Reasoning Practice Puzzles for SBI PO 2017

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Reasoning Practice Puzzles for SBI PO 2017
Directions (1 – 5): Read the information given below and answer the questions followed:
Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle in such a way that three of them are facing outside and rest of them are facing the centre. E is second to the left of H, who is facing outside. D is second to the left of F and third to the right of E, who is facing the centre. B is third to the left of G and faces outside. G is third to the left of A, who is not an immediate neighbour of E and F. The friends facing outside are not adjacent.
1. Which one of the following is not facing the centre?
A. C
B. A
C. D
D. E
E. G
2. Which one of the following is G’s position with respect to H?
A. Immediate right
B. Immediate left
C. Second to the left
D. Second to the right
E. None of these
3. Which one of the following is sitting between D and F?
A. C
B. B
C. A
D. G
E. E
4. How many persons are sitting between C and F when counted clockwise from C?
A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. None
E. More than three
5. Which one of the following are the neighbours of C?
A. DG
B. FH
C. GH
D. AE
E. BF
Directions (6 – 10): Study the given information carefully to answer the given questions.
C, D, E, F, P, Q, R and S are sitting around a circular table facing the centre with equal distance between each other (but not necessarily in the same order). Each one of them is also related to D in some way or the other.
P sits third to the right of E. D sits on the immediate left of E. Only one person sits between P and D’s son. R sits on the immediate right of D’s son. Only three people sit between D’s husband and R. Only one person sits between D’s husband and C. F sits to the immediate right of Q. D’s father sits second to the right of F. Only three people sit between D’s father and D’s brother. D’s daughter sits second to the right of S. D’s sister sits third to the right of D’s mother.
6. Which of the following statements is TRUE with respect to the given information?
A. S is brother of R.
B. Only three people sit between Q and S.
C. E sits third to the right of D’s daughter.
D. All the given option are true.
E. R is an immediate neighbour of D.
7. Who among the following is brother of D?
A. Q
B. E
C. F
D. C
E. R
8. As per the given seating arrangement, Q is related to P in the same way as R is related to E. Then, following the same pattern D is related to?
A. R
B. S
C. Q
D. C
E. F
9. Who sits on the immediate left of D’s son?
A. D’s father
B. R
C. Q
D. S
E. D’s mother
10. How is Q related to P?
A. Sister
B. Sister-in-law
C. Niece
D. Brother-in-law
E. Aunt
Solutions:
(1 – 5):

1. A)   2. B)   3. B)   4. C)   5. D)  
(6 – 10):

6. B)   7. D)   8. C)   9. A)   10. E)