Reasoning

ISBT Reasoning for all banking PO,Clerk,IBPS PO,Railway,SSC,IAS,OAS Exams

Q371.
Directions : Read the following information carefully to answer the questions given below:
i) There are six different books on different subjects P, Q, K, S, T and U. These books are kept one above the other on a shelf. These books belong to six different persons - A, B, C, D, E and F. It is not necessary that the orders of these books and persons are the same.
ii) Only book of subject Q is kept between the books of subject P and T and only book of subject S is kept between books of subject P and U. The book of subject R is immediately above the book of subject T.
iii) C's book is kept on the top. A does not have books on subjects T and S. The book on subject P belongs to F. The book on subject U belongs neither to B nor to A. D's book is kept at the bottom.
 
The book on which of the following subjects belongs to A?
1) Q 2) S
3) P 4) T
5)None of these
Answer : Q
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Q372.
Directions: 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 'A' is an effect but 'B' is not its immediate and principal cause
4) If 'B' is an effect but 'A' is not its immediate and principal cause.
5) None of these

Event (A): Due to mechanisation the life of human beings is becoming more comfortable in urban areas.
Event (B): Life is becoming insecure in urban areas.
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 4
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Q373.
Directions: 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 'A' is an effect but 'B' is not its immediate and principal cause
4)  If 'B' is an effect but 'A' is not its immediate and principal cause.
5)  None of these
Event (A): The government has decided recently to provide additional dearness allowance to its employees.
Event (B): Consumer Price Index is increasing for the last five months.
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
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Q374.
Directions: 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 'A' is an effect but 'B' is not its immediate and principal cause
4)  If 'B' is an effect but 'A' is not its immediate and principal cause.
5)  None of these

Event (A): Transporters have threatened to go on strike in protest against the hike in diesel prices. 
Event (B): The talks between the government and agitating transporters have failed.
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 3
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Q375.
Directions: 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 'A' is an effect but 'B' is not its immediate and principal cause
4) If 'B' is an effect but 'A' is not its immediate and principal cause.
5) None of these

Event (A) : The CBI has arrested the deputy director-general.
Event (B) : He was alleged to have amassed a huge amount of assets through illegal and corrupt means.

1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
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Q376.
Direction : An international bank decided to recruit Management Trainees for its Foreign Exchange Department The following criteria were laid down:
The candidate must be
1) B. Com., with minimum 65% marks.
2) CAIIB with minimum 50% marks.
3) having working experience of minimum one year in foreign exchange department of any bank.
4) age between 24 years and 30 years as on 1.7.2008.
5) ready to keep a deposit of Rs 25,000 with the bank. However, if the candidate fulfils all other criteria except
a) (ii) above, but has completed CAIIB part I with minimum 60% marks his case may be referred to the General Manager.
b) (iii) above, but has 4 years experience of working in a bank, his case may be referred to the Chairman.
(c) (i) above, but has obtained minimum 60% marks at B.Com. as well as CAIIB, his case may be referred to the Managing Director.
Based on the above criteria and the information given each of the following questions, you have to take the decision in regard of each case. You are not to assume anything. These cases are given to you as on 1st July 2008.


Abhijit Kaul is a commerce graduate with 72% marks in graduation and 59% marks at CAIIB examination. He is 28 years old and is working in a bank since 2001 till date. He can keep a deposit of Rs 25,000 with the Bank.
1) Refer to Managing Director 2) Refer to General Manager
3) Refer to Chairman 4) Candidate is to be selected
5)Candidate is not to be selected
Answer : Refer to Chairman
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Q377.
Direction : An international bank decided to recruit Management Trainees for its Foreign Exchange Department The following criteria were laid down:
The candidate must be
1) B. Com., with minimum 65% marks.
2) CAIIB with minimum 50% marks.
3) having working experience of minimum one year in foreign exchange department of any bank.
4) age between 24 years and 30 years as on 1.7.2008.
5) ready to keep a deposit of Rs 25,000 with the bank. However, if the candidate fulfils all other criteria except
a) (ii) above, but has completed CAIIB part I with minimum 60% marks his case may be referred to the General Manager.
b) (iii) above, but has 4 years experience of working in a bank, his case may be referred to the Chairman.
(c) (i) above, but has obtained minimum 60% marks at B.Com. as well as CAIIB, his case may be referred to the Managing Director.
Based on the above criteria and the information given each of the following questions, you have to take the decision in regard of each case. You are not to assume anything. These cases are given to you as on 1st July 2008.

Rajshekhar, a youth of 26 years age, has completed B.Com. securing 68% marks and is working in a nationalised bank for past two years in its foreign exchange department. He will be appearing for CAIIB part II examination in the next month. He has no problem in depositing Rs 25,000 with the bank.
1) Refer to General Manager 2) Refer to Managing Director
3) Candidate is to be selected 4) Candidate is not to be selected
5)Data Inadequate
Answer : Data Inadequate
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Q378.
Direction : An international bank decided to recruit Management Trainees for its Foreign Exchange Department The following criteria were laid down:
The candidate must be
1) B. Com., with minimum 65% marks.
2) CAIIB with minimum 50% marks.
3) having working experience of minimum one year in foreign exchange department of any bank.
4) age between 24 years and 30 years as on 1.7.2008.
5) ready to keep a deposit of Rs 25,000 with the bank. However, if the candidate fulfils all other criteria except
a) (ii) above, but has completed CAIIB part I with minimum 60% marks his case may be referred to the General Manager.
b) (iii) above, but has 4 years experience of working in a bank, his case may be referred to the Chairman.
(c) (i) above, but has obtained minimum 60% marks at B.Com. as well as CAIIB, his case may be referred to the Managing Director.
Based on the above criteria and the information given each of the following questions, you have to take the decision in regard of each case. You are not to assume anything. These cases are given to you as on 1st July 2008.

Manisha is an employee of a private bank in Clerical cadre for past 6 years in its foreign exchange department. She is B.Com. with 70% marks and CAIIB with 60% marks. Her date of birth is 15.6.1981. She is willing to keep a deposit of any amount up to Rs 50,000 with the bank.
1) Refer to Chairman 2) Refer to General Manager
3) Refer to Managing Director 4) Candidate is to be selected
5)None of these
Answer : Candidate is to be selected
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Q379.
Direction : An international bank decided to recruit Management Trainees for its Foreign Exchange Department The following criteria were laid down:
The candidate must be
1) B. Com., with minimum 65% marks.
2) CAIIB with minimum 50% marks.
3) having working experience of minimum one year in foreign exchange department of any bank.
4) age between 24 years and 30 years as on 1.7.2008.
5) ready to keep a deposit of Rs 25,000 with the bank. However, if the candidate fulfils all other criteria except
a) (ii) above, but has completed CAIIB part I with minimum 60% marks his case may be referred to the General Manager.
b) (iii) above, but has 4 years experience of working in a bank, his case may be referred to the Chairman.
(c) (i) above, but has obtained minimum 60% marks at B.Com. as well as CAIIB, his case may be referred to the Managing Director.
Based on the above criteria and the information given each of the following questions, you have to take the decision in regard of each case. You are not to assume anything. These cases are given to you as on 1st July 2008.

Ashutosh, a commerce graduate with 73% marks, has completed CAIIB part I securing 64% marks and will be appearing for CAIIB part II examination. His date of birth is 29.6.1982. He joined a cooperative bank in 2003 and continues to work there. He was posted in the foreign exchange department in 1997 and is working in the same department at present. He can keep the required amount of deposit with the bank.
1) Refer to Chairman 2) Refer to General Manager
3) Data inadequate 4) Candidate is to be selected
5)Candidate is not to be selected
Answer : Refer to General Manager
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Q380.
Direction : An international bank decided to recruit Management Trainees for its Foreign Exchange Department .The following criteria were laid down:
The candidate must be-
1) B. Com., with minimum 65% marks.
2) CAIIB with minimum 50% marks.
3) having working experience of minimum one year in foreign exchange department of any bank.
4) age between 24 years and 30 years as on 1.7.2008.
5) ready to keep a deposit of Rs 25,000 with the bank. However, if the candidate fulfils all other criteria except
a) (ii) above, but has completed CAIIB part I with minimum 60% marks his case may be referred to the General Manager.
b) (iii) above, but has 4 years experience of working in a bank, his case may be referred to the Chairman.
(c) (i) above, but has obtained minimum 60% marks at B.Com. as well as CAIIB, his case may be referred to the Managing Director.
Based on the above criteria and the information given each of the following questions, you have to take the decision in regard of each case. You are not to assume anything. These cases are given to you as on 1st July 2008.

Niranjan's father is an industrialist of the city and Niranjan has no problem in keeping any amount as deposit with the Bank. He has completed B.Sc. with 68% marks and CAIIB with 60% marks. He is working in a Public Sector Bank as an officer in the foreign exchange department since last two years. His date of birth is 24.4.1983.
1) Refer to Managing Director 2) Refer to General Manager
3) Refer to Chairman 4) Candidate is to be selected
5)Candidate is not to be selected
Answer : Candidate is not to be selected
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