SBI PO 2015: Reasoning Quiz

Directions(Q.1-5): In the following questions, the symbols @, #, %, $ and * are used with the following meaning as illustrated below.
‘A @ B’ means ‘A Is not smaller than B’
‘A # B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor equal to B’
‘A % B’ means ‘A is neither smaller than nor greater than B’
‘A $ B’ means ‘A is not greater than B’
‘A * B’ means ‘A is neither greater than nor equal to B’

Give answer 1) : If only conclusion 1 is true
Give answer 2) : If only conclusion 2 is true
Give answer 3) : If either conclusion 1 or 2 is true
Give answer 4) : If neither conclusion 1 nor 2 is true
Give answer 5) : If both conclusions 1 and 2 are true
1. Statements: K%N, N$O, O*P, K$L, L*K
Conclusion : (i) K%O  
(ii) O#K
2. Statements: C%D, E*F, A#B, D@E, B#C
Conclusion : (i) F#D  
(ii) D@F
3. Statements: D@E, B#C, C%D, E*F, A#B 
Conclusion : (i) A#E    
(ii) D*B
4. Statements: X@Y, V$W, U*V, W*X, Y%Z
Conclusion : (i) Z$X    
(ii)X@U 
5. Statements: M%N, N$O, O*P, K$L, L*M
Conclusion : (i) P*K 
(ii) P#K
Directions (6-10) : Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions –
A word-number arranging machine rearranges the input line of words and numbers following a specific rule. 

An example of input and rearrangement is given below.
Input : jug eight take 31 68 73 if after 98 16 25 on
Step I : after jug eight take 31 68 73 if 98 25 on 16
Step II : after eight jug take 31 68 73 if 98 on 25 16
Step III : after eight if jug take 68 73 98 on 31 25 16
Step IV : after eight if jug on take 73 98 68 31 25 16
Step V : after eight if jug on take 98 73 68 31 25 16
Step-V is the last step of the rearrangement of the above input because the intended arrangement has been obtained. According to the rules followed in the above steps, find the appropriate step of the given input in each of the below given questions.
Input : sin girl 19 53 22 call art main 35 66 fill 93
6. Following output is of which step number ?
art call fill girl sin main 66 93 53 35 22 19
(1) II 
(2) III
(3) V 
(4) IV 
(5) None of these
7. Which position will be of ’53’ in step-IV ?
(1)Second from right end
(2)Eighth from left end
(3)Fifth from right end
(4)Third from right end
(5)None of the above 
8. Which of the following is fourth from left in step-III ?
(1) 53 
(2) girl
(3) sin 
(4) fill 
(5) None of these
9. How many steps will complete this arrangement ?
(1)V 
(2)IV 
(3)VII
(4)Cannot be determined 
(5)None of the above
10. Which of the following is the final step of the above input ?
(1)art call fill girl main 93 sin 66 53 35 22 19
(2)art call girl fill main sin 93 66 53 35 22 19
(3)art call fill girl main sin 93 66 53 35 22 19
(4)art call fill girl main sin 93 66 53 35 22 19
(5)None of the above

Answers:


1. (3)
2. (3) 
3. (5) 
4. (1) 
5. (2) 
6. (4)
7. (5)
8. (3)
9. (1)
10.(4)

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