### Reasoning Quiz Set-5 for IBPS PO,Clerk

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 input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers.

Input: yellows jacket 47 cabinet total 21 correct sunny thief 77.

Step I: 21 total yellows jacket 47 cabinet correct sunny thief 77
Step II: 21 total 47 jacket yellows cabinet correct sunny thief 77
Step III: 21 total 47 jacket 77 thief yellows cabinet correct sunny
Step IV: 21 total 47 jacket 77 thief yellows sunny cabinet correct
Step V: 21 total 47 jacket 77 thief yellows sunny correct cabinet
Steps V: is the last step of the rearrangement. As per the rules followed in the above steps, ﬁnd out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the following input.
Input: union missed 86 chair 24 airlift liverpool beneath humble 12 everyday.

Q1. Which step number will be the following output?
12 humble 24 chair 86 missed union airlift liverpool beneath everyday.
a) Step II
b) Step III
c) Step IV
d) There will be no such step.
e) None of the above

Q2. How many steps will be required to get the ﬁnal output?
a) Five
b) Six
c) Seven
d) Four
e) None of the above

Q3. Which word/number would be the ﬁfth from the right in Step V?
a) missed
b) union
c) 86
d) Liverpool
e) None of the above

Q4. What is the position of ‘beneath’ in Step IV?
a) 9thfrom the left
b) 11thfrom the left
c) 2nd from the right
d) 4th from the right
e) None of the above

Q5. If in a certain way ‘humble’ is related to ‘airlift’ and ‘chair’ is related to ‘beneath’ then ‘missed ’would be related to which of the following in the last step?
a) 24
b) union
c) everyday
d) liverpool
e) None of the above

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study 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 in each step. The following is an illustration of an input and its rearrangement:

Input: all 24 nest call English 36 lamp oven 43 jug under 38
Step I: call nest English 36 lamp oven 43 jug under 38 all 24
Step II: call jug nest lamp oven 43 under 38 all 24 English 36
Step III: call jug lamp nest under 38 all 24 English 36 oven 43
Step IV: call jug lamp nest all 24 English 36 oven 43 under 38
And step IV is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above step, find out the approximate step for the given input.

Input: people turn copper each 23 order 33 flower king inner 28 aptitude 42 hole

Q6. What is the position of ‘order’ in Step II?
a) Fifth from the left
b) Sixth from the left
c) Eighth from the right
d) Ninth from the right
e) None of the above

Q7. Which step would be the following output?
Copper flower hole people turn order 33 king aptitude 42 each 23 inner 28’
a) II
b) III
c) V
d) There is no such step
e) None of the above

Q8. How many steps will be required to complete the arrangement of the above input?
a) Five
b) Six
c) Four
d) Seven
e) None of the above

Q9. Which of the following words/numbers would be at the eighth position from the right end in the last step?
a) 33
b) order
c) 42
d) aptitude
e) None of the above

Q10. How many elements are there between ‘33’ and ‘inner’ in Step III?
a) One
b) Three
c) Five
d) None
e) None of the above

Directions (1 – 5): Logic: It first arranges one number and one word in each step till all the number are arranged in ascending order. The words that are arranged together with numbers are those words which are preceding the numbers in inputs, rest of the words are arranged in reverse alphabetical order.
Input : union missed 86 chair 24 airlift liverpool beneath humble 12 everyday
Step I: 12 humble union mangoes 86 chair 24 airlift liverpool beneath everyday.
Step II: 12 humble 24 chair union missed 86 airlift liverpool beneath everyday.
Step III: 12 humble 24 chair 86 missed union airlift liverpool beneath everyday.
Step IV: 12 humble 24 chair 86 missed union liverpool airlift beneath everyday.
Step V: 12 humble 24 chair 86 missed union liverpool everyday airlift beneath.
Step VI: 12 humble 24 chair 86 missed union liverpool everyday beneath airlift.

1-b
2-b
3-b
4-c
5-c

Directions (6-10): Logic: In the rearrangement, the words starting with consonant are arranged in alphabetical order from left to right, and the words starting with vowels and followed by a number are arranged in alphabetical order from right to left along with the number in each step.
Input: People turn copper each 23 order 33 flower king inner 28 aptitude 42 hole
Step – I: Copper people turn each 23 order 33 flower king inner 28 hole aptitude 42.
Step – II: Copper flower people turn order 33 king inner 28 hole aptitude 42 each 23.
Step – III: Copper flower hole people turn order 33 king aptitude 42 each 23 inner 28.
Step – IV: Copper flower hole king people turn aptitude 42 each 23 inner 28 order 33.

6-a
7-b
8-c
9-d
10-c