# Reasoning Daily Question – Dated 10 May 2018

#### Inequality short

Directions (1 – 5): In the following questions the symbols #, *, @. \$ and = are used with the following meanings:

1) A # B means A is greater than B.

2) A * B means A is greater than or equal to B.

3) A @ B means A is equal to B.

4) A \$ B means A is lesser than B.

5) A = B means A is lesser than or equal to B.

Now in each of the following questions, assuming the three statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions

I and II given below them is/are true. Give answer.

1. Statements: P # Q, R \$ P, R * O

Conclusions:

I. Q # R

II. Q \$ R

a) If only conclusion I is true

b) If only conclusion II is true

c) If either conclusion I or conclusion II is true

d) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true

e) If both conclusions I and II are true.

2. Statements: P = Q, T @ R, R # P

Conclusions :

I. T = Q

II. Q *T

a) If only conclusion I is true

b) If only conclusion II is true

c) If either conclusion I or conclusion II is true

d) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true

e) If both conclusions I and II are true.

3. Statements : P @ Q, L @ M, P # L

Conclusions :

I. Q # M

II. M \$ P

a) If only conclusion I is true

b) If only conclusion II is true

c) if either conclusion I or conclusion II is true

d) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true

e) If both conclusions I and II are true.

4. Statements: P # M # L, L# N @ Q, Q \$ S @ R

Conclusions :

I. R @ M

II. L @ R

a) If only conclusion I is true

b) If only conclusion II is true

c) If either conclusion I or conclusion II is true

d) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true

e) If both conclusions I and II are true.

5. Statements : P * Q, Q@ T, T * L

Conclusions :

I. Q # L

II. T # P

a) If only conclusion I is true

b) If only conclusion II is true

c) If either conclusion I or conclusion II is true

d) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true

e) If both conclusions I and II are true.

#### Order & ranking short

6.  Rohit is 7 ranks ahead of Karan in a class of 39. If Karan’s rank is 17th from the last, what will be Rohit’s rank from the start?

a) 14th

b) 15th

c) 16th

d) 17th

e)None of these

7. In a class of 39 students, the ratio of boys and girls is 2:1. Akruthi ranks 15th among all the students from top and 8th among girls from the bottom. How many boys are there below Akruthi?

a) 16

b) 17

c) 15

e) None of these

8. In a queue, Roshan is 14th from the front and Jeelani is 17th from the end, while Aysha is in between them. If Roshan is ahead of Jeelani and there are 48 persons in the queue. How many persons are there between Roshan and Aysha?

a) 8

b) 7

c) 6

d) 7

e) None of these

9. In a row of 40 boys when Kushal was shifted to his left by 4 places, his place from the left end of the row became 10. What is the position of Suraj from the right end of the row, if Suraj was three places to the right of Kushal’s original position?

a) 22

b) 23

c) 25

d)24

e) None of these

10. In a row of 25 children facing South, R is 16th from the right end and B is 18th from the left end. How many children are there between R and B?

a) 2

b) 4

c) 3

e) None

#### Cause & effect

In each of the following questions, two statements numbered I and II are given. There may be cause and effect relationship between the two statements. These two statements may be the effect of the same cause or independent causes. These statements may be independent causes without having any relationship. Read both the statements in each question and mark your answer as

(A) If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect;

(B) If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect;

(C) If both the statements I and II are independent causes;

(D) If both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes; and

(E) If both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

11. Statements:

The prices of petrol and diesel in the domestic market have remained unchanged for the past few months.

The crude oil prices in the international market have gone up substantially in the last few months.

a) Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect

b) Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect

c) Both the statements I and II are independent causes

d) Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes

e) Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause

12. Statements:

The government has recently fixed the fees for professional courses offered by the unaided institutions which are much lower than the fees charged last year.

The parents of the aspiring students launched a severe agitation last year protesting against the high fees charged by the unaided institutions.

a) Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect

b) Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect

c) Both the statements I and II are independent causes

d) Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes

e) Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause

13. Statements:

The Reserve Bank of India has recently put restrictions on few small banks in the country.

The small banks in the private and co-operative sector in India are not in a position to withstand the competitions of the bigger in the public sector.

a) Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect

b) Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect

c) Both the statements I and II are independent causes

d) Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes

e) Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause

14. Statements:

All the schools in the area had to be kept closed for most part of the week.

Many parents have withdrawn their children from the local schools.

a) Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect

b) Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect

c) Both the statements I and II are independent causes

d) Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes

e) Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause

15. Statements:

India has surpassed the value of tea exports this year over all the earlier years due to an increase in demand for quality tea in the European market.

There is an increase in demand of coffee in the domestic market during the last two years.

a) Statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect

b) Statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect

c) Both the statements I and II are independent causes

d) Both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes

e) Both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause