# Reasoning Quiz 27 - Competitive Exams - IBPS/SSC/Banking Exams

Directions (1-5): 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:
(1) If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect.
(2) If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect.
(3) If both the statements I and II are independent causes.
(4) If both the statement I and II are effects of independent causes.
(5) If both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.

1. I. The University authority has decided to conduct all terminal examination in March/ April every year to enable them to declare results in time.
II. There has been considerably delay in declaring results in the past due to shortage of teachers evaluating the answer sheets of the examination conducted by the university.

2 .I. Many people visited the religious place during the weekend.

II. Few people visited the religious place during the week days.

3.I. The school authority has asked the X std. students to attend special classes to be conducted on Sundays.

II. The parents of the X std. students have withdrawn their wards from attending private tuition conducted on Sundays.

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

II. 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.

5. I. The government has imported large quantities of sugar as per trade agreement with other countries.

II. The prices of sugar in the domestic market have fallen sharply in the recent months.

Directions (6-10): In the following questions, the symbols @, ©, %, * and \$ are used with the following meaning as illustrated below.

‘A @ B’ means ‘A is greater than or equal to B’.

‘A © B’ means ‘A is either smaller than or equal to B’.
‘A % B’ means ‘A is greater than B’.
‘A * B’ means ‘A is smaller than B’.
‘A \$ B’ means ‘A is neither greater than nor smaller than B’.
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. Give answer—
(1) If only conclusion I is true.
(2) If only conclusion II is true.
(3) If either conclusion I or conclusion II is true.
(4) If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true.
(5) If both conclusions I and II are true.

6.Statements: M @ R, R % T, T \$ K

Conclusions: I.  K * M  II. T * M

7.Statements: H % J, B © J, B @ F

Conclusions: I. F \$ J   II.  J % F

8.Statements: A © N, N * V, V \$ J

Conclusions: I. J @ N  II. A © V

9.Statements: K * T, T @ B, B © M

Conclusions: I. M % T  II. K © B

10.Statements: W © R, J @ R, J * K

Conclusions: I. J @W  II. K % R