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### Reasoning Questions for NIACL AO 2018

Reasoning Ability is an onerous section. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming banking exams like NIACL AO Prelims is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. And, to let you practice with the best of the latest pattern questions, here is the Adda247 Reasoning Quiz based on the exact same pattern of questions that are being asked in the exams.

Directions (1-5): In the following questions, the symbols @, \$, ©, % and # are used with the following meanings as illustrated below:
‘A \$ B’ means A is neither smaller than nor equal to Q
‘A # B’ means A is not smaller than B
‘A @ B’ means A is not greater than B
‘A % B’ means A is neither smaller than nor greater than B.
‘A © B’ means A is neither greater than not equal to B
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.

Q1. Statements:
U # N © W @ R % D
Conclusions:
I. U # W
II. D # W
Only I is true
Only II and III are true.
Only I and III are true
None is true.
None of these
Solution:
I. U#W(FALSE)
II. D#W(TRUE)

Q2. Statements:
B % H,
Conclusions:
II. P \$ E
III. H \$ L
IV. E % B
Only I is true.
Only II is true.
Only III and IV are true.
All are true.
None of these
Solution:
II. P\$E(TRUE)
III. H\$L(FALSE)
IV. E%B(FALSE)

Q3. Statements:
M © T # J \$ K % Q
Conclusions:
I. T \$ Q
II. J \$ Q
III. T # K
Only I and II are true.
Only III and IV are true.
Only II and III are true.
Only I is true.
All are true.
Solution:
I. T\$Q(TRUE)
II. J\$Q(TRUE)
III. T#K(FALSE)

Q4. Statements:
Conclusions:
I. M \$ R
II. D # P
IV. D % M
Only I is true
Only II and IV are true.
Only III is true.
None is true.
All are true
Solution:
I. M\$R(FALSE)
II. D#P(FALSE)
IV. D%M(FALSE)

Q5. Statements:
W @ F \$ M,
Conclusions:
I. F \$ D
II. T \$ W
IV. T \$ M
Only I, II and III are true
Only II and III are true.
Only II is true.
Only IV is true.
All are true.
Solution:
I. F\$D(FALSE)
II. T\$W (FALSE)
IV. T\$M(TRUE)

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below-
Nine persons A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I. They live on a separate floor each of a nine floor building but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor is numbered 1, the first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered Nine.
G lives on floor number 4. There are three persons live between G and H. C lives on an odd numbered floor but doesn’t live on top most floor. B lives immediate above C. There is one person lives between G and F, who lives above G. There are more than two persons live between A and D. A is not above D. There are as many persons live between C and F as between H and I.

Q6. Who lives on the floor numbered 5?
D
B
F
A
H
Solution:

Q7. How many floors are above the floor on which D lives?
One
Two
Three
More than three
None
Solution:

Q8. Which of the following is true as per the given arrangement?
Only three persons live between A and B.
D lives on ground floor.
I lives on top most floor.
F lives immediate above A.
None of these.
Solution:

Q9. How many persons live between the floors on which G and H live?
One
Two
Three
More than three
None
Solution:

Q10. If C is related to G and A is related to H, then B is related to whom among the following?
A
D
F
I
E
Solution:

Directions (11-15): In each question below are given two/three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.

Q11. Statements:
All flats are houses.
All places are parks.
Some houses are parks.
Conclusions:
I. Some flats are places.
II. At least some parks are flats.
if only conclusions I follows.
if only conclusions II follows.
if either conclusion I or II follows.
if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
if both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q12. Statements:
No hell is heaven.
No heaven is real.
Conclusions:
I. No Hell is real.
II. Some hells are real.
if only conclusions I follows.
if only conclusions II follows.
if either conclusion I or II follows.
if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
if both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q13. Statements:
Some currencies are dollars.
All coins are currencies.
Conclusions:
I. All dollars being currencies is a possibility.
II. Some coin can be currency.
if only conclusions I follows.
if only conclusions II follows.
if either conclusion I or II follows.
if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
if both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q14. Statements:
Some exams are difficult.
Some difficult are not easy.
Conclusions:
I. Some exams are easy.
II. All easy can be difficult.
if only conclusions I follows.
if only conclusions II follows.
if either conclusion I or II follows.
if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
if both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution:

Q15. Statements:
All claims are rights.
Some rights are wrong.
No decision is wrong.
Conclusions:
I. Some right are not decision.
II. Some right are decision.
if only conclusions I follows.
if only conclusions II follows.
if either conclusion I or II follows.
if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
if both conclusions I and II follow.
Solution: