Reasoning Puzzle Set For SBI PO Mains: Part 5

Q. (1 – 5) Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
  • Seven persons – A, B, C, D, E, F and G live on seven different floors of a building but not necessarily in same order. 
  • Lowermost floor of the building is numbered 1, one above that is numbered 2 and so on till top most floor is numbered 7. 
  • Each one of them also likes different colours, namely Red, Green, Yellow, White, Blue, Orange and Black. (but not necessarily in same order). 
  • A lives on an odd numbered floor but not on floor numbered Three. Only two persons live between D and the one who likes Blue.
  • The One who likes yellow lives immediately above C. 
  • The one who likes green lives on an odd numbered floors above D. 
  • B lives on the floors above E. 
  • Only three persons live between C and the one who likes green. 
  • The one who likes red lives immediately above the one who likes black. 
  • G lives on an odd numbered floor. E does not like yellow. 
  • Only one person lives between B and E. 
  • The one who likes blue lives immediately above A. 
  • Neither C or A likes white.


1. Which of the following guns does A like?
A. Orange
B. Black
C. Yellow
D. Green
E. Red

2. Which of the following combinations is true with respect to the given arrangement?
A. Orange – C
B. Green– F
C. Black – G
D. Blue – D
E. White – B

3. If all the persons are made to sit in alphabetical order from top to bottom, positions of how many persons will remain unchanged?
A. Four
B. None
C. Two
D. One
E. Three

4. Which of the following statements is true with respect to the given arrangement?
A. The one who likes Black lives immediately below A.
B. F likes Green.
C. None of the given options is true.
D. Only four persons live between D and G
E. G lives immediately below E.

5. Who among the following lives on floor numbered 2?
A. B
B. The one who likes Red
C. The one who likes Black
D. D
E. F

Q. (6 – 10) Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
  • Ten persons are going for picnic on ten different dates of same months ( August) viz. 11th , 12th , 13th , 14th , 15th , 16th , 17th , 18th , 19th and 20th .
  • They are sitting in two parallel rows containing five people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. 
  • In row 1- A, B, C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing south.
  • In row 2 – P, Q, R, S and T are seated and all of them are facing north. 
  • Therefore in the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.
  • (All the information given above does not necessarily represent the order of seating in the final arrangement.)
  • The person going for picnic on 14th sits to the immediate right of Q. 
  • P faces one of the immediate neighbours of the person who is going for picnic on 12th. 
  • D faces one of the immediate neighbours of the person who is going on 13th. 
  • S is not going on 13th. D is not going on 15th. 
  • R sits second to the left of the persons who is going for picnic on 20th. 
  • A sits third to the right of person who is going on 16th. 
  • Only One person sits between the person who is going for picnic on 19th and Q. 
  • C sits to the immediate left of the person who faces Q. Only two people sit between B and E.
  • The person who is going on 15th sits second to the right of the one who faces S. S does not sit at an extreme end of the line. 
  • One of the immediate neighbours of the person going for picnic on 15th faces the one who is going on 19th. P does not face A. 
  • The person who is going on 11th sits second to the right of the person who is going for picnic on 18th.

6. Who amongst the following faces the person who is going for picnic on 17th ?
A. The person who is going for picnic on 11th
B. D
C. The person who is going for picnic on 16th
D. The person who is going for picnic in 19th
E. B or E

7. T is going for picnic on which of the following Dates?
A. 13th
B. 14th
C. 17th
D. 19th
E. 15th

8. Which of the following is true regarding C?
A. C sits an extreme end of the line
B. None of the given options is true
C. C who is going for picnic on 18th
D. The person who is going for picnic on 14th faces C
E. The person who is going for picnic on 17th is an immediate neighbour of C

9. R is related to 14th in the same way as C is related to 12th based on the given arrangement, To who amongst the following is T related to the following same pattern?
A. 11th
B. 20th
C. 13th
D. 17th
E. 19th

10. Who amongst the following sit at an extreme end of the row?
A. The person who is going for picnic on 11th and R
B. The persons who is going for picnic on 18th and A
C. A and the person who is going for picnic on 13th
D. The persons who are going for picnic on 16th and 13th
E. A, E

Answers:

1. D. Green
2. A. Orange – C
3. C. Two
4. C. None of the given options is true.
5. E. F
6. E. B or E
7. C. 11th
8. D. The person who is going for picnic on 14th faces C
9. C. 13th
10. B. The persons who is going for picnic on 18th and A

Solutions

Solution 1-5
Floor No
Person
Colours
7
G
White
6
B
Blue
5
A
Green
4
E
Red
3
D
Black
2
F
Yellow
1
C
Orange

Solution 6-10

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