Reasoning Quiz for Banking entrance exams

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This quiz consists of questions from
various Banking entrance exams held during the last few years. Leave your
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the correct answers!

Directions (Q. 1-5):  In each question below are given two
statements followed by two conclusion numbered I and II. You have to take the
two given statements/one statement to be true even if they seem/it seems to be
at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the conclusions
logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.
Read both the conclusions and give answer (A) if only conclusion I follows;
give answer (B) if only conclusion II follows; give answer (C) if either I or
II follows; give answer (D) if neither I nor II follows; and give answer (E) if
both I and II follow.

1.  Statement: 

The general manager ask four managers to
either submit their resignations by the next day or face termination orders
from service. Three of them had submitted their resignations by that evening.


The next day, the remaining manager would also resign.

II. The General Manager would terminate his
services the next day.

2. Statement:

Company X has a record of manufacturing
cameras of quality and the latest design so that you not spoil even a single
shot irrespective of the weather conditions.


I. No other company except X is reputed in
the camera industry.

II. Anyone can take an acceptable shot with
camera X.

3. Statement:

A large Majority of the work force in India
is unorganized. Most of them earn either the minimum or uncertain wages while
others are engaged in sundry jobs.


I. The workers in the organized sector get
better facilities and stay longer in their jobs.

II. Some workers in the unorganized sector
of the work force have a regular and fixed income.

4. Statement:

The chief minister asserted that his
government will make full efforts for the upliftment

Of farmers and rural poor people.


I. Previous governments have not made
serious efforts for uplifting these people.

II. The government will not make full
efforts or upliftment of urban poor.

5. Statement:

Nation ‘X’ faced growing international
opposition for its decision to explode eight nuclear weapons at its test site.


I. The citizens of the nation favored the

II. Some powerful countries do not want
other nation to become as powerful as they are.

Directions (Qs. 36 TO 40): In the following questions, the symbols ©, *,
=, @, $ are used as follows:

A©B means A is greater than B.

A * B means A is either greater than or equal to B.

A = B means A is equal to B.

A @ B means A is smaller than B.

A $ B means A is either smaller than or equal to B.

Now in each of the following questions, assuming the three statements to
be true, state which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is
definitely true.

Give answer (A) if only conclusion I is true; give answer (B) if only
conclusion II is true; give answer (c) if either I or II is true; give answer
(D) if neither I nor II is true; give answer (E) if both I and II are true

6. Statements:      [email protected],      
Q©K,       [email protected],


I. M=Q            


7. Statements:      P*F,          [email protected],        F©N



II. [email protected]

8. Statements:        [email protected],        [email protected],         


I. D©R            


9. Statements:         [email protected],           K©R,             R©P.


I. [email protected]            

II. [email protected]

10. Statements:       T©M,          M=P,            P©R


I. [email protected]            


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