CAT 2014 : Expert Tips on LR

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  Published : Tuesday, 21 October, 2014 12:46 PM
 
Tips:
  • Never assume or use any information that the question fails to give you. 
  • Consider only the information given in each reading passage when choosing among the alternative responses.
  • Read both the factual passage and the sentence completion instruction carefully. Both must be considered in making your choice. 
  • Be sure to read all the response choices carefully before choosing one.
 
 
Logical Reasoning (LR) will be a test for your logical conclusions in CAT 2014, being conducted on 16th & 22nd November 2014 this year. 
 
Practice with following Questions and answer with solutions: 
 
Questions:
 
Four friends – Ram, Rahul, Rajesh and Rajul – live in different cities among Ramgarh, Rampur, Rajghat and Raipur, not necessarily in the same order. They like doing different activities among Rock Climbing, Running, River Diving and Rafting, in no particular order. It is also known that:
 
(i) Rahul lives in Raipur and does not like Running and Rafting.
 
(ii) Ram does not live in Rampur and does not like Rafting.
 
(iii) The one who lives in Rampur likes River Diving.
 
(iv) Rajul does not like Rafting.
 
Who among the four lives in Rampur?
 
(a) Ram      (b) Rajesh      (c) Rajul      (d) Cannot be determined
 
Solution:
 
The given information can be tabulated as shown below:
 
 
Friend City Activity
 Ram  Rajghat/Ramgarh Running
 Rahul  Raipur Rock Climbing
 Rajesh   Rajghat Rafting
 Rajul  Rampur River Diving
 
Hence, Rajul lives in Rampur
 
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