Saturday, 1 October 2016

Reasoning Puzzle for IBPS PO and Clerk 2016 (1st)


Directions (1-5): Read the following information and answer the questions.
Eight players E, F, H, M, D, J, S, & V play for three different teams SRH, MI and KKR and like eight different colours viz. Violet, Indigo, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, Red and White not necessarily in the same order. At least two and not more than three players play for the same team. F plays for MI and likes Violet. H likes Green but do not play for SRH. No one from KKR likes White. The only other person in same team with F likes Blue. D likes White and J likes Indigo. V does not like Blue and plays for the same team with D. E and S both play for KKR. The one who plays for KKR does not like Orange. S does not like Red.
1. Which colour does S like?
(A) Red
(B) Yellow
(C) Orange
(D) None of these
(E) Cannot be determined
2. Who likes Blue?
(A) M
(B) S
(C) V
(D) M or S
(E) None of these
3. Which team has only two of the eight players?
(A) SRH
(B) KKR
(C) MI
(D) KKR or SRH
(E) Cannot be determined
4. Which of the following group of persons play for KKR?
(A) MES
(B) ESJ
(C) EHD
(D) EHS
(E) None of these
5. Which of the following combinations of team, person & colour is correct?
(A) KKR – E – Orange
(B) MI – F – Blue
(C) SRH – V – Violet
(D) SRH – S – Yellow
(E) None of these

Directions (6-10): Study the given information and then answer the following questions:
Eight persons M, N, 0, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a circular table. They are different in profession. They at going at different places viz., Lucknow, Gurgaon, Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune.
M, a doctor is going to Lucknow. Q is neither HR nor a lawyer but is sitting opposite to HR. 0 is second to right of S, a engineer. R is either actor or HR and is going to Mumbai. Neither HR nor Leader go to Mumbai. T, a leader is third t right of 0. N is an artist and is going to Hyderabad. HR and Actor are sitting adjacent to each other. R, an actor is sittin second to left of N but second to right of 0. Architecture is going to Bangalore. Engineer is going to Gurgaon whil leader is going to Delhi. P is not going to Patna.
6. Who is the architecture?
(A) P
(B) Q
(C) M
(D) N
(E) Data inadequate
7. Who is going to Patna?
(A) 0
(B) P
(C) Q
(D) R
(E) T
8. What is P's profession?
(A) Lawyer
(B) Architecture
(C) HR
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) none of these
9. How many persons are sitting between lawyer and engineer when counting clockwise?
(A) 1
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5
(E) Cannot be determined
10. Who is third to left of actor?
(A) Lawyer
(B) Doctor
(C) Engineer
(D) Data inadequate
(E) None of these

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