Reasoning Quiz

In each of the questions below are given three statements followed by three conclusions numbered I, II and III, You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from the 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.

1.  Statements:
All fruits are vegetables. All pens are vegetables. All vegetables are rains.
I. All fruits are rains.
II. All pens are rains.
III  Some rains are vegetables.

A. None follows
B. Only I and II follow
C. Only II and III follow
D. Only I and III follow
E. All follow

2. Statements:
 Some towels are brushes. No brush is soap. All soaps are rats.
I.Some rats are brushes.
II. No rat is brush.
III  Some towels are soaps
A. None follows
B. Only either I or II follows
C. Only II follows
D. Only I and III follow
E. None of these

3. Statements:
 Some pictures are frames. Some frames are idols. All idols are curtains.
I. Some curtains are pictures.
II. Some curtains are frames.
III .Some idols are frames.

A. Only I and II follow
B. Only II and III follow
C. Only I and III follow
D. All follow
E. None of these

4. Statements: 
Some hills are rivers. Some rivers are deserts. All deserts are roads.
I. Some roads are rivers.
II.Some roads are hills.
III  Some deserts are hills.

A. None follows
B. Only I follows
C. Only I and II follow
D. Only II and III follow
E. All follow

5. Statements:
 Some saints are balls. All balls are bats. Some tigers are balls.
Some bats are tigers.
Some saints are bats.
All bats are balls.

A. Only I and II follow
B. Only II follows
C. Only I and III follow
D. Only III follows
E. None of these.

In the following questions(5-10), the symbols @, ©, #, $ and % are used with the meaning as indicated below.
P©V means ‘P is either greater than or equal to V’.
P%V means ‘P is either smaller than or equal to V’.
P@V means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than v’.
P#V means ‘P is smaller than v’.
P$V means ‘P is greater than v’.

Now in each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the four Conclusions I, II, III andf IV given below them is/are definitely true, give your answer accordingly.
A. If only conclusion I is true.
B. If only conclusion II is true.
C. If either conclusion I or II is true.
D. If neither conclusion I nor II is true.
E. If both conclusion I and II are true.

6. Statements D$N, N#A, A©S
Conclusions    I. S#N
7. Statements K©T, T$R, R#S
Conclusions    I. S$T
8. Statements J$U, U©M, M#P
Conclusions  I. J$M
9. Statements  F#A, A@T, T$H
Conclusions  I. F#H
10. Statements M%I, I#T, T@H
Conclusions I. H$I


1. E

2. B

3. B

4. B

5. A

From the given information,
© means >=
% means <=
@ means =
# means <
$ means >

6. D.

 S#N means S<N which is false,
D$A means D>A which is false.
Hence, neither I nor II are true.

 7. B.


S$T means S>T which is false,
R#K means R<K which is true.

Hence, Only II is true.

 8. A. 

J$M means J>M which is true,
P$U means P>U which is false.
Hence, Only I is true.

9. C


 F#H means F<H which is false,
F©H means F>=H which is false.

both a and b follow separtely.
10. E.


 H$I means HI which is true,
T$I means TI which is true.

Both the conclusions I and II are true.