Reasoning Quiz – 59 (Puzzle)


Directions: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

(i) There is a group of five persons M, N, O, P and Q of a family. They are businessman, farmer, lawyer, doctor and teacher.
(ii) N is an unmarried teacher, who is M’s daughter.
(iii) Q is a lawyer, who is O’s brother.
(iv) O in this family is the only husband of a married couple.
(v) M is a farmer, who is father of two sons and an unmarried daughter.
(vi) M’s daughter-in-law is a doctor.

1. Who is doctor in this family?
1) N
2) P
3) O
4) Q
5) M

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Answer.2 Clearly P is doctor in this family.
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2. Who is businessman in this family?
1) M
2) N
3) O
4) P
5) Q

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Answer.3 Clearly O is businessmen in this family.
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3. Which of the following is a group of women in this family?
1) M, N and Q
2) N and O
3) P and Q
4) N and P
5) None of these

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Answer.4 ‘N’ and ‘P’ are women.
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4. Which of the following is a married couple?
1) M and P
2) M and N
3) N and P
4) O and P
5) P and Q

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Answer.4 ‘O’ and ‘P’ are couple.
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5. Which of the following is a group of males?
1) M, N and O
2) M, Q and P
3) M, O and Q
4) M, P and Q
5) N and P

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Answer.3 Clearly ‘M’, ‘O’ and ‘Q’ are male members of this family.
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Directions: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

(i) A marketing-executive plans to visit each of six companies J, K, L, M, N and O exactly once during the course of one day.
(ii) He must visit J before K and N.
(iii) He must visit K before M.
(iv) The third company he visits must be L.

1. If the marketing-executive visits O first, which company must he visit second?
1) J
2) K
3) L
4) M
5) N

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Answer.1 Of the six companies if ‘O’ is the fist L is third and order ‘J’ ‘K’ ‘M’ and ‘J’ ‘N’ to be followed Clearly ‘J’ vi must be second.

2. Which of the following could be the order in which the marketing-executive visits the six companies?
1) J, O, L, K, N, M
2) M, K, L, N, O, J
3) J, N, K, M, L, O
4) L, O, J, N, M, K
5) L, N, J, K, M, O

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Answer.1

According to information, L must be third place and the order J, K, M must be violated. This is followed only in the arrangement J, O, L, K, N, M.