Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 36 (SBI PO Mains Memory Based)

Below are Memory Based Puzzles asked SBI PO Mains 2017 Exam in Reasoning Section.

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

There are 10 shelves numbered 1, 2… 10. They are arranged in two rows one above the other. The shelves 1, 2, ….5 are in row 1 and rest in row 2 which is above row 1. The shelves are arranged in increasing order of number given to them. Like the shelf number 1 is placed on extreme left of row 1, then shelf number 2 and so on. Similarly the shelf number 6 is placed on extreme left of row 2, and so on. Each shelf contains a certain number of glass slabs and photo frames. There is at least one glass slab in each shelf. the length of each glass slab is 15 cm and that of each photo frame is 6 cm.

The shelf 3 has length 33 cm. There is one shelf between shelf 3 and yellow shelf. The yellow shelf contains 1 glass slab and 6 photo frames more than that in shelf 3. The silver shelf is just above the yellow shelf. The silver shelf contains same number of glass slabs as yellow shelf and 1 photo frame. There are 2 shelves between silver and green slabs. The length of green shelf is 3 cm greater than the silver shelf. The blue shelf is immediate next in number to green shelf. The blue shelf contains 1 glass slab more than that in silver shelf and 1 photo frame less than that in green shelf. There is one shelf between blue and orange shelves. The white shelf is just below the orange shelf. There is one shelf between white and red shelf. Black shelf is in row 2. The pink shelf is just below the black shelf. The black shelf has same number of photo frames and glass slabs. The orange shelf has 1 glass slab more than black shelf. The length of orange shelf is 24 cm more than the length of pink shelf. The length of violet shelf is half the length of yellow shelf. The red shelf has greater than or equal to four glass slabs. The length of pink shelf is 6 cm less than the shelf immediate next in number. The length of row 1 is 267 cm and that of row 2 is 249 cm. (5 questions)

  1. How many more photo frames can the row 2 adjust?
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) None
    E) 4
    View Answer
     Option C

    Length of row 2 given = 249 cm
    And length of shelves in row 2 = 36 + 42 + 51 + 39 + 63 = 231
    Means left space = 249-231 = 18 cm, so 6*3 = 18, so 3 frames
  2. The color of shelf 2 is?
    A) Cannot be determined
    B) violet
    C) red
    D) white
    E) pink
    View Answer
     Option E
  3. How many total glass slabs do the silver, black and red shelves contain?
    A) 7
    B) 9
    C) 10
    D) Other than those given in options
    E) 12
    View Answer
     Option B
    2+2+5
  4. What is the total length of the pink, orange and blue shelves?
    A) 146 cm
    B) 134 cm
    C) 141 cm
    D) 133 cm
    E) 126 cm
    View Answer
     Option C
    27 + 51 + 63 = 141 cm
  5. If all the photo frames of silver and white shelves are removed and added in black shelf then what will be the length of black shelf?
    A) 67 cm
    B) 66 cm
    C) 61 cm
    D) 69 cm
    E) 62 cm
    View Answer
     Option B
    Silver = 1, white = 3, Black shelf’s length = 42 cm, 42 + 4*6 = 66 cm  

 

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

There are 12 professors – A, B, C, D, Q, R, S, and T. They have conferences in different months – January, March, April, June, August, and October. The conferences are on dates 6th or 21st of a given month. Each conference is attended by some number of people. If the month contains odd number of days then number of people attending the conference is odd. Like conference in March (31 days) was attended by odd number of people and conference in April (30 days) was attended by even number of people.

A had conference on June 6. Q’s conference was before A. Q’s conference was attended by 55 people and he had conference on 21st of a month. There was one conference between Q’s and S’s conference. The number of people attending S’s conference was 6 less than the number of people who attended Q’s conference. There were 3 conferences between D’s conference and the conference attended by 26 people. D had conference before the conference attended by 26 people. D’s conference was not in January. There were 2 conferences between T’s conference and the conference attended by 26 people. The number of people who attended T’s conference was greater than the number of people who attended S’s conference but less than the number of people who attended Q’s conference. The number of people who attended T’s conference was a multiple of 3. E and P had conference in same month but not April. There was one conference between the conferences of E and U. There were 2 conferences between F’s conference and the conference attended by 16 people. F had conference before the conference attended by 16 people. The total number of people who attended the conferences of U and Q was twice the total number of people who attended the conferences of A and B. Conference of C and that attended by 18 people was in same month. The total number of people who attended the conferences of E and P was 20. The number of people who attended E’s conference was greater than the number of people who attended the conference of F and P. The number of people who attended the conference of T was greater than the number of people who attended the conference of B by 24. The one who had conference in March had more number of people attending it than B but less than 30. There were more than 3 conferences between the conferences of R and S. (5 questions)

  1. The total number of people who attended the conferences of D and F is?
    A) 43
    B) 50
    C) 47
    D) 49
    E) 44
    View Answer
     Option C
    Arrangement:

    29+18 = 47
  2. Which of the following pair had conferences in August?
    A) U, T
    B) D, T
    C) P, E
    D) D, F
    E) C, A
    View Answer
     Option A
  3. Who had conference on 21st June?
    A) S
    B) B
    C) R
    D) Other than those given in options
    E) A
    View Answer
     Option C
  4. Which of the following is true with respect to the given arrangement?
    A) There are 3 conferences between the conferences of A and F
    B) The total number of people attending the conferences of B and R is 44
    C) The conference of U is in October.
    D) The total number of people attending the conferences of F and R is 34
    E) A and C have conferences in same month
    View Answer
     Option D
  5. How many conferences are there which are attended by less number of people than the conference of A if conference of C was attended by 28 people?
    A) One
    B) Three
    C) Seven
    D) Four
    E) Six
    View Answer
     Option D
    A by 26. So less than 26 is F(18), R(16), E(19), P(1)

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73 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 36 (SBI PO Mains Memory Based)”

  1. Marry..

    thanku soo much ………

  2. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

    much COMPLICATED
    thks

  3. Manu

    last puzzles i solve in exam…..easy one..

    1. deteminedd

      Great bro

      1. Manu

        i am a Girl……..

    2. Vivek Murugesan

      good
      all the best for your success

    3. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

      in exam hall how much time u give
      If the month contains odd number of days then number of people attending the conference is odd.========please explain this line

      1. Manu

        agar month 30,29 means odd no. ka hai tp….conference attend krne wale log bhi odd hoge means…9,51,33….etc

    4. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

      kitne attempt ??

  4. Manu

    sir/madam…aapne abhi tak jitne bhi questions post kiye hai…A to Z same the…..aapko ye questions kaha se mile,….

    1. The source is exam only. I got from people who wrote exam

  5. Vivek Murugesan

    mam

    que no – 2 ans is Pink ( E ) not white

      1. Vivek Murugesan

        txs

  6. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    SAme puzzle
    everythink is same in both puzzle
    @shubhra mem from where you got this puzzle
    mne to both skip ki
    first to smj m nhi aayi 2nd m aage jaa kr stuck ho gya 🙁

    1. yes exam time pe esa hi ho jata hai

      1. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

        mem kha se mile ye questios aapko source bta dijiye plzz

        1. The source is exam only. I got from people who wrote exam.

      2. The source is exam only. I got from people who wrote exam

  7. IBPS PO

    FIRST VALLI PUZZLE
    KITNI IRRITATING HAI
    JAI HO SBI

  8. Jellyfish

    Wow thx mam
    1st puzzle same thi

  9. Jellyfish

    I think 1st puzzle 2mark ki thi na??

      1. puneet

        mam …good job … but ye mila kaha se apko

  10. Sachin Shukla

    same in sbi po dimak naa kam kiya ekdmm.. unable to solve

  11. Shilpa Thakur

    can’t solve 1st one…………………………..

    1. its the concept of length and slabs + frames

      like 33 cm length – 1 glass slab (15) + 3 photo frames (6*3)

      then yellow has – 2 glass slab (15*2) + 9 photo frames (6*9)

      Like this

      1. Shilpa Thakur

        okkk thaku you but ab fir try krti hu dekhte hai ho pati hai sove ye puzzle ya nhi

  12. Debora dhiraviyam

    thank you very much mam

  13. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    Q2 ans is pink

  14. Sandy

    in qsn 1….
    there is a line “The black shelf has same number of photo frames and glass slabs”………what it mean black has same blah blah with whom..??
    how you calculate value of Black =42.?
    please make it clear it to me….
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/d601002481cbc098312ce3a11f097f55191624ab869c54fcf563b40396ec295b.jpg

    1. It means in that if there are 2 glass slabs in black shelf. Then there are also 2 frames in black shelf

      It is mot respect to any other shelf. But talking about only black

      1. Sandy

        OMg…OMG…..
        i don’t know what’s on my mind while reading that line……mind puzzle ho gya tha puzzle solve krte krte….. its all my mistake……sorry for wasting your time…._/_

        n thank you 4 clearing my befaltu wala doubt :p

          1. Player

            mam isme red k liye 81 length h….so apne 75 +6 =5 slab & 1 photo
            liya
            ye bhi to ho skta tha 81 =45 +36 =3 slab & 6 photo ????

          2. See this.
            The red shelf has greater than or equal to four glass slabs.

          3. Player

            thanku mam

        1. Ambika

          befaltu wala doubt lolz :p

  15. Jellyfish

    mam pls tell me odd no. live in odd month
    then how U&T are 51 no both of them live in even no. means aug(30)?

    1. In August there are 31 days

      1. AMAZON

        Finally done, mam thanks for posting these questions
        Mam m too weak in verbal reasoning part , kindly post such standard questions from that part also mam, like inference , judgement , fact , weak conclusion and strong conclusion.
        Well happy 600 likes on your App mam , i know you will GET lots of likes by the end of this year as this site has always been very very useful to all of us to mark in our exam.

        Long Live AZ

  16. Ambika

    why are all asking about the source ???

    second puzzles is easy 🙂

  17. Hitesh Rana

    the way you followed sbipo questions at such a great precision made me a fan of this site .

      1. puneet

        mam any hint ..how to start 2nd puzzle

        1. Yes start with 6 june. Next Q is on 21st, before 6 june and has 55.
          55 means old month means either 21st jan or 21st march.
          So here are 2 possibilities now.
          Solve further like this. And one will get cancelled

  18. Alice

    efforts worth praise!!
    kudos to you AZ!!!

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    Plz add my number 9550150710

  20. Saritha Gone

    I am getting some other arrangement can anyone help ?? For shelf 1 the colour as red as in pic https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/6b3a1f121a4713eec99d92e202a559c6d5a24b625b6b6d4e733c779d9ef16a93.jpg

    1. Is the length of shelfs is also accordingly ?
      It is only half part of puzzle.
      U have to solve taking all the things together

      1. Saritha Gone

        Can you tell me how the colour of shelf 1 is yellow

        1. The shelf 3 has length 33 cm. There is one shelf between shelf 3 and yellow shelf.

          This gives 2 possibilities. Either yellow at 1 or 5.
          When u move on taking all things together, the one at yellow on 5 will get cancelled.

          1. Saritha Gone

            Mam aap kaisa kar rahe ho are you seeing the lengths and arranging them in increasing order from left to right ??

          2. No no.

            There is one shelf between shelf 3 and yellow shelf.

            What does this mean??

            That yellow at 5 no shelf?

          3. Saritha Gone

            Between boletho it can be at 1 or 5 mam

          4. Sayantan Saha

            How come yellow at 5 got cancelled.pls explain

          5. Saritha Gone

            Apko yellow at 5 cancel hora muje nai hora mam

          6. yes vo cancel hoga
            Try one more time

            Else I will tell the steps

          7. Saritha Gone

            Sorry for the inconvenience yes please give me steps mam

          8. Ok. Then you will have to wait

          9. Yes each frame is 6 cm in length.
            I did not get your doubt. Please ask again ?

  21. abc xyz

    Any book for these type of puzzles

    1. No there is not. But we are posting these types of puzzles.

      1. Ashaa

        Mam yellow at 5 how cancelled

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