Logical Reasoning Quiz for LIC AAO 2016 - Set 6

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Directions (Q. 1–5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.
Eight persons – Nirmal, Akarsh, Vinay, Sur, Roshni, Ratul, Gaurav and Nikhil – are sitting around a circular table facing away from the centre. Each of them likes a novel of a different writer, viz Jhumpa Lahiri, Rabindranath Tagore, Charles Dickens, Paulo Coelho, Agatha Christie, Jane Austen, Ashwin Sanghi and JK Rowling, but not necessarily in the same order. Nirmal, who likes Paulo Coelho, sits third to the right of Roshni. The one who likes JK Rowling sits second to the left of Sur, who likes the novel of Jhumpa Lahiri. Vinay, who likes Rabindranath Tagore, sits between the persons who like Jane Austen and JK Rowling. Sur sits second to the left of Akarsh, who cannot sit adjacent to Roshni. Gaurav likes Ashwin Sanghi and sits second to the right of Nikhil, who likes Charles Dickens.

1. What is the position of Sur with respect to the person who likes the novel of Rabindranath Tagore?
1) Third to the left
2) Third to the right
3) Second to the right
4) Fifth to the right
5) Fourth to the left

2. Which of the following combinations is definitely true?
1) Nirmal – JK Rowling
2) Nikhil – Jhumpa Lahiri
3) Roshni – Ashwin Sanghi
4) Ratul –Paulo Coelho
5) Akarsh – Agatha Christie

3. How many persons are sitting between Roshni and the person who likes the novel written by Paulo Coelho (if counted from Roshni in clockwise direction)?
1) One
2) Two
3) Three
4) None
5) More than three

4. Who likes the novel of Jane Austen?
1) Akarsh
2) Sur
3) Roshni
4) Ratul
5) Nikhil

5. Sur is related to ‘JK Rowling’ and Gaurav is related to Charles Dickens. In the same way, Ratul is related to whom among the following?
1) Jhumpa Lahiri
2) Jane Austen
3) Ashwin Sanghi
4) Rabindranath Tagore
5) Paulo Coelho

Solutions -

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
There are seven friends, namely Samaira, Ayan, Nisha, Ruchi, Akarsh, Gaurav and Anamika. They work in Exampundit but in different departments, i.e. SEO, Social Media Management and Content Writing. There are at least two persons in the same department. Moreover, each of these seven friends has a different salary as well. No two of them have the same salary. In addition to this, some information is given as follows.
• Gaurav works in Social Media Management department and earns more than only Anamika.
• Samaira does not work with Ayan and Anamika. Ayan stands 4th from the top when arranged in descending order of their salaries.
• Akarsh is neither from SEO not from the department where Ruchi works. Anamika and Nisha are in the same department.
• Ruchi works only with Ayan but not in SEO department and she earns less than only Nisha and Akarsh.
• At most three people can work in the same department.

6. Among the following persons, Samaira works with whom?
1) Ruchi
2) Nisha
3) Akarsh
4) Can’t be determined
5) None of these

7. Which of the following statements is/are false?
1) Anamika earns more than only Samaira.
2) Akarsh works in the Content Writing department.
3) The SEO department has the maximum number of persons working.
4) All are false
5) None of these

8. Who among the following work in the Social Media Management department?
1) Gaurav, Akarsh and Samaira
2) Gaurav, Ruchi and Ayan
3) Nisha, Anamika and Gaurav
4) Gaurav, Samaira and Nisha
5) None of these

9. Who amongst them earns the most?
1) Nisha
2) Akarsh
3) Anamika
4) Can’t be determined
5) None of these

10. Which of the following is definitely true about Nisha?
1) She works in the Social Media Management department.
2) She earns the most among all the friends.
3) She works with Anamika in the Content Writing department.
4) All are true
5) None of these

Solutions -
Social Media Management
 Akarsh, Samaira, Gaurav
 Nisha, Anamika
Content Writing
 Ayan, Ruchi

  1. Nisha/Akarsh
  2. Nisha/Akarsh
  3. Ruchi
  4. Ayan
  5. Samaira
  6. Gaurav
  7. Anamika 


  1. Sur(*-*)
  2. emma
  3. roshni


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