# Reasoning Quiz Puzzle, DS | 22nd November 2018

Reasoning Questions and Reasoning Quiz for For upcoming exams like Bank, SSC, Railway, UPSC, UPSSSC, CDS, UPTET, KVS, DSSSB and other Government exams.

Directions (1-5): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below.

A man is going to his office from Monday to Sunday (Starting from Monday and ending on Sunday) in different time slot. Time slots are 7:30am, 8:30am, 8:45am, 9:30am, 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:30am. AndTime slot must be in the different order. Time slot are not consecutive in consecutive days. Man is going to 9:30am on Saturday. There is 15min gap between the Wednesday and Sunday time slot. There is one hour gap between the time slot of Saturday and Wednesday. There are two days gap between 7:30am and 11:30am time slot but both of the time slot are not happened on Friday.

Question 1. How much time difference are there between Monday and Thursday time slot?

(a) 1 hour

(b) 2hour

(c) 3hour

(d) 4hour

(e) 5hour

Question 2. What is the time slot of Tuesday?

(a) 7:30 am

(b) 8:45 am

(c) 9:30 am

(d) 8:30 am

(e) 10:30 am

Question 3. If the time slots are arranged in ascending order from Monday to Sunday then how many time slots will remain unchanged?

(a) One

(b) Two

(c) None

(d) Four

(e) None of these.

Question 4. What is the time slot just before 10:30am according to the arrangement?

(a) 8:30 am

(b) 10:00 am

(c) 11:30 am

(d) 9:30 am

(e) None of these.

Question 5. If the person is getting 25 min late on Thursday then what time he reach to the office?

(a) 7:55 am

(b) 11:55 am

(c) 11:10 am

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these.

Directions (6-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and three statements numbered I, and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read all the statements and answer the following questions.

(a) If the data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer the question.

(b) If the data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question.

(c) If the data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

(d)If the data given in both I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question.

(e) If the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Question 6. What does ‘na’ means in a code language?

1. ‘pa na ja’ means ‘The  Aman  mahesh’ in the code language.
2. ‘ho ka pa’ means ‘ankita  mahesh ankit’ in the code language.

Question 7. How is Q related to O ?

1. P is Son of O and husband of Q.
2. O is mother of R who is brother of P.

Question 8. How many students among P, Q, R and S have passed the examination?

1. The following is a true statement: P and Q passed the examination.
2. The following is a false statement: One among R and S has passed the examination.

Question 9. The last Sunday of March, 2013 fell on which date?

1. The first Sunday of that month fell on 5th.
2. The last day of that month was Friday.

Question 10.  Among six persons K, J, I, H, G and F who are standing around a circle, some of them are facing the centre while others are facing outside (i.e. opposite to the centre,). What is the position of K with respect to G?

(Note: Facing the same direction means, if one is facing the centre then the other is also facing the centre and vice versa. Facing the opposite directions means, if one is facing the centre then the other is facing outside and vice versa).

1. I  stands second to the right of G. G faces outside. I  is an immediate neighbour of both H and J. F stands second to the left of H . H  faces the same direction as G.
2. Only two persons stand between J and G. Both J and G face outside. G is an immediate neighbour of both H and F. J is an immediate  neighbour of both I and K. K is not an immediate neighbour of H.

## SOLUTION

Directions (1-5):

Step-1:- Man is going to 9:30am on Saturday. There is 15min gap between the Wednesday and Sunday time slot. There is one hour gap between the time slot of Saturday and Wednesday. There must be two possible cases.

Case-1

Step-2:- There are two days gap between 7:30am and 11:30am time slot. But not on Friday.
Case-1

Step-3:- There is a line in the starting of the puzzle Time slot must be in the different order and Time slot are not consecutive in consecutive days that means no two consecutive days have consecutive time slots because of this line case-1 and another possibility in case 2 will be eliminated:-

1.(d)

2.(b)

3.(a)

4.(e)

5.(b)

6.(d)

7.(a)

8.(d)
Sol. From statement I, P & Q have passed. But nothing about R & S. From statements II , ‘One among R and S has passed’ and this is false. This indicates ‘R and S both have passed or both are failed. Hence we get both only P and Q have passed or all P, Q, R, S have passed.
9.(c)
Sol. Using each statement alone, we can find that the last Sunday of March 2013 was on 26th March.

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