# Bank PO :: PO Reasoning Test No 18

## Home Bank PO / PO Reasoning Test No 18 Questions and Answers

1 .

Direction (Q. 1-5): Read the given information carefully and answer the questions based on them.
Six members of a family, P, Q, R, S, T and U, are Psychologist, Manager, Advocate, Jeweller, Doctor and Singer, not in the same order.
(i) Doctor is the grandfather of U, a Psychologist.
(ii) Manager S is married to P.
(iii) R, who is a Jeweller, is married to Advocate.
(iv) Q is tli e mother of U and T.
(v) There are two married couples in the family.

What is the profession of P ?

Manager
Singer
None of these
2 .

How many male members are there in the family ?

Two
Three
Four
Cannot be determined
3 .

What is the profession of T ?

Manager
Psychologist
Singer
Doctor
4 .

Who are the couples in the family ?

PS and RQ
PQ and RS
PT and ST
PR and QS
5 .

How P is related to T ?

Father
Gr and mother
Wife
Gr and father
6 .

Direction (Q. 6-10): In making decisions on important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between 'strong' arguments and 'weak' arguments in so far as they relate to the question. 'Strong' arguments are those which are both important and directly related to the question. 'Weak' arguments are those which are of minor importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question.
Each question given below is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
Statement: Should public holidays be declared on demise of important national leaders ?
Arguments: I. No, such unscheduled holidays will hamper the nations progress.
II. Yes, people would like to pay homage to the departed soul.

if only argument I is strong.
if only argument II is strong.
if either argument I or II is strong.
if neither argument I nor II is strong.
7 .

Statement: Should we impart sex education in schools ?
Arguments: I. Yes, all the developing nations are doing so.
II. No, we cannot impart it in co-educational schools.

if only argument I is strong.
if only argument II is strong.
if either argument I or II is strong.
if neither argument I nor II is strong.
8 .

Statement: Should new universities be established in India ?
Arguments: I. Yes, we have not yet achieved the target ofliteracy.

if only argument I is strong.
if only argument II is strong.
if either argument I or II is strong.
if neither argument I nor II is strong.
9 .

Statement: Keeping in consideration the longevity of life in India, should the age limit for retirement in government jobs be increased ?
Arguments: I. Yes, other countries have decided on this long before.
II. Yes, it is the demand of lakhs of employees.

if only argument I is strong.
if only argument II is strong.
if either argument I or II is strong.
if neither argument I nor II is strong.
10 .

Statement: Should tine government levy tax on agricultural income also ?
Arguments: I. Yes, that is the only way to increase government's income.
II. No, eighty per cent of our population lives in rural areas.

if only argument I is strong.
if only argument II is strong.
if either argument I or II is strong.
if neither argument I nor II is strong.