Monday, 14 November 2016

Reasoning Quiz for IBPS PO Mains 2016

Reasoning-Questions-for-IBPS-PO-Mains-Exam-2016

Q1. Statement: Anti-cancer drugs in the state of Bihar are being sold at a price higher than MRP.
Which of the following courses of action should be taken against the drug seller?
(a) License of all drug sellers in the city should be cancelled.
(b) Such sellers should be fined and a warning in this regard should be given.
(c) All the sellers should be put behind bars.
(d) The government should sell the anti-cancer drugs as its own stores.
(e) None of the above

Directions (2-3): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
Statement: The country’s largest lender State Bank of India has cut its home loan rate to 9.4% with effect from April 1 from 9.5%.

Q2. Which of the following will be a necessary effect of the cut in the interest rate by SBI?
(a) The amount of retail loans will come down.
(b) The customer base of SBI will increase.
(c) Others banks will also cut down their home loan rates.
(d) The profit of SBI will increase.
(e) The NPA of the SBI will increase with the distribution of retail loans.

Q3. Which of the following can be inferred from the given information? (An inference is something that is not directly stated but can be inferred from the given information.)
(a) Home loans will become cheaper.
(b) Interest rate on other savings products will come down.
(c) More people in the country will have their own homes.
(d) Economic growth in the country will increase.
(e) None of the above

Q4. Statement: In a bid to secure airports the civil aviation ministry has decided to cut down the number of airport entry passes (AEPs) being provided to the staff of Union Ministers and MPs.
Which of the following can be inferred from the given information?
(a) No follower of any minister will be issued pass at the airport.
(b) The airport will be less crowded.
(c) Ministers and MPs will be to travel alone at the airports
(d) The sale of visitor tickets will be stopped at all the airports.
(e) Airport security will be strengthened.

Q5. Statement: The government has decided to develop 25 regional airports in the country.
Which of the following will be an effect of the steps taken by the Government of India?
(a) Regional connectivity in the country will be boost up.
(b) Air travel for the common man will become cheaper.
(c) Infrastructure development will be boost up in the country.
(d) Jobs in the aviation sector will increase.
(e) None of the above

Q6. Statement: Government-run Air India has launched a limited-period super sale scheme, offering customers all-inclusive ticket prices starting as low as Rs. 1,499 on its domestic network.
Which of the following will not be an effect of this scheme?
(a) More people will able to travel by flight with the launch of this scheme.
(b) Other airlines will come down.
(c) Air-India’s profit will come down.
(d) Fewer seats will be left vacant in Air India with the launch of this scheme. 
(e) None of the above

Q7. Statement: In its first bi-monthly policy review, RBI has decided to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points and take measures to ease the liquidity constraints in the banking system.
Which of the following negates the above steps taken by the RBI?
(a) Loans and EMI will become cheaper for retail loans.
(b) Banks will pay higher interest rate of FD and RD.
(c) Banks will have to deposit more money with the RBI.
(d) Rupee will strengthen against other currencies.
(e) None of the above

Q8. Statement: To keep railway premises and trains free from dirt and filth, Railways has introduced clean train scheme (CTS) at major stations of East Central Railway (ECR).
Which of the following will be a fallout of the above statement?
(a) Travellers will find neat and clean coaches while travelling.
(b) Only a few stations under ECR will be neat and clean.
(c) People can find clean and tidy platforms falling under the jurisdiction of ECR.
(d) Only Premium trains and Rajdhani will be benefited from this scheme.
(e) Only (b) and (d) 


Q9. Statement: The government has proposed that ATMs should not be replenished with cash after 8 PM in cities, and private cash transportation agencies must collect cash from the banks in the first half of the day for replenishing ATMs.
Which of the following may be a probable reason(s) for the above step taken by the government?
(a) Robbery of cash from ATM at night
(b) Not enough guards deployed to keep ATM safe 
(c) Customers not feeling safe at night while withdrawing money from ATM
(d) ATM companies not following safety measures and guidelines issued by the RBI
(e) Only (a) and (d)
Q10. Statement: Indian Railway has decided to lay 2800 km broad-gauge track in the new financial year.
Which of the following will not be an effect of the above statement?
(a) New areas will be connected on the map of the Indian Railways.
(b) Employment opportunity may be generated.
(c) Only (a) and (d)
(d) Railways will receive income in the long term from the newly commissioned routes.
(e) None of the above

Q11. Statement: People are investing their money in Post Office fixed deposits (FDs) and recurring deposits (RDs) instead of bank FDs and RDs.
Which of the following may be the probable causes for the people doing so?
(A) Bank deposits are not considered safe and secure.
(B) Bank allows low interest rates on FD and RD in comparison to Post Office.
(C) Most of the people are not associated with banking system in India.
(D) Post Offices are widely available in comparison to banks.
(a) Only (A), (C) and (D)
(b) Only (A), (B) and (C)
(c) Only (B), (C) and (D)
(d) Only (D) and (C) 
(e) None of the above

Q12. Statement: Google has received India’s permission to start testing Project Loon, under which the company will beam the internet from balloons in the sky, in an effort to provide affordable internet access.
Which of the following can be inferred from the given information? (An inference is something that is not directly stated but can be inferred from the given information).
(a) Project Loon will boost up the internet activities in rural areas.
(b) The privacy of the end user of Internet will be lost.
(c) The project will give an opportunity to watch our country and capture sensitive information, making India more vulnerable.
(d) The company will be able to save lots of money through this project.
(e) None of the above

Q13. Statement: The Central Government of Country X has decided to prune the number of Centrally sponsored schemes to 30 from 50, a move that will allow it to allocate bigger sums to ‘core of the core’ schemes and deflect criticism that it has neglected some critical areas.
Which of the following statements would strengthen the decision taken by Country X?
(a) The government of Country X is not able to properly manage the funds which have been allocated to its states.
(b) The government of Country X found that lots of projects are not benefiting the poor people.
(c) The main focus of the government of Country X should be on social protection and social inclusion which require more funds.
(d) The main focus of the government of Country X is on eradicating poverty and strengthening the education system in the country.
(e) The decision will help the states of Country X to spend more on social security programmes.

Q14. Statement: The Government of India has decided to lower the interest rate on small savings schemes offered by the Post Office and on PPF account offered by the banks and the Post Office.
Which of the following may not be a probable reason(s) for lowering the interest rate on small savings schemes?
(A) Banks are not able to fully pass the cut by the RBI to consumers by lowering interest rates on loans in equal proportion.
(B) Most people move towards small savings schemes offered by the Post Office and banks instead of depositing in bank FD, which offers lower rate of interest. 
(C) Depositors want higher return in a short span of time.
(D) Depositors have lost interest in savings schemes offered by the banks.
(E) Banks have to generally provide lending to people while Post Office does not offer any lending facility.
(a) Only (B), (C) and (D)
(b) Only (B) and (C)
(c) Only (A) and (D)
(d) Only (C) and (E)
(e) Only (A), (C) and (D)

Q15. Statement: Solar power tariff in India touched a record low of Rs. 4.63 per unit, accelerating India’s $ 160-billion clean energy drive and casting a shadow on fossil fuel plants that pollute air and sometime charge a higher rate.
Which of the following can be inferred from the given information? (An inference is something that is not directly stated but can be inferred from the given information).
(a) Lot of private companies are investing in solar power projects in India.
(b) The government is focusing on clean energy.
(c) The level of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in India is rising.
(d) The government is providing for setting up solar power plants.
(e) None of the above


 






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