Ericsson Reasoning Question

DIRECTIONS for question 1 to 3: Read the given information carefully and answer the question.
Each of the six translators, L, M, N, O, P and Q translates different number of books in a year. O translated more books than only two people and M is one of them. N translated more books than P but less than L. L did not translate the highest number of books. P translated more books than M. The one who translated second highest number of books translated 32 books. P translated 15 books.
  1. If the number of books translated by P + O is eleven more than number of books translated by L, how many books has O translated?
    1. 24
    2. 48
    3. 28
    4. 9
    5. 33

    Answer: Option C.
    From given statements:
    Q>L>N>O>P>M
    P=15 L=32
    P+O=L+11
    Hence, O=28
  2. Which of the following is true regarding the number of books translated by Q?
    1. No other translator has translated less books than
    2. Q has translated less number of books than N.
    3. Q translated less books than only two persons.
    4. Q possibly translated 45 books.
    5. The difference between number of books translated by P and Q is less than 17.

    Answer: Option D.
    Q>L>N>O>P>M
    Clearly 4 is the option
  3. How many books has M possibly translated?
    1. 30
    2. 10
    3. 24
    4. 36
    5. 32

    Answer: Option B.
    Q>L>N>O>P>M
    M possibly translated 10 books
    DIRECTIONS for question 4 to 5: What will come in place of question mark (?) in the given number series?
  4. 9 18 36 72 144 ?
    1. 200
    2. 288
    3. 278
    4. 227
    5. 246

    Answer: Option B.
    x 2 x 2
    9 18 36 72 144 ?
    ?= 144*2=288
  5. 192 108 64 40 26 ?
    1. 21
    2. 17
    3. 13
    4. 19
    5. 15

    Answer: Option B.
    192 108 64 40 26 ?
    Dividing the no. by 2 and then adding 12,10,8,6,4 respectively
    ?=26/2+4=17
    DIRECTIONS for question 6 to 10: Study the following information and answer the given question.
    Seven people, namely, J, K, L, M, N, O and P like seven different cartoon characters namely, Tweety, Wiene, Superman, Garfield, Jerry, Ariel and Popeye. Each of them studies in either of the three standards viz. IV, VIII, XI with atleast two of them in a standard. (Note: None of the information given is necessarily in the same order.) Only one person studies with M in XI standard. K studies with the one who likes Ariel. M does not like Ariel. P studies with only the one who likes Garfield. Neither K nor M likes Garfield. J likes Popeye. J does not study with K. The one who likes tweety studies with J. N studies with the one who likes Jerry. N does not study in IV standard. Neither K nor O likes Jerry. The one who likes Superman studies with N.
  6. Who amongst the following likes Wiene?
    1. N
    2. O
    3. M
    4. P
    5. K

    Answer: Option D.
    From given information:
    PersonClassCharacter Liked
    J11Popeye
    K8Superman
    L8Jerry
    M11Tweety
    N8Ariel
    O4Garfield
    P4Wiene

    P likes Wiene.

  7. Which of the following cartoon characters does L like?
    1. Superman
    2. Ariel
    3. Tweety
    4. Jerry
    5. Garfield

    Answer: Option D.
    PersonClassCharacter Liked
    J11Popeye
    K8Superman
    L8Jerry
    M11Tweety
    N8Ariel
    O4Garfield
    P4Wiene
  8. Which of the following statements is true?
    1. Both M and J study in the same standard
    2. K studies in IV standard
    3. J studies with the one who likes Wiene
    4. More than two people study in the standard in which O studies
    5. None of the given statements is true

    Answer: Option A.
    PersonClassCharacter Liked
    J11Popeye
    K8Superman
    L8Jerry
    M11Tweety
    N8Ariel
    O4Garfield
    P4Wiene
  9. Which of the following combinations represents the combination of people studying in VIII standard?
    1. N and the one who likes Wiene
    2. J, O
    3. K, L, N
    4. K and the one who likes Tweety
    5. None of these

    Answer: Option C.
    PersonClassCharacter Liked
    J11Popeye
    K8Superman
    L8Jerry
    M11Tweety
    N8Ariel
    O4Garfield
    P4Wiene
  10. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group?
    1. PM
    2. LK
    3. KN
    4. LN
    5. OP

    Answer: Option A.
    PersonClassCharacter Liked
    J11Popeye
    K8Superman
    L8Jerry
    M11Tweety
    N8Ariel
    O4Garfield
    P4Wiene
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