# Reasoning Quiz for IRDAI Junior Officer 2016 - Set 1

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Directions (Q. 1-7): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are eight members of a family. They belong to three different generations. There are three married couples. All of them are sitting around a circular table, facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. D and F are a married couple. D, the wife of F, sits second to the left of her husband. C and A are offspring of D. A is not an immediate neighbour of his mother. There is only one person sitting between C and his niece G, but that person is not G’s father. E, a bachelor, sits third to the right of his uncle A, but neither to the opposite nor to the immediate left of his father. G is not an immediate neighbour of her aunt B. No three females are sitting together. C and his sister-in-law are immediate neighbour.

1. Who among the following is G’s father?
1) F
2) A
3) H
4) B
5) Can’t be determined

2. How many females are there in the family?
1) Two
2) Three
3) Five
4) Can’t be determined
5) None of these

3. What is the position of D with respect to her grand-daughter?
1) Second to the left
2) Fourth to the right
3) Third to the right
4) Fourth to the left
5) Immediate left

4. Who among the following is the aunt of E?
1) B
2) D
3) G
4) H
5) Can’t be determined

5. Which of the following represents a group of male members of the family?
1) EB
2) FG
3) CG
4) FA
5) Can’t be determined

6. Who among the following is sitting opposite his wife?
1) F
2) C
3) A
4) E
5) None of these

7. Starting from A, if all of them are made to sit in alphabetical order in clockwise direction, the position of how many members will remain unchanged? (excluding A)
1) One
2) Two
3) Three
4) Four
5) None of these

Solutions -

Directions (Q. 8 - 12): Study the following information to answer the given questions.

A word and number arrangement machine when given an input of words and numbers, rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: economy on 16 is cool hot begin 14 but new again 24
Step I: begin 14 economy on 16 is cool hot but new again 24
Step II: begin 14 on 16 economy is cool hot but new again 24
Step III: begin 14 on 16 again 24 economy is cool hot but new
Step IV: begin 14 on 16 again 24 new economy is cool hot but
Step V: begin 14 on 16 again 24 new is economy cool hot but
Step VI: begin 14 on 16 again 24 new is hot economy cool but
Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement.

As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the following input:

Input: Garden heat 36 in 8 below normal in 2 over

8. Which of the following would be the final arrangement?
1) in 2 in 8 heat 36 Garden below normal over
2) in 2 in 8 heat 36 over normal Garden below
3) in 2 in 8 heat 36 normal over Garden below
4) in 2 in 8 heat 36 normal Garden over below
5) None of these

9. Which step number will be the following output?
in 2 in 8 heat 36 Garden below normal over
1) III
2) IV
3) VI
4) V
5) There will be no such step

10. In Step IV which of the following words/numbers would be at eighth position from the left?
1) over
2) 36
3) below
4) Garden
5) None of these

11. Which of the following steps will be the last but one step of the rearrangement?
1) IV
2) V
3) VI
4) VII
5) None of these

12. In step III, if ‘heat’ is related to ‘Garden’ and ‘Garden’ is related to ‘normal’ in a certain way, which of the following would ‘36’ be related to in the same pattern?
1) Heat
2) Normal
3) 8
4) Below
5) None of these

Solutions - Here numerals are fewer than words. First, words combining with numbers get arranged in ascending order of numbers, and then rest of the words are rearranged in reverse alphabetical order in subsequent steps.
Input: Garden heat 36 in 8 below normal in 2 over
Step I: in 2 Garden heat 36 in 8 below normal over
Step II: in 2 in 8 Garden heat 36 below normal over
Step III: in 2 in 8 heat 36 Garden below normal over
Step IV: in 2 in 8 heat 36 over Garden below normal
Step V: in 2 in 8 heat 36 over normal Garden below

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