Reasoning Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 - Set 39 - Exam Pundit - IBPS PO | Clerk | SBI PO | Insurance Exams | SSC Exams | Current Affairs

## Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of Reasoning Quiz for Bank Exams in 2015.

Directions (Q. 1-7): Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Eight people, viz A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting in a straight line facing North. Each of them has passed a recruitment exam and must join the office in different months, viz January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August but not necessarily in the same order. G sits third to the right of the person who joins in May. The person who joins in August sits second to the right of G. A and E are immediate neighbours of each other. Neither A nor E has joining dates in either May or August. Neither A nor E is an immediate neighbour of G. H sits third to the right of the person whose joining date is in January. Neither A nor E has joining dates in January. H's joining date is not in August. Only two people sit between E and the person whose joining date is in July. The person whose joining date is in February sits on the immediate left of D. Only one person sits between E and B. C joins before July. E joins after April. G joins after A.

1. In which of the following months does H join the office?
1) April
2) June
3) July
4) February
5) March

2. Who among the following sits exactly between E and B?
1) The person whose joining date is in May
2) The person whose joining date is in January
3) D
4) A
5) The person whose joining date is in August

3. "H" is related to "July" in a certain way based on the above arrangement. "B" is related to "June" following the same pattern. "___" is related to "May" following the same pattern.
1) F 2) G 3) A 4) D 5) C

4. Which of the following is true regarding D?
1) Only two people sit to the left of D
2) D is sitting second to the right of the person whose joining date is in July
3) E and B are immediate neighbours of D
4) D's joining date is in May
5) None is true

5. Who among the following has joining date in June?
1) F 2) E 3) G 4) D 5) C

6. How many people sit between C and the person whose joining date is in April?
1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Three
5) Four

7. Who among the following are sitting at extreme ends of the line?
1) A and the person whose joining date is in August
2) The person whose joining date is in May and E
3) C and G
4) The persons whose joining dates are in March and June
5) None of these

Solutions -

Directions (Q.8-12):- In each question below is given a statement followed by two Courses of action I and II. 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 follows for pursuing.
1) If only I follows
2) If only II follows
3) If either I or II follows
4) If neither I nor II follows
5) If both I and II follow

8. Statement : Cases of road accidents are increasing constantly, particularly in the urban areas.
Courses of Action :
I. Transport Authorities in the urban areas should impose stringent norms for maintenance of vehicles.
II. Traffic police should severely punish those found to be violating traffic rules.

Solutions - There should be stringent guidelines to control the situation. Imposing norms for maintenance of vehicles is not the solution. Severe Punishment cannot be a course of action.

9. Statement : Despite good economic progress of the country, significant number of undernourished children has been observed in the rural parts of the country.
Courses of Action :
I. Government should increase Wealth Tax/Income Tax and use that money for upliftment of the deprived class.
II. Government should introduce schemes like free meals in primary schools and make primary education compulsory.

Solutions -  As the significant number of undernourished children has been observed in the rural parts of the country. Hence, in order to check it Government should introduce schemes like free meals in primary schools and make primary education compulsory.

10. Statement: Launching of new brands of four wheelers is adding to the traffic congestion in the metro cities.
Courses of Action :
I. Public should be encouraged to share their private vehicles while travelling to their work places.
II. Government should levy heavy taxes on motor cars in metro cities.

Solutions - Both courses of action follow.

11. Statement : Increasing levels of air pollution is creating health-hazards for people living in the cities.
Courses of Action :
I. All industries should be shifted to the outskirts of the cities.
II. Transport Authorities should take steps for converting all public transport vehicles to run on CNG.

Solutions -  Both courses of action follow because both of them help in controlling the air pollution.

12. Statement : Large number of college students are found to be focusing more on fashion than on studies.
Courses of Action :
I. Colleges should impose restrictions on use of fashionable clothes and accessories.
II. Colleges should keep the students busy enough with studies, so that they don't find time for other things like fashion.

Solutions -  Colleges should keep the students busy with studies. It will keep them busy without imposing any restriction on their personal freedom.

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