Reasoning Practice Puzzles Set - 2

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Reasoning Practice Puzzles Set - 2
Directions (1 – 5): Read the following information and answer the questions followed:
There are nine friends J, A, P, N, I, S, D, K and T sitting around the circle. Four of them are facing away from the center and rest is facing towards the center. They like different languages viz. Hindi, English, Nepali, Telugu, Marathi, Punjabi, Bhojpuri, Gujrati and Bengali but not necessarily in the same order. T is second to the left of D, who doesn’t like Punjabi, Hindi or Bhojpuri language. K likes Gujrati language. One who likes Nepali language is fourth to the right of the one who likes English. Person who likes English language is facing away from the center. D is fourth to the right of S, whose sitting orientation is same as A. A, who likes Marathi language is sitting fifth to the left of N, who is an immediate neighbor of T. I don’t like Hindi, Punjabi or Bhojpuri language. P likes Punjabi language, one who likes Bhojpuri language is facing toward the center as I faces, but they are not neighbors of each other. Bhojpuri language is not liked by T. S is facing away from the center. Hindi language is not liked by S. one who likes Telugu is sitting second to the right of the one who likes Hindi. A is second to the left of J, who likes English. T is in the group of I in terms of sitting direction with respect to center. K is facing away from the center and is second to the right of P. Nepali language is liked by a person who is facing away from the center.
Note: Facing the same direction means if some person faces the center then other person faces the center and vice versa. Also facing the opposite direction means if one person faces the center then other person faces outward direction and vice versa.
1. Who is sitting second to the right of D?
(a) J
(b) A
(c) T
(d) I
(e) None of these
2. Who among the following likes Bengali language?
(a) I
(b) N
(c) S
(d) T
(e) D
3. Which among the following combination is correctly matched?
(a) S-Nepali-facing center
(b) D-Hindi- facing away from the center
(c) N-Bhojpuri-facing away from the center
(d) A- Marathi – facing center
(e) None of these
4. Who among the following face away from the center?
(a) T
(b) P
(c) S
(d) D
(e) I
5. Which of the following language is liked by D?
(a) Hindi
(b) English
(c) Punjabi
(d) Telugu
(e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Read the following information and answer the questions followed:
Ten persons from different countries viz. Russia, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Germany, Iran, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Chile and Indonesia are sitting in two parallel rows containing five people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1 A, B, C, D and E are seated and all of them are facing south. In row-2 P, Q, R, S and T are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore in the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. (All the information given above does not necessarily represent the order of seating in the final arrangement.)
P faces one of the immediate neighbours of the person from Saudi Arabia. P does not face A. The person from Russia sits second to the right of the person from Singapore.
D faces one of the immediate neighbours of the person from Argentina. S is not from Argentina. D is not from Iran. R sits second to the left of the persons from Indonesia. A sits third to the right of person from South Africa.
Only one person sits between the person from Chile and Q. The person from Germany sits to the immediate right of Q. C sits to the immediate left of the person who faces Q. Only two people sit between B and E.
The person from Iran sits second to the right of the one who faces S. S does not sit at an extreme end of the line. One of the immediate neighbours of the person from Iran faces Chile.
6. How many persons seated in between Saudi Arabia and E?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four
e) None
7. P belongs to which of the following countries?
a) Chile
b) Argentina
c) Iran
d) Russia
e) Singapore
8. If Q faces South Africa and S faces Singapore then R faces which country men?
a) Chile
b) Argentina
c) Australia
d) Russia
e) Iran
9. Who sits Second to the right of the South Africa?
a) Chile
b) Argentina
c) Iran
d) Russia
e) Singapore
10. Who are the following do not sit in the extreme ends?
a) A
b) E
c) R
d) T
e) S
Solutions:
(1 – 5):

1. D)   2. A)   3. E)   4. C)   5. D)  
(6 – 10):

6. C)   7. B)   8. E)   9. C)   10. E)