Deductive Reasoning Quiz Set 001

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Question 1

  1. The Elante Mall has more stores than the Fun Republic.
  2. The North Country Mall has fewer stores than the Fun Republic.
  3. The Elante Mall has more stores than the North Country Mall.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is.

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: a

From the first two statements, you know that the Elante Mall has the most stores, so the Elante Mall would have more stores than the North Country Mall.


Question 2

  1. The library has a better collection of books than the chemist shop does.
  2. The collection of books at the karyana store is better than at the library.
  3. The karyana store has a better collection of books than the library or the chemist shop.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is.

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: a

Of the three, the karyana store has the best collection of books.


Question 3

  1. All the Roses in Karan's garden are white.
  2. All the Delia in Karan's garden are yellow.
  3. All the flowers in Karan's garden are either white or yellow.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is.

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: c

The first two statements give information about Karan's Roses and Delia. Information about any other kinds of flowers cannot be determined.


Question 4

  1. Rainy days tend to be more humid than snowfall days.
  2. Dusty days tend to be less humid than rainy days.
  3. Snowfall days tend to be less humid than dusty days.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is.

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: c

Rainy days are the most humid, but there is not enough information to compare the wind on the dusty days with the wind on the Snowfall days.

Rainy > Snowfall, and Rainy > Dusty, so we can't compare Snowfall and Dusty days.


Question 5

  1. A farm house contains more dogs than cats.
  2. There are more cats in the farm house than there are monkeys.
  3. The farm house contains more dogs than monkeys.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is.

 A

true.

 B

false.

 C

uncertain.

 D

none.

Soln.
Ans: a

There are fewer monkeys than either dogs or cats, so the statement is true.


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Updated on 2017-05-17.

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