Reasoning For RBI/IBPS Exams

Q1. Statement: Next time, when you lose your baggage or meet with an accident while travelling by train, you need not run from pillar to post and wait for years before the cheque lands at your door.
Which of the following can be inferred from the given information? (An inference is something that is not directly stated but can be inferred from the given information.) 
(a) There will be quick settlement of claims into the customer’s account. 
(b) All travelers’ details will be linked with Aadhaar card
(c) The loss will be covered by any insurance company through railways
(d) There will be direct settlement of claim by the IRCTC
(e) None of the above 

Q2. Statement: The central government agencies SFAC and Nafed have decided to sell Nashik onion in Delhi.
Which of the following may be the main reason for the above statement? 
(a) To control the rising prices 
(b) To ease inflation 
(c) To benefit the traders 
(d) To curb black marketing 
(e) None of the above 
Q3. Statement: Passengers will now get text messages on their mobile phones if their scheduled trains get cancelled.
Which of the following can be concluded from the above statement?
(a) This service is only available to passengers at originating stations
(b) Message will be sent only in case train gets cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances 
(c) It will help passengers plan for alternative arrangements in time
(d) Passengers are advised to invariably mention their mobile numbers on the reservation slips
(e) None of the above 
Q4. Statement: With the implementation of Mobile number Portability (MNP), mobile subscribers can now keep their existing mobile phone numbers even while shifting between states and circles. 
Which of the following inference will be definitely true according to the above statement?  
(a) There will be a decrease in the national roaming charges 
(b) The profit of the mobile phone companies will reduce
(c) Mobile users will retain their service providers 
(d) People won’t change their numbers frequently
(e) None of the above 
Q5. Statement: The crime branch unearthed a major fake admission racket in Delhi University and arrested around 100 candidates for forged documents. 
Which of the following courses of action should be taken against the students having forged documents?  
(a) DU should cancel the admission of such candidates 
(b) Strict action should be taken by the college authorities against such candidates 
(c) Document verification should be done properly 
(d) Life term imprisonment should be awarded to such candidates 
(e) Only (a) and (b)
Direction (Q.6): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow:
Statement: It has become a bit like the inspector raj of yore. Government assessors walk up to restaurants, groceries, sidewalk, cafes, and randomly pick up samples of packaged water, coffee, noodles, sandwiches – as a matter of fact, any packaged or unpackaged edibles – for testing, and leave the owners or managers of the outlets quaking in their shoes. 
Q6. Which of the following can be inferred from the given information? (An inference is something that is not directly stated but can be inferred from the given information) 
(a) Food inspectors are becoming conscious about consumer interest 
(b) Unsafe food has been banned in India 
(c) Hygienic food leads to good health 
(d) Food manufactures are honest and there is no reason to worry 
(e) None of the above 
Q7. Statement: A survey done by an autonomous research institute under the Ministry of Finance has found that “50 per cent” of the MGNREGA beneficiaries “pay bribes” for payment of their wages. 
Which of the following negates the statement made by the research Institute? 
(a) Illiteracy in the rural areas 
(b) Presence of less number of banks in the rural areas 
(c) Beneficiaries not having a bank account 
(d) Transparency in distribution of wages 
(e) None of the above 
Q8. Statement: Over one-third of the Indian population living in rural areas is illiterate even after 68 years of independence, according to the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011. 
Which of the following may not be a probable reason for the illiteracy in India? 
(a) Lack of primary and secondary schools 
(b) Availability of good teachers in private and government schools 
(c) Lack of good and unbiased course material 
(d) Good vocational training in schools and colleges 
(e) Only (a) and (b)
Q9. Statement: Asian Development Bank proposes to increase lending to India by almost 50 per cent to $12 billion by 2018.
Which of the following may be a direct benefit to the Indian government?  
(a) Growth of the country will be boosted up 
(b) Key infrastructure growth will be boosted up 
(c) The country’s growth rate will surpass China’s by 2018. 
(d) There will be a surge in the demand for skilled labourers 
(e) None of the above
Q10. Statement: India will overtake, China, the world’s most populous nation, by 2022, according to the new UN report, which revises its previous estimates, which put the date around 2028. 
Which of the following may not be a probable reason for the rise in India’s population?
(a) Illiteracy in the country 
(b) Rise of young people in the reproductive age 
(c) Decrease in mortality rate 
(d) Increase in average life expectancy 
(e) Decline in employment opportunities