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# PREVIOUS YEAR REASONING QUESTIONS | 14.06.2017

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It’s always been good to learn from history since history repeats itself, similarly, it goes with the exam pattern we always try to find previous year questions to mentally prepare ourselves for upcoming hurdles in the exam and to check whether the level of our preparation is or is not up to the mark. Previous year questions give guidance to us and provide a base for the preparation of any competitive exam. It is always good to have an experience of how the level of exam varies from year to year. For every subject like in Reasoning Ability, we come to know the pattern of questions must be followed to prepare the examination.

Directions (1-5): Study the given information carefully to answer the given question. M, N, O, P, Q, R and S are seven people live on seven different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The lower most floor of the building is numbered 1, the one above that is numbered 2 and so on till the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each one of them have different income i.e. 3500, 15000, 7500, 9000, 11000, 13500 and 5000. (But not necessarily in the same order.) M lives on an odd numbered floor but not on the floor numbered 3. The one who has income of 11000 lives immediately above M. Only two people live between M and the one who has income of 7500. The one who has income of 15000 lives on one of the odd numbered floors above P. Only three people live between O and the one who has income of 15000. The one who has income of 7500 lives immediately above O. R earns 4000 more than Q. The one who has income of 3500 lives immediately above the one who has income of 5000.Only one person lives between N and Q. N lives on one of the floors above Q. Neither O nor M has income of 9000. Q does not has income of 7500.

1. How much income M has?

(a) 13500

(b) 5000

(c) 7500

(d) 15000

(e) 3500

2. Which of the following combinations is true with respect to the given arrangement?

(a) 13500 - O

(b) 15000 - R

(c) 5000 - S

(d) 11000 - P

(e) 9000 - N

3. If all the people are made to sit in alphabetical order from top to bottom, the positions of how many people will remain unchanged?

(a) Four

(b) None

(c) Two

(d) One

(e) Three

4. Which of the following statements is true with respect to the given arrangement ?

(a) The one who has income of 5000 lives immediately below M.

(b) Rhas income of 15000.

(c) None of the given options is true.

(d) Only four people live between P and S.

(e) S lives immediately below Q.

5. Who amongst the following lives on the floor numbered 2?

(a) N

(b) The one who has income of 3500

(c) The one who has income of 5000

(d) P

(e) R

SOLUTION

1. (d)

2. (a)

3. (c)

4. (c)