IBPS Clerk 2015- Practice Reasoning Questions (Seating Arrangement -20 questions)

Dear IBPS Clerk 2015 Aspirants practice Reasoning questions set Seating Arrangement for upcoming IBPS Clerk Exam. Try to solve these Seating Arrangement and share time taken to solve these questions.

In Reasoning section for IBPS Clerk 2015- Puzzles, syllogism, inequality play important role in preliminary exam.

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

Ten people are sitting in two parallel rows containing five people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In Row-1 R, S, T, U and V are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing north. In Row-2 F, G, H, I and J are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing south. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. T sits third to right of the person who faces F. Only two peoples sit between F and I. The person who faces U sits to immediate left of H. Only one person sits between Hand J. The one who faces G sits second to right of R. H does not face V.

1.) Which of the following groups of people represents the people sitting at extreme ends of both the rows?
1) F, J, D, R
2) I, F, V, S
3) J, I, V, T
4) H, G, T, R
5) F, G, T, U

2.) Who sits to immediate right of the person who faces R?
1) I
2) H
3) J
4) F
5) G

3.) Which of the following is true regarding G?
1) J sits second to right of G
2) V is an immediate neighbour of the person who faces G
3) Both H and I are immediate neighbours of G
4) Only two people sit between G and I
5) None of the given options is true

4.) Which of the following is true with respect to the given information?
1) J faces one of the immediate neighbours of S
2) J is an immediate neighbour of I
3) None of the given options is true
4) U sits exactly between Sand T
5) F faces U

5.) Who amongst the following faces S?
1) G
2) H
3) J
4) I
5) F

Directions(6-10): Study the information carefully and answer the questions.

L, M, N, O, P, Q, R and S are sitting around a circular area at equal distances between each other, but not necessarily in the same order. Some of the people are facing the centre while some face outside (i.e., in a direction opposite to the centre).S sits fourth to left of P. O sits second to right of S. S faces outside. L sits third to right of R. R is not an immediate neighbour of O. L is not an immediate neighbour of P. Both the immediate neighbours of Q face the centre. Both the immediate neighbours of M face opposite directions (i.e., if one person faces the centre then the other faces outside and vice- versa). Both the immediate neighbours of S face same direction as 0 (i.e., if 0 faces the centre then both the immediate neighbours of S also faces the centre and vice-versa) immediate neighbours of P face a direction opposite to that of P (i.e., if P faces the centre then both his immediate neighbours face outside and vice-versa).

6.) What is R's position with respect to O?
1) Third to the right
2) Fifth to the left
3) Second to the left
4) Third to the left
5) Fourth to the right

7.) Four of the following are a like in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
1) N
2) O
3) M
4) P
5) L

8.) Which of the following is true regarding N as per the given seating arrangement?
1) N sits to immediate right of M
2) N faces outside
3) Only two people sit between N and Q
4) L sits second to right of N
5) S is one of the immediate neighbours of N

9.) Who is sitting to immediate left of P?
1) R
2) M
3) O
4) S
5) Q

10.) How many people in the given arrangement face outside?
1) One
2) Three
3) Five
4) Four
5) Two

Direction (11-15): Study the given information and answer the following questions:

Eight friends M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around circular table and belong to eight different states Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Kerala and Maharashtra. They read three Newspapers in Hindi, English and Punjabi. At least two persons read one news paper not necessarily in the same order.

Only P and Q read Hindi Newspaper. P is third to right of Q. M is from Kerala reads English Newspaper and is sitting immediate right of Q. R is from Chandigarh and reads Punjabi Newspaper. T reads the same Newspaper as S reads who is third to left of R and fourth to right of N. O is sitting exact opposite of P who belongs to UP. Persons who belong to Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh read English Newspaper. S is from Haryana while N is from Andhra Pradesh reads English Newspaper. T is from Punjab.

11.Who does not read English Newspaper?
(1) O
(2) N
(3) M
(4) T
(5) None of these

12.From which state Q belongs?
(1) UP
(2) Bihar
(3) Maharashtra
(5) None of these

13.Which of the following is not correct combination?
(1) T-Punjab-Punjabi
(2) Q-Kerala-Hindi
(3) O-Maharashtra-English
(4) P-UP-Hindi
(5) All are correct combinations

(1) RT
(2) RN
(3) RS
(4) TS
(5) None of these

For Qs (15-16): on the basis of above arrangement four of the following forms a group which one does not related to the group?
15. (1) OQ
(2) RN
(3) PT
(4) MS
(5) MO

16. (1) PQ
(2) RS
(3)TR
(4) OM
(5)SN

Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

A, B, H, K, M, P, R and S are eight team heads and are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square and face the centre while four sit in the middle of each of the four sides and face outward. B does not sit at any of the corners but sits second to the right of S. M sits third to the right of P. P is not an immediate neighbour of S. R and K are immediate neighbours of each other but R does not sit at any of the corners of the table. H is an immediate neighbour of neither P nor S.

17. What is the position of P with respect to M?
1) Immediate left
2) Third to the right
3) Second to the left
4) Third to the left
5) None of these

18. Who among the following sits second to the right of K?
1) M
2) B
3) A
4) S
5) H

19. Who among the following are the immediate neighbours of H?
1) M, K
2) B, R
3) B, M
4) A, R
5) A, K

20. Who among the following sit(s) exactly between P and A?
1) Only B
2) K and R
3) Only H
4) H and M
5) No one sits between P and A

1. 3
2. 3
3. 3
4. 4
5. 2
6. 5
7. 3
8. 5
9. 2
10. 4
11. (4):
12. (2):
13. (2):
14. (1):
15. (5):
16. (3):
17. (2)
18. (5)
19. (2)
20. (5)

Explanation 16-120