Arrangement puzzle -1

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

  1. Eight friends Venkat, Abdulla, Rakshan, Vikram, Prakash, Suman, John and Manoj live on eight different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order.
  2. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered 1 and the topmost floor of the building is numbered 8.
  3. Each of them likes different teams of Champions trophy cricket viz, England Team, India Team, Australia Team, Bangladesh Team, New Zealand Team, Pakistan Team, South Africa Team and Sri Lanka Team but not necessarily in the same order.
  4. The one who likes India Team lives on an even-numbered floor but not on the topmost floor.
  5. Only one person lives between Suman and the one who likes New Zealand Team.
  6. Only two persons live between Suman and the one who likes India Team.
  7. Neither Prakash nor Rakshan lives on the first floor.
  8. Only one person lives between Rakshan and the one who likes Australia Team.
  9. Venkat lives just above Suman. Only two persons live between Prakash and Venkat.
  10. The one who likes New Zealand Team does not live on floor number one, Abdulla lives on an even- numbered floor and just above Rakshan.
  11. The one who likes Bangladesh Team lives on an even numbered floor and lives just above the person who likes Sri Lanka Team.
  12. Rakshan does not like New Zealand Team or Sri Lanka Team.
  13. Only two persons live between the one who likes Pakistan Team and the one who likes England Team.
  14. Vikram does not like South Africa Team. The one who likes Pakistan Team does not live on an odd-numbered floor. Manoj lives just below the one who likes Sri Lanka Team.

 

1). Who lives on fifth floor?

a) Abdulla b) Prakash

c) The one who likes Bangladesh Team

d) The one who likes New Zealand Team

e) Both option b and d

 

2). John likes which of the following team?

a) South Africa Team

b) Australia Team

c) Bangladesh Team

d) Sri Lanka Team

e) England Team

 

3). How many persons are between the one who likes Bangladesh Team and the one who stays on 4th floor?

a) One b) Two c) Three d) Four e) Five

 

4). Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence they form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?

a) Venkat

b) Rakshan

c) Manoj

d) Abdulla

e) John

5). Which of the following combinations is true?

 

a) 1 – Vikram - South Africa Team

b) 4 – Prakash - India Team

c) 3 – Suman - Sri Lanka Team

d) 6 – Manoj - Pakistan Team

e) 7 – Rakshan - England Team

 

Answers : 

1.E,  2.A, 3.C, 4.B, 5.D

 

  1. Ten friends are sitting in two parallel rows of six seats each. One seat is vacant in each row. M, N, O, P and Q are sitting in row-1 facing South. D, E, F, G and H are facing North.
  2. Each likes a different Cartoon Characters i.e. Mickey mouse, Bugs Bunny, Tweety, Donald Duck, Minnie Mouse, Popeye, Jerry, Tom, Goofy and Sylvester. Each person has different number of their favourite chocolates – 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 15 and 16.
  3. The difference between the chocolates hold by N and O is 3.
  4. G sits third to the right of F and likes Donald Duck.
  5. Only two people sit between E and the vacant seat. E does not like Minnie Mouse or Tweety.
  6. Q is not an immediate neighbour of O. N likes Sylvester.
  7. The persons who sit at the extreme end of the line have chocolates in consecutive order.
  8. Neither E nor H has 8 chocolate.
  9. One of the neighbors of vacant seat in both rows have chocolates in odd number.
  10. The one who likes Tweety faces the one who likes Tom.
  11. The one who likes Tweety sits opposite to the one who sits third right of the person who sits opposite to G.
  12. O is not an immediate neighbour of P.
  13. H, who likes neither Minnie Mouse nor Popeye, does not face the vacant seat.
  14. Neither G nor F sits at any of the extreme ends of the row. P faces F.
  15. Vacant seats are not opposite to each other.
  16. Two seats are there between O and N, who sits third right of the one who likes Jerry.
  17. The one who likes Goofy faces the one who likes Donald Duck. The persons who like the Mickey mouse and Tom are adjacent to each other.
  18. Vacant seat of row – 1 is not an immediate neighbour of P.
  19. E sits at one of the extreme ends of the row.
  20. F does not like Mickey mouse and Tom.
  21. Vacant seat of row-1 does not face G who doesn’t sit at any of the extreme ends of the row.
  22. The person who likes Mickey mouse has 3 chocolates.
  23. The total number of chocolates hold by Q is the half of the total number of chocolates hold by H.
  24. The total numbers of chocolates hold by M, F and G is the Square of the total number of chocolates hold by P, Q and M
  1. respectively. Neither P nor G has 4 chocolate.

arrangement puzzles for ssc cgl exams