# Reasoning Question: Mixed Questions Set 7

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Q (1-5). Each of the questions below has few Statements followed by some Conclusions . You have to consider every given statement as true. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the conclusions can be logically derived.

1. Statements:
All Dogs are Cats.
All Cats are Bats.
No Bat is Rat.
All Rats are Mats.

Conclusions:
I. Some Cats are not Rats
II. All Bats are Mats

1. Only I
2. Only II
3. Either I or II
4. Neither I nor II
5. Both I and II
Explanation

2. Statements:
No Pen is Pencil.
All Pencils are Erasers.
Some Erasers are Hard

Conclusions:
I. All Hard are Eraser is a possibility
II. Some Erasers are not Pens

1. Only I
2. Only II
3. Either I or II
4. Neither I nor II
5. Both I and II
Answer – 5. Both I and II
Explanation :

3. Statements:
Some Schools are Colleges.
No College is University
All Universities are Hospitals

Conclusions:
I. Some Schools are Universities
II. Atleast some Hospitals are Colleges

1. Only I
2. Only II
3. Either I or II
4. Neither I nor II
5. Both I and II

Answer – 4. Neither I nor II
Explanation :

4. Statements:
No Red is Yellow.
All Red are White.
No White is Black

Conclusions:
I. No Black is Red
II. Some White are not Yellow

1. Only I
2. Only II
3. Either I or II
4. Neither I nor II
5. Both I and II
Answer – 5. Both I and II
Explanation

5. Statements:
No Milk is Water.
All Water are Juices.
Some Juices are Wine

Conclusions:
I. All Juices being Milk is a possibility
II. Some Wine is Milk

1. Only I
2. Only II
3. Either I or II
4. Neither I nor II
5. Both I and II
Answer – 4. Neither I nor II
Explanation

6. Cause & Effect
I. Many people close to beach scurrying to salvage their beach beds and other equipments in XUZ beach
II. High tides are occurring in XYZ beach due to ripple effects

1. If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect
2. If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect
3. If both statement I and II are independent causes
4. If both statement I and II are effects of independent causes
5. If both statement I and II are effects of common cause
Answer – 2. If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect
Explanation :
Due to high tides people nearby are rescuing their lives and properties to survive

7. Statements:
Disabled persons should be given Monthly assistance of Rs.5000 every month
Assumptions:
I. Government has enough money to meet the needs of the disabled persons
II. It is the duty of the government to give support to disabled persons

1. Only assumption I is implicit
2. Only assumption II is implicit
3. Either I or II is implicit
4. Neither I nor II is implicit
5. Both I and II are implicit
Answer – 2. Only assumption II is implicit
Explanation :
It is the always the responsibility of the government take care the needs of the disable persons

8. Statements:
Should India encourage nuclear trade with North Korea?
Argument:
I: Yes, North Korea is a highly advanced country in terms of Nuclear Power
II: No, Establishing relations with North Korea effects the relations of India with other countries like USA and South Korea

1. Only Argument I is strong
2. Only Argument II is strong
3. Either Argument I or II is strong
4. Neither Argument I nor II is strong
5. Both Arguments I and II are strong
Answer – 2. Only Argument II is strong
Explanation :
Maintaining relations with countries like North Korea will affect the already established good relations with countries like USA.

9. Q (9-10). Symbols represent time in clock as:
@- Either hour hand or minute hand of clock on 3
#- Either hour hand or minute hand of clock on 6
\$- Either hour hand or minute hand of clock on 9
%- Either hour hand or minute hand of clock on 12
Example – ‘%:@ ‘means time is 12 hours and 15 minutes. First symbol will be hours and second symbol will be minutes

1. Sundar enquired about the bus going to Chennai at enquiry window, A Clerk replied that just 30 minutes back a bus left to Chennai and next bus will be at ‘#:#’ PM. After enquiring, Sundar waited for 2 hours and \$ minutes for that next bus. Then what time did the first bus leave?
1. %:\$ PM
2. %:# PM
3. @:@ PM
4. @:# PM
5. None
Solution:
Next bus will be at 6:30 PM
He waited 2 hours and 30 minutes
Then enquired at 3:45 PM
First bus left at 3:15 PM

2. Sarita reached Chennai railway station at ‘%:%’. Train came late by ‘@’ after she reached the station. She reached her destination at %:\$ PM. She travelled for \$ hours and \$ minutes in the train. Then the train came to Chennai station at what time?
1. @:% PM
2. %:@ PM
3. @:% AM
4. %:@ AM
5. Cannot be determined