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# Reasoning: Puzzles For Upcoming Bank Exams

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
There are eight persons in a family M, N, O , P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Among them there are three doctors, two Engineers, two Authors and one Painter. Each person has only one occupation. There are three married couples in the family and no unmarried female. Three generation are there in the family
P has two children. S and T are children of Q and O respectively. R is wife of P and mother of N and M. O is a female but not wife of M
S, a grandson of P, sits exactly between O and M and only Q sits exactly between N and R. Only one person sits between O and N but he is not T. N is not the immediate neighbour of S, who is not opposite to P. N does not sit opposite to a female. One of the sons of P is on immediate left of P. The person who is on the immediate left of S and the person who is on the immediate right of N are not doctors. The immediate neighbours of Q are neither an Engineer nor a Doctor. T is a Painter.
1. Who among the following are immediate neighbours of W?
(a) P and V
(b) P and U
(c) R and Q
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above
2. Which of the following statements is/are true?
(a) V is grandson of U
(b) P is aunt of W
(c) V is on the immediate left of her mother
(d) Sister-in-law of Q is an author
(e) None of the above
3. Which of the following two females sit adjacent to each other in the arrangement?
(a) U, T
(b) R, U
(c) P, W
(d) R, T
(e) None of the above
4. Which of the following is a group of Doctors?
(a) T, V, P
(b) Q, V, R
(c) U, T, P
(d) P, Q, U
(e) None of the above
5. Who among the following sits exactly between S and T?
(a) Author
(b) Painter
(c) Engineer
(d) Doctor
(e) Either Author or Engineer

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Direction (6-11): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

K, L, M, N, O, P, Q and R live on eight different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two and so on till the topmost floor is numbered eight. Each of them also likes a different superhero, namely Batman, Superman, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Wolverine, Nova and Ironman, but not necessarily in the same order.

• The one who likes Thor lives on an even-numbered floor. Only three people live between the one who likes Thor and M.
• Only two people live between M and N. N does not live on the lowermost floor. Only three people live between N and one who likes Hulk.
• O lives immediately above K. O lives on an even-numbered floor. K does not like Hulk. K lives neither on the floor numbered three nor five.
• Only two people live between K and the one who likes Nova.
• Only one person lives between the one who likes Nova and Ironman. The one who likes Ironman lives below the one who likes Nova.
• L lives immediately above Q. Only one person lives between Q and the one who likes Captain America.
• The one who likes Wolverine lives immediately above the one who likes Batman.
• P does not like Thor. K does not like superman.

6. Which of the following pairs represent those who live immediately above and immediately below N?
(a) R, L
(b) Other than those given as options
(c) L, M
(d) K, Q
(e) R, Q

7. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way as per the given arrangement and so form a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group?
(a) K – Floor numbered five
(b) Q – Floor numbered six
(c) L – Floor numbered two
(d) N – Floor numbered seven
(e) R – Floor numbered eight

8. Which of the following superheroes does R like?
(a) Other than those given as options
(b) Superman
(c) Nova
(d) Thor
(e) Batman

9. Which of the following superheroes does P like?
(a) Iron man
(b) Wolverine
(c) Batman
(d) Captain America
(e) Other than those given as options

10. N lives on which of the following floor numbers?
(a) Five
(b) Three
(c) Seven
(d) One
(e) Other than those given as options

11. As per the given arrangement, P is related to Nova and N is related to Wolverine in a certain way. To which of the following is M related to in the same way?
(a) Superman
(b) Batman
(c) Captain America
(d) Thor
(e) Hulk

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