Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 34

Directions (1 – 5): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

There are nine members in a family – P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X. They all are sitting in a straight line from left to right. All of them have a relationship with P. Some of them are facing North and others are facing South. The following information is known about them:

T who is the father of P is sitting to the immediate of V’s wife. S is neither P’s mother nor V’s wife. P’s wife is sitting immediately left of Q who is sitting at 5th position from left end of row. R is sitting fourth to the right of P’s father. P is sitting 3rd to the right of S. Mother and brother of P are facing the same direction. Both of them are sitting together with one of them at an extreme end of the line.
There is one person sitting between P and V and they both are facing opposite directions. W who is P’s sister is sitting at third position from the right end. She is sitting facing North direction. Daughter of P is sitting 2nd to the right of the mother of P. X is sitting facing south direction which is opposite of what P’s daughter is facing. The immediate neighbors of P’s daughter are facing same direction as X. Neither P’s brother nor his sister is sitting to the immediate side of P’s daughter. From nine members, one is son of P.

  1. Who is sitting second to right of R’s father?
    A) Q’s mother
    B) U
    C) W’s brother
    D) R’s brother
    E) T’s grandson
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    Option C
  2. Who is sitting third to left of P’s son?
    A) P’s mother
    B) R’s brother
    C) P’s daughter
    D) V’s father
    E) P’s sister-in-law
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    Option D
  3. Who are the immediate neighbors of P’s father?
    A) S, V’s father
    B) P’s sister, X
    C) P’s wife, W
    D) V’s wife, S
    E) None of the above
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    Option B
  4. Which of the following relates the true relationship with Q?
    A) Q is P’s wife
    B) Q is V’s niece
    C) Q is W’s grandson
    D) Q is R’s sister
    E) None of these
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    Option E
    Q is son of P, nephew of V, nephew of W, brother of R. etc
  5. Who are sitting at an extreme end of line?
    A) P’s wife, P’s sister-in-law
    B) T, W’s mother
    C) R’s father, X
    D) P’s brother, W’s sister-in-law
    E) Cannot be determined
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    Option D

Directions (6 – 10): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

Eight People – A, B, C, D, E, F, and G live in eight different floors of building (but not necessarily in the same order). One of the floors in the building is vacant. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two, and so on till the topmost floor is numbered eight. Each one of them owns a different car namely – Santro, I20, Audi, Swift, Maruti, Bentley and BMW (but not necessarily in the same order).
The number of people leaving above F is same as the number of floors between F and D. F lives on an odd numbered floor above the floor numbered four. Only one person lives between B and the one who owns Swift. Only three floors are there between D’s floor and the one who owns Maruti. The one who owns Bentley lives immediately above G, G owns neither Maruti nor Audi. E does not own Bentley. There are only three floors between the floors of G and A. The one who owns BMW lives immediately above the one who owns Santro, but not on the topmost floor. C lives on one of the odd numbered floors above the one who owns Maruti. There is one floor between F and the one who owns I20. Only one person lives between the one who owns BMW and the vacant floor. Only two people live between C and the vacant floor.

  1. Which of the following Statements is true with respect to the given information?
    A) G lives immediately above the one who owns Maruti
    B) E lives immediately above C
    C) Only three people live between F and the one who owns BMW
    D) D owns Swift.
    E) All the given statements are true.
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    Option A
  2. Who amongst the following lives exactly between the vacant floor and the one who owns Santro?
    A) B, C
    B) G, D
    C) F, G
    D) A, B
    E) E, A
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    Option E
  3. Which of the following floor is vacant?
    A) 5
    B) 7
    C) 4
    D) 3
    E) 6
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    Option C
  4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to the group?
    A) G – Audi
    B) C – Maruti
    C) F – Swift
    D) E – Santro
    E) D – I20
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    Option C
  5. How many people live between C and E?
    A) Four
    B) Three
    C) None
    D) Five
    E) Two
    View Answer
    Option E

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14 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 34”

  1. Divaker

    1st puzzle mein p mother and wife daughter kaise fix hua

    1. DEEP..!!

      positioning will fix the relation at last..try to place them as per given will find the relation eventually.

  2. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    2nd done but 1st not……..

  3. DEEP..!!

    first one is quite interesting but took 8 min.
    2nd one in 4 min

  4. Soumyadip.

    1st one is really tough

  5. Prabakar

    9 people are sitting in a straight line, some are facing south, some are facing north.
    Each of them is born during the years 1972 -1980 in the months of Jan – Sept.
    (i) C is born in a leap year and in a month of 31 days. E is born in Sept. D is older than H but younger than F. The persons sitting adjacent to the ones who are born in a month of 31 days but not sitting at extreme ends are facing opposite directions.
    (ii) Youngest of them sit at an extreme and is born in the month which has 31 days. While oldest of them born in July sit adjacent to one born in 28 days month but none of them sit at any extreme position. And both the youngest and the oldest face the same direction.
    (iii) C sits 3rd left of H while I sits 2nd right of D. A sits 3rd left of G and face in same direction as G who is not sitting adjacent to I.
    (iv) The one whose birthday falls in Jan is facing south and is sitting exactly in the middle.
    (v) One whose birthday in Aug is facing south and is born in 1974. The ones who are born in 30 days are adjacent to each other and both are born in adjacent years but none of them is E.
    (vi) H , who is facing north, was born in a year between the years D and A were born and none of them were born in a leap year.
    (vii) The age difference between B and I is 7 years and they are born in May and March respectively. H and D sit adjacent to each other facing same direction.
    (vii) B and E face same direction. And persons sitting adjacent to A face north direction. The persons adjacent to the oldest face opposite direction.

    1. Shilpa Thakur

      how to do this????????????????????

      1. Jishnu Das

        Where did you find it?

      2. Divaker

        Solution pls

    2. Divaker

      Solution do

  6. cj


    good puzzle
    solved both

  7. raman

    T is to the immediate of v’s wife??
    kya left or right

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