SBI PO Preliminary Exam - Reasoning Puzzle

Published on Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.
Five friends A, B, C, D, and E are working in 5 different departments M, N, O, P and Q and they earn different salaries i.e. 10,000, 15,000, 20,000, 25,000 and 30,000 and they all are of different ages i.e. 24, 26, 28, 30 and 32 years. These all informations are not necessarily in the same order.
·        B works in department M and earns more than 20,000. Person who is 28 years old works in department Q. 32 years old person earns at least 20,000.

·        The person who is 26 years old earns 25,000. A earns 15,000, but does not work in department N or P.
·        Person who is 30 years old earns highest salary but does not work in department M and N. E does not work in department P or Q, and his age is not 32. The salary of D is less than 20,000.

1.     Who works in department N?
a) B                      b) C                      c) D
d) Can’t be determined e) None of these

2.     If the name of the person represents its salary then which of the following is true?
a) A + B = C                  b) C + D = B                  c) D + E = B
d) Can’t be determined  e) None of these

3.     Which of the following combination is definitely true?
a) B-30 years-M-30,000
b) D-24 years-N-10,000
c) A-24 years-P-15,000
d) E-30 years-O-30,000
e) None of these

4.     The person whose age is 30 works in which department?
a) M                     b) N                      c) O
d) P                      e) None of these

1.     Option D
2.     Option E
3.     Option D
4.     Option C

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