### Previous Papers Reasoning Questions for IBPS PO Mains

Directions (1-6): In each of the following questions, the symbols δ, ⋆, %, @ and © are used with the following meaning as illustrated below:
‘P ⋆ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.
‘P © Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.
‘P % Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor greater than Q’.
‘P δ Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.
Now in each of the following questions, assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the three conclusions I, II and III given below them is/are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

Q1. Statements:
R © K
K δ M
M ⋆J
Conclusions:
I. J δ K
II. M @ R
III. M % R
(a) None is true
(b) Only I is true
(c) Only II is true
(d) Only either II or III is true
(e) Only III is true

Q2. Statements:
R δ B
B © N
N @ T
Conclusions:
I. N @ R
II. T δ B
III. T δ R
(a) None is true
(b) Only I is true
(c) Only II is true
(d) Only III is true
(e) Only I and II are true

Q3. Statements:
W © K
K δ R
R % N
Conclusions:
I. N @ K
II. R @ W
III. W δ N
(a) Only I and II are true
(b) Only either II or III is true
(c) Only II and III are true
(d) Only I and III are true
(e) All I, II and III are true

Q4. Statements:
H ⋆ W
W @ N
N % R
Conclusions:
I. R δ W
II. N δ W
III. H @ R
(a) Only I and II are true
(b) Only II and III are true
(c) Only I and III are true
(d) All I, II and III are true
(e) None of the above

Q5. Statements:
Z % M
M ⋆ F
F δ D
Conclusions:
I. F % Z
II. F δ Z
III. D @ Z
(a) Only I is true
(b) Only either I or II is true
(c) Only II is true
(d) Only III is true
(e) None of the above

Q6. Statements:
D @ K
K % F
F © B
Conclusions:
I. F δ D
II. B @ K
III. B % K
(a) Only I is true
(b) Only II is true
(c) Only III is true
(d) Only either II or III is true
(e) Only either II or III and I are true

Directions (7-11): In the following questions, the symbols δ, @, ©, % and ⋆ are used with the following meaning a illustrated below:
‘P © Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’
‘P % Q’ means ‘P is the neither smaller than nor equal to Q’
‘P ⋆ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’
‘P δ Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’
‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q’
Now in each of the following questions, a assuming the given statements to be true, find which of the four conclusions I, II, III and IV given below them/is are definitely true and give your answer accordingly.

Q7. Statements:
R © K
K % D
D @ V
V * M
Conclusions:
I.R⋆D
II. V ⋆ R
III. D @ M
IV. M % D
(a) None is true
(b) Only III is true
(c) Only II and IV is true
(d) Only either III or IV is true
(e) Only either III or IV and II are true

Q8. Statements:
F % N
N © W
W ⋆ Y
Y @ T
Conclusions:
I. F % W
II. T % N
III. N % Y
IV. T % W
(a) Only I and III are true
(b) Only I and IV are true
(c) Only II and III are true
(d) Only I, II and IV are true
(e) None of the above

Q9. Statements:
B © T
T * R
R % F
F @ K
Conclusions:
I. B % R
II. F @ T
III. R % K
IV. K @ T
(a) None is true
(b) Only I is true
(c) Only II is true
(d) Only III is true
(e) Only IV is true

Q10. Statements:
J @ F
F * N
N % H
H © G
Conclusions:
I. G @ N
II. N © J
III. F * J
IV. J * G
(a) Only I and II are true
(b) Only I, II and III are true
(c) Only II, III and IV are true
(d) All I, III and IV are true
(e) None of the above

Q11. Statements:
D * T
T @ R
R © M
M % K
Conclusions:
I. R @ D
II. R % D
III. K *T
IV. M © T
(a) Only either I or II is true
(b) Only II and III are true
(c) Only either I or II and III are true
(d) Only either I or II and IV are true
(e) Only either I or II and III and IV are true

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