# Bank PO :: PO Reasoning Test No 181

## Home Bank PO / PO Reasoning Test No 181 Questions and Answers

1 .

Direction (Q. 1 - 5) : In each question below is given a statement followed by two assumptions numbered I and II. An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. You have to consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the assumptions is implicit in the statement.

Statement: "Almost two months after a girl was found dead in a multi-storey apartment, the police are exploring the possibility of using a lie detector to verify statements." — A report in a newspaper
Assumptions:
I The lie detector may not help the police to confirm their suspicions.
II So far the police have not used scientific techniques of interrogation and investigation to unravel the mystery behind the death of the deceased.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either I or II is implicit.
if neither I nor II is implicit.
2 .

Statement: "Indian software institutes fulfil the world's emand of excellent software." —A news heading
Assumptions:
I Indian software institutes are quite capable of producing world-class software.
II In the field of software India has become far better than any other country of the world.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either I or II is implicit.
if neither I nor II is implicit.
3 .

Statement: Mr ' x ' , the fast bowler of country 'y', bid adieu to Test cricket to focus more on next year's World Cup. —Mr Z
Assumptions:
I Mr 'x' will be fit for nextyear's World Cup.
II World Cup cricket is more important than Test cricket.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either I or II is implicit.
if both I and II are implicit.
4 .

Statement: "As faras prediction aboutyour success in the forthcoming PO examination is concerned, it becomes necessary to know your level of preparation."—' A' tells' B'.
Assumptions:
I Knowledge of preparation of 'B' will indicate whether ' B ' will succeed in the examination or not.
II Every competitor needs prediction about the result of his/her preparation for the examination.

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either I or II is implicit.
if neither I nor II is implicit.
5 .

Statement: "If Miss ' J ' can ask for the extradition of Mr ' Z ' , supremo of a militant organisation, for the assassination of former PM, why can't families of British citizens killed in state ' X ' with the connivance of chief minister ' Y' ask for his extradition to UK to stand trial ?" —A criticism made by a person
Assumptions:
I. Killings in state 'X' were as deadly as the assassination of the former prime minister.
II Mr 'Y' is a culprit and so is Mr ' Z ' .

if only assumption I is implicit.
if only assumption II is implicit.
if either I or II is implicit.
if both I and II are implicit.
6 .

If all 'A'are ' B ' ; all 'B'are 'C';no 'C is ' D ' ; and some 'D' are ' E ' ; then which of the following statements is not true on the basis of the above information (assuming the above statements are true) ?

Some E are not A.
No D is A.
No B is D.
Some A are not E.
7 .

Direction (Q.7 - 10) : In the following Questions the symbols •, ♥, ♠, ♦ and ♣ are used with the following meanings:

P • Q means Q is not smaller than P.

P ♥ Q means Q is neither greater than nor smaller than P.

P ♠ Q means Q is not greater than P.

P ♦ Q means Q is neither smaller than nor equal to P.

P ♣ Q means Q is neither greater than nor equal to P.

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.

statements : S♥A,   P•A,   P♠L,    G♦L

Conclusion : I. S♣L               II. L♥S

if only conclusion I is true;
if only conclusion II is true;
if either I or II is true;
if neither I nor II is true;
8 .

Statements : M♠N,   N•P,   P♣Q,    R♦Q

Conclusions : I. N♣Q              II. N♦Q

if only conclusion I is true;
if only conclusion II is true;
if either I or II is true;
if neither I nor II is true;
9 .

Statements : H♣A,   H♦G,   G♥S,   A♠T

Conclusions : I. T♦G               II. T•G

if only conclusion I is true;
if only conclusion II is true;
if either I or II is true;
if neither I nor II is true;
10 .

Statements : R•Z,   R♥H,   R♥G,   G♣X

Conclusions : I. Z♣G              II. H♥Z

if only conclusion I is true;
if only conclusion II is true;
if either I or II is true;
if neither I nor II is true;