Aptitude Tests 4 Me

Analytical Ability

Answer question 142 on the basis of the information below.

Zinnia has a small container garden on her balcony. Each spring, she only has room to plant three vegetables. Because five vegetables are her favorites, she has worked out a schedule to plant each at least once every two years. The vegetables are: beans, cabbage, carrots, peppers, and tomatoes.

Tomatoes are her favorites and she plants them every year.
Each year, she plants only one vegetable that begins with the letter “C.”
She never plants carrots and peppers in the same year.
She will plant cabbage in the second year.

142. In what order does she plant the vegetables in the next two years?

 (a) first year: tomatoes, carrots, cabbage second year: tomatoes, peppers, beans (b) first year: tomatoes, peppers, beans second year: cabbage, carrots, tomatoes (c) first year: tomatoes, carrots, peppers second year: tomatoes, cabbage, beans (d) first year: tomatoes, carrots, beans second year: tomatoes, cabbage, peppers

Answer questions 143 through 147 on the basis of the information below.

Five roommates—Randy, Sally, Terry, Uma, and Vernon—each do one housekeeping task— mopping, sweeping, laundry, vacuuming, or dusting—one day a week, Monday through Friday.

Vernon does not vacuum and does not do his task on Tuesday.
Sally does the dusting, and does not do it on Monday or Friday.
The mopping is done on Thursday.
Terry does his task, which is not vacuuming, on Wednesday.
The laundry is done on Friday, and not by Uma.
Randy does his task on Monday.

143. When does Sally do the dusting?

 (a) Friday (b) Monday (c) Tuesday (d) Wednesday

144. What task does Terry do on Wednesday?

 (a) vacuuming (b) dusting (c) mopping (d) sweeping

145. What day is the vacuuming done?

 (a) Friday (b) Monday (c) Tuesday (d) Wednesday

146. What task does Vernon do?

 (a) vacuuming (b) dusting (c) mopping (d) laundry

147. What day does Uma do her task?

 (a) Monday (b) Tuesday (c) Wednesday (d) Thursday

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