Reasoning Shortcut Tricks & Scoring Part Questions (Day-163)

Shortcut Reasoning Tricks & Scoring Part Questions (Day-163):

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Reasoning Ability Scoring Part (Day-163)

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the given information and answer the following 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 input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers.)

Input:    40 made butter 23 37 cookies salt extra 52 86 92 fell now 19

Step I:   butter 19 40 made 23 37  cookies salt extra 52 86 92 fell now

Step II: cookies 23 butter 19 40 made 37 salt extra 52 86 92 fell now

Step III:  extra 37 cookies 23 butter 19 40 made salt 52 86 92 fell now

Step IV:  fell 40 extra 37 cookies 23 butter 19 made salt 52 86 92 now

Step V:   made 52 fell 40 extra 37 cookies 23 butter 19 salt 86 92 now

Step VI:  now 86 made 52 fell 40 extra 37 cookies 23 butter  19 salt 92

Step VII:  salt 92 now 86 made 52 fell 40 extra 37 cookies 23 butter 19

Step VII 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:   32 proud girl beautiful 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 17 nice life

  1. How many steps will be required to complete the given input?
  1. Five
  2. Six
  3. Seven
  4. Eight
  5. Nine
  1. Which of the following is the third element from the left end of step VI?
  1. beautiful
  2. life
  3. 61
  4. nice
  5. 17
  1. Which of the following is step III of the given input?
  1. proud 72 girl  48 family 32 beautiful 17 55 97 rich 61 nice life
  2. life  55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 61 72 nice
  3. girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
  4. family 32 beautiful 17 proud girl 48 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
  5. girl 48 life 55 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 61  72 nice
  1. What is the position of ‘nice’ from the left end in the final step?
  1. Fifth
  2. Sixth
  3. Seventh
  4. Eighth
  5. Ninth
  1. Which element is third to the right of ‘family’ in Step V?
  1. beautiful
  2. 17
  3. proud
  4. 97
  5. 32

Direction (6-10). The given questions are followed by two statements I and II. You have to decide which of the following statements are required to answer the question?

6. Six persons -A, B, C, D, E, and F are sitting around a circular table. All are facing towards centre. Who among the following is sitting to the immediate right of F?

Statement I: D sits second to the right of A. Two persons sit between B and D. C sits second to the left of F.

Statement II:  E sits second to the left of A. Two persons sit between C and E. F sits second to the left of B.

  1.   If data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer
  2.   If data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer
  3.   If data in either statement I or statement II is sufficient to answer
  4.   If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer
  5.   If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer

7. Five persons A, B, C, D and E are living in a five floored building with top floor numbered as 5. They are also are of five different ages. Who among the following is living on bottom floor?

Statement I:  A lives on an even number floor. Eldest among them lives on Odd number floor. One person lives between A and C. Person who lives on floor number 4 is youngest of them. E is elder than B but younger than D. A is elder than B but younger than D. B lives on top floor.

Statement II: E is elder than C but younger than A. D lives on odd number floor. Only one person lives between D and B. A lives below D but above E. Eldest of them lives on floor number 3. B is elder than C but younger than D.

  1.   If data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer
  2.   If data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer
  3.   If data in either statement I or statement II is sufficient to answer
  4.   If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer
  5.   If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer

8. A, B, C, D, E, F and G sit in a row having seven seats. All of them are facing north. Does D sit at one of the extreme end of the line?

Statement I: B sits third to the left of G. Two persons sit between C and E.

Statement II: C sits second to the right of B. Two persons sits between A and F

  1.   If data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer
  2.   If data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer
  3.   If data in either statement I or statement II is sufficient to answer
  4.   If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer
  5.   If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer

9. Six persons – A, B, C, D, E and F are having different weights. Who among them is the lightest?

Statement I: E is heavier than F. D is heavier than C. A is the heaviest

Statement II:  B is heavier than C. E is lighter than B. C is not the lightest

  1.   If data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer
  2.   If data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer
  3.   If data in either statement I or statement II is sufficient to answer
  4.   If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer
  5.   If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer

10. A, B, C, D, E, and F are six members of a family. How many females are there in the family?

Statement I: C is the daughter of A. B is the wife of A. F is the husband of C. C is sister of D. D and E couples

Statement II:  C is the daughter of B. D is the son of A. C is the sister of D. E is the wife of D. F and C are couples

  1.   If data in statement I alone is sufficient to answer
  2.   If data in statement II alone is sufficient to answer
  3.   If data in either statement I or statement II is sufficient to answer
  4.   If data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer
  5.   If data in both statements I and II are necessary to answer

Directions (Q.11-15) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:  

Eight children M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T live on eight different floors of a building but not necessarily in the same order. One day they played a cricket match and scored different runs viz— 11, 16, 19, 25, 34, 41, 46 and 50 but not necessarily in the same order. The ground floor of the building is numbered one, the above it is numbered two and the topmost floor of the building is numbered eight.

         The total runs which were scored by P and T is a multiple of 4. The difference between runs which was scored by Q and S is 6. The one who lives on 6th floor scored 25 runs. Only one child lives between R and the one who scored 25 runs. S lives below R on an even numbered floor. S does not score 25 runs. The one who scores 46 runs lives immediately above S. Only two children live between R and T. T lives below R. Only two children live between M and the one who scored 41 runs. M lives above S. The one who scored 41 runs lives above M. N scored 34 runs. The one who scored 11 runs lives immediately above the one who scored 16 runs. Only one child lives between O and Q.

  1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?
  1. T – 46
  2. P – 16
  3. R – 25
  4. Q – 41
  5. M – 34
  1. Who scored 11 runs?
  1. The one who lives on the floor numbered-2.
  2. The one who lives on the floor numbered-6.
  3. The one who lives on the floor numbered-4.
  4. The one who lives on the floor numbered-3.
  5. None of these
  1. Which of the following statements is/are not true?
  1. The one who scored 16 runs lives immediately above P.
  2. P did not score 46 runs.
  3. S lives on third floor.
  4. Both b) and c)
  5. None of these
  1. How many children live between M and the one who scored 46 runs?
  1. None
  2. Two
  3. One
  4. Three
  5. More than three
  1. Which of the following combinations is/are true?
  1. Q – 25 – Floor numbered-6.
  2. R – 16 – Floor numbered-2.
  3. P – 19 – Floor numbered-3.
  4. Both a) and c)
  5. None of these

Directions (Q. 16-20) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

         Ten friends M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U and V took IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam which was scheduled from Monday to Sunday  of the same week. In between there was one holiday on which exam was not scheduled. After the result each got different marks viz— 45, 49, 51, 53, 56, 57, 62, 63, 68 and 75. On each day (other than holiday) at least 1 friend had exam and at most 2 friends had exam.

          M got 45 marks. M’s exam was scheduled on either Thursday or Friday. There was one day between M and P’s exam. P’s exam was after M’s. There was one day between P’s exam and the one who got 63 marks. The one who got 75 marks had exam on Saturday. N got 12 marks more than the one who had exam on the same day as N. Only one friend had exam on Tuesday. V’s  exam was just before the one who got 49 marks. V’s exam was not on Saturday. There were two days between the exam of M and U also there were three days between the exam of N and V. U had exam alone. O’s exam was scheduled just after the day on which there was a holiday.

       There was one day between the exam of O and the one who got 49 marks. O’s exam was before the one who got 49 marks. The one who had exam on Sunday got marks which is multiple of three. There is difference of five marks between the one of the friends who had exam on Sunday and the one who had exam on Tuesday. T got 51 marks. T and O’s exam was not on the same day. Q’s exam was scheduled just after R’s.

  1. Which of the following statements is/are true?
  1. M got 63 marks.
  2. O’s exam was scheduled after Thursday.
  3. P and S’s exam was scheduled on the same day.
  4. Both b) and c)
  5. None of these
  1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which one does not belong to that group?
  1. R, N
  2. Q, U
  3. M, O
  4. V, T
  5. P, S
  1. Who got the highest marks?
  1. V
  2. P
  3. S
  4. Can’t be determined
  5. None of these
  1. On which of the following days was the holiday?
  1. Monday
  2. Thursday
  3. Wednesday
  4. Sunday
  5. None of these
  1. How many marks did U get?
  1. 57
  2. 45
  3. 63
  4. 75
  5. None of these

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