Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2016

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

Seven students P, Q, R, S, T, U and V studied in colleges A, B and C and are currently in different professions, namely Medicines, Fashion Designing, Engineering, Business, Acting, Teaching and Architecture (not necessarily in the same order). At least two not more than three students had studied in the same college.
R is an architect and studied in college B. T is not a businessman. Only V amongst the seven students studied in college A along with T. U is an engineer and did not study in college B. Q is an actor and did not study in the same college as U. P did not study in college C. Those who studied in college A are neither Fashion Designers nor teachers. None of those who studied in college B is a teacher.

Q1. Who amongst the following have studied in college C?
(a) Q, P
(b) R, U
(c) Q, S, U
(d) P, S
(e) S, U

Q2. Which of the following groups represents the students of college B?
(a) R, T, G
(b) P, R, S
(c) P, Q, R
(d) S, Q, R
(e) None of these

Q3. What is the profession of U?
(a) Engineering
(b) Business
(c) Medicines
(d) Acting
(e) None of these

Q4. Which of the following combinations of person, college and profession is definitely correct?
(a) T – A – Fashion Designing 
(b) U – A– Engineering 
(c) P – B – Businessman 
(d) S – C– Teaching 
(e) None of these

Q5. Who amongst the following is a teacher?
(a) P
(b) S
(c) T
(d) V
(e) None of these 

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Eight students, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W, are sitting around a rectangular table in such a way that two students sit on each of the four sides of the table facing the centre. Students sitting on opposite sides are exactly opposite to each other.
S faces North and sits exactly opposite W. T is on the immediate left of W. P and V sit on the same side. V is exactly opposite Q, who is on the immediate right of R. P is next to the left of S.

Q6. Who is sitting opposite P?
(a) V
(b) S
(c) T
(d) P
(e) None of these

Q7. Who is next to T is clockwise direction?
(a) V
(b) Q
(c) U
(d) P or U
(e) None of these

Q8. Which of the following pairs of students has both the students sitting on the same side with first student sitting to the right of second student?
(a) SU
(b) RQ
(c) UR
(d) PV
(e) None of these

Q9. Who is sitting opposite T?
(a) S
(b) P
(c) U
(d) P or S
(e) None of these

Q10. Which of the following statements is definitely true?
(a) P is facing North.
(b) T is sitting opposite U.
(c) U is to the left of V.
(d) R is to the left of P.
(e) None of these

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight friends seating on a circular table facing center and goes to different places like Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune & Nagpur. But not necessary in the same order.

A is between B and C. Either A or C goes to Delhi. There are three people between person going to Delhi and Mumbai.

Mumbai is between Pune and Nagpur. D goes to Bangalore and he is an immediate neighbour of B. Pune is not neighbour of Chennai. The person who belong to Chennai sits 3rd to right of E, who belong to Lucknow. Nagpur is immediate right of Mumbai. F sits between G and H. There are three people between H and who belong to Kolkata. G does not go to Pune.

Q11. Who is sitting exactly between E and F?
(a) C
(b) A
(c) B
(d) G
(e) D

Q12. Who is sitting third to right of B?
(a) D
(b) H
(c) F
(d) G
(e) E

Q13. Who goes to Chennai?
(a) D
(b) H
(c) B
(d) A
(e) E

Q14. How many friends are sitting between B and D, counting from the right of B?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) None
(e) Four

Q15. Who is sitting opposite to C?
(a) H
(b) D
(c) B
(d) E
(e) G