Directions (Q. 1-4): Complete the series by choosing appropriate terms from answer choices given in each of these questions:
1. B 3 C, C 4 E, E 6 H, H 9 L, …..
a] K 12 M b] K 13 O c] K 13 N d] L 13 Q
2. W U R N I …..
a] H b] F c] G d] C
3. 489654237, 89654237, 8965423, 965423, …..
a] 96542 b] 89654 c] 65423 d] 58965
4. 5, 8, 13, 22, 39, …..
a] 42 b] 44 c] 72 d] 85
Directions (Q. 5-9): Read the information given below to answer these questions.
A Metro line is being laid in a major city. The task requires specialised crane operators for different parts of the job. The six operators available are Raju, Sohan, Tahir, Uppal, Varun and Wajid. Each phase will take one day and will be done by a single operator. No operator will work for two days in a row, though each operator may do more than one phase of the job.
Both Raju and Sohan can handle any phase of the job. Tahir can work only on the days immediately the following days on which Sohan has worked.
Uppal can work only on the days on which Tahir can. Varun can work on the third and the fifth days of the job. Wajid can work on the fourth day of the job.
5. Which of the following is true?
I. Raju could do up to three phases of the job.
II. Sohan could do up to three phases of the job.
III. Tahir could do no more than two phases of the job.
a] I only b] II only c] III only d] All of these
6. If Sohan works on the first day of the job, then which of the following is / are true?
I. Only Tahir and Uppal can work the second day.
II. Tahir, Uppal or Raju could work the second day.
III. Raju, Sohan or Wajid could work the third day.
a] I only b] II only c] III only d] All of these
7. If Raju works on the first day, then which of the following is/are true?
I. Sohan must work the second day.
II. Sohan cannot work the third day.
III. Only Tahir, Uppal or Varun can work on the third day.
a] I only b] II only c] Both I and II d] Both I and III
8. If Raju works on both the first and the third days, then which of the following most accurately describes the possibilities on the fourth day?
a] Only Sohan is eligible to work.
b] Only Raju, Sohan, Tahir and Wajid are eligible to work.
c] Only Sohan and Wajid are eligible to work.
d] Only Raju, Sohan and Wajid are eligible to work.
9. Raju, Sohan and Varun do not work on the third day. Therefore
a] Raju worked on the first day
b] Only Sohan can work on the fourth day
c] Only Raju can work on the fourth day
d] Only Wajid can work on the fourth day
Directions (Q. 10-12): Each of these questions has a main statement followed by four statements. Choose the order pair of statements where the first statement implies the second and the two statements are logically consistent with the main statement:
10. Ramesh either goes to school or does not go to the museum.
A. Ramesh went to the museum.
B. Ramesh did not go to the museum.
C. Ramesh went to the school.
D. Ramesh did not go to the school.
a] A C b] C B c] C D d] D A
11. Sachin scores a century in a match only if he is out on the first ball in that match.
A. Sachin scored a century in the match today.
B. Sachin did not score a century today.
C. Sachin was out on the first ball today.
D. Sachin was not out on the first ball in the match today.
a] B C b] C B c] A D d] D B
12. Sehwag opens India’s innings if India bats first.
A. Sehwag opened.
B. India batted first.
C. India did not bat first.
D. Sehwag did not open.
a] A B b] C D c] B C d] D C
Directions (Q. 13-15): In each of these questions, there are given two statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the two given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from the commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts:
Some clothes are marbles.
Some marbles are bags.
- No cloth is a bag.
- All marbles are bags.
- Some bags are clothes.
- No marble is a cloth.
a] Only either I or IV follows b] Only either I or II follows
c] Only either I or III follows d] None of these
Some pillows are curtains.
No curtain is a table.
- No pillow is a table.
- Some pillows are not tables.
- Some curtains are pillows.
- No curtain is a pillow.
a] Only I and III follow b] Only II and III follow
c] None follows d] Only either I or IV follows
Some frogs are bricks.
All bricks are cakes.
- Some cakes are not frogs.
- Some cakes are frogs.
- No cake is frog.
- All frogs are cakes.
a] None follows b] Only I and II follow
c] Only I, II and IV follow d] Only II, III and IV follow
Directions (Q. 16-20): Do as directed in each of these questions:
16. In a certain code, CLIMATE is coded as FUBNJMD, then how will you code WEATHER?
a] SFJUBFX b] XFBUGFX c] XFBUIFS d] SFIUBFX
17. In a certain language, “WE WOULD BE GLAD” is coded as “xf xpvme cfhmbe”. Based on this scheme, what should be the code for COMPUTER?
a] dynqvofs b] dpnqvufs c] dpnqvugs d] sfuvqndp
18. In a certain coding system, PAPER is written as PERPA and SUBJECT is written as JECTSUB.
What should be the code for COUNCIL?
a] NCILCOU b] LICNOUC c] NCOUCIL d] NLICUOC
19. If CANCELLED = 27 and POSTPONEMENT = 36, then REVIVE = ?
a] 6 b] 12 c] 15 d] 18
20. If DEEP = 120 and HOPE = 176, then FADE = ?
a] 160 b] 150 c] 54 d] 104
Directions (Q. 21-23): Read the information given below to answer these questions:
There are five men A, B, C, D and E; and six women P, Q, R, S, T and U, A, B and R are advocates. C, D, P, Q and S are doctors and the rest are professors. Some teams have to be selected from amongst these eleven persons subject to the following conditions:
A, P and U have to be together
B cannot go with D or R
E and Q have to be together
C and T have to be together
D and P cannot go together
C cannot go with Q
21. If the team is to consist of one advocate, two doctors, three professors and C cannot go with T, then the members of the team are
a] AEPQSU b] AEPQTU c] BEQSTU d] EQRSTU
22. If the team is to consist of one male advocate, one male doctor, one lady doctor and two professors, then the team will comprise
a] ACPTU b] BCEQT c] ADEPT d] ADEPU
23. The composition of the team is changed to include one advocate, three doctors and one male professor. Now the team will include
a] ADPSU b] DEQRT c] CDRST d] BCEQT
Directions (Q. 24-27): In these questions, three of the four given terms are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
24. a] CHG b] LMM c] BBC d] HEG
25. a] BED b] LOT c] OUT d] RAT
26. a] WU b] QN c] MK d] GE
27. a] 5379 b] 1837 c] 1593 d] 3179
Directions (Q. 28-32): In each of these questions, there is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. An assumption is something taken for granted. Consider the statement along with the assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Then decide which one of the four given alternative is correct.
“Buy ‘X’ air-conditioner for better cooling” an advertisement.
- ‘X’ is the only air-conditioner in the market.
- ‘X’ is the costliest air-conditioner.
- Buyers generally ignore such advertisement.
a] Only I is implicit. b] Only II is implicit.
c] Only III is implicit. d] None is implicit.
Raveena wrote a second letter to her husband after a month as she did not receive any reply to the first letter.
- Raveena’s husband did not receive the letter.
- The letter generally reaches within a fortnight.
- Her husband is prompt in replying to her letters.
a] Only II and III are implicit. b] Only III is implicit.
c] Only I and II are implicit. d] None is implicit.
In view of the recent increase in sugar prices in the open market, the government has asked the dealers to release vast quantity of imported sugar in the open market.
- The dealers will follow the government directive.
- The sugar price will come down.
- The price of indigenous sugar will remain unchanged.
a] All are implicit. b] Only I and II are implicit.
c] Only I and III are implicit d] Only II and III are implicit.
The Reserve Bank of India has directed the banks to refuse fresh loans to the defaulters.
- The banks may continue to give loans to defaulters.
- The defaulters may repay the earlier loans to get fresh loans.
- The banks may recover the bad loans through such measures.
a] Only I and II are implicit b] Only II and III are implicit.
c] All are implicit. d] Only I and III are implicit.
To increase profits, the oil exporting companies decided to reduce the production of crude oil by 10 million barrels per day.
- The price of crude oil may increase due to less production.
- The demand of crude oil may remain the same in future.
- Other countries may continue buying crude from these countries.
a] Only II and III are implicit. b] Only I and II are implicit.
c] None is implicit. d] All are implicit.
Directions (Q. 33-35): Based on the following information, answer these questions:
You are the head of a Mutual Fund responsible for investing funds in different ways. From the market trends, you find that blue-chip companies and government securities will generally not do as well as corporate bonds in the coming year.
However government regulations require that at least one-third of your Mutual Fund’s capital must be in blue-chip stocks and another third in corporate bonds.
33. Under current regulations, what seems to be the best way for you to invest your funds?
a] Two-thirds government securities, one-third blue-chip stocks.
b] Two-thirds government securities, one-third corporate bonds.
c] One-third government securities, two-thirds corporate bonds.
d] One-third each of the government securities, blue-chip stocks and corporate bonds.
34. If the return on government securities suddenly goes up by five percent, then you will probably
a] Sell blue-chip stocks to buy government securities.
b] Sell corporate bonds to buy government securities.
c] Sell both corporate bonds and blue-chip stocks to buy government securities.
d] Find it difficult to take an appropriate action.
35. In the middle of the year, the Fund is invested equally in corporate bonds, blue-chip stocks and government securities. For some unpredictable reasons, like VRS, hundreds of your employees retire creating in turn a cash shortage for the Fund.
In such a situation, you might do any one of the following EXCEPT.
a] Sell two times more corporate bonds than blue-chip stocks.
b] Sell two times more corporate bonds than government securities.
c] Sell only corporate bonds and blue-chip securities.
d] Sell only government securities and blue-chip stocks.
Directions (Q. 36-40): Read the following information to answer these questions:
Eight friends after passing MBA from a reputed IIM are gainfully employed in various disciplines. They are Balu, Dipak, Pawan, Mukul, Nathan, Harsha, Karan and Varun. Their areas of specialisation are Finance, Marketing, Personnel, Operations and Systems. Three of them passed with dual specialization with any of the remaining three specialisations.
Pawan passed with Marketing and Finance and earns the least. Balu passed with Operations and earns more than Nathan, Dipak and Karan. Varun passed with Personnel and earns less than only. Mukul who has passed with dual specialisation. When ranked in the descending order of earnings, Balu comes third.
Dipak earns more than Karan but less than Nathan. No two of them have the same earnings. Karan, who earns more than Harsha, had passed with Marketing while Harsha passed with dual specialisation in Personnel and Finance. None of the three is having the same set of specialisation. Two of them are having systems specialisation.
36. Which of the following dual specialisations is applicable to Mukul?
a] Finance, Marketing b] Finance, Personnel
c] Personnel, Marketing d] None of these
37. Which of the following specialisations is opted for the most as either single or one of the dual specialisations?
a] Operations b] Finance c] Systems d] None of these
38. Which of the following pairs has the Systems specialisation?
a] Balu and Nathan b] Dipak and Nathan
c] Nathan and Harsha d] Balu and Mukul
39. Who among them earns more than only Pawan?
a] Only Harsha b] Only Mukul
c] Only Varun d] None of these
40. Who among them earns more than Nathan?
a] Mukul b] Karan c] Pawan d] Dipak
Directions (Q. 41-45): Read the following information to answer these questions:
A Commission of inquiry has been set up to investigate the causes of violation of human rights in a State. The five members Commission is to comprise of two representatives each from political parties ‘X’ and ‘Y’, and a High Court judge.
The representatives from political party ‘X’ must be chosen from P, R and S.
Either J or K must be chosen as the High Court judge.
P cannot serve together with S.
O cannot serve together with P.
N cannot serve unless K serves at the same time.
41. Which of the following can be a workable composition of the commission?
a] J, M, N, R, S b] K, M, N, P ,R c] J, N, O, R, S d] K, N, O, P, R
42. If P and R are chosen as representatives of party ‘Y’, then which of the following statements must be true?
I. K is chosen to serve on the commission.
II. Both M and N are chosen to serve on the commission.
III. J is chosen to serve on the commission.
a] I only b] II only c] III only d] I and II only
43. If J is the judge selected, then which of the following combinations can serve together in the commission?
a] M, N, P, R b] M, O, R, S c] M, N, R, S d] M, O, P, R
44. If N, R and S have been chosen as three members of the commission, then which of the following statements about the remaining members of the commission is true?
a] Both, the pair M and O and the pair K and O, are possible choices.
b] Both, the pair K and M and the pair K and O, are possible choices.
c] M and O is the only pair that can be chosen to complete the group.
d] K and M is the only pair that can be chosen to complete the group.
45. If J must be chosen to serve on the commission, then which of the following persons cannot be chosen to serve on the commission?
a] M b] O c] P d] R
Directions (Q. 46-49): Refer to the following data to answer these questions:
There is an empty three-shelf bookcase. T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z are seven objects to be placed either on the lower, middle or top shelf of the bookcase with the following conditions:
- At least two objects should be on the top shelf.
- There should be no more than four objects on any shelf.
- T and U should be on different shelves.
- V is to be either on one shelf or two shelves above the shelf where X is placed.
- W is to be either on one shelf or two shelves above the shelf that X is on.
46. If V and W are the only two objects on one of the shelves and four objects are on the middle shelf, then which of the following must be true?
a] T is on the middle shelf. b] U is on the bottom shelf.
c] Y is on the top shelf. d] Z is on the middle shelf.
47. If all the seven objects are on two shelves, then which of the following must be true?
a] At least three objects are on the top shelf.
b] No more than three objects are on the middle shelf.
c] T, V and W are on the top shelf.
d] U is on the top shelf.
48. If V and T are the only objects on one of the shelves, then which of the following must be true?
a] W is on the top shelf.
b] X is on the bottom shelf.
c] U is either on the middle or top shelf.
d] If Y is on the bottom shelf, then Z is on the middle shelf.
49. If T, V, Y and Z are on the same shelf, then which of the following must be true?
a] U is not on the middle shelf.
b] W is not on the middle shelf.
c] X is alone on a shelf.
d] If U is on the top shelf, then W is also on the top shelf.
Direction: In the following question, select the alternative that will come in place of (?) out of the four alternatives given below:
50. Computer : fqprxvht : : Language : ?
a] oxpixdig b] ocqicyig c] ocqixcjg d] ocqixcig
1. d 2. d 3. a 4. c 5. d 6. b 7. d 8. c 9. a
10. a 11. d 12. d 13. c 14. (a or b) 15. b 16. d 17. b
18. a 19. d 20. c 21. b 22. a 23. None 24. d 25. c 26. b
27. b 28. b 29. c 30. b 31. c 32. d 33. d 34. d 35. d
36. c 37. d 38. b 39. a 40. a 41. b 42. d 43. b 44. b
45. c 46. d 47. a 48. b 49. d 50. c