REASONING QUIZ FOR GIC EXAM

Direction (1-8): Study the following information
carefully and answer the given questions it.
Eight
friends P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Z, out of whom one is a Pilot, Professor,
Businessman, Doctor, Lawyer, Banker, Cricketer or an Architect (but not
necessarily in the same order), are sitting among a circular table, facing the
centre.

·     
S
who is a banker sits third to right of Z
·     
The
professor and the architect are immediate neighbors of each other, neither the
professor the architect is an immediate neighbor of either Z or S.
·     
Cricketer
and the pilot are immediate neighbors of each other. Neither Z nor W is a
pilot.
·     
The
one who is a professor sits second to the right of T who is a lawyer. V who is
a cricketer is not an immediate neighbor of the banker.
·     
Only
R sits between the professor and the doctor. P sits third to the right of the
pilot
1.      Which of the following pairs
represents the immediate neighbor of the doctor?
(1)
professor-businessman         (2) pilot-professor
(3)
cricketer-businessman          (4)
lawyer-architect
(5) None of
these

2.      What is the position of the
businessman with respect to the pilot?
(1) Third
to the left                       (2)
Second to the left
(3)
Immediately to the right         (4)
Fourth to the right
(5) Second
to the right
3.      Who sits third to the right of the
professor?
(1)The
banker                              (2) Q               
(3)The
cricketer                           (4) The lawyer
(5) None of
these

4.      Which of the following is true
regarding R?
(1) He is a
doctor
(2) He is
an immediate neighbor of the pilot
(3) R sits
between Q and T
(4)He is an
immediate neighbor of the professor
(5) None of
these

5.      How many people sit between the banker
and ‘W’ when counted in anticlockwise direction from the banker?
(1) None                          (2)
one
(3) two                             (4) three
(5) four

6.      Who amongst the following is a pilot?
(1) P                                             (2) Q
(3) R                                            (4) Z
(5) None of these

7.      What is the profession of Z?
(1)
businessman              (2) architect
(3) doctor                         (4)
professor
(5) None of
these

8.      Who amongst the following of sits
exactly between T and Q?
(1)
cricketer                     (2)
architect
(3) professor                    (4) doctor
(5)
banker

Directions (9-11): Read the following information
carefully and answer the questions that follow:
Four friends
Amrita, Deepa, Smita and Riya complete their Ph.D. in different number of
years. The one who took maximum time took eight years to complete her Ph.D. While
the one who took least time, took only three years to complete it. Riya took
more time only than Amrita and completed her Ph.D. in five years. Smita did not
take longer time than Deepa to complete her Ph.D.
9.      How many years did Amrita take to
complete her PH.D?
(1) 8                                             (2) 3
(3) 4                                             (4) 6 or 7
(5) Cannot
be determined

10.    How many years did Smita take to
complete her PH.D?
(1) 8                                             (2) 3
(3) 4                                             (4) 7
(5) Cannot
be determined

11.    Who amongst the following took the
maximum number of year to complete PH.D?
(1) Amrita                                    (2) Riya
(3) Smita                          (4)
Deepa
(5) Cannot
be determined

Solutions:

























1. (3)      2. (1)      3. (3)    4. (4)     5. (3)    6. (2)      7. (3)      8. (5)

Solutions (9-11)
Follow the summarize information
Amrita 
> Riya > Smita > Deepa
   
Candidate
Time taken to complete Ph.d
Amrita
3 yr.
Riya
5 yr.
Smita
6 or 7 yr.
Deepa
8 yr.
9. (2)
10. (4)
11. (4)