# Banking Pathway 2015 : Reasoning Quiz

1. How many such pairs of letters are there in the word CONTEMPORARY which have as many letters between them in the word as in the alphabetic sequence (i.e. From left to right)?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(C) 3
(d) 4
(e) More than 4

2. ‘P + Q’ means ‘P is the mother of Q’.
‘p — Q’ means ‘P is the brother of Q’.
‘P × Q’ means ‘Q is the sister of P’.
Which of the following means M is the niece of R?
(a) R — K + H
(b) R - H + K
(c) R × K × M
(d) Can not be determined
(e) None of these

3. In a certain code A + B means ‘A’  was brother of B, ‘A - B’ means ‘A’ is the sister of ‘B’ and A × B’ means ‘A’ is the father of ‘B’. Which of the following statements means ‘C’ is the son of ‘M’?
(a) M — N × C + F
(b) F – C + N × M
(c) N + M – F × C
(d) M × N – C + F
(e) None of these

4. In a certain code language, (a) ‘jen topee’ means ‘good morning’, (b) ‘sao seng’ means ‘very good’, (c) ‘sao seng nus’ means ‘very and good’, which of the following represents ‘and’ in the language?
(a) nus
(b) seng
(c) topee
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

5. If ‘+’ means ‘×’, ‘-‘ means ‘÷’, ‘÷’ means ‘+’ and ‘×’ means ‘-‘, then what will be the value of 16 ÷64 -4 × 4 + 3 = ?
(a) 20
(b) 15.12
(c) 52
(d) 12
(e) None of these

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

‘A @ B’ means ‘A Is not smaller than B’
‘A # B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor equal to B’
‘A % B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor greater than B’
‘A \$ B’ means ‘A is not greater than B’
‘A * B’ means ‘A is neither greater than nor equal to B’

Give answer 1) : If only conclusion 1 is true
Give answer 2) : If only conclusion 2 is true
Give answer 3) : If either conclusion 1 or 2 is true
Give answer 4) : If neither conclusion 1 nor 2 is true
Give answer 5) : If both conclusions 1 and 2 are true

6. Statements: M%N, N\$O, O*P, K\$L, L*M
Conclusion :
(i) P#K
(ii) N#K

7. Statements: C%D, E*F, A#B, D@E, B#C
Conclusion :
(i) A*F
(ii) D@F

8. Statements: C%D, E*F, A#B, D@E, B#C
Conclusion :
(i) A@F
(ii) A*F

9. Statements: X@Y, V\$W, U*V, W*X, Y%Z
Conclusion :
(i) X#U
(ii)Z@U

10. Statements: M%N, N\$O, O*P, K\$L, L*M
Conclusion :
(i) N%K
(ii) P#K

1.   d
2.   e
3.   d
4.   a
5.   a
6.   5
7.   4
8.   3
9.   1
10. 2