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# Reasoning: Puzzles For SBI Clerk, Syndicate Bank & Upcoming Bank Exams

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

World Cup is being organized by Brazil. Different teams are participating in the World Cup. Seven teams which are participating are – Argentina, Belgium, Colombia, Brazil, Chile, Germany and France. They will be playing there matches at different places, namely Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Cuiaba, Salvador,Curitiba and Manaus, but not necessarily in the same order, on different days of the week, starting from Monday.
• Argentina will be playing at Brasilia, but neither on Friday nor on Monday.
• The host country will be playing on Thursday at Cuiaba.
• There is a gap of one day between Argentina and Brazil match.
• Germany will be playing the match before France but after Chile at Salvador on Wednesday.
• France will be playing on the last day of the week.
• Belgium will be playing at Manaus.
• No match will be played at Rio de Janerio on Monday.
• The match at Curitiba will be played on the last day of the week.
• The match at Sao Paulo will be played on Tuesday.
• No match will be played at Manaus on Tuesday and Friday.

1.Belgium will be playing the match on which day of the week?
A. Friday
B. Tuesday
C. Saturday
D. Wednesday
E. Monday

2.Which team will be playing the match between Thursday and Saturday?
A. France
B. Colombia
C. Brazil
D. Chile
E. Argentina

3.Which of the following combination is true?
A. Brazil – Thursday – Cuiaba
B. Chile – Wednesday – Rio de Janeiro
C. France – Saturday – Curitiba
D. Colombia – Monday – Brasilia
E. Belgium – Friday – Sao Paulo

4.Which team will be playing in Sao Paulo?
A. Belgium
B. Brazil
C. Chile
D. Germany
E. France

5.Which of the following combinations is true?
A. Belgium -Tuesday
B. Germany -Sunday
C. Chile -Thursday
D. Belgium -Monday
E. None of these

#### Directions:(6-10) Answer the questions based on the information given below.

P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W live on eight different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The Ground floor is numbered one and the floor above it is numbered two and so on. The top most floor is numbered eight. Each of them likes a different game viz. Chess, Caroms, Badminton, Tennis, Hockey, Cricket, Basketball and Volleyball but not necessarily in the same order.
There are only two floors between the floor on which W lives and the floor on which the one who likes Chess lives. The one who likes Tennis lives on an even numbered floor and live immediately above the floor of a person who likes Volleyball. There are only two floors between U’s floor and the floor of a person who likes Carom. Only one floor is between R’s floor and S’s floor, S likes Badminton. There are only two floors between T’s floor and P’s floor.Q lives on a floor adjacent to R’s floor. There is only one floors between U’s floor and the floor of a person who likes Hockey. The one who likes Caroms lives on an even numbered floor but not on floor number 8. Q lives on even numbered floor. The one who like chess do not live on a floor adjacent to the floor of a person who likes cricket.Third floor is not occupied by the one who likes Volleyball. P’s floor is immediately above U’s floor. The one who likes chess does not live on ground floor.

6. Who among the following lives on 3rd floor?
a. P
b. V
c. R
d. T
e. None of these

7. Which of the following game does W like?
a. Tennis
b. Volleyball
d. Cricket
e. None of these

8.Who among the following likes Hockey?
a. T
b. Q
c. R
d. S
e. None of these

9.Who among the following lives on the floor which is between Q’s floor and V’s floor?
a. P
b. S
c. The one who likes Cricket
d. The one who likes Chess
e. None of these

10.Which of the following is correct?
a. 3 – R – Cricket
b. 5 – U – Volleyball
c. 6 – W – Cricket
d. 4 – Q – Chess
e. None of these