## Puzzles - Reasoning Ability for SBI PO, IBPS PO, SBI & IBPS Clerk, NICL AO, RBI, LIC, RRB, UPSC,  SSC exams

Study the information carefully and answer the question :

S, T, U, V. W, X, Y and Z are sitting around a circular area at equal distances between each other, but not necessarily in the same order. Some of the people are facing the centre while some face outside.

Z sits third to the right of U. U faces the centre. Only one person sits between Z and X. T sits second to the left of X. T and X face same directions. S sits to the immediate left of W. W and X face same directions. V sits second to the left of S. V is not an immediate neighbour of W. Y sits second to the right of V. Immediate neighbours of S face opposite directions. Immediate neighbours of T face same direction.

1. How many people in the given arrangement face the centre?
1. Four
2. Five
3. Two
4. Three
5. One
2. What is V’s position with respect to T?
1. Third to the left
2. Fourth to the left
3. Third to the right
4. Second to the left
5. Fourth to the right
3. Who sits second to the right of W ?
1. V
2. Other than those given as options
3. T
4. Z
4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
1. S
2. T
3. V
5. Which of the following is TRUE regarding Y as per the given seating arrangement ?
1. Only one person sits between Y and S
2. U is one of the immediate neighbours of Y
3. Y faces outside
4. Only three people sit between Y and W
5. T sits to the immediate right of Y
Study the given information carefully to answer the given question :

M, N, O, P, Q, R and S live on seven different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The lower most floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two and so on till the top most floor is numbered seven. Each one of them also likes different cartoon characters namely Mermaid, Flintstone. Dexter, Popeye, Aladdin. Spike and Tweety (but not necessarily in the same order).

The one who likes Tweety lives on the floor numbered 5. Only one person lives between N and the one who likes Tweety. Only two people live between N and R.  The one who likes Popeye lives on one of the odd­numbered floors below R. The one who likes Popeye does not live on the lowermost floor. Only three people live between the one who likes Popeye and the one who likes Mermaid. S lives on one of the even numbered floors below the one who likes Mermaid. The one who likes Dexter lives immediately below S. Only two people live between the one who likes Dexter and the one who likes Aladdin. M lives immediately above the one who likes Aladdin. The one who likes Spike lives immediately above P. O neither likes Popeye nor Mermaid. O does not like Flintstones.

1. Which of the following statements is TRUE with respect to the given arrangement ?
1. None of the given options is true.
2. S lives on the floor numbered 4.
3. P likes Dexter.
4. R lives on the floor numbered 4.
5. The one who likes Spike lives immediately above M
2. If all the people are made to sit in alphabetical order from top to bottom, the positions of how many people will remain unchanged ?
1. Four
2. Three
3. One
4. Two
5. None
3. Which of the following combinations is TRUE with respect to the given arrangement ?
1. Tweety ­ M
2. Mermaid­ P
3. Flintstone ­ P
5. Spike ­ N
4. Which of the following cartoon characters does Q like ?
1. Spike
3. Mermaid
4. Tweety
5. Popeye
5. Who amongst the following lives on the floor numbered 2 ?
1. P
2. The one who likes flintstone
3. R
4. Q
5. The one who likes Spike