Logical Reasoning Quiz for Banking | IBPS | SBI | RBI – 04 (CODED INEQUALITIES)

CODED INEQUALITIES


Directions (1-5): In the following questions the symbols @, c, £, ? and $ are used with the following meanings:
‘P  @ Q’means P is not greater than Q.
‘P % Q’ means P is not smaller than Q.
‘P  * Q’  means P is neither smaller than nor equal to 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’.
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. Give answer.

1. Statements: M © D, D * K, K @ R, R * F
    Conclusions:  I. F © K              II. D * F
                         III. M © R           IV.D * R

1           1)      None is true.
2           2)      Only I is true.
3           3)      Only II is true
             4)      Only III is true
5           5)      Only IV is true

2. Statements: B $ T, K $ T, K @ R, R * F
    Conclusions :  I. B $ R              II. B © R
                          III. B $ K             IV.B @ F

1             1)      Only either I or II and III are true.
2             2)      Only III is true.
3             3)      Only IV is true.
4             4)      Only III and IV are true.
5             5)      Only either I or II and III and IV are true.

3. Statements: W * B, B @ F , F © R , R $ M
    Conclusions :  I. W * F              II. M * B
                          III. R * B              IV. M * W

            1)      Only  I and IV are true.
2          2)      Only II and III are true.
3          3)      Only I and III are  true.
4          4)      Only II and IV are true.
5          5)      None of these.

4. Statements: E @ K, K $ T, T © N, B % N
    Conclusions :  I. T % E              II. K © N
                          III. B * T              IV.B * E 
1            1)      Only  I, II and III are true.
              2)      Only II, III and IV are true.
3            3)      Only I, III and IV are  true.
              4)      All  are true.
5            5)      None of these.

5. Statements: Z $ B, B % M, M © F, F @ R
    Conclusions :  I. Z * R              II. F * B
                           III. R * M           IV.M @ Z
             1)      Only  I and II are true.
            2)      Only II, III and IV are true.
3          3)      Only III and IV are  true.
4          4)      Only I or IV and II are true.
5          5)      None of these.

Directions (6-10): In the following questions, certain symbols are used with the following meanings:
A # B means A is not greater than B.
A $ B means A is neither smaller than nor equal to B.
A ? B means A is neither greater than nor smaller than B.
A * B means A is neither greater than nor equal to B.
A @ B means A is not smaller than B.
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. Give answer

A)     if only conclusion I is true;
B)     if only conclusion II is true;
C)      if either I or II is true;
D)     if neither I nor II is true; and
E)      if both I and II are true.

6. Statements: P $ Q, R @ S, P * R
    Conclusions : I. Q * R
                          II. P # S

7. Statements: U $ V, W * X, U @ X
     Conclusions : I. V @ X
                            II. V * X

8. Statements: K # T, D $ F, T * F
    Conclusions : I. K * D
                          II. D $ T

9. Statements: M$N, G@H, N?H
    Conclusions : I. M @ H
                          II. M $ G

10. Statements: G@M, N#L, G*L
       Conclusions: I. G @ N
                            II. L $ M

Directions (11-15): In the following questions, the symbols @, &, *, $ and ? are used
with the following meanings:
P ? Q means P is either equal to or smaller than Q.
P $ Q means P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q.
P*Q means P is either greater than or equal to Q.
P @ Q means P is smaller than Q.
P & Q means P is greater than Q.
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. Give answer
A)     if only conclusion I is true;
B)     if only conclusion II is true;
C)      if either 1 or II is true;
D)     if neither I nor II is true; and
E)      if both I and II are true.

11. Statements:  K$M, N&M, J@K
       Conclusions: I. J ? M
                            II. K $ N

12. Statements: K @ R, L & B, B ? K
       Conclusions: I. B ? R
                             II. R * L

13. Statements: J*M, W$E, J@W
       Conclusions: I. M ? W
                             II. J ? E

14. Statements: R @ S, S ? U, T $ R
       Conclusions: I. T @ S
                             II. T ? U

15. Statements : A*B, B ? C, C @ D
       Conclusions :  I.A $ D
                              II. B @ D



ANSWER KEY————–
  1. A
  2. A
  3. B
  4. D
  5. C
  6. A
  7. C
  8. E
  9. D
  10. B
  11. D
  12. D
  13. D
  14. A
  15. B
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