# IBPS PO V Prelims Previous Paper : Reasoning

Friends, here we are giving you complete Seating Arrangement questions of IBPS PO V Preliminary Online Exam held on 4th October 2015 (1st Shift). Try to solve these on your own and check with the given answers. All the Best :)

Problem 1
Directions (1-5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :

Ten persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing five people each, in such a way that there is equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1- J, K, L, M and N are seated (not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing North. In row-2- R, S, T, U and V are seated (not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing South. There-fore in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.

V sits at one of the extreme ends of the line. Only two people sit between V and R. The one who faces R sits to the immediate left of L. Only one person sits between L and K. The one who faces K sits to the immediate left of S. N sits second to the right of J. Neither K nor L faces U.
1. Who amongst the following is facing M ?
2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and hence form a group. Which of them does not be-long to that group ?
1. NK
2. JL
3. ML
4. RU
5. ST
3. What is the position of U with respect to S ?
1. Second to the right
2. Immediate left
3. Second to the left
4. Third to the right
5. Immediate right
4. Which of the following statements is true regarding N ?
1. N sits at an extreme end of the row.
2. Only two persons sit be-tween N and M.
3. N faces one of the immediate neighbours of R.
4. None of the given statements is true.
5. L sits to the immediate right of N.
5. Who amongst the following is facing T ?
1. K
Problem 2
Directions (1-52) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :
Eight persons — 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 to the immediate left of E. Only one person sits between P and D's son. R sits to the immediate right of D's son. Only three persons sit between D's husband and R. Only one person sits be-tween 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 persons 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.
1. Which of the following statements is TRUE with respect to the given information ?
1. S is the brother of R.
2. Only three persons sit be-tween Q and S.
3. E sits third to the right of D's daughter.
4. All the given options are true
5. R is an immediate neighbour of D.
2. Who amongst the following is the brother of D ?
3. As per the given seating arrangement, Q : P in the same way as R : E. Then following the same pattern D : ?
4. Who sits to the immediate left of D's son ?
1. D's father
2. R
3. D's mother
5. How is Q related to P ?
1. Sister
2. Sister-in-law
3. Niece
4. Brother-in-law
5. Aunt
Problem 3
Directions (1-3) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :

Each of the six buses-R, S, T, U, V and W- has different number of occupants. T has more number of occupants than R and S but less than V. U has less number of occupants than only W. S does not have the lowest number of occupants. The bus having second low-est number of occupants has 20 occupants and the bus having second highest number of occupants has 64 occupants. T has 21 less number of occupants than U.
1. Which of the following bus-es has third lowest number of occupants ?
1. S
2. V
2. If the number of occupants of bus R is more than 7 and is an odd number which is divisible by 3 but not 5, how many occupants are there in bus R ?
1. 21
2. 15
3. 27
4. 19
3. How many occupants does bus V possibly have?
1. 43
2. 72
3. 52
4. 36
5. 68
Problem 4
Directions (1-5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :

Seven persons namely, M, N, 0, P, Q, R and S have an anniversary but not necessarily in the same order, in seven different months (of the same year) namely February, March, April, June, September, October and November. Each of them also likes a different flower namely Rose, Jasmine, Lily, Marigold, Daffodil, Sun-flower and Orchid but not necessarily in the same order.

R has an anniversary in the month which has more than 30 days. Only one person has an anniversary between R and the one who likes Rose. Both S and O have an anniversary in one of the months after the one who likes Rose. S has an anniversary immediately before 0. The one who likes Lily has an anniversary in the month which has less than 30 days. Only three persons have an anniversary between the one who likes Lily and the one who likes Orchid. Only two persons have an anniversary between S and the one who likes Marigold. P has an anniversary immediately after the one who likes Marigold. Only two persons have an anniversary be-tween P and Q. M has an anniversary immediately before the one who likes Jasmine. O does not like Sunflower.
1. Which of the following represents the month in which S has an anniversary ?
1. Cannot be determined
2. October
3. March
4. April
5. September
2. Which of the following does O like ?
1. Rose
2. Jasmine
3. Marigold
4. Daffodil
5. Orchid
3. As per the given arrangement, Lily is related to April and Marigold is related to September following a certain pattern, with which of the following is Orchid related to following the same pattern ?
1. February
2. June
3. March
4. October
5. November
4. Which of the following represents the persons who have an anniversary in April and November respectively ?
1. N, O
2. Q, M
3. Q, O
4. N, M
5. N, S 1
5. How many persons have an anniversary between the months in which Q and M have an anniversary ?
1. None
2. One
3. Three
4. Two
5. More than three

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Problem 4

 Month Person Flower February Q Lily March R Sunflower April N Marigold June P Rose September M Orchid October S Jasmine November O Daffodil