Logical Reasoning Test Paper

1.

Statements: A man must be wise to be a good wrangler. Good wranglers are talkative and boring.

Conclusions:

  1. All the wise persons are boring.
  2. All the wise persons are good wranglers.
 A.
Only conclusion I follows
 B.
Only conclusion II follows
 C.
Either I or II follows
 D.
Neither I nor II follows
 E.
Both I and II follow

 

2.CONDUCTOR : ORCHESTRA
 A.
jockey : mount
 B.
thrasher : hay
 C.
driver : tractor
 D.
skipper : crew
 E.
painter : house
3.Cup is to coffee as bowl is to
 A.
dish
 B.
soup
 C.
spoon
 D.
food
4.Nurse Kemp has worked more night shifts in a row than Nurse Rogers, who has worked five. Nurse Miller has worked fifteen night shifts in a row, more than Nurses Kemp and Rogers combined. Nurse Calvin has worked eight night shifts in a row, less than Nurse Kemp. How many night shifts in a row has Nurse Kemp worked?
 A.
eight
 B.
nine
 C.
ten
 D.
eleven
Direction (for Q.No. 5):

In each question below is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions, decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement and choose your answer accordingly.

5.

Statement: “Put. a notice on the board that all the employees should come on time to office.” – An officer tells his assistant.

Assumptions:

  1. All the employees come late.
  2. Employees read such notice on the board.
  3. Employees will follow the instructions.
 A.
Only I and II are implicit
 B.
Only III is implicit
 C.
Only II and III are implicit
 D.
Only I and III are implicit
 E.
All are implicit
Direction (for Q.Nos. 6 – 7):

In each of the following questions, three statements are given followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and TV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

6.

Statements: No paper is pen. No pen is pencil. All erasers are papers.

Conclusions:

  1. Some papers are erasers.
  2. No pencil is eraser.
  3. No pen is eraser.
  4. All papers are erasers.
 A.
Only I and II follow
 B.
Only II and III follow
 C.
Only I, II and III follow
 D.
All follow
 E.
None of these
7.

Statements: Some tapes are discs. Some discs are cassettes. Some cassettes are songs.

Conclusions:

  1. Some songs are discs.
  2. Some cassettes are tapes.
  3. Some songs are tapes.
  4. No song is a disc.
 A.
Only either I or IV follows
 B.
Only either II or IV follows
 C.
Only III and IV follow
 D.
Only III and either II or IV follows
 E.
None of these
Direction (for Q.Nos. 8 – 9):
Choose the picture that would go in the empty box so that the two bottom pictures are related in the same way as the top two are related.
8.
 A.
1
 B.
2
 C.
3
 D.
4
9.
 A.
1
 B.
2
 C.
3
 D.
4
Direction (for Q.No. 10):

Each question given below consists of a statement, followed by three or four arguments numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to decide which of the arguments is/are ‘strong’ arguments) and which is/are ‘weak’ arguments) and accordingly choose your answer from the alternatives given below each question.

10.

Statement: Should all the school teachers be debarred from giving private tuitions?

Arguments:

  1. No. The needy students will be deprived of the expertise of these teachers.
  2. Yes. This is an injustice to the unemployed educated people who can earn their living by giving tuitions.
  3. Yes. Only then the quality of teaching in schools will improve.
  4. Yes. Now salary of these teachers is reasonable.
 A.
Only I and III are strong
 B.
Only I, II and III are strong
 C.
Only III and IV are strong
 D.
Only II, III and IV are strong
 E.
None of these

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