Friday, 22 July 2016

Reasoning For SBI and IBPS Exams


Directions (Q.1-5): Below is given a passage followed by several possible inferences which can be drawn from the facts stated in the passage. You have to examine each inference separately in the context of the passage and decide upon its degree of truth or falsity.
Mark answer 
(a) If the inference is ‘definitely true’, ie it properly follows from the statement of facts given
(b) If the inference is ‘probably true’ though not ‘definitely true’ in the light of the facts given
(c) If the ‘data are inadequate’, ie from the facts given you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false
(d)  If the inference is ‘probably false’, though not ‘definitely false’ in the light of the facts given
(e) If the inference is ‘definitely false’, ie it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.

Asia has become the growth centreof the world economy in recent years. Within the region, India and South Korea are the third and fourth largest economies after China and Japan. Though are Asia growth stories mainly revolve around India and China, South Korea has remained a key player for these countries as one of their major trading and investment partners. South Korea adopted outward-oriented economic policies with the beginning of its first five-year economic development plan in 1962, which resulted in high growth and the integration of the Korea economy with the rest of the world. Subsequently, high and consistent economic growth made South Korea one of the high-income economies in Asia. Korea is still growing at a faster rate compared to other developed economies. India on the other hand adopted an import substitution policy since its Independence until the early 1990s. Since then India has introduced wide-ranging economic policy reforms and is moving towards market-driven economy. This has resulted in consistent high economic growth over the last one-and-a-half decades.

Q1. Only Korean economy is considered as robust by the international community.

Q2. Japan’s economic growth over the last decade is the highest in Asia.

Q3. The Korean economy is traditionally different than the Indian economy in its approach.

Q4. The economic growth of India prior to 1990s was much higher than the present growth rate.

Q5. India and China together are considered to be driving force of the Asian economy.   

Directions (Q.6-10): Below in each question are given two statements (I) and (II). These statements may be effects of independent causes may be effects of independent causes or of a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choices correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements:
Marks answer 
(a) If statement (I) is the cause and statement (II) is its effect  
(b) If statement (II) is the cause and statement (I) is its effect
(c) If both the statement (I) and (II) are independent causes
(d) If both the statements (I) and (II) are effects of independent causes 
(e) If both the statements (I) and (II) are effects of some common cause.

Q6.
I. The average day temperature of the city has increased by about 2 degrees in the current year over the average of past ten years.
II.More people living in rural areas of the state have started migrating to the urban areas in
comparison with the earlier year.

Q7.
I. Most of the shopkeepers in the locality closed their shops for the second continuous day.
II. Two groups of people living in the locality have been fighting with each other with bricks and stones, forcing people to stay indoors.

Q8. 
I.TheGovt has decided to increase the prices of LPG cylinders with immediate effect.
II. TheGovt has decided to increase the prices of kerosene with immediate effect.

Q9. 
I. A cyclonic storm is expected to hit the coastline in the state during the next 48 hours.
II.Warning has been issued that heavy rains are expected in the coastal region in the state during the next 48 hours.

Q10.
I. Majority of the first year students of the engineering college failed in Mathematics in the semester examination.
II. The college authority terminated the contract of the Professor who taught mathematics to the first-year students.










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