# Sapient Reasoning Ability Paper

Posted on :21-03-2016
SAPIENT Reasoning Ability

DIRECTIONS for the questions 1 to 5 :

Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it:

(i) In a group of six persons namely Radha, Ajay, Mala, Sonu, Satish and Mita, Mala and Satish are intelligent in Physics and Chemistry.
(ii) Mala and Radha are intelligent in English and Chemistry.
(iii) Mita and Sonu are intelligent in History and English.
(iv) Ajay and Radha are intelligent in Mathematics and Physics.
(v) Mita and Ajay are intelligent in Mathematics and English.

Q1. Who among the following is intelligent in English, Mathematics and History?

A) Mala
B) Satish
C) Mita

ANS: C

Explanation:

C,Clear from the above table

2. Who among the following is intelligent in Physics and Chemistry but not in English?

A) Satish
C) Ajay
D) Mala

ANS: A

Explanation:

A, Clear from the above table

Q3. Who among the following is intelligent in Physics and English but not in Mathematics?

B) Ajay
C) Mita
D) Mala

ANS: D

Explanation:

D, Clear from the above table

Q4. Which of the following pairs is intelligent in Physics, Mathematics and English as well?

A) Ajay - Mala
B) Mala - Satish

ANS: C

Explanation:

C, Clear from the above table

Q5. How many persons are intelligent in more than two subjects?

A) Two
B) Three
C) Four
D) One

ANS: C

Explanation:

C, Clear from the above table.

DIRECTIONS for the questions 6 - 10 :

Q6. Shyama is taller than Abhay, Ranjan is taller than Chandra but shorter than Veena, Abhay is shorter than Chandra and Chandra is taller than Shyama, then who is the tallest among them?

A) Shyama
B) Chandra
C) Abhay
D) Veena

ANS: D

Explanation:

Veena>ranjan>Chandra>Shyama>Abhay.

Q7. Sudhir remembers that the birthday if his wife Sonam is certainly after 10th of April but before 16th of April whereas Sudhirs brother-in-law remembers that his sister Sonam was born after 14th of April but before 17th of April in the year 1968. If both of them are true, on which date in April is Sonams birthday?

A) 13th April
B) 14th April
C) 15th April
D) None of these

ANS: C

Explanation:

Clearly the birthday of sudhirs wife is between 14th & 16th April i.e. 15th April.

Q8. Pointing towards a woman Piyush said,"She is the only daughter of my brother-in-laws mother-in-law". How is Piyush related to that woman (he is directly related with the woman)?

A) Brother
B) Brother-in-law
C) Father

ANS: A

Explanation:

Mother
↙ ↓
Piyush ↔ Woman= Brother-in-Law
So Piyush is the brother of the woman.

Q9. A, B, C, D, E and F are sitting around a circular table. C is sitting between B and F. D is sitting between E and A. A is sitting to the left of F. Who is to the right of B?

A) C
B) E
C) D

ANS: B

Q10. How many such 5s are there in the following number series which are immediately preceded by 8 and immediately followed by 1?
3 8 5 6 3 8 5 4 8 5 1 3 7 5 8 1 8 5 2 1 3 4 8 5 1 8 5 6 1 5 8

A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four

ANS: B

Explanation:

3 8 5 6 3 8 5 4 8 5 1 3 7 5 8 1 8 5 2 1 3 4 8 5 1 8 5 6 1 5 8.

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