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
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 17

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)
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C)

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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
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) R

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What is the number of rectangles in the following figure?

A) 6 B) 7
C) 9 D) 11
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 9

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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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
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) B

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Q:

Find the number of triangles in the given figure.

A) 8 B) 10
C) 11 D) 12
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 10

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
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: 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
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) A

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