# Reasoning Quiz – 91 (Mixed)

Directions (Q 1-2) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: There are six people – A, B, C, D, E and F – each of them having different ages. D is elder than A and B. F is elder than E. A is elder than B. C is elder than D. If the age of F is 19 years, then the third eldest person is of 24 years.

1. What would possibly be the age of B?
a) 18 years
b) 26 years
c) 22 years
d) 16 years
e) 28 years

Answer c) 22 years Solution:D > A, B
F > E
A > B
C > D 24 years
F = 19 years
so age of B will be between 19 and 24.

2. Which of the following statements may be true on the basis of information given above?
a) E may be 20 years old.
b) The age of C must be 26 years.
c) Only C, D and F are elder than E.
d) D is 23 years old
e) None is true

Answer b) C may be 26 years old, all other options are not true

Directions (Q 3-7) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: There are eight people- G, H, I, J, K, L, M and N-each of them belongs to different states viz., Assam, Bihar. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Pubjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal, but not necessarily in the same order. They live in an eight story building having floors numbered one to eight – each of them on different floor. (The Ground Floor is numbered Floor No. 1, the Floor above it Floor No. 2 and so on). G lives on even numbered floor. Three live between J and the Person from Assam. Three persons live between L and G. The person from Assam live immediately below G’s floor. N lives immediately above G’s floor and immediately below K’s floor. G is from Tamil Nadu. There are five floors between the floors on which J and the person from Karnataka live. The person from west bengal lives on the floor immediately below the floor on which the person from Assam lives. H lives on the even numbered floor. I does not belong to Assam. Three persons live between the persons from Bihar and West Bengal. Four persons live between the persons from Bihar and Maharashtra. L does not belong to Rajasthan.

3. On which of the following floors does the person from Bihar live?
a) Fourth
b) Sixth
c) Fifth
d) Eighth
e) None of these

4. Who lives on the top most floor?
a) K
b) G
c) N
d) M
e) None of these

5. To which state does J belong?
a) West Bengal
b) Karnataka
c) Rajasthan
d) Assam
e) Punjab

6. Who lives exactly between H and L?
a) M
b) I
c) J
d) N
e) K

7. The person from the state of Assam lives on which floor?
a) Second
b) Third
c) Sixth
d) Fourth
e) Fifth

 Floor No. Person State 1 J Rajasthan 2 L Punjab 3 I Maharastra 4 H West Bengal 5 M Assam 6 G Tamilnadu 7 N Karnataka 8 K Bihar

8. A tour and travel agency was sued by three customers as it had promissed a discount on the holiday package but when examined later, it was found that the agency had actually charged 12 percent more than what other agencies were offering. Which of the following is an inference which can be made from the facts stated in the above paragraph?
a) Cheating may be a ground for filing a case.
b) It is not a grave crime to charge extra money for holiday package.
c) Different tour and travel agencies charge differently.
d) It is not essential to offer what has been promised earlier.
e) None of these

Answer a) Cheating may be a ground for filing a case.

9. Which of the following symbols should replace the question mark (?) in the given expression in order to make the expressions ‘J < M’ as well as ‘H >= T’ definitely true?
‘H >= M = K ? T > J
a) <
b) <= c) >=
d) =
e) Either = or >