**Directions (1-5): Answer the following question based on the information given below.**

Seven persons are sitting around a heptagonal table such that one person is sitting at each corner facing inward. Each of them has scored different marks in a recent test. The marks scored by them were in ascending order clockwise, starting from V. No two persons scored the same marks or consecutive numbers as marks. The passing marks in the test was 33.

Q scored 61 and is sitting second to the left of G. S scored 18 marks less than G. V is an immediate neighbour of N. The difference between the marks scored by E and N was 10. The immediate neighbour of V scored 34 marks. B scored 7 more marks than V. The sum of the marks scored by V and the one sitting to the immediate left of G was 85. V failed by 4 marks.

**Q1. Who is sitting third to the left of S?**

(a) Q

(b) The one who scored 59 marks

(c) The one who scored 67 marks

(d) The one who scored 56 marks

(e) None of these

**Q2. Who scored higher than E?**

(a) B

(b) The one who scored 52 marks

(c) N

(d) S

(e) None of these

**Q3. The sum of the marks scored by E and ______ is 92.**

(a) V

(b) B

(c) N

(d) S

(e) None of these

**Q4. How many persons are sitting in between the person who scored the lowest odd marks but passed the test and G, counted to the right of G?**

(a) One

(b) Two

(c) Three

(d) More than three

(e) None of these

**Q5. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group as per the given arrangement. Which of the following does not belong to that group?**

(a) N – 29

(b) B – 52

(c) G – 56

(d) Q – 66

(e) S – 34

**Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.**

**Input: 39 55 13 20 37 41 68 53 **

Step I: 13 39 55 37 41 68 53 20

Step II: 13 37 55 41 68 53 20 39

Step III: 13 37 41 68 53 20 39 55

Step IV: 13 37 41 53 20 39 55 68

Step V: 15 34 43 50 22 36 57 65

Step VI: 15 34 43 50 36 57 65 22

Step VII: 15 43 50 36 57 65 22 34

Step VIII: 15 43 57 50 65 22 34 36

Step IX: 15 43 57 65 22 34 36 50

And Step IX is the last step of the rearrangement. As per the above arrangement, find the steps for the given input.

**Input: 25 58 47 33 23 73 64 61**

**Q6. How many steps are needed to complete this arrangement? **

(a) X

(b) XI

(c) VI

(d) VIII

(e) IX

**Q7. Which of the following is fourth from the left end of Step VI in the above arrangement? **

(a) 61

(b) 30

(c) 60

(d) 63

(e) None of these

**Q8. Which of the following represents the sum of the first and the last elements in the second last step? **

(a) 50

(b) 85

(c) 100

(d) 95

(e) 115

**Q9. Which of the following is step V of the given input? **

(a) 25 27 61 63 70 30 44 62

(b) 25 44 63 70 27 30 62 61

(c) 25 44 63 70 27 30 60 61

(d) 25 44 63 70 27 60 61 30

(e) None of these

**Q10. Which elements are in between 6th from the left and 6th from the right in step IV? **

(a) 63, 70

(b) 44, 59

(c) 73, 25

(d) 21, 62

(e) 64, 73

**Solutions**

**Solutions (6-10):
Sol.** Step I to Step IV: Prime numbers are arranged in ascending order from the left end and non-prime numbers are arranged from the right end in ascending order.

Step V: +2, -3, +2, -3….

Step VI to Step IX: Odd numbers are arranged in ascending order from the left end and even numbers are arranged from the right end.

**Input:**25 58 47 33 23 73 64 61

Step I: 23 58 47 33 73 64 61 25

Step II: 23 47 58 73 64 61 25 33

Step III: 23 47 61 73 64 25 33 58

Step IV: 23 47 61 73 25 33 58 64

Step V: 25 44 63 70 27 30 60 61

Step VI: 25 27 44 63 70 60 61 30

Step VII: 25 27 61 63 70 60 30 44

Step VIII: 25 27 61 63 70 30 44 60

Step IX: 25 27 61 63 30 44 60 70

**S6. Ans. (e)**

**S7. Ans. (d)**

**S8. Ans. (b)**

**S9. Ans. (c)**

**S10. Ans. (c)**