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Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Nine people Mona, Soha, Priya, Leela, Meera, Kavita, Naina, Agrima and Mahima stay in a building. Each person lives on a floor and every floor has two types of house viz – 2bhk and 3bhk. Four of them live in 3bhk and remaining persons are live in 2bhk. All of them belong to a different state of India viz - Himanchal, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Assam, Rajasthan, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Maharashtra and Bihar. Each of them also likes a different colour viz – Orange, Grey, Pink, Purple, White, Blue, Green, Red and Yellow. The ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2 and so on, and the topmost floor is numbered 9.
There is one floor between the floors on which Kavita, who likes Grey colour and Naina stay. Leela, who likes Blue, stays on a floor immediately above Mahima's floor, who likes Green colour. Neither Mona nor Priya belongs to Rajasthan. Priya does not belong to Himanchal and likes Red colour. The one who belongs to Tamilnadu stays on the fourth floor but not in 2bhk house. There are two floors between the floors on which the people who belong to Kerala and Assam stay. Meera stays on the second floor and belongs to Uttarakhand. There are three floors between the floor on which Priya, who lives in 3bhk and Naina stay, which does not belong to Bihar and likes Pink colour. The person who belongs to Rajasthan and Himanchal lives in same type of house. Mona stays in a 2bhk house on an even numbered floor below the floor where Agrima stays, who likes purple colour. The one who belongs to Bihar stays on the third floor but not in 3bhk house. The one who belongs to Himanchal stays on the topmost floor and likes Orange colour. The person belongs to Kerala and Assam live in a same type of house. Agrima belongs to Assam and stays in a 2bhk on an even numbered floor. The person belongs to Maharashtra does not live below the person who belongs to Punjab. Mona does not like Yellow colour.
1. Who among the following stays on topmost floor?
A) Priya
B) Leela
C) Meera
D) Mahima
E) None of these
2. Which of the following is related to Mona?
A) Tamilnadu - Yellow
B) Bihar - Pink
C) Rajasthan - Red
D) Maharashtra - White
E) None of these
3. How many floors are there between the floor on which Mahima stays and the floor on which Priya stays?
A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) None
E) More than three
4. Which of the following is true as per the given information?
A) Soha stays on a floor immediately below the floor on which Agrima stays.
B) Naina stays on a floor immediately above the floor on which Mona stays.
C) Kavita stays on the eighth floor.
D) Leela belongs to Tamilnadu.
E) None of these
5. Who like Yellow color?
A) Meera
B) Leela
C) Mahima
D) Agrima
E) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Each of them works in different post of a company viz— ECO, ED, CGM, GM, DGM, MG, AM and Clerk but not necessarily in the same order.
The DGM sits second to the right of G. Only two people sits between G and the AM. H sits on the immediate left of A. The CGM sits on the immediate right of E. Only one person sits between the DGM and B. The ED sits second to the right of B. E is not the Clerk. The MG sits second to the right of D. G is not the GM. The GM is neither an immediate neighbour of the ED nor of the DGM. Only three persons sit between C and D. C sits second to the left of the Clerk. The GM and the Clerk are immediate neighbours. E is neither an immediate neighbour of the AM nor Clerk.
6. Which of the following statements is true as per given arrangement ?
A) Only one person sits between E and G.
B) D sits second to the right of the CGM.
C) H is the AM.
D) A sits on the immediate right of the DGM.
E) None of these
7. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group ?
A) H – ED
B) D – Clerk
C) F – GM
D) E – AM
E) A – CEO
8. Which of the following statements is not true as per the given arrangement ?
A) B sits opposite to the CGM.
B) C sits second to the right of the GM.
C) Only one person sits between D and A.
D) All are true.
E) None of these
9. What is the position of the Clerk with respect to F ?
A) Second to the left
B) Second to the right
C) Third to the right
D) Third to the left
E) None of these
10. Who is the CEO ?
A) The one who sits second to the right of the Clerk.
B) The one who sits third to the left oif D.
C) The one who sits opposite to the GM.
D) The one who sits second to the left of G.
E) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
Nine people are - Mona, Soha, Priya, Leela, Meera, Kavita, Naina, Agrima and Mahima.
Nine different states of India are - Himanchal, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Assam, Rajasthan, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Maharashtra and Bihar.
Nine different colors are – Orange, Grey, Pink, Purple, White, Blue, Green, Red and Yellow.
1. The one who belongs to Tamilnadu stays on the fourth floor but not in 2bhk house. Hence, she lives in 3bhk.
2. Meera stays on the second floor and belongs to Uttarakhand.
3. The one who belongs to Bihar stays on the third floor but not in 3bhk house. Hence, she lives in 2bhk.
4. The one who belongs to Himanchal stays on the topmost floor and likes Orange color.
5. There are two floors between the floors on which the people who belong to Kerala and Assam stay.
6. Agrima belongs to Assam and stays in a 2bhk on an even numbered floor. The person belongs to Kerala and Assam live in a same type of house.
7. Mona stays in a 2bhk house on an even numbered floor just below the floor on which Agrima stays, who likes Purple color. Hence Mona lives on sixth floor.

Floors
Person
States
Bhk Type
Color
1




2
Meera
Uttarakhand


3

Bihar
2

4

Tamilnadu
3

5

Kerala
2

6
Mona

2

7




8
Agrima
Assam
2
Purple
9

Himanchal

Orange
 8. There are three floors between the floor on which Priya, who lives in 3bhk and Naina stay, which does not belong to Bihar and likes Pink color.
9. Leela, who likes Blue, stays on a floor immediately above Mahima's floor, who likes Green color.
Case 1
Floors
Person
States
Bhk Type
Color
1
Priya

3

2
Meera
Uttarakhand


3
Mahima
Bihar
2
Green
4
Leela
Tamilnadu
3
Blue
5
Naina
Kerala
2
Pink
6
Mona

2

7




8
Agrima
Assam
2
Purple
9

Himanchal

Orange
 Case 2
Floors
Person
States
Bhk Type
Color
1




2
Meera
Uttarakhand


3
Mahima
Bihar
2
Green
4
Leela
Tamilnadu
3
Blue
5
Naina
Kerala
2
Pink
6
Mona

2

7




8
Agrima
Assam
2
Purple
9
Priya
Himanchal
3
Orange

10. There is one floor between the floors on which Kavita, who likes Grey color and Naina stay.
11. Priya does not belong to Himanchal and likes Red color. (Here case 2 eliminates.) Now Soha belongs to Himanchal.
12. Neither Mona nor Priya belongs to Rajasthan. Hence Kavita belongs to Rajasthan.
13. The person belongs to Maharashtra does not live below the person who belongs to Punjab. Hence, Priya belongs to Punjab and Mona belongs to Maharashtra. Remaining
13. The person who belongs to Rajasthan and Himanchal lives in same type of house. So they must have 3bhk, because 4 persons live in 3bhk. Now Meera lives in 2bhk.
14. Mona does not like Yellow color. So she must like White color and Meera likes Yellow color.
Floors
Person
States
Bhk Type
Color
1
Priya
Punjab
3
Red
2
Meera
Uttarakhand
2
Yellow
3
Mahima
Bihar
2
Green
4
Leela
Tamilnadu
3
Blue
5
Naina
Kerala
2
Pink
6
Mona
Maharashtra
2
White
7
Kavita
Rajasthan
3
Grey
8
Agrima
Assam
2
Purple
9
Soha
Himanchal
3
Orange
 It’s the final arrangement.
1. E)   2. D)   3. A)   4. D)   5. A)  
(6 – 10):
6. D)   7. A)   8. B)   9. D)   10. E)