# SBI PO PRELIMS REASONING QUESTIONS

Instructions (1 to 5): Study the following data carefully and answer the questions given below:

Seven Friends – RAM, SHYAM, MOHAN, GITA, RITA, GOLU, and VICKY – live on separate floors of a seven-storied building, but not in the same order. The Lowermost floor of the building is marked 1, the floor above it is marked 2 and so on until the topmost floor is marked 7. Each friend buys dissimilar food products – Urad Pulse, Sweet, Besan, Moong Pulse, Salt, Wheat, and Rice, but not necessarily in the same order.

Each friend has 7 different weights of Grocery Items starting from 1kg to 10 kg. The friend who buys Moong Pulse lives on floor numbered four. RAM does not live on the lowermost floor. RAM lives on any odd-numbered floor below the one who buys Moong Pulse. The weight of Moong Pulse is more than 2 kg. The total weight of Salt and Wheat is 10 kg. Only two friends live between RAM and the friend who buys Rice. Only one friend lives between SHYAM and GOLU.

The total weight of Urad Pulse is square of the total weight of Salt while The total weight of Rice is square of the total weight of Moong Pulse. GOLU lives on an even numbered floor and does not buy Moong Pulse. Only three friends live between the friends who buy Urad Pulse and Besan respectively. The friend who buys Urad Pulse lives on any floor above the SHYAM’s floor. The friend who buys Urad Pulse does not live on the topmost floor.

VICKY lives on an even numbered floor but neither immediately above nor immediately below the floor of RAM. MOHAN does not buy Urad Pulse or Besan. Only two friends live between GITA and the one who buys Moong Pulse. The friend who buys Salt lives on the floor immediately above the floor of the friend who buys Wheat. The difference between the weight of the Besan and Wheat is 2 kg. The floor number and the weight of Grocery Item are same for the friend MOHAN.

1. How many kg of Grocery Item is bought by GITA?

(A) 2 kg (B) 8 kg

(C) 6 kg (D) 4 kg

(E) None of these

###### 2. Which of the following statements is/are true according to the given information?

(A) RITA lives on floor number 5 and he does not buy Moong Pulse

(B) RAM buys Salt and he does not live on floor number 4

(C) MOHAN buys Sweet and he does not have 6 kg.

(D) Only two friends live between the floors of RITA and GOLU.

(E) All the statements are true.

3. Who among the following lives on the floor immediately above the floor of RAM?

(A) SHYAM (B) GOLU

(C) VICKY (D) MOHAN

(E) None of these

4. Who among the following lives exactly between the floors on which SHYAM and GOLU live?

(A) GOLU (B) RAM

(C) GITA (D) MOHAN

(E) None of these

5. Who among the following buys Rice?

(A) RAM (B) SHYAM (C) GOLU (D) RITA

(E) VICKY