# Online Verbal Reasoning Test - Verbal Reasoning Test 9

Instruction:

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• Total number of questions : 20.
• Time alloted : 30 minutes.
• Each question carry 1 mark, no negative marks.
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1.

The length and breadth of a room are 8 m and 6 m respectively. A cat runs along all the four walls and finally along a diagonal order to catch a rat. How much total distance is covered by the cat?

A.
 10
B.
 14
C.
 38
D.
 48

Explanation:

2.

Sundar runs 20 m towards East and turns to right and runs 10 m. Then he turns to the right and runs 9 m. Again he turns to right and runs 5 m. After this he turns to left and runs 12 m and finally he turns to right and 6 m. Now to which direction is Sundar facing?

A.
 East
B.
 West
C.
 North
D.
 South

Explanation:

Therefore, it is clear that Sundar will face towards North.

3.

Introducing a woman, Shashank said, "She is the mother of the only daughter of my son." How that woman is related to Shashank?

A.
 Daughter
B.
 Sister-in-law
C.
 Wife
D.
 Daughter-in-law

Explanation:

The woman is the mother of Shashank's granddaughter. Hence, the woman is the daughter-in-law of Shashank.

4.

1. A * B means A is the sister of B
2. A \$ B means B is the mother of A
3. A + B means A is the brother of B
4. A = B means B is the father of A.
Which of the following means M is the maternal uncle of N?

A.
 M = P + Q * N
B.
 N + P = Q * M
C.
 N * P \$ Q * M
D.
 None of these

Direction (for Q.Nos. 5 - 6):

In each of the following questions two statements are given and these statements are followed by two conclusions numbered (1) and (2). 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 conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

• (A) If only (1) conclusion follows
• (B) If only (2) conclusion follows
• (C) If either (1) or (2) follows
• (D) If neither (1) nor (2) follows and
• (E) If both (1) and (2) follow.
5.

Statements: All the poets are goats. Some goats are trees.

Conclusions:

1. Some poets are trees.
2. Some trees are goats.

A.
 Only (1) conclusion follows
B.
 Only (2) conclusion follows
C.
 Either (1) or (2) follows
D.
 Neither (1) nor (2) follows
E.
 Both (1) and (2) follow

Explanation:

6.

Statements: All the pencils are pens. All the pens are inks.

Conclusions:

1. All the pencils are inks.
2. Some inks are pencils.

A.
 Only (1) conclusion follows
B.
 Only (2) conclusion follows
C.
 Either (1) or (2) follows
D.
 Neither (1) nor (2) follows
E.
 Both (1) and (2) follow

Explanation:

7.

Two positions of dice are shown below. How many points will appear on the opposite to the face containing 5 points?

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

Explanation:

In these two positions one of the common face having 1 point is in the same position. Therefore according to rule (2). There will be 4 points on the required face.

8.

Two positions of a dice are shown below. Which number will appear on the face opposite to the face with the number 5?

A.
 2/6
B.
 2
C.
 6
D.
 4

Explanation:

According to the rule no. (3), common faces with number 3, are in same positions. Hence the number of the opposite face to face with number 5 will be 6.

9.

Two positions of a cube with its surfaces numbered are shown below. When the surface 4 touch the bottom, what surface will be on the top?

A.
 1
B.
 2
C.
 5
D.
 6

Explanation:

In these 2 positions one common face with number 1 is in the same position. Hence according to the rule number (3), 2 is opposite 6 and 3 is opposite to 5. Therefore opposite to 4 is 1.

Direction (for Q.No. 10):
Each of these questions given below contains three elements. These elements may or may not have some inter linkage. Each group of elements may fit into one of these diagrams at (A), (B), (C), (D) and/or (E). You have to indicate the group of elements which correctly fits into the diagrams.
10.

Which of the following diagrams indicates the best relation between Paper, Stationery and Ink ?

A.
B.
C.
D.

Explanation:

Paper and Ink are different from one another but both these belong to stationery.

Direction (for Q.No. 11):

Study the diagram given below and answer each of the following questions.

11.

How many persons takes all the three ?

A.
 20
B.
 17
C.
 25
D.
 15

Explanation:

15 persons take all the three.

Direction (for Q.No. 12):

The following questions are based on the information given below:

1. A cuboid shaped wooden block has 6 cm length, 4 cm breadth and 1 cm height.
2. Two faces measuring 4 cm x 1 cm are coloured in black.
3. Two faces measuring 6 cm x 1 cm are coloured in red.
4. Two faces measuring 6 cm x 4 cm are coloured in green.
5. The block is divided into 6 equal cubes of side 1 cm (from 6 cm side), 4 equal cubes of side 1 cm(from 4 cm side).
12.

How many cubes will have green colour on two sides and rest of the four sides having no colour ?

A.
 12
B.
 10
C.
 8
D.
 4

Explanation:

There are 16 small cubes attached to the outer walls of the cuboid.

Therefore remaining inner small cubes will be the cubes having two sides green coloured.

So the required number = 24 - 16 = 8

Direction (for Q.No. 13):

The following questions are based on the information given below:

1. There is a cuboid whose dimensions are 4 x 3 x 3 cm.
2. The opposite faces of dimensions 4 x 3 are coloured yellow.
3. The opposite faces of other dimensions 4 x 3 are coloured red.
4. The opposite faces of dimensions 3 x 3 are coloured green.
5. Now the cuboid is cut into small cubes of side 1 cm.
13.

How many small cubes have three faces coloured ?

A.
 24
B.
 20
C.
 16
D.
 8

Explanation:

Such cubes are related to the corners of the cuboid and there are 8 corners.

Hence, the required number is 8.

Direction (for Q.No. 14):

The following questions are based on the information given below:

All the opposite faces of a big cube are coloured with red, black and green colours. After that is cut into 64 small equal cubes.

14.

How many small cubes are there whose only one face is coloured ?

A.
 32
B.
 8
C.
 16
D.
 24

Explanation:

Number of small cubes having only one face coloured = 4 from each face

= 4 x 6

= 24

Direction (for Q.No. 15):
In each of the following questions find out the alternative which will replace the question mark.
15.

College : Student :: Hospital : ?

A.
 Nurse
B.
 Doctor
C.
 Treatment
D.
 Patient

Explanation:

As Students read in College similarly Patients are treated in Hospital.

Direction (for Q.No. 16):
Each of the following questions has a group. Find out which one of the given alternatives will be another member of the group or of that class.
16.

Lucknow, Patna, Bhopal, Jaipur

A.
 Shimla
B.
 Mysore
C.
 Pune
D.
 Indore

Explanation:

All the cities given in the question are state capitals similarly Shimla is also a capital.

Direction (for Q.No. 17):
Six friends are sitting in a circle and are facing the centre of the circle. Deepa is between Prakash and Pankaj. Priti is between Mukesh and Lalit. Prakash and Mukesh are opposite to each other.
17.

Who is sitting right to Prakash ?

A.
 Mukesh
B.
 Deepa
C.
 Pankaj
D.
 Lalit

Explanation:

Hence, Lalit is sitting right to Prakash.

Direction (for Q.No. 18):
Each of these questions are based on the information given below :
1. 8 persons E, F, G, H, I, J, K and L are seated around a square table - two on each side.
2. There are 3 ladies who are not seated next to each other.
3. J is between L and F.
4. G is between I and F.
5. H, a lady member is second to the left of J.
6. F, a male member is seated opposite to E, a lady member.
7. There is a lady member between F and I.
18.

Who among the following are three lady members ?

A.
 E, H and J
B.
 E, F and G
C.
 E, H and G
D.
 C, H and J

Explanation:

The three lady members are E, H and G.

19.

Which one will replace the question mark ?

A.
 5
B.
 6
C.
 8
D.
 9

Explanation:

93 - (27 + 3) = 63

79 - (38 + 4) = 37

Therefore, 67 - (16 + X) = 42

X = 9

20.

Which one will replace the question mark ?

A.
 3
B.
 2
C.
 7
D.
 6

Explanation:

Putting the position of the letters in reverse order

P = 11, S = 8, V = 5 and Y = 2.