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1 .
A school bus driver starts from the school, drives 2 km towards North, takes a left turn and drives for 5 km. He then takes a left turn and drives for 8 km before taking a left turn again and driving for 5 km. The driver finally takes a left turn and drives 1 km before stopping. How far and towards which direction should the driver drive to reach the school again?
3 km towards North
7 km towards East
6 km towards South
6 km towards West
5 km towards North
2 . Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow:
A, B, C, D, E and F live on different floors in the same building having six floors numbered one to six (the ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it , number 2 and so on and the topmost floor is numbered 6.
A lives on an even numbered floor. There are two floors between the floors on which D and F live. F lives on a floor above D's floor. D does not live on floor number 2. B does not live on an odd numbered floor. C does not live on any of the floors below F's floor. E does not live on a floor immediately above or immediately below the floor on which B lives.
Who amongst the following live on the floors exactly between D and F ?
E,B
C,B
E,C
A,E
B,A
3 . Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow:
A, B, C, D, E and F live on different floors in the same building having six floors numbered one to six (the ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it , number 2 and so on and the topmost floor is numbered 6.
A lives on an even numbered floor. There are two floors between the floors on which D and F live. F lives on a floor above D's floor. D does not live on floor number 2. B does not live on an odd numbered floor. C does not live on any of the floors below F's floor. E does not live on a floor immediately above or immediately below the floor on which B lives.
On which of the following floors does B live?
6th
4th
2nd
5th
Cannot be determined
4 . Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a five letter English word (which may or may not be a meaningful English word), there are two letters between L and P. S is not placed immediately next to L. There is only one letter between S and A. S is towards the right of A. S is not placed immediately next to E.
Which of the following is correct with respect to the word thus formed?
E is at one of the extreme ends of the word.
P is not placed immediately next to A.
There are two letters between A and E in the word thus formed
P is placed second to the right of E.
None is correct
5 . Study the following information to answer the given questions:
In a five letter English word (which may or may not be a meaningful English word), there are two letters between L and P. S is not placed immediately next to L. There is only one letter between S and A. S is towards the right of A. S is not placed immediately next to E.
Which of the following words will be formed based on the given conditions?
SPAEL
PEALS
LEAPS
SEPAL
LAPSE
6 . In each question below are two/ three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the two/three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Give answer (a) if only conclusion I follows
Give answer (b) if only conclusion II follows.
Give answer (c) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
Give answer (d) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
Give answer (e) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.
Statements :
All gliders are parachutes.
No parachute is an airplane.
All airplanes are helicopters.

Conclusions :
I. No glider is an airplane.
II.All gliders being helicopters is a possibility.
a
b
c
d
e
7 . In each question below are two/ three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the two/three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Give answer (a) if only conclusion I follows
Give answer (b) if only conclusion II follows.
Give answer (c) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
Give answer (d) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
Give answer (e) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.
Statements :
All gliders are parachutes.
No parachute is an airplane.
All airplanes are helicopters.

Conclusions :
I. No helicopter is a glider.
II. All parachutes being helicopters is a possibility.
a
b
c
d
e
8 . In each question below are two/ three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the two/three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Give answer (a) if only conclusion I follows
Give answer (b) if only conclusion II follows.
Give answer (c) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
Give answer (d) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
Give answer (e) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.
Statements :
Some mails are chats.

Conclusions :
I. All mails being updates is a possibility.
II. No update is a mail.
a
b
c
d
e
9 . In each question below are two/ three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the two/three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Give answer (a) if only conclusion I follows
Give answer (b) if only conclusion II follows.
Give answer (c) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
Give answer (d) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
Give answer (e) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.
Statement :
No stone is metal.
Some metals are papers.
All papers are glass.

Conclusions :
I. All stones being glass is a possibility.
II. No stone is a paper
a
b
c
d
e
10 . In each question below are two/ three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the two/three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Give answer (a) if only conclusion I follows
Give answer (b) if only conclusion II follows.
Give answer (c) if either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.
Give answer (d) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.
Give answer (e) if both conclusion I and conclusion II follow.
Statement :
No stone is metal.
Some metals are papers.
All papers are glass.

Conclusions :
I. No glass is a metal.
II. Atleast some glass is metal.
a
b
c
d
e