# Reasoning: Puzzles Set 12

Directions (1 – 5): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

Eight persons – A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a row but not necessarily in same order. Some of them are facing North and others South.
A and B are facing different directions. Similarly E and H are facing different directions. C sits four places away from D and sits at one end of the row and both are facing South.
The number of persons sitting to the right of F is one less than the number of persons sitting to the right of E. The persons sitting at the ends are facing the same direction. Exactly two persons are sitting between A and C. G sits to the immediate right of B. E sits third to the left of D, who is to the immediate right of F.

1. How many persons are facing North?
A) Five
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four
E) Cannot be determined
Option C
Start with 1st point, taking C at any of extreme end. Let us take C at left end, then D is four places away, both facing south. Now two places between A and C. Now go at last point, and place E and F. Arrangement is
C _ _ A D F _ E
Now it is given that number of persons sitting to the right of F is one less than the number of persons sitting to the right of E. But in above arrangement this is not correct.
Lets take C at right end, and continue like above, we get

2. Who is second to the left of B?
A) A
B) D
C) F
D) H
E) None of these
Option B
3. Which of the following pairs of persons is facing the same direction?
A) F, G
B) A, B
C) D, E
D) C, H
E) None from above is facing same direction
Option C
4. How many persons are sitting between B and G?
A) None
B) One
C) Two
D) Three
E) Four
Option A
5. Which of the following is correct with respect to the arrangement?
A) H is facing South.
B) E is sitting at one of the ends.
C) H is sitting second to the right of D.
D) There are three persons between B and H.
E) None of the above is correct.
Option D

Directions (6 – 10): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

In a nine floored building numbered 1 to 9, 9 people having different professions- Shreya, Vikas, Ekta, Aditya, Ankit, Anshul, Tiya, Gaurav and Maira stay, but not necessarily in the same order. They have different cars – Skoda, I20, Audi, Swift, Nissan, Toyota, Mercedes, Fabio and Scorpio, but not necessarily in the same order.
Shreya stays on any even-numbered floor below the floor on which Gaurav stays. Gaurav has Swift and stays on an even numbered floor. The one who has Fabio stays on the fourth floor. Ankit stays on the second floor and has Audi. The one who has Scorpio stays on the third floor. Shreya does not have Toyota and there are two floors between the floors on which the people having the Mercedes and the Swift stay. Ekta has I20. There are three floors between the floors on which Ekta and Tiya stay. Aditya stays on a floor immediately above Maira’s floor. There is one floor between the floors on which Anshul and Tiya stay. Anshul does not have Scorpio. The one who has Skoda stays on the topmost floor. Anshul does not stay on the first floor.

1. Who amongst the following has Toyota?
B) Anshul
C) Maira
D) Tiya
E) None of these
Option B
2. If Swift is related to Nissan and Shreya to Aditya in a certain way, then to which of the following does Fabio is related to?
A) Skoda
B) Swift
C) Nissan
D) I20
E) Audi
Option E
3. Shreya has which of the following car?
A) Nissan
B) Scorpio
C) Skoda
D) Fabio
E) None of these
Option A
4. Who stays on the floor which is exactly between the floor on which Ankit stays and the floor on which Shreya stays?
A) Vikas
B) Tiya
C) Ekta
D) Anshul
E) None of these
Option E
5. If Gaurav and Aditya interchange their floors and similarly Shreya and Ekta, then how many people stay between the floors on which Shreya and Gaurav stays?
A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) More than three
Option B

## 39 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Puzzles Set 12”

1. Smarty

dear mods, if you can add time clock for sections than it will be great 🙂

2. cj

in qwestion first two solutions are posibble

first-
c(s) E(N) H(N) A(N) D(S) F(s) G(S) B(S)

SECOND-

G(S) B(S) F(N) D(S) A(N) H(N) E(S) C(S)

S-SOUTH DIRECTION

N-NORTH DIRECTION

1. ron(honey)..

no bro person sitting to right of f is 1 less than right of e tumhare 1st possibility se violate ho jaygi

3. Ayushi

thanku mam 🙂

4. Sangita

In the first puzzle, it is given that directions of E and H are diffrent that is one is north and another is south.. But how to get the exact ditection of E and H? No clue is given for that. Please explain.

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