Directions: Read the given information carefully and answer the questions given beside:

Eight persons namely - Pappu, Karan, Rashmi, Suraj, Teena, Urmila, Vinod and Aniket live on separate floors of an eight-floor building in Tulsi apartment, chaarbagh - Lucknow. Ground floor is number 1; first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor which is numbered 8.

Only two people live between Pappu and Karan. Vinod lives immediately above Suraj. Teena lives immediately above Rashmi. Teena lives above Aniket. Urmila lives on an odd-numbered floor. Only one person lives between Teena and Aniket. Pappu lives on the floor numbered five.  Karan lives above Pappu.
1
Which one of the following lives on floor number Six?
» Explain it
C
Suraj lives on sixth floor.

Option C, is hence the correct answer.

Final table:

Floor no. Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1 Urmila

Common Explanation:

References:

Pappu lives on the floor numbered five.
Only two people live between Pappu and Karan.
Karan lives above Pappu.

 
Inference:
 
Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4  
3  
2  
1  
 
References:

Teena lives immediately above Rashmi. Only one person lives between Teena and Aniket.
Teena lives above Aniket.

 
Inference:

Clearly, we can’t place Teena immediately below Karan. So, two cases are possible.
 
Case I:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1  

Case II:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4  
3 Teena
2 Rashmi
1 Aniket
 
Reference:

Vinod lives immediately above Suraj.

Inference:
 
Case I:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1  

Case II:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4  
3 Teena
2 Rashmi
1 Aniket
 
 
Reference:

Urmila lives on an odd-numbered floor.
 
Inference:

As in Case II only even numbered floor is left to be filled, hence, Case II becomes invalid.
 
So, Urmila must be living on 1st floor.
 
Case I:
 
Floor no. Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1 Urmila
2
Who lives immediately above the floor on which Urmila lives?
» Explain it
A
Aniket lives immediately above the floor on which Urmila lives.

Option A, is hence the correct answer.

Final table:

Floor no. Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1 Urmila

Common Explanation:

References:

Pappu lives on the floor numbered five.
Only two people live between Pappu and Karan.
Karan lives above Pappu.

 
Inference:
 
Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4  
3  
2  
1  
 
References:

Teena lives immediately above Rashmi. Only one person lives between Teena and Aniket.
Teena lives above Aniket.

 
Inference:

Clearly, we can’t place Teena immediately below Karan. So, two cases are possible.
 
Case I:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1  

Case II:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4  
3 Teena
2 Rashmi
1 Aniket
 
Reference:

Vinod lives immediately above Suraj.

Inference:
 
Case I:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1  

Case II:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4  
3 Teena
2 Rashmi
1 Aniket
 
 
Reference:

Urmila lives on an odd-numbered floor.
 
Inference:

As in Case II only even numbered floor is left to be filled, hence, Case II becomes invalid.
 
So, Urmila must be living on 1st floor.
 
Case I:
 
Floor no. Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1 Urmila
3
Which one of the following lives on the floor which is between the floor on which Pappu and Rashmi Lives?
» Explain it
D
Teena lives on the floor which is between the floor on which Pappu and Rashmi Lives.

Option D, is hence the correct answer.

Final table:

Floor no. Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1 Urmila

Common Explanation:

References:

Pappu lives on the floor numbered five.
Only two people live between Pappu and Karan.
Karan lives above Pappu.

 
Inference:
 
Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4  
3  
2  
1  
 
References:

Teena lives immediately above Rashmi. Only one person lives between Teena and Aniket.
Teena lives above Aniket.

 
Inference:

Clearly, we can’t place Teena immediately below Karan. So, two cases are possible.
 
Case I:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1  

Case II:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4  
3 Teena
2 Rashmi
1 Aniket
 
Reference:

Vinod lives immediately above Suraj.

Inference:
 
Case I:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1  

Case II:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4  
3 Teena
2 Rashmi
1 Aniket
 
 
Reference:

Urmila lives on an odd-numbered floor.
 
Inference:

As in Case II only even numbered floor is left to be filled, hence, Case II becomes invalid.
 
So, Urmila must be living on 1st floor.
 
Case I:
 
Floor no. Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1 Urmila

4
Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and thus forms a group. Find the one which does not belong to that group?
» Explain it
E
Only Urmila lives on odd numbered floor.

Option E, is hence the correct answer.

Final table:

Floor no. Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1 Urmila

Common Explanation:

References:

Pappu lives on the floor numbered five.
Only two people live between Pappu and Karan.
Karan lives above Pappu.

 
Inference:
 
Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4  
3  
2  
1  
 
References:

Teena lives immediately above Rashmi. Only one person lives between Teena and Aniket.
Teena lives above Aniket.

 
Inference:

Clearly, we can’t place Teena immediately below Karan. So, two cases are possible.
 
Case I:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1  

Case II:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4  
3 Teena
2 Rashmi
1 Aniket
 
Reference:

Vinod lives immediately above Suraj.

Inference:
 
Case I:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1  

Case II:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4  
3 Teena
2 Rashmi
1 Aniket
 
 
Reference:

Urmila lives on an odd-numbered floor.
 
Inference:

As in Case II only even numbered floor is left to be filled, hence, Case II becomes invalid.
 
So, Urmila must be living on 1st floor.
 
Case I:
 
Floor no. Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1 Urmila
5
Which one of the following is the floor on which Vinod lives?
» Explain it
B
Vinod lives on 7th floor.

Option B, is hence the correct answer.

Final table:

Floor no. Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1 Urmila

Common Explanation:

References:

Pappu lives on the floor numbered five.
Only two people live between Pappu and Karan.
Karan lives above Pappu.

 
Inference:
 
Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4  
3  
2  
1  
 
References:

Teena lives immediately above Rashmi. Only one person lives between Teena and Aniket.
Teena lives above Aniket.

 
Inference:

Clearly, we can’t place Teena immediately below Karan. So, two cases are possible.
 
Case I:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1  

Case II:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7  
6  
5 Pappu
4  
3 Teena
2 Rashmi
1 Aniket
 
Reference:

Vinod lives immediately above Suraj.

Inference:
 
Case I:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1  

Case II:

Floor Number Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4  
3 Teena
2 Rashmi
1 Aniket
 
 
Reference:

Urmila lives on an odd-numbered floor.
 
Inference:

As in Case II only even numbered floor is left to be filled, hence, Case II becomes invalid.
 
So, Urmila must be living on 1st floor.
 
Case I:
 
Floor no. Name
8 Karan
7 Vinod
6 Suraj
5 Pappu
4 Teena
3 Rashmi
2 Aniket
1 Urmila