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1 . Study the information and answer the given questions:
Seven people Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Robert Niro, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Russell Crowe and Tom Hank live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of these is travelling to a different city, viz Delhi, Manchester, Paris, Corsica, Kansas, Brussels and London but not necessarily in the same order.Only three people live above the floor on which Johnny Depp lives. Only one person lives between Johnny Depp and the one travelling to Brussels. Russell Crowne lives immediately below the one travelling to Manchester. The one travelling to Manchester lives on an even numbered floor. Only three people live between the ones travelling to Brussels and Paris. Brad Pitt lives immediately above Robert Niro. Brad Pitt is not travelling to Paris. Only two people live between Al Pacino and the one travelling to Kansas. The one travelling to Kansas lives below the floor on which Al Pacino lives. The one travelling to Delhi does not live immediately above or immediately below Al Pacino. Kevin Spacey does not live immediately above or immediately below Johnny Depp. Tom Hank does not travel to Corsica.
Which of the following is true with respect to Tom Hank as per the given information?
The one who lives immediately below Tom Hank is travelling to Manchester
Tom Hank lives one floor number 7.
Tom Hank lives immediately below Brad Pitt.
Tom Hank lives on the lowermost floor.
Tom Hank is travelling to Brussels.
2 . Study the information and answer the given questions:
Seven people Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Robert Niro, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Russell Crowe and Tom Hank live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of these is travelling to a different city, viz Delhi, Manchester, Paris, Corsica, Kansas, Brussels and London but not necessarily in the same order.Only three people live above the floor on which Johnny Depp lives. Only one person lives between Johnny Depp and the one travelling to Brussels. Russell Crowne lives immediately below the one travelling to Manchester. The one travelling to Manchester lives on an even numbered floor. Only three people live between the ones travelling to Brussels and Paris. Brad Pitt lives immediately above Robert Niro. Brad Pitt is not travelling to Paris. Only two people live between Al Pacino and the one travelling to Kansas. The one travelling to Kansas lives below the floor on which Al Pacino lives. The one travelling to Delhi does not live immediately above or immediately below Al Pacino. Kevin Spacey does not live immediately above or immediately below Johnny Depp. Tom Hank does not travel to Corsica.
Who among the following lives on floor number 3?
The one travelling to Corsica
The one travelling to Kansas
Robert Niro
Tom Hank
3 . Study the information and answer the given questions:
Seven people Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Robert Niro, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Russell Crowe and Tom Hank live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of these is travelling to a different city, viz Delhi, Manchester, Paris, Corsica, Kansas, Brussels and London but not necessarily in the same order.Only three people live above the floor on which Johnny Depp lives. Only one person lives between Johnny Depp and the one travelling to Brussels. Russell Crowne lives immediately below the one travelling to Manchester. The one travelling to Manchester lives on an even numbered floor. Only three people live between the ones travelling to Brussels and Paris. Brad Pitt lives immediately above Robert Niro. Brad Pitt is not travelling to Paris. Only two people live between Al Pacino and the one travelling to Kansas. The one travelling to Kansas lives below the floor on which Al Pacino lives. The one travelling to Delhi does not live immediately above or immediately below Al Pacino. Kevin Spacey does not live immediately above or immediately below Johnny Depp. Tom Hank does not travel to Corsica.
Who lives on the floor immediately above Brad Pitt?
Johnny Depp
Al Pacino
Kevin Spacey
Tom Hank
Russell Crowe
4 . Study the information and answer the given questions:
Seven people Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Robert Niro, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Russell Crowe and Tom Hank live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of these is travelling to a different city, viz Delhi, Manchester, Paris, Corsica, Kansas, Brussels and London but not necessarily in the same order.Only three people live above the floor on which Johnny Depp lives. Only one person lives between Johnny Depp and the one travelling to Brussels. Russell Crowne lives immediately below the one travelling to Manchester. The one travelling to Manchester lives on an even numbered floor. Only three people live between the ones travelling to Brussels and Paris. Brad Pitt lives immediately above Robert Niro. Brad Pitt is not travelling to Paris. Only two people live between Al Pacino and the one travelling to Kansas. The one travelling to Kansas lives below the floor on which Al Pacino lives. The one travelling to Delhi does not live immediately above or immediately below Al Pacino. Kevin Spacey does not live immediately above or immediately below Johnny Depp. Tom Hank does not travel to Corsica.
To which of the following cities is Kevin Spacey travelling?
Manchester
Brussels
Paris
Kansas
Corsica
5 . Study the information and answer the given questions:
Seven people Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Robert Niro, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Russell Crowe and Tom Hank live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of these is travelling to a different city, viz Delhi, Manchester, Paris, Corsica, Kansas, Brussels and London but not necessarily in the same order.Only three people live above the floor on which Johnny Depp lives. Only one person lives between Johnny Depp and the one travelling to Brussels. Russell Crowne lives immediately below the one travelling to Manchester. The one travelling to Manchester lives on an even numbered floor. Only three people live between the ones travelling to Brussels and Paris. Brad Pitt lives immediately above Robert Niro. Brad Pitt is not travelling to Paris. Only two people live between Al Pacino and the one travelling to Kansas. The one travelling to Kansas lives below the floor on which Al Pacino lives. The one travelling to Delhi does not live immediately above or immediately below Al Pacino. Kevin Spacey does not live immediately above or immediately below Johnny Depp. Tom Hank does not travel to Corsica.
How many people live between the floors on which Kevin Spacey and the one travelling to Manchester live?
None
Two
One
More than three
Three
6 . Read the following information carefully and answers the questions given below.

Representatives of eight different banks, viz P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W, are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them is from a different bank, viz SBI Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, UBI Bank, Vijaya Bank, IOB Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India and Indian Bank.
U sits second to the right of the representative of Vijaya Bank. The representative of Bank of India is an immediate neighbor of the representative of Vijaya Bank. Two persons sit between the representative of Bank of India and Q. R and T are immediate neighbours. Neither R nor T is an immediate neighbour of either Q or the representative of Vijaya Bank. The representative of UBI Bank sits second to the right of S. S is the representative of neighter Vijaya Bank nor Bank of India. V and the representative of SBI Bank are immediate neighbours. Q is not the representative of SBI Bank. Only one person sits between R and the representative of Oriental Bank of Commerce.
W sits third to the left of the representative of Indian Bank. The representative of Punjab National Bank sits second to the left of the representative of IOB Bank.
Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
W - SBI Bank
P - Vijaya Bank
S - UBI Bank
T - IOB Bank
U - Punjab National Bank
7 . Read the following information carefully and answers the questions given below.

Representatives of eight different banks, viz P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W, are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them is from a different bank, viz SBI Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, UBI Bank, Vijaya Bank, IOB Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India and Indian Bank.
U sits second to the right of the representative of Vijaya Bank. The representative of Bank of India is an immediate neighbor of the representative of Vijaya Bank. Two persons sit between the representative of Bank of India and Q. R and T are immediate neighbours. Neither R nor T is an immediate neighbour of either Q or the representative of Vijaya Bank. The representative of UBI Bank sits second to the right of S. S is the representative of neighter Vijaya Bank nor Bank of India. V and the representative of SBI Bank are immediate neighbours. Q is not the representative of SBI Bank. Only one person sits between R and the representative of Oriental Bank of Commerce.
W sits third to the left of the representative of Indian Bank. The representative of Punjab National Bank sits second to the left of the representative of IOB Bank.
Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?
Q is the representative of UBI Bank.
R sits second to the right of W.
The representative of Indian Bank sits on 2nd the immediate left of the representative of SBI Bank.
P sits second to the right of the representative of Bank of India
The representatives of UBI Bank and IOB Bank are immediate neighbours.
8 . Read the following information carefully and answers the questions given below.

Representatives of eight different banks, viz P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W, are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them is from a different bank, viz SBI Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, UBI Bank, Vijaya Bank, IOB Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India and Indian Bank.
U sits second to the right of the representative of Vijaya Bank. The representative of Bank of India is an immediate neighbor of the representative of Vijaya Bank. Two persons sit between the representative of Bank of India and Q. R and T are immediate neighbours. Neither R nor T is an immediate neighbour of either Q or the representative of Vijaya Bank. The representative of UBI Bank sits second to the right of S. S is the representative of neighter Vijaya Bank nor Bank of India. V and the representative of SBI Bank are immediate neighbours. Q is not the representative of SBI Bank. Only one person sits between R and the representative of Oriental Bank of Commerce.
W sits third to the left of the representative of Indian Bank. The representative of Punjab National Bank sits second to the left of the representative of IOB Bank.
Who among the following sit exactly between Q and the representative of Bank of India?
P and the representative of SBI Bank
U and V
W and the representative of UBI Bank
W and V
Representatives of IOB Bank of Oriental Bank of Commerce
9 . Read the following information carefully and answers the questions given below.

Representatives of eight different banks, viz P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W, are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them is from a different bank, viz SBI Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, UBI Bank, Vijaya Bank, IOB Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India and Indian Bank.
U sits second to the right of the representative of Vijaya Bank. The representative of Bank of India is an immediate neighbor of the representative of Vijaya Bank. Two persons sit between the representative of Bank of India and Q. R and T are immediate neighbours. Neither R nor T is an immediate neighbour of either Q or the representative of Vijaya Bank. The representative of UBI Bank sits second to the right of S. S is the representative of neighter Vijaya Bank nor Bank of India. V and the representative of SBI Bank are immediate neighbours. Q is not the representative of SBI Bank. Only one person sits between R and the representative of Oriental Bank of Commerce.
W sits third to the left of the representative of Indian Bank. The representative of Punjab National Bank sits second to the left of the representative of IOB Bank.
Who among the following is the representative of Oriental Bank of Commerce?
P
R
W
V
S
10 . Read the following information carefully and answers the questions given below.

Representatives of eight different banks, viz P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W, are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them is from a different bank, viz SBI Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, UBI Bank, Vijaya Bank, IOB Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India and Indian Bank.
U sits second to the right of the representative of Vijaya Bank. The representative of Bank of India is an immediate neighbor of the representative of Vijaya Bank. Two persons sit between the representative of Bank of India and Q. R and T are immediate neighbours. Neither R nor T is an immediate neighbour of either Q or the representative of Vijaya Bank. The representative of UBI Bank sits second to the right of S. S is the representative of neighter Vijaya Bank nor Bank of India. V and the representative of SBI Bank are immediate neighbours. Q is not the representative of SBI Bank. Only one person sits between R and the representative of Oriental Bank of Commerce.
W sits third to the left of the representative of Indian Bank. The representative of Punjab National Bank sits second to the left of the representative of IOB Bank.
Who amongst the following sits second to the left of Q?
R
W
The representative of Vijaya Bank
The representative of Punjab national bank
V
11 . Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:

There are seven students - Sintu, Sanjeev, Saket, Sandeep, Sonu, Sahil and Shyam - in an institute. Each of them has a different favourite subject, viz Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, Computer Science, English Language, General Awareness, Current Affairs and Banking Awareness. Each of the students secured different marks in his favourite subject. Saket has secured second highest marks and neither Quantitative Aptitude nor English Language is his favourite subject. Sonu secured the least marks and neither Current Affairs nor Reasoning Ability is his favourite subject. The favourite subject of Sandeep is Computer Science and he secured more marks than marks of Sanjeev and Shyam but less than the marks of Sintu. The favourite subject of Sanjeev is General Awareness and his marks is more than the marks of Sonu but less than the marks of Shyam.
The favourite subject of Sintu is Banking Awareness and he has not secured the highest marks. The student whose favourite subject is English Language. got the highest marks. The favourite subject of Saket is not Reasoning Ability.
Which is the favourite subject of Sonu?
Reasoning Ability
Quantitative Aptitude
General Awareness
None of these
12 . Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:

There are seven students - Sintu, Sanjeev, Saket, Sandeep, Sonu, Sahil and Shyam - in an institute. Each of them has a different favourite subject, viz Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, Computer Science, English Language, General Awareness, Current Affairs and Banking Awareness. Each of the students secured different marks in his favourite subject. Saket has secured second highest marks and neither Quantitative Aptitude nor English Language is his favourite subject. Sonu secured the least marks and neither Current Affairs nor Reasoning Ability is his favourite subject. The favourite subject of Sandeep is Computer Science and he secured more marks than marks of Sanjeev and Shyam but less than the marks of Sintu. The favourite subject of Sanjeev is General Awareness and his marks is more than the marks of Sonu but less than the marks of Shyam.
The favourite subject of Sintu is Banking Awareness and he has not secured the highest marks. The student whose favourite subject is English Language. got the highest marks. The favourite subject of Saket is not Reasoning Ability.
What is the favourite subject of Shyam?
Reasoning Ability
Current Affairs
Either Reasoning Ability or Current Affairs
None of these
13 . Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:

There are seven students - Sintu, Sanjeev, Saket, Sandeep, Sonu, Sahil and Shyam - in an institute. Each of them has a different favourite subject, viz Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, Computer Science, English Language, General Awareness, Current Affairs and Banking Awareness. Each of the students secured different marks in his favourite subject. Saket has secured second highest marks and neither Quantitative Aptitude nor English Language is his favourite subject. Sonu secured the least marks and neither Current Affairs nor Reasoning Ability is his favourite subject. The favourite subject of Sandeep is Computer Science and he secured more marks than marks of Sanjeev and Shyam but less than the marks of Sintu. The favourite subject of Sanjeev is General Awareness and his marks is more than the marks of Sonu but less than the marks of Shyam.
The favourite subject of Sintu is Banking Awareness and he has not secured the highest marks. The student whose favourite subject is English Language. got the highest marks. The favourite subject of Saket is not Reasoning Ability.
Who got the second lowest marks?
Shyam
Sandeep
Saket
Sintu
None of these
14 . Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:

There are seven students - Sintu, Sanjeev, Saket, Sandeep, Sonu, Sahil and Shyam - in an institute. Each of them has a different favourite subject, viz Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, Computer Science, English Language, General Awareness, Current Affairs and Banking Awareness. Each of the students secured different marks in his favourite subject. Saket has secured second highest marks and neither Quantitative Aptitude nor English Language is his favourite subject. Sonu secured the least marks and neither Current Affairs nor Reasoning Ability is his favourite subject. The favourite subject of Sandeep is Computer Science and he secured more marks than marks of Sanjeev and Shyam but less than the marks of Sintu. The favourite subject of Sanjeev is General Awareness and his marks is more than the marks of Sonu but less than the marks of Shyam.
The favourite subject of Sintu is Banking Awareness and he has not secured the highest marks. The student whose favourite subject is English Language. got the highest marks. The favourite subject of Saket is not Reasoning Ability.
English Language is the favourite subject of
Saket
Sintu
Shyam
Sahil
None of these
15 . Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:

There are seven students - Sintu, Sanjeev, Saket, Sandeep, Sonu, Sahil and Shyam - in an institute. Each of them has a different favourite subject, viz Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, Computer Science, English Language, General Awareness, Current Affairs and Banking Awareness. Each of the students secured different marks in his favourite subject. Saket has secured second highest marks and neither Quantitative Aptitude nor English Language is his favourite subject. Sonu secured the least marks and neither Current Affairs nor Reasoning Ability is his favourite subject. The favourite subject of Sandeep is Computer Science and he secured more marks than marks of Sanjeev and Shyam but less than the marks of Sintu. The favourite subject of Sanjeev is General Awareness and his marks is more than the marks of Sonu but less than the marks of Shyam.
The favourite subject of Sintu is Banking Awareness and he has not secured the highest marks. The student whose favourite subject is English Language. got the highest marks. The favourite subject of Saket is not Reasoning Ability.
When all the seven students are arranged according to their marks in their favourite subjects to descending order, what is the position of Sintu from the top?
second
Fourth
Third
None of these
16 . Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:

A. Pinki, Pamela, Pampa, Panita, Pallavi, Padmini, Padma and Parnita are eight girls in a class. Three of them play basketball and badminton each and two of them play boxing. Each one of them has a different height.
B. The tallest does not play boxing and the shortest does not play basketball.
C. Padmini is taller than Pinki and Panita but shorter than Parnita and Pamela. Pallavi, who does not play basketball, is taller than Pamela and is second to the tallest. Padma is shorter than Panita but taller than Pinki.
D. Parnita, who is the fourth from the top, plays badminton with Panita.
E. Padma does not play either basketball or boxing. Pamela does not play boxing.
Who is the tallest?
Pamela
Pamita
Pampa
None of these
17 . Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:

A. Pinki, Pamela, Pampa, Panita, Pallavi, Padmini, Padma and Parnita are eight girls in a class. Three of them play basketball and badminton each and two of them play boxing. Each one of them has a different height.
B. The tallest does not play boxing and the shortest does not play basketball.
C. Padmini is taller than Pinki and Panita but shorter than Parnita and Pamela. Pallavi, who does not play basketball, is taller than Pamela and is second to the tallest. Padma is shorter than Panita but taller than Pinki.
D. Parnita, who is the fourth from the top, plays badminton with Panita.
E. Padma does not play either basketball or boxing. Pamela does not play boxing.
Who is the shortest?
Panita
Parnita
Pinki
None of these
18 . Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:

A. Pinki, Pamela, Pampa, Panita, Pallavi, Padmini, Padma and Parnita are eight girls in a class. Three of them play basketball and badminton each and two of them play boxing. Each one of them has a different height.
B. The tallest does not play boxing and the shortest does not play basketball.
C. Padmini is taller than Pinki and Panita but shorter than Parnita and Pamela. Pallavi, who does not play basketball, is taller than Pamela and is second to the tallest. Padma is shorter than Panita but taller than Pinki.
D. Parnita, who is the fourth from the top, plays badminton with Panita.
E. Padma does not play either basketball or boxing. Pamela does not play boxing.
Which of the following pairs of girls plays boxing?
Pallavi, Parnita
Pinki, Pampa
None of these
19 . Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:

A. Pinki, Pamela, Pampa, Panita, Pallavi, Padmini, Padma and Parnita are eight girls in a class. Three of them play basketball and badminton each and two of them play boxing. Each one of them has a different height.
B. The tallest does not play boxing and the shortest does not play basketball.
C. Padmini is taller than Pinki and Panita but shorter than Parnita and Pamela. Pallavi, who does not play basketball, is taller than Pamela and is second to the tallest. Padma is shorter than Panita but taller than Pinki.
D. Parnita, who is the fourth from the top, plays badminton with Panita.
E. Padma does not play either basketball or boxing. Pamela does not play boxing.
What is Padmini's position from the top when they are arranged in descending order of their heights?
Fourth
Fifth
Third
None of these
20 . Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:

A. Pinki, Pamela, Pampa, Panita, Pallavi, Padmini, Padma and Parnita are eight girls in a class. Three of them play basketball and badminton each and two of them play boxing. Each one of them has a different height.
B. The tallest does not play boxing and the shortest does not play basketball.
C. Padmini is taller than Pinki and Panita but shorter than Parnita and Pamela. Pallavi, who does not play basketball, is taller than Pamela and is second to the tallest. Padma is shorter than Panita but taller than Pinki.
D. Parnita, who is the fourth from the top, plays badminton with Panita.
E. Padma does not play either basketball or boxing. Pamela does not play boxing.
Which of the following groups of girls plays basketball?
Pallavi, Parnita and Pampa
Pinki, Pampa and Parnita
None of these