Reasoning Puzzle with Detailed Solution - 4 Variables

Published on Saturday, September 26, 2015

Directions (Q. 1-5) Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.
            Five friends Abdullah, Birbal, Chanakya, Durjan, and Eeshwar are working in 5 different departments M, N, O, P and Q and they earn different salaries i.e. 10,000, 15,000, 20,000, 25,000 and 30,000 and they all are of different ages i.e. 24, 26, 28, 30 and 32 years. These all information  are not necessarily in the same order.

Birbal works in department M and earns more than 20,000. Person who is 28 years old works in department Q. 32 years old person earns at least 20,000.

The person who is 26 years old earns 25,000. Abdullah earns 15,000, but does not work in department N or P.

Person who is 30 years old earns highest salary but does not work in department M and N. Eeshwar does not work in department P or Q, and his age is not 32. The salary of Durjan is less than 20,000.

Q1. Who works in department N?
                     a) Birbal                                  b)  Chanakya                            c) Durjan
                     d) Eeshwar                              e) Can’t be determined

Q2.  If the name of the person represents its salary then which of the following is true?
        a) Abdullah + Birbal = Chanakya
        b) Chanakya + Durjan = Eeshwar
        c) Durjan + Eeshwar = Birbal
        d) Abdullah + Durjan = Eeshwar
        e) None of these

Q3. Which of the following combination is definitely true?
       a) Birbal-30 years-M-30,000
       b) Durjan-24 years-N-10,000
       c) Abdullah-24 years-P-15,000
       d) Eeshwar-30 years-O-30,000
       e) None of these

Q4. The person whose age is 30 works in which department?
                   a) M                             b) N                             c) O
                   d) P                              e) None of these

Q5. Age and Salary of Chankaya is:
                   a) 32 years and Rs. 20,000
                   b) 24 years and Rs. 25,000
                   c) 30 years and Rs. 30,000
                   d) None of The Above


Answer 1.     (Option E)
Answer 2.     (Option B)
Answer 3.     (Option D)
Answer 4.     (Option C)

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