Reasoning Quiz 25th October 2018

Directions (1-5): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

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

Input: Yen 92 13 mango apple unnao 12 fun eye 85

Step I: 85 Yen 92 13 mango apple unnao 12 fun eye

Step II: 85 13 Yen 92 mango apple unnao 12 fun eye

Step III: 85 13 92 Yen mango apple unnao 12 fun eye

Step IV: 85 13 92 12 Yen mango apple unnao fun eye

Step V: 85 13 92 12 apple Yen mango unnao fun eye

Step VI: 85 13 92 12 apple eye Yen mango unnao fun

Step VII: 85 13 92 12 apple eye unnao Yen mango fun

Step VIII: 85 13 92 12 apple eye unnao fun Yen mango

Step IX: 85 13 92 12 apple eye unnao fun mango Yen

This is the final arrangement ant step IX is the last step for this input.

Input: Toy 37 rat 88 65 orange itlay van 8

Q1. Which of the following is the second step for input?

(a) 65 37 Toy 88 rat orange itlay van 8

(b) 65 Toy 37 rat 88 orange itlay van 8

(c) 65 37 Toy rat 88 orange itlay van 8

(d) 88 37 Toy rat 65 orange itlay van 8

(e) None of these

Q2. Which of the following is the last step of above input?

(a) III

(b) VI

(c) VII

(d) IX

(e) None of these

Q3. Which is the following step of above given input?

Step: 65 37 88 8 itlay Toy rat orange van

(a) VI

(b) III

(c) IV

(d) V

(e) There is no such step

Q4. Which of the following element is at 5th position from left end of Step V?

(a) 8

(b) 88

(c) Italy

(d) rat

(e) None of these

Q5. Which of the following would definitely be the input if step II of an input is?

step II: 93 33 88 root 16 input upper dusk

(a) 93 33 88 16 root input upper dusk

(b) 93 33 88 16 input root upper dusk

(c) 93 33 88 16 input upper root dusk

(d) Cannot be determined

(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): Study the following information and answer the given questions:

Nine people – L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T live on separate floors of a 9-floor building in Noida. Ground floor is numbered 1, first floor is numbered 2 and so on until the topmost floor is numbered 9. All of them belong to different profession viz. Engineer, Doctor, Lawyer, Teacher, Boxer, Admin, Architect, Banker, and Pilot but not necessarily in the same order.

T lives immediately above R. T is not Lawyer. Only two people live between Q and the one who is Boxer. The one who is Boxer live below the floor on which Q lives. N is who is Banker and lives on floor no. 8. The one who is Engineer does not live immediately above or immediately below Q. S does not live immediately above or immediately below P. O who is Pilot and he lives immediately above N. M is not Teacher. Only five people live above the floors on which P lives. Only one person lives between P and the one who is Admin. L lives immediately below the one who is Doctor. The one who is Doctor lives on an even numbered floor. Only three people live between the one who is Admin and the one who is Lawyer.

Q6. M lives on which of the following floor?

(a) First

(b) Third

(c) Fifth

(d) Seventh

(e) None of these

Q7.Who amongst the following lives on floor no. 7th?

(a) S

(b) Q

(c) M

(d) L

(e) None of these

Q8.Who lives on the floor immediately below L?

(a) N

(b) M

(c) P

(d) T

(e) None of these

Q9.What is the profession of S?

(a) Lawyer

(b) Teacher

(d) Architect

(e) None of these

Q10.How many people live between the floors on which M and the one who is Engineer live?

(a) None

(b) Two

(c) One

(d) More than three

(e) Three

SOLUTION

Solution (1 to 5): The machines arranges the given input in such a way that, Odd numbers are arranged in descending order in each step. After which even numbers also arranged in descending order. All the words which start with vowel arranged first, If 1st letter of word is vowel then it is arranged in alphabetical order in each step. All the words which start with consonant arranged in the next step, if the 1st letter of word is consonant, it is arranged in alphabetical order.

Input: Toy 37 rat 88 65 orange itlay van 8

Step I: 65 Toy 37 rat 88 orange itlay van 8

Step II: 65 37 Toy rat 88 orange itlay van 8

Step III: 65 37 88 Toy rat orange itlay van 8

Step IV: 65 37 88 8 Toy rat orange itlay van

Step V: 65 37 88 8 itlay Toy rat orange van

Step VI: 65 37 88 8 itlay orange Toy rat van

Step VII: 65 37 88 8 itlay orange rat Toy van

1.(c)

2. (c)

3. (d)

4. Ans.(c)

5. (d)

Solution (6-10):

S6. Ans.(c)

S7. Ans.(a)

S8. Ans.(d)

S9. Ans.(b)

S10. Ans.(e)