Reasoning Quiz for Bank & Insurance Exams 2017 - Set 2


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Directions: (Q.1-5): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data given in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions. Read both the statements and give answer

1) If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II are not sufficient to answer the question.
2) If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I are not sufficient to answer the question.
3) If the data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
4) If the data in statement I and statement II together are not sufficient to answer the question.
5) If the data in statement I and statement II together are necessary to answer the question.

1. P, Q, R, S and T are sitting in a row. What is the position of Q from the right end?
I. P is sitting at one end second right of S, who is the immediate neighbour of Q and R.
II. T is to the left of Q.





Solutions -  From I, we get, T Q S R P or T R S Q P. Thus I is
not sufficient.
 From II,we get, T Q. So II alone is not sufficient.
 From I and II we get, T Q S R P. Thus, both the
statements are necessary




2. Who among M, P, J, K and A toy's is the cheapest but one?
I. P is costlier then K and A.
II. J is cheaper than A and M.





Solutions -  From I, we get, P > K A. Thus, I is not sufficient.
 From II, we get, A M > J. Thus, II is not sufficient.
 Thus, neither I nor II sufficient. 




3. What is R's rank from the bottom in a class of 40 students?
I. P's position fifth from the top and there are five students between P and R.
II. Q's position is seventh from bottom and there are four students between Q and K.






Solutions -  From I ,we get, R's rank from Top = 5+5= 10 ,
R’s rank from bottom = 40-(5+5) = 30
From II we did not get, any relevent information about R.



4. Who is the brother in law of Nitya?
I. Nitya is the mother of Vinita and is married to brother of Asha.
II. Nitin and Ashok are brothers of Asha. Lata is wife of Ashok





Solutions -




5. Toward which direction is A with respect to his starting point?
I. A walked 10m took a left turn and walked 15 m again took a left turn and walked 10m towards east.
II. A walked 15 m west, took a right turn and walked 10m again took a right turn and walked 15 m.






Solutions -



Directions (Q.6-8): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
The Noida Authority on December 2013 Pledged to clean its system of all kind of corruption to ensure better governance. The authority said that it was on its way to adopt a mechanism that left no room for corrupt practices and ensure timely completion of work.
A. New mechanism achieves better results.
B. Authority already minimised corruption.
C. Officials won't get a chance to harass people.
D. A lot of issue will be resolved without any efforts.
E. Level of corruption in Noida authority has increased.


6. Which among the following (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) may be the reason behind the pledge of Noida authority?
1) Only A
2) Only D
3) Both B and C
4) Both D and E
5) Only E






Solutions - The sole reason behind the pledge is that ,there is increase in corruption in Noida authorities official and there practices. 





7. Which among the following (A), (B),(C), (D) and (E) may be the possible effect of the above step?
1) Only B
2) Both B and C
3) Both D and E
4) Only A, C and D
5) Only A,B and D






Solutions -  If the level of corruption brings down it will resolve most of the problems and also due to good mechanism the corrupt officials can't get a chance to harass people




8. Which among the following (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) can be a strong argument in favour of the mechanism?
1) Only A
2) Only C
3) Both B and C
4) Both C and E
5) Only E






Solutions - Only option A states that new mechanism will achieve and produce better results. 



Directions (Q.9-11): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
The MET department has predicted that a heavy fog cover would engulf Delhi-NCR on last week of December, which is likely to affect flight operations. The weatherman also warned people's planning to celebrate, that rain was expected on the eve of New Year.
A. People will not celebrate New Year.
B. Hundreds of flights can be delayed and cancelled.
C. It was just a prediction.
D. People should be sure to check status of their flights before heading towards airport.
E. Fog, rains may dampen New Year party plans.
F. People's planning to celebrate has to alter their programme.

9. Which among the following (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) may be the consequence of the given information?
1) Only B
2) Only D
3) Both B and D
4) Both A and B
5) Only A, C and D






Solutions - Due to the heavy fog the flights will be cancelled or scheduled late and also due to this people will not reached to their destination to celebrate. 





10. Which among the following (A), (B),(C),(D),(E) and (F) may be the course of action for the people flying out to celebrate new year?
1) Only C
2) Only D
3) Both A and C
4) Both D and E
5) none of these






Solutions - The possible course of action is option D .People must have to check the status of their flights before heading towards the airport. 





11. Which among the following (A), (B), (C),(E) and (F) can be the inferred from the given information?
1) Only B
2) Only F
3) Both A and F
4) Both B and E
5) Only E








Solutions -  It is possible that bad weather may crashed the New Year party plans.








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