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ANALYTICAL REASONING QUESTIONS


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ANALYTICAL REASONING:

1) In a group of five persons A,B,C,D,and E
a)A and C are intelligent in English and Reasoning.
b)B and C are intelligent in English and General Awareness.
c)E and D are intelligent in Arithmatic and Inteview.
d)E is intelligent in Interview,reasoning and Arithe matic.
c)E and D are intelligent in Arithmatic and Inteview.
d)E is intelligent in Interview,reasoning and Arithe matic.
e)B and D are intelligent in Arithematic and General Awareness.

1) Who is intelligent in English,arithematic,and general
awareness (ANSWER:B)
2) Who is intelligent in english and reasoning but not in
general awareness (ans:A)
3) Who is intelligent in Arithematic,General Awareness and
Interview (ans:D)
4) Who is intelligent in English General Awareness and Reasoning
(ans:C)
5) Who is intelligent in Arithematic,Reasoning and Interview(ans:E)

2) Five persons A,B,C,D and E were travelling in a car.They were
two ladies in the group. Of them who knew the car driving one
was a lady.A is brother of D.B wifeof D,drove at the begining.

? Help M Main Menu P PrevMsg two ladies in the group.
Of them who knew the car driving one was a lady.A is brother of D.
B wifeof D,drve at the begining.E drive at the end.

a) Which of the following is a pair of brothers.(ans:A,D)
b) Who was the other lady in the group.(ans:C)
c) In the case of which the following pairs,no relationship
can be established with one else in the group (ans:C,E)
d) How was E related to A.(ans:DATA INADEQUATE)

3) A man said to woman " your only brother's son is my wife's brother".
How is the woman related to the man's wife...(ans:AUNT)
Data Sufficiency : a) only statement A is sufficent , B is not
b) only statemnet B
c) both are necessary
d) both are not sufficient.

4) X is an integer. Is X dvisible by 5?
A) 2X is divisible by 5.
B) 10X is divisible by 5. Ans : (A)

5) (A) Anna is the tallest girl
(B) Anna is taller than all boys.
(Q) Is Anna the tallest in the class. Ans : c

6) Zulus always speak truth and Hutus always speak lies. There are
three persons A,B&C. A met B and says " I am a Zulu or I am Hutu".
We don't know what exactly he said. then B meets C and says to c
that " A is a Zulu ". Then C replied " No, A is a Hutu ".
How many Zulus are there ? Ans 2( check)
Who must be a Zulu ? Ans B (check)

7) A father F has 5 sons, p,q,r,s,t. Not necessarly in this order.
Two are of same age. The eldest and youngest cannot be twins.
T is elder to r and younger to q and s has three older brothers.

8) There are 7 people who take a test among which M is the worst,
R is disqualified, P and S obtain same marks, T scores less than
S and Q scores less than P, N scores higher than every one.
Ans : N P S T Q R M (may be, just check) or N S P T Q R M

9) In a total of 36 vehicles after one car there is one scooter.
After 2nd car there will be two scooters and after 3ed car there
will be 3 scooters so on . then find the number of scooters in
the right half of arrangement. ans. 13 check.

10) All Hoopes are Dupes
All fears are liars so
i) All hoopes are fears ii) All dupes are liars

11) Find the statement which gives correct explanation to
the contradictory statements.
i) doctor told that "Drug adicts can not have their habit
ii)some surveys indicate that all the drug addicts left their
drug habit.
a) Doctor do not know about drug addicts.
b) servays does not include every drug addict .
c) Drug addiction is a bad habit.
d) will power make people leave their habbit.

12) 6 persons A,B,C,D,E,F are playing a game of cards . A's father
and mother ,uncle were in the gang. There were two women. B is the
mother of A gets more points then her husband. D got more points
then E but less then F. Niece of E got the lowest points.
Father of A agot More points then F. But would not win the game.
i) Who won the game?
a) A b) B c) F d) D ans: b
ii) who got lowest points ?
a) A b) C c) E d) B ans: a
iii) who is the husband of B ?
a) F b) E c) D d) c ans : c
iV) B was one of the lady. who was other lady?
a) C b) D c) E d) A ans: a
v) who stood second in the game?
a) A b) B c) C d) D ans: c // check answers.

13) A is the widow of B. B & C were the only children of E.
C is unmarried and is a doctor. D is the grand daughter of E
and studies science. How is A related to D.
a)Aunt b) daughter c) sister d) sister_in_law Ans: b

Follow the following for Q. 14-15
a) Only conclusion I follows definately.
b) ,, II ,,
c) Both I & II follow
d) Neither I nor II follows.
e) either I or II follows.

14) STATEMENTS:
It is some times said that corruption is due to proverty and
gross disparities.It is an uncalled for slurr on the poor.
Because the poor in India are among the most unsight persons.
Conclusions :
I. upsight persons can't be corrupt persons.
II. Disparities of income make the people corrupt .Ans: c

15) STATEMENTS:
The Indian economy has suffered considerble stresses and strains .
rains during the lostthree years. The general picture is one of
stagnations.
conclusions:
I. stresses and strains in economy lead to stagnation .
II. Indian economy is stagnant. Ans: e

Q. 16-17 follow this answers.
a) only inference I follows. b) only inference II follows.
c) Both I & II follow. d) neither I nor II follows.

16) No hawk is a sparrow. All hawks are hens.
Inferences:
I. No hen is a sparrow.
II. No sparrow is a hen. ans: c

17) All graduates are chairs. All chairs are tables.
Inferences:
I. All graduates are tables.
II. All tables are graduates. ans: a

18) Some birds are elephnts. Some elephants are white.
Inferences:
I. some birds are white
II. some white are birds ans: d

19) All fans are vans. None van is pan.
I. No pan is fan.
II. No fan is pan. ans: d

20) All boats are coats. No coat is shirt.
I. All boats are shirts
II. All shitrs are boats. ans: a

21) No pen is hen. Some hens are healthy.
I. No pen is healthy.
II. No healthy thing is pen. ans: d

22) Statement: All green are blue are blue, all blue are white
conclusion:
I) some blue are green II) some white are green
III)some green are not white IV) all white are blue
a) he has given four choices like gre type

23) KYA KYA IS AN ISLAND IN THE SOUTH PACIFI . THE INHABITANTS OF KYA KYA
ALWAYS ANSWER ANY QUESTION WITH TWO SENTENCES, ONE OR WHICH IS ALWAYS
TRUE AND OTHER IS ALWAYS FALSE.

1.YOU ARE WALKING ON THE ROAD AND COME TO A FORK. YOU ASK,THE INHABIT
TANTS RAM,LAXMAN AND LILA AS" WHICH ROAD WILL TAKE ME TO THE VILAGE?

RAM SAYS: I NEVER SPEAK TO STRANGERS. IAM NEW TO THIS PLACE
LAXMAN SAYS: IAM MARRIED TO.LILA. TAKE THE LEFT ROAD
LILA SAYS: IAM MARRIED TO RAM. HE IS NOT NEW TO THIS PLACE
ANS: LEFT ROAD TAKE YOU TO THE VILLAGE

2.YOU FIND THAT YOUR BOAT IS STOLLEN. U QUESTIONED THREE INHABITANTS
OF ISLANDS AND THEIR REPLIES ARE

JOHN : I DIDNOT DO IT. MATHEW DIDNOT DO IT
MATHEW : I DIDNOT DO IT. KRISHNA DIDNOT DO IT
KRISHNA: I DID NOT DO IT; I DONOT KNOW WHO DID IT
ANS: MATHEW STOLEN THE BOAT

3.YOU WANT TO SPEAK TO THE CHIEF OF VILLAGE , U ASK THREE FELLOWS AMAR
BOBBY, CHARLES AND BOBBY IS WEARING RED SHIRT

AMAR : IAM NOT BOBBY`S SON ; THE CHIEF WEARS RED SHIRT
BOBBY : IAM AMARS FATHER ; CHARLES IS THE CHIE
CHARLES : THE CHIEF IS ONE AMONG US; IAM THE CHIEF
ANS: BOBBY IS THE CHIEF

24. Monday
Aug25, 96
Mr A,
You forgot your umbrella during the party on last friday.I
expected you to collect it on your visit on wednesday,I plan to leave
on this Friday.
Questions: When A missed umbrella?
When A is supposed to collect it?
When K leaves?

25. Five persons mukerjee, misra,iyer, patil and sharma all take
then first or middle names in the full names. There are 4
persons having I or middle name of kumar, 3 persons with mohan, 2
persons withdev and 1 anil.
--Either mukherjee and patil have a I or middle name of dev or
misra and iyer have their I or middle name of dev
--of mukherkjee and misre, either both of them have a first or
middle name of mohan or neither have a first or middle name of
mohan
--either iyer of sharma has a I or middle name of kumar hut not
both.
who has the I or middle name of anil

26. Reading conprehension
A bird keeper has got P pigeon, M mynas and S sparrows.The
keeper goes for lunch leaving his assistant to watch the birds.
a) suppose p=10, m=5, s=8 when the bird keeper comes back, the
assistant informs the x birds have escaped.The bird keeper exclaims
oh no! all my sparrows are gone. How many birds flew away.
b) When the bird keeper come back, the assistand told him that
x birds have escaped. the keeper realised that atleast2 sparrows
have escaped. what is minimum no of birds that can escape.

27. Select from the five alternatives A,B,C,D,E
AT THE end of each question ,two conditions will be given.
The choices are to filled at follows.
a. if a definete conclusion can be drawn from condition 1
b. if a definete conclusion can be drawn from condition 2
c. if a definete conclusion can be drawn from condition 1 and 2
d. if a definete conclusion can be drawn from condition 1 or 2
e. no conclusion can be drawn using both conditions

28. Person 1 says N<5
person says n>5
person 3 says 3N>20
person 4 says 3n>10
person 5 says N<8
What is value of N
a) 1. no of persons who speak false being less than no of persons
who tells the truth.
2. person 2 is telling the truth.
b) 1. no of persong telling the truth is greater than no of
persons telling lies
2. person 5 is telling the truth.
29. There are N coins on a table. there are two players A&B.
you can take 1 or 2 coins at a time. the person who takes the
last coin is the loser. a always starts first
--1. if N=7
a) A can always win by taking two coins in his first chanse
b) B can win only if A takes two coins in his first chance.
c) B can always win by proper play
d) none of the above
--2. A can win by proper play if N is equal to
a) 13 b) 37 c) 22 d) 34 e) 48 ans. e.
--3. B can win by proper play if N is equal to
a) 25 b)26 c) 32 d) 41 e) none
--4. if N<4, can A win by proper play always

30) Two turns have vertain pecular charcteristics. One of them
always lies on Monday, Wednesday, Friday. \the other always lies
on Tuesdays, thursdays and saturdays. On the other days they tel
the truth. You are given a conversation.
person A-- today is sunday my name is anil
person B-- today is tuesday, my name is bill

31) There are two balls touching each other circumferencically.
The radius of the big ball is 4 times the diameter of the small
ball.The outer small ball rotates in anticlockwise direction
circumferencically over the bigger one at the rate of 16 rev/sec.
The bigger wheel also rotates anticlockwise at Nrev/sec. what is
'N' for the horizontal line from the centre of small wheel always
is horizontal.

32) L:says all of my other 4 friends have money
M:says that P said that exact one has money
N:says that L said that precisely two have money
O:says that M said that 3 of others have money.
P:Land N said that they have money.
all are liers.Who has money & who doesn't have?

33) A hotel has two,the east wing and the west wing.some east wing
rooms but not all have an ocean view(OV).All WW have a harbour-
-view(HV).The charge for all rooms is identical, except as follows
* Extra charge for all HV rooms on or above the 3rd floor
* Extra charge for all OV rooms except those without balcony
* Extra charge for some HV rooms on the first two floor&some EW rooms
without OV but having kitchen facilities. (GRE model Test
3-question 1J-22)

34) Post man has a data of name surname door no.pet name of 4 families.
But only one is correct for each family.There are a set of statements
& questions.

35) 4 couples have a party.Depending on the set of statements,find who
insulted whom and who is the host of the party.

36) 5 women given some of their heights(tall,medium,short)Hair( long,
plainted),stards(Black or Brown), sari,2 medium,2-short.Tall->no
sari.Plainted->medium.Answer the combinations.

37) Given that April 1 is tuesday. a,b,c are 3 persons told that their
farewell party was on
a - may 8, thursday
b - may 10,tuesday
c - june 8, friday
Out of a,b,c one is only correct one of the regarding month,day,date.
Other told two correct and the third person told all wrong.What is
correct date,month,day. 5 marks

38) There are 4 parties. df,gs,dl(depositloss),ew ran for a contest.
Anup,Sujit,John made the following statements regarding results.
Anup said either df or ew will definitely win
sujit said he is confident that df will not win
John said he is confident that neither ew nor dl will win
the result has come. only one of the above three has made a correct
statement. Who has made the correct statement and who has won
the contest. 5 marks.
(ans DL )

39) Five people a,b,c,d,e are related to each other. Four of them make
one true statement each as follows.
i) b is my father's brother. (ans. d said this)
ii)e is my mother-in-law. ( b )
iii)c is my son-in-law's brother. ( e )
iv)a is my brother's wife. ( c )
who said each statement. 10 marks.

40) All members of d are also members of a
All '' e '' d
all '' c '' both a and b
not all '' a are members of d
not all '' d '' e
Some questions on these conditions.(5questions 5 marks)

41) Boys are allowed to watch football at c.v.Raman auditorium
subjected to conditions.
i)the boy over age 16 can wear overcoat
ii)no boy over age 15 can wear cap
iii)to watch the football either he has to wear overcoat or
cap or both
iv) a boy with an umberella or above 16 or both cannot wear sweater.
v) boys must either not watch football or wear sweater.

What is the appearence of the boy who is watching football.
Try to solve this question................

42) There are 3 nurses and they work altogether only once in a week.
no nurse is called to work for 3 consecutive days.
nurse 1 is off on tueseday,thursday and sunday.
nurse 2 is off on saturday.
nurse 3 is off on thursday,sunday.
no two nurses are off more than once a week.
find the day on which all the 3 nurses were on work.

43) There are 5 persons a,b,c,d,e and each is wearing a block or white
cap on his head. a person can see the caps of the remaining 4 but
can't see his own cap. a person wearing white says true and who
wears block says false.
i) a says i see 3 whites and 1 block
ii) b says i see 4 blocks
iii) e says i see 4 whites
iv) c says i see 3 blocks and 1 white.
now find the caps weared by a,b,c,d and e

44) There are two women,kavitha and shamili and two males shyam,aravind
who are musicians. out of these four one is a pianist, one flutist,
violinist and drummer.
i) across aravind beats pianist
ii) across shyam is not a flutist
iii) kavitha's left is a pianist
iv) shamili's left is not a drummer
v) flutist and drummer are married.

45) All fair skinned, rich, handsome, muscular, lean and employed
are tall men
1) all lean men are muscular.
2) no fairskinned person who is not rich is handsome.
3) some muscular men are handsome.
4) all handsome are fairskinned.
5) no person who is neither fair skinned nor muscular is enplyed.
6) we unable to recall this condition and question also incomplete.

Reasoning :
a) If statement A alone is required
b) If statement B alone is required
c) If bothe statements A & B are required
d) Neither

46. Does Mr. Mathew give tution ?
A) MAthew is a teacher
B) In school, the teacher is not expected to give tutions.

47. There is no power cut in advanced country
If T is a city, Is there power cut in that city?
A) Z is a advanced country
B) T ia a capital city of country Z

48. Tanzanians are in East Africa. Tanzanizns are good in either
Education , Dance or Music
A) Tanzanians are good at Education
B) East Africa are good at dance & Music.

Follow the instructions given below [ From 49 to 53 ]

1. A cause B or C but not both
2. F occurs only if B occurs
3. D occurs if B or C occurs
4. E occurs if only c occurs
5. J occurs only if E or F occurs
6. H occurs if E occurs
7. D causes G, H or Both.
8. G occurs if F occurs.

Questions:
49. If A occurs which of the following may occur
1. F & G (ii) E & H (iii) D
Ans
(a) 1 only (b) 2 only (c) 3 only (d) 1,2,3 or 2 & 3 but not 1
(e) 1,2 & 3

50. If B occurs which must occur
Ans : (a) F & G (b) D & G (c) D (d) G & H (e) J

51. If J occurs which must occur
Ans : (a) E (b) Both E & F (c) Either B or C (d) B (e) Both B & c

52. Which may occur as a result by a cause not mentioned.
(I) D (II) A (III) F
Ans : (a) I only (b) II (c) I & II (d) II & III (e) I,II,III

53. If E occurs which cannot occur.
(a) F (b) A (c) D (d) C (e) J

///////////// CRITICAL REASONING: ////////////////////
TIME 30 MIN. ANSWERS WILL BE AS YES/NO/CAN'T SAY , check answers.)

54. My father has no brothers. he has three sisters who has
two childs each.
1> my grandfather has two sons (f)
2> three of my aunts have two sons(can't say)
3> my father is only child to his father(f)
4> i have six cousins from my mother side(f)
5> i have one uncle(f)

55. Ether injected into gallablader to dissolve galstones. this type
oneday treatment is enough for gallstones not for calcium stones.
this method is alternative to surgery for millions of people who
are suffering from this disease.
1> calcium stones can be cured in oneday (f)
2> hundreds of people contains calcium stones(can't say)
3> surgery is the only treatment to calcium stones(t)
4> Eather will be injected into the gallbleder to cure the
cholestrol based gall stones(t).

56. Hacking is illigal entry into other computer. this is done mostly
because of lack of knowledge of computer networking with networks one
machine can access to another machine. hacking go about without knowing
that each network is accredited to use network facility.
1> Hacking people never break the code of the company which
they work for (can't say).
2> Hacking is the only vulnerability of the computers for the
usage of the data.(f)
3> Hacking is done mostly due to the lack of computer knowledge
(f).(there will be some more questions in this one )


57. Alphine tunnels are closed tunnels. in the past 30 yrs not even a
single accident has been recorded for there is one accident in the
rail road system. even in case of a fire accident it is possible to
shift the passengers into adjacent wagons and even the living fire
can be detected and extinguished with in the duration of 30 min.
1> no accident can occur in the closed tunnels (True)
2> fire is allowed to live for 30 min. (False)
3> All the care that travel in the tunnels will be carried by
rail shutters.(t)

58. In the past helicopters are forced to ground or crash because of the
formation of the ice on the rotors and engines. a new electronic
devichas been developed which can detect the watercontent in the
atmosphere and warns the pilot if the temp.is below freezing temp.
about the formation of the ice on the rotors and wings.
1> the electronic device can avoid formation of the ice
on the wings (False).
2> There will be the malfunction of rotor & engine because of
formation of ice (t)
3> The helicopters are to be crashed or down (t)
4> There is only one device that warn about the formation of
ice(t).

59. In the survey conducted in mumbai out of 63 newly married house
wives not a single house wife it that the husbands should take
equal part in the household work as they felt they loose their
power over their husbands. inspite of their careers they opt to
do the kitchen work themselves after coming back to home. the
wives get half as much leisure time as the husbands get at the week
ends.
1> housewives want the husbands to take part equally in the
household(f).
2> wives have half as much leisure time as the husbands have(f)
3> 39% of the men will work equally in the house in cleaning and
washing

60. Copernicus is the intelligent. In the days of copernicus the
transport and technology development was less & it took place weeks
to comunicate a message at that time.wherein we can send it through
satellite with in no time --. even with this fast developments it
has become difficult to understand each other.
1> people were not intelligent during Copernicus days (f).
2> Transport facilities are very much improved in noe
a days (can'say)
3> Even with the fast developments of the techonology we
can't live happily.(can't say)
4> We can understand the people very much with the development
of communication(f).

61) Senior managers warned the workers that because of the
intfoductors of japanese industry in the car market.
There is the threat to the workers. They also said that
there will be the reduction in the purchase of the sales
of car in public.the interest rates of the car will be
increased with the loss in demand.
1> japanese workers are taking over the jobs of indian industry.(false)
2> managers said car interests will go down after seeing the raise in
interest rates.(true)
3> japanese investments are ceasing to end in the car industry.(false)
4> people are very much interested to buy the cars.(false)

62) In the totalitariturican days,the words have very much devalued.In
the present day,they are becoming domestic that is the words will be
much more devalued. In that days, the words will be very much effected
in political area.but at present,the words came very cheap .we
can say they come free at cost.
1> totalitarian society words are devalued.(false)
2> totalitarian will have to come much about words(t)
3> The art totalitatian society the words are used for the
political speeches.

63) There should be copyright for all arts. The reele has came that
all the arts has come under one copy right society,they were use the
money that come from the arts for the developments . There may be a
lot of money will come from the Tagore works. We have to ask the
benifiters from Tagore work to help for the development of his works.
1> Tagore works are came under this copy right rule.(f)
2> People are free to go to the because of the copy right rule.
(can't say)
3> People gives to theater and collect the money for development.
(can't say)
4> We have ask the Tagore resedents to help for the developments
of art.(can't say)

64) In a family E is the father of two sons and a daugher who is
unmarried. Daughter in-law is an officer whose brotherinlaw A
is Engineer. C is doctor. The sister of B is Violenist who learnt
Violin from B's wife. Then

i) What is the relationship between A&B. (ans. brothers)
ii) Who is the wife of B (ans. officer)
iii) What is the relation between E&B. (ans. father and son)


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