# Reasoning Quiz for IBPS| SBI – 290

Six persons—A, B, C, D, E and F—stay on different floors of a six-storey building (ground floor is numbered as floor 1 and top floor is numbered as floor 6). Each of them is in a different profession, viz Doctor, Engineer, Lawyer, Architect, Journalist and Teacher. D is a lawyer but stays neither on floor 2 nor on floor 5. B is neither an Architect nor a Journalist but stays on floor 6. The Journalist doesn’t stay below the floor of the Architect but stays below the floor of the Engineer. The Teacher stays either on floor 1 or on floor 4. E doesn’t stay on an odd-numbered floor. A who stays on floor 4, is either a Journalist or an Architect. Either C or F is an Engineer. Doctor stays at the topmost floor.

1)If F stays on floor 1, what is the profession of C?
a) Lawyer
b) Engineer
c) Teacher
d) Architect
e) Can’t be determined

2)Who stays on floor 3?
a) Engineer
b) Lawyer
c) Doctor
d) Architect
e) Teacher

3)Which of the following combinations is definitely true?
a) C–Teacher–Floor 1
b) D–Lawyer–Floor 5
c) E–Architect–Floor 2
d) F–Engineer–Floor 5
e) None of these

Answer c) E–Architect–Floor 2

4)Which of the following combinations is definitely false?
a) A–Journalist–Floor 2
b) B–Doctor–Floor 6
c) E–Architect–Floor 2
d) D–Lawyer–Floor 3
e) None of these

Answer a) A–Journalist–Floor 2

5)If the Journalist stays on Floor 2, which floor will the Engineer stay on?
a) 1
b) 5
c) 4
d) 6
e) Can’t say exactly

Directions (Q6-7): Read the each statement carefully and answer the given questions.

6)Which of the following expression will be true if the expression M < I = P >= R <= S < T is definitely true?
a) M= T
c) I = S
d) I >= R
e) None of these

Answer d) I >= R

7)Which of the following expression will be false if the expression M < A <= S = I <= G = T > N is definitely true?
a) M < I b) G >= S
c) G > N
d) I >= A
e) S < N

Answer e) S < N

Directions (Q.8-10): Study the following information and answer the questions given below:

Eight persons Arun, Bisht, Charu, Dilip, Ela, Farooq, Gopal and Hemant are playing a game of musical chairs. The chairs placed around a circular table face away from the table. Each person knows a different language – Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Hindi and English – but not necessarily in the same order. When all of them are sitting in the chairs during the game, the following conditions were fulfilled.

• Charu is a Hindi speaker and sits third to the left of Ela.
• The Tamil and the Punjabi speaker are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither the Punjabi nor the Tamil speaker is an immediate neighbour of either Ela or Charu.
• The Telugu and the English speaker are immediate neighbours of each other.
• Neither Ela nor Dilip speaks English.
• The one who speaks Punjabi sits to the left of Bisht, who speaks Kannada.
• Arun speaks Telugu and is not an immediate neighbour of the Hindi speaker.
Only Farooq sits between the Punjabi and the Marathi speaker
• Gopal sits third to the left of the person who speaks English.

8)Which of the following pairs represents the immediate neighbors of the Marathi speaker?
a) Punjabi and Bengali
b) English and Punjabi
c) Telugu and Bengali
d) Kannada and Tamil
e) None of the above

Answer e) None of the above

9)Who among the following speaks English?
a) Gopal
b) Hemant
c) Farooq
d) Ela
e) None of the above

10)How many persons sit between the Hindi speaker and Dilip when counted in clockwise direction from the Hindi speaker?
a) None
b) One
c) Two
d) Three
e) Four