Reasoning Quiz: 21 || SBI Clerk | NABARD | RRB | SSC

Reasoning Quiz: 21 || SBI Clerk | NABARD | RRB | SSC

Dear students. Here we are creating question sample in Reasoning Ability based on latest pattern, which is common for SBI, IBPS, RBI, LIC, NICL and other competitive exams.


Directions (1-8): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
There are eight members of a family–P, Q, R, S, T, U, W and Z. All of them are sitting around a circular table facing the centre. They belong to three different generations and there are three married couples among them. Four of them are males and four of them are of the opposite gender (though not necessarily in the same order.)They like different movies viz., The Twins, Twelve, Turbo, The Twilight Saga, Typhon, Twin Dragons, The Twelve Chairs and Twentieth Century but not necessarily in the same order. Further, some more information is also given.
• The son-in-law and maternal grandson of Z are immediate neighbours. W cannot be an immediate neighbour of her sister-in-law. W likes the movie Twelve.
• Q, a spinster, is sitting two places to the right of her grandfather T. Neither R nor T likes the movie The Twelve Chairs. P and his sibling S can’t sit together. Typhoon is liked by the brother-in-law of R.
• There are only three persons sitting between the person who likes Twin Dragons and her aunt S. R, a married male, cannot be an immediate neighbour of either T or Q. R does not like the movie Twentieth Century or The Twins.
• The Twelve chairs the movie is not liked by either S or Z. U and Q are not siblings. T does not like the movie Turbo or The Twins. There is only one person sitting between R and his brother-in-law. Turbo is not liked by the Son-in-law of Z.

Q1. Who sits second to the right of P’s father? 
(a) Q
(b) T
(c) S
(d) U
(e) R

Q2. Who likes the Twelve Chairs? 
(a) P
(b) T
(c) Z
(d) U
(e) R

Q3. Who is son in law of Z? 
(a) P
(b) Z
(c) S
(d) Q
(e) R

Q4. Which of the following movie does S like? 
(a) Twin Dragons
(b) Twentieth Century
(c) Turbo
(d) Either (a) and (c)
(e) Cannot be determine

Q5. Which of the following statements is correct? 
(a) W likes The Twins
(b) Z likes Turbo
(c) T is Z’s husband
(d) Q is S’s son.
(e) None of these

Q6. Who sits opposite to one who is sister in law of  W? 
(a) Q
(b) Z
(c) P
(d) T
(e) None of these

Q7. Who likes The Twilight Saga? 
(a) Q
(b) T
(c) R
(d) S
(e) P

Q8. Four of the following are similar in some way and forms a group. Which one of the following does not belong to the group? 
(a) Q
(b) T
(c) W
(d) S
(e) Z

Directions (9-15): In each question given below a statement is 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, police 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 three given/suggested courses of action logically follow(s) for pursuing and then decide the answer.

Q9. Statement: Residents from Model Colony coming under North Ward of City have complained to the Ward Officer that for last three days the tap water in the ward is contaminated no action is being initiated by municipal staff.
Course of action 
I. The Ward Officer of North Ward should initiate action against residents who have lodged complaints against municipal staff.
II. The Ward officer should ask his junior officer to visit Model Colony to assess the actual condition of water with his staff and to get samples of water tested from laboratories.
III. The Ward officer should ask Ward Engineer to check water installations and pipelines in the Model Colony area.
(a) I and II follow
(b) II and III follow
(c) I and III follow
(d) Either I or III and II follow
(e) None of these

Q10. Statement: It has been reported by one of the TV channels that the answer paper of Board examination of one state are evaluated by students studying in the same standard with the help of model answers as instructed by the examiners.
Course of action
I. All such examiners should be suspended from the official positions.
II. All such papers evaluated by the students should be immediately confiscated and got evaluated by qualified teachers.
III. The Board should explore possibilities even though they are remote of getting the answer papers of this examination evaluated by computerized machines.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only III follows
(d) Only I and II follow
(e) All follow

Q11. Statement: The exodus from villages to cities is detrimental to both.
Course of action
I. Rural postings must be made mandatory.
II. There should be fewer trains linking cities to smaller places.
III. Employment generation scheme should be launched in rural areas.
(a) Only II follows
(b) I and II follow
(c) Only III follows
(d) II and III follow
(e) None of these

Q12. Statement: ‘X’ state government stopped supply of free power to farmers. The decision came as major setback to the farmers and gave rise to resentment among them.
Course of action
I. The government of state ‘X’ should withdraw its decision in order to placate the farmers.
II. The government of state ‘X’ should assure the farmers that if there is an improvement in the fiscal situation of the electricity supply board, free power supply to farmers will be resumed.
III. Opposition parties of state ‘X’ should start demonstrations as well as persuading people that the steps taken by the ruling government is a total betrayal of the farming community of the state.
(a) Only I follows
(b) Only II follows
(c) Only II and III follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

Q13. Statement: As a result of communal tensions in the city, everyday activity has come to a halt and there is a fear on the face of every individual.
Course of action 
I. The government should employ additional security in highly sensitive areas.
II. Efforts should be made to stop rumours from spreading
III. Extremist religious leaders of both the communities should be jailed.
(a) All follow
(b) I and III follow
(c) I and II follow
(d) II and III follow
(e) None of these

Q14. Statements: Over 27000 bonded labourers identified and freed are still awaiting rehabilitation.
Course of action
I. More cases of bonded labourers should be identified.
II. Till the proper rehabilitation facilities are available, the bonded labourers should not be freed.
III. The impediments in the way of speedy and proper rehabilitation of bonded labourers should be removed.
(a) None follows
(b) Only I follows
(c) Only II follows
(d) III follows
(e) II and III follow

Q15. Statements: Some strains of mosquito have become resistant to chloroquine, the widely used medicine for malaria patients.
Course of action
I. Selling of chloroquine should be stopped.
II. Researchers should develop a new medicine for patients affected by such mosquitoes.
III. All the patients suffering from malaria should be checked for identification of casual mosquito.
(a) I and III follow
(b) I and II follow
(c) II and III follow
(d) All follow
(e) None of these

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