# Logical Reasoning - Logical Problems

Directions to Solve

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?
Burton
Zeller
Jenkins
Calvin
Explanation:
After all the switching was done, Jenkins was directly behind the receiver. Calvin and Burton had fallen. Zeller remained in the rear.

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?
in the alley behind the house
on the north side of the house
in front of the house
on the south side of the house
Explanation:
After all the switches were made, Shawn is in front of the house. Ross is in the alley behind the house,Michael is on the north side, and Jed is on the south.

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?
Mr. Carter
Ms. Falk
Ms. Johnson
Mr. Kirk
Explanation:
After all the switches were made, Mr. Kirk worked on Tuesday. Mr. Carter worked on Monday,Ms. Johnson on Wednesday, and Ms. Falk on Thursday.

4.
Four people witnessed a mugging. Each gave a different description of the mugger. Which description is probably right?
He was average height, thin, and middle-aged.
He was tall, thin, and middle-aged.
He was tall, thin, and young.
He was tall, of average weight, and middle-aged.