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Directions (Qs. 16-20): In the follojwing questions, the symbols @, #, $,* and & are used as illustrated below:
‘P # Q’ means ‘P is not smaller than Q’.
‘P $ Q’ means ‘ P is neither smaller than nor greater than Q’.
‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is neither greater than nor equal to Q’.
‘P * Q’ means ‘P is not greater than Q’.
‘P & Q’ means ‘P is neither smaller than nor equal to Q’.
Now, im 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? Give answer
Statements: J * D, Q # D, Q @ M Conclusions: I. Q & J II. Q $ J
Answer & ExplanationOption: [C]
J ≤ D ........ (i); Q ≥ D ..... (ii); Q < M ....... (iii)
Combining (i) and (ii), we get
Q ≥ D ≥ J
=> Q > J (Conclusion I) or Q = J (Conclusion II)
Hence, either conclusion I or Conclusion II is true