Reasoning MCQ-1

Directions (Q.1-5): In each question there are three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
11. Statements: All railways are trains.
No train is a station.
Some stations are platforms.
Conclusions:
I. All railways being platform is a possibility.
II. No railway is a station.

(A) Only conclusion I follows
(B) Only conclusion II follows
(C) Both conclusions I and II follow
(D) Either conclusion I or II follows
(E) Neither conclusion I nor II follows

2. Statements: All erasers are sharpeners.
All sharpeners are pencils.
Some pencils are pens.
Conclusions:
I. No eraser is a pen.
II. All pencils are sharpeners.

(A) Only conclusion I follows
(B) Only conclusion II follows
(C) Either conclusion I or II follows
(D) Neither conclusion I nor II follows
(E) Both conclusions I and II follow

3. Statements: All winters are summers.
Some summers are springs.
No spring is a autumn.
Conclusions:
I. At least some winters are springs.
II. Some autumns being summers is a possibility.

(A) Either conclusion I or II follows
(B) Both conclusions I and II follow
(C) Only conclusion I follows
(D) Neither conclusion I nor II follows
(E) Only conclusion II follows

4. Statements: All erasers are sharpeners.
All sharpeners are pencils.
Some pencils are pens.
Conclusions:
I. At least some sharpeners are pens.
II. No sharpener is a pen.

(A) Either conclusion I or II follows
(B) Both conclusions I and II follow
(C) Only conclusion I follows
(D) Neither conclusion I nor II follows
(E) Only conclusion II follows

5. Statements: All winters are summers.
Some summers are springs.
No spring is an autumn.
Conclusions:
I. All summers can never be autumns.
II. At least some summers are winters.

(A) Either conclusion I or II follows
(B) Both conclusions I and II follow
(C) Neither conclusion I nor II follows
(D) Only conclusion I follows
(E) Only conclusion II follows

Directions (Q.6-10) : Study the information and answer the given questions.
Seven people P, Q, R, S, T, U and V live on separate floors of a 7-floor building. Ground floor is numbered I, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the top most floor is numbered 7. Each one of them is travelling to a different city viz, Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Lucknow but not necessarily in the same order. Only three people live above the floor on which P lives. Only one person lives between P and the one travelling to Bangalore. U lives immediately below the one travelling to Mumbai. The one travelling to Mumbai lives on an even numbered floor. Only three people live between the ones travelling to Bangalore and Patna. T lives immediately above R. T is not travelling to Patna. Only two people live between Q and the one travelling to Kolkata. The one travelling to Kolkata lives below the floor on which Q lives. The one travelling to Delhi does not live immediately above or immediately below Q. S does not live immediately above or immediately below P. V does not travel to Chennai.
16. Which of the following is true with respect to V as per the given information?

(A) The one who lives immediately below V is travelling to Mumbai.
(B) V lives on floor No.7
(C) V lives immediately below T
(D) V lives on the lowermost floor.
(E) V is travelling to Bangalore.

7. Who among the following lives on floor no.3?

(A) The one travelling to Chennai.
(B) The one travelling to Kolkata
(C) R
(D) V
(E) T

8. Who lives on the floor immediately above T?

(A) P
(B) Q
(C) S
(D) V
(E) U

9. To which of the following cities is S travelling?

(A) Mumbai
(B) Bangalore
(C) Patna
(D) Kolkata
(E) Chennai

10. How many people live between the floors on which S and the one travelling to Mumbai live?

(A) None
(B) Two
(C) One
(D) More than three
(E) Three

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