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Section 1--Analogy 1c (1 − 20) [pg 15 − 17]

Section 2--Directions sense test 7b[1 − 10]

Section 3--Logic deduction 17b[30 − 50]

Section 4--Mathematical modeling 15a[1 − 20]

For a motorist there are three ways going from City A to City C. By way of bridge the distance is 20 miles & toll is \$0.75. A tunnel between the two cities is a distance of 10 miles & toll is \$1.00 for the vehicle & driver & \$0.10 for each passenger. A two-lane highway without toll goes east for 30 miles to city B & then 20 miles in a northwest direction to City C.

1. Which is the shortest route from B to C

1. Directly on toll free highway to City C

2. The bridge

3. The Tunnel

4. The bridge or the tunnel

5. The bridge only if traffic is heavy on the toll free highway

Ans (a).

2. The most economical way of going from City A to City B, in terms of toll & distance is to use the

1. tunnel

2. bridge

3. bridge or tunnel

4. toll free highway

5. bridge & highway

Ans (a).

3. Jim usually drives alone from City C to City A every working day. His firm deducts a percentage of employee pay for lateness. Which factor would most influence his choice of the bridge or the tunnel?

1. Whether his wife goes with him

2. scenic beauty on the route

3. Traffic conditions on the road, bridge & tunnel

4. saving \$0.25 in tolls

5. price of gasoline consumed in covering additional 10 miles on the bridge

Ans (a).

4. In choosing between the use of the bridge & the tunnel the chief factor (s) would be:

1. Traffic & road conditions

2. Number of passengers in the car

3. Location of one's homes in the center or outskirts of one of the cities

4. Desire to save \$0.25

Which is correct?

1. I only

2. II only

3. II & III only

4. III & IV only

5. I & II only

Ans (a).

Solve These

The letters A, B, C, D, E, F & G, not necessarily in that order, stand for seven consecutive integers from 1 to 10

D is 3 less than A

B is the middle term

F is as much less than B as C is greater than D

G is greater than F

1. The fifth integer is

1. A

2. C

3. D

4. E

5. F

Ans (a).

2. A is as much greater than F as which integer is less than G

1. A

2. B

3. C

4. D

5. E

Ans (a).

3. If A = 7, the sum of E & G is

1. 8

2. 10

3. 12

4. 14

5. 16

Ans (a).

4. A-F =?

1. 1

2. 2

3. 3

4. 4

5. Cannot be determined

Ans (a).

5. An integer T is as much greater than C as C is greater than E. T can be written as A + E. What is D?

1. 2

2. 3

3. 4

4. 5

5. Cannot be determined

Ans (a).

6. The greatest possible value of C is how much greater than the smallest possible value of D?

1. 2

2. 3

3. 4

4. 5

5. 6

Ans (a).

Solve More

All G's are H's

All G's are J's or K's

All J's & K's are G's

All L's are K's

All N's are M's

No M's are G's

1. If no P's are K's, which of the following must be true?

1. All P's are J's

2. No P is a G

3. No P is an H

4. If any P is an H it is a G

5. If any P is a G it is a J

Ans (a).

2. Which of the following can be logically deduced from the conditions stated?

1. No M's are H's

2. No M's that are not N's are H's

3. No H's are M's

4. Some M's are H's

5. All M's are H's

Ans (a).

3. Which of the following is inconsistent with one or more of the conditions?

1. All H's are G's

2. All H's that are not G's are M's

3. Some H's are both M's & G's

4. No M's are H's

5. All M's are H's

Ans (a).

4. The statement “No L's are J's” is

1. Logically deducible from the conditions stated

2. Consistent with but not deducible from the conditions stated

3. Deducible from the stated conditions together with the additional statement “No J's are K's”

1. I only

2. II only

3. III only

4. II & III only

5. Neither I, II nor III

Ans (a).

Practice Questions

In country X, democratic, conservative & justice parties have fought three civil wars in twenty years. TO restore stability an agreement is reached to rotate the top offices President, Prime Minister & Army Chief among the parties so that each party controls one & only one office at all times. The three top office holders must each have two deputies, one from each of the other parties. Each deputy must choose a staff composed of equally members of his or her chiefs party & member of the third party.

1. When Justice party holds one of the top offices, which of the following cannot be true

1. Some of the staff members within that office are justice party members

2. Some of the staff members within that office are democratic party members

3. Two of the deputies within the other offices are justice party members

4. Two of the deputies within the other offices are conservative party members

5. Some of the staff members within the other offices are justice party members.

Ans (a).

2. When the democratic party holds presidency, the staff of the prime minister's deputies are composed

1. One-fourth of democratic party members

2. One-half of justice party members & one-fourth of conservative party members

3. One-half of conservative party members & one-fourth of justice party members.

1. I only

2. I & II only

3. II or III but not both

4. I & II or I & III

5. None of these

Ans (a).

3. Which of the following is allowable under the rules as stated:

1. More than half of the staff within a given office belonging to a single party

2. Half of the staff within a given office belonging to a single party

3. Any person having a member of the same party as his or her immediate superior

4. Half the total number of staff members in all three offices belonging to a single party

5. Half the staff members in a given office belonging to parties different from the party of the top office holder in that office.

Ans (a).

4. The office of the Army Chief passes from Conservative to Justice party. Which of the following must be fired.

1. The democratic deputy & all staff members belonging to Justice party

2. Justice party deputy & all his or hers staff members

3. Justice party deputy & half of his Conservative staff members in the chief of staff office

4. The Conservative deputy & all of his or her staff members belonging to Conservative party

5. No deputies & all staff members belonging to conservative parties.

Ans (a).

5. In recommendations to the board of trustees a tuition increase of \$500 per year, the president of the university said “There were no student demonstrations over the previous increases of \$300 last year & \$200 the year before” If the president's statement is accurate then which of the following can be validly inferred from the information given:

1. Most students in previous years felt that the increases were justified because of increased operating costs.

2. Student apathy was responsible for the failure of students to protest the previous tuition increases.

3. Students are not likely to demonstrate over new tuition increases.

Which is correct?

1. I only

2. II only

3. I or II but not both

4. I, II & III

5. None

Ans (a).