51.
Ali buys a glass, a pencil box and a cup and
pays Rs.21 to the shopkeeper. Rakesh buys a cup, two pencil boxes and a glass
and pays Rs.28 to the shopkeeper. Preeti buys two glasses, a cup and two pencil
boxes and pays Rs.35 to the shopkeeper. The cost of 10 cups will be

(1) Rs.40

(2) Rs.60

(3) Rs.80

(4) Rs.70

Answer: 4

52. Out
of four cities given below three are alike in some manner, while the fourth one
is different. Identify the odd one

(1) Lucknow

(2) Rishikesh

(3) Allahabad

(4) Patna

Answer: 1

53. Given
below are some characteristics of reasoning. Select the code that states a characteristic
which is not of deductive reasoning:

(1) The
conclusion must be based on observation and experiment

(2) The
conclusion should be supported by the premise/premises

(3) The
conclusion must follow from the premise/premises necessarily

(4) The
argument may be valid or invalid

Answer: 1

54. The
missing term in the series 1,4,27,16, ?,36,343, ... is

(1) 30

(2) 49

(3) 125

(4) 81

Answer: 3

55. The
next term in the following series

YEB,WFD,UHG,SKI,..?..
will be

(1) TLO

(2) QOL

(3) QLO

(4) GQP

Answer: 2

56. Among
the following propositions two are related in such a way that they cannot both
be true but can both be false. Select the code that states those two
propositions.

**Propositions:**

(a) Every
student is attentive

(b) Some
students are attentive

(c) Students
are never attentive

(d) Some
students are not attentive

**Codes:**

(1) (a) and (b)

(2) (a) and (c)

(3) (b) and (c)

(4) (c) and (d)

Answer: 2

57. Given
below are two premises (a) and (b) . From those to premises four conclusions (i),
(ii), (iii) & (iv) are drawn. Select the code that states the conclusions
validly drawn from the premises (taking singly or jointly.)

**Premises:**

(a)
Untouchability is a curse.

(b) All hot
pans are untouchable.

**Conclusions:**

(i) All hot
pans are curse.

(ii) Some
untouchable things are hot pans.

(iii) All
curses are untouchability.

(iv) Some
curses are untouchability.

**Codes:**

(1) (i) and (ii)

(2) (ii) and
(iii)

(3) (iii)
and (iv)

(4) (ii) and
(iv)

Answer: 4

58. If
the statement ‘None but the brave wins the race’ is false which of the
following statements can be claimed to be true?

Select the
correct code:

(1) All
brave persons win the race.

(2) Some
persons who win the race are not brave.

(3) Some
persons who win the race are brave.

(4) No
person who wins the race is brave.

Answer: 2

59. If
two standard from categorical propositions with the same subject and predicate
are related in such a manner that if one is undetermined the other must be undetermined,
what is their relation?

(1) Contrary

(2) Subcontrary

(3) Contradictory

(4) Subaltern

Answer: 3

60. Men
and woman may have different reproductive strategies but neither can be
considered inferior or superior to the other, any more than a bird’s wings can
be considered superior or inferior to a fish’s fins. What type of argument it
is?

(1) Biological

(2) Psychological

(3) Analogical

(4) Hypothetical

Answer: 3