Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Reasoning Quiz for upcoming exams 2015

Reasoning Quiz

Questions (1-5):
 Study the following information to answer the given questions:
Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row – 1, P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing south. In row – 2, A, B, C, D, E and F are seated 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.

A sits third to right of D. Neither A nor D sits at extreme ends. T faces D. V does not face A and V does not sit at any of the extreme ends. V is not an immediate neighbor of T. B sits at one of the extreme ends. Only two people sit between B and E. E does not face V. two persons sit between Rand Q. R is not an immediate neighbor of T. C does not face V. P is not an immediate neighbor of R.

1.      Who amongst the following sit at extreme ends of the rows?
(1) B, E                (2) S, T
(3) P, R                (4) B, F
(5) None of these

2.      Who amongst the following faces A?
(1) R                     (2) P
(3) P                     (4) Q               
(5) S

3.      How many persons are seated between T and S?
(1) One                 (2) Two
(3) Three              (4) Four
(5) None

4.      P is related to V in the same way as C is related to F. to which of the following is E related to, following the same pattern?
(1) B                     (2) D
(3) C                     (4) A
(5) None of these

5.      Which of the following is true regarding F?
(1) F sits fourth to right of C
(2) F is not an immediate neighbor of A.
(3) F sits third to left of D
(4) F sits at one of the extreme ends of the line
(5) F faces V.

Questions (6 - 8): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
A building has seven floors numbered one to seven, in such a way that the ground floor is numbered one, the floor above it, numbered two and so on such that the topmost floor is numbered seven. One out of seven people viz. A, B, C, D, E, F and G lives on each floor. A lives on fourth floor. E lives on the floor immediately below F’s floor. F does not live on the second or the seventh floor.
C does not live on an odd numbered floor. B does not live on a floor immediately above or below C’s floor. D does not live on the topmost floor. G does not live on any floor below E’s floor.
6.      Who lives on the topmost floor?
(1) B                     (2) C
(3) E                     (4) G               
(5) Cannot be determined

7.      Who lives immediately above D’s floor?
(1) A                     (2) B
(3) C                     (4) F               
(5) G

8.      Four of the following are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(1) F                     (2) D
        (3) B                    (4) G               
        (5) C

Questions (9-13)
Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :
B, C , D, F, G, H and J are seven students studying in three colleges P, Q and R. There are three boys and four girls. There are at least one boy and one girl in each college. Three of them are in commerce discipline and two each in Arts and Science. B and her sister G are in science discipline but in different colleges. F studies Arts in in college Q and he does not study either with J or C. D is not in Commerce and he studies in college R only with B. All the three from Commerce discipline do not study in the same college (but two of them may study in same college). H studies in the same college with her friend G.

Q9. In which college do only Commerce students study ?
(a) Q
(b) R
(c) P
(d) P or Q
(e) None Of These

Q10. Which of the following represents the three in commerce discipline ?
(a) HJC
(b) HDC
(c) HFG
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

Q11. Which of the following represents three Boys ?
(a) DFJ
(b) DFC
(c) DFJ or DFC
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

Q12. Which of the following represents four Girls ?
(a) FJC
(b) DGH
(c) BFD
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

Q13. Which of the following study in same college ?
(a) FJC
(b) FGH
(c) DBC
(d) GBJ
(e) None Of These


1.    (3)
R and P sit at extreme ends of the rows.

2.    (5)
S faces A.

3.    (2)
Two persons - Q and V – are seated between T and S.

4.    (1)
There are two persons between P and V.

5.    (5)
F faces V.


6.    (4)
G lives on the topmost floor.

7.    (3)
C lives immediately above D’s floor.

8.    (5)
F, D, B and G live on odd numbered floor. C lives on even numbered floor.


COLLEGE         STUDENT              GENDER             COURSE
     P                          J                     Boy or girl                    Commerce
                                C                    Boy or girl                    Commerce
     Q                        F                         Boy                            Arts
                                G                        Girl                            Science
                                H                        Girl                           Commerce
     R                         D                        Boy                           Arts
                                 B                       Girl                            Science

9. c
10. a
11. c
12. d
13. b

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