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 21 of the study plan and in Reasoning today’s chapter is Puzzle and Seating Arrangement.

Eight people Prince, Pollock, Palak, Pallavi, Preeti, Piyush, Prem and Pushkar live on a separate floor of an 8-floor building. Ground floor is numbered I, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 8.
• Prem lives on the floor numbered 1, only two people live between Prem and Pollock.
• Prince lives immediately above Piyush. Prince lives on an even numbered floor.
• Only one person lives between Piyush and Preeti. Piyush lives above Preeti.
• Pushkar lives on an odd-numbered floor above Prince.
• Pallavi does not live on the topmost floor.

Q1. Which of the following is true with respect to the given information?
(a) Only one person lives between Pollock and Piyush
(b) Only two people live between Pollock and Palak
(c) Preeti lives immediately above Prem
(d) Pushkar lives on the floor numbered 7
(e) Palak lives on an odd-numbered floor

Q2. Who among the following lives between Palak and Prince?
(a) Pushkar
(b) Pallavi
(c) Pollock
(d) Preeti
(e) No one

Q3. Who among the following lives on floor number 5?
(a) Palak
(b) Piyush
(c) Pallavi
(d) Pollock
(e) Pushkar

Q4. Who lives on the floor immediately below Pollock?
(a) Prince
(b) Other than those given as options
(c) Prem
(d) Pushkar
(e) Preeti

Q5. How many people live between the floors on which Pushkar and Pollock live?
(a) More than three
(b) Three
(c) No one
(d) One
(e) Two

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

Shane has opened seven windows and has kept them in the form of a stack. He is surfing seven different subjects in seven different search engines viz – Yahoo, Bing, MSN, Lycos, Ask, Alexa and Google. The seven different subjects are Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology, Marketing and Geography. The window which is on the front of the screen is the topmost tab.
There are three windows between the search engines Lycos and MSN. Search engine Ask and Alexa are running in the top and bottom window. Biology and Chemistry are open in the windows which are below the window in which Alexa search engine is running but not in the bottom window. There are two windows between the window in which Shane is surfing Biology and the window in which Bing search engine is running. Geography is open in Google search engine. The window in which Shane is surfing Physics is just above the window in which MSN search engine is running. There are two windows open between the window in which search engine Yahoo is running and the window in which Zoology is open. Physics is not open is Bing search engine. Marketing is open in the topmost window.

Q6. How many windows are open between Ask and Yahoo?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of the above

Q7. Which of the following subjects is surfed on Bing?
(a) Zoology
(b) Marketing
(c) Chemistry
(d) Physics
(e) None of the above

Q8. Zoology is surfed in which of the following windows?
(a) Lycos
(b) Yahoo
(d) Alexa
(e) None of the above

Q9. Which of the following windows is open above the Lycos windows?
(a) Bing
(b) Alexa
(d) MSN
(e) None of the above

Q10. Which of the following subject(s) is/are surfed between Chemistry and Biology?
(a) Only Geography
(b) Only Physics
(c) Maths and Zoology
(d) Physics and Geography
(e) None of the above

Q11. Which of the following combinations is true?
(a) Alexa – Maths
(c) MSN – Biology
(d) Yahoo – Chemistry
(e) None of the above

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

Seven persons P, Q, R, S, T, U and V live in a seven-storey building. The bottom floor is numbered 1 and the floor above it is numbered 2 and so on, the topmost floor is numbered 7. All the persons are working with different shops, viz Liberty, Puma, Sonata, Titan, Reebok, Nike and Walmart but not necessarily in the same order.
• R lives on the third floor but does not work with Liberty shop.
• Q does not work with Puma. The one who works with Walmart lives immediately below the person who works with Titan.
• U works with Sonata but he does not live on an even-numbered floor.
• The floor on which P lives is immediately above the floor on which Q lives. P does not work with Liberty shop.
• The one who works with Nike lives immediately below the one who works with Puma.
• S lives on floor number 6. Neither P nor T works with Reebok.
• V works with Titan and lives on the topmost floor.
• The one who works with Liberty does not live above the person who works with Puma.

Q12. Who among the following lives on the first floor?
(a) The one who works with Reebok
(b) The one who works with Sonata
(c) The one who works with Puma
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above

Q13. T works at which of the following shops?
(a) Reebok
(b) Puma
(c) Liberty
(d) Nike
(e) None of the above

Q14. Who among the following lives just below the one who works with Nike?
(a) R
(b) T
(c) U
(d) P
(e) None of the above

Q15. How many persons live between the one who works in Sonata and the one who works in Puma?
(a) None
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) One
(e) None of the above