# Reasoning Practice Puzzles for SBI PO and NIACL Mains

Reasoning Puzzles for SBI PO and NIACL Mains
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
A, B, C, D, E and F are six ambassadors of six different countries viz. Brazil, India, China, France, Australia, Russia but not necessarily in the same order. They are sitting around a circular table for discussing six different topics viz Trade, LOC, Terrorism, World peace, Environment and Development. But not necessarily in the same order. Only one person gives his views on one topic only.
(a) ‘Development, Terrorism and World Peace’ pointing persons are neither from ‘France’ nor from ‘Brazil’.
(b) Ambassadors from ‘India’ and ‘China’ are neither is pointing ‘Development’ nor ‘Terrorism’.
(c) A is neither from ‘France’ nor on the immediate left of the person who has pointed ‘Environment’.
(d) The only ambassador who is between ‘E’ and ‘F’ is pointing ‘LOC’.
(e) ‘D’ has his discussion about ‘Environment’ and he is from ‘China’. He is facing the person who has h is views on ‘LOC’.
(f) The one who is delivering about ‘Development’ is seated opposite to the person who is from ‘Russia’, while China’s ambassador is on the left of the person, who is noticing World Peace.
(g) One who discussed about ‘Trade’ is on the immediate right of France’s ambassador but on the immediate left of the person who has briefed about ‘Terrorism’.
(h) ‘C’ is not pointing ‘Terrorism’ while ‘F’ has no points for ‘Development’. F has discussion about trade and immediate left of the person who discussion terrorism.
1. Who among the following is France's ambassador?
A) A
B) B
C) C
D) D
E) E
2. The only ambassador between E and D is noticing which of the following topics?
A) World Peace
B) LOC
C) Development
D) Environment
3. Who among the following has a discussion about 'World Peace'?
A) A
B) B
C) C
D) D
E) E
4. Which of the following is correctly matched?
A) A-India-Environment
B) B-Australia-Terrorism
C) E-Australia-Development
D) F-Brazil-World Peace
E) All are correct
5. 'Trade' pointing person is from which country?
A) Australia
B) India
C) Russia
D) Brazil
E) China
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information and answer the questions followed:
Raju, Ram, Rita and Reena are four students of different classroom coaching centres of ABC, a leading classroom coaching centre for IAS aspirants. Each belongs to a different state, ie UP, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Odisha, but not necessarily in the same order. ABC arranged an All India Mock-Test series for all the classroom coaching centres students of ABC in four cities Bangalore, Kolkata, Dehradun and Chennai. The students Raju, Ram, Rita and Reena appeared for the test series in different cities. When the results were declared they got first to fourth position in All-India ranking. They were students of ABC, ie Lucknow, Delhi, Patna and Cuttack, but not necessarily in the same order. I. The one who appeared at the Bangalore test centre got the 4th position in All-India ranking. But he is not Ram. The one who appeared at Chennai for the test got the first position. The one who belongs to Uttarakhand got the third position, while the one who studied at the Lucknow centre got the second position in All-India ranking. II. Raju and Ram studied neither at the Lucknow centre not at Delhi. They appeared for test neither at Kolkata nor at Dehradun. They belong neither to Odisha nor to Uttarakhand. III. The one who studied at the Patna centre does not belong to Bihar. The one who belongs to Uttarakhand is not Reena. The one who studied in Delhi did not appear for the test at Kolkata centre. The one who belongs to UP did not appear at Bangalore centre.
6. In which of the following cities did Raju appear for the test?
1) Bangalore
3) Chennai
4) Kolkata
7. Which of the following combinations is definitely true in respect of the given information?
1) Ram – Dehradun – 2
2) Rita – Bangalore – 4
3) Reena – Kolkata – 3
4) Raju – Chennai – 1
5) None is true
8. Ram belongs to which of the following states?
1) UP
2) Bihar
3) Odisha
4) Can’t say
5) None of these
9. Who got the second position in the All-India ranking?
1) Ram
2) Rita
3) Raju
4) Reena
5) Can’t say
10. Which of the following information is not true regarding Rita?
1) Rita got 3rd position in All-India ranking.
2) Rita belongs to UP.
3) Rita appeared for the test at the Dehradun centre.
4) She was a student of Delhi centre.
5) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
1. C)   2. A)   3. C)   4. C)   5. D)
(6 – 10):
6. A)   7. E)   8. A)   9. D)   10. B)