Thursday, 26 May 2016

Night Class: Reasoning Quiz


Directions: Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given 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.


a) 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.
b) 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.
c) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
d) if the data in both the statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
e) if the data in both the statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

1. Who among A, B, C, D and E is the tallest?
I. B is taller than C and D. E is taller than only A.
II. Only three people are shorter than C. The height of B is 2 cm more than C.

2. Are all the five friends viz. P, Q, R, S and T are seated around a circular table facing the centre?
I. P sits third to the left of Q. Q faces the centre. S and T are immediate neighbours of each other. R sits second to the right of T.
II. S sits second to the right of R. R faces the centre. Both T and P are immediate neighbours of S. Q sits second to the right of P.

3. In a college five different sports viz. Hockey, Football, Tennis, Cricket and Badminton are played in five different days of the same week, and week starting from Monday and ending on Friday. Is Football played on Wednesday?
I. Two sports are played between cricket and Badminton. Badminton is played before Cricket. Football is played immediately next to the day when Hockey is played. Tennis is not played on Friday.
II. Three sports are played between Tennis and Cricket. Badminton is played immediately before Hockey.

4. Is F the grandson of B?
I. B is the mother of N. N is the brother of U. U is the father of F.
II. T is the daughter of F. W is the son of F. S is the sister of U.

5. 'P' is in which direction with respect to 'Q'?
I. M is to the West of T, which is to the North of Q. P is to the South of M.
II. R is to the south of P and to the west of Q.

Directions (6-10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Eight people – E, F, G, H, J, K L and M are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. Each of them is of a different profession – Chartered Accountant, Columnist, Doctor, Engineer, Financial Analyst, Lawyer, Professor and Scientist but not necessarily in the same order.
F is sitting second to the left of K. The Scientist is an immediate neighbour of K. There are only three people between the Scientist and E. Only one person sits between the Engineer and E. The Columnist is to the immediate right of the engineer. M is second to the right of K. H is the Scientist. G and J are the immediate neighbours of each other. Neither G nor J is an Engineer. The Financial Analyst is to the immediate left of F. The lawyer is second to the right of the columnist. The professor is an immediate neighbour of the Engineer. G is second to the right of the Chartered Accountant.

6. Who is second to the right of F?
(a) H
(b) L
(c) K
(d) E
(e) Cannot be determined

7. Which of the following statement is true according to the given arrangement?
(a) The Lawyer is second to the left of the doctor.
(b) E is an immediate neighbour of the Financial Analyst.
(c) H sits exactly between F and the Financial Analyst
(d) Only four people sits between the Columnist and F
(e) All of the given statements are true

8. Who amongst the following is the Professor?
(a) F
(b) L
(c) M
(d) K
(e) J

9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group?
(a) Chartered Accountant - H
(b) M - Doctor
(c) J - Engineer
(d) Financial Analyst - L
(e) Lawyer - K

10. What is the position of L with respect to the scientist?
(a) Third to the left
(b) Second to the right
(c) Second to the left
(d) Third to the right
(e) Immediate Right







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