# Reasoning Practice Tests for Competitive Exams 2017

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Hi I am Aparna. Today I am sharing some Reasoning Practice tests for upcoming competitive exams. Happy Reading :)

Directions (Q. No. 1-2) : Study the given information carefully and answer the given questions

Twenty students are standing in a straight line, facing north. Rina is standing sixth from the left end. There are only three students between Rina and Shweta. Radha is standing exactly between Shweta and Rina. Tina is standing sixth to the right of Radha. Anita is standing fourth from the right end of the line. There are more than four students between Rina and Tina.

1. How many people are standing between Anita and Tina ?
1. One
2. Two
3. Three
4. None
5. More than three
2. What is Shweta's position with respect to Anita ?
1. Sixth to the left
2. Eighth to the left
3. Seventh to the left
4. Ninth to the left
5. None of these
3. Which of the following will come in place of the question mark (?) in the following series based on the English alphabetical order ?

ZYW  VUS  RQO ? JIG
1. KMN
2. MNK
3. NLK
4. NMK
5. NML
Directions (Q. No. 4-8) : Study the given information carefully and answer the given questions. Eight people J, K, L, M, N, O, P and Q are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre, not necessarily in the same order. O is sitting third to the right of M. There is only one person sitting between M and J. There are only three people between J and K. P is an immediate neighbour of J. There are only three people between P and L. N is second to the right of P.
4. Which of the following is true regarding the given arrangement ?
1. M is an immediate neighbour of K.
2. N is an immediate neighbour of J.
3. P is second to the left of O.
4. There are four people between N and O
5. None is true
5. Who is sitting second to the left of the one who is sitting second to the left of Q ?
6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangement and so form a group. Which does not belong to the group ?
1. PQ
2. KL
3. MN
4. QO
5. KO
7. What is N's position with respect to K ?
1. Second to the left
2. Second to the right
3. Third to the left
4. Third to the right
5. Fourth to the left
8. How many people are sitting between K and P when counted from the right side of K ?
1. One
2. Two
3. Three
4. None
5. More than three
Directions (Q. No. 9-13) : Study the given information carefully and answer the given questions. Auditions for a show were held in seven different cities of India - Chennai, Bangalore, Cochin, Mumbai, Delhi, Bhopal and Kolkata - not necessarily in the same order during the first seven months of the year 2011 (starting in January and ending in July). The auditions were held only in one city during a month. Auditions in only four cities were held between the Kolkata audition and the Cochin audition. The Kolkata audition was not held in June. Only one audition was held between the Kolkata aud-ition and the Bangalore audition. The Chennai audition was held immediately after the Kolkata audition. The Delhi audition was held immediately before the Bhopal audition. The Bhopal audition was not held in May.
9. How many auditions were held between the Mumbai audition and the Chennai audition ?
1. One
2. Two
3. Three
4. None
5. More than three
10. Which of the following statements is true according to the given sequence ?
1. Mumbai audition was held in July.
2. Delhi audition was held in April.
3. Cochin audition was held before May.
4. Kolkata audition was held in January.
5. None is true
11. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given sequence and hence form a group. Which does not belong to the group ?
1. January - Kolkata
2. March - Bangalore
3. June - Cochin
4. May - Delhi
5. February - Chennai
12. During March, the audition was held in which of the following cities ?
1. Bangalore
2. Kolkata
3. Mumbai
4. Chennai
5. None of these
13. The audition in Mumbai was held in which of the following months ?
1. July
2. May
3. February
4. March
5. None of these
Directions (Q. No. 14-16) : Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.
Saurabh, Raman, Sushant, Shou-mya, Anu and Swati are six friends. Each of them has a different weight, Anu's weight is more than Saurabh's but less than Shoumya's. Only one person is heavier than Sushant. The one whose weight is second lowest is 46 kg and Sushant's weight is 58 kg. Shoumya is not the heaviest. Swati is not heavier than Saurabh.
14. Whose weight is the second highest ?
1. Shoumya
2. Raman
3. Sushant
4. Can't be determined
5. None of these
15. If Sushant is 8 kg heavier than Anu, what is the possible weight of Shoumya ?
1. 47 kg
2. 44 kg
3. 55 kg
4. 60 kg
5. None of these
16. Which of the following statements is true ?
1. Raman's weight is 56 kg.
2. Swati is heavier than Anu.
3. Raman is the heaviest.
4. Shoumya is the heaviest.
5. None of these
Directions (Q. No. 17-23) : Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Eight friends O, P, Q, R, Z, T, U and V are sitting around a circle, facing the centre, but not necessarily in the same order. P is second to the left of U, who is fourth to the right of Q. V is opposite 0, who is second to the right of Z. 0 is not an immediate neighbour of P or U. R is an immediate neighbour of Q.
17. Who among the following is opposite Z ?
1. P
18. Starting from O, if all the friends are made to sit in alphabetical order in clockwise direction, the position of how many (excluding O) will remain unchanged ?
1. One
2. Two
3. None
4. Three
5. None of these
19. Who among the following sits third to the left of U ?
20. Which of the following pairs are the immediate neighbours of T ?
1. O, Z
2. Q, P
3. Z, V
4. R, O
5. None of these
21. If the places of O and V are interchanged, who is third to the right of Q ?
1. O
22. Which of the following is true, with respect to the given seating arrangement ?
1. O sits on the immediate right of Z.
2. U sits exactly between V and P.
3. Z sits second to the right of V.
4. Q is an immediate neighbour of P.
5. None of these
23. T is related to P in a certain way. Similarly, Q is related to U, according to the given seating arrangement. Who among the following is related to Z, following the same pattern ?
1. R

Solutions :

Q. No (1-3) :
Anita is 4th from the right end. Thus, in the row, Anita's position from the left end
(20+1-4) = 17th
1. 2
2. 3
3. 4; Move four letters backwards in the alphabet for the corresponding letter of the next tern.
4-8 :
4. 2

5. 1

6. 5

7. 3

8. 2
(9-13) :

 Month City January Mumbai February Kolkata March Chennai April Bangalore May Delhi June Bhopal July Cochin

9. 1

10. 5

11. 4

12. 4

13. 5

(14-16) :

Raman > Sushant (58 kg) > Shoumya > Anu > Saurabh (46 kg) > Swati

14. 3

15. 3

Anu's weight = 58 - 8 = 50 kg

Showmya's weight lies between Anu's and Sushant's. Thus, the possible weight of Shoumya is 55 kg.

16. 3

(17-23) :

17. 2

18. 3

19. 4

20. 1

22. 3

23. 5

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