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Reasoning Puzzle Quiz Set - 16

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Reasoning Puzzle Quiz Set - 16

Directions (1-5): Study the given information carefully and answer the given questions:-
When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of an input and its rearrangement (All of the numbers are two-digit numbers):
Input: 32 expert care 27 38 rain none 43 24 goal
Step I: care expert 27 38 rain none 43 24 goal 32
Step II: expert care 27 38 rain none 43 goal 32 24
Step III: goal expert care 27 38 rain none 32 24 43
Step IV: none goal expert care 38 rain 32 24 43 27
Step V: rain none goal expert care 32 24 43 27 38
And Step V is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained.
As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.
Input: rules find 42 52 east 19 there main 21 35 dear 63

Q1. In step III, which element appears between ‘rules’ and ‘35’?
(a) Both ‘19’ and ‘there’
(b) Only ‘there’
(c) ‘19’, ‘there’ and ‘main’
(d) Both ‘19’ and ‘main’
(e) None of the above

Q2. What is the position of ‘dear’ to the left of ‘35’ in Step IV?
(a) Sixth
(b) Fifth
(c) Seventh
(d) Eighth
(e) None of the above

Q3. How many elements are there between ‘main’ and ‘42’ in the last step?
(a) Three
(b) Four
(c) Five
(d) Six
(e) None of the above

Q4. Which is the fourth element to the left of the seventh element from the left end in the second-last step?
(a) main
(b) rules
(c) 19
(d) 52
(e) None of the above

Q5. How many steps will be required to complete the arrangement?
(a) Six
(b) Seven
(c) Five
(d) Eight
(e) None of the above

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
In a certain code language ‘always give right advice’ is written as ‘ti pa she zo’, ‘some experts have advice’ is written as 'psk zo sh la’, ‘experts are always right’ is written as ‘psk ka pa she’ and ‘seniors have always idea’ is written as ‘nos sh qa she’.

Q6. What does the code ‘qa’ stand for?
(a) always
(b) idea
(c) right
(d) seniors
(e) Can’t be determined

Q7. In the given code language, if ‘seniors’ is coded as ‘nos’ then what will ‘give some idea’ be coded as?
(a) ti la qa
(b) she ti qa
(c) ti la nos
(d) ti sh nos
(e) None of the above

Q8. What will be the code for ‘experts’?
(a) zo
(b) psk
(c) she
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) None of the above

Q9. What will be the possible code for ‘seniors advice’?
(a) nos zo
(b) psk zo
(c) qa zo
(d) Either (a) or (c)
(e) None of the above

Q10. What is the code for ‘always’?
(a) pa
(b) she
(c) zo
(d) sh
(e) None of the above

Solutions:

 Sol(1-5):

In the rearrangement words are arranged in alphabetical order on the left the numbers are arranged in ascending order (on the basis of sum of digits) on the right in each step.
Input:  rules find 42 52 east 19 there main 21 35 dear 63
Step I: dear rules find 42 52 east 19 there main 35 63 21
Step II: east dear rules find 52 19 there main 35 63 21 42
Step III: find east dear rules 19 there main 35 63 21 42 52
Step IV: main find east dear rules 19 there 63 21 42 52 35
Step V: rules main find east dear 19 there 21 42 52 35 63
Step VI: there rules main find east dear 21 42 52 35 63 19

A1.(c)

A2.(d)

A3.(b)

A4.(e)
Sol. Fourth to the left of the seventh from the left = (7 – 4) = 3rd from the left end in the second-last step, ie ‘find’.

A5. Ans.(a)

Sol(6-10):


Advice – zo
expert – psk
always – she
right – pa
have – sh
give – ti
some – la
are – ka
senior/idea – nos/qa

A6.(e)

A7.(a)

A8.(b)

A9.(d)

A10.(b)