Institute of Banking Personnel Selection : Article

  • 2016-10-18

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

There are eight persons in a family P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Among them there are three Doctors, two Engineers, two Authors and one Painter. Each person has only one occupation. There are three married couples in the family and no unmarried female. Three generations are there in the family.
S has two children. V and W are children of T and R respectively. U is wife of S and mother of Q and P. R is a female but not wife of P.
V, a grandson of S, sits exactly between R and P and only T sits exactly between Q and U. Only one person sits between R and Q but he is not W. Q is not the immediate neighbour of V, who is not opposite S. Q does not sit opposite a
female. One of the sons of S is on the immediate left of S. The person who is on the immediate left of V and the person who is on the immediate right of Q are not Doctors. The immediate neighbours of T are neither an Engineer nor a Doctor. W is a Painter.

1. Who among the following are immediate neighbours of W?
(a) P and V                  (b) P and U
(c) R and Q                 (d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above

2. Which of the following statements is/are true?
(a) V is grandson of U
(b) P is aunt of W
(c) V is on the immediate left of her mother
(d) Sister-in-law of Q is an author
(e) None of the above

3. Which of the following two females sit adjacent to each other in the arrangement?
(a) U, T                       (b) R, U
(c) P, W                      (d) R, T
(e) None of the above

4. Which of the following is a group of Doctors?
(a) T, V, P                   (b) Q, V, R
(c) U, T, P                   (d) P, Q, U
(e) None of the above

5. Who among the following sits exactly between S and T?
(a) Author                               (b) Painter
(c) Engineer                            (d) Doctor
(e) Either Author or Engineer


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