Reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind! Yes, it is true and it might seem as the greatest of the challenge after English Section’s surprises but yet this one can easily be dealt with. You just need correct practice and hardwire your brain to quickly make decisions of what to attempt and what to leave. And for same we are providing you Seating Arrangement question as per the 47 days study plan for RRB. To Practice more with these new pattern Reasoning Question for RRB PO Exam 2017.

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
There are eight students A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a square table for reading a book in such a way that each of two students sit on each side of the table with equal distance between them. All of them are facing towards opposite to the center of table. Each of them is reading different subject viz. Math, Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Art, Urdu, Science and Computer but not necessarily in the same order.
A sits second to right of the B who is reading Computer. There are two students sit between A and C, who is reading Urdu. Only one student sits between C and D, who likes Art. F and C are sitting on the same side of the table. F sits opposite to the H, who is reading Math. H and B are sitting on the same side of the table. A sits second to left of F, who reads Science. A does not face E. The one who reads Hindi sits opposite to one who reads Art. E does not read Hindi. Immediate neighbor of D faces the G who reads English. D and E sit on the same side of the table.

Q1. Who among following sits second to left of B?
(a) E
(b) A
(c) H
(d) G
(e) F

Q2. Who among following sits opposite to D?
(a) G
(b) F
(c) C
(d) B
(e) A

Q3. E reads which of the following subject?
(a) Sanskrit
(b) Math
(c) Computer
(d) Hindi
(e) English

Q4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence they form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?
(a) A
(b) H
(c) B
(d) D
(e) F

Q5. Who among following sits opposite to G?
(a) E
(b) B
(c) F
(d) A
(e) None of these

Solution (1-5):

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): Study the information and answer the given questions:
Seven people A, B, C, D, E, F and G live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of them likes different colour viz. red, black, green, pink, white, grey and orange but not necessarily in the same order. They also earn different amount in a month viz. \$175, \$200, \$225, \$350, \$400, \$500 and \$1000 but not necessarily in the same order.
A likes pink colour and he lives on even numbered floor but not on the floor number 2. There are two floor between the A and the one who likes orange, who earns \$500. There are three floor between the one who likes orange colour and the G who likes green colour. The one who likes green colour does not live on top most floor. B earns highest amount and he does not live adjacent to floor on which G lives. B lives on even numbered floor. The one who likes red color live immediately above the floor on which the person who likes black lives. The one who likes black colour live on even number floor. B does not like black colour. D likes white colour and he earns \$225. C earns \$350 and he lives on even numbered floor. There is only one floor between the E and the one who earns the amount which is perfect square. E lives one of the above floor on which B lives. E does not earn the least amount.

Q6. D lives on which of the following floor?
(a) First
(b) Second
(c) Third
(d) Fourth
(e) Fifth

Q7. Who among following likes grey colour?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) D
(d) E
(e) F

Q8. C likes which of the following colour?
(a) Red
(b) Black
(c) Green
(d) Pink
(e) Grey

Q9. Who among following earns \$200?
(a) D
(b) A
(c) G
(d) C
(e) E

Q10. A earns how much amount?
(a) \$200
(b) \$400
(c) \$175
(d) \$225
(e) \$500

Solution (6-10):
S6. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S9. Ans.(e)
Sol.

S10. Ans.(c)
Sol.

Directions (11-15): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers and all are arranged as per some logic based on the value of the number.)
Input: 35 car 21 in 15 park 51 unit 47 held 57 and
Step I: 57 unit 35 car 21 in 15 park 51 47 held and
Step II: 51 in 57 unit 35 car 21 15 park 47 held and
Step III: 47 and 51 in 57 unit 35 car 21 15 park held
Step IV: 35 park 47 and 51 in 57 unit car 21 15 held
Step V: 21 held35 park 47 and 51 in 57 unit car 15
Step VI: 15 car 21 held35 park 47 and 51 in 57 unit
Step VI is the last step of the arrangements.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input: 9 line 37 have 25 enter 15 all 29 unique 31 train

Q11. In which step the elements ’9 have 15’ found in the same order?
(a) Step III
(b) Step VI
(c) Step I
(d) Step II
(e) None of these

Q12. Which element is exactly between “29” and “31” in Step IV?
(a) all
(b) train
(c) enter
(d) line
(e) None of these

Q13. In step II, which of the following element would be at 2nd to right of 6th from left position?
(a) 25
(b) 15
(c) all
(d) 29
(e) train

Q14. How many steps are required to complete the above arrangements?
(a) four
(b) five
(c) six
(d) seven
(e) None of these

Q15. Which of the following is Step V after arrangement?
(a) 15 line 25 train 29 all 37 enter 31 unique 9 have
(b) 15 line 25 train 29 all 31 enter 37 unique 9 have
(c) 25 line 15 train 29 all 31 enter 37 unique 9 have
(d) 15 line 25 train 29 all 31 enter 37 unique have 9
(e) None of these

Solution (11-15): Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it.
For words → there are total six words in which three words start from vowel and three word are starts from consonant. The words which start from vowel arranged first in reverse alphabetical order from left to right. In next three step the words which start from consonant arranged from left to right.

For numbers→ Number are arranged in descending order from left to right.

Input:   9 line 37 have 25 enter 15 all 29 unique 31 train
Step I:    37 unique 9 line have 25 enter 15 all 29 31 train
Step II:  31 enter 37 unique 9 line have 25 15 all 29 train
Step III:   29 all 31 enter 37 unique 9 line have 25 15 train
Step IV:   25 train 29 all 31 enter 37 unique 9 line have 15
Step V:   15 line 25 train 29 all 31 enter 37 unique 9 have
Step VI:   9 have 15 line 25 train 29 all 31 enter 37 unique

S11. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S12. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S14. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol.

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