Introduction : A modern approach book that acquaints students and aspirants appearing for many public service competitive examinations with the format and type of questions that are put by examiners to test . The book comprises of complete sets of logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude, English questions with solutions. These sets of questions can help the student in cracking tough examinations. The author presents a modern approach to tackling all the reasoning problems posed. in this book we included JET Exam Previous year questions and their solutions.

(1) The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?

- Rs. 2000
- Rs. 2200
- Rs. 2400
- Data inadequate

(2) Two trains of equal lengths take 10 seconds and 15 seconds respectively to cross a telegraph post. If the length of each train be 120 metres, in what time (in seconds) will they cross each other travelling in opposite direction?

1.10

2.15

3.12

4. 20

(3) In Arun’s opinion, his weight is greater than 65 kg but less than 72 kg. His brother doest not agree with Arun and he thinks that Arun’s weight is greater than 60 kg but less than 70 kg. His mother’s view is that his weight cannot be greater than 68 kg. If all are them are correct in their estimation, what is the average of different probable weights of Arun?

- 67 kg.
- 68 kg.
- 69 kg.

Data inadequate

(4) A, B and C start at the same time in the same direction to run around a circular stadium. A completes a round in 252 seconds, B in 308 seconds and c in 198 seconds, all starting at the same point. After what time will they again at the starting point ?

- 26 minutes and 18 seconds
- 42 minutes and 36 seconds
- 45 minutes
- 46 minutes and 12 seconds

(5) There is 60% increase in an amount in 6 years at simple interest. What will be the compound interest of Rs. 12,000 after 3 years at the same rate?

- Rs. 2160
- Rs. 3120
- Rs. 3972
- Rs. 6240

Directions (6-10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

Twelve friends are seated along the two rows – (such that facing each other.) A, B, C, D, E and F are seated in first row and facing south. P, Q, R, S, T and V are seated in second row and facing north. Q is on the immediate right of S who is facing A. D is on the immediate right of A. P, F and C are at extreme ends and nobody is seated on the right of F. Only V is seated between P and T and he is not facing B. Q is on the immediate left of R.

6. Who is Facing C?

(1) P

(2) V

(3) T

(4) Q

(5) None of these

7. Which of the following pairs is at one of the extreme Ends?

(1) F, T

(2) C, T

(3) P, B

(4) R, C

(5) None of these

8. Who is facing V?

(1) B

(2) A

(3) D

(4) Can’t say

(5) None of these

9. If A is related to R in a certain way and E is related to S in the same way, then which of the following is related to D?

(1) Q

(2) T

(3) P

(4) V

(5) None of these

10. If in the first row first person from the left interchange its position with the sixth person from the left and following the same way second person changes its position with fifth and third person change its position with forth and so on, who will face’s’?

(1) A

(2) C

(3) D

(4) B

(5) None of these

Directions (Q. 11-15) In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers (1), (2), (3)), ,(4) and (5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make the sentence grammatically correct and meaningfully complete.

- The Dalits have never had a ___________ of freedom in the suffocating society. They are a wounded people ___________ and broken.

(1) glimpse, mitigated

(2) sigh, rejected

(3) moment, criticised

(4) satisfaction, prohibited

(5) breath, battered

- His vision could well be the ____________ that the policy-makers use to _____________ the banking sector.

(1) roadmap, restructure

(2) manner, shape

(3) blueprint, plan

(4) remedy, revise

(5) approach, represent

- A person’s formal educational background may ___________ rich but complex information. To some degree education ___________ a person’s knowledge and skill base.

(1) reveal, advocates

(2) yield, indicates

(3) exhibit, develops

(4) cover, evolves

(5) surmount, shows

- The RBI in consultation with Government of India has _____________ a working group to suggest measures for _____________ of weak public sector banks.

(1) commissioned, appreciating

(2) established, accommodation

(3) reshaped, merger

(4) constituted, revival

(5) organized, development

- The textile industry in India has _____________ rough weather in recent times. The textile mill in one of the few companies to have ____________ this storm.

(1) overcome, empowered

(2) managed, absorbed

(3) protested, fought

(4) withstood, survived

(5) ventured, managed