Logic Games Practice Test 2


Paragraph for questions 1 to 6

Paragraph 1

Mary goes to the other end of the city to meet her grandmother two to three times a week.

On her way the following stops are made according to her mode of transport.

The buses stop at L, M, N and O, in that order.

Express trains stop at N only

Early local trains stop at P, Q, N, and R only, in that order

Late local trains stop at P, Q, and R only, in that order

On her way back to her house the routes are reversed

The buses stop at O, N, M, and L, in that order

Express trains stop at N only

Early local trains stop at R, N, Q, and P only, in that order

Late local trains stop at R, Q, and P only, in that order

The bus station is next to the train station near her house, at N, and near her grandmother’s house

Question 1

It is possible, without changing to another bus or train, to take a bus or a train between each of the following pairs of stops except from

  1. L to N
  2. L to O
  3. M to O
  4. O to R
  5. P to R

Correct Answer: D

Question 2

In order to go from P to O along the routes above, it is necessary for Mary to take

  1. a bus only
  2. an early local train only
  3. a local train and a bus
  4. either an early or a late local train only
  5. a local train and an express train

Correct Answer: C

Question 3

She is very tired when going back on a particular day. To make the fewest possible stops in going from R to her house along the routes above, she should take

  1. an express train only
  2. an early local train only
  3. a late local train only
  4. a local train and then a bus
  5. an early local train and then an express train

Correct Answer: E

Question 4

In order to go from R to L along the routes above, it is necessary to take first

  1. a local train and later a bus
  2. a bus and later a local train
  3. an express train and later a bus
  4. a bus and later an express train
  5. a local train and later an express train

Correct Answer: A

Question 5

On her way back, as her bus moved form stop O she remembered that she had to pick a sweater from her grandmother’s house but forgot to do so. In order to get the sweater and reach home with minimum possible stoppages in her journey which route should she take?

  1. Get down at O, take a train to her grandmother’s house and return home by bus.
  2. Get down at N, take a bus to her grandmother’s house and return home by the late local train.
  3. Get down at N, take an express train to her grandmother’s house and take a late local train home.
  4. Get down at N, take an express train to her grandmother’s house and take the express train back home.
  5. Get down at O, take an express train to her grandmother’s house and return home on the express train.

Correct Answer: D

Question 6

When she returns home the early local train stops plying. How many routes can she take to get back home?

  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 6

Correct Answer: D

Paragraph for questions 7 to 12

Six friends – Amit, Bran, Canary, Elan, Duran and Trump – are playing a game. Each has to pick a number from two sets. Set 1 has numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 and set 2 has numbers 11, 12, 13 and 14.

The friends must select their numbers according to the following restrictions:

Amit’s number must be among the first four.

Elan’s number must be one less than or one more than Bran’s.

Duran’s number cannot be one more or one less than Trump’s number.

Trump’s number cannot be from the same set as Bran’s number

Question 7

If Bran takes number 11, which of the following friends could take numbers 1, 2, and 3 respectively?

  1. Amit, Canary, Trump
  2. Amit, Elan, Duran
  3. Duran, Trump, Canary
  4. Trump, Elan, Amit
  5. Trump, Duran , Amit

Correct Answer: A

Question 8

If Canary has number 1, Bran has number 4, and Duran has number 11, none of the six friends can have number

  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 12
  4. 13
  5. 14

Correct Answer: C

Question 9

If Amit has number 1, which of the following cannot have number 3

  1. Bran
  2. Canary
  3. Elan
  4. Duran
  5. Trump

Correct Answer: D

Question 10

If Duran gets number 2 and Trump gets a number from the first set then which of the following is/are true?

I. Amit has number 3.
II. Trump has number 4.
III. Canary has number 11
IV. Elan gets a number from the second set.

  1. I, II and III only
  2. II and IV only
  3. II and III only
  4. I only
  5. IV only

Correct Answer: B

Question 11

Which of the following is a possible assignment of numbers 11, 12, 13 and 14 respectively?

  1. Bran, Elan, Trump, Duran
  2. Duran, Elan, Trump, Bran
  3. Amit, Canary, Elan, Bran
  4. Canary, Duran, Bran, Elan
  5. Duran, Canary, Trump, Amit

Correct Answer: D

Question 12

If numbers 2 and 14 are not assigned to anyone then which of the following is a possible assignment of numbers 3, 4, 11 and 12 respectively?

  1. Amit, Duran, Canary, Trump
  2. Amit, Elan, Canary, Duran
  3. Bran, Amit, Duran, Canary
  4. Amit, Canary, Trump, Bran
  5. Bran, Elan, Canary, Trump

Correct Answer: E

Paragraph for questions 13 to 15

Six people working in a company – P, Q, R, S, T and U – apply for getting posted out from their present stations. The company cannot post out all six people immediately. The remaining employees go on a waiting list and will be posted in the order in which they appear on that list.

Postings are subject to the following constraints:

No more than three employees can be posted immediately.

U can be posted neither before P is posted nor before Q is posted.

If S is assigned to the waiting list, T must also be assigned to the waiting list.

R must be on the waiting list.

Question 13

Which of the following could be a complete and accurate list of the people who are not posted in the order in which they initially appear on the waiting list?

  1. P, T, U, R
  2. R, P, U, S
  3. R, T
  4. U, R, P
  5. U, S, T

Correct Answer: A

Question 14

If T is posted immediately, which of the following must also be posted immediately?

  1. P
  2. Q
  3. R
  4. S
  5. U

Correct Answer: D

Question 15

If Q is the third on the waiting list, which of the following must be true?

  1. Exactly one person is immediately posted
  2. At most two people are immediately posted
  3. Three people are posted immediately
  4. R is ahead of Q on the waiting list.
  5. U is after R on the waiting list

Correct Answer: B