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# Reasoning Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2024-13th February

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

Input: bread 31 63 break breach 44 breed 24 breath 51
Step I: bread 31 63 break 44 breed breath 51 breach 08
Step II: 63 break 44 breed breath 51 breach 08 bread 03
Step III: 63 breed breath 51 breach 08 bread 03 break 16
Step IV: 63 breed breach 08 bread 03 break 16 breath 05
Step V: breach 08 bread 03 break 16 breath 05 breed 18
Step VI: 08 08 04 03 11 16 08 05 04 18
Step VII: 03 04 04 05 08 08 08 11 16 18

And the step VII is the last step of the rearrangement. As per the rules followed in the above step, find out for each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input: deaf 43 87 deal dead 54 due 23 dear 68

Q1. How many steps are required to get the final step?
(a) Six
(b) Seven
(c) Eight
(d) Nine
(e) None of these

Q2. How many elements are between ‘dead’ and ‘deal’ in the step IV of the given input?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Q3. Which of the following is the fourth step of the given input?
(a) 87 due dead 06 deaf 12 deal 20 dear 48
(b) 87 due deaf 12 dead 06 deal 20 dear 48
(c) 87 due dead 06 deaf 12 dear 48 deal 20
(d) 87 dead due 06 deaf 12 deal 48 dear 20
(e) None of these

Q4. How many words are between ‘06’ and ‘56’ in step V of the given input?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
(e) None of these

Q5. In which of the following step ‘dead 06 deaf 12’ will appear in the same sequence?
(a) Step II
(b) Step III
(c) Step IV
(d) Step V
(e) All of these

Solutions

Solutions (1-5):
Step 1: First word according to the English Dictionary order moves to the extreme right end and multiplication of both digits of smallest number moves after it.
Step II: Second word according to the English Dictionary order moves to the extreme right end and multiplication of both digits of second smallest number moves after it.
Step III: Third word according to the English Dictionary order moves to the extreme right end and multiplication of both digits of third smallest number moves after it.
Step IV: Fourth word according to the English Dictionary order moves to the extreme right end and multiplication of both digits of second largest number moves after it.
Step V: Fifth word according to the English Dictionary order moves to the extreme right end and multiplication of both digits of largest number moves after it.
Step VI: Replace all the words with the numerical value of last alphabet according to the English alphabetical series.
Step VII: Arrange all the numbers in increasing order from left.

Input: deaf 43 87 deal dead 54 due 23 dear 68
Step I: deaf 43 87 deal 54 due dear 68 dead 06
Step II: 87 deal 54 due dear 68 dead 06 deaf 12
Step III: 87 due dear 68 dead 06 deaf 12 deal 20
Step IV: 87 due dead 06 deaf 12 deal 20 dear 48
Step V: dead 06 deaf 12 deal 20 dear 48 due 56
Step VI: 04 06 06 12 12 20 18 48 05 56
Step VII: 04 05 06 06 12 12 18 20 48 56

S1. Ans. (b)
S2. Ans. (c)
S3. Ans. (a)
S4. Ans. (d)
S5. Ans. (e)

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