IBPS PO Prelims Question Paper - 2018 ( 13-10-2018)

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Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
1. How many persons are sitting in the
row?
A. 27 B. 28
C. 19 D. 18
E. 26
2. What is the position of J with respect to
M?
A. 2
nd
to left B. 3
rd
to right
C. 2
nd
to right D. 3
rd
to left
E. Immediate left
3. Direction: Read the given information
Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
How many persons are sitting between
M and P?
A. 9 B. 12
C. 8 D. 7
E. 10
4. Which of the following statements is
true?
A. J sits to the right of K.
B. Seven people are sitting between N
and R.
C. Less than 10 people sit between P
and L.
D. 9 people sit between J and P.
E. None of the statements is correct.

5. Direction : Read the given information
Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
How many people are sitting to the left
of K?
A. 19 B. 8
C. 9 D. 15
E. 12
6. Direction: Read the given information
8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
Who sits 3rd to the right of H?
A. D B. E
C. J D. G
E. F
7. What is the position of I with respect to
E?
A. 2
nd
to the right
B. 3
rd
to the left
C. immediate right
D. immediate left
E. 2
nd
to the left
8. Direction: Read the given information
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Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
1. How many persons are sitting in the
row?
A. 27 B. 28
C. 19 D. 18
E. 26
2. What is the position of J with respect to
M?
A. 2
nd
to left B. 3
rd
to right
C. 2
nd
to right D. 3
rd
to left
E. Immediate left
3. Direction: Read the given information
Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
How many persons are sitting between
M and P?
A. 9 B. 12
C. 8 D. 7
E. 10
4. Which of the following statements is
true?
A. J sits to the right of K.
B. Seven people are sitting between N
and R.
C. Less than 10 people sit between P
and L.
D. 9 people sit between J and P.
E. None of the statements is correct.

5. Direction : Read the given information
Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
How many people are sitting to the left
of K?
A. 19 B. 8
C. 9 D. 15
E. 12
6. Direction: Read the given information
8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
Who sits 3rd to the right of H?
A. D B. E
C. J D. G
E. F
7. What is the position of I with respect to
E?
A. 2
nd
to the right
B. 3
rd
to the left
C. immediate right
D. immediate left
E. 2
nd
to the left
8. Direction: Read the given information

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8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
Which of the following statements is/are
true as per the given arrangement?
I. G is facing inside.
II. H is an immediate neighbour of J.
III. G is sitting to the immediate left of
K.
A. Only I follow.
B. Only II follow.
C. Only III follow.
D. Both I and II follow.
E. Both II and III follows.
9. Four of the following five are alike in a
certain way. Which of the following does
not belong to the group?
A. F B. J
C. G D. I
E. K
10. Direction: Read the given information
8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
How many people sit between K and J
when counted from the right of J?
A. Four B. Five
C. Six D. None
E. Two
11. Direction: Read the given information
C, D, H, N, P, S and U are seven
members of a family. D is the mother of
F, N is the son of F. H is the only sister
of N and U, S is the father of U. S is the
son of C.
If P is the father-in-law of F, then how
is C related to U?
A. Grandmother
B. Grandfather
C. Father
D. Mother
E. Can ’ t be determined
12. How is H related to F?
A. Son B. Daughter
C. Husband D. Wife
E. Father
13. Direction: Read the given information
C, D, H, N, P, S and U are seven
members of a family. D is the mother of
F, N is the son of F. H is the only sister
of N and U, S is the father of U. S is the
son of C.
How is N related to D?
A. Grandson B. Wife
C. Daughter D. Granddaughter
E. Son
14. In each question below three statement
followed by two conclusions numbered I
and II. You have to take the two given
statements to be true even if they seem
to be at variance with commonly known
facts and then decide which of the given
conclusions logically follows from the
given statements disregarding
commonly known facts.
Statement:
A = B > F; B > M > O; F > S; R < S
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1 ( )

Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
1. How many persons are sitting in the
row?
A. 27 B. 28
C. 19 D. 18
E. 26
2. What is the position of J with respect to
M?
A. 2
nd
to left B. 3
rd
to right
C. 2
nd
to right D. 3
rd
to left
E. Immediate left
3. Direction: Read the given information
Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
How many persons are sitting between
M and P?
A. 9 B. 12
C. 8 D. 7
E. 10
4. Which of the following statements is
true?
A. J sits to the right of K.
B. Seven people are sitting between N
and R.
C. Less than 10 people sit between P
and L.
D. 9 people sit between J and P.
E. None of the statements is correct.

5. Direction : Read the given information
Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
How many people are sitting to the left
of K?
A. 19 B. 8
C. 9 D. 15
E. 12
6. Direction: Read the given information
8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
Who sits 3rd to the right of H?
A. D B. E
C. J D. G
E. F
7. What is the position of I with respect to
E?
A. 2
nd
to the right
B. 3
rd
to the left
C. immediate right
D. immediate left
E. 2
nd
to the left
8. Direction: Read the given information

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8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
Which of the following statements is/are
true as per the given arrangement?
I. G is facing inside.
II. H is an immediate neighbour of J.
III. G is sitting to the immediate left of
K.
A. Only I follow.
B. Only II follow.
C. Only III follow.
D. Both I and II follow.
E. Both II and III follows.
9. Four of the following five are alike in a
certain way. Which of the following does
not belong to the group?
A. F B. J
C. G D. I
E. K
10. Direction: Read the given information
8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
How many people sit between K and J
when counted from the right of J?
A. Four B. Five
C. Six D. None
E. Two
11. Direction: Read the given information
C, D, H, N, P, S and U are seven
members of a family. D is the mother of
F, N is the son of F. H is the only sister
of N and U, S is the father of U. S is the
son of C.
If P is the father-in-law of F, then how
is C related to U?
A. Grandmother
B. Grandfather
C. Father
D. Mother
E. Can ’ t be determined
12. How is H related to F?
A. Son B. Daughter
C. Husband D. Wife
E. Father
13. Direction: Read the given information
C, D, H, N, P, S and U are seven
members of a family. D is the mother of
F, N is the son of F. H is the only sister
of N and U, S is the father of U. S is the
son of C.
How is N related to D?
A. Grandson B. Wife
C. Daughter D. Granddaughter
E. Son
14. In each question below three statement
followed by two conclusions numbered I
and II. You have to take the two given
statements to be true even if they seem
to be at variance with commonly known
facts and then decide which of the given
conclusions logically follows from the
given statements disregarding
commonly known facts.
Statement:
A = B > F; B > M > O; F > S; R < S

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Conclusion:
I. S < A
II. F < O
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusions I and II follow.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
15. Statement:
D = R > E = B; S = M = E > D; G > B
Conclusion:
I. D > G
II. B < R
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusion I and II follows.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
16. Statement:
E = S > F = C; T = N = F > E; H > C
Conclusion:
I. T < C
II. C = T
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusion I and II follows.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
17. In the question below three statements
are given followed by two conclusions
numbered I and II. You have to take the
two given statements to be true even if
they seem to be at variance with
commonly known facts and then decide
which of the given conclusions logically
follows from the given statements
disregarding commonly known facts.
Statement:
M = L = N = Q < P < V = S; Q > G
Conclusion:
I. G = S
II. M > G
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusion I and II follows.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
18. In the question below three statements
are given followed by two conclusions
numbered I and II. You have to take the
two given statements to be true even if
they seem to be at variance with
commonly known facts and then decide
which of the given conclusions logically
follows from the given statements
disregarding commonly known facts.
18. Statement:
Q > A = Z = X = C; Z = H
Conclusion:
I. Q > H
II. Z = C
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusions I and II follow.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
19. Direction: Read the given information
There are 9 boxes kept one above the
other. There are 5 boxes between box P
and box R. Box T is kept immediately
above R. 3 boxes are kept between box
T and box S. Number of boxes between
P and S is same as the number of boxes
between T and Q. Box U is kept below
box Q. Box W is kept somewhere below
X. There is only one box kept between U
and V. U is above V.
Which of the following statements is not
true?
I. There are two boxes between T and Q.
II. S is kept below W.
III. U is kept immediately above P.
A. Only I
B. Only II
C. Only III
D. Both II and III
E. All I, II and III
20. V is related P and Q is related to X in
certain manner. To which of the
following is U related in the same
manner?
A. W  B. R
C. S D. T
E. X
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Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
1. How many persons are sitting in the
row?
A. 27 B. 28
C. 19 D. 18
E. 26
2. What is the position of J with respect to
M?
A. 2
nd
to left B. 3
rd
to right
C. 2
nd
to right D. 3
rd
to left
E. Immediate left
3. Direction: Read the given information
Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
How many persons are sitting between
M and P?
A. 9 B. 12
C. 8 D. 7
E. 10
4. Which of the following statements is
true?
A. J sits to the right of K.
B. Seven people are sitting between N
and R.
C. Less than 10 people sit between P
and L.
D. 9 people sit between J and P.
E. None of the statements is correct.

5. Direction : Read the given information
Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
How many people are sitting to the left
of K?
A. 19 B. 8
C. 9 D. 15
E. 12
6. Direction: Read the given information
8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
Who sits 3rd to the right of H?
A. D B. E
C. J D. G
E. F
7. What is the position of I with respect to
E?
A. 2
nd
to the right
B. 3
rd
to the left
C. immediate right
D. immediate left
E. 2
nd
to the left
8. Direction: Read the given information

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8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
Which of the following statements is/are
true as per the given arrangement?
I. G is facing inside.
II. H is an immediate neighbour of J.
III. G is sitting to the immediate left of
K.
A. Only I follow.
B. Only II follow.
C. Only III follow.
D. Both I and II follow.
E. Both II and III follows.
9. Four of the following five are alike in a
certain way. Which of the following does
not belong to the group?
A. F B. J
C. G D. I
E. K
10. Direction: Read the given information
8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
How many people sit between K and J
when counted from the right of J?
A. Four B. Five
C. Six D. None
E. Two
11. Direction: Read the given information
C, D, H, N, P, S and U are seven
members of a family. D is the mother of
F, N is the son of F. H is the only sister
of N and U, S is the father of U. S is the
son of C.
If P is the father-in-law of F, then how
is C related to U?
A. Grandmother
B. Grandfather
C. Father
D. Mother
E. Can ’ t be determined
12. How is H related to F?
A. Son B. Daughter
C. Husband D. Wife
E. Father
13. Direction: Read the given information
C, D, H, N, P, S and U are seven
members of a family. D is the mother of
F, N is the son of F. H is the only sister
of N and U, S is the father of U. S is the
son of C.
How is N related to D?
A. Grandson B. Wife
C. Daughter D. Granddaughter
E. Son
14. In each question below three statement
followed by two conclusions numbered I
and II. You have to take the two given
statements to be true even if they seem
to be at variance with commonly known
facts and then decide which of the given
conclusions logically follows from the
given statements disregarding
commonly known facts.
Statement:
A = B > F; B > M > O; F > S; R < S

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Conclusion:
I. S < A
II. F < O
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusions I and II follow.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
15. Statement:
D = R > E = B; S = M = E > D; G > B
Conclusion:
I. D > G
II. B < R
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusion I and II follows.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
16. Statement:
E = S > F = C; T = N = F > E; H > C
Conclusion:
I. T < C
II. C = T
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusion I and II follows.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
17. In the question below three statements
are given followed by two conclusions
numbered I and II. You have to take the
two given statements to be true even if
they seem to be at variance with
commonly known facts and then decide
which of the given conclusions logically
follows from the given statements
disregarding commonly known facts.
Statement:
M = L = N = Q < P < V = S; Q > G
Conclusion:
I. G = S
II. M > G
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusion I and II follows.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
18. In the question below three statements
are given followed by two conclusions
numbered I and II. You have to take the
two given statements to be true even if
they seem to be at variance with
commonly known facts and then decide
which of the given conclusions logically
follows from the given statements
disregarding commonly known facts.
18. Statement:
Q > A = Z = X = C; Z = H
Conclusion:
I. Q > H
II. Z = C
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusions I and II follow.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
19. Direction: Read the given information
There are 9 boxes kept one above the
other. There are 5 boxes between box P
and box R. Box T is kept immediately
above R. 3 boxes are kept between box
T and box S. Number of boxes between
P and S is same as the number of boxes
between T and Q. Box U is kept below
box Q. Box W is kept somewhere below
X. There is only one box kept between U
and V. U is above V.
Which of the following statements is not
true?
I. There are two boxes between T and Q.
II. S is kept below W.
III. U is kept immediately above P.
A. Only I
B. Only II
C. Only III
D. Both II and III
E. All I, II and III
20. V is related P and Q is related to X in
certain manner. To which of the
following is U related in the same
manner?
A. W  B. R
C. S D. T
E. X

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21. How many boxes are kept between X
and P?
A. Five  B. Two
C. Three  D. Four
E. None
22. Which of the following pair of box is kept
immediately above and below box Q
respectively?
A. XS  B. SX
C. RW D. WR
E. None of these
23. What is the position of box W in the
given arrangement?
A. Between P and V
B. Fourth from the top.
C. Sixth form the bottom.
D. Fourth from the bottom.
E. Between R and Q.
24. If it is possible to make a meaningful
word from the first, fourth, sixth and the
ninth letters of the word
UNDERNEATH, then what will be the
first letter of that word? Mark X if no
such word can be formed, mark M if
more than one such word can be
formed.
A. T B. U
C. M D. X
E. N
25. How many such pairs of letters are there
in the word TRANSPORT which has as
many letters between them in the word
as in the English alphabetical series in
both forward and backward direction?
A. Four B. One
C. Three D. Two
E. More than four
26. Direction: Read the given information
8 persons- P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W were
born in different years viz. 1945, 1956,
1961, 1973, 1978, 1989, 1996 and 2007
but not necessarily in the same order. It
is assumed that all of them were born on
the same date of different years. All the
age calculations are done assuming the
present year as 2018.
S was born in an odd number year. The
difference between the present age of S
and V is 5. Only 3 people were born
between V and T. The present age of W
is twice the present age of Q. The
number of people born between T and Q
is the same as the number of people
born between T and P. R was born in one
of the years before P.
26. What will be the age of S after 4 years?
A. 50 years B. 61 years
C. 78 years D. 16 years
E. 34 years
27. Who was born before W but after U?
A. R B. V
C. S D. P
E. T
28. What is the difference between the ages
of S and R?
A. 16 years B. 11 years
C. 17 years D. 5 years
E. 12 years
29. Direction: Read the given information
8 persons- P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W were
born in different years viz. 1945, 1956,
1961, 1973, 1978, 1989, 1996 and 2007
but not necessarily in the same order. It
is assumed that all of them were born on
the same date of different years. All the
age calculations are done assuming the
present year as 2018.
S was born in an odd number year. The
difference between the present age of S
and V is 5. Only 3 people were born
between V and T. The present age of W
is twice the present age of Q. The
number of people born between T and Q
is the same as the number of people
born between T and P. R was born in one
of the years before P.
29. What is the age of U?
A. 57 Years B. 22 Years
C. 40 Years D. 45 Years
E. 73 Years
30. Direction: Read the given information
8 persons- P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W were
born in different years viz. 1945, 1956,
1961, 1973, 1978, 1989, 1996 and 2007
but not necessarily in the same order. It
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Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
1. How many persons are sitting in the
row?
A. 27 B. 28
C. 19 D. 18
E. 26
2. What is the position of J with respect to
M?
A. 2
nd
to left B. 3
rd
to right
C. 2
nd
to right D. 3
rd
to left
E. Immediate left
3. Direction: Read the given information
Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
How many persons are sitting between
M and P?
A. 9 B. 12
C. 8 D. 7
E. 10
4. Which of the following statements is
true?
A. J sits to the right of K.
B. Seven people are sitting between N
and R.
C. Less than 10 people sit between P
and L.
D. 9 people sit between J and P.
E. None of the statements is correct.

5. Direction : Read the given information
Few people are sitting in a row facing
North. 3 persons are sitting between M
and N. K is third to the right of N. K is
second to the left of P. Number of people
between M and P is same as the number
of people between M and L. Only three
people sit to the left of L. Six persons sit
between L and J. Two people sit between
P and R. R is sitting at the second
position from one of the ends.
How many people are sitting to the left
of K?
A. 19 B. 8
C. 9 D. 15
E. 12
6. Direction: Read the given information
8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
Who sits 3rd to the right of H?
A. D B. E
C. J D. G
E. F
7. What is the position of I with respect to
E?
A. 2
nd
to the right
B. 3
rd
to the left
C. immediate right
D. immediate left
E. 2
nd
to the left
8. Direction: Read the given information

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8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
Which of the following statements is/are
true as per the given arrangement?
I. G is facing inside.
II. H is an immediate neighbour of J.
III. G is sitting to the immediate left of
K.
A. Only I follow.
B. Only II follow.
C. Only III follow.
D. Both I and II follow.
E. Both II and III follows.
9. Four of the following five are alike in a
certain way. Which of the following does
not belong to the group?
A. F B. J
C. G D. I
E. K
10. Direction: Read the given information
8 people D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are
sitting around a square table in such a
way that four of them sit at the corners
while four of them sit in the middle of
each of the four sides. The ones sitting
in the middle of the sides are facing the
centre and the ones sitting at the
corners are facing outside.
F sits second to the right of G and only
3 people sit between F and J. Only 1
person sits between J and I (either from
left or right). D sits second to the left of
K and is neither an immediate neighbour
of I nor of J. Only 3 people sit between
D and E. E does not sit at any of the
corners of the table.
How many people sit between K and J
when counted from the right of J?
A. Four B. Five
C. Six D. None
E. Two
11. Direction: Read the given information
C, D, H, N, P, S and U are seven
members of a family. D is the mother of
F, N is the son of F. H is the only sister
of N and U, S is the father of U. S is the
son of C.
If P is the father-in-law of F, then how
is C related to U?
A. Grandmother
B. Grandfather
C. Father
D. Mother
E. Can ’ t be determined
12. How is H related to F?
A. Son B. Daughter
C. Husband D. Wife
E. Father
13. Direction: Read the given information
C, D, H, N, P, S and U are seven
members of a family. D is the mother of
F, N is the son of F. H is the only sister
of N and U, S is the father of U. S is the
son of C.
How is N related to D?
A. Grandson B. Wife
C. Daughter D. Granddaughter
E. Son
14. In each question below three statement
followed by two conclusions numbered I
and II. You have to take the two given
statements to be true even if they seem
to be at variance with commonly known
facts and then decide which of the given
conclusions logically follows from the
given statements disregarding
commonly known facts.
Statement:
A = B > F; B > M > O; F > S; R < S

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Conclusion:
I. S < A
II. F < O
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusions I and II follow.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
15. Statement:
D = R > E = B; S = M = E > D; G > B
Conclusion:
I. D > G
II. B < R
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusion I and II follows.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
16. Statement:
E = S > F = C; T = N = F > E; H > C
Conclusion:
I. T < C
II. C = T
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusion I and II follows.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
17. In the question below three statements
are given followed by two conclusions
numbered I and II. You have to take the
two given statements to be true even if
they seem to be at variance with
commonly known facts and then decide
which of the given conclusions logically
follows from the given statements
disregarding commonly known facts.
Statement:
M = L = N = Q < P < V = S; Q > G
Conclusion:
I. G = S
II. M > G
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusion I and II follows.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
18. In the question below three statements
are given followed by two conclusions
numbered I and II. You have to take the
two given statements to be true even if
they seem to be at variance with
commonly known facts and then decide
which of the given conclusions logically
follows from the given statements
disregarding commonly known facts.
18. Statement:
Q > A = Z = X = C; Z = H
Conclusion:
I. Q > H
II. Z = C
A. Only conclusion I follows.
B. Only conclusion II follows.
C. Either conclusion I or II follows.
D. Both conclusions I and II follow.
E. Neither conclusion I nor II follows.
19. Direction: Read the given information
There are 9 boxes kept one above the
other. There are 5 boxes between box P
and box R. Box T is kept immediately
above R. 3 boxes are kept between box
T and box S. Number of boxes between
P and S is same as the number of boxes
between T and Q. Box U is kept below
box Q. Box W is kept somewhere below
X. There is only one box kept between U
and V. U is above V.
Which of the following statements is not
true?
I. There are two boxes between T and Q.
II. S is kept below W.
III. U is kept immediately above P.
A. Only I
B. Only II
C. Only III
D. Both II and III
E. All I, II and III
20. V is related P and Q is related to X in
certain manner. To which of the
following is U related in the same
manner?
A. W  B. R
C. S D. T
E. X

4 ( )

21. How many boxes are kept between X
and P?
A. Five  B. Two
C. Three  D. Four
E. None
22. Which of the following pair of box is kept
immediately above and below box Q
respectively?
A. XS  B. SX
C. RW D. WR
E. None of these
23. What is the position of box W in the
given arrangement?
A. Between P and V
B. Fourth from the top.
C. Sixth form the bottom.
D. Fourth from the bottom.
E. Between R and Q.
24. If it is possible to make a meaningful
word from the first, fourth, sixth and the
ninth letters of the word
UNDERNEATH, then what will be the
first letter of that word? Mark X if no
such word can be formed, mark M if
more than one such word can be
formed.
A. T B. U
C. M D. X
E. N
25. How many such pairs of letters are there
in the word TRANSPORT which has as
many letters between them in the word
as in the English alphabetical series in
both forward and backward direction?
A. Four B. One
C. Three D. Two
E. More than four
26. Direction: Read the given information
8 persons- P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W were
born in different years viz. 1945, 1956,
1961, 1973, 1978, 1989, 1996 and 2007
but not necessarily in the same order. It
is assumed that all of them were born on
the same date of different years. All the
age calculations are done assuming the
present year as 2018.
S was born in an odd number year. The
difference between the present age of S
and V is 5. Only 3 people were born
between V and T. The present age of W
is twice the present age of Q. The
number of people born between T and Q
is the same as the number of people
born between T and P. R was born in one
of the years before P.
26. What will be the age of S after 4 years?
A. 50 years B. 61 years
C. 78 years D. 16 years
E. 34 years
27. Who was born before W but after U?
A. R B. V
C. S D. P
E. T
28. What is the difference between the ages
of S and R?
A. 16 years B. 11 years
C. 17 years D. 5 years
E. 12 years
29. Direction: Read the given information
8 persons- P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W were
born in different years viz. 1945, 1956,
1961, 1973, 1978, 1989, 1996 and 2007
but not necessarily in the same order. It
is assumed that all of them were born on
the same date of different years. All the
age calculations are done assuming the
present year as 2018.
S was born in an odd number year. The
difference between the present age of S
and V is 5. Only 3 people were born
between V and T. The present age of W
is twice the present age of Q. The
number of people born between T and Q
is the same as the number of people
born between T and P. R was born in one
of the years before P.
29. What is the age of U?
A. 57 Years B. 22 Years
C. 40 Years D. 45 Years
E. 73 Years
30. Direction: Read the given information
8 persons- P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W were
born in different years viz. 1945, 1956,
1961, 1973, 1978, 1989, 1996 and 2007
but not necessarily in the same order. It

5 ( )

is assumed that all of them were born on
the same date of different years. All the
age calculations are done assuming the
present year as 2018.
S was born in an odd number year. The
difference between the present age of S
and V is 5. Only 3 people were born
between V and T. The present age of W
is twice the present age of Q. The
number of people born between T and Q
is the same as the number of people
born between T and P. R was born in one
of the years before P.
30. In which year was R born?
A. 1961 B. 1973
C. 1978 D. 1996
E. 1945
31. Direction: The question below consists
of a question and two statements
numbered I and II given. You have to
decide whether the data provided in
which of the statements are sufficient to
answer from the options based on this.
Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting
in a circle. Some of them are facing the
centre and some of them are facing
away from the centre. How many of
them are facing the centre?
I. F is 2
nd
to the left of D. C is 2
nd
to the
left of F. C is to the immediate left of B.
E is 2
nd
to the left of B and B is facing
away from the centre.
II. B is 2
nd
to the right of A. E is 2
nd
to
the left of B. C’ s neighbors are facing
opposite directions to each other. B is
not a neighbor of F and F is 2
nd
to the
right of C.
A. The data in statement I alone are
sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in statement II alone are not
B. The data in statement II alone are
sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in statement I alone are not
C. The data either in statement I alone
or in statement II alone are sufficient to
D. The data in both the statements I
and II together are not sufficient to
E. The data in both the statements I
and II together are necessary to
32. Direction: The question consists of a
question and two statements numbered
I and II given below it. You have to
decide whether the data provided in
which of the statements are sufficient to
answer from the options based on this.
Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F were born
in a different month starting from March
to August of the same year, not
necessarily in the same order. How
many persons were born between D and
C?
I. A was born in a month which has 30
days. Two persons were born between A
and D. One person was born between D
and E.
II. One person was born between E and
C. The number of people born before C
is the same as after F.
A. The data in statement I alone are
sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in statement II alone are not
B. The data in statement II alone are
sufficient to answer the question, while
the data in statement I alone are not
C. The data either in statement I alone
or in statement II alone are sufficient to
D. The data in both the statements I
and II together are not sufficient to
E. The data in both the statements I
and II together are necessary to
33. Direction: A question and two
statements numbered I and II are given
below. You have to decide whether the
data provided in the statements are
sufficient to answer the question or not.
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