Reasoning Quiz

Directions (1-6): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
There is a five storey building including the ground floor and each floor has only one flat.  All these flats have been occupied by the five Managers.  Each manager likes a different pet. The pets are: cat, dog, rabbit, fish and parrot. The five managers M, P, Q, S and T are employed in the different companies A, B, C, D and E but not necessarily in the same order. Mr. M works in company E and lives on the ground floor. The manager who lives on fourth (top) floor does not like fish or parrot. Mr. S works in company B and likes fish.  The manager who works in company C and lives on second floor likes cat. Mr. T lives on third floor and likes Rabbit. Mr. Q works in company D.
1. Who among the following does like parrot?
(1) P
(2) S
(3) M
(4) Can’t say
(5) None of these
2. Who lives on the second floor?
(1) M
(2) T
(3) Q
(4) P
(5) None of these
3. On which floor does S live?
(1) First
(2) Second
(3) Fourth
(4) Can’t say
(5) None of these
4. Who among the following likes cat?
(1) M
(2) P
(3) T
(4) S
(5) None of these
5. Who among the following likes dog?
(1) M
(2) P
(3) S
(4) Q
(5) None of these
6. Which of the following combinations of the manager and pet is correct?
(1) Mr. M – fish
(2) Mr. T – dog
(3) Mr. P – parrot
(4) cannot be determined
(5) None of these
Directions (7-9): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something sup¬posed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.
Give answer (1) if only assumption I is implicit.
Give answer (2) if only assumption II is implicit.
Give answer (3) if either I or II is implicit.
Give answer (4) if neither I nor II is implicit.
Give answer (5) if both I and II are implicit
7. Statement: Government has permitted unaided colleges to increase their fees.
Assumptions:
I. Unaided colleges are in financial difficulties.
II. Aided colleges do not need to increase fees.
8. Statement: The government is making efforts to boost tourism in Jammu and Kashmir.
Assumptions: 
I. Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir dropped following political unrest.
II. Special discounts in the airfare have been announced.
9. Statement: Detergents should be used to clean clothes.
Assumptions:
I. Detergents form more lather.
II. Detergents help to dislodge grease and dirt.
Directions (10-14): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
(i) 12 friends A, B, C, D, P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y and Z are sitting in a row facing east.
(ii) X is third to the left of P, who is sixth to the right of A.
(iii) R is fourth to the right of Z, who is not near C.
(iv) B is fifth to the right end, and S is the second left of D.
(v) W and Q are not near P, who is second to the right of B.
(vi)There are two friends between C and Y, who is not near X.
10. Who are sitting at the end of the row?
1) Z and W
2) W and Q
3) Q and Z
4) Can’t be determined
5) None of these
11. What is the position of A with respect to S?
1) immediate right
2) third right
3) fourth left
4) second right
5) fifth left
12. Who is sitting third to the right of R?
1) B
2) S
3) Y
4) B or S
5) B or Y
13. Which two friends are sitting near D?
1) A and R
2) Z and A
3) P and Q
4) A and C
5) Can’t determined
14. Which of the following is true?
1) Five friends are sitting between Z and B.
2) R and X are sitting in the middle of the row.
3) D is sitting fifth to the left of B.
4) Only one friend is sitting between Y and Z.
5) More than one of the above are true.

ANSWERS

Solutions (1-6):
Floor
Manager
Company
Pet
IV
Q
D
Dog
III
T
A
Rabbit
II
P
C
Cat
I
S
B
Fish
Ground
M
E
Parrot
1.
(3)
2.
(4)
3.
(1)
4.
(2)
5.
(4)
6.
(5)
Solutions (7-9):
7.
(1)
8.
(1)
9.
(2)
Solutions (10-14):
       


10.
(4)
11.
(5)
12.
(1)
13.
(5)
14.
(4)
 
 
 

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