Ch.20 :- Analytical Reasoning :- Exercise 1


✦ Directions for Q. No. 1 to 5 : Read the following Iformation carefully and then answer the questions given low it.
six scientists A, B, C, D, E and F have to demonstrate their subject namely Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Physics, Geology and Maths. One scientist will demonstrate only one day. Demonstration will start from Monday and will end one day. There will be a day of rest.

(i) Chemistry will immediately follow Geology.

(ii) A, who is a mathematician, will demonstration either on 2nd or last day.

(iii) C will demonstrate on 2nd day. Physics will be on the 5th day.

(iv) E, who is Zoologist, demonstrates on 2nd day.

(v) B has demonstrated on Monday and the rest day will be immediately after F’s demonstration day.

1. On which of the following days no demonstration will take place?
(a) Friday
(b) Wednesday
(c) Saturday
(d) Sunday
(e) None of these

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2. On which day Botany will be demonstrated?
(a) Monday
(b) Saturday
(c) Wednesday
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

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3. Chemistry is immediately preceded by which of the following subjects ?
(a) Geology
(b) Maths
(c) Botany
(d) Physics
(e) None of these

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4. Who demonstrates Physics?
(a) B
(b) Cannot be determined
(c) D
(d) F
(e) C

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5. Who among following demonstrates rates just after B and just before C?
(a) E
(b) A
(c) D
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

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✦ Directions tor Q. No.6 to 10 : Read the following information. I end choose the right alternative for the questions given afterwards.
The sports week of an institute was organised from 19th to 26th
of a month 19th being a Wednesday. During that period six game – cricket (C), Badminton (B), Table-Tennis (T),
Kho-Kho (X), Hockey (H) and Football (F) were played, one game on each day. Further information is

(i) Hockey was not played on the closing day, i.e.,on 26th.

(ii) Table-Tennis was played on the previous day of Cricket.

(iii) Football was not played either on Wednesday or Saturday.

(iv) No game was played on Thursday and Sunday.

(v) Kho-Kho was played on Monday.

(vi) There was a gap of two days between Cricket and Football.

6. The sports week started with which game?
(a) Table-Tennis
(b) Cricket
(c) Kho-Kho
(d) Hockey
(e) None of these

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7. How many days’ gap is there between Hockey and Football ?
(a) Three
(d) Two
(b) Four
(c) Five
(e) None of these

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8. Which pair of games was played on Wednesday?
(a) Hockey and Badminton
(b) Hockey and Cricket
(c) Cricket and Tennis
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

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9. Which game exactly precedes Kho-Kho ?
(a) Hockey
(b) Football
(c) Cricket
(d) Table-Tennis
(e) None of these

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10. Table-Tennis follows which game?
(a) Hockey
(b) Cricket
(c) Tennis
(d) None of these
(e) Cannot be determined

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✦ Directions for Q. No. 11 to 15 : Read the information given below and on the basis of the information, select the correct alternative for each question given after the
information:
A training college has to conduct a refresher course for teachers of seven different subjects -Mechanics, Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology, Economics, Science and Engineering from 22nd July to 29th July.

(i) Course should start with Psychology.

(ii) 23rd July, being Sunday, should be a holiday.

(iii) Science subject should be on the previous day of the Engineering subject.

(iv) Course should end with Mechanics subject.

(v) Philosophy should be immediately after holiday.

(vi) There should be a gap of one day between Economics and Engineering.

(vii) There should be a gap of two days between Sociology and Economics.

11. The refresher course will start with which one of the following subjects?
(a) Psychology
(b) Mechanics
(c) Philosophy
(d) Economics
(e) Cannot be determined

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12. Which subject will be on Tuesday?
(a) Mechanics
(b) Engineering
(c) Economics
(d) Psychology
(e) None of these

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13. Which subject is followed by Science?
(a) Psychology
(b) Philosophy
(c) Economics
(d) Engineering
(e) Cannot be determined

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14. Which subject precedes Mechanics?
(a) Economics
(b) Engineering
(c) Philosophy
(d) Psychology
(e) None of these

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15. How many days’ gap is there between Science and
Philosophy?

(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) No gap
(e) None of these

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✦ Directions for Q. No. 16 to 18 : Read the information given below and then answer the questions based on them.
Out of four persons Arun, Bharat, Chandu and Dharma, two are interested in hockey, two in cricket, two are painters, one is a singer and one is dancer. Each youngman has one outdoor interest and one hobby concerned with fine arts.

(i) Arun is neither a painter nor does he play hockey.

(ii) Bharat does not dance.

(iii) Dancer plays hockey.

(iv) Bharat and Dharma do not play cricket.

16. Who among the following plays cricket and is interested in painting?
(a) Arun
(b) Bharat
(c) Chandu
(d) Arun and Chandu
(e) Bharat and Dharma

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17. Who among the following is a singer?
(a) Dharma
(b) Arun
(c) Chandif
(d) None of these
(e) Bharat

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18. Which pair shows the correct relationship of the game and hobby of dharma?
(a) Cricket, Singing
(b) Cricket, Painting
(c) Cricket, Dancing
(d) Hockey, Dancing
(e) Hockey, Singing

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✦ Directions for Q. No. 19 to 23 : On the basis of information given below, select the correct alternative as answer for the questions which follow the information.
Six plays A, B, C, D, E and F are to be staged one on each day from Monday to Saturday. The schedule of the plays is to be accordance with the following informations.

(i) A must be staged a day before E.

(ii) C must not be staged on Tuesday.

(iii) B must be staged on the day, following the day which F is staged.

(iv) D must be staged on Friday only and should not be immediately preceded by B.

(v) E must not be staged on the last day of the schedule.

19. Which of the following play is staged immediately after E ?
(a) B
(b) D
(c) E
(d) F
(e) None of these

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20. Which of the following plays is staged on Monday?
(a) E
(b) F
(c) C
(d) B
(e) A

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21. Play D is between which of t.
(a) B and E
(b) E and F
(c) A and E
(d) C and E
(e) None of these

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22. Which of the following is the schedule of plays, with the
order of their staging from Monday?
he following pair of plays?
(a) E, A, B, F, D, C
(b) A, F, B, E, D, C
(c) A, F, B, C, D, E
(d) F, A, B, E, D, C
(e) None of these

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23. Play C cannot definitely be staged on which of the following days in addition to Tuesday?
(a) Monday
(b) Wednesday
(c)Friday
(d) Thursday
(e)Saturday

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✦ Directions for Q. No. 24 to 27 : Read the following
information given below and answer the questions based 0
them.
Four youngmen Anil, Mukesh, Piyush a,nd Yogesh are loving/.
called Munna, Babboo, Prince and Pappoo by everyone. The:
are married to Madhu, Sunanda, Jyoti and Arti

(i) Arti and Madhu are neither married to Piyush or Anil nor their husband is called Babboo.

(ii) Babboo is not married to Sunanda and his name is not Piyush.

(iii) Sunanda is not married to Munna.

(iv) Mukesh is neither Munna nor Prince nor is married to Madhu.

24. Which of the following pair of husband-wife is not correct?
(a) Munna, Madhu,
(b) Babboo, Jyoti
(c) Pappoo, Jyoti
(d) None of these
(e) All the above are correct

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25. What is the nickname of Mukesh ?
(a) Babboo
(b) Pappoo
(c) Munna
(d) Prince
(e) Either Pappoo or Munna

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26. Who is the husband of Sunanda ?
(a) Anil
(b) Mukesh
(c) Piyush
(d) Yogesh
(e) Cannot be determined

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27. Yogesh is married to whom?
(a) Sunanda
(b) Arti
(c) Madhu
(d) Jyoti
(e) Cannot be determined

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✦ Directions for Q. No. 28 to 31 : Read the following
information carefully and then answer the questions given
below it:

(i) P, Q, R S, T and U are six members of a family, each of them engaged in a different profession – Doctor,
Lawyer, Teacher, Engineer, Nurse and Manager.

(ii) Each of them remains at home on a different day of the week from Monday to Saturday.

(iii) The Lawyer in the family remains at home on Thursday.

(iv) R remains at home on Tuesday.

(v) P, a Doctor, does not remain at home either on Saturday or on Wednesday.

(vi) S is neither the Doctor nor the Teacher and remains at home on Friday.

(vii) Q is the Engineer and T is the Manager.

28. Which of the following combinations is not correct?
(a) R-Teacher
(b) Q-Engineer
(c) T-Manager
(d) S-Nurse
(e) All correct

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29. Which of the following combinations is correct?
(a) Lawyer-Tuesday
(b) Teacher-Wednesday
(c) Manager-Friday
(d) Engineer-Thursday
(e) Nurse-Friday

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30. Who is the Nurse?
(a) S
(b) R
(c) U
(d) Data inadequate
(e) None of these

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31. Who among them remains at home on the following days on which R stays at home?
(a) Q
(b) Q or T
(c) S
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

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✦ Directions for Q. No. 32 to 36 : Read the following information and then answer the questions based on them. The staff of a Bank are Mr. A, Mr. B, Mrs. C, Miss D, Mr. E and Miss F. The positions they occupy are Manager, Asstt. Manager, Cashier, Steno, Teller and a Clerk, though not necessarily in that order. The Asstt. Manager is Manager’s grandson, Cashier is Stenographer’s son-in-law. Mr. A is bachelor. Miss D is Teller’s step-sister and Mr. E is Manager’s neighbour. Mr B. can’t have a grandson or son-in-law as he is only 20 years old.

32. Who is the Manager?
(a) Mr. A
(b) Mrs. C
(c) Mr. E
(d) None
(e) Can’t be determined

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33. Who is the Asstt. Manager?
(a) Mr. A
(b) Miss F
(c) Mrs. C
(d) Mr. B
(e) None of these

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34. Who is the Teller?
(a) Miss. F
(b) Mrs. C
(c) Mr.A
(d) Miss D
(e) None of these

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35. Who is the Clerk?
(a) Mr. B
(b) Miss. D
(c) Miss. F
(d) None
(e) Can’t be determined

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36. Who is the Cashier?
(a) Either Mr. A or Mr. B
(b) Miss F
(c) Mr. A
(d) Mrs. C
(e) None of these

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