## Q1. A,B,C,D,E and F member of a family consisting of 4 adults and 3 children, two of whom, and G are girls. A and D are brothers and A is a doctor. E is an engineer married to one of the brothers and has two children. B is married to D and Gis their child. Who is C? (1998)

(a) G’s brother

(b) F’s father

(c) E’s father

(d) A’s son

### Ans. (d)

Exp. According to the question,

Q2. Examine the following relationship among members of a family of six persons A, B, C, D, C, D, E and F. (2000)

1. The number of males equals that of females.

2 . A and E are sons of F. 3. D is the mother of two, one boy and one girl. 4. B is the son of A. 5. There is only one married couple in the family at present.

Which one of the following inferences can be drawn from the above?

(a) A, B and C are all females

(b) A is the husband of D

(c) E and F are children D

(d) D grand daughter of F

### Ans. (b)

EXP. according to the question

## Q3. A person travels 12 km due North, then 15 km due East, after that 15 km due West and then 18 km due South. How far is he from the starting point? (2009)

(a) 6 km

(b) 33 km

(c) 12 km

(d) 60 km

### Ans. (a)

Exp. According to the question, Let O be the starting point P,Q,R position after every movement

## Q4. In a meeting, the map of a village was placed in such a manner that South-East becomes North, North-East becomes West and so on. What will South become?(2010)

a) North

(b) North-East

(c) North-West

(d) West

### Ans. (b)

Exp. According to the question,

From the figure, it is clear that ‘S’ (South) becomes ‘North-East’ in the new figure (dotted line)

## Q5. The houses of A and B face each other on a road going North-South, A’s being on the western side. A comes out of his house, turns left, travels 5 km, turns right, travels 5 km to the front of D’s house. B does exactly the same and reaches the front of C’s house. In this context, which one of the following statements is correct? (2011)

(a) C and D live on the same street

(b) C’s house faces South

(c) The houses of C and D are less than 20 km apart

(d) None of the above

### Ans. (c)

According to the question

## Q6. Given that(2012)

A is the brother of B. D is the brother of E. C is the father of A. E is the daughter of B.

Then, the uncle of D is

(a) A

(b) B (c) C

(d) E

### Ans. (a)

EXP. According to the question

## Q7. Location of B is North of A and location of C is East of A. The distances AB and AC are 5 km and 12 km, respectively. The shortest distance (in km) between the locations B and C is

(2014)

(a) 60

(b) 13

(c) 17

(d) 7

### Ans. (b)

Exp. From the, given information, the direction graph can be drawn as,

Let shortest distance between B and C x km

12 km-

Let shortest distance between B and C be x km.

Now, by Pythagoras theorem

BC*2=AB*2+AC*2

(x) = (5)Â² + (12) 10 x=25+144

x*2 = 169 X=13

## Q8. Consider the following statements (2014)

There are six villages A, B, C, D, E and F. F is 1 km to the West of D.

B is 1 km to the East of E.

A is 2 km to the North of E.

C is 1 km to the East of A.

D is 1 km to the South of A.

Which three villages are in a line?

(a) A, C, B (b) A, D, E (c) C, B, F (d) F, B, D

### Ans. (b)

Exp. As per the given information, the location of the six villages A, B, C, D, E and F is as shown in the below figure:

Clearly, the three villages A, D and E are in a line.

## Q9. In a row A is in the 11th position from the left and Bis interchange, then A becomes 18th from the left. How imany persons are there in the row other than A and B (2014)

(a) 27

(b) 26

(c) 25

(d) 24

### Ans. (c)

Exp. The arrangement is as shown

Now, total number of persons in row

17+9+1= 27 persons Now, total persons in a row other than A and B

27-2 =25

## Q10. Shahid and Rohit start from the same point in opposite directions. After each 1 km, Shahid always turns left and Rohit always turns right. Which of the following statements is correct?

(2015)

(a) After both have travelled 2 km, the distance between them is 4 km

(b) They meet after each has travelled 3 km

(c) They meet for the first time after each has travelled 4 km

(d) They go on without ever meeting again

### Ans. (b)

Exp. According to the given information, we can make the following direction diagram

Here, R Rohit, Sâ†’ Shahid From the above direction diagram, they meet after each has

## Q11. A person X was driving in a place where all roads ran either North-South or East-West, forming a grid. Roads are at a distance of 1 km from each other in a parallel. He started at the intersection of two roads, drove 3 km North, 3 km West and 4 km South. Which sub further route could bring him back to his starting sub point, if the same route is not repeated? (2016)

(a) 3 km East, then 2 km South

(b) 3 km East, then 1 km North

(c) 1 km North, then 2 km West

(d) 3 km South, then 1 km North

Ans. (b)

## Q12. ‘A’ started from his house and walked 20 m towards East, where his friend ‘B’ joined him. They together walked 10 m in the same direction. Then ‘A’ turned left while ‘B’ turned right and travelled 2 m and 8 m respectively. Again ‘B’ turned left to travel 4 m followed by 5 m to his right to reach his office. ‘A’ turned right and travelled 12m to reach his office. What is the shortest distance between the two offices? (2019)

(a) 15m

(b) 17m

(c) 19 m

(d) 20m

### Ans. (b)

Exp. According to the question, walking directions of A and B borare show in figure.

The shortest distance between both offices is QR.

QR = PRÂ² + PQ2 =âˆš152 +82 225+ 64

QR= âˆš289

17 m

Hence, shortest distance between two offices is 17 m

## Q13. A family of two generations consisting of six members P, Q, R, S, T and U has three males and three females. There are two married couples and two unmarried siblings. U is P’s daughter and Qis R’s mother-in-law. T is an unmarried male and S is a male. Which one of the following is correct? (2020)

(a) R is U’s husband

(b) R is S’s wife

(c) S is unmarried

(d) None of these

### Ans. (b)

EXP. according to the question

## Q14. A woman runs 12 km towards her North, then 6 km towards her South and then 8 km towards East en In which direction is she from her starting point?

(2021)

(a) An angle less than 45Â° South of East og

(b) An angle less than 45Â° North of East

(c) An angle more than 45Â° South of East (d) An angle more than 45Â° North of East mal

### Ans. (b)

Exp. The path taken by the woman has been depicted below

She must be an angle less than 45 degree north of east from starting point .

## Q15. A bank employee drives 10 km towards South from her house and turns to her left and drives another 20 km. She again turns left and drives 40 km, then she turns to her right and drives for another 5 km. She again turns to her right and drives another 30 km to reach her bank where she works. What is the shortest distance between her bank and her house? yod

(2021)

(a) 20 km

(b) 25 km (c) 30km

(d) 35 km

### Ans. (b)

Exp. According to the question,

Shortest distance between her bank and her house

20+5=25

## Q16. A man walks down the backside of his house straight 25m then turn to right 50m again then he turns towards left and again walks 25 m. If his house faces to the East, what is his direction from the starting point

(a) South-East

(b) South-West

(c) North-East

(d) North-West

### Ans. (d)

A=Starting point, D = End point Hence, now the man is facing North-West direction.

## Q17. the question and two statements given below.

Question Is Z brother of X?

Statement 1 X is a brother of Y and Y is a brother

Statement 2 X, Y and Z are siblings.

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the question and the statements?

(a) Statement 1 alone is sufficient to answer the question (b) Statement 2 alone is sufficient to answer the question (c) Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are sufficient to answer the question

(d) Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are not sufficient to answer the question

### Ans. (d)

EXP. From Statement 1 X is the brother of Y, and Y is the brother of Z. But we do not know whether Z is a male or a female. So, we cannot say whether Z is the brother or sister of X.

From Statement 2 X, Y, and Z are siblings. It tells us

nothing much. Here, also the gender of Z is not known. So,

Z can be either brother or sister of X. Even if we combine the two statements, we cannot answer the given questions.

Therefore, Statement 1 and Statement 2 are not sufficient to answer the question.

## Q18. Two friends X and Y start running and they run together for 50 m in the same direction and reach a point. X turns right and runs 60 m, while Y turns left and runs 40 m. Then X turns left and runs 50 m and stops, while Y turns right and runs 50 m and then stops. How far are the two friends from each other now? (2022)

(a) 100 m

(b) 60 m

(c) 90 mA

(d) 50 m

### Ans. (a)

Let they are starting from O and run 50 m and reach at P. X turns right and runs 60 m and reach at Q. While Y turns left runs 40 m and reach at R. Again X turns left and runs 50m and reach at S while Y turns right and runs 50 m and reach at T.

## Q19. P, Q, R, S, T and U are six members of a family. R is the spouse of Q. U is the mother of T and S is the daughter of U. P’s daughter is T and R’s son is P. There are two couples in the family. Which one of the following is correct?(2022)

(a) Qis the grandfather of T

(b) Q is the grandmother of T

(c) R is the mother of P

(d) T is the granddaughter of Q

### Ans. (d)

Exp. The family tree, as per the information provided in the question has been depicted below.

We can see that T grand daughter of Q

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