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# Reasoning Puzzle For IBPS PO 2017

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions:

Seven people Ajay, Ashok, Amit, Anurag, Amol, Anuj and Abhinav live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered. 2 and so on until the topmost floor are numbered 7. Each one of these is travelling to a different city namely Kochi, Madurai, Delhi, Firadabad, Kolkata, Mysore and Kanpur but not necessarily in the same order. Only three people live above the floor on which Ajay lives. Only one person lives between Ajay and the one travelling to Mysore. Anuj lives immediately below the one travelling to Madurai. The one travelling to Madurai lives on an even-numbered floor. Only three people live between the ones travelling to Mysore and Delhi. Amol lives immediately above Amit. Amol is not travelling to Delhi. Only two people live between Ashok and the one travelling to Kolkata. The one travelling to Kolkata lives below the floor on which Ashok lives. The one travelling to Kochi does not live immediately above or immediately below Ashok. Anurag does not live immediately above or immediately below Ajay. Abhinav does not travel to Faridabad.

1. Which of the following is true with respect to Amol as per the given information:
a) The one who live immediately above travels to Madurai
b) Amol lines on Floor-2 & is travelling to Kanpur.
c) He lives immediately below Kolkata and above Amit.
d) Amol lives immediately below Abhinav
e) None of these
2. Who among the following lives on floor no. 4?
a) The one who is travelling to Delhi.
b) The one who is travelling to Madurai.
c) The one who is travelling to Kochi.
d) The one who is travelling to Mysore.
e) None of these
3. Who lives on the floor immediately below Ajay?
a) Abhinav
b) Amol
c) Anuj
d) Ashok
e) Amit
4. To which of the following city Abhinav travelling?
a) Kanpur
c) Mysore
d) Kanpur
e) Delhi
5. How many people live between the floor on which Ashok lives and the one who is travelling to Kochi?
a) Two
b) Three
c) Four
d) Five
e) None of these

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:

M, N, O, P, Q, R and S 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 have different income i.e. 3500, 15000, 7500, 9000, 11000, 13500 and 5000. (But not necessarily in the same order.) M lives on an odd numbered floor but not on the floor numbered 3. The one who has income of 11000 lives immediately above M. Only two people live between M and the one who has income of 7500.
The one who has income of 15000 lives on one of the odd numbered floors above P. Only three people live between O and the one who has income of 15000. The one who has income of 7500 lives immediately above O. R earns 4000 more than Q. The one who has income of 3500 lives immediately above the one who has income of 5000.Only one person lives between N and Q. N lives on one of the floors above Q. Neither O nor M has income of 9000. Q does not has income of 7500.

1. How much income M has?
a) 13500
b) 5000
c) 7500
d) 15000
e) 3500

2. Which of the following combinations is true with respect to the given arrangement?
a) 13500 – O
b) 15000 – R
c) 5000 – S
d) 11000 – P
e) 9000 – N

3. If all the people are made to sit in alphabetical order from top to bottom, the positions of how many people will remain unchanged?
a) Four
b) None
c) Two
d) One
e) Three

4. Which of the following statements is true with respect to the given arrangement?
a) The one who has income of 5000 lives immediately below M.
b) R has income of 15000.
c) S lives immediately below Q.
d) Only four people live between P and S.
e) None of the given options is true.

5. Who amongst the following lives on the floor numbered 2?
a) N
b) The one who has income of 3500
c) The one who has income of 5000
d) P
e) R

### SOLUTIONS

Question 1-5: Explanation

 FLOOR PERSON CITY 7 Anurag Faridabad 6 Ashok Delhi 5 Abhinav Kanpur 4 Ajay Madurai 3 Anuj Kolkata 2 Amol Mysore 1 Amit Kochi
1. c
2. b
3. c
4. a
5. c

Questions (6-10):- Explanation:

 7 S 9000 6 N 11000 5 M 15000 4 Q 3500 3 P 5000 2 R 7500 1 O 13500

6. d
7. a
8. c
9. e
10. e