Reasoning Quiz (Puzzle, Logical) 18th September 2018

Directions (1-5): Each question is followed by two courses of actions. You have to decide which of the course of action follows for the statement implied. Give answer. 
(A) If only course of action I follows
(B) If only course of action II follows
(C) If either course of action I or II follows.
(D) If neither course of action I nor II follows.
(E) If both course of action I and II follow.

Question 1: Next day, millions of pilgrims are expected to take dip the Ganga at the holy place. 
I. The state government should put a restriction on the number of people that can come to take dip each day.
II. During the next whole day, the state government should deploy personnel to maintain law and order

Question 2: During the workers laying cables underground in ABC locality, a main pipe supplying water to the houses burst and the locality was flooded. 
I. The concerned authority should immediately take an action and start repairing the damage.
II. The concerned authority should take an action against the company whose workers were laying the cables and ask them for the compensation.

Question 3: Though private ferry systems have made going to holy places easy, today many pilgrims died in a stampede while boarding a private ferry. 
I. The state government should cancel the licenses of all such private ferry operators.
II. The state government should deploy some people to guide the pilgrims on their journey to the holy place.

Question 4: Some college students were found guilty of travelling in a local train without tickets. 
I. The parents of these students should be contacted and asked to counsel their wards.
II. The students found guilty in such cases should be held behind bars.

Question 5: Many of the people invited for a marriage at ABC Hotel fell ill due to food poisoning and were admitted to the hospitals. 
I. The government should keep on hold marriages till further notice.
II. The hospitals should be advised to give good services to the effected people.

Direction (5-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions

Seven people A, B, C, D, E, F and G were appointed to a company on seven different days of the same week starting from Monday to Sunday(but not necessarily in the same order). Each person also plays a different game namely – Cricket, Hockey, Football, Squash, Volleyball, Tennis and Kho-Kho.(but not necessarily in the same order). Each person has a different number of medals starting from 1 to 9.

There are four persons play between the person who has the maximum number of medals and the person who has the minimum number of medals. Only two people were appointed after the one who plays Hockey. The persons who play on Sunday and Monday don’t have the maximum number of medals while the persons who play on Saturday and Tuesday don’t have the minimum number of medals. E was appointed on one of the days after the one who plays Hockey. Only three people were appointed between E and G. Only one person was appointed between G and the one who plays Volleyball. The difference between the total number of medals secured by the person D and F is one. A was appointed immediately after the one who plays volleyball. only three people were appointed after the one who plays Kho-Kho. C was appointed immediately after F but not on Friday. The number of medals secured by Person A is the square of the number of medals secured by B. Total number of medals secured by the person who plays Hockey is the multiple of the number of medals secured by G and B. Only one people was appointed between F and the one who plays cricket. B was appointed immediately after the one who plays cricket. More than two people were appointed between D and the one who plays tennis. E does not play Football and Tennis. Person D secured more medals than the Person F. The number of medals secured by Person C is the Square of the number of medals secured by G. Total number of medals secured by G is less than 3. The total number of medals secured by B is less than 4.

Question 6: Who amongst the following was appointed on Thursday?
A. The one who plays Kho-Kho
B. A
C. B
D. The one who plays Cricket
E. F

Question 7: Which of the following statements is true as per the given arrangement?
A. Only one person was appointed between F and the one who plays Squash
B. Only three people were appointed before C
C. A Secured 8 medals.
D. B was appointed on Saturday
E. None of the given options is true

Question 8: The person who plays Volley Ball was appointed on which of the following days?
A. Thursday
B. Tuesday
C. Sunday
D. Monday
E. Saturday

Question 9: Which of the following combinations will be definitely true as per the given arrangement?
A. C – Squash – 6
B. Thursday – D – Tennis
C. Saturday – Cricket – 7
D. Monday – Volleyball – 7
E. F – Kho-kho – 4

Question 10: B secured how many medals?
A. Two
B. One
C. Three
D. Four
E. None as G was appointed on Monday

SOLUTION

  1. B

Explanation: 
Since millions of people are expected for 1 day at the Ganga, this means there is some festival or alike. And govt. cant ban entry on any festival.
And yes law and order should be maintained by the police.

  1. E

Since the locality is getting flooded by water, immediate action should be taken to start repairing. And also the compensation should be asked by the company since its workers did not done their work properly because of which outburst happened.

  1. B

Explanation: 
The licenses should not be cancelled.

  1. A

Explanation: 
The parents should be contacted, but for this act students cannot be put behind bars.

  1. B

Explanation: 
The marriages cannot be put on hold like that.

(6-10): 

Only two people were appointed after the one who plays Hockey. E was appointed on one of the days after the one who plays Hockey. Only three people were appointed between E and G. Only one person was appointed between G and the one who plays Volleyball. C was appointed immediately after F but not on Friday. 

Case 1

   Days    Persons    Game
   Mon   Volleyball
   Tue     A  
   Wed     G  
   Thus     
   Fri     F    Hockey
   Sat    C  
   Sun    E  

Case 2

   Days    Persons    Game
   Mon    
   Tue      G  
   Wed      F  
   Thus      C     Volleyball
   Fri      A    Hockey
   Sat      E  
   Sun     

 only three people were appointed after the one who plays Kho-Kho. Case 2 gets eliminated.

The number of medals secured by Person A is the square of the number of medals secured by B. Total number of medals secured by the person who plays Hockey is the multiple of the number of medals secured by G and B. Only one people was appointed between F and the one who plays cricket. B was appointed immediately after the one who plays cricket. More than two people were appointed between D and the one who plays tennis. E does not play Football and Tennis. Person D secured more medals than the Person F. The number of medals secured by Person C is the Square of the number of medals secured by G. Total number of medals secured by G is less than 3. The total number of medals secured by B is less than 4.

Only two people were appointed after the one who plays Hockey.

   Days    Persons   MEDALS    Game
   Mon     D     7 Volleyball
   Tue     A     9  Football
   Wed     G    2   Cricket
   Thus     B    3     Khokho
   Fri     F    6    Hockey
   Sat    C    4    Tennis
   Sun    E    1    Squash

 

  1. B
  2. A
  3. D
  4. D
  5. C

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