Reasoning Practice Questions for Bank Exams, IPPB and RBI Assistant Mains

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Reasoning Practice Questions for Bank Exams, IPPB and RBI Assistant Mains

Directions (1 – 5): In the following questions the symbols #, *, @. $ and = are used with the following meanings:
A # B means A is greater than B.
A * B means A is greater than or equal to B.
A @ B means A is equal to B.
A $ B means A is lesser than B.
A = B means A is lesser than or equal to B.
Now in each of the following questions, assuming the three statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are true. Give answer.
a) if only conclusion I is true
b) if only conclusion II is true
c) if either conclusion I or conclusion II is true
d) if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true
e) if both conclusions I and II are true.
1.  Statements: P # Q,   R $ P,   R * O
Conclusions: I. Q # R II. Q $ R
2. Statements: P = Q,   T @ R,   R # P
Conclusions: I. T = Q II. Q *T
3. Statements: P @ Q, L @ M, P # L
Conclusions: I. Q # M II. M $ P
4. Statements: P # M # L,    L# N @ Q,   Q $ S @ R
Conclusions: I. R @ M II. L @ R
5. Statements: P * Q,   Q@ T,   T * L
Conclusions: I. Q # L II.  T # P
Directions (6 – 10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below
Eight friends- R, S, T, U, V, W, X & Y are sitting around a circular table not necessarily in the same order. Three of them are facing outside (opposite to the center) while five are facing the center. There are equal number of males and females in the group.
T is facing the center. V is sitting third to the right of T. W is sitting third to the left of V. Three persons are sitting between W and S. The immediate neighbours of S are females. X is sitting third to the right of W. U is sitting third to the right of R. R is not an immediate neighbor of V. The immediate neighbours of V are males and are facing the center. The immediate neighbours of U are females and face outside. The one sitting third to the left of S is a male. No female is an immediate neighbor of X.
6. Who is sitting second to the right of V?
a) T
b) S
c) X
d) Y
e) W
7. How many persons are sitting between Y and V when counted from the left side of Y?
a) 1
b) 2
c) 4
d) more than 4
e) 3
8. Which of the following statements is true regarding Y?
a) The one who is second to the right of Y is a female
b) Y is facing the center
c) Y is a male
d) The immediate neighbours of Y are facing outside
e) None of these
9. What is U's position with respect to X?
a) Third to the left
b) Third to the right
c) Second to the left
d) Second to the right
e) None of these
10. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on their seating positions in the above arrangement and hence form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?
a) SV
b) TX
c) XR
d) UY
e) None of these
Solutions:
1. D) P > Q,    R<P,    R ≥ O   =     Q ≥ R  
2. C) P ≤ Q, T = R, R > P     =    T ≤ Q
3. E) P = Q, L = M, P > L     =    Q > M   and   M < P
4. D) P> M > L;     L > N = Q;        =     Q < S = R
5. D) P ≥ Q, Q = T and T ≥ L         =      Q ≥ L
(6 – 10):
6. C)
7. D)
8. A)
9. B)
10. C)