(Paper) CLAT UG Question Paper 2016 : Logical Reasoning

(Paper) CLAT UG Question Paper 2016 : Logical Reasoning

Section : V

Direction for Questions 161 - 163:

Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

A and B are good in driving bus and car. C and A are good in driving car and scooter. C, D and E are good in driving scooter and tractor. E and C are good in driving scooter and auto rickshaw. D and B are good in driving bus and tractor.

Q.161 Who is good in driving scooter, tractor and auto rickshaw but not good in driving car?

1. A

2. E

3. D

4. C

Q.162 Who is good in driving scooter, tractor and bus?

1. C

2. D

3. B

4. A

Q.163 Who is good in driving tractor, scooter, car and autorickshaw but no t bus?

1. C

2. D

3. B

4. A

Direction for Questions 164 - 166

Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

In each question, there is a statement and two assumptions numbered as I and II. Read the statement and find which of the given assumptions is implicit:

(A) If assumption I is implicit.

(B) If assumption II is implicit.

(C) If neither assumption I nor Assumption II is implicit.

(D) If both Assumption I and Assumption II are implicit.

Q.164 Statement: The next meeting of the executive board of a company will be held after six months.

Assumptions:

I. Existing executive board will be dissolved before six months
II. The company will remain in function after six months

1. Neither assumption I nor Assumption II is implicit.

2. Assumption II is implicit.

3. Both Assumption I and Assumption II are implicit.

4. Assumption I is implicit.

Q.165 Statement: In the State of Zuminisia, people prefer to travel by X airline instead of Y airline, as X airline has advanced German security system and 99% on time operations.

Assumptions:

I. Airline X with advanced German security system and record on time operation is perceived better than airline Y.
II. Had advanced German security system and on time performance record of Y airline been implemented, it would have been preferred over airline X.

1. Assumption I is implicit.

2. Neither assumption I nor Assumption II is implicit.

3. Assumption II is implicit.

4. Both Assumption I and Assumption II are implicit.

Q.166 Statement: To attend a convocation ceremony scheduled to be held on Thursday at GM University, Chennai, Mr X left for Chennai on Tuesday by train.

Assumptions:

I. Mr X may reach home on Saturday
II. Mr X may reach the University on Wednesday

1. Assumption I is implicit.

2. Assumption II is implicit.

3. Both Assumption I and Assumption II are implicit.

4. Neither assumption I nor Assumption II is implicit.

Direction for Questions 167 – 168

Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

In a joint family, A, B, C, D, E, and F are the members. B is the son of C. A and C are husband and wife. C is not the mother of B. E is the brother of C. D is the daughter of A and F is the brother of B.

Q.167 Which of the following is a pair of females in the family?

1. AE

2. AD

3. DF

4. BD

Q.168 Who is the mother of B?

1. D

2. F

3. A

4. E

Direction for Questions 169 – 170

Read the following information carefully and choose the most appropriate option:

In each of the questions, two statements are numbered as I and II. There may be a cause and effect relationship between the two statements. The statements may be the effect of the same cause or an independent cause. The statements may be independent causes without having any relationship. Read both the statements and mark your answer as:

(A) If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect.

(B) If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect.

(C) If both statements I and II are independent causes.

(D) If both statements I and II are effects of independent causes.

Q.169 Statement I: In last two years, there is a considerable reduction in c ncellation of flights due to fog in North India.

Statement II: In last two years, there is a considerable improvement in passenger amenities on all airports of North India.

1. Both statements I and II are effects of independent causes.

2. Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect.

3. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect.

4. Both statements I and II are independent causes.

Q.170 Statement I: The Government, by legislation has decided to make all public information available to general public.

Statement II: Before passing of legislation, general public did not have access to public information.

1. Both statements I and II are independent causes.

2. Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect.

3. Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect.

4. Both statements I and II are effects of independent causes.

Direction for Questions 171 - 200: Choose the most appropriate option:

Q.171 Identify the statement which cannot be false.

1. Democracy is the best form of government.

2. Water evaporates at 100° C.

3. All radii of any given circle are of equal length.

4. Myopia is a congenital disorder.

Q.172 An old woman decided to divide her gold among her daughter and d aughters-in-law. She first kept exactly half of the gold for her daughter. Then she divided the rest of her gold among her daughters-in-law. The eldest one got 26 grams more than the youngest daughter-in-law. The middle one got wice as the youngest one. If the eldest daughter-in-law got 66 grams of gold, how much was recieved by the daughter.

1. 198 grams

2. 172 grams

3. 186 grams

4. 194 grams

Q.173 Find the odd one out from the following group.

WINDSHIELD, SPARK PLUG, CLUTCH PEDAL, CAR, ENGINE

1. Car

2. Engine

3. Windshield

4. Spark Plug

Q.174 Four statements are given below. Group two of them in such a way that one is logically incorrect and the other is verifiable as a matter of fact

(a) The Sun does not rise in the East.

(b) A straight line is the shortest distance between any two points.

(c) Every circle has a centre.

(d) The maximum duration of a total solar eclipse is about 7.5 minute s

1. [a,c]

2. [c,d]

3. [a,d]

4. [a,b]

Q.175 This question consists of a related pair of words, followed by four pairs of words. Choose the pair that best represents a similar relations hip as the one expressed in the given pair of words:

SANDERLING : BIRD

1. Mastiff: Dog

2. Cat : Mare

3. Frog : Toad

4. Water : Fish

Q.176 From among the given options, identify the statement which means t he same as the statement 'The dual nature of light is an enigma'.

1. Two contradictory descriptions of light presuppose a third description.

2. Light has distinct properties which makes it unique.

3. Light is mysterious

4. The nature of light is an enigma.

Q.177 Which word in the following group DOES NOT belong to the others?

PROSPER, EXCITE, THRIVE, FLOURISH

1. Prosper

2. Excite

3. Flourish

4. Thrive

Q.178 Examine the following numbers and identify the next number:

45; 43; 40; 36; 31; 25; ....

1. 23

2. 29

3. 17

4. 18

Q.179 If it is true that 'All humans are imperfect', then which one of the following is necessarily true?

1. No humans are imperfect.

2. Some humans are not imperfect.

3. Every human is imperfect.

4. All imperfect beings are humans.

Q.180 If it is false that 'Men always pray to God', then which one of the following statements is true?

1. Men seldom pray to God.

2. Men always pray to God.

3. Some men pray to God.

4. All men pray to God.

Q.181 Geeta is twice the present age of Seema. If age of Seema is 20 years now, how many years ago Geeta was three times Seema's age?

1. 10

2. 8

3. 12

4. 9

Q.182 In certain code MAIL is written as ZNVY then how will FILM be written in that code?

1. SVYZ

2. MLIF

3. NORY

4. XLMP

Q.183 You are given a 60inch long ribbon, and you are instructed to cut 60 1-inch long strips out of this ribbon. The time taken to cut one strip i s one second. So how long will it take to cut 60 strips?

1. 1 minute

2. 1 minute and 1 second

3. 30 seconds

4. 59 seconds

Q.184 If it is true that 'Religious fundamentalism is dangerous to the society', then which one of the following statements can also be true?

1. Disrespect for other religions is dangerous to the society.

2. Religious pluralism is dangerous to the society.

3. Religion without reason is dangerous to the society.

4. Belief in any religion is dangerous to the society.

Q.185 If it is true that 'Good governance implies law and order in society' t hen identify the statement which has to be accepted along with the given statement?

1. An able government very effectively uses laws to promote peace.

2. A healthy society is governed by maximum number of laws.

3. A strong government uses force to impose laws.

4. Law is indispensable for the society.

Q.186 If it is false that 'There is at least one octogenarian in the room', then which one of the following is probable?

1. No one in the room is an octogenarian.

2. All those who are in the room are octogenarians.

3. One person in the room is not an octogenarian.

4. Some people in the room are not octogenarians.

Q.187 A, B, C and D have got some money with them. If A gives 8 rupees to B, B will have as much as C has and A will have 3 rupees less than what C has. Also if A takes 6 rupees from C, A will have twice as much money as D. If B and D together have 50 rupees, how much money does A and B have respectively ?

1. 29, 32

2. 27, 40

3. 32, 29

4. 40, 27

Q.188 Who among the following is the odd one in the following group of persons?Chief Justice of India, Attorney General of India, Solicitor General, Advocate General

1. Chief Justice of India.

2. Advocate General.

3. Solicitor General

4. Attorney General of India.

Q.189 In a bag, there are some diamonds. In another bag, there are one fou rth the number more than the number of diamonds in the first bag. If the difference in the number of diamonds in the first and second bag is 3, how many diamonds are there in the first bag?

1. 10

2. 16

3. 12

4. 8

Q.190 Mr. X, the President of a club arrived in a meeting at 10 minutes to 12 30 hrs. Mr X came earlier by 20 minutes than the other participating members in the meeting, who arrived late by 30 minutes. At what time was the meeting scheduled?

1. 1210 hrs

2. 1220 hrs

3. 1240 hrs

4. 1250 hrs

Q.191 In a class, student X has 8th position from the top and 84th from the bottom. How many students are there in the class?

1. 96

2. 98

3. 91

4. 88

Q.192 There is some relationship between the figures given in the series. F ind out the missing one from the alternatives given below.

Q.193 If Oceans are Deserts, then Waves are:

1. Powerful

2. Ripples

3. Sand Dunes

4. Water

Q.194 Assume that both premises, 'No innocent person should be punished' and 'Socrates is innocent' are true. Then which one of the following options is necessarily true?

1. Socrates may not be punished.

2. Socrates is not punished.

3. It is not proper to punish Socrates.

4. Socrates should not be punished.

Q.195 A 2100 member team consisting of Team Leaders and Athletes is attending a National Athletic Meet. For every 20 Athletes, there is one Team Leader. How many Team Leaders would be there in the team?

1. 100

2. 105

3. 110

4. 95

Q.196 Choose the pair of words from the options that best represents a similar relationship as the one expressed in the following pair of word s.

WAITER: RESTAURANT

1. Driver : Car

2. Teacher : School

3. Author : Book

4. Actor : Acting

Q.197 Examine the series and identify the missing number:

46, 44, 40, 38, 34, ...

1. 26

2. 32

3. 28

4. 30

Q.198 Identify the argument which cannot be accepted

1. All unmarried women are spinsters. Therefore, all spinsters are women.

2. All wives are married. Therefore, all married people are wives.

3. All equilateral triangles are equiangular. Therefore, all equiangul ar triangles are equilateral.

4. All rainy days are wet days. Therefore, all wet days are rainy day s.

Q.199 Identify the statement which cannot be true.

1. Snow is white.

2. All bachelors are faithful to their wives.

3. Black body radiation is a physical phenomenon.

4. Every natural number has a successor.

Q.200 If it is false that 'Animals are seldom aggressive', then which one of t he following statements conveys the same meaning?

1. All animals are always aggressive.

2. All animals are aggressive.

3. At least one animal is aggressive.

4. Sometimes animals are aggressive.

Answer Key

161 2
162 2
163 1
164 2
165 1
166 2
167 2
168 3
169 1
170 3
171 3
172 3
173 1
174 3
175 1
176 4
177 2
178 4
179 3
180 1
181 1
182 1
183 4
184 1
185 1
186 1
187 4
188 1
189 3
190 1
191 3
192 4
193 3
194 4
195 1
196 2
197 2
198 2
199 2
200 4

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