# Reasoning Quiz – 115 (Mixed)

Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to the group?

1.
a) Break
b) Change
c) Split
d) Divide
e) Separate

Answer b) Change . All others are synonyms

2.
a) Train
b) Instruct
c) Educate
e) Coach

3.
a) Extend
b) Higher
c) Upward
d) Rise
e) Ascend

Answer a) Extend . All others imply ‘UP’.

4. Which of the following symbols should replace question mark (?) in the given expression in order to make the expressions ‘ A > D’ and ‘F > C’ definitely true?
A > B >= C ? D <= E=F a) >
b) <
c) <= d) = e) Either = or >=

Answer d) =. In the expression A > B >= C D <= E = F to make A > D true and F >= C true.

5. Which of the following expressions is definitely true if the given expressions ‘R < P’ as well as ‘S > Q’ are definitely true?
a) P > Q = R <= T < S b) S > T >= R > Q < P c) Q > R <= T > P >= S
d) S > T >= R > Q > P
e) None of these

Answer a) P > Q = R <= T < S

6. Read the following information carefully and answer the question which follows:
‘A × B’ means ‘A is the father of B’.
‘A + B’ means ‘A is the daughter of B’.
‘A ÷ B’ means ‘A is the son of B’.
‘A – B’ means ‘A is the sister of B’.

What will come in place of question mark to establish that P is the son-in-law of S in the following expression?
P × Q + R – T ? S
a) +
b) ×
c) –
d) ÷
e) Either + or ÷

Answer e) Either + or ÷

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:-

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each such that they are equidistant from each other. In row 1: P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated and all of them are facing South. In row 2: A, B, C, D, E and F are seated and all of them are facing North. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement, each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. S sits third to the right of Q. Either S or Q sits at an extreme end of the line. The one who faces Q sits second to the right of E. Two people sit between Band F. Neither B nor F sits at an extreme end of the line. The immediate neighbour of B faces the person who sits third to the left of P. R and T are immediate neighbours. C sits second to the left of A. T does not face the immediate neighbour of D.

7. Who amongst the following sit at the extreme ends of the rows?
a) S, D
b) Q, A
c) V, C
d) P, D
e) Q, F

Solution:
Row 1. P V S T R Q
Row 2. C F A E B D

8. Who amongst the following faces S?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D
e) F

9. How many persons are seated between V and R?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four
e) None of these

10. P is related to A in the same way as S is related to B based on the given arrangement. Which of the following is T related to, following the same pattern?
a) C
b) D
c) E
d) F
e) Cannot be determined

11. Which of the following is true regarding T?
a) F faces T.
b) V is an immediate neighbour of T.
c) F faces the one who is second to the right of T.
d) T sits at one of the extreme ends of the line.
e) Q sits second to the right of T.