**Directions (1-5): Study the given information and answer the questions:**

When a number arrangement machine is given an input line of numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of an input and its rearrangement.

Step IV, is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained.

As per the rules followed in the given steps find out the appropriate steps for the given input:

**Input: 61 22 15 52 71 36 18 11**

**Q1. What is the sum of the numbers at both the ends in step III of the given arrangement?**

(a) 36

(b) 33

(c) 60

(d) 123

(e) None of the above

**Q2. Which element is 2nd to the right of the one which is 4th from the left end in step I?**

(a) 22

(b) 44

(c) 53

(d) 72

(e) None of these

**Q3. What is the products of the numbers which is 2nd from the right end and 2nd from the left end in final step of the given arrangement?**

(a) 180

(b) 72

(c) 13.5

(d) 180

(e) None of these

**Q4. Which element is 2nd to the left of the one which is 4th from the left end in step II?**

(a) 22

(b) 44

(c) 89

(d) 72

(e) None of these

**Q5. What is the sum of the numbers at both the ends in step IV of the given arrangement?**

(a) 36

(b) 63

(c) 60

(d) 16.5

(e) None of the above

**Directions (6-10): In each of the questions given below, a group of digits is given followed by four combinations of letters/ symbols numbered (a), (b), (c) and (d). You have to find out which of the four combinations correctly represents the group of digits based on the letter/ symbol codes and the conditions given below. If none of the four combinations represents the group of digits correctly, give (e) ‘None of these’ as the answer.**

Condition for coding the group digits:

(i) If the first digit is odd and last digit is even, the codes for the first and the last digits are to be interchanged.

(ii) If the first as well as the last digit is even, both are to be coded by the code for the last digit.

(iii) If the first as well as the last digit is odd, both are to be coded as ‘X’.

**Directions (11-15): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.**

A, B, C, D, W, X, Y and Z are eight friends sitting around a square table, two on each side. All of them are facing away from the centre and each is opposite to another. They all live on different floors of a two storey building with topmost floor being numbered as second and the bottommost floor being numbered as first. There are three female members and no two females are seated next to one another. Four of them live on each floor. X sits between D and Z. One of the male members whose immediate neighbours are also males lives on the topmost floor. Y is a female member who sits second to the left of X. Z is not a female member but sits opposite A, who is a female. C sits third to the left of W and is not male member. Only one female lives on the floor below the floor on which D lives.The person who sit opposite to B lives on second floor. A does not lives on topmost floor.C and D are immediate neighbours.

**Q11. Who among the following is not a male member?**

(a) W.

(b) X

(c) Y

(d) B

(e) None of these

**Q12. Which of the following statements is true about W and X?**

(a) Both are opposite to each other

(b) They do not live on the same floor.

(c) W is female, but X is a male

(d) Both are females

(e) None of these

**Q13. Which of the following groups includes only females?**

(a) YAW

(b) ACB

(c) XYZ

(d) ACY.

(e) None of these

**Q14. Who among the following is sitting between B and the female whose immediate neighbours live below her, when counted from the right of B?**

(a) A

(b) C and D

(c) C

(d) A and W.

(e) None of these

**Q15. Who amongst the following pair of females lives on the same floor?**

(a) DY

(b) AY

(c) AC

(d) AB

(e) None of these.

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**Solutions**

S6. Ans.(a)

Sol. None of the conditions are applied.

S7. Ans. (b)

Sol. Condition (i) Applies.

S8. Ans. (d)

Sol. Condition (ii) applies

S9. Ans. (c)

Sol. Condition (iii) applies.

S10. Ans. (e)

Sol. Condition (i) applies.

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