Chapter-13⇒Analytical Reasoning

1. Mr. A, Miss. B, Mr. C and Miss. D are sitting around a table and discussing their trades.
(i) Mr. A sits opposite to cook
(ii) Miss B sits right to the barber
(iii) The washerman is on the left of the tailor
(iv) Miss D sits opposite Mr. C
What are the trades of A and B?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

3. A is elder to B while C and D are elder to E who lies between A and C. If C be elder to B, which one of the following statements is necessarily true?

 
 
 
 

4. (i) P, Q, R, S, T and U are travelling in a bus.
(ii) There are two reporters, two technicians, one photographer and one writer in the group.
(iii) The photographer P is married to S who is a reporter.
(iv) The writer is married to Q who is of the same profession as that of U.
(V) U is brother of R.
Which of the following may form a pair of reporters?

 
 
 
 

5. Six friends are sitting around a circular table at equal distance from each other. Sita is siting two places right of Gita who is exactly opposite to Nita. Nita is on immediate left of Lata, who is exacty opposite to Rita. Mita is also sitting at the table.
The angle subtended by Mita and Nita at the centre of the table is

 
 
 
 

6. Five persons A, B, C, D and E are sitting in a row facing you such that with respect to you D is on the left of C and B is on the right of E. A is on the right of C and B is on the left of D. Then who is sitting in the centre?

 
 
 
 

7. Prem is older than Jaya and Sunil. Vicky is younger than Anu. To find out who among them is the oldest, which of the following further information will required, if any?

 
 
 
 

8. (i) There is a group of five persons — A, B, C, D and E.
(ii) One of them is a horticulturist, one is a physicist, one is a journalist, one is an industrialist and one is an advocate.
(iii) Three of them — A, C and advocate prefer tea over coffee and two of them — B and the journalist prefer coffee over tea.
(iv) The industrialist and D and A are friends to one another but two of these prefer coffee to tea.
(v) The horticulturist is C’s brother.
Which of the following groups includes a person who likes tea but is not an advocate?

 
 
 
 

9. (i) There is a group of five persons — A, B, C, D and E.
(ii) One of them is a horticulturist, one is a physicist, one is a journalist, one is an industrialist and one is an advocate.
(iii) Three of them — A, C and advocate prefer tea over coffee and two of them — B and the journalist prefer coffee over tea.
(iv) The industrialist and D and A are friends to one another but two of these prefer coffee to tea.
(v) The horticulturist is C’s brother.
Who is an industrialist?

 
 
 
 

10. Hitesh is richer than Jaya whereas Mohan is richer than Pritam. Lalit is as rich as Jaya. Amit is richer than Hitesh. What conclusion can be definitely drawn from the above statements?

 
 
 
 

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