REASONING FOR UPCOMING SBI-PO AND LIC-AAO EXAM

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions: Seven boxes P, Q, R, S, T, U and V contains seven different fruits viz. Apple, Banana, Kiwi, Grapes, Guava, Litchi and Cheeku. Each box is placed one above each other.

Four boxes are between box P and the box which contains Apple. The box which contains Banana is immediately below the box which contains Apple. Two boxes are between box S and the one which contains Apple. Box U is immediately below box S. Box Q  is placed immediately below the one which contains Litchi. Two boxes are between the one which contains Banana and the one which contains Guava. Box T contains Kiwi. The box which contains Cheeku is placed immediately below box P. Two boxes are between the one which contains Kiwi and the one which contains Litchi. Box V is placed above box R.

1) Which among the following box contains Grapes?

A) V

B) R

C) S

D) U

E) None of These

2) Which fruit was placed immediately below Guava?

A) Litchi

B) Cheeku

C) Apple

D) Banana

E) None of These

3) How many boxes are between box T and box Q?

A) One

B)Two

C) Three

D) Four

E) None of These

4) Which of the following combination is true?

A) R- Apple

B) S- Litchi

C) U- Cheeku

D) P- Litchi

E) None is true

5) Which among the following box is immediately above the box which contains Kiwi?

A) V

B) R

C) S

D) U

E) None of These

Directions (6-10): In the following questions, the symbols @, #, %, $ and © are used with the following meaning as illustrated below-

‘P#Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’

‘P©Q’ means ‘P is neither equal to nor smaller than Q’

‘P%Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor greater than Q’

‘P$Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’

‘P@Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’

Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statement 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.

6)  Statements:

O $ M © S @ Z % R $ N

Conclusions:

I. O © Z

II. R $ O

III. M © N

A) None is true

B) Only I is true

C) Only III is true

D) Either I or II is true

E) All are true

7.) Statements:

B % M, K © M, A $ B, C © A

Conclusions:

I. K © A

II. M @ C

III. M # C

A) Only I and III are true

B) Only III is true

C) Only I and II are true

D) All are true

E) None of these

8) Statements:

Z @ A, Y © Z, R $ M, M © Z

Conclusions:

I. R © Z

II. Z © R

III. Y © R

A) None is true

B) Only I is true

C) Only I and II are true

D) Only II and III are true

E) All are true

9)  Statements:

M © S @ Z % R $ N © O

Conclusions:

I. O # Z

II. R # M

III. S % N

A) None follows

B) Only I is true

C) Only III is true

D) Either I or II is true

E) All are true

10)  Statements:

X © M, R $ M, M © Z, Z @ A, Y © Z

Conclusions:

I. X © Z

II. Z © R

III. R % A

A) Only I is true

B) Only II is true

C) Only I and II are true

D) Only II and III are true

E) All are true

 

ANSWER:

BOX FRUITS
V APPLE
R BANANA
T KIWI
S GRAPES
U GUAVA
P LITCHI
Q CHEEKU

1) C   2) A  3) C  4) D  5)  B  6) D  7) B  8) B  9) B  10) A