Most Important Reasoning Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains 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 of Reasoning Question and Answers. Solve these to Practice latest pattern reasoning question for bank exams.

Directions (1-3): In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between ‘strong’ arguments and ‘weak’ arguments. ‘Strong’ arguments are those which are both important and directly related to the question. ‘Weak’ arguments are those which are of minor importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question.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.

Q1. Statement: Should there be a cap on drawing ground water for irrigation purposes in India?
(A) No, irrigation is of prime importance for food production in India and it is heavily dependent on ground water in many parts of the country.
(B) Yes, water tables 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) Only (A) and (B) are strong
(b) Only (B) and (C) are strong
(c) Only (A) and (C) are strong
(d) All(A), (B) and (C) are strong
(e) None of these

Q2. Statement: Should there be a complete ban on setting up thermal power plants in India?
(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) Only either (A) or (B) is strong

Q3. Statement: Should there be a restriction on the construction of high-rise buildings in big cities in India?
(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 Govt. should first provide adequate infrastructural facilities to the existing buildings before allowing the construction of new high-rise buildings.
(a) Only (B) is strong
(b) Only (C) is strong
(c) Only (A) and (C) are strong
(d) Only (A) is strong
(e) None of these

Directions (4-6): In each question below is given a statement followed by three courses of action numbered (A), (B) and (C). A course of action is a step or 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 pursuing. 

Q4. Statement: A heavy unseasonal downpour during the last two days has paralysed the normal life in the state in which five persons were killed but this has provided a huge relief to the problem of acute water crisis in the state.
Courses of action:
(A) The state government should set up a committee to review the alarming situation.
(B) The state government should immediately remove all the restrictions on use of potable water in all the major cities in the state.
(C) The state government should send relief supplies to all the affected areas in the state.
(a) None
(b) Only (A)
(c) Only (B) and (C)
(d) Only (C)
(e) All (A),(B) and (C)

Q5. Statement: The school dropout rate in many districts in the state has increased sharply during the last few years as the parents of these children make them work in the fields owned by others to earn enough for them to get at least one meal a day.
Courses of action:
(A) The Govt. should put up a mechanism to provide foodgrains to the poor people in these districts through public distribution system to encourage the parents to send their wards to school.
(B) The Govt should close down some of these schools in the district and deploy the teachers of these schools to nearby schools and also ask remaining students to join these schools.
(C) Govt. should issue arrest warrants for all the parents who force their children to work in fields instead of attending classes.
(a) Only (A) 
(b) Only (B)
(c) Only (C)
(d) Only (A) and (B)
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. 
After a long time, for reunion and to give time to family, six Kapoor’s family members P, Q,R,S,T and U are shooting in a same city for upcoming movies. And they live in eight different floors of building. Two of the floors in the building are vacant. The lowermost floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two, and so on till the topmost floor is numbered eight. Each one of them is shooting for different movies namely Tubelight, Rangoon Poorna, Firangi, Irada and Baadshaho (but not necessarily in the same order). There are two married couple in the family.
The number of floors above U’s brother is same as the number of floors between S’s father and U’s wife. P’s son T lives at odd numbered floor above the floor numbered four. There are three people live between the two vacant floors. Only three floors between U’s wife and the one who is shooting for Firangi. The one who is shooting for Irada lives immediately above U. Only three floors are there between U and S’s grandfather. The one who is shooting for Baadshaho lives immediately above the one who is shooting for Tubelight. U’s mother lives immediately above the one who is shooting for Poorna. T is the son of P. The number of floors between T and the one who is shooting for Rangoon is one. The one who is shooting for Rangoon lives immediately below the one of the vacant floors. The floor number of the vacant floors are even-number. R is the wife of U. Only two floors are there between the one who is shooting for Baadshaho and Firangi. S’s grand mother lived immediately below the one of the vacant floors and not on the ground floor. Q neither lived on floor number 5, 2 nor floor number 3. The one who is shooting for Rangoon lives on one of the floors below the floor number 4. U is the uncle of S.

Q6.How many floors are between U’s mother floor and S’s floor?

Q7.Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one of the following does not belong to the group?
(a)S’s uncle – Irada
(b)Q – Firangi
(c)R’s brother-in-law – Irada
(d)S – Tubelight
(e)R – Rangoon

Q8.Which of the following pair represents vacant floors?

Q9.Who amongst the following lives exactly between the fourth floor and the one who is shooting for Tubelight?
(a)U’s brother, Q
(b)U,U’s wife
(d)U’s father, U
(e)S,S’s grandfather

Q10. Which of the following Statements is true with respect to the given information?
(a)R’s husband lives immediately above the one who is shooting for Firangi.
(b)S lives immediately above U’s mother.
(c)Only three people live between T and the one who is shooting for Baadshaho.
(d)T’s sister-in-law is shooting for Poorna.
(e)All the given statements are true.

Direction (11-15): In each question, a set of six statements is given, followed by four answer choices. Each of the answer choices has a combination of three statements from the given set of six statements. You are required to identify the answer choice in which the statements are logically related.

I.All BMW is ford.
II.All BMW is renault.
III.All BMW is fiat.
IV.All fiat is renault.
V.All ford is volkswagen.
VI.All ford is renault. 
(a) II,V,IV 
(e) None of these

I.No Eraser is paper
II. All Paper are not pen
III. Some paper are white
IV. Some glass are bulb
V .some bulb are not paper
VI. Some light are pen
(a) I,II,IV
(b) II,VI,IV
(c) IV,VI,I
(d) I,III,VI
(e) None of these

I. All juice is shake.
II. All coffee is milk.
III. Some shake is curd.
IV. Some shake is not curd.
V. No juice is coffee.
VI. Some curd is not shake. 
(a) I,II,VI
(b) I,III,II 
(c) I,II,V 
(d) III,IV,I
(e) III,II,V

Q14. Statements:
I. All bread are butter
II. All corn are egg
III. Some butter are sprouts
IV. Some butter are not sprouts
V. No bread is Corn
VI. Some sprouts are not butter
(a) I ,II, VI
(b) I,III,II
(c) I, II,IV
(d) I,II,V
(e) III,IV, V

Q15. Statements:
I. All pantaloons are max.
II. All pantaloons are lakshita.
III. All pantaloons are biba.
IV. All biba are lakshita.
V. All max are Aum.
VI. All max are lakshita. 
(a) I, II, VI 
(b) IV,III,V 
(c) III, V, VI
(d) III,II,V
(e) II,V,IV

Most Important Reasoning Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains 2017


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