Directions for questions 1 to 4 : On the basis of the Information provided, answer the questions below.
Six friends Ana, Belle, Cinderella, Diana, Elsa and Ferida are sitting on the ground in a hexagonal shape discussing their trades i.e. cook. Hairdresser, washer woman, tailor, carpenter and plumber. All the sides of the hexagon are of the same length. The seating arrangement is subject to following conditions.
• Ana is not adjacent to the hairdresser or Cinderella
• The tailor is not adjacent to Cinderella or Elsa but adjacent to Ana.
• Hairdresser and Cinderella are adjacent to each other.
• Plumber is in the middle of tailor and Cinderella in a clockwise direction.
• Cook is adjacent to the Carpenter who is adjacent to Belle In an anti clockwise direction.
• Ferida is a plumber and Elsa is adjacent the cook.
• In a clockwise direction, the washerwoman is followed by the hairdresser

Question 1 :   Who is at the same distance from Diana as carpenter is from Diana?
A. Belle
B. Cinderella
C. Tailor
D. Plumber

Question 2 :  If one neighbour of cook is Elsa, who is the other?
A. Cinderella
B. Diana
C. Belle
D. Ferida

Question 3 :  What are the trades of Diana and Elsa?
A. Tailor and Carpenter
B. Cook and Carpenter
C. Tailor and Washerwoman
D. Tailor and Plumber

Question 4 :  Who Is sitting opposite to the plumber?
A. Ana
B. Elsa
C. Diana
D.Cinderella

Answers and Explanations

Answer 1 : (B)

  • The tailor is not adjacent to Cinderella or Elsa but adjacent to Ana.
  • Two figure we can draw one in clock wise another in anticlockwise
  • Plumber is in the middle of tailor and Cinderella in a clockwise direction. (If this is case remove figure of anticlockwise)
  • Hairdresser and Cinderella are adjacent to each other.
  • In a clockwise direction, the hairdresser follows the washerwoman
  • Ferida is a plumber and Elsa is adjacent the cook.
  • The tailor is not adjacent to Cinderella or Elsa but adjacent to Ana.

Cook is adjacent to the Carpenter who is adjacent to Belle In an anti clockwise direction.Answer 2 : (B)

Consider the solution to the first question. Ana is the cook, and her neighbours are Elsa and Diana. Hence, option 2.

Answer 3 : (A)

Consider the solution to the first question. Diana and Elsa are the tailor and carpenter respectively. Hence, option 1.

Answer 4 : (B)

Consider the solution to the first question. Ferida is the plumber and Elsa is opposite Ferida. Hence, option 2.