# Analytical Reasoning Questions

Q:

Find the minimum number of straight lines required to make the given figure. A) 16 B) 17 C) 18 D) 19

Explanation: The horizontal lines are IK, AB, HG and DC i.e. 4 in number.

The vertical lines are AD, EH, JM, FG and BC i.e. 5 in number.

The slanting lines are IE, JE, JF, KF, DE, DH, FC and GC i.e. 8 is number.

Thus, there are 4 + 5 + 8 = 17 straight lines in the figure.

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Select the option that is related ti the third figure in the same way as the second figure is related to the first figure. A) B) C) D)

Explanation:

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Q:

P, Q, R and S are four friends. P is shorter than Q but taller than R who is shorter than S. Who is the shortest among all?

 A) P B) Q C) R D) S

Explanation:

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What is the number of rectangles in the following figure? A) 6 B) 7 C) 9 D) 11

Explanation: The simplest rectangles are AEHG, EFJH, FBKJ, JKCL and GILD i.e 5 in number.

The rectangles composed of two components each are AFJG and FBCL i.e 2 in number

Only one rectangle namely AFLD is composed of three components and only one rectangle namely ABCD is composed of five components.

Thus, there are 5 + 2 + 1 + 1 = 9 rectangles in the given figure.

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Q:

The given problem figure is embedded in one of the given Answer Figures. Which is that Answer Figure? A) C B) D C) B D) A

Explanation:

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Find the number of triangles in the given figure. A) 8 B) 10 C) 11 D) 12

Explanation: The simplest triangles are ABG, BCG, CGE, CDE, AGE and AEF i.e. 6 in number.

The triangles composed of two components each are ABE, ABC, BCE and ACE i.e. 4 in number.

There are 6 + 4 = 10 triangles in the figure.

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Q:

How many blocks in a mile?

 A) 8 - 12 B) 12 - 15 C) 8 - 15 D) 15 - 20

Explanation:

About 15 - 20 blocks become a 1 mile. City blocks differ in sizes. They do not have a standard measurement. Every geographical area has its own average city block size.

A city block is a rectangular area in a city with several buildings with the streets around. It is also called "block" which, in a dictionary, is defined as an informal unit of distance from one intersection to the next.

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Q:

Select the Answer Figure that will correctly fit in the blank space in the Problem Figure.  A) A B) B C) C D) D