Reasoning Shortcut Tricks & Scoring Part Questions (Day-158)

Shortcut Reasoning Tricks & Scoring Part Questions (Day-158):

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Reasoning Ability Scoring Part (Day-158)

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it.

Eight people P, Q, R, S, W, X, Y and Z are sitting in a straight line facing South. Each of them has joined college in different days of the month viz 1, 5, 10, 12, 15, 20, 25 and 30 but not necessarily in the same order.

Y sits third to the left of the person who joins in 15. The person who joins in 30 sits second the left of Y. Neither P nor W has joining dates in either 15 or 30. P and W are immediate neighbor of each other. Neither P nor W is an immediate neighbor of Y. Z sits third to the left of the person whose joins date is 1. Neither P nor W has joining dates in 1. Z’s joining date is not 30. Only two people sit between W and the person whose joining date is 25. The person who’s joining date is 5 sits on the immediate right of S. Only one person sits between W and Q. R joining date is before 25. W joining date is after 12. Y joining date is after P.

  1. Who among the following sits exactly between W and Q?
  1.   The person whose joining date is 15
  2.   The person whose joining date is 5
  3.   The person whose joining date is 12
  4.   P
  5.   The person whose joining date is 25
  1. How many people sit between R and the person whose joining date is 12?
  1.   One
  2.   Two
  3.   None
  4.   Three
  5.   Four
  1. In which of the following date does Z join in college?
  1.   25
  2.   15
  3.   12
  4.   5
  5.   30
  1. Which of the following is true regarding S?
  1.   Only two people sit to the right of S
  2.   S is sitting second to the left of the person whose joining date is 25
  3.   W and Q are immediate neighbors of S
  4.   S’s joining date is 30
  5.   None of the above
  1. Who among the following are sitting at the extreme ends of the line?
  1.   P and the person whose joining date is 30
  2.   The person whose joining date is 15 and W
  3.   R and Y
  4.   The person whose joining dates are 10, 20
  5.   None of the above

Directions (6-10) In the following questions, the symbols @, $, %, # and © are used with the following meanings illustrated—

(i) ‘X @ Y’ means ‘X is not smaller than Y’.

(ii) ‘X $ Y’ means ‘X is not greater than Y’.

(iii) ‘X % Y’ means ‘X is neither smaller than nor equal to Y’.

(iv) ‘X # Y’ means ‘X is neither greater than nor equal to Y’.

(v) ‘X © Y’ means ‘X is neither smaller than nor greater than Y’.

In each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true. Give answer—

(a)If only I is true.

(b)If only II is true.

(c)If either I or II is true

(d)If neither I nor II is true.

(e)If both I and II are true.

6.Statements: P $ T, T @ L, U % L

Conclusions: I. P @ L II. U©L

7.Statements: A @B, B%D, D©K

Conclusions: I. A©K II. B%K

8.Statements: J # K, K©L, P$L

Conclusions: I. P$K II. J#L

9.Statements: T % O, T # M, M@ V

Conclusions: I. M % T II. O % V

10.Statements: K @ T, T # C, C $ P

Conclusions: I. C © K II. C % K

Directions (11-15): Study the given information and then answer the following questions:

Eight persons Mohit, Naina, Osman, Priya, Quereshi, Rishi, Sandeep and Trisha are sitting around a circular table. They are different in profession. They are going at different places viz., Lucknow, Gurgaon, Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune.

Mohit, a doctor is going to Lucknow. Quereshi is neither HR nor a lawyer but is sitting opposite to HR. Osman is second to right of Sandeep who is an engineer. Rishi is either actor or HR and is going to Mumbai. Neither HR nor Leader goes to Mumbai. Trisha, a leader is third to right of Osman. Naina is an artist and is going to Hyderabad. HR and Actor are sitting adjacent to each other. Rishi, an actor is sitting second to left of Naina and also second to right of Osman. The Architect is going to Bangalore. Engineer is going to Gurgaon while leader is going to Delhi. Priya is not going to Patna.

11.Who is the architect?

  1. Priya
  2. Quereshi
  3. Mohit
  4. Naina
  5. Data inadequate

12.Who is going to Patna?

  1. Osman
  2. Priya
  3. Quereshi
  4. Rishi
  5. Trisha

13.What is Priya’s profession?

  1. Lawyer
  2. Architecture
  3. HR
  4. Cannot be determined
  5. None of these

14.How many persons are sitting between lawyer and engineer when counting clockwise from engineer?

  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. Cannot be determined

15.Who is third to left of actor?

  1. Lawyer
  2. Doctor
  3. Engineer
  4. Data inadequate
  5. None of these

Directions (16-20): Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, II and III given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statement are sufficient to answer the question and give answer.

16.What is R’s rank from the top in a class of 90 students?

I.R is 18 ranks below S, who is 54th from the bottom.

 II.Q is 45th from the top and N is 10th from the bottom.

III.R is exactly in the middle of Q and N.

  1. Only II
  2. Only I and II
  3. Either only I or both II and II
  4. Only III
  5. None of these

17.Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting around a rectangular table, three each on longer sides and opposite each other. C and E are sitting exactly opposite each other. A sits on the immediate right of B. Is C sitting between two persons?

I.D is not opposite A and sits on the extreme end of the longer side.

 II.If A and F exchange their places, A is on the immediate right of E.

III.If A and E exchange their places, E sits on the immediate right of C.

  1. Only I
  2. Only II
  3. Only III
  4. All I, II and III together
  5. Any two statements

18.Four bikes Discover, Yamaha, ZMR and Honda are each of a different engine capacity and give a different mileage. Does the bike with the lowest engine capacity give the least mileage?

I.Discover gives the highest mileage but does not have the highest engine capacity.

 II.ZMR gives more mileage than Honda while Yamaha has a greater engine capacity than ZMR, whose engine capacity is more than Discover.

III.Honda does not give the least mileage but has the highest engine capacity.

  1. Only I and II
  2. Any two statements together are sufficient
  3. Any of the three statements
  4. Can’t be determined
  5. All I, II and III together

19.On which day of the week did Rajeev visit Patna? (Assume that the week starts from Monday.)

I.Rajeev took leave on Wednesday.

II.Rajeev visited Patna the day after his mother’s visit to his house.

III.Rajeev’s mother visited Rajeev’s house neither on Monday nor on Thursday.

  1. Only I and III
  2. All I, II and III together
  3. Only II and III
  4. Only I and II
  5. Can’t be determined

20.Who among Ravi, Madhu, Rakhi, Roma, Ritu and Reena, each having different heights, is the tallest?

I.Madhu is taller than Ravi but shorter than Ritu.

II.Only two of them are shorter than Rakhi.

 III.Roma is taller than only Reena.

  1. Only I and III
  2. Only I and II
  3. Only II and III
  4. All I, II and III together
  5. None of these

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