Reasoning For SBI and IBPS Exams

Directions (Q.1-5): 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 to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit the statement. 
Give answer
a) If only Assumption I is implicit
b) If only Assumption II is implicit 
c) If either Assumption I or Assumption II is implicit 
d) If neither Assumption I nor Assumption II is implicit 
e) If both Assumption I and II are implicit 

1. Statement: The largest domestic airlines corporation has announced new summer schedules in which more number of flights in trunk routes are introduced.
I. More number of passengers may travel by this airlines corporation during summer months in trunk routes. 
II.Other airlines companies may also increase the number of flights in all the sectors.

2. Statement: The chairman of the company decided to hold a grand function to celebrate silver jubilee during the next weekend and invited a large number of guests.
I. The company officials may be able to make all the necessary preparations for the silver jubilee celebration.
II.Majority of the guests invited by the chairman may attend the function.

3. Statement: The largest computer manufacturing company slashed the prices of most of the desktop models by about 15 per cent with immediate effect.
I. The company may incur heavy losses due to reduction in prices of the desktop.
II.The sales of desktop manufactured by the company may increase substantially in the near future. 

4. Statement: The school authority decided to rent out the school premises during weekends and holidays for organizing various functions to augment its resources to meet the growing needs of the school. 
I. The parents of the school students may protest against the decision of the school authority.
II.There may not be enough demand for hiring the school permission for organizing functions.

5. Statements: The local civic body has urged all the residents to voluntarily reduce consumption of potable water by about 30 per cent to tide over the water crisis.
I. Many residents may reduce consumption of potable water.
II.Many activists may welcome the civic body’s more and spread awareness among residents.

Directions: (Q.6-10): In each question below is given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. A course of actions is a stop of 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 pursing. 
Give answer 
(a)If only course of action I follows
(b)If only course of action II follows
(c)If either course of action I or II follows 
(d)If neither course of action I nor II follows 
(e)If both courses of action I and II follow

6. Statement: There have been sporadic cases of stone throwing and damaging vehicles in the locality during the day following altercation between two local youth clubs last night.
Courses of action:
I. The local police administration should arrest all those who are caught committing these acts.
II.The local police administration should call a meeting of office bearers of both the clubs of the locality to bring the situation under control. 

7. Statement: A huge truck overturned on the middle of the main road and blocked most part of the road, causing a huge traffic jam.
Courses of action:
I. The traffic department should immediately deploy its personnel to divert traffic though other roads. 
II.The traffic department should immediately send men and equipment to move the truck and clear the road. 

8. Statement: Some workers of the company making diamond jewellery were caught while they were leaving the premises as they were trying to smuggle small pieces of diamonds hidden in their purses. 
Courses of action:
I. The management of the company should immediately put on hold all activities in the premises till a foolproof security system is in place.
II.The belongings of all the workers should thoroughly be searched before they leave the premises of 
the company.

9. Statement: A huge tidal wave swept away many fishing boats and hutments of the fishermen living along the coastline.
Courses of action:
I. The fishermen should henceforth be restrained from constructing their huts along the coast line.
II.The local administration should send a team of officials to assess the extent of damage and suggest remedial measures.

10. Statement: A large number of invitees who attended the marriage function fell ill due to food poisoning and were rushed to various hospitals located in the area.
Courses of action:
I. The government should ban such marriage functions till further notice.
II.The local hospitals should be advised by the government to provide best services to the affected people. 

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