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Instruction:

  • Total number of questions : 20.
  • Time alloted : 30 minutes.
  • Each question carry 1 mark, no negative marks.
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Direction (for Q.No. 1):
Each question presents a situation and asks you to make a judgment regarding that particular circumstance. Choose an answer based on given information.
1.

Mrs. Jansen recently moved to Arizona. She wants to fill her new backyard with flowering plants. Although she is an experienced gardener, she isn't very well-versed in what plants will do well in the Arizona climate. Also, there is a big tree in her backyard making for shady conditions and she isn't sure what plants will thrive without much direct sunlight. Her favorite gardening catalog offers several backyard seed packages. Which one should Mrs. Jansen choose?

A.
The Rainbow Collection is ideal for North-east gardens. It includes a variety of colorful perennials that thrive in cool, moist conditions.
B.
The Greenhouse Collection will blossom year after year if planted in brightly lit locations and watered regularly.
C.
The Treehouse Collection will provide lush green plants with delicate colorful flowers that thrive in shady and partially shady locations.
D.
The Oasis Collection includes a variety of perennials that thrive in dry climates and bright sunlight.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Treehouse Collection is the only package that can thrive in shady locations. Choice a requires a Northeastern climate. Choices b and d require bright sunlight.

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Direction (for Q.No. 2):
Choose the picture that would go in the empty box so that the two bottom pictures are related in the same way as the top two are related.
2.

A.
1
B.
2
C.
3
D.
4

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Towel is to bathtub as chest of drawers is to bed. The towel and bathtub are both found in a bathroom; the chest and the bed are both found in a bedroom.

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Direction (for Q.No. 3):

In each question below is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions, decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement and choose your answer accordingly.

3.

Statement: "We do not want you to see our product on newspaper, visit our shop to get a full view." - An advertisement.

Assumptions:

  1. People generally decide to purchase any product after seeing the name in the advertisement.
  2. Uncommon appeal may attract the customers.
  3. People may come to see the product.

A.
None is implicit
B.
Only I and II are implicit
C.
Only II and III are implicit
D.
All are implicit
E.
None of these

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

It can be inferred from the statement that people also like to see a product before buying. So, I is not implicit. Also, the statement is just an attempt to arouse the people to come and see the shop. So, both II and III are implicit.

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Direction (for Q.No. 4):
Choose the pair that best represents a similar relationship to the one expressed in the original pair of words.
4.

DIRGE : FUNERAL

A.
chain : letter
B.
bell : church
C.
telephone : call
D.
jingle : commercial
E.
hymn : concerto

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

Explanation:

A dirge is a song used at a funeral; a jingle is a song used in a commercial.

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Direction (for Q.No. 5):

In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.

Give answer

  • (A) If only assumption I is implicit
  • (B) If only assumption II is implicit
  • (C) If either I or II is implicit
  • (D) If neither I nor II is implicit
  • (E) If both I and II are implicit.

5.

Statement: "This drink can be had either as it is, or after adding ice to it." - An advertisement.

Assumptions:

  1. People differ in their preferences.
  2. Some people will get attracted to the drink as it can be had as it is.

A.
Only assumption I is implicit
B.
Only assumption II is implicit
C.
Either I or II is implicit
D.
Neither I nor II is implicit
E.
Both I and II are implicit

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option E

Explanation:

The advertisement tells the different ways in which the drink can be had. This means that different people prefer to have it in a different way and that some people would prefer it only because it can be taken in a particular manner. So, both I and II are implicit.

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 6 - 7):

In each question below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusion and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Give answer:

  • (A) If only conclusion I follows
  • (B) If only conclusion II follows
  • (C) If either I or II follows
  • (D) If neither I nor II follows and
  • (E) If both I and II follow.

6.

Statements: Some desks are caps. No cap is red.

Conclusions:

  1. Some caps are desks.
  2. No desk is red.

A.
Only conclusion I follows
B.
Only conclusion II follows
C.
Either I or II follows
D.
Neither I nor II follows
E.
Both I and II follow

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Since one premise is particular and the other premise is negative, the conclusion must be particular negative and should not contain the middle term. So, it follows that 'Some desks are not red'. However, I is the converse of the first premise and thus it holds.

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7.

Statements: Some dreams are nights. Some nights are days.

Conclusions:

  1. All days are either nights or dreams.
  2. Some days are nights.

A.
Only conclusion I follows
B.
Only conclusion II follows
C.
Either I or II follows
D.
Neither I nor II follows
E.
Both I and II follow

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Since both the premises are particular, no definite conclusion follows. However, II is the converse of the second premise and thus it holds.

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Direction (for Q.No. 8):

In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.

Give answer

  • (A) If only assumption I is implicit
  • (B) If only assumption II is implicit
  • (C) If either I or II is implicit
  • (D) If neither I nor II is implicit
  • (E) If both I and II are implicit.

8.

Statement: The civic authority appealed to the people for reduction in usage of water as there may be an acute shortage during the coming weeks.

Assumptions:

  1. There will be no rain in recent future.
  2. The people are ready to follow the advice of the civic authority.

A.
Only assumption I is implicit
B.
Only assumption II is implicit
C.
Either I or II is implicit
D.
Neither I nor II is implicit
E.
Both I and II are implicit

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Clearly, I is not directly related to the issue in the given statement and so it is not implicit. The civic authority makes an appeal to the people with the hope that it would surely be attended to by the people. So, II is implicit.

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Direction (for Q.No. 9):

In each question below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true and on the basis of the information given in the statement, decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.

Give answer

  • (A) If only I follows
  • (B) If only II follows
  • (C) If either I or II follows
  • (D) If neither I nor II follows
  • (E) If both I and II follow.

9.

Statement: The Central Bureau of Investigation receives the complaint of an officer taking bribe to do the duty he is supposed to.

Courses of Action:

  1. CBI should try to catch the officer red-handed and then take a strict action against him.
  2. CBI should wait for some more complaints about the officer to be sure about the matter.

A.
Only I follows
B.
Only II follows
C.
Either I or II follows
D.
Neither I nor II follows
E.
Both I and II follow

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Clearly, one complaint is enough for a wrong doing. This should be confirmed by catching the guilty red-handed and then strict action taken against him. So, only course I follows.

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Direction (for Q.No. 10):

Each question given below consists of a statement, followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.

Give answer:

  • (A) If only argument I is strong
  • (B) If only argument II is strong
  • (C) If either I or II is strong
  • (D) If neither I nor II is strong and
  • (E) If both I and II are strong.

10.

Statement: Can pollution be controlled?

Arguments:

  1. Yes. If everyone realizes the hazards it may create and cooperates to get rid of it, pollution may be controlled.
  2. No. The crowded highways, factories and industries and an ever-growing population eager to acquire more and more land for constructing houses are beyond control.

A.
Only argument I is strong
B.
Only argument II is strong
C.
Either I or II is strong
D.
Neither I nor II is strong
E.
Both I and II are strong

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The control of pollution, on one hand, seems to be impossible because of the ever-growing needs and the disconcern of the people but, on the other hand, the control is possible by a joint effort. So, either of the arguments will hold strong.

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Direction (for Q.No. 11):
Look carefully for the pattern, and then choose which pair of numbers comes next.
11.

2 44 4 41 6 38 8

A.
10 12
B.
35 32
C.
34 9
D.
35 10
E.
10 52

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Here, there are two alternating patterns, one addition and one subtraction. The first starts with 2 and increases by 2; the second starts with 44 and decreases by 3.

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Direction (for Q.No. 12):
A good way to figure out the relationship in a given question is to make up a sentence that describes the relationship between the first two words. Then, try to use the same sentence to find out which of the answer choices completes the same relationship with the third word.
12.

Yard is to inch as quart is to

A.
gallon
B.
ounce
C.
milk
D.
liquid

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

A yard is a larger measure than an inch (a yard contains 36 inches). A quart is a larger measure than an ounce (a quart contains 32 ounces). Gallon (choice a) is incorrect because it is larger than a quart. Choices c and d are incorrect because they are not units of measurement.

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Direction (for Q.No. 13):

Each question given below consists of a statement, followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.

Give answer:

  • (A) If only argument I is strong
  • (B) If only argument II is strong
  • (C) If either I or II is strong
  • (D) If neither I nor II is strong and
  • (E) If both I and II are strong.

13.

Statement: Should there be concentration of foreign investment in only few states?

Arguments:

  1. No. It is against the policy of overall development of the country.
  2. Yes. A large number of states lack infrastructure to attract foreign investment.

A.
Only argument I is strong
B.
Only argument II is strong
C.
Either I or II is strong
D.
Neither I nor II is strong
E.
Both I and II are strong

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

An equitable distribution of foreign investment is a must for uniform development all over the country. So, argument I holds. Also, no backward state ought to be neglected, rather such states should be prepared and shaped up to attract. Foreign investment as well. So, II does not hold.

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Direction (for Q.No. 14):

In each question below is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions, decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement and choose your answer accordingly.

14.

Statement: The address of the Principal to the students, "Dear students, if you want a healthy mind, listen to music."

Assumptions:

  1. Normally students like to follow good advice.
  2. It is desirable to develop a healthy mind.
  3. It is the duty of the Principal to advise the students.

A.
Only I and II are implicit
B.
Only II and III are implicit
C.
Only I and III are implicit
D.
None is implicit
E.
None of these

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Principal has advised the students regarding their welfare. This implies that students like to follow good advice. So, I is implicit. Since the Principal stresses on having 'a healthy mind', it implies that students desire for the same. So, II is implicit. However, the Principal has given the advice out of deep concern for his students and not because it is his duty. So, III is not implicit.

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Direction (for Q.No. 15):

In each question below is given a statement followed by three courses of action numbered I, II and III. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the three given suggested courses of action logically follows for pursuing.

15.

Statement: Every year thousands of eligible students do not get admission in colleges both in urban and rural areas after passing their school leaving certificate examination.

Courses of Action:

  1. More colleges should be set up in both urban and rural areas.
  2. The number of schools in both urban and rural areas should be reduced.
  3. More schools should offer vocational courses to equip students for taking up their vocation after completing their school education.

A.
Only I follows
B.
Only II and III follow
C.
Only I and III follow
D.
All follow
E.
None of these

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The solution to the problem lies in accommodating the increasing number of students passing out from schools. So, only I and III follow.

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 16 - 19):

In each question below is given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.

Give answer:

  • (A) If only conclusion I follows
  • (B) If only conclusion II follows
  • (C) If either I or II follows
  • (D) If neither I nor II follows and
  • (E) If both I and II follow.

16.

Statements: Vegetable prices are soaring in the market.

Conclusions:

  1. Vegetables are becoming a rare commodity.
  2. People cannot eat vegetables.

A.
Only conclusion I follows
B.
Only conclusion II follows
C.
Either I or II follows
D.
Neither I nor II follows
E.
Both I and II follow

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The availability of vegetables is not mentioned in the given statement. So, I does not follow Also, II is not directly related to the statement and so it also does not follow.

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17.

Statements: He stressed the need to stop the present examination system and its replacement by other methods which would measure the real merit of the students.

Conclusions:

  1. Examinations should be abolished.
  2. The present examination system does not measure the real merit of the students.

A.
Only conclusion I follows
B.
Only conclusion II follows
C.
Either I or II follows
D.
Neither I nor II follows
E.
Both I and II follow

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The statement stresses the need to adopt a new method of examination. So, I does not follow. However, II directly follows from the given statement.

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18.

Statements: Use "Kraft" colours. They add colour to our life. - An advertisement.

Conclusions:

  1. Catchy slogans do not attract people.
  2. People like dark colours.

A.
Only conclusion I follows
B.
Only conclusion II follows
C.
Either I or II follows
D.
Neither I nor II follows
E.
Both I and II follow

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The slogan given in the statement is definitely a catchy one which indicates that catchy slogans do attract people. So, I does not follow. Nothing about people's preference for colours can be deduced from the statement. Thus, II also does not follow.

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19.

Statements: Applications of applicants who do no fulfil eligibility criteria and/or who do not submit applications before last date will be summarily rejected and will not be called for the written test.

Conclusions:

  1. Those who are called for the written test are those who fulfil eligibility criteria and have submitted their applications before last date.
  2. Written test will be held only after scrutiny of applications.

A.
Only conclusion I follows
B.
Only conclusion II follows
C.
Either I or II follows
D.
Neither I nor II follows
E.
Both I and II follow

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option E

Explanation:

The statement clearly mentions that fulfilling the eligibility criteria and submitting the application before the stipulated date are both essential to avoid rejection. So, I follows. Also, since it is given that the candidates whose applications are rejected shall not be called for written test, so II also follows.

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Direction (for Q.No. 20):
Each problem consists of three statements. Based on the first two statements, the third statement may be true, false, or uncertain.
20.

Spot is bigger than King and smaller than Sugar.
Ralph is smaller than Sugar and bigger than Spot.
King is bigger than Ralph.
If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

A.
true
B.
false
C.
uncertain

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Spot is bigger than King, and Ralph is bigger than Spot. Therefore, King must be smaller than Ralph.

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