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Reasoning Puzzle Quiz Set - 61

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Reasoning Puzzle Quiz Set - 61

Direction (Q1-Q5): Read the given information carefully and answer the following questions:

There are seven cousins Drake, Josh, Amanda, Megan, Stuart, Jamie and Vera sitting around a circular table. Three of them are facing inside while the rest are facing outside. They are in different grades in the same school, viz 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th but not necessarily in the same order.

1) Megan sits between Amanda and the person who is facing inside and she is to the right of the latter. Vera studies in grade 7 and sits second to the left of Stuart, who studies in 1st grade.
2) Drake is fourth to the right of Josh and both are facing the same direction. The one who studies in grade 4 is the neighbour of both Stuart and Vera.
3) Megan does not study in grade 6th. The persons who are facing inside is on the immediate right of the persons who are facing outside.
4) Jamie and Josh are facing inside. Josh is not in grade 3. The person who, studies in 2nd grade sits on the immediate right of the one who studies in 1st grade.
5) The person who studies in grade 3 sits on the immediate left of Vera.

Q1. Who among the following is facing inside?
a. Stuart
b. Vera
c. Amanda
d. Drake
e. None of these

Q2. Who among the following is on the immediate right of Jamie?
a. Drake
b. Vera
c. Amanda
d. Josh
e. None of these

Q3. Megan studies in which grade?
a. 7th
b. 5th
c. 3rd
d. Can't be determined
e. None of these

Q4. Amanda studies in which grade?
a. 1st
b. 3rd
c. 5th
d. 6th
e. 4th

Q5. Who is in grade 4?
a. Josh
b. Amanda
c. Megan
d. Jamie
e. Drake

Directions(Q6-Q10): Study the information given below and answer the question that follows.

A, B, C, D, E, F and G are seven friends all of a different height and fatness.
(i) B is the thinnest and tallest among them.
(ii) D is not as short as E but shorter than C.
(iii) G is not as fat as C, but fatter than F.
(iv) C and E are taller than G but shorter than A.
(v) F is fatter than E and the shorter among them.
(vi) C is third among them in fatness in descending order.

Q6. Who obtained the same place in height and fatness among them when arranged in ascending order of their height and fatness?
a. A
b. B
c. C
d. D
e. No one

Q7. If they are made to stand in ascending order of their fatness, who will be the second from the last?
a. D
b. F
c. G
d. Data inadequate
e. No one

Q8. If they are made to stand in ascending order of their heights, who will come in the middle?
a. D
b. F
c. G
d. Data inadequate
e. No one

Q9. Which of the given statements is not required to find out the thickest among them?
a. i
b. vi
c. iii and iv
d. v
e. None of these

Q10. Who is the fattest among them?
a. A
b. D
c. Either A or D
d. Either E or D
e. None of these
Solutions:

Q1-5: Correct Arrangement:



Q1. D, Q2. B, Q3. B, Q4. D, Q5. D

Q6-10: Explanations:

According to the given information
D is not aas short as E but shorter than C.
E < D < C (in height)
G is not as fat as C, but fatter than F.
F < G < C (in fatness)
C and E are taller than G but shorter than A
G < C < A and G < E < A
F is shorter among them,
Ascending order of height:
F < G < E < D < C < A < B
F is fatter than E
F > E
C is third among them in fatness in descending order
Ascending order of fatness: B < E < F < G < C < D/A < A/D
As C is the fifth from the left in both orders.

Q6. C, Q7. D, Q8. A, Q9. E, Q10. C