IBPS PO (CWE) Reasoning MCQs : Test 25

October 1, 2017

Reasoning: Puzzles Set 8

Directions (1 – 5): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

Eight People – A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H live on eight different floors of building (but not necessarily in the same order). The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two, and so on till the topmost floor is numbered eight. Each one of them knows a different foreign language, namely Italian, Polish, French, Chinese, German, Danish, Swedish and Thai, but not necessarily in the same order.

F lives an odd numbered floor above the floor numbered four. Only one person lives between F and the one who knows French. The number of people living above F’s floor is same as the number of people living between F and D. Only three people live between D and the one who knows Danish. C lives on one of the odd numbered floors above the one who knows Danish.

Only two people live between C and the one who knows Italian. The one who knows Swedish lives immediately above G, G knows neither Danish nor Italian. E does not know Swedish. Only three people live between G and A. The one who knows Thai lives immediately above the one who knows Polish, but not on the topmost floor. Only one person lives between the one who knows Thai and H. Only one person lives between B and the one who knows German.
  1. Which of the following Statements is true with respect to the given information?
    A) G lives immediately above the one who knows Danish
    B) E lives immediately above C
    C) Only three people live between F and the one who knows Thai.
    D) D knows German
    E) All the given statements are true.
    View Answer
    Option A



  2. Who amongst the following lives exactly between H and the one who knows Polish?
    A) D, the one who knows Thai
    B) A, the one who knows French
    C) F, E
    D) A, the one who knows Italian
    E) E, D
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Which language does E know?
    A) Chinese
    B) Danish
    C) Polish
    D) French
    E) Thai
    View Answer
    Option D

  4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to the group?
    A) G – Chinese
    B) C – Danish
    C) F – German
    D) H – Thai
    E) D – French
    View Answer
    Option C

  5. How many people live between C and the one who knows French?
    A) Four
    B) Three
    C) Two
    D) Five
    E) None
    View Answer
    Option B

Directions (6 – 10): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

8 people A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H like to play different sports – Cricket, Football, Basketball, Hockey, Table Tennis, Chess, Volleyball and Badminton not necessarily in same order are sitting around a rectangular table. 3 persons are sitting on each longer side and each on the smaller sides.

D is sitting second to the right of the person who likes to play Badminton. E is sitting third to the left of the person who likes to play Chess. F and G are sitting opposite each other. C is sitting diagonally opposite the person who likes to play Volleyball. B is sitting opposite the person who who likes to play Cricket. The person who likes to play Hockey is sitting second to the right of the person who likes to play Table Tennis and second to the left of A, who is not sitting near the person who likes to play Volleyball. G is sitting on the smaller side and to the right of the person who likes to play Volleyball. Persons who like to play Table Tennis and Hockey are not on the same side of the table. The person who likes to play Hockey is sitting third to the right of the person who likes to play Badminton, who is not sitting diagonally opposite the person who likes to play Football. The person who likes to play Hockey is third to the left of C. F sits second to the left of H. The one who likes to play Football sits opposite the one who likes to play Table Tennis.
  1. Who is sitting third to the right of the person who likes to play Chess?
    A) E
    B) Person who likes to play Table Tennis
    C) A
    D) Person who likes to play Volleyball
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D



  2. Who is definitely sitting diagonally opposite to D?
    A) A
    B) C
    C) Person who likes to play Chess
    D) Person who likes to play Basketball
    E) Can’t be determined
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. According to the sitting arrangement what will come in place of question mark?
    D : Hockey : : C : ?
    A) Chess
    B) Table Tennis
    C) Basketball
    D) Badminton
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. Which sport does A like?
    A) Football
    B) Cricket
    C) Table Tennis
    D) Badminton
    E) Can’t be determined
    View Answer
    Option A

  5. Which of the following combinations is correct?
    A) H – Badminton
    B) D – Table Tennis
    C) A – Basketball
    D) G – Hockey
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D


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