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1. ‘Captain’ is related to a ‘Team’ in the same way
as ‘Director’ is related to
(1) Supervisor (2) Employee
(3) Organisation (4) Union
(5) Customer
2. Find the odd one out of the following options
(1) Aunt (2) Child
(3) Father (4) Niece
(5) Relation
3. Pointing to a photograph of Mahesh, Ram said. “The
father of his sister is the husband of my wife’s mother”.
How is Ram related to Mahesh?
(1) Brother (2) Brother-in-law
(3) Father-in-law (4) Data not sufficient
(5) None of these
4. If ‘fork’ is called ‘plate’, ‘plate’ is
called ‘knife’, ‘knife’ is called ‘jug’, ‘jug’ is
called ‘glass’, ‘glass’ is called ‘cup’ and ‘cup’ is
called ‘fork’, by what do we cut fruit?
(1) spoon (2) jug
(3) glass (4) saucer
(5) none of these
5. If ‘a’ is substituted by 26,’B’ by 25 and so on up
to ‘Z’ which is substituted by 1, what will be the sum of
the numbers substituted for the word ‘XRAY’?
(1) 33 (2) 40
(3) 37 (4) 73
(5) None of these
6. In a certain code COIMBATORE is written as DPJNCBUPSF.
How is INDORE written in that code?
(5) None of these
7. Geeta is elder to Seeta but not to Deepa. Gayatri is
younger than Deepa. No one is elder to Fatima. Who is
youngest of them all?
(1) Seeta (2) Geeta
(3) Gayatri (4) Data not sufficient
(5) None of these
8. Raman is sitting to the immediate left of Harry but not
next to Kamal. Mahesh is sitting to the right of Kamal. If
the four friends are sitting in a circle who is sitting to
the immediate right of Harry?
(1) Mahesh (2) Kamal
(3) Raman (4) Harry
(5) Cannot be determined
9. How many three letter meaningful English words can be
formed from the word NOTE beginning with ‘T’ and without
repeating any letter?
(1) Three (2) One
(3) Two (4) None
(5) None of these
Directions (11-15): Answer question 11 to 15 based on the
following sequence:
A $ B # 9 G 3D K « M ? C Q 2 X 7 P 5 U 8 I 4 Y ə J
11. How many elements in the above arrangement are both
immediately preceded and immediately followed by a number?
(1) One (2) Two
(3) Three (4) Five
(5) None of these
12. Which of the following will be the fifteenth element
from the left end if all the numbers are arranged in
descending order from left to right, keeping the position
of the other elements in arrangement un-changed?
(1) 5 (2) 4
(3) 7 (4) 8
(5) None of these
13. How many letters in the above arrangement are
immediately followed by a symbol?
(1) Two (2) Five
(3) Four (4) Three
(5) None of these
14. Which of the following will be eighth to the left of
the twelfth from the left end of the arrangement?
(1) # (2) 7
(3) U (4) 9
(5) None of these
15. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way
based on their position in the above arrangement and so
form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that
(1) G$M (2) K9Q
(3) ?D7 (4) 2MU
(5) PCI
16. In a certain code language’ In ba pe’ means ‘he has
won’,'le ki ba’ means ‘she has lost’ and ‘in se pe’
means ‘he always won’. Which word in that language
means ‘he’?
(1) in (2) pe
(3) se (4) Data not sufficient
(5) None of these
17. X is Y’s brother. S is T’s mother and X’s aunt. How is
T related to X?
(1) Sister (2) Cousin
(3) Aunt (4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these
18. If the letters of the word OBSERVANT are interchanged,
such that the first becomes ninth, second becomes eighth,
and so on, and the position of the fifth letter remains
unchanged then what will be the new arrangement of letters?
(5) None of these
19. If 1 is coded as Ś, 5 is coded as %, 6 is coded as «, 3
is coded as +, 7 is coded as # and 4 is coded as ? What
will be the correct form of the number 435671?
(1) ? + % « # Ś (2) ? + % Ś # «
(3) ? + « % # Ś (4) Ś # « % + ?
(5) None of these
20. Which of the following have the same relationship as
(5) None of these
Directions (21-25): Read the following information and
attempt the given questions:
Six executive Aman, Bindu, Deepa, Jitu, Kamal and Priyanka
have to advertise four products i.e. soap, watches,
computers and chocolates on 3 different channels, i.e. Go,
Come and Fun either alone or in pairs. An executive can
visit only one channel and advertise only one product. No
more than two executives can advertise on a channel.
(i) Bindu and Jitu both visit the same channel but
advertise different products.
(ii) Aman who visits ‘Go’ advertises neither soap nor
(iii) Kamal does not advertise chocolates.
(iv) No girl advertises soap.
(v) The two executives who advertise chocolates visit Spice
21. Who advertises watches?
(1) Deepa (2) Kamal
(3) Aman (4) Priyanka
(5) None of these
22. Which of the following Channel-product pairs in
definitely incorrect?
(1) Go-watch (2) Come-computer
(3) Go-soap (4) Come-soap
(5) Come-watch
23. Which channel does Kamal visit?
(1) Go (2) Fun
(3) Come (4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these
24. If Bipasha advertises computers which of the following
must be true?
(1) Jitu advertises soap (2) Jitu advertises watches
(3) Kamal advertises computers (4) Kamal works for Fun
(5) None of these
25. What will Jitu advertise?
(1) Chocolates (2) Watches
(3) Computers or watches (4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these
26. Swaroop and Simple want to attend a seminar together
between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. Simple cannot leave
till after her lunch break which begins at 1.30 p.m.
Swaroop is free after her meeting which ends at noon. For
how many hours can the two of them attend the seminar?
(1) 3 ½ hours (2) 2 ½ hours
(3) 4 ½ hours (4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these
27. How many pairs of letters are there in the word ANSWER
each of which has as many letters between them in the word
as there are in the English language?
(1) One (2) Two
(3) Four (4) Three
(5) None of these
28. Find the odd one out
(1) 2 (2) 7
(3) 11 (4) 13
(5) 9
29. If all the letters in the word MERCIFUL are rearranged
in alphabetical order and substituted by the alphabet
preceding them in the English alphabet what will be the new
arrangement of letters?
(5) None of these
30. Out of 38 families in a housing society 5 subscribe to
Hindi news-papers alone, 12 subscribe to both Hindi and
Marathi newspapers. Find the number of Maranthi news-paper
(1) 9 (2) 21
(3) 17 (4) Cannot be determined
(5) None of these
Directions (31-35): Below are given letters and their
numeric codes. Below that are given some conditions to be
followed while codifying the given letter groups in each
question. Study them and find out the correct numeric coded
form of the given letter group in each question. If none of
the coded forms is correct, your answer will be (5)
i.e. ‘None of these’.
Letters M Q I N E Y U
Numeric Codes 2 5 3 7 1 8
4 6 9
(i) If the first and last letters are vowels both are to be
coded as Ś.
(ii) If the second letter is a vowel and the third letter
is a consonant a single code is to be used and both are to
be coded jointly as %.
(iii) If the first letter is a consonant and the last
letter is a vowel both are to be coded as?
(1) 1%28 (2) ?732?
(3) 17328 (4) ?7328
(5) None of these
(1) ?173? (2) 6%39
(3) 6%79 (4) 61739
(5) None of these
(1) 5%93 (2) ?413?
(3) ?4139 (4) ?419?
(5) None of these
(1) 1%72 (2) 0%42
(3) 1374? (4) 1%43
(5) None of these
(1) Ś769 Ś (2) 4769 Ś
(3) 47691 (4) Ś7691
(5) None of these
Directions (36-40): In each question below are two
statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II.
You have to take the two given statements to be true even
if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts
and then decide which of the given conclusions logically
follows from the two statements disregarding commonly known
Give answer (1) if only conclusion I follows.
Give answer (2) if only conclusion II follows.
Give answer (3) if either conclusion I or II follows.
Give answer (4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
Give answer (5) if both conclusions I or II follow.
36. Statements: Some pencils are lead. All lead are ink
I. Some ink are pencils.
II. All ink are lead.
37. Statements: Some ovens are refrigerator. Some
refrigerators are ACs.
I. Some ACs are ovens.
II. No. AC is oven.
38. Statements: All planes are birds. All birds are clouds.
I. Some planes are clouds.
II. Some clouds are birds.
39. Statements: Some sweets are salt. No salt in spice.
I.. Some sweets are spice.
II. No spice is salt.
40. Statements: Some papers are plastics. All papers are
I. Some plastics are clothes.
II. Some plastics are papers.
Directions (41-45): Each of the following questions below
consists a question and two statements numbered I and II
given below it. You have to decide if the data provided in
the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read
both statements and:
Give answer (1) if the data in statements I alone is
sufficient to answer the question while the data in
statement II is not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (2) if the data in statement II alone is
sufficient to answer the question, while the data in
statement I alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (3) if the data either in statement I alone or
in statement II alone is sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (4) if the data in both the statements I and II
are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer (5) if the data in both the statements I and II
together are necessary to answer the question.
41. How is ‘cricket’ written in a code language?
I. ‘Dinesh play cricket’ is written as ‘do si ha’.
II. ‘play cricket now’ is written as ‘ha si ma’.
42. Who is the oldest among L, M, N, O,P?
I. P is older than M and N but not O.
II. L is older than O.
43. When is Rahul’s birthday?
I. Rahul and Shivani are twins.
II. Rahul was born on the last day of February in a leap
44. What is the strength of the class?
I. Shekhar stood 28 ranks below the top ranker and Mahesh
who stood 5 ranks below him stood last.
II. Jayesh was 9 ranks below Ramesh who stood 27th from the
45. How far does Shruti live from the school?
I. Shruti has to cycle 3 kms. To her friend Mina’s house
which is 4 kms. From thee school.
II. Gitanjali lives exactly opposite the school and walks 2
kms. to reach Shruti’s house.
Directions (46-50): The following questions are based on
the five three digit numbers given below:
972 526 487 359 251
46. If the positions of the firs and second digits are
interchanged which of the following will be third if they
are arranged in ascending order?
(1) 359 (2) 972
(3) 526 (4) 487
(5) 251
47. If 2 is added to the sum of the digits of each of the
above numbers how many will be multiples of 5?
(1) None (2) One
(3) Two (4) Three
(5) None of these
48. If 1 is subtracted from the last digit of each of the
above numbers the sum of the digits of how many of them are
prime numbers?
(1) None (2) Two
(3) One (4) Three
(5) All five
49. If the digits in each of the above numbers are written
in reverse order which will be the second highest number?
(1) 251 (2) 359
(3) 487 (4) 526
(5) 972
50. If the positions of the digits of each of the numbers
are interchanged such that the first becomes second, second
becomes third and third becomes firs, which, of the
following will be the highest?
(1) 972 (2) 526
(3) 487 (4) 251
(5) 359
Answer Key for Mental Aptitude Reasoning
1. (3) 2. (5) 3. (2) 4. (2) 5. (2)
6. (3) 7. (4) 8. (2) 9. (1) 10. (1)
11. (4) 12. (3) 13. (2) 14. (1) 15. (5)
16. (4) 17. (2) 18. (5) 19. (1) 20. (5)
21. (3) 22. (4) 23. (1) 24. (2) 25. (3)
26. (1) 27. (2) 28. (5) 29. (2) 30. (5)
31. (3) 32. (2) 33. (4) 34. (5) 35. (1)
36. (1) 37. (3) 38. (5) 39. (2) 40. (5)
41. (4) 42. (5) 43. (2) 44. (1) 45. (3)
46. (1) 47. (4) 48. (3) 49. (3) 50. (5)

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