Reasoning MCQ-10

(1-3): Coach Balkishen is trying to put together a team of four players for a tennis tournament. He has seven players available: males A,B,C and females M,N,O and P. All players are of equal ability, and there must be at least two males on the team. For a team of four, all players must be able to play with each other player. Player B cannot play with player M, player C cannot with player P, player M cannot play with player O.
If player O is selected and player B is rejected, the team will consist of which foursome?

(A) A,C, M and O
(B) b) A, C, N and O
(C) A,C,P and O
(D) A,N.P and O
(E) C, P, N and O

If player M is in the team, which other player must be in the team as well?

(A) A,B and O
(B) A, C and O
(C) A,C and O
(D) A,C and P
(E) P, C and N

Which statement is false?
(M) Player B and C are never selected together.
(N) Player C and 0 are never selected together.
(0) Player C and N are never selected together,

(A) Only M
(B) Only N
(C) Only O
(D) M and O Only
(E) All the three

Which statement must always be true?
(M) If M plays, A plays
(N) If O plays, B plays
(O) If M plays, O plays

(A) Only M
(B) Only N
(C) Only O
(D) M and O Only
(E) All the three

(5-9): hi making decisions about important questions it is desirable to be able to distinguish between ‘strong1 arguments and ‘weak’ argument so far as they relate to the question. ‘Strong’ arguments must be both importain and directly related to the question. ‘Weak’ arguments may not be directly related to the question and may be of minor importance or may be related to the trivial aspects of the question.
Each question below is followed by two arguments, number I and H You have to decide which of the argument os a ‘strong’ aegu-ment, and which os a ‘weak’ aegument.
Should Doordarshan be given autonomous status?
(I) Yes. It will help Doordarshan to have fair and impartial coverage of all important events.
(II) No. The coverage of events will be decided by a few who may not have a healthy outlook.

(A) if only argument I is strong; give answer
(B) if only argument II is strong; give answer
(C) if either I or II is strong; give answer
(D) if neither 1 nor II is strong; and give answer
(E) if both I and II are strong.

Should private companies be allowed to operate air services in India?
(I) Yes. Indian private managements are usually giving better services.
(II) No. We should not imitate the western countries.

(A) if only argument I is strong; give answer
(B) if only argument II is strong; give answer
(C) if either I or II is strong; give answer
(D) if neither 1 nor II is strong; and give answer
(E) if both I and II are strong.

Should all the remote parts of a country be connected by road?
(I) No. It will disturb the peaceful simple life of the villagers
II) Yes. It must be done immediately.

(A) if only argument I is strong; give answer
(B) if only argument II is strong; give answer
(C) if either I or II is strong; give answer
(D) if neither 1 nor II is strong; and give answer
(E) if both I and II are strong.

Should computers be used in all possible sectors in India?
(I) Yes. It will bring in efficiency and accuracy in the work.
(II) No. It will be an injustice to the monumental human resources which are at present underutilized.

(A) if only argument I is strong; give answer
(B) if only argument II is strong; give answer
(C) if either I or II is strong; give answer
(D) if neither 1 nor II is strong; and give answer
(E) if both I and II are strong.

Should all the legislators be forced to resign from their profession?
(I) No. Nobody will contest elections.
(II) Yes. They will be able to devote more time for the country.

(A) if only argument I is strong; give answer
(B) if only argument II is strong; give answer
(C) if either I or II is strong; give answer
(D) if neither 1 nor II is strong; and give answer
(E) if both I and II are strong.

Who among Sudhir, Vijay and Ajay is the shortest?
(I) Ajay is taller than Sudhir.
(II) Vijay is taller than Sudhri.

(A) Give answer if the data statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(B) Give answer 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.
(C) Give answer if the data either in statement I or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(D) Give answer if the data even in both statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(E) Give answer if the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Chandramouli’s and Datta’s salaries are in the proportion of 4:3 respectively. What is Chandramouli’s salary?
(I) Datta’s salary is 75% that of Chandramouli’s salary.
(II) Datta’s salary is Rs. 4,500/-

(A) Give answer if the data statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(B) Give answer 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.
(C) Give answer if the data either in statement I or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(D) Give answer if the data even in both statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(E) Give answer if the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

How many books are on the table?
(I) The total weight of the books on the table is 130 Kg.
(II) The weight of table is also 130 Kg.

(A) Give answer if the data statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(B) Give answer 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.
(C) Give answer if the data either in statement I or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(D) Give answer if the data even in both statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(E) Give answer if the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

In a code ‘lee pee tin’ means ‘Always Keep Smiling’. What is the code for ‘Smiling”?
(I) ‘tin lut lee’ means ‘Always Keep Left’.
(II) ‘dee pee’ means ‘Rose Smiling.

(A) Give answer if the data statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(B) Give answer 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.
(C) Give answer if the data either in statement I or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(D) Give answer if the data even in both statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(E) Give answer if the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

What is Anand’s present age in years?
(I) Anand was born in September.
(II) Vijay was 22 years old during September 199

(A) Give answer if the data statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(B) Give answer 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.
(C) Give answer if the data either in statement I or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(D) Give answer if the data even in both statement I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
(E) Give answer if the data in both statement I and II together are necessary to answer the question.