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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 - Who is present in between of Rupali and Dibya?

A - Bipasha

B - Rohan

C - Madhav

D - Prabhu

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Prabhu is seated in between Rupali and Dibya. 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 in between N and P?

A - M

B - S

C - R

D - O

Answer : D

Explanation

The arrangement is as follows −

Row I M P O N

Row II S R Q T

O sits between N and P. Hence, option D is correct.

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 - Which colour is favourite colour of Roshan?

A - Blue

B - red

C - Green

D - black

Answer : D

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

From the table, it is clear that Roshan likes red colour.

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 - If Elizabeth and Namita will interchange their working companies then who will work in Dell?

A - Elizabeth

B - Namita

C - Cannot be determined

D - None of the above

Answer : B

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

Namita will work in Dell as Elizabeth was working there and after exchange Namita will be in Dell. So, option B is correct.

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 faces Raja?

A - Ravi

B - Jai

C - Rabeya

D - Kali

Answer : A

Explanation

The arrangement is as follows

Row I Ranjan Puja Amir Raja

Row II Jai Rabeya Kali Ravi

Ravi faces Raja so, option A is correct.

Six persons P,Q,R,S,T and U are sitting in a row, but not necessarily in the same order. All members of the row are facing north.

Q sits third to the left of U.

P is not the neighbour of S and U.

S sits on the immediate right of Q.

T sits second to the left of Q.

Q 7 - Which of the following pairs of persons is sitting on the two ends of the row?

A - RT

B - UP

C - QP

D - TU

Answer : D

Explanation

T and U are sitting on the two ends of the row. We can observe it from arrangement as follows −

TP Q S R U

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 - Which sports does Rudra belong to?

A - Golfer

B - Cricketer

C - Footballer

D - Hockey player

Answer : A

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

If we look at the table, we can conclude that Rudra has golf liking.

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.

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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