# Reasoning - Seating Arrangement Practice Tests with Explanations 2017

### Reasoning Practice Tests for Bank Exams

Directions (Q.No.1-7) : Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Ten persons A, B, C, D, E, P, Q, R, S and T attend seminar on different days of the week. Only two per-sons attend seminar on a day in the morning and in the evening. There are two times on a day in which seminars are organized i.e. 9 a.m. -12 noon and 2 p.m - 5p.m. The days are starting from Monday to Friday. P attend seminar on Wednesday on 2 p.m - 5p.m.. A attends seminar before P but not immediately before and he does not attend seminar on 2 p.m -5p.m.. Even B's seminar is before P
but not immediately before P. C does not attend seminar on Tuesday. Only four persons attend seminar between C and R. C attends seminar before R. Only three persons attend seminars between Q and C. Q attends seminar in the morning. There are only four seminars held between T and D. D does not attend seminar on Monday. T does not attend seminar on 2 p.m - 5p.m..There are only four seminars between S and E. S attends seminar in the evening.
1. Who attends seminar on the Monday morning ?
1. B
2. None of these
2. Who attends seminar on the Tuesday evening ?
1. T
2. None of these
3. How many seminars are held between Monday evening seminar and Thursday evening seminar ?
1. 4
2. None of these
4. If Q is related to D in the same way as C is related to B. Then who of the following is T related to, following the same pattern ?
1. E
2. None of these
5. How many days are there between A's seminar and D's seminar ?
1. None of these
6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
1. AB
2. QD
3. CD
4. TC
7. TP Who attends seminar on the Friday evening ?
1. D
2. Q
3. None of these
Directions (Q.No. 8 - 12) : Study the following information to answer the given questions

Seven friends, viz Manjit, Navin, Parul, Hitesh, Tarun, Raghu and Sahil are pursuing their PhD in different subjects-Maths, History, Political Science, Chemistry, Economic, Accounts and Geography, but not necessarily in the same order. They study in three different universities, viz P, Q and S. At least two friends study in the same university. Hitesh is studying Political Science in university P. The one who is studying History is not from university S. Sahil is studying Geography in university Q with only Navin. Manjit is not studying Economics and is not from university P. Raghu is studying Accounts and is not from university P. Tarun is studying Chemistry but not from university P. No one studies Maths or Economics in university P.

8. Which of the following represe-nts the group that studies in university S ?
1. Hitesh, Navin
2. Parul, Raghu, Tarun
3. Manjit, Tarun
4. Tarun, Raghu, Manjit
5. None of these
9. Parul is studying in which of the following universities ?
1. P
2. Can't be determined
3. None of these
10. Which of the following combinations is true ?
1. Manjit - Economics -University S
2. Navin - History - University Q
3. Parul - History - University S
4. Tarun-Chemistry-University Q
5. None of these
11. Navin studies which subject in PhD ?
1. History
2. Maths
3. Economics
4. Can't be determined
5. None of these
12. Who among the following is studying History in PhD ?
1. Navin
2. Parul
3. Raghu
4. Manjit
5. None of these
Directions (Q.No. 13-18) : Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions

Eight friends-Aman, Bharat, Rohit, Dinesh, Ishant, Farhan, Aditya and Hirender-are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them has a different desi-gnation, viz Banker, Teacher, Com-pany MD, Politician, Corporate Lea-der, General Manager, Specialist Officer and CEO. Aman sits third to the right of the CEO. Only two people sit between the CEO and Hirender. The Specialist Officer and the Company MD are immediate neighbours. Neither Aman nor Hirender is either a Specialist Officer or a Company MD. The Specialist Officer is not an immediate neighbour of the CEO. The Banker sits second to the left of Ishant. Ishant is not an immediate neighbour of Hirender. The Banker is an immediate neighbour of both the Politician and the Corporate Leader. The Corporate Leader sits third to the right of Bharat. Bharat is not a Specialist Officer. Rohit sits on the immediate right of the Teacher. Aman is not a Teacher. Farhan is not an immediate neighbour of Aman. Aditya is not an immediate neighbor of the Banker.

13. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
1. Farhan - Teacher
3. Dinesh-Banker
5. Bharat - CEO
14. Who amongst the following sits third to the left of Ishant ?
1. Banker
3. Aman
5. Bharat
15. Who among the following is a General Manager ?
1. Aman
2. Rohit
3. Hirender
5. Dinesh
16. What is the profession of Bharat ?
1. Teacher
2. Banker
3. Company MD
4. Specialist Officer
17. Who among the following is a Politician ?
1. Rohit
2. Farhan
4. Hirender
5. Aman
18. Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement ?
1. The Politician is an immediate neighbour of the Specialist Officer.
2. Aditya sits second to the right of Dinesh.
3. The Politician and the Company MD are immediate neighbours
4. The Teacher sits on the immediate left of the CEO
5. None of these
Directions (Q.No. 19-23) : Study the information and answer the given questions

Seven people P, Q, R, S, T, U and V live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the top most floor is numbered 7. Each one of these is travelling to a different city, viz Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Lucknow but not necessarily in the same order. Only three people live above the floor on which P lives. Only one person lives between P and the one travelling to Bengaluru. U lives immediately below the one travelling to Mumbai. The one trave-lling to Mumbai lives on an even-numbered floor. Only three people live between the ones travelling to Bengaluru and Patna. T lives immediately above R. T is not travelling to Patna. Only two people live between Q and the one travelling to Kolkata. The one travelling to Kolkata lives below the floor on which Q lives. The one travelling to Delhi does not live immediately above or immed-iately below Q. S does not live immediately above or immediately below P. V does not travel to Chennai.
19. Which of the following is true with respect to V as per the given information ?
1. The one who lives immediately below V is travelling to Mumbai
2. V lives on floor no. 7
3. V lives immediately below T
4. V lives on the lower most floor
5. V is travelling to Bengaluru
20. Who among the following lives on floor no. 3 ?
1. The one travelling to Chennai
2. The one travelling to Kolkata
3. R
21.Who lives on the floor immediately above T ?
22. To which of the following cities is S travelling ?
1. Mumbai
2. Bengaluru
3. Patna
4. Kolkata
5. Chennai
23. How many people live between the floors on which S and the one travelling to Mumbai live ?
1. None
2. Two
3. One
4. More than three
5. Three

1. 3
2. 4
3. 2
4. 4
5. 1
6. 4
7. 4
8. 4
9. 1
10. 5
11. 3
12. 2
13. 5
14. 4
15. 1
16. 3
17. 2
18. 4
19. 1
20. 2
21. 5
22. 5
23. 2
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