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# Reasoning Ability Quiz For LIC ADO Mains 2023-04th April

Directions (1-5): Answer the questions based on the information given below.
Some boxes are placed one above the other to make up the almirah. Each box has different number of pens. There are 5 boxes between box S and box W which is at the topmost position. There are two boxes between box S and box Q. There is one box between box Q and box P which is just above the box which has 15 pens. Box T which has 10 pens is placed just below box R and just above box U. Box R is exactly between box Q and box V which is at the bottommost position. There are at most three boxes between box Q and box R. There are at least six boxes between box P and box T. The box that is placed two boxes above and the box that is placed three boxes below box R has 14 and 8 pens respectively. 6 boxes are not placed between box P and box W.

Q1. What is the total number of boxes in the almirah?
(a) 12
(b) 14
(c) 16
(d) 18
(e) None of these

Q2. How many boxes are placed above the box P?
(a) 1
(b) 5
(c) 7
(d) 11
(e) None of these

Q3. What is the position of the box Q?
(a) Two boxes above box P
(b) Three boxes below box S
(c) Fourth from the top
(d) Second from the top
(e) None of these

Q4. How many boxes are placed below box T?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
(e) None of these

Q5. How many boxes are placed between box S and box P?
(a) 1
(b) 5
(c) 4
(d) 0
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): Answer the questions based on the information given below.
Eight tourists namely A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H arrive India to visit Taj in February, March, April and May of the same year. They plan to visit Taj on 4th or 26th of these months. These tourists belong to four different countries viz. Italy, Russia, America and Sweden. Only three tourists belong to one of the countries while at least one but at most two tourists belong to each of the other three countries.
A visits Taj on 4th of a month which doesn’t have least number of days. Three persons visit between A and H who is from Sweden. Only one person visits Taj between H and D who doesn’t visit on 4th February. The person who visits Taj immediately after D is G who belongs to the same country as A. The second person visiting Taj before G and second person visiting Taj after G belong to the same country. B who is from Italy visits Taj immediately after F in the same month. Two persons visit between F and one of the persons who is from Russia. D doesn’t belong to Sweden and America. One of the persons who went in the month of February is from Russia. C who went after D didn’t go immediately after A.

Q6. Who visits Taj at the last?
(a) H
(b) G
(c) C
(d) E
(e) None of these

Q7. Who visits Taj on 26th April?
(a) E
(b) G
(c) C
(d) B
(e) None of these

Q8. Four of the following are similar in a certain way and forms a group. Find out the one who does not belong to that group.
(a) E
(b) F
(c) A
(d) H
(e) D

Q9. Which among the following statement is true?
(a) E belongs to Italy
(b) G visits Taj on 4th April
(c) A belongs to Russia
(d) A and D visit Taj in the same month
(e) None is true

Q10. E belongs to which of the following country?
(a) Russia
(b) Italy
(c) America
(d) Sweden
(e) None of these

Directions (11-15): A number arrangement machine when given an input line of numbers rearranges them following a particular pattern in each step. The following is an illustration of an input and rearrangement.

Input: 8234 3451 1873 1548 3417 8235
Step I: 7143 4362 2784 2637 4328 7146
Step II: 3147 2364 4782 7632 8324 6147
Step III: 0328 0624 2816 4206 2408 0628
Step IV: 38 64 86 26 48 68
Step V: 73 52 100 40 80 100
Step VI: J G A D H A

Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement of the given input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the given questions the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input: 7245 1367 6458 1243 8778 2783 4873

Q11. How many alphabets are there in between the alphabets which are 2nd and 6th from the left side in the last step as per the English alphabetical series?
(a) Seven
(b) Six
(c) Three
(d) Nine
(e) None of these

Q12. How many numbers are greater than 50 in penultimate step of the given input?
(a) Four
(b) Six
(c) Three
(d) Five
(e) Two

Q13. What is the difference between the largest and 2nd smallest number obtained in step III?
(a) 4096
(b) 1342
(c) 5023
(d) 5250
(e) None of the above

Q14. Which of the following is the 4th largest number obtained in step IV of the given input?
(a) 46
(b) 66
(c) 67
(d) 56
(e) None of the above

Q15. What is the product of number which is 2nd from the left end and 4th from the right end in step V?
(a) 210
(b) 154
(c) 208
(d) 350
(e) None of these

Solutions

Solutions (11-15):
Sol. Different logic is applied in each step.
Step 1: In all the numbers, all the odd digits are increased by 1 and all the even digits are decreased by 1.
Step II: The place of 1st and last digit is interchanged.
Step III. The 1st and 2nd digits of each number are multiplied, similarly the 3 and 4 digits are multiplied and the product of these two digits each are written side by side, making it a 4 digit number (Ex: 1 is written as 01)
Step IV: Remove 1st and 3rd digit of each number, 2nd and 4th digit of the number is written.
Step V: The sum of the square of each digit of the number is taken.
Step VI: Add the digits of each number and resultant (place value) is replaced by English alphabet. Ex- if the sum of the digits is 8 then it will be replaced by H.

Given input: 7245 1367 6458 1243 8778 2783 4873
Step I: 8136 2458 5367 2134 7887 1874 3784
Step II: 6138 8452 7365 4132 7887 4871 4783
Step III: 0624 3210 2130 0406 5656 3207 2824
Step IV: 64 20 10 46 66 27 84
Step V: 52 04 01 52 72 53 80
Step VI: G D A G I H H

S11. Ans.(c)
S12. Ans.(d)
S13. Ans.(e)
S14. Ans.(a)
S15. Ans.(c)

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