# Ch.20 :- Analytical Reasoning :- Exercise 3

✦ Directions for Q. No. 1 to 5 : Read the following information to answer the questions based on it. There are four persons A, B, C and D. One of them is a Lecturer plays Football and Cricket. A and B are Accountants. A plays Badminton. Both the Accountants are Swimmers. D is a Bank clerk. One Accountant also plays Tennis. The Bank clerk plays Carrom and is a Swimmer. All the four persons play two games each and follow one profession.

1. Who is the Lecturer?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these

Ans.(c)

The data given in the question can be summerised in the table as under:

Person G is a Lecturer.

2. Who can’t swim?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) Can’t be determined

Ans.(c)

The data given in the question can be summerised in the table as under:

Person C can’t Swim.

3. Who plays Tennis?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these

Ans.(b)

The data given in the question can be summerised in the table as under:

Person B plays Tennis.

4. Who plays Badminton and is an Accountant?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these

Ans.(a)

The data given in the question can be summerised in the table as under:

A plays Badminton and is an Accountant.

5. Who plays Tennis and is an Accountant?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these

Ans.(b)

The data given in the question can be summerised in the table as under:

B is an Accountant and plays Tennis.

✦ Directions for Q. No. 6 to 8 : Read the information given below to answer the questions that follow:
Six persons A, B, C, D, E and F are going by a car to see Agra. In this group there are three Journalists, a Professor and a Doctor. In this group there are two maried couples. No man in the group is a Professor or a Doctor, F is a sick man and he lives with his married son C. Among the three Journalists husband
of D who looks after his sick father earns more than E who in turn gets more pay than B. Sister of E gets less pay than her husband B and more than D.

6. who is the Professor in the group?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) Cannot be determined

Ans.(d)

Cannot be determined.

7. Which of the following is a pair of ladies?
(a) A,D
(b) A,C
(c) A,B
(d) Cannot be determined

Ans.(d)

A, D is the pair of ladies.

8. Who among the following earns the least?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Ans.(d)

D earns the least.

✦ Directions for Q. No. 9 to 12 : Shalu, Charu, Lata, Tom and Sandy help themselves to take some sweets frombowl. Four of them each take a Gulab jamun. Charu and Tom do not take a Burfy as all the others do. In fact, Charu takes only one sweet, which is a Laddu. Apart from Charu, only Shalu and Sandy do not take Peda.

9. Who only had a peda and a Gulab jamun ?
(a) Charu
(b) Sandy
(c) Shalu
(d) Tom

Ans.(d)

The information given can be presented in the table as give below:

Tom took a Peda and Gulab jamun.

10. Who takes three sweets?
(a) Charu
(b) Sandy
(c) Shalu
(d) Lata

Ans.(d)

The information given can be presented in the table as give below:

Lata took Gulab jamun, Burfy and Peda.

11. Who are the two people taking the same number and same type of sweets?
(a) Shalu and Lata
(b) Sandy and Lata
(c) Shalu and Sandy
(d) Tom and Sandy

Ans.(c)

The information given can be presented in the table as give below:

Shalu and Sandy took Gulab jamun and Burfy.

12. In total, how many sweets were taken by the group?
(a) 11
(b) 12
(c) 9
(d) 10

Ans.(d)

The information given can be presented in the table as give below:

In total 10 sweets were taken.

✦ Directions for Q. No. 13 to 17 : Study the following information carefully and then answer the questions given below it :
P, Q, R, S, T, Wand Z are seven students studying in three different institutes-A, Band C. There are three girls among them studying one each in each of these institutes. Two of them

study Mechanical Engineering, two study Medicine and one each study Biotechnology, Pharmacy and Electrical
Engineering. R studies with only her best friend P who studies Pharmacy in college B. No girls studies either Biotechnology or Electrical Engineering. T studies Mechanical Engineering in college A and his brother W studies Electrical Engineering in college C. None of the two studying Medicines studies in college B. S studies Biotechnology along with T and Z.

13. In which of the colleges do three of them study?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) A or C
(e) None of these

Ans.(e)

The information given for the questions can be presented in the form of table as given below:

Three of them study in institute A.

14. Which of the following pairs of students study Medicine?
(a) S, Z
(b) Z, W
(c) Z, Q
(d) T, Q
(e) None of these

Ans.(c)

The information given for the questions can be presented in the form of table as given below:

Z and Q study medicine.

15. Which of the following is the field of study of Z ?
(a) Medicine
(b) Mechanical
(c) Electrical
(e) None of these

Ans.(a)

The information given for the questions can be presented in the form of table as given below:

Z studies medicine.

16. Which of the following three represent the three girls?
(a) S, Z, Q
(b) Z, R, Q
(c) S, R, Q
(e) None of these

Ans.(b)

The information given for the questions can be presented in the form of table as given below:

Group of Q. R, Z is the group of girls.

17. In which college does Q study?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) A or B
(d) C
(e) None of these

Ans.(d)

The information given for the questions can be presented in the form of table as given below:

Q studies in college C.

✦ Directions for Q. No. 18 to 22 : Read the following information and then answer the questions given below it :
organisation had selected six candidates A, B, C, D, E and F through a rigorous selection test. Out of them, B, C, and E were from rural areas and the remaining were from urban areas. Candidates A, Band D had completed education throughout in English medium while the others in vernacular languages. D and F had specialisations in the Computer Hardware and all others had specialisations in the Computer Software.”

18. If A and C were also Computer Hardware Specialists, what would have been the number of Software Specialists from rural areas?
(a) 2
(b) 1
(c) Nil
(e) None of these

Ans.(a)

The given information can be analysed with the help of following table:

Candidates from rural background are B, C and E Candidates with specialisation in computer Software are A, B, C and E but C has specialisation in Computer Hardware (given in the question). Hence, Software candidates from rural background are Band C i.e., there are two Software candidates from the rural areas.

19. Which of the following description is correct in respect of candidates A and B ? Both of them are
(a) Urban area candidates studied in English medium
(b) Rural area candidates studied in English medium
(c) Computer “Software specialists studied in English medium
(d) English medium candidates, but one of them is Computer Hardware Specialist
(e) None of the above

Ans.(c)

The given information can be analysed with the help of following table:

Both A and B are Computer Software Specialists and they studied in English medium.

20. Who among the following is a Computer Hardware specialist coming from an urban area and had studied in English medium?
(a) F
(d) D
(b) A
(c) C
(e) None of the

Ans.(d)

The given information can be analysed with the help of following table:

D is a Computer Hardware Specialists and he studied’ English medium.

21. Which of the following is the pair of Computer Software Specialists from rural areas and educated in vernacular medium?
(a) B, C
(b) C,E
(c) B, E
(e) None of these

Ans.(b)

The given information can be analysed with the help of following table:

C and E are Computer Software Specialists hailing from rural areas and educated in vernacular medium.

22. Who among the following is-Computer Hardware Specialist?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) E
(e) None of these

Ans.(e)

The given information can be analysed with the help of following table:

No candidate from rural area is a Computer Hardware Specialist.

✦ Directions for Q. No. 23 to 27 : Study the following information carefully and then answer [he questions given
below it:
P, T, M, J, V, Rand Ware seven friends studying in a college. Three of them are in B.Sc. and two each are in B.A. and B.com. Each of them has a favourite colour from Blue, Red, Yellow, White, Black, Violet and Brown but not necessarily in the same
order. None of them, studying in B.Sc. likes either Red or Black. M is B.A and likes Blue. R is in B. Com and likes Brown. J is in B.Sc. and likes yellow. P who does not like Red is in the same discipline of R, and T is in the same discipline of M. V does not like Violet.

23. Which colour does T like?
(a) Black
(b) Blue
(c) White
(e) Non of these

Ans.(e)

The information given in question can be summarised in the table as under:

T likes Red Colour.

24. Which colour does P like?
(a) Black
(b) Violet
(c) Red
(e) None of these

Ans.(a)

The information given in question can be summarised in the table as under:

P likes Black colour.

25. Which of the following groups is in B.Sc. ?
(a) M, V, W
(b) J, P, W
(c) J, V, T
(d) V,P, W
(e) None of these

Ans.(e)

The information given in question can be summarised in the table as under:

J, V,W are in B.Sc.

26. What is the colour combination likings of those who are in B.Sc. ?
(a) Yellow, Black, Violet
(b) Yellow, Brown, Violet
(c) Violet, Black, Brown
(d) Yellow, White, Violet
(e) None of these

Ans.(d)

The information given in question can be summarised in the table as under:

(Yellow, White, Violet) is the corect combination of colours.

27. Which colour does V like?
(a) Red
(b) White
(c) Black
(e) None of these

Ans.(b)

The information given in question can be summarised in the table as under:

V likes White colour.

✦ Directions for Q. No. 28 to 32 : Study the following information carefully and then answer the questions wen below it :
P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are seven professors. Each one teaches a different subject from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, mathematics, Economics and Geography, but not necessarily in that same order. Each of them teaches one day each on the seven days of the week from Monday to Sunday not necessarily in the order. R teaches Biology on Friday. Q teaches mathematics on the previous day of the day on which a professor teaches Physics. V teaches on Sunday, but does not teach. Chemistry or English. S teaches Economics on the previous day on which U teaches. P teaches Geography on Tuesday. T does not teach English.

28. Which subject does T teach?
(a) Chemistry
(b) Physics
(c) Chemistry or Physics
(e) None of these

Ans.(a)

On the basis of the information given for the question we draw the following table:

29. Which subject does U teach?
(a) Physics
(b) English
(c) Physics or English
(e) None of these

Ans.(a)

On the basis of the information given for the question we draw the following table:

30. On which day does T teach?
(a) Wednesday
(b) Thursday
(c) Monday
(e) None of these

Ans.(c)

On the basis of the information given for the question we draw the following table:

31. On which day does U teach?
(a) Wednesday
(b) Thursday
(c) Wednesday or Thursday
(e) None of these

Ans.(b)

On the basis of the information given for the question we draw the following table:

32. Which subject does V teach?
(a) Chemistry
(b) English
(c) Biology
(e) None of these

Ans.(b)

On the basis of the information given for the question we draw the following table:

✦ Directions for Q. No. 33 to 37 : Study the following information carefully to answer the questions given
below it :
Seven students Ashwin, Devika, Baljit, Chandrakant, Urmila, Nagesh and Pranjali have taken admissions for MBA with specialization in HR or Finance or Marketing. Each one has got admission in different institutes M, J, K, L, R, T, f, but not necessarily in the same order. At least two have opted for each of the specializations.
Devika has opted for Marketing but is not in institute J or T. Chandrakant has taken admission for HR in institute K. The one who studies in institute F does not study Finance. Nage’sh studies the same specialization as that of Devika in institute R Ashwin does not study in institute L or T. Baljit studies. HR in institute J. Pranjali studies in institute F and does not study Marketing.

33. Which of the following combinations of institute, student and specialization is correct?
(a) R-N-HR
(b) T-N-Marketing
(c) L-B-HR
(d) M-D-Marketing
(e) None of these

Ans.(e)

On the basis of the information given in the question, we can draw the following table:

34. What is the specialization of Ashwin ?
(a) Marketing
(b) HR
(c) Finance
(d) Marketing or HR
(e) Finance or Marketing

Ans.(c)

On the basis of the information given in the question, we can draw the following table:

35. Devika studies in which institute?
(a) L
(b) T
(c) F
(d) M
(e) None of these

Ans.(a)

On the basis of the information given in the question, we can draw the following table:

36. Which of the following groups represents the studentsstudying HR ?
(a) Baljit and Chandrakant
(b) Baljit, Chandrakant and Pranjali
(c) Ashwin, Baljit and Chandrakant
(d) Urmila and Chandrkant
(e) None of the above

Ans.(b)

On the basis of the information given in the question, we can draw the following table:

37. Which of the following combinations of institute and specialization is true for Urmila ?
(a) L-Finance
(b) L-Marketing
(c) T-Marketing
(d) T-Finance
(e) None of these

Ans.(d)

On the basis of the information given in the question, we can draw the following table:

✦ Directions for Q. No. 38 to 42 : Read the following information and answer the questions given below it.
Six films P, Q R, S, T and U are to be released on consecutive Fridays. The schedule of the release is to be in accordance with the following :

(i) P must be released a week before T.

(ii) R must not be released immediately after the first release.

(iii) Q must be released on the Friday following the Friday on which U is released.

(iv) S must be released on fifth Friday and should not be immediately preceded by Q.

(v) T must not be released in the last.

38. Which of the following films preceded ‘T?
(a) S
(b) U
(c) P
(d) Q

Ans.(c)

The order of the release of the films is given below:
U Q P T S R

T is preceded by P.

39. In between which of the two films S is to be released?
(a) Q and T
(b) Rand T
(c) T and U
(d) P and T

Ans.(b)

The order of the release of the films is given below:
U Q P T S R

S is to be released between Rand T

40. Which of the following films released first?
(a) R
(b) Q
(c) P
(d) U

Ans.(d)

The order of the release of the films is given below:
U Q P T S R

U is the first film.

41. Which of the following films released immediately after Q?
(a) P
(b) R
(c) U
(d) T

Ans.(a)

The order of the release of the films is given below:
U Q P T S R

P is released just after Q.

42. Film R cannot be released on which of the following Fridays in addition to second Friday?
(a) First
(b) Third
(c) Fourth
(d) Fifth