### Reasoning Quiz- High Level

Dear Readers, Practice high level Reasoning quiz for upcoming RBI grade B exam and IBPS PO exams.

Directions (Q.1-5): Below in each question are given two statements (I) and (II). These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes, or of a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statement. Read both the statements and then decide which of the following answer choices correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.

Mark answer (a) If statement (I) is the cause and statement (II) is its effect.
Mark answer (b)If statement (II) is the cause and statement (I) is its effect.
Mark answer (c)If both statements (I) and (II) are independent causes.
Mark answer (d)If both statements (I) and (II) are effect of independent causes.
Mark answer (e) If both statements (I) and (II) are effects of some common cause.

1. I. The bank has provided a link on its website to obtain feedback from Customers.
II. Customers have been complaining about poor services in the bank’s branches.
1. a
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. e

2. I. The production of pulses has dropped for the third consecutive year.
II. India has decided to import pulses this year.
1. a
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. e

3. I. Budgetary allocation for building a better railway network eg constructing new railway lines, has increased.
II. There has been a substantial drop in the number of passengers opting for air travel.
1. a
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. e

4. I. Indian citizens are willing to incur the cost of using environment-friendly technology.
II. Many countries are taking steps to cut their carbon emissions.
1. a
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. e

5. I. The government has amended tax laws to boost exports.
II. The export sector has been passing through difficult times due to heavy tax burdens.
1. a
2. b
3. c
4. d
5. e

Directions (6-10): Read the following information carefully 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 input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit number and are arranged as per same logic based on the value of the number.)

Input: 17 sum energy 35 light yellow 27 ink 22 oval 37 are 48 34
Step I : 17 oval sum energy 35 light yellow 27 ink 22 37 are 48 34
Step II : 17 Oval 48 yellow sum energy 35 light 27 ink 22 37 are 34
Step III: 17 Oval 48 yellow 27 ink sum energy 35 light 22 37 are 34
Step IV: 17 Oval 48 yellow 27 ink 34 sum energy 35 light 22 37 are
Step V : 17 oval 48 yellow 27 ink 34 sum 35 energy light 22 37 are
Step VI: 17 oval 48 yellow 27 ink 34 sum 35 energy 22 light 37 are

Step VI is the last step of the arrangement

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

Input: 24 else support 08 violent urge 17 04 repeat 14 arrange on 37 till 5 41

(All the numbers given in the arrangement are two digit numbers.)

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

7. In which step will there be the following output?
5 urge 24 violent 17 on else support 08 04 repeat 14 arrange 37 till 41
1) step I
2) Step II
3) Step III
4) Step IV
5) Step V

8. Which of the following will be at the fifth position from the right in the last step?
1) 8
2) support
3) 41
4) else
5) None of these

9. Which of the following represents the positions of '14' in step IV?
1) 7 from left
2) 8 from right
3) 5 from right
4) 8 from left
5) None of these

10. Which element is third to the right of 'else' in step V?
1) 08
2) support
3) repeat
4) 04
5) 37

1-b
2-a
3-e
4-e
5-b
6 - 10):

The arrangement machine rearrange one number followed by a word in each step. In Step I it rearrange a least odd no. first which is followed by a vowels (in reverse alphabetical order). In step II it rearrange a highest even no. which is followed by consonant (in reverse alphabetical order). The process get repeated so on.

Input: 24 else support 08 violent urge 17 04 repeat 14 arrange on 37 till 5 41

Step I: 5 urge 24 else support 08 violent 17 04 repeat 14 arrange on 37 till 41
Step II: 5 urge 24 violent else support 08 17 04 repeat 14 arrange on 37 till 41
Step III: 5 urge 24 violent 17 on else support 08 04 repeat 14 arrange 37 till 41
Step IV: 5 urge 24 violent 17 on 14 till else support 08 04 repeat arrange 37 41
Step V: 5 urge 24 violent 17 on 14 till 37 else support 08 04 repeat arrange 41
Step VI: 5 urge 24 violent 17 on 14 till 37 else 08 support 04 repeat arrange 41
Step VII: 5 urge 24 violent 17 on 14 till 37 else 08 support 41 arrange 04 repeat