Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Reasoning Quiz

Directions (1-8): Read the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

Eight persons from different banks viz., Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Dena Bank, Union Bank of India and Bank of Maharashtra are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. The names of these persons are A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H. Each members seated in a row faces another member of the other row. (All the information given above does not necessarily represent the order of seating as in the final arrangement)


A faces north and seated second to the left of the person, who is from Punjab National Bank. The person from Oriental Bank of Commerce is opposite to one who is second to the left of H.
The person from Bank of Baroda is not near to H and F and not at the end of the row. The person from Canara Bank is opposite to the person who is from Dena Bank.
The person from Bank of India is not at the end of the row but left of the person who is from Canara Bank.

D is immediately right of the person who is from Bank of Maharashtra. The person from Canara Bank faces north while D faces south and opposite to B.
The person from Union Bank of India is not opposite to E. The person from Canara Bank is opposite to C.

1. Which of the following is true regarding E?
(A) The person from Bank of Maharashtra faces E
(B) The person from Dena Bank is an immediate neighbour of E
(C) The person who is second to the right of G faces E
(D) E is from Union Bank of India
(E) E sits at one of the extreme end of the row

2. Who is seated between G and the person from Bank of Maharashtra?
(A) The person from Bank of Baroda
(B) H
(C) F
(D) E
(E) The person from Dena Bank

3. Who amongst the following sit at extreme end of the row?
(A) A and the person from Bank of Maharashtra
(B) The person from Punjab National Bank and Union Bank of India
(C) The person from Dena Bank and E
(D) The person from Union Bank of India and C
(E) G and B

4. Who amongst the following faces the person from Bank of Baroda?
(A) The person from Bank of India
(B) F
(C) A
(D) The person from Union Bank of India
(E) The person from Oriental Bank of Commerce

5. 'B' is related to 'Dena Bank' in the same way as 'F' is related to 'Bank of Baroda' on the given arrangement, who amongst the following is 'G' related to following the same pattern?
(A) Oriental Bank of Commerce
(B) Punjab National Bank
(C) Bank of India
(D) Canara Bank
(E) Union Bank of India

6. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given seating arrangement and thus form a group, which is the one that does not belong to that group ?
(A) Canara Bank
(B) C
(C) Union Bank of India
(D) Oriental Bank of Commerce
(E) Bank of Maharashtra

7. G is from which of the following banks?
(A) Oriental Bank of Commerce
(B) Dena Bank
(C) Bank of Maharashtra
(D) Canara Bank
(E) Punjab National Bank

8. Who amongst the following is from Punjab National Bank ?
(A) E
(B) H
(C) G
(D) C
(E) Can't be determined

Directions (9-13): Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

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

(All the numbers are two digits numbers)
Input : 33 food water 19 42 air 27 54 72 fire lunch 62 cool not
Step 1 : 19, 33 food 42 air 27 54 72 fire lunch 62 cool not water
Step 2 : 27 19 33 food 42 air 54 72 fire lunch 62 cool water not
Step 3 : 33 27 19 food 42 air 54 72 fire 62 cool water not lunch
Step 4 : 42 33 27 19 air 54 72 fire 62 cool water not lunch food
Step 5 : 54 42 33 27 19 air 72 62 cool water not lunch food fire
Step 6 : 62 54 42 33 27 19 air 72 water not lunch food fire cool
Step 7 : 72 62 54 42 33 27 19 water not lunch food fire cool air

And step 7 is the last step of the above input, as the desired arrangement is obtained.
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 : Rail 43 27 Book Coach 56 Ticket waiting confirm 62 35 72 sleeper 16.

(All the numbers are two digits numbers)

9. Which step number is the following output?

'56 43 35 27 16 Book Coach 62 72 waiting ticket sleeper rail confirm

(A) Step 4
(B) Step 5
(C) Step 6
(D) Step 7
(E) There is no such step

10. Which of the following step represents the maximum gap between 'Ticket' and '35' ?
(A) Step 2
(B) Step 3
(C) Step 4
(D) Step 5
(E) Step 6

11. In step 5, if 'Book' is related to 'waiting' and in the same way '27' is related to '62'. Which of the following would '72' be related to in the same pattern?
(A) Ticket
(B) Rail
(C) Sleeper
(D) 35
(E) None of these

12. In step 4, which of the following word /number would be at 4th position from the left end?
(A) 16
(B) 27
(C) Book
(D) Rail
(E) 43

13. Which of the following would be one of the steps?
(A) 27 16 Rail 43 Book Coach 56 Confirm 62 35 sleeper 72 waiting Ticket
(B) 43 35 27 16 Book Coach Confirm 62 56 72 waiting sleeper Ticket Rail
(C) 62 56 43 35 27 16 72 waiting sleeper ticket Rail confirm Coach Book
(D) 35 27 16 Rail 43 Book Coach 56 Confirm 62 72 waiting Ticket sleeper
(E) 56 43 35 27 16 Book confirm 62 72 waiting Ticket sleeper Rail coach




ANSWERS
Solutions (1-8):


1. (2)
2. (1)
3. (4)
4. (1)
5. (2)
6. (5)
7. (1)
8. (2)

Solutions (9-13):
Input: rail 43 27 book coach 56 ticket waiting confirm 62 35 72 sleeper 16
Step I: 16 rail 43 27 book coach 56 ticket confirm 62 35 72 sleeper waiting
Step II: 27 16 rail 43 book coach 56 confirm 62 35 72 sleeper waiting ticket
Step III: 35 27 16 rail 43 book coach 56 confirm 62 72 waiting ticket sleeper
Step IV: 43 35 27 16 book coach 56 confirm 62 72 waiting ticket sleeper rail
Step V: 56 43 35 27 16 book coach 62 72 waiting ticket sleeper rail confirm
Step VI: 62 56 43 62 27 16 book 72 waiting ticket sleeper rail confirm coach
Step VII: 72 62 56 43 35 27 16 waiting ticket sleeper rail confirm coach book
9. (2)
10. (2)
11. (2)
12. (1)
13. (4)


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