Deductive Reasoning Quiz Set 004

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Question 1

  1. Books cost between Rs 35 and Rs 350.
  2. Some books are made of paper.
  3. Some books are made of plastic.

If the first three statements are facts, which of the following statements must also be a fact?

  1. Paper books cost more than plastic books.
  2. Expensive books last longer than cheap books.
  3. Only a few books cost less than Rs 35.
 A

I only.

 B

II only.

 C

II and III only.

 D

None.

Soln.
Ans: d

None of the three facts are correct.


Question 2

  1. All spotted Zebra have long tails.
  2. Short-haired Zebra always have short tails.
  3. Long-tailed Zebra never have short hair.

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

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: c

We know only that long-tailed Zebra have spots. We cannot know for certain if long-tailed Zebra also have short hair.


Question 3

  1. Maninder is sitting in the row behind Jagpreet.
  2. Jagpreet is sitting in the row behind Balvir.
  3. Balvir is sitting in the row behind Maninder.

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

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: b

Given the information in the first two statements, Balvir is sitting in front of both Jagpreet and Maninder, so the third statement must be false.


Question 4

  1. The library has a better collection of books than the chemist shop does.
  2. The collection of books at the karyana store is better than at the library.
  3. The karyana store has a better collection of books than the library or the chemist shop.

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

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: a

Of the three, the karyana store has the best collection of books.


Question 5

A, B, C, and D are sitting in a row in the same order. B and D exchange their positions, then D and A exchange their positions. Where is B?

 A

Before A.

 B

After D.

 C

After C.

 D

After A.

Soln.
Ans: c

Final order is: D-A-C-B.


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Updated on 2019-08-18.

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