Puzzle for IBPS PO Prelims 2017

Directions (Q.1–5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Eight people — S, T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z – are sitting around a circle but not necessarily in the same order. Two of them S and T are facing towards the centre while other people are facing towards the outside. Y sits second to the left of W. S sits second to the left of Y. Only one person sits between S and Z. T sits to the immediate right of S. T is not an immediate neighbour of Y. V is not an immediate neighbour of Y. Both the immediate neighbours of X face towards the outside.
1. What is the position of X with respect to S?
1) Third to the right
2) Fourth to the left
3) Third to the left
4) Fourth to the right
5) Second to the right
2. Who sits to the immediate left of Z?
1) T
2) W
3) S
4) X
5) V
3. Which of the following pairs represents the immediate neighbours of W?
1) V and X
2) V and Z
3) X and Y
4) Z and T
5) S and U
4. What is the position of U with respect to W?
1) Second to the left
2) Fifth to the right
3) Sixth to the left
4) Third to the right
5) Fifth to the left
5. How many people sit between U and V?
l) Two
2) Four
3) One
4) Three
5) Five


1. 3; X is third to the left of S.
2. 5; V sits to the immediate left of Z.
3. 1; V and X are immediate neighbours of W.
4. 2; U is fifth to the right of W.
5. 4; There are three persons between U and V in either clockwise or anticlockwise direction.
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