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CLAT Logical Reasoning Analytical Reasoning

Logical Reasoning Test Sheet 1

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For Questions 41- 45, please read the directions and then answer

The following questions will have a statement followed by two arguments. Please follow the instructions stated thus

Choose (a) if only argument (I) is applicable

Choose (b) if only argument (II) is applicable

Choose (c) if both the arguments are applicable

Choose (d) if none of the arguments are applicable

41. All violators of laws should be sentenced to death.

(I) Yes, since they are violators of laws they should be given death penalty.

(II) No, nobody has the right to take anyone’s life.

42. India should make amends with Pakistan.

(I) Yes, it is in the best interests of both the countries that peace should prevail between them.

(II) No, Pakistan should not be given a chance for what it has done to India in the past.

43. Sex education should be introduced to schools in India.

(I) Yes, it is important that the children know about sex and its hazards.

(II) No, our society is not open to sex education being taught to children at the moment.

44. Telephone lines, even personal ones, should be tapped.

(I) Yes, it will help curb terrorism.

(II) No, it will be a tremendous intrusion into everyone’s privacy.

45. The age bar for adult films should be reduced to 16.

(I) Yes, children today are already exposed to such content at 16.

(II) Yes, many children under 18 manage to slip through the scanning procedure and watch the adult movies.

The following questions will have a statement followed by two assumptions. Please follow the instructions stated thus

Choose (a) if only assumption (I) is implicit

Choose (b) if only assumption (II) is implicit

Choose (c) if both the assumptions are implicit

Choose (d) if none of the assumptions are implicit

46. Standard Chartless Bank has slashed its loan interest rates by half a per cent.

(I) It will attract more customers.

(II) The bank will stay ahead of its competitors.

47. The Government, by legislation, has set the age of getting married for both boys and girls at 21.

(I) The Govt. wants to eradicate the plague of child marriage from the face of this country.

(II) People would abide by the new legislation.

48. We should give money to beggars.

(I) It will help them enjoy luxuries like liquor.

(II) It will quell their miseries.

49. ‘Badhiya’ Housing Society has put a sign at the main gate barring salespersons from entering the complex.

(I) All the salespersons will stay away from ‘Badhiya’ Housing Society.

(II) The security guards at the gate may be able to stop the salespersons from entering the society.

50. The Govt. should provide benefits to people setting up educational institutions.

(I) The Govt. wants a larger number of educational institutions.

(II) The Govt. finds the current no.of educational institutions unsatisfactory.

The following questions will have a statement followed by two reasons. Please follow the instructions stated thus

Choose (a) if only reason (I) is applicable

Choose (b) if only reason (II) is applicable

Choose (c) if both the reasons are applicable

Choose (d) if none of the reasons are applicable

51. The current Govt. is very inefficient.

(I) Most of the ministers are involved in corruption.

(II) There is no hope of improvement looking at the current state of affairs.

52. Google Maps should be banned.

(I) Terrorists may use it thereby making it a threat to national security.

(II) It compromises the privacy of individuals.

53. The Govt. should sub sidise fuel.

(I) Fuel prices have reached intolerably high levels.

(II) The Govt. should think about the people and their financial difficulties.

54. Right to Die should not be a Fundamental Right.

(I) Nobody has the right to take one’s own life.

(II) The Govt. should dissuade people from taking their own lives.

55. The Govt. should make primary education free of cost.

(I) Yes, it is essential to increase the literacy rate of India.

(II) No, it will put a huge burden on the state exchequer.

The following questions will have a statement/statements followed by four options. Please choose the correct conclusion of the statements given

56. All National Law Schoolites have attitudes.

No IITian is a National Law Schoolite.

a. No IITian has attitude

b. Some IITians do not have attitude

c. All IITians have attitudes

d. None of these

57. All CLAT aspirants are studs.

Some studs are prodigies.

a. Some prodigies are CLAT aspirants

b. No prodigy is a CLAT aspirant.

c. Either (a) or (b)

d. None of these

58. All Gooners are awesome people.

Some Noojies are not Goooners.

a. All awesome people are Noojies

b. Some Noojies are not awesome people.

c. Either (a) or (b)

d. None of the above.

59. All Liberals are Democrats.

All Liberals are Anarchists.

a. All Anarchists are Democrats.

b. Some Anarchists are Democrats.

c. Both (a) and (b)

d. None of the above

60. Every Rhodes Scholar is hard-working.

Every hard working person is dedicated.

a. Every Rhodes scholar is dedicated

b. Some dedicated people are hardworking

c. Both (a) and (b)

d. None of the above

Solve Questions 61-65 on the basis of Facts, Arrangements and Situations provided below

Preksha, Quimini, Rahul, Shrey, Tanvi and Urvi are the members of a family. They have the following

professions archaeologist, analyst, freelancer, lawyer, assistant and soldier, not necessarily in order.

Answer the following questions with the help of the given clues:

i. Preksha and Shrey is a married couple.

ii. Quimini is the mother of Urvi and Tanvi.

iii. The soldier is the father of the Urvi’s dad. Urvi is an analyst.

iv. There are two happily web couples in the family.

v. Rahul, the lawyer is married to the freelancer.

61. How many female members are there in the family

a. Three

b. Four

c. Can’t be determined

d. Two

62. What is the profession of Tanvi?

a. Archaeologist

b. Freelancer

c. Assistant

d. Soldier

63. Which one of the following are the other happily wed couples apart from Preksha and Shrey?

a. Tanvi and Rahul

b. Urvi and Tanvi

c. Quimini and Urvi

d. Rahul and Quimini

64. How is Preksha related to Tanvi?

a. Grandfather

b. Brother

c. Sister

d. Can’t be determined

65. What is the profession of Preksha?

a. Archaeologist

b. Freelancer

c. Assistant

d. Soldier

Solve Questions 66-70 on the basis of Facts, Arrangements and Situations provided below.

Nine individuals A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I - are the only ones eligible to be a part of the three defence areas-- Police, Navy and Air force. Each candidate should serve on exactly one of the defence areas.

i. It is possible that there are no members in the Air force.

ii. The Police should consist of exactly one member more than the Navy.

iii. A, B and C cannot serve in the Police.

iv. D, E and F cannot serve in the Navy.

v. G, H and I cannot serve in the Air force.

66. If A and G are the individuals are serving in the Navy, how many should serve in the Air force?

a) 3

b) 4

c) 5

d) 6

67. Of the nine individuals, the largest number of individuals which can serve together in the Police is?

a) 9

b) 8

c) 7

d) 6

68. If I is the only individual serving in the Navy, which among the following should serve in the Police?

a) D and H

b) G and H

c) E and G

d) F and H

69. In case any of the nine individuals serves in the Air force, which among the following should be the candidate to serve in the Police?

a) A

b) B

c) D

d) G

70. In case G, H and C are the only individuals serving in the Navy, the people serving in the Air force should be:

a) A and B

b) A and D

c) B and E

d) B and F

Directions (71 to 75) : Read the following information to answer the given questions.
(i) A, B, C, D, E, F and G are playing cards sitting around a circular table
(ii) D is not neighbour of C or E.
(iii)A is neighbour of B and C.
(iv) G, who is second to the left of D, is the neighbour of E and F.

71. Which of the following is correct?

A.) B is between A and D

B.) D is between F and G.

C.) E is to the immediate right of G

D.) F is to the immediate left of G

72. Which of the following will be D's position after E and D interchange their places?

A.) BD

B.) EC

C.) AE

D.) GF

73. Which of the following will be D's position after E and D interchange their places?

A.) Neighbour to G and C

B.) To the immediate right of F

C.) Neighbour of C and A

D.) To the immediate left of C

74. Which of the following has the second person sitting between the first and third person?

A.) DAB

B.) BCA

C.) GFD

D.) GCE

75. Which of the following is wrong?

A.) A is to the immediate right of B

B.) B is to the immediate left of D

C.) F is between G and D

D.) E is between G and C

Directions (76 to 80) : Read the information given in the questions and on the basis of the information, select the questions Given after the information. 
Seven friends Varun, Ramesh, Saurav, Abhi, Rohit, Prasad and Parveen are sitting in a circle. Varun, Ramesh, Saurav, Abhi, Prasad and Parveen are sitting at equal distances from each other. Saurav is sitting after two places right of Prasad, who is sitting one place right of Abhi. Varun forms an angle of 90 degrees from Rohit and an angle of 120 degrees from Ramesh. Ramesh is just opposite Parveen and is sitting on the left of Rohit.

 

76. Who is the only person sitting between Saurav and Ramesh ?

A.) Prasad

B.) Abhi

C.) Rohit

D.) Varun

77. Rohit is not sitting at equal distance from

A.) Ramesh and Prasad

B.) Abhi and Varun

C.) Saurav and Prasad

D.) All of the Above

78. Rohit is sitting .............. of Parveen.

A.) to the left

B.) two places right

C.) to the right

D.) three places left

79. The angle between Rohit and Ramesh in the clockwise direction is ?

A.) 30°

B.) 210°

C.) 180°

D.) 90°

80. Which of the following statements is not correct ?

A.) Prasad is between Ramesh and Varun

B.) Ramesh is two places away from Parveen

C.) Rohit is sitting opposite Prasad

D.) All of Above

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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