Important Floor Base Puzzle for SBI Clerk 2018

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

M, O, P, S, U, V, W and Z are eight people live on eight different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The lower most floor of the building is numbered 1, the one above that is numbered 2 and so on till the topmost floor is numbered 8. Each of them likes different colours like – Red, White, Green, Pink, Blue, Black, Purple and Brown.

The one who likes Red colour lives immediately above the one who likes Blue colour. V lives on an even numbered floor. There are 2 persons live between the one who likes Black colour and V. P does not live on 7th floor. The one who likes Purple colour lives immediately below the one who likes Black colour. Z lives on 4th floor. U lives immediately below Z. O likes Green colour and lives on the topmost floor. Two persons live between S and the one who likes White colour. M lives immediately below S. S does not live on lowermost floor. S likes Pink colour.


Q.1 P likes which of the following colour?

(A) Brown

(B) Black

(C) Green

(D) White

(E) Blue


Q.2 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which of them does not belong to the group?

(A) O – Pink

(B) Z – Red

(C) M – White

(D) S – Black

(E) U – Blue


Q.3 Which of the following does live on 7th floor?

(A) P

(B) W

(C) V

(D) O

(E) S


Q.4 Which of the following pair is not true?

(A) V lives on 2nd floor.

(B) M likes Black colour

(C) S does not like Red colour

(D) Z lives immediately above S.

(E) V lives on 2nd floor.


Q.5 Who among the following lives immediately above M?

(A) The one who likes White colour.

(B) P

(C) The one who likes Pink colour.

(D) O

(E) None of these


Answer 1. (E)

Answer 2. (D)

Answer 3. (B)

Answer 4. (D)

Answer 5. (C)



Floor No.  Person  Colour
8 O Green
7 W Brown
6 S Pink
5 M Black
4 Z Purple
3 U White
2 V Red
1 P Blue


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