# Practice Sets on Reasoning Ability (Puzzles) | IBPS PO Mains Spl – Download in PDF

Practice Sets on Reasoning Ability (Puzzles) | IBPS PO Mains Spl – Download in PDF:
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Directions (1 – 5): Study the information given below and answer the following questions:
Five persons – A, B, C, D and E – bought five televisions each from different companies namely Intex, Sony, Samsung, Micromax and LG but not in the same order. The costs of the TV (in thousands) are, 4, 6, 12, 13 and 21 but not in the same order.
All five persons bought their respective TV’s from one of the following cities: Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Kakinada and Tirupati. No two millionaires bought their painting from the same city or of the same price.
The following information is known.
·       Neither A nor Dbought their TV from Hyderabad. They bought their TV’s from Kakinada and Tirupati, in any order.
·       C bought the TV from Sony Company.
·       B bought the TV worth 12 thousand from Vishakhapatnam.
·       The sum of the costs of the TV’s bought by A andC is less than the cost of the TV’s bought by D. Ddoes not own the most expensive TV.
·       The most expensive TV is by Samsung, and that was bought from Vijayawada.
·       The second most expensive TV is by Intex, and was bought from Tirupati.
1).From which city did C brought his TV?
c)  Vishakhapatnam
e)  Tirupati
2).What are the costs (in thousands) of the TV’s owned by A and C? The order is not important.
a)  4 and 6
b)  4 and 13
c)  6 and 13
d)  4 and 12
e)  6 and 12
3).Who owns the Intex Company TV?
a)  A
b)  B
c)  C
d)  D
e)  E
4).Which of these persons is a possible owner of the TV by LG?
a)  A
b)  B
c)  C
d)  D
e)  E
5).What is the total cost of televisions owned by A, C and E?
a)  22
b)  23
c)  31
d)  40
e)  Can’t be determined
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions
Nine People – A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I live in nine different floors of 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 nine. Each one of them bought a new car on the following months namely viz., January, March, April, May, August, October, September, November and December (but not necessarily in the same order).
F lives an odd numbered floor above the floor numbered four. Only one person lives between F and the one who bought car on April. The number of people leaving above F is same as the number of people living below F. Only three people live between D and the one who bought car on October. C lives an one of the odd numbered floors above the one who bought car on October but not on the top most floor. Only three people live between D and F. D lives any one of the floors below F. Only two people live between C and the one who bought car on January. The one who bought car on September lives immediately above G, G bought car on neither October nor January. E does not bought car on September and not live on the top most floor. The one who lives on top most floor bought car on December. Only three people live between G and A. The one who bought car on November lives immediately above the one who bought car on March, but not on the topmost floor. Only one person lives between the one who bought car on November and H. Only one person lives between B and the one who bought car on August.
6).Who amongst the following bought car on October?
a)  The person who lives on floor no 4
b)  A
c)  B
d)  The one who lives on floor no 9
e)  F
7).Which of the following statements is true as per the given arrangement?
a)  Only one person live between F and the one who bought car on August.
b)  Only three people live between H and B
c)  A lives on 9th floor
d)  B bought car on June
e)  None of the given options is true
8).G bought car on which of the following months?
a)  April
b)  May
c)  September
d)  August
e)  November
9).Which of the following combinations will be definitely true as per the given arrangement?
a)  C – April
b)  March – D
c)  November – 4
d)  May – G
e)  F – December
10).How many people live between G and D?
a)  One
b)  Two
c)  Three
d)  Four
e)  More than four
Directions (11 – 15): Study the information given below and answer the question followed:
A, B, C, D, E, F and G are seven people live on seven different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The lower most floor of the building is numbered 1, the one above that is numbered 2 and so on till the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of them earn different amount per month. i.e. 20000, 15000, 10000, 25000,30000, 35000 and 40000. (But not necessarily in the same order)
The one who earn Rs.20000 lives immediately above the one who earns Rs.40000. Only one person lives between B and E. B lives on one of the floors above E. Neither C nor A earns Rs.25000. E does not earn Rs. 10000. A lives on an odd numbered floor but not on the floor numbered three. The one who earns Rs.30000 lives immediately above A. Only two people live between A and the one who earns Rs.10000. The one who earns Rs.15000 lives on one of the odd numbered floors above D. Only three people live between C and the one who earns 15000. The one who earn Rs.10000 lives immediately above C. F earns 10000.
11).Which among the following is the salary of B?
a)  Rs. 20000
b)  Rs. 40000
c)  Rs. 35000
d)  Rs. 30000
e)  None of these
12).Which of the following combination is true as per the given arrangement?
a)  A – 15000
b)  C – 30000
c)  B – 35000
d)  F – 20000
e)  None of these.
13).Who among the following lives in floor no 3 ?
a)  A
b)  C
c)  D
d)  F
e)  None of these.
14).Four among the following form a group in a certain way.Which of the following does not belong to Group?
a)  G – 15000
b)  A – 40000
c)  B – 20000
d)  F – 40000
e)  E – 10000
15).Who among the following earns Rs. 35000?
a)  A
b)  C
c)  D
d)  F
e)  None of these

1)a   2)a   3)d   4)b   5)c   6)e   7)b   8)d   9)b   10)c11)   12)   13)   14)   15)

Solutions:
Direction- (1 – 5):
 Person TV Company City Price (in thousands) A Micromax/LG Kakinada 4/6 B LG/Micromax Visakhapatnam 12 C Sony Hyderabad 6/4 D Intex Tirupati 13 E Samsung Vijayawada 21
Direction- (6 – 10):
 Floor Number Person Month 9 I December 8 B May 7 C September 6 G August 5 F October 4 H January 3 E April 2 A November 1 D March
Direction- (11 – 15):
 Floor Persons Salary 7 G 25000 6 B 30000 5 A 15000 4 E 20000 3 D 40000 2 F 10000 1 C 35000

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