Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Daily Reasoning Quiz - 30th May 2018

Directions (1-5): Read the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

Eight persons C, D, E, F, K, L, M and N are seated in a straight line, but not necessarily in the same order. Some of them are facing north while some are facing south. Each of them has different number of coins starting from 1 to 8. Only one person sits to the left of K who has three coins. E sits third to the right of K. C who has seven coins, sits second to the left of E. C is not an immediate neighbour of K. Both the immediate neighbours of D face south. E has the same number of coins as the number of persons sitting to the right of E. F who has one coin sits third to the right of N. Both the immediate neighbours of C face north. L has two more coins than M. The immediate neighbours of K face opposite directions (i.e. if one neighbour faces north then the other faces south and vice versa.). C faces a direction opposite that of E. L is not an immediate neighbour of E. D has only two coins. M has twice the number of coins of the immediate neighbour of N.

Q1. How many persons are sitting to the right of E?
(a) Four
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) One
(e) None of these.

Q2. Who among the following sits second to the right of L?
(a) C
(b) N
(c) E
(d) M
(e) No one

Q3. What is the sum of the coins of all the persons who are facing south?
(a) 10
(b) 12
(c) 16
(d) 15
(e) None of these

Q4. Who among the following represent the persons who are sitting at the extreme ends of the line?
(a) L, N
(b) L, M
(c) F, M
(d) M, N
(e) F, N

Q5. How many persons sit between K and the person who has the second highest number of coins?
(a) Four
(b) Three
(c) More than four
(d) Two
(e) One

Solutions (1-5):

S1. Ans.(a)
S2. Ans.(d)
S3. Ans.(c)
S4. Ans.(a)
S5. Ans.(a)

Directions (6-10) In each question below are given some statements followed by some conclusions. 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 decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Q6. Statements:
All gold is lead.
No lead is iron.
Some iron is rust.
Conclusions:
I. No iron is gold.
II. No gold is iron.
III. Some lead is not rust.
IV. Some rust is not lead.
(a)Only I, III and IV follow
(b) Only I, II and IV follow
(c) All follow
(d) Only II and IV follow
(e) None of these

Q7. Statements:
Some weed are crop.
All crop are seed.
All seed are bud.
Conclusions:
I. Some weed are seed.
II. Some seed are weed.
III. All crop are bud.
IV. Some bud are weed.
(a)All follow
(b) Only I, II and III follow
(c) Only II, III and IV follow
(d) Only I, II and IV follow
(e) None of these

Q8. Statements:
Some cones are tubs.
No tubs are bus.
All bus are van.
Conclusions:
I. Some cones are not bus.
II. Some van are not tubs.
III. Some bus are not tubs.
IV. Some tubs are not cones.
(a)All follow
(b) Only I, II and III follow
(c) Only II, III and IV follow
(d) Only I, II and IV follow
(e) None of these

Q9. Statements:
No toy are boy.
No boy are soy.
Some soy are dog.
Conclusions:
I. Some dog are boy.
II. No dog are boy.
III. Some dog are not toy.
IV. Some dog are toy.
(a) Only I
(b) Only either I or II follows
(c) Only either III or IV follows
(d) Only I and III follow
(e) None of these

Q10. Statements:
All ropes are dopes.
Some dopes are smog.
Some smog are fog.
Conclusions:
I. All ropes are smog.
II. Some ropes are not smog.
III. Some dopes are fog.
IV. No dopes are fog.
(a) Only I
(b) Only either I or II follows
(c) Only either III or IV follows
(d) Only III follows
(e) None of these

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