# Reasoning Question: Puzzles (Based on SBI PO Mains 2018) Set 110

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Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F of a family born in six different years 1978, 1982, 1995, 1997, 2013 and 2015. (All the ages of the given persons have been calculated on base year 2018 and all the persons are considered to be born on same date of same month). There is a difference of 18 years between the ages of D and A. D is the father of A. B is younger than C. E is not the oldest person of the family. C is not married to F. F was born in an even numbered year. B is the only granddaughter of the mother of D. Father of D is 4 years older than D’s mother. A is the son of C.

1. How is B related to E?
1) Grand father
2) Grand mother
3) Grand daughter
4) Grand son
5) None of these
Solution:
Persons – A, B, C, D, E and F
Years – 1978, 1982, 1995, 1997, 2013 and 2015

2. Who among the following born in 1982?
1) D
2) C
3) E
4) A
5) B

3. C was born in which of the following year?
1) 1997
2) 2015
3) 2013
4) 1982
5) None of these

4. How is C related to F?
1) Daughter-in-law
2) Mother
3) Aunt
4) Daughter
5) None of these

5. Four of the five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group, which among the following does not belong to the group?
1) D
2) C
3) E
4) A
5) B

(Directions 6 – 10): Study the following information and answer the given questions.

Ten people live in three buildings namely X, Y and Z. Building X is immediate left of building Y whereas building Z is to the second right of building X. Not more than four people live in a building and immediate above or below implies that the person is not in the same building.
As many floors are there below the floor in which A lives as it is above the floor in which B lives. There are four floors above the floor in which C lives. C does not live in building Y but lives at floor number 5. D lives in that floor which is the sum of the floor number in which E and C lives. The sum of floor number in which F and A live is 3 and both live in different building. E lives in building Y and lives at the topmost floor. A and B live in same building but they do not live in building X. The sum of the number of the floor in which A and G live is equal to the floor number in which B live. A lives in the even numbered floor. Equal numbers of floors are there below the floor in which H lives and above the floor in which J lives. There are two floors between J and H in the same building. I lives on that floor number which is immediately below the floor number in which G lives. Only two people live in building Z. C and I live in same building. E lives immediately two floors above the floor in which C lives.

1. Who among the following lives in the same building?
1) D – F
2) D – B
3) C – G
4) F – C
5) None of these
Answer : 1) D – F
Solution:

2. What is the sum of floors of I and G?
1) 8
2) 7
3) 6
4) 5
5) 4

3. How many floors are there between H and F?
1) 6
2) 5
3) 4
4) 3
5) Cannot be determined
Answer : 5) Cannot be determined

4. Who among the following are immediate neighbours?
1) E – A
2) E – B
3) G – A
4) D – H
5) D – J
Answer : 2) E – B

5. Who among the following lives on odd numbered floor?
1) I
2) G
3) D
4) B
5) A