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Reasoning Questions with answers

1.In a certain code language ‘how many goals scored’ is written as ‘5 3 9 7’; ‘many more matches’ is written as ‘9 8 2’ and ‘he scored five’ is written as ‘ 1 6 3’. How is ‘goals’ written in that code language ?
A.5                             

B.7 

C.5 or 7                                  

D.Data inadequate

E.None of these

 

2.In a certain code TEMPORAL is written as OLDSMBSP. How is CONSIDER written in that code ?

A.RMNBSFEJ           

B.BNMRSFEJ

C.RMNBJEFS

D.TOPDQDCH 

E.Non of these

 

3.How many meaningful English words can be made with the letters DLEI using each letter only once in each word ?

A.None          

B.One

C.Two

D.Three

E. More than three

 

4.Among A, B,C,D and E each having different weight, D is heavier than only A and C is lighter than B and E. Who among them is the heaviest ?

A.B                

B.E
C.C                 

D.Data inadequate
E.None of these

 

5.Each odd digit in the number 5263187 is substituted by the next higher digit and each even digit is substituted by the previous lower digit and the digits so obtained are rearranged in ascending order, which of the following will be the third digit from the left and after the rearrangement ?

A.2                 

B.4
C.5     

D.6
E.None of these

 

6.  Pratap correctly remembers that mother’s birthday is before twenty third April but after Nineteenth April, whereas his sister correctly remembers that their mother’s birthday is not on or after twenty second April. On which day in April is definitely their mother’s birthday ?

A.Twentieth
B.Twenty-first
C.Twentieth or twenty-first
D.Cannot be determined
E.None of these

 

7.  Ashok started walking towards South. After walking 50 meters he took a right turn and walked 30 meters. He then took a right turn and walked 100 meters. He again took a right turn and walked 30 meters and stopped. How far and in which direction was he from the starting point ?

A.50 meters South
B.150 meters North
C.180 meters East
D.50 meters North
E.Non of these

 

8. If ‘÷’ means ‘+’; means ‘-‘ means ‘X’; ‘X’ means ‘÷’ and ‘+’ means ‘-‘ ; than ______ 15-8 x 6 ÷ 12+4 = ?

 

A.20         

B.28
C.8 4/7     

D.2 2/3
E.None of these

 

9.  Town D is towards East of town F. Town B is towards North of Town D. Town H is towards South of town B. Towards which direction is town H from town F ?

A. East

B. South-East
C. North-East 

D. Data inadequate
E. Non of these

 

10. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word SEARCHES each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet ?

A. None   

B. One
C. Two                                   

D. Three

E. More than three

 

Directions (Qs. 11-15) : In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

11.  Statements :
   
All cups are bottles.
    Some bottles are jugs.
    No jug is plate.
    Some plates are tables.

Conclusions :
 
I.Some tables are bottles.
 II.Some plates are cups.
 III.No table is bottle
 IV.Some jugs are cups.


A. Only I follows
B. Only II follows
C. Only III follows
D. Only IV follows
E. Only either I or III follows


12.Statements :
 
Some chairs are handles.
 All  handles are pots.      

All pots are mats.
Some mats are buses.

Conclusions :
I.Some buses are handles.
II.Some mats are chairs.
III.No bus is handle.
IV.Some mats are handles.

A. Only I, II and IV follow
B. Only II, III and IV follow
C.Only either I or III and II follow
D.Only either I or III or IV follow
E.Only either I or III and II and IV follow

Statements :
All birds are horses.
All horses are tigers.
Some tigers are lions.
Some lions are monkeys.

Conclusions :

I.Some tigers are horses.
II.Some monkeys are birds.
III.Some tigers are birds.
IV.Some monkeys are horses.

A. Only I and III follow
B. Only I, II and IV follow
C. Only II, III and IV follow
D. All I, II, III and IV follow
E. Non of these

 

14. Statements :
Some walls are houses
All walls are houses
Some houses are jungles.
All jungles are roads.

Conclusions :
I. Some roads are benches.
II.Some jungles are walls.
III.Some houses are benches.
IV.Some roads are houses.
           
A.Only I and II follow
B.Only I and III follow
C.Only III and IV follow
D.Only II, and IV follow
E.None of these

15.Statements :
Some sticks are lamps.
Some flowers are dressed.
All dressed are shirts.
Conclusions :
 I.Some shirts are sticks
 II.Some shirts are flowers
 III.Some flowers are sticks.
 IV.Some dresses are sticks

A.None follows
B.Only I follow
C.Only II follow
D.Only III follow
E.Only IV follow

Directions (Qs. 16-20) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :

A,B,C,D,E,F,G, and H are eight employees of an organization working in three departments viz. Personnel, Administration  and Marketing with not more than three of them in any department. Each of them has a different choice of sports from football, cricket, volley ball, badminton, lawn tens, basketball, hockey and table tennis not necessarily in the same order.

D works in Administration and does not like either football  or cricket. F works in Personnel with only A who likes table tennis. E and H do not work in the same department as D. C likes hockey and does not work in Marketing. G does not work in Administration and does not like either cricket or badminton.  One of those who work in Administration likes football. The one who likes volley ball works in Personnel. None of those who work on Administration likes either badminton or lawn tennis. H does not like cricket.

16.Which of the following groups of employees work in Administration department ?

A.EGH

B.AF
C.BCD                                  

D.BGD
E.Data inadequate

17.In which department does E work ?

A.Personnel
B.Marketing
C.Administration
D.Data inadequate

E.None of these

18.Which of the following combinations of employee-department-favourite sport is correct?

A.E-Administration-Cricket
B.F-Personnel-Lawn Tennis
C.H-Marketing-Lawn Tennis
D.B. Administration- Table Tennis
E.None of these

19.What is E’s favourite sports ?
A.Cricket                              
B.Badminton
C.Basketball   
D.Lawn Tennis
E.None of these

 

20.What is G’s favourite sports ?
Cricket                       
Badminton
Basketball                  
Lawn Tennis
None of these

 

DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION

Directions (Qs. 21-25) : Study the following table carefully to answer the questions that follow……

Number (N) of candidates (In lakhs) appearing for an entrance Examination from Six Different States and the percentage (P) of Candidates Clearing  the same over the Years

State

A

B

C

D

E

F

Year

N

P

N

P

N

P

N

P

N

P

N

P

2004

1.23

42

1.04

51

1.11

32

1.32

24

1.23

36

1.33

31

2005

1.05

43

1.12

62