Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 31 (based on SBI PO Prelim)

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

Eight people – Sheetal, Seema, Sakshi, Swati, Saina, Sanya, Sheena, Shrishti are born in different years – 1962, 1965, 1973, 1978, 1982, 1989, 1996, and 2005. There ages are with respect to the current year, same month and same date.
There is 9 years difference between Shrishti and Sanya. Sheetal was born before 1973. Sheena is not 12 years old. Sakshi is 28 years old. Saina is 16 years older than Seema. Seema is younger than Shrishti.

  1. Who was born in the year 1989?
    A) Swati
    B) Sakshi
    C) Sheetal
    D) Saina
    E) Seema
    View Answer
    Option B
  2. Sheetal was born in which year?
    A) 1962
    B) 1965
    C) 1973
    D) 1978
    E) 1989
    View Answer
    Option B
  3. What is the age difference between Seema and Sheena?
    A) 14
    B) 17
    C) 12
    D) 18
    E) 20
    View Answer
    Option D
  4. Find the odd one out from the following pairs?
    A) Saina – 1962
    B) Seema – 1978
    C) Swati – 1996
    D) Sakshi – 1989
    E) Sanya – 1982
    View Answer
    Option C
  5. What is the sum of ages of Sheetal and Sanya?
    A) 81
    B) 84
    C) 79
    D) 87
    E) 90
    View Answer
    Option D
    Sheetal is 52 years old and Sanya is 35 years old. So total = 52+35

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

Eight persons – A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H have seminars in March, April, September and December with two seminars in each month. The seminar is scheduled either on 22 or 28th of the month.
There is one seminar before the seminar of B. There are at least 2 seminars after D’s seminar. E and F have seminars on same date. A’s seminar is just before E’s. There is only one seminar between H and A and similarly between A and G. A’s seminar is on 22nd April. H’s seminar is before G’s seminar.

  1. Who has seminar on 28th September?
    A) D
    B) H
    C) G
    D) C
    E) B
    View Answer
    Option A
  2. How many persons have seminars before E?
    A) Two
    B) Three
    C) Five
    D) None
    E) One
    View Answer
    Option B
  3. How many seminars are between seminars of B and D?
    A) Five
    B) Three
    C) Two
    D) One
    E) None
    View Answer
    Option B
  4. Who has seminar on 22nd March?
    A) B
    B) E
    C) H
    D) D
    E) A
    View Answer
    Option C
  5. Find the odd one out.
    A) H – 22
    B) C – 22
    C) D – April
    D) E – April
    E) G – September
    View Answer
    Option C

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17 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 31 (based on SBI PO Prelim)”

  1. sharabi

    @ mod
    1st puzzle … plz check the year …. in que 1972 given but in solution … there is no data given of 1972

    1. not 72, its 82
      typing mistake

      1. BHUVAN BAM

        shubhra mam ..
        Does the marks of first slot candidates and other slot candidate differ ? ( Assuming subsequent slot candidates know the Q type and trick involved )?

        1. I am not sure.
          But I dont think that any extra marks are given to the candidates having exam on 1st day 1st shift.
          Last year I got many reviews that many were not able to clear the exam who had exam on 1st day 1st shift.

        2. U had on 1st day 1st shift ???

          1. BHUVAN BAM

            yep…i messed up big time in reasoning

          2. Yes Reasoning is always tricky. Hope for best. But if it is missed this time, at least u have experience now that what not to do in exams. 🙂

  2. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    10/10
    THNXXX
    @mod in 2nd puzzle plz correct line first (there is only seminar before B) ese aana chaheye there is one seminor before B se to bhut possibility bnegi so correct it !

    1. There is one seminar before B means the same. That only one seminar.
      If at least was written then there would have been so many possibilities

      1. Shrikant Tembhurne

        Mam as it is clearly mentioned in puzzle (6-10) there are at least two seminar after D’s seminar then there are two possible answers for this puzzle D can conduct seminar on 28th of april also
        Have a look on it and correct me if l am wrong

  3. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    thankuu

  4. jaga

    thank u mam and sir.

  5. Shrikant Tembhurne

    Mam as it is clearly mentioned in puzzle (6-10) there are at least two seminar after D’s seminar then there are two possible answers for this puzzle D can conduct seminar on 28th of april also
    Have a look on it and correct me if l am wrong please

    1. See this.
      A’s seminar is on 22nd April.
      A’s seminar is just before E’s.

      So E’s must be on 28th april na ?

      1. Divaker

        Since there is at least mentioned so how can we fix d September 28
        22. 28
        March D. B
        April. H. F
        September A. E
        December G c

        Ye bhi to possible hai n

        1. Isme – A’s seminar is on 22nd April.

          Ye kahn satisfy ho rha h?

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