Saturday
Varsha
Hockey
Red
Sunday
Snigdha
Badminton
Green
12) Now as Siddhi does not play either Basket ball or Carom, Siddhi is playing Chess.
Day
Girls
Game
Color
Monday
Mohini
Carom or Basket ball
White
Tuesday
Neha
Table tennis
Yellow
Wednesday
Siddhi
Chess
Black
Thursday
Priyanka
Carom or Basket ball
Violet
Friday
Sneha
Cricket
Blue
Saturday
Varsha
Hockey
Red
Sunday
Snigdha
Badminton
Green
6. E)   7. D)   8. D)   9. B)   10. E)