# Reasoning Quiz – Puzzle – 16

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### Puzzle 1

Ten persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J are sitting in two parallel rows containing five persons each in such a way that there is an equal distance between the adjacent persons. Each person works in a different bank. In row-1 the persons who work in RBI, BOI, Syndicate Bank, Canara Bank and Allahabad Bank are sitting and all are facing South. In row-2 the persons working in PNB, BOB, SBI, Andhra Bank and BOM are sitting and all are facing North. One seat in each row is vacant. In the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row or a vacant seat. Each person has different number of bikes viz— 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 15 and 16 but not necessarily in the same order. The difference between number of bikes of the one who works in BOI and the one who works in Syndicate Bank is 3. D sits third to the left of the one who works in SBI. D works in Andhra Bank. Only two persons sit between the one who works in BOB and the vacant seat. Neither E nor C works in BOB. The one who works in Allahabad Bank is not an immediate neighbour of the one who works in Syndicate Bank. J works in BOI. Neither the one who works in BOB nor the one who works in BOM has 8 bikes. C faces H. C sits opposite to the one who sits third to the left of the one who sits opposite to the one who works in Andhra Bank. The one who works in Syndicate Bank is not an immediate neighbour of the one who works in Canara Bank. The one who works in BOM does not face the vacant seat. Neither E nor F works in BOM. Neither the one who works in Andhra Bank nor the one who works in SBI sits at any of the extreme ends of the row. The one who works in Canara Bank faces the one who works in SBI. Vacant seats are not opposite to each other. There are two seats between the one who works in Syndicate Bank and the one who works in BOI. The one who works in BOI sits third to the left of G. I faces D. A and H are immediate neighbours. The one who works in Canara Bank is not an immediate neighbour of vacant seat. The one who works in BOB sits at one of the extreme ends of the row. Neither H nor A works in SBI. Vacant seat of row-1 does not face the one who works in Andhra Bank. The one who works in Andhra Bank does not sit at any of the extreme end of the row. A has 3 bikes. The total number of bikes hold by the one who works in Allahabad Bank is the half of the total number of bikes hold by the one who works in BOM. Neither H nor D has 4 bikes. The total number of bikes hold by I, C and D is the square of the total number of bikes hold by H, A and I respectively. At least one of the immediate neighbours of vacant seat of both rows have bike in odd number. The one who works in PNB has 15 bikes.

1. Which of the following statements is/are not true?

1) E works in PNB.

2) The one who has 11 bikes is an immediate neighbour of the one who works in Canara Bank.

3) The seat which is exactly between J and A is vacant.

4) Both 2) and 3)

5) None of these

Option: 3

1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?

1) G F

2) HC

3) AB

4) I C

5) D I

Option: 4

1. Which of the following combinations is/are true ?

1) F – BOB – 8

2) E – SBI – 15

3) J – BOI – 11

4) I – PNB – 4

5) None of these

Option: 3

1. How many persons sit between F and the one who has 15 bikes?

1) None

2) One

3) Two

4) Four

5) None of these

Option: 2

1. What is the position of I with respect to the one who has 11 bikes?

1) Third to the right

2) Third to the left

3) Second to the left

4) Second to the right

5) None of these

Option: 4

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### Puzzle 2

Amit, Bunty, Reena, Veena and Dolly were selected for prizes because of their excellent performance in annual examination conducted by school ‘X’. On this occasion their parents were also invited by the school authority. Brajesh, Jayant, Manoj, Ritesh and Vinod were the fathers of the individuals but not necessarily in the same order. Anju, Babita, Poonam , Rita and Vinita were the mothers of the individuals but not necessarily in the same order. Among the children only two are males. The first letter of the name of any parent was not the same as the first letter of the name of their child. The same was true of spouses also. The first letter of the name of Dolly’s father was the same as that of Reena’s mother. Similarly, Dolly’s mother’s name started with the first letter of Reena’s father’s name. Brajesh and Manoj were not the fathers of Veena and Amit respectively. The first letter of Bunty’s mother was the same as the first letter of the name of Veena’s father. Anju is not Dolly’s mother. Jayant is the husband of Poonam. Reena’s performance was best among all; that is why her mother Babita praised her.

1. Who among the following is the father of Amit?

1) Can’t say

2) Jayant

3) Manoj

4) Vinod

5) None of these

Option: 2

1. Who among the following is the son of Rita?

1) Can’t say

2) Amit

3) Bunty

4) Either Amit or Bunty

5) None of these

Option: 3

1. Father’s name of Reena is

1) Can’t say

2) Vinod

3) Brajesh

4) Either Vinod or Brajesh

5) None of these

Option: 2

1. Which of the following couples is correctly matched?

1) Jayant, Rita

2) Manoj, Poonam

3) Vinod, Babita

4) Ritesh Vinita

5) Brajesh, Anju