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# Reasoning: Puzzles For Upcoming Bank Exams

Directions: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.
Abhishek, Deepak, Dipika and Vipin are four students of different coaching centres i.e. Lucknow, Delhi, Patna and Cuttack of ABC, and each student belongs to a different state i.e. UP, Uttrakhand, Bihar and Odisha but not necessarily in the same order. ABC arranged Mock–Test series in four test centre, i.e. Banglore, Kolkata, Dehradun and Chennai. All four students appeared for the test series. When the results were declared got first to fourth position in All–India ranking.
• The one who appeared at the Banglore test centre got the 4th position in All–India ranking. But he is not Deepak.
• The one who appeared at Chennai for the test got the First position. The one who belong to Uttrakhand got the third position, while the one who studied at the Lucknow centre got the second position.
• Abhishek and Deepak studied neither at the Lucknow centre nor at Delhi. They appeared for test neither at Kolkata nor at Dehradun centre. They belong neither to Odisha nor to Uttrakhand.
• The one who studied at the Patna centre does not belong to Bihar. The one who belongs to Uttrakhand is not Vipin.
• The one who studied in Delhi did not appear for the test at Kolkata centre. The one who belongs to UP did not appear at Banglore centre.

1. In which of the following Test centre did Dipika appear for the test?
1) Banglore
3) Chennai
4) Kolkata
5) Either Chennai or Kolkata
2. Which of the following combinations is definitely true in respect of the given information?
1) Deepak–2
2) Dipika–4
3) Vipin–3
4) Abhishek–1
5) None is true
3. Deepak belongs to which of the following states?
1) UP
2) Bihar
3) Odisha
4) Can’t say
5) Other than given options
4. Who got the first positions in All–India ranking?
1) Abhishek
2) Deepak
3) Dipika
4) Vipin
5) Can’t say
5. Which of the following person belongs to Odisha?
1) Abhishek
2) Deepak
3) Dipika
4) Vipin
5) Either ‘Abhishek’ or ‘Dipika’
Directions(6 – 10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.
Anil, Karan, Manish, Ranjan, Arun and Nikhil live on different floors in the same building. All of them own one car each and each car is of a different company, namely Hyundai, Mahindra, Tata, Ford, Maruti and Fiat(not necessarily in the same order). The ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it number 2, and so on, and the topmost floor is numbered 6.
Karan lives on an even – numbered floor and does not own Mahindra or Tata car; only two people live between the floors on which Karan and Nikhil live. Ranjan lives on the floor immediately above the floor on which Manish lives. Ranjan does not live on an odd – numbered floor and lives immediately below that one of who owns a Hyundai car. Anil does not live on the floor immediately above or immediately below the floor on which Arun lives. Anil does not live on the lower- most floor, ie floor number 1. Ranjan owns a Maruti car. Anil owns a Fiat car.

6. Who amongst the following live on floors between the floors on which Karan and Nikhil Live?
a) Manish, Ranjan
b) Anil, Manish
c) Ranjan, Arun
d) Anil, Arun
e) Can’t be determined

7. Who amongst the following lives on floor number 5?
a) Anil
b) Karan
c) Arun
d) Nikhil
e) Can’t be determined

8. On which of the following floors does Arun live?
a) 3rd
b) 5th
c) 1st
d) 4th
e) Can’t be determined

9. How many people live on the floors above the floor on which Anil lives?
a) None
b) One
c) Two
d) Three
e) Can’t be determined.

10. Which car is owned by the person who lives on the 3rd floor?
a) Mahindra
b) Tata
c) Ford
d) Fiat
e) Can’t be determined