SBI PO Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz – 1

SBI PO Mains Reasoning Ability Quiz

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Directions (1-5): Study the following information and answer the given questions:

Nine persons i.e. A, B, C, D, E, F, H, I, and G live on 9 different floors of a building, lowermost floor is numbered as 1 and topmost floor is numbered as 9. The one who likes grey colour lives on 5th floor. H lives on even numbered floor and A likes pink colour. More than two floors between the one who likes cherry fruit and F. A  lives below E. F doesn’t like cyan colour. Among all, five are female members. Those who live on odd numbered floor like colours and those who live on even numbered floor like fruits.  C likes banana and not more than two persons live above C. Two persons live between H and E, who doesn’t live on 5th floor and topmost floor. I is not a female. There is one floor between the one who likes grapes and the one who likes cherry fruit. All male members don’t like colours. G likes brown. The one who likes yellow lives below the one who likes cyan colour. B likes Mango and lives below A.

  1. Who among the following lives on topmost floor and the one who lives on topmost floor likes which of the following colour?

(a) G, yellow

(b) C, pink

(c) G, grey

(d) G, brown

(e)None of these

Answer & Explanation
Ans. d

Exp.

(i) By using given conditions, who live on an odd numbered floor like colours and those who live on even numbered floor like fruits. Among all five are female members. All male members don’t like colours, it means all males live on even floor and females live on odd floor. The one who likes grey colour lives on 5th floor. H lives on an even numbered floor and A likes pink colour. Two persons live between H and E, who doesn’t live on 5th floor and topmost floor so H can live on 4th and 6th floor which is shown below in case 1 and case 2. A lives below E. In case 2 A lives on 1st floor and in case 1, A lives either floor 3 or 1.

Case1                                                                                                                   

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9    
 8    
7 E(-)  
6    
5   Grey
4 H(+)  
3 A(-) Pink
2    
1 A(-) Pink

 

Case 2

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9    
8    
7    
6 H(+)  
5   Grey
4    
3 E(-)  
2    
1 A(-) Pink

(ii) B likes Mango and lives below A from this condition case 2 will be eliminated and in case 1, A lives on 3rd floor and B lives on 2nd floor. C likes banana and not more than two persons live above C, so lives on 8th floor. I is not female, only one place is remaining for I that is 6th floor. There is one floor between the one who likes grapes and the one who likes cherry fruit. So there is 2 possibilities in case1 which are shown below. More than two floors between the one who likes cherry and F. G likes brown.

 

(iii) The one who likes yellow lives below the one who likes cyan colour, so in case 1(a) F likes yellow and E likes cyan colour but in case 1(b) F likes cyan colour and E likes yellow colour.

Case1 (a)                                                                                                                   

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 G(-) Brown
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Cyan
6 I(+) Cherry
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Grapes
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 F(-) Yellow

 

Case1 (b)                                                                                                                  

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 F(-) Cyan
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Yellow
6 I(+) Grapes
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Cherry
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 G(-) Brown

 

(iv) F doesn’t like cyan colour, from this condition case 1(b) will be eliminated and we get final answer.

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 G(-) Brown
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Cyan
6 I(+) Cherry
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Grapes
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 F(-) Yellow
  1. Who among the following likes grapes?

(a) F

(b) D

(c) The one who lives on 4th floor

(d) H

(e) Both (c) and (d)

Answer & Explanation
Ans. b

Exp.

(i) By using given conditions, who live on an odd numbered floor like colours and those who live on even numbered floor like fruits. Among all five are female members. All male members don’t like colours, it means all males live on even floor and females live on odd floor. The one who likes grey colour lives on 5th floor. H lives on an even numbered floor and A likes pink colour. Two persons live between H and E, who doesn’t live on 5th floor and topmost floor so H can live on 4th and 6th floor which is shown below in case 1 and case 2. A lives below E. In case 2 A lives on 1st floor and in case 1, A lives either floor 3 or 1.

Case1                                                                                                                   

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9    
 8    
7 E(-)  
6    
5   Grey
4 H(+)  
3 A(-) Pink
2    
1 A(-) Pink

 

Case 2

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9    
8    
7    
6 H(+)  
5   Grey
4    
3 E(-)  
2    
1 A(-) Pink

(ii) B likes Mango and lives below A from this condition case 2 will be eliminated and in case 1, A lives on 3rd floor and B lives on 2nd floor. C likes banana and not more than two persons live above C, so lives on 8th floor. I is not female, only one place is remaining for I that is 6th floor. There is one floor between the one who likes grapes and the one who likes cherry fruit. So there is 2 possibilities in case1 which are shown below. More than two floors between the one who likes cherry and F. G likes brown.

 

(iii) The one who likes yellow lives below the one who likes cyan colour, so in case 1(a) F likes yellow and E likes cyan colour but in case 1(b) F likes cyan colour and E likes yellow colour.

Case1 (a)                                                                                                                   

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 G(-) Brown
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Cyan
6 I(+) Cherry
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Grapes
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 F(-) Yellow

 

Case1 (b)                                                                                                                  

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 F(-) Cyan
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Yellow
6 I(+) Grapes
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Cherry
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 G(-) Brown

 

(iv) F doesn’t like cyan colour, from this condition case 1(b) will be eliminated and we get final answer.

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 G(-) Brown
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Cyan
6 I(+) Cherry
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Grapes
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 F(-) Yellow
  1. F likes which of the following colour?

(a) Cyan

(b) Grey

(c) Yellow

(d) Brown

(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation
Ans. c

Exp.

(i) By using given conditions, who live on an odd numbered floor like colours and those who live on even numbered floor like fruits. Among all five are female members. All male members don’t like colours, it means all males live on even floor and females live on odd floor. The one who likes grey colour lives on 5th floor. H lives on an even numbered floor and A likes pink colour. Two persons live between H and E, who doesn’t live on 5th floor and topmost floor so H can live on 4th and 6th floor which is shown below in case 1 and case 2. A lives below E. In case 2 A lives on 1st floor and in case 1, A lives either floor 3 or 1.

Case1                                                                                                                   

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9    
 8    
7 E(-)  
6    
5   Grey
4 H(+)  
3 A(-) Pink
2    
1 A(-) Pink

 

Case 2

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9    
8    
7    
6 H(+)  
5   Grey
4    
3 E(-)  
2    
1 A(-) Pink

(ii) B likes Mango and lives below A from this condition case 2 will be eliminated and in case 1, A lives on 3rd floor and B lives on 2nd floor. C likes banana and not more than two persons live above C, so lives on 8th floor. I is not female, only one place is remaining for I that is 6th floor. There is one floor between the one who likes grapes and the one who likes cherry fruit. So there is 2 possibilities in case1 which are shown below. More than two floors between the one who likes cherry and F. G likes brown.

 

(iii) The one who likes yellow lives below the one who likes cyan colour, so in case 1(a) F likes yellow and E likes cyan colour but in case 1(b) F likes cyan colour and E likes yellow colour.

Case1 (a)                                                                                                                   

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 G(-) Brown
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Cyan
6 I(+) Cherry
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Grapes
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 F(-) Yellow

 

Case1 (b)                                                                                                                  

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 F(-) Cyan
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Yellow
6 I(+) Grapes
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Cherry
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 G(-) Brown

 

(iv) F doesn’t like cyan colour, from this condition case 1(b) will be eliminated and we get final answer.

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 G(-) Brown
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Cyan
6 I(+) Cherry
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Grapes
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 F(-) Yellow
  1. Who among the following likes cherry fruit?

(a) H

(b) I

(c) B

(d) C

(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation
Ans. b

Exp.

(i) By using given conditions, who live on an odd numbered floor like colours and those who live on even numbered floor like fruits. Among all five are female members. All male members don’t like colours, it means all males live on even floor and females live on odd floor. The one who likes grey colour lives on 5th floor. H lives on an even numbered floor and A likes pink colour. Two persons live between H and E, who doesn’t live on 5th floor and topmost floor so H can live on 4th and 6th floor which is shown below in case 1 and case 2. A lives below E. In case 2 A lives on 1st floor and in case 1, A lives either floor 3 or 1.

Case1                                                                                                                   

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9    
 8    
7 E(-)  
6    
5   Grey
4 H(+)  
3 A(-) Pink
2    
1 A(-) Pink

 

Case 2

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9    
8    
7    
6 H(+)  
5   Grey
4    
3 E(-)  
2    
1 A(-) Pink

(ii) B likes Mango and lives below A from this condition case 2 will be eliminated and in case 1, A lives on 3rd floor and B lives on 2nd floor. C likes banana and not more than two persons live above C, so lives on 8th floor. I is not female, only one place is remaining for I that is 6th floor. There is one floor between the one who likes grapes and the one who likes cherry fruit. So there is 2 possibilities in case1 which are shown below. More than two floors between the one who likes cherry and F. G likes brown.

 

(iii) The one who likes yellow lives below the one who likes cyan colour, so in case 1(a) F likes yellow and E likes cyan colour but in case 1(b) F likes cyan colour and E likes yellow colour.

Case1 (a)                                                                                                                   

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 G(-) Brown
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Cyan
6 I(+) Cherry
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Grapes
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 F(-) Yellow

 

Case1 (b)                                                                                                                  

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 F(-) Cyan
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Yellow
6 I(+) Grapes
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Cherry
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 G(-) Brown

 

(iv) F doesn’t like cyan colour, from this condition case 1(b) will be eliminated and we get final answer.

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 G(-) Brown
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Cyan
6 I(+) Cherry
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Grapes
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 F(-) Yellow
  1. How many people live between the floors on which D and B live?

(a) No one

(b) Two

(c) One

(d) More than three

(e) Three

Answer & Explanation
Ans. d

Exp.

(i) By using given conditions, who live on an odd numbered floor like colours and those who live on even numbered floor like fruits. Among all five are female members. All male members don’t like colours, it means all males live on even floor and females live on odd floor. The one who likes grey colour lives on 5th floor. H lives on an even numbered floor and A likes pink colour. Two persons live between H and E, who doesn’t live on 5th floor and topmost floor so H can live on 4th and 6th floor which is shown below in case 1 and case 2. A lives below E. In case 2 A lives on 1st floor and in case 1, A lives either floor 3 or 1.

Case1                                                                                                                   

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9    
 8    
7 E(-)  
6    
5   Grey
4 H(+)  
3 A(-) Pink
2    
1 A(-) Pink

 

Case 2

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9    
8    
7    
6 H(+)  
5   Grey
4    
3 E(-)  
2    
1 A(-) Pink

(ii) B likes Mango and lives below A from this condition case 2 will be eliminated and in case 1, A lives on 3rd floor and B lives on 2nd floor. C likes banana and not more than two persons live above C, so lives on 8th floor. I is not female, only one place is remaining for I that is 6th floor. There is one floor between the one who likes grapes and the one who likes cherry fruit. So there is 2 possibilities in case1 which are shown below. More than two floors between the one who likes cherry and F. G likes brown.

 

(iii) The one who likes yellow lives below the one who likes cyan colour, so in case 1(a) F likes yellow and E likes cyan colour but in case 1(b) F likes cyan colour and E likes yellow colour.

Case1 (a)                                                                                                                   

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 G(-) Brown
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Cyan
6 I(+) Cherry
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Grapes
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 F(-) Yellow

 

Case1 (b)                                                                                                                  

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 F(-) Cyan
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Yellow
6 I(+) Grapes
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Cherry
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 G(-) Brown

 

(iv) F doesn’t like cyan colour, from this condition case 1(b) will be eliminated and we get final answer.

 

Floors Persons Colours/Fruits
9 G(-) Brown
 8 C(+) Banana
7 E(-) Cyan
6 I(+) Cherry
5 D(-) Grey
4 H(+) Grapes
3 A(-) Pink
2 B(+) Mango
1 F(-) Yellow

Directions (6-10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions.

Ten friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, and J are going to Pune by 5 different cars i.e. Audi, Bugatti, Ford, Ferrari, Fiat and also each car is of 5 different colours Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, White. Exactly two friends go by each car (not necessarily in same order). Fiat is of yellow coloured car. Ford colour is not white. G is not going by Bugati car. A and D are going by the car which colour is red. C is going by Audi car. Neither I nor B is going by Audi car. E is going by the car which is of blue colour. H is going by Ford car. F and G are going by same car. J is not going by the car which is of blue, white and green colour.

  1. Which among the following car is of green coloured car?

(a) Ferrari

(b) Audi

(c) Ford

(d) Fiat

(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation
Ans. c

Exp.

(i) By using given conditions, Fiat is of yellow coloured car. C is going by Audi car. H is going by Ford car. A and D are going by the car which colour is red, so there will be 2 possible case, A and D either going by Bugatti or Ferrari.

(ii) J is not going by the car which is of blue, white and green coloured, it means J is going by Fiat car this is the only possibility is left. Neither I nor B is going by Audi car. E is going by the car which is of blue colour. F and G are going by same car hence E will go with C in Audi car because only E is left who can go by Audi. E is going by the car which is of blue colour, so Audi colour is blue.

(iii) Ford colour is not white, it means in case 1 Ferrari colour will be white and in case 2 Bugatti colour will be white. Ford colour will be fixed that is green. By using the condition F and G are going by same, it will be fixed that F, G are going by Ferrari in case 1 and by Bugatti in case 2.

(iv) Case 2 will be eliminated by the condition, G is not going by Bugati car. In case 1 either B or I is going by either Ford or Fiat. We will get the final answer.

  1. F is going by which of the following car?

(a) Ford

(b) Fiat

(c) Bugatti

(d) Ferrari

(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation
Ans. d

 

  1. Which of the following pair of friend is going by Ford car?

(a) H, I

(b) H, E

(c) H, B

(d) Either (a) or (c)

(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation
Ans. d

 

  1. A and D are going by which of the following car?

(a) Audi

(b) Ford

(c) Fiat

(d) Bugatti

(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation
Ans. d

  1. Which of the following car is coloured by white colour?

(a) Fiat

(b) Ferrari

(c) Ford

(d) Audi

(e) None of these

Answer & Explanation
Ans. b

 

 

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