Reasoning Mock Test - 13


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QUESTION: 1

On Monday I told my friend that I would start for Calcutta day after tomorrow and reach there the day before the day that comes after the day after tomorrow. On which day would I reach Calcutta?

Solution:

You would reach Calcutta on Wednesday.
It's Monday that you tell your friend this information.
You leave the day after tomorrow.
Tomorrow is Tuesday. You leave the day after that - Wednesday.

You arrive the day before the day that comes after the day after tomorrow.

Let's work backwards.
Tomorrow is Tuesday. The day after Tuesday is Wednesday. The day that comes after that is Thursday. And the day before that is Wednesday.
So, you tell your friend on Monday, you leave Wednesday, and you arrive at Calcutta on Wednesday (the same day).
 

QUESTION: 2

Namita walks 14 metres towards west, then turns to her right and walks 14 metres and then turns to her left and walks 10 metres. Again turning to her left she walks 14 metres. What is the shortest distance (in metres) between her starting point and the present position?

Solution:


The movements of Namita are as shown in Fig. (A to B, B to C, C to D and D to E).
Clearly, Namita’s distance from his initial position
= AE = (AB + BE) = (AB + CD)
= (14 + 10)m = 24 m.

QUESTION: 3

Find the odd man out:

Solution:
QUESTION: 4

Insert the missing number: 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, ?

Solution:

The Answer is option B

Explaination-

6,8,10,11,14..

Adding the first two numbers equals to fifth number 

6+8=14

Adding the next two numbers will be equal to the next number.

8+10=18.

And series continue. Hence the next number will be 18.

OR

 

There are two types of series, numberically b alphabetic.

In this series, two series are involved. 

Refer to the image for clarification.

First is 6,10,14

6+4=10

10+4=14..and so on.

The other one is 8,11,..

This can be classified as alphabetic series as 8(eight) when spelled starts with a vowel and the next number after 8 that starts with vowel is 11(eleven) and after 11 the next number when spelled starts with vowel is 18(eighteen).

So the next number will be 18.

I hope it is clear.

QUESTION: 5

Insert the missing number: 8, 10, 16, 34, ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 6

Singing is to Speaking as Poetry is to:

Solution:
QUESTION: 7

Mr. A meets Mr. B. B is the father of a son C and a daughter D. E is the mother of A. C is married and has one son. E is the daughter-in-law of B. How is A related to B?

Solution:

QUESTION: 8

How many 4’s are there in the series below which are preceded by 8 and followed by 0:840480480480840804804840804

Solution:

840
840480480480840804804840804

QUESTION: 9

One number is twice the second number, second is twice the third and the third is twice the fourth. How many times is the first number of the fourth number?

Solution:

Let fourth number = x
3rd number = 2x
2nd number = 2(2x) = 4x
1st number = 2(4x) = 8x

QUESTION: 10

Cows are horses. All horses are fish. All fish are monkeys. All monkeys are elephants. All elephants are sparrows. So cows are sparrows.

Solution:


∴ All cows is in sparrows is true

QUESTION: 11

In an examination, the candidates from Roll no. 2026 to Roll no. 2050 are to sit in a room. The number of chairs required are

Solution:

25
2050 - 2026 = 24
24 + 1 = 25 chairs

QUESTION: 12

If a person is standing at the sixth number in the queue from both ends the total persons in the queue are

Solution:


T = L + R – 1
= 6 + 6 – 1 = 11

QUESTION: 13

The time by my watch is 1:30. If the hour hand points towards the west, which direction will the minute hand point?

Solution:


Minute Hand is in North East 

QUESTION: 14

A watch which gains uniformly is 2 minutes slow at noon on Monday and is 4 min 48 sec fast at 2 p.m. on the following Monday. When was it correct?

Solution:


 

Next Monday 2 p.m
2m + 4m 48 sec
6m 48 sec
6 x 60 + 48 sec = 408 sec
Monday to Next Monday + 2 hrs
24 x 7 + 2 = 170 hrs
408 sec = 170 hrs
1 = 170/408
120 sec or 2 minutes
Monday 12 noon + 50 hrs
Wednesday 2 p.m

QUESTION: 15

Complete the series: 3, 1, 10, 6, 33, 25, ___, ___

Solution:

QUESTION: 16

In a certain code HORSE is written as XVLCO.Using the same method, what will be the code of ROSE?

Solution:

QUESTION: 17

Pick out the word that does not fit in with the others?

Solution:

Except all are currencies

QUESTION: 18

Which of the following pairs is unlike the others?

Solution:

Except B all are opposites

QUESTION: 19

Clouds: Rain

Solution:

Except C
2nd is resultant of 1st

QUESTION: 20

Candle : Wax : : Pond :?

Solution:

Candle : Wax :: Pond : Water

Candle is made up of wax
Pond is made up of water

QUESTION: 21

In the college canteen, 6 colleagues are sitting on the six chairs regularly placed around the table. It is observed that Nagaraj is between Ashfaq and Sudhir, Nandimath is opposite Ashfaq, Ashfaq and Elizabeth are on neighbouring chairs. The person sitting opposite Cauvery is

Solution:

QUESTION: 22

If PASSPORT is coded as RCUURQTV than FRENZY will be coded as

Solution:

The correct option is A.

In the words PASSPORT and RCUURQTV there are the difference of one letter respectively

after one letter of P comes R , and then A is coded C, S is coded U

so

F will be coded H, R will beT ...and thus the FRENZY will be coded HTGPBA

QUESTION: 23

If it is possible to make only one meaningful word the second, the third, the sixth and the eighth letters of the word FRAGMENT, using each letter only once, then which of the following will be the third letter of that word? If no such word can be formed, then give ‘X’ as the answer and if more than one such word can be formed, then give ‘Y’ as the answer.

Solution:

The second, third, sixth and eighth letters of the word FRAGMENT are R, A, E and T respectively. The words formed are RATE, TEAR and TARE.

QUESTION: 24

Ram walks 2 km towards North and turns to his right and walks 4km. He turns right and walks 3 km and again turns right and walks 4 km. He now turns back and immediately turns left . Which direction is he presently going in?

Solution:

QUESTION: 25

A cow tied to two posts is allowed to graze freely. The total grazing pattern would look like

Solution:
QUESTION: 26

Directions (26-28): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below:

A B, C, D, E and F are a group of friends. There are two housewives, one professor, one engineer, one accountant and one lawyer in the group. There are only two married couples in the group. The lawyer is married to D, who is a housewife. No woman in the group is either an engineer or an accountant. C, the accountant is married to F who is a professor. A is married to a housewife. E is not a housewife.

Q. 

Which of the following is one of the married couples?

Solution:

QUESTION: 27

A B, C, D, E and F are a group of friends. There are two housewives, one professor, one engineer, one accountant and one lawyer in the group. There are only two married couples in the group. The lawyer is married to D, who is a housewife. No woman in the group is either an engineer or an accountant. C, the accountant is married to F who is a professor. A is married to a housewife. E is not a housewife.

Q. 

What is E's profession?

Solution:

QUESTION: 28

A B, C, D, E and F are a group of friends. There are two housewives, one professor, one engineer, one accountant and one lawyer in the group. There are only two married couples in the group. The lawyer is married to D, who is a housewife. No woman in the group is either an engineer or an accountant. C, the accountant is married to F who is a professor. A is married to a housewife. E is not a housewife.

Q. 

How many members of group are males?

Solution:

QUESTION: 29

Directions: (29-30) Identify the answer which is the correct influence in the following questions. Assume the statements to be true.

Q.

If your are serious you must work. You are not serious, so you do not work.

Solution:

The correct option is A.
According to the statement the inference is definitely true.

QUESTION: 30

Identify the answer which is the correct influence in the following questions. Assume the statements to be true.

Q. 

All honest people are rogues. All rogues are politicians. So politicians are honest.

Solution:

QUESTION: 31

Directions: (Q. 31-34) A prose passage is followed by some questions from the reasoning point of view. Identify the correct answer from each questions.

PASSAGE

If the rule of reason is the aim of science the rule of equality is the aim of democracy. Democracy is not a political arrangement it is a pattern of life an active conviction which reforms and inspires every thought. Our present constitution of society induces in its fortunate members great readiness to accept privileges.

Q. 

Which of the following statements do you think follows from the passage?

Solution:
QUESTION: 32

If the rule of reason is the aim of science the rule of equality is the aim of democracy. Democracy is not a political arrangement it is a pattern of life an active conviction which reforms and inspires every thought. Our present constitution of society induces in its fortunate members great readiness to accept privileges.

Q. 

The passage implies

Solution:
QUESTION: 33

If the rule of reason is the aim of science the rule of equality is the aim of democracy. Democracy is not a political arrangement it is a pattern of life an active conviction which reforms and inspires every thought. Our present constitution of society induces in its fortunate members great readiness to accept privileges.

Q. 

The inference from the passage is

Solution:
QUESTION: 34

If the rule of reason is the aim of science the rule of equality is the aim of democracy. Democracy is not a political arrangement it is a pattern of life an active conviction which reforms and inspires every thought. Our present constitution of society induces in its fortunate members great readiness to accept privileges.

Q. 

Which of the following statements would weaken the argument?

Solution:
QUESTION: 35

Directions (35-38): Read the following data and use it for answering the questions that follow:

Six people A, B, C, D, E and F live on a six-storey building, each on one floor.

The following statements describe where they stay.

(a) B lives on floor 6.
(b) A is equally far from C and E.
(c) F is an engineer.
(d) D is two floors above F.
(e) C does not live next to an engineer

Q. 

Which of the following is true?

Solution:

QUESTION: 36

Six people A, B, C, D, E and F live on a six-storey building, each on one floor.

The following statements describe where they stay.

(a) B lives on floor 6.
(b) A is equally far from C and E.
(c) F is an engineer.
(d) D is two floors above F.
(e) C does not live next to an engineer

Q. 

If statement 5 is disregarded which floor does A stay on?

Solution:

QUESTION: 37

Six people A, B, C, D, E and F live on a six-storey building, each on one floor.

The following statements describe where they stay.

(a) B lives on floor 6.
(b) A is equally far from C and E.
(c) F is an engineer.
(d) D is two floors above F.
(e) C does not live next to an engineer

Q. 

Which of the following is not true?

Solution:

QUESTION: 38

Six people A, B, C, D, E and F live on a six-storey building, each on one floor.

The following statements describe where they stay.

(a) B lives on floor 6.
(b) A is equally far from C and E.
(c) F is an engineer.
(d) D is two floors above F.
(e) C does not live next to an engineer

Q. 

If condition 5 is invalid, how many types of arrangements are possible?

Solution:

QUESTION: 39

Directions for Questions (39 to 40): In each 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. Some boats are drawers.
B. Some boats are brown.
C. All drawers are brown.
D. All boats are brown.
E. All brown are boats.
F. Some brown are not boats.

Solution:

QUESTION: 40

In this 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 black are Rats.
B. Some dogs are Rats.
C. Some Rats are black.
D. All Rats are dogs.
E. All dogs are Rats.
F. Some dogs are black.

Solution:

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