Reasoning Quiz 37 - Competitive Exams - IBPS/SSC/RRB/Banking Exams

Directions (1-7): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
Seven friends S, B, J, T, E, K and G studied in colleges M, N and P and are currently in different  professional namely, Medicines, Fashion designing, Engineering, Business, Acting, Teaching and Architecture (not necessarily in the same order). At least two and not more than three friends had studied in the same college.

J is an architect and studied in college N. E is not a businessman. Only G amongst the seven friends studied in college M along with E. K is an engineer and did not study in college N. B is an actor and did not study in the same college as K. S did not study in college P. Those who studied in college M are neither Fashion designers nor teachers. None of those studied in college N is a teacher.

1. Who amongst the following have studied in college P?
(1) B, S
(2) J, K
(3) B, T, K
(4) S, T
(5) T, K

2. Which of the following group represents the students of college N?
(1) J, E, G
(2) S, J, T
(3) S, B, J
(4) T, B, J
(5) None of these

3. What is the profession of K?
(1) Engineering
(2) Business
(3) Medicines
(4) Acting
(5) None of these

4. Who amongst the following is in the profession of medicines?
(1) E
(2) G
(3) S
(4) T
(5) None of these

5. What is the profession of S?
(1) Fashion Designing
(2) Business
(3) Medicines
(4) Teaching
(5) None of these

6. Which of the following combination of person, college and profession is definitely correct?
(1) E – M – Fashion Designing
(2) K – M – Engineering
(3) T – P – Teaching
(4) S – N – Businessman
(5) None of these

7. Who amongst the following is a teacher?
(1) S
(2) T
(3) E
(4) G
(5) None of these

Directions (8-12): Given below are pairs of events (A) and (B). You have to read both the events (A) and (B) and decide their nature of relationship. You have to assume that the information given in (A) and (B) is true and you will not assume anything beyond the given information in deciding the answer. Mark answer
(1) If (A) is the effect and (B) is its immediate and principal cause.
(2) If (A) is the immediate and principal cause and (B) is its effect.
(3) If (B) is the immediate and principal cause and (A) is its effect.
(4) If (A) is an effect but (B) is not its immediate and principal cause.
(5) If (B) is an effect but (A) is not its immediate and principal cause.

8. Event (A): The Centre has rejected the greater autonomy resolution of State X.
Event (B): State X has decided to bring Centre-State relations for discussion in the parliament.

9. Event (A): In village ‘X’, farmers are struggling heavy drought.
Event (B): In village ‘X’, government is implementing an agricultural development programme.

10. Event (A): People are avoiding post-paid mobile service connections.
Event (B): Prepaid mobile service connections are easily available in the market.

11. Event (A): Oil price can reach a new high in Iran.
Event (B): Demand of oil in global market is increasing.

12. Event (A): High inflation in India is not yet “the new normal” & RBI cannot afford to drop its guard.
Event (B): “Despite significant actions on policy rates and liquidity by the Reserve Bank of India, inflation remains high.

Solutions (1-7)
Fashion Designer
1. (5)
2. (3)
3. (1)
4. (1)
5. (1)
6. (3)
7. (2)
Ans (8-12)
8.        2                
9.        4
10.        3                
11.       1                
12.        1


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