# Bank PO :: PO Reasoning Test No 131

## Home Bank PO / PO Reasoning Test No 131 Questions and Answers

1 .

Direction (Q. 1 - 5) : Below is given a passage followed by several possible inferences which can be drawn from the facts stated in the passage. You have to examine each inference separately in the context of the passage and decide upon its degree of truth or falsity.
Advertising pundits had at the beginning of the year made some grim predictions for a long dull period of uncertainty and low growth. What they failed to predict, or fought shy of, was a rough patch of unimaginative advertising. The year proved them right, though it brought in its wake some odd wave of cheer in the form of international honour for some agencies, new accounts worth crores for others. surprise account losses for some bigwigs, international tie-ups and so on. But by and large the mood was low-key.

The predictions of the advertising pundits failed.

if the inference is definitely true, ie it properly follows from the Statement of facts given.
if the inference is probably true though not definitely true in the light of the facts given.
if the data are inadequate, ie from the facts given you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
if the inference is definitely false, ie it cannot possibly be drawn from the facts given or it contradicts the given facts.
2 .

The year saw quite a deal of unimaginative advertising.

if the inference is definitely true, ie it properly follows from the Statement of facts given.
if the inference is probably true though not definitely true in the light of the facts given.
if the data are inadequate, ie from the facts given you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
if the inference is probably false though not definitely false in the light of the facts given.
3 .

Some of the ad agencies oflndia won global awards.

if the inference is definitely true, ie it properly follows from the Statement of facts given.
if the inference is probably true though not definitely true in the light of the facts given.
if the data are inadequate, ie from the facts given you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
if the inference is probably false though not definitely false in the light of the facts given.
4 .

Lintas got certain new accounts

if the inference is definitely true, ie it properly follows from the Statement of facts given.
if the inference is probably true though not definitely true in the light of the facts given.
if the data are inadequate, ie from the facts given you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
if the inference is probably false though not definitely false in the light of the facts given.
5 .

Some of the global ad agencies dissociated themselves from lndia.

if the inference is definitely true, ie it properly follows from the Statement of facts given.
if the inference is probably true though not definitely true in the light of the facts given.
if the data are inadequate, ie from the facts given you cannot say whether the inference is likely to be true or false.
if the inference is probably false though not definitely false in the light of the facts given.
6 .

Direction (Q. 6 - 10) : In the following questions the symbols #, ⋆, @, $and = are used with the following meanings: A # B means A is greater than B. A ⋆B means A is greater than or equal to B. A @ B means A is equal to B. A$ B means A is lesser than B.,
A = B means A is lesser than or equal to B.
Now in each of the following questions, assuming the three Statements to be true, find which of the two conclusions 1 and II given below them is/are definitely true.
Statements: S = T, T⋆U, T$V Conclusions: I.TSS ll.U=V if only conclusion I is true. if only conclusion II is true. if either conclusion I or conclusion II is true. if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true.  View Answer Discuss in Forum 7 . Statements: K#L. K ⋆ M, M$N
Conclusions: I. L@M     II. M@K

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

Statements: F = G F ⋆ H, F = K
Conclusions: I. G = K     II. K.SH

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

Statements: T @ S. R $Q. Q @ T Conclusions: l.~Q ⋆ S II.S#R if only conclusion I is true. if only conclusion II is true. if either conclusion I or conclusion II is true. if neither conclusion I nor conclusion II is true.  View Answer Discuss in Forum 10 . Statements: B#C, C$D, E\$C
Conclusions: I. D# B      II. D = C

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