Directions: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

B, M, T, R, K, H and D are travelling in a train compartment with III tier sleeper berth. Each of them has a different profession of Engineer, doctor, Architect, Pharmacist, Lawyer, journalist and Pathologist. They occupied two lower berths, three middle berths and two upper berths. B, the Engineer is not on the upper berth. The architect is the only other person who occupies the same type of berth as that of B.M and H are not on the middle berth and their professions are Pathologist and Lawyer respectively. T is a Pharmacist. D is neither a journalist nor an Architect. K occupies same type of berth as that of the Doctor.

Question 1:
What is D’s profession?
(a) Doctor
(b) Engineer
(c) Lawyer
(d) Pharmacist

Question 2: Which of the following group occupies middle berth?
(a) DKR
(b) DHT
(c) HKT
(d) DKT

Question 3: Which of following combination of person-berth-profession is correct?
(a) R-Lower-Journalist
(b) R-Lower-Architect
(c) D-Upper-Doctor
(d) K- Upper- Lawyer

Question 4: Which of the following pairs occupy the lower berth?
(a) BD
(b) BK
(c) BT
(d) None of these

Question 5: Who is the Architect?
(a) D
(b) H
(c) R
(d) Data inadequate

Answers and Explanations

Analysis From the above given information, we can identify all the persons along with their professions accept R and K. From the given information R may be a Journalist or Architect. But if we see the given information deeply, we come to know that 6he architect is the only other person who occupies the same type of berth as that of B. Only person means no other person rather than the architect and K occupies same type of berth as that of the Doctor. That means K cannot be architect because he got the same berth as D. Lastly, we come to know that the K is a journalist and R is an architect

Sitting Arrangement -Logical Reasoning Level 2-Set 15- 1

Now berth vise arrangement is difficult to find than the profession vise manner But as we see the given information we come to know that the architect is the only other person who occupies the same type of berth as that of B and we know that B is not in the upper berth so he is in lower berth with R. M and H are not on the middle berth and their professions are Pathologist and Lawyer respectively. Clearly they are in Upper berth and the left persons are in Middle berth So, from the above information, we can draw a combined chart of the personas with their professions and berths:

Sitting Arrangement -Logical Reasoning Level 2-Set 15- 2

Answer 1: (a) Doctor Answer 2: (d) DKT Answer 3: (b) R-Lower-architect Answer 4: (d) None of these Answer 5: (c) R


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