# Puzzle and Seating Arrangement for IBPS PO Part 7

Direction (1 – 5) Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
There are nine friends namely A, B, C, D, E, L, M, N and O sitting around a circular table out of which some are females and some are males. Some are facing towards the centre and some are facing away from the centre. C faces to the centre. E’s neighbours face in same direction as that of C’s sister
who is sitting to the immediate right of C. The female sitting between B and D is not E. E sits fourth to the right of L. L’s spouse is N. O sits second to the left of both M and C and they face in opposite directions. M is a male sitting with two females and one of the female has husband facing towards the centre, who is sitting third to the left of B. The person sitting second to the left of N is the wife of N and they face in same direction. C is spouse of A who has M and B as immediate neighbours. O’s spouse sits second to the right of O. D sits second to the left of B. The person 4th to the left of N sits and faces in a direction opposite to that of N but same as D.

1. Who sits third to the right of D?
A. A
B. L
C. M
D. O
E. None of these

2. How many friends face away from the centre?
A. 3
B. 4
C. 5
D. 6
E. Cannot be determined

3. How many pair of males is sitting together?
A. 2
B. 3
C. 1
D. 4
E. Cannot be determined

4. Who among the following is/are female(s)?
A. C
B. O
C. E
D. B
E. Both O and E

5. Who is the immediate neighbour of O?
A. E
B. M
C. C
D. L
E. None of these

#### Solution:

Direction (6 – 10) Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
P, Q, R, S, T and U are six children of Mrs Deepa. Each of the children was born on different days of the week except Sunday. Mrs. Deepa gave birth to a child every alternate year but not necessarily in the same order as the names of the children are given. Each child teaches a different subject. The subjects are Reasoning, Computer, Science, English, Mathematics and Banking but not necessarily in the same order. S was born on Tuesday but not before 2010 and he teaches Reasoning whereas R teaches Mathematics. The child who was born on Wednesday teaches Computer. The fourth eldest child teaches English while Q teaches Banking. P, who was born in 2005, teaches Science. Mathematics is studied by the third eldest child who was born on Friday. Q was born on Thursday and U was on Saturday. P is the eldest child while T is the youngest.

6. In which year was P born?
A. 2013
B. 2009
C. 2011
D. 2007
E. 2005

7. On which day was S born?
A. Monday
B. Wednesday
C. Tuesday
D. Thursday
E. Friday

8. In which year was T born?
A. 2005
B. 2007
C. 2009
D. 20I1
E. 2015

9. If T was the only daughter of Mrs Deepa then after the birth of how many sons did Mrs Deepa gave birth to a daughter?
A. One
B. Two
C. Four
D. Three
E. None of these

10. What is R’s rank (in terms of ascending order of age) among the children?
A. Second
B. Fourth
C. Fifth
D. Third
E. None of these

#### Solution:

Person
Year
Day
Subject
P
2005
Monday
Science
Q
2007
Thursday
Banking
R
2009
Friday
Mathematics
U
2011
Saturday
English
S
2013
Tuesday
Reasoning
T
2015
Wednesday
Computer

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