Test-II: Reasoning Ability

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each question below are given three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer

  1. if only conclusion I follows,
  2. if only conclusion II follows.
  3. if either conclusion I or II follows.
  4. if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
  5. if both conclusion I and II follow,

1. Statements:

  • Some tigers are lions.
  • No lion is a monkey.
  • All monkeys are animals.

Conclusions:

  1. At least some animals are tigers.
  2. All tigers can be monkeys.

2. Statements:

  • All desks are benches.
  • Some benches are chairs.
  • No chair is a table.

Conclusions:

  1. All tables can be desks.
  2. Some benches are not desks.

3. Statements:

  • All bottles are glasses.
  • Some glasses are cups.
  • All glasses are plates.

Conclusions:

  1. All cups are plates.
  2. Some cups are not plates.

4. Statements:

  • No mobile is a headphone.
  • All headphones are speakers.
  • No landline is a mobile.
  • Conclusions:
  1. Some speakers can never be mobiles.
  2. Some landlines can be speakers.

5. Statements:

  • All fans are switches.
  • Some switches are bulbs.
  • No bulb is a tube.
  • Conclusions:
  1. Some bulbs are switches.
  2. Some switches are not tubes.

Directions (Q. 6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting around a circular table facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order.

S sits second to the right of P. Only two persons sit between S and T. Q is not an immediate neighbour of T or P. O sits opposite Q. N is the immediate neighbour of T and Q.Q sits third to the left of M.

6. What is the position of M with respect to S?

  1. Third to the left
  2. Third to the right
  3. Fourth to the right
  4. Fourth to the left
  5. Both 3) and 4)

7. Which of the following statements is/are true?

  1. Q is the neighbour of the one who is second to the left of P.
  2. Mis the immediate neighbour of O and P.
  3. N sits opposite the one who sits on the immediate left of R.
  4. S sits third to the left of O.
  5. None of these

8. Which of the following pairs represent the immediate neighbours of P?

  1. O, R
  2. S, R
  3. M, O
  4. Q, N
  5. M, R

9. ITP is related to Mand Q is related to R, then following the same pattern which of the following is related to N?

  1. M
  2. S
  3. O
  4. R
  5. Q

10. If all the persons are made to sit in alphabetical order from M in clockwise direction then the position of how many people will remain unchanged?

  1. None
  2. Two
  3. Four
  4. One
  5. Three

Directions (Q. 11-13): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

There are eight family members L, O, S, T, U, V, W and X.O is granddaughter of V. U is sister-in-law of S, who is father of O. L is father-in-law of W, who has one son and one daughter. X is uncle of T.

11. How is T related to U?

  1. Niece
  2. Nephew
  3. Son
  4. Daughter
  5. None of these

12. Who among the following is mother of W?

  1. X
  2. U
  3. L
  4. V
  5. None of these

13. How is related to V?

  1. Daughter-in-law
  2. Daughter
  3. Niece
  4. Can’t be determined
  5. None of these

Directions (Q. 14-19): In these questions, a relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer

  1. if only conclusion I is true.
  2. if only conclusion II is true.
  3. if either conclusion I or II is true.
  4. if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
  5. if both conclusion I and II are true

(14-15):

Statements: A > Y = Z ≥ P < C; P < D = M ≥ N = O

14. Conclusions: 1. C > N    2. N > C

15. Conclusions: 1. M > C     2. D ≥ O

16. Statements: 5 = 8 > 9 ≥ 7; 9 < 10 = 12

Conclusions: 1. 12 > 7    2.12 ≥ 7

(17-18):

Statements: L < Q = R ≥ S = T; U = V ≥ L

17.Conclusions: 1. Q > T    2. R ≥ U

18. Conclusions:1. T ≤ R    2.U ≥ L

Directions (Q. 19-23): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Mendis, Taylor, John, Franklin, Peter, David and Waston are seven people living on seven different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The lowermost floor is numbered 1 and the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each of them has a different income, viz S11500, $5200, $7200, $6000, $8500, S6500 and $4500. But not necessarily in the same order.

Waston lives on an even-numbered floor but not on the floor numbered fourth. Only two floors are there between Waston and Franklin. The one who has income of $11500 lives immediately below the floor on which John lives. Only one floor is there between the floors on which Mendis and David live. Taylor lives immediately below the floor on which Mendis lives.

The one who has income of $4500 lives on an even numbered floor. Only three floors are there between John and the one who has income of $6000. Neither Waston nor Peter has income of $7200. The one who has income of $6500 lives immediately above the floor on which the one who has income of $7200 lives. John does not have income of $5200. The one who has income of $6000 lives immediately above the floor on which Waston lives.

19. Which of the following combinations is true, based on the given arrangement?

  1. $7200 – floor no. 5
  2. S5200 – floor no. 2
  3. $8500 – floor no. 6
  4. $7200 – floor no. 4
  5. $4500 – floor no. 1

20. How much more income does David have in comparison to Peter?

  1. S5800
  2. $6100
  3. $6300
  4. $6700
  5. $6000

21. Which of the following statements is not true?

  1. The one who has income of $6500 lives on an odd numbered floor
  2. David lives on floor number 6 and has income of $11500.
  3. The one who has income of $5200 lives on the lowermost floor.
  4. Taylor lives on an odd-numbered floor and has income of $8500.
  5. None of these

22. Who amongst the following lives on floor number 6?

  1. John
  2. The one who has income of $11500
  3. The one who has income of $8500
  4. Taylor
  5. Mendis

23. The income of how many persons is/are more than David’s income?

  1. None
  2. Two
  3. One
  4. Four
  5. Three

Directions (Q.24-25): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

P, Q, R, S, T and U are of different heights. Sis shorter than P and T but taller than R. Q is taller than only two of them. R is not the shortest.

24. If S’s height is 5ft, then which of the following may be true?

  1. P + T = 9 ft
  2. P + T = 10 ft
  3. P + T = 12 ft
  4. P + T = 7 ft
  5. All are true

25. If the height of the shortest person is 4ft and T + U= 11ft, then what is the height of T?

  1. 6ft
  2. 5ft
  3. 8ft
  4. 7ft
  5. None of these

Directions (Q.26-30): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Ten persons A, B, C, D, E, P, Q, R, S and T are sitting in two parallel rows. Row 1 is facing south and row 2 is facing north. A, B, C, D and E are facing south. Each person of row 1 is facing the other person of row 2.

T sits third to the right of Q. P sits second to the left of T. P faces the one who sits on the immediate right of B. Only one person sits between Dand B. A is not an immediate neighbour of B. Only one person sits between C and E. E does not face P. R is not an immediate neighbour of Q. Only two persons sit between S and R.

26. Who among the following faces D?

  1. P
  2. T
  3. Q
  4. S
  5. None of these

27. How many persons are there between S and P?

  1. None
  2. Two
  3. One
  4. Three
  5. Four

28. Which of the following statements is/are true?

  1. B faces the one who sits on the immediate right of T.
  2. P sits second to the left of the one who faces A.
  3. B sits on the immediate left of C.
  4. B is the immediate neighbour of C and A.
  5. None of these

29. What is the position of B with respect to A?

  1. Second to the right
  2. Third to the right
  3. Immediate to left
  4. Second to the left
  5. Third to the left

30. Who among the following sit at the extreme ends of row 1?

  1. S, T
  2. T, E
  3. E, S
  4. A, E
  5. S, A

Directions (Q.31-35): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below

In a certain code language ‘candidate should follow instruction is written as ‘sa pa na ja’, instruction mandatory for all’ is written as ‘ta ki na zu’, ‘attempt all questions’ is written as “du mi zu’ ‘candidate ensure eligibility criteria’ is written as ‘ja re ga vt’ and negative marks for questions’ is written as ‘mi ta yo xa’.

31. What is the code for attempt’ in the given code language?

  1. mi
  2. ta
  3. du
  4. pt
  5. None of these

32. What does ‘ki vt’ stand for?

  1. ensure mandatory
  2. eligibility vision
  3. mandatory marks
  4. Can’t be determined
  5. None of these

33. What does “yo’ stand for in the given code language?

  1. 1.negative
  2. ensure
  3. marks
  4. criteria
  5. Either 1) or 3)

34. What is the code for should follow questions in the given code language?

  1. sa pa re
  2. sa pa mi
  3. sa ga yo
  4. pa vt sa
  5. None of these

35. What is the code for all for’ in the given language?

  1. zu mi
  2. yo ta
  3. ta zu
  4. ka zu
  5. None of these

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