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# Logical Reasoning - Logical Problems

### Exercise

"Loneliness is the most terrible poverty."
- Mother Teresa

1.

Four defensive football players are chasing the opposing wide receiver, who has the ball. Calvin is directly behind the ball carrier. Jenkins and Burton are side by side behind Calvin. Zeller is behind Jenkins and Burton. Calvin tries for the tackle but misses and falls. Burton trips. Which defensive player tackles the receiver?

 A. Burton B. Zeller C. Jenkins D. Calvin

2.

A four-person crew from Classic Colors is painting Mr. Field's house. Michael is painting the front of the house. Ross is in the alley behind the house painting the back. Jed is painting the window frames on the north side, Shawn is on the south. If Michael switches places with Jed, and Jed then switches places with Shawn, where is Shawn?

 A. in the alley behind the house B. on the north side of the house C. in front of the house D. on the south side of the house

3.

In a four-day period Monday through Thursday each of the following temporary office workers worked only one day, each a different day. Ms. Johnson was scheduled to work on Monday, but she traded with Mr. Carter, who was originally scheduled to work on Wednesday. Ms. Falk traded with Mr. Kirk, who was originally scheduled to work on Thursday. After all the switching was done, who worked on Tuesday?

 A. Mr. Carter B. Ms. Falk C. Ms. Johnson D. Mr. Kirk

4.

Four people witnessed a mugging. Each gave a different description of the mugger. Which description is probably right?

 A. He was average height, thin, and middle-aged. B. He was tall, thin, and middle-aged. C. He was tall, thin, and young. D. He was tall, of average weight, and middle-aged.

5.

Ms. Forest likes to let her students choose who their partners will be; however, no pair of students may work together more than seven class periods in a row. Adam and Baxter have studied together seven class periods in a row. Carter and Dennis have worked together three class periods in a row. Carter does not want to work with Adam. Who should be assigned to work with Baxter?

 A. Carter B. Adam C. Dennis D. Forest