Practice Test: Logical Reasoning - 3


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QUESTION: 1

Select the most appropriate answer.

Q. 
The National Book Shop does not care about its customers. I was looking for a cookery book there last week, and it took me ten minutes to get the attention of a sales person.

Which one of the following statements best express the assumption underlying the customer’s conclusion?

Solution:

The correct option is C.
Direct from the passage.

QUESTION: 2

Select the most appropriate answer.

Q. ​
Since all tigers which I have seen so far were having dark brown stripes, it follows that the tigers I will see when I visit Bennerghatta Sanctuary will also have dark brown stripes.

Which of the following most closely parallels the reasoning of the above argument?

Solution:
QUESTION: 3

Select the most appropriate answer.

Q. 
Until recent times it was the local communities that have used, developed and conserved biological diversity who have been custodians of the biological wealth of this planet. It is their control, their knowledge and their rights that need to be strengthened if the foundations of biodiversity conservation are to be strong and deep. However, instead of being treated as common property of local communities or as national property of sovereign states, the Third World’s biodiversity has been treated by the Western industrialized States as common heritage of humankind. Such claims are not only atrocious, but are indicative of Western neo-imperialism.  One of the following statements is not in conformity with the above view. Identify these statements.

Solution:

The correct option is C.
‘ It is their control, their knowledge and their rights that need to be strengthened if the foundations of biodiversity conservation are to be strong and deep.’
This option does not refer to the passage.
 

QUESTION: 4

Select the most appropriate answer.

Q. ​​
A study of the background of topper is different professional colleges concludes that the students who studied in their mother tongue as a medium of instruction in schools fare as well as those who studied in English medium schools. So we can conclude that parents must be encouraged to give their children primary education in their mother tongue rather than in an alien language.Which of the following would strengthen the above argument

Solution:
QUESTION: 5

Select the most appropriate answer.

Q. ​​
Until recent times it was the local communities that have used, developed and conserved biological diversity who have been custodians of the biological wealth of this planet. It is their control, their knowledge and their rights that need to be strengthened if the foundations of biodiversity conservation are to be strong and deep. However, instead of being treated as common property of local communities or as national property of sovereign states, the Third World’s biodiversity has been treated by the Western industrialized States as common heritage of humankind. Such claims are not only atrocious, but are indicative of Western neo-imperialism.  One of the following statements is not in conformity with the above view. Identify these statements.

Solution:
QUESTION: 6

Select the most appropriate answer.

Q. ​​Recent exploratory missions to the moon establish that there is no reason to rule out the possibility of existence of Uranium on the moon. The Indian Space Research Organisation must, then, undertake exploration of the Moon so as to plan for commercial exploitation.

Solution:
QUESTION: 7

Select the most appropriate answer.

Q. 
If Croatia is a developing nation from Latin America, then it must be a member of Organisation of America State (O.A.S.).

The statement above can be deduced logically from which of the following statements?

Solution:
QUESTION: 8

Select the most appropriate answer.

Q.
Shrimp farming in the coastal areas of Eastern India proved to be lucrative initially. But in the long run, its detrimental environmental impact made in an unwise venture, especially when we compared its advantages, with those of traditional fishing in coastal waters.Which of the following is not in conformity with the above argument?

Solution:
QUESTION: 9

Select the most appropriate answer.

Q.​ 
If Aditya was born in Maharashtra State, then he is a citizen of India.

The above statement can be deducted logically from which of the following statements?

Solution:
QUESTION: 10

Select the most appropriate answer.

Q.​
Satellite television has become very popular in India because it is very easy to get a cable connection from community receivers at modest cost. But most of the Satellite TV channels depict crime, violence and sex openly. The rate of violent crimes is rising rapidly, particularly among young people.

If the above statements are taken as premises, which one of the following is the best conclusion?

Solution:
QUESTION: 11

In each of the following questions, there is a certain relation between two given words on one side of : : and one word is given on another side of : : ……. Encircle the suitable word to be put on the other side from the given alternatives.

Q. 
Monogamy : Polygamy :: Singular : …………...

Solution:

EXP: Monogamy : Polygamy

            Singular : Plural

            In same way

 

QUESTION: 12

In each of the following questions, there is a certain relation between two given words on one side of : : and one word is given on another side of : : ……. Encircle the suitable word to be put on the other side from the given alternatives.

Q.​​ 
Sushant started from his house and walked 5km north of his house. Then he turned left and walked 3km, then he turned right and walked 5km. Again he turned right and walked 3km. Where is his final destination from his house?

Solution:

10 km North

QUESTION: 13

In each of the following questions, there is a certain relation between two given words on one side of : : and one word is given on another side of : : ……. Encircle the suitable word to be put on the other side from the given alternatives.

Q.​
Landlord : Tenant :: Ownership : …………

Solution:

EXP: Landlord : Tenant

            Ownership : Lease

            In same way

QUESTION: 14

In each of the following questions, a number series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and fill in the black spaces.

Q.
3691, 6931, 9361, 3691, (_____)

Solution:

EXP: 3691         6931    9361    3691    6931

            1234    2314    3124    1234    2314

 

QUESTION: 15

In each of the following questions, a number series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and fill in the black spaces.

Q.
1, 4, 15, 64, 325, (_____)

Solution:

1*2 +2 =4 Second number 

4*3+3=15 Third number 

15*4+4=64 Fourth number 

64*5+5=325 Fifth number 

325*6+6=1956

QUESTION: 16

In each of the following questions, a number series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and fill in the black spaces.Q.  If TEMPORARY is written as BEDGFIAIG, how will PERMANENT be written?

Solution:

QUESTION: 17

In each of the following questions, there is a certain relation between two given words on one side of : : and one word is given on another side of : : ……. Encircle the suitable word to be put on the other side from the given alternatives.

Q.​​ 
In a row of children A is 13 th from the left and D is 17th from the right. If in this row A is 11th from the right then what is the position of D from the left?

Solution:


 

Total Students (T) = 13 + 11 – 1 = 23

D’s Position from Left (L) = T + 1 – Position from Right (R)

 23+ 1 – 17 = 7 L

QUESTION: 18

If the 25th of August in a year is Thursday, the number of Mondays in that month is

Solution:

EXP: 5

            25 Aug – Thursday

            29 Aug – Monday

            22 Aug – Monday

            15 Aug – Monday

            8 Aug – Monday

            1 Aug – Monday

QUESTION: 19

If it is possible to make a meaningful word with the 2nd, the 3rd, the 4th and the 6th letter of the word STRATEGIC; then which of the following will be the 2nd letter of the word? If no such word can be made, mark ‘X’ as your answer. If more than one such word can be made, mark ‘M’ as your answer.

Solution:

EXP: M  2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th  STRATEGIC

Using these 4 words T, R, A, E Two words formed ie Rate & Tear.

More than One word is formed so Ans is M

 

QUESTION: 20

The angle between the minute hand and the hour hand of a clock when the time is 8.30, is:

Solution:

QUESTION: 21

Read the facts given below carefully and answer the question by encircling the correct answer.

Q. 
Chitra, Sheela and Deepa are married to Arun, Mahesh and Shyam respectively. Arun is a lawyer. One of the husbands is an engineer, and one a doctor, Sheela is not married to an engineer. Deepa’s husband is not a doctor. In view of this, which of the following statements is correct?

Solution:

EXP: Chitra- = Arun+ Lawyer

 Sheela- = Mahesh/Shyam+ Doctor           

Deepa- = Shyam/Mahesh+ Engineer

 

QUESTION: 22

Read the facts given below carefully and answer the question by encircling the correct answer.

Q. 
Of thesix towns, Poona is bigger than Mysore, Dharwad is bigger than Madurai, Kanpur is not as big as Dharwad but bigger than Mysore. Mysore is smaller than Madurai but bigger than Indore. Which is the smallest?

Solution:

EXP: Indore

            Poona > Mysore

            Dharwad > Madurai

            Dharwad > Kanpur > Mysore

            Madurai > Mysore > Indore

QUESTION: 23

Read the facts given below carefully and answer the question by encircling the correct answer.

Q. ​
Four teachers in the Law School are sitting in the canteen around a table and having tea.

Mr. R sits opposite to the Economics teachers.

Property Law teacher sits opposite to History teacher.

The History teacher is on the left of International Law teacher.

Ms. E sits opposite to Mr. K.

What subjects are taught by Mr. R and Mrs. P?

Solution:

QUESTION: 24

Akshay is younger than Rohit, Rohit is older than Rahul but not as old as Ranjit. Abhay is third in the age sequence among five cousins. Who is the youngest?

Solution:

EXP: Data Inadequate

 Rohit > Akshay

 Ranjeet > Rohit > Rahul

 

QUESTION: 25

Read the information carefully and answer the questions that follow. Select the correct answer. Information for questions

Ms. Kavita Kapoor is a New Delhi based practicing lawyer. She is supposed to appear in six different courts/tribunals in the course of one day. She asks her clerk to prepare a schedule for the day in view of importance of cases. These courts and tribunals are Supreme Court (SC). High Court (HC), District Court (DC), Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court (MMC) and National Consumer Forum (NCF).

i) She must appear in SC before HC and MMC.

ii) She must appear in HC before CAT.

iii) Her third visit during the day should be to DC.

Q. 
Which of the following must be true of the lawyer’s schedule?

Solution:

EXP: 

SC    HC/MMC         CAT

DC

 

QUESTION: 26

Read the information carefully and answer the questions that follow. Select the correct answer. Information for questions

Ms. Kavita Kapoor is a New Delhi based practicing lawyer. She is supposed to appear in six different courts/tribunals in the course of one day. She asks her clerk to prepare a schedule for the day in view of importance of cases. These courts and tribunals are Supreme Court (SC). High Court (HC), District Court (DC), Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court (MMC) and National Consumer Forum (NCF).

i) She must appear in SC before HC and MMC.

ii) She must appear in HC before CAT.

iii) Her third visit during the day should be to DC.

Q.
 ​If Ms. Kapoor appears in NCF first, in which court or tribunal must she appear next?

Solution:

EXP:

SC    HC/MMC         CAT

DC

 

QUESTION: 27

Read the information carefully and answer the questions that follow. Select the correct answer. Information for questions

Ms. Kavita Kapoor is a New Delhi based practicing lawyer. She is supposed to appear in six different courts/tribunals in the course of one day. She asks her clerk to prepare a schedule for the day in view of importance of cases. These courts and tribunals are Supreme Court (SC). High Court (HC), District Court (DC), Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court (MMC) and National Consumer Forum (NCF).

i) She must appear in SC before HC and MMC.

ii) She must appear in HC before CAT.

iii) Her third visit during the day should be to DC.

Q.​ 
Ms. Kapoor could appear in any of the following courts or tribunal immediately after DC except?

Solution:

EXP:

SC    HC/MMC         CAT

DC

 

QUESTION: 28

Read the information carefully and answer the questions that follow. Select the correct answer. Information for questions

Ms. Kavita Kapoor is a New Delhi based practicing lawyer. She is supposed to appear in six different courts/tribunals in the course of one day. She asks her clerk to prepare a schedule for the day in view of importance of cases. These courts and tribunals are Supreme Court (SC). High Court (HC), District Court (DC), Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court (MMC) and National Consumer Forum (NCF).

i) She must appear in SC before HC and MMC.

ii) She must appear in HC before CAT.

iii) Her third visit during the day should be to DC.

Q.​​ 
If Ms. Kapoor appears in CAT immediately before MMC and immediately after NCF, she must appear in CAT

Solution:

EXP:

SC    HC/MMC         CAT

DC

 

QUESTION: 29

Read the information carefully and answer the questions that follow. Select the correct answer. Information for questions

Ms. Kavita Kapoor is a New Delhi based practicing lawyer. She is supposed to appear in six different courts/tribunals in the course of one day. She asks her clerk to prepare a schedule for the day in view of importance of cases. These courts and tribunals are Supreme Court (SC). High Court (HC), District Court (DC), Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court (MMC) and National Consumer Forum (NCF).

i) She must appear in SC before HC and MMC.

ii) She must appear in HC before CAT.

iii) Her third visit during the day should be to DC.

Q.​​​ 
Which of the following could be the order in which Ms. Kapoor appeared in all the six courts/tribunals?

Solution:

EXP:

SC    HC/MMC         CAT

DC

QUESTION: 30

Read the information given below and answer the questions that follow:
There are four friends A, B, C and D. They drink two soft drinks Coke and Pepsi. Their favourite heroes are Amir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan. They drive bikes and cars.
(i) A drives a bike but not a car, drinks Coke and Pepsi and likes Amir Khan.
(ii) B drives both and drinks Pepsi and likes Shahrukh Khan.
(iii) C drives car and drinks nothing but likes both Amir Khan and Shahrukh Khan.
​(iv) D drives nothing, drinks nothing but likes both Amir Khan and Shahrukh Khan.
Q. A and D always go together so they watch ....... movies and go by …….

Solution:

QUESTION: 31

Which of the following is true?

(i) A drinks coke, because he likes Amir.

(ii) Among the four friends, those who love Shahrukh drink Pepsi.

(iii) Among the four friends, those who drink Pepsi drive a bike.

Solution:

The correct option is C because the third statement is irrelevant and false.

QUESTION: 32

If D has to watch a Shahrukh movie, and has a bike, who does he go with?

Solution:

QUESTION: 33

If C goes for Aamir movie on bike, then he goes with

Solution:

QUESTION: 34

Which of the following are true?

(i) The person driving a car has Pepsi.

(ii) The person who likes Shahrukh drives a Bike.

Solution:

QUESTION: 35

Each question below has six statements. Choose the set of three statements where the third statement can be logically concluded from the preceding two.

Q. 
A) All blue must have greens.

B) All pinks need red but all reds do not need pinks.

C) Oranges require yellows.

D) Yellows are necessary for all blues.

E) No greens are without yellows.

F) All Yellows are in Green.

Solution:

QUESTION: 36

Read the following statements and answer the questions given below.

Radha and Minilal have two children – Divya and Simmi. Divya got married to Anuj, who is the son of Madhu and Jabbar. Reshma is the daughter of Anuj. Anuj’s sister Kiran got married to Subodh and Tarun and Aman are their son. Tarun is the grandson of Madhu and Jabbar.

Q. 
What is the relationship between Aman and Reshma?

Solution:

QUESTION: 37

Each question below has six statements. Choose the set of three statements where the third statement can be logically concluded from the preceding two.

Q. 

A) Jaguars are rarely found in India.

B) All spotted cats are not jaguars.

C) Jaguars are spotted cats.

D) It may have been a jaguar.

E) I saw a spotted cat.

F) Tigers are stupid cats.

Solution:

QUESTION: 38

Read the following statements and answer the questions given below.

Radha and Minilal have two children – Divya and Simmi. Divya got married to Anuj, who is the son of Madhu and Jabbar. Reshma is the daughter of Anuj. Anuj’s sister Kiran got married to Subodh and Tarun and Aman are their son. Tarun is the grandson of Madhu and Jabbar.

Q.  
How is Divya related to Kiran?

Solution:

QUESTION: 39

Read the following statements and answer the questions given below.

Radha and Minilal have two children – Divya and Simmi. Divya got married to Anuj, who is the son of Madhu and Jabbar. Reshma is the daughter of Anuj. Anuj’s sister Kiran got married to Subodh and Tarun and Aman are their son. Tarun is the grandson of Madhu and Jabbar.

Q.   
How is Reshma related to Kiran?

Solution:

QUESTION: 40

Read the following statements and answer the questions given below.

Radha and Minilal have two children – Divya and Simmi. Divya got married to Anuj, who is the son of Madhu and Jabbar. Reshma is the daughter of Anuj. Anuj’s sister Kiran got married to Subodh and Tarun and Aman are their son. Tarun is the grandson of Madhu and Jabbar.

Q.  
How is Subodh related to Jabbar?

Solution:

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