# Reasoning : Puzzle and Arrangements for Upcoming Exams – Set 207

Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Auditions for a show were held in seven different cities of India – Chennai, Bangalore, Cochin, Mumbai, Delhi, Bhopal and Kolkata – not necessarily in the same order during the first seven months of the year (starting in January and ending in July). The auditions were held only in one city during a month.

Auditions in only four cities were held between the Kolkata audition and the Cochin audition. The Kolkata audition was not held in June. Only one audition was held between the Kolkata audition and the Bangalore audition. The Chennai audition was held immediately after the Kolkata audition. The Delhi audition was held immediately before the Bhopal audition. The Bhopal audition was not held in May.

1. How many auditions were held between the Mumbai audition and the Chennai audition?
one
two
three
four
none of these
Option A

Month City
1. January Mumbai
2. February Kolkata
3. March Chennai
4. April Bangalore
5. May Delhi
6. June Bhopal
7. July Cochin

2. Which of the following statements is true according to the given sequence?
Mumbai audition was held in July.
Delhi audition was held in April.
Cochin audition was held before May.
Kolkata audition was held in January.
None is true
Option E
Correct Option: E
Month City
1. January Mumbai
2. February Kolkata
3. March Chennai
4. April Bangalore
5. May Delhi
6. June Bhopal
7. July Cochin

3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given sequence and hence form a group. Which does not belong to the group?
January – Kolkata
March – Bangalore
May – Delhi
June – Cochin
February – Chennai
Option C
Correct Option: D
Here each combination is made up of a month and the city that comes immediately below the city corresponding to the month given on the left. Since the combination ‘May – Delhi’ is a straight one and it, hence, will not belong the group.

4. During March, the audition was held in which of the following cities?
delhi
bangalore
kolkata
chennai
mumbai
Option D
Correct Option: D

5. The audition in Mumbai was held in which of the following months?
february
april
march
may
none of these
Option E
Correct Option: E
The Mumbai audition was held in the month of January as per the chart made.

6. Directions: Read the given info?rmation carefully and answer the questions given beside:

Eight people Aarushi, Bindu, Cheenu, Divya, Etti, Pratik, Gopal and Hari live in an eight storey building, but not necessarily in the same order. The lowermost floor is numbered 1 and the topmost floor is numbered 8.

Aarushi lives on an even-numbered floor but not on the floor numbered second or fourth. Only three floors are there between Aarushi and Bindu. Only two people live between Cheenu and Etti. Pratik lives on a floor above Divya. There are equal numbers of floors between the floors on which Etti and Bindu live and between the floors on which Aarushi and Etti live. Hari lives immediately below Divya’s floor. Gopal lives immediately below Aarushi’s floor.

7. Pratik lives on which of the following floors?
Third
fifth
fourth
first
second
Option B

Floor Number Person
8 Aarushi
7 Gopal
6 Etti
5 Pratik
4 Bindu
3 Cheenu
2 Divya
1 Hari

8. How many floors are there between Bindu and Divya?
five
one
two
three
four
Option B
Correct Option: B
There is only one floor between Bindu and Divya.

Option B, is hence the correct answer.

9. Who among the following lives on the first floor?
hari
cheenu
pratik
divya
none of these
Option A
Hari Lives on the first floor.

Option A, is hence the correct answer

10. Who among the following lives on the seventh floor?
pratik
cheenu
gopal
divya
bindu
Option C
Gopal lives on the seventh floor.

Option C, is hence the correct answer.

11. Which of the following statements is/are true?
Aarushi lives on the sixth floor.
Divya lives on the topmost floor.
There are two people between Pratik and Cheenu.
Hari lives just above Aarushi.
Cheenu lives on the third floor
Option E
Cheenu lives on the third floor – is the only true statement.

Option E, is hence the correct answer