Reasoning Quiz for Bank Exams 2016 - Set 8

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information to answer the given questions:

Eight people are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, A, B, C and D are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing south. In row 2, E, F, G and H are sitting (but not necessarily in the same order) and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member sitting in a row faces another member of the other row. G sits second to the right of E. The one who faces E sits to the immediate right of C. A faces the immediate neighbour of E. H sits to immediate left of the person who faces D. H does not sit at an extreme end of the line.

1. Who amongst the following faces A?
1) E
2) F
3) G
4) H
5) Cannot be determined

2. Who amongst the following faces the person who sits exactly between G and E?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) Cannot be determined

3. Who amongst the following faces G?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) Cannot be determined

4. Which of the following is true regarding B?
1) B sits exactly between C and D.
2) D sits second to the right of B.
3) B sits at an extreme end of the line.
4) B is an immediate neighbour of the person who faces F.
5) None is true

5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and thus form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
1) E
2) D
3) F
4) G
5) A

Solutions -

Directions (Q. 6-10): 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.
The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
Input: 19 our 8 dear 14 13 like even 5 prove 9 appear
Step I: appear 5 19 our 8 dear 14 13 like even prove 9
Step II: appear 5 even 13 19 our 8 dear 14 like prove 9
Step III: appear 5 even 13 our 19 8 dear 14 like prove 9
Step IV: appear 5 even 13 our 19 prove 8 dear 14 like 9
Step V: appear 5 even 13 our 19 prove 8 like 9 dear 14

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

Input: ear 17 above 31 uncalm 39 fear 23 14 in memory 33 cause 11 quit

6. How many steps will be needed to complete the rearrangement?
1) Four
2) Five
3) Six
4) Seven
5) None of these

7. Which of the following step would be step IV?
1) above 11 ear 17 in 23 uncalm 31 quit 14 39 fear memory 33 cause
2) above 11 ear 17 in 23 uncalm 31 39 fear 14 memory 33 cause quit
3) above 11 ear 17 in 23 uncalm 31 quit 14 memory 33 39 fear cause
4) above 11 ear 17 in 23 cause 33 uncalm 31 quit 14 39 fear memory
5) None of these

8. Which of the following would be at 7th position from the right in step V?
1) 14
2) 31
3) memory
4) quit
5) uncalm

9. In step V of the rearrangment if ‘11’ is related to ‘ear’ and ‘in’ is related to ‘23’ in a certain way,
which of the following would ‘quit’ be related to following the same pattern?
1) uncalm
2) 14
3) memory
4) 31
5) None of these

10. Which step would be the following output?
“above 11 ear 17 in 23 uncalm 31 39 fear 14 memory 33 cause quit”
1) There will be no such step.
2) VI
3) II
4) V
5) III

Solutions -  The machine rearranges one word and one number in each step. First, it rearranges words starting with a vowel in alphabetical order, then it rearranges words starting with a consonant in reverse alphabetical order. For numbers, it first rearranges prime numbers in ascending order, then composite numbers in ascending order.
Input: ear 17 above 31 uncalm 39 fear 23 14 in memory 33 cause 11 quit
Step I: above 11 ear 17 31 uncalm 39 fear 23 14 in memory 33 cause quit
Step II: above 11 ear 17 in 23 31 uncalm 39 fear 14 memory 33 cause quit
Step III: above 11 ear 17 in 23 uncalm 31 39 fear 14 memory 33 cause quit
Step IV: above 11 ear 17 in 23 uncalm 31 quit 14 39 fear memory 33 cause
Step V: above 11 ear 17 in 23 uncalm 31 quit 14 memory 33 39 fear cause
Step VI: above 11 ear 17 in 23 uncalm 31 quit 14 memory 33 fear 39 cause

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