Reasoning Ability High Level Practice Puzzles

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Reasoning Ability High Level Practice Puzzles
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Eight persons Rahul, Virat, Ravindra, Suresh, Mahendra, Virendra, Yuvraj and Sachin are sitting around a circle table. Four of them are facing towards the centre and four of them are facing outside from the centre. All of them work in eight different companies viz— Reliance, Mahindra, TCS, IBM, Infosys, Wipro, Google and HTC but not necessarily in the same order.
Virendra faces towards the centre and works in IBM. Both the immediate neighbours of Virendra face outside from the centre and works in Wipro and Reliance. Mahendra faces ouside from the centre. Mahendra faces outside from the centre. Both the immediate neighbours of Mahendra face the centre. Virendra sits third to the right of Rahul who works in Mahindra and faces outside from the centre. Suresh sits third to the left of Rahul. The one who works in Wipro sits opposite to Rahul. The one who works in Infosys is not an immediate neighbour of Rahul and faces outside from the centre. Virat sits second to the left of Suresh and does not work in Google or HTC. The one who works in Google sits between Sachin and Rahul. Ravindra faces outside from the centre and does not work in Infosys.
1. Which of the following statements is/are true ?
(a) Sachin faces the centre.
(b) The one who works in IBM sits opposite to the one who works in TCS.
(c) Suresh works in Google.
(d) All are true.
(e) None of these
2. 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) Sachin – Infosys
(b) Suresh – Google
(c) Virat – IBM
(d) Yuvraj – HTC
(e) Virendra – TCS
3. Who amongst the following sits second to the left of Suresh ?
(a) The one who works in IBM.
(b) The one who works in Reliance.
(c) The one who works in Google.
(d) The one who works in TCS.
(e) None of these
4. Who amongst the following works in Google ?
(a) Mahendra
(b) Sachin
(c) Yuvraj
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these
5. What is the position of Yuvraj with respect to Ravindra ?
(a) Third to the right
(b) Second to the left
(c) Third to the left
(d) Immediate right
(e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A faculty teaches seven subjects—Reasoning, Quant, English, GA, Computer, Science and Marketing during a period of Monday to Sunday, one subject on each day but not necessary in the same order. The subject English is taught at least before three subjects. The subject Science is taught on Tuesday. Both the subjects Quant and Computer are taught at least before one subject. The subject GA is taught immediately after the subject English. At least four subjects are taught after the subject Computer. There is one day gap between Quant and computer subjects. Three subjects are taught between computer and marketing.
6. How many subjects are taught after the subject GA?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these
7. How many subjects are taught after the subject Science?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) More than three
(e) None of these
8. The subject Marketing is taught immediately after the day?
(a) Monday
(b) Tuesday
(c) Wednesday
(d) Friday
(e) Saturday
9. If X is the person who attend the class which is taught on Wednesday, then the subject learn by him is?
(a) Reasoning
(b) Quant
(c) English
(d) GA
(e) Computer
10. Four of the following five are alike based on the arrangement which one does not belong to that group?
(a) Monday-Marketing
(b) Wednesday-GA
(c) Tuesday-Science
(d) Friday-Computer
(e) Sunday-Quant
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions. 
Nine players Kimi Räikkönen, Jenson Button, Daniel Ricciardo, Valtteri Bottas, Fernando Alonso, Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg stay in a building. The building has nine floors and only one player stays on one floor. Each of them won different Grand Prix namely- British Grand Prix, Austrian Grand Prix, Canadian Grand Prix, Hungarian Grand Prix, Chinese Grand Prix, Russian Grand Prix, Australian Grand Prix, Monaco Grand Prix and Spanish Grand Prix and Each player belongs to different country, i.e. Russia, Spain, Hong Kong, Japan, USA, Germany, UK, Australia and Argentina but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2, and so on, and the topmost floor is numbered 9.
The one who belongs to Australia stays on the 4th floor. There are 4 floors between the floors on which Valtteri Bottas & Lewis Hamilton stay with Valtteri Bottas living above Lewis Hamilton. Daniel Ricciardo stays on the floor immediately above Sebastian Vettel's floor. The one who won British Grand Prix stays on an even numbered floor and is a neighbour of the one who won Austrian Grand Prix. Nico Rosberg does not belong to Spain. The one who belongs to Russia stays on the topmost floor. The one who won Australian Grand Prix stays immediately below the one who won Chinese Grand Prix. Fernando Alonso won Monaco Grand Prix. Max Verstappen belongs to USA and stays on 8th floor. There are 3 players between the one who won Hungarian Grand Prix and the one who won Monaco Grand Prix. There are two floors between the floors on which players from Argentina and Australia stay. Fernando Alonso stays immediately below the floor on which the player from Japan lives. The player who won Russian Grand Prix belongs to Spain and stays on an odd numbered floor. Nico Rosberg stays on the bottommost floor. The player who won Canadian Grand Prix is from Japan and stays on 6th floor. The player from UK stays on 2nd floor. The players from Germany and Spain are not the neighbours of the player from Japan. Valtteri Bottas won Austrian Grand Prix and Lewis Hamilton does not won British Grand Prix. Jenson Button does not live below the floor of Kimi Räikkönen.
11. How many players sit between Lewis Hamilton and the one who won Hungarian Grand Prix?
(a) Five
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) Two
(e) Six
12. Which of the following players sits exactly between Nico Rosberg and the one who won Spanish Grand Prix?
(a) Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton
(b) Daniel Ricciardo and Fernando Alonso
(c) Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas
(d) Kimi Räikkönen and Sebastian Vettel
(e) Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso
13. Who lives in the Third floor?
(a) Fernando Alonso
(b) The one who won Spanish Grand Prix
(c) The one who is from Spain
(d) Max Verstappen
(e) None of these
14. Canadian Grand Prix won by which of the following player?
(a) Valtteri Bottas
(b) Kimi Räikkönen
(c) Lewis Hamilton
(d) Nico Rosberg
(e) Daniel Ricciardo
15. Which of the following combinations is true?
(a) 4 - Australia - Daniel Ricciardo - Hungarian Grand Prix
(b) 3 –Spain – Lewis Hamilton - Chinese Grand Prix
(c) 8 - Russia – Jenson Button - Hungarian Grand Prix
(d) 7 - Argentina - Valtteri Bottas - Austrian Grand Prix
(e) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
1. A)   2. A)   3. D)   4. C)   5. C)  
(6 – 10):
6. B)   7. D)   8. E)   9. E)   10. C)    
(11 – 15):
Floor
Players
Country
Grand Prix
9
Jenson Button
Russia
Hungarian Grand Prix
8
Max Verstappen
USA
British Grand Prix
7
Valtteri Bottas
Argentina
Austrian Grand Prix
6
Kimi Räikkönen
Japan
Canadian Grand Prix
5
Fernando Alonso
Hong Kong
Monaco Grand Prix
4
Daniel Ricciardo
Australia
Spanish Grand Prix
3
Sebastian Vettel
Spain
Russian Grand Prix
2
Lewis Hamilton
UK
Chinese Grand Prix
1
Nico Rosberg
Germany
Australian Grand Prix
11. E)   12. A)   13. C)   14. B)   15. D)