## Must Solve Reasoning Puzzles for Bank/Insurance Exams (15 – 03 – 2018)

Must Solve Reasoning Puzzles for Bank/Insurance Exams (15 – 03 – 2018)
Direcitons (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given beside:
Eight persons R, S, T, U, V, W, X and Y are born in eight different months, viz, January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August of the same year but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them likes to go to different places during their vacations, Mumbai, Goa, Manali, Simla, Kolkata, Agra, Jaipur and New Delhi but not necessarily in the same order.
The one who likes to go to Kolkata, was born just after U. Not more than three persons were born after W. Only two persons were born between W and the one who likes to go to Manali. The one who likes to go to Jaipur was born in a month having 30 days. Only three persons were born between the one who likes to go to Jaipur and the one who likes to go to Simla. T and X are the two youngest persons among eight persons and neither of them likes to go to Kolkata or Manali. S is older than Y but younger than V, who likes to go to New Delhi. R and Y were born in consecutive months. Neither R nor Y likes to go to Kolkata. The who likes to go to Mumbai is younger than the one who likes to go to Kolkata. The one who likes to go to Agra was born just before Y. X and W were not born in consecutive months. W does not like to go to Jaipur.
1. Which of the following statement is/are true?
a) V likes to go to Manali.
b) U was born just before the person who likes to go to Kolkata.
c) S and V are the persons who were born in the months having 30 day.
d) Both B and C.
e) None of these
2. Which of the following combination of Month-Person-Place is true?
a) January-Y-Manali
b) April-R-Jaipur
c) July-T-Simla
d) August-W-Goa
e) None of these
3. Which of the following persons was born just before the person who was born in May?
a) W
b) V
c) R
d) T
e) None of these
4. Which of the following persons were born in the months having 30 days?
a) V and X
b) Y and R
c) W and T
d) R and W
e) None of these
5. Who likes to go to Mumbai?
a) W
b) T
c) X
d) R
e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Read the below given information carefully and answer the question beside:
There are 10 persons – Akanksha, Anu, Aayush, Aakash, Aarav, Athrav, Arun, Aakriti, Aayesha and Ananya are sitting on 2 gates of 2 circular parks. The circular parks are such that one is small and second is large with smaller inside the larger one. The gates are on the 5 side of the park. The persons sitting on outer park, are facing towards center and the persons sitting on the gates of the Inner Park, are facing outwards to the center. So in this way, the persons are facing each other when they are sitting on same side of parks. Each of them is in different profession i.e. Charted Accountant, Clerk, Teacher, Scientist, Doctor, Engineer, Business Man, Advocate, Manager and Accountant but not necessarily in the same order.
Ayesha is second to the right of Aarav who is a teacher. Arun doesn’t sit in front of Akanksha. The one who is a clerk is facing towards the center of the park. Aakash is neither a Clerk nor a Doctor. Akanksha is sitting second to the left of Athrav who sits in front of a businessman. The one who is an accountant is sitting in front of Advocate. Aakriti is sitting second to the right of Doctor. Aakash sits in front of an engineer. There is only one person between Akanksha and Clerk. The person who is a scientist is sitting second to the left of Aakash. There is only one person between Doctor and Businessman. Ayesha is not an Advocate.
Charted Accountant faces towards the center of the Park. The person who is a Doctor is sitting in front of Akanksha. Aayush is sitting in front of Aayesha. Aarav is neither a neighbor of Businessman nor a Doctor. Ananya is second to the right of Aayush. Charted Accountant sits in front of that person who sits third to the right of Manager.

6. What is the profession of Akanksha?
a) Manager
b) Teacher
c) Clerk
d) Charted Accountant
e) Accountant
7. Which among the following statement is definitely true?
a) Accountant sits third to the right of Aarav
b) Aakash sits between Aakriti and Aayesha
c) Clerk sits in front of that person who is sitting immediate left of Business man
d) Doctor sits in front of Scientist
e) None of these
8. Which of the following person is sitting second to the right of scientist.
b) Aayushi
c) Aakash
d) Clerk
e) Accountant
9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way that they form a group. Which of the following doesn’t belong to that group?
a) Clerk
b) Engineer
c) Aarav
d) Aakriti
e) Aayesha
10. Who among the following sits between Manager and Doctor?
a) Ananya
b) Anu
c) Ayush
d) Aakash
e) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):

1. B)   2. B)   3. C)    4. D)   5. B)
(6 - 10):

6. D)   7. C)   8. C)   9. D)   10. A)