Reasoning Shortcut Tricks & Scoring Part Questions (Day-157)

Shortcut Reasoning Tricks & Scoring Part Questions (Day-157):

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Reasoning Ability Scoring Part (Day-157)

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it.

Eight boxes made of different color – Blue, Pink, Orange, Yellow, White, Black, Red and Grey.  They also have different numbers of things ineach boxes – 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15 and 16 not necessarily in the same order.

Two color boxes are placed between the things containing 10 and 16. The number of boxes below Red color is more than the number of boxes above Red color. There is only one box between Red and Orange color.  There are three boxes between Pink and Blue color. The difference between things of Yellow box and the White box is 11. There are two boxes between Blue and box which contain 8 things. The White box is place below Yellow box. There are 3 boxes between Grey and box which contain 14 things. The difference between things of Black and the Grey box is 9. Box contains 15 is below Orange box. The 6 things containing box is place above 5 things box. The heaviest things box is either at top of all boxes or at the bottom of all boxes. The Red box is placed just above the box containing 10 things. Pink box is just above the Orange box.  Number of boxes between boxes containing 15 and 5 things is more than two.

  1. How many things were kept in Black box?
  1.   12
  2.   15
  3.   10
  4.   6
  5.   5
  1. Which of the following color box is top of all boxes?
  1.   Blue
  2.   Pink
  3.   White
  4.   Red
  5.   Grey
  1. Which of the following box containing 8 things?
  1.   Grey
  2.   Red
  3.   Pink
  4.   Orange
  5.   Blue
  1. Which of the following color box is placed at the bottom of all?
  1.   Black
  2.   Blue
  3.   White
  4.   Red
  5.   None of the above
  1. Which of the following combination is true?
  1.   Blue – 8
  2.   Red – 14
  3.   Black – 12
  4.   Pink – 16
  5.   Yellow – 5

Directions (6-10): Following are the criteria laid down for the selection of Jr. Executives in an Organization.

The candidate must

(i) have scored at least 70% marks in SSC examination.

(ii) have obtained graduation degree in any discipline with at least 65% marks and first class.

(iii) have cleared the selection test with at least 55% marks.

(iv) have cleared the interview with at least 50% marks.

(v) be not less than 21 yr of age and not more than 28 yr of age as on 1.9.2012.

(vi) have completed at least a certificate/diploma course in computers.

However, if a candidate satisfies all the above mentioned criteria except.

(a) at (ii) above, but has completed post-graduation in any discipline; the case may be referred to the Vice-President of the company.

(b) at (iii) above, but has secured at least 50% marks in selection test and at least 60% marks in interview, the case may be referred to the General Manager (Recruitment) of the company.

In each of the questions below, information of one candidate is given. You have to take one of the following five decisions based on the information provided and the criteria and conditions given above. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question. All these cases are given to you as on 1.09.2012. You have to indicate your decision by making answer to each question as follows.

Give answer

(a) If the candidate is to be selected

(b) If the candidate is not to be selected

(c) If the data is inadequate to take a decision

(d) If the case is to be referred to the Vice-President of the company

(e) If the case is to be referred to the General Manager (Recruitment) of the company

  1. Sanjana is a Science graduate passed in first class with 69% marks. She had passed SSC exam securing 83% marks. She has cleared selection test with 53% marks and interview with 63% marks. Her date of birth is 1.8.1987. She has completed a six months certificate course in Computers.
  2. Vibhor is presently pursuing post-graduation in Economics. He has passed graduation with 72% marks. He had scored 78% marks in SSC. His date of birth is 21.8.1989. He has secured 58% marks in selection test and 62% marks in interview. He has passed a 6 months diploma course in Computers.
  3. Ansh is a graduate with 60% marks and a post-graduate with 65% marks. He has completed one year diploma course in Computers. He had scored 85% marks in SSC. He has cleared the selection test and interview with 58% and 56% marks respectively. His date of birth is 17.5.1990.
  4. Deepu has passed SSC with distinction and 81% marks and B.Com in first class with 68% marks. He has completed a certificate course in Computers. He has cleared the selection test with 51% marks and interview with 61% marks. He has completed 23 yr of age on 21.2.2012.
  5. Shobha is a Commerce graduate passed in first class with 68% marks. She has completed a two years diploma course in Computers after graduation. Her SSC score was 85%. She has cleared the selection test with 64% marks and interview with 58% marks. Her date of birth is 27.8.1989.
  6. A very large number of students have failed in the Intermediate board examination due to some faulty questions in one of the subjects.

 Which of the following can be an effective step to sort out this matter?

  1. All the students should be awarded equal marks in that subject.
  2. All the students who have failed in that subject should be allowed to take supplementary examination.

State education minister should resign by taking moral responsibility.

All those who are responsible for the error should be suspended and an enquiry should be initiated to find out the facts.

  1. Only I and III
  2. Only II and III
  3. Only I and IV
  4. Only II and IV
  5. None of these
  1. Efforts to develop technologies more appropriate to the needs of the poorest sections of society need to be further intensified.

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

  1. Technology needs are different for different sections of society.
  2. Nothing is impossible if proper efforts are made.
  3.  It is possible to develop appropriate technologies for various economic sections of the society.
  1. Only I and II
  2. Only II and III
  3. Only I and III
  4. Only III
  5. All I, II and III
  1. There is a shift in our economy from a manufacturing to a service orientation. The increase in service sector will require the managers to work more with people rather than with objects and things from the assembly line.

 The paragraph best support the statement that

  1. Managers should have a balanced mind.
  2. Interpersonal skills will become more important in the future workplace.
  3. Assembly line will exist in service organisations.
  4. Manufacturing organisations ignore importance of people.
  5. None of these

Direction (14-15): There is more bad news on food front. It now appears certain that there will be a shortfall of about 8 million tonnes in food production in the current Kharif season, which in turn means 5 million tonnes less than the production achieved in the last Kharif season. However, rice procurement may only be partially affected since West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh have had sufficient rainfall while Punjab, the major contributor to the central pool, is less dependent on rainfall. Still, the overall availability of rice may go down by more than 3 million tonnes. There may be worse news ahead.        

(A)  The procurement price of rice will increase this year.

(B) There may be worse situations due to severe drought in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal.

(C) Rice is mainly produced in Kharif season.

(D) There is no canal water facility in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal.

  1. Which of the statements among the given statements (A), (B), (C) and (D) is/are definitely true?
  1. Only (A)
  2. Only (B)
  3. Only (C)
  4. Only (D)
  5. None of these
  1. Which of the statements among the given statements (A), (B), (C) and (D) is/are definitely false?
  1. Only (A)
  2. Only (C)
  3. Only (B) and (C)
  4. Only (B)
  5. None of these

Directions (Q. 16-20): In the questions given below, certain symbols are used with the following meanings:  

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 either smaller than or equal to B.

A + B means A is smaller than B.

  1. Statements: T*U, U $ W, V @ L, W + V

Conclusions:

I) V @ T

II) L # W

III) T @ W

  1.   Only I and II follows
  2.   Only II and III follow
  3.   Only I and III follow
  4.   None follows
  5.   All follows
  1. Statements: P $ Q, N # M, M @ R, R * P

Conclusions:

I) P+N

II) Q$M

III) N * R

  1.   None follows
  2.   Only I follow
  3.   Only II follows
  4.   Only III follows
  5.   Only II & III follows
  1. Statements: B + D, E $ T, T * P, P @ B

Conclusions:

I) P$D

II) P@D

III) T@B

  1.   Only II follows
  2.   Only I and III follow
  3.   Only III& either l or ll follows
  4.   Only I follow
  5.   None of these
  1. Statements: E * F, G $ H, H # E, G @ K

Conclusions:

I) H@K

II) H*F

III) E@G

  1.   Only I and II follows
  2.   Only II and III follow
  3.   Only I and III follow
  4.   None follows
  5.   All follows
  1. Statements: D + T, E $ V, F * T, E @ D

Conclusions:

I) D$V

II) D + F

III) V@T

  1.   Only I follow
  2.   Only I & II follows
  3.   Only II follows
  4.   Only III follows
  5.   Only II & III follows

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