Solved Paper NABARD ASSISTANT MANAGER (GRADE A & B) EXAMINATION, 2015 (Held on 26-10-2014) Reasoning

Directions-—(Q. 1-5) Relation­ship different elements is shown in the statements. Every statement has two conclusions. Select the conclusion which follows the given statement.

  1. B>OsT = L<S;Is=R

O a R R < B

  • Neither conclusion I nor II is true
  • Only conclusion II is true
  • Either conclusions I or II is true
  • Both conclusions I and II are true
  • Only conclusion I is true
  1. M>AsLsE = D

E > L LsD

  • Only conclusion II is true
  • Only conclusion I is true
  • Neither conclusion I nor II is true
  • Either conclusion I or II is true
  • Both conclusion I and II are true
  1. MaAiT = kFsH

A > H TsM

  • Neither conclusion I nor II is true
  • Only conclusion I is true
  • Either conclusion I or II is true
  • Both conclusions I and II are true
  • Only conclusion II is true
  1. B>0>I=L<S;IsR

B > S S > O

  • Both conclusions I and II are true
  • Either conclusion I or II is true
  • Neither conclusion I nor II is true
  • Only conclusion I is true
  • Only conclusion II is true
  1. G<IsAiN>T<S

G < N

Conclusion II ; A > S

  • Either conclusion I or II is true
  • Only conclusion I is true
  • Only conclusion II is true
  • Both conclusions I and II are true
  • Neither conclusion I nor II is true
  1. Read the following information carefully to answer the given question.

“If I get my children admitted to a school with a small student population, only then I can expect a versatile development in them.”—Said Mr. Chopra.

Which of the following can be inferred from Mr. Chopra’s statement ?

  • The student population in the one and only factor on which the all-round development of a student depends.
  • A smaller student population at school gives the children a wider scope of development.
  • The teachers at over popu­lated schools are not as qualified as the ones at low populated schools.
  • A child studying in a low- populated school has a better IQ than any other child of his age.
  • Versatile development com­pletely depends on the school curriculum and not on the home- environment.
  1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way (based on the English alphabetical series) and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
  • TWZX (B) PSWT
  • ILOM (D) ADGE
  • KNQO

Directions—(Q. 8 and 9) Read the following information carefully and answer the questions.

R is the brother of M and T. M is the only daughter of P. P is the only child of Q. Z is the son-in-law of Q. B is the daughter of T.

  1. Which of the following is definitely true based upon the given relationships ?
  • B is the niece of Q
  • None of the given options is true
  • T is the son of P
  • P is the wife of T
  • Q is the aunt of R
  1. Which of the following is /are required to establish that Q is the grandmother of M ?
  • No extra information is required as the relation can be established from the given infor­mation
  • MJhas only two sons
  • B is the great granddaughter of Q
  • Q has only one brother and two sislers
  • S is the father-in-law of Z

Directio: -—(Q. 10-15) Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Twelve people are sitting in two parallel rows containing six people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row-1 A, B, C, D, E and F are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing south. In row-2 P, Q, R, S, T and U are seated (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row.

S sits third to left of T. T does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line. The one who faces T sits second to left of A. Only two people sit between A and F. Both D and E are immediate neighbours of F. P sits second to right of Q.

B does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line.

Neither A nor D faces R.

  1. Who amongst the following sits second to the left of the person who faces T ?
  • D (B) C
  • B (D) F
  • E
  1. Which of the following is true with respect to the given infor­mation ?
  • D sits exactly between A and F
  • F faces one of the immediate neighbours of Q
  • B is an immediate neighbour of C
  • R faces E
  • None of the given options is true
  1. Which of the following groups of people represents the people sitting at extreme ends of both the rows ?
  • C, E, S, R
  • A, F, Q, S
  • E, F, Q, R
  • C,E,S,U
  • D, E, P, Q
  1. Who among the following sit second to the left of the person who faces B ?
  • T (B)    R

(C)   S                 (D)   Q

  • P
  1. Who among the following faces P?
  • A (B)    B

(C)   C                (D)   D

(E) F

  1. Which of the following is true regarding U ?
  • Both T and P are immediate neighbours of U
  • E is an immediate neighbour of the person who faces U
  • None of the given options is true
  • R sits second to right of U
  • Only two people sit between U and P

Directions—(Q. 16 and 17) The question consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide whether the data given in the state­ments are sufficient to answer the questions. Read both the statements and choose the most appropriate option.

  1. Among friends A, B, C, D and E, each having a different weight, who is the heaviest ?
  2. D weighs more than only two people. E weighs more than A but less than B.
  3. A weighs more than C but less than E. E is not heavier than B.
  • The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
  • The data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question
  • The data even in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question
  • The data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question
  • The data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question
  1. How is ‘stage’ coded in the given code language ? (Note : All the codes are two letter codes only)
  2. In the code language ‘stage is ready’ is coded as ‘ne sa ta’ and ‘ready to go’ is coded as ‘ja ta la’.
  3. In the code language ‘stage it today’ is coded as ‘mu sa ye’ and ‘it will today’ is coded as ‘ru mu ye’.
  • The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question
  • The data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question
  • The data either in statement I alone or statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question
  • The data even in both state­ments I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question
  • The data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the ques­tion, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question
  1. If ‘sister’ is coded as 121345 and ‘art’ is coded as ‘653’, how will you encode arrest ?

(A) 655433         (B) 655413

(C) 645413         (D) 655423

Directio —(Q. 19-23) Study the following information to answer the given question.

Eight friends A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H live on eight different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. The lower most floor of the building is numbered one, the one above that is numbered two and so on till the top most floor is numbered eight.

B lives on floor numbered six. Only one person lives between B and A. Only two people live between A and H. H lives below A. Both A and F live on an even numbered floor. E lives immediately above F. G lives on the floors below A but not on the lowermost floor. D lives on even numbered floor.

  1. Who lives exactly between the floor A and B ?

(A) E                   (B)    G

(C) F                   (D)   H

(E) No one

  1. If C and D interchange their places, who will live between C and H ?

(A) G                  (Bl     E

(C) F                   (D)   No one

(E) A

  1. Who lives on the lowest floor one ?
  • C
  • Cannot be determined
  • H
  • E
  • D
  1. Which of the following is true about G ?
  • Only two    people live between G and E
  • Only one person lives between H and G
  • G lives immediately below B

 

  • All the given statements are true
  • G lives on an even numbered floor
  1. Four of the following five are

alike as per the given arrangement and thus form a group. Which of the following does not belong to that group ? (A) BE (B) EC

(C) HF                (D) AH

(E) GD

  1. Statement In order to help the textile industry of City A which has been struggling for the past four to five years, an NGO financed 80% of the transporta­tion and marketing cost of ready material from the factories. It was, however, noticed in the following year that extending such help did not prove to be of much use in providing respite to these factories. Which of the following could be one of the factors leading to such a scenario even after the NGO’s interven­tion ?
  • Export from the textile factories in City A has increased from 12-06% to 12-09% in the past 5 years.
  • Textile industries in City B which grappled with same prob­lems as that of the City A were able to recover their losses after a similar intervention from the same NGO.
  • The government has recently increased checks as well as amount of fine on transport vehicles which transport textiles without a legal permit.
  • Transportation and logistics in City A has been dominated by a single player since past several years.
  • Most of the factories to which this help was extended had outdated machinery leading to low and inferior quality of the output.

Directions—(Q. 25-30) Study the following information to answer the given questions.

Seven friends, namely S, T, U, V, W, X and Y attend different hobby classes namely, Singing, Gardening, Knitting, Dancing, Cpoking, Yoga and Photography,; not necessarily in the same order, from Monday to Sunday (of the same week).

T attends classes on Tuesday. Only two people attend classes be­tween T and S. X attends classes immediately before U. W attends classes immediately after the one who attends knitting classes. Neither T nor S attends knitting classes. Only one person attends classes between the one who attends knitting classes and the one who attends photography classes. V attends gardening classes. The one who attends yoga, attends classes immediately before the one who attends singing. X does not attend yoga classes. W does not attend cooking classes.

Knitting — Sunday — Y Dancing — Saturday — W Photography — Friday — S Cooking — Thursday — U Singing — Wednesday— X Yoga —            Tuesday — T

Gardening — Monday — V

  1. On which of the following days does Y attend classes ?

(A) Sunday (B) Monday (C) Thursday (D) Friday (E) Saturday

  1. Four of the following five form a group based on given arrange­ment. Which of the following do not in group ?
  • S-Dancing
  • X-Cooking
  • T-Photography
  • V-Yoga
  • Y-Knitting
  1. Which of the following pairs represent those who attend classes on Monday and Sunday ?
  • X,W
  • V,W
  • X, Y
  • V, Y
  • Other than those given as options
  1. As per the given arrangement V is related to U in a certain way and T is related to S in the same way. To which of the following is X related to in the same way ?
  • W
  • V
  • Other than those given as options
  • T
  • Y
  1. Who amongst the following attends singing classes ?
  • S
  • X
  • -Other than those given as options
  • U
  • W
  1. Which of the following classes does U attend ?
  • Other than those given as options
  • Singing
  • Cooking
  • Yoga
  • Knitting

Directions—(Q. 31-36) Study the given information and answer the given question.

When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two digit numbers).

Input : Progress 55 to 64 computerised 21 42 methods 15 soon.

Step I : 64 progress 55 to 21 42 methods 15 soon computerised.

Step II : 55 64 progress to 21 42 15 soon computerised methods.

Step III : 42 55 64 to 21 15 soon computerised methods progress.

Step IV : 21 42 55 64 to 15 computerised methods progress soon.

Step V : 15 21 42 55 64 computerised methods progress soon to.       1

Step V is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arragement is obtained. As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input : Method 98 12 of 41 eva­luation differs 30 57 further now 63.

Step I 98 method 12 of 41 eva­luation 30 57 further now 63 differs.

Step II: 63 98 method 12 of 41 30 57 further now differs evaluation.

Step III 57 63 98 method 12 of 41 30 now differs evaluation further.

Step IV : 41 57 63 98 12 of 30 now differs evaluation further method.

Step V 30 41 57 63 98 12 of differs evaluation further method now.

Step VI: 12 30 41 57 63 98 differs evaluation further method now of.

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