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# Reasoning Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2024-27th January

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

Input: caliber 49 cannibal 52 caution 43 caustic 39 camphor 62
Step I: 60 caliber 49 cannibal 52 caution 43 caustic 39 camphor
Step II: 60 caustic caliber 49 cannibal 52 caution 43 39 camphor
Step III: 60 caustic 50 caliber 49 cannibal caution 43 39 camphor
Step IV: 60 caustic 50 caution caliber 49 cannibal 43 39 camphor
Step V: 60 caustic 50 caution 47 caliber cannibal 43 39 camphor
Step VI: 60 caustic 50 caution 47 cannibal caliber 43 39 camphor
Step VII: 60 caustic 50 caution 47 cannibal 41 caliber 39 camphor
Step VIII: 60 caustic 50 caution 47 cannibal 41 camphor caliber 39
Step IX: 60 caution 50 caustic 47 cannibal 41 camphor 37 caliber

Step IX is the last step of the rearrangements, Based on the following logic rearrange the given input.

Input: mammals 65 laying 59 eggs 71 are 93 seldom 33

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

Q2. What will be the Step III of the given input?
(a) 91 seldom 69 mammals 63 laying 59 eggs are 33
(b) 91 seldom 69 mammals 65 laying 57 eggs are 33
(c) 91 seldom 69 mammals 65 laying 59 eggs are 33
(d) 91 seldom 71 mammals 65 laying 59 eggs are 33
(e) None of these

Q3. What is the position of ‘63’ from right end in Step VII?
(a) Second
(b) Third
(c) Fourth
(d) Fifth
(e)There is no such step

Q4. ‘91 seldom 69 mammals 63 laying 57 eggs are 33’ represents which step of the given input?
(a) Step IV
(b) Step V
(c) Step VI
(d) Step VII
(e) None of these

Q5. What is the sum of the term which is 5th from the left end in step I and the term which is second last from the right end in step VI?
(a) 94
(b) 92
(c) 90
(d) 88
(e) None of these

Solutions

Solutions (1-5):
Sol. Decoding the logic: The logic followed here is: In first step the highest number is arranged from the left side after subtracting 2 with it. And in the second step the word is arranged in the reverse alphabetical order after the number arranged in the first step. This process is repeated till the last step.

Input: mammals 65 laying 59 eggs 71 are 93 seldom 33
Step I: 91 mammals 65 laying 59 eggs 71 are seldom 33
Step II: 91 seldom mammals 65 laying 59 eggs 71 are 33
Step III: 91 seldom 69 mammals 65 laying 59 eggs are 33
Step IV: 91 seldom 69 mammals 63 laying 59 eggs are 33
Step V: 91 seldom 69 mammals 63 laying 57 eggs are 33
Step VI: 91 seldom 69 mammals 63 laying 57 eggs 31 are

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

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