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# Reasoning Practice Quiz 01 – Bank and Govt Exams Preparation

Bank and Government Exams like IBPS PO, SBI PO, IBPS RRB PO, IBPS RRB Assistant, RRB NTPC, EPFO Assistant etc. all have Reasoning Section in their respective Exam Patterns. Reasoning is one of the high-scoring topics if prepared and practiced well. To help our reasoning with Reasoning preparation, we are starting the Free Reasoning Practice Quiz series. In this series, we will provide a free Quiz with 10 Reasoning Questions of different types.Reasoning Practice Quiz 01 is part 1 of this series. So let us begin -:

## Reasoning Practice Quiz 01 – Questions

Directions for Questions 01 to 05: Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below.

M ? 2 D B 7 A 4 ⋆ 9 6 \$ T + N 5 @ V E W # U 8 F © 3

Q1) How many such prime numbers are there in the given arrangement each of which is immediately followed by a symbol and preceded by a consonant?

(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) More than three

Q2) If the places of the symbols are interchanged with those of the numbers immediately following them in the given arrangement then which of the following will be the eleventh from the right end?
(a) V

(b) @
(c) 5
(d) N
(e) None of these

Q3) Which of the following is the seventh letter to the left of #?
(a) A
(b) N
(c) T
(d) B
(e) None of these

Q4) What should come in place of the question mark (***) in the following series based on the above arrangement?
27B 469 T5N ***
(a) @WE
(b) 5EV
(c) VU#
(d) V#W
(e) None of these

Q5) If the symbols and numbers are dropped from the given arrangement and then the letters are rearranged in alphabetical order which of the following will be the sixth from the left end?
(a) M
(b) F
(c) N
(d) E
(e) None of these

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Directions for Questions 06 to 10: Below in each question are given two statements (A) and (B).
These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and then decide which of the following answer choices correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.

Q 6).
A. There has been mass recruitment of IT professionals by Indian IT companies.
B. Many developed countries are increasingly outsourcing IT-related functions to India and China.
(a) If statement A is the cause and statement B is its effect.
(b) If statement B is the cause and statement A is its effect.
(c) If both statements A & B are independent causes.
(d) If both statements A & B are effects of independent causes.
(e) If both statements A & B are effects of some common cause.

Q7)
A. Many farmers have given up jute cultivation as it is no longer economically viable.
B. The textile ministry has proposed a hike in the Minimum Support Price of jute.
(a) If statement A is the cause and statement B is its effect.
(b) If statement B is the cause and statement A is its effect.
(c) If both statements A & B are independent causes.
(d) If both statements A & B are effects of independent causes.
(e) If both statements A & B are effects of some common cause.

Q8)
A. The government is considering changes in the Land Acquisition Act.
B. Several large infrastructure development projects have been stalled due to unavailability of land.
(a) If statement A is the cause and statement B is its effect.
(b) If statement B is the cause and statement A is its effect.
(c) If both statements A & B are independent causes.
(d) If both statements A & B are effects of independent causes.
(e) If both statements A & B are effects of some common cause.

Q9)
A. The Government is considering the possibility of involving private sector companies in highway construction projects.
B. The implementation of many highway projects undertaken by government agencies is behind schedule in various states.
(a) If statement A is the cause and statement B is its effect.
(b) If statement B is the cause and statement A is its effect.
(c) If both statements A & B are independent causes.
(d) If both statements A & B are effects of independent causes.
(e) If both statements A & B are effects of some common cause.

Q10)
A. The price of aircraft fuel has risen during the past few months.
B. Many passenger airlines in India have been forced to cut their air fares by about 10 percent.
(1) If statement A is the cause and statement B is its effect.
(2) If statement B is the cause and statement A is its effect.
(3) If both statements A & B are independent causes.
(4) If both statements A & B are effects of independent causes.
(5) If both statements A & B are effects of some common cause.

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### Reasoning Practice Quiz 01 – Answer Key

 Question No. Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 Q10 Correct Option b c d d a b a b b d

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