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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 sits between S and Q?

A - T

B - R

C - P

D - N

Answer : B

Explanation

The arrangement is as follows −

Row I M P O N

Row II S R Q T

R sits between S and Q. Hence, option B is correct.

Six competitors waiting for their turn to perform and are waiting at the back stage sitting on a bench and all of them are facing north. Their names are Tanuja, Surjit, Preity, Lochan, Amit and Tanmayee. The name sequence mentioned need not to be the exact that they are seated. Tanuja is third to the right of Amit. There is only one person in between Surjit and Tanmayee. Tanmayee is not at extreme. Preity is to the immediate right of Tanuja.

Q 4 - If the position of Preity is sixth, then who will be at second place?

A - Tanmayee

B - Amit

C - Lochan

D - Surjit

Answer : B

Explanation

If we analyse the data given in the question then we can get the sequence as −

Surjit – Amit – Tanmayee – Lochan – Tanuja – Preity

Amit will be at second place. Hence, option B is correct.

There are seven friends whose names are Ahmed, Gopal, Rajeev, Sreejesh, Namita, Jack and Elizabeth. They all live in Bangalore and all work in different leading multi-national companies. They work in IBM, TCS, HCL, Infosys, Accenture, Dell and HP not necessarily in the same order. They like different cars and the cars are Wagon R, Etios, Audi, Mercedes, Sumo, Travera and Celerio. Sreejesh works in TCS and likes Mercedes car. The one who works in Infosys likes Sumo car. And the one who works in Accenture likes Travera car. Namita does not like Travera or Sumo. Jack does not like Audi or Etios. Elizabeth likes Audi car. Ahmed likes to work in IBM. Gopal likes Wagon R car. Namita likes Celerio car. Rajeev does not like Travera car. Gopal does not work in Dell or HP. Namita does not work in Dell.

Q 5 - Who works in HP and HCL respectively?

A - Namita, Gopal

B - Elizabeth, Namita

C - Elizabeth, Gopal

D - Gopal, Rajeev

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Name Company Cars
Gopal HCL Wagon R
Rajeev Infosys Sumo
Sreejesh TCS Mercedes
Namita HP Celerio
Jack Accenture Travera
Eizabeth Dell Audi
Ahmed IBM Etios

Both Namita and Gopal works in HP and HCL respectively.

There are eight teachers in a primary school named Vivekananda Sikshakendra and their names are Amir, Puja, Jai, Ravi, Rabeya, Kali, Raja and Ranjan. Ranjan, Raja, Amir and Puja sit in row I facing south. Similarly Kali, Rabeya, Jai and Ravi sit in row II facing north. So all the students face each other in the arrangement. Ranjan sits at one of the ends. Amir is second to the left of Ranjan. Kali faces Amir. Rabeya is not at one end. Ranjan does not face Ravi. Rabeya does not face Raja.

Q 6 - Who among the following sits at the extreme ends?

A - Puja, Kali

B - Amir, Raja

C - Ranjan, Ravi

D - Raja, Rabeya

Answer : C

Explanation

The arrangement is as follows

Row I Ranjan Puja Amir Raja

Row II Jai Rabeya Kali Ravi

Option C is correct because Ranjan is at the extreme end in row I and Ravi is at the extreme end in row II.

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 is hockey player among them?

A - Avinav

B - Ritiesh

C - Aakash

D - Pabitra

Answer : B

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

Ritiesh is hockey player among them.

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 on the basis of the given information?

A - A-Science-VI

B - D-Computer science-VIII

C - C-Hindi-V

D - All are correct.

Answer : D

Explanation

A Science VI

B Sanskrit VII

C Hindi V

D Computer Science VIII

E Math IX

Option D which means all are correct. Data in option A, B and C all are correct, so option D is right.

A family consists of six members Payal, Sajan, Rohan, Sita, Tutu and Balram. There are two married couples. Sajan is an IAS and the father of Tutu. Balram is grandfather of Rohan and is a businessman. Sita is grandmother of Tutu and is a housewife. There is one IAS, one businessman, one air hostess, one housewife and two students in the family.

Based on the data provided, answer the following question.

Q 10 - Which of the following is the married couple?

A - Sajan Tutu

B - Balram Sita

C - Tutu Sita

D - Rohan Payal

Answer : B

Explanation

The family tree is like this −

Tree
Persons Professions
Payal Air Hostess
Sajan IAS
Rohan Student
Sita Housewife
Tutu Student
Bairam Business man

Balram Sita is a married couple in the question.

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