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Logical & Mathematical Reasoning are important section in UGC NET Exam 2020. UGC NET is an entrance exam for the selection of deserving candidates for the posts of Assistant Professor and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).
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Exam Name  UGC NET  

Subject  Reasoning (including Maths), Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation  
Total Questions  5 (for each)  
Total Marks  10 (for each)  
Marking  For right answer – 2 mark  
Negative Marking  No  
Question Pattern  Objective type  
Language  Bilingual  
Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude 


Logical Reasoning 


Data Interpretation 

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Today Quiz : UGC NET Previous Yr Quiz Jan 2017
Q1. The next term in the following series YEB, WFD, UHG, SKI, ? will be
(a) TLO
(b) QOL
(c) QLO
(d) GQP
Q2. If A is coded as C, M as I, N as P, S as 0, I as A, P as N, E as M, 0 as E and C as S, then the code of COMPANIES will be
(a) SPEINMOAC
(b) NCPSEIOMA
(c) SMOPIEACN
(d) SEINCPAMO
Q3. Ali buys a glass, a pencil box and a cup and pays Rs. 21 to the shopkeeper. Rakesh buys a cup, two pencil boxes and a glass and pays Rs. 28 to the shopkeeper. Preeti buys two glasses, a cup and two pencil boxes and pays Rs. 35 to the shopkeeper. The cost of 10 cups will be
(a) Rs.40
(b) Rs.60
(c) Rs.80
(d) Rs.70
Q4. Out of four cities given below three are alike in some manner while the fourth one is different. Identify the odd one
(a) Lucknow
(b) Rishikesh
(c) Allahabad
(d) Patna
Q5. Given below are some characteristics of reasoning. Select the code that states a characteristic which is not of deductive reasoning:
(a) The conclusion must be based on observation and experiment.
(b) The conclusion should be supported by the premise/premises.
(c) The conclusion must follow from the premise/premises necessarily.
(d) The argument may be valid or invalid.
Q6. The missing term in the series 1, 4, 27, 16, ?, 36, 343, … is
(a) 30
(b) 49
(c) 125
(d) 81
Q7. Among the following propositions two are related in such a way that they cannot both be true but can both be false. Select the code that states those two propositions.
Propositions:
(i) Every student is attentive.
(ii) Some students are attentive.
(iii) Students are never attentive.
(iv) Some students are not attentive.
Codes:
(a) (i) and (ii)
(b) (i) and (iii)
(c) (ii) and (iii)
(d) (iii) and (iv)
Q8. Given below are two premises ((a) and (b)). From those two premises four conclusions (i), (ii), (iii) & (iv) are drawn. Select the code that states the conclusions validly drawn from the premises (taking singly or jointly.)
Premises:
(I) Untouchability is a curse.
(II) All hot pans are untouchable.
Conclusions:
(i) All hot pans are curse.
(ii) Some untouchable things are hot pans.
(iii) All curses are untouchability.
(iv) Some curses are untouchability.
Codes:
(a) (i) and (ii)
(b) (ii) and (iii)
(c) (iii) and (iv)
(d) (ii) and (iv)
Q9. If the statement ‘None but the brave wins the race’ is false which of the following statements can be claimed to be true?
Select the correct code:
(a) All brave persons win the race.
(b) Some persons who win the race are not brave.
(c) Some persons who win the race are brave.
(d) No person who wins the race is brave.
The table below embodies data on the sales revenue (Rs. in lakh) generated by a publishing house during the years 201215 while selling books, magazines and journals as three categories of items. Answer questions 10 – 12 based on the data contained in the table.
Q10. The number of years in which there was an increase in revenue from at least two categories of items, is
(a) 0
(b) 1
(c) 2
(d) 3
Q11. If the year 2016 were to show the same growth in terms of total sales revenue as the year 2015 over the year 2014, then the revenue in the year 2016 must be approximately:
(a) Rs. 194 lakh
(b) Rs. 187 lakh
(c) Rs. 172 lakh
(d) Rs. 177 lakh
Q12. In 2015, approximately what percent of total revenue came from books?
(a) 45%
(b) 55%
(c) 35%
(d) 25%
A University professor maintains data on MCA students tabulated by performance and gender of the students. The data is kept on a computer hard disk, but accidently sonic of it is lost because of a computer virus. Only the following could be recovered:
Panic buttons were pressed but to no avail. An expert committee was formed, which decided that the following facts were selfevident:
(I) Half the students were either excellent or good.
(II) 40% of the students were females.
(III) Onethird of the male students were average.
Answer questions 13 15 based on the data given above:
Q13. What proportion of female students are good?
(a) 0
(b) 0.25
(c) 0.50
(d) 0.75
Q14. Approximately, what proportion of good students are male?
(a) 0
(b) 0.73
(c) 0.43
(d) 0.27
Q15. How many female students are excellent?
(a) 0
(b) 8
(c) 16
(d) 32
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Solutions
S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. YEB, WFD, UHG, SKI, _____
S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. A is coded as C, M as I, N as P, S as 0, I as A, P as N, E as M, 0 as E and C as S,
So, code of COMPANIES = SEINCPAMO
S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. Acc, to question,
Cost of 1 glass, 1 pencil box and 1 cup = Rs. 21
Cost of 1 glass, 2 pencil box and 1 cup = Rs. 28
Cost of 2 glass, 2 pencil box and 1 cup = Rs. 35
So, the cost of 1 cup = Rs. 7, cost of 1 glass = Rs. 7 and 1 cup = Rs. 7
the cost of 10 cups = 7 × 10 = Rs. 70
S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Lucknow is the odd one out as all the rest of three cities are situated on the bank of holy river “Ganga” and lucknow is located on the bank of River gomti.
S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. (a) The conclusion must be based on observation and experiment.
S6. Ans.(c)
Sol.
S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. (i) Every student is attentive.
(iii) Students are never attentive.
S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. (ii) Some untouchable things are hot pans.
(iv) Some curses are untouchability.
S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. (b) Some persons who win the race are not brave.
S10. Ans.(c)
Sol. During 20122013 revenue increase in all catagories
During 20132014 revenue increase in magazines and books category
so, the answer = 2
S11. Ans.(d)
Sol. Let the total sales in 2016 = A
IF % wise the growth is same for 201415 and 201516 then, the ratio should also be same.
Sales of (2014 ÷ 2015) = sales of (2015 ÷ 2016)
(169 ÷ 173) = (173 ÷ A)
A = (173 × 173) ÷ 169
A=13.3 x 13.3
A=~177 lakh
S12. Ans.(a)
S13. Ans.(b)
S14. Ans.(b)
S15. Ans.(a)
Sol. Acc. to question, half the students are either good or excellent
total no. of good students = 30
no. of male excellent students = 10
so, no. of female excellent students = 0
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