REASONING QUIZ-56 FOR IBPS- PO & CLERK

REASONING QUIZ-56 FOR IBPS- PO & CLERK
Directions (1–5): In the following questions, the symbols *, &, ~, # and + are used with the following meanings illustrated—
‘X * Y’ means ‘X is not smaller than Y’.
‘X & Y’ means ‘X is not greater than Y’.
‘X ~ Y’ means ‘X is neither smaller than nor equal to Y’.
‘X # Y’ means ‘X is neither greater than nor equal to Y’.
‘X + Y’ means ‘X is neither smaller than nor greater than Y’.
In each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true. Give answer:
(a) If only I is true.
(b) If only II is true.
(c) If either I or II is true
(d) If neither I nor II is true.
(e) If both I and II are true.

1. Statements:
P & T, T * L, U ~ L
Conclusions:
I. P * L
II. U+L

2. Statements:
A *B, B~D, D+K
Conclusions:
I. A+K
II. B~K

3. Statements:
J # K, K+L, P&L
Conclusions:
I. J&P
II. J#P

4. Statements:
T ~ O, T # M, M* V
Conclusions:
I. M ~ T
II. O ~ V

5. Statements:
K * T, T # C, U & P
Conclusions:
I. C *P
II. C #P
Directions (6-8): Each of the questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it, you have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the questions:

6. State “XYZ” is in which direction with respect to state “PQR”?
I) State “XYZ” is to the North state “RST” and “RST” is to the East of state “PQR”.
II) State “ABC” is South–West of state “PQR” and “PQR” is to the East of “RST”.
a) Only I
b) Only I
c) Either I or II
d) Both together are not sufficient
e) Both together are sufficient.

7. On which day of the week Ritika's friend arrived at her home?
I) Ritika correctly remembers that her friend arrived at her home before Friday but after Monday.
II) Ritika's brother correctly remembers that Ritika's friend arrived at her home before Saturday but after Monday.
a) Only I
b) Only II
c) Either I or II
d) Both I and II
e) None of these

8. What is the color of Leaf?
I) 'pink' is called 'white', 'white' is called green', 'green' is called 'brown', 'brown' is called 'purple'.
II) 'blue' is called 'yellow', 'yellow' is called 'red'.
a) Only I
b) Only II
c) Either I or II
d) Both I and II
e) None of these
Directions (9-10): These questions are based on the following letters/numbers/symbols arrangement. Study it carefully and answer the questions:

I C 9! X F 8 * 6 D © A 3 R B ~ 7 U # 4 K 2 G L 9 J % E 5 O

9. If all the numbers are deleted from the arrangement, which of the following will be the sixth to the right of the sixteenth element from the right end?
a) A
b) R
c) B
d) U
e) ~

10. How many such letters are there in the arrangement each of which is immediately preceded by a number or symbols?
a) None
b) Six
c) Five
d) Nine
e) None of these