# Recent questions tagged verbal-reasoning

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Since the last one year after a $125$ basis point reduction in repo rate by the Reserve Bank of India, banking institutions have been making a demand to reduce interest rates on small saving schemes. Finally, the government announced yesterday a reduction in interest ... A reduction in interest rates on small savings scheme follow only after a reduction in repo rate by the Reserve Bank Of India
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Under a certain legal system, prisoners are allowed to make one statement. If their statements turns out to be true then they are hanged. If the statements turns to be false then they are shot. One prisoner made a statement and the judge had no option but to set ... of the following could be that statement? I did not commit the crime I committed the crime I will be shot You committed the crime
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The police arrested four criminals - $P, Q, R$ and $S.$ The criminals knew each other. They made the following statements: $P$ says Q committed the crime. $Q$ says S committed the crime. $R$ says I did not do it. $S$ says What Q said about me is ... one of the arrested four committed the crime and only one of the statements made above is true. Who committed the crime? $P$ $R$ $S$ $Q$
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A recent High Court judgement has sought to dispel the idea of begging as a disease - which leads to its stigmatization and criminalization - and to regard it as a symptom. The underlying disease is the failure of the state to protect citizens who fall through the ... is an offence that has to be dealt with firmly Begging has to be banned because it adversely affects the welfare of the state
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Consider the following sentences: All benches are beds. No bed is bulb. Some bulbs are lamps. Which of the following can be inferred? Some beds are lamps. Some lamps are beds. Only i Only ii Both i and ii Neither i nor ii
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In a certain code, $AMCF$ is written as $EQGJ$ and $NKUF$ is written as $ROYJ$. How will $DHLP$ be written in that code? $RSTN$ $TLPH$ $HLPT$ $XSVR$
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Find the missing group of letters in the following series: BC, FCH, LMNO, ______ UVWXY TUVWX STUVW RSTUV
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Consider the following three statements: Some roses are red. All red flowers fade quickly. Some roses fade quickly. Which of the following statements can be logically inferred from the above statements? If (i) is true and (ii) is false, then (iii) is false. If (i) is true and (ii) is false, ... is true. If (i) and (ii) are true, then (iii) is true. If (i) and (ii) are false, then (iii) is false.
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Two very famous sportsmen Mark and Steve happened to be brothers and played for country $K$. Mark teased James, an opponent from country $E$, "There is no way you are good enough to play for your country." James replied, "Maybe not, but at least I am the ... known to play better than James. Steve was known to play better than Mark. James and Steve were good friends. James played better than Steve.
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We lived in a culture that denied any merit to literary works, considering them important only when they were handmaidens to something seemingly more urgent - namely ideology. This was a country where all gestures, even the most private, were interpreted in political ... s belief that ideology is not as important as literature is revealed by the word: culture' seemingly' urgent' political'
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A smart city integrates all modes of transport, uses clean energy and promotes sustainable use of resources. It also uses technology to ensure safety and security of the city, something which critics argue, will lead to a surveillance state. Which of the following can be logically ... perception that smart cities promote surveillance. (i) and (iv) only (ii) and (iii) only (iv) only (i) only
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Leela is older than her cousin Pavithra. Pavithra's brother Shiva is older than Leela. When Pavithra and Shiva are visiting Leela, all three like to play chess. Pavithra wins more often than Leela does. Which one of the following statements must be TRUE based on the ... loses. Leela is the oldest of the three. Shiva is a better chess player than Pavithra. Pavithra is the youngest of the three.
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In a world filled with uncertainty, he was glad to have many good friends. He had always assisted them in times of need and was confident that they would reciprocate. However, the events of the last week proved him wrong. Which of the following inference(s) is/are logically valid and can be ... when in need. His friends did not help him last week. (i) and (ii) (iii) and (iv) (iii) only (iv) only
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Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the sentence below? $\text{“As a woman, I have no country.” }$ Women have no country. Women are not citizens of any country. Women’s solidarity knows no national boundaries. Women of all countries have equal legal rights.
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If $'KCLFTSB$' stands for ‘best of luck’ and '$SHSWDG$' stands for 'good wishes', which of the following indicates 'ace the exam'? $MCHTX$ $MXHTC$ $XMHCT$ $XMHTC$
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"India is a country of rich heritage and cultural diversity." Which one of the following facts best supports the claim made in the above sentence? India is a union of $28$ states and $7$ union territories. India has a population of over $1.1$ billion. India is home to $22$ official languages and thousands of dialects. The Indian cricket team draws players from over ten states.
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Statement: There were different streams of freedom movements in colonial India carried out by the moderates, liberals, radicals, socialists, and so on. Which one of the following is the best inference from the above statement? The emergence of ... Independence. Nationalism in India emerged in the context of colonialism. Nationalism in India is homogeneous. Nationalism in India is heterogeneous
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Statement: You can always give me a ring whenever you need. Which one of the following is the best inference from the above statement? Because I have a nice caller tune. Because I have a better telephone facility. Because a friend in need is a friend indeed. Because you need not pay towards the telephone bills when you give me a ring.
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Mahatama Gandhi was known for his humility as he played an important role in humiliating exit of British from India. he worked for humanitarian causes. he displayed modesty in his interactions. he was a fine human being
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Tanya is older than Eric. Cliff is older than Tanya. Eric is older than Cliff. If the first two statements are true, then the third statement is: True False Uncertain Data insufficient
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Consider the following statements relating to the level of poker play of four players $P,Q,R \ and \ S$. $P$ always beats $Q$ $R$ always beats $S$ $S$ loses to $P$ only sometimes. $R$ always loses to $Q$ Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above statements ... other players $S$ is the absolute worst player in the set (i). only (ii) only (i) and (ii) only' neither (i) nor (ii)
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Indian currency notes show the denomination indicated in at least seventeen languages. If this is not an indication of the nation's diversity, nothing else is. Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above sentences? India is a country ... . Indian currency notes have sufficient space for all the Indian languages. Linguistic pluralism is strong evidence of India's diversity.
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