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There are seven friends whose name are Jugal, Ram, Raj, Kris, Sila, Jon and Jenny. They live in different cities in India and all work in a leading public sector bank. They live in Mumbai, Bhubaneswar, Jaipur, Kanpur, Shimla, Agartala and Kolkata not necessarily in the same order. They like different colours and the colours are blue, red, green, yellow, pink, black and brown.

  • Kris stays in Bhubaneswar and likes yellow colour.
  • The one who stays Kanpur likes pink colour.
  • The one who stays in Shimla likes black colour.
  • Sila does not like black or pink.
  • Jon does not like green or red.
  • Jenny likes green colour.
  • Jugal likes to stay in Mumbai.
  • Ram likes blue colour.
  • Sila likes brown colour.
  • Raj does not like black colour.
  • Ram does not stay in Agartala or Kolkata.
  • Sila does not stay in Agartala.

Q 1 - Which colour does Raj like?

A - Black

B - Blue

C - Brown

D - Pink

Answer : D

Explanation

If we look at the question and analyse the data, then we can find that −

Name City Colour
Ram Jaipur Blue
Raj Kanpur Pink
Kris Bhubaneshwar Yellow
Sila Kolkata Brown
Jon Shimla Black
Jenny Agartala Green
Jugal Mumbai Red

So, Raj like pink colour, hence, option D is correct.

Alphonso family lives in New York and runs a family business. There are ten persons in Alphonso family and among them four are ladies and six are gents. The name of family members are: Jenny, Jack, Hugh, George, Sam, Susan, Anita, Jon, Mark and Liv. The family ranges from grandparents to grandchildren means there are three generations of people living in the family.

Mark Alphonso is the head of the family and is grandpa of Sam. Anita is paternal-aunt of Sam. George and Jenny are brothers and sisters of Sam. Jon is son of Susan and Jack is Jon’s sibling. Hugh is married to Anita and Jenny is daughter of Hugh.

Q 2 - How is Sam related to Jack?

A - Son

B - Nephew

C - Niece

D - Brother

Answer : B

Explanation

After analysing the data, we can get the family tree as follows −

Family Tree

In the tree, we can get that Mark and Susan are head of the family and are husband and wife. They have three children and they are Jon, Jack and Anita. Jon is married to Liv and Anita married to Hugh. Sam and George are sons of Jon and Jenny is the daughter of Anita.

Sam is son of Jon and Jon is brother of Jack, hence, Sam is nephew of Jack. So option B is correct.

There are eight friends in a school named Adarsha Bidya Mandira and their names are O, P, S, T, R, Q, N and M. M, N, O and P sit in row I and face south. Similarly Q, R, S and T sit on row II and face north. So all the students face each other in the arrangement. M sits at one of the end. O is second to the left of M. Q faces O. R is not at one end. M does not face T. R does not face N.

Q 3 - Who among the following sits at the extreme ends?

A - P, Q

B - O, N

C - M, T

D - N, R

Answer : C

Explanation

The arrangement is as follows −

Row I M P O N

Row II S R Q T

option C is correct because M is at the extreme ends in row I and T is at the extreme ends in row II.

There are five friends out of whom two are females. They are Sita, Roshan, Manish, Reema, and Govind. They like to study different language news papers as Bengali, Marathi, English, Hindi and Urdu. Also they like to eat various fruits such as mango, grapes, apple, pine-apple and banana. All like to wear different colour shirts of red, blue, green, black and orange colour. Consider following statement and answer the question.

  • Manish neither likes red colour nor blue and reads Marathi newspaper.

  • Govind likes green colour and his favourite fruit is pine-apple.

  • Reema does not like red colour and nether reads Bengali nor Urdu newspaper.

  • Sita likes black colour and mango fruit but do not like to study Urdu paper.

  • Roshan likes to eat grapes and neither likes blue colour nor Bengali news paper.

  • English paper is read by the person who likes green colour and no female likes to eat banana.

Q 4 - Who like to eat banana?

A - Sita

B - Govind

C - Manish

D - Roshan

Answer : C

Explanation

According the given statements various favourite things of all persons can be tabulated as follows.

Name Colour Newspaper Fruits
Manish Orange Marathi Banana
Govind Green English Pineapple
Reema Blue Hindi Apple
Sita Black Bengali Mango
Roshan Red Urdu Grapes

It is clear that Manish likes to eat banana.

Mohapatra family lives in Jagatsinghpur and runs a family business. There are ten persons in Mohapatra family and among them four are ladies and six are gents. The name of family members are: Lalita, Soumya, Rakesh, Sukant, Satyadeep, Rachita, Amrita, Abhinash, Suresh and Sanju. The family ranges from grandparents to grandchildren means there are three generations of people living in the family.

Suresh Mohapatra is the head of the family and is grandpa of Satyadeep. Amrita is paternal-aunt of Satyadeep. Sukant and Lalita are brothers and sisters of Satyadeep. Abhinash is son of Rachita and Soumya is Abhinash’s sibling. Rakesh is married to Amrita and Lalita is daughter of Rakesh.

Q 5 - How is Rachita related to Lalita?

A - Mother

B - Sister

C - Father

D - Grandmother

Answer : D

Explanation

After analysing the data we can get the family tree as like −

Family Tree Data

In the tree, we can get that Suresh and Rachita are head of the family and are husband and wife. They have three children and they are Abhinash, Soumya and Amrita. Abhinash married to Sanju and Amrita married to Rakesh. Satyadeep and Sukant are sons of Abhinash and Lalita is the daughter of Amrita.

So, Rachita is grandmother of Lalita, hence, option D is correct.

Mohapatra family lives in Jagatsinghpur and runs a family business. There are ten persons in Mohapatra family and among them four are ladies and six are gents. The name of family members are: Lalita, Soumya, Rakesh, Sukant, Satyadeep, Rachita, Amrita, Abhinash, Suresh and Sanju. The family ranges from grandparents to grandchildren means there are three generations of people living in the family.

Suresh Mohapatra is the head of the family and is grandpa of Satyadeep. Amrita is paternal-aunt of Satyadeep. Sukant and Lalita are brothers and sisters of Satyadeep. Abhinash is son of Rachita and Soumya is Abhinash’s sibling. Rakesh is married to Amrita and Lalita is daughter of Rakesh.

Q 6 - How is Sanju related to Soumya?

A - Sister

B - Mother

C - Mother-in-law

D - Sister-in-law

Answer : D

Explanation

After analysing the data we can get the family tree as like −

Family Tree Data

In the tree, we can get that Suresh and Rachita are head of the family and are husband and wife. They have three children and they are Abhinash, Soumya and Amrita. Abhinash married to Sanju and Amrita married to Rakesh. Satyadeep and Sukant are sons of Abhinash and Lalita is the daughter of Amrita.

Sanju is wife of Abhinash hence sister-in-law of Soumya.

Six friends are sitting in a row and all of them are facing north. Name of all the friends are Gyan, Mayank, Chinmayee, Suvarna, Piyush and Rohan not necessarily in the same order they are sitting. Mayank is at one of the extreme end. There are two persons sitting between Gyan and Rohan. Between Piyush and Chinmayee, there is only one person. Suvarna is second to the left of Gyan. Gyan is right of Chinmayee.

Q 7 - Who sits third to the right of Suvarna?

A - Who sits third to the right of Suvarna?

B - Rohan

C - Rohan

D - Gyan

Answer : C

Explanation

After analysing the given data, we can conclude that the sitting arrangement is like this −

RohanSuvarna Chinmayee Gyan Piyush Mayank

Piyush sits third to the right of Suvarna.

Read the information given below and answer the questions that follow −

There are six friends in a college and all of them decided to pursue different types of sports after completion of college life. Their names are Aakash, Pabitra, Radha, Rudra, Avinav, and Ritiesh. They are interested to become cricketer, golfer, runner, footballer, hockey player and swimmer but not respectively in the same order. Aakash will like to be a cricketer, Ritiesh hockey player, Radha will neither become golfer nor runner, Rudra is neither footballer nor swimmer. Avinav will be a runner, and Pabitra will be a swimmer

From the given information try to answer the following question.

Q 8 - Who among the following has runner profession?

A - Aakash

B - Pabitra

C - Rudra

D - Avinav

Answer : D

Explanation

If we look at the following table, we can answer the question −

Cricketer Golfer Runner Footballer Hockey Player Swimmer
Akash
Pabitra
Radha
Rudra
Avinav
Ritiesh

Avinav is the runner.

Study the following information carefully to answer the given question.

Five friends A, B, C, D, and E have their favourite subjects- Hindi, Maths, Sanskrit, Science and Computer Science, but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them studies in a different standard- V, VI, VII, VIII and IX but not necessarily in the same order.

C’s favourite subject is Hindi and he studies neither in Std VI nor in Std IX. B likes Sanskrit and studies in std VII. The one who likes Science studies in Std VI.D likes Computer Science and studies in Std VIII.E do not like Science.

Q 9 - Which of the following combinations is correct?

A - B-VI-Sanskrit

B - E-VI-Science

C - D-VIII-computer science

D - Can’t be determined

Answer : C

Explanation

A Science VI

B Sanskrit VII

C Hindi V

D Computer Science VIII

E Math IX

After looking the arrangement we can conclude that option C is correct.

Madhav, Nita, Gita, Rohit, Navjot and Rabi are six members of a family. The total number of female members in the family is three.

  • There are two married couples among them.
  • Navjot is the father of Rohit.
  • Madhav is the grandson of Nita.
  • Gita is the mother of Madhav and Rabi.

Based on the given information, answer the following question −

Q 10 - How is Nita related to Madhav?

A - Grandmother

B - Daughter

C - Son

D - None of the above

Answer : A

Explanation

Male Female
Grand Parents Navjot Nita
Parents Rohit Gita
Children Madhav Rabi

Nita is grandmother of Madhav.

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