# Reasoning Quiz Puzzle, DS | 20th October 2018

Direction: (1 – 5) Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

There are seven friends namely L, M, N, O, P, Q, R and S are going to movies on different days i.e. Tuesday, Wednesday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday and Saturday, but not necessarily in the same order. Each person have an Birthday, in seven different months (of the same year) namely February, May, April, June, September, March and November but not necessarily in the same order. Q has a Birthday in the month which has more than 30 days. Both R and N have a Birthday in a month after the one who goes market on Tuesday. The one who goes market on Monday has a Birthday in the month which has less than 30 days. Only three people have a Birthday between the one who goes market on Monday and the one who goes market on Saturday. R has a Birthday immediately before N. Only two people have a Birthday between R and the one who goes market on Thursday. O has a Birthday immediately after the one who goes market on Thursday. Only one person has a Birthday between Q and the one who goes market on Tuesday. Only two people have a Birthday between O and P. L has a Birthday immediately before the one who goes market on Wednesday. N does not go on Sunday.

Question 1: As per the given arrangement Monday is related to April and Thursday is related to September following a certain pattern, which of the following is Saturday related to following the same pattern?

1. February
2. June
3. March
4. November
5. May

Question 2:  Which of the following represents the people who have a Birthday in April and November respectively?

1. M, L
2. P, L
3. P, N
4. M, N
5. M, R

Question 3: How many people have a Birthday between the months in which P and L have a Birthday?

1. None
2. One
3. Three
4. Two
5. More than three

Question 4:  Which of the following represents the month in which R has a Birthday?

1. Cannot be determined
2. March
3. May
4. April
5. September

Question 5:  In which of the following days does N go to the market?

1. Tuesday
2. Wednesday
3. Thursday
4. Friday
5. Saturday

Directions (6-10) : Each of the questions below consist of a question & two statements Numbered I & II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the Statement are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements & give answer.

A)If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question , while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question
B) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question , while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question
C)If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
D)If the data in both the statement I & II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
E)If the data in both statement I & II together are necessary to answer the question.

Question 6: Which bag amongst P,Q,R,S & T is the heaviest ?
I)Bag Q is heavier than R & S .Bag T is heavier only than bag P .
II)Only three bags are lighter than R. The weight of bag Q is 50 kg which is 2 kg more than bag R .

Question 7: Among people A,B,C,D,E & F , each having a different weight .Who is the second highest ?
I)C is heavier than only two people. A is heavier than F but lighter than B . D is not the highest .

II)F is lighter than only two people. C is lighter than F but heavier than D . A is lighter only B.

Question 8: Who is the youngest among A,B,C,D & E
I)B is younger than C & D

II)A is younger than C but older than E

Question 9: Who among D,E,F,G,H & J got the highest marks in an exam ?
I)D’s marks was more than G & J and E’s marks was less than that of F
II)E scored less than G .J scored more than G & H . No one scored marks between F & G or F & H .

Question 10: Among five friends P,Q,R,S & T having different heights, who is the tallest ?
I)R is taller than only one friend. Only one friend is taller than T . P is not the shortest .

II)R is the shorter than three persons. Only one person is taller than T. P is neither the tallest nor the shortest in the group . Q is the shortest in the group .

Solution

 Month Person Week days February P Monday May Q Sunday April M Thursday June O Tuesday September L Saturday March R Wednesday November N Friday

1. D
2. D
3. C
4. B
5. D
6. .C)
By using I, we get Q>R, S>T>P
By using II, we get, Q > R >S , T,P
7. .A)
From statement I
E > D > b > C > A > F
Or
B > A> F > C >D> E
From statement II
B >A > F >C > D > E
Or
B > A>F > E>C> D
8. D)
9. .E)
From I & II
D >J>H>F >G > E
OR
D >J>G > F > H > E
Hence D got the highest marks
10. B)
From II
S >T>P>R >Q
Hence S is the tallest among them
Thus, only statement II is sufficient to answer the question.