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Reasoning Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2023-16th October

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: 54 Sea 88 doctor 41 remind 63 aunt united 15 92 Even
Step I: 17 54 Sea 88 doctor 41 remind 63 united 92 Even aunt
Step II: doctor 17 54 Sea 88 remind 63 united 92 Even aunt 43
Step III: 52 doctor 17 Sea 88 remind 63 united 92 aunt 43 Even
Step IV: remind 52 doctor 17 Sea 88 united 92 aunt 43 Even 65
Step V: 86 remind 52 doctor 17 united 92 aunt 43 Even 65 Sea
Step VI: united 86 remind 52 doctor 17 aunt 43 Even 65 Sea 90

And Step VI 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.

Input: 48 Stream 82 Damage 35 read 57 apple unit 9 86 end

Q1. In which step the elements ‘11 unit 86’ found in the same order?
(a) Step I
(b) Step II
(c) Step III
(d) Step V
(e)Step VI

Q2. In step IV, which of the following word/number would be at 2nd position to the left of 7th from the right end?
(a) 11
(b) Stream
(c) 82
(d) unit
(e) 86

Q3. How many steps remind completing the above arrangement?
(a) Three
(b) Four
(c) Six
(d) Seven
(e) Five

Q4. Which of the following would be the step III after arrangement?
(a) 16 Damage 11 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 apple 37 end
(b) 6 Damage 11 Stream 80 read 57 unit 86 apple 37 end
(c) 6 Damage 15 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 apple 37 end
(d) 46 Damage 11 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 apple 37 end
(e) None of these

Q5. In step VI, ‘80’ is related to ‘unit’ and ‘11’ is related to ‘Damage’. In the same way ‘59’ is related to?
(a) end
(b) unit
(d) Stream
(e) None of these

Solutions

S1. Ans. (d)

Sol. Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged in each step.

1) For words arrangement- Words are arranged according to alphabetical order given in English dictionary. In first step the words which comes first according to English dictionary arranged first to extreme right. And in second step next word are arranged to extreme left.

And this process is continued in further step.

2) For number arrangement- Number are arranged according to ascending order. In first step lowest number arranged in extreme left. And in second step next number is arranged in extreme right. And this process is continued in further step (Each odd number is added by two (+2) while they are arranged and two is subtracted by each even number (-2) while they are arranged).

Input:  48 Stream 82 Damage 35 read 57 apple unit 9 86 end

Step I:  11 48 Stream 82 Damage 35 read 57 unit 86 end apple

Step II: Damage 11 48 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 end apple 37

Step III: 46 Damage 11 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 apple 37 end

Step IV: read 46 Damage 11 Stream 82 unit 86 apple 37 end 59

Step V: 80 read 46 Damage 11 unit 86 apple 37 end 59 Stream

Step VI: unit 80 read 46 Damage 11 apple 37 end 59 Stream 84

S2. Ans. (a)

Sol. Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged in each step.

1) For words arrangement- Words are arranged according to alphabetical order given in English dictionary. In first step the words which comes first according to English dictionary arranged first to extreme right. And in second step next word are arranged to extreme left.

And this process is continued in further step.

2) For number arrangement- Number are arranged according to ascending order. In first step lowest number arranged in extreme left. And in second step next number is arranged in extreme right. And this process is continued in further step (Each odd number is added by two (+2) while they are arranged and two is subtracted by each even number (-2) while they are arranged).

Input:  48 Stream 82 Damage 35 read 57 apple unit 9 86 end

Step I:  11 48 Stream 82 Damage 35 read 57 unit 86 end apple

Step II: Damage 11 48 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 end apple 37

Step III: 46 Damage 11 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 apple 37 end

Step IV: read 46 Damage 11 Stream 82 unit 86 apple 37 end 59

Step V: 80 read 46 Damage 11 unit 86 apple 37 end 59 Stream

Step VI: unit 80 read 46 Damage 11 apple 37 end 59 Stream 84

S3. Ans. (c)

Sol. Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged in each step.

1) For words arrangement- Words are arranged according to alphabetical order given in English dictionary. In first step the words which comes first according to English dictionary arranged first to extreme right. And in second step next word are arranged to extreme left.

And this process is continued in further step.

2) For number arrangement- Number are arranged according to ascending order. In first step lowest number arranged in extreme left. And in second step next number is arranged in extreme right. And this process is continued in further step (Each odd number is added by two (+2) while they are arranged and two is subtracted by each even number (-2) while they are arranged).

Input:  48 Stream 82 Damage 35 read 57 apple unit 9 86 end

Step I:  11 48 Stream 82 Damage 35 read 57 unit 86 end apple

Step II: Damage 11 48 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 end apple 37

Step III: 46 Damage 11 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 apple 37 end

Step IV: read 46 Damage 11 Stream 82 unit 86 apple 37 end 59

Step V: 80 read 46 Damage 11 unit 86 apple 37 end 59 Stream

Step VI: unit 80 read 46 Damage 11 apple 37 end 59 Stream 84

S4. Ans. (d)

Sol. Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged in each step.

1) For words arrangement- Words are arranged according to alphabetical order given in English dictionary. In first step the words which comes first according to English dictionary arranged first to extreme right. And in second step next word are arranged to extreme left.

And this process is continued in further step.

2) For number arrangement- Number are arranged according to ascending order. In first step lowest number arranged in extreme left. And in second step next number is arranged in extreme right. And this process is continued in further step (Each odd number is added by two (+2) while they are arranged and two is subtracted by each even number (-2) while they are arranged).

Input:  48 Stream 82 Damage 35 read 57 apple unit 9 86 end

Step I:  11 48 Stream 82 Damage 35 read 57 unit 86 end apple

Step II: Damage 11 48 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 end apple 37

Step III: 46 Damage 11 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 apple 37 end

Step IV: read 46 Damage 11 Stream 82 unit 86 apple 37 end 59

Step V: 80 read 46 Damage 11 unit 86 apple 37 end 59 Stream

Step VI: unit 80 read 46 Damage 11 apple 37 end 59 Stream 84

S5. Ans. (a)

Sol. Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and let’s understand how to solve it. When we see each step, then we can find that there is both number and words are arranged in each step.

1) For words arrangement- Words are arranged according to alphabetical order given in English dictionary. In first step the words which comes first according to English dictionary arranged first to extreme right. And in second step next word are arranged to extreme left.

And this process is continued in further step.

2) For number arrangement- Number are arranged according to ascending order. In first step lowest number arranged in extreme left. And in second step next number is arranged in extreme right. And this process is continued in further step (Each odd number is added by two (+2) while they are arranged and two is subtracted by each even number (-2) while they are arranged).

Input:  48 Stream 82 Damage 35 read 57 apple unit 9 86 end

Step I:  11 48 Stream 82 Damage 35 read 57 unit 86 end apple

Step II: Damage 11 48 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 end apple 37

Step III: 46 Damage 11 Stream 82 read 57 unit 86 apple 37 end

Step IV: read 46 Damage 11 Stream 82 unit 86 apple 37 end 59

Step V: 80 read 46 Damage 11 unit 86 apple 37 end 59 Stream

Step VI: unit 80 read 46 Damage 11 apple 37 end 59 Stream 84

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