Crack SBI PO Prelims 2018 – Reasoning Ability (Puzzle) Day-76

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Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given question.

Seven people-Rahul, Ramesh, Ravi, Sachin, Iman, Vivek and Paul are like seven different subjects Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Hindi, English, Biology and History, but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them studies in one of the three standards viz., V, VII and X with at least two of them in the same standard.

Sachin studies with the one who likes Maths in VII. The one who likes English studies only with Vivek. Vivek does not like Maths and History. Rahul studies with those who like Chemistry and Biology. Rahul does not study with Sachin. Ravi studies only with one who likes Hindi. The one who likes Hindi does not study with one who likes English. More than one person was study with Ramesh. Ramesh does not like Biology. Both Paul and the one who likes History study in same standard but not in V.Paul doesn’t like Maths.

1). Who among the following likes English?

  1. Ravi
  2. Iman
  3. Rahul
  4. Ramesh
  5. None of these

2). Which of the following statement is true?

  1. Iman and Sachin studying in the same standard
  2. Ramesh studies in X standard
  3. Ramesh likes English
  4. Rahul and Iman studying in the same standard
  5. None is true

3). Which of the following subject does Ramesh likes?

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology
  3. Maths
  4. Hindi
  5. None of these

4). Which of the following combinations represents the standard in which Iman studies and the subject he likes?

  1. V-English
  2. X-Chemistry
  3. X-Biology
  4. VII-Maths
  5. None of these

5). Paul studies which of the following Standard?

  1. V
  2. VII
  3. X
  4. Cannot be determine
  5. None of these

 

Directions (6-10) Study the following information carefully and answer the given question.

Seven People- Tarun, Mala, Danisha, Abhi, Kavin, Vivek, and Dev are born in seven different months of the same year viz., February, March, April, June, September, October, and November. Each of them born in different days of the week in each month, viz Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday but not necessarily in the same order.

Vivek was born in the month which has more than 30 days. Both Dev and Danisha were born in a month after the one who was born on the day of Tuesday. Dev was born in the immediately before Danisha was born. Danisha was not born on the day of Sunday. The one who was born on the day of Monday was born in the month which has less than 30 days. Only three people were born between the one who was born on the day of Monday and the one who was born on the day of Saturday. Only two people were born between Dev and the one who was born on the day of Thursday. Abhi was born in immediately after the one who was born on the day of Thursday. Only one person was born between Vivek and the one who was born on the day of Tuesday. Only two persons were born between Abhi and Kavin. Tarun was born immediately before the one who was born on the day of Wednesday.

6). Who was born in April?

  1. Dev
  2. Mala
  3. Danisha
  4. Tarun
  5. None of these

7). How many people have born between the months in Kavin and Tarun born?

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three
  4. Four
  5. None of these

8). Which of the following months in which Dev was born?

  1. September
  2. October
  3. April
  4. March
  5. None of these

9). Which of the following days does Danisha was born?

  1. Friday
  2. Monday
  3. Tuesday
  4. Wednesday
  5. None of these

10). Which of the following combinations is correct?

  1. Tarun-Saturday
  2. Kavin-Sunday
  3. Dev-Tuesday
  4. Abhi-Friday
  5. None is true

Answers:

Directions (1-5):

  • Sachin studies with the one who likes Maths in VII.
  • The one who likes English studies only with Vivek.
  • Vivek does not like Maths and History.
  • Rahul studies with those who like Chemistry and Biology.
  • Ravi studies only with one who likes Hindi.
  • The one who likes Hindi does not study with one who likes English.
  • Paul doesn’t like Maths. So, Vivek likes Physics.
  • Ravi likes Maths and also Sachin likes Hindi.
  • So Ravi studies VII standard
Person Subject Standard
Rahul
Ramesh
Ravi Maths VII
Sachin Hindi VII
Iman
Vivek Physics
Paul
  • Both Paul and one who likes History studying in same standard but not in V.
  • So Paul Studies X Standard.
  • One who likes English studies only with Vivek, hence Vivek studies V standard.
  • Rahul studies with those who like Chemistry and Biology, hence Rahul studies X standard.
Person Subject Standard
Rahul X
Ramesh
Ravi Maths VII
Sachin Hindi VII
Iman
Vivek Physics V
Paul X
  • Above conditions Rahul likes History.
  • Ramesh studies with more than one person, hence Ramesh studies X Standard.
  • So Iman studies V standard with Vivek and Likes English.
Person Subject Standard
Rahul X
Ramesh X
Ravi Maths VII
Sachin Hindi VII
Iman English V
Vivek Physics V
Paul X
  • Rahul studies with those who like Chemistry and Biology, hence Rahul likes History.
  • Ramesh does not like Biology, hence Ramesh likes Chemistry.
  • Paul likes the subject is Biology.
  • So the final arrangement is..
Person Subject Standard
Rahul History X
Ramesh Chemistry X
Ravi Maths VII
Sachin Hindi VII
Iman English V
Vivek Physics V
Paul Biology X
  1. Answer: b
  2. Answer: b
  3. Answer: a
  4. Answer: a
  5. Answer: c

Directions (6-10)

  • Vivek was born in the month which has more than 30 days, hence Vivek was born in either March or October.
  • The one who was born in the day of Monday has born in the month which has less than 30 days.
  • Only three persons were born between the one who was born in the day of Monday and the one who was born in the day of Saturday.
  • Only one person was born between Vivek and the one who was born in the day of Tuesday.
  • For these above statement, we have two possibilities.

Case 1:

Month Person Day
February Monday
March
April
June Tuesday
September Saturday
October Vivek
November

Case 2:

Month Person Day
February Monday
March Vivek
April
June Tuesday
September Saturday
October
November
  • Both Dev and Danisha were born in a month after the one who was born on the day of Tuesday.
  • Dev was born immediately before Danisha.
  • From this condition Case 1 was dropped, but Case 2 have two cases case2(a) and case2(b).

Case 2(a):

Month Person Day
February Monday
March Vivek
April
June Tuesday
September Dev Saturday
October Danisha
November

Case 2(b):

Month Person Day
February Monday
March Vivek
April
June Tuesday
September Saturday
October Dev
November Danisha
  • From statement, Only two people were born between Dev and the one who was born in the day of Thursday.
  • Abhi was born in immediately after the one who was born in the day of Thursday.
  • Only two people were born between Abhi and Kavin.
  • From this condition Case 2(a) was dropped. Case 2(b) is continued.

 Case 2(b):

Month Person Day
February Kavin Monday
March Vivek
April Thursday
June Abhi Tuesday
September Saturday
October Dev
November Danisha
  • Tarun was born immediately before the one who was born in the day of Wednesday, hence Tarun was born in Saturday.
  • Dev was born in Wednesday.
  • Danisha was not born in Sunday, hence Danisha was born in Friday.
  • Vivek was born in Sunday.
  • Mala was born in Thursday.

So the final arrangement is,

Case 2(b):

Month Person Day
February Kavin Monday
March Vivek Sunday
April Mala Thursday
June Abhi Tuesday
September Tarun Saturday
October Dev Wednesday
November Danisha Friday

6. Answer: b

  1. Answer: c
  2. Answer: b
  3. Answer: a
  4. Answer: a

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Topic Daily Publishing Time
Daily News Papers & Editorials 8.00 AM
Current Affairs Quiz 9.00 AM
Quantitative Aptitude “20-20” 11.00 AM
Vocabulary (Based on The Hindu) 12.00 PM
General Awareness “20-20” 1.00 PM
English Language “20-20” 2.00 PM
Reasoning Puzzles & Seating 4.00 PM
Daily Current Affairs Updates 5.00 PM
Data Interpretation / Application Sums (Topic Wise) 6.00 PM
Reasoning Ability “20-20” 7.00 PM
English Language (New Pattern Questions) 8.00 PM

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