# Recent questions tagged verbal-reasoning

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The world is going through the worst pandemic in the past hundred years. The air travel industry is facing a crisis, as the resulting quarantine requirement for travelers led to weak demand. In relation to the first sentence above, what does the ... the first sentence Second sentence entirely contradicts the first sentence The two statements are unrelated States an effect of the first sentence
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The increased consumption of leafy vegetables in the recent months is a clear indication that the people in the state have begun to lead a healthy lifestyle Which of the following can be logically inferred from the information presented in the above statement ... a diet with leafy vegetables The people in the state have increased awareness of healthy hazards causing by consumption of junk foods
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Oxpeckers and rhinos manifest a symbiotic relationship in the wild. The oxpeckers warn the rhinos about approaching poachers, thus possibly saving the lives of the rhinos. Oxpeckers also feed on the parasitic ticks found on rhinos. In the symbiotic relationship described above ... a food source, rhinos may be saved from the poachers Oxpeckers save the lives of poachers, rhinos save their own lives
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The recent measures to improve the output would ______ the level of production to our satisfaction increase decrease speed equalise
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In one of the greatest innings ever seen in $142$ years of Test history, Ben Stokes upped the tempo in a five-and-a-half hour long stay of $219$ balls including $11$ fours and $8$ sixes that saw him finish on a $135$ not out as England squared ... in the given passage, which one of the following meanings DOES NOT match? upped = increased squared = lost tempo = enthusiasm saw = resulted in
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Climate change and resilience deal with two aspects - reduction of sources of non-renewable energy resources and reducing vulnerability of climate change aspects. The terms mitigation' and adaptation' are used to refer to these aspects, respectively. Which ... deals with actions taken to reduce the use of fossil fuels. Adaptation deals with actions taken to combat green-house gas emissions
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Crowd funding deals with mobilisation of funds for a project from a large number of people, who would be willing to invest smaller amounts through web-based platforms in the project. Based on the above paragraph, which of the following is ... on web-based platforms Funds raised through coerced contributions on web-based platforms Funds raised through voluntary contributions on web-based platforms
While teaching a creative writing class in India, I was surprised at receiving stories from the students that were all set in distant places: in the American West with cowboys and in Manhattan penthouses with clinking ice cubes. This was, till an eminent Caribbean ... India None of the students had written about ice cubes and cowboys Some of the students had written about ice cubes and cowboys
$X$ is an online media provider. By offering unlimited and exclusive online content at attractive prices for a loyalty membership, $X$ is almost forcing its customers towards its loyalty membership. If its royalty membership continues to grow at its current rate, ... cable television Cable television operators don't subscribe to $X's$ loyalty members The $X$ is cancelling accounts of non-members
Under a certain legal system, prisoners are allowed to make one statement. If their statements turns out to be true then they are hanged. If the statements turns to be false then they are shot. One prisoner made a statement and the judge had no option but to set ... of the following could be that statement? I did not commit the crime I committed the crime I will be shot You committed the crime
Congo was named by Europeans, Congo's dictator Mobuto later changed the name of the county and the river to Zaire with the objective of Africanising names of persons and spaces. However, the name Zaire was a Portuguese alteration of Nzadi O Nzere, a local ... to Africanise names was prevented by the Portuguese As a dictator Mobuto ordered the Portuguese to alter the name of the river to Zaire
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Wanted Temporary, Part-time persons for the post of Field Interviewer to conduct personal interviews to collect and collate economic data. Requirements: High-school pass, must be available for the Day, Evening and Saturday work. Transportation paid ... best inference from the above advertisement? Gender-discriminatory Xenophobic Not designed to make the post attractive Not gender-discriminatory
"If you are looking for a history of India, or for an account of the rise and fall of the British Raj, or for the reason of the cleaving of the subcontinent into two mutually antagonistic parts and the effects this mutilation will have in the ... for the impartial recording of these matters." Which of the following is closest in meaning to 'cleaving' ? deteriorating arguing departing splitting
"Here, throughout the early $1820$s, Stuart continued to fight is losing battle to allow his sepoys to wear their caste-marks and their own choice of facial hair on parade, being again reprimanded by the commander-in-chief. His retort that 'A stronger instance ... sepoys to wear caste-marks. The commander-in-cheif was exempt from the Europeans prejudice that dictated how the sepoys were to dress.
Two very famous sportsmen Mark and Steve happened to be brothers and played for country $K$. Mark teased James, an opponent from country $E$, "There is no way you are good enough to play for your country." James replied, "Maybe not, but at least I am the ... known to play better than James. Steve was known to play better than Mark. James and Steve were good friends. James played better than steve.
Social science disciplines were in existence in an amorphous form until the colonial period when they were institutionalized. In varying degrees, they were intended to further the colonial interest. In the time of globalization and the economic rise of postcolonial countries like India, conventional ... disciplinary boundaries (ii) only (i) and (iii) only (ii) and (iv) only (iii) and (iv) only
After India’s cricket world cup victory in $1985$, Shrotria who was playing both tennis and cricket till then, decided to concentrate only on cricket. And the $\textbf{rest is history}$ What does the phrase in $\textbf{bold}$ letters mean in this context? history will rest in peace rest is recorded in history books rest is well known rest is archaic
Choose the statement $(s)$ where the underlined word is used correctly: A prone is a dried plum. He was lying prone on the floor. People who eat a lot of fat are prone to heart disease. $(i)$ and $(iii)$ only $(iii)$ only $(i)$ and $(ii)$ only $(ii)$ and $(iii)$ only
In a world filled with uncertainty, he was glad to have many good friends. He had always assisted them in times of need and was confident that they would reciprocate. However, the events of the last week proved him wrong. Which of the following inference(s) is/are logically valid and can be inferred from ... did not help him last week. $(i)$ and $(ii)$ $(iii)$ and $(iv)$ $(iii)$ only $(iv)$ only
In the following question,the first and last sentence of the passage are in order and numbered $1$ and $6$. The rest of passage is split in $4$ parts and numbered as $2, 3, 4$ and $5$. These four parts are not arranged in proper order. Read the sentences and arrange them in a logical ... exchange sweets Houses looks so pretty with lighted lamps all around $2,5,3,4$ $5,2,4,3$ $3,5,4,2$ $4,5,2,3$
Ram and Shyam shared a secret and promised to each other that it would remain between them. Ram expressed himself in one of the following ways a given in the choices below. Identify the correct way as per standard English. It would remain between you and me. It would remain between I and you. It would remain between you and I. It would remain between me.
“India is a country of rich heritage and cultural diversity.” Which one of the following facts best supports the claim made in the above sentence? India is a union of $28$ states and $7$ union territories. India has a population of over $1.1$ billion. India is home to $22$ official languages and thousands of dialects. The Indian cricket team draws players from over ten states.