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REASONING 1

SPECIAL PLACEMENT TRAINING


Directions 1-4: There are three on-off switches on a control panel A, B, and C.
They have to be changed from an initial setting to a second setting according to the
following conditions: In case only switch A is the switch on in the initial setting, then
turn on switch B.
In case switches A and B are the only switches on in the initial setting, then turn on
switch C. In case all the three switches are on initially setting, then turn off the
switch C. For any other initial setting, turn on all switches that are off and turn off all
switches, if any, that are on.
1. In case in the initial setting are the switches A and B are on and the switch C is
off, then what could be the second setting?
A. A on, B on, C on.

B. A on, B off, C on.

D. A off, B on, C off.

E. A off, B off, C on.

C. A on, B off, C off.

2. In case switch B is the only switch on in the initial setting, what must be the
second setting?
A. A on, B on, C on.

B. A on, B on, C off.

D. A off, B off, C on.

E. A off, B off, C off.

C. A on, B off, C on.

3. In case all the three switches are on in the second setting, which among the
following could have been the initial setting ?
A. A on, B on, C on.

B. A on, B on, C off.

D. A on, B off, C off.

E. A off, B on, C off

C. A on, B off, C on.

4. In case switch A is off in the second setting, which among the following could
have been the initial setting ?
A. A on, B on, C on.

B. A on, B on, C off.

D. A on, B off, C off.

E. A off, B on, C off.

C. A on, B off, C on.

Directions for Q5 Q 9: A training college has to conduct a refresher course for


teachers of seven different subjects-Mechanics, Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology,
Economics, Science and Engineering from 22nd July to 29th July.
(1)Course should start with Psychology.
(2)23rd July, being Sunday, should be holiday.
(3)Science subject should be on the previous day of the Engineering subject.

(4)Course should end with Mechanics subject.


(5)Philosophy should be immediately after the holiday.
(6)There should be a gap of one day between Economics and Engineering.

5. The refresher course will start with which one of the following subjects?
(a) Psychology

(b) Mechanics

(c) Philosophy

(d) Economics

6. Which subject will be one Tuesday?


(a) Mechanics

(b) Science (c) Economics

(d) Psychology

7. Which subject precedes Mechanics?


(a) Economics

(b) Engineering

(c) Philosophy

(d) Psychology

8. How many days gap is there between Science and Philosophy?


(a) One

(b) Two

(c) Three

(d) No gap

9. Which subject is followed by Science?


(a) Engineering

(b) Psychology

(c) Philosophy

(d) Economics

Directions Q10-Q14
There are 6 persons A, B, C, D, E and F in a school. Each of the teachers teaches two
subjects, one compulsory and the other optional subject. Ds optional subject is
History while three others have it as a compulsory subject. E and F have Physics as
one of their subjects. Fs compulsory subject is Mathematics which is an optional
subject of both C and E. History and English are As subjects but in terms of
compulsory and optional subject they are just reverse of those of Ds. Chemistry is
an optional subject of only one of them. The only female teacher in the school has
English as her compulsory subject.
10.What is Cs compulsory subject?
a)History

b) Physics

c) Mathematics

11.Who is the female member of the group?


a) A
b) B
c) C

d) English
d) D

12. Which of the following has the same compulsory and optional subject as those
of Fs?
a) D
b) B
c) E
d) None of these

13. Disregarding which is the compulsory and which is the optional subject, who
has the same
two subject combination as F?
a) A
b) B
c) E
d) D
14. Which of the following group has History as the compulsory subject?
a) A C D

b) B C D

c) C D

d) A B C

Directions Q15-Q20 Nine individuals - Z, Y, X, W, V, U, T, S and R - are the only


candidates, who can serve on three committees-- A, B and C, and each candidate
should serve on exactly one of the committees.
Committee A should consist of exactly one member more than committee B.
It is possible that there are no members of committee C.
Among Z, Y and X none can serve on committee A.
Among W, V and U none can serve on committee G.
Among T, S and R none can serve on committee C.
15. In case T and Z are the individuals serving on committee B, how many of the
nine individuals should serve on committee C?
A. 3
B. 4
C. 5
D. 6
16. Of the nine individuals, the largest number that can serve together on
committee C is
A. 9

B. 8

C. 7

D. 6

17. In case R is the only individual serving on committee B, which among the
following should serve on committee A?
A. W and S

B. V and U

C. V and T

D. T and S

18. In case any of the nine individuals serves on committee C, which among the
following should be the candidate to serve on committee A?
A. Z

B. Y

C. W

D. T

19. In case T, S and X are the only individuals serving on committee B, the total
membership of committee C should be:
A. Z and Y

B. Z and W

C. Y and V

D. X and V

20. Among the following combinations which could constitute the membership of
committee C?
A. Y and T

B. X and U

C. Y, X and W

D. W, V and U

Directions Q21-Q23 (M, N, O and P are all different individuals)


I.
M is the daughter of N.

II.
III.

N is the son of O
O is the father of P.

21. Among the following statements, which is true ?


A. O is the uncle of M.

B. P and N are brothers

C. M is the daughter of P.

D. If B is the daughter of N, then M and B are sisters.


E. If C is the granddaughter of O, then C and M are sisters.
22. Which among the following statements is contradictory to the above premises?
A. P is the father of M.

B. O has three children.

C. M has one brother.

D. M is the granddaughter of O. E. Another party C, could be the mother of M.


23. If B is the son of N and B has one brother, D, then
I. M is the sister of D.
D.
A. I only

B. II only

II. D and N are brothers.


C. III only

III. O is the grandfather of

D. I and III only

E. I and II only

Directions Q24-Q27: Six scientists A, B, C, D, E, and F are to present a paper


each at a one-day conference. Three of them will present their papers in the
morning session before the lunch break whereas the other three will be presented in
the afternoon session. The lectures have to be scheduled in such a way that they
comply with the following restrictions:
B's should present his paper immediately before C's presentation; their
presentations
cannot be separated by the lunch break.
D must be either the first or the last scientist to present his paper.
24. In case C is to be the fifth scientist to present his paper, then B must be
A. first

B. second

C. third

D. fourth

E. sixth

25. B could be placed for any of the following places in the order of presenters
EXCEPT
A. first

B. second

C. third

D. fourth

E. sixth

26. In case F is to present his paper immediately after D presents his paper, C could
be scheduled for which of the following places in the order of presenters?

A. first

B. second

C. third

D. fourth

E. fifth

27. In case F and E are the fifth and sixth presenters respectively then which of the
following must be true?
A. A is first in the order of presenters.

B. A is third in the order of presenters.

C. A is fourth in the order of presenters.

D. B is first in the order of presenters.

E. C is fourth in the order of presenters.


Directions Q28-Q32: The letters A, B, C, D, E, F and G, not necessarily in that
order, stand for seven consecutive integers from 1 to 10.
I. D is 3 less than A
II. B is the middle term
III. F is as much less than B as C is greater than D
IV. G is greater than F
28. The fifth integer is
A. A
B. C

C. D

D. E

E. F

29. A is as much greater than F as which integer is less than G


A. A
B. C
C. D
D. E
E. F
30. If A = 7, the sum of E and G is
A. 8
B. 10
C. 12

D. 14

E. 16

31. A - F =?
A. 1
B. 2

D. 4

E. 5

C. 3

32. An integer T is as much greater than C as C is greater than E. T can be written


as A + E.
What is D?
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5
Directions Q33-Q36 Six swimmers A, B, C, D, E, F compete in a race. The outcome
is as follows.
i. B does not win. ii. Only two swimmers separate E & D
iii. A is behind D &
E
iv. B is ahead of E , with one swimmer intervening v. F is a head of D
33. Who stood fifth in the race?
A. A
B. B
C. C

D. D

E. E

34. How many swimmers separate A and F ?


A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

E. cannot be determined

35. The swimmer between C & E is


A. none
B. F
C. D

E. A

D. B

36. If the end of the race, swimmer D is disqualified by the Judges then swimmer B
finishes in which place
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5
Directions Q37-Q39:. Five houses lettered A,B,C,D, & E are built in a row next to
each other. The houses are lined up in the order A,B,C,D, & E. Each of the five
houses has a colored chimney. The roof and chimney of each house must be painted
as follows.
i. The roof must be painted either green, red ,or yellow.
ii. The chimney must be painted either white, black, or red.
iii. No house may have the same color chimney as the color of roof.
iv. No house may use any of the same colors that the every next house uses.
v. House E has a green roof.
vi. House B has a red roof and a black chimney
37. Which of the following is true ?
A. At least two houses have black chimney. B. At least two houses have red roofs.
C. At least two houses have white chimneys D. At least two houses have green
roofs
E. At least two houses have yellow roofs
38. Which must be false ?
A. House A has a yellow roof
B. House A & C have different color chimney
C. House D has a black chimney
D. House E has a white chimney
E. House B&D have the same color roof.
39. If house C has a yellow roof. Which must be true.
A. House E has a white chimney
B. House E has a black chimney
C. House E has a red chimney
D. House D has a red chimney
E. House C has a black chimney
Directions Q40-Q42: In a class 30 % of the students play chess while 50 % of the
students play Chinese checker, 12 students plays both the games while 22 play
neither of the games.
40. The strength of the class is,
a.80
b.75
c.60

d.50

41. What % of the class plays exactly one game?


a.28%
b.15%
c.32%
d.5%
42. How many students play only Chinese checker?
a.12
b.13
c.3
d.11
Directions Q43 Q45: In a social gathering it was observed that 140 persons can
converse in English, 113 can converse in Hindi and 53 of them can converse in both
English & Hindi, while 5 persons cannot speak either of the languages,
43. How many people took part in the social gathering?

a.135

b.225

c.185

d.205

44. The number of persons who speak Hindi only is,


a.65
b.60
c.72
d.66
45. Approximately what % of the people in the social gathering speak both the
languages?
a.23.87%
b.24.35%
c.25.63%
d.25.85%
Directions Q46-Q50: In the following figure upper square represents the persons
who know Gujarati, triangle to those who know Marathi, lower square to those who
know Urdu and circle to those who know Hindi. In the different regions of the figure
numbers from 1 to 12 are given. Study the figure carefully and answer each
question.
12
4

Marathi
6

7
9

Gujrati

2
8

11

10

Hindi
Urdu

46. How many persons can speak all the languages?


a]1

b]8

c]2

d] None of these e] Cannot determine

47.How many persons can speak Marathi and Urdu both?


a] 10
b]11
c] 13
d]None of these
determine
48.How many persons can speak Gujrati, Hindi and Urdu?
a] 8
b]2
c] 7
d]None of these
determine

e] Cannot

e]Cannot

49.How many persons can speak Gujrati and Hindi both the languages only?
a]5
b] 8
c] 7
d]18 e] None of these
50.How many persons can speak only Gujrati?
a] 9
b]12
c] 7
d] 19

e] None of these

51. Read the following Venn-diagram carefully and answer the question given below:

Which letters represent girls who are athletes but not singers?
(a) C (b) A (c) D (d) E
52. In a class 10 students prefer to take Sprite while 15 prefer Limca. If it is known
that every student of the class takes at least one of these drinks, then maximum
number of students in the class is,
a.20
b.25
c.15
d. Data insufficient to answer
53. From the question above, find minimum number of students in the class
a.15
b.10
c.18
d. cannot be determined
54. What is the minimum number of cuts required to cut a cube into 64 identical
cubes?
a.63
b.25
c.9
d.32
55. In a die, 2 & 5 are marked opposite to each other, 4 is adjacent to both 2 & 5. 6
is opposite to 4, then the face marked 1 is adjacent to,
a. Face marked 2 & 5
b .Face marked 2& 6
c. Face marked 4& 5
d. All
are possible.
56. A cube is to be constructed using cuboids of size 15 cm X 12cm X 8cm.Minimum
how many such cuboids are needed to form the required cube?
a.1200
b.1375
c.1500
d.1420
Directions Q 56-58 A cuboid of size 35cm X 25cm X 5cm is painted with green
colour on all sides & is then cut into small cubes by giving minimum number of cuts.
56. How many cubes can be obtained by cutting the cuboid as per directions given
in the question?
a. 42
b.36
c.35
d.42
57. How many of the small cubes have 4 faces painted with green colour?
a. 8
b.4
c.6
d. None of these
58. How many cubes are painted with green colour on two faces?
a. 31
b.15
c.25
d. None of these
Directions Q 59-60

A large cube painted on all 6 faces is cut into 27 smaller, identical cubes.
59. How many of the smaller cubes have no face painted at all?
a. 0

b.1

c.3

d. None of these

60. How many have exactly one face painted?


a. 8

b.4

c.6

d. None of these

61. Rohan ranks 7th from the top and 26th from the bottom in a class. How many
students are there in the class?
(a) 32

(b) 33

(c) 34

(d)

62. In a row of 40 girls when Komal was shifted to her left by 4 places her number
from the left end of the row became 10. What was the number of Swati from the
right end of the row if Swati was three places to the right of Komals original
position?
(a) 22

(b) 23

(c) 25

(d) 24

63. A class of boys stand in a single line. One boy is 19th in order from both the
ends. How many boys are there in the class?
(a) 27

(b) 37

(c) 38

(d) 39

64. Nitin ranks 18th in a class of 49 students. What is his rank from the last?
(a) 19

(b) 31

(c) 32

65. In a row of boys, A is 13th from the left and D is 17th from the right. If in this
row A is 11th from the right then what is the position of D from the left?
(a) 7

(b) 10

(c) 12

66. Which letter will be the sixth to the right of the eleventh letter from the right
end of the alphabet?
(a) K (b) V (c) J

(d) U

67. If the first and second letters in the word COMMUNICATIONS were interchanged,
also the third and the fourth letters, the fifth and sixth letters and so on, which
letter would be the tenth letter counting from your right?
(a) C (b) N (c) R (d) T
68. If a meaningful word can be formed by rearranging the letters USCALA, the first
letter so formed is the answer. If no such letter can be formed, the answer is X.
(a) C (b) A (c) S (d) L
69. Six persons A, B,C, D, E and F are standing in a circle. B is between F and C; A is
between E and D; F is to the immediate left of D. Who is between A and F?
(a) B (b) C (c) D (d) E

70. Five students A, B, C, D and E are sitting in a row. D is on the right of E. B is on


the left of E but is on the right of A. D is on the left of C. Who is sitting on the
extreme left?
(a) A (b) B (c) C (d) D
71. If in the word DISTURBANCE the first letter is interchanged with the last letter,
the second letter is interchanged with the tenth letter and so on, which letter would
come after the letter T in the newly formed word?
(a) I

(b) N (c) S (d) U

72. Find the odd number in the series 1,1,4,36,586,14400


73. Find the odd number in the series 100, 50, 33 1/3 ,22, 20
74. Find the odd number in the series 1, 2, 6, 21, 86, 445, 2676
75. Find the odd number in the series 3, 4.5, 9, 22.5, 67.5, 270, 945

76. Find the odd number in the series 2, 9, 28,65,126,216,344


77. In a particular code, the digits from 0 to 9 inclusive are each represented by a
different letter of the alphabet, the letter always representing the same digit. In
case the following sum holds true when it is expressed in digits, which of the
following cannot be properly inferred:
BOPB
+SKB
-------CVBQ
A. B cannot be 0.

B. B must be less than 5. C. Q must be even.

D. O + S must be greater than 9.

E. C must be greater than B by 1.

78. If Cushion is called Pillow, Pillow is called mat, mat is called bed sheet, and bed
sheet is called cover, which will be spread on the floor?
(a) Pillow

(b) Mat

(c) Bed sheet

(d) Cover

79. If PAPER is 11.20, PENCIL is 9.83, what will be the PEN?


(a) 12.80

(b) 10 (c) 13.79

(d) 1.66

80. If ROTARY is coded as 36 and ROTARIAN is coded as 64, how will you code
ROTARACT?
(a) 64 (b) 26 (c) 72 (d) 36
81. In a certain code language

tom na rod means give me sweet


jo ta rod means you and me
pot ta noc means you are good
jo mit noc means good and bad
Which of the following represents bad in the language?
(a)mit

(b)noc(c)jo

(d)rod

82. In a certain code language LANDMINE is written as PYRBQGRC. How will


HOMEMADE be written in that code language?
(a)LMPCPZID(b)LMPCOYHC

(c)LMQCQYHC

(d)LMOCOZID

83. In a certain code language743 means Mangoes are good.


657 means Eat good food
934 means Mangoes are ripe.
Which digit means ripe in that language ?
(a) 5 (b) 4 (c) 9 (d) 7
84. In a certain code language, 123 means bright little boy, 145 means tall big
boy and 637 means beautiful little flower. Which digit in that language means
bright?
(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

85. In a certain code language, 617 means sweet and hot, 735 means coffee
is sweet and 263 means tea is hot. Which of the following would mean coffee is
hot?
(a) 536

(b) 367

(c) 753

86. In a certain code language, 134 means good and tasty, 478 means see
good pictures and 729 means pictures are faint. Which of the following digits
stands for see?
(a) 2

(b) 1

(c) 8

87. In a certain code language, 467 means leaves are green, 485 means green
is good and 639 means they are playing. Which of the following digits stands
for leaves?
(a) 6

(b) 7

(c) 3

88. In a certain code language, 3a,2b,7c means truth is eternal, 7c, 9a,8b,3a
means enimity is not eternal and 4d,2b,8b means truth does not. Which of the
following digits stands for enimity?
(a) 3a

(b) 7c

89. Find the odd one out

(c) 8b

(d) 9a

(a) Cubic metre

(b) cubic centimetre

90. Find the next of the series.


YEB, WFD, UHG, SKI,?
(a) QOL (b) QGL
(c) TOL

(c) Gallons

(d) Square metre

(d) QNL

91. A person starts from his home, walks 5 km to the south & then 12km to his
right. How far is he from his home now (shortest distance) & in what direction with
respect to his home?
a. 13 km, south-west
b.17km,north- westc.13km,south- east d.17km,south west
92. One morning Ram & Rohan met in a park during their regular morning workout.
When they stood facing each other, Ram observed his own shadow fall to his left. In
which direction was Rohan facing?
a. East
b. South
C. North
d. west
93. Anil is facing south. From this position he turns 180 degree clockwise. From this
position he turns 90 degree anticlockwise & again 225 degree clockwise .In which
direction is he facing now?
a. East
b. South east
C. North West
d. West
94. Two ladies and two men are playing cards and are seated at North, East, South
and West of a table. No lady is facing East. Persons sitting opposite to each other
are not of the same sex. One man is facing South. Which directions are the ladies
facing?
(a) East & West

(b) South & East

(c) North & East

(d) North & West

95. Starting from a point P, Sachin walked 20 m towards South. He turned left and
walked 30 m. He then turned left and walked 20m. He again turned left and walked
40m and reached a point Q. How far and in which direction is the point Q from the
point P?
(a) 20 m west

(b) 10 m east

(c) 10 m west

(d) 10 m north

96
.

A man said to a woman, The only sister of your brother is my mother.


How is the man related to the woman?
(a) Nephew
(b) son
(c) Cannot say
(d) None of
these

97

Pointing to a photograph a man said He is my brothers mothers


brothers only siblings son. Whose photograph was it?
(a) His own
(b) Brother
(c) Cousin
(d) Cannot say

98

C is the brother of A; B is the daughter of A; E is the sister of C; and D is


the brother of B. Who is the uncle of D?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) E

99

When Anil saw Mani, he recalled He is the son of the father of the

10
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mother of my daughter. How is Mani related to Anil?


(a) Brother-in(b) Brother
(c) Cousin
(d) Uncle
law
Ramesh told Ashish, Yesterday I defeated the only brother of the
daughter of my grandmother. Whom did Ramesh defeat?
(a) Uncle
(b) Father
(c) Brother
(d) Cannot say

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