Verbal Reasoning Questions for SBI PO Mains

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Verbal Reasoning Questions for SBI PO Mains
Directions (1 – 3): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below-
Statement: The union cabinet approved a proposal for amending the child labour (prohibition and regulation) Act, 1986 to ban employment of children aged up to 14 in any form of industry.
The questions are based on the information given above and give answers based on the sentences labeled (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) as given below.
(A)  It will be an offence to employ such children not only in factories or industries but also in homes or forms, If their labour is meant to serve any commercial interest.
(B)  Amendment would benefit the children who have been working in various industries now and they can concentrate on education.
(C) The Government decision is in line with the convention of the international labour organisation which prohibits any form of child labour until the age of 14.
(D)  The cabinet approved another amendment to define children aged 14-18 as 'adolescents' and prohibit their employement mines. explosives industries chemical and paint industries and other hazardous establishment.
(E)  The ministry of labour is likely to introduce the amendment bill in parliament soon.
1. Which of the following can be inferred from the given information ? (An inference is something that is not directly stated but can be inferred from the given information)
A) A               
B) B                
C) C                
D) B and E                
E) C and D    
2. Which of the following will be the effect if the Government passes the amendment bill ?
A) B
B) A
C) D
D) C
E) E
3. Which among the following is an inspiration of the government to introduce the bill?
A) B
B) A
C) D
D) C
E) E
Directions (4 – 8): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below-
The quality of higher education is emerging as a beneficial employment opportunity. Private industries and non-responsible conductors are opening new ways in this field. It is not relevant for the state to stop the epidemic. In the present time, the role of the state should be for the welfare of the society. The first step is to stop this imaginary story that education is a special mission and it will not be permitted to trade in it. The entry of private funds in sector of higher studies is not the matter. It is not in the purview of the state to stop the investment of private funds in higher education. On the contrary, the state should increase its participation in this section and should give a new face to the society.
4. "The private sector should not be allowed to invest in the field of higher education".
What is the assumption of this statement?
I.  Because private sector wants to invest it’s money in other sectors.
II. Because they are not interested to provide a new face of education.
A) Only I is implicit             
B) Only II is implicit            
C) Either I or II is implicit               
D) Neither I nor II is implicit                     
E) None of these     
5. "The state should increase it's contribution in educational field". What is the strong argument of this statement?
I.  Yes, this is beneficial for our state and educational field.
II. No, there is no need of contribution in educational field.
A) Only I is strong               
B) Only II is strong              
C) Either I or II is strong                
D) Neither I nor II is strong                       
E) None of these     
6. "The role of state should be for the welfare of the society". Which of the following is/are assumption of the above statement ?
I. The living standard of society will be improved.
II. The employment, education and other sector will be benefited.
A) Only I is implicit             
B) Only II is implicit            
C) Either I or II is implicit               
D) Neither I nor II is implicit                     
E) None of these     
7. "Non-responsible conductors are openning new ways in this field". What will be the inference of this statement?
I.  They want to invest their money for the welfare of the society.
II. It is beneficial for the public.
A) Both are definitely true            
B) Both are probabaly true                      
C) Both are definitely false                       
D) Both are probabaly false                     
E) Data indequate  
8. Statement- "Is it profitable to trade in the field of education".  What is the strong argument of this statement?
I.  No, the trading field of businessmen's totally different from that of education.
II. Yes, in India private funds are needed for higher education as a result of which the businessmen earn huge profit from the investment.
A) Only I is strong               
B) Only II is strong              
C) Either I or II is strong                
D) Neither I nor II is strong                       
E) None of these     
Directions (9 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below-
The dreams of big industrial houses and non-banking finance companies to set up commercial banks is unlikely to materialise. The questions are based on the information given above and give answers based on the sentences labeled (A), (B), (C) and (D) as given bleow.
(A)  The RBI is against giving banking licences to the corporate sector.
(B)  The RBI will consider new licences only after parliament approves the amendment to the banking regulation act.
(C)  Many business group- Anil Ambani group, the mahindras, L & T- Which had started queueing up for entry in banking sector last year may have to bury their plan.
(D)  The RBI does not have any convincing application from NBFC's hoping to get banking licence.
9. Which of the statement numbered (A), (B), (C) and (D) can be assumed from the facts/ information given in the statement ? (An assumption is something supposed)
A) A               
B) B                
C) C                
D) D               
E) Both A and B       
10. Which of the statement (A), (B), (C) and (D) can be inferred from the facts/information given in the statement, (An inference is something that is not directly stated but can be inferred from the given information)?
A) A               
B) B                
C) C                
D) D               
E) Both A and C       
Solutions:
1. D)   2. A)   3. C)   4. D)   5. A)   6. E)   7. B)   8. B)   9. B)   10. C)