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Verbal Reasoning Quiz : 21.03.2021

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Question 1

An assertion (A) and a reason (R) are given below –

Assertion (A) :- Agricultural activities are less on mountainous region.


Reason (R) :- Mountains have less fertile terrain and difficult weather conditions.


Choose the correct option :-


(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A


(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A


(C) A is true but R is false


(D) A is false but R is true


Question 2

In the questions below, a statement is given, followed by two conclusions. You have to consider the given statements as true, even if they are at variance from commonly known facts. From the given options, choose the one that provides the correct combination of conclusions that follow/ can be derived from the given statements.
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Statement:
This book ‘Z’ is the book which only focuses its attention on the problem of poverty in India between 1950 and 1980.
Conclusions:
I. There was no question of poverty before 1950.
II. No other books deal with poverty in India from 1950 to 1980.

Question 3

Study the given information & answer the following questions

Following are the criteria to apply online for SBI PO Examination:

1) Candidates must have a graduation in any discipline from a recognized university.

2) Candidates must belong to age between 21 to 30 years(inclusive 21 and 30 years).

3) Candidates must have a valid Adhaar Card Id.

Which candidate among the following can definitely apply online for SBI PO Examination?

Question 4

Direction: In the question given below one or more statement is/are followed by inferential conclusions. The conclusion which can be derived without supposing anything else. i.e. without adding anything extra to the statement (s) is your answer

Statement: The state government imposes a monthly tax on the salary of all the employees.

Conclusions:

Question 5

An assertion (A) and a reason (R) is given below.
Assertion (A): Indian constitution is enforced on 26 January 1950.
Reason (R): 26 January, is celebrated as Republic day.

Question 6

In the questions below, two statements are given, followed by two conclusions. You have to consider the given statements as true, even if they are at variance from commonly known facts. From the given options, choose the one that provides the correct combination of conclusions that follow/ can be derived from the given statements.
Statement A:
Peter was a smart lad but nobody initially thought that he was a hero.
Statement B:
You see, people can't tell whether you are hero or not until something happens that calls for courage.
Conclusions:
I. Something that calls for courage had happened with Peter.
II. Smart lads are not likely to be heroes.

Question 7

A statement is followed by some conclusion. Consider these statements are true however they right not match with the general facts and decide which conclusion follows the statements.

Statement: According to a recent Health Survey, individuals doing exercises for half an hour daily are less affected with diseases related with lifestyle.
Conclusions:
I. Normal exercises are necessary to live a healthy life.
II. Every Individual is affected with diseases who doesn’t include exercise in his daily routine.

(A) Only conclusion I follow

(B) Only conclusion II follows

(C) Both conclusion I & II follow

(D) Neither conclusion I nor II follows

Question 8

In the question a statement is given, followed by two arguments, I and II. You have to consider the statement to be true even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given arguments, if any, is a strong argument.

Statement:
Should speed breakers be banned?

Argument I:
Yes, data shows that number of accidents increase after putting the speed breakers.

Argument II:
No, it teaches fast drivers a lesson.

Question 9

In the question a statement is given, followed by two arguments, I and II. You have to consider the statement to be true even if it seems to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given arguments, if any, is a strong argument.
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Statement:
Should street lights be switched off after midnight?
Argument I:
No, statistics show that crime and accidents increase if street lights are switched off.
Argument II:
Yes, few vehicles ply after midnight, expensive electricity will be wasted.

Question 10

A assertion (A) and a reason (R) is given below:

Assertion (A) : Life expectancy of women Is more than man in India.
Reason (R) : Women take nutritious food.

Choose the right option.

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