• Practice Test: Logical Reasoning – 47

     

    1 How many such pairs of letters are there in the word SHOULDER each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
      a) None
      b) One
      c) Two
      d) Three
      e) None of these
       
    2 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
      a) Brick
      b) Cement
      c) Sand
      d) Mortar
      e) Wall
       
    3 If it is possible to make only one meaningful English word with the first, the fifth, the seventh and the tenth letters of the word STREAMLINE, using each letter once in each world, which of the following is the third letter of that word? If no such word can be made, give ‘X’ as the answer and if more than one such word can be made, give ‘Y’ as the answer.
      a) L
      b) E
      c) S
      d) X
      e) Y
       
    4 Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
      a)      Nitrogen
      b) Hydrogen
      c) Methane
      d) Neon
      e) Helium
       
    5 In a certain code BREAKING is written as BFSCFMHJ, How is MOTHERLY written in that code?
      a) IUPNZMSF
      b) IUPNXKQD
      c) IUPNFSMZ
      d) GSNLZMSF
      e) None of these
       
    6 Among P, Q, R, S and T Each having a different height, Q is taller than S. T is shorter than P. R is taller than Q but shorter than T. Who among them in the tallest?
      a) S
      b) P
      c) R
      d) Data inadequate
      e) None of these
       
    7 Mohan correctly remembers that his mother’s birthday is before 16th but after 13th August whereas his sister correctly remembers that their mother’s birthday is after 14th but before 18th August. On which day in August was their mother’s birthday definitely?
      a) 15th
      b) 14th
      c) 14th or 15th
      d) Data inadequate
      e) None of these
       
    8 In a certain code BEND is written as ‘5%3#’ and NIGHT is written as ‘3@©64’. How is DEBT written in that code?
      a) #%©4
      b) #@54
      c) #%34
      d) #%54
      e) None of these
       
    9 How many such digits are there in the number 5834619 each of which is as far away from the beginning of the number as when the digits are arranged in descending order within the number?
      a) None
      b) One
      c) Two
      d) Three
      e) None of these
       
    10 If the positions of the first and the fifths digits in the number 85231467 are interchanged, similarly the positions of the second and the sixth digits are interchanged and so on, which of the following will be second digit from the right end after the rearrangement?
      a) 2
      b) 5
      c) 3
      d) 1
      e) None of these
       
      Directions: (Questions 11-16):

    Each of the questions below is given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III & 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: All drums are tubes. Some tubes are pipes. No pipe is stick. Some sticks are rubbers.
      Conclusions: I. Some rubbers are tubes.
    II. Some sticks are drums.
     III. Some pipes are drums
    IV. Some sticks are tubes.
      a) None follows
      b) Only I follows
      c) Only I and II follow
      d) Only I and II follow
      e) Only III follows
       
    12 Statements: Some pens are rooms. All rooms are walls Some walls are bricks All bricks are slates.
      Conclusions: I. Some slates are walls. II. Some walls are pens. III. Some bricks are rooms. IV. Some slates are rooms.
      a) Only I and III follow
      b) Only II and III follow
      c) Only I and II follow
      d) Only III and IV follow
      e) None of these
       
    13 Statements: Some chairs are pencils. Some pencils are bottles. Some bottles are bags. Some bags are books.
      Conclusions: I. Some books are pencils. II. Some bottles are chairs. III. No book is pencil IV. Some bags are chairs.
      a) Only I follows
      b) Only either I or III follows
      c) Only III follows
      d) Only IV follows
      e) None of these
       
    14 Statements: Some roads are buses. All buses are trains. Some trains are trucks. All trucks are kites.
      Conclusions: I. Some trucks are roads. II. Some kites are buses. III. Some trains are roads. IV. Some kites are trains.
      a) None follows
      b) Only I follows
      c) Only II follows
      d) Only III follows
      e) None of these
       
    15 Statements: All beads are rings All rings are bangles. All bangles are tyres.  All  tyres  are pendants.
      Conclusion: I. Some pendants are beads. II. Some tyres are rings III. Some bangles are beads. IV. Some pendants are rings.
      a) Only I and II follow
      b) Only I, II and III follow
      c) Only II, III and IV follow
      d) Only I, III and IV follow
      e) All follow
       
    16 Statements: Some desks are fruits. All fruits are flowers. No flower is branch. Some branches are roots.
      Conclusions: I. Some roots are flowers. II. No branches are desks. III. Some flowers are desks. IV. Some branches are desks.
      a) Only either II or IV follows
      b) Only III follows
      c) Only either II or IV and III follow
      d) Only III and IV follow
      e) None of these
       
      Directions: (Questions 17-22):

    Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below:

      R 4 P I J M Q 3 % T @ © U K 5 V 1 W $ Y 2 B E 6 # 9 D H 8 G * Z N
    17 Which of the following is the sixth to the left of the fifteenth from the left end of the above arrangement?
      a) 2
      b) #
      c) %
      d) $
      e) None of these
       
    18 How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and not immediately followed by a letter?
      a) None
      b) One
      c) Two
      d) Three
      e) None of these
       
    19 How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a letter but not immediately preceded by a number?
      a) None
      b) One
      c) Two
      d) Three
      e) None of these
       
    20 How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and immediately followed by a symbol?
      a) None
      b) One
      c) Two
      d) Three
      e) More than three
       
    21 What should come in the place of question mark (?) in the following series based on the above arrangement?

    P J Q T © K 1 $ 2?

      a) E # D
      b) 6 9 D
      c) 6 9 8
      d) 6 # D
      e) None of these
       
    22 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 is the one that does not belong to that group?
      a) W Y 1
      b) Q % M
      c) © K @
      d) 9 H 6
      e) GZ8
       
      Directions: (Questions 23-28):

     

    Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

      P, Q, R, S, T, V and W are seven members of a club. Each of them has a favourite sport from- Chess, Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis, Volleyball, Badminton, Basketball and Carrom, not necessarily in the same order, each of them also has a specific choice of colour from-Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Grey, Black and White, not necessarily in the same order. R likes Green and his favourite sport is Badminton. V’s choice of colour is neither Red nor Black. T’s favourite sport is neither Table Tennis nor Basketball. The one who likes Blue does not like Carrom. The one who likes Volleyball does not like Yellow and Grey. Q’s favourite sport is Lawn Tennis and he likes Black. S likes White.W likes Basketball. P likes Volleyball. T likes Blue. The one who likes Basketball does not like Grey.
    23 What is V’s choice of colour?
      a) Black
      b) Grey
      c) Yellow
      d) Data inadequate
      e) None of these
       
    24 What is T’s favourite sport?
      a) Basketball
      b) Volleyball
      c) Chess
      d) Data inadequate
      e) None of these
       
    25 Whose favourite sport is Carrom?
      a) S
      b) R
      c) W
      d) Data inadequate
      e) None of these
       
    26 Whose favourite sport is basketball?
      a) S
      b) T
      c) W
      d) R
      e) None of these
       
    27 What is W’s choice of colour?
      a) Green
      b) White
      c) Black
      d) Data inadequate
      e) None of these
       
    28 Which of the following combinations of sport and colour is correct?
      a) Table Tennis, Yellow
      b) Volleyball, Red
      c) Volleyball, Grey
      d) Chess, Black
      e) Carrom, Green

     

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    Answers:

    1 C) two
    2 E) wall
    3 E) Y
    4 C) methane
    5 B) IUPNXKQD
    6 B) P
    7 A) 15th
    8 D) #%54
    9 B) one
    10 A) 2
    11 A) none follows
    12 C) only I and II follow
    13 B) only either I or III follow
    14 E) none of these
    15 E) all follows
    16 C) only either II or IV follow and III follows
    17 C) #
    18 B) one
    19 D) three
    20 A) none
    21 E) none of these
    22 D) 9 H 6
    23 B) grey
    24 C) chase
    25 D) data inadequate
    26 C) W
    27 E) none of these
    28 B) volleyball, red

     

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