# Reasoning Questions & Answers with Explanation

Directions (Q.1 – Q.5) Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
• In a Quiz Competition Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each. They are sitting from equal distance each other. In row-1- U, V, W, X, Y and Z are seated and all of them are facing south. In row-2- M, N, O, P, Q and R are seated and all of them are facing north. So, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.
• P is sitting 3rd to the left of M. Q is facing Z.
• U is sitting 3rd to the right of Y. V is facing M.
• Z is sitting second to the right of Y. N is facing X.
• O is not facing Y.
• P does not sit any of extreme end of the line.
• N is an immediate left of P
• U does not sit any of extreme end of the line.
Q1. What is the position of P with respect to the N?
(A).Second to the left
(B).Immediate left
(C). Immediate right
(D). can’t be determined.
(E). None of these.

Q2. Here given four groups. Which one does not belongs to that group?
(A).U-Q
(B). O-W
(C). V-R
(D). P-X
(E). W-M

Q.3.Who among the following sits at extreme ends of the row?
(A). X, Y, N, M
(B). X ,Y, N, R
(C). X, Y, M, R
(D). U, V, N, R
(E). None of these.

Q4. Who is second to the left of P?
(A). O
(B).M
(C).V
(D). N
(E). None of these.

Q5. Who is third to the Right of W?
(A). X
(B). P
(C). U
(D). V
(E). Z

Directions (Q.6 – Q.10) Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
• Five friends A, M, O, X and Y are living in Mukherjee Colony and working in a company from Monday to Friday. Each person works only one day with different hobbies viz gardening, painting, swimming, dancing and TV-watching but not necessary in the same order.
• O is not working on Wednesday and Friday and has a hobby of dancing.
• Y is working on Friday but does not have TV-watching as a hobby.
• A person who has hobby of Painting is working on Monday.
• A person who works on Thursday does not TV-watching.
• M has swimming hobby whereas X works on Tuesday.
Q.6. What is Y’s hobby?
(A). Swimming
(B).TV-watching
(C). Dancing
(D). Painting
(E). None of these.

Q.7. Which of the following statements is corrects?
(A). A works on Monday and his hobby is Gardening.
(B).O has Dancing hobby and works on Tuesday.
(C). Both A and B are correct
(D). can’t be determined.
(E). None of these.

Q.8. Who among them works on Monday?
(A). M
(B).O
(C).X
(D). A
(E). None of these.

Q.9.TV-Watching is the hobby of?
(A). X
(B).M
(C).Y
(D). O
(E). None of these.

Q.10. On which day M works?
(A). Monday
(B).Tuesday
(C). Wednesday
(D). Friday
(E). None of these.

Directions (Q.11 – Q.15) Study the Sitting arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:
• A, B, C, D, E and F, six houses of different heights and different coloured of red, yellow, blue, white, green and orange on each side have in our society.
• E, the tallest house, is exactly opposite the red-coloured house.
• The shortest house is exactly opposite the green-coloured house.
• F, is the orange coloured house and is located between A and D.
• C, the yellow coloured house, is exactly opposite A.
• B, the green-coloured house, is exactly opposite F.
• A, the white –coloured house, is taller than house of C but shorter than house D and B.
Q.11. What is the colour of house D?
(A). Blue
(B).Red
(C). Yellow
(E). None of these.

Q.12. What is the position of the house A from top when the house are arranged in descending order of their heights?
(A). Third
(B). Second
(C). Forth
(E). None of these.

Q.13. Which of the following is the second in height?
(A). D
(B).B
(C). D or B
(E). None of these.

Q.14. What is the colour of the tallest house?
(A). Blue
(B).Red
(C). White
(E). None of these.

Q.15 Which
of the following houses is located immediately next to yellow house?
(A).green
(B). Blue
(C).Red
(D).Red or
Blue
(E). None
of these.

Ans.1-Ans.5

 Row – 1 X W U Z V Y Row – 2 N P O Q M R

Ans.6-Ans.10

 Person Working Day Hobby X TV-Watching Tuesday O Dancing Thursday Y Gardening Friday M Swimming Wednesday A Painting Monday

Ans.11-Ans.15

 House Colour Height A White H4 B Green H2/H3 C Yellow H5 D Red H3/H2 E Blue H1 F Orange H6
Source: Book (BSC Publication)