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# Reasoning Questions For Upcoming Bank Exams

Directions (1-5). In the following questions , the symbols #,\$,%,* and @ are used with the following meaning as illustrated below:
‘P#Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
‘P\$Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller nor equal to Q’.
‘P%Q’ means ‘P is neither greater nor smaller than Q’.
‘P*Q’ means ‘P is neither greater nor equal to Q’.
‘P@Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.

Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

1. Statements: A # B, A % C, C * D
Conclusions: I. C@ A
II. A # D.
A. If only conclusion I is true.
B. If only conclusion II is true.
C. If either conclusion I or II is true.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II is true.
E. Both follows

2. Statements: F \$ G, G @ I, I % H
Conclusions: I. F @ H
II. H \$ G
A. If only conclusion I is true.
B. If only conclusion II is true.
C. If either conclusion I or II is true.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II is true.
E. Both follows

3. Statements: P * Q, Q# R, R \$ S
Conclusions: I. P * S
II. P @ S
A. If only conclusion I is true.
B. If only conclusion II is true.
C. If either conclusion I or II is true.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II is true.
E. Both follows

4. Statements: L @ M, M \$ N, N % O
Conclusions: I. O * L
II. N * L
A. If only conclusion I is true.
B. If only conclusion II is true.
C. If both conclusion I and II are true.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II is true.
E. Both follows

5. Statements : Q @ W, W \$ E , E # R
Conclusions: I. R # Q
II. E * Q
A. If only conclusion I is true.
B. If only conclusion II is true.
C. If either conclusion I or II is true.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II is true.
E. Bothy follows

Directions (6-10). In a certain code language some word are written in coded form which are given below:

‘What Were You Thinking’ is written as ‘ta ba la na’
‘Now Stop Thinking Read’ is written as ‘Pa ba ch da’
‘Write Stop listen speak’ is written as ‘yo ma Pa ta’
‘What listen Read speak’ is written as ‘ch yo la ma’

6. What is the code for ‘Read’?
A. Pa
B. da
C. ch
D. yo
E. None of these

7.What is the code for ‘thinking’?
A. yo
B. la
C. ma
D. None of these
E. ta

8. What is the code for ‘Stop’?
A. ba
B. pa
C. da
D. ch
E. na

9. What is the code for ‘Now’ ?
A. yo
B. ma
C. da
D. None of these
E. ch

10. What is the code for ‘What’ ?
A. la
B. ba
C. da
D. ta
E. ch

Directions (11-15) In each question given below four statements are followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the all given statements to be true even if they seem to be a variance from the commonly known facts. Read the conclusion and decide which logically follows.
1. If only conclusion I follows.
2. If only conclusion II follows.
3. If either conclusion I or II follows.
4. If neither conclusion I nor II follows.
5. If both conclusions I and II follows.

11. Statements:
Some trains are trucks. All trucks are Cars.
Some auto are Motorbikes. Some Motorbikes are bullcart.
Conclusions:
I. Some bullcart being Train is a possibility.
II. Some auto being Boy is a possibility.
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

12. Statements:
Some mangos are orange. All oranges are pineapple.
Some pineapples are gauva. Some gauvas are Cycle.
Conclusions:
I. No gauva is a pineaapple.
II. All pineapples are mango.
A. 2
B. 5
C. 3
D. 4
E. 1

13. Statements:
All Men are Male. Some Male are Female.
No Female is a Women. All Women are Human.
Conclusions:
I. Some Human being Men is a possibility.
II. Some Human being Female is a possibility.
A. 5
B. 3
C. 4
D. 1
E. 2

14. Statements:
All E are A. Some A are B.
No B is a D. All D are C.
Conclusions:
I. No D is a A.
II. Some A are D.
A. 1
B. 5
C. 4
D. 3
E. 2

15. Statements:
All Books are Copies. Some Copies are Pens.
All pens are pencils. Some pencils are eraser.
Conclusions:
I. Some eraser being copies is a possibility.
II. Some pencils are copies.
A. 2
B. 4
C. 5
D.1
E. 3