Reasoning Ability Practice Puzzles – Set 88

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Reasoning Ability Practice Puzzles – Set 88
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
There are eight captains, namely P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W, sitting around a circular table, facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them is from a different cricket team, viz Australia, South Africa, Bangladesh, New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka, India and Pakistan.
R and T are immediate neighbour of each other. Neither R nor T is an immediate neighbour of either Q or the captain of Sri Lanka. The captain of India sits second to right of S, who is the captain Neither of Sri Lanka nor of West Indies. U sits second to the right of the captain of Sri Lanka. The captain of West Indies is an immediate neighbour of the captain of Sri Lanka. Two people sit between the captain of West Indies and Q. V and the captain of New Zealand are immediate neighbours of each other. Q is not the captain of New Zealand. Only one person sits between R and the captain of Australia. W sits third to the left of the captain of Bangladesh. The captain of South Africa sits second to the left of the captain of Pakistan.
1. Who among the following sit exactly between Q and the captain of West Indies?
a) P and the captain of India
b) R and T
c) W and
d) R and the captain of New Zealand
e) V and U
2. Who among the following is the captain of Australia?
a) R
b) S
c) T
d) U
e) V
3. Four of the following five alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus from a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
a) W – Captain of Sri Lanka
b) Q – Captain of Pakistan
c) R – captain of Bangladesh
d) V – Captain of India
e) S – Captain of Australia
4. Who among the following sits second to the left of the captain of India?
a) S
b) Captain of Australia
c) T
d) Both a) and b)
e) Captain of Bangladesh
5. Which of these statement is / are correct?
a) T is the captain of South Africa.
b) R is the captain of Bangladesh.
c) V is the captain of West Indies
d) All a), b) and c)
e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A,  B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight employees of an organization working in three departments viz. Personnel, Administration and Marketing with not more than three choice of sports from football, cricket, volleyball, badminton, lawn tennis, basketball, hockey and table tennis not necessarily in same order.
D works in Administration and does not like either football or cricket. F works in Personnel with only A who likes table tennis. E and H do not work in the same department as D. C likes hockey and does not work in Marketing. G does not work in Administration and does not like either cricket or badminton. One of those who work in Administration likes football. The one who likes volleyball works in Personnel. None of those who work in Administration likes either badminton or lawn tennis. H does not like cricket.
6. What is G’s favourite sport?
a) Cricket
b) Badminton
c) Basketball
d) Lawn Tennis
e) None of these
7. Which of the following groups of employees work in Administration department?
a) EGH
b) AF
c) BCD
d) BGD
e) Data inadequate
8. In which department does E work?
a) Personnel
b) Marketing
c) Administration
d) Data inadequate
e) None of these
9. What  is E’s favorite sport?
a) Cricket
b) Badminton
c) Basketball
d) Lawn Tennis
e) None of these
10. Which of the following combination of employee-department –favourite sport is correct?
a) E-Administration-Cricket
b) F-Personnel-Lawn Tennis
c) H-Marketing –lawn Tennis
d) B-Administration-Table Tennis
e) None of these
Directions (11 – 15): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
Eight persons from different banks viz. UCO Bank, Syndicate Bank, Canara Bank, PNB, Dena Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Indian Bank and Bank of Maharashtra are sitting in two parallel rows containing four 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 neighbor of the person who faces the person from Bank of Maharashtra. Only one person sits between R and the person for PNB. Immediate neighbor 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.
11. Which of the following is true regarding A?
a) The person from UCO Bank faces A
b) The person from Bank of Maharashtra is an immediate neighbor of A
c) A faces the person who sits second to the right of R
d) A is from Oriental Bank of Commerce
e) A sits at one of the extreme ends of the line
12. Who amongst the following sit at extreme ends of the rows?
a) D and the person from PNB
b) The person from Indian Bank and UCO Bank
c) The person from Dena Bank and P
d) The person from Syndicate Bank and D
e) C, Q
13. Who amongst the following faces the person from Bank of Maharashtra?
a) The person from Indian Bank
b) P
c) R
d) The person from Syndicate Bank
e) The person from Canara Bank
14. P is related to Dena Bank in the same way as B is related to PNB based on the given arrangement. To who amongst the following is D related to, following the same pattern?
a) Syndicate Bank
b) Canara Bank
c) Bank of Maharashtra
d) Indian Bank
e) Oriental Bank of Commerce
15. 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?
a) Canara Bank
b) R
c) Syndicate Bank
d) Q
e) Oriental Bank of Commerce


Solutions:
(1 – 5):

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

6. C)   7. B)   8. A)   9. E)   10. D)  
(11 – 15):

11. B)   12. D)   13. A)   14. D)   15. D)