Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk mains 2016



Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:


A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. H is third to the right of C and second to the left of E. B is not an immediate neighbour of H or C. F is second to the right of D and is an immediate neighbour of C. G is not the neighbour of E.

Q1. Who among the following is second to the right of C?
(a) H
(b) G
(c) F
(d) E
(e) None of the above
Q2. Who among the following is the immediate neighbor of H and E?
(a) A
(b) D
(c) C
(d) G
(e) None of the above
Q3. In which of the following pairs is the second person sitting on the immediate right of the first person?
(a) A, H
(b) C, D
(c) G, H
(d) E, H
(e) F, C
Q4. Who among the following is second to the left of B?
(a) C
(b) H
(c) F
(d) A
(e) None of the above

Q5. Who among the following in opposite D?
(a) A
(b) G
(c) H
(d) E
(e) None of the above
Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions:

Seven neighbours A, B, C, D, E, F and G live on different floors in the same building having seven floors numbered one to seven. (The first floor is numbered one, the floor above it is numbered two and so on, and the topmost floor is numbered as seven.) Three persons live between G and F. F lives on the floor above A, who does not live on an odd-numbered floor. B lives neither on an odd-numbered floor nor on the topmost floor. G does not live on the first floor. Two persons live between E and A. D lives neither on the first floor nor on the fourth floor. D lives immediately above E. There lives one person between D and B. 
Q6. Who lives on the floor just above F?
(a) C
(b) B
(c) D
(d) E
(e) None of the above
Q7. How many persons live between C and B?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Can’t be determined
Q8. Which of the following pairs live on the first floor and the topmost floor respectively?
(a) C, D
(b) D, B
(c) G, D
(d) C, G
(e) Can’t be determined
Q9. Who among the following lives on the topmost floor?
(a) G
(b) D
(c) B
(d) C
(e) None of the above
Q10. Which of the following combinations is true?
(a) First floor – A
(b) Fourth floor – E
(c) Third floor – F 
(d) Sixth floor – G
(e) None of the above 
Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Eight friends P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting in a straight line facing north. All of them like a different subject, viz English, Hindi, Maths, Biology, Physics, Psychology, Chemistry and Accounts, but not necessarily in the same order.
The one who reads Accounts sits third to the right of V. R is on the immediate left of V. The person who reads Maths sits second to the left of R. Q sits second to the right of W, who reads neither Accounts nor Maths. Only two persons sit between R and the one who reads Physics. P and U are immediate neighbours and both of them do not read Accounts. The person who reads English sits second to the right of P. There are two persons between S and the one who reads Hindi. S does not like Accounts. The one who reads Psychology is an immediate neighbor of the one who reads Accounts. The one who reads Physics sits second to the left of P. One of the immediate neighbours of V reads Chemistry. S sits on an extreme end of the line.
Q11. Who among the following likes Biology?
(a) P
(b) W
(c) Q
(d) S
(e) None of the above
Q12. Who among the following sits on the immediate left of U?
(a) R
(b) P
(c) S
(d) T
(e) None of the above
Q13. R likes which of the following subjects?
(a) Hindi 
(b) English
(c) Psychology
(d) Biology
(e) None of the above
Q14. How many persons are there between P and W?
(a) Three
(b) Two
(c) None
(d) Four
(e) None of the above
Q15. What is the position of Q with respect to the one who likes Chemistry?
(a) Second to the left
(b) Second to the right
(c) Third to the right
(d) Fourth to the left
(e) None of the above