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Reasoning

1. The letters skipped between adjacent letters is in the order of 1, 2, 3, 4,…
Which alternative follows this rule?
a) EFJNS
b) EGJOS
c) EGJNS
d) EGJNT
e) None

2. An application was received by class teacher in the afternoon of a week day. Next day she forwarded it to the Student Coordinator, who was on leave that day. The Student Coordinator put up the application to the principal next day in the evening. The Principal studied the application and disposed off the matter on the same day, i.e, Saturday. Which day was the application received by the class teacher?
a) Monday
b) Wednesday
c) Tuesday
d) Thursday
e) None

3. Which letter should be the tenth letter to the left of the ninth letter from the right, if the first half of the alphabet of English are reversed?
a) D
b) F
c) E
d) I
e) None

4. In a row of children, Bali is seventh from the left and Moti is fourth from the right.When Bali and Moti exchange positions, Bali will be fifteenth from the left. What will be Moti’s position from the right?
a) Eighth
b) Fourth
c) Eleventh
d) Twelth
e) None

5. Which of the following will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following sequence?
16D7, 18G10, 21K14, 25P19, ?
a) 30V20
b) 30V25
c) 30V24
d) 29V25
e) None

6. Anwar’s father is the only son of Mahesh’s father. How is Mahesh related to Anwar?
a) Father
b) Brother
c) Grand Father
d) Can to be determined
e) None of these

7. Rahul has two mothers. Shalini is the step – daughter of Seema and step – sister of Rahul. How is Seema related to Rahul?
a) Step – mother
b) Mother
c) Mother – in – law
d) Cannot be determined
e) None of these

8. If
I. A is brother of B 
II. B is brother of C
III. C is brother of D
IV. D is sister of E.
Then which of the following statement is not necessarily true?
a) D is sister of C
b) B and C are brothers
c) A,B,C are male and D is a female
d) D and E are sisters
e) None

9. Iam facing north. I turn 900 in the clockwise direction and then 1350 in the same direction
and then 2700 anti-clockwise. Which direction am I facing now?
a) southwest
b) south
c) west
d) northwest
e) None

10. Two cars start from the opposite points of straight part of the National Higway 8, 100 km apart. The first car runs for 20 km. It then takes a detour -takes a right turn goes straight for 15km. It then turns left, runs for another 25 km and then takes the straight connecting road to reach back on the main road. In the meantime, due to a minor breakdown, the other car has run only 35 km along the main road. What would be the distance between the two cars at this point?
a) 20km
b) 30km
c) 45km
d) 10km
e) None

11. What should come next in the series below?
122343456 ________
a) 45678
b) 6789
c) 34567
d) 56789
e) None of these

12-14: Study the following information carefully to answer the questions given below :
S Q A 5 N % T 7 B 4 # J E $ 2 T S * 1 8 H 3 U @ 9 F W ‘ K

12. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately followed by a vowel but not immediately preceded by a number?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) More than three
e) None

13. How many such consonants are there in the above arran gement, each of which is either immediately preceded by a vowel or immediately followed by a symbol but not both?
a) None
b) One
c) Two
d) Three
e) None

14. Which of the following is the seventh to the left of the fifteenth from the left end in the above arrangement?
a) H
b) B
c)1
d) 7
e) None

15. What is the next term in the following series?
ZYXWTSRQNMLK
a) I
b) G
c) H
d) J
e) None

16-20. A, B, C, D, E, F and G are travelling in three different vehicles. There are at least two passengers in each vehicle – Maruti, Santro, Opel, and only one of them is a male. There are two engineers, two doctors and three teachers among them. 
i. C is lady doctor and she does not travel with the pair of sisters A and F.
ii. B, a male engineer, travels with only G, a teacher in a Maruti.
iii. D is a male doctor.
iv. Two persons belonging to the same profession do not travel in the same vehicle.
v. A is not an engineer and travels in a Santro.

16. What is F’s profession?
a) Engineer
b) Doctor
c) Teacher
d) Data inadequate
e) None

17. In which vehicle does C travel?
a) Maruti
b) Santro
c) Opel
d) Data inadequate
e) None

18. Which of the following represents the three teachers?
a) GEF
b) GEA
c) GBF
d) Data inadequate
e) None

19. How many lady members are there among them?
a) Three
b) Four
c) Three or Four
d) Data inadequate
e) None

20. Which of the following is not correct?
a) E-Male-Teacher
b) B-Male-Engineer
c) A-Female-Teacher
d) All are correct
e) None of these

(21-25). Find out the missing term :
21. 1, 121, 12321, 1234321, _____?
a) 123454321
b) 12344321
c) 12345654321
d) 123453241
e) None of these

22. 1, 5, 2, 25, 3, 125, 4, ?
a) 144
b) 36
c) 625
d) 500
e) None

23. 45678912, 5678912, 567891, ?
a) 56789
b) 67891
c) 567891
d) 788914
e) None of these

24. 1, 4, 16, 64, ____ what will be the 7th term?
a) 1024
b) 16384
c) 4096
d) 5164
e) None

25. 40, 24, 16, 12, 10, 9, ?
a) 8.5
b) 8
c) 7.5
d) 6
e) None of these

26-29. These questions are based on the information that follows. In a row of soldiers facing North, 
(i) Lambert is 8th to the right of Khurusheva;
(ii) Mickey is 16th from the left end;
(iii) Lambert is 16th to the right of Jackson, who is 27th from the right end of the row;
(v) there are 5 boys between Mickey and Khurusheva.

26. How many soldiers are there between Jackson and Mickey?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Data inadequate
e) None

27. How far away is Khurusheva from the right end of the row?
a) 30th
b) 10th
c) 19th
d) 18th
e) None

28. How many soldiers are there in the row?
a) 50
b) 40
c) 36
d) Data inadequate
e) None

29. How far away is Jackson from the right end of the row?
a) Data inadequate
b) 24th
c) 25th
d) 27th
e) None of these


30-34. In each of the questions below are given two statements followed by two conclusions
numbered I and II. You have to take the two given statements as true then decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the given statements.
Give answers :
(a) if only conclusion I follows.
(b) if only conclusion II follows
(c) if either I or II follows
(d) if neither I nor II follows
(e) if both follow

30. Statements : 
(A) All cats are dogs.
(B) All dogs are brown.
Conclusions : 
I. All cats are brown.
II. All brown are dogs.

31. Statements :
(A) All computers are pentiums.
(B) Some pentinums are machines.
Conclusions: 
I. Some computers are machines.
II. Some machines are computers.

32. Statements : 
(A) Some apples are fruit
(B) Some fruits are sour
Conclusions : 
I. Some apples are sour.
II. Some sours are fruit

33. Statements : 
(A) Some rods are sticks
(B) Some scales are rods.
Conclusions : 
I. Some sticks are rods.
II. Some scales are sticks.

34. Statements : 
(A) All pens are long.
(B) All pencils are long.
Conclusions : 
I. All pens are pencils.
II. Some Pens are pencils

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