Reasoning Quiz for IBPS Clerk

Directions (1-6): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below.

Eight people – A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are at equidistant. Each one of them teaches different subjects viz., English, Hindi, Mathematics, Biology, Psychology, Physics, Chemistry and Accounts, but not necessarily in the same order.

The person who teaches Accounts, sits third to the right of G. C is an immediate neighbour of G. The person who teaches Mathematics sits second to the left of C. B sits third to the right of H. H teaches neither Accounts nor Mathematics. Only two persons sit between C and the person who teaches Physics. A and F are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither A nor F teaches Accounts. The person who teaches English sits second to the right of A. Two persons sit between D and the person who teaches Hindi. D does not teach Accounts. The person who teaches Psychology is an immediate neighbour of the person who teaches Accounts. The person who teaches Physics sits second to the left of A. One of the immediate neighbours of G teaches Chemistry.


1. Who among the following teaches Chemistry?
(1) A
(2) H
(3) D
(4) G
(5) None of these

2. What is the position of B with respect to the person who teaches Psychology?
(1) Second to the left
(2) Third to the right
(3) Third to the left
(4) Second to the right
(5) None of these

3. Who among the following sits exactly between the person who teaches Biology and the person who teaches Physics?
(1) The person who teaches Mathematics
(2) E
(3) The person who teaches Accounts
(4) Cannot be determined
(5) There is no such person

4. Which of the following subjects does E teach?
(1) Chemistry
(2) Hindi
(3) Accounts
(4) English
(5) None of these

5. Which of the following statements is true with regard to the given sitting arrangement?
(1) The person who teaches Hindi is an immediate neighbour of both H and D.
(2) One of the immediate neighbours of F teaches Biology
(3) E is sitting exactly between B and the person who teaches Mathematics
(4) The person who teaches Chemistry is second to the right of E
(5) All are true

6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given sitting arrangement and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
(1) CF
(2) GA
(3) BD
(4) EH
(5) BA

Answer

1.         (2)
2.         (4)
3.         (1)
4.         (3)
5.         (2)
6.         (5)

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