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Reasoning Puzzles for IBPS PO/RRB Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

Ten members of a family are sitting in a restaurant in two parallel rows of chairs containing five people each, in such a way that there is equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, M, N, O, P and Q are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2, A, B, C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing north. Each of them likes different flavours of ice cream, viz Butterscotch, Vanilla, Strawberry, Black Cherry, Chocobar, Mango Bar, Butter Cluster, Tutti Frutti, Orange Sorbet and Kurly Wurly but not necessarily in the same order. In the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. D sits third to the left of the person who likes Orange Sorbet. M, who likes Black Cherry faces the immediate neighbour of D. O, who likes Strawberry, sits second to the right of M. Only one person sits between N and P, who like Vanilla and Mango Bar respectively. B and E are immediate neighbours of each other. E who does not face M and N, likes Butterscotch. B does not like Orange Sorbet. A sits second to the right of the person who likes Choco Bar. C likes neither Black Cherry nor Butter Cluster. The one who likes Vanilla faces the one who likes Kurly Wurly. Q does not like Black Cherry.

1.Who likes Black Cherry? 1) Q 2) D 3) C 4) M 5) None of these

2.Who sits third to the left of N? 1) P 2) Q 3) M 4) O 5) None of these

3.Which of the following information is true in respect of the given information? 1) D likes Tutti Frutti. 2) P likes Mango Bar and sits on the immediate left of N. 3) A likes Black Cherry. 4) E is the immediate neighbour of B and D. 5) None of these

4.Who faces the one who likes Butter Cluster? 1) E 2) A 3) B 4) D 5) None of these

5.Which of the following combinations is false in respect of the given information? 1) D – Kurly Wurly 2) M – Black Cherry 3) Q – Orange Sorbet 4) Data inadequate 5) None of these

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are captains of eight different football teams, England, Brazil, Spain, Holland, Hungary, Germany, Chile and Real Madrid but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are seated around a circular table and are facing the centre. M sits third to the left of the captain of Germany. The captain of Chile, who is not Q, is an immediate neighbour of T. S and T are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between T and the captain of Real Madrid. P is neither the captain nor the immediate neighbour of the Brazilian team. Only two people sit between Q and S. Neither Q nor S is an immediate neighbour of M. Neither Q nor S is the captain of Germany. The captain of Spain sits second to the right of P. P is not an immediate neighbour of M. P is not the captain of Germany and M is not the captain of Spain. The captain of England sits third to the left of R. The captains of England and Germany are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between P and the captain of the Holland team. N is not the captain of Chile.

6. Who is the captain of the Chile team? 1) O 2) T 3) M 4) N 5) None of these

7. P is related to which of the following teams? 1) Hungary 2) England 3) Spain 4) Holland 5) None of these

8. Which of the following combinations is definitely true? 1) T – Hungary 2) Q – Real Madrid 3) N – Brazil 4) R – Holland 5) None of these

9. Which of the following combinations is false in respect of the given information? 1) N – Brazil 2) Q – Hungary 3) O – Chile 4) Data inadequate 5) None of these

10.If R is related to Brazil, N is related to Chile, in the same way T is related to which of the following? 1) Real Madrid 2) Hungary 3) Spain 4) Chile 5) England

Answers: 1)4 2) 2 3)5 4)2 5) 3 6)1 7)5 8)3 9)5 10)1

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