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Analytical Reasoning Questions & Answers (Compiled from UPSC, SSC ,PSC ,IBPS previous question papers)

  • Many organizations have been resorting to recruitment based upon performance at graduate/post-graduate level exams rather than conducting exams for the same purpose.

  • AA recent study shows no link of past performance with the performance in recruitment exams.
  • BThe graduate/post-graduate exams are considered to be severely deficient in training in job related environment.
  • COrganizations which had undertaken recruitment on the basis of graduate/post-graduate exams report a significant drop in the quality of the recruited employees.
  • DSuch policies would add to unemployment among students having below average performance in students having below average performance in graduation or post-graduation.
  • ESuch policies could save time, money and rsources of the organization which are wasted in the conduct of recruitment examinations.
  • Which of the following statements would weaken the argument put forward by the committee to the sports ministry

  • AA good conduct in the past and a lack of evidence against the players make the case against them very weak.
  • BThe ministry of sports has never declined the recommendations made by the committee earlier.
  • CTaking the award back from the players would set a good example of other players for avoiding such actions in the future.
  • DThere have been past cases where the award had to be taken back from the players owing to some misconduct later on.
  • EThe committee is constituted of some of the most respected and esteemed members from the field of sports and politics.
  • Employees above the age of 50 are found to suffer from cardiovascular disease.

  • AIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
  • BIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly true” though not “definitely true” in the light of the facts given.
  • CIf the data is inadequate i.e., from the facts given, you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
  • DIf the inference is “probably false” though not “definitely false” in the light of the facts given.
  • EIf the inference is “definitely false” i.e., it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
  • Explanation:

     

     

  • Heart disease can affect employees in any type of business.

  • AIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
  • BIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly true” though not “definitely true” in the light of the facts given.
  • CIf the data is inadequate i.e., from the facts given, you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
  • DIf the inference is “probably false” though not “definitely false” in the light of the facts given.
  • EIf the inference is “definitely false” i.e., it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
  • Physical and stressful work definitely leads to heart attack.

  • AIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
  • BIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly true” though not “definitely true” in the light of the facts given.
  • CIf the data is inadequate i.e., from the facts given, you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
  • DIf the inference is “probably false” though not “definitely false” in the light of the facts given.
  • EIf the inference is “definitely false” i.e., it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
  • Employees suffering from cardio-vascular diseases are unable to handle stressful situations.

  • AIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
  • BIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly true” though not “definitely true” in the light of the facts given.
  • CIf the data is inadequate i.e., from the facts given, you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
  • DIf the inference is “probably false” though not “definitely false” in the light of the facts given.
  • EIf the inference is “definitely false” i.e., it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
  • Employees who suffer from cardiovascular disease are mostly unable to return to work.

  • AIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly follows from the statement of facts given.
  • BIf the inference is “definitely true” i.e. it properly true” though not “definitely true” in the light of the facts given.
  • CIf the data is inadequate i.e., from the facts given, you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
  • DIf the inference is “probably false” though not “definitely false” in the light of the facts given.
  • EIf the inference is “definitely false” i.e., it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
  • Which of the following would be step II for the above input

  • A23 you wake 81 me 43 72 34 up go 13 before
  • B23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before
  • C23 you wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before 13
  • D23 you wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before 13
  • ENone of these
  • Explanation:

    Input : 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 before 72 go 34 up

    Step I. 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before

    Step II : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up 13 before

    Step III : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 34 up go 13 before

    Step IV : you wake 81 me 43 72 34 up 23 go 13 before

    Step V : you wake 81 43 72 34 up me 23 go 13 before

    Step VI : you wake 81  72 34 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step VIII : you 81  72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step IX : 81 you 72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

     

  • The following stands for which step of the rearrangement 

  • AStep IX
  • BStep IV
  • CStep VI
  • DStep V
  • ENone of these
  • Explanation:

    Input : 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 before 72 go 34 up

    Step I. 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before

    Step II : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up 13 before

    Step III : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 34 up go 13 before

    Step IV : you wake 81 me 43 72 34 up 23 go 13 before

    Step V : you wake 81 43 72 34 up me 23 go 13 before

    Step VI : you wake 81  72 34 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step VIII : you 81  72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step IX : 81 you 72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

     

     

     

  • Which of these words/ numbers would be fourth (from left side) in step IV for the input

  • Ame
  • B43
  • C81
  • Dwake
  • ENone of these
  • Explanation:

    Input : 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 before 72 go 34 up

    Step I. 23 you 13 wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up before

    Step II : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 go 34 up 13 before

    Step III : 23 you  wake 81 me 43 72 34 up go 13 before

    Step IV : you wake 81 me 43 72 34 up 23 go 13 before

    Step V : you wake 81 43 72 34 up me 23 go 13 before

    Step VI : you wake 81  72 34 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step VIII : you 81  72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before

    Step IX : 81 you 72 wake 43 up 34 me 23 go 13 before