Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS) is all set to conduct Common Written Examination for recruitment of Probationary Officers. IBPS PO Exam 2013 will be held on 19 October 2013, 20 October 2013, 26 October 2013, and 27 October 2013. The common written examination includes 5 sections comprising General Awareness, English Language, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Computer Knowledge. Reasoning Section of IBPS PO Exam comprise 40 questions from different topics.
Important Chapter Guidelines for IBPS PO 2013 Reasoning
|Logical Reasoning||Very Important|
|Data Sufficiency||Very Important|
|Blood Relation||Very Important|
|Direction Sense||Very Important|
|Logical Venn Diagrams||Important|
|Alphabet & Alpha Numeric Sequence Test||Important|
|Arrangements-Linear & Circular||Very Important|
|Non Verbal Reasoning||Very Important|
‘Classification’ means to list the items of a given group on the basis of certain quality and then choose the stranger out. It is one of the important chapters of General Mental Ability Segment of Reasoning. In these types of Questions the candidate is required to choose one item which does not fit into the group of similar items.
Types of Classification
Type I: Selecting the odd word
Example: Select the word which is least like the other words in the group.
Solution: (b) Here all are sharp edged and having a cutting action except Hammer.
Type II: Selecting the odd pair of words
Example: Choose the odd pair of words
(a) Oil: Lamp
(b) Power: Machine
(c) Oxygen: Life
(d) Water: Tap
Solution: (d) clearly in all the pairs second requires the first to function
Type III: Selecting the odd Numeral
Example: Choose the number which is different from others in the group
Solution: (b) Each of the numbers except 27, is a prime number.
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