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Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight persons who live in an eight-storey building. The ground floor is numbered one and the topmost floor is numbered eight. Each of them have different qualifications viz. B.TECH, MD, MS, CA, M.TECH, M.SC, MCA and MBBS, but not necessarily in the same order. There is only one floor between A and the floor on which person who has only MBBS degree . The one who has only MBBS degree does not live on floor number 1. D lives just below B. The one who has B.TECH degree lives on an even-numbered floor and just above the floor on which one who has M.TECH degree. The person who has M.SC degree lives on an even-numbered floor but not on the 8th floor. Neither D nor H lives on the 1st floor. Only one person lives between the one who has MCA degree and the D. A lives on an odd-numbered floor and E lives just above A. B lives on the fourth floor.
Only two persons live between the one who has M.SC degree and A. F lives just below the one who has M.TECH degree. D has neither M.TECH nor MBBS degree. The person who has MS degree does not live on an odd-numbered floor. G does not has MD degree. There are two floors between the floor on which H lives and the floor on which E lives. Only two persons live between the one who has CA degree and the one who has MS degree.

Q1. Who among the following has been applied for MD?
(a) D
(b) C
(c) F
(d) E
(e) None of these

Q2. How many persons are there between E and B?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Q3. Who among the following lives on the topmost floor?
(a) The one who applied in B.TECH
(b) The one who applied in M.SC
(c) The one who applied in MS
(d) The one who applied in MD
(e) None of these

Q4. Which of the following combinations is/are true?
(a) Floor no. 2 – D – CA
(b) Floor no. 5 – F – MBBS
(c) Floor no. 1 – C – MD
(d) Floor no. 8 – E – B.TECH
(e) None of these

Q5. A is applying in which of the following examinations?
(a) B.TECH
(b) MBBS
(c) M.SC
(d) M.TECH
(e) None of these

Solution(1-5):

S1. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol.

Directions (6-10): Study the information and answer the following questions:
In a certain code language

"keeping the interest rate" is coded as " 8#V  16#G   9@G   21@P "

"second consecutive year that" is coded as " 12#W  33@X  8#I   8#G"

"labour ministry has raised" is coded as" 12#I  16#B   9@S   12#W"

Q6.What is the code for ‘latest tussle’ in the given code language?
(a) 12@G 12@V
(b) 12#G 12#V
(c) 12#G 12@V
(d) 12@G 12#V
(e)None of these

Q7.What is the code for ‘surplus over’ in the given code language?
(a) 21@H 8#I
(b) 20@H 8#I
(c) 21#H 8#I
(d) 21@H 8@I
(e)None of these

Q8.What may be the possible code for ‘finance ministry’ in the given code language?
(a) 21@U 16#B
(b) 16@V 16@B
(c) 16#V 16@B
(d) 16@V 16#B
(e)None of these

Q.9What may be the possible code for ‘inception’ in the given code language?
(a) 25@R
(b) 27#R
(c) 25#R
(d) 27@R
(e)None of these

Q10.What is the code for ‘estimates' in the given code language?
(a) 27@V
(b) 21#V
(c) 20@V
(d) 21@S
(e)None of these

Solution(6-10):

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. 21@H  8#I

S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. 21@U  16#B

S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. 27@R

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. 27@V

Q11. Of the five poles P, Q, R, S and T situated close to each other, P is to the west of Q, R is to the south of P and T is to north of Q and S is to the east of T. Then R is in which direction with respect to S?
(a) North-west
(b) South-east
(c) South-west
(e) None of these

Q12. A man starts walking from point P. He goes 90 metres in the East before turning to his right. He goes 20 metres before turning to his right again and walk 30 metres and reaches point Q. From point Q, he goes 100 metres to the North and reaches point R. What is shortest distance between P and R?
(a) 80 metres
(b) 100 metres
(c) 140 metres
(d) 260 metres
(e) None of these

Q13. If ‘A \$ B’ means ‘A is father of B’, ‘A # B’ means ‘A is daughter of B’, ‘A @ B’ means ‘A is sister of B’, then how is K related to M in H @ K \$ L # M ?
(a) Husband
(b) Uncle
(c) Father
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Q14. If ‘P \$ Q’, means ‘P is father of Q’; ‘P # Q’ means ‘P is mother of Q’; ‘P * Q’ means ‘P is sister of Q’, then how is D related to N in N # A \$ B * D?
(a) Nephew
(b) Grandson
(c) Granddaughter
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Q15. In a class six students M, N, O, P, Q and R are the top six Rank holders, not necessarily in the same order. O did not get the 4th rank. M’s rank is higher than R’s and O’s but lower than N’s. Among these six rankers, there are four students whose ranks are lower than P’s rank and five students whose ranks are above that of Q. Who is ranked 5th in the class?
(a) R
(b) O
(c) Q
(d)N
(d) None of these

Solution(11-15):

S11. Ans.(c)
Sol.

S12. Ans.(b)
Sol.

S13. Ans.(a)
Sol.

S14. Ans.(d)
Sol.

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol.
N > P > M > R > O > Q

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