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# Reasoning: Puzzles for SBI Clerk/PO & Upcoming Bank Exams

Directions.(1-5) Read the following information carefully and answer the question given below.

Ajay, Akshu, Aysa, Achu, Ajara, Aalka, Azar and Aalya are eight friends, studying in the same college, but different departments viz., CS, IT, ECE and EEE. At least two persons are studying in the same department. Each of them likes different sports viz., Cricket, Hockey, Football, Tennis, Judo, Carom, Basketball and Chess. All the above information is not necessarily in the same order. All of them are sitting around a circular table, in such a way five of them facing inside the table and the remaining facing outside the table.

Achu studying in ECE department sits second to the right of Aalya, who like Chess and does not study in the CS department. The one who like cricket is an immediate neighbour of the one, who likes Chess and the one who likes Football. Aalka sits third to the left of the one who studied in EEE department who is an immediate neighbour of Achu. Aalka does not sit opposite to Achu. Aalka neither likes Football nor Hockey nor Carom. The persons who are studying in the EEE department sit opposite to each other and faces opposite direction to each other. Ajay studied in the EEE department and likes Cricket. Azar is studying in the IT department and sits second to the right of Ajay. The one who is studying in the CS department is an immediate neighbour of the one who is studying in IT and the one who studying in the EEE department. The one who likes Chess does not sit opposite to the one who is studying in the CS department. Aalya is neither studying in IT nor CS department. The one who is studying in the EEE department does not like Judo and Carom. Aysa, who likes Basketball and Akshu are sitting adjacent to each other and both are facing same direction. Immediate neighbours of Ajay faces the opposite direction. Achu does not face outside the table. The one who likes Basketball and the one who likes Hockey are studying in the CS department.

Q.1) Who among the following studying in the ECE department?

a) Achu and the one who like Carom

b) Ajay and the one who like Hockey

c) The one who like Football and Aalya

d) Aysa and Aalka

e) None of these

Q.2) Who among the following sits second to the left of Ajara?

a) The one who studying in IT department

b) The one who like cricket

c) The one like Tennis

d) None of these

e) The one who like Hockey

Q.3) Four of the following five are alike in certain way, based on the arrangement, find the one which does not belongs to the group?

a) Ajay

b) The one who likes Hockey

c) The one who studying in IT department

d) Aalya

e) Achu

Q.4) Which of the following combination is true?

a) Aalya – ECE – Carom

b) Achu – ECE – Baseketball

c) Akshu – IT – Tennis

d) All are true

e) None is true

Q.5) Aalka is studying in which among the following department?

a) CS

b) EEE

c) IT

d) Either a or b

e) Either b or c

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information and answer the questions given below:

Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are playing a game of musical chairs. The chairs placed around a circular table face away from the table. Each person knows a different language – Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Hindi and English – but not necessarily in the same order. When all of them are sitting in the chairs during the game, the following conditions were fulfilled.

C is a Hindi speaker and sits third to the left of E. The Tamil and the Punjabi speaker are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither the Punjabi nor the Tamil speaker is an immediate neighbour of either E or C. The Telugu and the English speaker are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither E nor D speaks English. The one who speaks Punjabi sits to the left of B, who speaks Kannada. A speaks Telugu and is not an immediate neighbour of the Hindi speaker. Only F sits between the Punjabi and the Marathi speaker. G sits third to the left of the person who speaks English.

Q.6. Which of the following pairs represents the immediate neighbours of the Marathi speaker?

1) Punjabi and Bengali

2) English and Punjabi

3) Telugu and Bengali

5) None of these

Q.7. Who among the following speaks English?

1) G

2) H

3) F

4) E

5) None of these

Q.8. How many persons sit between the Hindi speaker and D when counted in clockwise direction from the Hindi speaker?

1) None

2) One

3) Two

4) Three

5) Four

Q.9. E speaks which of the following languages?

1) Tamil

2) Bengali

3) Punjabi

4) Marathi

5) None of these

Q.10. Who among the following sits exactly between B and H?

1) Telugu speaker

2) Tamil speaker

3) Punjabi speaker

4) Marathi speaker

5) Hindi speaker