Thursday, 1 October 2015

Night Class: Reasoning Quiz

Directions: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

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

Input: far east 37 49 27 ox dusk 39 ink 42
Step I: east far 37 49 ox dusk 39 ink 42 27
Step II: east ink far 49 ox dusk 39 42 27 37
Step III: east ink ox far 49 dusk 42 27 37 39
Step IV: east ink ox dusk far 49 27 37 39 42
Step V: east ink ox dusk far 27 37 39 42 49


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

Input: 69 post ogle 52 49 array kite upper 42 58 stare 63

1. What is the position of 'upper' in step II?
1) Fifth from the right 
2) Third from the right 
3) Fifth from the left
4) Sixth from the left 
5) Other than given options

2. Which step would be the following output?
array ogle upper 69 post kite 58 stare 63 42 49 52

1) Step III 
2) Step IV 
3) Step V 
4) Step VI 
5) Other than given options

3. Which of the following word/number would be at the seventh position from the right in the last step?
1) stare 
2) 69 
3) post 
4) 49 
5) ogle

4. How many steps will be required to complete the arrangement of the above input?
1) Five 
2) Six 
3) Seven 
4) Eight 
5) Other than given options

5. Which word/number will be fifth to the left of '58' in step III?
1) array 
2) ogle 
3) 49 
4) post 
5) 42

6. Diya ranks 5th from the top in a class of 53 students. What is her rank from the bottom in the class?
1) 47th 
2) 48th 
3) 49th 
4) 50th 
5) 46th

7. If N = 6, U =4, M = 8, B = 24, then which of the given values can replace the question mark (?) in the following?

B × N ÷ M + U = ?

1) 8 
2) 16 
3) 36 
4) 28 
5) 22

Directions: In each question below is given a statement followed by two argument numbered I and II. You have to decide by two the argument is a strong argument and which one is a weak argument.

In making decision about important questions, it is desirable to distinguish between "strong" argument and "weak" argument as they relate to the question. "Strong" arguments are those which are both important and are directly related to the question. "Weak" arguments are those which are of minor importance and also may not be directly related to question and may be related to a trivial aspect of the question.

1) If only argument I is strong. 
2) If only argument II is strong.
3) If either argument I or II is strong. 
4) If neither argument I nor II is strong.
5) If both arguments I and II are strong.

8. Statement: Should Indian government stop sending help to earthquake in Nepal?

Argument:
I. Yes, it is unnecessary expenditure of Indian Government.
II. No, it helps us to build better relationship with neighbour countries.

9. Statement: Should all the political parties come under the Jan LokPal Bill?

Argument:
I. No, political system at Nation far from judicial system.
II. Yes, it will help to bring the transparency of collecting funds and its maintenance of member of parties.

10. Statement: In big cities is there need of opening Government added colleges?

Argument:
I. No, big cities population constantly increasing over the previous years, so there is a need of more colleges.
II. Yes, it will help to make more educated citizens of cities.

11. Statement: Government has privatised higher level institutes of Technology.

Which of the following points can be a probable cause according to the statement?

1) Government is trying to make these institutes financially independent.
2) Privatisation is the need of the new era and we can't survive without it.
3) Both 1) and 2)
4) Neither 1) nor 2)
5) Other than given options

12. Statement: Indian top officials working in abroad be called back to India.

Which of the following argument will be definitely false according to the statement?
1) They must serve the motherland first and forget about honours, facilities, discoveries and all.
2) We have enough talented officers; let them stay where they want.
3) Both 1) and 2)
4) Neither 1) nor 2)
5) Other than given options



Answers:
In the arrangement, the words starts with vowels are arranged in alphabetical order and then consonants are been arranged again in alphabetical order; afterwards numbers are arranged in ascending order from left to right along with one word and a number in each step.

Input: 69 post ogle 52 49 array kite upper 42 58 stare 63

Step I: array 69 post ogle 52 49 kite upper 58 stare 63 42

Step II: array ogle 69 post 52 kite upper 58 stare 63 42 49

Step III: array ogle upper 69 post kite 58 stare 63 42 49 52

Step IV: array ogle upper kite 69 post stare 63 42 49 52 58

Step V: array ogle upper kite post 69 stare 42 49 52 58 63

Step VI: array ogle upper kite post stare 42 49 52 58 63 69

1. 5 
2. 1 
3. 1 
4. 2 
5. 2
6. 3
Diya’s rank from the bottom (53 – 5) + 1= 49th rank
7. 5
Putting the value of the alphabets,
? = 24 × 6 ÷ 8 + 4
? = 18 + 4
? = 22

8. 2 
9. 2 
10. 1 
11. 1 
12. 4







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