# Mazars-LLP Reasoning Question

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DIRECTIONS for the questions 1 - 5: Answer the questions based on the following paragraph.
Five golfers, C, D, E, F and G, play a series of matches in which the following are always true of the results. Either C is last and G is first or C is first and G is last. D finishes ahead of E. Every golfer plays in and finishes every match. There are no ties in any match; that is, no 2 players ever finish in the same position in a match.
1. If exactly 1 golfer finishes between C and D, which of the following must be true?
1. C finishes first
2. G finishes first
3. F finishes third
4. E finishes fourth
G/C D E G/C
___ ___ ___ ___ ____ Wherever C lies, E finish after D and hence, will be in the fourth position
C/G _____ _____ _____ _____ C/G
1 2 3 4 5
D finish before E.
2. Which of the following CANNOT be true?
1. E finishes second
2. F finishes second
3. E finishes ahead of F
4. F finishes ahead of D
E will never come before D, hence, it can never come in the second position.
C/G _____ _____ _____ _____ C/G
1 2 3 4 5
D finish before E.
3. If D finishes third, which of the following must be true?
1. G finishes first
2. E finishes ahead of F
3. F finishes ahead of E
4. F finishes behind D
Clear from the arrangement
C/G _____ _____ _____ _____ C/G
1 2 3 4 5
D finish before E.
4. If C finishes first, in how many different orders is it possible for the other golfers to finish?
1. 1
2. 2
3. 3
4. 4
C D E F G
C D F E G
C F D E G
C/G _____ _____ _____ _____ C/G
1 2 3 4 5
D finish before E.
5. Which of the following additional conditions make it certain that F finishes second ?
1. C finishes ahead of D
2. D finishes ahead of F
3. F finishes ahead of D
4. D finishes behind G
Clear from the arrangement
C/G _____ _____ _____ _____ C/G
1 2 3 4 5
D finish before E.
DIRECTIONS for the questions 6 - 10: Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it.
6. If ‘+’ means ‘divided by’ ‘-’ means ‘multiplied by’ ‘ ×’ means ‘minus’ and ‘÷’ means ‘plus’ then what is the value of the following expression?
8 + 6 − 2 ÷ 4× 4
1. 12
2. 2/3
3. 3/2
4. None of these.
8 ÷ 6 × 2 + 4 − 4 =8⁄ 3 Hence D Option.
7. What will be the next term of the series?
DCXW FEVU HGTS ------
1. LKPO
2. ABYZ
3. JIRQ
4. LMRS
Meaningful 3 letter words starting with ‘A’ are ACT, ACE, AIR, ANT, ATE, ARTn first alphabet, that is difference of 1 alphabet. Same in H to J case. Thus answer is C.
8. If English alphabets are written in reverse order, what will be the fourth letter to the right from the 13th letter
1. J
2. L
3. K
4. M
From the left, 13th letter is N and to the right of N, fourth letter is J.
9. If
1. A * B means A is the brother of B.
2. A # B means A is the daughter of B.
3. A $B means A is the sister of B. Which one of the following shows the relation that Q is the niece of P? 1. P$ R # Q
2. P * R # Q
3. Q # R \$ P
4. Q # R # P