Reasoning Ability Quiz - 1

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  • 1. 

    If Blue is called 'Green' , 'Green is called ' White' , ' White' is called 'Red ' and ' Red ' is called ' Yellow ' then what will be the colour of milk ?

    • A.

      White

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      Yellow

    • D.

      Red

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    D. Red
    Explanation
    If Blue is called 'Green', 'Green' is called 'White', 'White' is called 'Red', and 'Red' is called 'Yellow', then the color of milk would be 'Red' because according to the given code, 'Red' is the color that corresponds to the original color 'Blue'.

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  • 2. 

    M is towards South of B. B is towards West of N. N is towards which direction from M?

    • A.

      North

    • B.

      East

    • C.

      North - East

    • D.

      Cannot be determined

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. North - East
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, M is towards the South of B and B is towards the West of N. Therefore, N is towards the North-East direction from M.

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  • 3. 

    In a certain code AUDIT is written as  and PUB is written as . How BUT written in that code ?

    • A.
    • B.
    • C.
    • D.
    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B.
  • 4. 

    How many such pairs of letters are there in the word MERIT each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English Alphabet ?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Three

    • E.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    B. One
    Explanation
    In the word MERIT, there is only one pair of letters that have the same number of letters between them as in the English alphabet. The pair is "E" and "I", with two letters ("F" and "G") between them in the word, just like there are two letters ("F" and "G") between "E" and "I" in the English alphabet. Therefore, the correct answer is One.

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  • 5. 

    ' Wall is related to ' Brick ' in the same way as 'Book' is related to 

    • A.

      Page

    • B.

      Binding

    • C.

      Novel

    • D.

      Story

    • E.

      Author

    Correct Answer
    A. Page
    Explanation
    The relationship between a wall and a brick is that a wall is made up of bricks. Similarly, a book is made up of pages. Therefore, the correct answer is "Page".

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  • 6. 

    Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

    • A.

      13

    • B.

      43

    • C.

      53

    • D.

      73

    • E.

      33

    Correct Answer
    E. 33
    Explanation
    All the numbers except 33 are prime numbers. 33 is the only number that is not a prime number, so it does not belong to the group.

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  • 7. 

    If it is possible to form a number which is the perfect square of an even number, using the second and the fourth digits of the number 54867, which of the following is that even number ?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      There is no such number

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. 8
    Explanation
    The second and fourth digits of the number 54867 are 4 and 6 respectively. If we form a number using these digits, we get 46. Since the square root of 46 is not an integer, it is not possible to form a perfect square of an even number using the second and fourth digits of the number 54867. Therefore, the correct answer is "There is no such number".

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  • 8. 

    In a certain code JUNGLE is written as ITMFKD. How is NORM written in that code ?

    • A.

      MNQL

    • B.

      OPSN

    • C.

      MPQN

    • D.

      ONSL

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. MNQL
    Explanation
    The letters in the word "JUNGLE" are shifted by one position to the right in the code. Applying the same logic, the letters in the word "NORM" will be shifted by one position to the right. Therefore, the code for "NORM" will be "MNQL".

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  • 9. 

    How many meaningful english words can be formed with the letters IEST using each letter only once in each word ?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Five

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
  • 10. 

    Varun is older than Jayesh. Dinesh is younger than Haresh. Suresh is older than Varun but younger than Dinesh. Who among them is the oldest ?

    • A.

      Jayesh

    • B.

      Haresh

    • C.

      Dinesh

    • D.

      Cannot be determined

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. Haresh
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, we know that Suresh is older than Varun but younger than Dinesh. Since Dinesh is younger than Haresh, it can be concluded that Haresh is older than Suresh, Varun, Jayesh, and Dinesh. Therefore, Haresh is the oldest among them.

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  • 11. 

    Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

    • A.

      BD

    • B.

      MO

    • C.

      QS

    • D.

      FI

    • E.

      TV

    Correct Answer
    D. FI
    Explanation
    The letters BD, MO, QS, and TV are all pairs of letters that are consecutive in the alphabet. However, the letters FI do not follow this pattern and do not form a consecutive pair. Therefore, FI does not belong to the group.

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  • 12. 

    Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      25

    • C.

      36

    • D.

      289

    • E.

      264

    Correct Answer
    E. 264
    Explanation
    The numbers 16, 25, 36, and 289 are perfect squares, whereas 264 is not. Therefore, the number 264 does not belong to the group of perfect squares.

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  • 13. 

    Suresh is five ranks below top student Samir in a class of forty students. What is Suresh's rank from the bottom in the class ?

    • A.

      34th

    • B.

      36th

    • C.

      33rd

    • D.

      35th

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    D. 35th
    Explanation
    Suresh is five ranks below Samir, who is the top student. This means that Samir is at rank 1 and Suresh is at rank 6. Since there are 40 students in total, Suresh's rank from the bottom can be calculated by subtracting his rank from the total number of students. Therefore, Suresh's rank from the bottom is 40 - 6 = 34. However, this contradicts the given answer of 35th, so the correct answer cannot be determined based on the given information.

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  • 14. 

    Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

    • A.

      Whale

    • B.

      Crocodile

    • C.

      Frog

    • D.

      Snake

    • E.

      Fish

    Correct Answer
    C. Frog
    Explanation
    The four options, whale, crocodile, snake, and fish, all belong to the category of animals that live in water. However, the frog is an amphibian that can live both in water and on land. Therefore, it does not belong to the group of animals that exclusively live in water.

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  • 15. 

    How many such digits are there in the number 825647 each of which is as far away from the left end in the number as when they are arranged in the ascending order ?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    • E.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    B. Two
    Explanation
    In the number 825647, there are two digits (2 and 4) that are as far away from the left end as when they are arranged in ascending order. When we arrange the digits in ascending order, we get 245678. The digits 2 and 4 are in the same positions in both the original number and the ascending order arrangement, so they fulfill the given condition. Therefore, the answer is Two.

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  • 16. 

    How many numbers from 1-40 will be left out if all those numbers each of which is exactly divisible by 4 and /or has 4 as one of the digits are dropped 

    • A.

      27

    • B.

      30

    • C.

      31

    • D.

      28

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    D. 28
    Explanation
    If we consider the numbers from 1-40, we can see that the numbers divisible by 4 are 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, and 36. There are 9 numbers divisible by 4.
    Now, let's consider the numbers that have 4 as one of the digits. These numbers are 4, 14, 24, 34, and 40. There are 5 numbers with 4 as one of the digits.
    However, we have counted the number 4 twice, so we need to subtract 1 from the total count.
    Therefore, the total number of numbers to be dropped is 9 + 5 - 1 = 13.
    So, the number of numbers left out is 40 - 13 = 27.
    Hence, the correct answer is 27.

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  • 17. 

    Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

    • A.

      Violet

    • B.

      Blue

    • C.

      Green

    • D.

      Grey

    • E.

      Yellow

    Correct Answer
    D. Grey
    Explanation
    The colors Violet, Blue, Green, and Yellow are all primary or secondary colors on the color wheel, while Grey is a neutral color. Therefore, Grey does not belong to the group of colors that are primary or secondary.

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  • 18. 

    T says, ' M is sitting opposite to me' ; R says, ' N is sitting towards right of T'. If both of them are right and they are sitting at the four sides of a rectangular table, who is sitting towards right of N?

    • A.

      T

    • B.

      R

    • C.

      T or R

    • D.

      Data Inadequate

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    E. None of these
    Explanation
    The given statements provide information about the seating arrangement of T, M, R, and N. T says that M is sitting opposite to him, which means M is sitting directly across from T. R says that N is sitting towards the right of T. However, it is not clear whether R is sitting to the left or right of T. Therefore, it is not possible to determine who is sitting towards the right of N based on the given information. Hence, the answer is "None of these".

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  • 19. 

    If the consonants in the word DROVE are first arranged alphabetically and the vowels are put in between two pairs of consonants in the alphabetical order, which of the following will be the fourth from the right end after the rearrangement ?

    • A.

      D

    • B.

      E

    • C.

      R

    • D.

      O

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. E
    Explanation
    The consonants in the word DROVE are D, R, V. When arranged alphabetically, they become D, R, V. The vowels in the word DROVE are O, E. When put in between two pairs of consonants in alphabetical order, they become D, O, R, E, V. The fourth letter from the right end after the rearrangement is E.

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  • 20. 

    In a row of twenty five children facing North, Prakash, when shifted by four places towards his right, becomes tenth from the right end. what was his original position form the left end ?

    • A.

      10th

    • B.

      8th

    • C.

      11th

    • D.

      9th

    • E.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    E. None of these
    Explanation
    Since Prakash, when shifted by four places towards his right, becomes tenth from the right end, it means that there are 9 children to the right of him. Therefore, his original position from the left end would be 25 - 9 = 16th.

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