# Reasoning Quiz for SBI PO/Clerk 2018 : 25 May

Directions (Q. 1-4): 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 in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers.)
Input:     tall 48 13 rise alt 99 76 32 wise jar high 28 56 barn
Step I:    13 tall 48 rise 99 76 32 wise jar high 28 56 barn alt
Step II:  28 13 tall 48 rise 99 76 32 wise jar high 56 alt barn
Step III: 32 28 13 tall 48 rise 99 76 wise jar 56 alt barn high
Step IV: 48 32 28 13 tall rise 99 76 wise 56 alt barn high jar
Step V:   56 48 32 28 13 tall 99 76 wise alt barn high jar rise
Step VI :  76 56 48 32 28 13 99 wise alt barn high jar rise tall
Step VII: 99 76 56 48 32 28 13 alt barn high jar rise tall wise
And Step VII is the last step of the above input, as the desired arrangement is obtained.
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.
Input:     84 why sit 14 32 not best ink feet 51 27 vain 68 92 (All the numbers are two-digit numbers.)
1. Which step number is the following output?
32 27 14 84 why sit not 51 vain 92 68 feet best ink
1) Step V               2) Step VI              3) Step IV
4) Step III             5) There is no such step.
1. Which word/number would be at 5th position from the right in Step V?
1) 14                       2) 92                       3) feet
4) best                    5) why
1. How many elements (words or numbers) are there between ‘feet’ and ‘32’ as they appear in the last step of the output?
1) One                    2) Three                 3) Four
4) Five                    5) Seven
1. Which of the following represents the position of ‘why’ in the fourth step?
1) Eighth from the left        2) Fifth from the right
3) Sixth from the left          4) Fifth from the left
5) Seventh from the left
Directions (Q. 5-11): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order.
• B sits second to the left of H’s husband. No female is an immediate neighbour of B.
• D’s daughter sits second to the right of F. F is the sister of G. F is not an immediate neighbour of H’s husband.
• Only one person sits between A and F. A is father of G. H’s brother D sits on the immediate left of H’s mother. Only one person sits between H’s mother and E.
• Only one person sits between H and G. G is the mother of C. G is not an immediate neighbour of E.
1. What is the position of A with respect to his mother-in-law?
1) Immediate left                2) Third to the right
3) Third to the left               4) Second to the right
5) Fourth to the left
1. Who amongst the following is D’s daughter?
1) B                        2) C                        3) E
4) G                        5) H
1. What is the position of A with respect to his grandchild?
1) Immediate right              2) Third to the right
3) Third to the left               4) Second to the left
5) Fourth to the left
1. How many people sit between G and her uncle?
1) One                    2) Two                   3) Three
4) Four                   5) More than four
1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given information and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
1) F                         2) C                        3) E
4) H                        5) G
1. Which of the following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?
1)  C is cousin of E.
2)  H and H’s husband are immediate neighbours of each other.
3)  No female is an immediate neighbour of C.
4)  H sits third to the left of her daughter.
5)  B is mother of H.
1. Who sits on the immediate left of C?
1) F’s grandmother              2) G’s son
3) D’s mother-in-law           4) A
5) G