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If C Does Not Live Next to an Engineer is Invalid, How Many Types of Arrangements Are Possible? - Logical Reasoning

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MCQ

Six people A, B, C, D, E and F live on a six-story building each on one floor. The following statements describe where they stay.

(i) B lives on floor 6.
(ii) A is equally far from C and E.
(iii) F is an engineer.
(iv) D is two floors above F.
(v) C does not live next to an engineer.

If C does not live next to an engineer is invalid, how many types of arrangements are possible?

Options

  • 2

  • 3

  • 1

  • 5

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Solution

2

Explanation:

On the basis of given information, the  arrangement is as following:

Floors 6 5 4 3 2 1
Persons B C D A F E

If we ignore the last statement, then two types of arrangements are possible.

Concept: Problem Solving Ability (Entrance Exam)
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