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Questions on Logical Reasoning Based on Three Variables

Questions on Logical Reasoning Based on Three Variables

Questions on Logical Reasoning Based on Three Variables

Read the passages carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Passage-1

The most frightening aspect of malnutrition is that it is likely to cause permanent brain damage. Experiments carried out on animals suggest that brain damage due to malnutrition is irreversible. This may not be true of human beings. Nevertheless, known facts as well as results of tests conducted so far point out alarming conclusions. The human brain grows very fast 3 months before its birth, the child's brain weighs 1/4th of the adult's brain. In 1 year, the brain of a child is already 66% of the weight of the adult brain. At 4 years the brain weighs 99% and at 8, the child's brain is the size of an adults and there is no further increase. Quite obviously, the first four years are crucial for the development of the brain. And if the child suffers from malnutrition, the damage to the brain may well be permanent.

1. A good nutrition is essential in the first four years of a child's life because

(a) at four years the child's brain is the size of an adult's.

(b) at four years the brain is fully developed.

(e) at four years there is no further increase of the brain.

(d) at four years the brain weighs 99%.

2. The theme of the passage is

(a) Malnutrition and its effect

(b) Permanent brain damage

(c) Experiments on human beings

(d) Growth of the brain

3. The meaning of 'irreversible' is

(a) unchangeable

(b) altered

(c) irrelevant

(d) changed

4. Find out the word in the passage, which means "very important".

(a) Conducted

(b) Crucial

(c) Alarming

(d) Nevertheless

5. The most serious harm that may be caused by malnutrition in childhood is

(a) lack of proper size of the brain

(b) goitre in the neck region

(c) permanent damage of the brain

(d) improper growth of the brain

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully​​ and answer the questions given below

Seven friends Priyanka,​​ Priti,​​ Manish,​​ Chetna,​​ Tony, Versa and​​ Moni​​ live in a seven storey building but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered​​ 1 and the topmost floor is numbered 7. Each of them belongs to a different city, viz. Mumbai, Ranchi, Panaji,​​ Chandigarh,​​ Bengaluru,​​ Patna​​ and Cochin, but not necessarily in the same order. Priyanka lives on the fifth floor. The person who belongs to Cochin lives above​​ Moni. There are two floors between​​ Manish​​ and​​ Tony. Neither Priyanka nor​​ Manish​​ belongs to Ranchi. The person who belongs to Panaji lives on​​ the topmost floor. The one belongs to​​ Patna​​ lives just above​​ Manish.​​ Tony​​ lives on an even-numbered floor.​​ Priti​​ belongs to​​ Chandigarh. There is only one floor between Versa and the one who belongs to Ranchi. There are three floors​​ between​​ Moni​​ and the one who belongs to Mumbai.​​ Manish​​ and​​ Moni​​ do not belong to Bengaluru.

6. Which of the following is/are true with respect to the person who lives immediately above Versa and immediately below​​ Tony?

(a) The person who belongs to Mumbai

(b) The one who lives on floor number 5

(c) The one who belongs to Cochin

(d) The one who lives on the sixth floor

(e) None of these

6. Who among the following lives on the first floor?

(a) Priyanka​​ 

(b)​​ Chetna​​ 

(c)​​ Priti

(d)​​ Moni

8. The one who belongs to Ranchi lives on which of the following floors?

(a) Fourth

(b) Just above​​ Priti​​ 

(c) Just below Versa

(d) None of these

9. Who among the following belongs to Panji?

(a) The one who lives on the sixth floor

​​ (b) The one who lives on the third floor

(c) The one who lives on the fourth floor

(d) The one who lives on the topmost floor

10. Which of the following combinations is/are true?

(a) 5 - Priyanka -​​ Patna​​ 

(b) 3 - Versa - Cochin

(c) 6 -​​ Tony​​ - Mumbai

(d) 1 -​​ Priti​​ – Ranchi

 

Answer​​ key

Ans.1 - d. A good nutrition in the essential in the first four year of a child's life because at 4 years the brain weighs 99%

Ans.2 -a. The theme of the passage is malnutrition and its effect.

Ans.3 - a. Unchangeable

Ans.4 - b. Crucial

Ans.5 - c. The most serious harm that may be caused by the malnutrition in childhood is damage of the brain

Ans.6 – b. The one who lives on floor number 5

Ans.7 – c .​​ Priti​​ lives on 1st​​ floor.

Ans.8 – b The one who belongs to Ranchi lives just above​​ priti.

Ans.9 – ​​ d. the one who lives on the topmost floor belongs to panji.

Ans.10 – c. 6 -​​ Tony​​ - Mumbai

Floor

Person

Cities​​ 

7

Chetna

Panji

6

Tony

Mumbai

5

Priyanka

Bengaluru

4

Versa

Patna

3

Manish

Cochin

2

Moni

Ranchi

1

Priti

Chandigarh​​ 


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