Thursday, 31 May 2018

Daily Reasoning Quiz - 1st June 2018

Direction (1-5): Study the given information carefully to answer the given questions.

Ten persons are sitting in two parallel rows containing five persons each, in such a way that there is equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1 — B, C, D, E and F are seated (not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing south. In row 2 — R, S, T, U and V are seated (not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.

R sits second to the right of U. The person facing R sits to the immediate left of D. Only one person sits between D and E. E does not sit at an extreme end of the line. The person facing E is an immediate neighbour of T. S sits third to the left of T. F is not an immediate neighbour of D. B does not face U.

Q1. Who amongst the following facing V?
(a) F
(b) D
(c) C
(d) B
(e) E

Q2. Who amongst the following is facing C?
(a) T
(b) S
(c) V
(d) U
(e) R

Q3. What is the position of D with respect to F?
(a) Immediate left
(b) Second to the left
(c) Third to the right
(d) Immediate right
(e) Second to the right

Q4. Which of the following statements is true regarding B?
(a) None of the given statements is true
(b) C sits second to the right of B
(c) B sits at an extreme end of the row
(d) B faces one of the immediate neighbours of T
(e) Only two persons sit between B and F

Q5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and hence form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to that group?
(a) RU
(b) SR
(c) VT
(d) EB
(e) DC

Solutions (1-5):
S1. Ans.(e)

S2. Ans.(d)

S3. Ans.(c)

S4. Ans.(b)

S5. Ans.(a)

Directions (6-10): In each question are given four statements followed by five conclusions, one of which definitely does not logically follow (or is not a possibility of occurrence) from the given statements. That conclusion is your answer.

(Note: You have to take the four given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically does not follow from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.)

Q6. Statements:
Some chocolates are toffees.
All toffees are gems.
All gems are candies.
No candy is a stone.

(a) No toffee is a stone.
(b) Some chocolates are not stones.
(c) No gem is a stone.
(d) All stones being chocolates is a possibility.
(e) All gems being stones is a possibility.

Q7. Statements:
All letters are words.
No vowel is a consonant.
Some words are papers.
All papers are vowels.

(a) Some papers are consonants.
(b) Some vowels not being papers is a possibility.
(c) All words being vowels is a possibility.
(d) No consonant is a vowel.
(e) No paper is a consonant.

Q8. Statements: No table is a chair.
Some chairs are boxes.
No box is a cover.
All covers are drawers.

(a) Some boxes are not tables.
(b) Some chairs are not covers.
(c) All chairs are covers.
(d) No cover is a box.
(e) Some drawers are covers.

S8. Ans.(c)

Q9. Statements:
All cups are bottles.
Some bottles are jugs.
No jug is a bucket.
All buckets are tubs.

(a) Some jugs are bottles.
(b) Some cups are jugs is a possibility.
(c) Some bottles are not buckets.
(d) No cup is jug is a possibility.
(e) All tubs are jugs.

S9. Ans.(e)

Q10. Statements:
All numbers are letters.
No letter is a book.
Some books are papers.
No paper is a copy.

(a) No number is a book.
(b) Some books are not copies.
(c) Some papers are not numbers.
(d) Some books are not letters.
(e) All papers being letters is a possibility.

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