Reasoning Practice Questions for Bank Exams

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Reasoning Practice Puzzles for Bank Exams

Directions (1-6): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Twelve friends P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z and M are sitting in a row facing east. Y sits third to the left of T, who sits sixth to the right of P. V sits fourth to the right of M, who is not an immediate neighbour of R. Q sits fifth from the right end and W sits second to the left of S. T is not an immediate neighbour of X or U, but sits second to the right of Q. There are two friends between R and Z. Z is not an immediate neighbour of Y.
1. What is the positon of U with respect to W?
a) Third to the right
b) Second to the left
c) Seventh to the left
d) Can't be determined
e) None of these
2. If Z is an immediate neighbour of X, then who among the following is on the immediate right of S?
a) U
b) T
c) M
d) P
e) None of these
3. How many persons are there between V and T?
a) Two
b) Three
c) four
d) five
e) None of these
4. If U is immediate neighbour of M, then who among the following sit on the extreme ends of the line?
a) ZS
b) MX
c) WU
d) XU
e) None of these
5. Who among the following sits third to the right of the eighth from the right end?
a) Q
b) W
c) T
d) U
e) None of these
6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
a) RP
b) QR
c) YW
d) TQ
e) ZM
Directions (7-11): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Eight family members A, B, C, D, K, L, M and N are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. There is no grandfather in the family. The husband of N sits second to the right of B, who sits exactly between two males. L sits second to the left of the son of D. L is sister of M, who is sister of C. L is not an immediate neighbour of N's husband. Only one person sits between A and L. A is father of M. D, who is brother of N, sits on the immediate left of his mother. Only one person sits between N's mother and K. Only one person sits between N and M. M is not an immediate neighbour of K. C sits second to the right of D and is not the sister of M. The son of D sits second to the left of B.
7. What is the position of B with respect to K?
a) Second to the left
b) Immediate left
c) Third to the right
d) Second to the right
e) None of these
8. How many persons sit between L and her maternal uncle if counted anticlockwise from L?
a) Three
b) One
c) Four
d) Two
e) None of these
9. Who among the following sits third to the left of A?
a) D
b) K
c) N
d) Can't be determined
e) None of these
10. What is the position of M with respect to her sister?
a) Second to the right
b) Immediate left
c) Third to the left
d) Immediate right
e) None of these
11. Who among the following sits fourth to the right of A's wife?
a) M
b) L
c) K
d) C
e) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 6):
1. D)   2. A)   3. C)   4. B)   5. A)   6. C)
(7 – 11):
7. D)   8. D)   9. A)   10. B)   11. D)