Here are 25 sample questions for Logical/Abstract Reasoning for the MAH-MBA/MMS CET exam:

  1. Which of the following options is the most similar to the given word: “CORRECTIVE”? a. Analytical b. Rectify c. Deductive d. Inductive
  2. If E is to the right of D and D is to the right of C, which of the following options is true? a. E is to the left of C b. C is to the left of E c. C is to the right of E d. E is to the right of C
  3. A group of 7 people are to be seated in a row. In how many ways can they be seated if 2 people refuse to sit next to each other? a. 120 b. 240 c. 360 d. 480
  4. Which of the following options is the odd one out: 36, 49, 64, 81, 100? a. 36 b. 49 c. 64 d. 100
  5. Which of the following options is the most similar to the given word: “INSIPID”? a. Bland b. Intense c. Vigorous d. Lively
  6. If A is to the left of B and B is to the left of C, which of the following options is true? a. A is to the right of C b. C is to the left of A c. C is to the right of A d. A is to the left of C
  7. If the code for “ABANDON” is “BACDNOA”, what is the code for “ACCLAIM”? a. CACALMI b. CAALCMI c. CAAICLM d. CAAICML
  8. Which of the following options is the odd one out: 5, 10, 20, 40, 80? a. 5 b. 10 c. 20 d. 80
  9. If “FATHER” is coded as “HDFDWU”, what is the code for “MOTHER”? a. JQWHGT b. LQWHGT c. JPWHGT d. LPWHGT
  10. A clock strikes once at 1 o’clock, twice at 2 o’clock, thrice at 3 o’clock and so on. How many times will it strike in a day? a. 78 b. 156 c. 182 d. 196
  11. If X is to the left of Y and Z is to the right of Y, which of the following options is true? a. Z is to the left of X b. Z is to the right of X c. X is to the right of Z d. X is to the left of Z
  12. Which of the following options is the odd one out: 16, 25, 36, 49, 64? a. 16 b. 25 c. 36 d. 49
  13. In a certain code language, “LEMON” is written as “ENMLO”. Similarly, “APPLE” is written as “ELPPA”. How will “ORANGE” be written in the same code language? a) AROENG b) ANOREG c) AONGER d) OAGREN e) AOGREN
  14. If ‘A’ means ‘×’, ‘B’ means ‘−’, ‘C’ means ‘+’, and ‘D’ means ‘÷’, then what is the value of 18 B 3 A 4 D 6 C 9? a) 36 b) 29 c) 21 d) 30 e) 28
  15. In a certain code, “BRAVE” is written as “ASJAB”. How will “QUIET” be written in the same code? a) RJVFD b) RPJFW c) RJPFD d) RYJFD e) RJVFE
  16. In the following series, what will be the next number? 7, 10, 8, 11, 9, 12, … a) 10 b) 11 c) 12 d) 13 e) 14
  17. Three friends A, B, and C started a business by investing Rs. 2000, Rs. 3000 and Rs. 4000 respectively. After 6 months, A invested another Rs. 1000, B invested another Rs. 2000, and C withdrew Rs. 1000. If the profit at the end of the year was Rs. 1050, what will be A’s share? a) Rs. 300 b) Rs. 350 c) Rs. 400 d) Rs. 450 e) Rs. 500
  18. If ‘A’ is written as ‘z’, ‘B’ is written as ‘y’, ‘C’ is written as ‘x’, and so on, then what will be the code for “ORANGE”? a) LIMZMT b) LIMZNR c) LIRZNQ d) LIPZNQ e) LIMZNS
  19. A is to the immediate right of B. C is to the immediate right of A. Which of the following could be the relative position of B to C? a) To the immediate right b) Two places to the right c) To the immediate left d) Two places to the left
  20. If E is to the immediate left of F, which is the only one that must be true? a) F is to the immediate right of E. b) E is to the immediate right of F. c) F is two places to the right of E. d) E is two places to the right of F.
  21. In a certain code language, ‘LOCK’ is coded as ‘MNPQ’, how is ‘CHAT’ coded in that language? a) EJCU b) EKCV c) EKCW d) EKCX
  22. Choose the odd one out: a) Square b) Rectangle c) Circle d) Rhombus
  23. If A is taller than B, and B is taller than C, which of the following must be true? a) A is the tallest. b) C is the shortest. c) A is taller than C. d) B is taller than A.
  24. In a certain language, ‘dew’ means ‘water’, ‘pwe’ means ‘hot water’, and ‘fti’ means ‘good food’. What does ‘dfti’ mean? a) Good water b) Good hot water c) Good cold water d) None of the above
  25. In a certain pattern, numbers in the first row follow a certain rule. Using this rule, what number would you expect to find in the empty space in the last row?
1 4 9
16 25 36
49 64 ?

a) 81 b) 85 c) 90 d) 100