CMC Limited Placement Papers
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CMC Reasoning Ability
Directions for questions 1 to 4:
A certain city is served by subway lines A, B and C and numbers 1 2 and 3. When it snows, morning service on B is delayed. When it rains or snows, service on A, 2 and 3 are delayed both in the morning and afternoon When temp. falls below 30 degrees Fahrenheit afternoon service is cancelled in either the A line or the 3 line, but not both. When the temperature rises over 90 degrees Fahrenheit, the afternoon service is cancelled in either the line C or the 3 line but not both.
Q1. On Jan 10th, with the temperature at 15-degree Fahrenheit, it snows all day. On how many lines will service be affected, including both morning and afternoon?
Q2. On which of the following occasions would service be on the greatest number of lines disrupted?
a) A snowy afternoon with the temperature at 45-degree Fahrenheit
b) A snowy morning with the temperature at 45 degree Fahrenheit
c) A rainy afternoon with the temperature at 45 degree Fahrenheit
d) A rainy afternoon with the temperature at 95 degree Fahrenheit
Q3. On Jan 10th, with the temperature at 15-degree Fahrenheit, it snows all day. On how many lines will service be affected, including both morning and afternoon?
Q4. On Aug 15th with the temperature at 97 degrees Fahrenheit it begins to rain at 1 PM. What is the minimum number of lines on which service will be affected?
Directions for questions 5 to 9:
There are six steps that lead from the first to the second floor.
No two people can be on the same step.
Mr A is two steps below Mr C, Mr B is a step next to Mr D.
Only one step is vacant (No one standing on that step)
Denote the first step by step 1 and second step by step 2 etc.
Q5. If Mr B was on step 1, which step could A be on?
a) 2 & 5 only
b) 3 & 5 only
c) 3 & 4 only
d) 4 & 5 only
e) 2 & 4 only
Q6. Which of the following is false?
i. B&D can be both on odd-numbered steps in one configuration
ii. In a particular configuration A and C must either both an odd numbered steps or both an even-numbered steps
iii. A person E can be on a step next to the vacant step.
a) i only
b) ii only
c) iii only
Q7. If Mr A is on the first step, which of the following is true?
a) Mr B is on the second step
b) Mr C is on the fourth step.
c) A person Mr E could be on the third step
d) Mr D is on higher step than Mr C.
Q8. If there were two steps between the step that A was standing and the step that B was standing on, and A was on a higher step than D, A must be on step
Q9. If Mr E was on the third step & Mr B was on a higher step than Mr E which step must be vacant?
a) step 1
b) step 2
c) step 4
d) step 5
e) step 6
Directions for questions 10 to 13:
Six swimmers A B C D E F compete in a race. There are no ties. The outcomes are as follows.
1. B does not win.
2. Only two swimmers separate E & D
3. A is behind D & E
4. B is ahead of E, with one swimmer intervening
5. F is ahead of D.
Q10. The swimmer between C & E is
Q11. Who is fifth?
Q12. If the end of the race, swimmer D is disqualified by the Judges then swimmer B finishes in which place?
Q13. How many swimmers separate A and F?
e) not determinable from the given info.
Directions for questions 14 to 18:
Five houses lettered A, B, C, D, & E are built in a row next to each other. The houses are lined up in the order A, B, C, D, & E. Each of the five houses has a coloured chimney. The roof and chimney of each house must be painted as follows.
1. The roof must be painted either green, red or yellow.
2. The chimney must be painted either white, black, or red.
3. No house may have the same color chimney as the color of roof.
4. No house may use any of the same colors that the every next house uses.
5. House E has a green roof.
6. House B has a red roof and a black chimney
Q14. Which must be false?
a) House A has a yellow roof
b) House A & C have different colour chimney
c) House D has a black chimney
d) House E has a white chimney
e) House B&D have the same color roof.
Q15. Which possible combinations of roof & chimney can house?
I. A red roof 7 a black chimney
II. A yellow roof & a red chimney
III. A yellow roof & a black chimney
a) I only
b) II only
c) III only
d) I & II only
Q16. Which of the following is true?
a) At least two houses have black chimney.
b) At least two houses have red roofs.
c) At least two houses have white chimneys
d) At least two houses have green roofs
e) At least two houses have yellow roofs
Q17. What is the maximum total number of green roofs for houses?
Q18. If house C has a yellow roof, which must be true?
a) House E has a white chimney
b) House E has a black chimney
c) House E has a red chimney
d) House D has a red chimney
e) House C has a black chimney
Directions for questions 19 to 21:
Miss Dean wants to renovate her house. She hires a plumber, a carpenter, a painter an electricial and interior decorator. The work to be finished in one working (Monday - Friday). Each worker will take the full day to do his job. Miss Dean permit only one person to work each day.
I. The painter can work only after the plumber and the carpenter have finished their jobs
II. The interior decorator must do his job before the electrician.
III. The carpenter cannot work on Monday or Tuesday
Q19. If the painter works on Friday, which of the following must be false?
a) The carpenter may works on Wednesday
b) The carpenter and the electrician may work on consecutive days
c) If the carpenter works on Thursday, the electrician has to work on wednesday
d) The plumber may work before the electrician does
e) The electrician may work on Tuesday
Q20. If the painter work on Thursday, which one of the following alternatives is possible?
a) The electrician works on Tuesday.
b) The electrician works on Friday.
c) The interior decorator works after the painter does.
d) The painter works on consecutive days
e) Miss Dean cannot fit all of the workers in schedule
Q21. Which argument is possible?
a) The electrician will works on Tuesday and the interior decorator on Friday
b) The painter will work on Wednesday and plumber on Thursday
c) The carpenter will works on Tuesday and the painter on Friday
d) The painter will work on Monday and the carpenter on Thursday
e) The carpenter will work on Wednesday and the plumber on Thursday
Directions for Questions 22 to 45:
Q22. Auger: carpenter:: awl: cobbler
Q23. scales: justice:: torch: liberty
Q24. Alarm: trigger:: trap: spring
Q25. witch: coven:: actor: troupe
Q26. Grosteque: distorted
Q27. Banal: originality
Q28. Exemplary: reproach
Q29. Equivocation: meaning
Q30. Motley: color
Q31. Blameworthy: reproach
Q32. Content: euphoric
Q33. Futile: progency
Q34. Slender: pejorative
Q35. Singer: chorus
Q36. Svelte: emaciated
Q37. Hear: inaudible
Q38. Crupescule: twilight
Q39. Explosion: debris
Q40. Resolved: doubt
Q41. Curator: painting
Q42. Incommunicando: contact
Q43. Tenacity: weak
Q44. Ambivalence: commit
Q45. Regrettable: cement