# Reasoning Question: Mixed Questions Set 8

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Q (1-5). In the following given questions are followed by two statements I and II. You have to decide which of the following statements are required to answer the question?

1. Six persons –A, B, C, D, E, and F are sitting around a circular table, some of them are facing center and some of them are facing away from the center. Then what is the exact direction of D?
Statement I: Only two persons sit between E and F. Number of persons sitting between A and F is same as the number of persons sitting between E and D. B sits to the immediate right of D. C sits second to the left of D.
Statement II: Two persons sit between B and C. E sits second to the right of C. Only one person sits between E and D. Two persons sit between D and A. B and C faces same direction.
1. If data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer
2. If data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer
3. If data in either statement I or statement II is sufficient to answer
4. If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer
5. If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer
Answer – 4. If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer

2. Five persons – A, B, C, D, and E are living in a five-storeyed building with top floor number 5. They like different colors Red, Blue, Green, White and Yellow not necessarily in same order. Which color does B like?
Statement I: More than two persons live above A. Two persons live between A and the person who likes Blue. D lives immediately below the person who likes Blue. C lives below D. E likes white color.
Statement II: person who likes Blue lives on an Odd number floor. Two persons lives between A and the person who likes Blue color. Only one person lives between A and D. E lives on floor number 3. B lives above E
1. If data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer
2. If data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer
3. If data in either statement I or statement II is sufficient to answer
4. If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer
5. If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer
Answer – 1. If data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer
Explanation :
Only statement I alone is enough to say B likes Blue color

3. In a family of Eight members- A, B,C,D,E,F,G, and H. Who is the wife of C?
Statement I: E is the mother of D. G is the Daughter-in-law of A. F has two sisters.
Statement II: Only one sister of F got married. H is the son of B. C is the son-in-law of A.
1. If data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer
2. If data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer
3. If data in either statement I or statement II is sufficient to answer
4. If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer
5. If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer
Answer – 4. If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer

4. Five persons- A, B, C, D, and E are having different weights 20,23,25,26,and 29 Kg but not necessarily in same order. Who among the following weighs 25 kg?
Statement I: C is heavier than E but lighter than A. B is not the heaviest. D weighs 23 kg.
Statement II: C is neither the heaviest nor the lightest. B weighs heavier than C but not the heaviest.
1. If data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer
2. If data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer
3. If data in either statement I or statement II is sufficient to answer
4. If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer
5. If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer
Answer – 5. If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer

5. A, B, C, D, E, F and G sit in a row having seven seats. All are facing north. What is the position of C from the left end of the row?
Statement I: More than two persons sitting between A and B. Two persons sit between D and F. C sits third to the right of F
Statement II: Neither A nor B sits at extreme ends. D sits at one of the extreme ends.
1. If data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer
2. If data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer
3. If data in either statement I or statement II is sufficient to answer
4. If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer
5. If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer
Answer – 5. If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer
Solution:
Both are necessary to say C is 7th from left end of the row.

Q (6-7).Study the given information carefully and answer the following questions Following are the criteria required for selecting an employee for XYZ Company
(i) Graduate in any degree with atleast 55% marks
(ii) An age of atleast 23 years and not to be more than 30 years as on 18-11-2017
(iii) Should have work experience of atleast 2 years
(iv) Should have secured atleast 70% in written test and atleast 50% in Interview.
If the candidate satisfies all the above criteria, the candidate may be selected. If the candidate fulfills all the criteria except
(a) Criteria (i) but has post graduation degree with minimum 65% then he should be referred to HR.
(b) Criteria (iii), but has crossed 85% in written test then should be referred to Director of the company
Based on the above information and data given in each question, you have to decide the course of action.
If you are not able to decide the course of action because of insufficient data, your answer is ‘data is inadequate.

1. Sreedhar has 5 years work experience. He has secured 85% in written test. He was born on 29-12-1994. He got 79% in graduation.
1. If the candidate is to be selected
2. If the candidate is not be selected
3. If the candidate has to be referred to HR
4. If the candidate has to be referred to Director
5. If the data provided is inadequate to take decision
Answer – 2. If the candidate is not be selected
Explanation :
His age is under 23 as on 18-11-17

2. Pravin has 3 years work experience. He was born in the year 1996. He got 73% in Graduation. He also secured 55% in interview. He has completed Post graduation with 71%.
1. If the candidate is to be selected
2. If the candidate is not be selected
3. If the candidate has to be referred to HR
4. If the candidate has to be referred to Director
5. If the data provided is inadequate to take decision
Answer – 5. If the data provided is inadequate to take decision
Explanation :
His written test score is not known hence data is not sufficient to take any decisions

3. Study the following digit-letter- number sequence carefully and answer the following questions?
A T 2 1 @ 6 R 5 # % J 5 6 M O % 2 3 T 4 # & 9 K J O 8 #
If all the vowels and even numbers are dropped from the sequence and then sequence is written in reverse order. Then which element will be 6th right of the 15th element from right end?
1.3
2.%
3.M
4.5
5.There is no such element

4. ZAB, XBD, VDH,?
1.RGM
2.SGN
3.SHM
4.RGN
5.None
Solution:
Z-1 = X; A+1 =B; B+2 =D
X-2 = V; B+2 =D; D+4 = 8
V-3 =S;D+3 = G; H+6 = N

5. 343 262 127 504 412
If in each number, first the positions of the second digit and third digit are interchanged. And third digit value is added to the first digit value, which of the following will be the 2nd lowest number?
1. 343
2. 262
3. 127
4. 504
5. 412