Reasoning Quiz

Q1. Among A, B, C, D and E each having scored different marks, B has scored more marks than E and D, B has not scored the highest marks among them. Who among them scored second highest marks ?
(1) B
(2) C
(3) E
(4) D
(5) Data inadequate

Q2. The positions of the first and the fifth digits in the number 83416759 are interchanged. Similarly the positions of the second and the sixth digits are interchanged and so on. Which of the following will be the fourth digit from the right end after the rearrangements?
(1) 3
(2) 8
(3) 4
(4) 6
(5) None of these

Q3. In a row of forty boys facing North, R is twelfth from the left end and T is eighteenth from the right end. How many boys are between R and T in the row ?
(1) 10
(2) 11
(3) 12
(4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these

Q4. In a row of twenty-five children facing South R is sixteenth from the right end and B is eighteenth from the left end. How many children are there between R and B? 
(1) 2
(2) 3
(3) 4
(4) Data inadequate
(5) None of these

Q5. How many such pairs of digits are there in the number 254983 each of which has as many digits between them in the number as when the digits are arranged in descending order within the number ?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

Directions (6-11): Study the following information and answer the questions given below:
Twelve people are standing in two parallel rows each row having 6 people. P, Q, R, S, T and U are standing in row 1 facing South while A, B, C, D, E and F are standing in row 2 facing North. They are standing in such a way that there is an equal distance between two adjacent persons. Thus each person from row 1 is facing another person from row 2.
D is standing third to the right of E. C is standing third to the right of A. A and E are not immediate neighbours. U is facing the one who is to the immediate right of C. T is standing fourth to the left of S. B is not facing U. R is standing third to the left of P.
Q6. Who is facing E ?
(1) R
(2) S
(3) Q
(4) P
(5) None of these

Q7. Which of the following pairs rep-resents persons standing at the end of the rows ?
(2) PD
(3) PF
(4) DS
(5) None of these

Q8. What is F’s position with respect to R ?
(1) F is facing the one who is to the immediate left of R.
(2) F is to the immediate left of the person facing R.
(3) F is facing the one who is second to the right of R.
(4) F is second to the left of the person facing R.
(5) None of these

Directions (9-11) : 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 one does not belong to the group?
(1) PQE
(2) BCR
(3) TRC
(4) FEQ
(5) QUD

(1) PSBA
(2) CEQR
(3) BEQS
(4) UTDF
(5) RUCF

Q11. How many persons are standing between B and D ?
(1) One
(2) Two
(3) Three
(4) Four

(5) None

1. 5
2. 2
3. 1
4. 5
5. 5
6. 3
7. 2
8. 1
9. 5
10. 5
11. 3