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Reasoning Quiz - Statements Assumptions

Reasoning Quiz - Statements Assumptions

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each question below are given two or three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer
1) if only conclusion I follows.
2) if only conclusion II follows.
3) if either conclusion I or II follows.
4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5) if both conclusions I and II follow.

1. Statements: All pins are knives.
No knife is a sword.
Conclusions:
I. At least some pins are swords.
II. No pin is a sword.

2. Statements: No digit is a number.
Some numbers are letters.
Conclusions:
I. Some letters are definitely not numbers.
II. No digit is a letter.

3. Statements: Some houses are rooms.
All rooms are ACs.
Conclusions:
I. Some houses are ACs.
II. All ACs are rooms.

(4-5):
Statements: All papers are books.
All books are pens.
Some pens are tables.

4. Conclusions:
I. All papers being tables is a possibility.
II. Some pens are not papers.
5. Conclusions:
I. At least some tables are pens.
II. All tables being books is a possibility.

Directions (Q.6-7): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
D is brother of E, who is daughter of B. A is brother of B. C is father of A, who is son of F.

6. How is F related to D?
1) Mother
2) Grandmother
3) Uncle
4) Sister
5) Brother

7. Who among the following is uncle of E?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) None of these

Directions (Q. 8-9): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and give answer
1) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
2) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4) if the data in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5) if the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

8. How is G related to F?
I. The father of G is husband of H, who is mother of F, who is wife of C.
II. The wife of G is sister-in-law of F.

9. Among C, D, E, F, H and J, each of different heights, who is the tallest among them?
I. D is shorter than F and taller than only J.
II. E is taller than F and D but shorter than only C.

Answers:

  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 1
  4. 1
  5. 5
  6. 2
  7. 1
  8. 5
  9. 2
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