# Reasoning MCQ - 22

## 29 Questions MCQ Test Reasoning Aptitude for Competitive Examinations | Reasoning MCQ - 22

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QUESTION: 2

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QUESTION: 3

### Directions : Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: There are eight-person P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, and W is sitting around a circle. Some are facing the center while some are not. They also like different colour like white, green, red, black, pink, blue, yellow and brown. P is sitting third to the right of R. There is one person sitting between P and Q. S is sitting fourth to right of Q. The person who likes red sits second to the right of S. P does not like the red colour. Three persons sit between the person who likes red and brown colour. The person who likes white colour sits second to the right of the person who likes brown colour. S does not like white colour. The person who likes blue sits third to the right of the person who likes white colour. R likes blue colour. There are two persons sits between S and T. There are three persons sits between the person who likes pink and black colour. T does not like the pink or black colour. There is one person sits between the person who likes black and green colour. The person who likes red colour sits third to the right of the person who likes green colour. The person who likes yellow colour sits third to the right of the person who likes black colour. V sits fourth to right of the person who likes pink colour. U is not the immediate neighbor of V. The person who likes pink colour sits third to the left of the person who likes red colour and both faces the same direction.(Same direction means if one faces center then other also faces the center and vice-versa).T faces opposite the center. P likes the brown colour. Q. Who among the following sits third to the right of the person who likes brown colour?

Solution:

QUESTION: 4

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

There are eight-person P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, and W is sitting around a circle. Some are facing the center while some are not. They also like different colour like white, green, red, black, pink, blue, yellow and brown. P is sitting third to the right of R. There is one person sitting between P and Q. S is sitting fourth to right of Q. The person who likes red sits second to the right of S. P does not like the red colour. Three persons sit between the person who likes red and brown colour. The person who likes white colour sits second to the right of the person who likes brown colour. S does not like white colour. The person who likes blue sits third to the right of the person who likes white colour. R likes blue colour. There are two persons sits between S and T. There are three persons sits between the person who likes pink and black colour. T does not like the pink or black colour. There is one person sits between the person who likes black and green colour. The person who likes red colour sits third to the right of the person who likes green colour. The person who likes yellow colour sits third to the right of the person who likes black colour. V sits fourth to right of the person who likes pink colour. U is not the immediate neighbor of V. The person who likes pink colour sits third to the left of the person who likes red colour and both faces the same direction.(Same direction means if one faces center then other also faces the center and vice-versa).T faces opposite the center. P likes the brown colour.

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Which of the following is correctly matched?

Solution:
QUESTION: 5

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

There are eight-person P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, and W is sitting around a circle. Some are facing the center while some are not. They also like different colour like white, green, red, black, pink, blue, yellow and brown. P is sitting third to the right of R. There is one person sitting between P and Q. S is sitting fourth to right of Q. The person who likes red sits second to the right of S. P does not like the red colour. Three persons sit between the person who likes red and brown colour. The person who likes white colour sits second to the right of the person who likes brown colour. S does not like white colour. The person who likes blue sits third to the right of the person who likes white colour. R likes blue colour. There are two persons sits between S and T. There are three persons sits between the person who likes pink and black colour. T does not like the pink or black colour. There is one person sits between the person who likes black and green colour. The person who likes red colour sits third to the right of the person who likes green colour. The person who likes yellow colour sits third to the right of the person who likes black colour. V sits fourth to right of the person who likes pink colour. U is not the immediate neighbor of V. The person who likes pink colour sits third to the left of the person who likes red colour and both faces the same direction.(Same direction means if one faces center then other also faces the center and vice-versa).T faces opposite the center. P likes the brown colour.

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Who sits opposite to person who likes white colour?

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QUESTION: 6

Directions : Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Eight scientists, viz A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H are sitting in a straight line facing North. Each of them has to travel the different country for attending the seminar, viz France, Italy, China, Nepal, Japan , Russia, Brazil, and Norway but not necessarily in the same order.

•G sits third to the right of the person who has to travel in Japan. The person who has to travel in Norway sit second to the right of G. A and E are immediate neighbors of each other. Neither A nor E has to travel either Japan or Norway. Neither A nor E is an immediate neighbor of G.

•H sits third to the right of the person who has to travel France. Neither A nor E has to travel  France. H does not travel Norway.

•Only two people sit between E and the person who has to travel Brazil. The person who has to travel Italy sit on the immediate left of D.

•Only one person sits between E and B. C sits second to left of one who travels to Brazil.

•E does not travel China.

•The one who travels to Russia sits at the extreme end of the line.

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‘H’ is related to ‘Brazil’ in a certain way based on the above arrangement. ‘B’ is related to ‘Nepal’ following the same pattern. ‘_____’ is related to ‘Japan’ following the same pattern.

Solution:

QUESTION: 7

Directions : Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Eight scientists, viz A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H are sitting in a straight line facing North. Each of them has to travel the different country for attending the seminar, viz France, Italy, China, Nepal, Japan , Russia, Brazil, and Norway but not necessarily in the same order.

•G sits third to the right of the person who has to travel in Japan. The person who has to travel in Norway sit second to the right of G. A and E are immediate neighbors of each other. Neither A nor E has to travel either Japan or Norway. Neither A nor E is an immediate neighbor of G.

•H sits third to the right of the person who has to travel France. Neither A nor E has to travel  France. H does not travel Norway.

•Only two people sit between E and the person who has to travel Brazil. The person who has to travel Italy sit on the immediate left of D.

•Only one person sits between E and B. C sits second to left of one who travels to Brazil.

•E does not travel China.

•The one who travels to Russia sits at the extreme end of the line.

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Which of the following is true regarding D?

Solution:

QUESTION: 8

Directions : Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Eight scientists, viz A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H are sitting in a straight line facing North. Each of them has to travel the different country for attending the seminar, viz France, Italy, China, Nepal, Japan , Russia, Brazil, and Norway but not necessarily in the same order.

•G sits third to the right of the person who has to travel in Japan. The person who has to travel in Norway sit second to the right of G. A and E are immediate neighbors of each other. Neither A nor E has to travel either Japan or Norway. Neither A nor E is an immediate neighbor of G.

•H sits third to the right of the person who has to travel France. Neither A nor E has to travel  France. H does not travel Norway.

•Only two people sit between E and the person who has to travel Brazil. The person who has to travel Italy sit on the immediate left of D.

•Only one person sits between E and B. C sits second to left of one who travels to Brazil.

•E does not travel China.

•The one who travels to Russia sits at the extreme end of the line.

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How many people sit between C and the person who travels to Italy?

Solution:

QUESTION: 9

Directions : Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Eight scientists, viz A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H are sitting in a straight line facing North. Each of them has to travel the different country for attending the seminar, viz France, Italy, China, Nepal, Japan , Russia, Brazil, and Norway but not necessarily in the same order.

•G sits third to the right of the person who has to travel in Japan. The person who has to travel in Norway sit second to the right of G. A and E are immediate neighbors of each other. Neither A nor E has to travel either Japan or Norway. Neither A nor E is an immediate neighbor of G.

•H sits third to the right of the person who has to travel France. Neither A nor E has to travel  France. H does not travel Norway.

•Only two people sit between E and the person who has to travel Brazil. The person who has to travel Italy sit on the immediate left of D.

•Only one person sits between E and B. C sits second to left of one who travels to Brazil.

•E does not travel China.

•The one who travels to Russia sits at the extreme end of the line.

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Who among the following is sitting at extreme ends of the line?

Solution:

QUESTION: 10

Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions.

There are seven teachers – M, N, O, P, Q, R and S – who teaches different subjects viz- Hindi, English, Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology but not necessarily in the same order. They teach on different days of the week starting from Monday. They also like different colours, viz- Red, Green, Black, White, Yellow, Violet, and Orange but not necessarily in the same order.

N, who likes Violet, teaches on the fourth day of the week but neither Hindi nor Biology. Two persons teaches between the days on which N and R teach and neither of them teach on the 1st day of the week. There is one person between M and O. But O does not teach either on 1st or 3rd day of the week. O likes Green colour and teaches Hindi. The one who teaches Math, teaches on the last day of the week and like Black colour. P does not teach on the day either immediately before or immediately  after the day on which M teach, who doesn’t like either Yellow or Red or White colour.

S teaches immediately after O and he likes Red colour. Q does not like Yellow colour and teaches Chemistry. M does not teach either Physics or Science. The one who teaches English takes class immediately after the day when Hindi has been taught.

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Which of the following combinations is definitely false?

Solution:

QUESTION: 11

Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions.

There are seven teachers – M, N, O, P, Q, R and S – who teaches different subjects viz- Hindi, English, Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology but not necessarily in the same order. They teach on different days of the week starting from Monday. They also like different colours, viz- Red, Green, Black, White, Yellow, Violet, and Orange but not necessarily in the same order.

N, who likes Violet, teaches on the fourth day of the week but neither Hindi nor Biology. Two persons teaches between the days on which N and R teach and neither of them teach on the 1st day of the week. There is one person between M and O. But O does not teach either on 1st or 3rd day of the week. O likes Green colour and teaches Hindi. The one who teaches Math, teaches on the last day of the week and like Black colour. P does not teach on the day either immediately before or immediately  after the day on which M teach, who doesn’t like either Yellow or Red or White colour.

S teaches immediately after O and he likes Red colour. Q does not like Yellow colour and teaches Chemistry. M does not teach either Physics or Science. The one who teaches English takes class immediately after the day when Hindi has been taught.

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Who among the following teaches on the 5th day of the week?

Solution:

QUESTION: 12

Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions.

There are seven teachers – M, N, O, P, Q, R and S – who teaches different subjects viz- Hindi, English, Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology but not necessarily in the same order. They teach on different days of the week starting from Monday. They also like different colours, viz- Red, Green, Black, White, Yellow, Violet, and Orange but not necessarily in the same order.

N, who likes Violet, teaches on the fourth day of the week but neither Hindi nor Biology. Two persons teaches between the days on which N and R teach and neither of them teach on the 1st day of the week. There is one person between M and O. But O does not teach either on 1st or 3rd day of the week. O likes Green colour and teaches Hindi. The one who teaches Math, teaches on the last day of the week and like Black colour. P does not teach on the day either immediately before or immediately  after the day on which M teach, who doesn’t like either Yellow or Red or White colour.

S teaches immediately after O and he likes Red colour. Q does not like Yellow colour and teaches Chemistry. M does not teach either Physics or Science. The one who teaches English takes class immediately after the day when Hindi has been taught.

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Who teaches Science?

Solution:

QUESTION: 13

Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions.

There are seven teachers – M, N, O, P, Q, R and S – who teaches different subjects viz- Hindi, English, Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology but not necessarily in the same order. They teach on different days of the week starting from Monday. They also like different colours, viz- Red, Green, Black, White, Yellow, Violet, and Orange but not necessarily in the same order.

N, who likes Violet, teaches on the fourth day of the week but neither Hindi nor Biology. Two persons teaches between the days on which N and R teach and neither of them teach on the 1st day of the week. There is one person between M and O. But O does not teach either on 1st or 3rd day of the week. O likes Green colour and teaches Hindi. The one who teaches Math, teaches on the last day of the week and like Black colour. P does not teach on the day either immediately before or immediately  after the day on which M teach, who doesn’t like either Yellow or Red or White colour.

S teaches immediately after O and he likes Red colour. Q does not like Yellow colour and teaches Chemistry. M does not teach either Physics or Science. The one who teaches English takes class immediately after the day when Hindi has been taught.

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If ‘N’ is related to ‘Green’ and ‘S’ is related to ‘Black’ then which of the following is ‘M’ related to?

Solution:

QUESTION: 14

Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions.

There are seven teachers – M, N, O, P, Q, R and S – who teaches different subjects viz- Hindi, English, Math, Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology but not necessarily in the same order. They teach on different days of the week starting from Monday. They also like different colours, viz- Red, Green, Black, White, Yellow, Violet, and Orange but not necessarily in the same order.

N, who likes Violet, teaches on the fourth day of the week but neither Hindi nor Biology. Two persons teaches between the days on which N and R teach and neither of them teach on the 1st day of the week. There is one person between M and O. But O does not teach either on 1st or 3rd day of the week. O likes Green colour and teaches Hindi. The one who teaches Math, teaches on the last day of the week and like Black colour. P does not teach on the day either immediately before or immediately  after the day on which M teach, who doesn’t like either Yellow or Red or White colour.

S teaches immediately after O and he likes Red colour. Q does not like Yellow colour and teaches Chemistry. M does not teach either Physics or Science. The one who teaches English takes class immediately after the day when Hindi has been taught.

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Who teaches Physics?

Solution:

QUESTION: 15

Direction : In each questions below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.Give answer

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Statement: The school authority has decided to give five grace marks in English to all the students of Std IX as the performance of these students in English was below expectation.

Assumptions:

I. Majority of the students of Std. IX may still fail in English even after giving grace marks.

II. Majority of the students of Std. may now pass in English after giving grace marks.

Solution:
QUESTION: 16

Direction : In each questions below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.Give answer

Q.

Statement: In view of the large number of case of suicides committed by the farmers in State X the State Government has decided to waive off the agricultural loans granted to the farmers.

Assumptions:

I. This may stop further cases of suicides committed by the farmers in State X.

II. This move of the Government may be welcomed by the public at large.

Solution:
QUESTION: 17

Direction : In each questions below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.Give answer

Q.

Statement: The municipal authority blocked movement of traffic around the temple on the main festival day.

Assumptions:

I. Very large number of devotees may visit the temple on the main festival day.

II. People travelling to the areas near the temple may postpone their journey by a day unless they have very urgent work in that area.

Solution:
QUESTION: 18

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: Morning walk is good for health.

Conclusions:

I. All healthy people go for morning walk.

II. Evening walk is harmful.

Solution:
QUESTION: 19

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: Fortune favors the brave.

Conclusions:

I. Risks are necessary for success.

II. Cowards die many times before their death.

Solution:
QUESTION: 20

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: Irregularity is a cause for failure in exams. Some regular students fail in the examinations.

Conclusions:

I. All failed students are regular.

II. All successful students are not regular.

Solution:
QUESTION: 21

Directions : In each question below given statements followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.Give answer:

Q.

Statement: Youngsters are often found staring at obscene posters.

Courses of action:

I. Children should be punished and penalized if they are found doing so.

II. Any display of such material should be banned.

Solution:
QUESTION: 22

Directions: In each question below given statements followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.Give answer:

Q.

Statement: There has been a significant drop in the water level of all the lakes supplying water to the city.

Courses of action:

I. The water supply authority should impose a partial cut in supply to tackle the situation.

II. The government should appeal to all the residents through mass media for minimal use of water.

Solution:
QUESTION: 23

Directions : In each question below given statements followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.Give answer:

Q.

Statement: A very large number of students have failed in the final high school examination due to wrong questions in one of the subjects.

Courses of action:

I. All the students who have failed in that subject should be allowed to take supplementary examination.

II. All those who are responsible for the error an enquiry should be initiated to find out the facts.

Solution:
QUESTION: 24

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

Q.

Arguments:

I. Yes, most of the children, particularly the teenagers, are found indulging in accessing pornographic contents.

Solution:
QUESTION: 25

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

Q.

Statement: Should computer education be made a compulsory subject at school level by the Government?

Arguments:

I. No, it may be difficult to teach computers in the schools located in rural parts of the country.

II. Yes, it is difficult to function without computer in the era of modernization.

Solution:
QUESTION: 26

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

Q.

Statement: should graduation be made minimum educational qualification for entry-level jobs in any public sector organisation?

Arguments:

I. yes, graduates always perform better than non-graduates by virtue of their higher level of education.

II. No, there are quite a few people who cannot afford to remain unemployed till the completion of graduation and are capable of performing equally well as the graduate candidates.

Solution:
QUESTION: 27

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 or a common cause. 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. Computer education has been made compulsory for all the classes by many schools.

II. The current job market prefers computer-literate workforce.

Solution:
QUESTION: 28

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 or a common cause. 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. All domestic airlines increased the fares in all sectors with immediate effect.

II. Railways increased the fare of all its classes with immediate effect

Solution:
QUESTION: 29

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 or a common cause. 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. Recent floods in the area changed the nutritional contents of the soil.

II. Farmers in the area switched over to cultivating rice instead of wheat.

Solution:
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