## Logical Reasoning Questions with Answers

January 5th, 2012 | | Posted in Logical Reasoning

Answer questions 1 to 5 on the basis of the information given below.
K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, U and W are the only ten members in a department. There is a proposal to form a team from within the members of the department, subject to the following conditions:

• A team must include exactly one among P, R, and S.
• A team must include either M or Q, but not both.
• If a team includes K, then it must also include L, and vice versa.
• If a team includes one among S, U, and W, then it must also include the other two.CAT 2006
• L and N cannot be members of the same team.
• L and U cannot be members of the same team.
• The size of a team is defined as the number of members in the team.

1. What could be the size of a team that includes K?
a. 2 or 3
b. 2 or 4
c. 3 or 4
d. Only 2
e. Only 4
Ans. e. As K is included, L is included. So, N and U cannot be included. As U is not included, S and W are not included. One out of M and Q and one out of P and R will be included.
Thus, the team will include: K, L, (M or Q) and (P or R).
Hence, option e.

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## Logical Reasoning Questions

July 26th, 2011 | | Posted in Logical Reasoning

Directions for next 3 logical reasoning questions: Answer the logical reasoning questions on the basis of the information given below. A study was conducted to ascertain the relative importance that employees in five different countries assigned to five different traits in their Chief Executive Officers. The traits were compassion (C), decisiveness (D), negotiation skills (N), public visibility (P), and vision (V). The level of dissimilarity between two countries is the maximum difference in the ranks allotted by the two countries to any of the five traits. The following table indicates the rank order of the five traits for each country.

1. Which of the following countries is least dissimilar to India?
a. China
b. Japan
c. Malaysia
d. Thailand
e. Both China & Japan

2. Which amongst the following countries is most dissimilar to India?
a. China
b. Japan
c. Malaysia
d. Thailand
e. Either China or Thailand

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## Logical Reasoning Questions

April 15th, 2011 | | Posted in Logical Reasoning

Directions for next 3 Logical Reasoning Questions: Answer the logical reasoning questions on the basis of the information given below.

Five friends meet every morning at Sree Sagar restaurant for an idli-vada breakfast. Each consumes a different number of idlis and vadas. The numbers of idlis consumed are 1, 4, 5, 6, and 8, while the numbers of vadas consumed are 0, 1, 2, 4, and 6. Below are some more facts about who eats what and how much.

i. The number of vadas eaten by Ignesh is three times the number of vadas consumed by the person who eats four idlis.
ii. Three persons, including the one who eats four vadas, eat without chutney.
iii. Sandeep does not take any chutney.
iv. The one who eats one idli a day does not eat any vadas or chutney. Further, he is not Mukesh.
v. Daljit eats idli with chutney and also eats vada.
vi. Mukesh, who does not take chutney, eats half as many vadas as the person who eats twice as many idlis as he does.
vii. Bimal eats two more idlis than Ignesh, but Ignesh eats two more vadas than Bimal.

1. Which of the following statements is true?
a. Mukesh eats 8 idlis and 4 vadas but no chutney.
b. The person who eats 5 idlis and 1 vada does not take chutney.
c. The person who eats equal number of vadas and idlis also takes chutney.
d. The person who eats 4 idlis and 2 vadas also takes chutney.
e. All of the above

2. Which one of the following statements is true?
a. Daljit eats 5 idlis.
b. Ignesh eats 8 idlis.
c. Bimal eats 1 idli.
d. Bimal eats 6 idlis.
e. None of them

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## Sample Logical Reasoning CAT Questions

June 12th, 2010 | | Posted in Logical Reasoning

Sample Logical Reasoning CAT Questions- Directions for next 3 questions: Answers the logical reasoning questions based on the following information.
The following steps refer to a certain software programme. The steps given in the code (in simple English language) shows the stages of working of the programme.

Step 0: Start of programme.
Step 1: Select X, where X is a natural number.
Step 2: If X is a prime, go to step 5.
Step 3: If X is an even number, convert X to Y. Y is defined is step 6. Go to step 6.
Step 4: If X is an odd number, convert X to Y. Y is defined in step 7. Go to step 7.
Step 5: Display output as square root to X. Go to step 9.
Step 6: Y is defined as equal to two less than the square of X. Go to step 8.
Step 7: Y is defined as equal to 5 more than the square of X. Go to step 8.
Step 8: Display output as Y.
Step 9: End of programme.

1. Find the value of X if the output number displayed is 4.121.
a. 4
b. 7
c. 17
d. 21

2. Find the value of X if the output number displayed is 2406.
a. 33
b. 47
c. 48
d/. 49

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## Logical Reasoning Difficult Questions

May 19th, 2010 | | Posted in Logical Reasoning

Logical Reasoning Questions- Direction for next 3 Logical Reasoning Questions: Answer the logical reasoning questions based on the following information.

Each of the four friends Ms A, Mr. B, Ms C and Mr. D vacationed at one of the four places (each person vacationed at only one place) – Japan, Nepal, Egypt and Spain (not necessarily in this order). Each visited the places in one of the following months: January, March, May and November, and everyone went in a different month.

I. C vacationed immediately before A but after the man who went for a vacation to Japan.
II. The person who left in March did not go to Egypt and his friend vacationed in May.
III. The person who went to Nepal vacationed immediately after D did.
IV. A and B visited the friend, who went to Spain, to see his pictures.

1. Where did Ms C spend her vacations?
a. Japan
b. Nepal
c. Egypt
d. Spain
e. Cannot be determined

2. Who vacationed in the month of March?
a. Ms A
b. Mr B
c. Ms C
d. Mr D
e. Both Mr. B and Mr. C

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## Logical reasoning questions

March 16th, 2010 | | Posted in Logical Reasoning

logical-reasoning-questions: Directions for next 4 logical reasoning questions: Answer these logical reasoning questions on the basis of the information given below.

Among six friends – A, B, C, D, E and F – three are wearing a Blue dress, two are wearing a Red dress and one is wearing a Green dress. Three of them are employed, two are unemployed and one is a students. Also, three of them own only a Bicycle each, two of them own only a scooter each and one owns only a Mobike. Except C and D, no two friends have more than one similar attribute in common. Further the following information is known.

(i) C, who does not wear a Blue dress, does not have the same kind of vehicle as A.
(ii) Each of the four persons A, B, D and E have exactly one attribute in common with the person who owns the kind of vehicle no other person owns.
(iii) The students do not own a Bicycle.
(iv) For A, B and F, there is one common attribute and that is not the color of dress.

1. Who owns the Mobike?
a. C
b. F
c. D
d. Either C or F

2. What is the color of the dress that the student wears?
a. Blue
b. Green
c. Red
d. Cannot be determined

3. Which of the following is a pair of employed friends?
a. F and A
b. F and D
c. B and E
d. A and D

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## Logical Reasoning – fireup.co.in

February 4th, 2010 | | Posted in Logical Reasoning

Directions for next 3 logical reasoning questions: Refer to the data below and answer the logical reasoning questions that follow.

3 Frineds, Ajay, Biru and Chinku took the GRE test on different dates of November. The test is conducted on 9th, 16th & 25th of November. They scored 2000, 2010 and 2150 not necessarily in order. There are 3 test centers, Allahabad, Delhi and Mumbai, and all 3 went to different centers.
The information available are:
(i) The one who went to Delhi did not score the minimum among the three.
(ii) Mumbai center conducted the test on 9th.
(iii) Ajay did not took the test last.
(iv) Chinku, who went to Allahabad, scored 2150.
(v) Delhi center did not conduct the test on 16th.

1. Who took the test at Delhi?
a. Ajay
b. Biru
c. Chinku
d. Data Insufficient

2. Who took the test on 9th of November?
a. Ajay
b. Biru
c. Chinku
d. Data Insufficient

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## Logical Questions

December 30th, 2009 | | Posted in Logical Reasoning

logical-questions. Directions for next 2 Logical Questions: Answer the logical questions on the basis of the information given below.

At the Pizzeria – a fast food centre, pizzas are made only on an automatic pizza-making machine. The machine continuously makes different sorts of pizzas by adding one or more sorts of topping on a common base. The machine makes the pizzas at the rate of 1 pizza per minute. The various toppings are added to the pizzas in the following manner. The 1st, 4th, 7th, 10th … pizzas are topped with pepperoni; the 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd ……… pizzas with olive and baby corn; the 1st, 9th, 17th, 25th … pizzas with mushroom; and the rest with cheese and tomatoes.

The machine works for exactly 11 hours per day without any break in between.

1. How many pizzas per day are made with cheese and tomatoes as topping?

a. 262

b. 348

c. 287

d. 330

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## Logical reasoning questions and answers

December 17th, 2009 | | Posted in Logical Reasoning

Directions for next 3 logical reasoning questions: Answer the logical reasoning questions based on the following information.

Each digit, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 is represented by a different letter A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I but not necessarily in this order. Further, each of A + B + C, C + D + E, E + F + G and G + H + I is equal to 13.

1. Find the value of E.
a. 5
b. 7
c. 4
d. Cannot be determined

2. What is the sum of C, E and G?
a. 7
b. 9
c. 11
d. Cannot be determined

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## Reasoning Questions with Solutions

December 16th, 2009 | | Posted in Logical Reasoning

logical-reasoning-questions-with-solutions- Directions for next 3 logical reasoning Questions: Answer the logical reasoning Questions based on the following information.

Long ago, King Ashoka, organized a horse riding competition. The entry fee for participation was one gild coin and the total number of coins collected would be distributed among the first four winners. All the four winners were awarded with a different number of coins; however the winner in the first position got the maximum coins and so on, so that the winner in the fourth position got the least number of coins.

A, B, C, D were the first four winners in the competition so that;

I. A did not come first, B did not come second, C did not come third and D did not come fourth.
II. B won more coins than C.
III. D won more coins than B.

1. C, one of the four winners ended the competition in position number.
a. 4
b. 2
c. 1
d. Cannot be determined

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