## Reasoning Ability Inequalities Practice Questions – Set 9

Reasoning Ability Inequalities Practice Questions – Set 9
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 greater than nor equal to Q’.
• ‘P % Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’
• ‘P #Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’
• ‘P & Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’
1. Statements: L @ K \$ M % N, K & O \$ J, P & M # Q
Conclusions: L @ N, O \$ M
a) Only I is true
b) Only II is true
c) Either I or II is true
d) Both I and II are true
e) Neither I nor II is true.
2. Statements: L @ K \$ M % N, K & O \$ J, P & M # Q
Conclusions: L \$ M, O % N
a) Only I is true
b) Only II is true
c) Either I or II is true
d) Both I and II are true
e) Neither I nor II is true
3. Statements: L @ K \$ M % N, K & O \$ J, P & M # Q
Conclusions: L @ P, L # Q
a) Only I is true
b) Only II is true
c) Either I or II is true
d) Both I and II are true
e) Neither I nor II is true.
4. Statements: L @ K \$ M % N, K & O \$ J, P & M # Q
Conclusions: P # N, P % N
a) Only I is true
b) Only II is true
c) Either I or II is true
d) Both I and II are true
e) Neither I nor II is true.
5. Statements: L @ K \$ M % N, K & O \$ J, P & M # Q
Conclusions: O \$ P, O \$ N
a) Only I is true
b) Only II is true
c) Either I or II is true
d) Both I and II are true
e) Neither I nor II is true.
Directions (6 – 10): 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 greater than nor equal to Q’.
• ‘P & Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’
• ‘P < Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’
• ‘P > Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’
6. In Which of the following expressions does the expression 'J \$ K' to be definitely hold true?
a) J & P < L > K % M
b) J \$ P > L & M % K
c) J % P & L \$ K % M
d) J > P & L % M \$ K
e) None of these
7. In Which of the following expressions does the expression 'A % B' to be definitely hold true?
a) C \$ A \$ D & B < E
b) A < D \$ B % C > E
c) D & B % C & A < E
d) E \$ A % C & D % B
e) None of these
8. Which of the following symbols should replace the question mark (?) respectively in order to complete the given expression in such a manner that both P%S, as well as Q\$M, definitely holds true?
P % Q & R ? S \$ T, M ? R > U \$ V
a) \$, &
b) \$, \$
c) %, >
d) %, <
e) None of these
9. Which of the following expressions is false if the expression 1 % 3 < 4 & 5 % 6 \$ 8 < 2 \$ 7 is definitely true?
a) 4\$8
b) 4%6
c) 3<5
d) 6\$3
e) None of these
10. Statements: L < K \$ M % N & K & O \$ J
Conclusions: L \$ N, O % M
a) Only I is true
b) Only II is true
c) Either I or II is true
d) Both I and II are true
e) Neither I nor II is true.

1. B) L≤ K < M= N,   K ≥ O < J,   P ≥ M>Q
L≤ K < M = N,    O≤ K < M

2. A) L≤ K < M= N,   K ≥ O < J,   P ≥ M>Q
L≤ K < M,    O≤ K < M= N

3. E) L ≤ K < M= N,   K ≥ O < J,   P ≥ M >Q
L ≤ K < M ≤ P,    L ≤ K < M > Q

4. C) L ≤ K < M= N,   K ≥ O < J,   P ≥ M >Q
P ≥ M = N

5. D) L ≤ K < M= N,   K ≥ O < J,   P ≥ M >Q
O ≤ K < M ≤ P,    O ≤ K < M= N

6. C) J<K
J=P>L≥K≤M
J<P≥L=M≤K
J≤P=L<K≤M
J≥P=L≤M<K

7. D) A≤B
C<A<D=B>E
A>D<B≤C≥E
D=B≤C=A>E
E<A≤C=D≤B

8. D) P≤S, Q<M
P≤Q=R<S<T, M=R≥U<V
P≤Q=R<S<T, M<R≥U<V
P≤Q=R≤S<T, M≥R≥U<V
P≤Q=R≤S<T, M>R≥U<V

9. D) 1≤3>4=5≤6<8>2<7
4<8
4≤6
3>5
6<3

10. E) L>K<M≤N=K=O<J
L<N, O≤M