Reasoning Quiz

Directions (1-5): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statement and.

Give answer (1) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (2) if the data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

Give answer (3) if the data in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (4) if the data in both the Statement I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (5) if the data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.


1. What does 'Pa' mean in the code language?
I. 'Pe Bo Pa' means 'Look at me' and 'Bo Se Pe Ki means 'don't look at him' in that code language.
II. 'Ka Ta Ne Pa' means 'take me and go' and 'Li We Si Pa' means 'either me or you' in that code language

2. How is Seema related to Mangesh?
I. Shalini, the cousin of Mangesh, is the niece of Seema. 
II. Sulekha, Seema's sister, is the wife of Omkar, Mangesh's father.

3. What is Shekhar's rank in the class of 40?
I. Samir, who is 9th from the top in the class is above shailendra by 12 ranks who is below shekhar by 5 ranks.
II. Nilesh, who is between Shekhar and Sudhanshu, is 15th from the bottom.

4. P, Q, R, S and T hold different ranks. Who among them ranks the lowest? 
I. S is two ranks below R, who is not the highest in the rank.
II. P is higher in rank than S but below than Q and T in rank.

5. Who among A, B, C, D and E runs the fastest?
I. B runs faster than E but is not the fastest.
II. C, though does not run as fast as A and B, runs faster than D and E

Directions (6-10): Study the information given below and answer these questions.

(i) P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are sitting along a circle facing the center.
(ii) P is between V and S.
(iii) R, who is 2nd to the right of S, is between Q and U.
(iv) Q is not the neighbour of T.

6. Which of the following is correct statement?
(1) V is between P and S.
(2) S is 2nd to the left of V.
(3) R is third to the left of P.
(4) P is to the immediate left of S.
(5) None of the above.

7. What is the position of T?
(1) Between R and V.
(2) To the immediate left of V.
(3) 2nd to the left of R.
(4) 2nd to the right of P.
(5) None of the above.

8. Who is between R and U?
(1) No one
(2) S
(3) V  
(4) Q
(5) None of these

9. Which of the following is wrong statement?
(1) R is to the immediate right of U
(2) Q is to the immediate left of R
(3) T is third to the right of Q
(4) U is 2nd to the left of T
(5) None of the above

10. Which of the following pairs has 2nd member sitting to the immediate right of the first member?
(1) QS  
(2) PV 
(3) RU  
(4) VT  
(5) None of these


Answers
1. (3):
From either of the two statements, ‘Pa’ means ‘me’
2. (2):
From statement II, we can say that Seema is the grandmother of Mangesh.
3. (1):
From statement I,
Samir’s rank is 9th
Shailendra’s rank is 21st.
So, Shekhar’s rank is 16th.
4. (5):
On combining both the statements we can say that S’s rank is the lowest.
5. (4):
Answer cannot be found even after combining statement I and II.
Solutions (6-10):

6. (4)
7. (2)
8. (1)
9. (4)
10. (3)




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