# Reasoning Quiz of the Day – I For SBI PO Mains 2019 : 26-08-2019

Reasoning Quiz of the Day – I For SBI PO Mains 2019 : 26-08-2019

Directions Q.(1-5) Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
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 : 41 street 10 earnings 97 naughty 26 65 apple driver
Step-I : 97 41 10 earnings naughty 26 65 apple driver street ‘l
Step-II : naughty 97 41 10 earnings 26 apple driver street 65
Step-III : 41 naughty 97 10 26 apple driver street 65 earnings
Step-IV : driver 41 naughty 97 10 apple street 65 earnings 26
Step-V : 10 driver 41 naughty 97 street 65 earnings 26 apple
Step-V is the last step of the above arrangement as the required arrangement is obtained.
As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.
Input: orange 36 59 yield 41 entertainment travel 12 learning 85
Q.1 Which element comes exactly between ‘85’ and ‘learning’ in the Step-III of the given input?
(1) 59
(2) Yield
(3) Entertainment
(4) Orange
(5) Travel
Q.2 If in the first step, ‘59’ interchanges its position with ‘learning’ and ‘orange’ also interchanges its position with ‘12’, then which element will be to the immediate left of ‘41’?
(1) 59
(2) orange
(3) 12
(4) Entertainment
(5) Learning
Q.3 Which of the following combinations represents the first two and the last two elements in the Step-V of the given input?
(1) 41, travel and orange, 36
(2) 12, learning and 36, entertainment
(3) 12, learning and orange, 36
(4) Learning, 41 and 36, entertainment
(5) Learning, 41 and 59, orange
Q.4 Which element is fourth to the right of the one which is ninth from the right end in the Step-V of the given input?
(1) Yield
(2) 36
(3) 85
(4) Entertainment
(5) 12
Q.5 In which step are the elements ‘travel 85 yield 59’ found in the same order?
(1) Third
(2) Fourth
(3) Second
(4) Fifth
(5) The given order of elements is not found in any step.
Direction Q.(6-10):Study the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.

In a certain code language,
‘driver eventually what that’ is written as ‘bi gv oc st’
‘eventually reviewed of awkward’ is written as ‘tm oc da pu’
‘of driver results first’ is written as ‘nh mk tm gv’
‘awkward good what of’ is written as ‘da st rx tm’
Q.6 In the given code language, what does the code ‘mk’ stand for?
(1) Either ‘driver’ or ‘what’
(2) that
(3) of
(4) Either ‘first’ or ‘results’
(5) good
Q.7 What is the code for ‘awkward’ in the given code language?
(1) tm
(2) rx
(3) st
(4) da
(5) None of these
Q.8 What is the code for ‘eventually’ in the given code language?
(1) nh
(2) oc
(3) gv
(4) pu
(5) rx
Q.9 What may be the possible code for ‘awkward reviewed’ in the given code language?
(1) ve be
(2) da nh
(3) nh ve
(4) pu da
(5) bi da
Q.10 If ‘of what home’ is written as ‘aj tm st’ in the given code language, then what is the code for ‘home reviewed that’?
(1) aj gv nh
(2) pu aj bi
(3) nh bi pu
(4) bi da aj
(5) aj oc pu

Solutions:

Ans.(1-5) After analyzing the given input and various steps of rearrangement, it is found that in the first step, the
highest number moves to the extreme left position while the word which comes last in the alphabetical order
moves to the extreme right position. In the second step, the word which comes second last in the
alphabetical order moves to the extreme left position while the second highest number moves to the extreme
right position. These two steps are continued alternately till all the numbers and the words get rearranged.

Input : Orange 36 59 yield 41 entertainment travel 12 learning 85.
Step-I : 85 Orange 36 59 41 entertainment travel 12 learning yield
Step-II : Travel 85 orange 36 41 entertainment 12 learning yield 59.
Step-III : 41 travel 85 36 entertainment 12 learning yield 59 orange.
Step-IV : Learning 41 travel 85 entertainment 12 yield 59 orange 36
Step-V : 12 learning 41 travel 85 yield 59 orange 36 entertainment
Step-V is the last step of the above arrangement as the required arrangement is obtained.

Ans.1 (3) Step-III : 41 travel 85 36 entertainment 12 learning yield 59 orange.
The element ‘entertainment’ comes exactly between ‘85’ and ‘learning’ in the Step-III.

Ans.2(5) After interchanging the position of elements:
Step-I: 85 12 36 learning 41 entertainment travel orange 59 yield.
Now, the element to the immediate left of is 41.

Ans.3(2) First two elements in the Step-V are “12 and learning”.
Last two elements in the Step-V are “36 and entertainment”.

Ans.4(1) 9th from the right in the Step-V = learning.
4th to the right ‘learning’ = yield.

Ans.5(4) The elements ‘travel 85 yield 59’ are found in the same order in the Step-V.

Ans.(6-10) Here is the tabular representation of the given information-

Ans.6(4) Code ‘mk’ stands for either ‘first’ or ‘result’.

Ans.7(4) Code for ‘awkward’ is ‘da’.A

Ans.8(2) Code for the word ‘eventually’ is ‘oc’.

Ans.9(4) Code for the word ‘awkward reviewed’ is ‘pu da’.

Ans.10(2)

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