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[Answerkey] Reasoning, Syllogism, Subaltern arguments, Coding-Decoding, Sequence-Series MCQS in UGC JRF/NET-2017 solved with explanation

Reasoning Questions in UGC/NET exam Sequence Series (2 MCQ) Coding Decoding (1 MCQ) Odd man out (1 MCQ) Syllogism (2 MCQs) Philosophical Logic theory (4 MCQs) Reasoning Questions in UGC/NET exam In previous years’ UGC-NET/JRF exams This time in January 2017 They ask ~10 MCQs from reasoning [...]


Complete Reasoning Study Notes For Bank Exam

Dear Readers, Many of you are often afraid of Reasoning section. To make you excel in the reasoning section without any fear we provide you a complete study notes to help you crack Reasoning Questions in Bank Exam.  If you understand carefully, Reasoning Section can be solved with [...]


[Reasoning] Syllogism (All Cats are Dogs): Method, approach, techniques, shortcuts explained for IBPS, SSC, CSAT and CAT

Introduction to Syllogism Basics Subject vs Predicate Classification of statement Standard format: conversion No conclusion Combos Conclusive-Combos DemoQ: Crazy men and Women DemoQ: Intelligent Poets and singers CAT-level DemoQ: Sweet Testing Apples (CAT) DemoQ: Working mother nurses (CAT) DemoQ: 4 questions in 1! [...]

[Reasoning] Three-Statement Syllogism: technique, method, shortcuts for IBPS, SSC, CSAT, CAT, CMAT

Don’t read further, until and unless you’ve mastered the 2-statement syllogism technique explained in previous article (click ME) Recap of 2-Statement syllogism Parent Statements Chain formula DemoQ: Married Student Dancers (CSAT-2012) DemoQ: Rich n Sick Air travellers (CSAT-2012) DemoQ: Drug addict Artists (CSAT-2012) Recap of [...]

[Reasoning Q] 3-Statement Syllogism doubt Question: Apples, Mangoes, Vegetarians

In an earlier article, we saw how to approach 3-statement syllogism (click ME) One of the Reader “Pars”, had posted a doubt-question. Let’s solve it, to strengthen our grip over the UP-UN method. Question Solution and Approach i) No Fruit is apple ii) No vegetarian is [...]

SSC CGL Reasoning Bar

[Studyplan] SSC-CGL Logical Reasoning, General Intelligence: preparation strategy, approach, roadmap, booklist

Reasoning, General Intelligence (Tier 1) Breakup : Last three years’ papers Priority order Task #1:Series Task #2: Arrangement-Direction tests Task #3: Non-verbal Task #4: Coding-Decoding Task #5 remaining stuff Book for Reasoning? In the previous articles we saw how to approach General Awareness for Tier [...]

SBI PO Reasoning Strategy

[Studyplan] SBI PO Reasoning (High Level): Topicwise Approach, booklist, strategy, Cutoffs

The structure of SBI PO Exam 2013 Reasoning: Topicwise breakup SBI  papers Reasoning: SSC vs SBI Reasoning approach: Higher Level 3 Statement Syllogism Reasoning Approach: Usual topics Eligibility Test Math Operations+Inequality Sitting arrangement Non verbal Data Sufficiency Input Output Reasoning: Peripheral Topics DBT: [...]

[Reasoning] 4-Statement Syllogism: Approach, Techniques, explained for SBI PO (High level reasoning) and UPSC CSAT paper 2

Introduction Recap: 2 statement Complimentary case Approaching 4 statement syllogism Case#1 : Stick, lamps, power, dresses, shirts Case#2: Bird, Horse, Tiger, Lion & Monkey Case#3: Bench, Wall, House, Jungle, Road Case#4: (Complimentary Pairs): Cups, Bottles, Jugs, Plates & Tables Case#5: (Complimentary Pairs): Chair, [...]

[Reasoning] Logical Connectives (if, unless, either or) for CSAT, CAT shortcuts formulas approach explained

Difference: Syllogism vs Logical connectives Standard format: logical connectives Logical connective: if then Logical connective: Only IF Logical Connective: UNLESS Logical connective: otherwise Logical connective: When, Whenever, every time Logical Connective: Either OR Demo Q: Only if: bored TV brother (CSAT 2012) Demo [...]

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[Studyplan] UPPCS Preliminary Exam Paper 2: Aptitude, Maths, Reasoning, Decision Making, English, Hindi, free studymaterial & previous papers

Aptitude: UPSC vs UP-PCS UPPCS 2012 Aptitude Paper topic wise breakup Reasoning #1: Chart based #2: Sequence Series #3: High level reasoning Maths + DI Maths internal breakup 2012’s paper Approach to Mathematics Data interpretation (DI) internal breakup 2012’s paper Hindi English Interpersonal [...]


[Studyplan] ACIO: Aptitude, Maths, Reasoning and English Essay for Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO) exam

Prologue Maths / Quantitative Aptitude Probability Algebra, Linear Eq. Average- Allegation Time speed distance work Percentage, profit-loss, SI-CI Number theory, LCM-HCF AVP (Area Volume Perimeter) Reasoning #1: Chart based #2: coding n series + alphabet #3 Analogy, odd man Non-priority English Appendix: Download Prologue In [...]

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[Reasoning] Calendar Questions: Finding day or date, concepts, shortcuts explained

Introduction Concept: 7 Day cycle SSC-CGL 2000 Question on 7-Day cycle Concept: Day Gain Day loss What is Leap year? SSC Investigator 2010 (Anniversary) SSC CGL 2011 (Anniversary) CAT-2001 Question on calendar Question 1988 to 1989 Speed Technique tip#1 Speed Technique tip#2 Concept: [...]