# Common entrance exams – Verbal reasoning tests (4)

**Use the information below to find which one of the statements must be true.**

**Circle your answer.**

**58.** Sam, Rishi, Carl, Hilary and Jane live in a row of 5 houses.

The houses are numbered from 20, going up in even numbers.

Jane lives next to Rishi.

Hilary lives at number 28.

Sam lives between Rishi and Hilary.

**Which of the following statements must be true?**

**A** Jane lives at number 26.

**B** Carl lives at number 22.

**C** Sam lives at number 24.

**D** Carl lives at number 20.

**E** Rishi lives at number 28.

**In the following questions, the letters stand for numbers. Work out the sum and then write the answer as a letter in the brackets.**

**Example: If A = 1, B = 2, C = 4, D = 10**

**Write the answer to this sum as a letter:**

B x C + B = ( D )

**59.** If A = 6, B = 7, C = 3, D = 24, E = 4

**Write the answer to this sum as a letter:**

B x E - D = ?

**60.** If A = 35, B = 4½, C = 21, D = 36, E = 2

**Write the answer to this sum as a letter:**

C ÷ E + B + C = ?

**61.** If A = 4, B = 24, C = 5, D = 32, E = 3

**Write the answer to this sum as a letter:**

C + E x A = ?

**62.** If A = 10, B = 15, C = 4, D = 25, E = 5

**Write the answer to this sum as a letter:**

D - A x E ÷ B = ?

**63.** If A = 6, B = 3, C = 30, D = 18, E = 12

**Write the answer to this sum as a letter:**

E ÷ B + A x B = ?

**64.** If A = 5, B = 8, C = 12, D = 4, E = 3

**Write the answer to this sum as a letter:**

C + E ÷ A = ?

**65.** If A = 3¼, B = 5¼, C = 4¼, D = ¾, E = 1¼

**Write the answer to this sum as a letter:**

C - A + C - E = ?