Reasoning Questions for SBI PO/ CLERK Mains 2018

Reasoning Questions for SBI PO/ CLERK Mains 2018

Reasoning Questions for SBI PO/ CLERK Mains 2018

Direction(1-2): Study the following information and answer the given question.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act which aims to provide at least 100 days employment to the rural unemployed and underemployed by engaging them in rural infrastructure building are destroying the factory jobs. Factory jobs have declined by more than 10 percent and mechanisation has increased by 22.3% as a result of implementing NREGA in the country.
1.  I. Government Scheme MGNREGA is capturing all the jobs of factory owners
II. MGNREGA scheme is decreasing the unemployment in rural areas by providing a job guarantee of 100 days
1) Either I or II can be inferred
2) Only II can be inferred.
3) Both I and II can be inferred.
4) Neither I nor II can be inferred.
5) Only I can be inferred
2. Which of the following will be an effect on the factory jobs with the implementation of MGNREGA Scheme?
1) Demand of workers will decrease in factory
2) Number of unskilled workers may increase in the rural areas
3) Production of ravi and kharif crop will increase
4) Factory owners may have to spend more money on workers
5) Production cost in factory will increase
3. Statement: Farmer suicides in the country rose by 42% in the last two years.
Which of the following may be a probable reason for the suicide of farmer in the country?
1) Farmers not getting the right price for their crop
2) Farmers paying their dues to bank on a regular basis.
3) Farmers are getting loan from the banks on a priority basis
4) Scanty rainfall in different parts of country
5) Only 1) and 4)
Direction (4-5): Oil Producing countries Saudi Arabia and Iraq, which supply nearly 40% of oil to India has taken steps to bring the world’s honeymoon with low oil prices to an end. Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter raised the price of the crude oil being shipped to Asia and the US.
A) Prices of petrol and diesel may be increased in the country
B) OPEC members were not getting the right price of the crude oil
C) Government will promote renewable source of energy.
D) Government may appeal the people to switch the diesel and petrol four wheelers to CNG.
E) There will be an increase in the price of new four two wheelers.
4. Which of the following among (A), (B), (c), (D) and (E) can be a valid reason for the cut in production by the OPEC Members?
1) Only A
2) Only E
3) Only D
4) Only C
5) Only B
5. Which of the following among (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) will be an effect of the cut in the production by the OPEC members?
1) Only B
2) Only A
3) Only E
4) Only C
5) Only D
Direction(6-7): Study the following information and answer the following question.
In a move to curb the black money menace from the country, government of India has declared that high currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 denomination will not be legal tender. Government has also made a restriction on withdrawls and deposit in every account, at the same time it has made mandatory to have a valid ID proof like PAN, Aadhaar and Election
Card to exchange the old notes.
A) To curb the black money government has banned the old notes from the circulation in the country
B) People were carrying enough black and unaccounted money in the country.
C) People may face difficulty in getting their day to day grocery use
D) Purchasing of goods with electronic mode may increase
E) Demand of Debit/credit card machine may increase in the country
6. Which of the following has been assumed according to the given information? (An assumption is something that is supposed or taken for granted)
1) Only B
2) Only C
3) Only D
4) Only E
5) Only A
7. Which of the following will be an effect above decision taken by the government?
1) Only A and B
2) Only A and C
3) Only B and D
4) Only C, D and E
5) Only B, C and D
8. Statement: The government is introducing a simpler portal for the incoming Goods and Services Tax regime will enable easy filing of returns and tax payments through credit/debit cards and other modes. Currently traders have to file separate returns for array of indirect taxes like excise duty, service tax and VAT, with the new portal they have to file a single monthly return and can pay tax online through various payment cards, including credit and debit.
A) Government will come to know the exact details of tax collection with the new portal.
B) With the launch of new portal Good and service tax will become easier to pay
1) Either A or B can be inferred.
2) Only A can be inferred.
3) Both A and B can be inferred.
4) Neither A nor B can be inferred.
5) Only B can be inferred
9. Statement: The demand of gold has declined by 10 percent in the third quarter of 2016 in India. The rising gold price has encouraged consumers to recycle their gold, generating more than 341 tonnes of supply in the last quarter.
Which of the following negates the statement made by World Gold Council?
1) Worldwide there is decline in the Production of gold
2) The price of gold is quite high compare to other ornaments
3) The most famous jewellery liked by the Woman in the country is still gold today.
4) Government is increased rate of interest on deposit of gold
5) Only 3) and 4)
10. Statement: The UP government has given a sigh of relief to thousands of home buyers who have been incessantly lodging their protest against the continuous delay in getting possession of their homes booked with several builders in different part of states. The UP government has approved the exit policy for the home buyers.
Which of the following points would strengthen the decision taken by the UP government?
1) If the builders failed to give the possession on time buyers will surrender its flat to the builders
2) Builders will not able to money from buyers without proper registration.
3) Builders will not able to start the construction without taking proper approval from authority
4) The demand for the flats will decrease in the cities of UP.
5) Only 1) and 3)
Answers:
  1. 2; Since the scheme provides a job guarantee in the rural areas, so only 2) can inferred.
  2. 4; Since more job will move towards rural areas, companies have to increase the daily wages, so only 4) will be an valid effect of the above statement.
  3. 5; Since the right price of the product is always a issue for the farmers and most of the farmers depend on monsoon in the country, when monsoon is good there is good production when there is no rain farmers have to face drought like situation. So only 1) and 4) is valid reason.
  4. 5; Since the price in the international market was quite low and these countries were not getting the exact price for the crude oil, So only 5) is valid answer
  5. 2; Except 2) all will be an effect of the cut in the production by the OPEC members
  6. 1; Since people have accounted lots of cash with them,only 1) will be a valid assumption.
  7. 4; due to shortage of cash people may face difficulties in getting their day to day grocery, at the same purchase through card may increase. Also the demand of POS machine will increase. So 4) is valid reason.
  8. 5; Through above portal taxes will become easier to pay. So, only B) is an valid answer.
  9. 5; Statement 3) and 4) contradicts the above statement. So only 5) is an valid answer.
  10. 1; The above decision taken by the government will help the buyers in getting their flat on time. So, only 1) is an valid option.
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