# Reasoning Quiz for SBI PO Mains 2015 - Set 17

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Directions (Q. 1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions :
In a BIMSTEC summit Prime Minister of Bangladesh, India, Maldives, South Africa, China, Taiwan and Myanmar are sitting around a circular table. Some of them are facing inside and some of them are facing outside the centre. After the summit every Prime Minister is visiting to different countries, viz U.S.A, Russia, Kenya, Singapore, Japan, Sri Lanka and Italy. PM of India is sitting second to the right of Bangladeshi PM. PM of Maldives is sitting third to the right of Taiwan's PM and facing outside the centre. The PM who is going Singapore is sitting 3rd to the right of China's PM. The Bangladeshi PM is going to USA and facing outside the centre. PM of India is facing the centre and going to Russia. The PM sitting second to the left of Indian PM is facing the centre and going to Italy. PM of china is going to Japan. Myanmar Prime Minister is going to Italy. The Prime Minister who is sitting between Bangladeshi and Chinese Prime Minister is facing the centre and going to Sri Lanka.

1. Prime Minister of Taiwan is going to which country ?
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) USA
(c) Russia
(d) Kenya
(e) Japan

2. Which Prime Minister is going to Kenya ?
(a) India
(b) Myanmar
(d) Maldives
(e) China

3. What is the position of South African (S. A) Prime Minister with respect to Myanmar Prime Minister?
(a) Third to the left
(b) Second to the right
(c) Third to the right
(d) Fourth to the right
(e) None of these

4. Which of the following countries Prime Minister is facing inside the centre ?
(a) India – S. A – Myanmar
(b) Taiwan – India – China
(c) Myanmar – Bangladesh – S. A
(d) Maldives – Taiwan – India
(e) Myanmar – India – Taiwan

5. Which of the following pair is correct ?
(a) India – Russia
(b) China – Japan
(c) Maldives – Kenya
(e) All of the above

Solutions -

Directions (Q. 6 – 10): Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions :

India has the largest postal networks in the world with over 1.55 lakh post offices. Most of them in rural areas. The network has grown seven fold since independence with the focus of this expansion primarily on rural areas, yet the growth in terms of numbers and reach is slowing down.

A) Several new products and services like speed post, Internet banking for saving account, i– money and e–post have added a contemporary resonance to the post office.
B) All the Government of India has announced that all post offices in the country will be modernised by using modern technology as the post card still takes lots of time to deliver.
C) Post office has inaugurated its first ATM's in Chennai and by 2015 August the department will be opening 2800 more such ATM's.
D) Government of India is thinking of giving license of Indian post for banking by which government can easily tapped the customers in rural areas, which will need in financial inclusion.
E) People are neither interested in reading the letters nor they are interested in writing it. Even in the villages peoples are beginning to find electronic means of interacting. More convenient and user friendly.

6. Which of the following among (A), (B), (C) and (D) may be the reason behind the modernisation of Indian Post ?
1) Only B
2) Only C
3) Only D
4) Both B and C
5) Only A

Solutions -Letters takes lot of time in getting delivered from one place to another. Option C talks about the post office ATM and its expansion plan. Option D talks about the new set up of post office i. e post office banks. Option A explains about the new services launched by the Indian post.

7. Which of the following among (A), (C), (D) and (E) may be a future course of action by the Indian Post?
1) Both A and C
2) Both A and D
3) Both C and D
4) Only D
5) Only E

Solutions -Indian government taking initiative in setting up the new post office ATM and giving bank license. Option E giving more focus to latest technology. Option A explains about the services by the Indian post.

8. Which of the following among (B), (C), (D) and (E) may weaken the statement of preserving the Post Office?
1) Only B
2) Only E
3) Only D
4) Both D and E
5) Both C and E

Solutions - People are neither interested in writing letter nor have much time in reading it. Option B explains about the cause of modernisation in post office. Option C and D talks about the expansion plan.

9. Which of the following among (C), (D), (E) and (B) shows that Indian post will help the government in financial inclusion?
1) Only B
2) Only C
3) Both C and D
4) Only D
5) Both B and E

Solutions - By setting a full fledged bank in the future. Option B explains about the cause of modernisation in the post office. Option C explains about the expansion plan. Option E gives more focus to latest technology.

10. Which of the following among (A), (B), (C) and (D) shows sign of change and use of modern technology by the Indian Post.
1) Both A and C
2) Only B
3) Only C
4) Only D
5) None of these

Solutions - A and C i–money, internet banking ATM, all are being used by the Indian post now a day. Other option (B, D) does not explain any use of modern technology by the Indian post.

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