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# Arithmetic & Reasoning Questions for Competitive Exams

In these questions,relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. These statements are followed by two conclusions
1) if only Conclusion I is true.
2) if only Conclusion II is true
3) If either Conclusion I or II is true
4) if neither Conclusion I nor II is true
5) if both Conclusions I and II are true

1) Statements: H=I =J>K=L
Conclusions : I.K<H II.L=I

2) Statements: S>C=O, P<C
Conclusions : I.O<P II.S>P

3) Statements : A=B=C, A>R
Conclusions :  I.B>R, II. R<c

4) Statements : D>E=F, J<F
Conclusions : I. D>J II.E < J

5) Statements : P<Q>T , R =Q
Conclusions : I. R > P II. T < R

In each of the following letter series, some of the letters are missing which are given in that order as one of the alternatives below it. Select the correct alternative.
6) ab_aa_aaa_a _ab_a
1) abbab
2) abaaa
3) aabba
4) abbaa

7) a_b_c_a__bc_b_cb
1) acbcab
2) ccbcca
3) ccaccb
4) cacabe

8) abc_yabc_xw abcdev_
1) zdu
2) dxu
3) cdu
4) zyw

9) aa_aabb_b_aa_aabb_bb
1) bbbaa
2) bbbba
3) aabbb
4) babba

10) l_n_mllm_n_l
1) mnmn
2) mnnm
3) mnmm
4) nmmm

Read the following information carefully to answer the given questions In a certain code language 461 means where are you, 169 means You are good and 8652 means flowers are not bad.
11) What is the code for not
1) 6
2) 8
3) 2
4) 8 or 5 or 2

12) What is the code for good
1) 4
2) 9
3) 6
4) 6 or 1

13) How will where not are good flowers be written in coded language
1) 68954
2) 46598
3) 45698

14) How will are you where be written in the coded language
1) 614
2) 163
3) 618
4) 168

15) What does 59 mean
1) not good

16) In a certain code language,Po ki top ma means Usha is playing cards, kop ja ki ma means Asha is playing tennis,ki top sop ho means they are playing football and po sur kop means cards and tennis.Which word in that language means Asha?
1) ja
2) ma
3) kop
4) top

17) If 2nd half of the English alphabet is written in backward order,then what will be the 7th letter to the right of 13th letter from your left
1) T
2) U
3) V
4) S

18) How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters LAME, using each letter only once in each word
1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Three

19) In the number 7524693, how many digits will be as far away from beginning of the number,if arranged in ascending order as they are in the number
1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Three

Following questions are based on the five three-digit numbers given below
813 479 564 385 792

20) If the positions of the 1st and 2nd digits within each number are interchanged, which of the following will be the lowest number
1) 813
2) 479
3) 564
4) 385

21) Which of the following is the 2nd digit of the 2nd lowest number
1) 1
2) 7
3) 6
4) 8

22) Which of the following is the sum of the 1st and the 3rd digits of the 2nd highest number
1) 11
2) 13
3) 9
4) 8

23) Introducing Asha to guests, Bhaskar said,Her father is the only son of my father.How is Asha related to Bhaskar
1) Niece
2) Grand daughter
3) Mother
4) Daughter

Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions Point P is 9 m towards the East of point Q. Point R is 5 m  towards the South of Point P.Point S is 3 m towards the West of point R.Point T is 5 m towards the North of points S.Point V is 7 m towards the South of points S.

24) If a person walks in a straight line for 8 m towards West from point R,which of the following points would he cross the first
1) V
2) Q
3) T
4) s

25) Which of following points are In a straight line
1) P,R,V
2) S,V,T
3) P,T,v
4) V,T,R

Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions
I. In a family of six persons, there are two couples
II. The lawyer is the head of the family and has only two sons Mukesh and Rakesh both teachers.
III. Mrs Reena and her mother-inlaw both are lawyers.
IV. Mukeshs wife is a doctor and they have a son, Ajay.

26) Which of the following is definitely a couple
1) Lawyer-Teacher
2) Doctor-Lawyer
3) Teacher-Teacher
4)Cannot be determined

27) What is the profession of Rakeshs wife
1)Teacher
2)Doctor
3)Lawyer
4)Cannot be determined

28) How many male members are there in the family
1) Two
2)Three
3)Four
4)Cannot be determined

29) What is/was Ajays grandfathers occupation
1) Teacher
2) Lawyer
3) doctor
4) Cannot be determined

30) What is the profession of Ajay
1)Teacher
2)Lawyer
3)Doctor
4) Cannot be determined

31) Town D is towards East of town F. Town B is towards North of town D. Town H is towards South of town B.Towards which direction is town H from town F
1) East
2) South-East
3) North-East

32) Raghu is at point A. He walks 3 km to the North and then turns to his left. He walks 4 km in this direction. He turns left again and walks 6 km. If he wishes to reach point A again, in which direction should he be walking and what distance will he have to cover
1) South  East, 5 km
2) South  East, 4 km
3) North  East, 5 km
4) North- East, 4 km

In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by three conclusions numbered I,II and III. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements.

33) Statements:
All tables are mirrors.
Some mirrors are chairs.
All chairs are glasses.
Conclusions:
I. Some glasses are mirrors.
II.Some chairs are tables.
III.Some mirrors are tables
1) I and II follow
2) II and III follow
3) I and III follow
4) All I,II and III follow

34) Statements:
All flowers are trees.
All trees are jungles.
No jungle is hill.
Conclusions:
I. No flower is hill.
II. No tree is hill.
III. Some jungles are flowers.
1) None follows
2) I and II follow
3) I and III follow
4) All I, II and III follow

35) Statements :
Some books are papers.
Some papers are desks.
Some desks are chairs.
Conclusions:
I. Some books are desks.
II. Some papers are chairs.
III.Some books are chairs.
1) None follows
2) Only I follows
3) Only II follows
4) Only III follows key