# Reasoning Ability Practice Test for NIACL Assistants

REASONING ABILITY PRACTICE TEST
Directions(1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
An English Tourist team with five tourists came to India to visit Rajastan. The tourists are namely, Andrew, Alex, Ryan, David and Wayne. There are six cities in their travelling lists, namely, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner,Jaisalmer, Ajmer and Chittor. They have visited those cities one by one from Monday to Saturday. Sunday is the rest day for them. No two persons visit same city any day and each of them visits only one city in a day.
>> Udaipur is visited by Ryan on Friday.
>> Chittor is visited by Andrew on Tuesday.
>> Neither Jodhpur nor Jaisalmer is visited by David or Alex on Saturday or Monday.
>> Ajmer is visited by Ryan and Wayne on Tuesday and Saturday respectively.
>> Udaipur is not visited by Alex on Tuesday.
>> On Thursday, David visits Chittor.
>> Jodhpur is not visited by Andrew on Friday or Monday.
>> On Wednesday, Wayne visits Jodhpur.
>> On Saturday, Andrew visits Bikaner.

>> Nobody visits Chittor on Friday and Jaisalmer on Wednesday.
>> On Monday, Alex visits Ajmer.
>> On Friday, David visits Jaisalmer.
>> On Thursday, Wayne does not visit Udaipur.

1.Nobody has visited Udaipur on:
a)Monday
b)Thursday
c)Saturday
d)Tuesday
e)None of these

2.Ryan has visited Bikaner on:
a)Saturday
b)Thursday
c)Tuesday
d)Monday
e)Wednesday

3.On Saturday, Jodhpur is visited by whom?
a)David
b)Alex
c)Ryan
d)Can't be determined
e)None

4.Which of the following combinations is absolutely true?
a)David - Jaisalmer - Monday
b)Ryan - Jodhpur - Thursday
c)Wayne - Jaisalmer - Tuesday
d)Alex - Jodhpur - Wednesday
e)None of these

5.Which statement is true?
a)Wayne visits Udaipur on Tuesday
b)Ryan visits Chittor on Saturday
c)Alex visits Chittor on Wednesday
d)None of these
e)All are true

6.Four of the five are alike in a certain way. Which is the odd one?
a)Run
b)Swim
c)Listen
d)Walk
e)Jump

7.What should come in place of question mark(?)
2 2 3 2 3 4 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 6 2 3 4 5 6 7 2 3 4 5 6 7
a)8
b)6
c)9
d)10
e)4

8.Each vowel in the word "MOUNTAIN" is replaced by the next letter in the English alphabet and each consonant is replaced by the previous letter in the English alphabet, then which of the following will be the fourth letter to the left of the seventh from the left end?
a)P
b)N
c)V
d)T
e)None of these

9.How many meaningful English words can be made from the letters EAP, using each letter only once in each word?
a)One
b)Two
c)Three
d)Four
e)Five

10.In a certain code 'TORCH' is coded as 'IDSNS' and 'PISTA' is coded as 'BUTHO'. Then the code of 'BLINK' is:
a)AKJOL
b)LOKJA
c)LOJKA
d)LKJOA
e)AOJKL

Answer key
1.a)
2.b)
3.e)
4.e)
5.a)
6.c)
7.a)
8.c)
9.b)
10.c)

Solution
(1-5)

 Cities>> Days↓ Udaipur Jodhpur Bikaner Jaisalmer Ajmer Chittor Monday None Ryan David Andrew Alex Wayne Tuesday Wayne David None Alex Ryan Andrew Wednesday Andrew Wayne Alex None David Ryan Thursday Alex Andrew Ryan Wayne None David Friday Ryan Alex Wayne David Andrew None Saturday David None Andrew Ryan Wayne Alex

6.All the others need some movement.

7.2, 23, 234, 2345, 23456, 234567, 2345678

8.M(-1) = L
O(+1) = P
U(+1) = V
N(-1) = M
T(-1) = S
A(+1) = B
I(+1) = J
N(-1) = M
so, the word becomes : LPVMSBJM
so, it is V

9.Meaningful words are : APE, PEA
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