# Bank PO :: PO Reasoning Test No 141

## Home Bank PO / PO Reasoning Test No 141 Questions and Answers

1 .

Direction (Q. 1 - 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 a s sumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.

Statement: "Buy our Magical Book on Quicker Maths and get techniques to solve those complicated sums within seconds which you were unable to solve quicker." — An advertisement of X publishing company of books for students
Assumptions: I. Students know the procedure of solving the sums through traditional or other methods except quicker ones.
II. Only the books of Quicker Maths of X publishing company contains short-cut techniques.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either I or II is implicit.
if neither I nor II is implicit.
2 .

Statement : "We have neither sufficient vehicles for patrolling nor night-vision glasses and sophisticated weapons; how can we be able to curb the militancy ?" —A Commander of Border Security Force
Assumptions: I. Militancy can't be curbed.
II. Physical facilities of security forces help increase the efficiency of forces.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either I or II is implicit.
if neither I nor II is implicit.
3 .

Statement : "Since my childhood I always liked the poem of poet X and I made my efforts to learn from the style of the poet to become a good poet. — Mr Y
Assumptions: I. It is possible to learn some qualities from the poems of a good poet.
II. Poems of poet X were in existence during the childhood of Mr Y.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either I or II is implicit.
if both I and II are implicit.
4 .

Statement : "Our book on Non-Verbal Reasoning has been written systematically for students who are new to the subject and now they do not require to jo in any coaching institute to learn the subject . " — An advertisement
Assumptions: I. Students need a systematically written book on Non-Verbal Reasoning.
II. Students need the help of a coaching institute.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either I or II is implicit.
if neither I nor II is implicit.
5 .

Statements : "This study material is not for free sale in the market, not for hire, sale, repurchase or circulation. Any violation may invite penal action." — Publication X's note on the cover page of the booklets of its study material
Assumptions : I. There may be repurchasing and circulating of the study material of the publishing company X if not forbidden.
II. A threat of penal action hinders persons from indulging in illegal activity.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either I or II is implicit.
if both I and II are implicit.
6 .

Direction (Q. 6 - 10) : In each question below is given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume every thing in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.

Statement : The chances of a war between India and Pakistan have declined.
Conclusions: I. Both armies have built up defences in response.
II. There is considerable international pressure on both the countries to restrain themselves.

if only conclusion I follows.
if only conclusion II follows.
if either I or II follows.
if neither I nor II follows.
7 .

Statement : Lakshmamma, an agricultural worker from Holalu, decided to sell her kidney to clear a part of her debt of Rs 70,000.
Conclusions: I. The kidneys of agricultural workers fetch a high price.
II. Kidneys are sold for thousands of rupees.

if only conclusion I follows.
if only conclusion II follows.
if either I or II follows.
if neither I nor II follows.
8 .

Statement: In order to stop ticketless travel in trains, the Railway Ministry has decided to increase the penalty up to five times of that before.
Conclusions: I. Ticketless travellers will follow some fair way of travelling when severe fine is imposed.
II. The Railway Ministry has failed to understand the compulsion and miseries of ticketless passengers.

if only conclusion I follows.
if only conclusion II follows.
if either I or II follows.
if neither I nor II follows.
9 .

Statement: The Governor of state X is alleged to be involved in cases of corruption along with a group of bureaucrats.
Conclusions: I. The governor of state X may be involved in the corruption.
II. The governor of state X may not be involved in the corruption.

if only conclusion I follows.
if only conclusion II follows.
if either I or II follows.
if neither I nor II follows.
10 .

Statement: 'No aspect of cricket is more indispensable than good fielding.' —A captain's statement
Conclusions: I. To win a cricket match, it is necessary to learn and practise the art of good fielding.
II. Good fielding is enough to win a cricket match.

if only conclusion I follows.
if only conclusion II follows.
if either I or II follows.
if neither I nor II follows.