# Puzzles for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 24 May

## Puzzles for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 24 May

Directions (1-5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Ten Friends are sitting in two parallel rows of six seats each. One seat is vacant in each row. Bhavya, Janvi, Hemanika, Preeti and Dharini are sitting in row-1 facing south. Veni, Radha, Charmy, Nisha and Usha are facing north. Each likes a different brand of Soaps i.e. Hamam, Dove, Lux, Liril, Vivel, Pears, Nivea, Mysore Sandal, Medimix and Margo. Nisha sits third to the right of Charmy and likes Liril. Only two people sit between Radha and the vacant seat. Radha does not like Vivel or Lux Soap. Dharini is not an immediate neighbour of Hemanika. Janvi likes Margo. The one who likes Lux Soap faces the one who likes Mysore Sandal. The one who likes Lux sits opposite to the one who sits third right of the person who sits opposite to Nisha. Hemanika is not an immediate neighbour of Preeti. Usha, who likes neither Vivel nor Pears, does not face the vacant seat. Neither Nisha nor Charmy sits at any of the extreme ends of the row. Preeti faces Charmy. Vacant seats are not opposite to each other. Two seats are there between Hemanika and Janvi, who sits third right of the one who likes Nivea. The one who likes Medimix Soap faces the one who likes Liril. The friends who like the Hamam and Mysore Sandal are adjacent to each other. Vacant seat of row – 1 is not an immediate neighbour of Preeti. Radha sits at one of the extreme ends of the row. Charmy does not like Hamam and Mysore Sandal. Vacant seat of row-1 does not face Nisha who doesn’t sit at any of the extreme ends of the row.

Q 1. How many people will sit between Veni and Radha?
1. One
2. Two
3. Three
4. Four
5. More than four
Q 2. Which of the following brand Usha likes?
1.  Margo
2.  Liril
3.  Nivea
4.  Dove
5.  Medimix
Q 3. Who among the following likes Pears?
1. Usha
2. Nisha
4. Preeti
5. None of these
Q 4. Four among the following form a group in a certain way. Which of the following does not belong to Group?
1. Dharini, Margo
2. Veni, Lux
4. Janvi, Medimix
5. Usha, Liril
Q 5. Which of the following is correctly matched?
1. Preeti – Margo
2. Veni – Vivel
3. Usha – Nivea
5. Charmy – Liril
Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Hariram, Nikhil, Vikas, Gaurav, Lalit, Ramkumar, Chandrika, Jamuna, Mala, Pallavi, Kavita and Dhanya are 12 persons sitting in two rows, among them Hariram, Vikas, Gaurav, Ramkumar, Mala and Kavita are facing north while the remaining are facing south. Each person faces exactly one person in the other row. Each one of them likes a different festival from among Dussehra, Diwali, Mahashivaratri, Holi, Ugadi, Onam, Lohri, Pongal, Bonalu, Navaratri, Brahmotsavam and Bohag Bihu (not necessarily in the same order) and belongs to one state each from among Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Manipur, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Nagaland and Haryana (again not necessarily in the same order).
The one who likes Ugadi is from Bihar and is facing Ramkumar. None of Nikhil, Dhanya and Lalit likes Ugadi or Dussehra. The persons from Tamil Nadu and Haryana are the immediate neighbours of Pallavi.
Nikhil is second to the right of Chandrika, who is from Gujarat. Nikhil like Lohri festival and faces the person from Sikkim, who is third to the right of Gaurav. Neither Hariram nor Gaurav likes Diwali festival or from Kerala.
Kavita, like the Mahashivaratri festival, sits second to the right of the person who likes Navaratri festival, who faces the person from Haryana, None of them sits at an extreme end.
The Diwali festival like by the person from Nagaland, sits as far as possible from Gaurav.
Dhanya, likes the Onam festival, sits opposite the person who likes the Brahmotsavam festival, who is an immediate neighbour of the person sitting at an extreme end.
The Lohri and Holi festival liker’s are from Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra respectively. The person who likes Onam festival and Holi festival face the same direction.
Ramkumar, like the Pongal festival and from Assam, sits equidistant in the same row from the Bonalu and the festival from Kerala.
The festival from Rajasthan is opposite the festival from Maharashtra and second to the left of the festival from Assam. Hariram, who is not like the Brahmotsavam festival, is third to the left of Mala; and neither of them like Diwali festival.
Jamuna likes the Bohag Bihu festival and is third to the right of person who likes Onam festival from Manipur.

Q 6. Which of the following person belongs to Sikkim?
1. Kavita
2. Mala
3. Pallavi
4. Hariram
5. Dhanya
Q 7. Who sits second to the left of Pallavi?
1. Lalit
2. Nikhil
3. Jamuna
4. Chandrika
5. Dhanya
Q 8. Which of the following persons sits at the extreme ends of one row?
1. Lalit and Nikhil
2. Hariram and Vikas
3. Gaurav and Vikas
4. Chandrika and Jamuna
5. Ramkumar and Gaurav
Q 9. Which of the following combinations is true?
1. Ramkumar – Pongal – Tamil Nadu
2. Jamuna – Bohag Bihu – Haryana
3. Mala – Navaratri – Kerala
4. Dhanya – Lohri – Manipur
5. None of these
Q 10. The one who belongs to Manipur sits third to the left of ______________
1. The one who belongs to Tamil Nadu
2. The one who belongs to Bihar
3. The one who likes Dussehra festival
4. The one who likes Lohri festival
5. The one who likes Holi festival
1-5
6-10
1. 1
2. 4
3. 3
4. 5
5. 2
6. 1
7. 5
8. 3
9. 2
10. 4
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