Reasoning Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 - Set 24


Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of Reasoning Quiz based on Input Output and Sitting Arrangements for Bank and Insurance Exams 2015.


Directions (Q. No. 1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions. A word arrangement machine when given an input line of words rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: cry arm lemon own wind ice under vague top earn

Step I: under cry arm lemon own ice vague top earn wind
Step II: under own cry arm lemon ice top earn vague wind
Step III: under own ice cry arm lemon earn top vague wind
Step IV: under own ice earn cry arm lemon top vague wind
Step V: under own ice earn arm cry lemon top vague wind

Step V is the last step As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input for the questions:
Input: knife axe harm utility yellow orange sugar ice eat zone dip


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


2. In step IV, which of the following words would be at 6th position from the right?
(a) axe
(b) dip
(c) harm
(d) knife
(e) None of these


3. Which of the following is step III of the rearrangement?
(a) utility orange ice eat axe harm dip knife sugar yellow zone
(b) utility orange knife axe harm sugar ice eat dip yellow zone
(c) utility orange ice knife axe harm eat dip sugar yellow zone
(d) utility ice orange eat knife axe harm dip sugar yellow zone
(e) None of these


4. In step IV of the rearrangement, if "dip" is related to "axe" and "knife" is related to "harm" in a certain way, which of the following would "axe" be related to, following the same pattern?
(a) ice
(b) eat
(c) dip
(d) sugar
(e) None of these


5. Following pairs follow a certain relationship in step IV and step V. First element of the pair is from step IV and second element is from step V. Which of the following pairs is different from the others?
(a) axe, eat
(b) knife, harm
(c) ice, orange
(d) yellow, zone
(e) All are same





Solutions - The machine rearranges the words starting with vowel in reverse alphabetical order and words starting with consonant also in reverse alphabetical order. In each step one word starting with vowel gets arranged in reverse alphabetical order from left end towards right end, whereas one word starting with consonant gets arranged from right end towards left end. This process is repeated till the final arrangement.

Input: knife axe harm utility yellow orange sugar ice eat zone dip
Step I: utility knife axe harm yellow orange sugar ice eat dip zone
Step II: utility orange knife axe harm sugar ice eat dip yellow zone
Step III: utility orange ice knife axe harm eat dip sugar yellow zone
Step IV: utility orange ice eat axe harm dip knife sugar yellow zone
Step V: utility orange ice eat axe dip harm knife sugar yellow zone

For Q. 5: Except option (d) in all other options, pairs are as (n + 1)th element of step IV and nth element of step V.



Directions (Q. No. 6 -10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Eight friends - A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a square table in such a way that four of them sit at four corners of the table while the other four sit in the middle of the four sides. Those who sit in the middle of the four sides face the centre while those who sit at the four corners face outside. A sits third to the left of C, who does not sit at any of the corners. E sits to the left but not on the immediate left of F, who is not an immediate neighbour of C. B and H are the immediate neighbours of neither each other nor of A and D respectively. D does not sit in the middle of any sides and at least two persons can sit between A and D. E and G sit opposite each other but do not face each other. F cannot sit opposite C.

6. Who among the following sits third to the left of H?
(a) B
(b) G
(c) D
(d) C
(e) None of these




7. What is the position of B with respect to F?
(a) Third to the left
(b) Third to the right
(c) Fourth to the left
(d) Second to the right
(e) None of these


8. Who among the following represent the immediate neighbours of F?
(a) HG
(b) GA
(c) BE
(d) AH
(e) None of these


9. If they all are rearranged clockwise in alphabetical order starting from A (A retains his original position), which of the following would retain his original position?
(a) H
(b) G
(c) D
(d) E
(e) None of these


10. Who among the following sits exactly between D and G?
(a) B
(b) H
(c) F
(d) C
(e) None of these






Solutions -


The Winners Are:

  1. N@nhi/Nisha
  2. Preetika
  3. Lovely/Problem@IBPS



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