# Reasoning: Inequalities Questions for Upcoming Exam – Set 18

Directions (1-5): In the following questions, the symbols \$, @, %, #, and * are used with the following meaning below :
A\$B means “ A is not smaller than B”
A@B means “A is not greater than B”
A*B means “A is neither greater than nor equal to B”
A%B means “A is neither smaller than nor equal to B”
A#B means “A is neither smaller nor greater than B”

Now in each of following questions assuming the given statements to be true, fine which of conclusions A,B and C given below is/are definitely true.

1. Statements: C*O, O@E, E#D
Conclusions:
I. D#O
II. D%O
III. D%C
A) All are true
B) Only I is true
C) Only II is true
D) Only either I or II true
E) Only either I or II & III are true
Option E
Explanation:
C<O<=E=D
2. Statements: Z\$J, J*N, N@S
Conclusions:
I. Z%N
II. Z\$S
III. S%J
A) Only I is true
B) Only III is true
C) Only II is true
D) Only I and II are true
E) None of these
Option B
Explanation: Z>=J<N<=S
3. Statements: 1@3, 3%8, 8#6
Conclusions:
I. 1*6
II. 6%3
III. 8%1
A) None of true
B) Only I is true
C) Only II is true
D) Only III is true
E) Only II and III are true
Option A
Explanation: 1<=3>8=6
4. Statements: F#X, X\$Y, Y%K
Conclusions:
I. Y@F
II. K*F
III. F\$K
A) Only I and II are true
B) Only II and III are true
C) All are true
D) Only I and III are true
E) None of these
Option A
Explanation: F=X>=Y>K
5. Statements: G#A A\$L L@D
Conclusions:
I. D#A
II.D#G
III. L@G
A) None is true
B) Only I is true
C) Only II is true
D) Only III is true
E) Only II and III are true
Option C
Explanation: G=A>=L<=D
6. Which of following is definitely false if given statement A=B>C=D>=G>=F<=E definitely true?
A) A>E
B) D>G
C) D>B
D) E=F
E) G<D
Option C
7. What will come in place of question marks in following below such that both F<B and E>=G are definitely true?       A>B=C>M?F>E=H? G
A) <=
B) >=
C) =
D) >
E) either B or C
Option B

Directions (8-10). Symbol represents certain time in a clock as:-
&- Either the hour or minute hand of clock on 9
\$- Either the hour or minute hand of clock on 5
#- Either the hour or minute hand of clock on 8
@- Either the hour or minute hand of clock on 12
%- Either the hour or minute hand of clock on 6
Example- Time #% represent 8 hour 30 minutes. All time are in A.M. First symbol represents the hours and second symbol represents the minutes.

1. An train has to reach the Lucknow station at &&, but it reaches 45 minutes earlier. Then the time at which train reaches the Lucknow station?
A) #@
B) &@
C) %@
D) @%
E) None of these
Option A
Explanation:
Train has to reach at && which represent 9:45 am.
But Train reaches 45 minutes earlier, means train reach at 9:00 am.
We Can represent 9:00 as 8:60. For 8:60 symbol represent #@.
2. My goods are scheduled to arrive at Mumbai at &#, it takes 2 hrs 40 minutes to reach Mumbai from Kolkata. at what time it should depart from Kolkata to arrive at Mumbai one hrs before scheduled time?
A) \$#
B) &@
C) \$@
D) @&
E) #@
Option C
Explanation:
Actual scheduled time of arriving is &#, which represent 9:40 am, for one hrs befor goods should be arrive at 8:40 am. travel time is 2 hr 40 minutes, so goods should be depart at 6:00 am from kolkata. We can write 6:00 am as 5:60 am, which represent by \$@.
3. I daily wake up at #\$ am. My mother has to arrive station at %\$ am , so i have to wake up \$ minutes before her arrives. Then at what time I have to wake up today?
A) \$@
B) &#
C) #\$
D) @#
E) \$@
Option E
Explanation:
The man wake up daily at #\$, which represent 8:25 am. that day his mom arrive at station at %\$, which represent 6:25 am. and he have to wake up that day \$, which represent 25 minutes, befor her arriving.
So he have to wake up at 6:00 am that day, we can write 6:00 am as 5:60, symbol for 5:60 is \$@.

## 3 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Inequalities Questions for Upcoming Exam – Set 18”

1. karthik

the last two questions were interested to solve

2. Sushant Raj

in last question: a AND e options are same.

3. Praveen K

5th question answer is d…here given as c?