Reasoning Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains 2017

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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 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 (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Seven students P, Q, R, S, T, U and V studied in colleges A, B and C and are currently in different streams viz. Medicines, Fashion Designing, Engineering, Business, Acting, Teaching and Architecture (not necessarily in the same order). At least two and not more than three students had studied in the same college.
R is an architect and studied in college B. T is not a businessman. Only V amongst the seven students studied in college A along with T. U is an engineer and did not study in college B. Q is an actor and did not study in the same college as U. P did not study in college C. Those who studied in college A are neither Fashion Designers nor teachers. None of those who studied in college B is a teacher.

Q1. Who amongst the following have studied in college C?
(a) Q, P
(b) R, U
(c) Q, S, U
(d) P, S
(e) S, U

Q2. Which of the following groups represents the students of college B?
(a) R, T, G
(b) P, R, S
(c) P, Q, R
(d) S, Q, R
(e) None of these

Q3. What is the profession of P?
(a) Engineering
(b) Business
(c) Medicines
(d) Acting
(e) None of these

Q4. Which of the following combinations of person, college and profession is definitely correct?
(a) T – A – Fashion Designing
(b) U – A– Engineering
(c) P – B – Businessman
(d) S – C– Teaching
(e) None of these

Q5. Who amongst the following is a teacher?
(a) P
(b) S
(c) T
(d) V
(e) None of these

Q6: A is brother of B, who is son of D. D is married to H. H’s brother C is only son of X. J is grandmother of B and married to K. Y is father-in-law of D. How is K related to H?
(a) Father
(b) Mother
(c) Mother-in-law
(d) Father-in-law
(e) None of these

Directions (7-8): In each of these questions, relationship between different elements is shown in the statements. The statements are followed by two conclusions.
Give answer
(a) if only conclusion I is true.
(b) if only conclusion II is true.
(c) if either conclusion I or II is true.
(d) if neither conclusion I nor II is true.
(e) if both the conclusions I and II are true.

(7-8): Statements: I ≤ J, K < L > M, J = K, G ≥ H = I

Q7. Conclusions: 
I. H < J
II. J < G

Q8. Conclusions:
I. L > J
II. J < M

Directions (9-10): In each question below is given a statement followed by three courses of action numbered (I), (II) and (III). 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.

Q9. Statement: There is a considerable increase in the number of persons affected by water-borne diseases during monsoon period.
Course of action:
I. The question should be raised in the Legislative Assembly.
II. The Government should disseminate adequate information regarding the pure drinking water to people. 
III. All the hospitals in the city should be equipped properly for the treatment of patients during monsoon period.
(a) All follow
(b) I and II follow
(c) II and III follow
(d) I and III follow
(e) None follows

Q10. Statement: Drinking water supply to Pune has been suspended till further orders from Maharashtra Pollution Control Board following pollution of Mula river, caused by discharge of effluents from some chemical industries.
Course of action:
I. The industries responsible for discharging effluents into the river should be asked to close down immediately.
II. The river water should be treated chemically before resuming supply from now. 
III. The Pollution Control Board should check the nature of effluents being discharged into the river by industries at regular intervals.
(a) Only I follows
(b) II and III follow
(c) Only III follows
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Directions (11-12): Each question below is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a ‘strong’ argument and which is a ‘weak’ argument. 
(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 

Q11. Statement: Should the tuition fees in all post graduate courses be hiked considerably?
I. Yes, this will bring in some sense of seriousness among the students and will improve the quality.
II. No, this will force the meritorious poor students to stay away from post graduate courses.

Q12. Statement: Are educational institutions responsible for unrest among the youth?
I. Yes, there is no discipline in educational institutions.
II. No, there is no disciplinary problem in educational institutions.

Directions (13-15): 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

Q13. Statement: Whenever you have any doubt in Logical Reasoning subject, you may refer to the book written by Aniket Sir.
I. The book written by Aniket Sir is available.
II. There is no other book on Logical Reasoning Subject.

Q14. Statement: “Travelers with a ticket for the second class if found travelling in the first class compartments would be penalized” – Notice in the compartments of a train.
I. Travelers with a ticket for the first class are also not allowed to travel in the second class compartments. 
II. Inspections are carried out in the train to check the tickets.

Q15. Statement: The prices of petrol and diesel have remained unchanged only in Russia since the past three years.
I. Petrol and diesel prices have changed elsewhere in the world during these three years.
II. Before this three years period, petrol and diesel were available at a price different from the present rates.


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