# Reasoning For RBI/IBPS Exams

Directions (Q.1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and number rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of an input and its rearrangement:
Input: some 30 tower down 31 28 what 44 ice 51 74 all
Step I: what 74 some 30 tower down 31 28 44 ice 51 all
Step II: what 74 tower 51 some 30 down 31 28 44 ice all
Step III: what 74 tower 51 some 44 30 down 31 28 ice all
Step IV: what 74 tower 51 some 44 down 31 30 28 ice all
Step V: what 74 tower 51 some 44 down 31 all 30 28 ice
Step VI: what 74 tower 51 some 44 down 31 all 30 ice 28
And step VI is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out the appropriate steps for the above input.

Input: equal 53 inter 82 out town 24 78 under close 56 price 11
Q1. How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
(a) Four
(b) Five
(c) Six
(d) Seven
(e) None of the above
Q2. Which of the following would be at the seventh position from the right in step IV?
(a) Equal
(b) Inter
(c) 53
(d) 56
(e) None of the above
Q3. Which step number would be the following output?
Town 82 price 78 close 56 equal 53 inter under 24 out 11
(a) Step IV
(b) Step III
(c) Step VI
(d) There is no such step
(e) None of the above
Q4. If in the last step all the words get rearranged in alphabetical order, which of the following words will remain at its original position?
(a) Out
(b) Price
(c) Inter
(d) Under
(e) None of the above
Q5. How many words/numbers are there between ‘78’and ‘inter’ in step II?
(a) Three
(b) Four
(c) None
(d) Two
(e) None of the above
Directions (Q.6-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions:
A word and number arrangements machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular in each step. The following is an illustration of an input and its rearrangement.
Input: 26 cookie 62 70 queen word 28 out favourite 66
Step I: word 26 cookie 62 70 queen 28 out favourite 66
Step II: word 28 26 cookie 62 70 queen out favourite 66
Step III: word 28 out 26 cookie 62 70 queen favourite 66
Step IV: word 28 out 66 26 cookie 62 70 queen favourite
Step V: word 28 out 66 queen 26 cookie 62 70 favourite
Step VI: word 28 out 66 queen 70 26 cookie 62 favourite
Step VII: word 28 out 66 queen 70 cookie 26 62 favourite
Step VIII: word 28 out 66 queen 70 cookie 62 26 favourite
Step IX: word 28 out 66 queen 70 cookie 62 favourite 26
And step IX is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out the appropriate step for the above input.
Input: 48 association 24 30 glass 58 countries 22 state hoodooing 32 cities
Q6. Which of the following is the fourth element from the left end of the step V?
(a) Association
(b) 30
(c) State
(d) Countries
(e) None of the above
Q7. How many words are there between ‘58’ and ‘32’ in Step IV?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) None of the above
Q8. How many steps will be required to complete the given input?
(a) Six
(b) Seven
(c) Eight
(d) Nine
(e) None of the above
Q9. Which of the following come between ‘cities’ and ‘32’ in the last step?
(a) Countries, 48
(b) 58, countries, 48, hoodooing
(c) 48, hoodooing, 32
(d) Association, hoodooing, 58
(e) None of the above
Q10. Which of the following is second to the left of ‘countries’ in step VI?
(a) Cities
(b) 58
(c) Hoodooing
(d) Association
(e) None of the above

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