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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 - If Rohan and Rupali interchange their places then who will be second to the left of Dibya?

A - Rupali

B - Prabhu

C - Bipasha

D - Rohan

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Rupali will be second to the left of Dibya, hence, option A 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 stays in Jaipur likes which colour?

A - Blue

B - Black

C - Brown

D - Red

Answer : A

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

Ram stays in Jaipur and likes blue colour. 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 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 - 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.

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 - The one who likes Travera car works in which company?

A - IBM

B - TCS

C - HCL

D - Accenture

Answer : D

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

Jack likes Travera car and he works in Accenture.

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 Satyadeep related to Soumya?

A - Son

B - Nephew

C - Niece

D - Brother

Answer : B

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.

Satyadeep is son of Abhinash and Abhinash is brother of Soumya, hence, Satyadeep is nephew of Soumya so option B 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 and answer the questions following them.

  • Kamalakant, Nandini, Akruti, Sekhar, Sushil and Sneha are six members of a family.

  • Sushil is the father of Sekhar.

  • Kamalakant is the grandson of Nandini.

  • There are two married couples among them. The total number of female members in the family is three.

  • Akruti is the mother of Kamalakant and Sneha.

Based on the given information, answer the following question −

Q 8 - How is Sneha related to Kamalakant?

A - Brother

B - Daughter

C - Son

D - None of the above

Answer : D

Explanation

Male Female
Grand Parents Sushil Nandini
Parents Sekhar Akruti
Children Kamalakant Sneha

Sneha is sister of Kamalakant.

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 - C studies in which class?

A - IX

B - VI

C - VIII

D - V

Answer : D

Explanation

A Science VI

B Sanskrit VII

C Hindi V

D Computer Science VIII

E Math IX

It is clear that D`s favourite subject is science.

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 Balram?

A - IAS

B - Air Hostess

C - Housewife

D - Businessman

Answer : D

Explanation

The family tree is like this −

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

Profession of Balram is a businessman.

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