# Reasoning Questions for IDBI PO Exam 2017

Directions (1-5): A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of an input and rearrangement.

Input: 17 put short on 39 27 84 gain
Step I: short 17 put on 39 27 84 gain
Step II: short 84 17 put on 39 27 gain
Step III: short 84 put 17 on 39 27 gain
Step IV: short 84 put 39 17 on 27 gain
Step V: short 84 put 39 on 17 27 gain
Step VI: short 84 put 39 on 27 17 gain
Step VII: short 84 put 39 on 27 gain 17
and Step VII is the last step of the rearrangement of the above input.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Q1. Input: glass fine 15 37 watch not 85 65
Which of the following will be step VI of the above input?
(a) watch 85 not 65 fine glass 15 37
(b) watch 85 not 65 glass fine 15 37
(c) watch 85 not 65 glass 37 fine 15
(d) There will be no such step.
(e) None of these

Q2. Step II of an input is : ultra 73 16 kite sort 39  32 mail
Which of the following steps will be the last but one?
(a) VIII
(b) IX
(c) VII
(d) VI
(e) None of these

Q3. Step III of an input is : want 75 voice 15 39 style gap 26
Which of the following is definitely the input?
(a) voice 15 want 75 39 style gap 26
(b) voice want 75 15 39 style gap 26
(c) 15 75 want voice style gap 26
(d) Cannot be determined
(e) None of these

Q4. Step II of an input is : time 82 48 34 garden frame rat 56
How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
(a) Four
(b) Five
(c) Six
(d) Three
(e) None of these

Q5. Input: hour fix 94 37 great 29 48 book
How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
(a) Four
(b) Five
(c) Six
(d) Seven
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
A word arrangement machine when given an input line or words rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: all road our want torn ink pen unit done eat
Step I: unit all road our want torn ink pen eat done
Step II: unit our all road want torn ink eat pen done
Step III: unit our ink all want torn eat road pen done
Step IV: unit our ink eat all want torn road pen done
And step four is the last step of the rearrangement.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.
Input for the questions

Input:  give star ant cast onus fun rate unique era inset

Q6. Which of the following would be the final arrangement?
(a) cast give fun rate star unique onus inset era ant
(b) unique onus inset era ant cast fun give rate star
(c) unique onus inset era ant star rate give fun cast
(d) unique onus inset era ant star fun give rate cast
(e) None of these

Q7. In step III, which of the following words would be at 6th position from the left?
(a) rate
(b) ant
(c) star
(d) give
(e) None of these

Q8. Which step number would be the following output?
Unique onus give star ant rate era inset fun cast
(a) II
(b) III
(c) V
(d) IV
(e) None of these

Q9. In step IV of the rearrangement, if onus is related to era and rate is related to fun in a certain way, which of the following would ant be related to, following the same pattern?
(a) rate
(b) inset
(c) star
(d) give
(e) None of these

Q10. Which of the following would be step VII?
(a) unique onus inset era ant star rate give fun cast
(b) unique onus inset era ant rate star fun give cast
(c) unique onus inset era ant cast fun give rate star
(d) unique onus inset era star ant rate give fun cast
(e) There will be no such step as the input gets rearranged before step VII.

Directions (11-15): Study the following information to answer the given questions:
A word and answer arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: son 28 hide18 96 49 love name 76 rife
Step I: hide son 28 18 49 love name 76 rife 96
Step II: love hide son 28 18 49 name rife 96 76
Step III: name love hide son 28 18 rife 96 76 49
Step IV: rife name love hide son 18 96 76 49 28
Step V: son rife name love hide 96 76 49 28 18
And step V is the last step of the rearrangement.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the input given below:
Input: 48 line zoo 15 82 you come veto 31 all 85 53

Q11. How many steps will be needed to complete the arrangement?
(a) IV
(b) V
(c) VI
(d) VII
(e) None of these

Q12.Which of the step is- veto line come all zoo 15 you 31 85 82 53 48
(a) III
(b) II
(c) VII
(d) IV
(e) None of these

Q13. Which of the following would be step I?
(a) all 48 come zoo 15 you veto 31 53 85 82 line
(b) veto line come all zoo 15 you 31 85 82 53 48
(c) zoo 48 line 15 82 you come veto 31 all 53 85
(d) all 48 line zoo 82 you come veto 31 85 53 15
(e) None of these

Q14. In step V, which of the following words numbers would be at 6th position from the right?
(a) 85
(b) 15
(c) 31
(d) zoo
(e) all

Q15. Which of the following would be the final arrangement?
(a) zoo you veto line come all 15 31 48 53 82 85
(b) all come line veto you zoo 15 31 48 53 82 85
(c) all come line veto you zoo 85 82 53 48 31 15
(d) zoo you veto line come all 85 82 53 48 31 15
(e) None of these