Reasoning Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exams


Directions (1-5) In the following questions, the symbols?, !, #, $ and @ are with the following meanings as illustrated below. 
‘R ? S’ means ‘R is not greater than S
‘R ! S’ means R is neither greater than nor equal to S’ 
‘R # S’ means ‘R is not smaller than S’ 
‘R $ S’ means `R is neither smaller nor greater than S’ 
‘R @ S’ means R is neither smaller than nor equal to S 

Now, in each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the two conclusions I and II given below them is/are definitely true. 
Give answer 
1) if only conclusion I is true 
2) if only conclusion II is true
3) if either conclusion I or II is true
4) if neither conclusion I nor II is true 
5) if both conclusions I and II are true 

1.Statements:  P # S,  S @ R,  P ? N
Conclusions:  
I.N$R   
II.P@R 

2.Statements: N $ S,  S @ R,  R # Q,  Q # T 
Conclusions: 
I. N @ R   
II.R # T

3.Statements: P ! S,  S # N,  N @ R,  P ! Q 
Conclusions: 
I. Q @ S   
II. S @ R 

4.Statements: C $ D,  D @ E,  D ! G,  C # P,  P @ N 
Conclusions: 
I.D # P  
II. C ! G 

5.Statements: Z $ R,  R ? Q,  Q # P,  P ! K 
Conclusions: 
I.Z # Q   
II.P ! Z


Directions (6-8): Study the following information to answer the given questions. 
In a certain code language ‘ek la ki’ means ‘don’t touch flowers’, ‘ra ku’ means ‘respect teachers’ and ‘ek ra le’ means don’t hurt teachers’. 

6.How is ‘respect’ written in that code? 
1) ra   
2) ku   
3) either ra or ku  
4) Cannot be determined  
5) None of these 

7.How is ‘flowers’ written in that code? 
1) ek   
2) la   
3) ki 
4) Cannot be determined  
5) None of these 

8.How is ‘teachers touch flowers’ written in that code? 
1) ki le ra  
2) ra ek ki  
3) ki la ra 
4) Cannot be determined  
5) None of these 

Directions (9-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions. 
In a certain code language ‘781’ means ‘rose is red’, ‘276’ means ‘old is gold’ and ‘698’ means ‘old looks red’

9.What number is the code for ‘is’? 
1) 1  
2) 2  
3) 4 
4) 7  
5) None of these 

10.What number is the code for ‘rose’? 
1) 1  
2) 4  
3) 8  
4) 6  
5) None of these
Answers –
1.) 2
2.) 5
3.) 2
4.) 5
5.) 4
6.) 2
7.) 4
8.) 3
9.) 4
10.) 1