Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 32 (based on SBI PO Prelim)

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

Eight people – Priya, Isha, Megha, Ruchi, Bhavya, Priti and Trisha are sitting in a straight line facing North. They have different ages – 12, 16, 18, 21, 26, 33, 45 and 50 but not necessarily in the same order.
Isha is sitting second to left the one who is 33 years old. 2 persons are sitting between Isha and Priti. Three people are sitting between Priya and the one who is 26 years old. Trisha is immediate neighbor of Isha. One who is 12 years younger than the one having age 33 years is sitting third to right of her. Bhavya and Priti have 2 years difference in their respective ages. One person is sitting between Bhavya and Priti. Ruchi is sitting second to the right of one having age 45 years. Priya is sitting immediate right of the one who is 18 years old. Age difference between Priya and Trisha is more than 16 years. Shikha is nine years older than Isha.

  1. Who is sitting third to right of Bhavya?
    A) Priya
    B) Priti
    C) Megha
    D) Trisha
    E) Isha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Solution:

    Arrangement from left to right in north direction is
    Trisha…..Isha….Bhavya….Priya……Priti…….Megha…..Shikha……Ruchi
    …50……….12……..18……….33……….16…….…45…..…….21…………26
  2. Who is 16 years old?
    A) Trisha
    B) Priti
    C) Megha
    D) Ruchi
    E) Isha
    View Answer
    Option B
  3. What is the age difference between Bhavya and Priya?
    A) 15
    B) 17
    C) 16
    D) 18
    E) 20
    View Answer
    Option A
  4. Find the odd one out from the following pairs?
    A) Megha – 45
    B) Ruchi – 26
    C) Isha – 21
    D) Trisha – 50
    E) Bhavya – 18
    View Answer
    Option C
  5. What is the sum of ages of Priya and Priti?
    A) 41
    B) 55
    C) 52
    D) 49
    E) 40
    View Answer
    Option D
    33+16 = 49

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

Eight people – Swati, Prachi, Richa, Kavya, Sheena, Charu, Malika and Naira are sitting in a straight line facing North. They have different ages – 10, 13, 15, 18, 25, 26, 31 and 40 but not necessarily in the same order.
There are 2 persons sitting between Swati and the one whose age is 18 years. Neither of them is sitting at an extreme end. The difference between the ages of Kavya and Malika is 3 years. Richa is sitting second to right of one having age 18 years. Prachi is sitting third to left of one having age 31 years. There are three girls sitting between Kavya and whose age is 18 years old. Prachi and Malika are immediate neighbors. Richa is not 31 years old. There are at least 4 persons sitting to the right of Kavya. Naira and the one having age 18 years are immediate neighbors. The one who is 31 years old is not sitting at second position from any end. Sheena is 3 years older than Swati. Charu is one year older than Richa.

  1. Who is 13 years old?
    A) Kavya
    B) Prachi
    C) Malika
    D) Sheena
    E) Cannot be determined
    View Answer
    Option E
    Solution:

    Arrangement from left to right in north direction is
    Kavya…..Swati…….Prachi….Malika….Sheena…Naira….Richa….Charu
    10/13……15………….40…..…13/10….….18………31………25…..…26
  2. How many persons are sitting to the left of Sheena?
    A) Two
    B) Three
    C) Five
    D) None
    E) Four
    View Answer
    Option E
  3. What is the difference in ages of Prachi and Richa?
    A) 7 years
    B) 27 years
    C) 3 years
    D) 15 years
    E) 14 years
    View Answer
    Option D
  4. Who is sitting second to left of Naira?
    A) Prachi
    B) Charu
    C) Malika
    D) Sheena
    E) Kavya
    View Answer
    Option C
  5. How many girls are sitting between Kavya and Swati?
    A) One
    B) Four
    C) Two
    D) None
    E) Cannot be determined
    View Answer
    Option D

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23 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 32 (based on SBI PO Prelim)”

  1. sharabi

    @ mod plz correct this ..sentence
    “There”(three hona chahiye kya ) people are sitting between Priya and the one who is 26 years old

      1. SRIVASTAVA

        One who is 12 years younger than the one 33 years sitting third right iska meaning thoda samjhaiye to ….

        1. iconoclast

          acha then u study again:)

      2. SRIVASTAVA

        mam got it no need to explain

    1. Hemant ahuja?

      Har jagah hai tu

  2. Divaker

    kaise Fix Kiya st one can you please explain also i started question with Priya and 26(3 people siting btwn them )

    1. Start with the one about which more information is given.
      Start with isha and 33
      also try to start with the one where exact position is given. Like isha and 33.
      But with priya and 26 u will have 2 possibilities

      1. Divaker

        Ok let me try once again

  3. monu malik

    Age difference between Priya and Trisha is more than 18 years…..but in solution it is 17 yrs.

  4. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    smjh me hi nahi aaya 1st suru kaha se karu

  5. Sunil Sharma

    NICE QUESTION BUT TIME CONSUMING

  6. ronnie (honey)

    ty mam

  7. SRIVASTAVA

    Very easy puzzle 1st one..but one of the nyc question it is

  8. Barbie Warrior Girl (。♥‿♥。)

    10//10

    Thanx 🙂

  9. Mera bhi din ayega :)))

    10/10
    Ty mam :))

  10. Hemant ahuja?

    First and second puzzle same

    1. Not same. Only concept is same.
      Try them again

  11. Sumit Chauhan

    in these type of puzzle how we have to proceed ? means what are the things we have to consider first to begin

    1. Start with 1st statement itself. and proceed, In most cases you will get 2 possibilities in either 1st or 2nd statement. so make those 2 possibilities and proceed line wise

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