Logical Reasoning Quiz for Banking | IBPS | SBI | RBI - 09 (COMPLEX PUZZLE)

COMPLEX PUZZLE (BASED ON NEW PATTERN)

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table facing away from the centre. Each of them has a different rank in mock test, viz 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th but not necessarily in the same order. A and C, whose rank is 3rd, can never sit together. There are two persons between the persons whose ranks are 7th and 5th. The person whose rank is 5th sits second to the right of F. H does not rank 2nd or 1st and he is also immediate neighbour of the one whose rank is 5th. The person whose rank is 1st cannot sit with the person whose rank is 4th.

There are two persons sitting between C and the person whose rank is 6th. B and E are immediate neighbours of each other. The person whose rank is 1st sits on the immediate left of the person whose rank is 8th. A is second to the right of the person whose rank is 7th. D’s rank is neither 6th nor 7th. E and G are not immediate neighbours. G, who does not rank 5th, sits on the immediate right of H. There is only one person sitting between those two persons whose ranks are 8th and 6th.There is only one person sitting between G and the person whose rank is 6th and the person can never be F.

1.Which of the following pairs of persons and ranks is definitely true?
• 1) C – 8th
• 2) D – 1st
• 3) G – 3rd
• 4) B – 7th
• 5) All are false

2.How many persons are sitting between E and B when counted in anticlockwise direction from B?
• 1) None
• 2) Two
• 3) Three
• 4) Five
• 5) Six

3.Which of the following is the position of F with respect to the person whose rank is 4th?
• 1) Second to the left
• 2) Third to the right
• 3) Third to the left
• 4) Fourth to the right
• 5) Can’t be determined

4.If A interchanges his place with the person whose rank is 2nd, then which of the following is the position of the person whose rank is 3rd with respect to the person whose rank is 6th?
• 1) Second to the left
• 2) Second to the right
• 3) Third to the right
• 4) Third to the left
• 5) None of these

5.Which of the following is the rank of H?
• 1) 3rd
• 2) 4th
• 3) 5th
• 4) 1st
• 5) Can’t be determined

Directions (Q. 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 of one 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 the floors between the floors on which Karan and Nikhil live?
• 1) Manish, Ranjan
• 2) Anil, Manish
• 3) Ranjan, Arun
• 4) Anil, Arun
• 5) Can’t be determined

7.Who amongst the following lives on floor number 5?
• 1) Anil
• 2) Karan
• 3) Arun
• 4) Nikhil
• 5) Can’t be determined

8.On which of the following floors does Arun live?
• 1) 3rd
• 2) 5th
• 3) 1st
• 4) 4th
• 5) Can’t be determined

9.How many people live on the floors above the floor on which Anil lives?
• 1) None
• 2) One
• 3) Two
• 4) Three
• 5) Can’t be determined

10.Which car is owned by the person who lives on the 3rd floor?
• 1) Mahindra
• 2) Tata
• 3) Ford
• 4) Fiat
• 5) Can’t be determined

1. 4
2. 5
3. 3
4. 3
5. 2
6. 1
7. 4
8. 3
9. 1
10. 5

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