Crack SBI PO Prelims 2018 – Reasoning Ability (Puzzle) Day-81

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Direction (1-5): Study following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Eight friends- Sugan, Paul, Rose, Kevin, Renu, Venu, Soni and Sumi are living in a eight storey building but not necessarily in the same order. The lowermost floor is numbered one; the one above floor is numbered two and so on till the topmost floor is numbered eight. Each of them watch different TV channels, viz., Star News, BBC News, News Nation, Discovery, DD News, Zee News, News 7 and News 18 but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are in three different professions as Doctor, Player and Professor, but not necessarily in the same order. At least two persons but not more than three persons are in same profession.

The one who watch News 18 lives on the second floor. Renu lives immediately above Sugan. The one who watch Discovery lives in even numbered floor. Venu does not watch Discovery. Only three people lives between the one who watch Discovery and Rose. Those who are Players live in odd numbered floors but not on the lowermost floor. Paul lives immediately above Soni. Only one person lives between the person who watch News 7 and News 18. The Player lives between the one who watch News 7 and News 18. Only two people live between Rose and Kevin. Kevin does not live on the lowermost floor. One of the Doctors lives on the topmost floor. Only three people live between Kevin and the one who watch DD News. The one who watch BBC News lives immediately below one who watch News 7. Venu lives on the lowermost floor. Only two people live between Sugan and the one who watch News 7. Sugan does not watch DD News. Only one person lives between Soni and one who watch News Nation. The one who watch Zee News lives immediately above the one who watch Star News. There are two floors gap between the two pairs of Doctors live.

1) Which of the following pairs represent those who live immediately above and immediately below Paul?

  1. Sumi, Kevin
  2. Sumi, Soni
  3. Kevin, Soni
  4. Soni, Rose
  5. None of these

2) How many persons live between Sumi and Rose?

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

3) Which of the following combinations is correct?

  1. Sumi-Floor number 5.
  2. Rose-News 7
  3. Sumi-Discovery
  4. Renu-Discovery
  5. None of these

4) Which of the following group of persons is Professors?

  1. Sumi, Paul, Renu
  2. Sumi, Renu, Rose
  3. Paul, Venu, Renu
  4. Sumi, Paul, Venu
  5. None of these

5) Which of the following is Sugan’s Profession?

  1. Doctor
  2. Player
  3. Professor
  4. Cannot be determine
  5. None of these

Direction (6-10): Study following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Seven friends, P, R, S, T, U, V and W went to a shop to buy different branded watches HMT, Reebok, Rado, Titan, Casio, Fastrack and Tissot. Each Watch costs Rs.500, Rs.1000, Rs.1500, Rs.1700, Rs.2000, Rs.2500 and Rs.3000. Colour of each Watch’s chain are viz., Black, Blue, Pink, Red, Green, White and Violet but not necessarily in the same order. They were bought on different days of the week, from Monday to Sunday.

P bought Rado branded watch, its chain is Blue colour and costs Rs.2500. U bought immediately after the day of V bought. R bought Titan for Rs.1000 but it is not White coloured chain. The chain of Casio is Pink color. S bought on either Tuesday or Saturday. U bought a watch which has Green color chain. V did not buy HMT or Reebok. T bought a watch which costs Rs.2000. The cost of watch bought by S is less than the watch bought by R. V does not buy on either Saturday or Monday. The costliest watch is Tissot and V did not buy Tissot. The one who bought Titan does not buy immediately before or after the day S bought. The cost of Reebok is more than Titan. W does not buy any of the days after U. The chain of HMT is Black color. W bought Fastrack watch, its chain is Violet colour and costs Rs.1700. P bought on Thursday. T does not buy on Monday.

6) Who was bought the costliest Watch?

  1. The one who bought on Friday.
  2. The one who bought on Saturday.
  3. The one who bought on Wednesday.
  4. S
  5. None of these

7) How many days between the one who bought Casio and Tissot?

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

8) What is the cost difference between Reebok and the one whose watch chain’s colour is Green?

  1. It’s equal to cost of Casio watch
  2. Rs.500
  3. It’s equal to cost of Titan watch.
  4. Rs.300
  5. None of these

9) Which of the following watch’s chain color is Red?

  1. Tissot
  2. Titan
  3. Reebok
  4. HMT
  5. None of these

10) What is the sum of cost of Black coloured chain’s watch and Pink colured chain’s watch?

  1. Rs.1500
  2. It’s equal to the cost of Reebok
  3. Rs.2300
  4. It’s equal to the cost of Tissot.
  5. None of these

Answers:

Direction (1-5):

  • The one who watches News 18 lives on the second floor.
  • Only one person lives between the person who watch in News 7 and News 18.
  • The Player lives between one who watch News 7 and News 18.
  • The one who watch BBC News live immediately below one who watch News 7.
  • One of the Doctors lives on the topmost floor.
  • There are two floors gap between the two pairs of Doctors live.

  • Only two people live between Sugan and the one who watch News 7.
  • Renu lives immediately above Sugan.
  • Venu lives on the lowermost floor.

  • The one who watch Discovery lives on an even numbered floor.
  • Only three people live between the one who watch Discovery and Rose.
  • The one who watch Discovery lives either in floor number 6 or 8.
  • Now we have 2 possibilities.

  • Only two people live between Rose and Kevin.
  • Kevin does not live on the lowermost floor.
  • So case 2 was dropped.
  • Only three people live between Kevin and the one who watch DD News.

  • Paul lives immediately above Soni.
  • Hence Paul and Soni live floor number 4 and 5 respectively.
  • Sumi lives floor number 6.

  • Only one person lives between Soni and the one who watch News Nation.
  • The one who watch Zee News lives immediately above the one who watch Star News.

Case 1: 

  • Those who are Players live in odd numbered floor but not on ground floor, hence Player lives floor number 7.
  • Professors live on the remaining floors.
  • So the final arrangement is,

1. Answer: c

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

Direction (6-10)

  • P bought Rado watch,its chain is Blue color and costs Rs.2500
  • P bought on Thursday.
  • S bought on either Tuesday or Saturday.
  • We have 2 cases

Case 1:

Case 2:

  • R bought Titan for Rs.1000
  • The cost of watch S bought is less than R’s watch, hence S watch costs Rs.500.
  • V does not buy on the Saturday or Monday.
  • U bought immediately after the day of V bought, hence V bought on either Friday or Tuesday.
  • U bought a watch which has Green color chain.

Case 1:

Case 2:

  • The one who bought Titan does not buy on immediately before or after the day of S.
  • R bought Titan for Rs.1000.

Case 1:

Case 2:

  • W does not buy any of the days after U, hence Case 2 was dropped.
  • T does not buy on Monday.
  • Hence W bought on Monday.
  • W bought Fastrack which chain is Violet color and costs is Rs.1700.

Case 1:

  • T bought a watch which costs Rs.2000.
  • The costliest watch is Tissot and V did not buy Tissot.
  • So U buys a costliest watch.
  • V did not buy HMT or Reebok, hence V bought Casio.
  • The chain of Casio is Pink color.
  • The cost of Reebok is more than Titan.
  • Hence T buys Reebok and S buys HMT.
  • The chain of HMT is Black color.
  • R bought Titan for Rs.1000 but not White color chain, hence R’s watch chain color is Red.

Case 1:

6. Answer: b

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

Daily Practice Test Schedule | Good Luck

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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