Friday, 13 March 2015

Reasoning Quiz

1. D said, ‘A’s father is the only brother of my sister’s son’. How is A’s father related to D?
(1) Cousin
(2) Nephew
(3) Aunt
(4) Data inadequate
(5) None of these

Directions:The following questions are based on the five three digit numbers given below:

394   632   783   576   895


2. If the positions of the first and the second digits within each number are interchanged, which of the following will be the second highest number?
(1) 632
(2) 783
(3) 576
(4) 895
(5) 394

3. If the first and second digits of each of the numbers are added the resulting sum of which of the following numbers will not be exactly divisible by 3?
(1) 895
(2) 394
(3) 576
(4) 632
(5) 783

4. If 2 is added to the last digit of each number and then the positions of the first and the third digits are interchanged, which of the following will be the highest number?
(1) 576
(2) 895
(3) 783
(4) 394
(5) 632

5. Q types faster than R but not as fast as V. T types faster than R. S types faster than V. Who amongst the five of them types the fastest?
(1) V
(2) T
(3) S
(4) Data inadequate
(5) None of these

Directions: In each question below are either two or three statements followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to take the two or three given statements to be true and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two/three given statements, disregarding the commonly known facts. 

Give answer (1) if only conclusion I follows. 
Give answer (2) if only conclusion II follows. 
Give answer (3) if either conclusion I or II follows. 
Give answer (4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows. 
Give answer (5) if both conclusions I and II follow. 

(6-8): 
Statements: 
All buildings are houses
No house is an apartment
All apartments are flats

6. Conclusions: 
No flat is a house
No building is an apartment

7. Conclusions: 
All buildings being flats is a possibility
All apartments being buildings is a possibility

(8-9):
8. Statements: 
Some oceans are seas
All oceans are rivers
No river is a canal

8. Conclusions: 
All rivers can never be oceans
All canals being oceans is a possibility

9. Conclusions: 
No ocean is a canal
At least some seas are rivers

10. Statements: 
No day is night
All nights are noon
No noon is an evening

Conclusions: 
No day is noon
No day is an evening


1. (2)
D’s sister’s son means nephew of D.
A’s father is also nephew of D.

2. (5)
394 => 934; 632 => 362; 783 => 873; 576 => 756; 895 => 985
Second highest number => 934 => 394

3. (1)
3+9=12; 6+3=9; 7+8=15; 5+7=12; 8+9=17
17, is not exactly divisible by 3

4. (1)
394 => 396 => 693
632 => 634 => 436
783 => 785 => 587
576 => 578 => 875
895 => 897 => 798
Highest number => 875 => 576

5. (4)
V > Q > R
T > R and S > V
Now, S > V > Q > R
      ----------
  T


6. (2)

7. (1)

8. (4)

9. (5)

10. (4)



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