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Deductions Linear sequencing Double line up Ordering Seating arrangements Selections

Deductions

Introduction

Deduction means reducing two or more statements into one. Types: Reduce two statements into one Reduce more than two statements into one

UNDISTRIBUTED PREDICATE X ¥ X ¥ SUBJECT UNIVERSAL AFFIRMATIVE UNIVERSAL NEGATIVE PARTICULAR AFFIRMATIVE PARTICULAR NEGATIVE ¥ ¥ X X .DISTRIBUTED X . .

One Statement Particular. Two Negative. No Conclusion.Rules For Deductions Only three distinct terms. . The middle term must be distributed at least once. Two Particular. No Conclusion. Middle term should not come in the Conclusion. Conclusion Particular. One Statement Negative. Conclusion Negative.

2 All No Many Some No No Some .Rules For Deductions Stat. Not Concl All No No Some concl concl No . 1 All No Some All All Some Stat.

Shortcuts Stat. 1 UA UN PA PN UA UA UN Stat. 2 UA UN PA PN PN PA PA Con UA No Con No Con No Con PN PA PN .

.Problem 1 All pens are pots All pots are jacks.

Deduction Answer: ³All pens are jacks´ .

Problem 2 No dogs are hens No hens are cats .

Deduction Answer: No Conclusion .

.Problem 3 All hands are legs Some hands are ears.

.Deduction Answer: ³some legs are ears´ or ³some ears are legs´.

No flat is token. . All rates are flat.Problem 4 All bills are rates.

Deduction Answer: No bills are token (or) No token is bill. .

Problem 5 All boats are rivers All mangoes are apples. . All rivers are mangoes.

Deduction Answer: All boats are apples. .

Problem 6 All clocks are fans. Some fans are walls (Infosys) .

Deduction Answer: No Conclusion .

(Infosys) .Problem 7 All shawls are carpets No carpet is pullover.

Deduction Answer: No shawl is pullover (or) No Pullover is Shawl .

Some dusters are tables (Infosys) .Problem 8 All tables are cars.

Deduction Answer: Some dusters are cars (or) Some cars are dusters .

Problem 9 Some birds are hens Some hens are trees (Infosys) .

Deduction Answer: No Conclusion .

Problem 10 No scientist is teacher Some teachers are researchers. (Infosys) .

Deduction Answer: Some researchers are not scientists .

Problem 11 All fingers are legs Some legs are hands All hands are ears .

Deduction Answer: No conclusion .

All shoe are books. . No pant is a shoe.Problem 12 No shirt is pant.

Deduction Answer: No conclusion .

Problem 13 No month is a year All months are hours Some hours are weeks .

Deduction Answer: No Conclusion .

Problem 14 All huts are bungalows Some bungalows are kitchens All Kitchens are drawing Room .

Deduction Answer: No Conclusion .

Problem 15

Shoes are socks Shoes are laces All laces are pages

Deduction

Answer: No Conclusion

Linear Sequencing

Introduction

Linear fashion means arrangement in a row. Analyze the problem and arrange it. Find the direct condition and start to solve, because the remaining conditions are based on the direct condition. No condition for the particular item, shows their is possibility in answer.

Who must sit in the middle seat of the row? .E) in a room seated in a single row in the following manner: A does not sit immediately next to E. A is to the immediate left of C.D. E and D sit immediately next to each other.Problem 1 There are five persons(A.C. C is at the extreme right end of the row.B.

Linear sequencing Answer: Middle Seat : B or D .

Problem 2 M. Cont« .S. O is their captain who makes them sit in a row.P.O.T.Q. P and R sit together and so do V and W .R. M and N sit in the same order at one extreme with no one to the left of_P.W are 11 persons in a team. T and U sit together with T to the immediate right of S.U.V. who is next to Q.N. Whereas there are exactly four seats in between these pairs.

Problem 2 1. Show the arrangements possible? .How many ways of arrangements are possible? 4.How many persons sit in between S and N? 3.Who sits at fourth place? 2.

Linear Sequencing Answers: 1. The arrangement possible. There are 2 ways of arranging. 4. The fourth term is S 2. P R Q S T U V W O M N (or) P R Q S T U W V O M N . There are 6 persons between S and N 3.

Who was second from left in the picture? . Mansi was to the left of Amrita. Manju was to the right of Amrita.Problem 3 Raji and her three friends were to be photographed. Raji was between Manju and Amrita.

Linear sequencing Answer: Amrita was second from the left .

Problem 4 Six persons A. A does not stand next to either F or D. B is between F and D. B. C does not stand next to D. C. D. E and F are standing in a row. F is between which of the following pair of persons? i) B & C ii) C & D iii) A & C iv) A & B . E is between A and C.

Linear Sequencing Answer: i) C & B .

Problem 5

Asha, Babita, Chinni, Deepa, Kavitha and Fatima are standing in a row. Babita is between Fatima and Deepa. Kavitha is between Asha and Chinni. Asha does not stand next to either Fatima or Deepa. Fatima is between which of the pair of persons?

Linear Sequencing

Answer:

Babita and Chinni

Problem 6

Eight varsity baseball players (G, H, J, K, L, M, N, O) are to be honored at a special ceremony. Three of these players (H, M, and O) are also varsity football players. Two of them (K and N) are also basketball players in the varsity team. In arranging the seats it was decided that no athlete in two sports should be seated next to another two-sport athlete.

Cont«

Problem 6

1. Which of the following combinations is possible in order to have the arrangement of seat assignments as planned? (a) H G KJ (b) H K J L (c) J K MN (d) J L H K (e) L K N 2. Which of the following cannot sit next to M? (a) A (b) J (c) G and J (d) K (e) L

Cont«

Problem 6 3. To have the proper seating arrangement. K should sit between (a)G and H (d) J and N (b) J and M (e) J and L (c) L and N . Which two athletes may occupy these seats? (a) G and K (d) L and O (b) G and L (e) M and J (c) J and H 4. Before all athletes are seated there are two vacant seats on either side of N.

Linear Sequencing Answer: 1. 3. a) H G KJ b) J b) G and L e) J and L . 2. 4.

B is the neighbour of F. 1. the neighbour of E. E and F are sitting in two rows.After interchanging seat with E. C. B.Who is facing B? 3.Problem 7 Six persons A.Which of the following are sitting diagonally opposite to each other? a) F and C b) D and A c) A and C d) A and F e) A and B 2. E is not at the end of any row. who will be the neighbours of D in the new position? a) A and C b) F and B c) Only B d) Only A e) Only C . is sitting diagonally opposite to D. C. D is second to the left of F. three in each. D.

a) A and C . d) A and F 2. E 3.Linear Sequencing Answer: 1.

Q is standing left to R but right to P. find out who is standing in the middle? . Similarly. seven persons are standing in a row.Problem 8 In a march past. O is standing right to N and left to P. S is standing right to R and left to T.

Linear Sequencing Answer: Q .

S is sitting next to P but not T. Who are sitting adjacent to S? . K is sitting next to R who is sitting on the extreme left and T is not sitting next to K.Problem 9 Five children are sitting in a row.

Linear Sequencing Answer: P and T .

Who is in the middle? . Subodh is between Jayesh and Pramod. They are standing in a row facing South.Problem 10 There are five friends. Pramod is between Bhagat and Subodh. Jayesh is to the immediate right of Alok. 1.Who is at the extreme left end? 2.

Subodh . Alok 2.Linear Sequencing Answer: 1.

C. A is on the right of C and B is on the left of D. then who is sitting in the centre? .Problem 11 Five persons A. D and E are sitting in a row facing you such D is on the left of C and B is on the right of E. if E occupies a corner position. B.

Linear Sequencing Answer: D .

Name the person who should change places with C such that he gets the third place from the north end? . D.Who is sitting to the right of E? 2. E. C is on the immediate right of D.Problem 12 A. B is at an extreme end and has E as his neighbour. 1. C. D is sitting third from the south end. B. F and G are sitting on a wall and all of them are facing east. G is between E and F.

Which of the following pairs of people are sitting at the extreme ends? a) AB b) AE c) CB d) FB 4. Immediately between which of the following pairs of people is D sitting? a) AC b) AF c) CE d) CF .Problem 12 3.

G G a) AB d) CF .Linear Sequencing Answer: 1. 4. 2. 3.

the flags of six nations were flown on the masts in the following way.Problem 13 In the Olympic Games. The flag of America was to the left of Indian tricolour and to the right of the flag of France. The flag of Australia was on the right of the Indian flag but was to the left of the flag Japan. Find the two flags which are in the centre. a)India and Australia b) America and India c) Japan and Australia d) America ad Australia . which was to the left of the flag of china.

Linear Sequencing Answer: a) India and Australia .

Cont« . Cardilac.Problem 14 In a car exhibition. Maruti. seven cars of seven different companies viz. 2. Mercedes. Fiat. facing east such that: 1.Fiat. Ambassador.Fargo was fourth to the right of Fiat 3. was at one of the ends.Maruti car was between Ambassador and Bedford 4. Bedford and Fargo were displayed in a row.Cardialc car was to the immediate right of Fargo. which was third to the left of Ambassador car.

Which of the following was the correct position of the Mercedes? a) Immediate right of Fargo b) Immediate left of Bedford c) Between Bedford and Fargo d) Fourth to the right of Maruti 2. Which cars are on the immediate either sides of the Cardilac car? .Problem 14 1.

Fourth to the right of Maruti 2. .Linear Sequencing Answer: 1. On either side of the Cardilac are the Fargo and the Mercedes.

J is sitting two table right of F. G and F have two persons in between where one person is I.Problem 15 A. I is sitting immediate right of G. In between E and B two persons are sitting where B is sitting left of G. F. I. . J are ten persons sitting in waiting hall. D. B. C is sitting immediate right of E and left of B. G is sitting four seats left of J. G. H is sitting in seventh seat. C. who is right side of H. E. In between E and J eight persons are sitting. Show the arrangement possible. H.

Linear Sequencing Answer: E C A/D B G I H F D/ A J .

Double Line Up .

Check the Option for Elimination. Form a table. . More than one Question per passage.Introduction Consists of at least two different variables.

The lockers are arranged in four rows with two lockers in each row.W are 8 employees allocated eight different lockers numbered 1-8.Q. T has locker just above that of Q which is just above that of R whereas W locker is in bottom row. Lockers 1 and 2 in top row from left to right and lockers 7 and 8 in bottom row from left to right.V.U.Problem 1 P. P has been given locker 1 while V has been allocated locker 8.R.T.S. Cont« . Lockers 3 and 4 are in the second row from top arranged from right to left and so do 5 and 6.

Draw the table? 2. Which locker is allocated to employee Q? 3. If S is given locker 4 how many solutions are possible? .Problem 1 1. If W and P are interchanged how does the table look like? 5. How many arrangements are possible? 4.

Table LEFT P S/U S/U W 1 4 6 7 RIGHT 2 3 5 8 T Q R V cont« .

.Double Line Up Answers: Employee Q is allocated locker 3 There are 2 arrangements possible W would take the top row and P would take the bottom row If S is given locker 4 there is only 1 solution possible.

Y.B. Each of the three places A. P and X work together . Q is at C. So form the table for the data given? .R are three bearers in a restaurant .Z are three supervisors and P.C is to be attended by two people a bearer and a supervisor.Y does not attend A but R is at B. X is never at B.Q.Problem 2 X.

Double Line Up SUPERVISOR X PLACE A BEARER P Z/Y B R Z/Y C Q .

R. the Lawyer is the daughterin-law of P.S. The Doctor is married to the Lawyer. Teacher.T and U.Q. U. They are Lawyer. T is the unmarried Engineer. the Accountant is the son of Q and brother of T.R. There are two married couples in the family. the salesman is married to the Lady Teacher. Engineer and Accountant.Problem 3 There is a family of six persons P. What is P¶s profession? (Wipro 2008) . S. P is the Grandmother of U. Salesman. Doctor.

Double Line Up Answer : Profession of P is lady teacher .

Q. grey.Six picture cards P. Problem 4 . green. R. The Picture are of King. Card R has a picture of the king in a grey frame and it is fifth from right and next to cards Q having the picture of the Prince. T and U are frames in six different colours ± blue. The picture of palace is in blue colour frame but it is not on card S and card P which is of the queen. Princess. red. The picture of the princess is neither on card S nor on card T and is not in either the green or the yellow frame. Palace. yellow and brown and are arranged from left to right (not necessarily in the same order. Queen. S. is in the brown frame and is placed at extreme right. Joker and Prince.

then at what number is the joker¶s card placed from left? . The Picture of the joker is in which colour frame? 2. The picture of the palace is printed on which card? 3.Problem 4(Cont«) 1. If the princess¶s card is immediately between the cards of the palace and the prince.

Data inadequate 2. First .Double Line Up Answer: 1. T 3.

D. F. Mrs. B is 22 years old. D is Teller¶s step sister and Mr. E is Manager¶s neighbour. Mr. Teller and a Clerk. Cashier. Cashier is Stenographer¶s son in law. A. The positions they occupy are Manager. Assistant Manager. Stenographer. C. B. though not necessarily in that order. Ms. E and Ms.Problem 5 The members of a bank are Mr. The Assistant Manager is the Manager¶s grandson. Ms. A is a bachelor. Mr. Cont« . Mr. Mr.

Who is cashier? 4. Who is the teller? 6.Problem 5 1. Who is the stenographer? 5. Who is the assistant manager? 3. Who is the manager? 2. Who is the clerk? .

C Mr.Double Lineup Answer: 1. B. 6. Mr. 4. A. Ms. 3. Mrs. 2. F. 5. D . Mr. E. Ms.

D converses in French and Spanish Mr. knows English also Mr. A converses in Spanish & Italian Mr. B. a Spaniard.Problem 6 Five executives of European Corporation hold a Conference in Rome Mr. a native of Italy knows French Cont« . C knows English and belongs to Italy Mr. E .

Who can act as interpreter if Mr.Problem 6 1. D wish to converse a) only Mr. B c) Mr. C & Mr. If a 6th executive is brought in. A & Mr. B d) Any of the other three 2. to be understood by maximum number of original five he should be fluent in a) English & French b) Italian & Spanish c) English & French d) French & Italian Cont« . A b) Only Mr.

d) Any of the other three. 2. b) Italian & Spanish .Double Lineup Answer: 1.

(1) Class 1 spelunkers may not attempt cave Ewell. Guinness and Hope. Cont« . Ewell. Fields. Fields.Problem 7 Spelunkers International offers exploring tours in eight caves: Abbott. and Hope may be attempted by any explorer in a single tour. Caeser. Dangerfield. Benny. Ewell. Caeser. Fields or Hope (2) Class 2 spelunkers may not attempt Hope (3) Class 3 spelunkers may attempt any cave (4) Cave Caesar may be attempted only by spelunkers who have previously explored cave Benny (5) Cave Fields may be attempted only by spelunkers who have previously explored cave Ewell (6) Only two of the caves Benny.

II and III .Problem 7 1. A class 2 spelunker who has previously explored cave Ewell may be restricted in choosing a tour by which rule's? (I) Rule(4) (II) Rule(5) (a) I only (d) II and III only (III) Rule(6) (c) I and III only (b) II only (e) I.

In how many different ways may a class 1 spelunker who has never explored any of the eight caves before set up a tour of three caves. if she wishes to explore caves Abbott and Caesar? (a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5 (e) 6 .Problem 7 2.

Double lineup Answer: 1. b) 3 . c) I and III only 2.

B and e are not historical places. D is not an industrial city. A and D are not historical cities. D. Which two cities are industrial centres? a) A and B b) E and F c) C and D d) B and F . E and F. C. A is not a hill station.Problem 8 There are six cities A. B. A and B are not alike. 1.

Which two cities are neither historical places nor industrial centres? a) A and B b) D and E c) F and C d) B and D 4. Which two cities are historical places? a) A and C b) B and F c) C and F d) B and E 3.Problem 8 2. Which city is a hill station and an industrial centre but not a historical place? a) E b) F c) A d) B e) C .

3. b) E and F c) C and F d) B and D a) E . 4. 2.Double lineup Answer: 1.

ii)R went to Bangalore by car and Q went to Calcutta by aero plane. Car and Boat from Mumbai. iv)Mumbai is not connected by bus to Delhi and Chennai.Problem 9 Five friends P. Aero plane. Bangalore and Hyderabad by five different modes of transport of Bus. Cont« . R. Q. Delhi. i) The person who traveled to Delhi did not travel by boat. Train. S and T traveled to five different cities of Chennai. iii)S traveled by boat whereas T traveled by Train.

Problem 9 1.Bus c) Chennai .Boat 2. Which of the following combinations of person and mode is not correct? a) P ± Bus b) R ± car c) T ± Aero plane d) S . The person went to Delhi traveled by? . Who is that person traveled to Delhi? 4. Which of the following combinations is true for S? a) Delhi ± Bus b) Chennai.Boat 3.

c) Chennai ± Boat 3. c) T ± Aero plane 2. T 4.Double lineup Answer: 1. Train .

B and A? . C and B were teaching English and Geography.Which subject were handle by D. D and A were teaching Mathematics and Hindi. A and B were teaching Hindi and English. E and B were teaching History and French.Problem 10 In a school.More than two teachers were teaching which subjects? 3. there were five teachers. 1.Who is teaching maximum number of Subjects? 2.

Double Lineup Answer: 1. Hindi . English and Hindi 3. B 2.

E and F are sitting in the field. A and B are from Nehru house while the rest belong to Gandhi house.Problem 11 Six students A. 1. D and F are tall while the others are short. Which tall student of Gandhi house is not wearing glasses? . B. D. C. A. Which short student of Gandhi house is not wearing glasses? 3. Which of the two student. C and D are wearing glasses while the others are not. who are not wearing glasses are short? 2.

Double Lineup Answer: 1. B and E 2. F . E 3.

The one who likes Pastries is born in the month which is exactly middle in the months given. They have their birth dates from January to May. Each one likes one particular item for his/her birthday out of Bengali sweets.Problem 12 Jayant. Tanmay who is fond of Bengali sweets is born the next month immediately after Namita. Asha does not like Ice cream but brings Chocolates for Jayant in February. Ice cream and Dry fruits. each member in one of these months. Asha and Tanmay are five members of a family. Pastries. Chocolates. Kamal. Namita does not like Dry fruits or Ice cream. Namita. Cont« .

What is the choice of Asha? 2.Problem 12 1. In which month was Kamal born? . What is the choice of Kamal? 4. Which combination of month and item is true for Jayant? 3.

Double Lineup Answer: 1. January or May . February ± Chocolates 3. Dry fruits 2. Ice cream 4.

Shailja and Tanuja are among the dancers. there are four dancers. Vanaja. one actress and three violinists. four vocal musicians. who among the following is both a dancer and a violinist? a) Jalaja b) Shailja c) Tanuja d) Pooja .Problem 13 In a group of six women. Shailja and Tanuja are all vocal musicians and two of them are also violinists. Jalaja. If pooja is an actress. Girija and Vanaja are among the violinists while Jalaja and Shailja do not know how to play on the violin.

Double Lineup Answer: C) Tanuja .

namely Badminton. Hockey. A plays Cricket and owns a black car. D. Tennis and polo. he owns a red colored car. Each owns a different colored car. B does not play Tennis. blue and red. B. D plays polo and owns a yellow colored car. namely yellow. Volleyball. green. black. C does not play either Tennis or Hockey and owns neither blue nor yellow colored car. . E owns a white car and plays Badminton. Cricket. white. C. each one is proficient in one of the games. E and F.Problem 14 There are six friends A.

Problem 14 1. Who plays volleyball? 2. Which colored car F owns? 3. Which of the following combinations of color of car and game played is not correct? a) Yellow ± Polo b) Green ± Tennis c) Black ± Cricket d) Red ± Hockey .

Tennis . C 2. b) Green .Double lineup Answer: 1. Blue 3.

Cont« . R does not stay as PG and studies philosophy. T stay as PG and Q stays at home. Philosophy. S. History. Two of them stay in hostel. U and S stay in hostel. Q. The students staying Statistics and History do not stay as PG. Physics. Statistics and Mathematics. R.Problem 15 P. two stay as paying guest (PG) and remaining two stay at their home. T studies Mathematics and S studies Physics. T and U are six students procuring their Master¶s degree in six different subjects ± English.

Which of the following pairs of students stay at home? a) PQ b) QR c) RS d) ST .Problem 15 1. Which of the following combinations of subject and place of stay is not correct? a) English ± Hostel b) Mathematics ± PG c) Philosophy ± Home d) Physics . Which subject does Q study? 4.Hostel 3. Who studies English? 2.

P 2.Double Lineup Answer: 1. History or Statistics 4. a) English ± Hostel 3. b) QR .

Ordering .

Only one variable use elimination or ordering. .Types Ordering Questions Related to the rank Elimination Questions related to the extremes More than one Variable use ordering .

N.Problem 1 K.P are 6 men. which is the tallest.L is taller than P but shorter than K.M.O. Neither M nor N is the tallest.L. .O is as tall as P but taller than M.

.Ordering Answer: K is tallest.

R.Problem 2 P.Q. It is further known that T is faster and more powerful than R. S is the slowest and the cheapest of all cars.T are 5 cars. P is costlier than R and faster than Q. but is the most powerful.which is costlier than T. R is more powerful and faster than P but is the third costliest. which is more powerful than T. Cont« .S.

Which of the cars is the fastest? 2.Which of the cars are cheaper than R? .Which of the cars has as many cars more powerful and less powerful than it? 3.Problem 2 1.Which is the costliest? 4.

Either of P/Q is the costliest. 2.T is the car which has as many cars more powerful and less powerful than it.Ordering Answers: 1. 4. 3.T and S are cheaper than R.T is the fastest car. .

Vol. An even numbered volume is at Vol.Vol.1 has Vol.5's place.2 and so on).e vol.5 on left. Find the order in which the books are kept now ? (Wipro 2008). .3's place. vol.3 on right and Vol.4 has Vol.6 to its left and both weren't at Vol.2.Problem 3 There are 6 volumes of books on a rack kept in order(i.5 was directly to the right of Vol. Give the position after the following changes were noticed.Vol.1.

Vol1.Vol3.Vol4. Vol5.Ordering Answer : Vol2. .Vol6.

but three years younger to his brother C.Problem 4 A is twice as old as his sister B. C will be 16 in three years. How old is B? .

Ordering Answer: 5 years .

Problem 5 A is six months younger to B. Who is the oldest among them? . while C is three months younger to D: when E was born. D belongs to the age group of five. while A belongs to the age group of six. C was two months old.

Ordering Answer: B .

Mr. No two people can be on the same step. D Only one step is vacant (No one standing on that step) Denote the first step by step 1 and second step by step 2etc. B is a step next to Mr. C.Problem 6 There are six steps that lead from the first to the second floor. Cont«. Mr. . A is two steps below Mr.

could be on the third step (d) Mr. Which of the following is true? (a) Mr. E was on the third step & Mr. E. (c) A person Mr. 2. D is on higher step than Mr.Problem 6 1. If Mr. C. If Mr. E which step must be vacant (a) step 1 (b) step 2 (c) step 4 (d) step 5 e) step 6 . C is on the fourth step. A is on the first step. B was on a higher step than Mr. B is on the second step (b) Mr.

B was on step 1. A must be on step (a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5 (e) 6 Cont« . and A was on a higher step than D . If there were two steps between the step that A was standing and the step that B was standing on. which step could A be on? (a) 2&e only (b) 3&5 only (c) 3&4 only (d) 4&5 only (e) 2&4 only 4.Problem 6 3. If Mr.

(a) step 1 (c) 3&4 only (c) 4 . C. D is on higher step than Mr. 3. 4. (d) Mr. 2.Ordering Answer: 1.

Drama contains Fiction. . Comedy should come after tragedy. Comedy And Tragedy.Problem 7 A series of drama is to be arranged on all the five days of the week Monday to Friday. If Horror is arranged on Friday then what should be the sequence of the dramas. Horror. Romance. Fiction should be scheduled earlier than Romance. Horror cannot immediately precede Romance.

Comedy . Horror . Tragedy. Romance.Ordering Answer: Fiction.

I. The work is to be finished in one stretch (Monday-Friday). a painter. a carpenter. Miss Dean permits only one person to work each day. She hires a plumber. an electrician and an interior decorator. Each worker will take full day to do his job. The carpenter cannot work on Monday or Cont« Tuesday . III. The interior decorator must do his job before the electrician. The painter can work only after the plumber and the carpenter have finished their jobs II.Problem 8 Miss Dean wants to renovate her house.

(b) The electrician works on Friday. which one of the following alternatives is possible? (a) The electrician works on Tuesday. (e) Miss Dean cannot fit all of the workers in the schedule Cont« . (d) The painter works on consecutive days. (c) The interior decorator works after the painter does. If the painter work on Thursday.Problem 8 1.

the electrician has to work on Wednesday (d) The plumber may work before the electrician does (e) The electrician may work on Tuesday .Problem 8 2. If the painter works on Friday which of the following must be false? (a) The carpenter may work on Wednesday (b) The carpenter and the electrician may work on consecutive days (c) If the carpenter works on Thursday.

The electrician works on Friday. 2.(c).(b). the electrician has to work on Wednesday . If the carpenter works on Thursday.Ordering Answer: 1.

and the volleyball is lighter than the football. Which is the heaviest? .Problem 9 The cricket ball is lighter than the hockey ball. The hockey ball is lighter than the football but heavier than the tennis ball.

Ordering Answer: Football .

I. The total marks of A in Quants was just above C and in D.I.I). B.I. but did not perform as well in Quants as D.I. No one is in between C and D in Quants and C and A in D.I. F got more marks than D and E in D. E.Problem 10 Six students A. Who got the highest marks in D. D.? 2. B was just above C in D. C. 1. but he scored less than D in Quants.I. and F participated in a selfevaluation test of Quants and Data Interpretation (D. just above F. Who was just below D in Quants? .

B 2.Ordering Answer: 1. Data Inadequate .

Cont« . iv) D must be staged on Friday only and should not be immediately preceded by B. i) A must be staged a day before E. v) E must not be staged on the last day of the schedule. D.Problem 11 Six plays A. C. one on each day from Monday to Saturday. E and F are to be staged. ii) C must not be stages on Tuesday iii) B must be staged on the day following the day on which F is staged. B. The schedule of the plays is to be in accordance with the following.

Play D is between which of the following pairs of plays? a) B and E b) E and F c) A and E d) E and C e) C and F . Which of the following plays is on Monday? a) E b) F c) C d) B e) A 3.Problem 11 1. Which of the following plays immediately follows B? a) A b) C c) D d) E e) F 2.

Ordering Answer: a) A b) F d) E and C .

Who has taken the lowest number of wickets? .Problem 12 At the end of a cricket series. 1. K replaces O while O replaces L.Who has scored the highest runs in the series? 2. M¶s position remains uncharged. When they were arranged in descending order for wickets taken by them. O was fourth while N was first. K has scored more runs than M. L is having first rank in one ranking and fifth in another. when five players were arranged in the ascending order of runs scored by them.

Ordering Answer: 1. O . L 2.

H. who is fourth from top. C. E. Three of them play cricket and table tennis and two of them play football. F. B does not play football. E who does not play cricket. is taller than B and is second to the tallest. and H are eight friends. F is taller than A and D but Shorter than H and B. G does not play either cricket or football. G is shorter than D but taller than A. G. plays table tennis with D. The tallest does not play football and the shortest does not play cricket. Cont« Problem 13 . B.A. Each one of them has a different height. D.

Which of the following group of friends play cricket? a) CAE b) CBF c) CBA d) None of these .Problem 13 1. Who is the tallest? 2. Who is the Shortest? 3. What is F¶s position from the top when they are arranged in descending order of their height? 4.

Ordering Answer: 1. 2. C A Fifth b) CBF . 3. 4.

Who is the tallest? 2. Who is third from the top when they are arranged in descending order of height? Cont« . D. C. E and F are six students in a class B and C are shorter than F but heavier than A D is heavier than B and taller than C E is shorter than D but taller than F F is heavier than D A is shorter than E but taller than F. B. 1.Problem 14 i) ii) iii) iv) v) vi) A.

Who among them is the lightest? 4.Problem 14 3. B. B. C only d) F. C only e) None of these . Which of the following groups of friends is shorter than A? a) B. C only c) E. B. C only b) D.

2. D A Data inadequate F. 4. C only .Ordering Answer: 1. B. 3.

She is setting up her schedule for the day according to the following conditions. P. R and S exactly once during the course of one day.If the sales representative visits S first. which company must she visit second? Cont« . ii)She must visit N before Q iii)The third company she visits must be P.Problem 15 A sales representative plans to visit each of six companies M. Q. i)She must visit M before N and R. 1. N.

Find the order in which the sales representative visits the six companies? 4. If sales representative visits Q immediately before R and immediately after S. The sales representative could visit any of the following companies immediately after P except: a) S b) R c) Q d) N e) M 3.Problem 15 2. she must visit Q: a) First b) second c) fourth d) fifth e) sixth .

e) M 3. P. Q 4. R. M. N. S.Ordering Answer: 1. M 2. d) fifth .

Selections .

Introduction Selecting a part out of whole. Infer from the statements without Assumptions Apply condition and select .

C .C will not select B A.Shortcuts Write the condition by shortcut manner like. A and B together means A = B If A come B will not come A B If B is selected A.

H. S have to select 3 subjects out of 6 subjects P.C. If S selects L and B selects Y then which are the subjects that S cannot select? .M. B.Problem 1 Three students J.Y. If S selects C then J does not select L. if B selects Y then S cannot select C and if J selects P then S selects H and L. if L is selected then P cannot be selected.L.

Selection Answer : S cannot select P and C .

Q.T and 3 girls U. If P is selected R cannot be selected If S is selected V cannot be selected. Cont« .W. The team must consist of 3 boys and at least 1 girl.S.R.Problem 2 A team consists of 5 members which has to be selected from 5 boys P.V.

If 4 boys are selected then which girl can never be a part of the team? 2. If P and S are 2 boys selected then in how many ways can the team be formed? .Problem 2 1.

Selection

1. 4 boys are selected which means that S is selected for sure. So S becomes a part of the team so V cannot be in the team. 2. If P and S form a team then the team can consist of PSQTU, PSQTW, PSQUW, PSTUW. So it can be formed in 4 ways.

Problem 3

Asha and Charu are good in mathematics and Athletics. Deepa and Asha are good in athletics and studies, Charu and Beena are good in General Knowledge and Mathematics. Deepa, Beena and Ela are good in studies and General Knowledge. Ela and Deepa are good in studies and Art.

Cont«.

Problem 3

1. Who is good in studies, general Knowledge, athletics and Arts? 2. Who is good in studies, General Knowledge and Mathematics? 3. Who is good in Athletics, General Knowledge and Mathematics? 4. Who is good in studies and General knowledge and Arts but not Athletics? 5. Who is good in studies, Mathematics and athletics?

Selection

Answer: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Deepa Beena Charu Ela Asha

Problem 4 A scientist is trying to prepare a medicine using four ingredients. . B and C and the unstable chemicals W. Cont«. He can choose from the stable chemicals A. Also certain chemicals cannot be mixed because of their reaction together. there must be two stable chemicals in it. X. Y and Z. in order to see that the medicine does not explode.

Problem 4 Chemical B cannot be mixed with chemical W. Chemical C cannot be mixed with chemical Y. which is a possible combination of the four ingredients in the formula? . which other ingredients must be used? 2. Chemical Y cannot be mixed with chemical Z. 1. If chemical B is rejected because of its possible side ± effects but it is decided to use chemical Z. If Y is the most important chemical and must be used in the formula.

Z. B and X. A. C.Selection Answer: 1. . 2. C. X. A. W and Z / A.

What are the number of possibilities? 2.Problem 5 Four students are to be selected from T. If T is selected then Z cannot be a part of the team. U. Y. If T comes in the team who are its members? . X. Z. 1.

UYX . UZXY) 2. 2 ways (UTXY.Selection Answer: 1.

E. The following guidelines were established to set up the new office Cont«. G. The management is planning to open a new office in another city using 2 bookkeepers and 3 secretaries of the present staff . F.Problem 6 The office staff of XYZ corporation presently consists of three bookkeepers--A. H. C and 5 secretaries D. B. To do so they plan to separate certain individuals who don't function well together. .

Cont« . D and G have not been on speaking terms and shouldn't go together.Problem 6 I. II. Since D and F have been competing for promotion they shouldn't form a team. they should be separated. IV. III. Bookkeepers A and C are constantly finding fault with one another and should not be sent together to the new office as a team. C and E function well alone but not as a team.

Problem 6

1. If A is to be moved as one of the bookkeepers, which of the following cannot be a possible working unit. a) ABDEH b) ABDGH c) ABEFH d) ABEGH 2. If C and F are moved to the new office, how many combinations are possible a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 3. If C is sent to the new office, which member of the staff cannot go with C a) B b) D c) F d) G

Cont«

Problem 6

4. Under the guidelines developed, which of the following must go to the new office a) B b) D c) E d) G

5. If D goes to the new office, which of the following is/are true I. C cannot go II. A cannot go III. H must also go a) I only b) II only c) I and II only d) I and III only

Selection

Answers: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. a) ABDEH a) 1 b) D a) B d) I and III only

Problem 7

A team is to be selected from the hockey players available from the Circuit. The selection team would require at least four people. There are three coaches A,B,C and three selectors D,E,F available. But there schedules do not match . A cannot come if D is selected. If C is selected F should also be selected. If E is selected B should not be selected. What is the team? (Wipro)

ABCF / ACEF / BCDF / DCEF .Selection Answer: 1.

Maniratnam and Yash Chopra are available as judges. Kamal hassan . A team of three is to be sent. If Amitabh is selected Subhash Ghai cannot be selected. Hrithik and Subhash Ghai .SRK. If Hrithik is selected Maniratnam is also selected and vice versa.Problem 8 In a film festival Amitabh . What should be the team if Amitabh is selected ? (Wipro) . The team must contain at least one actor and one director. If SRK is selected Kamal Hassan should also be selected and vice versa.

Maniratnam . Amitabh.Selection Answer: Hrithik.

Problem 9 From a group of six boys M. I. O. R and five girls G. K a team of six is to be selected. P. H. Some of the criteria of selection are as follows: M and J go together O cannot be placed with N I cannot go with J N goes with H P and Q have to be together K and R go together Cont« . N. J. Q.

the members of the team are? a) GHNR b) MNOG c) MORG d) NHOR .Problem 9 1. which of the following cannot constitute the team? a) GJMOPQ b) HJMNPQ c) JKMNOR d) JKMPQR 3. If the team has three girls including J and K. If the team consists of two girls and I is one of them. the other members are? a) GMRPQ b) HNOPQ c) KOPQR d) KRMNP 2. If four members are boys.

Selection Answer: 1. c) MORG . c) JKMNOR 3. c) KOPQR 2.

i) M does not come . There are two groups. conditions for selection are. Z & O should come ii) X and Y remains together iii) R and V cannot go together iv) N is always go with Z v) Q always go with W Cont«. .Problem 10 Final year students plan to go for project which consist of 5 members ( 3 from A group and 2 from B group) based on the condition. group A consist of 6 members M N O P Q R and group B consist of 5 members V W X Y Z.

If Q is there. If M is not there in the team. who cannot be there in that team? a) X & Y b) R & V c) V & W .Problem 10 vi) O can go with V vii) O and P are together 1. the team consist of? 2.

a) X & Y . OPNZV 2.Selection Answer: 1.

Seating Arrangement .

Draw a Shape which is given in the question and arrange them according to the conditions given. .Introduction Manner in which people are seated at a particular Place.

If S is in between Q and R what is the arrangement? 2.S.T are 5 people who sit in a round table.Problem 1 P.Q.If S is not sitting between Q and R then who is sitting between Q and S? . P sits two tables to the left of R and Q sits two tables to the right of R. 1.R.How many different arrangements are possible? 3.

Seating Arrangement Answer: Either P is sitting when viewed anticlockwise or T and R when viewed clockwise. .

One person between M & P.Problem 2 5 members are sitting on a circle. Q is immediate right of M. who is to the immediate right of O? .

who is immediate right of O means M is immediate right of O .Seating Arrangement Answer: Q is to the immediate right of M.

1. C. F is between E and A. E is to the left of D. D.Who is to the left of B? 2.Problem 3 Six friends A. E and F are sitting in a closed circle facing the centre. C is between A and B. B.Who is to the right of C? .

Left of B is D 2. Right of C is A .Seating Arrangement Answer: 1.

Problem 4 Five girls are standing in a circle facing the centre. Sumitha is between Lata and Asha. 1.Who is to the left of Asha if Rajini is the fifth girl? 2.If Sumitha and Mamta interchange their positions who will be fourth to the left of Rajani? . Mamta is to the right of Lata.

2. Rajni.Seating Arrangement Answer: 1. Asha .

Problem 5 6 people A.D. If D is adjacent to F then who is adjacent to C? .B. Since A does not like C. 1. he doesn't sit either opposite or beside C.E and F sit around a table for dinner.C. B and F always like to sit opposite each other. If A is beside F then who are the two neighbors of B? 2.

Seating Arrangement Answer: 1. D and E 2. E and B (or) D and B .

C. D. F.A is sitting between whom? 2. thought not necessarily in the same order.Who is sitting opposite B? . E and F are sitting along the sides of a hexagonal table for playing a game.Problem 6 Six friends A. B. who is sitting exactly opposite of A. is to the immediate right of B. D is between A and B and is exactly opposite to C. 1.

D and E 2.Seating Arrangement Answer: 1. E .

Mr. What are the trades of A and B? a) Tailor and Barber b) Tailor and Cook c) Barber and Cook d) Washer man and Cook . D sits opposite Mr. A sit opposite to cook ii) Miss. C and Miss D are sitting around a table and discussing their trades. Miss B. i) Mr. A. B sits right to the barber iii)The washer man is on the left of the tailor iv)Miss. C.Problem 7 Mr. 1.

Seating Arrangement Answer: b) Tailor and Cook .

I.How many persons are seated between K and F? 3.Problem 8 Eight persons E.Who is sitting immediate left of F? Cont« . J. J is between L and F. G is between I and F. F. H. H. K and L are seated around a square table ± two on each side. There are three lady members and they are not seated next to each other. a lady member.Who is seated between E and H? 2. G. is second to the left of J. a lady member. There is a lady member between E and H? 1. F. a male member is seated opposite E.

Who among the following are the three lady members? a) E. H and J 5. H and G c) G.Problem 8 4. G and J b) E. Which of the following is true about J? a) J is a male member b) J is a female member .

Three 3. K 2.Seating Arrangement Answer: 1. H and G 5. E. J 4. J is a male member .

P is between S and T. S and T are sitting in a circle facing the centre. R is immediate left of T.Problem 9 P. 1. Q. R.Who is to the immediate left of R? .

Seating Arrangement Answer: Q .

D is between F and B. 1. C.Who among the following is facing D? a) A b) C c) E d) cannot be determined .Problem 10 A. B. E and F are seated in a circle facing the centre.Who is facing A? 2. A is second to the left of D and second to the right of E. D.

Seating Arrangement Answer: 1. B 2. b) C .

D.Which of the following statement is not correct? a) C is third to the right of D b) A is sitting between C and F c) E is sitting between F and D. C. 1. E.Problem 11 Eight friends A. B is sitting between G and D.Who is third to the left of D? 2. . G and H are sitting in a circle facing centre. C is sitting between A and G and B and E are not sitting opposite to each other. F. B. H is third to the left of B and second to the right of A.

Seating Arrangement Answer: 1. c) E is sitting between F and D . A 2.

J is not the neighbour of N. O is not the neighbour of N or K and is to the immediate left of P. L.Which of the following pair of persons represent O¶s neighbours? a) L & N b) P & K c) M & P d) N & P Cont« . Q is second to the left of N. K. who is next to the right of L. L is third to the right of K.Problem 12 Eight friends J. M. N. P and Q are sitting around a circle facing the centre. O. 1.

Who is to the immediate left of O? . Who is to the immediate right of K? 3.Problem 12 2.

M & P 2. M .Seating Arrangement Answer: 1. J 3.

Who is between B and F? 2. D. E and F are seated in a circle facing each other. 1.Problem 13 Six friends A. A is between D and B and F is between C and E. B. C.Who is between F and D? . C is third to the left of B.

Seating Arrangement Answer: 1. C . E 2.

Anuradha is adjacent to whom out of the following? a)Rashi b) Sulekha c) Abha d) Monika e) Cannot be determined . Rashi is adjacent to Monika. Anuradha is not adjacent to Sulekha. Monika is at the middle in the row. Rashi is not adjacent to Sulekha or Abha.Problem 14 Five girls are sitting in a row. Then.

Seating Arrangement Answer: 1. a) Rashi .

D is between A and F and is opposite to G. a) B b) F c) G d) H . B enjoys having H to his left and F to his right. E is to the right of A but on the left of C. Find the member who is diagonally opposite to A. whose right hand neighbour is G.Problem 15 A group of eight members sit in a circle.

d) H .Seating Arrangement Answer: 1.

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