Here we are presenting some sets of Typical Reasoning Questions with answers useful for MBA exams, Bank exams, Hotel Management, etc.
SET-1:- Recruitment from Colleges
During Campus recruitment at four colleges – A, B, C and D, APTIMANIA selected some students for different posts- Manager, Developer, Counselor and Typist. The following additional information is given about the recruited students:-
i. From each college, at least 1 student and at most 4 students were recruited for each of the four posts.
ii. The number of Typists was equal to the number of Developers.
iii. The number of Counselors was 1/3 of the number of Developers.
iv. 2 Developers were recruited from College C.
v. The number of counselors was 3 less than the number of Managers.
vi. The number of students recruited from each of the Colleges A, C and D is twice the number of students
recruited from College B.
1. The number of Developers recruited from College D is
2. The number of managers recruited from college A is
3. If 3 typists were recruited from College D, which of the following statements must be true? (This additional information is limited to this question only)
(a) Two managers were recruited from college A
(b) Two managers were recruited from college C
(c) Two typists were recruited from college A
(d) Four typists were recruited from college C
4. Which of the following can definitely be determined from the provided information?
(a) Number of managers from college C
(b) Number of typists from college A
(c) Number of typists from college C
(d) None of these
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SET-2:- Fortune Teller
A fortune teller has a unique way of predicting his customer’s fate. He has kept three parrots in three different
cages. Each cage also has three cards with a single digit non-zero number inscribed on every card. No two cards
have the same number and no cages contain two cards with digits summing to ten. Further the total of the
numbers on the three cards in the first cage is greater than the second by two and the third cage by four. When
a customer asks for his prognosis, the fortune teller lets out the three parrots which randomly pick one card out
of their respective cages. Before the prognosis is made, the fortune teller totals the digits on the three cards
picked out and charges the customer the same number of rupees as the total of the cards. One day a customer
paid seven rupees for his prognosis.
- What is the lowest payment possible?
(a) Rs.5 (b) Rs.7 (c) Rs.6 (d) Rs.8
- What is the maximum sum of money that someone may pay?
(a) Rs.22 (b) Rs.23 (c) Rs.24 (d) Rs.21
- Which of the following combinations of three cards chosen for prognosis is impossible?
(a) 1, 2, 3 (b) 5, 8, 9 (c) 7, 2, 3 (d) 5, 7, 6
- Card on which digit 3 is written is in which cage?
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) Either 1 or 2
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SET-3:- 6 Gamblers
Six gamblers A, B, C, D, E, F go to a casino every evening and sit around a circular table and play teen-patti
together. Every evening they sit around the circular table such that they sit on different seats from the previous
evening and they sit neither adjacent nor opposite to the seat they sat on the previous evening.
- If seats are numbered from 1 to 6 , and on the first day, A sits on the 1st seat and E sits on the 3rd seat and all the gamblers came to the casino and played teen-patti for 10 consecutive evenings, then how many times would A and E sit adjacent to each other during these 10 evenings?
- If they came to the casino and played teen-patti over seven consecutive evenings and on the VIth evening the order they sat in was B, E, C, F, A, D in the clockwise direction, then how many possible combinations are available for the number of ways they could have sat on the first day?
- Now, if they came to the casino on 10 consecutive evenings, then at least how many times would C have to sit at the same place?
- Again, if they came to the casino on 11 consecutive nights, then at most how many times would A have to sit at the same place?
- If seats are numbered from 1 to 6, in clockwise direction and D cannot sit in seat 6 and B cannot sit in seat 3. If the order they sat on the 1st evening was E, D, C, A, B, F in seats 1 to 6 respectively, then who sat on seat 5 on the 3rd evening?
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SET-4:- Horse Racing Championship
In a horse racing championship, six people A, B, C, D, E and F placed bets on seven horses as per the following
table. Further, the following information is available:-
i. Every horse was bet upon correctly by at least I person.
ii. No two persons had the same number of correct bets.
iii. No person got all seven bets correct.
- Now, tell which Horse won the race?
- Which Horse came 2nd?
- Which Horse finished last?
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|5. c||6. c||7. d||8. b|
|9. 0||10. 36||11. 4||12. 6|
|13. B||14. 7||15. 6||16. 5|
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