Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Reasoning Questions for RBI ASSISTANTS Mains 2017


Directions (1-5): In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

Q1.Statements:
All desks are pencils.
All pencils are windows.
All windows are doors.
All doors are walls.
Conclusions:
I. Some walls are windows.
II. All desks are doors.
III. Some doors are desks.
IV. Some windows are desks.
(a) Only I, II and III follow
(b)Only II, III and IV follow
(c)Only I, III and IV follow
(d)Only I, II and IV follow
(e)None of these


Q2.Statements:
Some boxes are tablets.
Some tablets are toys.
All toys are jungles.
Some jungles are trees.
Conclusions:
I. Some trees are tablets.
II. Some tablets are jungles.
III. Some jungles are toys.
IV. Some toys are boxes.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) Only II and III follow
(e)Only IV follows

Q3.Statements:
All blades are trains.
Some trains are rods.
All rods are papers.
Some papers are windows.
Conclusions:
I. Some windows are blades.
II. Some papers are trains.
III. Some trains are blades.
IV. Some papers are blades.
(a) Only I and II follow
(b) Only II and III follow
(c) Only III and IV follow
(d) Only I and III follow
(e)None of these

Q4.Statements:
Some chains are rings.
Some rings are bangles.
Some bangles are hands.
Some hands are ears.
Conclusions:
I. Some ears are bangles.
II. Some bangles are chains.
III. Some hands are rings. 
IV. No chain is bangle.
(a) None follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only IV follows
(d) Only either II or IV follows
(e)Only III follows

Q5.Statements:
All books are cards.
Some cards are benches.
All benches are chairs.
Some chairs are tables.
Conclusions:
I. Some chairs are cards.
II. Some tables are chairs.
III. Some cards are books.
IV. Some chairs are benches.
(a) Only II, III and IV follow
(b) Only I, II and III follow
(c) Only I, III and IV follow
(d) All follow
(e)None of these

Directions (6-10): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II are given below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements and-Give answer
(a) if the data in Statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(b) if the data in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in Statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
(c) if the data in Statement I alone or in Statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
(d) if the data in both the Statements I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.
(e) if the data in both the Statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

Q6.Tower ‘P’ is in which direction with respect to tower ‘Q’?
I. P is to the West of H, which is to the South of Q.
II. F is to the West of Q and to the North of P.

Q7.What is Suneeta’s rank from top in the class?
I. In the class of 42 childrenSuneeta is 29th from the bottom.
II. Suneeta is ten ranks below Samir.

Q8.How is K related to N?
I. N is the brother of M, who is the daughter of K.
II. F is the husband of K.

Q9. Who reached the station first among L, M, J, T and R if no two persons reached together?
I. M reached only after J and T.
II. L reached before R.

Q10.What is the code for ‘walks’ in the code language?
I. In the code language ‘she walks fast’ is written as ‘heka to’.
II. In the code language ‘she learns fast’ is written as ‘jo ka he’.

Directions (11-15): In each question below is given a statement followed by three courses of action numbered (A), (B) and (C). A course of action is a step or administrative decision to be taken for improvement, follow-up or further action in regard to the problem, policy, etc. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.

Q11.Statement: A heavy unseasonal downpour during the last two days has paralysed the normal life in the state in which five persons were killed but this has provided a huge relief to the problem of acute water crisis in the state.
Courses of action:
(A) The state government should set up a committee to review the alarming situation.
(B) The state government should immediately remove all the restrictions on use of potable water in all the major cities in the state.
(C) The state government should send relief supplies to all the affected areas in the state.

(a) None
(b) Only (A)
(c) Only (B) and (C)
(d) Only (C)
(e)All (A), (B), (C)

Q12.Statement: 
A major part of the local market in the city was gutted due to a short circuit causing extensive damage to goods and property:
Courses of action:
(A) The Govt should issue strict guidelines for all establishments regarding installation and maintenance of electrical fittings.
(B)The government should restrict the electricity in the market.
(C) The Govt should relocate all the markets to the outskirts of the city.

(a) None
(b) Only (A)
(c) Only (B)
(d)Only (C)
(e)Only (A) and (B)

Q13.Statement: Many political activists have decided to stage demonstrations and block traffic movement in the city during peak hours to protest against the steep rise in prices of essential commodities.
Courses of action:
(A) The Govt should immediately ban all forms of agitations in the country.
(B) The police authority of the city should deploy additional forces all over the city to help traffic movement in the city.
(C) The state administration should carry out preventive arrests of the known criminals staying in the city.
(a) Only (A) 
(b) Only (B)
(c) Only (C)
(d)Only (A) and (B)
(e)None of these

Q14.Statement: The school dropout rate in many districts in the state has increased sharply during the last few years as the parents of these children make them work in the fields owned by other to earn enough for them to get at least one meal a day.
Courses of action:
(A) The Govt should put up a mechanism to provide food grains to the poor people in these districts through public distribution system to encourage the parents to send their wards to school.
(B) The Govt should close down some of these schools in the district and deploy the teachers of these schools to join these schools.
(C) Govt should issue arrest warrants for all the parents who force their children to work in field instead of attending classes.
(a) Only (A)
(b) Only (B) 
(c) Only (C)
(d) Only (A) and (B)
(e)None of these

Q15.Statement: One aspirant was killed due to stampede while participating in a recruitment drive of police constables.
Courses of action:
(A) The officials in charge of the recruitment process should immediately be suspended.
(B) A team of officials should be asked to find out the circumstances which led to the death of the aspirant and submit its report within a week.
(C) The Govt should ask the home department to stagger the number of aspirants over more number of days to avoid such incidents in future.
(a) Only (A)
(b) Only (B)
(c) Only (C)
(d) Only (C) and (B)
(e)None of these



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