### Puzzle for RBI Assistant, India Post

Directions (Q.1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

In a school there are eight students Smith, Cruise, Chris, Botha, John, Watson, Vivian and Nathan. They study in standard VI, VII and VIII but not more than three in any standard. Each of them has a different hobby viz— playing, dancing, singing, swimming, walking, acting, reading novel and cooking but not necessarily in the same order.
John’s hobby is acting and he studies in standard VIII with only Smith. Vivian does not study in standard VII. Botha and Nathan study in the same standard but not with Vivian. Watson and Chris study in the same standard. Those who study in standard VI do not have walking or reading novel as their hobbies. Chris’s hobby is playing. The one who studies in standard VIII has the hobby of singing. Watson’s hobby is not dancing. Nathan’s hobby is swimming and Cruise’s hobby is not reading novel.

1. What is the hobby of Smith?
a) Singing
b) Swimming
c) Acting
e) None of the above

2. What is Cruise’s hobby?
b) Playing
c) Swimming
e) None of the above

3. What is the hobby of ‘Watson’?
a) Cooking
c) Singing
d) Dancing

4. Which of the following combinations of student’s standard and his hobby is correct?
a) Watson–VII–cooking
b) John–VI–acting
c) Cruise–VII–playing
d) Vivian–VIII-walking
e) None of the above

5. Which of the following group of students study in VII standard?
a) Botha, Nathan, Chris
b) Botha, Cruise, Watson
c) Botha, Nathan, Cruise
e) None of the above

Directions (Q.6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it:

Seven Prime Minister Abraham Lincoln, Khadga Prasad, Sheikh Hasina, Narendra Modi, Jacob Zuma, Vladimir Putin and David Cameron belonging to seven different countries viz— India, Pakistan, Australia, Sri
Lanka, USA and Bangladesh gave their speech in UNO. On global-warming on seven different days from Monday to Sunday.
Vladimir Putin gives speech on Saturday but is neither the Prime Minister of Australia nor Sri Lanka. The one who is the Prime Minister of India, gives speech on Friday. Abraham Lincoln is the Prime Minister of Pakistan and he gives speech neither on Wednesday nor on Thursday. The one who is the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, gives speech on Sunday. Khadga Prasad gives speech on Tuesday but is not the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. The one who is the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka doesn’t give speech on Thursday. Narendra Modi is the Prime Minister of Nepal. David Cameron doesn’t give speech on Friday and is not the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. Jacob Zuma isn’t the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.

6. On which of the following day does Jacob Zuma give his speech?
a) Thursday
b) Monday
c) Sunday
d) Wednesday
e) None of the above

7. Four of the following five form a group as per the given arrangement. Which of the following does not belong to that group?
c) Sheikh Hasina-Sri Lanka
e) Jacob Zuma-Pakistan

8. Which of the following combinations is definitely correct?
a) Sheikh Hasina-Thursday
b) David Cameron-Friday
c) Abraham Lincoln-Monday
d) Jacob Zuma-Wednesday
e) All are correct

9. Vladimir Putin is the Prime Minister of which of the following countries?
a) USA
b) India
c) Nepal
e) None of the above

10. What is the name of the Prime Minister of India?
a) Abraham Lincoln
c) Narendra Modi
d) Jacob Zuma
e) Sheikh Hasina

1-a
2-e
3-a
4-e
5-c

6-e
7-e
8-c
9-a
10-d