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# Reasoning Ability Quiz For LIC ADO Mains 2023-07th April

Directions (1-5): answer the questions based on the information given below.
Certain number of persons are sitting in a row. All of them are facing north direction. Some of them like different colours. D sits fifth to the right of M. The one who likes Red, is an immediate neighbour of D. Seven persons are sitting between A and K who likes Blue. Two persons are sitting between K and the one who likes Red. A and M are not immediate neighbours. The number of persons sitting between M and A is same as the number of persons sitting between A and F who likes Green. Only four persons sit to the right of the one who likes Red. The number of persons sitting between D and K is two less than the number of persons sitting to the left of F. Not less than 25 persons are sitting in the row.

Q1. How many persons sit to the left of A?
(a) 10
(b) 11
(c) 12
(d) 13
(e) None of the above

Q2. If B sits third to the right of A, then, what is the position of M with respect of B?
(a) 4th to the right
(b) 5th to the left
(c) 3rd to the right
(d) 6th to the left
(e) None of the above

Q3. How many persons are sitting in the row?
(a) 27
(b) 26
(c) 29
(d) 28
(e) None of the above

Q4. Which of the following statement is true?
(a) D sits 4th from the left end
(b) M is not an immediate neighbor of K
(c) A likes red colour
(d) F sits third from the left end
(e) None of the given statement is true

Q5. How many persons are sitting between F and M?
(a) 12
(b) 14
(c) 13
(d) 11
(e) None of the above

Directions (6-10): A number arrangement machine when given an input line of numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: 14 13 19 7 26 22 21
Step I: 21 20 26 14 33 29 28
Step II: 121 100 256 16 529 361 324
Step III: 12 3 39 21 48 30 27
Step IV: 150 15 1527 447 2310 906 735
Step V: 12 12 30 30 12 30 30
Step VI: 11 11 11 29 29 29 29

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

Given input: 17 11 15 16 18 9 13

Q6. What is the sum of the number which is third from the left end in third step and number which is second from the right end in the step VI?
(a) 57
(b) 56
(c) 47
(d) 59
(e) None of these

Q7. In which step ’27 48 27’ will be found in the same sequence?
(a) Step II
(b) Step IV
(c) Step III
(d) Step VI
(e) None of these

Q8. In step IV, which number is 4th to the right of the number which is 2nd from the left end?
(a) 2310
(b) 728
(c) 456
(d) 735
(e) 15

Q9. Which of the following number is 2nd from the left end in step II?
(a) 144
(b) 64
(c) 196
(d) 36
(e) None of these

Q10. What is the sum of the number which is 2nd from the left end and 3rd from the right end in step V?
(a) 60
(b) 52
(c) 42
(d) 50
(e) None of these

Directions (11-15): When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of Input and rearrangement.

Input: news 61 below 77 after round 98 sound element 83 64
Step 1: 61 news below 77 after round 98 sound element 83 64
Step 2: 61 83 news below 77 after round 98 sound element 64
Step 3: 61 83 after news below 77 round 98 sound element 64
Step 4: 61 83 after element news below 77 round 98 sound 64
Step 5: 61 83 after element 77 news below round 98 sound 64
Step 6: 61 83 after element 77 below news round 98 sound 64
Step 7: 61 83 after element 77 below news round sound 98 64
Step 8: 61 83 after element 77 below news round sound 64 98

And step 8 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: emit random 23 violence 19 speaker 39 expert 33 award 28

Q11. In step 7, what is the sum of first element from right end and sixth element from the left end?
(a) 51
(b) 67
(c) 61
(d) 72
(e) 62

Q12. What is the position of ‘expert’ in the step 6?
(a) Seventh from the left
(b) Sixth from the left
(c) Fifth from the left
(d) Sixth from the right
(e) None of these

Q13. Which element is exactly between the fifth from left and fifth from right in step 5?
(a) random
(b) 33
(c) expert
(d) violence
(e) None of these

Q14. Which step number would be the following output?
“19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random violence speaker 28”
(a) Step 7
(b) Step 6
(c) Step 5
(d) Step 4
(e) None of the Above

Q15. Which of the following would be at the ninth position from the left end in step 6?
(a) 33
(b) Violence
(c) Expert
(d) 39
(e) 28

Solutions

Solution (6-10):
Sol.

Step I: Add 7 to each number of the input
Step II: Subtract 10 from each number and then square the obtained number.
Step III: Add all digits within the numbers and then multiply the obtained number by 3.
Step IV: Do the Square of each number of step III and then add 6.
Step V: Add all the digits within the numbers and multiply the obtained number by 2.
Step VI: Subtract each number by 1 and then arrange in ascending order.

Given input: 17 11 15 16 18 9 13
Step I: 24 18 22 23 25 16 20
Step II: 196 64 144 169 225 36 100
Step III: 48 30 27 48 27 27 3
Step IV: 2310 906 735 2310 735 735 15
Step V: 12 30 30 12 30 30 12
Step VI: 11 11 11 29 29 29 29

S6. Ans.(b)
S7. Ans.(c)
S8. Ans.(d)
S9. Ans.(b)
S10. Ans.(a)

Solution (11-15):
Sol. This input output arrangement is done with the help of following some points:
(i) Firstly, it arranges all prime number in increasing order
(ii) After arranging all prime number in a sequence, then that word who starts with vowel arranges in ascending order of alphabetical series
(iii)After Vowel starting word, all odd number arranges in increasing order
(iv) After odd numbers, all words which are starting from consonant arranges in alphabetical order
(v)At last, even number is placed in increasing order

INPUT: emit random 23 violence 19 speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 1: 19 emit random 23 violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 2: 19 23 emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 award 28
Step 3: 19 23 award emit random violence speaker 39 expert 33 28
Step 4: 19 23 award emit expert random violence speaker 39 33 28
Step 5: 19 23 award emit expert 33 random violence speaker 39 28
Step 6: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random violence speaker 28
Step 7: 19 23 award emit expert 33 39 random speaker violence 28

S11. Ans. (c)
S12. Ans. (c)
S13. Ans. (b)
S14. Ans. (b)
S15. Ans. (b)

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