### Reasoning Questions for NIACL AO 2019

**Directions (1 –5): In the following questions, the symbols @, $, *, # and % are used with the following meaning as illustrated below. **

‘P # Q’ means ‘P is smaller than Q’.

‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is smaller than or equal to Q’.

‘P * Q’ means ‘P is greater than or equal to Q’.

‘P % Q’ means ‘P is equal to 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 and give your answer accordingly.

**Q1. Statements: **

I # A ; A & B & C* D@ E; B&F ;E#H ;G&D

**Conclusions: **

I. A & D

II. D # H

II. D # H(True)

**Q2. Statements: **

S & R & L; L & M @ N * O % P & Q ; N # T

**Conclusions: **

I. T&Q

II. T%Q

II.T%Q(False)

**Q3. Statements: **

V # P ; S % U ; W % R ; P & Q * R @ S % T

**Conclusions: **

I. T @ W

II. R* V

II.R*V(False)

**Q4. Statements: **

N* T * R % J & C ; L # J ; R & F # M ; N # S

Conclusions:

I. F # S

II. N % J

II. N%J(False)

**Q5. Statements: **

F # L ; H * C # G ;A & B # C * D @ E % F

**Conclusions: **

I. A @ L

II. A & L

II. A&L(False)

**Q6. If “SOUL” is coded as “5#7$”, “FREELS” is coded as “29@@$5”, then “OURSELF” will be coded as ?**

**Q7. **How many pairs of letters are there in the word” **PARTICLE**” which have as many letters between them in the word as in alphabetical series?

**Q8. **If all the alphabets are rearranged within itself as they appear in the English dictionary in the word “**MISUNDERSTANDING**” then which of the following will be fourth to the left of the twelfth from the left end?

**Q9. **How many such pair of numbers are there in the given number “**91487536**” (Both backward and forward) same as far as according to numeric series?

**Q10. **If 2 is subtracted from each odd number and 1 is added to each even in the number ‘**83526794**’, then which among the following digits will appear twice in the new number thus formed?

**Directions (11-15): Study the information and answer the following questions: **

Eight boxes M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are placed one above the other but not necessarily in the same order. All boxes contain different number of coins viz. 5, 18, 25, 30, 35, 48, 50 and 60 (not necessarily in the same order).

Three boxes are placed between box O and box M, which contains 48 coins. N contains 50 coins and is placed immediately above O. There is only one box which is placed between box N and box Q, which contains 60 coins. Box P contains 5 coins and it is placed somewhere below box S. Only two boxes are placed between box S and box T, which contains 25 coins. The box which contains 50 coins is not placed below the box which contains 48 coins. Box S has less coins than box T. The box which contains highest number of coins is not placed on top. Box R contains more coins than box O. The box which contains 35 coins will not be placed on top. Box T is placed at the bottom. Only one box is between Q and S.

**Q11. How many boxes are placed between box P and box S?**

**Q12. Box which is placed at the bottom contains how many coins?**

**Q13. Which among the following boxes is placed at the top?**

**Q14. Which box is placed immediately above the box which contains 35 coins?**

**Q15. How many coins did Box O contains?**