## Wednesday, 14 September 2016

### Reasoning For BOB/IBPS Exams

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 25 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:

Seven friends D, E, F, G, H, J and K live in a seven-storey building. The ground floor is numbered 1 and the floor above it is no. 2 and so on and the topmost floor is no. 7. All the persons like different colours, viz Red, Green, Blue, Pink, Violet, Orange and White.
• E lives on the third floor and G does not like Red.
• K does not like White. The one who likes White lives immediately above the one who likes Pink.
• H likes Blue and he does not live on an odd-numbered floor.
• The floor on which D lives is sixth floor.
• The floor on which G lives is immediately above the floor on which K lives.
• The one who likes Orange lives immediately above the one who likes Red and immediately below the one who likes Green.
• J likes Pink and lives on the fifth floor.

Q1. G likes which of the following colours?
(a) Green
(b) Violet
(c) Orange
(d) Red
(e) None of the above

Q2. Which of the following combinations is true?
(a) 1 – E – Green
(b) 7 – F – White
(c)  3 – K – Violet
(d) 2 – G – Orange
(e) None of the above

Q3. Who among the following lives between F and the one who likes Pink?
(a) The one who likes White
(b) The one who likes Blue
(c) None
(d) The one who likes Green
(e) None of the above

Q4. H lives on which of the following floors?
(a) Second
(b) Fourth
(c) Seventh
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above

Q5. What is the position of H with respect to the person who likes Red?
(a) Immediately above
(b) Three floors below
(c) Three floors above
(d) Two floors above
(e) None of the above

Directions (6-11): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Six friends A, B, C, D, E and F gather at A’s home to watch a one-day match on TV. Each friend belongs to a different state, viz P, Q, R, S, T and U but not necessarily in the same order. Each friend has a different occupation, viz Officer, Doctor, Teacher, Clerk, Salesman and Accountant.
The one who is a Teacher belongs to Q. The one who is not from T is a Doctor. D is a Clerk. Neither C nor A is a Doctor. The one who is from S is an Officer. A does not belongs to S. The person who belongs to U is E but is not a Doctor. B is neither a Teacher nor a Doctor and he is from P.

Q6. The one who is an Accountant belongs to which of the following states?
(a) U
(b) P
(c) R
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above

Q7. Who among the following is a Teacher?
(a) C
(b) A
(c) F
(d) B
(e) None of the above

Q8. The one who belongs to U is a
(a) Salesman
(b) Doctor
(c) Accountant
(d) Either (a) or (c)
(e) None of the above

Q9. Who among the following belongs to T?
(a) F
(b) Accountant
(c) B
(d) Clerk
(e) Both (b) and (c)

Q10. Which of the following combinations is true?
(a) A – Q – Teacher
(b) C – T – Officer
(c) E – U – Doctor
(d) F – R – Accountant
(e) None of the above

Q11. Which of the following statements is/are true?
(a) The one who is a Doctor is from state P.
(b) C is not a Teacher and belongs to S.
(c) B is an Accountant and belongs to R
(d) All are true
(e) None of the above

Directions (12-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Eight friends A , B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a square table. Four of them are sitting in the middle of the sides and facing outward from the centre. Rest are sitting in the corners of the square and facing the centre. H is sitting in a corner and is an immediate neighbour of A and C. D sits fourth to the right of A and is not facing the centre. E is second to the left of H and is an immediate neighbour of G. F is not the neighbor of C.

Q12. How many persons sit between C and G?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of the above

Q13. Who among the following sits third to the right of D?
(a) E
(b) H
(c) A
(d) F
(e) None of the above

Q14. Which of the following groups sits between E and B if counted from right of E?
(a) C, H, A
(b) D, A, H
(c) F, G, D
(d) C, G, H
(e) None of the above

Q15. Who among the following sits third to the right of E?
(a) B
(b) H
(c) A
(d) F
(e) None of the above