Reasoning Puzzle Quiz for IBPS PO and Clerk 2016

Directions(1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
(i) Pankhuri, Qadym, Rishi, Srishti and Tia finished a work, working from Monday to Saturday, one of the days being a holiday, each of them working overtime only on one of the days.
(ii) Rishi or Tia did not work overtime on the first day.
(iii) Qadym worked overtime the next day after the holiday.
(iv) The overtime work done on the previous day of the holiday was by Rishi.
(v) There was a two days’ gap between the days on which Pankhuri and Qadym worked over time.
(vi) Pankhuri worked overtime the next day of the overtime day of Srishti.

1. Which of the following is the correct statement?
(A) Pankhuri worked overtime last among them
(B) Pankhuri worked overtime earlier than Srishti.
(C) The holiday was on Friday.
(D) Srishti worked overtime earlier than Qadym.
(E) None of these

2. On which day did Rishi work overtime?
(A) Monday
(B) Tuesday
(C) Thursday
(D) Friday
(E) None of these

3. How many days’ gap was there between the days on which Pankhuri and Tia worked overtime?
(A) Three
(B) Two
(C) One
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) None of these

4. When did Tia work overtime?
(A) On the day previous to that on which Srishti worked overtime
(B) On the next day of the day on which Qadym worked overtime
(C) Two days after the day on which Srishti worked overtime
(D) Cannot be determined
(E) None of these

5. On which of the following days was a holiday?
(A) Monday
(B) Tuesday
(C) Sunday
(D) Thursday
(E) Wednesday

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A, B, C, X, Y and Z are seated to a straight line facing North. C is second to the right of X and X is second to the right of A. B is to the left of A and is second to the left of Z.

6. How many persons are seated between X and Z?
(A) 2
(B) 1
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) None of these

7. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating position in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?
(A) AZ
(B) ZX
(C) YC
(D) YX
(E) BA

8. What is A's position with respect to C?
(A) Third to left
(B) Immediate Next
(C) Second to left
(D) Fifth to left
(E) None of these

9. Which of the following represents persons seated at the two extremes?
(A) BA
(B) YC
(C) CA
(D) CB
(E) None of these

10. If C: X and X: A, then Y:?
(A) X
(B) Z
(C) A
(D) C
(E) B