KONGU ENGINEERING COLLEGE, PERUNDURAI, ERODE – 638 052 DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING ANALYTICAL ABILITY-II

A).The personnel director of a large computer company is scheduling interviews for six candidates for the position of Director of Marketing. The applicants –F,G,H,I,J and K-will all be interviewed on the same day. The interviews will be scheduled at 9:00,10:00,11:00,1:00,2:00 and 3:00,with a lunch break for the interviewers at noon. In scheduling the interviews, the personnel director must adhere to the following conditions: J must have the first interview after the lunch break. No one can be interviewed between G and I. H must be interviewed earlier in the day than F. 1.Which of the following candidates for the position cannot be scheduled for the 3:00 interview? a A) F B)G C)H D)I E)J 2. Which of the following would be an acceptable order for the interviews? a) G,I,H,F,J,K b) G,H,F,J,K,I c) F,G,I,J,K,H d) H,I,F,J,K,G e) H,K,F,J,I,G 3) If H and K are both interviewed before lunch, each of the following could be true EXCEPT A) H has the first interview of the day. B) K has the first interview of the day C) F has the last interview of the day D) G has the last interview of the day. E) I has the last interview of the day. 4)If F’s interview is scheduled for 2:00, which of the following must be true? A) H has the first interview of the day. B) G has the first interview of the day. C) I has the first interview of the day. D) H has the third interview of the day. E) K has the last interview of the day. 5) If I has the first interview of the day, which of the following must be true? A) J’s interview is earlier in the day than F’s interview B) J’s interview is earlier in the day than H’s interview C) H has an interview in the morning. D) K has an interview in the morning. E) F has the last interview of the day.

The president of the college will choose the deans each month in accordance with the following rules. The only dean that C will chair the committee is with G. 11) If A and F are the deans who chair the committee in January. which of the following could be the seat that another women is sitting in ? A) 101 B)102 C)103 D)104 E)106 7)All three women will be sitting next to one another if a man is in which of the following seats? A)101 B)104 C)105 D)107 E)109 8)If women are sitting in seats 103 and 109. three women. B must be one of the chair people in March.D and E. which of the following could be the pair of deans who chair the committee in February? A) D and F B) B and G C) C and G D) E and H E) C and H .G and H. G will not chair the committee without C. which of the following pairs of seats must be occupied by people not of the same sex? A) 105 and 106 B) 105 and 107 C) 106 and 107 D) 106 and 108 E) 108 and109 10) If no woman is sitting next to another woman. must chair the college’s disciplinary committee. 6)If a man is sitting in seat 107 and a woman is sitting in seat 108. A and E cannot chair the committee in consecutive months.two of the deans. inclusive .II) A family group consisting of two men. Each month from January to May.B.and three men-F. which of the following seats could be occupied by the third women? A)101 B)102 C)104 D)106 E)107 9)If a child is in seat 101 and a women is in seat 105. which of the following must be true? A) A man is in seat 102 B) A woman is in seat 104 A) A Child is in seat 105 C) A Woman is in seat 106 D) A man is in seat 108 III ) A college has eight deans. The two men must sit next to each other.C. one man and one woman. The four children must sit next to one another. in four consecutive seats. five women-A. The decision as to who sits in which seats must conform to the following two conditions. and four children have front-row seats for a Broadway show. where they will all sit next to one another in seats 101 through 109. No dean can chair the committee in two consecutive months.

two sophomores. IV) On AIDS Awareness Day at Buchanan High school. D) More men than women will serve as chair person. due to other commitments. C) Two women will each chair the committee twice. B) B will chair the committee more than once. B) A will chair the committee exactly twice. two juniors and one senior. in January and May. A freshman must speak during fifth period. The three freshmen may not speak during three consecutive periods. which of the following must be true? A) A junior speaks during period 1 B) A freshman speaks during period 2 C) A freshman speaks during period 3 D) A sophomore speaks during period7 E) A junior speaks during period 8 17) Which of the following could be the grades of the speakers in periods 3 – 7? a) b) Period 3 Junior Junior Period4 Freshman senior Period5 Freshman freshman period6 Junior freshman Period7 sophomore sophomore . each of the following could be true EXCEPT A) C will chair the committee exactly once.12) 13) 14) If. The eight students chosen include three freshmen. three of the female deans are never available to chair the committee. which of the following m us be a chair-person in April? A) A B)H C)C D)D E)E 15) If H is a chair person exactly twice. C) F will chair the committee exactly twice. a different student is to discuss briefly over the PA system a famous person who died of AIDS. during each of the eight periods. which of the following must be true? A) C will chair the committee exactly once. 16) If the junior speaks during period 2 . The senior cannot speak either immediately before or immediately after either of the juniors. E) B will chair the committee exactly three times Which of the following could be the two deans who chair the committee in April? A) A and F B) A and D C) F and H D) B and H E) C and H If February is the only month in which H is a chair person of the committee. D) G will chair the committee exactly twice. Atleast once during the day a sophomore and a junior must speak during two consecutive periods. The order in which they speak must conform to the following set of conditions: The first or the last talk of the day must be made by a junior.

S.R.R. V. If the first two talks of the day are made by sophomores.P and Q: three professors R. which of the following must be true? a) A freshman speaks during period 6 b) A freshman speaks during period7 c) A junior speaks during period 4 d) A junior speaks during period 6 e) The senior speaks during period 4 19) 20) V)A University’s educational policy board has nine members: three students. and S Which of the following is an acceptable committee? A) O.T. or W T is not willing to serve on any committee with P or V.Q.R. which of the following must be true? The senior speaks in periods 1or 8 A) The two sophomores speak in consecutive periods. two of whom are T and U which of the following is a complete list of the people who could be the third member of the committee? a) O b)O and R c)O and S d)R and S e)O.R.O.V. and three deans U.U C) P.T. Neither students nor professors can ever constitute a majority of the members of a committee U is not willing to serve on any committee with P.W . B) The two juniors speak in consecutive periods C) A freshman must speak during the first two or the last two periods of the day D) One junior speaks during period 1 and the other junior speaks during period 8 If the freshman speaks during period 1. each of the following could be true EXCEPT A) The senior speaks during period 7 B) The sophomores speak during periods 2 and 7 C) Both sophomores speak before the senior D) Both juniors speak after the senior E) The speakers in two consecutive periods are never from the same grade.S.S.S.R. 21) 22) If a committee has exactly three members. and W.Q.W E) P. the board forms committees to deal with certain issues.T B) O. and T. From time to time.P.c) d) e) 18) sophomore freshman senior freshman freshman freshman freshman senior freshman freshman freshman junior junior junior freshman If a freshman speaks during period 4. Q. Each committee must have at least three and atmost six members At least one dean must be on each committee.W D) Q. The make up of these committees is subject to the following three university policies and two personal preferences.S.

each of the following could be true EXCEPT: A) The fifth member is O B) The fifth member is R C) The fifth member is W D) There are the same number of students as professors on the committee. 26. Exactly four of the athletes will speak at each assembly-two about football and one each about basketball and tennis.P (b) J. The sports that each of the athletes play is as follows: J. L & N play basketball. Who could she send and still be able to run all three assemblies under the original conditions? A] k b]L c]M d] N e] P ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ .M.M.M. E) There are the same number of students as deans on the committee.L.P (C)K.L & M all play football.N.L & N speak at assembly 1. who must also be on the committee? A) O B) Q C) R D) S E) W How many different four person committees can be formed that contain no professors? A)0 B)1 C)2 D)3 E)4 24) 25) If P.If L speaks about basketball in assembly 2.K.which of the following is a list of athletes who could speak at assembly 2? (a)J.L B]K.S.M & P play tennis. 29.If J. six high school varsity athletesJ.23) If T and U are on a committee consisting of exactly four members. and V are four of the members of a five person committee.L.M.K.N. J must speak during the first assembly. D] N speaks in exactly two of the three assemblies. C] K and M speak about football in assembly 1. B] J and L never speak in the same assembly.L.M E] K.N & P -have been asked to speak about the sports that they play.M D] J.L.P (D)L. the other five athletes have no restrictions. E] P speaks about tennis in assembly 3.Which of the following is a complete list of the athletes for whom it is possible to create a schedule that would allow them to speak in each of the three assemblies? A] K.P 27.L. VI] In a series of three assemblies for middle school students.Q. except that no athlete will discuss the same sport in two consecutive assemblies.L.M C]K.K. which of the following must be true? A] L does not speak in either assembly 1 or 3.P 28.K. K.K.M.N.If the high school athletic director needs one of the six students to attend a conference on the day of the assemblies.

5km north of L . vi) Road K is ½ km north of road L vii) Road K is 1km south of road M. c) D is at least 2 km west of A e) I is 1km north of L b) D is 2km west of B c) M is 1.E and F from a family. The Manager D is married to A C.L and M are parallel to one another i) Road A is 1km east of road B ii) Road B is 1/2km west of road C iii) Road D is 1km west of road E iv) Road G is ½ km south of road H v) Road I is 1km north of road J. PERUNDURAI. The doctor is the grandfather of F who is a Psychologist. They are psychologist. the jeweler is married to the lawyer B is the mother of F and E There are two married couples in the family What is the Profession of E? a)Doctor b)Jeweller c)Manager How is A related to E? a) Brother b) uncle c)father d) Psychologist e)none d)grandfather e)can’t be determined How many male members are there in the family? a) 1 b)3 c)4 d)data inadequate e) can’t be determined What is the profession of A? a) doctor b)lawyer c) jeweller d)manager e) none Which of the following is one of the pairs of couples in the family? a) AB b)AC c)AD d)cannot be determined e)none B]All the roads of a city are either perpendicular or parallel to one another. The roads are all straight.K.J. ERODE – 638 052 DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING ANALYTICAL ABILITY -I A] Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below: i) ii) iii) iv) v) vi) 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) There is a group of six persons A.D and E are parallel to one another. Docter and Engineer. Roads A.B. Manager.I. Roads G. Lawyer.C.D. Jeweller.KONGU ENGINEERING COLLEGE. 6) Which is necessarily true? a) E and B intersect.C.H.B.

H. b) The same number of teachers give help before school as during lunch c) Twice as many teachers give help after school as before d) Twice as many teachers give help after school as during lunch e) Four times as many teachers give help after school as during lunch .I. These classes can take place either before school. Which two roads would be 1/2km apart? a) I and K b) J and G c) I and G d) J and H e) Kand J 8) 9) 10) C] At Bayside high school. during lunch period.5km Which of the following possibilities would make two roads coincide? a) L is 1/2km north of I.5km` d)1. If L gives extra help during lunch. Which of the following could be a complete list of the teachers who give help before school? (a) G (b) G. G will give help before school only if F is also scheduled then.G.7) If E is between B and C.G.K&L-are required to give one extra help class each day.K (e) F.All the following statements true EXCEPT a) The same numbers of teachers give help before school as after school. In scheduling these classes the chairperson of the math department must follow the following rules: At least two teachers must hold their classes before School. (b) H gives help before school (c) J gives help before school (d) K gives help during lunch (e) G gives help after school 12. and J is available only after school.G. I always give extra help during her lunch period.I (d) F.H (c) F.5 – 2km e)2 – 2. At least three teachers must hold their classes after School.5km from D c) Distance from E to B added to distance of E to C is 1/2km d) E is less than 1km from A e) D is less than 1km from B If road E is between B and C. H is not available after school. 11.G. which of the following must be true? (a)F gives help before school.H.K 13. then distance between A and D is a) 1/2km b)1km c)1.J. which of the following is false? a) D is 2km west of A b) c is less than 1. each of the seven math teachers-F. or after school. b) C is 1km west of D c) I is 1/2km north of K d) D is ½ km east of A e) E and B are 1/2km apart If Kis paralled to I and K is 1/2km south of J and 1km north of G.

II. F. B is the hostess. G is sitting opposite a woman and has a woman on his right A is at the hostesses right. Each man is sitting next to at least one woman. B. which of the following statements must be true of the new seating arrangement? I . and each woman is sitting next to at least one man. b) K gives help before school c) H gives help at lunch d) K gives help after school e) L gives help after school 15. 17. then which of the following must be true? a) F gives help after school. seated around a rectangular table the host and hostess are at opposite ends of the table.Each man is sitting opposite his wife. C & D – and four men – E.If F is the only teacher not yet scheduled. H is sitting opposite D. 16. and with out violating any of the given conditions he could be scheduled in any of the three time slots.14. No one is sitting between two people of the opposite sex. II. which of the following CANNOT be true a) F gives help before school b) K gives help at lunch c) only I gives help at lunch d) K gives help after school e) L gives help after school D] Four women – A. How many people are sitting between two people of the opposite sex? (A) 0 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 3 (E) 4 19. ( A ) I only ( B ) II only ( C ) I and II only ( D ) I and II only ( E ) II and III only . who is not the hostess.A single straight line can be drawn on the table so that all the women are on one side and all the men on the other side. Which of the following statements could be use? I. and there are three guests on each side.If G and H are both scheduled to help before school.III. which of the following pairs must be married to one another? (a) E and B (b) E and C ( c ) F and C ( d ) G and A ( e ) G and D 18.If during dinner G and D exchange seats. III. next to F. One side of the table consists entirely of people of the same sex. (a)I only (b)I and II only (c)I and III only (d)II and III only (e) I. E is the host. If each man is sitting opposite his wife. G & H are at a formal dinner party. II and III.

Z. iii) Y is on the curriculum committee. If Rorie wakes up after 7:00 on a school day.Y 22.U. U and W cannot be assigned to the same committee. she just grabs a granola bar for breakfast.V.W. E].X. iv) U is on the budget committee. If Q and R are on the same committee.Five students-Adam. The budget committee will have five members. 21.X. Each student must lead at least one tour.X. which of the following must be true? i) U is on the curriculum committee.S. If the preceding statements are true. Which of the following CANNOT serve on the curriculum committee? i)Q ii)R iii)U iv)W v)X. a college admissions office offers five campus tours for prospective students at 10:00. ii) V is on the curriculum committee.The Sociology department at the State University consists of three untenured professors – Q.U.1:00 & 2:00.U. which of the following statements must be true? (a) Today is a school day (b) Today is not a school day (c) Rorie had an omelette today (d) Either today is a school day Rorie woke up after 7 :00 (e) Either today is not a school day or Rorie woke up before 7: 00.V. Which of the following could be the members of the budget committee? (i)R.U. Kit . .V. If Q and X are on the budget committee.X. R and S. S and Y cannot be assigned to the same committee.V. When she wakes up after 7: 00 on a day that there is no school.Y v)S. Noah. decided to reorganize the curriculum and budget committees by assigning each of the other nine professors to exactly one of the two committees.T.Y iv)Q. V and X must be assigned to the same committee If U and X are on the same committee.20.X. F] On Saturdays. and the curriculum committee will have four.V.V. At the beginning of a new academic year. the chairperson adheres to the following conditions.Y iii)R. In making her assignments.11:00. v) V is on the budget committee 23. Pete & Rebecca-are available to lead the tours. Only one untenured professor may be on the budget committee. The person in the admissions office who is in charge of scheduling the tours adheres to the following rules and preferences: Each tour has exactly two leaders. which of the following is a pair of professors who must be on the different committees? i) U and V ii)V and Y iii)S and U iv)V and W v)R and T 24. the chair person of the department.X ii)Q. she makes herself an omelet.and seven tenured professors – T.Y and Z. then Q must be on the other committee.T.12:00. and if Rorie did not have a granola bar for breakfast today.

Which two cities are historical places? (a) A & C (b) B & F (c) C & F (d) B & E (e) A &D 32.B.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 34.D. which of the following could be the leaders of the 12:00 tour that day? (a) Adam&Noah (b) Adam &Pete (c)Pete& Rebecca (d) Kit & Rebecca (e)Adam. none of the students leads three tours. 25. B & E are not historical places. D is not an industrial city. ---------------------------- . which of the following must be true? (a) Adam&Noah lead a tour together (b)some pair of students must lead two tours together (c)either Kit or Pete must lead a tour with Rebacca (d) everyone leads two tours in a row (e) no one other than Rebacca leads two tours in a row G] There are six cities A.No student can lead three consecutive tours. 30. A & B are not alike. Which two cities are neither places nor industrial centres? a) A & B (b) D& E (c) F & C (d) B & D (e) None of these.Kit 27.If on one Saturday. 33. In how many ways can an acceptable schedule be completed for a saturday on which Adam leads four tours? (a) 0 (b)1 (c)2 (d) 3 (e)4 29.Which two cities are industrial centres? (a) A & B (b) E & F (c) C & D (d) B & F (e) A &D 31. which of the following could be true? (a) Adam & Noah lead two tours together (b) kit leads a tour at 12:00 (c)Pete leads a tour at 12:00 (d) Noah leads a tour at 1:00 (e) Adam leads a tour at 2:00 28. If Pete leads three tours one Saturday.C. Kit must be one of the leaders of the 10:00 tour Rebecca must lead both 1:00 & 2:00 tours. Kit & Pete cannot be assigned to lead the same tour. which of the following is a pair of tours he must lead? (A) 10:00 & 12:00 (B) 11:00 & 12:00 (c)11:00 &1:00 (d) 11:00 & 2:00 (e)12:00 & 2:00 26. If Pete& Rebecca are scheduled to lead the exact same tours. If Kit is scheduled to give four tours one Saturday. A & D are historical places.E & F A is not a hill station. Which two cities are hill centres? (a) A & B (b) C & A (c) B & D (d) A & F (e) None of these.