Reasoning Puzzle for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 04 June

Reasoning Puzzle for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 04 June

Reasoning Puzzle for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 04 June

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
There are seven friends, namely Sujata, Rahul, Riya, Preeti, Gaurav, Karan and Diya. They work in the same organisation but in different departments, ie HR, Marketing and Finance. There are at least two persons in the same department. Moreover, each of these seven friends has a different salary as well. No two of them have the same salary. In addition to this, some information is given as follows.
  • Karan works in Marketing department and earns more than only Diya.
  • Sujata does not work with Rahul and Diya. Rahul stands 4th from the top when arranged in descending order of their salaries.
  • Gaurav is neither from HR not from the department where Preeti works. Diya and Riya are in the same department.
  • Preeti works only with Rahul but not in HR department and she earns less than only Riya and Gaurav.
  • At most three people can work in the same department.

1. Among the following persons, Sujata works with whom?
1) Preeti
2) Riya
3) Gaurav
4) Can’t be determined
5) None of these

2. Which of the following statements is/are false?
1) Diya earns more than only Sujata.
2) Gaurav works in the Finance department.
3) The HR department has the maximum number of persons working.
4) All are false
5) None of these

3. Who among the following work in the Marketing department?
1) Karan, Gaurav and Sujata
2) Karan, Preeti and Rahul
3) Riya, Diya and Karan
4) Karan, Sujata and Riya
5) None of these

4. Who amongst them earns the most?
1) Riya
2) Gaurav
3) Diya
4) Can’t be determined
5) None of these

5. Which of the following is definitely true about Riya?
1) She works in the Marketing department.
2) She earns the most among all the friends.
3) She works with Diya in the Finance department.
4) All are true
5) None of these

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information and answer the questions that follow:
Eight students A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H in a school sports competition participated in a game in which they were sitting around a circular ring. The seats of the ring are not directed towards the centre. All the eight students are in four groups I, II, III and IV, ie two students in each group, but not necessarily in the same order. These students are from different sport houses, viz Maharishi, Vyas, Aryabhatt, Vashistha, Shankaracharya, Balmiki, Dhruv and Dayanand.
  •  No two students of the same group are sitting adjacent to each other except those of group III. Students from group IV are sitting opposite each other.
  • D is neither in Dayanand nor in Aryabhatt house.
  • The student from Dhruv house is sitting on the immediate right of the student from Dayanand house.
  • C, who is in Vashistha house, is in group I. She is sitting on the immediate right of F, who is in group III.
  • F is not in Aryabhatt house and she has also participated in other sports.
  • B from Vyas house is neither in group IV nor in group I or II.
  • B is sitting opposite E. Only Balmiki participant A is sitting between Dhruv participant E and the Shankaracharya participant.
  • Both the students of group II are sitting adjacent to students of group IV.
6. Who is in Maharishi house?
1) G
2) F
3) H
4) Can’t say
5) None of these

7. ‘H’ is in which house?
1) Dayanand
2) Shankaracharya
3) Maharishi
4) Can’t say
5) None of these

8. Who among the following students are in group IV?
1) A and B
2) A and C
3) G and H
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

9. The student from which house is sitting opposite the Vashistha house participant?
1) Dayanand
2) Shankaracharya
3) Dhruv
4) Can’t Say
5) None of these

10. Which of the following statements is false?
1) The Balmiki representative is sitting opposite the Maharishi house representative.
2) The Vyas house representative is sitting opposite the Dhruv house representative.
3) H and G are sitting opposite each other.
4) The two girl-participants are sitting opposite each other.
5) None of these

Answers:

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