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Logical Problems 1

This type of reasoning questions consists of three statements. The first two statements are facts, and the third statement may be true, false or uncertain. Based on the information provided in the first two statements, you are required to find whether the third statement is true, false or uncertain. There may be a small variation in the format of such questions; accordingly, we have discussed three types of logical problems.


Type 1:

1)
I. Pooja is older than Mukesh.
II. Suresh is older than Pooja.
III. Mukesh is older than Suresh.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

  1. False
  2. True
  3. Uncertain

Answer: A

Explanation:

From the first two statements, it is clear that Mukesh is the youngest of the three. So, the third statement is false.


2)
I. Mohan runs faster than Sohan.
II. Pooja runs faster than Mohan.
III. Sohan runs faster than Pooja.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

  1. False
  2. True
  3. Uncertain

Answer: A

Explanation:

From the first two statements, it is clear that Pooja runs fastest. So, the third statement is false.


3)
I. Tom weighs less than Peter.
II. Tom weighs more than John.
III. Out of these three boys, John weighs the least.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

  1. False
  2. True
  3. Uncertain

Answer: B

Explanation:

From the first two statements, it is clear that Peter weighs the most and John weighs the least.


4)
I. School A has more admissions than School B.
II. School C has fewer admissions than School B.
III. School A has fewer admissions than School C.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

  1. False
  2. True
  3. Uncertain

Answer: A

Explanation:

From the first two statements, it is clear that School A has the highest admissions, so the third statement is false.


5.

I. Blue apples cost more than green apples.

II. Blue apples cost less than red apples.

III. Red apples cost more than green apples and blue apples.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

  1. False
  2. True
  3. Uncertain

Answer: B

Explanation:

From the first two statements, it is clear that red apples are expensive than the green and red apples.



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