Practice Questions on Floor Based Logical Reasoning for CLAT 2020

Practice Questions on Floor Based Logical Reasoning for CLAT 2020

​​ Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Eight persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H live on a separate floor each of an 8-floor building but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered 1, the first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered eight.​​ Only two persons live below the floor on which G lives. Only one person lives between G and A. H lives on an odd-numbered floor but not on floor no. 7. Only two persons live between H and B. B does not live on the topmost floor. A does not live on the lowermost floor. D lives immediately below C Neither C nor E lives on floor no. 6.

  • How many persons live between the floors on which A and D live?

  • ​​ Three​​ 

  • ​​ More than three​​ 

  • ​​ None

  • ​​ Two

  • ​​ One

 

  • Who lives on the floor immediately below G?

  • F

  • E

  • D

  • C

 

  • On which of the following floor numbers does D live?

  • ​​ Four

  • ​​ One

  • ​​ Eight

  • ​​ Five

  • ​​ Seven

 

  • ​​ Which of the following is true with respect to F as per the given arrangement?

  • ​​ Only three persons live between F and B

  • ​​ Only three persons live above F.

  • ​​ F lives on the floor no. 6.

  • None of the given options is true.

 

  • ​​ Who among the following lives on floor no. 5?

  • D

  • C

  • ​​ E

  • A

 

Directions (Q. 6 – 10): Study the following information and answer the questions.

Seven friends M, N, O, P, Q, R and S attend different language classes, namely French, English, Spanish, Sanskrit, Chinese, German and Japanese, but not necessarily in the same order, from Monday to Sunday (of the same week).

M attends a class on Friday. Only two persons attend classes between M and the one who is learning Sanskrit. R attends a class immediately before P. Neither R nor P is learning Sanskrit. Only one person attends a class between R and the one who is learning Spanish. The one who is learning Spanish does not have a class on Monday. N attends a class immediately before the one who is learning French. M is not learning French. Only one person has a class between R and Q. O is learning German. Only two persons have classes between 0 and the one who is learning Chinese. Q is not learning Japanese.

  • Which of the following languages is Q learning?

  • ​​ Chinese

  • ​​ English

  • ​​ Spanish

  • ​​ Sanskrit

 

  • Which of the following represents those who have language classes immediately before and immediately after N?

  • P,M

  • Q,M

  • Q,R

  • R,P

 

  • On which of the following days does P have a class?

  • Monday

  • Thursday

  • Wednesday​​ 

  • Tuesday

 

  • Four of the following five form a group as per the given arrangement. Which of the following does not belong to that group?

  • Q-Tuesday​​ 

  • N-Thursday

  • S-Sunday

  • M-Saturday

 

  • ​​ Who among the following is learning Japanese?

  • N

  • M

  • S

  • R

Answer key

Floor Number

Person

8

C

7

D

6

F

5

A

4

B

3

G

2

E

1

H

Fig.1​​ 

Ans.1 – e. one person is living between A & D.

Ans. 2 – b. E is living immediately below G.

Ans.3 – e. D is living on the 7th​​ floor of the building.

Ans.4 – c.​​ F lives on the floor no. 6.

Ans.5 – d. A is living on the 3th floor of the building.

 

Person

Day

Language

Q

Monday

English

N

Tuesday

Sanskrit

R

Wednesday

French

P

Thursday

Chinese

M

Friday

Spanish

S

Saturday

Japanese

O

Sunday

German

​​ Fig. 2

Ans.6 – b. Q is learning English language and​​ attends​​ the class on Monday.

Ans.7 – c. Q & R is​​ having language​​ classes​​ immediately before and after N.

Ans.8 – b. P is having class on Thursday. (Chinese language)

Ans.9 – b. N-Thursday does not belong to the group. Except N, other persons are tied up with next day of their classes.

Ans.10 – c. S is learning Japanese on Saturday.

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