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# Critical Reasoning Sample Questions

Directions : Study the given information carefully to answer the given questions.
Seven persons, namely L, M, N, O, P, Q and R have visited different places, each one to a particular place, in seven different months of the same year namely January, February, April, May, July, September and December but not necessarily in the same order. The places visited are Goa, Agra, Cochin, Ramashwaram, Allahabad, Hyderabad and Tirupati, again not necessarily in the same order. O visited the place in a month which has only 30 days. Only one person visited between the one who went to Allahabad and O. The one who visited Agra was immediately before the one who visited Allahabad. The one who went to Tirupati was neither in the month which has 31 days nor in the month which has 30 days. Only two persons visited between the one who visited Tirupati and Q. M visited immediately after Q and did not go to Agra. R’s visit was immediately before N. P went to Hyderabad in December. The one who visited Goa was in a month which has 31 days. O did not visit Cochin.

1. Which of the following did O visit?
2) Tirupati
3) Goa
4) Agra
5) None of these

2. How many places were visited between the months in which N and L visited?
1) 1
2) 2
3) None
4) 3
5) None of these

3. As per the given arrangement, January is related to Ramashwaram and February is related
to Agra following a certain pattern. With which of the following is July related to following the same pattern?
2) Tirupati
3) Goa
4) Agra
5) None of these

4. Which of the following represents the month of L’s visit?
1) December
2) May
3) July
4) September
5) None of these

5. Who of the following visited in January and December respectively?
1) N, P
2) N, M
3) R, P
4) R, M
5) None of these

Directions:: Study the given information carefully to answer the given questions
Eight people A, B, C, D, W, X, Y and Z are sitting in a circle facing the centre. All eight people are from different countries namely, Oman, Denmark, Libya, China, Srilanka, Maldives, Russia and Kenya but not necessarily in the same order. W is sitting third to the left of Y. The person who is from Denmark is to the immediate right of W who is not from Oman. B is sitting fourth to the left of Z. Z is not the neighbour of Y. Neither B nor Z is an immediate neighbour of W. X is from China and is sitting third to the right of the person from Denmark. The person from Maldives is sitting second to the left of person from China. The person from Russia is sitting second to the left of W. A who is from Libya is sitting exactly between X and Z. The person from Srilanka is sitting second to the right of the person from Libya. C is sitting third to the left of X.

6. Who among the following persons belongs to Oman?
1) Y
2) D
3) C
4) B
5) None of these

7. What is A’s position with respect to B?
1) Third to the right
2) Second to the right
3) Third to the left
4) Second to the left
5) None of these

8. How many people are sitting between Z and C when counted in an anticlockwise direction from C?
1) 1
2) 2
3) 4
4) 3
5) None of these

9. Four of the following five pairs are alike ina certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which of the following does not to the group?
1) B – Russia
2) Z – Maldives
3) D – Oman
4) Y – Srilanka
5) X – Denmark

10. Which of the following statements is false according to the above mentioned arrangement?
1) C is to the immediate right of the Kenya
2) The person from Libya is third to the right of the person from Maldives.
3) The person from Denmark is siting exactly between the Kenya and the Srilanka.
4) D is neither from China nor from Kenya.
5) There are only three people between A and C.

Directions:: Study the given information carefully to answer the given questions.
(Note : ‘K’ stands for thousand).
M, N, O, P, Q, R and S are seven people live on seven different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The lower most floor of the building is numbered 1, the one above that is numbered 2 and so on till the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of them have different income i.e. 35K, 150K, 75K, 90K, 110K, 135K and 50K but not necessarily in the same order. M lives on an odd numbered floor but not on the floor numbered 3. The one who has income of 110K lives immediately above M. Only two people between M and the one who has income of 75K. The one who has income of 150K lives on one of the odd numbered floors above P. Only three people live between O and the one who has income of 150K.The one who has income of 75K lives immediately above O. R earns 40K more than Q. The one who has income of 35K live immediately above the one who has income of 50K. Only one person lives between N and Q. N lives on one of the floors above Q. Neither O nor M has income of 90K. Q does not have income of 75K

11. How much income M has?
1) 135K
2) 50K
3) 75K
4) 150K
5) None of these

12. Which of the following combinations is true with respect to the given arrangement?
1) 135K – O
2) 50K -S
3) 110K – P
4) 150K – R
5) None of these

13. If all the people are made to sit in alphabetical order from top to bottom, the positions of how many people will remain unchanged?
1) 1
2) 2
3) 4
4) 3
5) None of these

14. Which of the following statements is true with respect to the given arrangement?
1) The one who has income of 50K lives immediately below M.
2) R has income of 150K
3) S live immediately below Q.
4) Only four people live between Pand S.
5) None of the given options is true.

15. Who among the following live on the floor numbered 2?
1) N
2) The one who has income of 35 K
3) The one who has income of 50 K
4) P
5) R

Directions: Read the information / statement given in such question carefully and answer the questions.
16. Which of the following expressions will be true if the expression ‘I ≤ H ≤ G = K > F’ is definitely true?
1) K ≥ I
2) F < G
3) K ≥ H
4) G ≥ I
5) All are true

17. Which of the following expressions will not be true if the expression ‘O ≤ P ≤ Q < R = S’ is definitely true?
1) O ≤ Q
2) P < R
3) S > Q
4) P ≤ S
5) None of these

18. In which of the following expressions does the expression ‘A < Z’ hold true?
1) A > Y < X ≤ Z
2) Z > X ≤ Y ≤ A
3) Z ≥ Y > X ≥ A
4) Z > Y = X <A
5) Z ≥ X > Y ≥ A

19. In which of the following expressions will the expression ‘K < R’ be definitely true?
1) K ≥ M > N = R
2) K = M < N > R
3) K < M ≤ N ≤ R
4) R ≥ M = N < K
5) None of these