# Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 73

Directions (1-5):
The staff of Mindworkzz presently consists of three senior faculty-A,B and C and five junior faculty-U,V,W,X and Y. Mr.Arun Sharma,CEO of Mindworkzz,is planning to open a new office in another city using two senior faculty and three junior faculty of the present staff.To do so he plans to separate certain individuals who do not function well as a team.The following guidelines were established to set up the new office.
a)Since U and X have been competing for promotion,they should not be a team.
b)Senior faculty A and C are constantly finding fault with one another and should not be sent to the new office as a team.
c)C and V function well alone but not as a team.Hence,they should be separated.
d)U and X have not been on speaking terms for many months.They should not be put together.

1. If A is to be moved as one of the senior faculty,which of the following cannot be a possible working unit?
ABUVY
ABVWY
ABUXY
ABVXY
None
Option C
Solve using constraints and check the options for each constraint. 1-U and X not together 2-A and C not together 3-C not with V therefore,ABUXY contradicts constraint 1.Hence,this team is not possible.

2. If C and W are moved to the new office,how many teams are possible?
1
2
3
4
None of these
Option B
C and W are compulsory.Hence,of the senior faculty we need to take B.Hence,the two possible team are BCWUY and BCWXY.

3. If C is sent to the new office,which member cannot go with C?
B
U
V
X
None of these
Option C
Constraint 3 clearly specifies that V cannot go with C.

4. Given the conditions in the passage,which of the following must go to the new office?
B
U
V
T
None of these
Option A
B must compulsorily go to the new office as we can select only one out of A and C.

5. If U goes to the new office,which of the following is/are true?
a)X cannot go with him
b)A cannot go with him
c)B is another faculty to go with him

a only
c only
a and c only
c only
none of these
Option C

Directions (6-10):
a)Six Indian professors from six different institutions(Jupiter,mars,mercury,neptune,pluto,uranus) went to china to attend an international conference. and they stayed in six successive rooms on the second floor of a hotel( 201 – 206 ).
b)Each of them has published papers in a number of journals and has donated to a number of institutions last year.
c)The professor in Room no.202 has published in twice as many journals as the professor who donated to 8 institutions last year.
d)The professor from uranus and the professor in room number 206 together published in a total of 40 journals.
e)The professor from jupiter published in 8 journals less than the professor from pluto but donated to 10 more institutions last year.
f)Four times the number of 4 journal publications by the professor in room number 204 is lesser than the number of institutions to which he donated last year
g)The professor in room number 203 published in 12 journals and donated to 8 institutions last year.
h)The professor who published in 16 journals donated to 24 institutions last year.
i)The professor in room number 205 published in 8 journals and donated to 2 institutions less than the professor from mercury last year.The mercury professor is staying in an odd numbered room.
j)The mars professor is staying two rooms ahead of the pluto professor who is staying two rooms ahead of the mercury professor in ascending order of room numbers.
k)The professors from mercury and jupiter do not stay in room number 206.

1. In which room is the mars professor staying?
201
203
205
206
none of the above
Option C
Explanation:

2. How many institutions did the jupiter professor donate to last year?
8
3
18
24
none of the above
Option C

3. The professor of which institute is staying in 206?
jupiter
uranus
mercury
neptune
can’t be determined
Option D

4. The professor of which institute donated to 24 institutions last year?
jupiter
uranus
mercury
neptune
none of these
Option D

5. In how many journals did the jupiter professor publish?
8
4
12
20
none of these
Option B

## 4 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles and Arrangements Set 73”

1. jaga

THANK U MAM

2. Sushant Raj

MARS me kitna donate hua ye kaise pata chala???