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# Reasoning: Puzzles For SBI Clerk & Upcoming Bank Exams

Directions (1 – 5): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

Eight professors – P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W have come for a seminar on different subjects. They are given flats on eight different floors of a building (numbered 1 to 8). The subjects on which they have to give seminar are – Biology, Business, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Computer, Physics and Accounts but not necessarily in the same order. They have come in different s – I20, Fabia, Swift, Santro, Alto, Renault, Baleno, Brio again not necessarily in the same order.

S lives on an even numbered floor. Only three people live between S and T. Only one person lives between T and V. V lives on one of the floors below T. Only two persons live between V and U.
W lives on a floor that is immediately below U. Only two persons live between T and Q. P does not live on the lowermost floor. The person who has come for seminar on Geography lives on the floor numbered 7. W has come for seminar on Chemistry. The person who has come for seminar on Business lives on the topmost floor and has Alto.

The persons who live on odd numbered floors have I20, Swift, Fabia and Renault in any order. The person who has I20 lives on one of the floors above the 4th floor.
The person who lives on the 5th floor has neither I20 nor Fabia. The person who lives on the lowermost floor does not have I20 or Fabia or Swift and he has come for seminar on Biology.

The person who has come for seminar on Computer lives on 5th floor. The person who has Santro has come for seminar on Chemistry. U has come for seminar on Accounts has either I20 or Fabia. The person who has come for seminar on Physics does not have I20 or Fabia or Swift or Santro. V has come for seminar on Economics and has Brio.

1. Which of the following statements is true with respect to the given information?
A) T lives immediately above the one who has come for seminar on Geography
B) U lives immediately above R
C) Only three people live between U and the one who has come for seminar on Business.
D) W has come for seminar on Economics
E) All the given statements are true.
2. Who amongst the following lives exactly between V and the one who has come for seminar on Business?
A) T
B) P
C) W
D) U
E) R
3. W has come for seminar on?
A) Geography
B) Computer
D) Chemistry
E) Accounts
4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to the group?
A) T – Geography
B) V – Computer
C) V – Economics
D) S – Accounts
E) U – Chemistry
5. How many people live between P and the one who has come for seminar on Chemistry?
A) Four
B) Three
C) Two
D) Five
E) None

Directions (6-10): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

Eight friends having different Sims as Airtel, Vodafone, Aircel, Docomo, Idea, BSNL, JIO and Reliance are sitting around a circular table, not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing outside and some of them are facing towards the centre. Each of them has birthday in different year. Only two people sit between the one who uses Idea and the one who uses Aircel.

The friends who use Vodafone and Airtel are not neighbours. The one who uses Airtel is sitting just right of one who uses Idea. The one who uses JIO sits second to the right of one who uses Aircel. The person who uses Idea faces outside and he is the oldest guy having birthdays in 1975. Only one person sits in between friends who use Reliance and Airtel. The one liking Vodafone is 8 years older than the one liking BSNL. The one who uses Reliance sits third to the left of one who uses Vodafone and he is the youngest among all having birthday in 1989.

The person who uses BSNL faces towards the direction opposite to the one who uses JIO, but same to the one who uses Aircel. Person liking BSNL is not a neighbour of either who uses Airtel or JIO. The one who uses Airtel was born in 1983 and the one who uses JIO is 4 years younger than him. Immediate neighbours of one who uses Docomo face in the same direction.

The one who uses Airtel faces towards the centre. The one who uses Vodafone and the one who uses Aircel face the direction just opposite to the one who uses Docomo. The person facing the one who uses Airtel was born in 1979. The immediate neighbours of the one who uses Airtel have faces opposite to each other and they have the age gap of 6 years.

6). Who uses Docomo sim born on which year?
a) 1983
b) 1981
c) 1975
d) 1979
e) None of these

7). How many persons facing outside?
a) Four
b) Three
c) Two
d) Six
e) None of these

8). Which of the following is correctly matched?
a) Airtel – Facing Centre – 1981
b) Jio – Facing Outside – 1983
c) Aircel – Facing Centre – 1987
d) Idea – Facing Outside – 1975
e) None of these

9). Who is sitting second to the left of person who born in 1975?
a) One who uses Docomo sim
b) One who born in 1989
c) One who uses JIO sim
d) One who born in 1981
e) One who uses Vodafone sim

10). How many persons sit between who uses the Airtel sim and who uses BSNL sim, count from the right of one who uses Airtel sim?
a) 1
b) 3
c) 5
d) 4
e) 6