Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2017

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Reasoning Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

The reasoning is a game of wits and presence of mind! Yes, it is true and it might seem as the greatest of the challenge after English Section’s surprises but yet this one can easily be dealt with. You just need correct practice and hardwire your brain to quickly make decisions about what to attempt and what to leave. And for same we are providing you questions of Reasoning Question and Answers. Solve these to Practice latest pattern reasoning question for bank exams.

Directions (1-5): In each question below is given a statement followed by three assumptions (A), (B) and (C). An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.

Q1. Statement: The Government has decided to auction construction of highways to private entities in several blocks across the country on build-operate-transfer basis.
Which of the following assumption(s) is/are implicit in the above statement?
Assumptions:
(A) An adequate number of private entities may not respond to the Government’s auction notification.
(B) May private entities in the country are capable of constructing highways within reasonable time.
(C) The Government’s proposal of build operate-transfer may financially benefit the private entities.
(a) A and B are implicit
(b) B and C are implicit
(c) Only B is implicit
(d) A and C are implicit
(e) None of these

Q2. Statement: Government has urged all the citizens to use electronic media for carrying out their daily activities, whenever possible, instead of using paper as the manufacture of paper requires the cutting down of a large number of trees causing severe damage to the ecosystem.
Which of the following assumption(s) is/are implicit in the above statement?
Assumptions:
(A) Most people may be capable of using electronic media to carry out various routines.
(B) Most people may have access to electronic media for carrying out their daily routine activities.
(C) People at large may reject the Governments’ appeal and continue using paper as before.
(a) Only A is implicit
(b) Only B is implicit
(c) A and B are implicit
(d) Only C is implicit
(e) None of these

Q3. Statement: The apex body controlling universities in the country has decided to revise the syllabus of all the technical courses to make them focused towards the present needs of the industry thereby making the technical graduates more employable than they are at present.
Which of the following assumption(s) is/are implicit in the above statement?
Assumptions:
(A) Technical colleges affiliated to different universities may not welcome the apex body’s decision and may continue with the same syllabus as at present.
(B) The industry may welcome the decision of the apex body and scale up their hiring from these colleges.
(C) The Government may not allow the apex body to implement its decision in all the colleges as it may lead to chaos.
(a) None is implicit
(b) Only A is implicit
(c) Only B is implicit
(d) Only C is implicit
(e) A and B are implicit

Q4. Statement: Police authority cordoned off the entire locality for the entire day and stopped all vehicular movement for the visit of a top functionary of the government in view of the threat perception and advised all the residents in the area to limit their movement outside their dwellings.
Which of the following assumption(s) is/are implicit in the above statement?
Assumptions:
(A) Police personnel may not be able to control the vehicular movement in the locality and may seek help from the armed forces.
(B) People living in the locality may move out of their houses for the day to avoid inconvenience.
(C) The Government functionary may request the police authority to lift the ban on movement residents of the locality outside their dwellings.
(a) None is implicit
(b) Only A is implicit
(c) Only B is implicit
(d) Only C is implicit
(e) B and C are implicit

Q5. Statement: The airlines have requested all their bona fide passengers to check the status of flight operations before leaving their homes as heavy fog is causing immense problems to normal flight operations.
Which of the following assumption(s) is/are implicit in the above statement?
Assumptions:
(A) The majority of the air passengers may check the flight status before starting their journey to the airport.
(B) The Government may take serious objection to the notice issued by the airline company.
(C) Majority of the passengers may cancel their tickets and postpone their journey till the situation becomes normal.
(a) None is implicit
(b) Only A is implicit
(c) Only B is implicit
(d) Only C is implicit
(e) A and C are implicit

Directions (6-10): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have a consider the statement and the following assumption and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.
Given answer
(a) if only assumption I is implicit.
(b) If only assumption II is implicit.
(c) if either assumption I or II is implicit.
(d) if neither assumption I nor II is implicit.
(e) if both assumption I and II are implicit.

Q6. Statement: Please send an official letter rather than semiofficial on this subject this time.
Assumptions
I. The format and emphasis of different types of letters is different.
II. We can send different types of letters on the same subject.

Q7. Statement: Please check the availability of two tickets from Delhi to Lucknow.
Assumptions
I. The person checking knows the desired mode of travel.
II. The person checking knows the details of the person travelling.

Q8. Statement: If you want to increase your writing speed, use 0.9 pen.
Assumptions: 
I. There are different types of pen available.
II. The person being told understands what is 0.9 pen.

Q9. Statement: The employees' association urged its members to stay away from the annual function as many of their demands were not met by the management.
Assumptions: 
I. Majority of the members of the association may not attend the function.
II. The management may cancel the annual function.

Q10. Statement: A very large number of people stood in the queue for buying tickets for one day international cricket match scheduled to be played in the city on the next day.
Assumptions
I. No other one day international cricket match may be played in the city for the next six months.
II. Majority of those who stood in the queue may be able to get ticket for one day international cricket match.

Directions (11-15): In each question below is given a statement followed by three assumptions numbered I, II and III. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Then decide which of the answer (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) is the correct answer.

Q11. Statement: “Fly with us and experience the pleasure of flying.” – An advertisement by an airlines.
Assumptions:
I. More passengers may be attracted to travel by the airline after reading the advertisement.
II. People generally may prefer an enjoyable flight. 
III. Other airlines may not be offering the same facilities.
(a) None is implicit
(b) Only I is implicit
(c) Only II is implicit
(d) Only II and III are implicit
(e) None of these

Q12. Statement: Despite strong opposition, the controversial Prohibition of Forcible Conversion of Religion Bill was passed by the Tamil Nadu Assembly. – A news
Assumptions:
I. Conversions create resentment among several sections and also inflame religious passions, leading to communal clashes.
II. Conversions only lead to the isolation of the converted.
III. Strong opposition puts hindrance before a bill in taking final shape.
(a) All are implicit
(b) I and II
(c) I and III
(d) II and III
(e) None of these

Q13. Statement: The State Government has unilaterally increased octroi by five percent all commodities entering into the State without seeking approval of the Central Government.
Assumptions:
I. The State Government may be able to implement its decision.
II. The Central Government may agree to support the State Government’s decision.
III. The State Government may be able to earn considerable amount through the additional octroi.
(a) All are implicit
(b) I and II are implicit
(c) I and III are implicit
(d) II and III are implicit
(e) None of the above

Q14. Statement: “Bar Council of India (BCI) has decided to go on a hunger strike to protest the implementation of the Legal Services Authority (Amendment) Act.” – Chairman of BCI
Assumptions:
I. The amendment has several loopholes and is bound to hurt the litigants’ interests.
II. All the members of BCI will welcome the decision.
III. The hunger strike held in front of the court will put a pressure on the respective authority.
(a) Only I
(b) I and II
(c) I and III
(d) All of these
(e) None of these

Q15. Statement: “Look at her audacity, Madhu has not replied to my letter” – A tells B.
Assumptions:
I. Madhu received his letter.
II. Madhu did not receive his letter.
III. The letter was sent by post.
(a) Only I is implicit
(b) Only II is implicit
(c) Only III is implicit
(d) All are implicit
(e) None is implicit