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Short Logic Practice Set 2

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Updated on Aug 10, 2011

For more practice on short logic, refer to:

Some of the logic questions in this set ask you to determine the direction of a particular place in relation to other places. For these problems, instead of making a chart or grid, draw a very simple map and label North, South, East, and West to help you see where the places are located in relation to each other.

  1. Oat cereal has more fiber than corn cereal but less fiber than bran cereal.
  2. Corn cereal has more fiber than rice cereal but less fiber than wheat cereal.

    Of the three kinds of cereal, rice cereal has the least amount of fiber.

    If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

    1. true.
    2. false.
    3. uncertain.
  3. On the day the Barton triplets are born, Jenna weighs more than Jason.
  4. Jason weighs less than Jasmine.

    Of the three babies, Jasmine weighs the most.

    If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

    1. true.
    2. false.
    3. uncertain.
  5. The temperature on Monday was lower than on Tuesday.
  6. The temperature on Wednesday was lower than on Tuesday.

    The temperature on Monday was higher than on Wednesday.

    If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

    1. true.
    2. false.
    3. uncertain.
  7. Spot is bigger than King and smaller than Sugar.
  8. Ralph is smaller than Sugar and bigger than Spot.

    King is bigger than Ralph.

    If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

  9. A fruit basket contains more apples than lemons.
  10. There are more lemons in the basket than there are oranges.

    The basket contains more apples than oranges.

    If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

    1. true.
    2. false.
    3. uncertain.
  11. The Shop and Save Grocery is south of Greenwood Pharmacy.
  12. Rebecca's house is northeast of Greenwood Pharmacy.

    Rebecca's house is west of the Shop and Save Grocery.

    If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

    1. true.
    2. false.
    3. uncertain.
  13. Joe is younger than Kathy.
  14. Mark was born after Joe.

    Kathy is older than Mark.

    If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

    1. true.
    2. false.
    3. uncertain.
  15. All spotted Gangles have long tails.
  16. Short-haired Gangles always have short tails.

    Long-tailed Gangles never have short hair.

    If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

    1. true.
    2. false.
    3. uncertain.
  17. Battery X lasts longer than Battery Y.
  18. Battery Y doesn't last as long as Battery Z.

    Battery Z lasts longer than Battery X.

    If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

    1. true.
    2. false.
    3. uncertain.
  19. Martina is sitting in the desk behind Jerome.
  20. Jerome is sitting in the desk behind Bryant.

    Bryant is sitting in the desk behind Martina.

    If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

    1. true.
    2. false.
    3. uncertain.
  21. Middletown is north of Centerville.
  22. Centerville is east of Penfield.

    Penfield is northwest of Middletown.

    If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

    1. true.
    2. false.
    3. uncertain.
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