Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 35

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

Ten friends are sitting on twelve seats in two parallel rows containing five people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In Row 1: A, B, C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing south, and in Row 2: P, Q, R, S and T are sitting and all of them are facing north. One seat is vacant in each row. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.
All of them like different colors – Red, Green, Black, Yellow, White, Blue, Brown, Purple, Pink and Grey, but not necessarily in the same order.

There are two seats between Q and the vacant seat. Q does not like White, Red and Purple. E is not an immediate neighbor of C. B likes Grey. Vacant seat of row 1 is not opposite to S and is also not at any of the extreme ends of Row-1.The one who likes Black sits opposite to the one, who sits third to the right of the seat, which is opposite to S. C is not an immediate neighbor of D. T, who likes neither White nor Blue, does not face vacant seat. D faces R. The vacant seats are not opposite to each other. Two seats are there between C and B, who sits third right of the seat, on which the person who likes Brown is sitting. S sits third to the right of seat on which R sits and likes Yellow. The one who likes Pink faces the one who likes Yellow. The persons who like Red and Purple are adjacent to each other. The vacant seat in row 1 is not adjacent to D.Q sits at one of the extreme ends. E neither likes Pink nor faces the seat which is adjacent to the one who likes Blue. The one who likes White is not to the immediate right of the one who likes Yellow. The person who likes Green doesn’t face the person who likes Purple.

  1. How many persons are sitting between T and the one who likes yellow color?
    A) None
    B) One
    C) Two
    D) Three
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Arrangement:

    E(red)……..….D(purple)………B(grey)…………____…………..A(pink)…………C(brown)
    T(green)……..R(black)…………..____……………P(white)………S(yellow)……….Q(blue)
  2. Which of the following faces the vacant seat of Row – 2?
    A) The one who like white color
    B) A
    C) D
    D) The one who likes grey color
    E) Cannot be determined
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    Option D
  3. Who is sitting at the immediate left of person who likes purple color?
    A) E
    B) D
    C) The one who likes black color
    D) The one who likes green color
    E) The one who likes grey color
    View Answer
    Option E
  4. Who amongst the following sits at the extreme end of the row?
    A) R, Q
    B) E, S
    C) T, C
    D) C, D
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
  5. If Q is made to sit on vacant seat of his row, then how many persons are there between the persons who sit opposite to Q now and who sat opposite to Q previously?
    A) Two
    B) Three
    C) Four
    D) None
    E) One
    View Answer
    Option E

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

Nine people Ankul, Priyal, Seema, Abhi, Rajat, Charu, Reema, Anjali and Gaurav stay in a building (floors numbered 1 to 9). They are studying different courses – BSc and BCom. Four of them are studying BCom and remaining persons are studying BSc. All of them belong to a different state viz – Haryana, Punjab, Assam, Nagaland, Telangana, Kerala, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Bihar, but not necessarily in the same order.. Each of them also likes a different color – Orange, Grey, Pink, Purple, White, Blue, Green, Red and Yellow, again but not necessarily in the same order.

There is one floor between the floors on which Charu, who likes Grey color and Reema stay. Abhi, who likes Blue, stays on a floor immediately above Gaurav’s floor, who likes Green color. Neither Ankul nor Seema belongs to Telangana. Seema does not belong to Haryana and likes Red color. The one who belongs to Jharkhand stays on the fourth floor but is not studying BSc. There are two floors between the floors on which the people who belong to Kerala and Nagaland stay. Rajat stays on the second floor and belongs to Assam. There are three floors between the floor on which Seema, who is studying BCom and Reema stay, who does not belong to Bihar and likes Pink color. The person who belongs to Telangana and Haryana are studying same course. Ankul is studying BSc and lives on an even numbered floor which is below the floor on which Anjali stays, who likes purple color. The one who belongs to Bihar stays on the third floor and is not studying BCom. The one who belongs to Haryana stays on the topmost floor and likes Orange color. The person belongs to Kerala and Nagaland are studying same course. Anjali belongs to Nagaland and is studying BSc and lives on an even numbered floor. The person belongs to Maharashtra does not live below the person who belongs to Punjab. Ankul does not like Yellow color.

  1. Who stays on 8th floor?
    A) Charu
    B) The one studying BCom
    C) The one who likes Purple color
    D) The one who likes White color
    E) The one from Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Arrangement:

  2. How many floors are there between the ones who like green color and who is from Maharashtra?
    A) None
    B) Two
    C) Four
    D) One
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option B
  3. Who is staying 4 floors above the one from Assam?
    A) The one from Kerala
    B) The one who likes purple color
    C) The one from Telangana
    D) Ankul
    E) The one who likes grey color
    View Answer
    Option D
  4. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and forms a group. Find the one who does not belong to the group?
    A) Priyal
    B) The one from Telangana
    C) The who likes red color
    D) The one from Nagaland
    E) Gaurav
    View Answer
    Option D
    All others stay on odd numbered floor
  5. Which of the following is correct combination as per given arrangement?
    A) Anjali – Nagaland – Grey – BSc
    B) Ankul – Telangana – Grey – BCom
    C) Reema – Kerala – Pink – BSc
    D) Seema – Assam – Red – BCom
    E) Priyal – Haryana – Orange – BSc
    View Answer
    Option C

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9 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 35”

  1. subhain

    ANJALI AND ANKUL BOTH STAYS IN EVEN FLOOR AND ANKUL IS JUST BELOW ANJALI
    HOW IT IS POSSIBLE???

    1. Its below. Make it correct

  2. sachin shukla@Target SBI Mains

    ty

  3. Sudipta Basak

    Wrong is 1st puzzle question
    Row 1 Does not mention name of A.
    Waste Time 10 min 1st puzzle.

  4. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    2nd was done
    not solve 1st puzzle tough

  5. Vivek Murugesan

    1st puzzle is done
    only 4 possibilities 2 of them eliminated half a way
    remaining 2 then 1 is cancelled in last step ( green not faced purple )

  6. cj

    good question

    ty

  7. PHENOMENAL

    why puzzle set 5,6……25 not opening, giving database error

  8. PHENOMENAL

    thanx 2 one too cnfusing and timetaking

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