# Reasoning Ability Practice Questions for IBPS Clerk – Set 23

Reasoning Ability Practice Questions for IBPS Clerk – Set 23
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Eight people - A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H – are sitting around a circular table. A and B are facing towards the centre while the other six people are facing away from the centre. A is sitting second to the right of H. B sits third to the left of the A. D sits second to the right of G. G is immediate neighbour of neither B nor A. E and F are immediate neighbours and are facing outside.
1. What is the position of C with respect to D?
a) Third to the right
b) Third to the left
c) Fourth to the left
d) Fourth to the right
e) Second to the left
2. Who is sitting on the immediate right of G?
a) C
b) D
c) F
d) H
e) None of these
3. Which of the following pairs represents the people who are immediate neigbhours of C?
a) B and G
b) B and H
c) G and H
d) D and G
e) None of these
4. Who is sitting third to the left of G?
a) A
b) D
c) E
d) F
e) Either E or F
5. How many persons are there between B and D?
a) Two
b) Four
c) Three
d) One
e) None of these
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.
6. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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
Directions (11 – 15) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :
Seven friends Alka, Golu, Heena, Ishu, Javed, Karan and Lalu live on different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The lowermost floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is 2 and so on thus, topmost floor is numbered as 7.
Alka does not live above Golu, who does not live on an odd numbered floor. There is only one person between Karan and Javed. Karan does not live above Heena. Lalu does not live on topmost floor. Heena lives below two persons but does not live below either Javed or Karan. Javed does not live above the floor on which Karan lives.
11. Who among the following lives on the third floor ?
a) Lalu
b) Ishu
c) Alka
d) Can't be determined
e) None of these
12. Which of the following groups lives on even numbered floors ?
a) Golu, Karan, Lalu
b) Golu, Karan, Javed
c) Lalu, Alka, Ishu
d) Alka, Javed, Heena
e) None of these
13. How many persons live between the floor on which Ishu and Javed live ?
a) Two
b) Three
c) Four
d) Five
e) None of these
14. If Alka lives just below Karan then, who among the following lives one floor no. 1 ?
a) Ishu
b) Lalu
c) Javed
d) Heena
e) None of these
15. Which of the following statements is/are true ?
a) Golu lives on third floor
b) Karan lives just below Lalu.
c) There is only one person between Golu and Heena.
d) None is true
e) None of these

Solutions:
(1 – 5): Explanation:
1. B)   2. D)   3. A)   4. E)   5. C)
(6 – 10): Explanation:
6. D)   7. A)   8. C)   9. B)   10. A)
(11 – 15): Explanation:
 Floor Person 7 Ishu 6 Golu 5 Heena 4 Karan 3 Lalu / Alka 2 Javed 1 Lalu / Alka
11. D)   12. B)   13. C)   14. B)   15. D)