Puzzle Questions for CAT Set-4 PDF

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Puzzle Questions for CAT Set-4 PDF
Puzzle Questions for CAT Set-4 PDF

Puzzle Questions for CAT Set-4 PDF

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Question 1: Six people A, B, C, D, E and F live on six different floors of a building. The ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2 and so on. C lives on the floor immediate below the floor of A. E lives on the floor immediate below the floor of D. Three people live between the floors of F and E. B does not live on the topmost floor. A does not live on any of the floors below than D. E and F live on the even numbered floors. Who lives on 5th numbered floor?

a) A

b) C

c) D

d) F

e) B

Question 2: 

a) 

b) 

c) 

d) 

e) 

Question 3: 

a) 

b) 

c) 

d) 

e) 

Instructions

In each of the questions given below which one of the five answer figures on the right should come after the problem figures on the left, if the sequence were continued?

Question 4: 

a) 

b) 

c) 

d) 

e) 

Question 5: Read the following statement and answer the question which follows:
The first ever low-cost tablet with a 3 hours battery which works only with Wi-Fi for accessing the internet will be a game changer for India’s rural population who have been on the wrong side of the digital divide in the country,’ – Stated Company X, the manufacturers of the tablet on their role in providing access to internet throughout India.
Which of the following can be assumed/ inferred from the given statement ? (An assumption is something that is not directly stated but is supposed or taken for granted and an inference is something which is not directly stated but can be inferred from the given facts.)

a) Wi-Fi connections are already available in rural parts of India

b) Other tablets did not have the features such as Wi-Fi connectivity

c) Improvement in accessibility to internet would help education sector the most

d) A mere three hour battery would be grossly insuf cient to maximize its bene ts

e) The tablet would not bene t urban population in India as much as the rural population

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Instructions

In each question below a statement is given followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of action is a practicable and feasible step or administrative decision to be taken for follow- up, improvement or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, and decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.
Give answer a: if only I follows.
Give answer b: if only II follows.
Give answer c: if either I or II follows.
Give answer d: if neither I nor II follows.
Give answer e: if both I and II follow.

Question 6: Statement : Four cases of pick pocketing were reported at one of the most renowned five star hotels last evening. Courses of action :
I. The hotel staff should be instructed to be vigilant and report any suspicious person or activity.
II. More CCTV cameras should be installed near the dining and reception areas of the hotel where these incidents took place.

a) if only I follows.

b) if only II follows.

c) if either I or II follows.

d) if neither I nor II follows.

e) if both I and II follow.

Question 7: Statement : The students residing at the hostel of a university had to stay without electricity and water for 48 hours not because of shortages but because of negligence by the hostel staff. Courses of action :
I. The management of the university should look into the matter and take strict action against such negligence.
II. The students should leave the hostel and find some alternate accommodation.

a) if only I follows.

b) if only II follows.

c) if either I or II follows.

d) if neither I nor II follows.

e) if both I and II follow.

Instructions

Study the following information carefully to answer these questions.
Seven friends F, H, J, K, L, M and P are working in different cities viz. Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Jaipur, Indore, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad not necessarily in the same order. Each one of them has a different profession viz. C.A., Doctor, Professor, Engineer, Banker, Lawyer and Architect not necessarily in the same order. H is a Lawyer and he works in Jaipur. K is a Doctor and he does not work in Chennai. The C.A. works in Mumbai. M works in Indore. Architect works in Hyderabad. L is a Banker and he works in Bangalore. F is an Engineer. J does not work in Mumbai.

Question 8: Which of the following combinations of person, profession and city is definitely correct?

a) F – Engineer – Bangalore

b) K – Architect – Hyderabad

c) L – Banker – Mumbai

d) M – Professor – Jaipur

e) None is correct

Question 9: Among P, Q, R, S, T and U, R is taller than only P and U. S is shorter than only T and Q. If each of them has a different height, who among them will be the third from top when they are arranged in descending order of their height?

a) R

b) P

c) S

d) Q

e) None of these

Question 10: Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below :
The government of State Y is promoting organic farming this year onwards. Thus, the raw material needed for it is made available at a subsidised rate. Free regular classes are also arranged to train the farmers in organic farming methods and to solve their problems.
The farmers of village B however are still continuing with the industrial farming methods despite several requests from the government.Which of the following statements, if considered true, may support the action of farmers of village B?

a) Industrial farming leads to more productivity in the short term, however, in the long term, it diminishes the soil life and production becomes heavily dependent on chemicals.

b) Organic farming requires considerably more skill as compare to industrial farming.

c) Although a few farmers across State Y have tried their hand at organic faming earlier, none of the farmers of village B have participated in it before.

d) Organic food is expensive and not many people in State Y may be able to afford it, however with the subsidies, provided by the government, it will become affordable.

e) Organic farming methods are very labour intensive as regular extensive observation is required whereas finding labour at affordable costs is a challenge for farmers of village B.

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Answers & Solutions:

1) Answer (A)

E and F live on even numbered floors with 3 people between them. That is possible only if they occupy 2 and 6 floors. Since D is above E, E is not at the top. So, F is on 6 and E on 2. D is on 3. C is below A and A is above D. So, A is on 5.

2) Answer (E)

3) Answer (A)

4) Answer (D)

5) Answer (A)

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6) Answer (E)

The hotel staff must be aware about such activities and more cameras should be installed near the place.

Thus, both the action follows.

=> Ans – (E)

7) Answer (A)

The management of the university should look into the matter and take strict action against such negligence. The students should not leave the hostel.

Thus, only action I follows.

=> Ans – (A)

8) Answer (E)

H is a lawyer and works in Jaipur, K is a doctor.

L is a Banker and he works in Bangalore and F is an Engineer.

J does not work in Mumbai and M works in Indore.

=> P is a C.A. and works in Mumbai.

Similarly, J is an architect who works in Hyderabad, => M is a professor

Since, K does not work in Chennai, => F works in Chennai. The arrangement :

Clearly, none is correct.

=> Ans – (E)

9) Answer (C)

R is taller than only P and U, => R is the fourth tallest.

S is shorter than only T and Q, => S is the third tallest.

=> T, Q > S > R > P, U

Thus, will be the third from top when they are arranged in descending order of their height.

=> Ans – (C)

10) Answer (E)

The first statement supports organic farming and thus can’t be the reason why farmers in village B do not opt it.

Similarly, the second and third options do not support the action of farmers of village B. The fourth options is not even related to farmers of village B.

But, the last option may support the given argument as there may be lack of farmers at affordable costs in village B.

=> Ans – (E)

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