# Reasoning Questions (Statement and Conclusion) for LIC AAO/IBPS SO Exams

Reasoning Questions (Statement and Conclusion) for LIC AAO/IBPS SO Exams Set-43:
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Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

In the questions given below, certain symbols are used with the following meaning:
4@5 means 4 is neither greater than nor smaller than 5.
4%5 means 4 is not greater than 5.
4\$5 means 4 is not smaller than 5.
4ยฉ5 means 4 is neither smaller than nor equal to 5.
4#5 means 4 is neither greater than nor equal to 5.
Now in each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below is/are definitely true.

1).Statements: eight % eleven, eleven % four, four # three
Conclusions: I. eight \$ three           II. four @ eleven
a)   If only conclusion I is true
b)   If only conclusion II is true
c)   If either conclusion I or II is true
d)   If neither conclusion I nor II is true
e)   If both conclusions I and II are true

2).Statement: Wear @ box, wear ยฉ desk, jug % desk
Conclusions: I. jug ยฉ box                II. desk # wear
a)   If only conclusion I is true
b)   If only conclusion II is true
c)   If either conclusion I or II is true
d)   If neither conclusion I nor II is true
e)   If both conclusions I and II are true

3). Statement: Hell ยฉ haven, haven # duck, duck @ top
Conclusions: I. top ยฉ haven          II. hell # duck
a)   If only conclusion I is true
b)   If only conclusion II is true
c)   If either conclusion I or II is true
d)   If neither conclusion I nor II is true
e)   If both conclusions I and II are true

4).Statements: peak % near, near \$ macabre, ugly \$ macabre
Conclusions: I. near # macabre     II. near \$ macabre
a)   If only conclusion I is true
b)   If only conclusion II is true
c)   If either conclusion I or II is true
d)   If neither conclusion I nor II is true
e)   If both conclusions I and II are true

5).Statements: tap \$ fat, fat % mud, mud @ zag
Conclusions: I. zag \$ fat                  II. mud # tap
a)   If only conclusion I is true
b)   If only conclusion II is true
c)   If either conclusion I or II is true
d)   If neither conclusion I nor II is true
e)   If both conclusions I and II are true

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

โAยฉBโ means โA is not greater than Bโ
โA\$Bโ means โA is neither smaller nor equal to Bโ
โA#Bโ means โA is neither smaller nor greater than Bโ
โA@Bโ means โA is neither greater nor equal to Bโ
โA % Bโ means A is not smaller than Bโ
Now in each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

6).Statements: Q % L, E ยฉ F, \$ Q, L # C, C @ E
Conclusions: I. P \$ C                       II. F % L
a)   If only conclusion I is true
b)   If only conclusion II is true
c)   If either conclusion I or II is true
d)   If neither conclusion I nor II is true
e)   If both conclusions I and II are true

7).Statements: N % M, O # P, J @ I, M \$ o, N ยฉ I
Conclusions: I. N % P                      II. N \$ P
a)   If only conclusion I is true
b)   If only conclusion II is true
c)   If either conclusion I or II is true
d)   If neither conclusion I nor II is true
e)   If both conclusions I and II are true

8).Statements: R % O, S # T, J ยฉ I, S @ J, O \$ T
Conclusions: I. R % I                       II. I \$ R
a)   If only conclusion I is true
b)   If only conclusion II is true
c)   If either conclusion I or II is true
d)   If neither conclusion I nor II is true
e)   If both conclusions I and II are true

9).Statements: A ยฉ C, D # C, E % F, D \$ E, R @ A
Conclusions: I. C \$ F                       II. D \$ R
a)   If only conclusion I is true
b)   If only conclusion II is true
c)   If either conclusion I or II is true
d)   If neither conclusion I nor II is true
e)   If both conclusions I and II are true

10).Statements: C % L, P ยฉ Q, H \$ C, Q @ N, L \$ P
Conclusions: I. H % P                      II. N % C
a)   If only conclusion I is true
b)   If only conclusion II is true
c)   If either conclusion I or II is true
d)   If neither conclusion I nor II is true
e)   If both conclusions I and II are true

1) d)  2) b)  3) a)  4) b)  5) a)  6) a)  7) b)  8) c)  9) e)  10) d)

Solutions:

Questions (1-5):

@ means =
% means<
\$ means>
ยฉ means>
# means<

1.Statement: eight< eleven< eleven< four< three
Conclusion: I. eight> three (false)
II. four = eleven (false)

2.Statements: wear = box> desk> jug
Conclusions: I. jug> box (false)
II. desk< wear (true)

3.Statement: hell> heven< duck = top
Conclusion: I. top> heaven (true)
II. hell< duck (false)

4.Statement: peak< near> macabre< ugly
Conclusion: I. near< macabre (false)
II. near> macabre (true)

5.Statement: tap> fat< mud = zag
Conclusion: I. zag> fat (true)
II. mud< tap (false)

Question (6-10):

A @ Bร A< B
A ยฉ Bร A< B
A \$ Bร A> B
A % Bร A> B
A # Bร A = B

6.Statement: P< Q> L = C< E< F
Conclusions: I. P> C (true)
II. F> L (false)

7.Statement: J< I> N> M> O = P
Conclusions: I. I. N> P (false)
II. N> P (true)

8.Statement: R> O> T = S< J< I
Conclusion: I. R> I
Either I or II is true.
II. I> R