Questions on Passage Based Puzzles for CLAT 2020

Questions on Passage Based Puzzles for CLAT 2020

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

​​ Seven boxes A, B, C, D, E, F and G are kept one above​​ the other from top to bottom, but not necessarily in the same order. Each box​​ contains a different fruits,​​ ​​ Orange,​​ Pine Apple, Banana, Papaya, Grapes,​​ Water melon​​ and​​ Mango​​ but not necessarily in the same order. Consider the top box as at 1st position and the box just below it at 2nd position and so on. Thus, the box at the bottom is at 7th position. Only three boxes are kept between the box that contains Papaya and the box that contains​​ Mango. Box E is kept immediately above the box that contains​​ Mango. Only one box is kept between E and the box that contains Orange. Box E is not second from the bottom. Only one box is kept between the box that contains Grapes and the box that contains Orange. The box that contains Orange is kept below the box that contains Grapes. Box D is kept immediately above the box that contains Grapes. Only three boxes are kept between A and D. Box B is kept immediately above G Box B does not contain​​ Mango. F is kept immediately above the box that contains​​ Water melon. Only one box is kept between F and the box that contains​​ Pine Apple.

1. Which of the following statements is/are not true?

  • Box C is kept immediately above the box that contains Orange

  • Only one box is kept between F and B.

  • Both a) and b)

  • B does not contain​​ Pine Apple.

  • None of these

2. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?

  • G-Pine Apple​​ 

  • B-Orange​​ 

  • F-Water melon

  • D-Grapes

  • E-Banana

3. Which of the following statements is true?

    • The box that contains Orange is kept immediately above C.

    • Only one box is kept between B and the box that contains​​ Mango.

    • Box D contains Papaya.

    • Only two boxes are kept between A and the box that contains Papaya.

    • None is true

4. How many boxes are kept between D and the box that contains Grapes?

    • None

    • One

    • Three

    • Two

    • More than three

5. Which of the following boxes contains Orange?

    • A

    • F

    • C

    • G

    • None of these

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

Seven persons J, K, L, M, N, O and P will appear for a different interview in seven different months, ​​ January, February, April, May, July, September and December, but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them likes a different subject, English, Hindi, History, Sanskrit, Urdu, Maithili and Civics, but not necessarily in the same order. M will appear for an interview in a month of 30 days. Only one person will appear between the one who likes Urdu and M. The one who likes Hindi will appear for an interview immediately before the one who likes Urdu. The one who likes Civics will appear for an interview neither in a month of 31 days nor in a month of 30 days. Only two persons will appear for an interview between the one who likes Civics and O. K will appear for an interview immediately after and does not like Hindi. P will appear for an interview immediately before L. N likes Maithili and appears for an interview in December. The one who likes English will appear for an interview in a month of 31 days. M does not like History

6. How many persons will appear for an interview between the months in which L and J​​ will appear for an interview?

    • None​​ 

    • One

    • Three

    • Two

    • More than three

7. Which of the following combinations is correct?

    • M-Hindi​​ 

  • L-Urdu​​ 

  • P-English

  • ​​ K-Civics​​ 

  • ​​ J-Sanskrit

8. Which of the following subjects does L like?

    • History​​ 

    • Civics​​ 

    • Sanskrit

    • Hindi​​ 

    • English

9. As per the given arrangement, January is related to

Sanskrit and February is related to Hindi in a certain way. Which of the following is related to Urdu, following the same pattern?

    • October​​ 

    • July

    • September

    • April​​ 

    • May

10. Who among the following will appear for an interview in the month of May?

    • The one who likes History

    • The one who likes Urdu

    • The one who likes English

    • The one who likes Hindi

 

Answer key

Ans.1 – d. B does not contain​​ Pine Apple

Ans.2 –b. ​​ B-Orange​​ 

Ans.3 – e. None is true

Ans.4 – a. ​​ No boxes are kept between D and the box that contains Grapes

Ans.5 – b. F contains Orange

Ans.6 – b. ​​​​ one persons will appear for an interview between the months in which L and J will appear for an interview

Ans.7 – c.​​ P-English

Ans.8 – b.​​ L likes Civics

Ans.9 – d.​​ April

Ans.10 – d.​​ The one who likes Hindi will appear for an interview in the month of May.

 

 

I

Box

Fruit

D

Banana

E

Grapes

C

Mango

F

Orange

A

Water melon

B

Pine Apple

G

Papaya

 

II

Month

Person

Subject

January

P

English

February

L

Civics

March

M

Sanskrit

April

J

Hindi

May

O

Urdu

June

K

History

July

N

Maithili

 

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