Night Class Reasoning for SBI PO

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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 the 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 the 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 are 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) The 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): Each question below is followed by three arguments numbered (A), (B) and (C). You have to decide which of the arguments is a ‘strong’ argument and which is a ‘weak’ argument.

Q6.Statement: Should there be the acomplete ban on setting up of thermal power plants in India?
Arguments: 
(A) Yes, this is the only way to arrest further addition to environmental pollution.
(B) No, there is a huge shortage of electricity in most parts of the country and hence generation of electricity needs to be augmented.
(C) No, many developed countries continue to set up thermal power plants in their countries.
(a) None is strong
(b) Only A is strong
(c) Only B is strong
(d) Only C is strong
(e)Either An or B is strong

Q7.Statement: Should road repair work in big cities be carried out only late at night?
Arguments: 
(A) No, this way the work will never get completed.
(B) No, there will be an unnecessary use of electricity.
(C) Yes, the commuters will face a lot of problems due to repair work during the day.
(a) None is strong
(b) Only A is strong
(c) Only C is strong
(d) B and C are strong
(e)A and B are strong

Q8.Statement: Should all the deemed universities be derecognized and attached to any of the central of state universities in India?
Arguments:
(A) Yes, many of these deemed universities do not conform to their required standards of a full-fledged university and hence the level of education is compromised.
(B) No, these deemed universities have been able to introduce innovative courses suitable to the requirement of various industries as they are free from strict government controls.
(C) Yes, many such universities are basically money spinning activities and education takes a backseat in these institutions.
(a) A and B are strong
(b) B and C are strong
(c) A and C are strong
(d) All are strong
(e)None of these

Q9. Statement: Should there be a cap on drawing groundwater for irrigation purposes in India?
Arguments:
(A) No, irrigation is of prime importance for food production in India and it is heavily dependent on groundwater in many parts of the country.
(B) Yes, water labels have gone down to alarmingly low levels in some parts of the country where irrigation is primarily dependent on groundwater, which may lead to serious environmental consequences.
(C) Yes, India just cannot afford to draw groundwater any further as the international agencies have cautioned India against it.
(a) A and B are strong
(b) B and C are strong
(c) A and C are strong
(d)All are strong
(e)None of these

Q10.Statement: Should there be a restriction on the construction of high-rise buildings in big cities in India?
Arguments:
(A) No, big cities in India do not have adequate open land plots to accommodate the growing population.
(B) Yes, only the builders and developers benefit from the construction of high-rise buildings.
(C) Yes, the government should first provide adequate infrastructural facilities to existing buildings before allowing the construction of new high-rise buildings.
(a) Only B is strong
(b) Only C is strong
(c) A and C are strong
(d) Only A is strong
(e)None of these



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