Reasoning Ability Practice Puzzles – Set 82

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Reasoning Ability Practice Puzzles – Set 82
Directions (1 – 5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Badal, Dinu, Pankaj, Manoj, Faizan, Hitesh, Komal and Vicky are eight friends who have completed their MBA programme with specialization – Marketing, Personnel, Operations, Systems and Finance. Three of them have passed with dual specializations. Two of them are having systems specialization. Operations and Systems were not offered as dual specialization with any of the remaining three specializations.
Badal is third from the top when they are arranged in descending order of earning. Badal has passed with Operations and earns more than Faizan, Dinu and Komal. Vicky has passed with Personnel and earns less than only Manoj who has passed with a dual specialization. Pankaj has passed with Marketing and Finance and earns the least. Dinu earns more than Komal but less than Faizan. No two of them have same earning. Komal who earns more than Hitesh has passed with Marketing whereas Hitesh has passed with dual specialization of Personnel and Finance. None of these has the same set of dual specialization.
1. Who among them earn more than Faizan?
a)    Only Manoj and Vicky
b)    Only Manoj and Badal
c)     Only Vicky, Badal and Dinu
d)    Only Manoj, Vicky and Dinu
e)    None of these
2. Who among them earns just more than only Pankaj?
a)    Manoj
b)    Vicky
c)     Hitesh
d)    Data inadequate
e)    None of these
3. Which of the following specializations is opted for most among them as either single or one of the dual specializations?
a)    Systems
b)    Finance
c)     Personnel
d)    Marketing
e)    Both Personnel and Marketing
4. Which of the following pairs has the Systems specializations?
a)    Badal & Faizan
b)    Badal & Manoj
c)     Faizan & Hitesh
d)    Data inadequate
e)    None of these
5. What is rank of Faizan from bottom?
a)    4
b)    3
c)     5
d)    2
e)    6
Directions (6 – 10): Answer these question based on the data given below.
Each of six persons – Anagha, Kirti, Garima, Sanchit, Ronit and Aditya – has a different profession among Fashion Designer, Businessman, Financial Analyst, Engineer, CA and Doctor – not necessarily in the same order, and belongs to Haryana, Hyderabad, Ranchi, Jodhpur, Mumbai and Chennai, not necessarily in the same order. They are sitting around a circular table facing center. The following information is known about them.
The Fashion Designer and the Businessman are sitting opposite each other. Anagha is to the immediate left of Aditya. The Doctor, from Haryana, is to the immediate left of the Businessman. The person from Ranchi and Mumbai are sitting opposite to each other and neither of them is a Fashion Designer. The Financial Analyst is to be immediate right of the CA. Anagha and Sanchit are sitting opposite each other and neither of them is from Hyderabad. Garima is from Ranchi and is to the immediate left of the person from Hyderabad.
6. In which of the following pairs, the persons are opposite each other?
a)    Ronit-Aditya
b)    Anagha-Garima
c)     Kirti-Ronit
d)    Ronit-Garima
e)    None of these
7. Who is to the immediate right of the Engineer?
a)    The CA
b)    The Fashion Designer
c)     Financial Analyst
d)    The Doctor
e)    None of these
8. If the Businessman is from Chennai, then the person to the immediate right of the person from Jodhpur is from?
a)    Chennai
b)    Haryana
c)     Mumbai
d)    Hyderabad
e)    None of these
9. Who among the following could be to the immediate right of Aditya?
a)    Anagha
b)    Garima
c)     Kirti
d)    Ronit
e)    Either (3) or (4)
10. If Ronit is from Haryana, what is profession of Kirti?
a)    Businessman
b)    Financial Analyst
c)     Doctor
d)    Either Financial Analyst or Doctor
e)    None of these
Directions (11 – 15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight Friends – Murali, Rakesh, Vignesh, Kaushik, Gopi, Senthil, Magesh and Naveen live in ten different floors of a building (but not necessarily in the same order). Two of the floors in the building is vacant. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two, and so on till the topmost floor is numbered ten. Each one of them selected in different banks in IBPS Clerk VI exam, namely Andra Bank, Punjab National Bank, Syndicate Bank, Bank of India, Canara Bank, Vijaya Bank, Indian Bank and Union Bank of India(but not necessarily in the same order).
  • The number of friends living below Senthil is same as the number of friends living between Senthil and Naveen
  • Senthil lives an odd numbered floor above the floor numbered four
  • Only one floor between Rakesh and the one who selected inBank of India
  • Only three floors between Kaushik and the one who selected inCanara Bank
  • The number of floors between the one who selected inIndian Bank and the one who selected inBank of India is two
  • The one who selected inVijaya Bank lives immediately above Magesh
  • Only three floors between Magesh and Murali
  • The one who selected inUnion Bank of India lives immediately above the one who selected inAndra Bank
  • Vignesh lives on one of the odd numbered floors above the one who selected inCanara Bank
  • The number of floors between Senthil and the one who selected inPunjab National Bank is only one
  • Only one friend lives between the one who selected inUnion Bank of India and the vacant floor
  • Only two friends live between Vignesh and vacant floor
  • The top most floor is vacant
  • The number of floors between two vacant floors is five
  • The one who selected inUnion Bank of India and Punjab National Bank not live in the floors numbered 8 and 7 respectively
  • The one who selected inBank of India lives immediately below the floor in which Vignesh lives
11. How many friends stay between the one who selected in Union Bank of India and the one who selected in Syndicate Bank?
a)    Six
b)    Five
c)     Four
d)    Three
e)    Two
12. Which of the following friends exactly sit between Gopi and Magesh?
a)    Vignesh and Rakesh
b)    Senthil and Naveen
c)     Vacant and Murali
d)    Gopi and Takesh
e)    Senthil and Vacant Floor
13. The one who selected in Indian Bank lives in _________
a)    7th Floor
b)    9th Floor
c)     10 floor
d)    3rd floor
e)    5th Floor
14. Four of the following banks form a group, which of the following bank does not belong to that group?
a)    Bank of India
b)    Vijaya Bank
c)     Indian Bank
d)    Andhra Bank
e)    Punjab National Bank
15. Which of the following statement is true as per the given information?
a)     2 – Gopi – Punjab National Bank
b)    8 – Mahesh – Syndicate Bank
c)     7 – Vignesh – Vijaya Bank
d)    1 – Murali – Andhra Bank
e)    5 – Senthil – Bank of India


Solutions:
(1 – 5):
Rank according
to Earning
Name
Specialization
1
Manoj
Marketing & Personnel
2
Vicky
Personnel
3
Badal
Operations
4
Faizan
Systems
5
Dinu
Systems
6
Komal
Marketing
7
Hitesh
Personnel & Finance
8
Pankaj
Marketing & Finance
1. E)   2. C)   3. E)   4. E)   5. C)  

(6 – 10):

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

(11 – 15):
Floor Number
Friend
Selected Banks
10
9
Naveen
Indian Bank
8
Rakesh
Syndicate Bank
7
Vignesh
Vijaya Bank
6
Magesh
Bank of India
5
Senthil
Canara Bank
4
3
Gopi
Punjab National Bank
2
Murali
Union Bank of India
1
Kaushik
Andra Bank
11. D)   12. E)   13. B)   14. A)   15. C)