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(1-3) For a motorist there are three ways going from City A to City C. By
way of bridge the distance is 20 miles and toll is \$0.75. A tunnel between the two cities is a distance of 10 miles and toll is \$1.00 for the vehicle and driver and \$0.10 for each passenger. A two-lane highway without toll goes east for 30 miles to city B and then 20 miles in a northwest direction to City C.

1.Which is the shortest route from B to C

(a) Directly on toll free highway to City C

(b) The bridge

(c) The Tunnel

(d) The bridge or the tunnel

(e) The bridge only if traffic is heavy on the toll free highway

Ans: (a)

2. The most economical way of going from City A to City B, in terms of toll and distance is to use the

(a) tunnel

(b) bridge

(c) bridge or tunnel

(d) toll free highway

(e) bridge and highway

Ans: (a)

3. Jim usually drives alone from City C to City A every working day. His firm deducts a percentage of employee pay for ateness.Which

factor would most influence his choice of the bridge or the tunnel ?

(a) Whether his wife goes with him

(b) scenic beauty on the route

(c) Traffic conditions on the road, bridge and tunnel

(d) saving \$0.25 in tolls

(e) price of gasoline consumed in covering additional 10 miles on the bridge

Ans: (a)

4.In choosing between the use of the bridge and the tunnel the chief factor(s) would be:

II. Number of passengers in the car

III. Location of one's homes in the center or outskirts of one of the cities

IV. Desire to save \$0.25

(a) I only

(b) II only

(c) II and III only

(d) III and IV only

(e) I and II only

Ans: (a)

(5-10) The letters A, B, C, D, E, F and G, not necessarily in that order, stand for seven consecutive integers from 1 to 10 D is 3 less than A
B is the middle term F is as much less than B as C is greater than D
G is greater than F

5. The fifth integer is

(a) A

(b) C

(c) D

(d) E

(e) F

Ans: (a)

6. If A = 7, the sum of E and G is

(a) 8

(b) 10

(c) 12

(d) 14

(e) 16

Ans: (a)

7.A is as much greater than F as which integer is less than G

(a) A

(b) B

(c) C

(d) D

(e) E

Ans: (a)

8.The greatest possible value of C is how much greater than the smallest possible value of D?

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5

(e) 6

Ans: (a)

9. An integer T is as much greater than C as C is greater than E. T can be written as A + E. What is D?

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5

(e) Cannot be determined

Ans: (a)

10.A - F = ?

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

(e) Cannot be determined

Ans: (a)

(11-14) 1. All G's are H's

2. All G's are J's or K's

3. All J's and K's are G's

4. All L's are K's

5. All N's are M's

6. No M's are G's

11.If no P's are K's, which of the following must be true?

(a) All P's are J's

(b) No P is a G

(c) No P is an H

(d) If any P is an H it is a G

(e) If any P is a G it is a J

Ans: (a)

12. Which of the following can be logically deduced from the conditions stated?

(a) No M's are H's

(b) No M's that are not N's are H's

(c) No H's are M's

(d) Some M's are H's

(e) All M's are H's

Ans: (a)

13.The statement "No L's are J's" is

I. Logically deducible from the conditions stated

II. Consistent with but not deducible from the conditions stated

III. Deducible from the stated conditions together with the additional statement "No J's are K's"

(a) I only

(b) II only

(c) III only

(d) II and III only

(e) Neither I, II nor III

Ans: (a)

14. Which of the following is inconsistent with one or more of the conditions?

(a) All H's are G's

(b) All H's that are not G's are M's

(c) Some H's are both M's and G's

(d) No M's are H's

(e) All M's are H's

Ans: (a)

(15-18) In country X, democratic, conservative and justice parties have fought three civil wars in twenty years. TO restore stability an agreement is reached to rotate the top offices President, Prime Minister and Army Chief among the parties so that each party controls one and only one office at all times. The three top office holders must each have two deputies, one from each of the other parties. Each deputy must choose a staff composed of equally members of his or her chiefs party and member of the third party.

15.When Justice party holds one of the top offices, which of the following cannot be true

(a) Some of the staff members within that office are justice party members

(b) Some of the staff members within that office are democratic party members

(c) Two of the deputies within the other offices are

justice party members

(d) Two of the deputies within the other offices are conservative party members

(e) Some of the staff members within the other offices are justice party members.

Ans: (a)

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