## Friday, 16 September 2016

### Night Class: Reasoning Quiz for BOB/IBPS Exam

Directions(1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Seven people Nakul, Kiran, Tamanna, Bhoomi, Mridul, Wahid and Rachel have their weekly offs on different days of the week i.e. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday not necessarily in that order. Each of them has a liking for different cuisine i.e. Indian, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Spanish, Continental and Thai, not necessarily in that order. Kiran likes Thai food and gets his weekly off on Thursday. Bhoomi likes Italian food and does not have off on Sunday. Mridul has weekly off on Saturday and Rachel has his weekly off on Tuesday. Wahid likes continental food whereas the one who has weekly off on Monday likes Mexican cuisine. Tamanna does not like Spanish cuisine and has weekly off on Wednesday. The one who likes Indian food does not have a weekly off on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Q1. Who has a weekly off on Friday?
(a) Tamanna
(b) Rachel
(c) Wahid
(e) None of these

Q2. What cuisine does Rachel like?
(a) Continental
(b) Indian
(c) Italian
(d) Spanish
(e) None of these

Q3. On which day does Nakul have weekly off?
(a) Tuesday
(b) Friday
(c) Monday
(d) Sunday
(e) None of these

Q4. Who likes Chinese cuisine?
(a) Tamanna
(b) Bhoomi
(c) Rachel
(d) Nakul
(e) None of these

Q5. On which day does Wahid have weekly off?
(a) Monday
(b) Sunday
(c) Wednesday
(e) None of these

Directions(6-10): In these questions, a relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions. Give answer

Q6.Statement :F≤N,R≥N,H>R
Conclusions :I. H>F  II. R≤F
(a) if only conclusion I is true.
(b) if only conclusion II is true
(c) If either conclusion I or II is true.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
(e) if both conclusions I and II are true.

Q7.Statement :M<T,K≤T,N<K
Conclusions :I. N>M II. T>N
(a) if only conclusion I is true.
(b) if only conclusion II is true
(c) If either conclusion I or II is true.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
(e) if both conclusions I and II are true.

Q8.Statement : T>H,W>H,M≤W
Conclusions : I. T>W  II. H≥M
(a) if only conclusion I is true.
(b) if only conclusion II is true
(c) If either conclusion I or II is true.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
(e) if both conclusions I and II are true.

Q9.Statement :D=M,L≥P,M>P
Conclusions :I. P<D II. M≥P
(a) if only conclusion I is true.
(b) if only conclusion II is true
(c) If either conclusion I or II is true.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
(e) if both conclusions I and II are true.

Q10.Statement :J≥B,R=F>T,B<R
Conclusions :I. J>T II. T≥B
(a) if only conclusion I is true.
(b) if only conclusion II is true
(c) If either conclusion I or II is true.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
(e) if both conclusions I and II are true.

Directions(11-15): Each question given below consists of a statement, followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a ‘strong’ argument and which is a ‘weak’ argument.

Q11.Statement: Should agriculture in rural India be mechanized?
Arguments:
I.  Yes. It would lead to higher production.
II. No. Many villagers would be left unemployed.
(a) if only argument I is strong
(b) if only argument II is strong
(c) if either I or II is strong
(d) if neither I nor II is strong
(e) if both I and II are strong

Q12.Statement: Should girls learn arts like judo and karate?
Arguments:
I. Yes. It will enable them to defend themselves from rogues and ruffians.
II. No. They will lose their feminine grace.
(a) if only argument I is strong
(b) if only argument II is strong
(c) if either I or II is strong
(d) if neither I nor II is strong
(e) if both I and II are strong

Q13.Statement: Should the political parties be banned?
Arguments:
I.  Yes. It is necessary to teach a lesson to the politicians.
II. No. It will lead to an end of democracy.
(a) if only argument I is strong
(b) if only argument II is strong
(c) if either I or II is strong
(d) if neither I nor II is strong
(e) if both I and II are strong

Q14.Statement: Should the educated unemployed youth be paid “unemployment allowance” by the Government?
Arguments:
I. Yes. It will provide them some monetary help to either seek employment or to kick start some ‘self-employment’ venture.
II. No. It will dampen their urge to do something to earn their livelihood and thus promote idleness among the unemployed youth.
(a) if only argument I is strong
(b) if only argument II is strong
(c) if either I or II is strong
(d) if neither I nor II is strong
(e) if both I and II are strong

Q15. Statement: Should foreign films be banned in India?
Arguments:
I.  Yes. They depict an alien culture which adversely affects our values.
II. No. Foreign films are of a high artistic standard.
(a) if only argument I is strong
(b) if only argument II is strong
(c) if either I or II is strong
(d) if neither I nor II is strong
(e) if both I and II are strong