**Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions accordingly.**

Nine people are born in nine different years i.e. 1951, 1957, 1966, 1976, 1986, 1995, 1999, 2001, and 2006 but not necessarily in the same order. The age is calculated according to the year 2020. The sum of the digits of M’s age is more than 9. Three people are born between W and M. B is born immediately after W. Two people are born between Q and B. P is born after Q and before N. Three people are born between O and Q. The age of O is not a multiple of 7. The difference between the ages of O and K is a multiple of 11. The age of D is a multiple of 9 and is born after K.

**Q1. Who among the following is the oldest?**

(a) M

(b) K

(c) W

(d) Q

(e) None of these

**Q2. How many people are born after D?**

(a) Six

(b) Three

(c) Four

(d) Five

(e) None of these

**Q3. What is the age of P?**

(a) 25 years

(b) 44 years

(c) 21 years

(d) 19 years

(e) None of these

**Q4. If O is related to M, Q is related to W, and then in the same way, K is related to…………….?**

(a) The one whose age is a prime number

(b) O

(c) Q

(d) D

(e) N

**Q5. Who among the following is born in a year whose digits sum is a multiple of 7?**

(a) W

(b) D

(c) Q

(d) P

(e) O

**Directions (6-8): Study the data carefully and answer the questions accordingly.**

There are ten members in a family of three generation with three married couples. R is the aunt of W and is unmarried. V is married to Q who is the daughter-in-law of L. N is the mother of S who is the brother of R. F is the nephew of S. V is the father of Z who is the granddaughter of L. W is the son of O. N has three children.

**Q6. Who is the mother of F?**

(a) Wife of L

(b) Wife of S

(c) Sister of S

(d) Q

(e) None of these

**Q7. How L is related to S?**

(a) Grandfather

(b) Father

(c) Uncle

(d) Nephew

(e) None of these

**Q8. Four from the following five are similar in a certain way and forms a group. Find out the one who does not belong to that group.**

(a) L

(b) W

(c) F

(d) V

(e) Z

**Directions (9-10): Study the following data carefully and answer the questions accordingly.**

A family has nine members with two married couples. C is the wife of I. F is the mother of E. M is the grandfather of G. E is the mother of D. G is the daughter of C who is the sister of H. E is the only sister of I. J is the father of E.

**Q9. How is D related to J?**

(a) Granddaughter

(b) Grandson

(c) Daughter

(d) Son

(e) Can’t be determined

**Q10. Who is the father of H?**

(a) F

(b) M

(c) J

(d) D

(e) Can’t be determined

**Directions (11-15): A word number sorting machine when given an input of word and numbers, rearranges them in a particular manner step by step as indicated below till all the words and numbers are arranged. Givenbelow is an illustration of this arrangement.**

**Input: Vocabulary my 68 run power plate toy 34 national dry 82**

Step 1: My 68 vocabulary run power plate toy 34 national dry 82

Step 2: My 68 dry 82 vocabulary run power plate toy 34 national

Step 3: My 68 dry 82 toy 34 vocabulary run power plate national

Step 4: My 68 dry 82 toy 34 run vocabulary power plate national

Step 5: My 68 dry 82 toy 34 run plate vocabulary power national

Step 6: My 68 dry 82 toy 34 run plate power vocabulary national

Step 7: My 68 dry 82 toy 34 run plate power national vocabulary

Step 8: My 68 dry 82 toy 34 21 12 15 1 15

And step 8 is the last step of the above input, as per the rules followed in the steps given above; find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

**Input: Dictionary is 45 in house mat alpha 71 amber nail lantern 60**

**Q11. Which of the following would be the last step of the given input?**

(a) Is 45 alpha 71 lantern 60 14 1 1 13 15 9

(b) Alpha 71 is 45 lantern 60 12 5 1 16 15 11

(c) Is 45 alpha 71 lantern 60 11 1 3 14 17 11

(d) Lantern 60 is 45 alpha 71 11 5 3 16 17 9

(e) None of these

**Q12. Which step number will be the following output ‘Is 45 alpha 71 lantern 60 in mat nail dictionary house amber’?**

(a) Step 8

(b) Step 7

(c) Step 6

(d) Step 5

(e) None of these

**Q13. In step 4, which of the following words/number would be at fifth position from the right?**

(a) House

(b) Dictionary

(c) 60

(d) Mat

(e) None of these

**Q14. Which of the following will be the penultimate step?**

(a) Step 7

(b) Step 9

(c) Step 8

(d) Step 10

(e) None of these

**Q15. In step 6, which of the following element would be at fourth position from the left?**

(a) House

(b) 71

(c) 60

(d) Mat

(e) Alpha

**Solutions**

**Solution (1-5):**

**Sol.
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**S1. Ans. (b)**

**S2. Ans. (a)**

**S3. Ans. (c)**

**S4. Ans. (d)**

**S5. Ans. (d)**

**Solution (6-8):**

**Sol.
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**S6. Ans. (d)**

**S7. Ans. (b)**

**S8. Ans. (e)**

**Solution (9-10):**

**Sol.
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**S9. Ans. (e)**

**S10. Ans. (b)**

**Solution (11-15):**

**Sol.** The machine first rearranges words which are to the immediate left of the numbers according to the number of letters in the words in ascending order and the numbers according to the sum of the digits of the number in descending order.

After that, the remaining words are also arranged according to the number of letters in the words in ascending order and if more than one word having the same number of letters, then they are arranged according to the alphabetical order.

In the last step, except the words adjacent to the numbers, the place value of the second letter of the words from the left end is written in the place of that particular word.

**Input: Dictionary is 45 in house mat alpha 71 amber nail lantern 60
**Step 1: Is 45 dictionary in house mat alpha 71 amber nail lantern 60

Step 2: Is 45 alpha 71 dictionary in house mat amber nail lantern 60

Step 3: Is 45 alpha 71 lantern 60 dictionary in house mat amber nail

Step 4: Is 45 alpha 71 lantern 60 in dictionary house mat amber nail

Step 5: Is 45 alpha 71 lantern 60 in mat dictionary house amber nail

Step 6: Is 45 alpha 71 lantern 60 in mat nail dictionary house amber

Step 7: Is 45 alpha 71 lantern 60 in mat nail amber dictionary house

Step 8: Is 45 alpha 71 lantern 60 in mat nail amber house dictionary

Step 9: Is 45 alpha 71 lantern 60 14 1 1 13 15 9

**S11. Ans. (a)**

**S12. Ans. (c)**

**S13. Ans. (b)**

**S14. Ans. (c)**

**S15. Ans. (b)**