Logical Links | Test 1 (with explanations)

Number of Questions: 20 | Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

Directions: For each of the below questions, identify which option(s) logically follow based on the given statement.

Q.1. I will buy the airplane only if it is the costliest and the fastest.
(a) I did not buy the airplane and it is neither the fastest nor the costliest.
(b) I bought the airplane and it is not the costliest nor is it the fastest.
(c) The airplane is the fastest and the costliest and I did not buy it.
(d) I bought the airplane and it is the fastest and the costliest.

Q.2. I work very hard whenever there is a need.
(a) I work very hard and there is a need.
(b) I did work hard and there is no need.
(c) I did not work hard and there is no need.
(d) Both (b) and (c)

Q.3. I wear a pad every time I bat.
(i) I batted.
(ii) I didn’t bat.
(iii)I wore a pad.
(iv) I didn’t wear a pad.
(a) ii-iv
(b) iii-i
(c) iv-ii
(d) i-iv

Q.4. I get cold feet whenever I see a lion.
(i) I saw a lion.
(ii) I didn’t see a lion.
(iii)I got cold feet.
(iv)I didn’t get cold feet.
(a) iii-i
(b) ii-iv
(c) iv-ii
(d) i-ii

Q.5. Whenever Devdas comes, Umrao Jaan sings.
(i) Umrao Jaan is singing.
(ii) Devdas has come.
(iii)Devdas hasn’t come.
(iv) Umrao Jaan is not singing.
(a) iii-i
(b) ii-iv
(c) iv-ii
(d) i-ii

Q.6. I can see the star only if I go to the planetarium.
(i) I went to the planetarium.
(ii) I didn’t see the star.
(iii)I saw the star.
(iv) I didn’t go to the planetarium.
(a) ii-iv
(b) iv-ii
(c) i-ii
(d) iii-iv

Q.7. I can find Chinese toys only if I go to the fair.
(i) I didn’t find Chinese toys.
(ii) I found Chinese toys.
(iii)I went to the fair.
(iv) I didn’t go to the fair.
(a) iii-iv
(b) iii-ii
(c) iii-i
(d) i-iv

Q.8. I will befriend Som only if he returns my book.
(i) I befriended Som.
(ii)Som returned my book.
(iii) I won’t befriend Som.
(iv) Som didn’t return my book.
(a) ii-i
(b) ii-iii
(c) iv-iii
(d) iii-iv

Q.9. Only in Bengal, you can see the Bengal Tiger.
(i) You went to Bengal.
(ii) You didn’t go to Bengal.
(iii) You saw the Bengal Tiger.
(iv) You didn’t see the Bengal Tiger.
(a) i-iii
(b) iv-ii
(c) i-iv
(d) ii-iv

Q.10. You cannot clear the CAT unless you are hard working
(i) You are hard working.
(ii) You can clear the CAT.
(iii) You are not hard working.
(iv) You cannot clear the CAT.
(a) ii-iv
(b) i-iii
(C) iii-iv
(d) i-ii

Q.11. Amit Kumar is either an engineer or a doctor.
(i) Amit Kumar is an engineer.
(ii) Amit Kumar is not a doctor
(iii) Amit Kumar is not an engineer.
(iv) Amit Kumar is a doctor.
(a) i-ii
(b) i-iv
(C) iv-i
(d) ii-iii

Q.12. Either Raghav is sick or he is stoned.
(i) Raghav is sick.
(ii) Raghav is not sick.
(iii)Raghav is stoned.
(iv) Raghav is not stoned.
(a) i-ii
(b) iv-i
(c) i-iii
(d) iii-iv

Q.13. When I see an RGV movie I have a bad dream.
(i) I saw an RGV movie.
(ii) I did not see an RGV movie.
(ii)I did not have an bad dream.
(iv) I had a bad dream.
(a) iii-ii
(b) iv-i
(c) ii-iii
(d) i-iii

Q.14. Raju gets a mild flu whenever he eats an ice cream.
(i) Raju gets a mild flu.
(ii) Raju does not eat an ice cream.
(iii)Raju does not get a mild flu.
(iv) Raju ate an ice cream.
(a) i-ii
(b) iv-iii
(c) i-iii
(d) iii-ii

Q.15. Either SRK is angry or he shows mock anger.
(i) SRK shows mock anger.
(ii) SRK is angry
(iii)SRK does not show mock anger.
(iv) SRK is not angry.
(a) iii-ii
(b) iv – i
(c) ii-i
(d) iii-ii and iv-i

Q.16. Whenever my mother scolds me, I either hide behind my father or complain to my grandma.
(a) If I complain to my grandma or I hide behind my father, then my mother must have scolded me.
(b) If I did not complain to my grandma and I did not hide behind my father, then my mother
must not have scolded me.
(c) If my mother does not scold me, I will neither hide behind my father nor complain to my
grandma
(d) None of these

Q.17. Either the paper is big or the pencil is small.
(i) The paper is big.
(ii) The paper is not big.
(iii) The pencil is small.
(iv) The pencil is not small.
(a) i-ii
(b) iv-ii
(c) ii-iii
(d) iii-i

Q.18. Either is lion is not big or the fox is cruel.
(i) The lion is big
(ii) The lion is not big.
(iii) The fox is cruel.
(iv) The fox is not cruel.
(a) ii-iii
(b) i-iii
(c) iii-ii
(d) i-iv

Q.19. If the milk is not cold then I will not go to school and will not have dinner.
(a) If I have gone to school or I have not had dinner; then the milk is not cold.
(b) If I have gone to school and I have had dinner, then the milk is cold.
(c) If I have gone to school and I have not had dinner then the milk is cold.
(d) If I have gone to school or I have had dinner,then the milk is cold.

Q.20. Unless you catch the criminals, the crimes will not stop.
(i) The criminals have been caught.
(ii) The crimes have stopped.
(iii) The criminals have not been caught.
(iv) The crimes have not stopped.
(a) iv-iii
(b) iii-iv
(c) ii-iii
(d) iv-i

 

Answer key with Solutions

 

  1. If I bought aeroplane, it must be the fastest & the costliest. If I did not buy the aeroplane it is either not the fastest or not the costliest or neither fastest nor the costliest (not necessarily neither fastest nor the costliest). Only option (d) show a feasible case of buying the aeroplane
    Hence, option (d) is the correct answer.
  2. If there is need I will definitely work hard. But, if I worked hard, it does not necessarily mean that there was need. Similarly, if I did not work hard there must not been need else I must have worked hard. So, option (c) show feasible case of not working hard as there is no need. Hence, option (c) is the correct answer.
  3. If I wear a pad every time I bat, then it also shows that if I did not wear a pad, I did not bat. So, (ii) follows (iv) logically Please note that wearing a pad does not mean I batted. Logic is given other way round, that If I bat, then I wear a pad. I may wear a pad, but do not bat. Hence, option (c) is the correct answer.
  4. If I get cold feet whenever I see a lion, then if I didn’t get cold feet, I must not have seen a lion. So, (ii) follows (iv) logically. Hence, option (c) is the correct answer.
  5. Whenever Devdas comes, Umrao Jaan sings. So, if Devdas has come, Umrao Jaan must be singing. So, (ii) follows (i) logically. Hence, option (d) is the correct answer.
  6. If I can see a star only if I go to the planetarium, and then if I didn’t go to the planetarium, I must not have seen a star. So, (ii) follows (iv) logically. Hence, option (b) is the correct answer.
  7. 7. If I can find Chinese toys only if I go to the fair, then if I didn’t find the Chinese toys, I didn’t go to the fair.So, (iv) follows (i) logically. Hence, option (d) is the correct answer.
  8. 8. If I will befriend Som only if he returns my book, then if he didn’t return my book, I won’t befriend him. So, (iii) follows (iv) logically. Hence, option (c) is the correct answer.
  9. 9. If you can see the Bengal tiger only in Bengal, then if you didn’t go to Bengal you didn’t see the Bengal tiger. So, (iv) follows (ii) logically. Hence, option (d) is the correct answer.
  10. If you cannot clear the CAT unless you are hardworking. then if you are not hardworking you cannot clear the CAT. So, (iv) follows (iii) logically. Hence, option (c) is the correct answer.
  11. If Amit Kumar is either an engineer or doctor, then if he is an engineer he cannot be a doctor. So, (ii) follows (i) logically. Hence, option (a) is the correct answer.
  12. Either Raghav is sick or he is stoned. So, if he is not stoned he must be sick. So, (i) follows (iv) logically. Hence, option (b) is the correct answer.
  13. When I see a RGV movie I had a bad dream. So, if I did not have a bad dream, I did not see a RGV movie.So, (ii) follows (iii) logically. Hence, option (a) is the correct answer.
  14. Raju gets a mild flu whenever he eats an ice-cream. So, if he does not get a mild flu he has not eaten an ice-cream. So, (ii) follows (iii) logically. Hence, option (d) is the correct answer.
  15. Either SRK is angry or he shows mock anger. So, if he does not show mock anger, he is angry. Also, if he is not angry he shows mock anger. So, (i) follows (iv) logically & (ii) follows (iii) logically. Hence, option (d) is the correct answer.
  16. If whenever my mother scolds me, I either hide behind my father or complain to my grandma. Then, if I did not complain to my grandma & did not hide behind my father, my mother must not have scolded me. Hence, option (b) is the correct answer.
  17. Either the paper is big or the pencil is small. So, if paper is not big, the pencil must be small. So, (iii) follows (ii) logically. Hence, option (c) is the correct answer.
  18. Either the lion is not big or the fox is cruel. So, if lion is big, the fox is cruel. Therefore, (iii) follows (i) logically. Hence, option (b) is the correct answer.
  19. If the milk is not cold then I will not go to the school & will not have dinner. Then, if I had gone to school or I had dinner, the milk is cold. Hence, option (d) is the correct answer.
  20. Unless you catch the criminals, the crimes will not stop. So, if the criminals have not been caught, the crimes must not have stopped. Therefore, (iv) follows (iii) logically. Hence, option (b) is the correct answer.

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