LIC Housing Finance Assistants Question Papers – Logical Reasoning

1. Prabir started walking towards South. He took a right turn after 10 meters. He again took a left turn after walking 20 meters. Which direction is he facing now?
(1) South
(2) North
(3) West
(4) East
(5) Cannot be determined

2. How many such pairs of digits are there in the number 421579368 each of which has as many digits between them in the number as when they are arranged in according order?
(1) None
(2) One
(3) Two
(4) Three
(5) More than three

3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
(1) June
(2) Year
(3) Week
(4) Month
(5) Day

4. Pointing to Raju, Ayesha says “He is the son of my mothers’ brothers’ wife”. How is Ayesha related to Raju?
(1) Sister
(2) Niece
(3) Cousin sister
(4) Data inadequate
(5) None of these

5. Among M, N, D, P and W, D is taller than M and W. P is taller than D and N. Who among them is shortest?
(1) M
(2) W
(3) D
(4) Data inadequate
(5) None of these

Direction (6 – 10) : In each of the questions below are given a statements followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy etc. One the basis of the information given in the statement, given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.
Give answer (1) if only I follow.
Give answer (2) if only II follows.
Give answer (3) if either I or II follows.
Give answer (4) if neither I nor II follows.
Give answers (5) if both I and II follow.

6. Statement: A speeding truck has seriously injured many persons sleeping on roadside early in the morning.
Courses of Action:
I. The local administration should immediately put a complete ban on people sleeping on the roadsides.
II. The driver of the speeding truck should be nabbed and tried for the crime he committed.
Answer : 2

7. Statement: There has been an unprecedented increase in the number of students applying for admission to first Std. in a local school making it difficult for the school authority to convince the parents of rejected applicants.
Courses of Action:
I. The school authority should immediately put in place objective criteria for admitting students to select the required number.
II. The school authority should open another school in the area to accommodate the remaining students.
Answer : 5

8. Statement: The apex court has directed that there is a need to bring in mechanism in the Government function to make it transparent.
Courses of actions:
I. The Government should immediately appoint a task force to work out the modalities.
II. The Government should appeal to the apex court to reconsider the directives.
Answer : 1

9. Statement: Many people in the coastal town are suffering from respiratory dieses during past few months.
Courses of action:
I. The Government immediately send a team of health professionals to provide medical care to the affected people.
II. The people suffering from such dieses should be kept in a special ward and put through proper medication.
Answer : 1

10. Statements: There has been a substantial drop in number of people opting for new telephone connection from the public sector telephone company in the recent months.
Courses of action:
I. The public sector telephone company should immediately set up a committee to identify the reasons for the drop.
II.The public sector telephone company should offer new schemes with value added services to who the new clients.
Answer : 5