Reasoning Questions for Bank Exams – Box Puzzle, Floor Puzzle & Seating Arrangement

Reasoning Questions

 

Hello Aspirants ! In this post we are providing the Reasoning Questions with answers based on New Pattern for IBPS & other bank Exams. The Questions given below are from Topics of Puzzles and Seating Arrangements.

 

Q. 1 Read the following data based on linear arrangement and Give the answers accordingly :

Ten persons from different cities. viz Delhi Mumbai Patna. Agra. Surat Chennai Kanpur, Bangalore. Ranchi and Lucknow. 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 P, Q, R, S and T are seated and all of then are facing south. In row-2 A, B, C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in a 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.)

The person from Surat sits second to the left of R. Neither R nor P sits at an extreme end of the line. Only two persons sit between the one who faces the person from Surat and D. The person from Delhi sits second to the right of B. The person from Ranchi is an immediate neighbour of the one who faces the person from Delhi. C sits second to the left of E. C is neither from Delhi nor sits at an extreme end of the line.

P is an immediate neighbour of the person from Mumbai. The person from Mumbai does not face the person from Delhi. Only two persons sit between the one who faces P and the person from Agra. D faces the person from Bangalore More than two people sit between Q and 8. Only one person sits between the one who faces 8 and the person from Lucknow. The person from Chennai sits second to the right of the person from Lucknow The person from, Patna does not face B.

Bangalore Kanpur Ranchi Surat Mumbai Row 1
(Facing South)
Q/S R T P S/Q
D B C A E Row 2
(Facing North)
Agra Patna Lucknow Delhi Chennai

 

 

Q.2 Read the following data based on Box Puzzle arrangement and Give the answers accordingly :

Seven boxes A, B, C, D, E, F and G are kept one above the other, but not necessarily in the same order. Each box has a different number viz, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 and 12, but not necessarily in the same order.

Only three boxes are kept between G and box number 9. Only two boxes are kept between G and B. B is kept at one of the positions below box number 9. Only one box is kept between B and box number 4. E is (kept immediately below box number 12. E is kept at one of the places above box number 9. There is only one box between E and the box having number less than B. B’s box number is neither 7 nor 8. Only two boxes are kept between box number 5 and F. The difference between F and the box immediately below it is less than four. C is not the topmost box. C’s box number is not 4. Only two boxes are kept between C and A.

Box name Box Number
D 12
E 5
C 9
B 2
F 7
A 4
G 8

 

 

Q. 3 Read the following data based on floor Puzzle arrangement and Give the answers accordingly :

Eight persons namely Diya, Jay, Sanjay, Vidisha, Banik Suman Arpita and Bipul, live in a building, but not necessarily in the same order. The building has eight floors and only one person stays on each floor. Each of them likes a different colour viz, Green, Orange, White, Grey, Pink, Yellow, Purple and Red, but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2 and so on, and the topmost floor is numbered 8.

Arpita lives on an even numbered floor. There is only one floor between the floors on which Arpita and Banik live respectively Sanjay lives on an even-numbered floor and lives above the floor on which Banik lives. The one who likes Yellow colour lives on floor number 5 and Diya lives on topmost floor. 

There are two floors between the floors on which Sanjay and Bipul live. Bipul lives on an odd-numbered floor and likes Grey color. Jay likes Green color, Those who live on floor number 1 and floor number 4 like either Pink or Orange colour but not necessarily in the same order. Vidisha does not live on the lowermost floor of the building 1

Banik does not live on the second floor and he likes Pink colour. The person who likes Green color lives on an odd-numbered floor. Diya likes Red colour and Sanjay does not like White color.

 

Floor Number Person Colour
8 Diya Red
7 Jay Green
6 Sanjay Purple
5 Vidisha Yellow
4 Banik Pink
3 Bipul Grey
2 Arpita White
1 Suman Orange

 

 

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