Reasoning Quiz

Directions (1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

In a party there are eight friends in which four are boys and remaining are girls, in which girls are Ela, Ishita, Chitra and Diya and boys are Badal, Hitesh, Faruq and Ganesh. In between these eight friends one girl and one boy are the host. They are sitting around a rectangular table. Three are on the longer side of the rectangular table and hosts are on the remaining side. Some additional information is given below:

(a) All four girls are sitting adjacent to each other and Diya is 3rd right of Ganesh.
(b) Ganesh is the host sitting 2nd left of Chitra. Hitesh and Chitra are sitting opposite to each other.
(c) Ishita is 3rd left of Ganesh. Faruq is third left of Ela.

1. Who is the 2nd host in this arrangement?
(1) Hitesh
(2) Badal
(3) Ela
(4) Chitra
(5) none of these

2. What is the Chitra’s position?
(1) Immediate left of Ganesh
(2) Immediate right to Ganesh
(3) Faruq’s 2nd right
(4) Faruq’s immediate right
(5) Immediate left of Ela.

3. Who is immediate left of Diya?
(1) Ishita
(2) Badal
(3) Faruq
(4) Ganesh
(5) None of these

4. How many girls and boys are sitting opposite to the same gender?
(1) One
(2) Three
(3) None
(4) Two
(5) None of these

5. Which of the following statement is true?
(1) Three boys are sitting on one longer side
(2) Ishita is the another host
(3) Faruq and Ela are opposite to each other
(4) One girls is sitting to the second right of Badal
(5) None of these

6. Vinay moves towards South-East a distance of 14m. then he moves towards West and travels a distance of 28m. From here, he moves towards North-West a distance of 14m. and finally he moves a distance of 8m towards East and comes to a halt. How far is the starting point where he stood?
(1) 20 m
(2) 22 m
(3) 6 m
(4) 8 m
(5) None of these

7. From the word ‘INTENSIFICATION’, how many independent words can be made without changing the order of the letters and using each letter only once?
(1) Four
(2) Five
(3) Six
(4) More than six
(5) None of these

8. In a class of 180, where girls are twice the number of boys, Rupesh, a boy, ranked thirty-fourth from the top. If there are eighteen girls ahead of Rupesh, how many boys are after him in rank?
(1) 45
(2) 44
(3) 60
(4) Can’t be determined
(5) None of these

9. Two priests A and B were talking to each other. A said to B, “My mobile set rings every 15 minutes”. B retorted, “My mobile set rings every 18 minutes.” The mobile sets of both A and B rang simultaneously at 8 am. Four of the following five timings of a certain day are alike with respect to the above situation and hence form a group. Which of the following timings is different from the group?
(1) 6.30 am
(2) 5.30 pm
(3) 3.30 pm
(4) 9.30 am
(5) 6.30 pm

10. Pointing to a girl, Mr Raju said, “This girl is the daughter of the husband of the mother of my wife’s brother.” Who is Raju to the girl?
(1) Husband
(2) Brother-in-law
(3) Father-in-law
(4) Either husband or brother-in-law
(5) None of these

Solutions  (1-5):
E = Ela,
I = Ishita,
C = Chitra,
D = Diya,
B = Badal,
H = Hitesh,
F = Faruq,
G = Ganesh

1. (3)
2. (4)
3. (5)
4. (4)
5. (5)

Solutions (6-10)

6. (1)

7. (4)
8. (2)
9. (2)
10. (4)