Reasoning Ability Practice Puzzles – Set 83

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Reasoning Ability Practice Puzzles – Set 83
Directions (1 – 5): Read the following information and answer the question that follows:
Anil, Anuj, Anita, Arun, Anu, Aarti, Ajay and Akshay are eight persons of a family, There are three married couples in the family. They are from three generations. There are no unmarried female in the family. Among them there are three doctors, two engineers, two authors and one painter. Each person has only one occupation.
  • Anuj and Anil are offsprings of Arun while Ajay and Akshay are offsprings of Anu and Anita respectively.
  • Aarti is the wife of Arun.
  • Anita is one of the females and she is not the wife of Anil.They are seating around a round table facing towards the centre.
  • They sit in such a manner that only grandson of Arun is sitting between Anita and Anil, while only Anu is between Anuj and Aarti.
  • Only one person is sitting between Anita and Anuj but he is not Akshay. Ajay, who is not next to Anuj, is not sitting opposite Arun. While Anuj is not sitting opposite a female.
  • One of the sons of Arun is on the immediate left of Arun.
  • The persons who are next to Anu are neither engineer nor doctor.
  • Persons who are on the immediate left of Ajay and immediate right of Anuj are not doctors while Akshay is a renowned painter.   
1. The two females who are sitting adjacent to each other are:
a) Anita and Anu
b) Anu and Aarti
c) Aarti and Anita
d) Can’t say
e) None of these
2. Which of the following statement is true regarding the person who is between Ajay's father and Akshay's grandmother ?
a) He is sitting opposite a doctor
b) he is sitting opposite Anu
c) he is sitting one place away from an Engineer
d) He is the son of an author
e) None of these
3. The only male who is sitting opposite to a female is a/an:
a) Engineer
b) Doctor
c) Author
d) Painter
e) None of these
4. Akshay is sitting between which of the following persons?
a) Anil and Anita
b) Anita and Anuj
c) Anil and Aarti
d) Can’t say
e) None of these
5. The only person who is sitting between Anuj and Anita is a/an
a) Engineer
b) Doctor
c) Author
d) Painter
e) None of these
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
In a college, classes were arranged in two shifts- morning and evening from Monday to Saturday. Each teacher taught twice a week but in different shifts and different subject but it’s not compulsory in some cases. Physics, Chemistry, Civil, Mechanics, Electronics and Electrical were taught by different lecturers Shivangi, Pooja, Kajal, Pratik, Malhar and Aakash but not necessary in the same order.
On Monday Ms.Kajal taught Chemistry in morning shift and in evening Civil is being taught.
On Friday Mr. Pratik taught Civil in morning shift.On Wednesday Chemistry is being by taught by Kajal in evening shift.On Tuesday Electrical is being taught in morning shift and in evening Mechanics is being taught by Mr. Pratik. Mr. Aakash taught once a day in a week but in both shifts.Ms. Pooja taught Mechanics& Mr. Malhar taught Electronics on Saturday in morning and evening shift respectively. Ms. Shivangi always taught the same subject.
6. Which subject is taught by Shivangi?
a)    Chemistry
b)    Civil
c)     Electronics
d)    Physics
e)    None of above
7. On which day Aakash taught?
a)    Monday
b)    Thursday
c)     Wednesday
d)    Data not sufficient
e)    None of above
8. Which subject is being taught on Wednesday in morning shift?
a)    Electrical
b)    Mechanics
c)     Electronics
d)    Physics
e)    None of above
9. Which is the correct group of teacher, day, shift and subject?
a)    Monday- Kajal- Chemistry- evening
b)    Thursday- Electronics- Pratik- morning
c)     Saturday- Mechanics- Pooja- morning
d)    Wednesday- Chemistry- Shivangi- evening
e)    None of above
10. Who taught Civil on Monday evening?
a)    Shivangi
b)    Pooja
c)     Kajal
d)    Pratik
e)    None of above
Directions (11 – 15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Eight persons – Love, Manav, Navin, Osho, Paras, Qasib, Raj and Shiv – sitting around a circular area at equal distance from one another, but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing the center while some others are facing outside (i.e., in a direction just opposite to the center).
Shiv is sitting fourth to the left of Paras, Osho is sitting second to the right of Shiv. Shiv faces outside. Love is sitting third to the right of Raj. Raj is not an immediate neighbor of Paras. Both the immediate neighbors of Qasib face towards the center. Both the immediate neighbors of Manav face opposite directions (i.e., if one person faces towards the center, the other person faces outside). Both the immediate neighbors of Shiv face the same direction as that of Osho (i.e., if Osho faces towards the center, then both the immediate neighbors of Shiv also face towards the center and vice versa). Both the immediate neighbors of Paras face the just opposite direction of Paras (i.e., If Paras faces towards the center, both the immediate neighbors of Paras face outside and vice-versa). Navin is immediate neighbor of Raj.Love is facing inside and Navin is facing the same side of circle as that of Osho.
11. How many persons are facing outside?
a)    One
b)    Three
c)     Five
d)    Four
e)    Two 
12. Who among the following is sitting to the immediate left of Paras?
a)    Raj
b)    Manav
c)     Osho
d)    Shiv
e)    Qasib
13. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Navin as per the given seating arrangement?
a)    Navin is sitting to the immediate right of Manav
b)    Navin faces outside
c)     Only two persons are sitting between Navin and Qasib.
d)    Love is sitting second to the right of Navin
e)    Shiv is one of the immediate neighbors of Navin
14. What is the position of Raj with respect to Osho in the given sitting arrangement?
a)    Fourth to the left
b)    Third to the right
c)     Fifth to the left
d)    Second to the left
e)    Third to the left
15. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way on the basis of given sitting arrangement and hence form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?
a)    Navin
b)    Osho
c)     Raj
d)    Paras
e)    Love


Solutions:
(1 – 5):

1. B)   2. D)   3. B)   4. C)   5. A)  

(6 – 10):
Day
Morning Shift
Evening Shift
Subject
Teacher
Subject
Teacher
Monday
Chemistry
Kajal
Civil
Pooja
Tuesday
Electrical
Malhar
Mechanics
Pratik
Wednesday
Physics
Shivangi
Chemistry
Kajal
Thursday
Electronics
Aakash
Electrical
Aakash
Friday
Civil
Pratik
Physics
Shivangi
Saturday
Mechanics
Pooja
Electronics
Malhar
6. D)   7. B)   8. D)   9. C)   10. B)  

(11 – 15):

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