# 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 19 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 persons Nathan, Prince, Shane, Rehan, Watson, Dock, Anisha and Smith are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Each of them belongs to a different country, viz India, Canada, China, Japan, France, Korea, England and Russia, but not necessarily in the same order.
Prince sits second to the left of Dock. The person who belongs to Russia is an immediate neighbour of Dock. There are only three persons between the one who belongs to Russia and Nathan. Only one person sits between the one who belong Japan and Nathan. The one who belongs to Canada is on the immediate right of the one who belongs to Japan. Smith sits second to the right of Dock. Rehan belongs to Russia. Shane and Watson sit adjacent to each other. Neither Watson nor Shane belongs to Japan. The one who belongs to France sits on the immediate left of Prince. The one who belongs to Korea sits second to the right of the one who belongs to Canada. The one who belongs to England is an immediate neighbor of the one who belongs to Japan. Shane sits second to the right of the one who belongs to India.

Q1. Who among the following is second to the right of Nathan?
(a) Shane
(b) Prince
(c) Nathan
(d) Anisha
(e) None of the above

Q2. What is the position of Anisha with respect to the one who belongs to Russia?
(a) Second to the left
(b) Second to the right
(c) Fourth to the left
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above

Q3. Which of the following statements is/are true?
(a) The one who belongs to England sits second to the left of the one who belongs to China.
(b) Anisha is an immediate neighbour of the one who belongs to India
(c) Dock sits opposite the one who belongs to Korea
(d) The one who belongs to China sits third to the left of Nathan
(e) None of the above

Q4. Who among the following belongs to India?
(a) Shane
(b) Anisha
(c) Prince
(d) Nathan
(e) None of the above

Q5. Who among the following sits third to the right of the one who belongs to India?
(a) The one who belongs to Canada
(b) The one who belongs to Japan
(c) The one who belongs to Korea
(d) The one who belongs to China
(e) None of the above

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

Eight friends Julian, Jolie, Jacob, Jai, Jenya, Jyoti, Jwala and Janith are sitting around a square table facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. Two persons are sitting on each of the four sides of the table. Jenya and Jolie are sitting exactly opposite each other. Jyoti is sitting on the immediate right of Jolie on the same side. Julian and Janith are sitting on the same side of the table. Janith is sitting exactly opposite Jacob, who is on the immediate left of Jai. Jacob and Jai are not the neighbours of Jenya.

Q6. Which of the following statements is definitely true?
(a) Julian sits to the immediate left of Jolie
(b) Jwala sits opposite Jai
(c) Jacob sits on the immediate right of Jenya
(d) Janith sits opposite Julian
(e) None is true

Q7. Who among the following sits opposite Julian?
(a) Jai
(b) Jacob
(c) Jenya
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above

Q8. Who among the following sits opposite Jyoti?
(a) Jenya
(b) Jwala
(c) Jacob
(d) Julian
(e) None of the above

Q9. Who among the following is sitting next to Jai in anticlockwise direction?
(a) Jolie
(b) Jacob
(c) Jenya
(d) Jwala
(e) None of the above
Q10. Who among the following is sitting third to the left of Jacob?
(a) Julian
(b) Jolie
(c) Janith
(d) Jyoti
(e) None of the above

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

P, Q, R S, T, U and V are seven members of a family. There are two Lawyers, two MBAs, one Entrepreneur, one Executive and one Author in the family. There are two married couples in the family.
S is an Author and is married to an MBA. No female member of the family is an Author. R, who is a Lawyer, is married to P, who is an MBA. Both the Lawyers are females. V is married to S. Q is paternal aunt of T, who is granddaughter of the author. U is the son of the male MBA and has one sister. One male person in the family is an Entrepreneur. Neither Q nor U is a Lawyer.

Q11. How many male members are there in the family?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of the above

Q12. Which of the following combinations is true?
(a) Q – Male – Lawyer
(b) S – Male – Author
(c) T – Female – Lawyer
(d) Only (b) and (c) are true
(e) None of the above

Q13. Who among the following is mother of T?
(a) R
(b) V
(c) Q
(d) P
(e) None of the above

Q14. Who among the following is an Executive?
(a) R
(b) Q
(c) U
(d) T
(e) None of the above

Q15. How is V related to U?
(a) Mother
(b) Grandfather
(c) Grandmother
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above

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