Saturday, 21 March 2015

Reasoning : Quiz

Directions (31-35): Study the following questions carefully and answer the questions given below:
Y 4 8 A @ D F 3 # R N 1 M © W P § J 2 E 5 Z * 6 Q B 7 $ H U 9 I K
1. Which of the following is seventh to the right of nineteenth from the right end of the above arrangement?
(1) 1
(2) D
 (3) Z
(4) $
(5) None of these

2.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(1) D#A
(2) JWE
(3) 562
(4) $9B
(5) RM3

3. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol and immediately followed by a letter?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

4. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a letter and immediately followed by a symbol?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

5. What should come next in the following series based on the above arrangement?
8@D #N1 W§J 5*6

(1) 7HU
(2) 7$U
(3) 7#9
(4) B$#
(5) None of these

Directions (6-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statement and.
  • Give answer (1) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
  • Give answer (2) if the data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
  • Give answer (3) if the data in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
  • Give answer (4) if the data in both the Statement I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.
  • Give answer (5) if the data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question. 
6. Which year was observed as International Labour’s year?
I. International Labour year was observed in the same year when India undertook five consecutive nuclear tests.
II. India made history when it under took five consecutive nuclear test on 11th May 1998.

7. Alka and Madhu are friends. Which of them is older in age than the other? 
I. Alka was born in the first leap year after 1980.
II. Madhu was born in 1983.

8. Which state, Master blaster Sachm Tendulkar belongs to? 
I. Sachin and Ajay Jadeja belong to same state.
II. Sachin Tendulkar belong to a state where Congress party rules the government.

9. What is the time now? 
I. The sun rises at seven in the morning and sets at six in the evening.
II. Both hands (minute and hour) are at a same point between 11 and 1.

10. Who is tallest among Tarun, Barun, Vinod, Kishore and Maya?
I. Barun is taller than Maya but not as tall as Kishore, who is taller than Vinod.
II. Tarun is taller than Maya.

Answers 

1. (3)
7th to the right of 19th from the right =(19-7)= 12th from the right.

2. (2)
In all others, 1st character +3 = 2nd character and 1st character -2 = 3rd character.

3. (5)
D, R, W and H

4. (3)
3 and 7

5. (1)
The corresponding element of each group shifts six positions forward.

Solutions (36-40): 

6. (5)

7. (5): The two statements are sufficient to answer the questions. Hence Madhu is older than Alka.

8. (4)

9. (2): From the second statement alone we can conclude that it is 12 O’clock.

10. (4): From the two statements we cannot find out who is the tallest. For this we will need a comparison of the heights of Kishore and Tarun.

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