Puzzle Based Set


Puzzle Based Set 

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Twelve friends are sitting in two parallel rows of chairs containing six people each, in such a way that there is equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1: Dinesh, Vignesh, Rakesh, Charan, Eshwar and Karthik are seated and all of them are facing south. In row 2: Hafiz, Jaypal, Naren, Praveen, Murugan and Arjun are seated and all of them are facing north. Each of them likes different car such as, Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda, Toyota, Tata, Ford, Chevrolet, Volkswagen, Mahindra, Nissan, Skoda and Fiat but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them like different players: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka, Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori, David Ferrer, Fernando Verdasco, Jack Sock, Dominic Thiem and Pete Sampras. In the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.

Eshwar, whose favourite player is Milos Raonic sits third to the left of the person who likes Hyundai and not sitting at the extreme ends, Vignesh, who likes Toyota, does not sit at an extreme end of the row. If Eshwar sits at an extreme end then Vignesh doesn’t sit to the immediate right of the one who likes Hyundai. Naren and Hafiz face the persons whose favourite players are Milos Raonic and Stan Wawrinka respectively. There are two persons sitting on the right side of Jaypal, who sits second to the right of the person, whose favourite player is Jack Sock. Jaypal, who likes Tata, faces the immediate neighbour of Dinesh. Dinesh likes Honda. Hafiz sits with the persons who like Tata and Fiat. Karthik faces the person who likes Skoda car and Pete Sampras player but Karthik does not like Hyundai. The one who likes Fiat car doesn’t sit with the one who likes Skoda car. The person, who likes Nissan car, sits second to the right of the person who likes Ford. Praveen does not like Skoda and faces the person, who likes Maruti Suzuki. The person who likes Fernando Verdasco is an immediate neighbour of the person who likes Volkswagen. Rakesh’s favourite player is Andy Murray and he doesn’t sit with Dinesh. Naren does not like Rafael Nadal player. The person, whose favourite player is Roger Federer, faces the person, who sits second to the right of the person, whose favourite player is Stan Wawrinka. The person whose favourite player is David Ferrer does not sit in row 2 and faces the person who likes Dominic Thiem. Murugan faces the person who likes Kei Nishikori. Rakesh doesn’t face the person who likes Ford car. The one who likes Chevrolet sits in Row 2.


1). Who likes the Jack Sock player?

  1. a)   Murugan
  2. b)   Hafiz
  3. c)   Arjun
  4. d)   Naren
  5. e)   Praveen



2). The one who likes Kei Nishikori sits third to the right of ______________

  1. a)   Dinesh
  2. b)   Vignesh
  3. c)   Eshwar
  4. d)   Karthik
  5. e)   Rakesh


3).  Which of the following car likes by Hafiz?

  1. a)   Skoda
  2. b)   Hyundai
  3. c)   Honda
  4. d)   Ford
  5. e)   Volkswagen


4). Which of the following persons sits at the extreme ends of one row?

  1. a)   Praveen and Hafiz
  2. b)   Murugan and Naren
  3. c)   Charan and Karthik
  4. d)   Dinesh and Eshwar
  5. e)   Praveen and Arjun



5). Which of the following combinations is true?

  1. a)   Karthik – Maruti Suzuki – Novak Djokovic
  2. b)   Eshwar – Ford – Milos Raonic
  3. c)   Naren – Nissan – Stan Wawrinka
  4. d)   Vignesh – Toyota – David Ferrer
  5. e)   None of these



1). Answer: a)

2). Answer: c)

3). Answer: d)

4). Answer: e)

5). Answer: d)


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