# RBI Grade B Phase 1 Reasoning Quiz 2023 – 15 March

Subject – Puzzles

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.
Some persons live in a building in such a way that only one person lives on a floor. Not a single floor is empty. Some of them have been given information. The ground floor is numbered as floor number 1 and the floor immediately above is numbered as number 2 and so on. Two persons live in G and M. F lies immediately below G. The number of persons living between F and M is equal to the number of persons living between M and R. Two persons live in R and S, who do not live next door to M. You live immediately below S. The number of persons living between U and R is equal to the number of persons living between U and E. G is either the top or the third from the ground floor. A lives on the top floor or ground floor and is next door to E. A and U have more than two persons living there.

Q1. How many people live in the building?
(a) Sixteen
(b) Seventeen
(c) Fifteen
(d) Eighteen
(e) None of these

Q2. What is the position of M with respect to the occupant of the 5th floor?
(a) Six floors above
(b) Above five floors
(c) Above eight floors
(d) Above seven floors
(e) None of these

Q3. How many persons live in F and U?
(a) Six
(b) Seven
(c) Nine
(d) Eight
(e) None of these

Q4. Who among the following lives on the tenth floor?
(is
(b) g
(c) F
(d) R
(e) None of these

Q5. If O lives exactly between U and E, how many persons live between O and G?
(a) Nine
(b) Eight
(c) Ten
(d) Seven
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the following questions.
A stack consists of certain boxes from top to bottom but not necessarily in the same order. Three boxes are placed in box H and box A. Box D is not placed next to Box K. Box F is placed exactly between box C and box O. Box D is placed just below Box E. Box H and Box O contain at least two boxes. Box K is placed just above box B. No more than 17 boxes are placed in a stack. Three boxes are placed in box C and box L. Only one box is placed between box A and box B. Box N is not placed next to box B. The number of boxes placed in box D and box H is equal to the number of boxes placed in box B and box C. Box E is placed somewhere between box N and box A. Box L and Box K contain not more than 7 boxes. Two boxes are placed in the box placed immediately above box K and box N. The number of boxes placed in box B and box L is one less than the number of boxes placed in box L and box O. Box Q is placed six places above or below box F.

Q6. How many boxes are placed above box H?
(a) Less than eleven
(b) Cannot be determined
(c) More than ten
(d) Three
(e) None of these

Q7. If box H and box C are interchanged, which of the following is placed immediately above box C?
(a) Box placed just below box Q
(b) The box is placed above F at two places
(c) Box d
(d) The box is placed three places below D
(e) None of these

Q8. Which of the following is true regarding the given arrangement?
(a) Not more than three boxes are placed above box H.
(b) Box L is not placed next to box Q.
(c) Only two boxes are placed below box C
(d) Box C is placed just below box B
(e) None of these

Q9. Which of the following is/are true regarding box C?
1) Three boxes are placed in box C and one box is below D
2) The number of boxes placed under box C is less than the number of boxes placed under box H and box E.
3) Box C is placed on top of box L.
(a) Only (2)
(b) (1) and (3) only
(c) All (1), (2), and (3)
(d) (2) and (3) only
(e) (1) and (2) only

Q10. How many boxes are placed under box L?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) More than three
(e) Cannot be determined

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight persons P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W were born on two different dates, i.e. 13 and 24 February, March, April and May of the same year, but not necessarily in the same year. Same sequence. Q was born on an odd numbered date in a month with less than 31 days. Three persons were born between Q and T. The number of persons born after T is equal to the number of persons born before S. A person is born between S and U. You were not born in the month with the fewest days. V was born immediately after U. Three individuals were born to V and R, who were not born before S. P was born before W.

Q11. How many individuals were born between P and Q?
(a) Three
(b) Two
(c) None
(d) one
(e) None of these

Q12. W was born on which of the following dates?
(a) 13th April
(b) 24 March
(c) 24 April
(d) 13 May
(e) None of these

Q13. How many persons were born after the person born before W?
(a) Four
(b) Three
(c) Five
(d) six
(e) None of these

Q14. Who among the following was born on 13th April?
(a) T
(b) R
(c) W
(d) Q
(e) None of these

Q15. Four of the following five are similar in a particular way and therefore form a group. Find out who is not in that group?
(a) T
(b) R
(c) P
(d) V
Q

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