Reasoning Quiz – 73 (Puzzle)


Directions: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Six plays A, B, C, D, E and F are to be staged starting from Monday and ending on Sunday with one of the days being an off day, not necessarily in the same order, Each of the plays has different time duration: 1/2 hour, 1 hour, 1 (1/2) hours, 2 hours, 2 (1/2) hours and 3 hours, again not necessarily in the same order. Sunday is not an off day and a Play of 1/2 hour duration is staged on that day. Play A is staged immediately before Play E. There are two plays staged between Play F which is for 3 hours and Play C which is for 1 (1/2) hours. The off day is after the staging of Play E and there are two days between the off day and Play A. Play D which is for 2 hours is not staged on Monday. The play staged immediately before the off day is of 3 hours. Play A is for less than 2 (1/2) hours.

1. What is the time duration of Play B?
1) 2 (1/2)hours
2) 2 hours
3) 1 hour
4) Vi hour
5) None of these

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Answer.4

RES1

Duration of Play B is 1/2 Hour.

2. Which day is the off day?
1) Tuesday
2) Monday
3) Friday
4) Saturday
5) Cannot be determined

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Answer.3

RES1

Friday is off day.

3. Which of the following combinations of Play – Day – Time Duration is correct ?
1) E – Wednesday – 2 hours
2) A – Tuesday – 1 hour
3) C – Thursday – 1 (1/2) hours
4) F – Tuesday – 3 hours
5) None is correct

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Answer.2

RES1

A—Tuesday — 1 Hour is correct.

4. On which day is Play D staged?
1) Wednesday
2) Saturday
3) Tuesday
4) Friday
5) Cannot be determined

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Answer.2

RES1

D is staged on Saturday.

5. How many plays are staged before the off day?
1) Two
2) One
3) Five
4) Three
5) None of these

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Answer.5

RES1

Four plays were staged before the off day.

Directions (Q. 6-7): Keeping all the other information the same, if D is staged on Monday, then ________

6. A play of what time duration would be staged on Thursday?
1) 2 hours
2) 2 (1/2) hours
3) 1 hour
4) 3 hours
5) Cannot be determined

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Answer.2

RES1

If D is staged on Monday, Play E of 2 (1/2) Hours duration will be staged on Thursday.

7. Which day would be the off day?
1) Tuesday
2) Monday
3) Friday
4) Saturday
5) Cannot be determined

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Answer.4

RES1

Now, Saturday would be the off day.