Reasoning Ability High Level Practice Puzzles

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Reasoning Ability High Level Practice Puzzles
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
In HDFC Bank the staffs Gopinath, Sanjay, Anwar, Latif, Jemima, Shalini, Monica, Mishraya are working and they come to the Bank by different express such as Shiv Ganga Express, Malwa Express, Suryanagri Express, Magadh Express, Pandian Express, Nellai Express, Archana Express and Vaishali Express not in the respective order. And they are selected for special seminar. They planned to take seminar individually with other staffs in different States such as Bihar, Haryana, Rajasthan, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Assam and Gujarat in a week starting from Sunday to Saturday. The maximum number of seminar taken by each person is one.
Gopinath going to take seminar before Sanjay and after Mishraya who did not come to the bank by Suryanagri Express. The staff who is going to take seminar in Rajasthan, come to Bank by Nellai Express. Anwar come to Bank by Malwa Express and he did not take seminar on week’s starting day. The staff who take seminar in Gujarat, attend seminar in Maharashtra and Karnataka in the previous day. Mishraya likes to take seminar in Bihar and she did not come by Archana Express. Only two persons giving their seminar on same day due to other commitments. The person who is coming to Bank by the way of Pandian Express likes to take seminar on Thursday. Sanjay likes to take seminar in Assam and the day in between the persons who take seminar in Kerala and Gujarat. Monica comes to Bank by Archana Express and she did not take seminar on Saturday. The persons who come to the bank by Magadh Express and Malwa Express likes to take seminar on same day. The person who takes seminar in Assam come to the bank by Shiv Ganga Express and attend Jemima’s seminar who come to Bank by Pandian Express in the next day. Gopinath who did not come to the bank by Vaishali Express taking seminar on the next day of Latif’s seminar. Latif who making arrangement with another staff for taking seminar on same day and he did not take seminar in Maharashtra.
1. Latif comes to the Bank by which express?
a) Magadh Express
b) Shiv Ganga Express
c) Pandian Express
d) Nellai Express
e) Malwa Express
2.  Who takes the seminar on Friday?
a) The one who takes seminar in Haryana
b) Monica
c) Both a and b
d) The one who takes seminar in Assam
e) The one who come to the Bank by Shiv Ganga Express
3. Who come to the Bank by Nellai Express?
a) Mishraya
b) Latif
c) Monica
d) Shalini
e) Jemima
4. Two seminars held on which of the following day?
a) Thursday
b) Tuesday
c) Saturday
d) Friday
e) Monday
5. Which of the following combinations is true?
a) Mishraya – Archana Express – Bihar – Thursday
b) Sanjay – Shiv Ganga Express – Assam – Wednesday
c) Gopinath – Suryanagri Express – Kerala – Wednesday
d) Shalini – Vaishali Express – Rajasthan – Saturday
e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A, B, C, D, E, F and H are seven persons working in a seven different cities viz. Patna, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Chandigarh and Chennai but not necessarily in the same order. They use different mode to reach their places, viz; Bus, Train, Aeroplane, Cycle, Bike, Car and Ship, but not necessarily in the same way.
D is not working either in Kolkata or in Patna. The person who uses Train to travel, works in Chandigarh. A works in Lucknow. Neither B nor F works in Mumbai. The person who works in Kolkata uses Bike to travel. B uses Bus to travel. One who uses Aeroplane works in Mumbai. The one who works in Patna doesn't use Ship as the mode of travelling. D uses cycle to travel. One who works in Lucknow neither uses Ship not Train. H uses Ship to travel. C doesn't use either Train or  Bike. E doesn't work in Chandigarh. The one who lives in New Delhi doesn't use Ship.
6. A uses which of the following modes of travel?
a) Train
b) Ship
c) Car
d) Bus
e) Cycle
7. C lives in which of the following place?
a) Patna
b) Lucknow
c) New Delhi
d) Mumbai
e) Kolkata
8. Who among the following uses Bike to travel?
a) E
b) D
c) B
d) F
e) A
9. D works in which of the following cities?
a) Chennai
b) Kolkata
c) Mumbai
d) Patna
e) New Delhi
10. Which of the following is matched correctly?
a) A- Lucknow - Cycle
b) B- Patna - Car
c) H - Mumbai - Bus
d) D - New Delhi - Ship
e) F- Chandigarh – Train
Directions (11 – 15): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below:
There are eight engineering students A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H who have to submit the project in the month of March, June, August and November but not necessarily in the same order. In each month, the project will be submitted on the dates either 12th or 19th of the given month. Only one student will submit the project on these given dates. 
A will submit the project on 19th of any of the given month but not in March. Only one student will submit the project between the A and H. Three students will submit the project between H and B. Two students will submit the project between B and G. One student will submit the project between C and D. C will submit the project before D. E will not submit the project on 19th of any of the given month. There are as many as student will submit the project between C and A and as between the A and E.
11. Who among following will submit the project on 19th November? 
a) D
b) F
(c) H
d) G
e) A
12. How many student/s will submit the project between A and E? 
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) More than three
e) None of these
13. Who among following will submit the project on 12th of June? 
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) E
14. If C is related to B and G is related to H, in the same way E is related to? 
a) B
b) F
c) C
d) D
e) A
15. G will submit the project on which of the following dates? 
a) 12th March
b) 12th June
c) 19th August
d) 19th November
e) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
Staff
Day
Train
States
Gopinath
Tuesday
Suryanagri Express
Gujarat
Sanjay
Wednesday
Shiv Ganga Express
Assam
Anwar
Monday
Malwa Express
Maharashtra
Latif
Monday
Magadh Express
Karnataka
Jemima
Thursday
Pandian Express
Kerala
Shalini
Saturday
Nellai Express
Rajasthan
Monica
Friday
Archana Express
Haryana
Mishraya
Sunday
Vaishali Express
Bihar
1. A)   2. C)   3. D)   4. E)   5. B)  
(6 – 10):
Person
Place
Transport Medium
A
Lucknow
Car
B
Patna
Bus
C
Mumbai
Aeroplane
D
New Delhi
Cycle
E
Kolkata
Bike
F
Chandigarh
Train
H
Chennai
Ship
6. C)   7. D)   8. A)    9. E)   10. E)  
(11 – 15):
Person
Month
Date
C
March
12th
B
March
19th
D
June
12th
A
June
19th
G
August
12th
H
August
19th
E
November
12th
F
November
19th
11. B)   12. B)   13. D)   14. B)   15. E)