13 November 2014

Reasoning Quiz

Directions (1-3): These questions are based on the following five statements. For each question, two conclusions numbered I and II are given. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decided which of the given conclusions logically and definitely follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer

(1)If only conclusion I follows.
(2)If only conclusion II follows.
(3)If either conclusion I or either conclusion II follows.
(4) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
(5) If both conclusions I and II follow

Statements for (Q. 1-3):
All fathers are brothers.
Some daughters are not brothers.
Some mothers are daughters.
All sisters are brothers.
No father is a mother.

1. Conclusion
I. Some daughters if they are brothers are necessarily not mothers.
II. Some mothers are not sisters.

2. Conclusion
I. All brothers if they are mothers are also necessarily fathers.
II. Some brothers that are not mothers are also not sisters.

3. Conclusion
I. Some daughters are not fathers.
II. Some daughters that are not sisters can be mothers.

Statements for (Q. 4-5):
All employees are owners.
No owner is a wager.
Some employees are not managers.
All managers are gatekeepers.
Some wagers are managers.

4. Conclusion
I. Some managers who are not wagers are employees.
II. Some wagers if they are not gatekeepers are also not employees.

5. Conclusion
I. Some gatekeepers are not wagers.
II. Some gatekeepers that are wagers are not owners.

Directions (6-21): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. B sits second to the left of H’s husband. No female is an immediate neighbour of B. D’s daughter sits second to the right of F. F is the sister of G. F is not an immediate neighbour of H’s husband. Only one person sits between A and F. A is the father of G. H’s brother D sits to the immediate left of H’s mother. Only one person sits between H’s mother and E. Only one person sits between H and G. G is the mother of C. G is not an immediate neighbour of E.
6. How many people sit between D’s daughter and the husband of H when counted in clockwise direction from D’s daughter?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) Five

7. Who is the grandson of A?
(1) D
(2) C
(3) E
(4) G
(5) F

8. Which of the following would come in place of question mark based upon the given seating arrangement?
AE   CH  BF DG ?
(1) HC
(2) FB
(3) EA
(4) GD    
(5) None of these

9. Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?
(1) B is the mother of F
(2) F is an immediate neighbours of a male.
(3) D is the son of B and both are immediate neighbors of each other
(4) Four people sit between H’s husband and D’s daughter
(5) E is the daughter of A

10. What is the position of the A’s wife with respect to H’s brother?
(1) Immediate left
(2) Second to the left
(3) Third to the right
(4) Second to the right
(5) Third to the left

Solutions (1-3)

1. (4)
2. (4)
3. (5)

Figure For Qs (4-5)

4. (2) Only II Follows
5. (2) Only II Follows


Family Tree:
6. Ans (4) H, F & G
7. Ans (2) C
8. Ans (3) EA
9. Ans (3)
10. Ans (2)

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