CAT 2018 aspirants should note that the strength of your logical powers is tested through these questions. Critical reasoning questions could play a significant role in CAT 2018 with its VA+ LR mix.
Practice with following Questions and answers with solutions for Verbal Ability (VA):
Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below:
During a political rally, seven leaders of a party – Ajeet, Ambika, Azad, Kamal, Kapil, Mukul and Pranab– are sitting on seven chairs arranged in a row, not necessarily in the same order. It is also known that:
(i) Ambika is sitting beside Kapil.
(ii) Pranab is the party president and so he is sitting in the middle of the row.
(iii) Either Ajeet or Kamal, but not both, is sitting at one of the ends of the row.
(iv) Azad and Mukul are sitting as far as possible from each other, without violating other conditions.
If ‘n’ represents the number of leaders sitting between Ajeet and Azad, which of the following is not a possible value of ‘n’?
(a) 0 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 5
Answer : b The value of ‘n’ cannot be 2.
Which two leaders, among the given pairs, cannot sit adjacent to each other?
(a) Mukul and Kamal (b) Azad and Ambika (c) Kamal and Kapil (d) Ajeet and Mukul
Answer : C Kamal and Kapil can never sit adjacent to each other.