# Reasoning Quiz – 83 (Mixed)

Eight persons are sitting are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square facing the centre while four others sit in the middle of each of the four sides but not facing the centre. No two female or male is sitting adjacent to each other. Nitin is sitting third to the right of Monisha and she is facing outside. She is sitting at one of the four sides. Rishi is an immediate neighbour of neither Nitin nor Monisha. Monica is adjacent Rishi but not Jasmine. Rose is sitting third to the left of Mahesh who is facing the centre.All female members are facing outside and male members inside. Jasmine and Bala are sitting in one of the sides and corners of the table.

1. How many persons is/are sitting between Rishi and Rose when counted from Rishi in clock-wise direction?
a) Four
b) Two
c) Three
d) More than three
e) None of these

2. If Nitin is facing outside and who will sit third to the left of him?
a) Jasmine
b) Monisha
c) Mahesh
d) Cannot be determined
e) None of these

3. What is the position of Monica with respect to Monisha?
a) Fourth to the left
b) Fourth to the right
c) Both a) and b)
d) Third to the left
e) Immediate right

Answer c) Both a) and b)

4. Who among the following pairs is sitting adjacent to Bala?
a) Rose, Monisha
b) Nitin, Monisha
c) Monisha, Jasmine
d) Monica, Monisha
e) None of these

5. Who is sitting opposite to Mahesh?
a) Nitin
b) Rishi
c) Bala
d) Cannot be determined
e) None of these

In each question below are two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the two given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

6. Statements:
All railways are trains.
No train is a station.
Some stations are platforms.
Conclusions:
I. All railways being platforms is a possibility.
II. No railway is a station.
(a) if only conclusion I follow.
(b) if only conclusion II follows.
(c) if either conclusion I or II follows.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
(e) if both conclusions I and II follow.

Answer (e) if both conclusions I and II follow.

7. Statements:
All erasers are sharpners.
All sharpners are pencils.
Some pencils are pens.
Conclusions:
I. No eraser is a pen.
II. All pencils are sharpners.
(a) if only conclusion I follow.
(b) if only conclusion II follows.
(c) if either conclusion I or II follows.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
(e) if both conclusions I and II follow.

Answer (d) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.

8. Statements:
All winters are summers.
Some summers are springs.
No spring is an autumn.
Conclusions:
I. At least some winters are springs.
II. Some autumns being summers is a possibility.
(a) if only conclusion I follow.
(b) if only conclusion II follows.
(c) if either conclusion I or II follows.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
(e) if both conclusions I and II follow.

Answer (b) if only conclusion II follows.

9. Statements:
All erasers are sharpners.
All sharpners are pencils.
Some pencils are pens.
Conclusions:
I. At least some sharpners are pens.
II. No sharpner is a pen.
(a) if only conclusion I follow.
(b) if only conclusion II follows.
(c) if either conclusion I or II follows.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
(e) if both conclusions I and II follow.

Answer (c) if either conclusion I or II follows.

10. Statements:
All winters are summers.
Some summers are springs.
No spring is an autumn.
Conclusions:
I. All summers can never be autumns.
II. At least some summers are winters.
(a) if only conclusion I follow.
(b) if only conclusion II follows.
(c) if either conclusion I or II follows.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
(e) if both conclusions I and II follow.