Institute of Banking Personnel Selection : Article

  • 2016-10-23

Directions (1-6): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below

                    Ten persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J are sitting in two rows with five persons in each row. The persons in row one are facing south and the persons in row two are facing north. Each person in row one faces a person from the other row

All of them like a different soft drink, viz Sprite, Slice, Pepsi, Maaza, Fanta, Limca, 7up, Nimbooz, Mirinda and Cola, but not necessarily in the same order

The persons who like Fanta and Mirinda sit opposite each other. F sits opposite A, who likes Sprite. The one who likes Slice sits opposite the one who likes 7up. J is not facing north but sits third to the left of G, who likes Slice. There is only one person between B and C. E sits at one of the ends of the row and likes Mirinda. The one who likes 7up is on the immediate right of D, who does not like Cola. The persons who like Pepsi and Maaza respectively are not facing north. C likes Limca. The one who likes Maaza sits opposite the one who is second to the right of B. I does not like Cola. E sits opposite the one who sits second to the left of the one who likes Pepsi.

1. Who among the following likes Cola? 

(a) H    (b) J     (c) F    (d) I

(e) None of the above 


2. Who among the following sit at the extreme ends of the row and are facing south? 

(a) D, E           (b) I, C             (c) J, E

(d) H, J            (e) None of the above 


3. How many persons sit between D and E?

(a) One            (b) Two           (c) Three 

(d) Can’t be determined        

(e) None of the above 

4. B likes which of the following soft drinks?

(a) Fanta                     (b) 7up

(c) Cola                       (d) Maaza

(e) None of the above 


5. Which of the following statements is/are true?

(a) H like Cola and sits at one of the ends of the row

(b) F is the immediate neighbour of G and the person who likes Fanta 

(c) The one who likes Limca sits on the immediate left of the one who likes Mirinda

(d) Only (a) and (c) are true 

(e) None of the above 


6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

(a) H, G                       (b) E, C

(c) D, B                       (d) J, I

(e) I, C 


1-a       2-d       3-c       4-b       5-d       6-e