# CORDYS Reasoning Ability Paper

Posted on :13-04-2016

DIRECTIONS for questions 1 to 6:

Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it.

(i) The Nagpal family consists of six members A, B, C, D, E and F.
(ii) There are two married couples in the family.
(iii) B is the businessman and the father of E.
(iv) F is the grandfather of C and is a share broker.
(v) D is the grandmother of E and is a doctor.
(vi) C is the daughter of A.
(vii) There are one businessman, one share broker, one lady teacher, one doctor and two students in the family.

Q1. What is the profession of A?

A) Doctor

B) Student

C) Teacher

ANS: C

Explanation:

+ = male
- = female

(1) A is teacher. Hence C option.

Q2. Which of the following is definitely a group of female members?

A) ACE

B) EBF

C) ACD

ANS: C

Explanation:

ACD is a group of female members. Hence C option.

Q3. Who is sister of E?

A) C

B) D

C) F

D) C

E) None of these

ANS: A

Explanation:

C is sister of E.

Q4. Who is the father-in-law of A?

A) D

B) F

C) B

D) None of these

ANS: B

Explanation:

F is the father-in-law of A. Hence E.

Q5. How many female members are there in the family?

A) Three

B) Four

C) Either three or four

D) Five

ANS: C

Explanation:

No Information is given about E. There can be either three or four females.

Q6. Which of the following is definitely a group of male members?

A) EF

B) AF

C) DE

D) BF

ANS: D

Explanation:

F is the group of male members.

DIRECTIONS for questions 7 to 10:

Q7. Pointing to a lady in the photograph Rahul said," The son of her only brother is the brother of my wife". How is the lady related to Rahul?

A) Mothers sister

B) Sister of father-in-law

C) Grandmother

D) Mother-in-law

ANS: B

Explanation:

That lady is sister of father-in-law of Rahul. Hence B.

Q8. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word TURBULENCE, which have as many letters between them in the word as in the alphabet?

A) Two

B) Three

C) Four

D) Five

ANS: D

Explanation:

T U R B U L E N C E
T U
T U R
B _ _ E
L _ N
C _ E
So 5 cases are possible.

Q9. If it is possible to form a meaningful word with the third, the fifth, the seventh, the ninth and the tenth letters of the word RELINQUISH, using each letter only once, mark the first letter of that word as your answer. If no such word can be made, then mark X as your answer and of more than one word can be made, mark m as your answer.

A) X

B) M

C) N

D) S

ANS: A

Explanation:

Letter - L N U S H

Q10."GKND" is related to "JOSJ" in the same way as "TBIQ" is related to

A) WGMW

B) XFNX

C) WFNW

D) None of these

ANS: C

Explanation:

G to J there is difference of 2 alphabets, then K to J difference of 3, N to S difference of 4. D to J difference of 5 alphabets.
The same pattern is applied in T B I Q. Thus answer is C option.

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