# General Mental Ability: Practice Set -3

Subject Matter Experts of JagranJosh have developed this Logical Reasoning - General Mental Ability Practice test. This practice test questions based on Syllogism, Machine Input-Output and Inequalities. This practice set contains 15 questions with explanations. General Mental Ability Online Practice Test is useful for all important exams like IBPS, SBI PO-Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI, Insurance, SSC, CAT, Railways, CDS, CTET, Campus Placements, etc.

• ## Question 1

Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the given question: The following is an example of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two digits numbers):
Input: time 51 16 mouse basket 78 71 37 wild key ice 26 59 catch
Step I: 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 37 wild key ice 26 59 catch basket
Step II: 26 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 37 wild key ice 59 basket catch
Step III: 37 26 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 wild key 59 basket catch ice
Step IV: 51 37 26 16 time mouse 78 71 wild 59 basket catch ice key
Step V: 59 51 37 26 16 time 78 71 wild basket catch ice key mouse
Step VI: 71 59 51 37 26 16 78 wild basket catch ice key mouse time
Step VII: 78 71 59 51 37 26 16 basket catch ice key mouse time wild
Step VII is the last step of the above input, as the desired arrangement is obtained.
Input: 79 work roof 09 36 neat down lion grass 51 13 umbrella 61 87
Which step number is the following output?
36 13 09 79 work roof neat 51 umbrella 87 61 grass down lion
• ## Question 2

Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the given question: The following is an example of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two digits numbers):
Input: time 51 16 mouse basket 78 71 37 wild key ice 26 59 catch
Step I: 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 37 wild key ice 26 59 catch basket
Step II: 26 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 37 wild key ice 59 basket catch
Step III: 37 26 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 wild key 59 basket catch ice
Step IV: 51 37 26 16 time mouse 78 71 wild 59 basket catch ice key
Step V: 59 51 37 26 16 time 78 71 wild basket catch ice key mouse
Step VI: 71 59 51 37 26 16 78 wild basket catch ice key mouse time
Step VII: 78 71 59 51 37 26 16 basket catch ice key mouse time wild
Step VII is the last step of the above input, as the desired arrangement is obtained.
Input: 79 work roof 09 36 neat down lion grass 51 13 umbrella 61 87
Which word/number would be at 5th position from the right in Step V?
• ## Question 3

Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the given question: The following is an example of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two digits numbers):
Input: time 51 16 mouse basket 78 71 37 wild key ice 26 59 catch
Step I: 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 37 wild key ice 26 59 catch basket
Step II: 26 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 37 wild key ice 59 basket catch
Step III: 37 26 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 wild key 59 basket catch ice
Step IV: 51 37 26 16 time mouse 78 71 wild 59 basket catch ice key
Step V: 59 51 37 26 16 time 78 71 wild basket catch ice key mouse
Step VI: 71 59 51 37 26 16 78 wild basket catch ice key mouse time
Step VII: 78 71 59 51 37 26 16 basket catch ice key mouse time wild
Step VII is the last step of the above input, as the desired arrangement is obtained.
Input: 79 work roof 09 36 neat down lion grass 51 13 umbrella 61 87
How many elements (words or numbers) are there between 'grass' and '36' as they appear in the last step of the output?
• ## Question 4

Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the given question: The following is an example of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two digits numbers):
Input: time 51 16 mouse basket 78 71 37 wild key ice 26 59 catch
Step I: 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 37 wild key ice 26 59 catch basket
Step II: 26 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 37 wild key ice 59 basket catch
Step III: 37 26 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 wild key 59 basket catch ice
Step IV: 51 37 26 16 time mouse 78 71 wild 59 basket catch ice key
Step V: 59 51 37 26 16 time 78 71 wild basket catch ice key mouse
Step VI: 71 59 51 37 26 16 78 wild basket catch ice key mouse time
Step VII: 78 71 59 51 37 26 16 basket catch ice key mouse time wild
Step VII is the last step of the above input, as the desired arrangement is obtained.
Input: 79 work roof 09 36 neat down lion grass 51 13 umbrella 61 87
Which of the following represents the position of 'work' in the fourth step?
• ## Question 5

Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the given question: The following is an example of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two digits numbers):
Input: time 51 16 mouse basket 78 71 37 wild key ice 26 59 catch
Step I: 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 37 wild key ice 26 59 catch basket
Step II: 26 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 37 wild key ice 59 basket catch
Step III: 37 26 16 time 51 mouse 78 71 wild key 59 basket catch ice
Step IV: 51 37 26 16 time mouse 78 71 wild 59 basket catch ice key
Step V: 59 51 37 26 16 time 78 71 wild basket catch ice key mouse
Step VI: 71 59 51 37 26 16 78 wild basket catch ice key mouse time
Step VII: 78 71 59 51 37 26 16 basket catch ice key mouse time wild
Step VII is the last step of the above input, as the desired arrangement is obtained.
Input: 79 work roof 09 36 neat down lion grass 51 13 umbrella 61 87
Which of the following would be step IV?
• ## Question 6

Direction: In the following question, the symbols @, %, #, * and $are used with the following meanings as illustrated below: • ‘P @ Q’ means P is not greater than Q. • ‘P % Q’ means P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q. • ‘P # Q’ means P is neither greater than nor equal to Q. • ‘P * Q’ means P is neither greater nor smaller than Q. • ‘P$ Q’ means P is not smaller than Q.
Now in each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true.
Statements: M % N * O $P, Q @ S # P Conclusions: I. S % N II. M % Q • ## Question 7 Direction: In the following question, the symbols @, %, #, * and$ are used with the following meanings as illustrated below:
• ‘P @ Q’ means P is not greater than Q.
• ‘P % Q’ means P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q.
• ‘P # Q’ means P is neither greater than nor equal to Q.
• ‘P * Q’ means P is neither greater nor smaller than Q.
• ‘P\$ Q’ means P is not smaller than Q.
Now in each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true.
Statements: A # B @ C, G @ F @ C
Conclusions:
I. C % A
II. F # C
• ## Question 8

Which of the following expressions will be true, if the given expression K ≥ G > L ≤ F is definitely true?
• ## Question 9

In which of the following expressions will the expression ‘A < D’ be definitely true?
• ## Question 10

Direction: In the given questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the given two conclusions numbered I and II is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.
Statements:

Conclusions:
i. E ≤ G
ii. B < D
• ## Question 11

Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the question which follow.
Statements: Some flowers are fruits.
No fruit is gems.
All gems are jewellery.
Conclusions:
I. It is possible that all jewellery is needle.
II. Some gems are both jewellery and flowers.
III. Some jewellery is fruits.
• ## Question 12

Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the question which follow.
Statements: All square are rectangles.
All rectangles are circles.
No circles are pentagons.
All triangles are circles.
Conclusions:
I. All pentagons are rectangle is a possibility
II. Some pentagons are square.
III. Some circles are pentagons is a possibility
IV. All rectangles can never be triangles.
• ## Question 13

Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the question which follow.
Statements: All wheats are maize.
All maize is rice.
Some rice is pulses.
All pulses are spices.
Conclusions: I. No spices are maize.
II. All rice are spices is a possibility
III. All maize are wheats is a possibility
• ## Question 14

Direction: Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Statements: Some sharks are fishes.
Some fishes are birds.
No bird is a tree.
Conclusions: I. No fishes are trees.
II. Some fishes are trees.
III. Some fishes are not trees.
IV. No sharks are birds.
• ## Question 15

Direction: Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
32. Statements: Some pins are rods
All rods are chains.
No chains are hammers.
Conclusions: I. No rods are hammers.
II. Some pins are not hammers.
III. Some pins are chains.
IV. Some chains are not hammers.