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Reasoning Puzzle Challenge : Important for SBI Clerk Exam

Published on Thursday, April 14, 2016
Reasoning Puzzle Challenge

Directions :-

Read the following statements  carefully and answer these questions.

A family consists of seven members P, Q, R, S, T, U and V. While one of them a student, the other Six  follow different profession of Architect, Lawyer, professor, Manager , Doctor and Engineer.
 There are two married couples in the family. P and U Architect and Doctor respectively .S, the father of Q and the grandfather of V, is an Engineer.No lady in the family is an Engineer or a Lawyer .V, who is student , is the grandson of T.

1. Which of the following is one of the married couples?
(a) Q R
(b) Q U
(c) P R
(d) Data inadequate

2. How is R related to V?
(a) Mother
(b) Aunt
(c) Sister
(d) Data inadequate

3.what is T's Profession?
(a) Professor
(b) Manager
(c) Professor or Manager
(d) Doctor

Solution. We have the following information:

P Architect
Q Lawyer or Professor
R Lawyer or Professor
S Engineer (Male)
T Professor or Manager ( female)
U Doctor
V Student
ST is a married couple
S is the father of Q
S is grandfather of V
V is grandson of T

1. (d) Data inadequate
Since, for each of the pair, in (a), (b) and (c) we cannot have any confirmed idea about the gender of each individual.

2. (d) Data inadequate
There is not enough information to say about the relationship between R and V.

3. (c) professor and Manager
From the above information that we obtained, the profession of T is either Professor or Manager.


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