We have started the 56 days Study Plan for IBPS PO Prelims.  This study plan is to efficiently utilise time and hard work to channelise it towards smart work. From now quizzes on Bankersadda will be according to the given study plan and this will help you prepare important topics in limited time. Today is DAY 23 of the study plan and in Reasoning today’s chapter is Puzzle and Seating Arrangement.

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

Eight workers A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing outward. They are working at four stalls, viz Cloth, Food, Footwear and Book, in a trade fair. Two persons are working at each stall.
Note: Facing the same direction means if one person faces the centre then the other person also faces the centre and if one person faces outward then the other person also faces outward.
Facing opposite directions means if one person faces the centre then the other person faces outward and vice versa.

• C sits third to the left of H, who works at the Footwear stall, and both are facing the same direction.
• G sits on the immediate right of B, who works at the Cloth stall.
• C and B are not facing the same direction but C is an immediate neighbor of E, who is fourth to the left of G
• E and G both are facing opposite directions but both work at the same stall.
• Those who work at the Cloth stall sit adjacent to each other but face opposite directions.
• The person, who work at the Food stall  sit opposite each other.
• The immediate neighbour of E are not facing outward.
• a person who works at the Footwear stall is an immediate neighbour of the both persons who work at the Book stall.
• D and F are immediate neighbour of H.
• D is not facing the centre and works at the Book stall.
• The one who is on the immediate left of F is not facing the centre. F sits second to the right of C.

Q1. Who among the following work at the Footwear stall?
(a) D and F
(b) H and F
(c) G and C
(d) C and H
(e) None of the above

Q2. Who among the following sits on the immediate right of the person who works at the Food stall?
(a) B
(b) D
(c) A
(d) F
(e) H

Q3. How many persons are facing outward?
(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above

Q4. A works at which of the following stalls?
(a) Either Cloth or Footwear
(b) Either Book or Food
(c) Cloth
(d) Book
(e) None of the above

Q5. If D and F interchange their places then who among the following is on the immediate left of G?
(a) B
(b) D
(c) H
(d) F
(e) None of the above

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

P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting in a straight line facing north. Each one of them has a different profession, viz Engineer, Banker, Clerk, Doctor, Teacher, Architect, Shopkeeper and Businessman. P sits third to the right of Teacher. S sits second to the left of V, who sits on one end of the line. Q is a shopkeeper. Only one person sits between Q and the one who is a Teacher. The one who is an Architect sits third to the right of the Shopkeeper. W sits between Architect and Engineer. T is not an immediate neighbor of W. only one person sits between the Businessman and U. T is neither a Businessman nor a Doctor. V is a Clerk. S is not an Architect.

Q6. Who among the following is an Engineer?
(a) R
(b) W
(c) S
(d) P
(e) None of the above

Q7. Who among the following sits third to the right of T?
(a) Doctor
(b) Teacher
(c) Architect
(d) Engineer
(e) None of the above

Q8. How many persons are there between R and Doctor?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of the above

Q9. Who among the following sit at the extreme ends of the line?
(a) Shopkeeper and Doctor
(b) Banker and Businessman
(c) Clerk and Engineer
(d) Banker and Clerk
(e) None of the above

Q10. What is the position of P with respect to the Engineer?
(a) Second to the right
(b) Fourth to the left
(c) Third to right
(d) Immediate right
(e) None of the above

Directions (11-15): Study the following information to answer the given questions:

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1, G, H, I, J, K and L are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing south. In row-2, S, T, U, V, W and X are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.
The one who faces H sits third to the left of V. V does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line. S sits second to the left of V.
The one who is facing T sits third to the right of G. T does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line.
Only one person sits between G and I.
K is an immediate neighbor of neither I nor H.
The one who is facing W sits second to the left of L. L does not face X.

Q11. Who amongst the following sits second to the left of the person who faces T?
(a) M
(b) I
(c) J
(d) K
(e) L

Q12. Which of the following is true regarding S?
(a) Both T and W are immediate neighbours of S.
(b) None of the given options is true
(c) Only one person sits between S and U.
(d) S sits second to right of X.
(e) X is an immediate neighbor of the person who faces S.

Q13. Who amongst the following faces I?
(a) U
(b) S
(c) T
(d) W
(e) V

Q14. Which of the following groups of people represents the people sitting at the extreme ends of both the rows?
(a) H, I, S, U
(b) L, J, X, U
(c) J, K, X, W
(d) I, L, U, X
(e) H, G, S, W

Q15. Which of the following is true with respect to the given information?
(a) I face W.
(b) None of the given options is true
(c) G sits exactly between J and I.
(d) U is an immediate neighbour of W.
(e) H faces the immediate neighbour of X.