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Verbal Reasoning :: Puz Quiz 2
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1 . Directions (1 - 4): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
(i) P, Q, R, S and T finished a work, working from Monday to Saturday, one of the days being a holiday, each working overtime only on one of the days.
(ii) R or T did not work overtime on the first day.
(iii) Q worked overtime the next day after the holiday.
(iv) The overtime work done on the previous day of the holiday was by R.
(v) There was a two days’ gap between the days on which P and Q worked over time.
(vi) P worked overtime the next day of the overtime day of S.

$Q.$ Which of the following is the correct statement ?
 [ A ]    P worked overtime last among them. [ B ]    P worked overtime earlier than S. [ C ]    The holiday was on Friday [ D ]    S worked overtime earlier than Q.
 Answer : Option D Explanation : From the clues (i), (iii), (iv) (v) and (vi) we get three possible arrangements for Monday to Saturday. These arrangements are as follows: 1. R, Holiday, Q, T, S, P 2. T, S, P, R, Holiday, Q 3. S, P, R, Holiday, Q, T Reject the possibilities 1 and 2 because of clue (ii). Hence, the arrangement 3 is the correct one. Thus, we get