Reasoning Ability Quiz 2017 – Statement & Assumptions | Set 1



Hello and welcome to exampundit. So here is a set of Reasoning Quiz for upcoming Bank & Insurance Exams in 2017.

1. Read the following statement
and answer the question which follows.
A massive agitation is brewing in
State X against the proposed widening of the national highway. Which of the
following represents an assumption
implicit in the given statement?
1) The agitation is carried out
by local villagers who would be worst affected by widening of the highway.
2) Many other states have much
wider highways as compared to State X.
3) A national highway already
exists in State X.
4) Commuters are greatly
inconvenienced due to frequent accidents owing to the narrow highway.
5) For a road to be declared a
highway, a certain width is essential.
Directions (Q. 2-5): Read the following information and the five
statements given below it carefully and answer the questions which follow.
Steve Jobs himself said it: “It’s
smart to take an existing idea and enhance it beautifully.” Apple did it and so
did some of the most successful brands worldwide. To be successful, it is not
essential to innovate every time. Old stuff in new packaging helps as well and
is often referred to as ‘imovation’ which is a combination of innovation and
imitation.
(A) As an innovation is a
standalone product in the market, it reaps in all the profit till the
‘innovators’ imitate it. ‘Imovation’, however, is not profitable as there are
many imitated products in the market at the same time, all reducing each
other’s profits.
(B) Brand X duplicated Brand Y’s
mobile phones with exactly the same features and same price range but failed to
make an impact in the market.
(C) No one remembers the
innovators after some time because they did not turn their idea into success.
On the other hands, the imitators did what they had to just at the right time.
(D) While Sanfy invented portable
MP3 players, it was Apple which enabled MP3 players to play videos and games at
a fairly reasonable price, thus capturing the market.
(E) ‘Imovation’ is a lot less
risky business venture. An imitator is already equipped with the analysis of
how market received the innovation.
2. ‘Blind imitation of a product
can never be successful and sustainable.’
Which of the statements (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) mentioned above proves
the above statement most appropriately?
1) D
2) B
3) C
4) E
5) Both A and C
3. Which of the statements (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) mentioned above
represents an advantage of imitating an existing product?
1) B
2) Both B and D
3) E
4) Both C and B
5) Both A and D
4. Which of the statements (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) mentioned above
would contradict the fact that imitation of products is a successful market
strategy?
1) A
2) C
3) D
4) E
5) Both B and E
5. Companies must add such values
to their imitated products that not only distinguish their imitation but also
add to customer satisfaction.
Which of the statements numbered (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) mentioned
above proves the above statement most appropriately?
1) A
2) Both A and B
3) Both A and E
4) Both A and C
5) Both B and D
Directions (Q. 6): Read the following statement and answer the question
that follows.
‘The first ever low-cost tablet with a three-hour battery
which works only with Wi-Fi for accessing the Internet will be a game changer
for India’s rural population who have been on the wrong side of the digital
divide in the country.’—Stated Company X, the manufacturers of the tablet on
their role in providing access to Internet throughout India. Which of the
following can be assumed/inferred from the given statement? (An assumption is
something that is not directly stated but is supposed or taken for granted and
an inference is something which is not directly stated but can be inferred from
the given facts.)
1) Wi-Fi connections are already
available in rural parts of India.
2) Other tablets did not have the
features such as Wi-Fi connectivity.
3) Improvement in accessibility
to Internet would help education sector the most.
4) A mere three-hour battery
would be grossly insufficient to maximise its benefits.
5) The tablet would not benefit
urban population in India as much as the rural population
Directions (Q. 7-8): Read the following information carefully and answer
the questions which follow.
Sudha weighs more than Bharat and
Abhishek. Rahul weighs less than only Karan. Parul weighs as much as Sudha but
less than Dana. Abhishek does not weigh the minimum.
7. Who among the following is the third heaviest?
1) Karan
2) Rahul
3) Bharat
4) Dana
5) Cannot be determined
8. Which of the following is true?
1) Only four people are heavier
than Rahul.
2) Bharat weighs more than Parul.
3) No one weighs less than
Bharat.
4) Only two people are heavier
than Karan.
5) All are true
9. Read the following information carefully and answer the question
which follows.
A is the brother of B. B is the
sister of T. T is the mother of P. If it is provided that R is the grandfather
of P, how would T be related to R?
1) Daughter 2) Granddaughter
3) Sister 4) Wife
5) Either Daughter or
Daughter-in-law
10. Which of the following symbols should replace question mark in the
given expression in order to make
the
expression ‘O ↠≤ K’ definitely true but ‘M > I’ definitely wrong?
I < J ≤ K ? M ≥ N = O
1) ≤ 
2) < 
3) =
4) > 
5) ≥

Answers
  1. 3
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 1
  5. 5
  6. 1
  7. 4
  8. 3
  9. 5
  10. 5

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