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# Test: Mental Ability, Analytical & Logical Reasoning - 2 (2019-2018)

## 20 Questions MCQ Test UPSC Topic Wise Previous Year Questions | Test: Mental Ability, Analytical & Logical Reasoning - 2 (2019-2018)

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QUESTION: 1

### In the sequence 1, 5, 7, 3, 5, 7, 4, 3, 5, 7, how many such 5s are there which are not immediately preceded by 3 but are immediately followed by 7? [2019]

Solution:

According to the question,

QUESTION: 2

### If every alternative letter of the English alphabet from B onwards (including B) is written in lower case (small letters) and the remaining letters are capitalized, then how is the first month of the second half of the year written? [2019]

Solution:

According to question

Required answer is JULY. Hence option (d) is correct.

QUESTION: 3

### The plan of an office block for six officers A, B,C, D, E and F is as follows : Both B and C occupy offices to the right of the corridor (as one enters the office block) and A occupies on the left of the corridor. E and F occupy offices on opposite sides of the Corridor but their offices do not face each other. The offices of C and D face each other. E does not have a corner office. Fs office is further down the corridor than A’s, but on the same side. Q. If E sits in his office and faces the corridor, whose office is to his left? [2018]

Solution:

QUESTION: 4

The plan of an office block for six officers A, B,C, D, E and F is as follows : Both B and C occupy offices to the right of the corridor (as one enters the office block) and A occupies on the left of the corridor. E and F occupy offices on opposite sides of the Corridor but their offices do not face each other. The offices of C and D face each other. E does not have a corner office. Fs office is further down the corridor than A’s, but on the same side.

Q. Who is/are Fs immediate neighbour/neighbours?

[2018]

Solution:

QUESTION: 5

If RAMON is written as 12345 and DINESH as 675849, then HAMAM will be written as

[2018]

Solution:

Similarly,

QUESTION: 6

If LSJXVC is the code for MUMBAI, the code for DELHI is

[2018]

Solution:

QUESTION: 7

A, B, C and D are students. They are studying in four different cities, viz., P, Q, R and S (not necessarily in that order). They are studying in Science college, Arts college, Commerce college and Engineering college (not necessarily in that order), which are situated in four different States, viz., Gujarat, Rajasthan, Assam and Kerala (not necessarily in that order). Further, it is given that-
(i) D is studying in Assam
(ii) Arts college is located in city S which is in Rajasthan
(iii) A is studying in Commerce college
(iv) B is studying in city Q
(v) Science college is located in Kerala

Q. A is studying in

[2018]

Solution:

QUESTION: 8

A, B, C and D are students. They are studying in four different cities, viz., P, Q, R and S (not necessarily in that order). They are studying in Science college, Arts college, Commerce college and Engineering college (not necessarily in that order), which are situated in four different States, viz., Gujarat, Rajasthan, Assam and Kerala (not necessarily in that order). Further, it is given that-
(i) D is studying in Assam
(ii) Arts college is located in city S which is in Rajasthan
(iii) A is studying in Commerce college
(iv) B is studying in city Q
(v) Science college is located in Kerala

Q. Science college is located in

[2018]

Solution:

QUESTION: 9

A, B, C and D are students. They are studying in four different cities, viz., P, Q, R and S (not necessarily in that order). They are studying in Science college, Arts college, Commerce college and Engineering college (not necessarily in that order), which are situated in four different States, viz., Gujarat, Rajasthan, Assam and Kerala (not necessarily in that order). Further, it is given that-
(i) D is studying in Assam
(ii) Arts college is located in city S which is in Rajasthan
(iii) A is studying in Commerce college
(iv) B is studying in city Q
(v) Science college is located in Kerala

Q. C is studying in

[2018]

Solution:

QUESTION: 10

A, B, C and D are students. They are studying in four different cities, viz., P, Q, R and S (not necessarily in that order). They are studying in Science college, Arts college, Commerce college and Engineering college (not necessarily in that order), which are situated in four different States, viz., Gujarat, Rajasthan, Assam and Kerala (not necessarily in that order). Further, it is given that-
(i) D is studying in Assam
(ii) Arts college is located in city S which is in Rajasthan
(iii) A is studying in Commerce college
(iv) B is studying in city Q
(v) Science college is located in Kerala

Q. Which one of the following statements is correct?

[2018]

Solution:

QUESTION: 11

A, B, C and D are students. They are studying in four different cities, viz., P, Q, R and S (not necessarily in that order). They are studying in Science college, Arts college, Commerce college and Engineering college (not necessarily in that order), which are situated in four different States, viz., Gujarat, Rajasthan, Assam and Kerala (not necessarily in that order). Further, it is given that-
(i) D is studying in Assam
(ii) Arts college is located in city S which is in Rajasthan
(iii) A is studying in Commerce college
(iv) B is studying in city Q
(v) Science college is located in Kerala

Q. Which one of the following statements is correct regarding Engineering college?

[2018]

Solution:

QUESTION: 12

A, B, C and D are students. They are studying in four different cities, viz., P, Q, R and S (not necessarily in that order). They are studying in Science college, Arts college, Commerce college and Engineering college (not necessarily in that order), which are situated in four different States, viz., Gujarat, Rajasthan, Assam and Kerala (not necessarily in that order). Further, it is given that-
(i) D is studying in Assam
(ii) Arts college is located in city S which is in Rajasthan
(iii) A is studying in Commerce college
(iv) B is studying in city Q
(v) Science college is located in Kerala

Q. Which one of the following statements is correct?

[2018]

Solution:

QUESTION: 13

If Pen < Pencil, Pencil < Book and Book > Cap, then which one of the following is always true?

[2018]

Solution:

According to question.
Pen < Pencil < Book > Cap
So, Pen < Book is always true.

QUESTION: 14

A solid cube of 3 cm side, painted on all its faces, is cut up into small cubes of 1 cm side. How many of the small cubes will have exactly two painted faces.

[2018]

Solution:

Each small cube lying at the middle of each edge of the large cube has exactly two painted faces.
Since there are 12 faces in the given large cube therefore there are exactly 12 small cubes which have exactly two painted faces.

QUESTION: 15

Consider the following pattern of numbers:

What is the number at ? in the above pattern?

[2018]

Solution:

According to question
As, (8 + 4) – 6 = 6
(10 + 6) – 5 = 11
(15 + 8) – 7 = 16
So, (13 + 8) – 4 = 17

QUESTION: 16

Consider the following sum :
• + 1• + 2• + •3 + •1 = 21•
In the above sum, • stands for

[2018]

Solution:

According to pattern,
when * = 8 then,
8 + 18 + 28 + 83 + 81 = 218

QUESTION: 17

Rotated positions of a single solid are shown below. The various faces of the solid are marked with different symbols like dots, cross and line. Answer the three items that follow the given figures.

Q. What is the symbol on the face opposite to that containing a single dot?

[2018]

Solution:

We can see line, two dots toward one end of the line and three dots toward other end of the line.

QUESTION: 18

Rotated positions of a single solid are shown below. The various faces of the solid are marked with different symbols like dots, cross and line. Answer the three items that follow the given figures.

Q. What is the symbol on the face opposite to that containing two dots?

[2018]

Solution:

We can see, two dots, and four dots are on opposite faces.

QUESTION: 19

Rotated positions of a single solid are shown below. The various faces of the solid are marked with different symbols like dots, cross and line. Answer the three items that follow the given figures.

Q. What is the symbol on the face opposite to that containing the cross?

[2018]

Solution:

Line and cross are on opposite faces

QUESTION: 20

Consider the sequence given below :
4/12/95, 1/1/96, 29/1/96, 26/2/96, ....
What is the next term of the series?

[2018]

Solution:

Each next date is given in the series is comes after 28 days from previous date.
Hence next date = 26/2/96 + 28 days = 25/3/96