Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2016

Directions (1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
Each of the seven products viz A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sold on a different day of a week starting from Monday and ending on Sunday of the same week. Product F is sold on Thursday. Two products are sold between product F and product A. Only one product is sold between product E and product D. Product E is not sold on the days immediately before or immediately after the day when product F is sold. Product C is sold the day immediately before the day when product G is sold. Product D is not sold after product B.

Q1. How many products are sold between product C ad product D?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Four

Q2. Which of the following product is sold on Saturday?

(a) B
(b) G
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q3. C is related to D in a certain way. In the same way A is related to F based on the given arrangements. Which of the following is G related to following the same pattern?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) E
(e) Cannot be determined

Q4. On which of the following days is product B sold?
(a) Monday 
(b) Tuesday
(c) Wednesday
(d) Saturday
(e) Cannot be determined

Q5. Which of the following product is sold on Friday?
(a) C
(b) E
(c) B
(d) G
(e) D

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Eight friends – P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W – are sitting around a circular table. P and Q are facing towards the centre while the other six friends are facing away from the centre. P is sitting second to the right of W. Q sits third to the left of P. S sits second to the right of V. V is immediate neighbour of neither Q nor P. T and U are immediate neighbours and are facing outside.

Q6. What is the position of R with respect to S?
(a) Third to the right
(b) Third to the left
(c) Fourth to the left
(d) Fourth to the right
(e) Second to the left

Q7. Who is sitting on the immediate right of V?
(a) R
(b) S
(c) U
(d) W
(e) None of these

Q8. Which of the following pairs represents the friends who are immediate neighbours of R?
(a) Q and V
(b) Q and W
(c) V and W
(d) S and V
(e) None of these

Q9. Who is sitting third to the left of V?
(a) P
(b) S
(c) T
(d) U
(e) Either T or U

Q10. How many friends are there between Q and S?
(a) Two 
(b) Four
(c) Three
(d) One
(e) None

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven people – P, Q, R, S, T, U and V – have different hobbies, viz Travelling, Reading, Dancing, Painting, Sculpting, Singing and Pottery making, but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them belongs to a different city, viz Amritsar ,Puri , Kanpur, Jaipur, Pune, Gandhinagar, Manglore, but not necessarily in the same order. P belongs to Pune. S likes Pottery making. The person who likes Sculpting is from the state of Puri. The person who likes Dancing is from the Gandhinagar City. U does not belong to Gandhinagar City, Puri, Amritsar or Jaipur. U does not like Singing, Reading or Painting. Q does not belong to Kanpur, Puri, Amritsar or Jaipur. Q does not like Painting, Travelling, Reading or Singing. R does not like Sculpting and he is not from Jaipur or Amritsar. Neither S nor V belongs to Amritsar. P does not like Reading. The person from Kanpur likes Singing.

Q11. Who among the following likes Singing?
(a) P
(b) R
(c) S
(d) V
(e) Cannot be determined

Q12. Which of the following combinations is true according to the given information?
(a) P – Travelling – Pune 
(b) R – Dancing – Gandhinagar
(c) T – Reading – Manglore 
(d) S – Pottery making – Jaipur 
(e) All are true

Q13. Who among the following belongs to the city of Manglore?
(a) Q
(b) S
(c) U
(d) T
(e) Cannot be determined

Q14. Which of the following combinations is true about V?
(a) Sculpting – Puri
(b) Pottery making – Manglore 
(c) Dancing – Gandhinagar 
(d) Singing – Kanpur 
(e) Travelling – Manglore

Q15. The person who belongs to Amritsar, likes
(a) Travelling
(b) Sculpting 
(c) painting
(d) pottery making
(e) Reading

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