Reasoning Questions for IPPB Prelims 2017


Directions (1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions:

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each such that they are equidistant from each other. In row 1: I, J, K, L, M and N are seated and all of them are facing South. In row 2: T, U, V, W, X and Y are seated and all of them are facing North. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.
L sits third to the right of J. Either L or J sits at an extreme end of the line. The one who faces J sits second to the right of X. Two people sit between U and Y. Neither U nor Y sits at an extreme end of the line. The immediate neighbour of U faces the person who sits third to the left of I. K and M are immediate neighbours. V sits second to the left of T. M does not face the immediate neighbour of W.

Q1.Who amongst the following sit at the extreme ends of the rows?
(a) L, W
(b)J, T
(c)N, V
(d)I, W
(e)J, Y

Q2.Who amongst the following faces L?
(a) T
(b) U
(c) V
(d) W
(e)Y

Q3.How many persons are seated between N and K?
(a) One 
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e)None of these

Q4. I is related to T in the same way as L is related to U based on the given arrangement. Which of the following is M related to, following the same pattern?
(a) V
(b) W
(c) X
(d) Y
(e)Cannot be determined

Q5.Which of the following is true regarding M?
(a) Y faces M.
(b) N is an immediate neighbour of M.
(c) Y faces the who is second to the right of M.
(d) M sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.
(e)J sits second to the right of M.


Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight persons, viz P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W, are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them have a different bank accounts, like UCO Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Bank of Maharashtra, Canara Bank, Syndicate Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India and Dena Bank. 
U sits second to the right of the person having Canara Bank Account. The Person Having Bank of India account is an immediate neighbour of the Person having Canara Bank Account. Two person sit between the Bank of India account holder and Q. R and T are immediate neighbours. Neither R nor T is an immediate neighbour of either Q or the person having Canara Bank Account. The person having Bank of Maharashtra account sits second to the right of S. S have neither Canara Bank account nor Bank of India account. V and the person having UCO Bank account are immediate neighbours. Q does not have a UCO Bank account. Only one person sits between R and the person having Oriental Bank of Commerce account.
W sits third to the left of the person having Dena Bank account. The person having Punjab National Bank account sits second to the left of the person having Syndicate Bank account.

Q6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus from a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) W – UCO Bank
(b) P – Canara Bank
(c) S – Bank of Maharashtra
(d) T – Syndicate Bank
(e) U – Punjab National Bank

Q7. Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?
(a) Q have Bank of Maharashtra account.
(b) R sits second to the right of W.
(c) The person having Dena Bank account sits on the immediate left of  person having UCO Bank account.
(d) P sits second to the right of the person having of Bank of India account.
(e)The person having Bank of Maharashtra account and Syndicate Bank account are immediate neighbours.

Q8. Who among the following sit exactly between Q and the person have Bank of India account?
(a) P and the person have UCO Bank account
(b) U and V
(c) W and the person have Bank of Maharashtra account
(d) W and V
(e) Person having Syndicate Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce account

Q9.Who among the following has Oriental Bank of Commerce account?
(a) P
(b) R
(c) W
(d) V
(e) S

Q10.Who amongst the following sits second to the left of Q?
(a) R
(b) W
(c) The person have Canara Bank account
(d) The person have Punjab National Bank account
(e) V

Directions (11-15): Study the information given below and answer the given questions.
Eight friends P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting in a circle, but not necessarily in the same order.
• T faces outside. Both the immediate neighbours of T face the centre. W sits second to the right of T. Q sits third to the left of T.
• S faces the centre. Both the immediate neighbours of S face outside.
• V sits second to the left of P. Q sits third to the right of W.
• U is an immediate neighbour of S. R is an immediate neighbour of V and faces opposite direction of P.
• S is not an immediate neighbour of Q.
• Both the immediate neighbor of R faces same direction which is opposite of R’s direction.

Q11.Who amongst the following sits on the immediate right of W?
(a) P
(b) S
(c) R
(d)V
(e)None of these

Q12.Who amongst the following sits third to the right of P?
(a) S
(b) T
(c) U
(d)P
(e)None of these

Q13.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way, based on the information given above and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) WP
(b) US
(c) VR
(d) SP
(e)PT

Q14.If all the people are made to sit in an alphabetical order, in clockwise direction, starting from P, the position of whom amongst the following remains the same (excluding P)?
(a) T
(b) U
(c) R
(d) V
(e)None of these

Q15. Who sits opposite to P?
(a) Q
(b) U
(c) R
(d) V
(e) None of these