Reasoning Mock Test - 10


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QUESTION: 1

Directions (Q. 1 - 4): For the assertions (A) and Reasons (R) below, select the correct alternative from the following –

Q.

A: An atom is neutral despite the charged particles in it.
R: The neutrons do not have any charge

Solution:

A is the correct option. An atom is always neutral because it has an equal number of electrons (negative) and protons (positive). If an atom gains or loses electrons or protons, it is called an ion.

QUESTION: 2

For the assertions (A) and Reasons (R) below, select the correct alternative from the following –

Q. A: The Indian Constitution came into force from the 26th January, 1950.
R:26th January is celebrated as the Republic Day.

Solution:

The correct option is B.
It is clear from the question.

QUESTION: 3

For the assertions (A) and Reasons (R) below, select the correct alternative from the following –

Q. 

A:Legumes improves the soil fertility.
R: Microbes in the root nodules of legumes fix the atmospheric nitrogen.

Solution:
QUESTION: 4

For the assertions (A) and Reasons (R) below, select the correct alternative from the following –

Q.

A: There are no vaccines for AIDS.
R:The AIDS virus changes its genetic code

Solution:

The correct option is C.

Both the statements are true but R is not correct explanation of A.

QUESTION: 5

Directions (Q. 5 - 7): In each question below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Q. 

Statements:

All men are dogs.
All dogs are cats.

Conclusion:

I. All men are cats.
II. All cats are men

Solution:


 

QUESTION: 6

In this question below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Q.

Statements:

All coins are crows.
Some crows are pens.

Conclusion:

I. No pen is coin.
II. Some coins are pens.

Solution:

Statements follow All coins are crows. Some crows are pens.
For the given conclusions: 
I. No pen is coin. False,  All coins are crows and Some crows are pens, so some pens can be coins.
II. Some coins are pens. False, All coins are crows and Some crows are pens, so some pens may or may not be coins.

QUESTION: 7

In this question below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Q. 

Statements:

No women can vote.
Some women are politicians.

Conclusions:

I. No politicians can vote
II. Some politicians can vote

Solution:

The correct option is C.

Following can be the venn diagrams


 

a) X
b) X

QUESTION: 8

Directions (Q. 8 - 10): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. You have to consider the statements and the following assumption and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.

Q. 

Statements: The private bus services in the city has virtually collapsed because of the ongoing strike of its employees.

Assumptions:

I. Going on strikes has become the right of every employee.
II. People no more require the service of private bus operators

Solution:
QUESTION: 9

Statements:

“If you trouble me, I will slap you” – A mother warns her child.

Assumptions:

I. With the warning, the child may stop troubling her.
II. All children are basically naughty.

Solution:
QUESTION: 10

Statements:

In case of any difficulty about this case, you may contact our company’s lawyer.

Assumptions:

I. Each company has a lawyer of its own.
II. The company lawyer is thoroughly briefed about this case.

Solution:

The correct option is B.
One cannot assume that all companies have lawyers the question statement highlights that the lawyers of the company can be called for future clarifications. This implies that the lawyer is thoroughly briefed about the topic

QUESTION: 11

Directions (11-14): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Three ladies and four men are a group of friends i.e. P, K, R, Q, J, V and X. Each one has a different profession i.e. Lawyer, Travel Agent, Air-hostess, Doctor, Professor, Consultant and Jeweller and each one owns a different car i.e. Alto, Corolla, Santro, Lancer, Ikon, Scorpio and Esteem, not necessarily in that order. None of the ladies is a Consultant or a Lawyer. R is an Air-hostess and she owns an Ikon car. P owns a Scorpio. K is not a Doctor. J is a Jeweller and he owns Corolla. V is a Lawyer and does not own Alto. X is a Consultant and owns Santro. The Doctor owns Esteem car whereas the Professor owns Scorpio. The Travel Agent owns an Alto. None of the ladies owns a Scorpio.

Q. 

Who are the three ladies in the group?

Solution:
QUESTION: 12

Three ladies and four men are a group of friends i.e. P, K, R, Q, J, V and X. Each one has a different profession i.e. Lawyer, Travel Agent, Air-hostess, Doctor, Professor, Consultant and Jeweller and each one owns a different car i.e. Alto, Corolla, Santro, Lancer, Ikon, Scorpio and Esteem, not necessarily in that order. None of the ladies is a Consultant or a Lawyer. R is an Air-hostess and she owns an Ikon car. P owns a Scorpio. K is not a Doctor. J is a Jeweller and he owns Corolla. V is a Lawyer and does not own Alto. X is a Consultant and owns Santro. The Doctor owns Esteem car whereas the Professor owns Scorpio. The Travel Agent owns an Alto. None of the ladies owns a Scorpio.

Q. 

What car does Q own?

Solution:
QUESTION: 13

Three ladies and four men are a group of friends i.e. P, K, R, Q, J, V and X. Each one has a different profession i.e. Lawyer, Travel Agent, Air-hostess, Doctor, Professor, Consultant and Jeweller and each one owns a different car i.e. Alto, Corolla, Santro, Lancer, Ikon, Scorpio and Esteem, not necessarily in that order. None of the ladies is a Consultant or a Lawyer. R is an Air-hostess and she owns an Ikon car. P owns a Scorpio. K is not a Doctor. J is a Jeweller and he owns Corolla. V is a Lawyer and does not own Alto. X is a Consultant and owns Santro. The Doctor owns Esteem car whereas the Professor owns Scorpio. The Travel Agent owns an Alto. None of the ladies owns a Scorpio.

Q. 

Who own the car Lancer?

Solution:
QUESTION: 14

Three ladies and four men are a group of friends i.e. P, K, R, Q, J, V and X. Each one has a different profession i.e. Lawyer, Travel Agent, Air-hostess, Doctor, Professor, Consultant and Jeweller and each one owns a different car i.e. Alto, Corolla, Santro, Lancer, Ikon, Scorpio and Esteem, not necessarily in that order. None of the ladies is a Consultant or a Lawyer. R is an Air-hostess and she owns an Ikon car. P owns a Scorpio. K is not a Doctor. J is a Jeweller and he owns Corolla. V is a Lawyer and does not own Alto. X is a Consultant and owns Santro. The Doctor owns Esteem car whereas the Professor owns Scorpio. The Travel Agent owns an Alto. None of the ladies owns a Scorpio.

Q. 

What is the profession of K?

Solution:
QUESTION: 15

Directions (15-19): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

Four players A, B, C and D are holding 4 cards each. Each of them has an Ace, a King, a Queen and a Jack. All of them have all the suits (spades, hearts, clubs and diamonds).

I. A has Ace of spades and Queen of diamonds.
II. B has Ace of clubs and King of diamonds.
III. C has Queen of clubs and King of spades.
IV. D has Jack of clubs.

Q. 

Ace of diamonds is with

Solution:

The correct option is D.
A has Ace of spade and Queen of diamond
B has Ace of club and King of diamond
C has Queen of club and King of spade
D has jack of club
Clearly Ace of diamond is with D

QUESTION: 16

Four players A, B, C and D are holding 4 cards each. Each of them has an Ace, a King, a Queen and a Jack. All of them have all the suits (spades, hearts, clubs and diamonds).

I. A has Ace of spades and Queen of diamonds.
II. B has Ace of clubs and King of diamonds.
III. C has Queen of clubs and King of spades.
IV. D has Jack of clubs.

Q. 

Jack of hearts is with

Solution:
QUESTION: 17

Four players A, B, C and D are holding 4 cards each. Each of them has an Ace, a King, a Queen and a Jack. All of them have all the suits (spades, hearts, clubs and diamonds).

I. A has Ace of spades and Queen of diamonds.
II. B has Ace of clubs and King of diamonds.
III. C has Queen of clubs and King of spades.
IV. D has Jack of clubs.

Q.

Queen of spades is with

Solution:
QUESTION: 18

Four players A, B, C and D are holding 4 cards each. Each of them has an Ace, a King, a Queen and a Jack. All of them have all the suits (spades, hearts, clubs and diamonds).

I. A has Ace of spades and Queen of diamonds.
II. B has Ace of clubs and King of diamonds.
III. C has Queen of clubs and King of spades.
IV. D has Jack of clubs.

Q. 

C has which of the following with him?

Solution:
QUESTION: 19

Four players A, B, C and D are holding 4 cards each. Each of them has an Ace, a King, a Queen and a Jack. All of them have all the suits (spades, hearts, clubs and diamonds).

I. A has Ace of spades and Queen of diamonds.
II. B has Ace of clubs and King of diamonds.
III. C has Queen of clubs and King of spades.
IV. D has Jack of clubs.

Q. 

D has which of the following with him?

Solution:
QUESTION: 20

Instructions (Qs. 20 - 22): Each question below is followed by arguments. Choose the most appropriate choice from the options given.

Q. 

Should Judicial Activism be discouraged?

Argument I: No, it would lead to executive dictatorship
Argument II: Yes, Judiciary should stay in the constitutional limits.

Solution:

D is the correct option. Argument 1 is weak as it's too extreme, also we are just discouraging not stopping judicial activism.
Argument 2 is weak because judiciary is the guardian of constitution and judicial activism would help it save the people's interest.
 

QUESTION: 21

Should the Judiciary be independent of Executive and Legislature?

Argument I: Yes, this is necessary to ensure impartiality in the administration of Justice
Argument II: No, it will develop inertia in Executive and Legislature.

Solution:
QUESTION: 22

Should E-Governance be introduced at every level of public administration?

Argument I: Yes, it will reduce corruption
Argument II: No, it will lead to unemployment

Solution:

The correct option is C.
Both the given arguments are strong . The introduction of e-government at every level of public administration may help weed out corruption. This is a very strong reason is support of e-governance which is a very serious problem.

QUESTION: 23

At a dinner party every two guests used a bowl of rice between them, every three guests used a bowl of dal between them and every four used a bowl of meat between them. There were altogether 65 dishes. How many guests were present at the party?

Solution:

Let the number of guests be x. Then,
Number of bowls of rice = x/2 ; number of bowls of dal = x/2 ;
Number of bowls of meat = x/4

QUESTION: 24

If 15th August, 2009 is on Saturday, then on which day of the week would the Independence day be celebrated in the year 2109?

Solution:

15 Aug 2009 – Saturday
15 Aug 2109 – 15 Aug 2009 = 100 yrs
So, no. of odd days = 5 (∴ In 100 yrs No. of odd days are 5)
15 Aug 2109 = Saturday + 5 days
= Thursday

QUESTION: 25

Rohit is seventeenth from the left end of a row of 29 boys and Karan is seventeenth from the right end in the same row. How many boys are there between them in the row?

Solution:


K’s rank from Left (L) = 29 + 1 – 17
= 30 – 17
13 L
3 Student’s between R & K.

QUESTION: 26

Pointing to a woman a man says, “She is the sister-in-law of the only daughter of my mother-in-law’s husband”. How is the woman related to the man?

Solution:

QUESTION: 27

Kunal walks 10 kilometres towards North. From there, he walks 6 kilometres towards South. Then, he walks 3 kilometres towards East. How far and in which direction is he with reference to his starting point?

Solution:


The movements of Kunal are as shown in Fig. (A to B, B to C and C to D).
AC = (AB - BC) = (10 - 6) km = 4 km.
Clearly, D is to the North-east of A.
∴ Kunal’s distance from starting point A

So, Kunal is 5 km to the North-east of his starting point.

QUESTION: 28

Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

Solution:

In all other pairs, the first number is four times the second number

QUESTION: 29

Three of the following four are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

Solution:

In all other pairs, the sum of the digits of the second number is twice the sum of the digits of the first number

QUESTION: 30

12, 21, 23, 32, 34, ?      

Solution:

QUESTION: 31

6, 11, ?, 27        

Solution:

QUESTION: 32

Dda : aDD :: Rrb : ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 33

LOGIC : BHFNK :: CLERK : ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 34

In a certain code, ‘MENTION’ is written as ‘LNEITNO’. How is ‘PATTERN’ written in that code?

Solution:

QUESTION: 35

How many times in a day, the hands of a clock are straight?

Solution:

The correct option is C.
In 12 hours, the hands coincide or are in the opposite direction 22 times.
Therefore, in 24 hours, the hands coincide or are in the opposite direction 44 times a day.

QUESTION: 36

In a caravan, in addition to 50 hens, there are 45 goats and 8 camels with some keepers. If the total number of feet be 224 more than the number of heads in the caravan, the number of keepers is

Solution:

Let number of Keepers be x. Then,
Total number of feet = 2 x 50 + 4 x 45 + 4 x 8 + 2x = 2x + 312
Total number of heads =
50+45+8+x= 103+ x.
∴ (2x+ 312) = (103 + x) + 224 or
x = 15

QUESTION: 37

Directions (Q. - 37): In question six statements are followed by four answer choices. Each of the answer choices has a combination of three statements  from the given statements. You are required to identify the answer choice in which the given statements are logically related and the third statement is a conclusion derived from the first two statements.

Q.

A. All Mammals are people.
B. Some Mammals are people.
C. Some people are happy.
D. Some people are happy.
E. All people are happy.
F. All happy are Mammals.

Solution:

QUESTION: 38

In a row of boys, Jeevan is seventh from the start and eleventh from the end. In another row of boys, Vikas is tenth from the start and twelfth from the end. How many boys are there in both the rows together?

Solution:


Total students in row 1 = Position from Left (L) + Position from Right (R) – 1
= 7 + 11 – 1
= 17
Total students in row 2 = L + R – 1
= 10 + 12 – 1
= 21
Total = 17 + 21 = 38

QUESTION: 39

Directions (Questions 39 to 40): Each of the following questions is based on the following alphabet series:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Q.

Which letter is exactly midway between G and Q in the given alphabet?

Solution:

There are nine letters between G and  Q – H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P.
Clearly, the middle letter is L.

QUESTION: 40

In the following questions is based on the following alphabet series:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Q. 

Which letter is midway between the eighteenth letter from the left end and tenth letter from the right end of the given alphabet series?

Solution:

The 18th letter from the left is R and the 10th letter from the right is Q.
learly, no letter lies between Q and R.

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