Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Night Class: Reasoning Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.

A group of people has six family members and an advocate. These are L, M, N, O, P, Q and R and having different professions. Each one of them is a journalist, businessman, architect, doctor and pilot but not necessarily in this order. There are three males and three females in the family out of which there are two married couples. M is a businessman and is the father of P. Q is a doctor and grandfather of P who is a male. N is a housewife and is daughter-in-law of O. L is neither a pilot nor a journalist. R is an advocate. N is not the mother of P and M is married but not to O. No lady is a journalist.

1. Which of the following groups represents the three ladies in the group?
1) N, P, L 
2) P, L, N 
3) L, N, O 
4) O, P, L 
5) None of these

2. Who is married to Q?
1) N 
2) O 
3) L 
4) Can’t be determined 
5) None of these

3. Who among the following family members is an architect?
1) L 
2) O 
3) P 
4) Can’t be determined 
5) None of these

4. Which of the following is the profession of P?
1) Architect 
2) Pilot 
3) Architect or pilot 
4) Journalist 
5) None of these

5. How is Q related to O?
1) Father 
2) Mother 
3) Mother-in-law 
4) Son-in-law 
5) None of these

6. What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following alphabet series?


1) MI
2) IL
3) IM
4) LI
5) None of these

7. In a row of children facing North Samir is 17th from the left end of the row and second to the right of Jyoti who is fifteenth from the right end of the row. How many children are there in the row?
1) 30
2) 29
3) 31
4) 34
5) None of these

8. Pole H is to the East of pole R and to the North of pole D, Pole D. is in which direction with respect to pole R?
1) North-East
2) South-West
3) North-West
4) South-East
5) None of these

9. How many pairs of letters are there in the word DELUSION which have as many letters between them in the word as there are in the English alphabet?
1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Three
5) More than three

10. How many three-letter meaningful words can be formed from the word TEAR beginning with ‘A’ and without repeating any letter within that word?
1) One
2) Three
3) Five
4) Two
5) None of these


On the basis of the information given, we have the following table:


1. 3
2. 1
3. 1
4. 4
5. 5
Q is son of O.

6. 5

7. 2

Required number of children = 16 + 1 + 12 = 29

8. 4

Clearly, the direction of D w.r.t. R is South-East.

9. 4

10. 2
Meaningful words are ARE, ART, ATE

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