Reasoning Ability Practice Puzzles – Set 78

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Reasoning Ability Practice Puzzles – Set 78
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully to answer the question given below.
Seven Italian friends come to Ahmedabad and go for a treat in a restaurant. Friends are - Aasher, Aaden, Abadine, Aadam, Aadan, Aaliah, and Aalion. They order Khandvi, Undhiyu, Aam Shrikhand, Dhokla, Methi ka thepla, Dal Dhokli and Handvo, but not necessary in the same order. The items were priced at Rs. 400, 500, 600, 900, 1000, 1100 and 1300 but not necessary in the same order.
  • Aaden’s order was priced less than Abadine’s order.
  • The price of Aadan’s item is equal to the sum of Aaden and Aaliah’s item’s prices.
  • Sum of the price of Dal Dhokli and undhiyu is equal to the price of methi ka thepla. Dal Dhokli was priced more than undhiyu.
  • Not more than one item was priced higher than Methi ka Thepla’. Dhokla was priced at Rs 500 and Aasher did not order mehti ka thepla.
  • Abadine ordered Aam shrikhand and sum of the prices of Aam Shrikhand and unidhiyu was euqal to the price of the item ordered by Aasher.
  • The price of Handvo ordered by Aalion is equal to the sum of prices of dishes ordered by Abadine and Aadam.
1. Aadam ordered which food item?
a) Khandvi
b) Methi Ka thepla
c) Dhokla
d) Dal Dhokli
e) Handvo
2. Who ordered ‘Methi ka thepla’?
a) Aadam
b) Aadan
c) Aaliah
d) Aalion
e) Aaden
3. What is the difference between the price of the food ordered by Aasher and Aadan?
a) Rs 1000
b) Rs 400
c) Rs 500
d) Rs 600
e) Rs 300
4. Who ordered Khandvi?
a) Aasher
b) Aaliah
c) Aalion
d) Aadam
e) Can’t be determine
5. How many food items are priced more than the food item ordered by Aliah?
a) Four
b) Five
c) Three
d) Two
e) None
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
7 students L, N, P, R, U, W and Y and a teacher T are sitting around a circular table facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order.
  • The student who has attained the highest marks and hence the first rank is to sit immediately to the right of the teacher and the student who has attained rank 2 is to sit immediately to the left of the teacher.
  • L is sitting just opposite to T and her immediate neighbours are not the students who have attained ranks 3 or 5.
  • The ranks of three students are known. N = rank 7 ; P = rank 2 ; L = rank 6
  • The rank of any two students sitting just opposite to each other is either both odd or both even.
  • The immediate neighbours of W are P and N.
  • The rank of Y is an odd number but not 1.
  • The student who has attained rank 1 is not sitting next to the student who has attained rank 3.
  • R is not sitting immediately next to the teacher.
6. Who is sitting 5th to the right of the teacher?
a) L
b) Student who got rank 4
c) Student who got rank 6
d) N
e) None of the above
7. What are the ranks of Y & W?
a) Y = 3; W = 5
b) Y = 5; W = 3
c) Y = 4; W = 7
d) Y = 7; W = 4
e) None of these
8. What is the position of ‘P’ with respect to the person who is sitting immediately left to the person who got rank 4?
a) 4th to the right
b) 4th to the left
c) 3rd to the right
d) 5th to the left
e) 3rd to the left
9. Which of the following pairs represent the immediate neighbours of the person sitting just opposite to ‘U’?
a) Y, T
b) L, W
c) U, N
d) D, N
e) None of these
10. If the students were made to sit rank-wise from 1 to 7 such that the 1st ranker would be sitting immediately to the right of the teacher followed by the 2nd ranker to his right and so on accordingly, then the places of how many students would remain unchanged?
a) Zero
b) One
c) Seven
d) Three
e) None of the above
Directions (11 – 15): Study the given data carefully and answer the related questions given below:
Eleven co-workers P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z are sitting in a row. Some are facing north and some are facing south. R is sitting second to the left of T who is sitting on an end. Person sitting in exact middle of row is facing south and sitting second to the left of Y. Two immediate neighbors are not facing same direction. Three persons are sitting between S and T.  V is sitting fourth to the left of W and P is sitting exact middle of them, who immediate neighbor of Y. Q is not a neighbor of S or T. Z or X is not sitting in middle of row. Z is immediate neighbor of T.
11. Who are the immediate neighbors of U and which direction they are facing?
a) R and X, North
b) R and W, North
c) Y and Z, South
d) W and S, North
e) None of these
12. How many persons are facing north?
a) 3
b) 4
c) 5
d) 6
e) None of these
13. Who are sitting on both ends?
a) Q and T
b) S and Z
c) V and T
d) Cannot be determined
e) None of these
14. Which is the position of P in respect of X?
a) Fourth to right
b) Fourth to left
c) Sixth to left
d) Fifth to right
e) None of these
15. Which one group has those persons who are facing same direction?
a) VPU
b) QYT
c) SRT
d) WSX
e) None of these
Solutions:
(1 – 5):
Person
Item
Item Price
Aasher
Khandvi
1000
Aayden
Undhyu
400
Abadine
Aam Shrikhand
600
Aadam
Dhokla
500
Aadan
Methi Ka Tepla
1300
Aaliah
Dal Dho Kla
900
Aalion
Handvo
1100
1. C)   2. B)   3. E)   4. A)   5. C)  
(6 – 10):
6. D)   7. B)   8. E)   9. B)   10. B)  
(11 – 15):

11. D)   12. D)   13. C)   14. D)   15. C)