NIACL AO Mains – Reasoning Ability Questions Day-23

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NIACL AO Mains – Reasoning Ability Questions Day-23

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Direction (1-5): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

        Ten persons P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X and Y  attend the seminar in five different months March, May, June, September and December on two different days 5th and 28th of the months given. They are all working in different public sector companies viz., IOCL, SAIL, ONGC, BPCL, BSNL, BHEL, NTPC, GAIL, HPCL and HAL but not necessary in the same order.

        Only three persons attend the seminars between the one who is working in HAL and X, who does not attend the seminar on even numbered date but does not attend in the month which has odd numbered date. S attends the seminar immediately before the one who is working in HAL. As many persons attend the seminars before S is same as after the one who is working in NTPC. More than four persons attend the seminar between W and the one who is working in BSNL, both of them are attend the seminar in the months have 31 days. W and the one who is working in BSNL are attend the seminar on even numbered date. More than three persons attend the seminars before the one who is working in BSNL. The one who is working in IOCL attend the interview immediately after P and both attend the seminars in the same month. As many persons attend the seminar before the one who is working in IOCL is same as after V, who does not attend the seminar in May. W does not work in IOCL. Only two persons attend the seminars between T and the one who is working in HPCL, who attends the seminar after T. T does not attend the seminar on prime numbered date. Three persons attend the seminars between R and the one who is working in GAIL. Q attends the seminar immediately after the one who is working in GAIL. R does not work in HAL. As many persons attend the seminar between V and the one who is working in GAIL is same as between U and the one who is working in SAIL. More than three persons attend the seminar between the persons are working in ONGC and BPCL. R does not work in BPCL.

1) W is working in which of the following companies?

a) ONGC

b) BSNL

c) HAL

d) BHEL

e) GAIL

2) How many persons attend the seminars between V and the one who is working in BSNL?

a) One

b) Two

c) Three

d) More than three

e) None

3) If W is related to HAL and X s related to BPCL in a certain way. Then, V is related to which of the following?

a) HPCL

b) IOCL

c) ONGC

d) SAIL

e) BPCL

4) Which of the following statements is true?

a) Only two persons attend the seminars between P and V

b) S and the one who is working in HAL attend the seminars in the same month

c) V attends the seminar immediately before Q

d) The one who is working in GAIL attends the seminar in June

e) None is true

5) Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which one of the following that does not belong to the group?

a) T

b) S

c) Y

d) Q

e) W

Direction (6-8): In each of the following questions, two statements numbered I and II are given. There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements. These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes. These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship. Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as,

a) If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect;

b) If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect;

c) If both the statements I and II are independent causes;

d) If both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes; and

e) If both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

6) Statements:

I. The Union Government announced that the small and medium farmers get yearly compensation for natural disasters for insured crops.

II. The farmers in India are in very struggling situation, even though for their daily needs.

7) Statements:

I. The RBI advised the banks to lend the money to people for lower interest to stabilize the inflation.

II. The government imports the particular goods from neighbouring country for maintain the price of the goods.

8) Statements:

I. Some of the political parties are complaining that the ruling party is involving malpractices while in the vote casting.

II. The election commission gives the opportunity to demonstrate the violation in the process of election.

Direction (9-10): In each question below a statement is followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken in for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and then decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Give answer,

a) if only assumption I is implicit.

b) if only assumption II is implicit.

c) if either assumption I or assumption II is implicit.

d) if neither of the assumptions is implicit.

e) if both the assumptions are implicit.

9) Statement: The metro rail project was extended to another 90km stretch within the city to connect all major areas.

Assumption:

I. The government invest this project as a political influence for the upcoming election.

II. This will reduce the traffic in roads and also the time travelling in peak hours.

10) Statement: In 2015, there was a statement made by the finance minister that there would be a phase-out of exemptions and a Reduction in corporate tax rate to 25%.

Assumption:

I. People were expecting a gradual phased Reduction in tax rates.

II. It is an optional lower tax rate in lieu of deductions and exemptions which has already been announced that can be widened for all companies in the economy.

Answers:

Direction (1-5):

  • Only three persons attend the seminars between the one who is working in HAL and X, who does not attend the seminar on even numbered date but does not attend in the month which has odd numbered date. S attends the seminar immediately before the one who is working in HAL. As many persons attend the seminars before S is same as after the one who is working in NTPC.

  • More than four persons attend the seminar between W and the one who is working in BSNL, both of them are attend the seminar in the months have 31 days. W and the one who is working in BSNL are attend the seminar on even numbered date. More than three persons attend the seminars before the one who is working in BSNL.
  • The one who is working in IOCL attend the interview immediately after P and both are attend the seminars in the same month. As many persons attend the seminar before the one who is working in IOCL is same as after V, who does not attend the seminar in May. W does not work in IOCL.

  • Only two persons attend the seminars between T and the one who is working in HPCL, who attends the seminar after T. T does not attend the seminar on prime numbered date.
  • So, Case-2 will be dropped.

  • Three persons attend the seminars between R and the one who is working in GAIL. Q attends the seminar immediately after the one who is working in GAIL. R does not work in HAL. As many persons attend the seminar between V and the one who is work in GAIL is same as between U and the one who is working in SAIL.
  • So, Case-1(b) will be dropped.
  • More than three persons attend the seminar between the persons are working in ONGC and BPCL. R does not work in BPCL.

1) Answer: d)

2) Answer: b)

3) Answer: b)

4) Answer: d)

5) Answer: c)

Direction (6-8):

6) Answer: b)

The farmers are in very struggling condition for their daily needs because of the disasters. So, the government announced them for the yearly compensation.

7) Answer: e)

Both the statements are effects of the inflation.

8) Answer: a)

By the complaint from the opposition parties, the election commission gives the opportunity to demonstrate the malpractice.

Direction (9-10):

9) Answer: b)

Assumption II only implicit the given statement.

10) Answer: e)

Both the assumptions are implicit for the given statement.

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