Reasoning Shortcut Tricks & Scoring Part Questions (Day-159)

Shortcut Reasoning Tricks & Scoring Part Questions (Day-159):

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Reasoning Ability Scoring Part (Day-159)

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Directions (1-5)): Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below.

5 U 7 W * B @ D F © 1 Z 6 HY J % 4 T E K I 9 # P A $ Q 3 8 N

  1. How many such symbols are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a number and but not immediately followed by a vowel?
  1. None
  2. One
  3. Two
  4. Three
  5. More than three
  1. How many such vowels are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a number and also immediately followed by a number?
  1. None
  2. One
  3. Two
  4. Three
  5. More than three
  1. If all the symbols and numbers are removed from the above arrangement, which of the following will be the 3rd to the right of the 3rd from the left end?
  1. B
  2. H
  3. D
  4. I
  5. Z
  1. If all the numbers are removed from the above arrangement, which of the following element will be ninth from left end?
  1. J
  2. Z
  3. B
  4. *
  5. H
  1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their positions in the above arrangement and so from a group. Which of the one that does not belong to that group?
  1. 5N
  2. U8
  3. 73
  4. *P
  5. WQ

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. Following are the conditions for selecting Manager-HR in an organisation:

         The candidate must

         (i)   be at least 30 years and not more than 35 years as on 1.3.2012.

         (ii)  have scored at least 60 per cent marks in graduation in any discipline.

         (iii) have scored at least 65 per cent marks in the Postgraduate Degree/Diploma in Personnel Management/HR.

(iv) have post-qualification work experience of at least five years in the Personnel/HR Department of an organisation.

 (v)  have scored at least 50 per cent marks in the selection process. In the case of a candidate who satisfies all the above conditions except

(a)  (ii), but has scored at least 55 per cent marks in graduation in any discipline and at least 70 per cent marks in Postgraduate Degree/Diploma in Personnel Management/HR, the case is to be referred to GM – HR.

 (b)    (iv), but has post-qualification work experience of at least four years, out of which at least two years as Deputy Manager – HR, the case is to be referred to President – HR.

In each question below are given details of one candidate. You have to take one of the following courses of actions based on the information provided and the conditions and sub-conditions given above and mark the number of that course of action as your answer. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question. All these cases are given to you as on 1.3.2012. Mark answer

6. Rita Bhatt was born on 25th July 1978. She has scored 62 per cent marks in graduation and 65 per cent marks in Postgraduate Diploma in Management. She has been working for the past six years in the Personnel Department of an organisation after completing her Postgraduation. She has scored 55 per cent marks in the selection process.

  1. if the candidate is not to be selected.
  2. if the data provided are not adequate to take a decision.
  3. if the case is to be referred to President-HR.
  4. if the case is to be referred to GM-HR.
  5. if the candidate is to be selected.
  1. Ashok Pradhan was born on 8th August 1980. He has been working in the Personnel Department of an Organisation for the past four years after completing his Postgraduate Degree in Personnel Management with 67 per cent. Out of his entire experience, he has been working for the past two years as Deputy Manager-HR. He has scored 62 per cent marks in graduation and 58 per cent marks in the selection process.
  1. if the candidate is not to be selected.
  2. if the data provided are not adequate to take a decision.
  3. if the case is to be referred to President-HR.
  4. if the case is to be referred to GM-HR.
  5. if the candidate is to be selected
  1. Alok Verma was born on 4th March 1976. He has been working in the Personnel Department of an organisation for the past six years after completing his Postgraduate Diploma in Personnel Management with 66 per cent marks. He has scored 57 per cent marks in the selection process and 63 per cent marks in graduation.
  1. if the candidate is not to be selected.
  2. if the data provided are not adequate to take a decision.
  3. if the case is to be referred to President-HR.
  4. if the case is to be referred to GM-HR.
  5. if the candidate is to be selected
  1. Swapan Ghosh has been working in the Personnel Department of an organisation for the past five years after completing his Postgraduate degree in HR with 72 per cent marks. He has scored 56 per cent marks in graduation. He was born on 12th May 1977. He has scored 58 per cent marks in the selection process.
  1. if the candidate is not to be selected.
  2. if the data provided are not adequate to take a decision.
  3. if the case is to be referred to President-HR.
  4. if the case is to be referred to GM-HR.
  5. if the candidate is to be selected
  1. Seema Behl has been working in the Personnel Department of an organisation for the past seven years after completing her Postgraduate Diploma in Personnel Management with 70 per cent marks. She was born on 5th July 1979. She has scored 65 per cent marks in graduation and 50 per cent marks in the selection process.
  1. if the candidate is not to be selected.
  2. if the data provided are not adequate to take a decision.
  3. if the case is to be referred to President-HR.
  4. if the case is to be referred to GM-HR.
  5. if the candidate is to be selected.

Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.

There are seven faculty of Career Power Institute viz. A,B, C, D, E, F and G. And they teach different subjects viz. Math, English, Computer, Reasoning, and General Awareness but not necessarily in the same order. They all wear shirts of different colour viz. Red, Black, White, Yellow, Blue, Pink, and Violet but not necessarily in the same order. They all teach in different city across India viz. Lucknow, Delhi, Noida, Varanasi, Agra, and Mathura. Each subject is taught by at least one faculty except two subjects which are taught by two faculties each. Only two faculties are there, who teach in the same city. The following information is known about them.

A teaches English subject. E teaches General Awareness subject and wears Yellow shirt. The one who wears White shirt, takes class in Agra. D and F teach same subject. The only faculty who teaches in Lucknow wears Red shirt. B wears either Black or Pink colour shirt. F takes class in Mathura. The one who takes class in Varanasi wears Blue colour shirt but he teaches neither English subject nor he is D. Neither B nor F teaches Computer subject. The one who teaches Math, takes class in Noida and in any case he is not D. The one who wears Violet shirt, teaches Computer subject. C and E take class in same city. There are two faculties who teach Computer subject. A does not teach in Lucknow and C does not wear Blue.

  1. Who among the following faculty teaches in Delhi?
  1. C
  2. G
  3. E
  4. A
  5. Both (a) and (c)
  1. Who among the following wears Pink shirt? 
  1. B
  2. F
  3. D
  4. A
  5. Either (a) or (b)

13 .Who among the following faculty teaches in Agra? 

  1. D
  2. C
  3. G
  4. F
  5. A
  1. Which of the following statements is true? 
  1. A wears Yellow shirt
  2. C teaches Math subject
  3. E wears Red shirt
  4. B teaches Math subject
  5. None of these 
  1. Who among the following faculty teaches English subject? 
  1. E
  2. A
  3. D
  4. F
  5. G
    Directions (16-20): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Nine public sector banks headquarters located in nine different floors. The banks areAndra Bank, Canara Bank, Syndicate Bank, UCO Bank, Allahabad Bank, United Bank of India, Corporation Bank, Union Bank of India and Bank of Baroda. The building has nine floors and only one bank headquarters located in one floor. Each of the bank started new branch in different months namely- January, February, March,April, May, June, July, August, and September. Each bank open new branch in different countries, i.e. Germany, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Japan, China, USA, Singapore, Canada and UK, but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered 1, the floor above it is numbered 2, and so on, and the topmost floor is numbered 9.

The bank which open new branch in Canada that bank headquarters located on the fourth floor. Andra Bank does not open new branch in USA and does not open in January and March. There are three floors between the floors on which Syndicate Bank and Corporation Bank headquarters located .UCO Bank headquarters located on a floor immediately above the Bank of Baroda headquarters located floor. The bank which open new branch in February that bank headquarters located on an even numbered floor. United Bank of India does not open new branch in UK .The bank which open new branch in Germany that bank headquarters located on the topmost floor.The bank which open new branch in July located immediate below to the bank which open new branch in April. United Bank of India open new branch in January and that bank headquarters does not located on the ground floor. Union Bank of India opens new branch in Japan and located on an even-numbered floor and open new branch in July.Allahabad Bank headquarters located on the second floor and open new branch in Sri Lanka. There are three banks between the bank which open new branch in May and the bank which open new branch in March. The bank which open new branch in May stays below the bank which open new branch in March.The bank open new branch in UK located on the third floor. The bank which open new branch in August does not located on sixth floor. There are two floors between the floors on which the bank opens new branch in Singapore and Japan located.The bank open new branch in March is open in Singapore. Syndicate Bank open new branch in Nepal. The bank which open new branch in September located immediate above to Syndicate Bank.There is one floor between the floors on which United Bank of India and Corporation Bank headquarters located. There is one floor between the floors in which the bank open new branch in June and the bank open new branch in September located. Andra Bank headquarters located on an even-numbered floor below the floor on which Union Bank of India headquarters located

  1. Which of the following bank headquarters exactly located between United Bank of India and Canara Bank?
  1.   The bank which open new branch in July
  2.   Union Bank of India
  3.   The bank which located in 7th floor
  4.   The bank which open new branch in Japan
  5.   All of the above
  1. How many banks located between the bank which open new branch in August and the bank which open new branch in July?
  1.   Two
  2.   Three
  3.   Four
  4.   Five
  5.   Six
  1. Which of the following bank open new branch in March?
  1.   Corporation Bank
  2.   Andra Bank
  3.   Bank of Baroda
  4.   Allahabad Bank
  5.   Canara Bank
  1. If ‘April’ is related to ‘USA’, ‘February’ is related to ‘Canada’, then which following is ‘August’ related to?
  1.   China
  2.   Nepal
  3.   Sri Lanka
  4.   UK
  5.   Singapore 
  1. Which of the following combinations is true?
  1.   5 – Japan – Union Bank of India – July
  2.   4 – Canada – United Bank of India – June
  3.   2 – Sri Lanka – Syndicate Bank – September
  4.   6 – China – Andra Bank – February
  5.   None of these

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