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**REASONING ABILITY**

Q.1-5.Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Seven businessmen Aman, Wills, Kat, Dimpy, Eklavya, Firoz and Ginni are invited in a Derby organized by D.J.Flame. Each of them have a favourite horse— Egyption, Michel, Polo, Canon ,Browni, Surya and Fenan. Each of the businessmen have different amount in dollar for the bet in the Derby. Kat has second hightest amount and his favourite horse is neither Egyption nor Michel. Eklavya has least amount and his favourite horse is neither Surya nor Michel. Dimpy 's favourite horse is Polo and he has more amount than Wills and Ginni but less than Aman. Wills's favourite horse is Browni and his amount is more than the amount of Eklavya but less than the amount of Ginni. Aman's favourite horse is Fenan. The businessman, whose favourite horse is Canon, has the highest amount.

Q.1. Whose favourite horse is Canon?

(1) Aman (2) Kat (3) Dimpy (4) Firoz (5) None of these

Q.2. Which of the following is the favourite horse of Eklavya?

(1) Egyption (2) Michel (3) Browni (4) Canon (5) None of these

Q.3. When all the seven businessmen are arranged according to their amount in descending order, what is the position of Aman from the top?

(1) Second (2) Third (3) Fourth (4) Data inadequate (5) None of these

Q.4. Which is the favourite Horse of Ginni?

(1) Michel (2) Surya (3) Either Michel or Surya (4) Data inadequate (5) None of these

Q.5. Who has the second least amount ?

(1) Kat (2) Dimpy (3) Ginni (4) Date Inadequate (5) None of these

Q.6-10. In the following questions, the symbols 4, $, %, © and @ are used with the following meaning as illustrated below :

'A©B' means LA is not greater than B'.

'A$B' means A is neither smaller nor equal to B'.

'A#B' means 'A is neither smaller nor greater than B'.

'A@B' means 'A is neither greater nor equal to B'.

'A% B' means 'A is not smaller than B'.

Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly. Mark answer -

(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.

Q.6. Statements : Q%L, E©F, P$Q, L#C, C@E

Conclusions : I. P$C II. F % L

Q.7. Statements : N%M, O#P, J@I, M$O, N,©I

Conclusions : I. N%P II. N$P

Q.8. Statements : R%O, S#T, J©I, S@J, O$T

Conclusions : I. R%1 II.1$R

Q.9. Statements : A©C, D#C, E%F, D$E, R©A

Conclusions : I. C$F II.D$R

Q.10. Statements : C%L, P©Q, H$C, Q@N, L$P

Conclusions : I. H%P II. N % C

Q.11-15.Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below -

In a certain code language '

**The missing person note**' is written as '

**$ @ # %**', '

**Person are missing down**' is written as '

**# - @ +**', '

**The person down is**' is written as

**'S # + !**' `

**is note are**

**The**' is written as "

**! % - $**' .

Q.11. How will 'down' be written in that code language?

(1) # (2) @ (3) + (4) $ (5) None of these

Q.12. How will 'note' be written in that code language?

(1) - (2) # (3) $ (4) % (5) None of these

Q.13. How will 'is' be written in that code language?

(1) - (2) $ (3)% (4)@ (5) None of these

(1) + (2) % (3) $ (4)- (5) None of these

(1) % (2) @ (3) + (4) $ (5) None of these

Q.16-17.Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below-

A taxi starts from point @ and runs 20 kms. towards North. It takes a right turn and runs 25 kms. It now runs 8 kms. after taking a left turn. It finally takes a left turn, runs 25 kms. and stops at point #.

Q.16. How far is point # with respect to point @?

(1) 36 km (2) 25 km (3) 34 km (4) 28 km (5) None of these

Q.17. Towards which direction was the taxi moving before it stopped at point #?

(1) North (2) East (3) South (4) West (5) North-West

Q.18. Pinki ranks 16th from the top and 15th from the bottom in a class. How many students are there in the class?

(1) 30 (2) 31 (3) 32 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these

Q.19-21.Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below-

(i) 'P @ Q' means 'P is sister of 0'.

(ii) 'P # Q' means 'P is brother of Q'.

(iii) 'P $ Q' means 'P is mother of Q'.

(iv) 'P % Q' means 'P is father of Q'.

Q.19. Which of the following means 'N is the grand-daughter of P'?

(1) N $ S # Q % P @ A (2) P % S # Q % A % N (3) P % S # N % Q # A (4) P % S # Q % N @ A (5) None of these

Q.20. Which of the following means 'K is the aunt of N'?

(1) J % M % N $ K (2) J @ K @ M @ N (3) J % K @ M % N (4) J % K $ M % N (5) None of these

Q.21. Which of the following means 'G is the uncle of S'?

(1) G # H # K % P % S (2) H @ K % P @ S $ G (3) G # H @ K # P @ S (4) G%H©K%P@S (5) None of these

Q.22-25 In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows. Give answer-

Q.22. Statements: Some fast are noise. Some toy are light. Some noise are soft. Some light are fast.

Conclusions: I. Some light are soft.

II. Some soft being toy is a possibility.

III. Some fast not being noise is a possibility.

(1) Only I and II do not follow. (2) Only I and III do not follow. (3) Only I does not follow

(4) All I, II and Ill do not follow (5) None of these.

Q.23.. Statements: All cup are plate. Some cup are heavy. All heavy are items. Some items are not normal.

Conclusions: I. All items are plate.

II .Some heavy are normal.

III. Some cup being normal is a possibility.

(1) None follows. (2) Only I does not follow (3) Only II does not follow. (4) Only I and II do not follow (5) Only II and III do not follow.

Q.24. Statements: Some common are wild. All dangers are bold. Some wild are dangers. Some bold are fall.

Conclusions: I. All wild are bold.

II. Some fall being common is a possibility.

Ill. Some dangers are bold.

(1) Only II and III do not follow (2) Only I does not follow (3) Only II does not follow (4) Only III does not follow (5) Only I and II do not follow.

Q.25. Statements: Some doll are quiet. All comments are push. All quiet are comments. Some push are one.

Conclusions: I. Some doll are one.

II. Some push are doll.

III . No quite is push.

(1) Only I and II do not follow (2) Only II and III do not follow (3) Only I and III do not follow. (4) All I, II and III do not follows (5) None of these

**QUNATITIVE APTITUDE**

Directions (1-5): What will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number

series?

Q.1. 11 20 38 74 ?

(a) 146 (b) 154 (c) 128 (d) 132 (e) 136

Q.2. 15 21 38 65 101 ?

(a) 124 (b) 145 (c) 136 (d) 158 (e) 162

Q.3. 24 28 19 35 10 ?

(a) 26 (b) 36 (c) 16 (d) 46 (e) 15

Q.4. 7 16 45 184 915 ?

(a) 2092 (b) 5496 (c) 1048 (d) 4038 (e) 3268

Q.5. 12 19 35 59 90 ?

(a) 134 (b) 127 (c) 132 (d) 98 (e) 114

Directions (6-10): In each of these questions, two equations (I) and (II) are given. You have to

solve both the equations and give answer

(a) if x > y

(b) if x ≥ y

(c) if x < y

(d) if x ≤ y

(e) if x = y or relationship between x and y cannot be established.

Q.6. I. 3x2- 22x + 7 = 0

II. y2 – 15y + 56 =0

Q.7. I. 2x2 - 17x + 36 = 0

II. 2y2 – 19y + 44 =0

Q.8. I. x - √169 = 0

II. y2 – 169 = 0

Q.9. I. 3x2 + 20x + 25 = 0

II. 3y2 + 14y +8 = 0

Q.10. I. 3x2 +5x +2 = 0

II. 3y2 +18y + 24 =0

Q.11. A seller marks the price 50% above the cost price and gives 10% discount on an item. While selling he cheats customer by giving 20% less in weight .Find his overall profit percent (approximately)?

(a) 26% (b) 65% (c) 68% (d) 72% (e) 76%

Q,12.There are 81 liters pure milk in a container. One-third of milk is replaced by water in the container. Again one-third of mixture is extracted and equal amount of water is added.What is the ratio of milk to water in the new mixture?

(a) 1 : 2 (b) 1 : 1 (c) 2 : 1 (d) 4 : 5 (e) None of these

Q.13. A is 2 years older than B while B is 3 year younger than C. The ratio of age of A 6 years hence and B 2 years ago is 5:3. What was age of C 6 years ago?

(a)12 years (b)19 years (c)15 years (d)14 years (e) 21 years

Q.14. A, B and C started a business with their investments in the ratio 1 : 2 : 4. After 6 month A invested the half amount more as before and B invested same the amount as before while C withdrew th of his investment. Find the ratio of their profits at the end of the year.

(a) 5 : 12 : 13 (b) 5 : 11 : 14 (c) 5 : 12 : 14 (d) 5 : 12 : 10 (e) None of these

Q.15. The average marks in Science subject of a class of 20 students is 68. If the marks of two students were misread as 48 and 65 of the actual marks 72 and 61 respectively, then what would be the correct average?

(a) 68.5 (b) 69 (c) 69.5 (d) 70 (e) 66

Q.16. 39.95% of 265 + 35.2% of 178 = 50% of ? + ?% of 80

(a) 80 (b) 95.5 (c) 130 (d) 125.5 (e) 115

Q.17. (628% of 782.01) ÷ 856.05 = ?

(a) 4.50 (b) 10.65 (c) 2.55 (d) 8.75 (e) 6.25

Q.18. √0.25 × 0.16 of 15/7 = ?

(a) 0.43 (b) 0.76 (c) 0.91 (d) 0.20 (e) 0.62

Q.19. ?/528.99 = 324.02/ ?

(a) 404 (b) 408 (c) 410 (d) 414 (e) 416

Q.20. 25.6% of 250 + √? = 119

(a) 4225 (b) 3025 (c) 2025 (d) 5625 (e) None of these

Direction (21-25): Study the following table and answer the questions that follow.

(a) 400 (b) 425 (c) 450 (d) 375 (e) 350

Q.22. If total vote polled in village B in year 2000 ,25% polled by females and total valid- female votes are 1875 then find the number of valid votes polled by males ?

(a) 5675 (b) 5825 (c) 5450 (d) 5950 (e) 5725

Q.23. What is the average of valid votes polled in year 2000?

(a) 4750 (b) 4600 (c) 4850 (d) 4700 (e) 5150

Q.24. Total votes of village A in 2000 is what percent of valid votes polled in village C in 2010?

(a) 29% (b) 35% (c) 37% (d) 42% (e) 44%

Q.25. Valid votes polled in village C in 2005 is by what percent less than total votes polled in village B in 2000

(a) 39.50% (b) 42.50% (c) 46.75% (d) 41.25% (e) 37.75%

Q.26. 14 men can do a work in 18 days, 15 women can do a work in 24 days. If 14 men work for first three days and 10 women work after that for three days find the part of work left after that?

(a). ¾ (b). ¼ (c). ½ (d). 1/6 (e). 1/5

Q.27.Perimeter of a rectangle is x and circumference of a circle is 8 more than the perimeter of the rectangle. Ratio of radius of circle and length of the rectangle is 1:2 and ratio of length and breadth of rectangle is 7:3. Find the length of the rectangle?

(a) 14 (b) 21 (c) 28 (d) 35 (e) 7

Q.28. A invest on some scheme at 5% and B at 3% for two year. If the total sum invested by A and B is 4000 and the amount invested by A?

(a) 1300 (b) 1500 (c) 2500 (d) 2700 (e) 2100

Q.29.Two trains crosses each other in 14 sec when they are moving in opposite direction, and when they are moving in same direction they crosses each other in 3 minute2 sec. Find the speed of the faster train by what percent more than the speed of the slower train?

(a)16.67% (b)17.33% (c)16.33% (d)17.67% (e)18.33%

Q.30. While selling a mobile, a shopkeeper gives a discount of 15%. If he gives a discount of 20%, he earns Rs. 540 less as profit. What is the original price of the mobile?

(a) Rs. 9200 (b) Rs. 9800 (c) Rs. 10800 (d) Rs. 12500 (e) None of these

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