# Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO / CLERK - 45 (SITTING ARRANGEMENT QUIZ )

Directions (1-5): Study the following information and answer the questions below:-
Eight people S, R, N, L, M, T, and O & P are sitting in a circle facing the centre. All eight belong to different professions – reporter, doctor, cricketer, teacher, accountant, shopkeeper, painter and supervisor. They are not necessarily seated in the mentioned order. M is sitting third to the left of O. the doctor is to the immediate right of M and M is not a reporter. R is sitting fourth to the right of P. Neither R nor P is an immediate neighbour of M. T is a teacher and is sitting third to the right of the doctor. The shopkeeper is sitting second to the left of the teacher. The painter is sitting second to the left of M. S the cricketer is sitting exactly between T and P. The accountant is sitting second to right of the cricketer. N is sitting third to the left of T.

1. Who amongst the following is a reporter ?
(1) O                       (2) L                       (3) N
(4) R                       (5) None of these

2. What is ‘S’s position with respect to R ?
(1) Third to the right
(2) Second to the right
(3) Third to the left
(4) Second to the left
(5) Fourth to the right.

3. How many people are sitting between P and N when counted in an anti clockwise direction N ?
(1) One                   (2) Two                  (3) Three
(4) Four  (5) None.

4. Four of the following five pairs are alike in a certain way based their positions in the above arrangement and so from a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group ?
(1) Teacher-Painter
(2) Supervisor-Shopkeeper
(3) Cricketer-Reporter
(4) Doctor-Accountant
(5) Shopkeeper-Doctor

5. Which one of the following statements is false according to the above mentioned arrangement?
(1) N is to immediate right of the supervisor
(2) The cricketer is third to the right of the shopkeeper
(3) The Doctor is sitting exactly between the supervisor and the accountant
(4) L is neither a teacher nor a supervisor
(5) There are only three people between S and N.

Directions (6-13): study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:-
Eight friends Q, R, S, T, V, W, Y, and Z are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre. There are three males and five females in the group of friends. No two males are immediate neighbour of each other.
§  V sits second to the right of his wife.
§  S sits third to the right of V.
§  W sits second to the right of her husband Z. Z is not an immediate neighbour of V’s wife.
§  T is a male and Y is not an immediate neighbour of V.
§  R sits second to the right of Q.

6. What is the position of T with respect to Z?
(1) second to the left
(2) Immediately to the right
(3) Third to the left
(4) Second to the right
(5) Third to the right.

7. Which of the following statements regarding S is definitely correct?
(1) S is one of the male members of the group.
(2) Both the immediate neighbours of S are females
(3) S sits third to the left of T.
(4) W is an immediate neighbour of S.
(5) S sits second to the right of Q.

8. Who amongst the following is V’s wife?
(1) Q                       (2) Y                       (3) R
(4) T                       (5) None of these

9. Who amongst the following has a male sitting to the immediate left and the right?
(1) Y                       (2) R                       (3) Q
(4) S                        (5) None of these

10. Which of the following is not true regarding T ?
(1) T is an immediate neighbour of Z’s wife.
(2) No male is an immediate neighbour of T.
(3) Q sits second to the right of T
(4) The one who sits third to the left of T is a male.
(5) All are true.

11. Which of the following pairs represents the immediate neighbours of T ?
(1) RQ                    (2) WZ                   (3) YV
(4) WY                   (5) None of these

12. How many people sit between V and S when counted anti clockwise direction from S?
(1) None                                (2) One
(3) two                                   (4) Three
(5) Four

13. Who amongst the following sits exactly between V and Y?
(1) Q                       (2) W                      (3) R
(4) T                       (5) Z

Directions (14-20): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
In an international meet, representatives A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H from eight different countries, viz Thailand, France, Holland, Austria, US, Spain, India and Germany (not necessarily in the same order), sit around in a circular table facing the centre. A, who represents Germany, sits third to the left of E. The one who is from India sits on the immediate right of A. D, who is from Holland, sits second to the right of B. B is not an immediate neighbour of E. C, who is from Spain, sits exactly in the middle of people representing US and India. G, the representative from France, sits second to the left of H, who is from Thailand.

14. How many people sit between A and the representative from Austria when counted in clockwise direction from A ?
(1) None                                (2) One
(3) Two                                  (4) Three
(5) Four

15. Which of the following is TRUE regarding representative F?
(1) F is the representative of Austria
(2) F sits second to the left of the representative from Thailand.
(3) The representative from Germany is not an immediate neighbour of F.
(4) E sits third to the right of F.
(5) None of these.

16. In which of the following pairs is the representative from the first country sitting on the immediate left of the representative from the second country?
(1) India-Thailand
(2) Austria-US
(3) Thailand-Holland
(4) Spain-Germany
(5) US-India

17. What is the position of B with respect to the position of the representative from the US?
(1) Third to the left              (2) Fourth to the right
(3) Fourth to the left            (4) Second to the right
(5) Second to the left          .

18. Which of the following pairs represents the immediate neighbours of the representatives from Holland?
(1) CG                    (2) BE                    (3) AH
(4) HB                    (5) GE

19. The representative from which of the following countries is seated second to the left of the Indian representative?
(1) Thailand          (2) US                     (3) France
(4) Spain                (5) None of these

20. The representative from which of the following countries sits exactly in the middle of the representative from Thailand and France?
(1) Holland           (2) Austria             (3) Germany
(4) US                     (5) None of these.

Directions (21-25):- Read the following information and answer the questions that below.
Seven persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G are sitting on a round table, Five of them are facing toward the centre and two of them away from centre. C sits third to the left of D and both face towards the centre. E is not facing centre and immediate neighbour of neither D nor C. The one sitting exactly between D and F is facing away from the centre. G sits third to the right of A & G is towards the centre, one of B’s neighbour is facing away from the centre.

21. Which of the following pairs represents persons facing away from the centre ?
(1) A and F            (2) F and E            (3) A and E
(4) Cannot be determined.
(5) None of these

22. Who is sitting second to the left of A ?
(1) C       (2) G       (3) E       (4) B
(5) None of these

23. Who is sitting to the immediate left of E?
(1) C                       (2) G                       (3) B
(4) A                       (5) None of these

24. What is the position of F with the respect to B ?
(1) 4th to the left                   (2) 2nd to the right
(3) 3rd to the right                 (4) 2nd to the left
(5) None

25. If all the persons are made to sit in a clockwise direction in an ascending order starting from A, the position of how many will remain unchanged excluding A ?
(1) C & E                               (2) A                       (3) B
(4) None                                (5) D

Directions (26-30): Read the information given below carefully and answer the questions:
v  One book of the subject Psychology, Hindi, English, Political Science, Economics, Education, and Statics are lying on the table one upon other.
v  Book relating to Political Science is on the top.
v  Book relating to Education is just below the book on Political Science.
v  Book of Hindi is just below the book of Psychology.
v  Statistics is 5th from bottom.
v  Economics book is just above psychology but not in the middle.

26. The book of Economics is in between which of the following books?
(1) Statistics & Education
(2) Psychology & Hindi
(3) English & Psychology
(4) Can’t be determined
(5) None

27. Which of the following three books are in between books of Statistics and Hindi?
(1) Economics, Psychology & Education
(2) Economics, Psychology & Education
(3) English, Economics & Psychology
(4) Can’t be determined
(5) None

28. If group of books Political Science and English, Statistics and Hindi, an Education & Psychology are interchanged, then which book will be in between Psychology and Political Science?
(1) Hindi
(2) Statistics
(3) Psychology
(4) Economics
(5) None

29. Which book is at the bottom?
(1) Hindi
(2) Statistics
(3) Psychology
(4) Economics
(5) None

30. Which book is at the fourth position from top?
(1) Hindi
(2) Statistics
(3) Psychology
(4) Economics
(5) English

Directions (31-35): Read the information given below carefully and answer the questions:
P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Z are eight friends studying in three different engineering colleges - A, B and C in three disciplines - Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics with not less than two and not more than three in any college. Not more than three of them study in any of the three disciplines. W studies Electrical in college B with only T, who studies Mechanical. P and Z do not study in college C and study in the same discipline but not Electrical. R studies Mechanical in college C with V, who studies Electrical. S studies Mechanical and does not study in the same college where R studies. Q does not study Electronics.
31.Which of the following combinations of college-student-specialisation is correct?
(1) C-R-Electronics
(2) A-Z-Electrical
(3) B-W-Electronics
(4) B-W-Electrical
(5) B-Z-Electronics

32. In which of the following colleges do two students study in Electrical discipline?
(1) A only
(2) B only
(3) C only
(4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these

33. In which discipline does Q study?
(1) Electrical
(2) Mechanical
(3) Electrical or Mechanical
(5) None of these

34. In which of the colleges at least one student studies in Mechanical discipline?
(1) A only
(2) B only
(3) C only
(4) Both A and B
(5) All A, B and C

35. S studies in which college?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) A or B
(5) None of these

Directions (36-40): Study the given information carefully and answer the given questions:
In a certain code language "find a good home" is written as "dn co he rh", "charity begins at home" is writen as " rh na ek sa", "find good charity store" is written as "na dn he ku" and " a store at station" is written as "co ek ku ze".(All codes are two letter only).

36. What does the code 'ze' stand for in the given code language?
(1) good
(2) station
(3) find
(4) store
(5) begins

37. What does the code for 'store' in the given code language?
(1) rh
(2) ek
(3) ku
(4) ze
(5) dn

38. What does the code 'ek' stand for in the given language code?
(1) store
(2) at
(3) charity
(4) either 'find' or 'good'
(5) a

39. In the given code language, which of the following possibly means 'find good food'?
(1) he dn ku
(2) rh dn he
(3) dn bk he
(4) ku ek na
(5) na rh ek

40.What is the code for 'charity' in the given code language?
(1) na
(2) ku
(3) he
(4) rh
(5) dn

Directions (41-47): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
Johnny, Pacino, Denzel, Russel, Jolie, Cruise, Robert and Charlie are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides. The one who sit at the four corners face the centre of the table while those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside. Each one of them likes a different subject viz. Mathematics, Hindi, English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History and Geography. (None of the information given is necessary in the same order).
Denzel sits third to left of the one who likes Geography. The one who likes Geography faces outside. Only two people sit between Denzel and Charlie. The one who likes Mathematics sits to immediate right of Charlie. The one who likes Chemistry sits second to the right of Robert. Robert is neither an immediate neighbour of Charlie nor Denzel. Robert does not like Geography, only one person sits between Johnny and the one who likes Chemistry. Russel sits to immediate left of the one who likes Physics. Robert does not like Physics. Jolie likes History. Jolie is not an immediate neighbour of Johnny. The one who likes Hindi is an immediate neighbour of Jolie. The one who likes Biology is an immediate neighbour of Cruise.
41. Who amongst the following sits diagonally opposite the one who likes Mathematics?
(1) The one who likes Hindi
(2) Russel
(3) Johnny
(4) The one who likes English
(5) The one who likes Biology

42. Who amongst the following represents the immediate neighbour of the one who likes Chemistry?
(1) Pacino, Cruise
(2) Denzel, Jolie
(3) Pacino, Jolie
(4) Russel, Cruise
(5) Cruise, Charlie

43. Who amongst the following sits exactly between Charie and Pacino?
(1) Denzel
(2) The one who likes Hindi
(3) The one who likes English
(4) Robert
(5) Johnny

44. Which of the following is true regarding Pacino?
(1) Pacino is one of the immediate neighbours of Russel
(2) The one who likes Geography is an immediate neighbour of Pacino
(3) Pacino sits second to left of Charlie
(4) Pacino likes History
(5) Pacino is an immediate neighbour of the one who likes Mathematics.

45. What is the position of the one who likes Physics with respected to Robert?
(a) Second to the left
(b) Third to the right
(c) Fourth to the left
(d) Second to the right
(e) Third to the left

46. Which of the following subjects does Russel likes?
(1) Biology
(2) Mathematics
(3) Hindi
(4) Chemistry
(5) English

47. Who amongst the following likes Geography?
(1) Pacino
(2) Cruise
(3) Charlie
(4) Johnny
(5) Russel

Directions (Q.48-50): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Eight friends Pintu , Queen, Rekha, Suman, Trilok, Uber, Vivan and Wasim are sitting around a square table. Four of them are sitting in the middle of the sides and facing outward from the centre. Rest are sitting in the corners of the square and facing the centre. Wasim is sitting in a corner and is an immediate neighbour of Pintu and Rekha. Suman sits fourth to the right of Pintu and is not facing the centre. Trilok is second to the left of Wasim and is an immediate neighbour of Vivan. Uber is not the neighbor of Rekha.

48. How many persons sit between Rekha and Vivan?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) None of the above

49. Who among the following sits third to the right of Suman?
(1) Trilok
(2) Wasim
(3) Pintu
(4) Uber
(5) None of the above

50. Which of the following groups sits between Trilok and Queen if counted from right of Trilok?
(1) Rekha, Wasim, Pintu
(2) Suman, Pintu, Wasim
(3) Uber, Vivan, Suman
(4) Rekha, Vivan, Wasim
(5) None of the above

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