# Reasoning (Seating Arrangement) Practice Test for SBI PO

Directions (1-9) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :

There are eight persons Madan, Niraj, Laxman, Pari, Kishen, Rahul, Sai and Tinku stay in a same building that has eight floors numbered one to eight ( the ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2, and so on, and the top most floor is numbered 8) . But these people do not necessarily stay in the same order given. Each one has a different occupation-Draftsman, Painter, Sales Officer, Musician, Singer, Bank Manager, Architect and Engineer, again not in the same order. Each one plays a different game - hockey, volleyball, basketball, badminton, chess, cricket, football and tennis.

There are two floors between the floors of Rahul and Kishen. Rahul does not play volleyball and does not live on even numbered floor.

There is one floor between the floor of Architect and the one who plays football.

Architect plays badminton and lives on even numbered floor, but not on the top floor.

Painter plays basketball and lives on third floor.

Rahul is not Painter. Sai does not play either football or basketball. Sai does not live on a floor immediately above or immediately below the floor on which Pari lives. Pali is not bank manager and he does not play tennis, volleyball or hockey.

Madan, a Sales Officer, lives just above the floor of Singer and just below the floor in which Architect lives. Tinku, a musician, who plays chess, lives on the floor above the Rahul's floor but not on the Top floor. There is only one floor above the floor in which Engineer lives. Singer plays cricket and lives on fourth floor. Madan does not play volleyball or hockey. Laxman is not an Engineer and neither plays badminton nor plays football.
1. Which of the following games Sales Officer plays ?
1. Volleyball
2. Tennis
3. Hockey
4. Football
5. None of these
2. On which of the following floors does Sai live ?
1. 8th
2. 3rd
3. 6th
4. 5th
5. None of these
3. Which of the following games Engineer plays ?
1. Volleyball
2. Tennis
3. Hockey
4. Football
5. None of these
4. Who among the following lives on the topmost floor, i. e floor number 8th ?
1. Niraj
2. Pari
3. Sai
4. Laxman
5. None of these
5. How many floors are there between the floors on which Pari & Laxman live ?
1. One
2. Two
3. Three
4. Four
5. None of these
6. On which of the following floors does Niraj live ?
1. 7th
2. 3rd
3. 1st
4. 5th
5. None of these
7. Who among the following is Bank Manager ?
1. Niraj
2. Pari
3. Rahul
4. Laxman
5. None of these
8. Who among the following plays Hockey ?
1. Niraj
2. Pari
3. Rahul
4. Laxman
5. None of these
9. On which of the following floors does Laxman live ?
1. 4th
2. 3rd
3. 1st
4. 5th
5. None of these
Solution :
 Floor Person Profession Game 8 Pari Draftsman Football 7 Niraj Engineer Volleyball 6 Sai Architect Badminton 5 Madan Sales Officer Tennis 4 Krishen Singer Cricket 3 Laxman Painter Basketball 2 Tinku Musician Chess 1 Rahul Bank Manager Hockey