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# Reasoning Mock Test - 12

## 40 Questions MCQ Test | Reasoning Mock Test - 12

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QUESTION: 1

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QUESTION: 2

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QUESTION: 3

### 1. Eleven students A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are sitting in a row of the class facing the teacher. 2. D, who is to the immediate left of F, is second to the right of C. 3. A, is second to the right of E, who is at one of the ends. 4. J is the immediate neighbours of A and B and third to the left of G. 5. H is to the immediate left of D and third to the right of I. Q.  In the above sitting arrangement, which of the following statements is superfluous?

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QUESTION: 4

1. Eleven students A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are sitting in a row of the class facing the teacher.
2. D, who is to the immediate left of F, is second to the right of C.
3. A, is second to the right of E, who is at one of the ends.
4. J is the immediate neighbours of A and B and third to the left of G.
5. H is to the immediate left of D and third to the right of I.

Q.

Which of the following statements is true in the context of the above sitting arrangement?

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QUESTION: 5

1. Eleven students A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are sitting in a row of the class facing the teacher.
2. D, who is to the immediate left of F, is second to the right of C.
3. A, is second to the right of E, who is at one of the ends.
4. J is the immediate neighbours of A and B and third to the left of G.
5. H is to the immediate left of D and third to the right of I.

Q.

If E and D, C and B, A and H & K and F interchange their positions, which of the following pairs of students is sitting at the end ?

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QUESTION: 6

Directions (6-8): Read the information given below and answer the questions based on them:

There is a family of six persons P Q, R, S, T and U. They are Engineer, Doctor, Teacher, Salesman, Manager and Lawyer.

(i) There are two married couples in the family.
(ii) The Manager is the grandfather of U, who is an Engineer.
(iii) R, the Salesman is married to the lady Teacher.
(iv) Q is the mother of U and T.
(v) The Doctor S is married to the Manager

Q.

How many male members are there in the family?

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QUESTION: 7

There is a family of six persons P Q, R, S, T and U. They are Engineer, Doctor, Teacher, Salesman, Manager and Lawyer.

(i) There are two married couples in the family.
(ii) The Manager is the grandfather of U, who is an Engineer.
(iii) R, the Salesman is married to the lady Teacher.
(iv) Q is the mother of U and T.
(v) The Doctor S is married to the Manager

Q.

How P is related to T?

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QUESTION: 8

There is a family of six persons P Q, R, S, T and U. They are Engineer, Doctor, Teacher, Salesman, Manager and Lawyer.

(i) There are two married couples in the family.
(ii) The Manager is the grandfather of U, who is an Engineer.
(iii) R, the Salesman is married to the lady Teacher.
(iv) Q is the mother of U and T.
(v) The Doctor S is married to the Manager

Q.

What is the profession of P?

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QUESTION: 9

“Textiles constituted a major portion of our export revenue in the last century. Among these woolen and readymade garments formed the chunk, while silks and man-made fibre constituted only an insignificant part. Outside this group, the only other important item in the list was iron ore though the contribution of marine products was not negligible.

Q.

Assuming the above statement to be true, which of the following statements is correct?

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QUESTION: 10

In recent years, many people possessing a substantial degree of technical and management skills have shown an inclination to have their own small private enterprises than taking up lucrative jobs. They see great personal satisfaction in this. But many others still opt for salaried jobs. In recent years, the State has made significant changes in tax and other public finance policies and increasing number of steps are being taken to encourage venture capitalist and other entrepreneurial moves. Though many of them have not succeeded, after the shift in the industrial and economic policies of the state has been announced, there is a spurt in entrepreneurial activities.

Q.

'Which of the following assumptions is the most appropriate inference based on the above statement?

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QUESTION: 11

Directions (11–15): Read the information given below and answer the questions that follow:

Madan and Rohit are in the same team of Hockey. Parth defeated Rohit in badminton but lost to Sachin in tennis. Nitin teams with Sagar in football and with Sachin in hockey. Rohit defeated Sachin in chess. Those who play cricket do not play badminton, volleyball or tennis. Madan and Parth are in opposite teams of basketball. Nitin represents his state in cricket while Sagar does so at the district level. Boys who play chess do not play football, basketball or volleyball. Madan and Parth are together in the volleyball team. Boys who play football also play hockey.

Q.

Name the boys who do not play football

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QUESTION: 12

Madan and Rohit are in the same team of Hockey. Parth defeated Rohit in badminton but lost to Sachin in tennis. Nitin teams with Sagar in football and with Sachin in hockey. Rohit defeated Sachin in chess. Those who play cricket do not play badminton, volleyball or tennis. Madan and Parth are in opposite teams of basketball. Nitin represents his state in cricket while Sagar does so at the district level. Boys who play chess do not play football, basketball or volleyball. Madan and Parth are together in the volleyball team. Boys who play football also play hockey.

Q.

Who plays both hockey and tennis?

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QUESTION: 13

Madan and Rohit are in the same team of Hockey. Parth defeated Rohit in badminton but lost to Sachin in tennis. Nitin teams with Sagar in football and with Sachin in hockey. Rohit defeated Sachin in chess. Those who play cricket do not play badminton, volleyball or tennis. Madan and Parth are in opposite teams of basketball. Nitin represents his state in cricket while Sagar does so at the district level. Boys who play chess do not play football, basketball or volleyball. Madan and Parth are together in the volleyball team. Boys who play football also play hockey.

Q.

Which is the most popular game with this group?

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QUESTION: 14

Madan and Rohit are in the same team of Hockey. Parth defeated Rohit in badminton but lost to Sachin in tennis. Nitin teams with Sagar in football and with Sachin in hockey. Rohit defeated Sachin in chess. Those who play cricket do not play badminton, volleyball or tennis. Madan and Parth are in opposite teams of basketball. Nitin represents his state in cricket while Sagar does so at the district level. Boys who play chess do not play football, basketball or volleyball. Madan and Parth are together in the volleyball team. Boys who play football also play hockey.

Q.

Who plays the largest number of games?

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QUESTION: 15

Madan and Rohit are in the same team of Hockey. Parth defeated Rohit in badminton but lost to Sachin in tennis. Nitin teams with Sagar in football and with Sachin in hockey. Rohit defeated Sachin in chess. Those who play cricket do not play badminton, volleyball or tennis. Madan and Parth are in opposite teams of basketball. Nitin represents his state in cricket while Sagar does so at the district level. Boys who play chess do not play football, basketball or volleyball. Madan and Parth are together in the volleyball team. Boys who play football also play hockey.

Q.

Which boy plays both badminton and hockey?

Solution:

QUESTION: 16

Directions: Ques (16-17): Each of the following by two arguments numbered 1 & 2. You are required to decide which one is strong and which one is weak.

Q.

Should religion be divorced from politics?

I. Yes, because religion suspends our reasoning power.
II. No, because religion moralises politics.

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QUESTION: 17

In this following by two arguments numbered 1 & 2. You are required to decide which one is strong and which one is weak.

Q.

Has globalization done harm to Indian economy?

Arguments.

I. Yes; because multinationals are pushing
II. No, because goods of standard quality are sold by multinational at reasonable price.

Solution:

It is true that globalization has given the countries better access to better products from different countries. It has helped countries with exchange of goods and services, technology transfer, exchange of ideas, exchange of culture and so many other advantages.
globalization has benefited MNCs and big industrial units but small and cottage industries are adversely hit by it. It has increased inequalities in India. Bad Effect on Culture and Value System: - Many global companies sell such products as distort our culture and value system.

QUESTION: 18

Directions: Ques (18-19): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions (a) and (b). An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.

Q.

Statement

The Prime Minister said that the Government can fight against communal forces only if it gets full support from the minorities.

Assumptions:

(a) Communal elements hinder the growth of the nation.
(b) Minorities are serious in fighting against communal elements

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QUESTION: 19

Statement

Spread of the spirit and attitude of science in a traditional society of found to be slow process.

Assumptions:

(a) Traditional societies tend to cling to their attitudes.
(b) Speed of the spread of science depends on the type of society

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QUESTION: 20

Directions (20-21): In each of the following questions one statement is followed by two arguments (a) and (b) one supporting and the other against it. Mark answer.

Q.

Should agricultural sector be mechanized?

(a) No – It should not
(b) Yes – Villages will book neat and clean

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QUESTION: 21

Should teachers boycott the examinations for the fulfillment of their demands

(a) No-Science all constitutional means of getting their justifiable demands fulfilled have been failed
(b) No-Examination work is the part and parcel of their job

Solution:

The correct option is D.
Neither of the argument is correct.

QUESTION: 22

If PASSPORT is called RCUURQTV, then how will BOOKLET be coded?

Solution:

18   1   19   19  16   15   18   20
P    A    S     S     P     O     R     T
+2   +2   +2    +2   +2   +2   +2
R    C   U   U    R     Q    T    V
18  3   21  21  18  17  20  22

B  O  O  K  L  E  T
2 15 15 11 12 5 20

D  Q  Q  M  N  G  V
4  17 17 13 14 7 22

QUESTION: 23

If MADRAS is NBESBT then LAHORE will be

Solution:

13  1   4   18   1   19
M   A  D    R    A   S
+1 +1 +1 +1  +1  +1
N   B   E   S   B   T
14   2   5  19  2   20

L   A   H   O   R   E
12  1   8  15  18  5

13  2  9 16  19  6
M   B  I  P    S   F

QUESTION: 24

Directions (24-27): Read the information given below and answer the questions based on them:

In a gathering of 5 siblings, viz., A, B, C, D and E and 3 friends P, Q and R, there are 2 married couples. Among three brothers and two sisters and friends, at least one brother, one sister and a friend is single. There cannot be a married couple with in the siblings. Both the brothers A and E are single. C and D are married to their boy friend and girl friend respectively, viz., P and R.

Q.

Whose gender among the following is not definitely known?

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QUESTION: 25

In a gathering of 5 siblings, viz., A, B, C, D and E and 3 friends P, Q and R, there are 2 married couples. Among three brothers and two sisters and friends, at least one brother, one sister and a friend is single. There cannot be a married couple with in the siblings. Both the brothers A and E are single. C and D are married to their boy friend and girl friend respectively, viz., P and R.

Q.

Who among the following is not single?

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QUESTION: 26

In a gathering of 5 siblings, viz., A, B, C, D and E and 3 friends P, Q and R, there are 2 married couples. Among three brothers and two sisters and friends, at least one brother, one sister and a friend is single. There cannot be a married couple with in the siblings. Both the brothers A and E are single. C and D are married to their boy friend and girl friend respectively, viz., P and R.

Q.

What percentage of gathering is male?

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QUESTION: 27

In a gathering of 5 siblings, viz., A, B, C, D and E and 3 friends P, Q and R, there are 2 married couples. Among three brothers and two sisters and friends, at least one brother, one sister and a friend is single. There cannot be a married couple with in the siblings. Both the brothers A and E are single. C and D are married to their boy friend and girl friend respectively, viz., P and R.

Q.

If B is married to Q, then the percentage of females in the gathering is

Solution:

QUESTION: 28

Ajay ranked sixteenth from the top and twenty-ninth from the bottom among those who passed an examination. Six boys did not participate in the competition and five failed in it. How many boys were there in the class?

Solution:

Total no. of Pass students (T) = Position from Left (L) + Position from Right (R) – 1
16 + 29 – 1 = 44
Total Students = Total Pass Students + not participate Students + failed Students
= 44 + 5 + 6 = 55

QUESTION: 29

If Atul finds that he is twelfth from the right and fourth from the left, how many boys should be added to the queue so that there are 28 boys in the line?

Solution:

Total (T) = 12 + 4 – 1 = 15
Extra Students = 28 – 15 = 13

QUESTION: 30

1, 4, 10, 22, 46, ?

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QUESTION: 31

1, 6, 15, ?, 45, 66, 91

Solution:

QUESTION: 32

Solution:

(16)2 – (7)2 =207 (25)2 – (21)2 = 184

QUESTION: 33

259 : 90 :: 246 : ?

Solution:

259 : 90   : :      246 :
2 x 5 x 9 = 90
2 x 4 x 6 = 48

QUESTION: 34

Hope : Aspire :: ?

Solution:

Hope : Aspire
Synonyms
Fib : lie

QUESTION: 35

Directions (35): Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group.

Q.

Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

Solution:

All contain prime number.

QUESTION: 36

A man is facing towards west and turns through 45° clockwise, again 180° clockwise and then turns through 270° anti clockwise. In which direction is he facing now?

Solution:

As shown in Fig. the man initially faces in the direction OA. On moving 45° clockwise, the man faces in the direction OB. On further moving 180° clockwise, he faces in the direction OC. Finally, on moving 270° anti clockwise, he faces in the direction OD, which is South-west.

QUESTION: 37

Saturday was a holiday for Republic day. 14th of the next month is again a holiday for Shivratri. What day was it on the 14th?

Solution:

16 Feb   Saturday
14 feb = 16 feb – 2 days
Saturday – 2 days = Thursday

QUESTION: 38

At the end of a business conference the ten people all shake hands with each other once. How many handshakes will there be altogether?

Solution:

Clearly, total number of handshakes
= (9+ 8+ 7+ 6+ 5+ 4+ 3+ 2+ 1) = 45.

QUESTION: 39

The angle between the minute hand the hour hand of a clock when the time is 4.20, is:

Solution:

4 : 20
Hour = 4
Minute = 20

= 120 - 110°

= 10°

QUESTION: 40

Directions (40): In each of the following questions, arrange the given words in a meaningful sequence and then choose the most appropriate sequence from amongst the alternatives provided below each question.

(1) Consultation
(2) Illness
(3) Doctor
(4) Treatment
(5) Recovery

Solution: