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CWE PO - REASONING TWO

REASONING -- TWO

1. The following three words are alike in a certain manner and so form a group. Which one of the five options belongs to the same group?
arc, radius, circumference
(1) diagonal (2) cuboid (3) diameter (4) perimeter (5) square
2. What should come next in the following letter series?
c b a a c b a a b c b a a b c c b a a b c d c b a a
(1) a (2) b (3) c (4) d (5) None of these
3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(1) Asia (2) Australia (3) Antarctica (4) Africa (5) Austria
4. In a certain code if LOUD is written as JQSF then which of the following English words shall be coded as PKQG?
(1) RISE (2) ROPE (3) ROAD (4) RICE (5) ROLE
5. How many such digits are there in the number 928416375 each of which is as far away from the beginning in the number as when the digits are
arranged in descending order within the number?
(1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three

6. ‘Teacher’ is related to ‘school’ in the same way as ‘cook’ is related to ‘___’
(1) Food (2) Kitchen (3) Hostel (4) House (5) Market

7. How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters LTSO using each letter only once in each word?
(1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three
8. If all the vowels of the word ENIGMATIC are substituted with the next letter of the English alphabetical series, and each consonant is substituted with the letter preceding it, which of the following would be the sixth letter from the left?
(1) F (2) B (3) S (4) L (5) None of these
9. If it is possible to make only one meaningful word with the fourth, seventh, ninth and tenth letters of the word RECREATION, which of the following will
be the third letter of the word? If no such word can be made, give ‘X’ as your answer and if more than one such word can be formed, give ‘Y’ as the answer.
(1) X (2) Y (3) T (4) N (5) R
10. Kunal walked 10 m. towards the East, turned right and walked another 15 m. He then turns left and walks 3 m. He finally takes a left turn after walking
6 m. Which direction is he facing now?
(1) East (2) North (3) West (4) South (5) South-West
11-16. Study the number series given below and answer the questions which follow:
6 7 8 9 9 8 7 9 7 7 8 9 7 8 7 6 9 6 8 9 7 7 9 8 9 7 6 8 8 7
11. How many such sevens are there in the given series each of which is immediately preceded by 9 and also immediately followed by 8?
(1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three
12. How many such odd numbers are there in the given series each of which is immediately preceded by an even number?
(1) Five (2) Seven (3) Nine (4) Eleven (5) None of these
13. How many such even numbers are there in the given series each of which is immediately followed by an even number?
(1) None (2) One (3) Two (4) Three (5) More than three
14. Which of the following numbers is obtained when 18th number from the left of the number series is added to 19th from the right?
(1) 15 (2) 20 (3) 10 (4) 17 (5) None of these
15. How many nines are there in the given series each of which is immediately preceded by an odd number?
(1) One (2) Two (3) Three (4) Four (5) More than four
16. How many such numbers are there in the given series each of which when subtracted from the following number, has a difference of 2?
(1) Three (2) Four (3) Five (4) Nine (5) None of these

Q. 17-22. In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Statements:
17. All suns are stars.
All moons are stars.
Some planets are suns.
Some stars are gases.
Conclusions:
I. Some stars are planets.
II. Some suns are gases.
III. No moon is a planet.
IV. Some gases are moons.
(1) None follows (2) Only I follows
(3) Only I and II follow (4) Only III and IV follow
(5) Only I and III follow
Statements:
18. All books are diaries.
Some diaries are pens.
Some pens are drawers.
All drawers are chairs.
Conclusions:
I. Some drawers are diaries.
II. Some chairs are pens.
III. Some pens are books.
IV. Some diaries are books.
(1) None follows (2) Only II follows
(3) Only II and III follow (4) Only II and IV follow
(5) All follow
Statements:
19. Some robots are machines.
Some computers are both robots and machines.
Some animal are machines.
Some toys are animals.
Conclusions:
I. Some toys are robots.
II. Some toys are machines.
III. Some animals are computers.
IV. Some robots are not toys.
(1) None follows (2) Only II and III follow
(3) Only I and III follow (4) Only III follows
(5) Only either I or IV follows
Statements:
20. All sharks are fishes.
Some fishes are birds.
All birds are trees.
All trees are insects.
Conclusions:
I. Some insects are sharks.
II. Some sharks are trees.
III. All insects are birds.
IV. Some birds are sharks.
(1) None follows (2) Only II follows
(3) Only I and IV follow (4) Only II and III follow
(5) All follow
Statements:
21. Some buildings are rivers.
Some mountains are both buildings and rivers.
Some roads are buildings.
All roads are trucks.
Conclusions:
I. Some mountains are roads.
II. Some buildings are trucks.
III. Some rivers are roads.
IV. Some trucks are rivers.
(1) None follows (2) Only I follows
(3) Only II follows (4) Only III follows
(5) All follow
Statements:
22. All tables are round.
Some hills are round.
Some rivers are hills.
All rivers are conical.
Conclusions:
I. Some rivers are round.
II. Some hills are conical.
III. Some rivers are both hills and round.
IV. Some tables are conical.
(1) None follows (2) Only II follows
(3) Only I and III follow (4) Only II and III follow
(5) All follow

Q. 23-28. Study the following information carefully and answer the questions:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle, facing the centre. A sits fourth to the right of H while second to the left of F. C is not the neighbour of F and B. D sits third to the right of C. H never sits next to G.
23. Which of the following pairs sit between H and G?
(1) BH (2) EF (3) CE (4) DB (5) None of these
24. Who sits second to the right of B?
(1) A (2) C (3) D (4) E (5) None of these
25. Which is the position of B with respect to C?
(i) Second to the right
(ii) Sixth to the left
(iii) Third to the left
(iv) Fifth to the right
(1) Only II (2) Only II and III
(3) Only I and IV (4) Data inadequate
(5) Both III and IV
26. Who amongst the following sits between B and D?
(1) G (2) F (3) H (4) A (5) C
27. Who is to immediate right of A?
(1) C (2) D (3) G
(4) Data inadequate (5) None of these
28. Four of the following are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the seating arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(1) AE (2) HF (3) BD (4) GE (5) CH

Qs. 29-33. In each of the following questions, two rows of numbers are given. The resultant number in each row is to be worked out separately based on the following rules and the question below the rows of
numbers are to be answered. The operation of numbers progress from left to right.
Rules: (i) If an odd number is followed by another composite odd number, they are to be multiplied.
(ii) If an even number is followed by an odd number, they are to be added.
(iii) If an even number is followed by a number which is the perfect square, the even number is to be subtracted from the perfect square.
(iv) If an odd number is followed by a prime odd number, the first number is to be divided by the second number.
(v) If an odd number is followed by an even number, the second one is to be subtracted from the first one.
29. 54 27 34
22 49 3
What will be the answer if the resultant of second row is subtracted from the resultant of first row?
(1) 74 (2) 38 (3) 52 (4) 186 (5) None of these
30. 14 11 9
104 q 11
If q is the resultant of the first row, what is the resultant of the second row?
(1) 1331 (2) 132 (3) 5 (4) 11 (5) None of these
31. 56 81 5
p 21 88
If p is the resultant of the first row, what is the resultant of the second row?
(1) 17 (2) 19 (3) 23 (4) 37 (5) None of these
32. 22 27 7
7 9 14
What will be the answer if the resultant of second row is divided by the resultant of the first row?
(1) 7 (2) 14 (3) 63 (4) 48 (5) None of these
33. 36 27 7
m 15 124
If m is the resultant of the first row, what is the resultant of the second row?
(1) 125 (2) 25 (3) 11 (4) 15 (5) None of these

Qs. 34-39. In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/symbols numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) you have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the following letter coding system and mark the number of that combination as the answer. If none of the digits/symbols combinations correctly represents the group of letters,
mark (5) i.e. ‘None of these’ as the answer.
Letter : D L E G Z K R U B W F H I A P
Digit/Symbol : 4 8 $ 1 # 5 7 © 2 6 % ✸ 3 9 @
Conditions
(i) If the first letter is a vowel and the last is a consonant, both are to be coded as the code of the consonant.
(ii) If both first and the last letters are consonants, both are to be coded as ‘δ’
(iii) If first letter is a consonant and last is a vowel, the codes for first and last letters are to be interchanged.
34. ELBGPU
(1) $821@© (2) ©821@$ (3) $821©@
(4) $812@© (5) None of these
35. UHRKLZ
(1) ©✸758© (2) ©✸758# (3) #✸758#
(4) #✸758# (5) None of these
36. BFIDWE
(1) 2%346$ (2) %3426$ (3) $%3426
(4) $2%634 (5) None of these
37. WKGLBA
(1) 951862 (2) 651829 (3) 651892
(4) 951826 (5) None of these
38. ABWUPF
(1) %26©@% (2) %26©@9 (3) 926©@%
(4) %26©9@ (5) None of these
39. ZEFHIR
(1) #$%✸37 (2) δ$%✸3δ (3) 7$%✸3#
(4) #%$✸37 (5) None of these

Qs. 40-45. Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow:
(i) ‘A × B’ means ‘A is father of B’.
(ii) ‘A + B’ means ‘A is daughter of B’.
(iii) ‘A ÷ B’ means ‘A is mother of B’.
(iv) ‘A – B’ means ‘A is brother of B’.
40. If ‘P + Q – R ÷ T’, how is T related to P?
(1) Aunt (2) Aunt/Uncle (3) Father 4) Grandmother (5) None of these
41. Which of the following means that R is wife of P?
(1) P × R – Q – T (2) P ÷ T + R – Q
(3) P ÷ R – Q + T (4) P × T – Q + R
(5) None of these
42. If ‘P × T ÷ Q + R’ how is R related to P?
(1) Daughter (2) Husband
(3) Son-in-law (4) Son-in-law/Daughter-in-law
(5) None of these
43. If ‘P ÷ R – Q × T’, how is P related to T?
(1) Grandmother (2) Mother-in-law (3) Sister
(4) Grandfather (5) None of these
44. If ‘R ÷ Q + R × T’, how is T related to Q?
(1) Aunt (2) Sister (3) Brother
(4) Grandson (5) None of these
45. If ‘R – P ÷ J × Q’, how is J related to R?
(1) Son/daughter (2) Nephew (3) Niece
(4) Grandson (5) None of these
Qs. 46-50. Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II are given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer
the question. Read both the statement and give answer:
(1) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(2) if the data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(3) if the data in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(4) if the data in both the Statements I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.
(5) if the data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.
46. In which direction is Neha walking?
I. Neha walked 15 kms from the starting point and took a left turn.
II. She was walking towards North before taking a left turn.
47. If ‘world peace is important’ is written as ‘ni pe la so’ in a code language, what is the code for peace?
I. ‘an important call’ is written as ‘ka so ba’.
II. ‘this is world map’ is written as ‘de la ni ru’.
48. How is Ramesh related to Lata?
I. Yogendra is Lata’s father.
II. The only sibling of Ramesh’s maternal aunt is married to Yogendra.
49. How many marbles does Sanjay have?
I. Sanjay has 3 times more marbles than Ahmed.
II. Ahmed has one third the number of marbles which Suresh has who has as
many marbles as Sanjay.
50. What was the day of the week on fifteenth of the month?
I. The first Sunday of the month was sixth.
II. The last day of the month was thirty first.

Qs. 51-55. In each of the following questions, two statements A and B are given. There may because and effect relationships between the two statements. These two statements may be the effect of same
cause or independent causes. These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship.
Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer accordingly. Mark your answer as:
(1) if statement A is the cause and statement B is its effect.
(2) if statement B is the cause and statement A is its effect.
(3) if both statements A and B are independent causes.
(4) if both statements A and B are effects of independent causes.
(5) if both statements A and B are effects of some common cause.
Statement:
51. A. Hallmark jewellery items are rather outdated.
B. Many customers do not prefer to buy Hallmark jewellery.
Statement:
52. A. The food prices touched an all time high during this weekend.
B. Many shops were raided and adulterated food items were seized.
Statement:
53. A. The average income of the common man has increased.
B. The country’s economy has improved since the last decade.
Statement:
54. A. The number of people suffering from stomach ailments has been increasing in the area.
B. Many dead fishes were found at the shore of the lake.
Statement:
55. A. School education has been made free of cost for girls.
B. Literacy rate among the girl child has been steadily improving.

Qs. 56-60. Study the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow:
There are five men, Anuj, Kunal, Sourav, Rahul and Harish. The one who is tallest is not the youngest. Kunal is older than only Harish. Sourav is older than Rahul but shorter than him. Only one person is taller than Rahul.
Anuj is shortest while younger than only Sourav and Rahul. Only two men are shorter than Sourav.
56. Who among the following is taller than Anuj only?
(1) Sourav (2) Harish (3) Rahul (4) Kunal (5) Kunal or Harish
57. If the five men are made to stand in a line according to their height, first in ascending order, then in descending order, then whose position will remain
the same in both the arrangements?
(1) Harish (2) Rahul (3) Kunal (4) Sourav (5) Rahul and Anuj
58. Which of the following men is third tallest of the five?
(1) Sourav (2) Rahul (3) Harish (4) Kunal (5) Kunal or Rahul
59. Who among the following men is tallest?
(1) Sourav (2) Rahul (3) Kunal (4) Harish (5) Sourav or Harish
60. Who among the following is older than Kunal but younger than Rahul?
(1) Harish (2) Sourav (3) Anuj (4) Data inadequate (5) Sourav or Anuj

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ANSWERS

1.(2) 2.(2) 3.(5) 4.(1) 5.(4) 6.(2) 7.(3) 8.(2) 9.(5) 10.(2)

11.(2) 12.(3) 13.(4) 14.(1) 15.(3) 16.(2) 17.(2) 18.(4) 19.(5) 20.(1)

21.(3) 22.(2) 23.(3) 24.(4) 25.(5) 26.(2) 27.(2) 28.(1) 29.(2) 30.(4)

31.(1) 32.(1) 33.(3) 34.(1) 35.(3) 36. (5) 37. (4) 38. (1) 39. (2) 40. (5)

41. (4) 42. (3) 43. (1) 44. (3) 45. (2) 46. (5) 47. (5) 48. (5) 49. (4) 50. (3)

51. (1) 52. (1) 53. (2) 54. (4) 55. (5) 56. (2) 57. (4) 58. (1) 59. (3) 60. (3)

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EXPLANATORY ANSWERS
1. (2) It has three dimensions, others have two.
2. (2)
3. (5) All the others are continents.
4. (1) 5. (4) 2.4 and 6
7. (3) LOST and SLOT
9. (5) TORN

29. (2) 54 + 27 = 81; 81 – 34 = 47
–22 + 49 = 27; 27 ÷ 3 = 9. 47 – 9 = 38
30. (4) 14 + 11 = 25; 25 × 9 = 225 i.e. 152
–140 + 225 = 121 ÷ 11 = 11

31. (1) 56 + 81 = 25; 25 ÷ 5 = 5
5 × 21 = 105; 105 – 88 = 17
32. (1) 22 + 27 = 49; 49 ÷ 7 = 7
7 × 9 = 63; 63 – 14 = 49. 49 ÷ 7 = 7

33. (3) 36 + 27 = 63; 63 ÷ 7 = 9
9 × 15 = 135; 135 – 124 = 11
56.-60 Height Age
unal Sourav
Rahul Rahul
Sourav Anuj
Harish Kunal
Anuj Harish
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