Reasoning Quiz for SBI PO Mains 2016 - Set 4 - Exam Pundit - IBPS PO | Clerk | SBI PO | Insurance Exams | SSC Exams | Current Affairs

## Monday, July 18, 2016

Hello and welcome to exampundit . Here is a set of Reasoning Quiz for SBI PO Mains 2016. The following set is based on Puzzle and Input/Output.

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

Eight person D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K are working in a company Three of them works in Accounts and IT each and two of them in Administration. Each of them has a different salary package. The highest salaried person does not work in administration and the lowest salaried person does not work in accounts. I has higher salary package than D and G, but less than K and E. H, who does not work in accounts has higher salary package than E and he has second highest salary package. J has lesser salary than G but higher than D. K, who is fourth from the top in salary package, work in IT department along with G. J does not work in accounts or administration. E does not work in administration.

1. Who has highest salary package?
1) K
2) F
3) E
4) H
5) None of these

2. Who among the following has lesser salary package than G?
1) J
2) I
3) H
4) E
5) None of these

3. Who among the following pairs work in administration?
1) H, G
2) D, G
3) H, D
4) I, G
5) Can't be determined

4. Who among the following groups of persons work in accounts?
1) F, D, H
2) F, E, J
3) I, E, J
4) F, I, E
5) None of these

5. In which of the following department does J works?
1) Accounts
2) IT
4) Can't be determined
5) None of these

Solutions -

Direction (Q. 6-10): Read the statement carefully and answer the following questions :-

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

Input: 17 out 6 dear 12 11 look early 3 power 9 apple.
Step - I: Apple 3 17 out 6 dear 12 11 look early power 9.
Step - II: Apple 3 early 11 17 out 6 dear 12 look power 9.
Step - III: Apple 3 early 11 out 17 6 dear 12 look power 9.
Step - IV: Apple 3 early 11 out 17 power 6 dear 12 Look 9.
Step - V: Apple 3 early 11 out 17 power 6 look 9 dear 12.

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

Input: Even 19 above 31 united 42 fast 23 14 ink mind 36 cast 11 rest.

6. How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement ?
1) Four
2) Five
3) Six
4) Seven
5) Eight

7. Which of the following would be at 7th position from the right in step V ?
1) 14
2) 31
3) Mind
4) Rest
5) United

8. Which step would be the following output ?
"Above 11 even 19 ink 23 united 31 42 fast 14 mind 36 cast rest."
1) VI
2) V
3) III
4) II
5) None of these

9. Which of the following element is third to the right of 'mind' in step V ?
1) 42
2) Cast
3) Fast
4) 14
5) None of these

10. What is the position of 'Fast' from the left end in the final step ?
1) 8th
2) 9th
3) 10th
4) 12th
5) 13th

Solutions - The machine rearranges one word and one number in each step. First, it rearranges word starting with a vowel in alphabetical order followed by prime number in ascending order. Then it rearranges word starting with a consonant in reverse alphabetical order followed by composite numbers in ascending order.

Input :- Even 19 above 31 united 42 fast 23 14 ink mind 36 cast 11 rest.
Step I :- Above 11 even 19 31 united 42 fast 23 14 ink mind 36 cast rest.
Step II:- Above 11 even 19 ink 23 31 united 42 fast 14 mind 36 cast rest.
Step III:- Above 11 even 19 ink 23 united 31 42 fast 14 mind 36 cast rest.
Step IV :- Above 11 even 19 ink 23 united 31 rest 14 42 fast mind 36 cast.
Step V :- Above 11 even 19 ink 33 united 31 rest 14 mind 36 42 fast cast.
Step VI :- Above 11 even 19 ink 33 united 31 rest 14 mind 36 fast 42 cast.

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