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Coded Inequalities Important Questions Answers for BANK PO’S / SBI CLERKS (SPL)



1. Statements: P≥Q; R>M; P≥O; Q≥R; N=Q
Conclusions: 
I. R > O
II. O > Q
III. Q > M IV. N > P
A. Only I is true
B. Only II is true C. Either I or II true
D. Neither I nor II is true
E. III is true

2. Statements: A≥B; C=B; E>F; A≤D; B≥F
Conclusions: 
I. C < E
II. D ≥ B
III. A ≥ F
IV. E > D
A. Only II is true
B. Only III is true
C. Either I or II true
D. II and III are true
E. I and II are true

3. Statements: P>Q; S≥U; Q≤T; R=S; R<T
Conclusions: 
I. P ≥ U
II. U < T
III. S ≤ P
IV. P < T
A. Only I is true
B. Only II is true
C. Either I or II true
D.Neither I nor II is true
E. III and IV are true

4. Statements: A= B; C ≤ D; E > C; B < D
Conclusions: 
I. D < B
II. D > E
III. A > E
IV. A > C
A. None is true
B. II is true
C. I and II are true
D. II and III are true
E. IV is true

5. Statements: Q≥P; R=S; U<T; Q< R; Q<V; S≥T
Conclusions: 
I. S < U
II. P > R
III. T < V
 IV. P < R
A. I is true
B. IVis true
C. III is true
D. All are true
E. None

II. (6-10) In the following Questions, $, *,%, @ and © are used with the following meaning as illustrated below
� 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 not smaller than B
� A % B means A is neither smaller than nor greater than B
� A $ B means A is neither smaller than nor equal to B

6. Statement: X * W,W @ Z , Z % Y
Conclusion: 
I.Y $ W 
II.Z $ W 
III.X © Y
1. Only I is true
2. II is true
3. I and II are true
4. I and III are true
5. None

7. Statement: D $ E, E © C, C @ A
Conclusion: 
I.C*D 
II. A $ E 
III. A $ D
1. I is true
2. II is true
3. I and II are true
4. I and III are true
5. None

8. Statement: M @ O, O % P, P © N
Conclusion: 
I. P © M 
II. N @ O 
III. N % O
1. I is true
2. Ony II is true
3. II and III are true
4. Either II or III is true
5.None is true

9. Statement: A © C, C $ B, B % E
Conclusion: 
I. E @ C 
II. B @ A 
III. A © E
1. I is true
2. II is true
3. I and II are true
4. I and III are true
5. None

10. Statement: P © S, S $ R, R * Q
Conclusion: 
I. Q $ S 
II. R @ P 
III. R % P
1. I is true
2. II is true
3. I and II are true
4. Either II or III is true
5. All are true


III. Direction (11-15): Study the following information to answer the given questions
� P $ Q means P is not smaller than Q
� P@Q means P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q
� P#Q means P is neither greater than nor equal to Q
� P&Q means P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q
� P*Q means P is not greater than Q

11. Statements: A & I, I $ C, C # K, K * M
Conclusions: 
I. M # C 
II. C # M
III. K & M 
IV. K # M
A. I is true
B. III is true C. IV is true
D. Either III or IV is true
E. Either III or IV and II are true

12. Statements: S * P, P $ L, L # Q, Q @ K
Conclusions: 
I. K # L 
II. P @ Q
III. S # Q 
IV. P @ K
A. None is true
B. I is true
C. II is true
D. III is true
E. IV is true

13. Statements: W @ J, J # P, P & A, A * Q
Conclusions: 
I. Q $ P 
II. A @ J
III. W @ Q 
IV. J @ Q
A. I, II and III are true
B. I, II are true
C. I, III are true
D. I, III and IV are true
E. All are true

14. Statements: A # S, S * L, L @ E, E $ B
Conclusions: 
I. B # S 
II. B @ L
III. S # E 
IV. L @ A
A. None is true
B. I is true
C. II is true
D. III is true
E. IV is true

15. Statements: L $ M, M @ K, K * U, U # Y
Conclusions: 
I. Y @ K 
II. M $ L
III. M @ Y 
IV. M @ U
A. None is true
B. I is true C. II is true
D. III is true
E. IV is true

IV. (16-20) 16. In which of these expressions ‘S > V’ be definitely false?
A. S>P≥Q = G≥R>V 
B. P<A≤S≤T; V≥O>T
C. V≤A≤L = R<S 
D. S>C> = F≤H; V<F
E. S>T = O≥P; V<J = P

17. Which of the following symbols should be placedin the blank spaces respectively (in the same order from left to right) in order to complete the given expression in such a manner that both ‘D>S’ as well as ‘E≤B’ definitely holds true? 
B _ A _ S _ E _ D
A. >, ≥, <, = B. >, >, ≥, <
C. ≥, ≥, ≥,≤ D. ≥, =, ≥,<
E. Other than those given as options

18. InWhich of the following expressions does the expression ‘L=T’ to definitely hold true?
A. K ≥ L ≤ R=P < S ≤ T
B. U≥T≥M=F≤A≥L
C. L≥C>Q≥B=N≤ T
D. G≥L=A<B≤S≤T
E. T≥E=G≥W=Y≥L

19. Which of the following expressions is true if the expression P<T<=Q>S> M>= W is definitely true?
A. W ≤ P
B. S < P
C. M > P
D. W < Q
E. T ≤ M

20. Statements: Y≤K<D=S; D<V<O; G≥D<Q
Conclusions: 
i. G > V, 
ii. Y < Q
A. I is true
B. II is true
C. Either I or II true
D. Neither I nor II is true
E. I and II are true



V. Direction Q (21-25) 
� P@Q – P is neither greater than nor equal to Q
� P%Q – P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q
� P#Q – P is not greater than Q
� P$Q – P is not smaller than Q
� P*Q –P is neither smaller than nor greater than Q

21. Statements: -A@B, B%C, C*D, D$E
Conclusions: –
1) B%E 
2) A%E
a) Only conclusion one follows
b) Only conclusion second follows
c) Either conclusion one or two follows
d) Neither conclusion one nor second follow
e) Both conclusion one and two follows

22. Statements: -A%B, B*C, C#D, D*E
Conclusions: –
1) A%C 
2) E$B
a) Only conclusion one follows
b) Only conclusion second follows
c) Either conclusion one or two follows
d) Neither conclusion one nor second follow
e) Both conclusion one and two follows

23. Statements: -A*B, B$C, C#D, D@E
Conclusions: –
1) E*A 
2) C%A
a) Only conclusion one follows
b) Only conclusion second follows
c) Either conclusion one or two follows
d) Neither conclusion one nor second follow
e) Both conclusion one and two follows

24. Statements: – A$B, B$C, C*D, D@E
Conclusions: –
1) A$E 
2) E%C
a) Only conclusion one follows
b) Only conclusion second follows
c) Either conclusion one or two follows
d) Neither conclusion one nor second follow
e) Both conclusion one and two follows

25. Statements: – A%E, E@C, C%B, B*D
Conclusions: – 
1) C%D 
2) B@A
a) Only conclusion one follows
b) Only conclusion second follows
c) Either conclusion one or two follows
d) Neither conclusion one nor second follow
e) Both conclusion one and two follows



VI) Direction: Q(26-30) 
� P & Q – P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q
� P@Q – P is neither greater than nor equal to Q
� P*Q – P is not smaller than Q
� P$Q – P is not greater than Q
� P%Q – P is neither greater than nor smaller than Q

26. Statements: – A*B, B$C, C%D, D&E
Conclusions: – 
a) A&C
b) D&B
1) Only conclusion 1 follows
2) Only conclusion 2 follows
3) Either 1 or 2 follow
4) Both follow
5) Neither conclusion 1 nor 2 follow

27. Statements: A@B, B$C, C*D, D%E
Conclusions: 
a) A&D 
b) C&A
1) Only conclusion 1 follows
2) Only conclusion 2 follows
3) Either 1 or 2 follow
4) Both follow
5) Neither conclusion 1 nor 2 follow


28. Statements: A%B, B*C, C@D, D&E
Conclusions:
a) C*A
b) B@E
1) Only conclusion 1 follows
2) Only conclusion 2 followsy
3) Either 1 or 2 follow
4) Both follow
5) Neither conclusion 1 nor 2 follow

29. Statements: M*N, N%O, O%A, A&B
Conclusions: 
a) M&B 
b) N$A
1) Only conclusion 1 follows
2) Only conclusion 2 follows
3) Either 1 or 2 follow
4) Both follow
5) Neither conclusion 1 nor 2 follow

30. Statements: A@B, B%C, C*D, D%E
Conclusions: 
a) A&E 
b) B*D
1) Only conclusion 1 follows
2) Only conclusion 2 follows
3) Either 1 or 2 follow
4) Both follow
5) Neither conclusion 1 nor
2 follow

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