# Reasoning Ability Practice Test for NIACL Assistants

REASONING ABILITY PRACTICE TEST
Directions(1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

R # T U 3 D $J @ B E 9 © W 1 A F % P 2 4 Q I N 6 M * Z 5 1.After dropping all the numbers from the arrangement, which will be the ninth from the right end? a)F b)P c)A d)R e)B 2.Which will be the sixth to the left of the fourteenth from the left end? a)D b)N c)J d)Q e)W 3.Which will be the fifth to the right of the thirteenth to the left of Q? a)* b)W c)A d)@ e)U 4.How many such vowels are there in the arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a consonant and immediately followed by a number? a)One b)Two c)Three d)Four e)Five 5.Four of the following fives are alike in a certain pattern. Which does not belong to that group? a)A 1 % b)N I M c)B @ 9 d)P % 4 e)3 T$

Directions(6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Here some statements with some conclusions. You have to choose from the given five options that which conclusion is/are appropriate for the given statements.
a)if only Conclusion I follows.
b)if only Conclusion II follows.
c)if either Conclusion I or II follows.
d)if neither Conclusion I nor II follows.
e)if both Conclusions I and II follow.

6.Statements:
All harmoniums are instruments.
All instruments are flutes.
Conclusions:
I.All flutes are instruments.
II.All harmoniums are flutes.

7.Statements:
Some boxes are packets.
Some packets are tubs.
All tubs are desks.
Conclusions:
I.Some desks are packets.
II.Some desks are boxes.

8.Statements:
All chairs are rooms.
Some rooms are tyres.
All tyres are wheels.
Conclusions:
I.Some wheels are rooms.
II.Some rooms are chairs.

9.Statements:
Some pens are tables.
Some tables are leaves.
Some leaves are flowers.
Conclusions:
I.Some flowers are pens.
II.Some leaves are pens.

10.Statements:
All books are mirrors.
Some mirrors are hotels.
Some hotels are buildings.
Conclusions:
I.Some buildings are mirrors.
II.No building is mirror.

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5.e)
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7.a)
8.e)
9.d)
10.c)

Solution
1.R # T U D $J @ B E © W A F % P Q I N M * Z 9th from the right is F. 2.6th to the left of 14th from the left end means 8th from the left end i.e, J 3.13th to the left of Q = @ 5th to the right of @ = W 4.|Consonant|Vowel|Number| Such combinations are : TU3, BE9 5.B(-1) = @(+3) = 9 P(-1) = %(+3) = 4 N(-1) = I(+3) = M 3(-2) = T(+4) =$
A(-1) = 1(+3) = %

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