Aptitude & Logical Reasoning Quiz – 8

Statements: All bags are cakes. All lamps are cakes.
I. Some lamps are bags.
II. No lamp is bag.

Answer: Option C
Since the middle term 'cakes' is not distributed even once in the premises, no definite conclusion follows. However, I and II involve only the extreme terms and form a complementary pair. So, either I or II follows.

Here are some words translated from an artificial language.
gorblflur means fan belt
pixngorbl means ceiling fan
arthtusl means tile roof
Which word could mean "ceiling tile"?

Answer: Option D
Gorbl means fan; flur means belt; pixn means ceiling; arth means tile; and tusl means roof. Therefore, pixnarth is the correct choice

The greatest number of four digits which is divisible by 15, 25, 40 and 75 is:

Answer: Option C
Greatest number of 4-digits is 9999.
L.C.M. of 15, 25, 40 and 75 is 600.
On dividing 9999 by 600, the remainder is 399.
Required number (9999 - 399) = 9600.

If a - b = 3 and a2 + b2 = 29, find the value of ab.

Answer: Option A
2ab = (a2 + b2) - (a - b)2
= 29 - 9 = 20
ab = 10.

On 8th Feb, 2005 it was Tuesday. What was the day of the week on 8th Feb, 2004?

Answer: Option C
The year 2004 is a leap year. It has 2 odd days.
The day on 8th Feb, 2004 is 2 days before the day on 8th Feb, 2005.
Hence, this day is Sunday.