Reasoning Quiz

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information to 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 an input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers.)

Input: goat 70 99 jump nor 80 fox 78 72 bids sit 75
Step I: bids goat 70 jump nor 80 fox 78 72 sit 75 99
Step II: fox bids goat 70 jump nor 78 72 sit 75 99 80
Step III: goat fox bids 70 jump nor 72 sit 75 99 80 78
Step IV: jump goat fox bids 70 nor 72 sit 99 80 78 75
Step V: nor jump goat fox bids 70 sit 99 80 78 75 72
Step VI: sit nor jump goat fox bids 99 80 78 75 72 70
And Step VI is the last step of the above input.


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: 10 get 89 41 ace bed done 45 nor 73 60 made

1. How many steps will be required to complete the
rearrangement?
1) Six
2) Seven
3) Eight
4) Nine
5) None of these

2. Which of the following represents the position of ‘73’ in
Step V?
1) Fourth from the left
2) Fourth from the right
3) Fifth from the right
4) Sixth from the left
5) None of these

3. Which word/number would be at the seventh position
from the left in the third step?
1) 41
2) 60
3) get
4) 45
5) None of these

4. Which step number is the following output?
get done bed ace 10 41 nor made 89 73 60 45
1) Step I
2) Step II
3) Step III
4) Step IV
5) Step V

5. Which will be the second step?
1) 10 get 89 41 ace bed done 45 nor 73 60 made
2) ace 10 get 41 bed done 45 nor 73 60 made 89
3) bed ace 10 get 41 done 45 nor 60 made 89 73
4) get done bed ace 10 41 nor made 89 73 60 45
5) None of these

6. Pointing to a photograph, a woman says, “This man’s son’s sister is my mother-in-law.” How is the woman’s husband related to the man in the photograph?
1) Son
2) Nephew
3) Grandson
4) Son-in-law
5) Brother

7. If Raju finds that he is 12th from the right in a row of boys and 4th from the left, how many boys should be added to the row such that there are 28 boys in the row?
1) 11
2) 12
3) 13
4) 14
5) None of these

Directions (Q. 8-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions following it.
(i) ‘P × Q’ means ‘Q’ is the mother of ‘P’.
(ii) ‘P - Q’ means ‘P’ is the brother of ‘Q’.
(iii) ‘P + Q’ means ‘P’ is the father of ‘Q’.
(iv) ‘P ÷ Q’ means ‘Q’ is the sister of ‘P’.

8. Which of the following means M is the son of K?
1) M + L ÷ K
2) L ÷ M + K
3) M × L ÷ K
4) M - L × K
5) None of these

9. Which of the following means D is the aunt of B?
1) A × B - C + D
2) A ÷ B × C ÷ D
3) A + B ÷ C × D
4) D - C + B ÷ A
5) None of these

10. Which of the following statements is/are redundant to
answer the previous question no. 9?
1) Only (i)
2) Only (ii)
3) Only (ii) and (iii)
4) Only either (i) or (ii)
5) None of these

Answers
(1-5): The machine rearranges words and numbers in such a way that words are arranged in alphabetical order from left side while numbers are arranged in descending order from right side in each step.
Input: 10 get 89 41 ace bed done 45 nor 73 60 made
Step I. ace 10 get 41 bed done 45 nor 73 60 made 89
Step II. bed ace 10 get 41 done 45 nor 60 made 89 73
Step III. done bed ace 10 get 41 45 nor made 89 73 60
Step IV. get done bed ace 10 41 nor made 89 73 60 45
Step V. made get done bed ace 10 nor 89 73 60 45 41
Step VI. nor made get done bed ace 89 73 60 45 41 10
1. 1
2. 2
3. 4
4. 4
5. 3

6. 3; Suppose the man in the photograph is X and the woman who is pointing to the photograph is Y.
Now, the given statements give us following family tree where P is the son of X, Q is daughter of X, R is the husband of Q, and Z is the husband of Y.

9-2
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