## 29 Aug 2016

### IBPS PO 2016- Practice Reasoning Questions

IBPS PO 2016- Practice Reasoning Questions  Set-24:
Dear Readers, Important Practice Reasoning Questions with explanation for Upcoming IBPS PO Exams was given here with explanation, candidates those who are preparing for those exams can use this practice questions.

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Banita, Bansari, Bansuri, Barsha, Baruna, Baruni, Basabi and Basanti are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the square facing the centre while four others sit in the middle of each of the four sides but not facing the centre. Banita sits third to the right of Baruni, who is not facing the centre. Baruna is not an immediate neighbour of Baruni or Banita. There is only one person between Baruni and Basabi. Barsha sits second to the right of Bansari, Who is on the immediate left of Basabi. Bansuri is not an immediate neighbour of Banita.

1). Who among the following sits opposite Baruna?
a)   Bansari
b)   Banita
c)   Basabi
d)   Either a or c
e)   None of these

2). What is the position of Bansari with respect to Basanti?
a)   Fourth to the right
b)   Third to the right
c)   Third to the left
d)   Second to the left
e)   None of these

3). Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
a)   Basanti, Banita
b)   Bansari, Basabi
c)   Barsha, Baruni
d)   Baruna, Bansuri
e)   Banita, Basanti

4). If Bansuri sits second to the left of Baruni, then who among the following sits third to the right of Basabi?
a)   Basanti
b)   Baruna
c)   Bansari
d)   Cannot be determined
e)   None of these

5). Which of the following statements is/are true?
a)   Basanti sits fourth to the right of Baruni
b)   Baruna sits either on the immediate right of Barsha or on the immediate right of Basanti
c)   Bansari is not facing the centre
d)   None of these
e)   Only a and b are true

Directions (Q. 6-10): A statement is given followed by three courses of action. A course of action is taken for improvement, follow-up etc. Read the statement carefully and pick the correct answer choice.

6). Statement: Free sales of foreign goods are harming indigenous industries.
Courses of action:
I. Import duties on foreign goods should be increased.
II. Indigenous industries should be given patronage by the government.
III. Foreign goods should be duplicated to fulfil domestic demands of foreign goods.
a)   All follow
b)   Only I and II follow
c)   Only II follows
d)   Only I follows
e)   None follows

7). Statement: A painting worth `70 lakhs of a reputed painter has been stolen from an exhibition of city Z.
Courses of action:
I. All painting lovers should be called into police station for an enquiry.
II. Costly paintings should not be allowed for exhibition.
III. An operation for search should be started by the police after the lodging of an FIR.
a)   Only I follows
b)   Only II and III follow
c)   Only I and III follow
d)   All follow
e)   None of these

8). Statement: When all the citizens of country ‘X’ were expecting excellence from their team in the forthcoming World Cup cricket tournament, defeat in the recently concluded one-day series against country Y is a major jolt.
Courses of action:
I. Government should immediately set up an enquiry commission to find out the reason for the dismal performance of the cricket team of country X.
II. The players should be advised to concentrate on regular practice.
III. Poor performers should be replaced by good performers, who have shown their performance in domestic cricket.
a)   Only I and III follow
b)   Only II and III follow
c)   Only II follows
d)   Only III follows
e)   None of these

9). Statements: The twenty-third death due to the cold wave was reported in the town ‘X’ and amongst the deceased twenty were homeless people. — A report
Courses of action:
I. Municipal corporation of city X should waive the entry fee for night shelters during winter.
II. New shelters should be built.
III. The timing of night shelters should be extended.
a)   All follow
b)   Only I and II follow
c)   Only II and III follow
d)   Only I and III follow
e)   None of these

10). Statement: Women constables are attacked by teasers when they are a part of the special team assigned to trap eve-teasers.
Courses of action:
I. Women should stop taking part in such campaign.
II. The women constables should be given a strong back-up force consisting of men constables too.
III. The women constables should be equipped with revolvers and sharp knives.
a)   Only I follows
b)   Only II and III follow
c)   Only II follows
d)   Only III follows
e)   None of these