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Speed Up Basics 2.0 – Basic Reasoning for Bank & Insurance Exams

Basic Reasoning

Oliveboard is coming up with an Online Course that will help you build up your basics of Reasoning. Reasoning Ability section carries one-third marks in the preliminary phase of Banking & Insurance Exams. Also, this section is asked in Mains exams whether be it IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC AAO, LIC Assistant and many more such exams. Oliveboard has tried to make it easier for you to all learn and practice the basic and frequently asked Reasoning Ability Topics with its upcoming Online Course “Speed Up Basics 2.0”. This course will help you build up your Basic Reasoning for various Bank, Insurance & Other Government Exams.

Basic Reasoning for Bank & Insurance Exams

Speed Up Basics 2.0

  • This Basic Reasoning course “Speed Up Basics 2.0″ will help you master the topics of Syllogism, Inequality and Direction Sense.
  • The Topics of Syllogisms, Inequality and Directions Sense questions are frequently asked mostly in prelims of various Bank & Insurance Exams.
  • It is very important that you master these topics so that the sectional score and overall cut off of the exam be cleared. 
  • We’ll cover all the latest pattern questions along with tricks and enough practice.
  • After the course, you will be able to attempt any type of question in all the Bank, Insurance exams.

Look what all the course entails 

All the below-given topics will be covered in detail in the Course. Short tricks would be taught so that you can attempt these kinds of questions in no time in the exam. 

1. Syllogism – Basic

A Syllogism is an instance of a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn from two given or assumed propositions (premises). A common or middle term is present in the two premises but not in the conclusion, which may be invalid. 

Let us look at some examples of Syllogisms. 

Eg 1. 

Statements

No A are B

All B are C

Only a few D are C

Only D are E

Conclusions 

All D are A is a possibility 

Only C are B

Options 

  1. Only I follows 
  2. Only II follows 
  3. Neither I nor II follows
  4. Both I & II follow 
  5. Either I or II follow

Answer: (3)

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2. Only a few vs Only Few: Syllogism

Let us look at an example 

Statement:

  • A few A are B
  • Few B are C 
  • Not a C is D

Conclusion:

  1. Not a D is B
  2. Some C are not A 
  3. Not every B is D
  4. Not every D is B

Answer: 2 & 3

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3. Reverse Syllogism

Let us look at an example here.

Conclusions

Some hills are rivers.

Some mountains can be hills.

Statements:

  1. All Mountains are rivers. No river is hill. Some hills are roads. No road is a way.
  2. All Mountains are rivers. No mountain is hill. Some hills are roads. No road is a way.
  3. All Mountains are rivers. No river is hill. No mountain is hill. No road is a way.
  4. All Mountains are rivers. No river is hill. Some hills are roads. All roads are way. 
  5. All Mountains are rivers. Some rivers are hills. Some hills are roads. No road is a way. 

Answer: (5)

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4. Inequality

Let us look at an example here.

Answer: Only 2

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5. Coded Inequality

6. Inequality based on Negation

7. Direction Sense

Let us look at an example here.

Ram starts moving in the east direction from his house and after moving 20 km, he takes a left turn and turns 45 degrees in anticlockwise direction after moving for 5 km and moves 13 km in the same direction to reach his school. While, Shyam starts from his house and moves 2 km in north direction and then takes a left turn and after moving for 10 km, he turns right and walks for further 3 km and finally takes a left and moves for 12 km to reach the school. Both went to the same school. What is the distance between Ram’s house and Shyam’s house

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If you want to master the Basic Reasoning Topics given above, then do join the Oliveboard Online Basic Reasoning Course “Speed Up Basics 2.0″. 

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Schedule of the Classes 

Sr. No. Topic Type of Class Date Time
1 Syllogism LC 15-Oct, Tue 4:00 PM
2 Only a few vs Only: Syllogism LC 16-Oct, Wed 4:00 PM
3 Reverse Syllogism LC 18-Oct, Fri 4:00 PM
4 Inequality LC 22-Oct, Tue 4:00 PM
5 Coded Inequality LC 23-Oct, Wed 4:00 PM
6 Inequality based on Negation LC 25-Oct, Fri 4:00 PM
7 Direction Sense LC 29-Oct, Tue 4:00 PM
8 Live Practice Session LPS 31-Oct, Thu 4:00 PM

 

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