Reasoning Mock Test - 17


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QUESTION: 1

Directions: Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:
There is a group of six students – M, N, O, P, Q, and R in a class. Each of the six students opts for two subjects: One compulsory and one optional. P’s optional subject was Geography while three others have it as a compulsory subject. Q and R have chemistry as one of their subjects. R’s compulsory subject is Physics which is an optional subject of both O and Q. Geography and English are M’s subjects as compulsory and optional subjects respectively. Biology is an optional subject of only one of them. The only female student in the group is the one who has Geography as the optional subject and English as the compulsory one.

Q. Who is the female student in the group?

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QUESTION: 2

Directions: Read the following information and answer the questions that follow:
There is a group of six students – M, N, O, P, Q, and R in a class. Each of the six students opts for two subjects: One compulsory and one optional. P’s optional subject was Geography while three others have it as a compulsory subject. Q and R have chemistry as one of their subjects. R’s compulsory subject is Physics which is an optional subject of both O and Q. Geography and English are M’s subjects as compulsory and optional subjects respectively. Biology is an optional subject of only one of them. The only female student in the group is the one who has Geography as the optional subject and English as the compulsory one.

Q. What is the compulsory subject of O?

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QUESTION: 3

Directions: Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to the one expressed in the question pair.

Action : Reaction

Solution:

Second is the result of first.

QUESTION: 4

Directions: Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to the one expressed in the question pair.

Sorrow: Misery

Solution:

Sorrow and misery are synonyms and so are ‘Happiness’ and ‘Joy’.

QUESTION: 5

Markandey is Rajiv’s mother’s father. Markandey has three brothers. One of them has a grandson Abahi. Rajan is the son of Abahi. Rajan is related to Rajiv as

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QUESTION: 6

Deepak said to Nitin, “That boy playing with the football is the younger of the two brothers of the daughter of my father’s wife”. How is the boy playing football related to Deepak?

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QUESTION: 7

Directions: In each question below is given two statements numbered I and II. You have to take the two given statements as true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follow from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

I: All vegetables have gravy.
II: All lunch has a vegetable.

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QUESTION: 8

Directions: In each question below is given two statements numbered I and II. You have to take the two given statements as true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follow from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

I: Karan Johar is a good director.
II: Good directors are intelligent.

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QUESTION: 9

Directions: Complete the series by choosing the correct option.

0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, ?

Solution:


1 + 0 = 1, 1 + 1 = 2, 2 + 1 = 3, 3 + 2 = 5, ...... 21 + 13 = 34

QUESTION: 10

Directions: Complete the series by choosing the correct option.

A -10, E -15, I -20, M -25,…….

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QUESTION: 11

It has been reported in a recent study that intake of a moderate quantity of milk chocolate reduces the risk of suffering from central nervous system-related illnesses.

Q. Which of the following would weaken the findings of the study reported in the above statement?

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QUESTION: 12

The project of the road construction (work) has crossed its first deadline as far as pre-monsoon road work are concerned. In the major city, the road works are given great emphasis and these are the places where road work has been completed.

Q. Which of the following can be concluded from the statements given above?

Solution:

According to the given statement this option is moreappropriate

QUESTION: 13

The Railways has earmarked two berths – one lower and one middle - in sleeper classes under the handicapped quota for physically challenged people traveling on the concession.

Q. Which of the following can be concluded from the above statement?

Solution:

If special quota to give privilege to someone who is inneed. But whether the initiative is “good” or the journey will be ‘hassle-free” is in doubt: lower berth makes sense but middle berth may still createproblems.

QUESTION: 14

After providing LPG in easy-to-carry 5-kg cylinders, the government launched 2-kg bottles at local Kirana stores and introduction of online booking of new connections for subsidized cooking fuel.

Q. Which of the following can be concluded from the above statement?

Solution:

Because option (a) provided the advantage of onlinebooking.

QUESTION: 15

“To stop train pull chain” notice inside railway coaches is soon set a become history. The railway ministry has decided to do away with these chains.

Q. Which of the following can be concluded from the above statements?

Solution:

Passenger has the habit of pulling the chain and makingthe stoppage at their desired destinations. Removing this system will curbthe irregular stoppages of a train, which will help the train driver maintainits regular speed. So, both option (a) and (c) can be concluded from the abovestatement.

QUESTION: 16

The UN World Food Programme warned of severe shortages of food and fuel in Nepal caused by the ongoing major disruptions in imports across its southern border with India, saying that the land-locked country could face extreme hardship if prices of basic food staples continue to soar.

Q. Which of the following has been assumed in the given statement? (An assumption is something that is not directly stated but is supposed or taken for granted.)

Solution:

This is what may lead to “extreme hardship”.

QUESTION: 17

The India-Japan civilian nuclear deal may not be sealed during prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Japan.

Q. Which of the following assumption is implicit in the above statement? (An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted.)

Solution:

It is these concerns that lead to apprehensions regarding thesigning of the nuclear deal.

QUESTION: 18

A massive agitation is brewing in State X against the proposed widening of the national highway.

Q. Which of the following represents an assumption implicit in the given statement? (An assumption is something that is not directly stated but is supposed or taken for granted.)

Solution:

If the highway is to be widened it must already exist.

QUESTION: 19

‘The first-ever low-cost tablet with a three-hour battery which works only with Wi-Fi for accessing the Internet will be a gamechanger for India’s rural population who have been on the wrong side of the digital divide in the country.’ – Stated Company X, the manufacturers of the tabled on their role in providing access to the Internet throughout India.

Q. Which of the following can be assumed/inferred from the given statement? (An assumption is something that is not directly stated but is supposed or taken for granted and inference is something which is not directly stated but can be inferred from the given facts.)

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QUESTION: 20

Small brands are now looking beyond local grocery stores and are trying up with supermarkets such as Big Bazaar to pull their business out of troubled waters.

Q. Which of the statement can be assumed from the facts/information given in the statement?

Solution:

As small brands are in troubled water, it can be a validassumption that smaller brands are currently making substantial losses intheir business.

QUESTION: 21

Human activity is leading to the rapid draining of about one-third of the planet’s largest underground water reserves and it is unclear how much fluid remains in them.

Q. Which of the following can be the probable reason(s) for the decline of water reserve?

Solution:

The Decline of the population in the world will lead to lessconsumption of water, so option (a) is not valid. The private builders allaround the world are making multistory apartments and for that, they aredigging deep at a very short distance, which leads to depletion of groundwater. So, the only option (b) is valid.

QUESTION: 22

The water situation is grim as the total storage in91 main reservoirs across the country has gone below the last 10-year average, says the report of the Central Water Commission (CWC).

Q. Which of the following may be the most probable reason for the fall in the level in reservoirs?

Solution:

The main reason for the depletion in the reservoirs is less rain fall in the country. So, only option (a) follows.

QUESTION: 23

The government is planning to put a cap on premature withdrawal of provident fund (PF) money. The employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has proposed that an employee be allowed to withdraw only 75% off the overall kitty, instead of 100% as permitted earlier.

Q. Which of the following may be an effect of the above decision taken by the government?

Solution:

The decision taken by the government will cut the flexibilityof the people who withdraw The PF money in the time of need. So, only option(d) follows.

QUESTION: 24

The government has decided to develop 25 regional airports in the country.

Q. Which of the following will be an effect of the steps taken by the government of India?

Solution:

Clearly, the regional airport will lead to regional connectivity.

QUESTION: 25

Government-run Air India has launched a limited period super sale scheme, offering customers all-inclusive ticket prices starting as low as Rs. 1,499 on its domestic network.

Q. Which of the following will not be an effect of this scheme?

Solution:

We can’t say definitely that the Profit of the Air-India willcome down; it may or may not be as the volume of passengers will increase withthe decrease in the fare.

QUESTION: 26

The temple at the religious site wears a deserted look with the number of devotees trickling down.

Q. Which of the following can be a possible cause of the above effect?

Solution:

According to the given statement this option is more appropriate

QUESTION: 27

The Income Tax authorities carried out raids at three different business houses in the city last week.

Q. Which of the following can be a possible effect of the above statement?

Solution:

According to the given statement this option is more appropriate

QUESTION: 28

As a step to regulate private hospitals, the state health department is framing rules to ensure all such hospitals are registered with it.

Q. Which of the following can be a possible cause of the above statement?

Solution:

According to the given statement this option is more appropriate.

QUESTION: 29

HSBC Holdings Plc is shutting its private banking unit in India, marking the exit of another foreign bank from the cut-throat wealth management business in Asia's third-largest economy.

Q. Which of the following may be a probable cause of shut down of the HSBC unit in India?

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QUESTION: 30

Retail inflation rose for the 4th month in a row in November, accelerating to a 14-month high of 5.41 percent.

Q. Which of the following may be a probable reason for the increase in retail inflation?

Solution:

Food prices have a direct bearing on retail inflation.

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