Analytical and Logical Reasoning Quiz for SNAP

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Directions for questions 1 to 3:  Refer to the following data and answer the
questions that follow:

There are only four members of a family
viz., A, B, C and D and there is only one couple among them. When asked about
their relationships, following were their replies:

a. A: B is my son. D is my mother.

b. B: C is my wife. D is my father.

c. C: D is my mother-in-law. A is my
daughter.

d. D: A is my grand-daughter. B is my
daughter-in-law.

1. Who always speaks the truth?

(a) A                (b)
B                (c) C                (d) D

2. How is B related to C?

(a) Father        (b)
Mother      (c) Wife           (d) Husband

3. Which of the following statements must
be true?

(a) A’s grandmother alternates between the
truth and lie.

(b) C’s wife always speak the truth.

(c) A’s grandfather always speaks the
truth.

(d) B’s daughter always tells lies.

Directions for questions 4 to 6:  Refer to the following data and answer the
questions that follow:

A cube of 7 cm x 7 cm x 7 cm is kept in the
corner of a room and painted in three different colours, each face in one
colour. The cube is cut into 343 smaller but identical cubes.

4. How many smaller cubes do not have any
face painted?

(a) 125             (b)
180             (c) 144             (d) 216

5. How many smaller cubes have exactly one
colour on them?

(a) 108             (b)
72               (c) 36               (d) 24

6. How many smaller cubes have at the most
two faces painted?

(a) 343             (b)
342             (c) 256             (d) 282

Directions for questions 7 to 10:  Refer to the following data and answer the
questions that follow:

A numerical machine accepts two values X
and Y. Then it updates these values as X = XY and Y = Y + 1 in every step. The
machine stops at XN ≥ N.

7. For X = 3, Y = 2 and N = 100, how many
steps are performed before the machine stops?

(a) 2                 (b)
3                 (c) 4                 (d) 5

8. In the above question (7), what is the
final value of X?

(a) 6                 (b)
20               (c) 72               (d) 360

9. In the above question (7), what is the final
value of Y?

(a) 4                 (b)
5                 (c) 6                (d) 20

10. If the value of N is changed to 500, what would be
the final value X?

(a) 360             (b) 500             (c) 560             (d) 2160

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