Ch.20 :- Analytical Reasoning :- Exercise 7


✦ Directions for Q. No. 1 to 5 : These questions are based on the information given below. Read the information
carefully and then answer the questions :
At an Electronic Data processing unit, five out of the eight programme sets , Q ,R, S,. T, U, V and Ware to be operated daily. On anyone day, except for ]St day of the month, only three of the programme sets must be the ones that were operated on the previous day. The programme operation must also satisfy the following conditions :

(i) If programme P is to be operated on a day, V can’t be operated on that day.

(ii) If Q is to be operated on a day, T must be one of the programmes to be operated after Q.

(iii) If R is to be operated on a day, V must be one of the programmes to be operated after R.

(iv) The last programme to be operated on any day must be either S or U.

1. Which of the following is true of any day’s valid programme set operation?
(a) p can’t be operated at 3rd place
(b) Q can’t be operated at 3rd place
(c) T can’t be operated at 3rd place
(d) R can’t be operated at 4th place
(e) U can’t be operated at 4th place

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2. If the programme sets Rand Ware to be operated on 1st day, which of the following could be the other programmes on that day?
(a) P, T, U
(b) Q, S, V
(c) Q, T, V
(d) T, S, U
(e) T, S, V

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3. If the programme sets operated on a day are P, Q, W, T, U, then each of the following could be the next day’s programme set except?
(a) Q. R, V, T, U
(b) Q, T, V; W, S
(c) W, T, U, V, S
(d) W, R, V, T, U
(e) W, T, S, P, U

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4. Which of the following could be the set of programme to be operated on the 1st day of a month ?
(a) P, R, v, S, U
(b) Q, s, R, V, U
(c) T, U, R, V, S
(d) U, Q, S, T, W
(e) V, Q, R, T, S

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5. If R is operated at 3rd place in a sequence, which of the following can’t be 2nd programme in that sequence?
(a) Q
(b) S
(c) T
(d) U
(e) W

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✦ Directions for Q. No. 6 to 9 :,Study the following information to answer these questions:
There are five identically looking box having different objects in it and every box has a label indicating their contents. The following is the description of the contents and the label of each box:

Contents Label
Two pins PP
Two balls BB
Two clips CC
One pin and one clip PC
On ball and one clip BC

Somebody has mischievously interchanged these labels in such a way that no box contains the label correctly explaining is content.

6. If 1st box opened contained label PP and 2nd box opened contained label PC and out of the combined four items, one item was a ball, which of the following will be definitely true?
(a) Other three items will not contain any clip
(b) Other three items will contain at least one clip
(c) Other three items will not contain two pins
(d) Other three items will not contain two balls
(e) None of the above

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7. If 1st box, containing the label BC, was opened and it was found that one item is a ball, which of the following would definitely be true ?
(a) The other item will not be a ball
(b) The other item will also be a ball
(c) The other box with BB label will contain a ball and clip
(d) The other item may either be a ball or a clip
(e) None of the above

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8. If the information is available that box PC does not contain either any pin’ or any clip and box PP does not contain any pin and box CC contains one clip and one ball, which of the following will definitely be true if only one of the remaining boxes is opened ?
(a) It will have at least one clip
(b) It will have at least one pin
(c) It will have two pins
(d) It will have one pin and one clip
(e) None of the above

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9. If the box PP contained two clips, the box CC contained two pins and the box BB contained at least one ball which of the following will definitely be not true?
(a) The box PC contains two balls
(b) The box BB contains one clip
(c) The box BC contains two balls
(d) The box BC contains one pin and one clip
(e) The box BB contains one ball and one clip

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✦ Directions for Q. No. 10 to 13 : Read the following information carefully and then answer the questions based a them.
A building has six floors, referred to as floors 1-6, from lowest to highest. Six companies L, M, N, 0, P and Q occupy the six floors, not necessarily in the same order, with only ant company to a floor.

(i) N is the same number of floors apart from M as M is from I.

(ii) P and Q are not on adjacent floors.

(iii) Q is on a higher floor than O.

(iv) L is on the floor 5.

10. Which of the following is/are true?
(i) M must be either on floor 3 or floor 4.
(ii) O must be either on floor 1 or floor 2.
(iii) Q must be either on floor 4 or floor 5.
(a) (i) only
(b) (ii) only
(c) (iii) only
(d) (i) & (iii) only
(e) (ii) & (iii) only

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11. Which.of the following must be true if N is on floor 1 ?
(a) L and P are on adjacent floors
(b) M and P are on adjacent floors
(c) O is on a floor higher than floor 2
(d) P is on a floor higher than floor 2
(e) Q is on a floor higher than floor 3

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12. If O and Q are not on adjacent floors, which of the following is true?
(a) M must be on floor 3
(b) N must be on floor 3
(c) O must be On floor 2
(d) P must be on floor 6
(e) None of these

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13. Which of the following can be true if N is on floor 3 ?
(a) M must be two floors lower than L
(b) N must be on a floor between Land M
(c) O must be one floor lower than Q
(d) Q must be on a higher floor than N
(e) None of the above

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✦ Directions for Q. No. 14 to 20 : Read the following information and then answer the questions based on it.
A sales representative plans to visit, each hf six companies – M, N, P, Q, Rand S exactly once during the course of one day. She is setting up her scheduler the’day according to,the following conditions:

(i) She must visit M before Na~d before R.

(ii) She must visit N before Q.

(iii) The 3rd company she visits must be P.

14. Which of the following could be the order in which sales representative’s visits the six companies ?
(a) M, R, N, Q, P, S
(b) M, S, P, N, R, Q
(c) P, R, M, N, Q, S
(d) P, S, M, R, Q, N
(e) Q, N, P, R, S, M

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15. Which of the following must be true of the sales representative’s schedule for the.day ?
(a) She visits M before Q
(b) She visits N before R
(c) She visits P before J
(d) She visits P before R
(e) She visits Q before R

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16. If the sales representative visits S first, which company must she visit second?
(a) M
(b) N
(c) P
(d) Q
(e) R

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17. Which of the following could representative’s schedule?
(a) She visits M 3rd
(b) She visits N 6th
(c) She visits P 1st
(d) She visits Q 2nd
(e) She visits R 6th

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18. If the sales representative ‘visits Q immediately before R and immediately after S, She must ‘visit Q?
(a) 1st
(b) 2nd
(c) 4th
(d) 5th
(e) 6th

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19. If the sales representative visits S 6th which of the following could be her 1st and 2nd visits, respectively?
(a) M and Q
(b) M and R
(c) N and M
(d) Q and P
(e) Q and R

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20. The sales representative could visit any of the following companies immediately after P except?
(a) M
(b) N
(c) Q
(d) R
(e) S

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✦ Directions for Q. No. 21 to 24 : Suresh did the home work for the five subjects viz. Mathematics, English, physics, Geography and Marathi within the total available time of continuous six hours.

(i) He took rest (R) for one hour immediately after the homework of physics. He had allotted one hour’s time for each subject.

(ii) He did the homework of Geography earlier than that of Marathi,but not immediately before.

(iii) He did not begin his homework, with either Mathematics or Physics.

(iv) He started doing homework of English at 2.00 PM i.e., immidiately after rest.

(v) There was a gap of two hours between the hours during which he did homeworks of Mathematics and English,

21. When did he begin home work of Physics?
(a) 1.00 Pm
(b) 11.00 am
(c) 12 Noon
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

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22. How many hours gap was there between the homework of Marathi and Mathematics?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Nil
(e) None of these

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23. When did he do the homework of Marathi ?
(a) Immediately before Geography
(b) Immediately after Geography
(e) Two hours after Geography
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of the above

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24. Which of the following is the correct statement?
(a) He did homework of Geography earlier’ than that of English
(b) He did homework of Maths in the end
(c) He did homework of’ Maths earlier than that of Geography I
(d) He took rest between 12 Noon and 1 : 00 pm
(e) All the above are correct

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