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

Aug 16, 2013 17:12 IST

    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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