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 (1-10): Below in each question are given two statements (A) and (B). These statements may be either independent causes or 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.
Mark answer
(a) if statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect.
(b) if statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect.
(c) if both the statement (A) and (B) are independent causes.
(d) if both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of independent causes.
(e) if both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of some common cause.

Q1. A. State Govt has ordered immediate ban on airing of certain movie channels on television.
B. A few social activists have come together and demanded ban on telecasting ‘Adult’ movies on television.

Q2. A. Government has tightened security checks at all important places and also at various public places.
B. Incidences of terrorist attacks are increasing day by day.

Q3. A. There is an outbreak of several epidemics in the country.
B. There was a worst flood situation ever experienced in the past in most parts of the country.

Q4. A. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced two new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Jharkhand and Gujarat.
B. There will be an increase in healthcare in the country and more student will get an opportunity to study in the renowned institution.

Q5. A. In budget 2017-18 total allocation for rural, agricultural and allied sectors for 2017-18 is Rs 187223 crore, which is 24% higher than last year.
B. The total allocation for infrastructure stands at a record level of Rs. 39,61,354 crore has been made in 2017-18, Finance Minister says.

Q6. A. The public sector telecom service provider reduced the monthly rental substantially with immediate effect.
B. All the private sector telecom service providers have reduced their charges last week.

Q7. A. Police resorted to lathi-charge to disperse the unlawful gathering of large number of people.
B. The citizens’ forum called a general strike in protest against the police atrocities.

Q8. A. The farmers have decided against selling their kharif crops to the Government agencies. 
B. The Government has reduced the procurement price of kharif crops starting from last month to the next six months. 

Q9. A. Many seats in the private engineering colleges in the state have remained vacant this year. 
B. The government engineering colleges in the state could not accommodate all the students who sought admission this year. 

Q10. A. Many shops in the locality remained closed throughout the day. 
B. Many offices in the locality closed during the day.

Directions (11-15): Below in each question are given two statements (a) and (b). These statements may be either independent cause or may be effects of independent causes. 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 mark answer
(a) if statements (a) is the cause the statement (b) is its effect.
(b) if statements (b) is the cause and statement (a) is its effect.
(c) if both the statements (a) and (b) are independent causes.
(d) if both the statements (a) and (b) are effects of independent causes.
(e) if both the statements are effects of some common cause.

Q11. (A) The committee appointed by the Government on the fee structure of the professional courses has drastically reduced the fees of various courses in comparison to those charged in the last year.
(B) The parents of aspiring students seeking admission to professional courses had launched a severe agitation protesting against the high fees charged by the professional institutes and the admission process was delayed considerably.

Q12. A. Employment scenario in the country has remarkably improved recently.
B. The number of prospective job-seekers going abroad has increased recently.

Q13. A. The health department has advised people to drink boiled and filtered water and maintain hygiene during the monsoon.
B. The health department has instructed the civic hospitals to equip themselves with adequate stock of medicines during monsoon.

Q14. (A) The performance of Indian sportspersons in the recently held Olympic could not reach the level of expectation the country had on them.

(B) The performance of Indian sports persons in the last Asian games was far better than any previous games.

Q15. (A) Large number of people living in the low lying areas have been evacuated during the last few days to safer places.
(B) The Government has rushed in relief supplies to the people living in the affected areas.