New Pattern Reasoning Practice Test for Competitive Exams 2017 : With Explanations

Directions (Q.No.1-5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Eight persons Ravi, Vijay, Balu, Tippu, Giri, Vamsi, Siva and Madhu are seated around a circular table fac-ing the centre with 10 chairs, two of the chairs are vacant. Consecutive chairs are not vacant.

Madhu is 3rd to the left of Vijay whose only neighbour is 2nd to the left of Vamsi. 2 persons are seated between Vijay and Balu. 3 chairs are there between Siva and Vijay. Siva's neighbour is 2nd to the left of Ravi. Tippu's immediate neighbour is 2nd to the right of Giri. Tippu and Vamsi do not sit together.
1. What is the position of Madhu with respect to Tippu ?
1. Immediate left
2. 2nd to the left
3. 3rd to the left
4. 4th to the left
5. 4th to the right
2. Who among the following is seated opposite to Balu ?
1. The seat is vacant
2. Tippu
3. Ravi
4. Giri
5. Vamsi
3. Who is seated to the immediate right of the person who is 4th to the left of Madhu ?
1. Ravi
2. Vijay
3. Balu
4. Tippu
5. Siva
4. Four of the following bear a similar relationship and hence form a group, which of the following is not a part of that group ?
1. Vijay
2. Giri
3. Vamsi
4. Balu
5. Tippu
5. Who among the following have a vacant seat exactly between them ?
2. Vijay, Tippu
3. Tippu, Ravi
4. Vijay, Giri
5. Balu, Tippu
Directions (Q.No.6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

A and B decided to spend their holidays on hills this summer. They went to city x and checked in a hotel. During their stay at city x, they found that all the local residents were friendly however some shop-keepers as well as hoteliers were shrewd. At the same time, they were happy to see that all the policemen were honest but none of them was a local resident. They enjoyed themselves a lot at city x and came back with lots of good memories of the place.

1. From the given information, which of the following conclusions doesn't follow ?
1. Some shop-keepers were hoteliers.
2. Some shrewd persons were hoteliers.
3. No local resident was a police-man.
4. All honest persons being policemen is a possibility.
5. All shrewd persons being hoteliers is a possibility.
2. Which of the conclusion definitely follows ?
1. Some of the local residents were policemen
2. Some shop-keepers were not shrewd.
3. Some friendly persons were not policemen.
4. All local residents being policemen is a possibility.
5. None of these
3. Which of the following possibilities follows ?
1. All friendly persons are policeman.
2. All honest persons are local residents.
3. No shop-keeper is shrewd.
4. All of the above follow.
5. None of follows.
4. Which of the following statements is needed to conclude "Some shrewd persons were not guides" ?
1. No guide was a hotelier.
2. All guides were hoteliers.
3. Some guides were hteliers.
4. Some guides were not hoteliers.
5. All hoteliers were guides.
5. Which of the following statements is redundant or unnecessary to conclude "Some friendly persons were not policemen"?
• Statement I : All the local resi-dents were friendly.
• Statement II: Some shop-keepers were shrewd.
• Statement III: Some hoteliers were shrewd.
• Statement IV: All the policemen were honest.
• Statement V : No policeman was a local resident.
1. I & III
2. III & IV
3. II & III
4. II, III & IV
5. All are required.
Directions (Q.No.11-15) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

SITTING EXTREME LEFT is coded as "S7 X8 L14"

ANUSHKA SITS RIGHT is coded as "N10 51 R12"

CHOCOLATE CREAM FLAVOR is coded as "H15 R12 L3"

1. Which of the following can be the code for RAMESH ?
1. R11
2. All
3. R12
4. Al2
5. None of these
2. Which of the following can be the code for MAHI ?
1. M2
2. A2
3. M1
4. Al
5. None of these
3. Which of the following can be the code for VINITH ?
1. V12
2. I12
3. V11
4. I11
5. None of these
4. Which of the following can be the code for KAVITHA ?
1. Kll
2. A11
3. A7
4. K15
5. None of these
5. Which of the following can be the code for ARJUN ?
1. A7
2. Al
3. R1
4. R7
5. None of these
Directions (Q.No.16-20): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Seven fruits: Apple, Orange, Banana, Pear, Mango, Papaya and Pomegranate are packed in 7 boxes of different colours: white, green, red, purple, black, blue and yellow not necessarily in the same order. The boxes are stacked one above another and are numbered 1-7 from bottom to top. The purple box is kept either at the top or the bottom and it does not contain Pear or Apple. Papaya which is not packed in the green box is kept exactly between the box containing Mango and the white box. 4 boxes are kept between Mango and the red box. Apple was packed in a box that was kept 3 boxes above the white box. Banana is packed in a box that is kept just above the black box. The blue box is kept just above the box containing Orange. The yellow box and the box containing the Pomegranate are kept at a gap of 3 boxes.

1. Which of the following fruit was kept in the box that was kept just below the yellow box ?
1. Apple
2. Yellow box is the lowest box
3. Orange
4. Banana
5. Pear
2. Which of the following fruit was kept in the black box ?
1. Chess
2. Orange
3. Papaya
4. Apple
5. Pomegranate
3. In which of the following box was Banana packed ?
1. Red coloured box
2. Yellow coloured box
3. Green coloured box
4. White coloured box
5. Blue coloured box
4. Which of the following shows the correct combination of box number : fruit : colour ?
1. 7 : Pear : yellow
2. 4 : Banana : white
3. 1 : Pomegranate : red
4. 2 : Papaya : black
5. 5 : Apple : blue
5. If the game of Apple is related to blue and Mango is related to purple then to which of the following colours will Papaya be related to :
1. Green
2. Black
3. White
4. Red
5. Yellow
Directions (21-23): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions: Ravi starts walking 12 km in the East direction from point X and reaches at point A. After that he turns 225° clockwise and walks 15000 m to reach at point Y and then Ravi turns 135° clockwise and walks 9 km to reach at point Z. At last he turns 45° in his right and walks 3km.

1. What is the direction of Ravi's last position with respect to point X ?
1. North-West
2. North- East
3. South- East
4. Can't be determine
5. None of these
2. What is the total distance cov-ered by Ravi from his first turn to his final position ?
1. 27km
2. 26km
3. 27000m
4. Both a and c
5. None of these
3. What is the direction of point X with respect to point Z ?
1. North-West
2. South- East
3. South- West
4. Can't be determine
5. None of these

Key with Explanations :

(1-5)

1. 4
2. 2
3. 5
4. 4
5. 4
(6-10)
Statements which can be obtained from the passage are
1. All the local residents were friendly.
2. Some shop-keepers as well as hoteliers were shrewd.
3. All the policemen were honest.
4. No policemen is a local resident.

1. 1
2. 3
3. 5
4. 1
5. 4
(11-15)
In the code the number is the difference obtained from the numerical values of the last two letters of the word and the letter is from first two letters of the word whose numerical values is the highest.
1. 1
2. 3
3. 1
4. 5
5. 4
(16-20)
1. 4
2. 3
3. 2
4. 2
5. 1
(21-23)
1. 2
2. 4
3. 3