Complex Reasoning QUIZ for Banking & SSC Exams

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
Input: garden 16 is 49 with 87 full 31 beautiful 21 71 flowers
• Step I:    is 87 garden 16 49 with full 31 beautiful 21 71 flowers
• Step II:   is 87 full 71 garden 16 49 with 31 beautiful 21 flowers
• Step III:  is 87 full 71 with 49 garden 16 31 beautiful 21 flowers
• Step IV:  is 87 full 71 with 49 garden 31 16 beautiful 21 flowers
• Step V:   is 87 full 71 with 49 garden 31 flowers 21 16 beautiful
• Step VI: is 87 full 71 with 49 garden 31 flowers 21 beautiful 16.
Step Vi is the last step of the rearrangement. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the steps for the input given below.
Input: 17 mesmerising 46 fragrance 86 was 21 spread 77 57 every where

1. Which of the following will be the last step of the rearrangement?
• 1) IV
• 2) V
• 3) VI
• 4) VII
• 5) None of these

2. Which step number would be the following output?
was 86 every 77 where 57 spread 46 17 mesmerising fragrance 21
• 1) Step II
• 2) Step III
• 3) Step IV
• 4) Step V
• 5) No such step is possible.

3. Which of the following would be at 8th position from the left in step III?
• 1) 17
• 2) mesmerising
• 3) 57
• 5) fragrance

4. In step V and step VI, in a certain way, ‘57’ is related to ‘77’ and ‘fragrance’ is related to ‘spread’. Which of the following would ‘46’ be related to, following the same pattern?
• 1) where
• 2) 57
• 3) fragrance
• 4) 21
• 5) None of these

5. If, in the last step, all the words get rearranged in reverse alphabetical order, which of the following words will retain its original position?
• 1) every
• 2) was
• 4) fragrance
• 5) None of these

Directions (Q. 6-10): In each of the following questions, a question is followed by information given in three statements. You have to study the question along with the statements and decide the information given in which statement(s) is sufficient to answer the question.
6. Who among P, Q, R and S likes Pizza? Each of them likes one out of Icecream, Pizza, Burger and Kabab, but not necessarily in the same order.
I. P does not like Icecream.
II. Q likes Burger and R likes neither Icecream nor Kabab.
III. S likes either Icecream or Burger.
• 1) Only I
• 2) Only II
• 3) Only III and I together
• 4) Only I and II together
• 5) Only II and III together

7. Six friends — P, Q, R, S, T and V — are sitting in two rows (three in each row), facing each other but not necessarily in the same order. If P and Q interchange their positions, who would be on the immediate right of Q?
I. Q is the neighbour of T, and V is sitting on the immediate right of P.
II. S, the neighbour of P, is sitting diagonally opposite to R, who is second to the left of T.
III. P is not siting at any of the extreme ends.
• 1) Only I and II
• 2) Only II and III
• 3) Only I and III
• 4) All I, II and III together
• 5) None of these

8.At what time did Ajay come to Delhi?
I. When Ajay arrived at Delhi, both the hands (minute hand and hour hand) of the clock were opposite each other and the time was between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm.
II. When Ajay arrived at Delhi, both the hands (minute hand and hour hand) of the clock were at right angles.
III. When Ajay arrived at Delhi, both the hands (minute hand and hour hand) of the clock were opposite each other, and the time was between 5 pm to 7 pm.
• 1) Only I
• 2) Only II
• 3) Only III
• 4) Either I or II
• 5) Either I or III

9. How is S related to M?
I. N and M are brothers. S is brother of T and T is mother of N.
II. T is the brother of S and father of N, who is brother of M.
III. S is the brother of T and father of N, and N is brother of R’s sister M.
• 1) Any one of the three is sufficient
• 2) Either I or II
• 3) Either I or III
• 4) All the three are necessary
• 5) None of these

10. Among S, N, M and P, who is the lightest?
I. M is lighter than P but heavier than S and N.
II. S is heavier than N.
III. P is the heaviest.
• 1) Only I
• 2) Both I and II together
• 3) Both II and III together
• 4) Both I and III together
• 5) None of these

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

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