Reasoning Puzzles Set 21

Seating Arrangement and Puzzle for SBI PO, IBPS PO, RBI, LIC, RRB, IPPB, and other exams.

Directions (1 – 5): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below

Eight friends – A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table. Four of them are facing centre and rest are facing away from centre. All 4 facing a same direction are not adjacent to each other. They like different flowers – Lily, Jasmine, Rose, Lotus, Daffodil, Tulip, Daisy, and Hibiscus, but not necessarily in the same order. They are from different states – Canada, UK, Japan, USA, China, Russia, Singapore and Australia, but not necessarily in the same order.
G is sitting second to the left of the one who is from Australia. The one who likes Daffodil is opposite the one who is from UK and they are not facing each other. C is from Russia and likes Rose. The one from Japan is second to the right of G. A who likes Lotus is third to the right of B who is from Canada and both are facing same direction. The one who likes Tulip is immediate to the right of one who is from Australia. G is adjacent to the one who likes Daffodil and the one from UK does not like Tulip. The one from Singapore likes Hibiscus and is opposite to C and he faces back of C. E who likes Daisy is third to the right of one from Australia. F is sitting second to the left of G. E is sitting opposite the one who likes Daffodil. The one from USA faces inside and is fourth to left of D who is from China. H is sitting to the immediate right of the one who likes Jasmine.

  1. H likes which of the following flowers?
    A) Daffodil
    B) Lotus
    C) Hibiscus
    D) Tulip
    E) Cannot be determined
    View Answer
    Option D
    Arrangement:

  2. Who is third to the left of F?
    A) E
    B) The one who is from China
    C) The one who is from Japan
    D) The one who likes Rose
    E) The one who likes Daffodil.
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    Option B
  3. Which of the following pairs of persons is facing the same direction?
    A) C, G
    B) A, D
    C) A, G
    D) F, H
    E) None from above is facing same direction
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    Option C
  4. Which of the following triplet is correct as per given arrangement?
    A) H – Tulip – Singapore
    B) F – Lily – UK
    C) E – Lotus – Japan
    D) G – Hibiscus – Singapore
    E) G – Lotus – Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
  5. Which of the following is correct with respect to the given arrangement?
    A) G is facing outside.
    B) E is sitting second to right of D.
    C) H is sitting second to the left of E.
    D) There are three persons between B and H.
    E) None of the above is correct.
    View Answer
    Option C

Directions (6 – 10): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below

There are 8 people – Varun, Shivani, Meenu, Kanika, Vishal, Anika, Bhuvan and Ravi. Each of them have their birthdays in different months – January, February, April, May, June, September, October and December but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them likes different flowers – Lily, Daisy, Hibiscus, Lotus, Jasmine, Rose, Tulip, and Marigold again not necessarily in the same order.

Bhuvan’s birthday months is having less than 31 days but not June. Kanika’s birthday month is immediately before Meenu’s birthday month. Ravi does not like Lotus or Lily or Hibiscus. Anika likes Jasmine. There are 2 months between birthday months of Bhuvan and Ravi. Ravi’s birthday month is not February or April or May.
The one who likes rose has his birthday in April. Meenu’s birthday month is after May. The birthday month of the one who likes Marigold is just before Ravi’s birthday month. There are 3 months between the birthday months of Ravi and Vishal. Varun’s birthday is not in December. There are 3 months between the birthday months of the ones who like Rose and Jasmine. There is one month between the birthday months of the ones who like Daisy and Tulip. The one who likes Lotus does not have his birthday in a month having 31 days. There are 2 months between the birthday months of the ones who like Tulip and Lily.

  1. Kanika likes which of the following flowers?
    A) Lily
    B) Lotus
    C) Hibiscus
    D) Tulip
    E) Cannot be determined
    View Answer
    Option D
    Arrangement:

  2. How many months are there between the birthday months of Kanika and Anika?
    A) None
    B) One
    C) Two
    D) Three
    E) More than three
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. Who likes Lily?
    A) Ravi
    B) Shivani
    C) Kanika
    D) Varun
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D
  4. Which of the following triplet is correct as per given arrangement?
    A) February – Vishal – Tulip
    B) September – Anika – Lily
    C) December – Shivani – Lotus
    D) June – Meenu – Marigold
    E) October – Anika – Lotus
    View Answer
    Option D
  5. Which of the following is correct with respect to the given arrangement?
    A) Vishal’s birthday month is June
    B) Ravi likes Tulip
    C) The one having birthday in May likes Tulip.
    D) There are 3 months between birthday months of Shivani and Meenu
    E) Bhuvan likes Lotus
    View Answer
    Option C

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23 Thoughts to “Reasoning Puzzles Set 21”

  1. Eng M AwesomE

    1st puzzle nhi smajh aaya
    G is adjacent to the one who likes Daffodil and the one from UK does not play Tulip.

    ans given nt satisfying this condition

    1. satisfying

      G is adjacent to the one who likes Daffodil
      One from UK does not like Tulip
      which is true in solution arrangement

      1. Eng M AwesomE

        G is adjacent to the one who likes Daffodil and the one from UK does not play Tulip
        UK(not tulip)—G—daffodil
        or
        daffodil–G–Uk(not tulip)
        is nt true?

        1. sTrike Like a Puma

          wait let me upload the image bro

        2. they are different sentences
          just joined by and
          agar inme se koi meaning hota to sentence hota

          G is adjacent to the one who likes Daffodil and the one from UK who does not play Tulip

          See the difference in sentences

          1. YUMN ZAIDI

            start from which sentence for 1st puzzle

        3. Hemant ahuja?

          Whi mere ko bhi samjh nhi aaya

  2. sTrike Like a Puma

    1st puzzle is really good one, Thanks!!!. After drawing “G” combinations set position for C-Russia-Rose,than you will be able to finish it. took 9 min.

  3. sTrike Like a Puma

    2nd one is difficult, Thanks

  4. purvi

    nice puzzles
    thanku

    1. amrita

      Batao 2nd wala kaise kiya ,means start kaise kiya

      1. purvi

        sabse phele months likho
        phir bhvan and ravi ko fix karo
        phir sab apne aap he fix ho jayenge

        1. amrita

          Ok thanks will try

  5. Laughing tym its nitrous oxide

    There are 3 months between the birthday months of the ones who like Rose and Jasmine.
    rose ==april and jasmine == october (as per sol)
    may june july aust sept ?? mam was doing like it bt in examination too what to consider orignal months or given months @Shubhra_AspirantsZone:disqus mam ??

    1. Given to be considered
      If original to be considered, they will tell u in a note or something. Before starting solving puzzle always read the first para in which only names and likings etc are given. There might be some hidden information in that para.

      1. Laughing tym its nitrous oxide

        KK TQ MAM

  6. YUMN ZAIDI

    1st one how to proceed. admin plz help karo

    1. Start from
      G is sitting second to the left of the one who is from Australia.
      Make two possibilities. In one Australia facing outside. In another facing in.
      Next Japan is second to right of G
      Here u get 2 possibilities each from the previous two possibilities.
      And when u ll place Japan. 2 possibilities from 4 will get cancelled.
      Next use
      E who likes Daisy is third to the right of one from Australia.
      F is sitting second to the left of G.

      Proceed further. If u dont get ask again.

  7. Arnav

    2nd one is tough, thank u maam, need tougher puzzls of all the topics

  8. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    done 2nd puzzle approx 10-12min

  9. cj

    good qwestion
    thanx

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