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Reasoning: Puzzles for SBI CLERK/PO & Upcoming Bank Exams

Directions (Q. 1-5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Eight candidates B, H, M, O, Q, R, S and T have applied for banking exam and interview for different international banks viz— ICICI, HDFC, HSBC, City Bank, Qatar Bank, DBS Bank, Barclays Bank and Gulf Bank but not necessarily in same order.There are five male and three females in the group. Each male and each female has applied from his/her city viz— Japan, Delhi, Noida, Kanpur, Patna, Ranchi,Gurgoan and Ghaziabad. No male has applied from Ranchi and Kanpur.

Q has applied for DBS Bank from Ghaziabad. The one who has applied fro Barclays Bank is neither from Noida nor from Kanpur. H has applied forQatar Bank. His sister M has applied for HSBC Bank from Jaipur. The one who belongs to Delhi has applied for ICICI Bank. The one who has applied from Noida is not a female. O has applied for City Bank and her friend has applied for ICICI.

R is from Gurgaon and has not applied either for Barclays Bank or for Gulf Bank. The one who has applied for Gulf Bank has applied neither from Patna nor from Noida. T has applied from Kanpur. B does not apply from Patna.

1. Which of the following groups is a group of female applicants ?

1) H, O, M

2) O, R, T

3) M, O, T

4) Q, R, S

5) None of these

2. Who among the following has applied from Ranchi ?

1) Q

2) O

3) T

4) M

5) None of these

3. Who among the following has applied for ICICI ?

1) B

2) T

3) O

4) R

5) None of these

4. H belongs to which of the following cities ?

1) Delhi

2) Ranchi

3) Noida

4) Gurgaon

5) None of these

5. Four of the five are alike in a certain way and hence from a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

1) Q

2) S

3) B

4) M

5) R

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Directions (Q. 6-10) : Study the following information and answer the following question.

Nine people Amitabh, Rakesh, Ritik, Salman, Anil, Akshay, Sunil, Sushant and Sanjay stay in a building, but not necessarily in the smae order. The building has nine floors and only one person stays on the one floor. Each floor is painted by different colours viz— blue, white, grey, black, yellow, green, red, orange and pink but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered-1, the floor above it, is numbered-2 and so on, and the topmost floor is numbered-9.

Sushant lives on an even numbered floor which is painted by black colour. Amitabh lives on an even numbered floor above the floor on which Sushant lives. Sixth floor is painted by Orange colour. Anil lives on eighth floor and this  floor is painted by white colour. Seventh floor is painted by  pink colour. Amithabh doesn’t live on the floor, which is painted by green colour. There are two floors between the floors which is painted by red colour and black colour. Ritik lives on the floor which is painted by grey colour. There are three floors between the floors on which Ritik and Sunil live. Salman lives on the floor immediately below Sanjay’s floor. There is only one floor between the floors on which Akshay and Sunil live. Akshay doesn’t live on the floor which is painted by pink colour. The lower most floor is painted by blue colour. Akshay doesn’t live on topmost floor.

6. Who amongst the following lives on the floor, which is painted by green colour?

1)The one who lives on 6th floor.

2) The one who lives on 7th floor.

3)The one who lives on 5th floor.

4) The one who lives on 3rd floor.

5) None of these

7. Who amongst the following stays on the topmost floor?

1) Anil

2) Ritik

3) Salman

4) Rakesh

5) None of these

8. Which of the following statement is true?

1)Amitabh lives on the topmost floor.

2)Anil lives on the floor, which is painted by red colour.

3)Akshay lives immediately above Amitabh.

4)Only one person lives between Anil and Amitabh.

5)None is true

9. Who lives on the floor which is exactly between the floors on which Sushant lives and the floor on which Amitabh lives?

1) Rakesh

2) Sunil

3) Ritik

4) Akshay

5) None of these

10. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?

1) Ritik, floor numbered-7

2) Akshay, floor numbered-1

3) Salman, floor numbered-4

4) Sushant, floor numbered-6

5) Amitabh, floor numbered-2

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