# Analytical reasoning (37)

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below:
Seven Persons P, Q, R, S, T, U and V live on seven different floors of a building, but not necessarily in the same order. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one; the one above it is number two and so on till the topmost floor is number seven. Each of them belong to different profession i.e.- Engineer, Doctor, Chemist, Dentist, Architect, Mechanic, Cashier but not necessarily in the same order. They all like different dish- Nihari Gosht, Butter Chicken, Samosa, Chicken Dum Biryani, Malai ki kheer, Dahi bhalla and Malai Kulfi but not necessarily in the same order.
Only one person lives between the one who is Architect and the one who is Mechanic. S is not Architect. V is not Engineer. The one who likes Dahi bhalla live immediate above the one who is Architect. T lives on one of the floors below Q, but does not live on the lowermost floor. The one who lives on 7th floor is immediate above the one, who lives immediate below the one who likes Malai Kulfi. There are three persons live between Q and T. The one who is Dentist lives on one of the odd-numbered floors below U. P lives immediately above U . P is not Chemist. U does not like Chicken Dum Biryani and Butter Chicken. The one who likes Samosa live immediately above the one who likes Malai ki kheer. The one who is Mechanic is also likes Butter Chicken. Only one person lives between Q and the one who is Chemist. The one who likes Malai ki kheer lives below the one who likes Nihari Gosht. Only two persons live between V and the one who is Chemist. The one who is Doctor live on one of the even-numbered floors but above the one who is Chemist. The one who is Cashier lives immediately above V, who is not Mechanic. S lives on one of the floors above R. V neither lives on first nor seventh floor.

Explanations

Q1. Who among following likes Chicken Dum Biryani dish?
(a)R
(b) The one who is Doctor
(c) The one who is Chemist
(d) The one who is Engineer
(e) Q
Q2. Who lives on immediate above the one who likes Butter Chicken dish?
(a)The one who is Chemist
(b) Both (a) and (e)
(c) S
(d) Q
(e) The one who likes Nihari Gosht
Q3. Who among following is Cashier?
(a)Q
(b) P
(c) V
(d) T
(e) None of these
Q4. How many persons live between the one who is Dentist and the one who likes Butter Chicken?
(a) None
(b) Three
(c) Two
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of these
Q5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence they form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?
(a) The one who is Dentist
(b) The one who likes Dahi bhalla
(c) The one who lives on 5th floor
(d) The one who lives on 6th floor
(e) The one who is Engineer