Logical Reasoning capsules by Vikas Saini - Set 2



  • SET 1

    Madan and Rohit are in the same team of hockey. Parth defeated Rohit in badminton but lost to Sachin in tennis. Nitin teams with Sagar in football and with Sachin in hockey. Rohit defeated Sachin in chess. Those who play cricket do not play badminton, volleyball or tennis. Madan and Parth are in opposite teams of basketball. Nitin represents his state in cricket while Sagar does so at the district level. Boys who play chess do not play football, basketball or volleyball. Madan and Parth are together in the volleyball team. Boys who play football also play hockey.

    Q1. Name the boys who do not play football.
    (a) Sachin, Nitin
    (b) Rohit, Sagar
    (c) Rohit, Sachin
    (d) Rohit, Nitin
    (e) None of these

    Q2. Who plays both hockey and tennis?
    (a) Sachin
    (b) Rohit
    (c) Nitin
    (d) Parth
    (e) None of these

    Q3. Which is the most popular game with this group?
    (a) Cricket
    (b) Hockey
    (c) Football
    (d) Badminton
    (e) None of these

    Q4. Who plays the largest number of games?
    (a) Sagar
    (b) Rohit
    (c) Parth
    (d) Nitin
    (e) None of these

    Q5. Which boy plays both badminton and hockey?
    (a) Sachin
    (b) Rohit
    (c) Nitin
    (d) Parth
    (e) None of these

    Solution:

    Let’s make a table as per given data in above set
    .

    PlayerHockeyBadmintonCricketFootballTennisChessVolleyballBasketball
    MadanYesYesYes
    RohitYesYesNoNoYesNoNo
    ParthYesNoYesYesYes
    SachinYesNoNoYesYesNoNo
    NitinYesYesYes
    SagarYesYesYes

    Answers
    Q1. c
    Q2. a
    Q3. b
    Q4. c
    Q5. b

    SET 2

    Seven boys A, D, Y, U, P, Q and J live in three different buildings – Ashiana, Top-view and Ridge. Each of them is flying kites of different colours i.e. red, green, blue white, black, yellow and pink, not necessarily in that order. Not more than three or less than two stay in any of the buildings. Q is flying a pink and does not live in Ridge building. U does not live in the same building as A or P and is flying a yellow coloured kite. D lives in Ridge building with only one more person and is flying a green kite. None in the Top-view building flies a white kite. P does not fly a blue kite.

    Q1. Who live in Ridge building?
    (a) D, U
    (b) D, A, P
    (c) Y, A, P
    (d) A, P
    (e) None of these

    Q2. Who is flying the blue kite?
    (a) A
    (b) J
    (c) P
    (d) Data inadequate
    (e) None of these

    Q3. Who flies the red kite?
    (a) A
    (b) J
    (c) P
    (d) Data inadequate
    (e) None of these

    Q4. Who stay in Top-view building?
    (a) Y, J, P
    (b) A, P
    (c) A, P, D
    (d) Y, U, J
    (e) None of these

    Q5. What coloured kite is J flying?
    (a) Blue
    (b) White
    (c) Black
    (d) Data inadequate
    (e) None of these

    Solution
    .

    BoyBuldingKite
    ATop viewBlue
    DRidgeGreen
    YTop viewBlack
    URidgeYellow
    PTop viewRed
    QAshianaPink
    JAshianaWhite

    Answers
    Q1. a
    Q2. a
    Q3. c
    Q4. e
    Q5. b

    SET 3

    Three persons A, B and C wore shirts of black, blue and orange colours (not necessarily in that order) and pants of green, yellow and orange colours (not necessarily in that order). No person wore pant and shirt of the same colour. Further, it is given that

    • A did not wear shirt of black colour.
    • B did not wear shirt of blue colour.
    • C did not wear shirt of orange colour.
    • A did not wear pant of green colour.
    • B wore pant of orange colour.

    Q1. What were the colours of pant and shirt worn by C, respectively?
    a) Yellow and Black
    b) Yellow and Blue
    c) Green and Blue
    d) Orange and Black
    e) None of these

    Q2. Who did not wear the orange colour?
    a) A
    b) B
    c) C
    d) A & C
    e) None of these

    Solution:

    PantGreenYellowOrange
    AXYesX
    BXXYes
    CYesXX
    ShirtBlackBlueOrange
    AXXYes
    BYesXX
    CXYesX

    Answers
    Q1. c
    Q2. c


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