Logical Reasoning Quiz for MAT, ATMA

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Directions (Questions 1-3):
Read the following information to answer these questions.

To apply for the scholarship,
a student must see the Principal, fill out an application form and obtain an
approval form either from his Head of Deptt. (HOD) or Chief Accounts Officer
(CAO).

* Students must see Principal
before filling out form in order to make sure it is filled out correctly.

* The Principal has office
hours for students only on Thursday and Friday mornings, and Monday and Tuesday
afternoons.

* The Scholarship office,
where the forms have to be deposited, is open only on Monday and Tuesday mornings,
Wednesday afternoons, and Friday mornings.

* HOD is in her office only
on Monday and Tuesday mornings.

* CAO is in his office only
on Tuesday and Friday mornings.

1.
A student has already seen the Principal and wishes to complete the rest of the
application process in one day. If he must obtain his approval from HOD, when
should he come to the college?

(1) Tuesday morning only

(2) Monday morning only

(3) Friday morning only

(4) Either Monday or Tuesday morning

2. If a student completed her
application process in one visit, which of the following must be false?

I. She got her case approved
by CAO.

II. She got her case approved
by HOD.

III. She completed everything
in the afternoon.

(1) II only                     (2)
I only                      (3) III only                   (4) II and III only

3. If a student wanting to
apply for scholarship has classes only on Tuesday and Thursday, and doesn’t
want to make an extra trip to the college, which of the following is true?

I. The case approval must be
obtained from HOD.

II. The case approval must be
obtained from CAO

III. The entire application
process can be completed in one day.

IV. The entire application
process can be completed within the same week in the college.

(1) II and III only

(2) I and II only

(3) I, II and III only

(4) None of these

Directions (Questions 4-6):
Study the information below to answer these questions.

*
Seven types of paints A, B, C, D, E, F and G of different colours red, green,
yellow, black, blue white and orange are filled in different tins P, Q, R, S,
T, U and V.

*
The order of the types of paints, colours and the tins is not necessarily in
the same order.

*
Paint B is not kept in tins Q or R and is white in colour.

*
Paint D is kept in tin V and is not blue or red.

*
F is kept in tin P and is green in colour.

*
Paints C and E are kept in tins T and U respectively and are black and yellow
in colour respectively.

*
G is not blue in colour.

*
Red paint is not kept in tin Q

4. Which of the following
paints is orange in colour?

(1) C                (2)
A                (3) D                (4) G

5. Paint B is kept in which
tin?

(1) S                 (2)
T                 (3) U                (4) Q

6. Which tin contains blue
paint?

(1) R               
(2) P                (3) S                 (4) None of these

Directions
(Questions 7-10): In each of these questions, a statement is followed by two
assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for
granted. Mark answer as:

(1) if only Assumption II is
implicit.

(2) if only Assumption I is
implicit.

(3) if either Assumption I or
II is implicit.

(4) if neither Assumption I
nor II is implicit.

Statement:

7. The KLM company has
decided to go for tax-free and taxable bonds to raise its resources.

Assumptions:

I. The KLM company has already explored other sources
to raise money.

II. The products of KLM company have little
competition in the market.

Statement:

8.
It is felt that when the airline is facing stiff competition coupled with a
precarious financial position, the top level posts should be kept open for
outside professionals than internal candidates.

Assumptions:

I. Internal candidates aspire only getting promotions,
without much contribution.

II. Experienced professionals are more likely to
handle the problems of the airline.

Statement:

9. Lack of stimulation in the
first four-five years of life can have adverse consequences.

Assumptions:

I. A great part of the development of observed
intelligence occurs in the earliest years of life.

II. 50 per cent of the measurable intelligence at the
age of 17 is already predictable by the age of four.

Statement:

10.
Take this ‘oven’ home and you can prepare very tasty dishes which you were
unable to prepare earlier-An advertisement of X brand oven.

Assumptions:

I. The user knows the procedure recipe of tasty dishes
but does not have the proper oven to cook.

II. Only ‘X’ brand oven can cook very tasty dishes.

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Answers

1(4)    2(3)    
3(1)    4(3)     5(1)    
6(4)   7(2)    8(4)    
9(1)    10(2)   

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