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Directions :All CAT sample analytical resoning questions are based on a passage or set of conditions. While answering a few of the questions, you would find it useful to draw a rough diagram. To answer any CAT sample analytical reasoning question choose the answer you think is most appropriate among the given options. Questions 1- 3 Three men (Tom, Peter and Jack) and three women (Eliza, Anne and Karen) are spending a few months at a hillside. They are to stay in a row of nine cottages, each one living in his or her own cottage. There are no others staying in the same row of houses. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. Anne, Tom and Jack do not want to stay in any cottage, which is at the end of the row. Eliza and Anne are unwilling to stay besides any occupied cottage.. Karen is next to Peter and Jack. Between Anne and Jack's cottage there is just one vacant house. None of the girls occupy adjacent cottages. The house occupied by Tom is next to an end cottage. Which of the above statements can be said to have been derived from two other statements ? A. Statement 1 B. Statement 2 C. Statement 3 D. Statement 5 E. Statement 6 Ans : D 2. How many of them occupy cottages next to a vacant cottage ? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5 E. 6 Ans : C 3. Which among these statement(s) are true ? I. II. III. A. B. C. D. E. Ans : C Questions 4 - 7 An employee has been assigned the task of allotting offices to six of the staff members. The offices are numbered 1 - 6. The offices are arranged in a row and they are separated from each other by six foot high dividers. Hence voices, sounds and cigarette smoke flow easily from one office to another. Miss Robert's needs to use the telephone quite often throughout the day. Mr. Mike and Mr. Brown need adjacent offices as they need to consult each other often while working. Miss. Hardy, is a senior employee and has to be allotted the office number 5, having the biggest window. . Anne is between Eliza and Jack. At the most four persons can have occupied cottages on either side of them. . Tom stays besides Peter. I only II only I and III only II and III only I, II and III
Mr. Donald requires silence in the offices next to his. Mr. Tim, Mr. Mike and Mr. Donald are all smokers. Miss Hardy finds tobacco smoke allergic and consecutively the offices next to hers to be occupied by non-smokers. Unless specifically stated all the employees maintain an atmosphere of silence during office hours. 4. The ideal candidate to occupy the office furthest from Mr. Brown would be A. Miss Hardy B. Mr. Mike C. Mr. Tim D. Mr. Donald E. Mr. Robert Ans : D 5. The three employees who are smokers should be seated in the offices. A. 1, 2 and 4 B. 2, 3 and 6 C. 1, 2 and 3 D. 1, 2 and 3 E. 1, 2 and 6 Ans : D 6. The ideal office for Mr. Mike would be. A. 2 B. 6 C. 1 D. 3 E. 4 Ans : D 7. In the event of what occurrence, within a period of one month since the assignment of the offices, would a request for a change in office be put forth by one or more employees ? A. Mr. Donald quitting smoking. B. The installation of a noisy teletype machine by Miss Hardy in her office. C. Mr. Robert's needing silence in the office (s) next to her own. . D. Mr. Brown suffering from laryngitis. E. Mr. Tim taking over the duties formerly taken care of by Miss. Robert. . Ans : E Questions 8 - 10 In an experiment conducted at a laboratory, 160 white mice were injected with Serum D. 160 other white mice were injected with a harmless sugar solution .In two weeks time 39% of the white mice, who were injected with Serum D contracted the highly contagious and often fatal disease, jungle fever. Hence, it can be concluded that jungle fever is caused by some elements similar to the elements in Serum D. 8. The above discussion would be weakened most severely in case it is shown that A. People contracting jungle fever are usually the victims of the bite of the South American Lesser Hooded Viper. B. One among the 160 white mice had already contracted jungle fever prior to the laboratory experiment. C. The natural habitats of white mice does not contain any of the elements found in Serum D. D. The scientists administered the injections being ignorant of the contents of the solutions used. E. The 160 white mice used in the laboratory experiment were kept isolated from each other. Ans : B 9. The above argument would be highly empowered in case it were shown that: A. Some of the elements in Serum D are extracted from the root of a certain poisonous jungle wildflower. B. Within a period of two weeks about 40% of the white mice, who were injected with a harmless sugar solution also contracted jungle fever.
He would respond with the statement that the strong would be frustrated if the weaklings are destroyed. War at a universal level war destroys the weaker people. B. E. War at the universal level would be an integral part of the environment. Ans : E 12. B. which maximize the level of happiness of the greatest number.01%. E.15 Come back with us to the real America leaving behind the turmoil of civilization. D. II. the buffalo. C. III. D. Every person who hands out leaflets and delivers speeches is a radical or fanatic. C. which hinders the proper functioning of the government should not be protected by the law. Normally the rate of jungle fever among white mice is less than 0. III. Ans : E 10. Legal constraints which are applicable to one group need not be equally applicable to all. sprawling and majestic. E. war at the universal level puts weaklings out of their misery and allows more space for their predators to enjoy life in a better manner. in the case of the objection that the weaklings far exceed strong people? I. Radicals and fanatics prefer the use of public property while propagating their viewpoint. The general public has a special concern in the free exchange of different political views. Distribution of leaflets and delivering speeches on government property should be outlawed. II. it is still spacious. The argument above is based on the postulate A. He would respond by saying that weaklings will be miserable no matter what happens. C. It is possible for the strong to survive without suppressing the weak. B.C. Ans : A Questions 13 . the mountain lion and elk. Almost all the white mice died within a period of two days after the first symptoms appeared. As those actions have to be performed. D. Invariably the blood of the victims of jungle fever victims contains a high level of a certain toxic substance also found in serum D. The real America is still inhabited by the eagle. Technology could change the environment. E. Ans : C Questions 11 . war at a universal level should take place.12 Successfully adjusting to one's environment leads to happiness. He would respond with the statement that the person making the objection is a weakling. Thus. A. The author's discussion would be greatly if he agreed to which of the following? I. A. who are the most unable to adjust to their environment. Any political activity. What response would the author of the above discussion come up with. Radicals and fanatics have no right to use public property when peddling their unsavory views. Experience the freedom and serenity still to be found in I only II only III only I and III only I. II and III only I only II only III only I and II only II and III only . D. 11.
The above paragraph is most likely to appear in which of the following? A. We can never make our beliefs regarding the world certain. Even scientific theory of a most rigorous and wellconfirmed nature is likely to change over a decade or even tomorrow. hand in his resignation graciously make his stance clear stop lying to the public get our city more federal aid extend his support to me . Ans : E Questions 17-21 Two or more essences out of a stock of five essences-. D. 17. Choose the best option to complete the above statement: A.. Exploring the Great Outdoors C. A perfume containing L. B. B. How the Eagle Became Extinct E. The Quiet Beauty of Alaska D. Returning to America Ans : D 15. Undoubtedly life of an unexamined kind is worth living in other respects-as it is no mean thing to be a vegetable or an animal. A perfume containing the essence P should contain P in such a proportion that the total amount of P present should be greater than the total amount of the other essence or essences used. Everyone of you knows what I stand for. When I am elected. then it is like resigning from the human race. I invite my opponent to . A perfume containing M. M. the wild terrain of Africa D. should also contain the essence N. From the above passage it is clear that the author believes that A. and P are used in making all perfumes by a manufacturer. C. If we refuse to even try to understand. For completion of the above statement choose the best option: A. One part L. must also have O as one of its components and they should be in equal proportion. It is also true that a man wishes to see this speculative domain beyond his next dinner. A single perfume should never contain N as well as O. E.L. C. the natural beauty of our land B. D. Ans : B 16.13. the fascinating urban centers C. E. I will work towards effecting those changes for which I have been fighting all these years. N. We will work together to do away with the bureaucratic bogs which have existed ever since my opponent took office.. O and P should not be used together. A Hunter's Guide to The United States B. one's own subconscious E. Among the following which is an agreeable formula for a perfume? A. one part P men would not do well to speculate progress in the scientific field is impossible one should live life with the dictum 'what will be will be' men should ignore their animal needs men are different from animals as far as their reasoning abilities are concerned. the great sprawling cities of the Southwest Ans : A 14. He has learned that for a blend of essences to be agreeable it should comply with all the rules listed below. and the quantity of N should be twice as that of L. O.
Everything that God knows necessarily is. four parts P C. two parts N. one part N. the addition of which combination would make an unagreeable perfume containing two parts N and one part P agreeable? (A) One part L (B) One part M (C) Two parts N (D) One part O (E) Two parts P Ans : E 20. five parts M 18. one part O. L and M B. two parts N. One part L. Two parts N. two parts P E. C. of course. if he acts by reason of ignorance. one part P D. which naturally follows from the above: A person is not a voluntary agent. One part L. Among the following. . One part M. five parts P B. One part L. After reading this passage we can arrive at the conclusion that: A. he has not acted voluntarily as he was not aware of what he was doing. E. which is dictated by reason of ignorance is not voluntary.. Among the following which combination cannot be used together in an agreeable perfume containing two or more essences? A. one part N. Adding more amount of essence N will make which of the following perfumes agreeable? A. But no future contingent thing necessarily is. one part O. then he acted by reason of ignorance and repents. which can be made agreeable by the eliminating some or all of one essence ? A. Among the following statements. one part N. one part P D. Two parts M. two parts O. because even what we ourselves know necessarily is. P and N Ans : A 21. one part O. one part O. nor yet involuntarily since he is not pained. three parts P Ans : B 22. L and P D. Incase a man has done something in his ignorance and he does not feel vexed due to his action. one part M. Some actions are either involuntary or not voluntary. one part N. three parts L Four parts O. D. Ans : A 23. two parts L Three parts N. and. Everything that a person does. L and N C. two parts P C. If a man is not a voluntary agent. four parts M Five parts P. C. Two parts M. E. B. two parts N. Among the below mentioned formulas. four parts P B. then it was repented.B. A man is an involuntary agent. Two parts L. . four parts P E. one part M. One part L. D. Two parts M. three parts P Ans : A 19. our knowledge is not as certain as God's knowledge is. if he acts by reason of ignorance and repents. Involuntary actions are those which produce pain and repentance. M and O E. Ans : D Two parts M. one part N. If an action is done by reason of ignorance and is not voluntary .
6 E.are the only candidates. 9 B. X. 26. 5 Ans : D . E. S and R none can serve on committee C. critics should not teach at universities. whether a composition can be called pornographic or not is a matter of opinion. C.25 Some lawyers are of the view that the observation of the intrinsic qualities of pornography in any composition depends on literary criticism and hence it is a matter of opinion.in case criticism involves nothing but uttering capricious and arbitrary opinions ? 24. V. God has knowledge of everything. 3. who can serve on three committees-. critics seem hypocritical. literary critics are of the opinion that nothing is pornographic. Ans : C Questions 24 . literary critics should not concern themselves with deciding what is pornographic. It is not possible for us to know God.1. Why be a critic . B. 2. Ans : B Questions 26 . B. 5 D. observance of the qualities of pornography is not dependent on literary criticism. It is possible that there are no members of committee C. It is rather odd. serious critics themselves quite often behave as if they believed criticism to be a matter of opinion. It is not true that God has knowledge of only necessary things.31 Nine individuals . 4 C. 7 D. Y and X none can serve on committee A. as literary critics are not in agreement in this regard. 8 C. that in a legal connection. how many of the nine individuals should serve on committee C? A. In the above argument the author is trying to establish that A. Committee A should consist of exactly one member more than committee B. Among W. D.Z. V and U none can serve on committee G. Ans : D 25. D. 4. and each candidate should serve on exactly one of the committees. lawyers believe that the observance of the qualities of pornography is a matter of opinion. Y. T. Of the nine individuals. Among T. E. God has knowledge of no contingent future things. it is not a matter of opinion whether a work is pornographic. . There are no future contingent things. W. Among Z. literary critics in the teaching profession at the university level are init only for the money. B and C. 3 B. U. the largest number that can serve together on committee C is A. 7 Ans : B 27.A. C.and teach in universities . though. literary critics are not legal authorities. In case T and Z are the individuals serving on committee B. S and R . . The above discussion would be weakened if it is pointed out that: A. 5. 6 E.
Z B. Y and U E. II. V and U E. U and R Ans : B Questions 32 . In case T. then C and M are sisters. C. M is the granddaughter of O. Z and W C. D. Ans : D 33. Which among the following statements is contradictory to the above premises? A. V and U C.34 (M. W and S B. O is the uncle of M. which among the following should serve on committee A? A. T E. B. the total membership of committee C should be: A. If B is the daughter of N. then M and B are sisters. M is the daughter of P. D. T and S Ans : E 29. III. Another party C. Among the following statements. B. N. M has one brother. O and P are all different individuals) I. E. Z and Y B. M is the daughter of N. P and N are brothers C. Y and V D. O has three children.28. W. N is the son of O O is the father of P. Among the following combinations which could constitute the membership of committee C? A. W D. V and T D. X. Ans : A . X and W D. S and X are the only individuals serving on committee B. Y. S Ans : C 30. In case R is the only individual serving on committee B. In case any of the nine individuals serves on committee C. 32. which among the following should be the candidate to serve on committee A? A. E. P is the father of M. Z. Y C. Y and T B. could be the mother of M. X and U C. If C is the granddaughter of O. which is true ? A. X and V Ans : A 31. U and S E.
G. the seventh speaker was a captain. G D. Ans : A 38. The captains were L. D.41 The only people to attend a conference were four ship captains and the first mates of three of those captains. and O was not the last speaker. In case the seventh speaker was a first mate. Ans : D Questions 35 . O. N. L. O is the grandfather of D. E. L. D B. N. and captain N spoke after him. The first captain to speak was M. sixth Ans : C 39. A Ans : E 36. In case L speaks after A. D. If B is the son of N and B has one brother. O. B. N. D. D and N are brothers. E. L. The order of the first four speakers was M. D could be the person who spoke immediately A. and A is the third of the first mates to speak. Each person in turn delivered a report to the assembly as follows: Each of the first mates delivered their report exactly after his or her captain. N. O. N.34. the seventh speaker was a captain. prior to L M is the sister of D. the first and third speakers were captains. A was the fourth speaker after M. fourth D. D. In case the second speaker was a captain. G. C. D. the first mates were A. A. third C. second B. II. B. Among the following statements which statement must be true? A. III. fifth E. Ans : D 37. G. G. L. C. N. N. D. then among the following statements which would be untrue? A. O. In case G is M's first mate. E. M. 35. O. A C. prior to T B. D. G E. D. In case the third speaker was a first mate. M. The captains spoke in the order M. A. Among the following which is not an appropriate order of delivered reports? A. L. A. M. In case A spoke immediately after L and immediately before O. D and G. B. A. N and O. In case the second speaker was a first mate. then I. O's first mate was present. M. M. L spoke A. D. L. O. M. the seventh speaker was a first mate. In case the third speaker was a captain. I only II only III only I and III only I and II only . C. O spoke immediately after G. the seventh speaker was a first mate.
O spoke sometime before N. A. D. G is N's first mate. 4. A. Nick contracted Disease A from Jack. In case A is the third of the first mates to speak. A is O's first mate. E. Tuesday. A spoke sometime before L. III. B. O. G. D. O spoke sometime before L. which would make M. G is N's first mate. E.45 1. D. February 6. and L is the captain whose first mate is not present. D is M's first mate. G. D is M's first mate. Ans : B Questions 42 .C. D. which among the following would be true? A. II. which would be true? I. The order in which the captains spoke was M. I. Jack was bitten by a mosquito which carried the microbe A. O. B. I only II only III only I and II only I and III only . E. D. A was the second to speak after L. I only B. N. B. The microbe A causes the contagious disease A. which among the following statements must be true? A. II. O. In case Nick displayed symptoms of the disease A. D spoke sometime before O. D. The first symptoms appear after a period of two days since the microbe A enters the body. L spoke sometime before O. N. N. L. The microbe A is found in some flies and bees. 42. C. II only C. Jack first noticed symptoms of Disease A on February 8. Ans : D prior to V after T after V 40. There were no other possibilities of exposure to Disease A. A the only possible sequence of speakers? A. Among the following statements. Jack contracted the Disease A from Nick. L. 3. Ans : B 41. Ans : B 43. Jack was also bitten by a fly on February 5. A fly bit Jack on Monday. The order of the last three speakers was L. III only D. II and III Ans : D 44. II and III only E. C. The fly that Jack was bitten by was not a carrier of the microbe A. 5. C. III. In case Jack displayed symptoms of Disease A. E. In case Jack showed symptoms of Disease A. Nick worked with Jack the next day. February 7. which of the following statements would be true? I. 2. The order of the first four speakers was M.
Nick was bitten by a bee on February 6. and a person with X . who are concerned only with themselves. these are only short-term occurrences which ultimately serve our longterm goal of personal gain. We must all learn the art of selfishness. decreasing one hair at a time. 1. the result would be the same. our yearning for power prevents us from understanding our existential purpose. In case Nick displayed the symptoms of Disease A which would be true? I. Which among the following options would most strongly contradict the author's attitude towards society? 1.1. Words can lack precision without being meaningless. Our short-term actions may ostensibly contradict our long-term goals. we are always trying to undermine othersâ€™ endeavors. _________. on the contrary. People think that they are aware of the difference between the meanings of 'bald' and 'having hair' Let us suppose that an average twenty-one year old has X strands of hair on his or her head. Everywhere we see people. 3. D.1 hairs on his or her head would be said to have hair. no one can be trusted. Ans : A 48. But. A word such as 'monkey' can be applied to several animals that differ in some respects. Personal advancement is the only motivating force in the world today. II. 46. Ans : D I only II only III only I and II only II and III only 43. B. Nick ate food which contained the microbe A. Then what difference would there be between someone who has one hair and someone who has none? We call them both bald. 5. which statement best counters the argument above? A. The greatest strength of society is altruism. The word 'bald' can be translated into other languages. Morality is the bedrock of a growing community. But surely one hair less would make no difference. The forces of good will ultimately triumph over evil. 4. 5. To fill in the blank in the above passage. we cannot make a distinction between the terms 'bald' and 'having hair. 3. 2. III.' Among the following statements. Suppose we go on like this. 2. II and III 5. A word can have more than one meaning. 2. It can be proved by an example that our words are devoid of meaning as they cannot be distinguished from their opposites. Nick also worked with Jack on February 6. Thus. 4. 3. Ans : E there are many occasions when we graciously offer our assistance. 5. This does not mean that individuals are not willing to help one another. . 4.47 The principal evil in today's society is selfishness. 3. C. 4. Ans : A Questions 46 . I only II only III only I and II only I. my uncle Jeremy used to help me with my homework. 47. We say that such a person is not bald but has hair. select one of the options from the below mentioned options: 1. 2. not even close friends.
the digits from 0 to 9 inclusive are each represented by a different letter of the alphabet. C on. Though the virus is always present in the larvae. B. B off. D. B. . D. E. if any. and C. A on. which of the following cannot be properly inferred: A. they manage to do this by killing the moth's larvae. then turn off the switch C. C. C. then turn on switch B. B off. Ans : D People cannot think clearly without using words. A on. A on. then turn on switch C.56 There are three on-off switches on a control panel A. 51. A off. C off. C off. what must be the second setting? A. C. Starvation of the gnat larvae due to over population. In case switches A and B are the only switches on in the initial setting. B. B must be less than 5. are activated only when the larvae experience biological stress. In case switch B is the only switch on in the initial setting.raised Virus M. B on. A shift by the gnats from drought areas to a normal area occupied by them The resultant stress from defoliation of trees attacked by the gnats for the second consecutive year. For any other initial setting. C on. B. B off. Ans : A 52. B cannot be 0. Scientists are of the opinion that the gnats. B on. E. Attacks on the larvae by all kinds by parasitic wasps and flies. A on. C on. Ans : D 50. Q must be even. C. the letter always representing the same digit. B on. that are on. C on. D. A on. then what could be the second setting? A. turn on all switches that are off and turn off all switches. Ans : B Questions 51 . In a particular code. A off. it can be inferred that the decimation of gnat populations by the virus M could be most probably activated by the following conditions? A.E. it is only every six or seven years that the virus seriously decimates the numbers of larvae. A on. They have to be changed from an initial setting to a second setting according to the following conditions : In case only switch A is the switch on in the initial setting . C must be greater than B by 1. B off. O + S must be greater than 8. C on. Spraying of gnat infested areas with laboratory . In case in the initial setting is the switches A and B are on and the switch C is off. usually latent. B. C off. greatly reducing the population of the gnats. In case the following sum BOPB +SKB -------CVBQ holds true when it is expressed in digits. B on. 49. Virus M helps in controlling the population of gnats. In case all the three switches are on initially setting. In case the above mentioned scientists are correct. E.
59 A bus has exactly six stops on its route. the bus turns and returns to stop one and repeats the cycle. A on. B off. C off. C off. B on. A off. A on. C off. A on. B off. After the bus leaves stop six. which among the following must be the stop immediately before P ? A. In case only switch B is on in the second setting. P. which among the following could have been the initial setting ? A. In case all the three switches are on in the second setting. C on. Ans : D Questions 57 . five. N D. In case N is the fourth stop. E. B off. C. B off. A off. M is the sixth stop. four. B on. C off. C on. C off. A on. A off. C on. O B. B. C off. A off. A off. B on. E. C off. C on. C off. A on. C on. A on. where only one switch is off ? A. N. A off. B on. C off. A on. E. D.D. C on. B off. C on. B on. L E. E. C. A on. B. B on. The stops are at six building that are. A off. B off. C. C off. The stop O is the stop immediately before Q. B off. three. The bus first stops at stop one and then at stops two. B on. A on. and Q. C off Ans : B 54. M. D. Q C. Ans : B 56. B on. B. A on. A off. A on. in alphabetical order L. and six respectively. B. A off. In case switch A is off in the second setting. N is the stop immediately before L. Ans : C 55. 53. B off. C on. C on. 57. O. B off. E. C. Which among the following initial settings leads to a second setting. P is the third stop. M Ans : B . D. which among the following could have been the initial setting ? A. B on. C off. C on. B off. B off. B on. A on. D. which among the following could have been the initial setting ? A. B on. Ans : C A off.
L is stop six. P D. Did any of the men surveyed gain less than 18 pounds during the period they were married ? C. Are not given due consideration by the younger generation. Most of the forest fires are causes due to natural reasons like lightning rather than as a result of human carelessness. Lose their distinctive features as time passes. But the classics survive just like ancient castles. Accumulation of highly flammable dead brushwood and timber. The survey found that on an average. L C. Will the gains seen in the study be retained over the lifetimes of the surveyed persons? Ans : C 61. Q Ans : E 59. D. Ans : A 60. O E. How much weight is gained or lost in 13 years by a single people of comparable age to those studied in the survey ? D. but the views expressed in some of the works are often superseded by newer views. A. which of the following must be true ? A. yet unsuited for habitation unless remodeled. The study of forest fires indicates that in the long run. rather than 12 or 14 ? B. and gets off at P. The animal and plant life destroyed by forest fires seldom represents endangered species. E. The principal point put forth in the above passage is that classical works. Q is stop three. When the survey was conducted were the women as active as the men? E. They are imperishable as cultural landmarks. Among the following. N is stop five. forest fires may in fact. O is stop one. E. . C. rides past one of the stops. which statement would logically follow from one of the â€™observationsâ€™ referred to in the passage above ? A. Should be preserved and treasured as scholarly opinion keeps changing and they will come into fashion again. 62. In case L is the second stop. Classical works occupy a unique and peculiar position. B. Ans : A Demand our respect and admiration even if their ideas are no longer current. Every year the number of people dying as they attempt to fight forest fires is greater than the number of people who would have died or suffered injury if the fires were allowed to run their own course.58. Why is the time period of the survey 13 years. C. In case a passenger gets on the bus at O. B. P is stop four. women gained 23 pounds and men gained 18 pounds during 13 years of marriage. E. be beneficial to the ecology as a whole. Prove to be obstacles in the path of new ideas as they are unduly respected. D. A survey recently conducted revealed that marriage is fattening. as imposing features of the landscape. The answer to which among the following questions would be the most appropriate in evaluating the reasoning presented in the survey ? A. B. Experts in the field of forestry are now questioning the policy of attempting to extinguish all forest fires instead of allowing them to run their course and die out on their own. N B. which among the following must be the stop immediately before M ? A. C. Studies indicate that forest fires regularly occurred in the times prior to human occupation of forest areas. which could lead to massive uncontrollable fires is prevented by frequent small forest fires. D.
Craters formed by heavenly bodies are plentiful in several areas of the South west where many dinosaur fossils have also been found. C. B C. Enough dust has been sent into the atmosphere by modern volcanic explosions to change the color of sunsets around the world for several years. Ans : D Questions 64 . A. D. C. D is the fifth film shown. the meat-eating dinosaurs. A is the first film shown. B. The sedimentary rock strata of the earth formed from atmospheric dust at the time the dinosaurs disappeared contains minerals and other trace elements in proportions characteristic of the heavenly bodies. which blocked the sunlight depleting plant life. This resulted in the perishing of the planteating dinosaurs. Many meat-and plant-eating species of mammals who coexisted with the dinosaurs continue to exist today. A. B. Ans : D 66. B. A B. Studies conducted recently on the bone structure of dinosaurs show that they were very agile and not ponderous awkward animals as popularly believed. The films are to be shown in a particular order. E. The impact of the heavenly body when it struck the earth threw a mass of pulverized debris into the atmosphere. B. E is the fourth film shown. C. B is the second film shown. B. There is a theory that the dinosaurs inhabiting the earth were destroyed when a huge heavenly body hit the earth. Which among the following statements. which among the following will hold true ? A. C. C D. 64. if true? A.70 Five educational films A. In case C is shown earlier than E. E B. C. A. E. A and B B. E. E Ans : C 67. & E are to be shown to a group of students. D. D Ans : D 65. B. E. E should be the fifth film shown. D. would best support the above mentioned theory. Which among the following is an acceptable order for showing the educational films ? A. although with a slightly modified appearance. A. D E. C. In case D is to be shown earlier than A. Which among the following is a pair of films that CANNOT both be shown earlier than E ? A. A. which conforms to the following conditions: A must be shown earlier than C. E D. B C. C. C is the third film shown. who preyed on the plant-eaters inturn starved to death. D. B. E. B must be shown earlier than D. A and D . D. This dust created a fog. D. D. then for which among the following is there exactly one position from first through fifth in which it can be scheduled to be shown ? A.Ans : C 63. C E.
C. Ans : E 71. Even if the price of fuel rises. Authorities concerned with mass transport in metropolitan cities are struggling with deficits. therefore fluctuations in the price of fuel is unlikely to affect the number of commuters using public transportation. which bring about pain relief. first and fourth. In case B. E is shown earlier than B. first and second. adding to the deficits. E. The pharmaceutical firms claim that the analogues. when injected into the bloodstream. In case exactly one film is shown between A and C. E. Ans : E 69. E. will lead to effective and long-lasting pain relief by increasing the action of peptides already present in the brain. B. the number of commuters using public transportation has fallen. E. Ans : C 72. therefore fluctuations in the price of fuel is unlikely to affect the number of commuters using public transportation. In case D and E are shown as far apart from each other as possible. which are thought to transmit messages among brain cells. Pharmaceutical firms are now engaged in the production of analogues of endorphins. if the price of fuel rises to a prohibitive level. the two positions from first to fifth in which A could possibly be shown are A. which among the following would be true ? A. C. the number of commuters using public transportation will continue to decline. D. and exactly one film is shown between B and D. B is shown earlier than C. D. B is the film shown between A and C. The price of fuel is always low enough to make private transportation cheaper than public transportation. D. C is shown earlier than E. peptides. and fares higher than they are accustomed to paying. B. B. The claims put forth by the pharmaceutical firms would be considerably weakened if it were true that . B. Ans : E B and C B and D C and D 68. C. D is shown earlier than A. D is the last film shown. A is shown earlier than B. Which among the following statements about the relationship between the number of commuters using public transportation and the price of fuel is best supported by the above passage? A. E. The number of commuters using public transportation will rise. C. D. E is the first film shown. For all these reasons and because the price of fuel is still not prohibitive. second and third. third and fifth. E is the film shown between A and C. fourth and fifth. Ans : B 70. Commuters complain about delays and breakdowns. D. Most of the commuters using public transportation do not use fuel. With the rise in the price of fuel. there is a rise in the number of commuters using public transportation. which among the following will hold true ? A. C is the film shown between B and D. cuts in service. D and E are to be shown one after the other in the given order.C.
E. The public is not aware of the trend in the publishing industry. consider dolls and mannequins. which originally had no serious purpose. if true? A. C. To exemplify this principle. Ever since the communications-entertainment firms have taken over publishing concerns. A company manufacturing and selling microcomputers conducted the survey. pepper. cloves. and all discriminating readers. it is almost certain that pets were the first domesticated animals. Profitable business ventures are relatively new in the publishing world. but in the process the losers are the majority of authors or aspiring writers. Irrespective of their subject area. Certain peptides have been traced in parts besides the brain. which among the following will hold true? A. It is popularly believed that teachers are more or less indifferent about the microcomputer technology. or at least dated. The limited range of books available to the public is directed toward a more discriminating audience. E. C. like the alimentary canal and the skin.A. Ans : C 74. which tends to specialize in publishing blockbuster books. D. programmed to move and built for the delight of the wealthy in the eighteenth century. Some culture horses were used only for pleasure and not for work. C. E. . Similarly. endorphins remain active for a longer time period. C. After the survey results were tabulated there have been many developments in the applications of microcomputer technology. A survey recently conducted indicated that 80 percent of the 7. their expertise and their teaching experience questionnaires were received by the teachers. Domestication of animals seems to have arisen as an amusement long before it had any practical application. It is easier and cheaper to produce analogues of peptides in the laboratory than the peptides themselves. D. Teachers interested in microcomputer technology were more likely to complete and return the questionnaires than others. Among the following statements which would most damage the above argument if proved to be true? A. The profits resulting from the methods introduced by communications-entertainment management will encourage literary writers to work against all the odds. Analogues of peptides. the management's new methods have increased the financial profits of commercial publishing. Ans : B 75. Which among the following. Endorphins interact chemically both with other naturally occurring peptides and with the brain's other neurotransmitters. E. provides another example supporting the above mentioned principle. There business has boomed . these were the forerunners of the modern computer. Children often imitate adults in their games. There was no attempt made in the survey to ascertain whether the surveyed teachers had any previous exposure to microcomputers.000 surveyed teachers revealed a high level of interest in microcomputers. Compared to the other types of neurotransmitters present in the brain. This assumption is false. B. Till the commercial and scientific potential of the spyglass was recognized and its power of magnification was improved it remained a mere source of diversion. B. D. B. even though in those cultures people had to labor hard in the absence of laboring animals. The readership which commercial publishing caters to today is different from the readership served in the past. D. This is done at the price of narrowing the range of available books to the public and by catering to the vulgar tastes of the new buyers of books. and cinnamon. Quite often it happens that a particular crisis or opportunity induces people to find a practical use for things. In case the above statement is true. which are found naturally in the body are often filtered from the blood before the blood circulates in the brain. Ans : D 73. B. America was discovered as a by-product of the search for ginger. People who made moving dolls and mannequins in the eighteenth century were also clockmakers.
The lectures have to be scheduled in such a way that they comply with the following restrictions: B's should present his paper immediately before C's presentation. and Jeremy. second C. A is third in the order of presenters. C could be scheduled for which of the following places in the order of presenters? A. fifth Ans : C 78.79 Six scientists A. D. and F are to present a paper each at a one-day conference. D. sixth Ans : D 77. Nicholas is on dinner duty alone on the second of the five days. Second C. Ans : C Questions 80 . third D. In case Antonio and Jeremy share the dinner duty thrice over a five-day period. E. Fourth E. 76. 80. Three of them will present their papers in the morning session before the lunch break whereas the other three will be presented in the afternoon session. fourth E. None of them can be assigned to dinner duty two or more days in a row. Fifth Ans : E 79. third D. Third D. B could be placed for any of the following places in the order of presenters EXCEPT A. then B must be A.Ans : B Questions 76 . one or more of the chefs have to perform duty during dinnereveryday.82 In a small inn. C. first B. A is first in the order of presenters. first B. In case F is to present his paper immediately after D presents his paper. Nicholas is on dinner duty alone on the first of the five days. D. . which among the following would be true? A. In case F and E are the fifth and sixth presenters respectively then which of the following must be true? A. fourth E. First B. second C. C. The chefs are Nicholas. B is first in the order of presenters. Antonio and Jeremy share dinner duty on the second of the five days. B. C is fourth in the order of presenters. B. Antonio. their presentations cannot be separated by the lunch break. Nicholas is on dinner duty alone on the third of the five days. B. C. E. D must be either the first or the last scientist to present his paper. In case C is to be the fifth scientist to present his paper. A is fourth in the order of presenters.
Nicholas drew three times as many dinner assignments as did Antonio. Sue will not sit between Pete and Harry. C. Jeremy is on breakfast duty alone on Tuesday. Banker: "The low percentage of Jews in this bank has nothing to do with discrimination. D. Examiner: "The exam will be taken under the honor system: the professors have the honor. as she would then seem impotent. D." Ans : D 84. Antonio drew twice as many dinner assignments as did Jeremy. attacking Tom on a personal level. then Sue sits between Harry and Pete. E. E. Hence. letting Turkey win. she will be humiliated. and Antonio is on breakfast duty alone on Wednesday. Politician: "My opponent has an impeccable political and personal record. B. B." C. Sarah: In that case Greece could always call the Soviet Union to her aid. and Nicholas is on breakfast duty alone on Wednesday. Nicholas and Jeremy share dinner duty on Wednesday.E. On one of the four days. she will be defeated in battle. Antonio is on dinner duty alone on Tuesday. all three chefs were on dinner duty. In case Sue sits between Pete and Harry. Ans : E 82. Which among the following could be true of some four-day period? A. If Harry isn't there." D. In case she fights Turkey. Tom: It is likely that Greece will be humiliated in the Cyprus affair. Which among the following statements is the most probable taking into consideration the source and the degree of seriousness with which they are uttered? A. pairs of chefs were on dinner duty. Harry won't be there unless Sue sits next to Mike. Ans : C Antonio and Jeremy share dinner duty on the fourth of the five days." B. Book cover: "This book is sure to become the last word in its field. E. In case Nicholas and Antonio share dinner duty on Monday of some week. attacking Tom's method of reasoning siding with Greece advocating passive resistance citing an alternative which was overlooked by Tom. and the students have the system. Both Nicholas and Antonio drew three times as many dinner assignments as did Jeremy. On three of the four days. D. C. then Harry sits between Sue and Mike. Ans : C 83. If Sue sits between Pete and Harry. Ans : E 85. which of the following would be true for that week? A. and if Antonio and Jeremy share dinner duty on Thursday of the same week. Sarah attacks Tom's argument by: A. Apart from the above mentioned statements. then he doesn't sit next to Mike. whereas if she doesn't fight. Artist: "Einstein's theory of relativity falsifies life. Jews don't seem to be interested in banking. Jeremy is on dinner duty alone on Wednesday. B. C. what additional premises are assumed by the author of this argument? Mike sits next to Sue if no one sits between them." E. 81. . Nicholas is on duty alone on Tuesday.
Ans : B Questions 86 . II. Among most married couples the wife wants to have children. he or she loses his or her own identity and is no longer accountable to himself or herself. Richard responds to Emmaâ€™s argument by A. It is advantageous to be single form a tax point of view. Which among the following would strengthen the above argument? A. E. E. Married persons do not find contentment as opposed to unmarried people. attacking her method of reasoning.92 resigning himself to the demise of the private university. When a person is married. There are a differing set of values honored by men and women. B. Ans : A Questions 90 . C. D. The financial complications arising from a divorce are becoming decreasingly complicated. Most people are not mature enough to be married. drawing attention to an earlier overlooked alternative. B. C. D. D. 700 couples from 1000 surveyed couples complained that they were losing their identity. In case it raises its tuition fees. B. Ans : C I only II only III only I and II only I. The stability resulting from marriage offsets the negative aspects of the dual responsibility of husband and wife. Which among the following assumptions are used in the above premises? I. Emotionally divorce is not an easy procedure. Married people have to make a considerable effort to make the marriage last. D. taking the side of the university as against that of the students. Ans : A 88. E. .89 I and II only I and III only II and III only I. B. Richard: The pay of the teachers and professors could be cut. E. II and III None of the above An increasing number of people prefer to retain their own individuality and their own identity and consequently this has lead to a decline in the marriage rate. Very few people prefer to bring up a family. attacking Emma on a personal level. A. D. There has been a steady increase in the divorce rate. Among the following statements. and III 89. 86. B. the number of paying students will come down and if they refrain from raising the fees the university will go bankrupt. C.A. II. Ans : A 87. which would weaken the above argument? A. E. Emma: Financially the private university is ruined. III. C. C.
a painter. The plumber and the painter work on consecutive days. The expenditure saved due to the saved water exceeds the cost of the gasoline used to transport empty bottles. The above passage directly answers which of the below mentioned objections to recyclable beverage containers? A. The electrician works on Friday. B. Parents of preschool children in the United States get attracted to fads in the educational field. Consumers will find it an inconvenience to return bottles. Green wishes to renovate her cottage. Which among the following would weaken the above argument if true? A. The painter will work on Monday and the carpenter on Thursday. the electrician has to work on the previous day i. an electrician. The renovation is to completed in a period of one working week i. Green will allow just one person to work per day. Which arrangement among the following is possible? A. In case the carpenter works on Thursday. D. D. Ans : C 94. Wednesday. In case the painter works on Friday. .e. E. The people who object to such laws point out that the collection of reusable bottles requires gasoline. The extra expense involved in recycling would raise the prices of beverages. She hires the services of a plumber. and washing them requires water. Mrs. Every worker will be taking one complete day to do his job. The carpenter and the electrician may work on consecutive days. 3.e. Mrs. C. The electrician works on Tuesday. E. D. C. The electrician will work on Tuesday and the interior decorator on Friday. and an interior decorator. which among the following statements must be untrue? A. B. D. The carpenter will work on Tuesday and the painter on Friday. 90. without having a clear idea of the type of early educational plans which would benefit their children. C. 1. Ans : E 93. C. The painter will work on Wednesday and the plumber on Thursday. A recently conducted study reveals that the prospects for success in later schooling for 3-5 old children were improved by a particular educational plan. The cognitive abilities of children are constantly changing between ages three and five The people who conducted the research included quite a few children who had earlier been exposed to another educational enrichment program. B. but. it takes less water to wash these containers than it does to make throwaway bottles. which produce containers. The carpenter cannot work on Monday or Tuesday. B. Recycling of containers only partially answers the problem of disposal of solid waste. E. 2. The interior decorator has to complete his job before that of the electrician. Green cannot fit all of the workers into schedule. Monday to Friday. beverages are sold only in reusable containers. Ans : C 92. a carpenter. In case the painter works on Thursday. The interior decorator does his work after the painter. The electrician may work on Tuesday. The carpenter may work on Wednesday. which among the following alternatives is possible? A. E. The carpenter will work on Wednesday and the plumber on Thursday. B.Mrs. From this it follows that the introduction of similar education plans for all 3-5 year old children will lead to an improvement in their chances for success in later schooling. According to the laws pertaining to the use of recyclable containers. Ans : B 91. Recycling would be detrimental to the glass and plastic industries. The plumber may work before the electrician does. The painter can do his work only after the plumber and the carpenter have completed their jobs. C. It is likely that consumers will continue to discard even the recyclable containers.
E. which consists of six numbers in this order: One a duet. two men C. Four. Which among the following is a complete and accurate list of those numbers that could be the last one in which Kim performs? A. Tim is in number six Ans : D 97.D.97 Many parents are of the view that formal training at an early age takes up the time. Tim is in number one D. Rita must perform only in duets if A. two women B. which the children could better spend exploring their worlds independently. Tim is in number two E. Kim and a man Ans : A . Kim is in number five C. four a duet. five a solo. and six a duet. 95. Five D. The second number in which Tim appears is one that comes after the second number in which Kim appears. Rita. Ans : C Questions 95 . In case Steve is in number five. Four C. Kim is in number two B. None of the dancers is in two consecutive numbers or in more than two numbers. Four E. Rita and a man E. Three B. Tim and a woman D. and Kim and two boys Tim and Steve are the only dancers in a dance program. Three. three a solo. Three girls Joan. number four must consist of A. The first number in which Tim appears is the one that comes before the first number in which Kim appears. two a duet. To establish such educational programs at a national level would require extraordinary public expense. Five Ans : E 96.
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