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1. 1. Click Here to Join Online Coaching Click Here www.upscportal.com Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability
2. 2. www.upscportal.com Click Here to Join Online Coaching Click Here What is Analytical Reasoning ? Analytical reasoning involves puzzles in which the relationship among the groups of objects, people, cities and activities etc. is given. In such questions, a bunch of information is given that creates a puzzle in candidate’s mind. The candidates are required to keep in mind these conditions, analyse the relationship and arrange them in suitable form to answer the questions. Such questions may deal with sitting arrangement or scheduling the activities etc. (1) To solve these questions, candidates need to arrange the complicated set of information. So, read them carefully. (2) Rather using lengthy expressions, use initials and symbols to save time. (3) While reading the set of information, highlight the key words. Analytical Reasoning
3. 3. www.upscportal.com Click Here to Join Online Coaching Click Here (4) Now, arrange the set of information in list, table or diagram. (5) Try to eliminate the answer choices, then work through the remaining choices to get the correct answer. Directions (Q. Nos. 1 to 5) Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below. Six lectures A, B, C, D, E and F are to be organised in a span of seven days from Sunday to Saturday, only one lecture on each day in accordance with the following (i) A should not be organised on Thursday. (ii) C should be organised immediately after F. (iii) There should be a gap of two days between E and D.
4. 4. www.upscportal.com Click Here to Join Online Coaching Click Here (iv) One day there will be no lecture (Friday is not that day), just before that day D will be organised. (v) B should be organised on Tuesday and should not be followed by D. Example 1: Which of the following is the last lecture in the series ? (a) A (b) B (c) C (d) Can’t he determined Example 2: Which of the following information is not required in finding the complete sequence of organisation of lectures ? (a) (i) only (b) (ii) only (c) (i) and (ii) only (d) All are required
5. 5. www.upscportal.com Click Here to Join Online Coaching Click Here Example 3: On which day there is no lecture ? (a) Monday (b) Friday (c) Sunday (d) Can’t be determined Example 4: How many lectures are organised between C and D ? (a) None (b) One (c) Two (d) Three Example 5: Which day will the lecture F be organised (a) Thursday (b) Friday (c) Saturday (d) Sunday