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In a group of five people, K, L and M are ambitious, M, N and R are honest, L, M and N are intelligent and K, N and R are industrious. Among these, neither industrious nor ambitious person(s) would include......
K alone
no
L and R
no
M and N
no
None in the group
yes
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P, Q, R and S are four men. P is the oldest but not the poorest. R is the richest but not the oldest. Q is the older than S but not than P and R. P is richer than Q but not than S. The four man can be ordered (descending) in respect of age and richness, respectively as…….
PQRS, RPSQ
no
PRQS, RSPQ
yes
PRQS, RSQP
no
PRSQ, RSPQ
no
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In a group of five persons A, B, C, D and E, there is a professor, a doctor and lawyer.  A and D are unmarried ladies, and do not work. Of the married couple in the group, E is the husband. B is the brother of A and is neither a doctor nor a lawyer. Who is the professor?
B
yes
C
no
A
no
Data insufficient
no
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Six persons M, N, O, P, Q and R are sitting in two rows, three in each. Q is not at the end of any row. P is second to left of R. O is the neighbour of Q and is sitting diagonally opposite to P. N is the neighbour of R. On the basis of above information, who is facing N?
R
no
Q
yes
P
no
M
no
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Six books A, B, C, D, E and F are placed side by side. B, C and E have blue cover and the other books have red cover. Only D and F are new books and the rest are old. A, C and D are law reports and others are Gazetteers. What book is a new law report with a red colour?
A
no
B
no
C
no
D
yes
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In five flats, one above the other, live five professionals. The professor has to go up to meet his IAS officer friend. The doctor is equally friendly to all, and has to go up as frequently as go down. The engineer has to go up to meet his MLA friend above whose flat lives the professor’s friend.
From the ground floor to the top floor, in what order do the five professionals live?
Engineer, Professor, Doctor, IAS officer, MLA
no
Professor, Engineer, Doctor, IAS officer, MLA
no
IAS officer, Engineer, Doctor, Professor, MLA
no
Professor, Engineer, Doctor, MLA, IAS officer
yes
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In a survey regarding a proposed measure to be introduced, 2878 persons took part of which 1652 were males. 1226 persons voted against the proposal of which 796 were males. 1425 persons voted for the proposal. 196 females were undecided.
How many females were not in favour of the proposal?
430
yes
496
no
586
no
1226
no
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In a survey regarding a proposed measure to be introduced, 2878 persons took part of which 1652 were males. 1226 persons voted against the proposal of which 796 were males. 1425 persons voted for the proposal. 196 females were undecided.
How many males were undecided?
31
yes
227
no
426
no
581
no
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In a survey regarding a proposed measure to be introduced, 2878 persons took part of which 1652 were males. 1226 persons voted against the proposal of which 796 were males. 1425 persons voted for the proposal. 196 females were undecided.
How many females voted for the proposal?
430
no
600
yes
624
no
640
no
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A, B, C, D and E are members of the same family. There are two fathers, two sons, two wives, three males and two females. The teacher was the wife of a lawyer who was the son of a doctor. E is not a male, neither also of a wife of a professional. C is the youngest person in the family and D is the eldest. B is a male.
Whose wife is the teacher?
C
no
D
no
A
no
B
yes
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