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IBPS PO Exam 2013: Reasoning Study Material (E Book)

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.

Aug 16, 2013 17:12 IST
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Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS)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  
Syllogism Very Important  
Input-Output Very Important  
Coding-Decoding Very Important  
Analogy   Important
Classification Very Important  
Blood Relation Very Important  
Puzzle Test   Important
Direction Sense Very Important  
Logical Venn Diagrams   Important
Alphabet & Alpha Numeric Sequence Test   Important
Eligibility Test   Important
Arrangements-Linear & Circular Very Important  
Non Verbal Reasoning Very Important

Chapter: Classification

‘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.

(a) Dagger
(b) Hammer
(c) Knife
(d) Sword
(e) Blade

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

(a) 17
(b) 27
(c) 29
(d) 37
(e) 59

Solution: (b) Each of the numbers except 27, is a prime number.

The above concept is taken from IBPS PO Exam 2013: Reasoning Study Material (E Book). Check the Sample e-Book of 36 pages to have an overview of the content that jagranjosh.com will provide in the IBPS PO Exam 2013: Reasoning E-Book.

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