# Puzzle for SBI PO/BOB/Dena/LVB/NIACL

Directions (Q. 1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow. Eight persons – Elesh, Vikram, Vinay, Denny, Ela, Farukh, Gurpreet and Hitesh – are sitting around a circular table facing away from the centre. Each of them likes a novel of a different writer, viz Chetan Bhagat, William Faulkner, Charles Dickens, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain, George Eliot, Bob Mayor and Marcel Proust, but not necessarily in the same order.
Elesh, who likes Leo Tolstoy, sits third to the right of Ela. The one who likes Marcel Proust sits second to the left of Denny, who likes the novel of Chetan Bhagat. Vinay, who likes William Faulkner, sits between the persons who like George Eliot and Marcel Proust. Denny sits second to the left of Vikram, who cannot sit adjacent to Ela. Gurpreet likes Bob Mayor and sits second to the right of Hitesh, who likes Charles Dickens.
1.What is the position of Denny with respect to the person who likes the novel of William Faulkner?
1) Third to the left
2) Third to the right
3) Second to the right
4) Fifth to the right
5) Fourth to the left
2.Which of the following combinations is definitely true?
1) Elesh – Marcel Proust
2) Hitesh – Chetan Bhagat
3) Ela – Bob Mayor
4) Farukh –Leo Tolstoy
5) Vikram – Mark Twain
3.How many persons are sitting between Ela and the person who likes the novel written by Leo Tolstoy (if counted from Ela in clockwise direction)?
1) One
2) Two
3) Three
4) None
5) More than three
4.Who likes the novel of George Eliot?
1) Vikram
2) Denny
3) Ela
4) Farukh
5) Hitesh
5.Denny is related to ‘Marcel Proust’ and Gurpreet is related to Charles Dickens. In the same way, Farukh is related to whom among the following?
1) Chetan Bhagat
2) George Eliot
3) Bob Mayor
4) William Faulkner
5) Leo Tolstoy
Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Seven persons Tony, Sony, Ravi, Tanu, Manu, Vicky and Jimmy are sitting around a circular table. Five of them are facing the centre, whereas two of them facing outward.The one sitting exactly between Tanu and Vicky is facing outward. Jimmy sits third to the right of Tony and he is facing the centre. Ravi sits third to the left of Tanu and they both are facing the centre. Manu cannot be an immediate neighbour of either Ravi or Tanu. One of Sony’s neighbours is facing outward.
6.Who is sitting second to the left of Tony?
1) Sony
2) Ravi
3) Manu
4) Jimmy
5) None of these
7.Who is sitting on the immediate left of Manu?
1) Tony
2) Ravi
3) Sony
4) Jimmy
5) None of these
8.Which of the following pairs represents persons facing outward?
1) Tanu and Tony
2) Manu and Vicky
3) Manu and Tony
4) Can’t be determined
5) None of these
9.What is the position of Vicky with respect to Sony?
1) Second to the left
2) Second to the right
3) Third to the left
4) Fourth to the left
5) None of these
10.If all the persons are asked to sit in a clockwise direction in the lexicographic order of their names (starting from Jimmy), the positions of how many will remain unchanged? (excluding Jimmy)
1) One
2) Two
3) Three
4) None
5) None of these

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

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