## Q1. If in a certain code SAND is VDQG and BIRD is ELUG, then what is the code for LOVE?

(a) PRYG

(b) ORTG

(d) ORYH

(1998)

(c) NPUH

### Ans. (d)

Exp. As

## Q2. On another planet, the local terminology for earth. water, light, air and sky are ‘sky”, “light”, “air’, ‘water’ and ‘carth’ respectively. If someone is thirsty there, what would he drink? (1999)

(a) Sky

(c) Air

(b) Water

(d) Light

### Ans. (d)

Exp. If someone is thirsty, then he will drink water, but here ‘water’ is called ‘light. Hence, if someone is thirsty then he will drink light.

## Q3. In a code language, ‘SOLID’ is, written as ‘WPSLPIMFHA’, What ‘ATEXXQIBVO’s refer to? does the code (1999)

(a) EAGER

(b) WAGER

(c) WAFER

(d) WATER

### Ans. (d)

Exp. As.

## Q4. If LSJXVC is the code for MUMBAI, the code for DELHI is

(a) CCIDD

(c) CCJFG

(b) CDKGH

(d) CCIFE

### Ans. (a)

Exp. As.

## Q5. In a code language ‘MATHEMATICS’ is written as “LBSIDNZUHDR’. How is ‘CHEMISTRY’ written in that code language? (2020)

(a) DIDLHRSSX

(b) BIDNHTSSX

(c) BIDLHTSSX

(d) DGFLIRUQZ

Ans. (b)

Exp. as

## Q6. If ‘ZERO’ is written as ‘CHUR’, then how is ‘PLAYER’ written? (2023)

(a) SOCAGT

(b) SODBHT

(c) SODBGT

(d) SODBHU

### Ans. (d)

Exp. Here, we are required to decipher or decode the pattern. ZERO is written as CHUR. We can see that the underlying pattern is very simple, as shown below

## Q7. consisting of 4 adults and 3 children, two of whom, F AB.A. B. C. D. E. F and G are members of a family and Gare girls. A and D are brothers and A is a brothers and has two children. B is married to D and doctor. E is an engineer married to one of the 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,

## Q8. Examine the following relationship among members of a family of six persons A, B, C, D, E and F. (2000) 1. The number of males equals that of females.

- A and E are sons of F.
- D is the mother of two, one boy and one girl.
- B is the son of A.
- 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 Care all females

(b) A is the husband of D

(c)E and F are children of D

(d) D is the granddaughter of F

Ans. (b)

Exp. According to the question,

## Q9. 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)

Let O be the starting point and P. O and R the postions after every movement

## Q10. 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?

(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)

## Q11. 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)

Exp. According to the question.

So, the houses of C and D are less than 20 km apart.

## Q12. Given that,

1.A is the brother of B. 2. C is the father of A.

2. D is the brother of E. 4. 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,

## Q13. 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

(a) 60

(b) 13

(c) 17

(d) 7

### Ans. (b)

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

Let shortest distance between B and C be x km.

Now, by Pythagoras theorem

BC^2=AB^2+ AC^2

(x)^2 = (5)Â² +12^2

x^2= 25+144

x^2=169

x = 13 km

## Q14. Consider the following statements 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.

Dis 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) E, 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

## Q15. In a row A is in the 11th position from the left and Bis in the 10th position from the right. If A and B many persons are there in the row other than A and B

(a) 27

(b) 26

(c) 25

(d) 24

### Ans. (c)

Exp. The arrangement is as shown

## Q16. 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

## Q17. 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 further route could bring him back to his starting 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)

Exp. Option (b) seems to be the most promising because it involves moving East to balance the West movement previously made and then moving North, which could potentially lead back to the starting point. Therefore, the correct answer is (b) 3 km East, then 1 km North.

## Q18. A man walks down the backside of his house straight 2.5 m, then turns to the right and walks 50 m 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? (2022)

(a) South-East

(b) South-West

(c)North-East

(d) North-West

### Ans (d)

Exp. According to the question, D

## Q19. Consider the question and two statements given below.

Question Is Z brother of X? (2022)

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

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.

nothing much. Here, also the gender of 2 is not known. So,

From Statement 1 X is the brother of Y, and Y is the brother of 2 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. Z Brother Y Brother From Statement 2 X, Y, and Z are siblings. It tells us

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.

## Q20. 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?

(a) Qis the grandfather of T

(c) R is the mother of P

(b) Qis the grandmother of T

(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.

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