Reasoning Puzzles Circular/Seating Questions Set 26 - High Level For IBPS PO 2016

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Dear Friends, Logical Reasoning puzzles is an important and time-consuming part of banking and other competitive exams.We are going to share some Logical Reasoning Puzzle questions with solution.

Lateral thinking Puzzle questions is one of the most popular Topic in almost all competitive examinations such as SBI PO, SBI PO, NICL, RRB, LIC, SSC CGL, Indian MBA entrance exams like CAT, MAT, XAT and SNAP have direct questions or questions based on similar logics in written test. Besides MBA exams, competitive exams like GRE, GMAT, Bank PO, SSC & other government exams include puzzle questions.

These Lateral thinking Puzzle questions on Linear Seating Arrangement will help the candidates in going through the Puzzles level of difficulty of SBI Clerk 2016 and IBPS PO Clerk VI, SSC, UPSC, CAT and other Competitive Exams 2016 - 2017.

Logical Reasoning Puzzle Questions Answers - High Level

Directions (Q.1 - 8): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
  • Eight persons from different Public Sector Banks, viz UCO Bank. Syndicate Bank, Canara Bank, PNB, Dena Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Indian Bank and Bank of Maharashtra, are sitting in 2 parallel rows containing 4 people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. 
  • In row 1 A, B, C and D are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, P, Q, R and S are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. (All the information given above does not necessarily represent the order of seating as in the final arrangement.)
  • C sits second to right of the person from Bank of Maharashtra. R is an immediate neighbour of the person who faces the person from Bank of Maharashtra.
  • Only one person sits between R and the person from PNB. The immediate neighbour of the person from PNB faces the person from Canara Bank.
  • The person from UCO bank faces the person from Oriental Bank of Commerce. R is not from Oriental Bank of Commerce. P is not from PNB. P does not face the person from Bank of Maharashtra.
  • Q faces the person from Dena Bank. The one who faces S sits to the immediate left of A.
  • B does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line. The person from Bank of Maharashtra does not face the person from Syndicate Bank.
1. Which of the following is true regarding A?
1) The person from UCO Bank faces A.
2) The person from Bank of Maharashtra is an immediate neighbour of A.
3) A faces the person who sits second to the right of R.
4) A is from Oriental Bank of Commerce.
5) A sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.

2. Who is seated between R and the person from PNB?
1) The person from Oriental Bank of Commerce
2) P
3) Q
4) The person from Syndicate Bank
5) S

3. Who amongst the following sit at extreme ends of the rows?
1) D and the person from PNB
2) The persons from Indian Bank and UCO Bank
3) The persons from Dena Bank and P
4) The persons from Syndicate Bank and D
5) C, Q

4. Who amongst the following faces the person from Bank of Maharashtra?
1) The person from Indian Bank
2) P
3) R
4) The person from Syndicate Bank
5) The person from Canara Bank

5. P is related to Dena Bank in the same way as B is related to PNB based on the given arrangement. Who amongst the following is D related to, following the same pattern?
1) Syndicate Bank 
2) Canara Bank
3) Bank of Maharashtra 
4) Indian Bank
5) Oriental Bank of Commerce

6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
1) Canara Bank 
2) R 
3) Syndicate Bank
4) Q 
5) Oriental Bank of Commerce

7. Who amongst the following is from Syndicate Bank ?
1) C 
2) R 
3) P 
4) D 
5) A

8. C is from which of the following banks ?
1) Dena Bank 
2) Oriental Bank of Commerce
3) UCO Bank 
4) Syndicate Bank
5) Canara Bank


Directions (Q. 9 - 13): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
  • A group of eight friends – O, N, Q, P, M, R, T and S – are sitting in a straight line facing north.
  • Each of them has different professions – Doctor, Banker, Businessman, Teacher, Lawyer, Engineer, Pilot and CA. Each of them likes different colours – Pink, Yellow, Red, Black, Blue, Orange, White and Green, but not necessarily in the same order.
  • O, who is a Lawyer, sits third to the left of R. Neither O nor R sits at the extreme ends of the line. M, who likes Pink colour, is a Businessman. M is not an immediate neighbour of either O or R. S is two places away from Q and likes Orange colour. Q, who is a Pilot, likes Red colour. T, who is a Doctor, sits at an extreme end of the line and likes White colour. N, who is a Teacher, likes Green colour and sits on the immediate left of O. O does not like either Blue or Yellow colour. One who is a CA sits on the immediate left of the Doctor. R, who is a Banker, does not like Yellow colour.
9. What is the profession of P?
1) Lawyer 
2) Pilot 
3) Engineer 
4) CA 
5) None of these

10. Who sits second to the left of Q?
1) N 
2) O 
3) R 
4) S 
5) None of these

11. If ‘N’ is related to ‘Engineer’, ‘O’ is related to ‘Pilot’, ‘Q’ is related to which of the following?
1) Doctor 
2) Lawyer 
3) CA 
4) Teacher 
5) None of these

12. Who sits at the extreme ends of the line?
1) NT 
2) OP 
3) MS 
4) PR 
5) None of these

13. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their position. Which one does not belong to the group?
1) MN 
2) PQ 
3) ST 
4) PO