# Reasoning MCQ-5

Directions (Q.1-5): In each of the question-sets below are two/ three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of given conclusions logically follows from the given statements. Disregarding commonly known facts.
(1): Statements: All stars are bottles.
Some bottles are papers.
No paper is a calendar.
Conclusions: I. All stars being papers is a possibility.
II. No calendar is a bottle.

(A) if only conclusion I follows.
(B) if only conclusion II follows.
(C) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
(D) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
(E) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

Statements: All stars are bottles.
Some bottles are papers.
No paper is a calendar.
Conclusions: I. All calendars being stars is a possibility.
II. At least some bottles are stars.

(A) if only conclusion I follows.
(B) if only conclusion II follows.
(C) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
(D) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
(E) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

Statements: All stars are bottles.
Some bottles are papers. No paper is a calendar.
Conclusions: I. At least some calendars are bottles.
II. No calendar is star.

(A) if only conclusion I follows.
(B) if only conclusion II follows.
(C) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
(D) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
(E) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

(4): Statements: Some pencils are blankets.
All blankets are erasers.
Conclusions: I. At least some pencils are erasers.
II. All erasers being pencils is a possibility.

(A) if only conclusion I follows.
(B) if only conclusion II follows.
(C) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
(D) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
(E) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

Statements: Some pencils are blankets.
All blankets are erasers.
Conclusions: I. No eraser is a pencil.
II. All blankets being pencils is a possibility.

(A) if only conclusion I follows.
(B) if only conclusion II follows.
(C) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
(D) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
(E) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.

Directions (Q.6-11): Study the information given below and answer the given questions. Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a circle, but not necessarily in the same order. Four of them are facing outside and four of them are facing the center.
* E faces outside. Both the immediate neighbours of E face the center. H sits second to the right of E. B sits third to the left of E.
* D faces the center. Both the immediate neighbours of D face outside.
* G sits second to the left of A. B sits third to the right of H.
* F is an immediate neighbour of D. C is an immediate neighbour of G.
* D is not an immediate neighbour of B.
Who amongst the following sits on the immediate right of H?

(A) A
(B) D
(C) C
(D) G
(E) None of these

Who amongst the following sits third to the right of A?

(A) D
(B) E
(C) F
(D) A
(E) None of these

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way, based on the information given above and so from a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

(A) HA
(B) FH
(C) GC
(D) DA
(E) AE

If all the people are made to sit in an alphabetical order, in clockwise direction, starting from A, the position of whom amongst the following remains the same (excluding A)?

(A) E
(B) F
(C) C
(D) G
(E) None of these

How many people are seated between A and C (counting clockwise from A)?

(A) Two
(B) Four
(C) None
(D) One
(E) Three

Who amongst the following sits exactly between F and C (and is also their neighbour)?

(A) E
(B) B
(C) G
(D) A
(E) None of these

How many meaningful words can be made with the alphabets D, R, H and A each being used only once in each word?

(A) None
(B) One
(C) Two
(D) Three
(E) More than three

How many such pairs of letters are there in the word TELEPATHY, each of which has many letters between them in the word (in both forward and backward directions), as they have between them in the English alphabetical series?

(A) One
(B) Two
(C) None
(D) Three
(E) More than three

Directions (Q.14-16): Four of the following five are alike in certain way so from a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?

(A) Repair
(B) Mend
(C) Correct
(D) Rectify
(E) Trouble

15

(A) Employed
(B) Trained
(C) Hired
(D) Appointed
(E) Commissioned

16

(A) Quick
(B) Brisk
(C) Quiet
(D) Fast
(E) Rapid

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way (based on English alphabetical series) and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group if the English alphabetical series is broken into two equal halves, ie., the first 13 alphabets are clubbed together and the last 13 alphabets are clubbed separately?

(A) FH
(B) SU
(C) MA
(D) CK
(E) LB Directions

(Q.18-21): In each of these questions relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer
Statement: A>B = C;E = F;E ≥C
Conclusions: I. B < E II. F < B (A) if only conclusion I is true
(B) if only conclusion II is true
(C) if only conclusion I or II is true
(D) if neither conclusion I nor II is true
(E) if both conclusions I and II are true.

Statement: A>B = C;E = F;E≥D>C
Conclusions: I. C < F
II. A > C

(A) if only conclusion I is true
(B) if only conclusion II is true
(C) if only conclusion I or II is true
(D) if neither conclusion I nor II is true
(E) if both conclusions I and II are true.

Statement: l ≤ J;KM;J = K;G ≥ H = l
Conclusions: I. H < J
II. J < G (A) if only conclusion I is true
(B) if only conclusion II is true
(C) if only conclusion I or II is true
(D) if neither conclusion I nor II is true
(E) if both conclusions I and II are true.

Statement: l≤ J;KM;J = K;G≥H = l
Conclusions: I. L>J
II. J < M (A) if only conclusion I is true
(B) if only conclusion II is true
(C) if only conclusion I or II is true
(D) if neither conclusion I nor II is true
(E) if both conclusions I and II are true.