Logical Reasoning Questions for RRB PO and Clerk Exam 2017

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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 of what to attempt and what to leave. And for same we are providing you questions on Logical Reasoning as per the 47 days study plan for RRB. To Practice more with these new pattern Reasoning Question for RRB PO Exam 2017.

Directions (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 assumption and decide which of the assumption is implicit in the statement.
Give answer
(a) If only assumption I is implicit
(b) If only assumption II is implicit
(c) If either I or II is implicit
(d) If neither I nor II is implicit
(e) If both I and II are implicit

Q1. Statement: Government should deploy army to rehabilitate the people displaced due to earthquake.
I. Army can be used for purposes other than war also. 
II. Only army can rehabilitate the displaced victims of earthquake.

Q2. Statement: A warning in a train compartment- “To stop train, pull chain. Penalty for improper use Rs. 500.”
I. Some people may misuse the chain.
II. One certain occasion, people may want to stop a running train.

Q3. Statement: A Government advertisement in public interest- “For a child’s better mental health, admit him/her to a school only after five years of age.”
I. A child cannot learn before he/she turns five.
II. Some school admit children who are below five years of age.

Q4. Statement: The number of people living below poverty line in urban areas has increased since last year.
I. People living in rural areas are not below the poverty line.
II. A similar survey was conducted last year.

Q5. Statement: If a doctor’s degree is your ambition, then the choice of a good guidance institution is half the job done.
I. Proper guidance makes it easier be a doctor.
II. Institute alone can’t ensure student’s success.

Directions (6-8): Each question below is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is ‘strong’.
Give answer:
(a) if only argument I is strong.
(b) if only argument II is strong.
(c) if either I or II is strong.
(d) if neither I nor II is strong.
(e) if both I and II are strong.

Q6. Statement: Should all the electricity state boards be privatized in India?
I. No, this will increase the grievances of the people.
II. Yes, it will check the growing menace of power theft which has resulted in annual pilferage of a huge amount.

Q7. Statement: Should the private companies be allowed to operate passenger train services in India?
I. Yes, this will improve the quality of service in Indian Railways as it will have to face severe competition.
II. No, the private companies may not agree to operate in the non-profitable sectors.

Q8. Statement: Should state police or central police be banned from firing indiscriminately on the rampant mob in a trouble-torn area?
I. Yes, humans should always be treated in a humanitarian way.
II. No, this is the only way to restrict the rampant mob from indulging in illegal activities.

Directions (9-12): In each question below, are given a statement followed by two courses of action numbered I and II. On the basis of the information given in the statement, you have to assume everything in the statement to be true, and then decide which of the suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing.
Give answer:
(a) if only I follows.
(b) if only II follows. 
(c) if either I or II follows.
(d) if neither I nor II follows. 
(e) if both I and II follow.

Q9. Statement: A number of school children in the local schools have fallen ill after the consumption of their subsidized tiffin provided by the school authority.
Course of action
I. The tiffin facility of all schools should be discontinued with immediate effect. 
II. The government should implement a system to certify the quality of tiffin provided by the school.

Q10. Statement: A huge rally will be organized by the people in the locality, on a religious occasion and the police was informed accordingly.
Course of action
I. Adequate police force should be deployed to oversee the procession of the rally.
II. Vehicles on the road should be advised a diversion to avoid traffic congestion.

Q11. Statement: Many private schools have been violating government directives and have been charging more fees than the specified limits.
Course of action
I. The government should identify such schools and take stringent actions against them.
II. The government should not limit school fees and keep it flexible for the schools to decide.

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:
I. The govt. should issue strict guidelines for all establishments regarding installation and maintenance of electrical fittings.
II. The government should restrict the electricity in the market.

Directions (13-15): Below in each question are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes 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.
Marks answer:
(a) if statement I is the cause and statement II is the effect.
(b) if statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect.
(c) if both the statements I and II are independent causes.
(d) if both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes.
(e) if both the statements are effects of some common cause

Q13. (I) The prices of food grains have increased by about 20 per cent over the same period last year.
(II) The prices of vegetables have substantially decreased during the past few weeks. 

Q14. (I) Majority of the students of the school passed in Mathematics in the annual examination. 
(II) Majority of the students of the school failed in English in the annual examination. 

Q15. (I) Next week India will play in the semifinal match of World Cup cricket in Johannesburg. 
(II) Air India will operate a special flight to cricket fans to Johannesburg in the coming week. 


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