# Reasoning Puzzle for Indian Bank/IBPS PO 2018: 05 Sep

## Reasoning Puzzle for Indian Bank/IBPS PO 2018: 05 Aug

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Seven friends P, Q, R, S, T, U and V study in Class X in three different sections A, B and C. Not less than two friends study in one section. All of them have a different favourite subject—Social Science, Physics, History, Mathematics, English, Biology and Chemistry. Each of them has a favourite sport – Cricket, Hockey, Football, Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball and Table Tennis.
T’s favourite subject is Chemistry and plays Table Tennis. Q and V study in the A section. Q’s favourite subject is History. Neither Tennis nor Volleyball is his favourite game. The one whose favourite game is Football has Physics as his favourite subject and is in Section B only with R. P’s favourite subject is Social Science. He plays Cricket and studies only with U.  R studies Mathematics and V studies Biology. U plays Basketball. The one whose favourite subject is Maths doesn’t play Volleyball.
1. Who plays Tennis?
1) P
2) R
3) T
4) U
5) V
2. Who among the following study in Section B?
1) RP
2) UT
3) RS
4) TS
5) PS
3. How many friends study in Section A?
1) Four
2) Three
3) Two
4) One
5) None of these
4. Who among the following plays Hockey?
1) P
2) Q
3) R
4) S
5) T
5. Which of the following pairs of games is not played by students of the same section?
2) Hockey and Tennis
3) Tennis and Football
4) Hockey and Volleyball
5) Table Tennis and Volleyball
Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information and answer the questions that follow:
Eight students A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H in a school sports competition participated in a game in which they were sitting around a circular ring. The seats of the ring are not directed towards the centre. All the eight students are in four groups I, II, III and IV, ie two students in each group, but not necessarily in the same order. These students are from different sport houses, viz Maharishi, Vyas, Aryabhatt, Vashistha, Shankaracharya, Balmiki, Dhruv and Dayanand.
No two students of the same group are sitting adjacent to each other except those of group III. Students from group IV are sitting opposite each other.
D is neither in Dayanand nor in Aryabhatt house.
The student from Dhruv house is sitting on the immediate right of the student from Dayanand house.
C, who is in Vashistha house, is in group I. She is sitting on the immediate right of F, who is in group III.
F is not in Aryabhatt house and she has also participated in other sports.
B from Vyas house is neither in group IV nor in group I or II.
B is sitting opposite E. Only Balmiki participant A is sitting between Dhruv participant E and the Shankaracharya participant.
Both the students of group II are sitting adjacent to students of group IV.
6. Who is in Maharishi house?
1) G                        2) F                         3) H
4) Can’t say          5) None of these
7. ‘H’ is in which house?
1) Dayanand                        2) Shankaracharya
3) Maharishi                         4) Can’t say
5) None of these
8. Who among the following students are in group IV?
1) A and B            2) A and C            3) G and H
4) Data inadequate                             5) None of these
9. The student from which house is sitting opposite the Vashistha house participant?
1) Dayanand        2) Shankaracharya     3) Dhruv
4) Can’t Say         5) None of these
10. Which of the following statements is false?
1) The Balmiki representative is sitting opposite the Maharishi house representative.
2) The Vyas house representative is sitting opposite the Dhruv house representative.
3) H and G are sitting opposite each other.
4)  The two girl-participants are sitting opposite each other.
5) None of these
1. 2
2. 3
3. 2
4. 2
5. 2
6. 2
7. 4
8. 3
9. 2
10. 4

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