# Reasoning For SBI and IBPS Exams

Directions (Q.1-5): 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: done with 41 17 one 13 front 24
Step I: with done 41 17 one 13 front 24
Step II:with 13 done 41 17 one front 24
Step III:with 13 one done 41 17 front 24
Step IV:with 13 one 41 done 17 front 24
Step V: with 13 one 41 front done 17 24
Step VI:with 13 one 41 front 24 done 17
And step VI is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above step, find out the appropriate step for the above input.
Input: daughter female 45 16 painter 23 elder grand 22 42

Q1. The following output will be in which step?
Painter 22 grand 23 female daughter 45 16 elder 42
(a) III
(b) IV
(c) VI
(d) V
(e) None of the above

Q2. How many steps will be required to complete the given rearrangement?
(a) Six
(b) Seven
(c) Eight
(d) Nine
(e) None of the above

Q3. Which of the following represents the first two and the last two elements in the last step?
(a) Painter, 22 and elder, 42
(b) Painter, 22 and daughter, 45
(c) Grand, 23 and daughter, 45
(d) Female, 42 and elder, 16
(e) None of the above

Q4. Which of the following elements is fifth from the left in step V?
(a) Female
(b) 23
(c) Daughter
(d) 42
(e) None of the above

Q5. How many elements are there between 42 and 45 in step VII?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) None
(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: then 23 each 31 second 25 left 36
Step I:left the 23 each 31 second 36 25
Step II:the left 23 each 31 second 25 36
Step III:each the left 31 second 25 36 23
Step IV:second each the left 25 36 23 31
And step IV is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above step, find out the appropriate step for the given output.
Input: be 11 all 25 main 47 81 equal 49 earn 16 ant

Q6. How many steps will be required to complete the arrangement of the above input?
(a) Five
(b) Six
(c) Seven
(d) Eight
(e) None of the above

Q7. How many elements are there between ‘ant’ and ‘16’ in Step IV?
(a)One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of the above

Q8. The following output will be in which step?
Main earn be ant all 47 equal 16 25 49 81 11
(a) III
(b) IV
(c) V
(d) VI
(e) None of the above

Q9. What is the position of ‘be’ in step IV?
(a) Third from the left
(b) Sixth from the right
(c) Second from the left
(d) Seventh form the left
(e) None of the above

Q10. Which of the following words/numbers would be at the 7th position from right end in the second last step?
(a) Equal
(b) 47
(c) 16
(d) All
(e) None of the above