Mission IBPS Exam : Reasoning (IBPS PO)

Directions(1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
K, L, M, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners face outside while those who sit in the middle of the sides face the centre of the table. P sits third to the right of S. S faces the centre. Q sits third to the left of M. M does not sit in the middle of the sides. Only one person sits between Q and R. R is not an immediate neighbor of M. T face the centre. K is not an immediate neighbor of R.

1.What is position of M with respect to L ?
1) Third to the right
2) M and L sit diagonally opposite to each other
3) Second to the right
4) Second to the left
5) Fifth to the right

2.Who sits exactly between Q and R ?
1) T
2) P
3) K
4) M
5) S and K

3.Which of the following pairs represents the persons seated in the middle of the sides who face each other ?
1) S, Q
2) K, L
3) M, P
4) R, T
5) T, Q

4.Who amongst the following sit between R and K when counted in anti-clockwise direction from K ?
1) No one sits between R and K as R and K are immediate neighbours of each other
2) S, P and L
3) P and Q
4) L and R
5) M, S and T

5.If K is made to face the opposite direction, who would sit to his immediate right ?
1) R
2) Q
3) P
4) T
5) S

Directions(6-7) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Eight people S, R, N, L, M, T, O and P are sitting in a circle facing the centre. All eight belong to different professions ___ reporter, doctor, cricketer, teacher, accountant, shopkeeper, painter and supervisor. They are not necessarily seated in the mentioned order.
M is sitting third to the left of O. The doctor is to the immediate right of M and M is not a reporter. R is sitting fourth to the right of P. Neither R nor P is an immediate neighbour of M. T is a teacher and is sitting third to the right of the doctor. The shopkeeper is sitting second to the left of the teacher. The painter is sitting second to the left of M. S the cricketer is sitting exactly between T and P. The accountant is sitting second to the right of the cricketer. N is sitting third to the left of T.

6.Who amongst the following is a reporter?
1)O
2)L
3)N
4)R
5)None of these

7.What is S’s position with respect to R?
1)Third to the right
2)Second to the right
3)Third to the left
4)second to the left
5)Fourth to the right

8.How many people are sitting between P and N when counted in an anti-clockwise direction from N?
1)One
2)Two
3)Three
4)Four
5)None

9.Four of the following five pairs alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?
1)Teacher – Painter
2)Supervisor – Shopkeeper
3)Cricketer – Reporter
4)Doctor – Accountant
5)Shopkeeper – Doctor

10.Which one of the following statements is false according to the above mentioned arrangement?
1)N is to the immediate right of the supervisor
2)The cricketer is third to the right of the shopkeeper
3)The doctor is sitting exactly between the supervisor and the accountant
4)L is neither a teacher nor a supervisor
5)There are only three people between S and N