IBPS CLERK MAINS REASONING QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS
Instructions (Q1-10): In making decisions about important questions, it is needed to be able to differentiate between strong and weak arguments. Strong arguments are those, which is both important and straight related to the question. Weak arguments are those, which is of minority status and also may not be straight related to the question or may be related to an unimportant aspect of the question.
The question underneath is followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to choose which of the arguments a Strong argument is and which a weak argument is
(B) Only argument II strong
(C) Either argument I or II strong
(D) Neither argument I nor II strong
(E) Both argument I and II strong
Q1. Statement: Should schools in our country have only one board of education?
Arguments: (IBPS CLERK MAINS REASONING QUESTIONS 1)
I) Yes, it will create regularity and equality in education.
II)No, it will decrease chances of either quality education or/and may affect literacy rate.
Q2. Statement: Do jails change prisoners by converting their mind against crime?
Arguments:(IBPS CLERK MAINS REASONING QUESTIONS 2)
I.Yes. they acquire some work which would keep them to earn their bread and butter when they are out of prison.
II.No. They will come in connection with new and hard-boiled criminals and learn new tricks of their old profession.
Q3. Statement: Should there be a necessary military training for each College Student in India?
Arguments: (IBPS CLERK MAINS REASONING QUESTIONS 3)
I.No, this goes contrary to the basic democratic right of an individual to choose his/her own programs.
II. Yes, it is required.
Q4. Statement: Should only nuclear energy be used to generate electricity?
Argument: (IBPS CLERK MAINS REASONING QUESTIONS 4)
I.Yes. This will help decrease air pollution to a great extent.
II.No. Radioactive material used in nuclear plants is insecure for large-scale use.
Q5. Statement: Should there be a total prohibition on the use of plastic bags?
I. No Instead the thinness of plastic bags, which can be used without much damage to the environment, should be specified.
II.Yes. Use of plastic bags causes several problems like water pollution and waterlogging and hence it is necessary to ban it.
Q6. STATEMENT: Should all the colleges in the country switch over to grade system rather than awarding marks?
ARGUMENTS: (IBPS CLERK MAINS REASONING QUESTIONS 5)
I.Yes, with the students falling in a particular range of grades can be treated on par.
II.No, It will be hard to rank the students when required to be short-listed.
Q7. STATEMENT: Should the law of wearing a helmet for both driver and pillion-rider while riding a motorbike be enforced strictly?
ARGUMENTS:(IBPS CLERK MAINS REASONING QUESTIONS 6)
I. It is law and laws should be followed strictly by all
II. No law needed.
Q8. STATEMENT: Should smoking cigarettes and consumption alcohol by the actors be completely banned in the movies in India?
I.Yes, This will considerably reduce the trend of smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol among the youth in India.
II. No, The films represent the society and hence such scenes should be an integral part of the movie if the storyline demands so.
Q9. STATEMENT: Should all the youngsters under 21 years of age be disallowed from going to a beer bar?
I. No, it is not correct to stop matured youngsters above 18 years of age who can vote from having fun.
II. Yes, the entry fee to such bars should also be hiked.
Q10: STATEMENT: Should all schooling be made free in India for girls and women of all ages?
I. Yes. This is the only way in which the parents will make their daughters come out and learn.
II. No. This step will deteriorate the present social structure.