## Wednesday, 26 April 2017

### REASONING QUIZ:BASED ON NEW PATTERN

Directions (Q. 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 not smaller than Q'.
·        ‘P @ Q' means ‘P is neither smaller than nor greater than Q.
·        ‘P * Q' means 'P is neither equal to nor greater than Q'.
·        ‘P % Q' means 'P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q.
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the three conclusions I, II and III given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

1). Statements:  D @ M \$ B, B * R, R % T
Conclusions
I. B * D
II. B @ D
III. T * M
a)   None is true
b)   Only I is true
c)   Only II is true
d)   Only III is true
e)   Either I or II is true

2). Statements:  W © F, F @ D, D * K, K \$ J
Conclusions
I.K%W
II. D\$W
III. F * K
a)   I and II are true
b)   l and III are true
c)   II and III are true
d)   All of the above
e)   None of the above

3). Statements:  R * K, K © M, M % T, T \$ J
Conclusions
I. J * M
II. R * M
a)   Only I is true
b)   Only II is true
c)   I and II are true
d)   All of these
e)   None of these

4). Statements: R @ K, T © K, T \$ M, M * W
Conclusions
I. W % K
a)   Only I is true
b)   Only II is true
c)   Only III is true
d)   All of the above
e)   None of the above

5). Statements: T \$ N, N % B, B @ W, K © W
Conclusions
I. K \$ B
II. K \$ T
III. T % B
a)   I and II are true
b)   I and III are true
c)   II and III are true
d)   All of the above
e)   None of the above

Directions (Q. 6-10): In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.

6). Statements:   Some pencils are windows.
All cups are chains.
Conclusions:
I. Some chains are pencils.
II. Some cups are pencils.
III. Some chains are windows.
a)   None follows
b)   II follows
c)   Only IV follows
d)   III and IV follow
e)   Only III follows

7). Statements: Some beds are mirrors.
Some mirrors are dolls.
Some dolls are cheques.
Some cheques are pins.
Conclusions:
I. Some pins are dolls.
II. Some cheques are beds.
III. Some cheques are mirrors.
IV. Some dolls are beds.
a)   None follows
b)   Only I follows
c)   Only II fellows
d)   Only III follows
e)   Only IV follows

8). Statements:   All chocolates are holders.
No holder is lamp.
Some lamps are desks.
All desks are pens.
Conclusions
I. Some pens are holders.
II. Some desks are lamps.
III. No pen is holder.
IV. Some pens are chocolates.
a)   Only I follows
b)   Only II follows
c)   Only III follows
d)   Either I or Ill follows
e)   Either I or III and II follow

9). Statements:   All glasses are rooms.
Some rooms are planes.
All planes are ducks.
Some ducks are lanterns.
Conclusions
I. Some lanterns are planes.
II. Some ducks are rooms.
III. Some rooms are glasses.
IV. Some ducks are glasses.
a)   I and II follow
b)   II and III follow
c)   I, II and III follow
d)   All of the above
e)   None of the above

10). Statements: Some chairs are tents.
Some tents are jugs.
All jugs are glasses.
All glasses are pots.
Conclusions
I. Some pots are tents.
II. Some pots are chairs.
III. Some glasses' are chairs.
IV. Some glasses are tents.
a)   I and II follow
b)   II and III follow
c)   I and III follow
d)   I and IV follow
e)   None of these

Explanation:

1). E) D = M, M ≥ B, B <R, R > T
D =M ≥ B > R > T
Conclusions
I. B <D - false
II.B=D - false
III. T < M - false
Either I or II is true.

2). D) W ≤ F, F = D, D < K, K ≥ J
W ≤ F = D < K ≥ J
Conclusions
I. K > W - True
II. D ≥ W - True
III. F < All - True
All are true.

3). C)  R < K, K ≤ M, M > T, T ≥ J
R < K ≤ M > T ≥ J
Conclusions
I. J < M - true
II. R < M – true
III. K ≤ J-false
I and II are true.

4). E)  R = K, T ≤ K, T ≥ M, M < W
R =K ≥ T ≥ M< W
Conclusions
I. W > K - false
II. M ≤ R - true
III. T ≤ R – true
II and III are true.

5). E) T ≥ N, N > B, B = W, K ≤ W
T ≥ N > B = W ≥ K
Conclusions
I. K ≥ B - false
II. K ≥ T - false
III. T > B - true
Only III is true.

6). C)

7). A)

8). E)

9). B)

10). D)