# Puzzles - competitive exams

**Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. **

**Seven persons N, P, G, L, T, M and V are born in a month of March in different years. Their ages are calculated on the same month with respect to 2019. **

**Note: If it is mentioned that a person’s age is considered as the last two digits of another person’s birth year, then it will be at any sequence. For **

**example, if the age of X is considered as last two digit of birth year of Y which is 1982; then the age of X might be either 82 or 28. **

**None of the persons were born before 1973 and after 2001. **

**Difference between T and V’s age is less than 5 years. P was born in 1991. N’s age is 2 less than twice the age of V. Difference between L and N is 9 years. Difference between M and G’s age is 2 less than the age of V. M was born before 1980 and G was born after 1990. Age difference between L and M is an even number. T is 3 years younger than G. Only one of the person age is a square number. V’s age is equal to the last two digit of birth year of P. M is not the eldest. **

**1. How many persons were born between N and T? **

**A. 1 **

**B. 2 **

**C. 3 **

**D. 4 **

**E. None of these **

**2. If L is related to 36, G is related to 19, in the same way P is related to which of the following? **

**B. 23 **

**C. 36 **

**D. 43 **

**E. None of these **

**3. Which of the following is true? **

**A. As many persons were born before M was born after G **

**B. Difference between ages of P and G is more than 3 years **

**C. P is younger than G **

**D. Three persons were born between L and T **

**E. None is true **

**4. What is the sum of ages of L and T (in years)? **

**A. 58 **

**B. 68 **

**C. 60 **

**D. 64 **

**E. None of these **

**5. In which year T was born? **

**A. 2000 **

**B. 1974 **

**C. 1996 **

**D. 1976 **

**E. 1983 **

**There are three floors in a given building such that floor 1 is below floor 2 and floor 2 is below floor 3. In the building there are two flats named A and B in each floor. Flat B is to the east of Flat A. In the building each flat has an area of 1728ft and there are certain numbers of rooms and no two flats have the same number of rooms. Total number of rooms on floor number 3 is twice the number of rooms in flat A of floor number 1. The flat in which the area of each room is 576 ft is to the west of the flat in which the area of each room is 192 ft. Number of rooms in the flat which is above 5 rooms is 192 ft. There is no flat to the east of the flat whose room’s area is 216 ft. The flat in which the area of each room is 432 ft is above the flat in which the area of each room is 288 ft. Number of rooms in flat B of floor 2 is equal to sum of the rooms in flat A of floors 1and 2. **

**6. What is the total number of rooms on floor number 1? **

**A. 10 **

**B. 15 **

**C. 9 **

**D. 11 **

**E. None of these **

**7. What is the area of each room in flat B of floor number 1? **

**A. 288 ft **

**B. 216 ft **

**C. 334.5 ft **

**D. 345.6 ft **

**E. None of these **

**8. How many rooms are there to the east of the flat in which the area of each room is 432 ft? **

**A. 5 **

**B. 8 **

**C. 6 **

**D. 7 **

**E. None of these **

**9. How many rooms are in the flat that is just below the flat A of floor number 3? **

**A. 9 **

**B. 4 **

**C. 6 **

**D. 8 **

**E. None of these **

**Solution: **

**Solution: **

**1. B **

**2. B **

**3. E **

**4. B **

**5. C **

**6. D **

**7. D **

**8. B **

**9. E **

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