BANKING PATHWAY 2015: REASONING QUIZ


Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and 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 input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two digits numbers.)
Input: gate 20 86 just not 71 for 67 38 bake sun 55
Step I: bake gate 20 just not 71 for 67 38 sun 55 86
Step II: for bake gate 20 just not 67 38 sun 55 86 71
Step III: gate for bake 20 just not 38 sun 55 86 71 67
Step IV: just gate for bake 20 not 38 sun 86 71 67 55
Step V: not just gate for bake 20 sun 86 71 67 55 38
Step VI: sun not just gate for bake 86 71 67 55 38 20
Step VI is the last step

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: 31 rise gem 15 92 47 aim big 25 does 56 not 85 63 with moon
1.  How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
(1) Eight                     
(2) Six                   
(3) Seven            
(4) Five                       
(5) None of these

2. Which word/number would be at 7th position from the left in Step IV?
(1) rise                        
(2) aim                 
(3) big  
(4) 15                          
(5) 47

3. Which step number is the following output?
rise not moon gem does big aim 15 with 92 85 63 56 47 31 25
(1) Step V                   
(2) Step VII         
(3) Step IV          
(4) Step VIII              
(5) There is no such step

4. Which of the following represents the position of ’92’ in the VI step?
(1) Ninth from the left
(2) Fifth from the right
(3) Sixth from the right
(4) Ninth from the right
(5) Seventh from the left

5. Which word/number would be at the 5th position from the right in the last step?
(1) gem                       
(2) 63                    
(3) 56
(4) 85                          
(5) does

Direction (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions give below:
Eight family members Dhruv, Garima, Avinash, Varsha, Aakash, Deepti, Charu and Moksh are sitting around a square table in such a way that two persons sit on each of the four sides of the table facing the centre. Members sitting on opposite sides are exactly opposite to each other. Aakash and Garima are exactly opposite to each other. Deepti is immediately right to Garima. Dhruv and Moksh are sitting on the same side. Moksh is exactly opposite of Avinash who is to the immediate left of Varsha. Dhruv is towards right of Deepti.

       6. Which of the following statement is definitely true?
(1) Charu is opposite to Varsha        
(2) Deepti is to left of Garima
(3) Avinash is towards the right of Askash
(4) Moksh is sitting opposite to Dhruv
(5) None of these

7. Who is sitting opposite to Dhruv?
(1) Charu                   
(2) Deepu                            
(3) Varsha          
(4) Moksh                   
(5) None of These

8. Who is sitting opposite to Deepti?
(1) Moksh                   
(2) Charu                             
(3) Varsha          
(4) Charu or Varsha                                               
(5) None of These

9. Who is next to Varsha in anti-clock –wise direction?
(1) Garima                 
(2) Avinash                         
(3) Dhruv           
(4) Deepti                  
(5) None of These

10. Which of the following pairs of persons has both the persons sitting on the same side with first person sitting to the left of second person?
(1) Aakash-Charu   
(2) Moksh- Charu             
(3) Dhruv – Moksh           
(4) Avinash- Charu                                                                
(5) None of These

Solutions (1-5):
In each step one word and one number are rearranged. The words are rearranged from left in alphabetical order and the numbers are rearranged from the right in descending order.
Input: 31 rise gem 15 92 47 aim big 25 does 56 not 85 63 with moon
Step I: aim 31 rise gem 15 47 big 25 does 56 not 85 63 with moon 92
Step II: big aim 31 rise gem 15 47 25 does 56 not 63 with moon 92 85
Step III: does big aim 31 rise gem 15 47 25 56 not with moon 92 85 63
Step IV: gem does big aim 31 rise 15 47 25 not with moon 92 85 63 56
Step V: moon gem does big aim 31 rise 15 25 not with 92 85 63 56 47
Step VI: not moon gem does big aim rise 15 25 with 92 85 63 56 47 31
Step VII: rise not moon gem does big aim 15 with 92 85 63 56 47 31 25
Step VIII: with rise not moon gem does big aim 92 85 63 56 47 31 25 15
1.         (1)
2.         (4)
3.         (2)
4.         (3)
5.         (3)
Solutions (6-10):
6.         (3)
7.         (3)
8.         (2)
9.         (1)
10.     (3)