Reasoning Puzzles and Arrangements Set 23

Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information to answer the given questions:

There are 4 students – A, B, C and D who are studying in 4 different streams of Engineering – IT, Electrical, Chemical, and Computer but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them belongs to a different state, ie Haryana, UP, Punjab and Gujarat, but not necessarily in the same order.
They have taken part in different competitions – Painting, Sketching, Dancing and Singing but not necessarily in the same order. They like different colors – Red, Green, Blue and Yellow, but not necessarily in the same order.
The one who likes Red color took part in Painting. But he is not B. The one who likes Yellow color took part in dancing. The one who belongs to UP took part in singing while the one who studied Chemical stream took part in sketching. A and B studied in neither Chemical nor Electrical streams. They like neither Green nor Blue color. They belong neither to Gujarat nor to UP. The one who studied in IT stream does not belong to Punjab. The one who belongs to UP is not D. The one who studied in Electrical stream do not like Green color. The one who belongs to Haryana do not like Red color.

 

  1. Which of the following color does A like?
    A) blue
    B) yellow
    C) red
    D) green
    E) Cannot be determined
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    Option C
  2. Which of the following combination is true with respect to the given information?
    A) B – red
    B) A – blue
    C) D – green
    D) C – yellow
    E) None of these
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    Option C

  3. C belongs to which of the following states?
    A) Haryana
    B) Gujarat
    C) Punjab
    D) UP
    E) Cannot be determined
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    Option D

  4. Who took part in sketching?
    A) B
    B) C
    C) D
    D) A
    E) Cannot be determined
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    Option C

  5. Which of the following is true in respect to the given information?
    A) D likes red color
    B) A took part in Dancing
    C) B is from Gujarat
    D) C studies in Electrical stream
    E) A studies in IT stream
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    Option D

Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:

There are nine members in the family i.e. A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I. Each person likes different colors viz. Brown, Green, Black, Pink, Blue, Red, Yellow, Orange and White. All members of the family have a relation with A which can be defined as Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Wife, Daughter, Son, and Brother-in-law but not in the same order. They are seating around a circular table but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing towards the center while others are facing away from the center.
A’s brother is seating on the immediate right of the brother of A’s sister and they both face the same direction. I is brother of A’s daughter. I’s father likes Green color. H has a sister. The mother of A’s son is E and sits second to the left of the married son of A’s father. F’s daughter-in-law likes White color. A is facing away from the center. F is a male. A’s father sits third to the right A’s daughter. Either I or H sits third to the left of the mother of C, but both I and H face the same direction.
A’s brother and sister likes Black and Brown color respectively. G is not father of H. In two generations, the members of the same generation are sitting immediate next to each other and face the same direction. A’s father does not like Orange or Yellow color. F’s grandson likes Pink color. B is a female and of the same generation as of A. G sits on the immediate left of the granddaughter of A’s father. The one, who is the wife of F likes Yellow color. A’s brother-in-law neither likes Orange color nor blue color. A’s father doesn’t sit immediate next to his children. G is facing the centre and is second to the right of A. B sits second to the left of F. No three members seating together can face the same direction.

  1. Who sits third to the right of A’s mother?
    A) B
    B) H’s brother-in-law
    C) A’s brother-in-law
    D) E’s husband
    E) Both B and C
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    Option E
    Arrangement:

  2. Who among the following sits exactly between A and his wife?
    A) F
    B) A’ sister
    C) A’s daughter
    D) D
    E) None of these
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    Option B

  3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way so form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?
    A) B
    B) A
    C) A’s mother
    D) A’’s daughter
    E) E
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    Option B

  4. Which of the following persons is facing towards the center?
    A) B, G, F, I
    B) A, G, D, I
    C) G, D, A’s father, G’s wife
    D) D, G, B, C
    E) None of these
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    Option C

  5. Which of the following colors does H like?
    A) blue
    B) red
    C) pink
    D) brown
    E) black
    View Answer
    Option E

 

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