Reasoning Quiz on Puzzles

Directions (Q1-5): Study the following information and answer the questions given below:
Shukla, Mishra, Singh, Kulkarni, Rao, Joshi and Nair are to conduct interviews simultaneously either alone or in pairs at four different locations—Surat, Chandigarh, Delhi and Lucknow. Only one wants to travel by rail, two prefer travelling by car and the rest travel by air.

  • Shukla is going to Lucknow but neither by car nor by air.
  • Mishra prefers to travel by car.
  • Neither Joshi nor Nair is going to Delhi.
  • Only those going to Surat travel by road.
  • Kulkarni will assist his friend Mishra.
  • The two managers who go to Delhi travel by air.

Q1. Where will Kulkarni conduct the interviews?
(a) Surat
(b) Lucknow
(c) Chandigarh
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Q2. Who goes to Delhi?
(a) Mishra-Kulkarni
(b) Rao-Singh
(c) Kulkarni-Joshi
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

Q3. Which of the following is true?
(a) Kulkarni travels by air
(b) Nair will assist Rao
(c) Shukla conducts interviews alone
(d) Joshi goes to Chandigarh
(e) None of these

Q4. Who will conduct interviews at Chandigarh?
(a) Nair
(b) Singh
(c) Rao
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

Q5. In which of the following pair, both of the managers have same mode of travel? 
(a) Shukla-Mishra
(b) Rao-Mishra
(c) Nair-Rao
(d) Kulkarni-Joshi
(e) Shukla-Singh

Directions (Q6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
B, M, T, R, K, H and D are travelling in a train compartment with three tier sleeper berth. Each of them has a different profession of Engineer, Doctor, Architect, Pharmacist, Lawyer, Journalist and Pathologist. They occupied two lower berths, three middle berths and two upper berths. B, the engineer, is not on the upper berth. The Architect is the only other person who occupies the same type of berth as that of B. M and H are not on the middle berth and their professions are Pathologist and Lawyer respectively. T is a Pharmacist. D is neither a Journalist nor an Architect. K occupies the same type of berth as that of the Doctor.

Q6. Who is the Architect? 
(a) D
(b) H
(c) R
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

Q7. What is D’s profession? 
(a) Pharmacist
(b) Lawyer
(c) Doctor
(d) Engineer
(e) Data inadequate

Q8. Which of the following pairs occupy the lower berth? 
(a) BT
(b) BD
(c) BK
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

Q9. Which of the following groups occupies the middle berth? 
(a) DKT
(b) HKT
(c) DKR
(d) DHT
(e) None of these

Q10. Which of the following combinations of person-berth-profession is correct?
(a) K-Upper berth-Lawyer
(b) D-Upper berth-Doctor
(c) M-Lower berth-Journalist
(d) R-Lower berth-Architect
(e) All correct

Explanations:
Answers (1-5)

Manager
Location
Mode of Travel
Shukla
Lucknow
Rail
Mishra
Surat
Car
Singh
Delhi
Air
Kulakrni
Surat
Car
Rao
Delhi
Air
Joshi
Lucknow/Chandigarh
Air
Nair
Lucknow/Chandigarh
Air



Answers (6-10)

Person
Profession
Berth
B
Engineer
Lower
M
Pathologist
Upper
T
Pharmacist
Middle
R
Architect
Lower
K
Journalist
Middle
H
Lawyer
Upper
D
Doctor
Middle