REASONING QUIZ

Direction (1-7): Study the given information and answer the following questions:

Eight friends M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around circular table and belong to eight different states Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Kerala and Maharashtra. They read three Newspapers in Hindi, English and Punjabi. At least two persons read one news paper not necessarily in the same order.
Only P and Q read Hindi Newspaper. P is third to right of Q. M is from Kerala reads English Newspaper and is sitting immediate right of Q. R is from Chandigarh and reads Punjabi Newspaper. T reads the same Newspaper as S reads who is third to left of R and fourth to right of N. O is sitting exact opposite of P who belongs to UP. Persons belongs to Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh read English Newspaper. S is from Haryana while N is from Andhra Pradesh reads English Newspaper. T is from Punjab.

1.      Who does not read English Newspaper?
(1) O                                (2) N
(3) M                                (4) T
(5) None of these
2.      From which state Q belongs?
(1) UP                              (2) Bihar
(3) Maharashtra               (4) Andhra Pradesh
(5) None of these
3.      Which of the following is not correct combination?
(1) T-Punjab-Punjabi       (2) Q-Kerala-Hindi
(3) O-Maharashtra-English        
(4) P-UP-Hindi
(5) All are correct combinations
4.      Which two persons are sitting adjacently who read Punjabi Newspapers?
(1) RT                              (2) RN
(3) RS                              (4) TS
(5) None of these

Directions (5-7): Given questions one based on the above question. One group does not match to group find that one.
5.       (1) OQ                            (2) RN            
(3) PT                              (4) MS
(5) MO
6.       (1) PQ                             (2) RS            
(3)TR                               (4) OM
(5)SN
7.       (1) NOQ                         (2) OQM
(3)QMS                           (4) SPT
(5) TNR

Directions (8-12): study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W and Z are eight friends studying in three different engineering colleges. A, B and C in three disciplines- Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics with not less than two and not more than three in any college. Not more than three of them study in any of the three disciplines. W studies Electrical in college B with only T, who studies Mechanical, P and Z do not study in college C and study in the same discipline but not Electrical. R studies Mechanical with V, who studies Electrical. S studies Mechanical and does not study in the same college where R studies. Q does not study Electronics.

8.      Which of the following combinations of college student specialization is correct?
(1) C-R Electronics                     (2) A-Z Electrical
(3) B-W Electronics                     (4) B-W Electrical
(5) B-Z Electronics
9.      In which of the following colleges do two students study in Electrical disciplines?
(1)A only                          (2) B only
(3) C only                         (4) cannot be determined
(5) None of these
10.    In which discipline does Q study?
(1) Electrical                               
(2) Mechanical
(3) Electrical or Mechanical
(4) Data inadequate                    
(5) None of these
11.    In which of the colleges at least one student studies in Mechanical discipline?
(1)A only                                      (2) B only
(3) C only                                     (4) both A and B
(5) All A, B and C
12.    S studies in which college?
(1) A                                             (2) B
(3) A or B                                     (4) Data inadequate
(5) None of these


Solutions (1-7)
1. (4):
2. (2):
3. (2):
4. (1):
5. (5):
6. (3):
7. (5):


Solutions (8-12):

College
Student
Branch
A
P
Electronics
A
Z
Electronics
A
S
Mechanical
B
W
Electrical
B
T
Mechanical
C
R
Mechanical
C
V
Electrical
C
Q
Electrical

8. (4)
9. (3)
10. (1)
11. (5)
12. (1)