Deductive Reasoning Quiz Set 003

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Question 1

  1. The Chemist Shop is two Streets east of the Karayana Store.
  2. The Toy Shop is one Street west of the Chemist Shop.
  3. The Karayana Store is west of the Toy Shop.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is.

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: a

The Toy Shop is one Street west of the Chemist Shop. The Karayana Store is two Streets west of the Chemist Shop, so the Karayana Store is west of the Toy Shop.

West<---> East

Karyana-Toy-Chemist

Question 2

  1. One pencil and 2 rulers cost 4 rupees.
  2. 2 pencils and 1 ruler costs 5 rupees.
  3. 3 pencils and 3 rulers will cost 9 rupees.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is:

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

None.

Soln.
Ans: a

We can add the equations given in statements 1 and 2 to obtain equation 3.


 p + 2r = 4
2p + r = 5

Adding, 3p + 3r = 9


Question 3

  1. Deepak puts on his cap before he puts on his tie.
  2. He puts on his trouser before he puts on his coat.
  3. Deepak puts on his tie before he puts on his trouser.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is.

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: c

There is not enough information to verify the third statement.


Question 4

  1. At a parking lot, a Honda is parked to the right of a Maruti and to the left of a bus.
  2. A Santro is parked to the left of the Maruti.
  3. The Santro is parked between the Maruti and the Honda.
Note: Santro, Honda, Maruti are name of cars.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is.

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: b

This is the order of the cars from left to right: Santro, Maruti, Honda, bus.


Question 5

  1. During the past year, Jashan saw more movies than Satnam.
  2. Satnam saw fewer movies than Deepak.
  3. Deepak saw more movies than Jashan.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is.

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: c

Because the first two sentences are true, both Jashan and Deepak saw more movies than Satnam. However, it is uncertain as to whether Deepak saw more movies than Jashan.


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Updated on 2019-08-18.

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