# :: po reasoning :: test no 157

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1.

Direction : 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: Customers need to protect themselves against adulteration with the help of various food adulteration testing kits.
Assumptions: I. Government seems unable to carry out its responsibility.
II. Certain cases of food adulteration have come to notice.

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.

2.

Direction (Q. 2 - 7) : In each question below, there are three statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follow(s) from the given statements.

Statements: a. Some restaurants are bars.
b. Some whiskeys are wines.
c. No restaurant is wine.
Conclusions: I. Some bars are wines.
II. Some bars are not wines.
III. Some whiskeys are restaurants.
IV. Some whiskeys are not restaurants.

Only II follows
Either I or II and either III or IV follow
Only II and IV follow
Any three of I, II, III and IV follow

3.

Statements: a. All bedsheets are towels.
b. All clothes are towels.
c. All clothes are cotton.
Conclusions: I. Some cottons are towels.
II. Some bedsheets are cotton.
III. Some bedsheets are clothes.
IV. Some clothes are not cotton.

Only I follows
Only II follows
Only III follows
Either II or III follows

4.

Statements: a. No calendar is paper.
b. No bag is paper.
c. Some bags are brown.
Conclusions: I. Some brown are paper.
II. Some brown are not paper.
III. No calendar is a bag.
IV. Some bags are calendars.

Either I or II and III follow
Either III or IV and II follow
Either II or III follows
Either I or II and either III or IV follow

5.

Statements: a. Some pistols are guns.
b. All guns are AK-47.
c. Some AK-47 are rifles.
Conclusions: I. Some guns are AK-47.
II. Some pistols are AK-47.
III. Some pistols are rifles.
IV. Some pistols are not rifles.

Only I, II and III follow
Only I, II and IV follow
Only II and III follow
Only I, II and either III or IV follow

6.

Statements: a. Some documents are secret.
b. Some files are documents.
c. All secret are locks.
Conclusions: I. Some secret are documents.
II. Some secret are not documents.
III. Some locks are documents.
IV. Some files are secret.

Only I, II and III follow
Only I, III and IV follow
Either I or II and III follow
Only I and III follow

7.

Statements: a. No beaches are sea-shores.
b. Some coasts are sand.
c. All coasts are beaches.
Conclusions: I. Some sea-shores are not sand.
II. No sea-shores are coast.
III. Some sand are beaches.
IV. Some sand are not sea-shores.

Only I, II and III follow
Only II and III follow
Only I and II follow
Only II, III and IV follow

8.

Direction (Q. 8 - 10) : Answer these question refering to the symbol-letter-number sequence given below :

H α K 7 D £ M L 3 • G 7 β Z 6 * δ Q I F B @ 9 S γ 2 $P 4 A ∆ 5 How many letters in the sequence either immediately precede a number or immediately follow a symbol ? Eight Four Five None of these  View Answer Discuss in Forum 9. If the second half of the series is written in the reverse order, which of the following will be the twelfth element to the right of the ninth element from your left ? 4$
P
A

10.

Which of the following will be the seventh element to the left of 19th element from your left in the above series ?

Z
β
G
7