# AGILENT Reasoning Ability

NOTE: This section is not present in this company's placement process. If you still want to practise, some questions are provided below.

DIRECTIONS for the questions 1 to 2:  The question below has either two or three statements followed by two or three conclusions. You have to take the given statements to be true and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding the commonly known facts.

1. Statement: Some squares are circles, Some circles are rectangles.
Conclusion: I.At least some rectangles are squares.
II.No rectangle is a square
• Only conclusion II follows
• Only conclusion I follow
• Neither conclusion I nor II follows
• Either conclusion I or II follows
• Both conclusions I and II follow
2. Statement: All alphabets are numbers, some alphabets are digits.
Conclusion: I.At least some digits are numbers
II.No digit is a number
• Either conclusion I or II follows
• Neither conclusion I nor II follows
• Only conclusion II follows
• Only conclusion I follow
• Both conclusions I and II follow

DIRECTIONS for the questions 3 to 5:  Read the information given below and answer the question that follows.
A, B, C, D, E, F and G are standing in a straight line facing north with equal distance between them, not necessary in the same order. Each one is pursuing a different profession - actor, reporter, doctor, engineer, lawyer, teacher and painter not necessary in the same order.
G is fifth to the left of C. The reporter is third to the right of G. F is fifth to the right of A. E is second to the left of B. The engineer is second to the left of D. There are only three people between the engineer and the painter. The doctor is to the immediate left of the engineer. The lawyer is to the immediate right of the teacher.

3. Who amongst the following is the group of engineer and teacher?
• BG
• FE
• GE
• BA
• CG
4. What is D’s position with respect to the painter?
• Third to the left
• Second to the right
• Fourth to the right
• Third to the right
• Second to the left
5. Who among the following are standing at the extremes?
• A and F
• G and C
• G and F
• A and B
• A and C

DIRECTIONS for the questions 6:  Solve the following question and mark the best possible option.
In a certain code,
‘very large risk associated’ is written as ‘nu ta ro gi’
‘risk is very low’ is written as ‘ gi se nu mi’
‘is that also associated’ is written as ‘ta mi po fu’
‘inherent risk also damaging’ is written as ‘fu nu di yu’
(All the codes are two letter codes only.)

6. What is the code for ‘very’?
• ta
• fu
• ro
• nu
• Gi

DIRECTIONS for the questions 7:  Solve the following question and mark the best possible option.
Point A is 14m north of point B
Point C is 11m east of point B
Point D is 5m north of point C
Point E is 7m west of point D
Point F is 6m north of point E
Point G is 4m west of point F

7. How for and in which direction is point G from point A?
• 3m north
• 5m north
• 4m north
• 4m south
• 3m south

DIRECTIONS for the questions 8 to 9:  The question below consist of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and mark

8. What is E's position with respect to D?
I. C is second to the left of A, B and D are immediate neighbours of each other
II. D is the immediate left of B. E is not an immediate neighbour of D and B
• The data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question
• The data either in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question
• The data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question
• The data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question
• The data neither in Statement I nor in Statement II are sufficient to answer the question
9. Among five friends - J, K, L, M and N each of a different height who is the second tallest
I. N is taller than M and K, K is shorter than M.
II. L is taller than N. J is not the tallest.
• The data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question
• The data neither in Statement I nor in Statement II are sufficient to answer the question
• The data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question
• The data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question
• The data either in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question

DIRECTIONS for the questions 10:  Solve the following question and mark the best possible option.

10. Statement: J = A; C ≥ K > S ≥ A
Conclusion: I. C > J II. C = J
• Neither conclusion I nor II follows
• Both conclusions I and II follows
• Only conclusion I follows
• Only conclusion II follows
• Either conclusion I or II follows