Sunday, 23 August 2015

Banking Pathway: Reasoning Quiz

Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

A word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of an input and its rearrangement. (All the number is two digit numbers):

Input: ray 74 took mean 97 84 65 72 ever date 67
Step I: date ray 74 took mean 84 65 72 ever 67 97
Step II: date ever ray 74 took mean 65 72 67 97 84
Step III: date ever mean ray took 65 72 67 97 84 74
Step IV: date ever mean ray took 65 67 97 84 74 72
Step V: date ever mean ray took 65 97 84 74 72 67
Step VI: date ever mean ray took 97 84 74 72 67 65


And step VI is the last step of the above arrangement. As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input: app is ox 32 87 ever shoe 72 69 96 66

1. Which of the following would be the last but one step?
1) is ox 32 app 87 ever shoe 72 69 96 66
2) app ever is ox shoe 32 96 72 87 69 66
3) app ever is ox shoe 32 66 96 87 72 69
4) app is ox shoe 32 ever 66 96 87 69 72
5) Other than given options

2. Which word/number would be at the seventh position from the left in step IV?
1) ever 
2) app 
3) 66 
4) is 
5) ox

3. Which word/number would be in the middle in step II of the above input?
1) app 
2) 96 
3) ox 
4) 69 
5) 32

4. Which of the following words/numbers would be third to the left of '32' in step V?
1) is 
2) ever 
3) ox 
4) shoe 
5) 32

5. How many steps will be required to complete the above input?
1) Four 
2) Five 
3) Six 
4) Seven 
5) Eight

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

P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and X are eight friends sitting around a circular table facing the centre. P sits second to the left of S, who is third to the left of T. R sits third to the right of V, who is not immediate neighbour of T. X sits third to the right of Q, who sits second to the right of V.

6. Who sits between R and S?
1) Only Q 
2) Only V 
3) Only V and T 
4) Only R and P 
5) Only T

7. Who sits second to the right of T?
1) Q 
2) U 
3) V
4) R 
5) Other than given options

8. What is the position of P with respect to X?
1) Third to the left 
2) Second to the left 
3) Third to the right
4) Second to the right 
5) Fourth to the right

9. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and based upon their sitting arrangement and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
1) SQ 
2) TX 
3) SP 
4) QT 
5) VQ

10. Which of the following pairs has the second person sitting to the immediate right of the first person?
1) SQ 
2) TX 
3) UP
4) VS 
5) Other than given options



Answers:
Here words are arranged in alphabetical order, while
numbers in descending order from the right side.

Input: app is ox 32 87 ever shoe 72 69 96 66
Step I: app ever is ox 32 87 shoe 72 69 66 96
Step II: app ever is ox shoe 32 72 69 66 96 87
Step III: app ever is ox shoe 32 69 66 96 87 72
Step IV: app ever is ox shoe 32 66 96 87 72 69
Step V: app ever is ox shoe 32 96 87 72 69 66
Step VI: app ever is ox shoe 96 87 72 69 66 32

1. 5; app ever is ox shoe 32 96 87 72 69 66
2. 3
3. 5
4. 1
5. 3

(6-10):
6. 1
7. 2
8. 4
9. 3
10. 5




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