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General Intelligence (GI), Reasoning Ability or Reasoning Questions are compulsory in most of these exams such as - Bank PO, Bank Clerk, all I.B.P.S and Public Sector Bank Competitive Exam, SBI-PO, RBI exams, RBI Assistant Exam, Management Tests like MBA, MAT, CAT, IIFT, Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Exam (SSC CGL), SSC Multi Tasking and almost all other SSC Exams held for recruitment in various cadres, CBI, CPO, CLAT, CTET, NDA, CDS, Railway Recruitment Board Exams, CRPF, some of the UGC and UPSC exams, LIC / GIC A.O exam etc.
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The General Intelligence and Reasoning Questions or General Intelligence Test or Reasoning Questions are intended to test the reasoning ability of the candidates. General Intelligence and Reasoning Questions are of MCQ type and are generally asked in the first of the four sections of the whole paper. Reasoning questions include Verbal type reasoning and Non-verbal type reasoning questions. Topics covered under General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability Tests are:
Relation / Analogy, Coding-Decoding, Word Formation Test, Word Arrangement in Logical Order, Analytical Reasoning Test, Problem Based on Alphabet, Sitting Arrangement Order, Direction and Distance, Blood Relationship, various Puzzle Tests, Conditional Number or Letter Aptitude Test, questions on Series, finding the Missing Characters, Matrix Test, Set theory and Venn Diagram, Clock and Calendar, problem based on Ages, Dice and Cube Test, Symbol and Notations, Statement and Assumptions, Statement and Arguments, Formation of Figures Test, questions related to identifying the Odd Figure / completion of Figures / grouping of Identical Figures or finding the Same Figure to test the visual memory.
General Intelligence and Reasoning test has become a mandatory part for most of the exams & tests now-a-days. A winning candidate must turn this into an opportunity to increase his marks since this could be a concrete scoring part of the paper. However, before that one needs -
First,to make a conceptual base and understanding of the nature of the questions asked in General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability Tests, and
Second,practice a lot by answering such questions asked in the previous years, attempt mock GI and Reasoning test papers to make himself / herself exam-ready.
Here, in the following sections our expert team will clear some of your confusions about General Intelligence Test, Verbal Reasoning questions, Non-verbal Reasoning tests, and also provide many sets of General Intelligence Test and Reasoning Questions with their Solutions.
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