JET EXAM Question Paper

Reasoning Quiz

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:

In a certain code language, “only in serial order” is written as “ve pu na to”, “order in the state” is written as “li ve su pu”, “the logical idea only” is written as “su na ri jo” and “in idea or theory” is written as “zt jo bk pu”

  1. Which of the following is the code of ‘Theory’?

(1) zt

(2) bk

(3) jo

(4) pu

(5) either ‘zt’ or ‘bk’

  1. The code ‘li ri to ve’ may represent

(1) serial order theory only

(2) only idea state order

(3) state logical serial order

(4) serial theory state the

(5) only the idea logical

  1. Which of the following may represent ‘logical idea is only order’?

(1) jo na ri ge ve

(2) ve na ri jo pu

(3) ri ve na zt bk

(4) bk to pu jo ve

(5) na ve su li pu

  1. Which of the following is the code of ‘logical’?

(1) su

(2) jo

(3) na

(4) ri

(5) cannot be determined

  1. Which of the following is code of ‘serial’?

(1) pu

(2) to

(3) ve

(4) su

(5) cannot be determined

Directions (6-9): Study the following information carefully to answer the questions given below.

Statements: Some preferences in India are based on patriarchal customs and traditions and the patrilineal form of inheritance, where the inheritance is obtained through the common male ancestors and the sons inherit more than the daughters. Among the Hindus, it is largely believed that only a son can light the funeral pyre and offer prayers to ancestors, that the son remains a part of the family whereas the daughter becomes a part of another family, that Kanyadaan (giving away of a daughter in marriage) is a necessary spiritual obligation, and that only a son can provide old-age security.

  1. Which of the following can be an assumption in the above passage?

1) India has a patriarchal society.

2) In Indian families, females are persecuted.

3) All the daughters are not given away in marriage.

4) Those families which beget no son face social opprobrium.

5) None of these

  1. Which of the following statements weakens the idea expressed in the above passage?

1) Today many girls in India are opting for love marriage.

2) Women in India are largely uneducated and backward in outlook.

3) Modern girls are highly educated and they have demolished most of the traditional myths that girls are inferior to boys.

4) There are still many pockets of India where discrimination against girls is rampant.

5) None of these

  1. Which of the following can be an inference from the above passage?

1) The traditions of the Hindus are very discriminatory against women as compared to what is in practice in other religions.

2) Kanyadaan is a mandatory process for all Hindu households.

3) There are many customs and traditions among the Hindus which weaken the position of women in India.

4) Women are themselves responsible for their inferior position in the Indian society.

5) None of these

  1. Which of the following statements strengthens the idea expressed in the above passage?

1) Despite all legal efforts, the position of women in Indian society is very low.

2) Besides traditionally bestowed low position to women in India, khap panchayats and frequent fatwas issued by Ulemas add to the discomfiture of women.

3) While the north-eastern and southern parts of India are matrilineal, rest of the country is patrilineal.

4) The Hindus are more traditional than the people belonging to other religions.

5) None of these

  1. Statement: Every holy river in India is going to lose its holiness and the percentage of pollution is only increasing in spite of spending millions of rupees for its treatment by the government.

Which of the following can be an inference of the above statement?

1) The government is not serious about cleaning rivers in India.

2) Pollution divests rivers of their holiness.

3) India is using polluted river water for drinking purposes.

4) India is averse to seeking overseas technical help for cleaning its rivers.

5) None of these

in – pu

order – ve

only – na

serial – to

the – su

state – li

idea – jo

logical – ri

or/theory – zt / bk

  1. (5)
  2. (3)
  3. (1)
  4. (4)
  5. (2)

Solutions (46-50):

  1. (1)
  2. (3)
  3. (3)
  4. (2)
  5. (1)

 

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