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  May 2016
 
  April 2016
 
 
 
 
REASONING THE REASON

LEGAL REASONING

LOGICAL REASONING

ANALYTICAL REASONING

LEGAL PRINCIPLE

In a divorce petition filed by either the husband or the wife, a decree of divorce may be granted if the other party has treated the petitioner with cruelty.

FACTUAL SITUATION: Amit and Sonal are husband and wife. While they were coming from a trip from Goa, on the Railway Station, at Margaon their 4 years son escaped an accident due to negligence of Sonal. The husband got furious and slapped his wife and consequently the wife filed divorce petition.

DECIDE: Whether divorce petition can be filed or not?

(a) Divorce petition can not be filed because Sonal was at fault

(b) Divorce petition can be filed because Amit slapped Sonal and it is cruelty against women

(c) Divorce petition can not be filed because husband has the right to slap his wife

(d) Divorce petition can not be filed because slapping his wife in the given circumstances is not cruelty.

The answer is (d).

LOGICAL REASONING

1. If in a certain language, MADRAS is coded as NBESBT, how is BOMBAY coded in that code?

(a) CPNCBX
(b) CPNCBZ
(c) CPOCBZ
(d) CQOCBZ

The answer is (b).

2. In a certain code, TRIPPLE is written as SQHOOKD. How is DISPOSE written in that code?

(a) CHRONRD
(b) DSOESPI
(c) ESJTPTF
(d) ESOPSID

The answer is (a).

3. If in a code language, COULD is written as BNTKC and MARGIN is written as LZQFHM, how will MOULDING be written in that code?

(a) CHMFINTK
(b) LNKTCHMF
(c) LNTKCHMF
(d) NITKHCMF

The answer is (c).

4. In a certain code, MONKEY is written as XDJMNL. How is TIGER written in that code?

(a) QDFHS
(b) SDFHS
(c) SHFDQ
(d) UJHFS

The answer is (a).

5. If FRAGRANCE is written as SBHSBODFG, how can IMPOSING be written?

(a) NQPTJHOJ
(b) NQPTJOHI
(c) NQTPJOHJ
(d) NQPTJOHJ

The answer is (d).

ANALYTICAL REASONING

Directions (Qs. 1 to 5 ): In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement. Give answer

a) if only assumption I is implicit
b) if only assumption II is implicit
c) if either I or II is implicit
d) if neither I nor II is implicit
e) if both I and II are implicit

1. Statement: "Despite hike in traiiff, power is still cheap in the city X." ¯Power Minister.

Assumptions:

I. The cost of purchasing electricity or its generation is much more in city X than in the neighbouring states.
II. Hike in tariff makes the power costly.

The answer is (b).

2. Statement: "Supporting the Reserve Bank of India's clean note policy, we have introduced special polythene currency note packets. These are secure, transparent and unstapled. Please do help us to maintain this."¯a request to customers of Bank XYZ.

Assumptions:

I. Writing anything on currency notes is not in tune with RBI's clean note policy.
II. Only people's participation is enough to get the desired result expected through RBI's new policy.

The answer is (d).

3. Statement: "India needs a dedicated military satellite for future defence purposes where communication will play a vital role in quick decision-making."¯ Chief of Air Staff.

Assumptions:

I. Future wars would be fought through air and aerospace.
II. Speedy communication ensures faster decision-making.

The answer is (b).

4. Statement: "We are taking care of his historic house, putting our lives at risk."¯A statement made by an employee of ASI.

Assumptions:

I. The house is more precious than human lives.
II. One takes utmost care of something when one puts one's life at risk to do so.

The answer is (b).

 
 
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