# Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements – Set 98

Directions (1-5):

Eight students-Lokesh, Mani, Nitesh, Ojasvee, Akansha, Biren, Ceon and Divakar are sitting in a circle at equal distances. Three of them are facing toward the centre and other five are facing opposite to the centre of the circle. Two students are sitting between Divakar and Akansha and two are sitting between Biren and Akansha. Nitesh is sitting to the second left of Ceon, who is facing the centre of the circle. Mani is facing the centre of the circle. Mani is sitting to the third right of Biren. Ojasvee is not near to Divakar. Nitesh is sitting third to the left of Ojasvee, who is second right of Lokesh, who is facing opposite to the centre of the circle. Akansha is not opposite to Biren and Nitesh. Immediate neighbor of Biren faces opposite direction (Opposite direction means if one of the neighbor of Biren faces towards the center then other neighbour of Biren faces opposite to center and vice-versa).

1. Who among following sits fourth to right of Lokesh?
Biren
Mani
Ceon
Divakar
Cannot be determined
Option D
Explanation:

2. Who is sitting third to the left of Akansha?
Ceon
Divakar
Biren
Cannot be determined
None of these
Option C

3. Who among following sits immediate left of Biren?
Nitesh
Ceon
Akansha
Divakar
None of these
Option A

4. Who is second right to Ceon?
Divakar
Mani
Akansha
Nitesh
Cannot be determined
Option B

5. How many students are sitting between Divakar and Ojasvee, when counting in clockwise direction from Ojasvee?
1
2
3
4
More than 4
Option A

6. Directions (6-10):

Seven Students Mani, Nitin, Oman, Priyanshu, Quar, Rakesh and Shivank who all are staying in a 7 storey building but not necessarily in the same order. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered 1, and the topmost floor is numbered 7. They all belong to different regions of Lucknow i.e. Jankipuram , Gomtinagar , Hazratganj , Chowk , Aminabad , Charbagh and Alambagh but not necessarily in the same order. More than three students lives above Oman. Only one student lives between Oman and Priyanshu. Only three students lives between the one who belongs to Gomtinagar and the one who belongs to Alambagh, who lives on an odd numbered floor but below the one who belongs to Gomtinagar. Oman does not belong to Alambagh. Mani belongs to Chowk and lives on the topmost floor of the building. More than three students lives between Mani and the one who belongs to Charbagh. Only one student lives between Quar and Rakesh, who belongs to Hazratganj. Priyanshu does not belong to Gomtinagar. The one who belongs to Jankipuram lives one of the floor above the one who belongs to Aminabad but not immediately above. Neither Priyanshu nor Rakesh belongs to Aminabad. Nitin lives on one of the odd numbered floor above Shivank.

7. Who among the following lives immediately below the one who belongs to Charbagh?
Priyanshu
Quar
Rakesh
Cannot be determined
None of these
Option A
Explanation:

8. Who among the following belongs to Jankipuram?
Mani
Nitesh
Quar
Oman
None of these
Option C

9. Who among the following lives on the 5th floor?
Nitin
The one who lives in Gomtinagar
Oman
Both a and b
None of these
Option D

10. Who among the following belongs to Aminabad?
Mani
Nitin
Quar
Shivank
None of these
Option E

11. Who among the following lives on 2nd Floor?
Quar
Nitesh
Oman
Shivank
Cannot be determined
Option D