SBI PO Prelims 2017: Puzzle Quiz – Set 26

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Directions (Q. 1–5): Study the following information carefully and answer
the questions given below.

Seven persons P, Q, R, S, T, U
and V belong to seven different states, viz. Gujarat, Mizoram, Delhi, Madhya
Pradesh, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand but not necessarily in the same
order. Each of them likes a different animal, viz, Dog, Tiger, Cat, Cow, Lion,
Monkey and Elephant but not necessarily in the same order. Q likes neither
Monkey nor Lion. S belongs to Tamil Nadu. R belongs to Gujarat and likes Dog. T
and U do not belong to Madhya Pradesh. The one who belongs to Madhya Pradesh
likes Tiger. Neither Elephant nor Lion is liked by S. Q hails from Delhi. The
one who likes Monkey is either from Delhi or from Mizoram. U does not like Lion
or Elephant P. likes Cat. V is not from Punjab. U is from Mizoram.
1. Who among the following likes
1) Q
2) P
3) U
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these.
2. S likes which of the following
1) Cow
2) Tiger
3) Cat
4) Lion
5) None of these
3. The one who likes Monkey is
from which of the following states?
1) Mizoram
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Delhi
4) Uttarakhand
5) None of these
4. If the person who likes Lion
is from Uttarakhand, then the person who likes Cat is from which of the
following states?
2) Mizoram
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) Punjab
5) Cannot be determined
5. Which of the following
statements is/are true?
1) The one who likes Monkeys is
from Uttarakhand.
2) S hails from Tamil Nadu and
likes Cow.
3) The one who is from Gujarat
likes Tiger.
4) All are true
5) None of these

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

Eight friends M, N, O, P, Q, R, S
and T are sitting in a row on chairs numbered 13 to 20 in ascending order from
left to right all of them facing south. O sits on chair no 18. There are two
persons between O and M. N and T sit adjacent to each other. S sits adjacent to
neither M nor O. Q never sits on an odd numbered chair. Neither N nor T sits on
the chair number 16. There is only one persons between R and N. P does not sit
adjacent to R.
6. Who amongst the following sits
immediate left of Q ?
1) R
2) O
3) M
4) N
5) None of these
7. Which of the following pairs
sits at extreme ends of the row ?
1) P, O
2) T, P
3) S, T
4) N, M
5) None of these
8. How many persons are there
between M and N ?
1) One
2) None
3) Two
4) Three
5) None of these
9. Four of the following five are
alike in a certain way and hence from a group. Which is the one that does not
belong to that group?
1) S
2) N
3) R
4) T
5) M
10. If the first person
interchanges his position with the persons sitting at the fifth position and
the second person interchanging his position with the person sitting at the
sixth position and so on, which of the following will be fifth from the left
end in the new arrangement ?
1) T
2) Q
3) M
4) P
5) None of these

Answers & Explanations:

  1. 3
  2. 1
  3. 1
  4. 4
  5. 2
  6. 1
  7. 3
  8. 4
  9. 4
  10. 1



Q.10 Explanation:

Since Q cannot sit in a ODD NUMBER chair, if we reverse, then we get

Now, since they are facing south, you need to count from the Southern Left or your right side.


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