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  • 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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