Reasoning Quiz - Competitive Exams

Directions (1-4): These questions are based on the following information.

Six friends met in a college fest, and their names are Sneha, Yash, Kavita, Prateek, Aswini, and Rupali. They are working with 6 different designations. These designations are Purchase Manager, Sales Manager, Zonal Manager, Advertising Head, Deputy Manager, and Area Sales Manager. They took dinner at a round table. Their arrangement is in following manner-

1. Yash is in front of Sales Manager. Area Sales Manager is second right of Aswini.

2. Kavita is opposite to Sneha, who is immediate left of Zonal Manager.
3. Prateek is not a Zonal Manager, but opposite of Advertising Head.
4. Aswini is immediately right of Deputy Manager and Sales Manager is immediately left of Sneha.
5. Purchase Manager is between Deputy Manager and Sales Manager.

1. Who is in front of area Sales Manager? 
(a) Sneha 
(b) Yash
(c) Rupali
(d) Kavita
(5) None of these

2. Who is the second right of Advertising Head?
(a) Zonal Manager 
(b) Sales Manager
(c) Purchase Manager
(d) Deputy Manager
(5) None of these

3. Who is the Zonal Manager?
(a) Rupali 
(b) Aswini
(c) Prateek
(d) Sneha 
(5) None of these

4. What is the sitting position of Yash?
(a) 2nd left of Prateek 
(b) 3rd right of Aswini 
(c) diagonally opposite of Purchase Manager
(d) 2nd right of Sneha 
(5) None of these

Direction (5-36): An organization related with weather forecasting conducted a survey. The survey was regarding the temperature of the five days of a week starting from Monday to Friday. But the survey was conducted in only five cities. Those cities were Delhi, Bengaluru, Raipur, Varanasi and Vizag.

The conducted result revealed a unique characteristic. During the survey period, on the each day one city witnessed maximum temperature twice in that period. The same was true for minimum temperature also.

The maximum temperatures witnessed during those five days were 320, 330, 340, 350 and 360 but not necessarily in the same order as the names of the days. Similarly, minimum temperatures witnessed during those five days were 230, 240, 250, 260 and 270 but not necessarily in the same order as the names of the days.

Now study the given additional clues:
(i)  No city witnessed both the maximum and the minimum temperatures of a day on the same day.
(ii) The minimum temperature 260 was not witnessed in Delhi. Delhi witnessed the maximum temperature on Wednesday, and it was 20 more than the maximum temperature witnessed in Raipur, Which it was neither on Monday nor on Tuesday.
(iii) The minimum temperature 270 was witnessed on Tuesday. But it was not the city which witnessed 350 as maximum temperature.
(iv)Vizag witnessed the minimum temperature on Friday. But it was not in the form of odd number.
(v) The city which witnessed 250 as minimum temperature, had witnessed the maximum temperature of 340 two days before. But the city was not Varanasi
(vi)The city which witnessed the minimum temperature on Wednesday was not Raipur. Besides, Raipur did not witness the maximum temperature of 320
(vii) The greatest among the maximum temperatures are witnessed on Monday. While 330 maximum temperature was not witnessed on Thursday. The minimum temperature of 230 was not witnessed on Monday.
(viii) One of the cities witnessed maximum temperature on Monday and minimum temperature on Wednesday.

5. The maximum temperature 340 was witnessed in which city?
(1) Data inadequate
(2) Delhi
(3) Bengaluru
(4) Raipur
(5) None of these

6. The minimum temperature 240 was witnessed in which city?
(1) Data inadequate
(2) Delhi
(3) Bengaluru
(4) Raipur
(5) None of these

7. On which day did Raipur witness the maximum temperature?
(1) Data inadequate
(2) Tuesday
(3) Wednesday
(4) Thursday
(5) Friday

8. On which day did Vizag witness the minimum temperature?
(1) Friday
(2) Tuesday
(3) Wednesday
(4) Monday
(5) Data inadequate

9. The maximum temperature witnessed on Monday was:
(1) 320
(2) 330
(3) 340
(4) Cannot be determined
(5)None of these

10. Which of the following statements is not true?
I. The maximum temperature of 320 was witnessed on Thursday
II. The minimum temperature of 250  was witnessed on Thursday
(1) Only I  
(2) Only II
(3) Either I or II 
(4) Neither I or II
(5) Both I or II

Solutions (1-4):

Purchase Manager = PM Sales Manager = SM
Zonal Manager = ZM Advertising Head = AH
Deputy Manager = DM Area Sales Manager = AS

1. (4); Kavita
2. (3); Purchase manager
3. (1); Rupali
4. (4); 2nd right of Sneha

Solutions (5-10):
5. (3)
6. (2)
7. (5)
8. (1)
9. (5)
10. (4)


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