# Reasoning Ability Puzzle - Oct 09 2020

Here we are providing new series of Reasoning Questions for upcoming exams, so the aspirants can practice it on a daily basis.

Study the following information carefully and answer the below questions.

In an apartment, there are eight floors. The lowermost floor is numbered as 1 and the topmost floor is numbered as 8. Each floor has painted using a different colour of paints Viz. Grey, Yellow, Blue, Red, Pink, Violet, White and Brown but not necessarily in the same order.

The yellow colour is painted for an odd-numbered floor above the third floor. Only one floor is painted between Yellow and Red coloured floors.The number of floors above the Blue coloured floor is one more than below the White coloured floor. The Blue colour painted floor is above the White coloured floor. The pink coloured floor is immediately above the Grey coloured floor. The Brown colour is painted on one of the floors above the Violet coloured floor. Not more than two floors are between the Violet and Brown coloured floors.

1) Which of the following floor is painted in blue colour?

A. Sixth Floor

B. Fourth Floor

C. Second Floor

D. First Floor

E. None of the above

2) Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?

I). Three floors between are Brown and Pink coloured floors

II). The lowermost floor painted in violet colour

III). Red colour painted floor is immediately above the white coloured floor.

A. Only I and III

B. Only III

C. Only I and II

D. Only II

E. All I, II and III

3) How many floors are between Pink and Yellow coloured floors?

A.5

B.4

C.3

D.2

E. None of the above

4) Which of the following colour is painted on floor number seven?

A. Violet

B. Yellow

C. Blue

D. Pink

E. Grey

5) What is the position of Yellow colour floor from Top of the building?

A. Seventh

B. Fifth

C. Sixth

D. Fourth

E. None of the above

#### Explanation

The yellow colour is painted for odd number floor above the third floor.

Only one floor is painted between Yellow and Red coloured floors.

From the above condition, there are three possibilities.

The number of floors painted above the Blue coloured floor is one more than below the White coloured floor.

The Blue colour painted floor is above the White coloured floor.

From the above condition, there are four possibilities.

The pink colour floor is immediately above the Grey colour floor.

From the above condition, case3a was dropped.

The Brown colour is painted on one of the floors above the Violet coloured floor.

Not more than two floors between the Violet and Brown coloured floor.

From the above condition, case1 and case2 were dropped. Case3 shows the final arrangement.