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Questions on Floor Puzzles with Passage for CLAT 2020

Questions on Floor Puzzles with Passage for CLAT 2020

Questions on Floor Puzzles with Passage for CLAT 2020

Direction ( 1 – 10):​​ Read the passage carefully and answer the following questions

Passage 1

If I had been asked in my early youth whether I preferred to have dealings only with men or only with books, my answer would certainly have been in favour of books. In later years this has become less and less. Not that I have had so much better experiences with men than with books, on the contrary delightful books even now come my way more often than purely delightful men. But the many bad experiences with men have nourished the meadow of my life as the noblest book could not do.

1. The author says that in later years his love of books diminished because

  • he did not get many delightful books to read

  • he had better experiences with men than with books

  • he had given up the habit of reading books

  • even the bad experiences he had with men were more valuable than what the noblest books could give

2. Which one of the following statements best reflects the main arguments of the passage?

  • Books are always better than men

  • There are more purely delightful men than purely delightful books

  • It is the experience with other human beings that nourishes one's life and not necessarily books

  • Neither men nor books give any worth while experience

3. Which one of the pairs of phrases best helps to bring out the metaphorical meaning of the meadow of my life?

  • Pure and healthy life

  • Vast and rich life

  • Well nourished but dull life

  • Poor but simple life

4. In his early youth, the author

  • liked to have more dealings with books than with men

  • preferred to have dealings only with books

  • liked to have more dealings with men than with books

  • liked to have dealings more with men than with books

 

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Eight persons live on separate floors of an eight-storey building. The ground floor is numbered one and the top most floor is numbered eight. F lives on an odd-numbered floor and G lives above D. E lives immediately above H. G lives immediately above l. Only one person lives between G and D. J lives above K. Only two persons live between K and J. K lives on the floor number five.

5. Who is living on the 3rd​​ floor?

  • F

  • G

  • K

  • I

6. How many persons live between the floors on which H and I live?

  • Two

  • Three

  • Four

  • One

7. Who among the following lives on the floor immediately above K?

  • F

  • D

  • I

  • H

8. Which of the following statements is true?

    • Only one person lives between D and F.

    • F lives on the first floor.

    • E lives on the topmost floor.

    • Only two persons live between G and H.

9. Who among the following lives on the second floor?

  • H

  • G

  • D​​ 

  • I

10. Who among the following lives between I and F?

  • K

  • E

  • G

  • D

 

Answer key

Ans.1 - d. Even the bad experiences he had with men were more valuable than what the novelist book could give.

Ans.2 - c. It is the experience with other human being that nourishes one's life and not necessary books.

Ans.3 - b. Vast and rich life.

Ans.4 - a. The author liked to have more dealing with books than with the men.

Ans.5 – d. I is living on the 3rd​​ floor.

Ans.6 –a. Two Person are living between H & I.

Ans.7 – d. ​​ H lives on the floor immediately above K

Ans.8 – F lives on the first floor

Ans.9 –c. ​​ D lives on the second Floor.

Ans.10 –d. ​​ D lives between F and I.

 

Floor

Person

8

J

7

E

6

H

5

K

4

G

3

I

2

D

1

F

 

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