• Practice Test: Logical Reasoning – 37


    1 Raman starts from point P and walks towards South and stops at point Q. He now takes a right turn followed by a left turn and stops at point R. He finally takes a left turn and stops at point S. If he walks 5 Kms. before taking each turn, towards which direction will Raman have to walk from point S to reach point Q?
      a) North
      b) South
      d) East
      e) North-West
    2 Among six friends L, M, N, P, Q and S, each having a different height, N is taller than Q and P but shorter than M. P is taller than Q while S is shorter only than L Which of the following pairs represents the tallest and the shortest among the six friends?
      a) M, P
      b) L, Q
      c) P, Q
      d) Cannot be determined
      e) None of these
    3 In a certain code KITE is written as%2$# and STUD is written as @$57. How is DESK written in that code?
      a) 8%©#
      b) ©8%#
      c) #7%@
      d) 7#@%
      e) None of these
    4 What should come next in the following letter series?
      b a c b a c d b a c d e b a c d e f b a c d
      a) c
      b) d
      c) e
      d) f
      e) g
    5 Nitin correctly remembers that Nidhi’s birthday is before Friday while after Tuesday. Derek correctly remembers that Nidhi’s birthday is after Wednesday while before Saturday. On which of the following days does Nidhi’s birthday definitely falls?
      a) Monday
      b) Tuesday
      c) Wednesday
      d) Thursday
      e) Cannot be determined
    6 The following groups of alphabets form a certain pattern with regard to their position in the English alphabetical series. Based upon the pattern, which of the following five alternatives shall replace the question mark?

    XDH, VGJ, TJL, RMN,?

      a) OOP
      b) PPP
      c) SNO
      d) QLM
      e) None of these
    7 If each vowel of the word WEBPAGE is substituted with the next letter of the English alphabetical series, and each consonant is substituted with the letter preceding it, which of the following letters will appear thrice?
      a) G
      b) F
      c) Q
      d) V
      e) None of these
    8 How many such pairs of letters are there in the word DOCUMENTARY each of which has as many letters between them in the word as there are between them in the English alphabets?
      a) None
      b) One
      c) Two
      d) Three
      e) More than three
    9 How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters TPSI using each letter only once in each word?
      a) One
      b) Two
      c) Three
      d) Four
      e) More than four
    10 If the digits of the number 26839514 are arranged in descending order, the position of how many digits will not remain unchanged?
      a) One
      b) Two
      c) Three
      d) Four
      e) None
      Directions (Questions: 11- 15):

    In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

    11 Statements: Some bats are toys. Some toys are plastics.

    Some plastics are mirrors. No mirror is glass.

      Conclusions: I. Some toys are mirrors. II. Some plastics are glasses.III. Some bats are mirrors. IV. No glass is plastic.
      a) Only III follows
      b) Only either II or IV follows
      c) Only either I or III follows
      d) Only either I or IV follows
      e) None of these
    12 Statements: All planets are stars. All stars are asteroids.

    All asteroids are moons. Some moons are rocks.

      Conclusions: I. All asteroids are planets. II. All asteroids are stars.III. All moons are stars. IV. Some rocks are stars.
      a) None follows
      b) Only I follows
      c) Only II follows
      d) Only either I or II follows
      e) None of these
    13 Statements: Some cameras are calculators. Some calculators are diaries.

    All notebooks are diaries. All diaries are computers.

      Conclusions: I. Some notebooks are calculators. II. Some calculators are computers.III. All notebooks are computers. IV. Some diaries are cameras.
      a) None follows
      b) Only II follows
      c) Only III follows
      d) Both II and III follow
      e) None of these
    14 Statements: All graduates are advocates. Some advocates are judges.

    All judges are lawyers. Some lawyers are doctors.

      Conclusions: I. Some doctors are advocates. II. All graduates are judges.III. Some doctors are graduates. IV. Some lawyers are advocates.
      a) None follows
      b) Only I follows
      c) Only II follows
      d) Either III or IV follows
      e) None of these
    15 Statements: All snakes are eagles. Some eagles are rabbits. All rabbits are birds. Some birds are animals.
      Conclusions: I. Some animals are snakes. II. Some birds are snakes.III. Some birds are eagles. IV. All birds are rabbits.
      a) None follows
      b) Only II follows
      c) Only III follows
      d) Both II and III follow
      e) None of these
      Directions (Questions: 16- 20):

    Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.

      P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre. P sits third to the right of W and third to the left of Q. S sits second to the right of T. V sits second to the left of R.T is not the neighbor of Q U is neither a neighbor of T nor W.
    16 Which of the following pairs has only one person sitting between them, if the counting is done in clockwise direction?
      a) T, V
      b) V, Q
      c) W, P
      d) P, R
      e) None of these
    17 Four of the following are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the seating arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
      a) W,T
      b) P,U
      c) S,Q
      d) R,P
      e) P,Q
    18 Who sits second to the left of V?
      a) R
      b) P
      c) U
      d) T
      e) None of these
    19 Starting from P’s position, if all the eight are arranged in alphabetical order in clockwise direction, the seating position of how many members (excluding P) would not change?
      a) None
      b) One
      c) Two
      d) Three
      e) Four
    20 Who sits between U and P?
      a) S
      b) R
      c) V
      d) Q
      e) None of these


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    1 A) north
    2 B) L,Q
    3 D) 7#@%
    4 C) E
    5 D) Thursday
    6 B) PPP
    7 B) F
    8 C) two
    9 B) two
    10 E) none
    11 B) only I follow
    12 A) none follow
    13 D) both II and III follow
    14 E) none of these
    15 C) only III follow
    16 D) P,R
    17 E) P,Q
    18 C) U
    19 B) one
    20 A) S



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