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AIIMS Logical Reasoning Verbal Reasoning 2022

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AIIMS 2019 GK & Logical Reasoning Solutions: 26 May Evening Shift (Memory Based)

1. Vihaan has a paper route. Each morning, he delivers 37 newspapers to customers in his neighbourhood. It takes Vihaan 50 minutes to deliver all the papers. If Vihaan is sick or has other plans, his friend Tom, who lives on the same street, will sometimes deliver the papers for him.

A. Vihaan and Tom live in the same neighbourhood.

B. It takes Tom more than 50 minutes to deliver the papers.

C. It is dark outside when Vihaan begins his deliveries.

D. Tom would like to have his own paper route.

2. The Pacific yew is an evergreen tree that grows in the Pacific Northwest. The Pacific yew has a fleshy, poisonous fruit. Recently, Taxol, a substance found in the bark of the Pacific yew, was discovered to be a promising new anticancer drug.

A. Taxol is poisonous when taken by healthy people.

B. Taxol has cured people from various diseases.

C. People should not eat the fruit of the Pacific yew.

D. The Pacific yew was considered worthless until Taxol was discovered.

3. Eva is twelve years old. For three years, she has been asking her parents for a cat. Her parents have told her that they believe a cat would not be happy in an apartment, but they have given her permission to have a bird. Eva has not yet decided what kind of bird she would like to have.

A. Eva՚s parents like birds better than they like cats.

B. Eva does not like birds.

C. Eva and her parents live in an apartment.

D. Eva and her parents would like to move.

4. Peter՚s commute never bothered him because there were always seats available on the luxury bus and he was able to spend his 50 minutes comfortably reading the magazine or catching up on paperwork. Ever since the luxury bus schedule changed, the bus has been extremely crowded, and by the time the doors open at his stand, there isn՚t a seat to be found.

A. Peter would be better off taking the train to work.

B. Peter՚s commute is less comfortable since the bus՚s schedule changed.

C. Many commuters will complain about the new luxury bus schedule.

D. Peter will likely look for a new job closer to home.

5. When they heard news of the thunderstorm, Mahi and Jenifer decided to change their vacation plans. Instead of traveling to the island beach resort, they booked a room at a fancy new spa in the mountains. Their plans were a bit more expensive, but they՚d heard wonderful things about the spa and they were relieved to find availability on such short notice.

A. Mahi and Jenifer take beach vacations every year.

B. The spa is overpriced.

C. It is usually necessary to book at least six months in advance at the spa.

D. Mahi and Jenifer decided to change their vacation plans because of the thunderstorm.

6. Twenty new television shows appeared during the month of January. Ten of the shows were sitcoms, Five were hour-long dramas, and five were news-magazine shows. By January, only seven of these new shows were still on the air. Five of the shows that remained were sitcoms.

A. Only one of the news-magazine shows remained on the air.

B. Only one of the hour-long dramas remained on the air.

C. At least one of the shows that was cancelled was an hour-long drama.

D. Television viewers prefer sitcoms over hour-long dramas.

7. On weekends, Mr. Williams spends many hours working in his vegetable and flower gardens. Mrs. Williams spends her free time reading novels and listening to classical music. Both Mr. Williams and Mrs. Williams like to cook.

A. Mr. Williams enjoys planting and growing vegetables.

B. Mr. Williams does not like classical music.

C. Mrs. Williams cooks the vegetables that Mr. Williams grows.

D. Mrs. Williams enjoys reading nineteenth century novels.

8. Greeshma is older than her cousin Maria. Maria՚s brother Bart is older than Greeshma. When Maria and Bart are visiting with Greeshma, all three like to play a game of Monopoly. Maria wins more often than Greeshma does.

A. When he plays Monopoly with Maria and Greeshma, Bart often loses.

B. Of the three, Greeshma is the oldest.

C. Greeshma hates to lose at Monopoly.

D. Of the three, Maria is the youngest.

9. kavya lives in a big city on the East Coast. Her younger cousin Charlee lives in the Mid-west in a small town with fewer than 1,000 residents. Charlee has visited Kavya several times during the past ten years. In the same period of time, kavya has visited Charlee only once.

A. Charlee likes Kavya better than Kavya likes Charlee.

B. Kavya thinks small towns are boring.

C. Kavya is older than Charlee.

D. Charlee wants to move to the East Coast.