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Six students waiting for their school bus at the bus stop facing north. Their names are Dibya, Rohan, Bipasha, Prabhu, Madhav and Rupali. They are sitting at the bus stop facing north. The name sequence mentioned need not be the exact that they are seated. Dibya is third to the right of Madhav. There is only one person in between Rohan and Rupali. Rupali is not at extreme. Bipasha is to the immediate right of Dibya.

Q 1 - Name the two students those who are at the extreme ends?

A - Madhav, Rupali

B - Prabhu, Bipasha

C - Bipasha, Rohan

D - Dibya, Rupali

Answer : C

Explanation

If we analyse the data given in the question, then we can get that the sequence is: Rohan – Madhav – Rupali – Prabhu – Dibya – Bipasha.

So at the extreme ends Bipasha and Rohan are sitting. Hence, option C is correct.

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 2 - The one who likes black colour stays in which city?

A - Mumbai

B - Bhubaneswar

C - Jaipur

D - Shimla

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

Jon likes black colour and he stays in Shimla.

Six friends are sitting in a row and all of them are facing north. Name of all the friends are Mridul, Ram, Ragini, Rupa, Pankaj and Swarup not necessarily in the same order they are sitting. Ram is at one of the extreme ends. There are two persons sitting between Mridul and Swarup. Between Pankaj and Ragini, there is only one person. Rupa is second to the left of Mridul. Mridul is right of Ragini.

Q 3 - If Pankaj and Ragini interchange their places then who will be third to the right of Pankaj?

A - Swarup

B - Ram

C - Ragini

D - Rupa

Answer : B

Explanation

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

Swarup-Rupa-Ragini-Mridul-Pankaj-Ram

Ram will be the third to the right of Pankaj. 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.

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 Rakesh related to Abhinash?

A - Brother-in-law

B - Brother

C - Son-in-law

D - Cousin

Answer : A

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.

Rakesh is husband of Amrita and Amrita is sister of Abhinash. Hence, option A is correct.

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 - Name the two persons who are sitting in between the middle of all.

A - Rohan, Mayank

B - Suvarna, Piyush

C - Gyan, Chinmayee

D - None of the above.

Answer : C

Explanation

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

RohanSuvarna Chinmayee Gyan Piyush Mayank

So, Chinmayee and Gyan are the two who are sitting in between all. Hence, option C is correct.

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.

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 9 - Who is the husband of Payal?

A - Rohan

B - Balram

C - Sajan

D - Sita

Answer : C

Explanation

The family tree is like this −

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

From the family tree, we can conclude that husband of Payal is Sajan.

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 - What is the profession of Tutu?

A - Student

B - Air Hostess

C - Housewife

D - Data missing

Answer : A

Explanation

The family tree is like this −

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

Tutu is a student.


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