# Reasoning (Seating Arrangement) Practice Test

Directions (Q. No. 1 - 9) : Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions. There are eight persons M, N, 0, P, Q, R, S and T stay in a same building that has eight floors numbered one to eight (the ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2, and so on, and the top most floor is numbered 8). But these people do not necessarily stay in the same order given. Each one has a different occupation-Doctor, Professor, School Teacher, Musician, Psychologist, Curator, Accountant and Engineer, again not in the same order. Each one plays a different game- Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Badminton, Chess, Cricket, Football and Tennis.

Professor plays Basketball and lives on third floor. Accountant plays Badminton and lives on even numbered floor, but not on the top floor. There is one floor between the floor of Accountant and the one who plays football. There are two floors between the floors of R and Q. R does not play volleyball and does not live on even numbered floor. R is not professor. S does not play either
football or basketball. S does not live on a floor immediately above or immediately below the floor on which P lives. P is not Curator and he does not play Tennis, Volleyball or Hockey. M, a school teacher, lives just above the floor of Psychologist and just below the floor in which Accountant lives. T, a Musician, who plays Chess, lives on the floor above the R's floor but not on the top floor. There is only one floor above the floor in which Engineer lives. Psychologist plays Cricket and lives on fourth floor. M does not play Volley-ball or Hockey. 0 is not an Engineer and neither plays Badminton nor plays Football.
1. On which of the following floors does O live?
1. 4th
2. 3rd
3. 1st
4. 5th
5. None of these
2. On which of the following floors does S live ?
1. 8th
2. 3rd
3. 6th
4. 5th
5. None of these
3. Which of the following games School Teacher plays ?
1. Volleyball
2. Tennis
3. Hockey
4. Football
5. None of these
4. How many floors are there between the floors on which P & O  live?
1. One
2. Two
3. Three
4. Four
5. None of these
5. Which of the following games Engineer plays ?
1. Volleyball
2. Tennis
3. Hockey
4. Football
5. None of these
6. Who among the following lives on the topmost floor, i.e. floor number 8 ?
1. N
2. P
3. S
4. 0
5. None of these
7. Who among the following plays Hockey ?
1. N
2. P
3. R
4. 0
5. None of these
8. On which of the following floors does N live ?
1. 7th
2. 3rd
3. 1st
4. 5th
5. None of these
9. Who among the following is Curator ?
1. N
2. P
3. R
4. 0
5. None of these
Directions (Q. No. 1 - 5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions. Six persons-A, B, C, D, E and F stay on different floors of a six storey building (ground floor is numbered as floor 1 and top floor is numbered as floor 6). Each of them is in a different profession, viz Doctor, Eng-ineer, Lawyer, Architect, Journalist and Teacher. D is a lawyer but stays neither on floor 2 nor on floor 5. B is not an Engineer and stays on floor 6. The Journalist stays above the floor of the Architect but stays below the floor of the Engineer. The Teacher stays on floor 1. E doesn't stay on an odd-numbered floor. A, who stays on floor 4, is either a Journalist or an Architect. F is not an Engineer.
1. What is the profession of C ?
1. Lawyer
2. Engineer
3. Teacher
4. Architect
5. Can't be determined
2. Who stays on floor 3 ?
1. Engineer
2. Lawyer
3. Doctor
4. Architect
5. Teacher
3. Which of the following combinations is definitely true ?
1. C - Teacher - Floor 1
2. D - Lawyer - Floor 5
3. E - Architect - Floor 2
4. F - Engineer - Floor 5
5. None of these
4. Which of the following combinations is definitely false ?
1. A - Journalist - Floor 2
2. B - Doctor - Floor 6
3. E - Architect - Floor 2
4. D - Lawyer - Floor 3
5. None of these
5. In which floor Doctor stays?
1. 1
2. 5
3. 4
4. 6
5. Can't say exactly

### Solutions :

Problem I : 1 to 9
1. 2
2. 3
3. 2
4. 4
5. 1
6. 2
7. 3
8. 1
9. 3

 Floor Person Profession Game 8 P Doctor Football 7 N Engineer Volleyball 6 S Accountant Badminton 5 M School Teacher Tennis 4 Q Psychologist Cricket 3 O Professor Basketball 2 T Musician Chess 1 R Curator Hockey

Problem II :  1 to 5
1. 2
2. 2
3. 3
4. 1
5. 4
 Person Profession Floor B Doctor 6 C Engineer 5 A Journalist 4 D Lawyer 3 E Architect 2 F Teacher 1

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