• Practice Test: Logical Reasoning – 34

     

      Directions (Questions: 1-5):

    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 then decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.

      Mark answer a) if statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect.
      Mark answer b) if statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect.
      Mark answer c) if both state merits (A) & (B) are independent causes.
      Mark answer d) if both statements (A) & (B) are effects of independent causes.
      Mark answer e) if both statements (A) & (B) are effects of some common cause.
       
    1 (A) There has been mass recruitment by IT professionals by Indian IT companies.
      (B) Many developed countries are increasingly outsourcing IT related functions to India and China.
       
    2 (A) Many farmers have given up jute cultivation as it is no longer economically viable.
      (B) The textile ministry has proposed a hike in the Minimum Support Price of jute.
       
    3 (A) The government is considering charges in the Land Acquisition Act.
      (B) Several large infrastructure development projects have been stalled due to unavailability of land
       
    4 (A) The Government is considering the possibility of involving private sector companies in highway construction projects.
      (B) The implementation of many highway projects undertaken by government agencies is behind schedule in various states.
       
    5 (A) The price of aircraft fuel has risen during the past few months.
      (B) Many passenger airlines in India have been forced to cut their air fares by about 10 percent.
       
      Directions (Questions: 6-12):

    In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/symbols numbered a), b), c) and d). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the following coding system and the conditions that follow and mark the number of that combination as your answer:

    If none of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters, mark e) i.e. ‘None of these’ as the answer.

      Letter: W R A P G B M U S E F T N U
      Digit/Symbol Code: $ S ! 2 7 # 9 @ ? 5 B 4 * 6
      Conditions: (i) If the middle letter is a vowel, the codes for the first and the fourth letters are to be interchanged.
      (ii) If the first two letters are consonants, the first letter is to be coded, no code may be given to the second letter and the remaining three letters are to be coded.
      (iii) If the first letter is a vowel and the last letter is A consonant both are to be coded as the code for the consonant.
    6 NEAST
      a) ?5!*4
      b) ?5!4*
      c) 4*!5?
      d) 4*!5?
      e) None of these
       
    7 DAEWP
      a) 6!5$2
      b) $!562
      c) 6!52$
      d) $265!
      e) None of these
       
    8 PEFTG
      a) 25~42
      b) 2~4G5
      c) 25~47
      d) 47~2-5
      e) None of these
       
    9 SMGBE
      a) ?975#
      b) 97#51
      c) ?97#5
      d) ?#79?
      e) None of these
       
    10 UGREN
      a) *785@
      b) *785*
      c) @785@
      d) @85*7
      e) None of these
       
    11 RBMFN.
      a) 8#9~4
      b) ~*98#
      c) 89~*#
      d) 8#9~*
      e) None of these
       
    12 MUTWA
      a) 9@$4!
      b) 94$!@
      c) 94@!$
      d) 9@4$!
      e) None of these
       
      Directions (Questions: 13-22):

    Study the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow.

      A bank is disbursing educational loans to meritorious students. Loans will be made available to applicants who possess the following criteria. The candidate must-
      (i) be a citizen of India.
      (ii) have secured admission to a postgraduate course (Masters or P.G. Diploma) offered by an Indian or foreign university in India.
      (iii) have secured 60 percent marks in the entrance examination for the course.
      (iv) have secured (property a) LIC policy) equivalent to the loan amount.
      However if the applicant fulfills the above mentioned criteria except

    (A) at (ii) above the case may be referred to the Loan committee.

    (B) at (iv) above guarantee of a third party who has an account with the bank may be obtained.

     
      Mark answer a) if the loan is to be sanctioned.
      Mark answer b) if the loan is to be rejected.
      Mark answer c) if the loan is to be referred to the loan committee.
      Mark answer d) if guarantee from an account holder is needed.
      Mark answer e) if the data provided is inadequate to take a decision.
    13 Shruti has secured admission to MNV University in Chennai for a postgraduate degree in management. She obtained 65 percent in the entrance test for the course. She has an Indian passport.
       
    14 Milind has applied and secured admission for a postgraduate degree in advertising at MIC University Ahmedabad. He has an LIC policy equivalent to the loan amount. He secured 70 percent in his graduation and is an Indian citizen.
       
    15 Prakasli has appl.ied for a postgraduate course in IT and Animation which will commence from January in Kolkata. He has secured admission to the course having obtained 60 percent in the written entrance test. His uncle who has an account with the bank is willing to stand guarantor.
       
    16 Anil is an Indian Science graduate who has secured admission for a Masters degree in Computer Science from a prestigious Indian University. He stood first in the entrance test with 82 percent marks. His family is willing to use their house, which is equivalent in value to the loan amount, as security. He will stay with his uncle in Dubai during the course.
    17 Nikhil’s part time P.G. Diploma in Management will begin in December. He secured 65 percent in the All India entrance exam and has secured admission to a college in Mumbai. He has requested a transfer for the duration of the course. He has an LIC policy equivalent to the loan amount. Nikhil holds an Indian passport.
       
    18 Maria secured 75% in the entrance exam to NVT College Pune and has obtained admission. An Indian national she has the necessary property to offer as security for the loan amount. The duration of her undergraduate degree course in Computer Applications is 3 years.
       
    19 Deepa obtained 70 percent in her engineering entrance examination I Masters and has secured admission to the college of her choice. She has an LIC policy equivalent in value to the loan amount. Her interview to obtain a visa for her course in the U.S. is on November 25. She is an Indian citizen.
       
    20 Sudhir has applied for a postgraduate degree in Pharmacy at Ali India Institute at New Delhi. He is an Indian citizen and having secured 60 percent in his entrance exam, he has been granted admission. He does not have any property to use as security. His father who has an account with the bank is willing to guarantee the loan.
       
    21 Anandi  has secured admission for a P.G Diploma in Management at a University in Allahabad with 72 percent in the entrance examination. She has an LIC policy amounting to the loan amount. She is an Indian citizen.
       
    22 Ravi has obtained admission to the Indian Institute of Research at Chandigarh for a Masters in Mathematics offered only to Indian citizens. He secured 68 percent in the entrance test. He does not have any security against the loan. However his employer who has an account with the bank is willing to guarantee the loan.

     

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    Answers

    1 C) both state merits (A)&(B) independent causes
    2 A) statement (A) is the cause and statement (B) is its effect
    3 B) statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect
    4 B) statement (B) is the cause and statement (A) is its effect
    5 C) both state merits (A)&(B) independent causes
    6 A) ?5!*4
    7 B) $!562
    8 C) 25~47
    9 E) none of these
    10 B) *785*
    11 E) none of these
    12 D) 9@4$!
    13 B) the loan is to be rejected
    14 A) the loan is to be sanctioned
    15 B) the loan is to be rejected
    16 A) the loan is to be sanctioned
    17 A) the loan is to be sanctioned
    18 A) the loan is to be sanctioned
    19 A) the loan is to be sanctioned
    20 D) guarantee from an accountholder Is needed
    21 A) the loan is to be sanctioned
    22 D) guarantee from an accountholder Is needed

     

     

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