• Practice Test: Logical Reasoning – 38

     

      Directions (Questions: 1- 5):

    In each of these questions a group of letters is given followed by four combinations of number/symbol numbered a), b), c)&d). Letters are to be coded as per the scheme and conditions given below. You have to find out the serial number of the combination, which represents the letter group. Serial number of that combination is your answer. If none of the combinations is correct, your answer is e) i.e. None of these.

      Letters: E Q B K N P L I T C S F H W A

    Digit/Symbol Code: 5 * $ 2 © # 4 9 @ 6 1 8 % 7 3

     
      Conditions:

    (i) If the first letter is a consonant and the last a vowel, both are to be coded as the code for the vowel.

    (ii) If the first letter is a vowel and the last is a consonant, the codes for the two are to be interchanged.

    (iii) If both, the first and the last letters are consonants, both are to be coded as ‘?’.

    (iv) If there are more than two vowels in the group of letters all vowels are to be coded as’£’.

       
    1 IQCPWF
      a) 9*6#78
      b) 9*6#79
      c) ∂*6#7∂
      d) 8*6#79
      e) None of these
       
    2 KAWIPL
      a) 2379#4
      b) ∂379#∂
      c) 4379#2
      d) 2379#2
      e) None of these
       
    3 IKBQFA
      a) 92$8*3
      b) 923$*8
      c) 92*83$
      d) £2$8*£
      e) None of these
       
    4 IBTNAE
      a) £$@©££
      b) $9@©35
      c) $@9©35
      d) £©$©££
      e) None of these
       
    5 TCKAPE
      a) @623#@
      b) @623#5
      c) 5623#5
      d) 5623#@
      e) None of these
       
      Directions (Questions: 6- 10):

    These questions are based on the following letter/number/symbol arrangement. Study it carefully and answer the questions.

      3 D 6 $ C 4 E 8 # N 5 F 1 A P * 9 M @ K 2 B % 7 H U
    6 Based on the above arrangement, #51 is related to NFA in the same as P9@is related to which of the following groups of letter/number/symbol?
      a) KB7
      b) M*A
      c) *M2
      d) *M@
      e) None of these
       
    7 How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a number but not immediately followed by another consonant?
      a) None
      b) Two
      c) Four
      d) Five
      e) None of these
       
    8 Four of the following are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
      a) A*F
      b)MK9
      c) 2%@
      d) $4D
      e) #5E
       
    9 How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and also immediately followed by a number?
      a)None
      b)One
      c)Two
      d) Three
      e) None of these
       
    10 Which of the following is exactly in the middle of the 17th from the right and 18th from the left of the arrangement?
      a) A
      b) 1
      c) F
      d)%
      e) None of these
       
      Directions (Questions: 11- 15):

    Below in each question are given two statements (A) and (B). These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.

      Mark answer a) if statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect.

    Mark answer b) if statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect.

    Mark answer c) if both the statements (A) and (B) are independent causes.

    Mark answer d) if both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of independent causes.

    Mark answer e) if both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of some common cause.

       
    11 (A) A substantial increase in the unhealthy competition has been observed among the students.
      (B) A rise of 23% is reported every year in the cases of suicides after declaration of grade 10thand 12th examination results.
       
    12 (A) The glaciers at the poles of the earth are melting at a fast rate.
      (B) In recent times there has been a substantial increase in the incidents of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
       
    13 (A) Many schools have banned the sale of fast food in their premises.
      (B) Obesity in youngsters has been linked to their poor eating habits.
       
    14 (A) Though mobile phones find a good number of users in the rural India, computers and internet still remain a distant dream.
      (B) In the recent past there has been large scale migration from rural parts of India to the urban sectors.
       
    15 (A) The share prices are touching an all-time low.
      (B) Most of the organizations have been grounding or terminating employees and undergoing cost- cutting exercises wherever possible.
       
      Directions (Questions: 16- 20):

    Read the following passage carefully and answers the questions given below it.

      A group of friends having seven members, A, B, C, D, E, F and G contains four men and three ladies. Each one of them has a different profession, stockbroker, lawyer, doctor, professor, engineer, businessman and banker and each one has passed out of a different college P, S, V, W, X, Y and Z, not necessarily in the same order. None of the ladies is a businessman or a stockbroker. C is a doctor and she has passed out from ‘College X’. A is a ‘College ‘Y’ pass out. B is not a Professor. E is a banker and is ‘College S’ passed out. F is a stockbroker and has not studied in ‘College P’. G is a businessman and has studied in ‘College V. The professor is ‘College Z’ passed out. The lawyer has studied in ‘College P. None of the ladies has studied in ‘College Y’ or ‘College S’.
    16 Which of the following combination is correct?
      a) B-Doctor-Female
      b) C-W-Male
      c) A-Businessman-Y
      d) D-Professor-Male
      e) None of these
       
    17 Which of the following groups represents female in the group of friends?
      a) A,B,C
      b) E, F,G
      c) B,C,D
      d) B, E, G
      e) None of these
       
    18 Who among the following is a lawyer?
      a) A
      b) B
      c) E
      d) G
      e) None of these
       
    19 What is the profession of D?
      a) Doctor
      b) Stock-broker
      c) Engineer
      d) Professor
      e) None of these
       
    20 From which of the following college has the stockbroker passed out?
      a) W
      b) Y
      c) S
      d) X
      e) None of these

     

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    Answers

    1 D) 8*#79
    2 B) ?379#?
    3 E) none of these
    4 A)  £$@©££
    5 C) 5623#5
    6 E) none of these
    7 D) five
    8 B) MK9
    9 C) two
    10 A) A
    11 A) statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect.
    12 E) both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of some common  causes.
    13 B) statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect.
    14 D) both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of independent causes.
    15 C) both the statements (A) and (B) are independent causes.
    16 E) none of these
    17 C) B,C,D
    18 B) B
    19 D) professor
    20 A) W

     

     

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