# Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements for upcoming Exams – Set 119

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

Each of the seven persons J, K, L, M, N, P and Q acts as a hero in Indian films of a different language among Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Bhojpuri and won an award as the best hero among ITA, GIFA and IIFAA. At least two persons are conferred with each award.
M acts in Hindi and won ITA. Q acts in Marathi. K won IIFAA but does not act in Kannada. ITA is not won by N, but won by the person who acts in Bhojpuri. N neither acts in Malayalam nor Tamil. L neither won ITA nor acts in Tamil. The person who acts in Kannada and J won the same award as Q won. The person who acts in Malayalam and Kannada won GIFA. L and the person who acts in Marathi won the same award.

1. Who acts in Tamil?
J
K
P
Either J or K
Either P or J
Option B
Hence, K acts in Tamil.

2. Which award does P won?

GIFA
ITA
IIFAA
Either (1) or (2)
Either (1) or (3)
Option B
Hence, P won ITA.

3. Which of the following is the correct combination of the person and language of the film in which he acts?
J – Tamil
K – Telugu
N – Bhojpuri
J – Bhojpuri
Option C
Hence, L – Kannada is the correct combination of the person and the language.

4. Four of the following are alike in a certain way based on the given information and so form a group. Find the one which does not belong to that group?

L – IIFAA
N – IIFAA
P – ITA
Q – GIFA
J – GIFA
Option A
Hence, except L – IIFAA rest all are the correct combination of the person and the award he won.

5. Which of the following is true based on the given information?

J acts in Telugu
N won GIFA
K acts in Tamil
Q won ITA
Option D
Hence, K acts in Tamil is true.

Six candidates A, B, C, D, E and F who are selected for a particular competition through a fitness test which also includes their height and weight measurement. A list was prepared in which height and weight of these seven candidates were written in decreasing order in two separate vertical columns and no candidate got the same position in the height and weight table. F is taller than at least two people but heavier than at least 4. Position of A in the height table is same as position of B in the weight table. B is taller than D only. D is heavier than at least three people but definitely lighter than B and have same position in weight column as F have in height column. There is a difference of four position between the positions of E in both columns.

7. Who is the third tallest person?

F
B
C
E
A
Option A
F is taller than at least two people but heavier than at least 4.
Clearly this means, F is one of the top two heaviest person.

D is heavier than at least three people but definitely lighter than B and have same position in weight column as F have in height column.
This implies D is lighter in weight than B but heavier than at least three people.
It means F and B are the two heaviest people and D is definitely the third heaviest person (as there are only six people in which D is heavier than three and lighter than two).
This also implies F is on the third tallest person (as F has same position in height column as D has in weight column)

Hence, F is the third tallest person.

8. How many people are heavier than A?
Two
Five
Three
One
Zero
Option C

Clearly, there are three people who are heavier than A.

9. Rank of which person in the weight column is same as the rank of D in height column?

A
B
E
F
C
Option C
E is in the same row as D is in the height column.

10. What is the sum of rank of D in both the categories?
Seven
Five
Nine
Eight
Three
Option C
Sum of rank of D in both the categories is nine.

11. How many persons are taller than B?
None
One
Two
Three
Four
Option E