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Analytical Reasoning (MCQs)

Analytical Reasoning (MCQs)

Questions 1-6: Seven airline flights — 101,102,103,104,105,106 and 107 — are to be scheduled for departure, one at a time on the hour, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The schedule must conform to the following requirements:

A. Flight 101 must depart at 9:00 a.m.
B. Flight 105 must depart later than Flight 103, and also later than Flight 102.
C. Flights 104, 106 and 107 must depart on consecutive hours in that order.

1. If Flight 107 is scheduled to depart at noon, Flight 105 must be scheduled to depart at:
(a) 10:00 a.m.     (b) 11:00 a.m.
(c) 1:00 p.m.     (d) 3:00 p.m.

2. If Flights 103 and 104 are scheduled to depart at 11:00 a.m. and 12 noon, respectively, then Flight 102 must be scheduled to depart at:
(a) 9:00 a.m.    (b) 10:00 a.m.
(c) 1:00 a.m.    (d) 2:00 a.m.

3. Which of the following lists three flights in a sequence, from first to last, in which they could be scheduled to depart consecutively?
(a) 101,104,103    (b) 102,103,106
(c) 104,105,106    (d) 106,107,103

4. If Flight 106 is scheduled to depart at 2:00 p.m., Flight 105 must be scheduled to depart at:
(a) 10:00 a.m.    (b) 11:00 a.m.
(c) 12 noon    (d) 1:00 p.m.

5. Which of the following must be true about the scheduled order of the flights?
(a) Flight 103 is scheduled to depart later than Flight 102
(b) Flight 104 is scheduled to depart later than Flight 103
(c) Flight 105 is scheduled to depart later than Flight 104
(d) Flight 107 is scheduled to depart later than Flight 106

6. What is the latest hour at which Flight 102 can be scheduled to depart?
(a) 10:00 a.m.    (b) 11:00 a.m.
(c) 12:00 noon    (d) 2:00 p.m.

Questions 7-10: Exactly four young wood-carvers are to attend a wood-carving workshop. The four are to be chosen from a group of seven eligible wood-carvers: three boys — Frank, George and Harlod — and four girls — Juanita, Karla, Mona, and Nellie. The four are to be chosen according to the following conditions:
A. If either George or Harold attends the workshop, the other must also attend.
B. Juanita and Karla cannot both attend the workshop.
C. George and Mona cannot both attend the workshop.

7. Which of the following could be the group attending the workshop?
(a) Frank, George, Harold, Mona
(b) Frank, George, Karla, Nellie
(c) Frank, Karla, Mona, Nellie
(d) George, Juanita, Mona, Nellie

8. If Frank and Juanita attend the workshop, which of the following pairs of wood-carvers could be the others attending?
(a) George and Karla
(b) George and Nellie
(c) Harold and Mona
(d) Mona and Nellie

9. If Harold attends the workshop, which of the following CANNOT attend?
(a) Frank        (b) George
(c) Juanita    (d) Mona

10. If two wood–carvers of each sex attend the workshop, which of the following is one of the wood-carvers who must attend?
(a) Frank        (b) Harold
(c) Juanita    (d) Karla

Questions 11-16: Five ships — J, K, L, M and N — are to be unloaded on 5 consecutive days beginning on Monday and ending on Friday, according to the following conditions:
A. Each ship takes exactly one day to unload
B. K must be unloaded on a day preceding the days M and N are unloaded
C. L cannot be unloaded on Tuesday.
D. M Must be the second ship unloaded after J is unloaded

11. If M is unloaded on Friday, which of the following must be true?
(a) J is unloaded on Wednesday
(b) K is unloaded on Tuesday
(c) L is unloaded on Monday
(d) L is unloaded on Thursday

12. If K, M, and N are to be unloaded one immediately after the other in that order, the two days on which J can be unloaded are:
(a) Monday and Tuesday
(b) Monday and Friday
(c) Tuesday and Wednesday
(d) Wednesday and Friday

13. If L in unloaded on the day immediately after the day J is unloaded, which of the following must be true?
(a) J is unloaded on Wednesday
(b) K is unloaded on Monday
(c) L is unloaded on Thursday
(d) M is unloaded on Friday

14. If J is unloaded on Monday, which of the following must be true?
(a) L is unloaded on Tuesday
(b) L is unloaded before M
(c) K is unloaded on Tuesday
(d) L is unloaded on Thursday

15. N can be unloaded on any day of the week EXCEPT:
(a) Monday    (b) Tuesday
(c) Wednesday    (d) Thursday

16. On which of the following days can any one of the five ships be unloaded?
(a) Monday    (b) Tuesday
(c) Wednesday     (d) Thursday

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