Reasoning

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Q1.
Directions :In each of the given questions, some statements are followed by two conclusions I and II. 
You have to assume everything in the statement to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly 
known facts, and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the statements disregarding 
commonly known facts. 
Give answer
1) if only conclusion I follows.
2) if only conclusion II follows.
3) if either I or II follows.
4) if neither I nor II follows.
5) if both conclusions I and II follow.
Statements: 
All shares are debentures.
No debenture is an equity.
Many equities are maturities.
Conclusions: 
I. No debenture can be a maturity.
II. All debentures that are shares may be equities.
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 4
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Q2.
Directions :In each of the given questions, some statements are followed by two conclusions I and II. 
You have to assume everything in the statement to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly 
known facts, and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the statements disregarding commonly known facts. 
 Give answer
1) if only conclusion I follows.
2) if only conclusion II follows.
3) if either I or II follows.
4) if neither I nor II follows.
5) if both conclusions I and II follow.
Statements: 
Some married are educated. 
Some educated are men. 
All men are qualified.
Conclusions:
I. Some educated if they are men are qualified.
II. Some educated if they are qualified are men.

1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 5
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Q3.

1) Mother 2) Daughter
3) Niece 4) Sister
5)None of these
Answer : Daughter
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Q4.
Directions : Read the following information and answer the questions given below:
i)  An institute was planning to organize 8 lectures A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H (not necessarily in the same order) for 3 subjects X, Y and Z on 3 successive days.
ii)   Subject ‘X’ was to be covered first in 3 lectures  followed by ‘Z’ and then subject ‘Y’ in 2                        lectures.
iii)   Lectures A, C and D have to be on separate days.
iv)   Lectures B and F have to be kept on separate days but lecture B can not be clubbed with A or G or D.
v)   Lectures G and H should come on one day.

Which of the following lectures were for subject’ Y’?

1) D,F 2) G,H
3) B,C 4) Data Inadequate
5)None of these
Answer : Data Inadequate
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Q5.
Directions : Read the following information and answer the questions given below:
i)  An institute was planning to organize 8 lectures A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H (not necessarily in the same order) for 3 subjects X, Y and Z on 3 successive days.
ii)   Subject ‘X’ was to be covered first in 3 lectures  followed by ‘Z’ and then subject ‘Y’ in 2                        lectures.
iii)   Lectures A, C and D have to be on separate days.
iv)   Lectures B and F have to be kept on separate days but lecture B can not be clubbed with A or G or D.
v)   Lectures G and H should come on one day.

Which combination of lectures was arranged on the second day of the series ?
1) C,G,H 2) B,D,E
3) C,A,G 4) Data Inadequate
5)None of these
Answer : Data Inadequate
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Q6.
Directions : Read the following information and answer the questions given below:
i) An institute was planning to organize 8 lectures A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H (not necessarily in the same order) for 3 subjects X, Y and Z on 3 successive days.
ii)  Subject ‘X’ was to be covered first in 3 lectures  followed by ‘Z’ and then subject ‘Y’ in 2                        lectures.
iii)  Lectures A, C and D have to be on separate days.
iv)  Lectures B and F have to be kept on separate days but lecture B can not be clubbed with A or G or D.
v)  Lectures G and H should come on one day.

Which of the following pairs of lectures can go along with lecture ‘A’ on subject ‘X’ ?
1) B,C 2) G,H
3) D,E 4) Data inadequate
5)None of these
Answer : G,H
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Q7.
Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven family members, viz – A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting around a circular table facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Among them four are males and three are females. Grandfather is the immediate neighbor of his son and his grandson E, who is sitting on the immediate left of his wife. The wife of A is third to the left of her father–in–law. C is the father–in–law of F. D is brother of A. B is the daughter of A is sitting fourth to the right of A. A is son of C. B is not a neighbor of any male.

Which of the following pairs sit between D and G ?
1) A, B 2) B, E
3) C, A 4) F, E
5)B, F
Answer : B, F
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Q8.
Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven family members, viz – A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting around a circular table facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Among them four are males and three are females. Grandfather is the immediate neighbor of his son and his grandson E, who is sitting on the immediate left of his wife. The wife of A is third to the left of her father–in–law. C is the father–in–law of F. D is brother of A. B is the daughter of A is sitting fourth to the right of A. A is son of C. B is not a neighbor of any male.

Which of the following statements (s) is/are true with respect to 'G' ?
1) G sits to the left of E and is a male 2) G is wife of E
3) G is daughter of A 4) G is brother of A and B
5)G is sister of D
Answer : G is wife of E
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Q9.
Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven family members, viz – A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting around a circular table facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Among them four are males and three are females. Grandfather is the immediate neighbor of his son and his grandson E, who is sitting on the immediate left of his wife. The wife of A is third to the left of her father–in–law. C is the father–in–law of F. D is brother of A. B is the daughter of A is sitting fourth to the right of A. A is son of C. B is not a neighbor of any male.

Which of the following sits second to the right of D ?
1) A 2) B
3) C 4) E
5)A
Answer : C
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Q10.
Directions : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven family members, viz – A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting around a circular table facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. Among them four are males and three are females. Grandfather is the immediate neighbor of his son and his grandson E, who is sitting on the immediate left of his wife. The wife of A is third to the left of her father–in–law. C is the father–in–law of F. D is brother of A. B is the daughter of A is sitting fourth to the right of A. A is son of C. B is not a neighbor of any male.

Who is the grand father of E ?
1) A 2) B
3) C 4) Can't be determined
5)None of these
Answer : C
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