Reasoning MCQ - 17


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QUESTION: 1

Q.

Statement: “Fly with us and experience the pleasure of flying.” – An advertisement by an airlines.

Assumptions:

I. More passengers may be attracted to travel by the airline after reading the advertisement.

II. People generally may prefer an enjoyable flight. 

III. Other airlines may not be offering the same facilities.

Solution:
QUESTION: 2

Q.

Statement: “Do not lean out of the moving train.” – A warning in the railway compartment.

Assumptions:

I. Such warnings will have some effect.

II. Leaning out of a moving train is dangerous.

III. It is the duty of railway authorities to take care of passengers’ safety.

Solution:
QUESTION: 3

Q.

Statement: There is big boom in drug business and a number of Jhuggi-Jhopari dwellers in Delhi can be seen pedaling with small pouches of smack and brown sugar.

Assumptions:

I. Drug addiction is increasing in the country, specially in the capital.

II. All the big dons involved in the smuggling of drugs live in jhuggi-jhopari areas.

III. Most of the jhuggi-jhopari dwellers would do anything for money.

Solution:
QUESTION: 4

Statement: “Use Riya Cold Cream for fair complexion.” – An advertisement.

Assumptions:

I. People like to use cream for fair complexion.

II. People are easily fooled.

III. People respond to advertisements.

Solution:
QUESTION: 5

Q.

Statement: ‘Smoking is injurious to health’ – A warning printed on the cigarette packets.

Assumptions:

I. People read printed matter on a cigarette packet.

II. People take careful note of a warning.

III. Non-smoking promotes health.

Solution:
QUESTION: 6

​Q.

Cause: All the major rivers in the state have been flowing way over the danger level for the past few weeks. Which of the following is/are possible effect (s) of the above cause?

(A) Many villages situated near the riverbanks are submerged, forcing the residents to flee.

(B) Government has decided to provide alternate shelter to all the affected villagers residing near the river banks.

(C) The entire state has been put on high flood alert.

Solution:
QUESTION: 7

Q.

Effect: At least 20 school children were seriously injured while going for a school picnic during the weekend.

Which of the following can be a probable cause of the above effect?

Solution:
QUESTION: 8

Directions : Below in each question are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choices correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.Mark answer

Q.

 The public sector telecom service provider reduced the monthly rental substantially with immediate effect.

II. All the private sector telecom service providers have reduced their charges last week.

Solution:
QUESTION: 9

Directions : Below in each question are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choices correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.Mark answer

Q. 

I. Police resorted to lathi-charge to disperse the unlawful gathering of large number of people.

II. The citizens’ forum called a general strike in protest against the police atrocities.

Solution:
QUESTION: 10

Directions : Each question below is followed by three arguments numbered I, II and III. You have to decide which of the arguments is a ‘strong’ argument and which is a ‘weak’ argument.

Q.

 Statement: Should the Government impose restrictions on access to sensitive information to the journalists to avoid the media hype?

Arguments:

I. Yes, the media creates hype and publishes distorted information all times.

II. No, journalists should have an access to all the information as media is the best source to expose the malfunctions in the society.

III. Yes, at times it leads to harassment of those who are affected and alleged to be involved in the crisis.

Solution:
QUESTION: 11

Directions : Each question below is followed by three arguments numbered I, II and III. You have to decide which of the arguments is a ‘strong’ argument and which is a ‘weak’ argument.

Q.

Statement: Should there be only few banks in place of numerous smaller banks in India?

Arguments:

I. Yes. This will help secure the investor’s money as these big banks will be able to withstand intermittent market related shocks.

II. No. A large number of people will lose their jobs as after the merger many employees will be redundant.

III. Yes. This will help consolidate the entire banking industry and will lead to healthy competition.

Solution:
QUESTION: 12

​Q.

Statement: The army has been alerted in the district following floods triggered by incessant rains.

Courses of Action:

I. Relief to flood-affected people should be arranged.

II. Supply of food articles should be arranged.

III. Adequate medical facilities should be arranged.

Solution:
QUESTION: 13

Q.

Statement: Many students of the local school fell ill for the fourth time in a row in the last six months after consuming food prepared by the school canteen.

Courses of action:

I. The school management should immediately terminate the contract of the canteen and ask for compensation.

II. The school management should advise all the students not to eat food articles from the canteen.

III. The owner of the canteen should immediately be arrested for negligence.

Solution:
QUESTION: 14

Directions : In each question below is given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.Give answer 

Q.

 Statement: The standard of education in private schools is much better than Municipal and Zila Parishad-run schools.

Conclusions:

I. The Municipal and Zila Parishad should make serious efforts to improve standard of their schools.

II. All Municipal and Zila Parishad schools should be closed immediately.

Solution:
QUESTION: 15

Directions : In each question below is given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.Give answer 

Q.

Statement: In a recent survey, it has been stated that those who undertake physical exercise for at least half an hour a day are less prone to have any heart ailments.

Conclusions:

I. Moderate level of physical exercise is necessary for leading a healthy life.

II. All people who do desk-bound jobs definitely suffer from heart ailments.

Solution:
QUESTION: 16

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. 

Eight boxes namely P, R, S, T, U, M, N and O are placed from top to bottom but not necessarily in the same order. They contain different types of books among Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry and Civics. Boxes are of different colours among red, green, black and yellow colour. Exactly two boxes are there of each colour. Consider top as 1st position and so on. The following information is known about them. There is gap of one box between the box T which is  green colour and box R and both are in the top 4 positions when boxes are arranged from top to bottom. The box containing Math book is kept immediately below black colour box and is of same colour as T. Box S is kept somewhere between N and O. Box O is below S. The two yellow boxes are kept vertically adjacent to each other. Sanskrit book is kept exactly between M and the box containing Physics book. O doesn’t contain Hindi book. There is gap of one box between the box U and box N, which is kept immediately below the box containing Math book. Box U is below the box N. The box containing Civics book is placed at even numbered place but is not placed at the bottom. The red colour box which is kept at top either contains Hindi or Chemistry book. Box U is not of yellow colour. Box M which contains Science book is of black colour. The box containing  English book is of black colour. S doesn’t contain any of  Hindi or Civics book. 

Q.

Which box contains English book? 

Solution:

QUESTION: 17

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. 

Eight boxes namely P, R, S, T, U, M, N and O are placed from top to bottom but not necessarily in the same order. They contain different types of books among Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry and Civics. Boxes are of different colours among red, green, black and yellow colour. Exactly two boxes are there of each colour. Consider top as 1st position and so on. The following information is known about them. There is gap of one box between the box T which is  green colour and box R and both are in the top 4 positions when boxes are arranged from top to bottom. The box containing Math book is kept immediately below black colour box and is of same colour as T. Box S is kept somewhere between N and O. Box O is below S. The two yellow boxes are kept vertically adjacent to each other. Sanskrit book is kept exactly between M and the box containing Physics book. O doesn’t contain Hindi book. There is gap of one box between the box U and box N, which is kept immediately below the box containing Math book. Box U is below the box N. The box containing Civics book is placed at even numbered place but is not placed at the bottom. The red colour box which is kept at top either contains Hindi or Chemistry book. Box U is not of yellow colour. Box M which contains Science book is of black colour. The box containing  English book is of black colour. S doesn’t contain any of  Hindi or Civics book. 

Q.

Which box is of black colour? 

Solution:

QUESTION: 18

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. 

Eight boxes namely P, R, S, T, U, M, N and O are placed from top to bottom but not necessarily in the same order. They contain different types of books among Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry and Civics. Boxes are of different colours among red, green, black and yellow colour. Exactly two boxes are there of each colour. Consider top as 1st position and so on. The following information is known about them. There is gap of one box between the box T which is  green colour and box R and both are in the top 4 positions when boxes are arranged from top to bottom. The box containing Math book is kept immediately below black colour box and is of same colour as T. Box S is kept somewhere between N and O. Box O is below S. The two yellow boxes are kept vertically adjacent to each other. Sanskrit book is kept exactly between M and the box containing Physics book. O doesn’t contain Hindi book. There is gap of one box between the box U and box N, which is kept immediately below the box containing Math book. Box U is below the box N. The box containing Civics book is placed at even numbered place but is not placed at the bottom. The red colour box which is kept at top either contains Hindi or Chemistry book. Box U is not of yellow colour. Box M which contains Science book is of black colour. The box containing  English book is of black colour. S doesn’t contain any of  Hindi or Civics book. 

Q.

Which box is placed at top? 

Solution:

QUESTION: 19

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. 

Eight boxes namely P, R, S, T, U, M, N and O are placed from top to bottom but not necessarily in the same order. They contain different types of books among Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry and Civics. Boxes are of different colours among red, green, black and yellow colour. Exactly two boxes are there of each colour. Consider top as 1st position and so on. The following information is known about them. There is gap of one box between the box T which is  green colour and box R and both are in the top 4 positions when boxes are arranged from top to bottom. The box containing Math book is kept immediately below black colour box and is of same colour as T. Box S is kept somewhere between N and O. Box O is below S. The two yellow boxes are kept vertically adjacent to each other. Sanskrit book is kept exactly between M and the box containing Physics book. O doesn’t contain Hindi book. There is gap of one box between the box U and box N, which is kept immediately below the box containing Math book. Box U is below the box N. The box containing Civics book is placed at even numbered place but is not placed at the bottom. The red colour box which is kept at top either contains Hindi or Chemistry book. Box U is not of yellow colour. Box M which contains Science book is of black colour. The box containing  English book is of black colour. S doesn’t contain any of  Hindi or Civics book. 

Q.

Which box is placed at 8th position? 

Solution:

QUESTION: 20

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. 

Eight boxes namely P, R, S, T, U, M, N and O are placed from top to bottom but not necessarily in the same order. They contain different types of books among Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry and Civics. Boxes are of different colours among red, green, black and yellow colour. Exactly two boxes are there of each colour. Consider top as 1st position and so on. The following information is known about them. There is gap of one box between the box T which is  green colour and box R and both are in the top 4 positions when boxes are arranged from top to bottom. The box containing Math book is kept immediately below black colour box and is of same colour as T. Box S is kept somewhere between N and O. Box O is below S. The two yellow boxes are kept vertically adjacent to each other. Sanskrit book is kept exactly between M and the box containing Physics book. O doesn’t contain Hindi book. There is gap of one box between the box U and box N, which is kept immediately below the box containing Math book. Box U is below the box N. The box containing Civics book is placed at even numbered place but is not placed at the bottom. The red colour box which is kept at top either contains Hindi or Chemistry book. Box U is not of yellow colour. Box M which contains Science book is of black colour. The box containing  English book is of black colour. S doesn’t contain any of  Hindi or Civics book. 

Q.

​Which subject book does box N contain? 

Solution:

QUESTION: 21

Directions : Study the information and answer the following questions:

In a certain code language 

“still water boat stream” is coded as “ 32@VZ  22@LZ  41#ZV  31#R”

“time and work problem” is coded as “34@L  29#LV  5#Z  25@RV”

“simple compound interest question” is coded as “ 24@RV  31@FVRL  7@LLF  29@RVV”

“data interpretation is necessary” is coded as “5@ZZ  23@RVVZRL  28@R  39#VVZ”

Q.

What is the code for ‘Percentage’ in the given code language?

Solution:

QUESTION: 22

Directions : Study the information and answer the following questions:

In a certain code language 

“still water boat stream” is coded as “ 32@VZ  22@LZ  41#ZV  31#R”

“time and work problem” is coded as “34@L  29#LV  5#Z  25@RV”

“simple compound interest question” is coded as “ 24@RV  31@FVRL  7@LLF  29@RVV”

“data interpretation is necessary” is coded as “5@ZZ  23@RVVZRL  28@R  39#VVZ”

Q.

What is the code for ‘Ratio Proportion' in the given code language?

Solution:

QUESTION: 23

Directions : Study the information and answer the following questions:

In a certain code language 

“still water boat stream” is coded as “ 32@VZ  22@LZ  41#ZV  31#R”

“time and work problem” is coded as “34@L  29#LV  5#Z  25@RV”

“simple compound interest question” is coded as “ 24@RV  31@FVRL  7@LLF  29@RVV”

“data interpretation is necessary” is coded as “5@ZZ  23@RVVZRL  28@R  39#VVZ”

Q.

If the code for “time and distance” is “ 25@RV  9@RZV  5#Z” then what is the code for “ train distance”?

Solution:

QUESTION: 24

Directions : Study the information and answer the following questions:

In a certain code language 

“still water boat stream” is coded as “ 32@VZ  22@LZ  41#ZV  31#R”

“time and work problem” is coded as “34@L  29#LV  5#Z  25@RV”

“simple compound interest question” is coded as “ 24@RV  31@FVRL  7@LLF  29@RVV”

“data interpretation is necessary” is coded as “5@ZZ  23@RVVZRL  28@R  39#VVZ”

Q.

​What may be the possible code for ‘Mixture Alligation’ in the given code language?

Solution:

QUESTION: 25

Directions : Study the information and answer the following questions:

In a certain code language 

“still water boat stream” is coded as “ 32@VZ  22@LZ  41#ZV  31#R”

“time and work problem” is coded as “34@L  29#LV  5#Z  25@RV”

“simple compound interest question” is coded as “ 24@RV  31@FVRL  7@LLF  29@RVV”

“data interpretation is necessary” is coded as “5@ZZ  23@RVVZRL  28@R  39#VVZ”

Q.

What is the code for ‘University’ in the given code language?

Solution:

QUESTION: 26

Directions : In the following questions, δ, @, ©, % and * are used with the following meanings as illustrated below:

‘P © Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q.’

‘P % Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q.’

‘P * Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q.’

‘P δ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q.’

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q.’

Now, in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find with of the four conclusions  I, II, III and IV given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

Q.

Statements: P δ Q, Q @ X, X © Y, Y % Z

Conclusions 

I. X @ P

II. X % P

III. Z * Q

IV. Y δ Q

Solution:
QUESTION: 27

Directions : In the following questions, δ, @, ©, % and * are used with the following meanings as illustrated below:

‘P © Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q.’

‘P % Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q.’

‘P * Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q.’

‘P δ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q.’

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q.’

Now, in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find with of the four conclusions  I, II, III and IV given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

Q.

Statements: P @ Q, Q δ R, R % S, S © T

Conclusions 

I. T * R

II. R © P

III. Q * P

IV. P δ T

Solution:
QUESTION: 28

Directions : In the following questions, δ, @, ©, % and * are used with the following meanings as illustrated below:

‘P © Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q.’

‘P % Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q.’

‘P * Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q.’

‘P δ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q.’

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q.’

Now, in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find with of the four conclusions  I, II, III and IV given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

Q.

Statements: P * Q, Q % R, R @ S, S δ T

Conclusions 

I. P * R

II. S * P

III. R @ T

IV. T % R

Solution:
QUESTION: 29

Directions : In the following questions, δ, @, ©, % and * are used with the following meanings as illustrated below:

‘P © Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q.’

‘P % Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q.’

‘P * Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q.’

‘P δ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q.’

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q.’

Now, in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find with of the four conclusions  I, II, III and IV given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

Q.

Which of the following symbols should be placed in the blank spaces respectively (in the same order from left to right) in order to complete the given expression in such a manner that makes the expression A > B as well as C ≤ D definitely true?

A _ D _ E _ B _ C

Solution:
QUESTION: 30

Directions : In the following questions, δ, @, ©, % and * are used with the following meanings as illustrated below:

‘P © Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q.’

‘P % Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q.’

‘P * Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q.’

‘P δ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q.’

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q.’

Now, in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find with of the four conclusions  I, II, III and IV given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

Q.

Which of the following symbols should be placed in the blank spaces respectively (in the same order from left to right) in order to complete the given expression in such a manner that makes the expression P > Q and R > S definitely false?

P _ T _ R _ Q _ S

Solution:

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