Sample Reasoning Mock Test


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QUESTION: 1

Directions: Questions is to be answered on the basis of the statement below. 

Q.  Diplomats, like Yogis, learn to display emotion

Solution:
QUESTION: 2

Directions:  Put a tick mark against the answer chosen by you. 

Q. A flower’s fragrance comes from its petals

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QUESTION: 3

Directions:  Put a tick mark against the answer chosen by you. 
If rain is called water, water is called air, air is called cloud and cloud is called sky, sky is called sea, sea is called road, where do aeroplanes fly?

Solution:

Rain → water

Water→ air

Air→ Cloud

Cloud → Sky

Sky → Sea

Sea → Road

Aeroplanes fly in sky and sky is called Sea

QUESTION: 4

Directions: Put a tick mark against the answer chosen by you. 

Q. For a nation to have integrity, solidarity, harmony and growth, its citizen must have a deeply inculcated sense of social responsibility along with patriotism. In the light of the statement given above choose which of the following is the correct meaning of the term social responsibility?

Solution:

The correct answer is C as A sense of mutual help, care and humanitarianism is the correct meaning of social responsibility.

QUESTION: 5

Directions: Put a tick mark against the answer chosen by you. 

Q.

A gross misunderstanding has developed between your best friend. What can you do to keep the friendship going strong again?

Solution:

The correct answer is C as to make a friendship stronger all things should be cleared by both .

QUESTION: 6

Directions: Put a tick mark against the answer chosen by you. 

Q.

A rumour is a story blown out of proportion and it starts from

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QUESTION: 7

Statements:1. Some charts are darts
2. All darts are carts
3. Some carts are smarts

Conclusion:I. Some charts are carts. II. Some carts are darts III. Some darts are smarts IV. Some smarts are charts

Solution:

QUESTION: 8

Q.

Statements:

1. All boxes are desks

2. No desks are table

3. Some desks are curtain

 

Conclusion:

I. No boxes are desks

II. Some boxes are desks

III. Some curtains are not boxes

IV. Some curtains are boxes

Solution:

QUESTION: 9

Statement: Good news is in short supply in India.

Conclusion:

I. Publication of news paper should be banned

II. More talented persons should join media

III. Government as well as people should concentrate on praiseworthy activities

IV. Only foreign countries should regulate media

Answers:

Solution:
QUESTION: 10

Statement: Illiteracy is at the root of many evils in our society

Conclusion:

I. More colleges should be opened to spread education

II. Going to school should be made compulsory

III. Each student should teach a few adults

IV. More tuitions must be given

Solution:
QUESTION: 11

Directions: Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

(i) There is a group of five persons – A, B, C, D and E.

(ii) One of them is a horticulturist, one is a physicist, one is a journalist, one is an industrialist and one is an advocate.

(iii) Three of them- A, C and advocate prefer tea to coffee and two of them- B and the journalist prefer coffee to tea.

(iv) The industrialist and D and A are friends to one another but two of them prefer coffee to tea.

(v) The horticulturist is C’s brother.

Q.

Who is the horticulturist?

Solution:
QUESTION: 12

Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

(i) There is a group of five persons – A, B, C, D and E.

(ii) One of them is a horticulturist, one is a physicist, one is a journalist, one is an industrialist and one is an advocate.

(iii) Three of them- A, C and advocate prefer tea to coffee and two of them- B and the journalist prefer coffee to tea.

(iv) The industrialist and D and A are friends to one another but two of them prefer coffee to tea.

(v) The horticulturist is C’s brother.

Q.

Who is the industrialist?

Solution:

QUESTION: 13

Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

(i) There is a group of five persons – A, B, C, D and E.

(ii) One of them is a horticulturist, one is a physicist, one is a journalist, one is an industrialist and one is an advocate.

(iii) Three of them- A, C and advocate prefer tea to coffee and two of them- B and the journalist prefer coffee to tea.

(iv) The industrialist and D and A are friends to one another but two of them prefer coffee to tea.

(v) The horticulturist is C’s brother.

Q.

Which of the following groups includes a person who likes tea but is not an advocate?

Solution:

QUESTION: 14

Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

(i) There is a group of five persons – A, B, C, D and E.

(ii) One of them is a horticulturist, one is a physicist, one is a journalist, one is an industrialist and one is an advocate.

(iii) Three of them- A, C and advocate prefer tea to coffee and two of them- B and the journalist prefer coffee to tea.

(iv) The industrialist and D and A are friends to one another but two of them prefer coffee to tea.

(v) The horticulturist is C’s brother.

Q.

Which of the statements given above is superfluous?

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QUESTION: 15

Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

(i) There is a group of five persons – A, B, C, D and E.

(ii) One of them is a horticulturist, one is a physicist, one is a journalist, one is an industrialist and one is an advocate.

(iii) Three of them- A, C and advocate prefer tea to coffee and two of them- B and the journalist prefer coffee to tea.

(iv) The industrialist and D and A are friends to one another but two of them prefer coffee to tea.

(v) The horticulturist is C’s brother.

Q.

Who is a physicist?

Solution:

QUESTION: 16

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

A Business School with six Professors L, M, N, O, P and Q, has decided to implement a new scheme of course management. Each Professor has to coordinate one course and support another course. This semester, O’s support course is Finance, while three others have it in coordinator’s role. P and Q have Marketing as one of their subjects. Q coordinates Operations, which is a support course for both N and P. Finance and IT are L’s subjects. Both L and O have same subjects. Strategy is a support course for only one of the Professors.

Q.

Who coordinates the IT course?

Solution:
QUESTION: 17

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

A Business School with six Professors L, M, N, O, P and Q, has decided to implement a new scheme of course management. Each Professor has to coordinate one course and support another course. This semester, O’s support course is Finance, while three others have it in coordinator’s role. P and Q have Marketing as one of their subjects. Q coordinates Operations, which is a support course for both N and P. Finance and IT are L’s subjects. Both L and O have same subjects. Strategy is a support course for only one of the Professors.

Q.

Which course is supported by M?

Solution:
QUESTION: 18

Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

A Business School with six Professors L, M, N, O, P and Q, has decided to implement a new scheme of course management. Each Professor has to coordinate one course and support another course. This semester, O’s support course is Finance, while three others have it in coordinator’s role. P and Q have Marketing as one of their subjects. Q coordinates Operations, which is a support course for both N and P. Finance and IT are L’s subjects. Both L and O have same subjects. Strategy is a support course for only one of the Professors.

Q.

Who among the following are coordinating the Finance course?

Solution:

The correct option is C as L,M,O are from finance course while Pfrom marketing ,Q from operations ,O from finance.

QUESTION: 19

Our new model EXT Super Wash Automatic Dishwasher is the best dish washer you’ll ever own. It comes in fourteen decorative colours. It’s so quiet you’ll find yourself checking to see if it’s really on. And best of all, it comes in different widths and heights so that there’ll be no need to redesign your present kitchen around it. The argument above is most weakened by its failure to mention

Solution: The basic purpose of a dishwasher is to wash dishes, by not mentioning how efficient it works people wouldnt know its efficiency. 
QUESTION: 20

In this question or group of questions is based on a passage or set conditions. For each question select the best answer choice given:

Tom wishes to enroll in Latin AA. Sanskrit A, Armenian Literature 221 and Celtic Literature 701.

Latin AA meets five days a week, either from 9 to 11 a.m. or from 2 to 4 p.m. Sanskrit A meets either Tuesday and Thursday from 12 noon to 3 p.m. or Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Armenian Literature 221 meets either Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12.30 to 2 p.m. or Tuesday and Thursday from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Celtic Literature 701 meets by arrangement with the instructor, the only requirement being that it meets for one four session or two hour session per week, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Monday to Friday beginning on the hour.

Q. Which combination is impossible for Tom?

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QUESTION: 21

Which of the following contradicts the view that only the smart becomes rich?

Solution:

The Question asks to contradict "only smart become rich" in statement 1 its clear by being smart to she led her life of poor

QUESTION: 22

In this question or group of questions is based on a passage or set conditions. For each question select the best answer choice given:

Tom wishes to enroll in Latin AA. Sanskrit A, Armenian Literature 221 and Celtic Literature 701.

Latin AA meets five days a week, either from 9 to 11 a.m. or from 2 to 4 p.m. Sanskrit A meets either Tuesday and Thursday from 12 noon to 3 p.m. or Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Armenian Literature 221 meets either Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12.30 to 2 p.m. or Tuesday and Thursday from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Celtic Literature 701 meets by arrangement with the instructor, the only requirement being that it meets for one four session or two hour session per week, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Monday to Friday beginning on the hour.

Q. Which of the following gives the greatest number of alternative for scheduling Celtic Literature, assuming that all other courses are schedule without confects?

Solution:
QUESTION: 23

In this question or group of questions is based on a passage or set conditions. For each question select the best answer choice given:

Tom wishes to enroll in Latin AA. Sanskrit A, Armenian Literature 221 and Celtic Literature 701.
Latin AA meets five days a week, either from 9 to 11 a.m. or from 2 to 4 p.m. Sanskrit A meets either Tuesday and Thursday from 12 noon to 3 p.m. or Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Armenian Literature 221 meets either Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12.30 to 2 p.m. or Tuesday and Thursday from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Celtic Literature 701 meets by arrangement with the instructor, the only requirement being that it meets for one four session or two hour session per week, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Monday to Friday beginning on the hour.

Q. If the Celtic instructor insists on holding atleast one session on Friday, in which of the following can Tom enroll?I. Armenian Literature on Monday, Wednesday and FridayII. Sanskrit on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Solution:

The correct answer is C as according to the given conditions both I and II  part are correct .

QUESTION: 24

In this question or group of questions is based on a passage or set conditions. For each question select the best answer choice given:

Tom wishes to enroll in Latin AA. Sanskrit A, Armenian Literature 221 and Celtic Literature 701.

 Latin AA meets five days a week, either from 9 to 11 a.m. or from 2 to 4 p.m. Sanskrit A meets either Tuesday and Thursday from 12 noon to 3 p.m. or Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Armenian Literature 221 meets either Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12.30 to 2 p.m. or Tuesday and Thursday from 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Celtic Literature 701 meets by arrangement with the instructor, the only requirement being that it meets for one four session or two hour session per week, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Monday to Friday beginning on the hour.

Q. Examine the following relationship among members of a family of six persons A, B, C, D, E and F

(A) The number of males equals that of females

(B) A and E are sons of F

(C) D is the mother of two, one boy and one girl

(D) B is the son of A

(E) There is only one married couple in the family at present

Which of the following inferences can be drawn from the above?

Solution:

QUESTION: 25

In this Question

Vijay lives in a Joint Hindu Family consisting of many relatives

Vijay’s father Sudhakar has only one brother, Vidyakar who is not married. Somwati is Sudhakar’s Wife. Lakshmi is Somwati’s mother and she lives with Lakshmi.

Vijay’s house is called as Sai Krupa, named after Vijay’s grand-mother.

Q. Lakshmi is Vijay’s

Solution:

QUESTION: 26

In this Question,

Vijay lives in a Joint Hindu Family consisting of many relatives

Vijay’s father Sudhakar has only one brother, Vidyakar who is not married. Somwati is Sudhakar’s Wife. Lakshmi is Somwati’s mother and she lives with Lakshmi.

Vijay’s house is called as Sai Krupa, named after Vijay’s grand-mother.

Q. Vidyakar is Vijay’s

Solution:

QUESTION: 27

Statement: Should workers/employees be allowed to participate in the management of factories in India?

Arguments:

  1. Yes. It is the present management theory.
  2. No. Many workers are illiterate and so their contributions will not be of any value.
  3. Yes. Employees-owned companies generally have higher productivity.
  4. No. Employee-union ownership drives up salaries and wages.
Solution:

Argument 1 is just wrong because we don't know what the present management theory is.
Argument 2 is strong because Management requires certain skills and not all workers possess the skills required.
rgument 3 is also strong because Employee-owned companies can adapt to the needs better because they are a part of it and hence productivity can increase.
Argument 4 is out of scope

QUESTION: 28

In this Question,

Vijay lives in a Joint Hindu Family consisting of many relatives

Vijay’s father Sudhakar has only one brother, Vidyakar who is not married. Somwati is Sudhakar’s Wife. Lakshmi is Somwati’s mother and she lives with Lakshmi.

Vijay’s house is called as Sai Krupa, named after Vijay’s grand-mother.

Q. If Lakshmi’s brother Vishnu has been alive

Solution:

QUESTION: 29

In this Question,

Vijay lives in a Joint Hindu Family consisting of many relatives

Vijay’s father Sudhakar has only one brother, Vidyakar who is not married. Somwati is Sudhakar’s Wife. Lakshmi is Somwati’s mother and she lives with Lakshmi.

Vijay’s house is called as Sai Krupa, named after Vijay’s grand-mother.

Q. Sai’s grandson Ajay is

Solution:

QUESTION: 30

If the seventh day of a month is three days earlier than Friday, what day will it be on the nineteenth day of the month?

Solution:

QUESTION: 31

At what time between 7 and 8 o’clock will the hands of a clock be in the same straight line but, not together?

Solution:

QUESTION: 32

Directions : 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. 17, 19, 23, 29, (___),37

Solution:

17,       19,       23,       29, _____, 37

All are prime numbers. So see the option find another prime number

QUESTION: 33

Directions : 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.

3, 12, 27, 48, 75, 108, (___)

Solution:

147

QUESTION: 34

Q.

Pointing to a photograph, a person tells to his friend, “she is the granddaughter of the elder brother of my father“, how is the girl in the photograph related to the man?

Solution:

The correct answer is A as following blood relation diagram clearly showing ;

QUESTION: 35

Lakshay starting walking towards west and goes 10km. Then he turns left and goes 8km. He again turns left and goes 18km. In which direction is he now from his starting point? 

Solution:

QUESTION: 36

There is a certain relation between two given words on one side of::and one word is given on another side of::while another word is to be found from the given alternatives, having the same relation with this word as the words of the given pair bear. Choose the best alternative.

Q.

When: Time :: Which : _____

Solution:

When is always related to time similarly which is always related to place

QUESTION: 37

There is a certain relation between two given words on one side of::and one word is given on another side of::while another word is to be found from the given alternatives, having the same relation with this word as the words of the given pair bear. Choose the best alternative.

Q.

Milk: Cream :: Paddy: _____

Solution:

We get cream from milk and in the same way we get rice from paddy

QUESTION: 38

In each of the following questions, four words have been given, out of which Three are alike in some manner and the fourth one is different. Choose out the odd one out.

Q.

Solution:

Ayurveda

            Except Ayurveda, all others are Vedas.

But Ayurveda is science of medicine.

QUESTION: 39

In each of the following questions, four words have been given, out of which Three are alike in some manner and the fourth one is different. Choose out the odd one out.

Q.

Solution:

 Tolstoy

Except Tolstoy all others are poets. Tolstoy is writer

QUESTION: 40

Pointing to a photograph a woman says “This man’s son’s sister is my mother-in-law”

How is the woman’s husband related to the man in this photograph?

Solution:

Woman’s mother-in-law is the daughter of man in the photograph. So, woman’s husband is the grandson of that man.

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