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# Reasoning Questions | RBI GRADE "B" AND NICL AO 2017 | 12.06.2017

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Q-1 The questions given below contain two/three statements giving certain data. You have to decide whether the data given in the statements are sufficient for answering the question ? Mark answer-

In a club, people achieved rank on the basis of more weights. Find the position of Shawn in a gym of 75 people?

I. Shawn is 13 position above Michel from the bottom.

II. Shawn is 13 position below Michel from the top.

III. Michel’s position from the bottom is 43.

01. Only I and either II or III

02. Only III

03. Either I or II and only III

04. Only I and II

05. None of these

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Q-2 The questions given below contain two/three statements giving certain data. You have to decide whether the data given in the statements are sufficient for answering the question ? Mark answer-

How is the woman in the portrait related to Praveen?

I. Pointing to the portrait, Praveen said “She is the mother of my mother’s only grandson.”

II. Praveen is the only child of his parents.

III. Pointing to the portrait, Praveen said “She is the only daughter-in-law of my father.”

01. Only I

02. Only II

03. Only II and III

04. Only III and I

05. None of these

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Q-3. Going 50km to the South from her house, Poonam turns left and goes another 20 km. Then, turning to the North, she goes 30km and then starts walking to her house. In which direction is she walking now?

01.  North-west

02. North

03. South-west

04. East

05. None of these

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Q-4 Ram is 27th place from left end in the row of 44 boys. Rohit is 15th from the right end in the same row .How many boys are there between them in the row ?

01. Eleven

02. Ten

03. Six

04. Three

05. None of these

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Statements:

The centre government has asked state government to compulsorily buy 4% of their purchasing from units run by Dalits as well as scheduled cast and scheduled tribe entrepreneurs. 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 given information)

01. State is purchasing all its goods from centre government only.

02. The products available at stores run by SC, ST and Dalits are of good quality.

03. It is the step taken by centre goverment to improve the condition of Dalits in country.

04. It is the step taken by state government to improve the condition of SME’s.

05. None of these

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Q-6 In each question below given a statement and two conclusions. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true and consider both the conclusion together, then decide which of the two given conclusions logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement. Give answer -

Statement :

In a one day cricket match, the total runs made by a team were 200. Out of these 160 runs were made by spinners.

Conclusions :

I. 80% of the team consists of spinners.

II. The opening batsmen were spinners.

01. If only conclusion I follows.

02. If only conclusion II follows

03. If either conclusion I or II follows.

04. If neither conclusion I nor II follows.

05. If both conclusions I and II follow.

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Q-7 In each question below given a statement and two conclusions. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true and consider both the conclusion together, then decide which of the two given conclusions logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.

Statement:

The old order changed yielding place to new.

Conclusions:

I. Change is the law of nature.

II. Discard old ideas because they are old.

01. If only conclusion I follows.

02. If only conclusion II follows.

03. If either conclusion I or II follows.

04. If neither conclusion I nor II follows.

05. If both conclusions I and II follow.

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Q-8 In each question below given a statement and two conclusions. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true and consider both the conclusion together, then decide which of the two given conclusions logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.

Statement:

Government has spoiled many top ranking financial institutions by appointing bureaucrats as Directors of these institutions.

Conclusions:

I. Government should appoint Directors of the financial institutes taking into consideration the expertise of the person in the area of finance.

II. The Director of the financial institute should have expertise commensurate with the financial work carried out by the institute

01. If only conclusion I follows.

02. If only conclusion II follows.

03. If either conclusion I or II follows.

04. If neither conclusion I nor II follows.

05. If both conclusions I and II follow.

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Q-9 In each question below given a statement and two conclusions. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true and consider both the conclusion together, then decide which of the two given conclusions logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.

Statement:

Population increase coupled with depleting resources is going to be the scenario of many developing countries in days to come.

Conclusions:

I. The population of developing countries will not continue to increase in future.

II. It will be very difficult for the governments of developing countries to provide its people decent quality of life.

01. If only conclusion I follows.

02. If only conclusion II follows.

03. If either conclusion I or II follows.

04. If neither conclusion I nor II follows.

05. If both conclusions I and II follow.

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Q-10- Below in each question are given two statements (A) and (B). These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.

A. The government has recently fixed the fees for professional courses offered by the unaided institutions which are much lower than the fees charged last year.

B. The parents of the aspiring students launched a severe agitation last year protesting against the high fees charged by the unaided institutions.

01. If statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect.

02. If statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect.

03. If both the statements (A) and (B) are independent causes.

04. If both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of independent causes.

05. If both the statements (A) and (B) are effects of some common cause.

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