# Reasoning Quiz – 1

**1. A clock is so placed that at 12 noon its minute hand points towards northeast. In which direction will its minute hand points at 1.30 pm?**

a) East

b) West

c) North

d) South

**2. If the above clock is turned through an angle of 135 degree in an anticlockwise direction, In which direction will its minute hand point at 8.45 p.m.?**

a) East

b) West

c) North

d) South

**3. Pointing to photograph a lady tells Mohan, ” I am the only daughter of this lady and her son is your maternal uncle.” How is the speaker related to Mohan’s father?**

a) Wife

b) sister in law

c) Either of the two

d) Neither of the two

**4. A is elder to B while C and D are elder to E who lies between A and C. If C be elder to B, which one of the following statement is necessarily true?**

a) E is elder to B

b) A is elder to C

c) C is elder to D

d) D is elder to C

**5. My brother is 3 years senior to me. My father was born while my mother was 26 years of age when i was born. if my sister was 4 years of age when my brother was born, What was the age of my father and mother respectively when my brother was born?**

a) 35 years and 33 years

b) 35 years and 29 years

c) 32 years and 23 years

d) 35 years and 29 years

**6. A, B, C, D and E play a game of cards. A says to B, ” If you give me 3 cards, you will have as many as E and if i give you 3 cards, you will have as many as D has.” A and B together have 10 cards more than what D and E together have. If B has 2 cards more than what C has and total no. of cards be 133, how many cards does B have?**

a) 35

b) 25

c) 23

d) 22

**7. In a caravan in addition to 50 hens there are 45 goats and 8 camels with some keepers. If the total no. of feet be 224 more than the number of heads in the caravan, the number of keepers is**

a) 5

b) 8

c) 10

d) 15

**8. If A+D> C+E, C+D= 2B and B+E>C+D. it necessarily follows that**

a) A+D > B+E

b) A + D> B+C

c) A+B>2D

d) B+D > C+E

**9. If A+B> C+D, B+E=2C and C+D>B+E,it necessarily follows that**

a) A> C

b) A+B>2D

c) A+B>2C

d) A+B>2E

**10. In a pile of books there are 3 of History, 3 of Hindi, 2 of Maths and 2 of English. taking from above there is an English book between a History and Maths book, a History book between a maths and English Book, a Hindi book between a maths and history books. Book of which subject is at the 6th position from the top?**

a) English

b) Hindi

c) History

d) Maths