Question Paper from: IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017

There are eight persons namely S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z lives on eight different floors from one to eight. The ground floor is number 1 and top floor is number eight but not necessarily in the same order. X lives on odd number floor but does not live on 3rd floor. Z lives immediately below X. More than two person lives between Z and Y. There are six person lives between S and Y. V lives immediately above W but lives below T. U does not live above X. W does not live immediate above Y.

Who lives on 2nd floor?

None of these
Chapter Name: Puzzles
Difficulty Level: Moderate

x live on odd no. but X does not live on the 3rd floor

Step -I,  So, X  =1/5/7 

Step-II,  Z live immediately below X

Step-III,  more than 2 people live between Z and Y.

Step-IV,  6 persons between S and Y

Step-V,   V live immediately above W

Step-VI,  V live below T

Step-VII,  U live below X

Step-VIII, W does not live immediately above y

8 S S S Y Y
7     X   V
6     Z   W
5   X T   X
4   Z V   Z
3 X   W X  
2 Z   U Z  
1 Y Y Y S S

X can't live on 3rd and 5th floor because according to Step-II More than 2 Persons will live between Z and  Y.

Correct Arrangement-

8 S
7 X
6 Z
5 T
4 V
3 W
2 U
1 Y

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