# Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements for IBPS PO Prelims Set 55 (SBI PO Pattern)

SBI PO 2017 Pattern Puzzles for IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Exam.

Directions (1 – 5): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

There are eight persons A, B, C, D, P, Q, R and S. They are sitting in a straight line facing North. They all have different age – 14, 22, 24, 31, 36, 43, 46 and 53.

The one who is 36 years old is sitting second to left of D. There are 2 people between A and D. The one who is 53 years old is sitting to immediate left of A. Those sitting at extreme ends have age difference of 22 years. One person is sitting between the ones who are 36 and 46 years old. S is sitting at one of the extreme ends of line. S is not 46 years old. R is sitting second to the left of S. C is sitting second to the left of B. The one who is 14 years old is sitting second to left of R. A is younger than P by 19 years.

1. Who is 46 years old?
A) D
B) C
C) B
D) P
E) R
Option A
Arrangement:
Note that that there are 3 pairs in which difference is 22 years. These are 53-31, 46-24, 36-14. Both of these have to be at extreme end.
46 and 36 ages are getting arranged in between in possibility arrangements. So pair 53-31 will be placed at extreme ends.
C(53)…….A(24)……..B(36)……..Q(14)………D(46)……….R(22)……..P(43)……..S(31)
2. How many people are sitting between B and one aged 22 years?
A) Three
B) Four
C) One
D) Two
E) Five
Option D
3. Who is sitting third to right of A?
A) The one aged 14 years old
B) C
C) The one aged 46 years old
D) R
E) None of these
Option C
4. Q is younger than R by how many years?
A) 10 years
B) 8 years
C) 21 years
D) 22 years
E) 29 years
Option B
5. What is the age of C?
A) 36 years
B) 53 years
C) 22 years
D) 43 years
E) 14 years
Option B

Directions (6 – 10): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

There are eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H. They are sitting in a straight line facing North. They all have different age – 13, 24, 32, 35, 41, 54, 58 and 65.

Two people are sitting between E and C. The one who is 54 years old is sitting second to right of E. B is sitting third to left of one aged 54 years. B is sitting to the immediate right of the one aged 41 years. D is sitting second to the right of one aged 35 years. Neither of them is sitting at an extreme end of line. H is sitting second to left of the one aged 35 years. There is one person sitting between G and one aged 13 years. G is sitting at one of the extreme ends of line. B’s age is not 13 years. 2 people are sitting between A and F. A is sitting second to right of the one who is oldest among all. G is older than A by 8 years.

1. Who is 35 years old?
A) A
B) E
C) B
D) H
E) D
Option B
Arrangement:

In the possibility arrangements, note that G is at extreme end and D is not at extreme end.
H(41)………….B(65)…………E(35)………A(24)……..D(54)………C(13)……….F(58)………G(32)
2. How many people are sitting between A and D?
A) One
B) Four
C) None
D) Two
E) Three
Option C
3. What is the age of C?
A) 65 years
B) 32 years
C) 58 years
D) 13 years
E) None of these
Option D
4. Which of the following statements is true with respect to the given arrangement?
A) Difference between the ages of G and E is 4 years
B) B’s age is 41 years
C) D is sitting second to right of one aged 35 years
D) C is sitting second to left of E
E) None is true
Option C
5. Who is sitting second to left of A?
A) D
B) B
C) C
D) H
E) F
Option B

## 27 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements for IBPS PO Prelims Set 55 (SBI PO Pattern)”

1. ครђ

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2. Ambiiii

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7. deteminedd

mam yesterday website was not updating 🙁

1. what error was it showing ?

1. deteminedd

the website is opening but its not showing updated quizzes when i opened yesterday night there were only two quizzes but when i opened in morning all quizzes are shown

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They were visible to others.

1. deteminedd

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