Logical Reasoning - Logical Games

Exercise :: Logical Games - Type 4

Read the below passage carefully and answer the questions:

Five roommates Randy, Sally, Terry, Uma, and Vernon each do one housekeeping task mopping, sweeping, laundry, vacuuming, or dusting one day a week, Monday through Friday.

* Vernon does not vacuum and does not do his task on Tuesday.
* Sally does the dusting, and does not do it on Monday or Friday.
* The mopping is done on Thursday.
* Terry does his task, which is not vacuuming, on Wednesday.
* The laundry is done on Friday, and not by Uma.
* Randy does his task on Monday.
1. 

What task does Terry do on Wednesday?

A. vacuuming
B. dusting
C. mopping
D. sweeping
E. laundry

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Terry does not dust, mop, do laundry, or vacuum. Therefore, Terry does the sweeping on Wednesday.

2. 

What day does Uma do her task?

A. Monday
B. Tuesday
C. Wednesday
D. Thursday
E. Friday

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Uma does the mopping, which is done on Thursday.

3. 

What task does Vernon do?

A. vacuuming
B. dusting
C. mopping
D. sweeping
E. laundry

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

Vernon does not vacuum, dust, or sweep. Randy does the vacuuming, Sally does the dusting, Terry does the sweeping—leaving laundry and mopping for Uma and Vernon. Uma does not do laundry; therefore, she must mop, and Vernon does the laundry.

4. 

What day is the vacuuming done?

A. Friday
B. Monday
C. Tuesday
D. Wednesday
E. Thursday

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Dusting is on Tuesday, sweeping is on Wednesday, mopping is on Thursday, and laundry is on Friday. Therefore, the vacuuming is done on Monday.

5. 

When does Sally do the dusting?

A. Friday
B. Monday
C. Tuesday
D. Wednesday
E. Thursday

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Dusting must be done on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. However, the mopping is done on Thursday, and Terry does his task on Wednesday. Therefore, Sally does the dusting on Tuesday.