Reasoning Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 - Set 21 - Mixed Problems - Exam Pundit - IBPS PO | Clerk | SBI PO | Insurance Exams | SSC Exams | Current Affairs

## Friday, September 04, 2015

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of Reasoning Quiz for Bank Exams 2015. The following quiz is based on the sets of Puzzle, Input/Output and Coding-Decoding.

Directions (Q. 1-3): Study the following information to answer the given questions.
In a certain code ‘ek la ki’ means ‘don’t touch flowers’, ‘ra ku’ means ‘respect teachers’ and ‘ek ra le’ means ‘don’t hurt teachers’.

1. How is ‘respect’ written in that code?
(a) ra
(b) ku
(c) either ra or ku
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

2. How is ‘flowers’ written in that code?
(a) ek
(b) la
(c) ki
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

3. How is ‘teachers touch flowers’ written in that code?
(a) ki le ra
(b) ra ek ki
(c) ki la ra
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Solutions -ek la ki - don’t touch flowers ... (1)
ra ku - respect teachers ... (2)
ek ra le - don’t hurt teachers ... (3)
From (1) and (3), ek - don’t ... (4)
From (2) and (3), ra - teachers ... (5)

Directions (Q. 4-6): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
Input: party 67 big 48 ever 11 35 yet 54 night 21
Step I: 11 party 67 48 ever 35 yet 54 night 21 big
Step II: 21 11 party 67 48 35 yet 54 night big ever
Step III: 35 21 11 party 67 48 yet 54 big ever night
Step IV: 48 35 21 11 67 yet 54 big ever night party
Step V: 54 48 35 21 11 67 big ever night party yet
Step VI: 67 54 48 35 21 11 big ever night party yet
Step VI is the last step.
As per the rules followed in above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.
Input: sure 72 create 39 17 fever ultra 65 81 wind

4. Which of the following will be the last step of the rearrangement?
(a) Step IV
(b) Step V
(c) Step VI
(d) Step VII
(e) None of these

5. Which of the following is step III of the rearrangement?
(a) 65 39 17 72 wind 81 ultra create fever sure
(b) 72 39 17 65 ultra sure wind 81 create fever
(c) 65 39 17 72 ultra 81 wind create fever sure
(d) 72 65 39 17 wind ultra 81 create fever sure
(e) None of these

6. In step IV, if in a certain way ‘wind’ is related to ‘17’ and ‘create’ is related to ‘81’ which of the following would ‘sure’ be related to, following the same pattern?
(a) 39
(b) 65
(c) create
(d) wind
(e) None of these

Solutions -The machine rearranges one number at the left end and one word at the right end. Numbers are arranged in ascending order at the left end from right to left. Similarly words are arranged in alphabetical order at the right end from left to right. In each step one number and one word is rearranged. This process is repeated till the final arrangement.
Input: sure 72 create 39 17 fever ultra 65 81 wind
Step I. 17 sure 72 39 fever ultra 65 81 wind create
Step II. 39 17 sure 72 ultra 65 81 wind create fever
Step III. 65 39 17 72 ultra 81 wind create fever sure
Step IV. 72 65 39 17 81 wind create fever sure ultra
Step V. 81 72 65 39 17 create fever sure ultra wind

There are six teachers A, B, C, D, E and F in a school. Each of the teachers teaches two subjects, one compulsory subject and the other optional subject. D’s optional subject is History while three others have it as compulsory subject. E and F have Physics as one of their subjects. F’s compulsory subject is Mathematics which is an optional subject of both C and E. History and English are A’s subjects but in terms of compulsory and optional subjects, they are reverse of those of D’s. Chemistry is an optional subject of any one of them. There is only one female teacher in the school who has English as her compulsory subject.

7. What is C’s compulsory subject ?
(a) History
(b) Physics
(c) Chemistry
(d) English
(e) None of these

8. Who is a female member in the group ?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these

9. Who among the following has same optional subjects as that of the compulsory subject of F?
(a) D
(b) B
(c) A
(d) C
(e) None of these

10. Disregarding which is compulsory and which is the optional subject, who has the same two subjects combination as F ?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) E
(d) D
(e) None of these

11. Which of the following groups of teachers has History as the compulsory subject?
(a) A, C and D
(b) B, C and D
(c) C and D
(d) A, B and C
(e) None of these

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