October 13, 2015


How to prepare for Logical Reasoning

Here are the most frequently asked logical reasoning questions for your practice in various competitive exams and job placement interviews. The logical reasoning, also known as critical thinking or analytic reasoning, involves one’s ability to isolate and identify the various components of any given argument. A person with a higher logical reasoning ability is better equipped to work in positions that require quick decision making. So, it is not a surprise that the logical reasoning questions commonly appear in any placement tests, competitive exams or entrance exams.

Logical Reasoning consists of question types which test both your mathematical and logical abilities. These questions are there is most of the examinations, and present an interesting challenge to students. Imagine a case or situation, A group of people are sitting around a table, you are given a few clues with respect to what these people are wearing, what is their age and what is their height. Some of the data is missing, and some of the names are missing too. Now you need to figure out the puzzle, identify everyone and possibly their seat, all with the help of the clues provided. Sounds interesting? This is logical reasoning and welcome to the world of using the wits of your mind.

Some Logical Reasoning tips for to keep in mind while solving Logical Reasoning Questions:
– Read the question carefully and make sure you establish why an option is incorrect.
– DO NOT ASSUME information that is not given in the questions.
– A valid conclusion is the one that definitely follows from the information you are given. An invalid conclusion is the
– One that definitely does not follow from the information.
– Make sure you pay special attention to words such as: “all” “some”, “none”, “other than”, “only” or “unless”.

Syllabus of Logical Reasoning section
– Number, Letters and Symbol Series
– Verbal Classification – Odd man out
– Analogies
– Making Judgments
– Verbal Reasoning
– Logical Problems
– Logical Deduction
– Syllogisms
– Venn diagram
– Cubes and dices
– Logical Games

Verbal Reasoning & Critical Reasoning
– Analyzing Arguments
– Statement and Assumption
– Course of Action
– Statement and Conclusion
– Theme Detection
– Cause and Effect
– Statement and Argument

Verbal Reasoning shortcut videos