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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.

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 Mark related to Jenny?

A - Grandfather

B - Father

C - Brother

D - Brother-in-law

Answer : A

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.

Mark is grandfather of Jenny. So, option A 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 faces N?

A - T

B - S

C - R

D - Q

Answer : A

Explanation

The arrangement is as follows −

Row I M P O N

Row II S R Q T

T faces N so option A 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 - How many competitors are there to the right of Amit?

A - 4

B - 5

C - 3

D - 2

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Surjit – Amit – Tanmayee – Lochan – Tanuja – Preity

So to the right of Amit there are only four competitors.

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 Suresh related to Lalita?

A - Grandfather

B - Father

C - Brother

D - Brother-in-law

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.

Suresh is grandfather of Lalita. So, 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 - Who is third to the left of Gyan?

A - Suvarna

B - Mayank

C - Chinmayee

D - Rohan

Answer : D

Explanation

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

RohanSuvarna Chinmayee Gyan Piyush Mayank

Rohan is third to the left of Gyan. So, option D 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 wants to be a football player?

A - Akash

B - Radha

C - Rudra

D - None of these

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

From the table it is clear that Radha wants to be a footballer.

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 - Who studies in std IX?

A - B

B - E

C - C

D - F

Answer : B

Explanation

A Science VI

B Sanskrit VII

C Hindi V

D Computer Science VIII

E Math IX

E studies in standard IX.

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 - How is Sita related to Payal?

A - Mother

B - Mother-in-law

C - Niece

D - Sister

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

Sita is mother-in-law of Payal.

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