Reasoning Ability Practice Puzzles – Set 79

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Reasoning Ability Practice Puzzles – Set 79
Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: 
12 friends namely A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and L live in 12 different cities namely Jaipur, Mumbai, Kota, Delhi, Goa, Pune, Bhopal, Indore, Raipur, Ranchi, Kolkata and Jodhpur not necessarily in the same order. They joined the Indian Army in the same year but different months. 
The person who joined the army in March lives in Pune. Four persons joined the army between the persons who live in Ranchi and Delhi. J joined the army just before the person who lives in Delhi. G joined the army 3 months before J did. F lives in Indore and joined the army after H who lives in Mumbai (not necessarily the very next month). The first person among them to join the army lives in Raipur. G did not join the army before H and F. I joined the army 4 months after B did. B's joining was preceded by G and followed by L. K joined the army in May and does not live in Ranchi or Kolkata. Among A and E, A joined the army earlier and neither of these two lives in Raipur or Delhi. C joined just after the person who lives in Jodhpur. The persons living in Kolkata, Kota and Jaipur joined the army in three consecutive months in the given order. The last person among them to join the army does not live in Bhopal.
1. Which place does K lives in?
a) Kota
b) Bhopal
c) Delhi
d) Mumbai
e) None of these
2. Who lives in Kota?
a) G
b) K
c) E
d) L
e) None of these
3. How many persons joined the army between F and G?
a) None
b) One
c) Two
d) Three
e) None of these
4. Who joined the army just after the person who lives in Delhi?
a) I
b) C
c) L
d) G
e) None of these
5. In which months did the persons living in Mumbai and Ranchi join the army respectively?
a) April and June
b) February and July
c) April and July
d) February and June
e) June and July
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information and answer the questions followed:
Eight showrooms viz. Provogue, Peter England, Levi’s, Zodiac, Lee, Wrangler, Allen Solly and Arrow are set up in a line. They offer different discount rates viz. 30%, 39%, 45%, 53%, 60%, 68%, 75% and 90%. Further information is given:
The showroom which provides 45% discount is third to the left of the one which offers 68% discount. Arrow does not provide any of these discounts.
Arrow is set up between Peter England and Lee. None of these give 53% discount.
Provouge is set up fourth to the right of Lee. Either of them is at extreme ends. Levi’s gives the discount which is average of any of the two given discounts.
The showrooms which are set up at the extreme ends give 30% and 60% discounts. Two showrooms are set up between Zodiac and Peter England.
The showroom which provides 39% discount and Provogue have only one showroom in between them. Wrangler gives the highest discount.
Wrangler Showroom is second to the left of the one which is third to the right of Peter England. Allen Solly Showroom is not at the extreme end.
6. Which showroom is fourth to the left of the one which provides 68% discount?
a) Lee
b) Arrow
c) Wrangler
d) Allen Solly
e) Levis
7. Which two showrooms lie in the middle of the row?
a) Provogue, Zodiac
b) Wrangler, Peter England
c) Provogue, Wrangler
d) Arrow, Zodiac
e) None of these
8. What is the position of the showroom which gives the third highest discount?
a) Second to the left of the one which gives 60% discount
b) Third to the right of Peter England
c) In between Provogue and Allen Solly
d) (a) and (b)
e) (a), (b) and (c)
9. What is the average of the discounts given by Allen Solly, Arrow and Peter England?
a) 53
b) 43
c) 75
d) 41
e) None of these
10. Which of the following is wrong?
a) Lee gives the least discount
b) Arrow is third to the left of the one which gives 53% discount
c) Three showrooms lie between Levi’s and Peter England
d) The difference between the discounts of Provogue and Lee is 23%
e) All are correct
Directions (11 – 15): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
Eight People – M, N, O, P, Q, R, and S live in eight different floors of building (but not necessarily in the same order). One of the floors in the building is vacant. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered 1, the one above that is numbered 2, and so on till the topmost floor is numbered 8. Each one of them have a different type of mobile, namely Lenovo, Micro max, Motorola, Samsung, Apple, Asus and Redmi (but not necessarily in the same order). Each one of them likes different colours namely viz – Yellow, Red, Purple, Orange, Black, Blue and Green.
The person who likes Red lives immediately above the person who likes Purple and immediately below the person who likes Orange. The number of people living above R is same as the number of floors between R and P. R lives an odd numbered floor above the floor numbered four. Only one person lives between N and the one who have Samsung. Only three floors between P and the one who have Apple. Neither O nor S like Red. The one who has Asus lives immediately above S. S has neither Apple nor Motorola. Q does not have Asus. Only three floors between S and M. The person who likes Yellow lives immediately above the one who likes Black. The one who has Redmi lives immediately above the one who have Lenovo, but not on the topmost floor. O lives one of the odd numbered floors above the one who have Apple. Only one floor between R and the one who have Micro max. Only one person lives between the one who have Redmi and the vacant floor. Only two people live between O and vacant floor. The person who likes Green live one of the floors above the floor numbered 5.
11. Which of the following Statements is true with respect to the given information?
a) S lives immediately above the one who likes Blue
b) Q lives immediately above O
c) Only three people live between R and the one who have Redmi.
d) P has Samsung.
e) All the given statements are true
12. Who amongst the following lives exactly between the vacant floor and the one who have Lenovo mobile?
a) N, O
b) S, P
c) R, S
d) M, N
e) Q, M
13. Who among the following likes Orange colour?
a) O
b) S
c) R
d) Q
e) M
14. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to the group?
a) S – Motorola
b) O – Apple
c) R – Samsung
d) Q – Lenovo
e) P – Micro max
15. How many people live between Q and O?
a) Four
b) Three
c) None
d) Five
e) Two
Solutions:
(1 – 5):

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

6. B)   7. C)   8. E)   9. A)   10. C)  
(11 – 15):
Floor
Person
Mobile
Colour
8
N
Motorola
Green
7
O
Asus
Yellow
6
S
Samsung
Black
5
R
Apple
Blue
4
3
Q
Micromax
Orange
2
M
Redmi
Red
1
P
Lenovo
Purple
11. A)   12. E)   13. D)   14. C)   15. E)