# Reasoning Quiz for IBPS| RRB – 336

Direction (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 its rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers.)

Input : rocking 18 available 50 reach 89 gave 33 process 81 23 goal.
Step I: gave rocking 18 available 50 reach 33 process 81 23 goal 89
Step II: gave goal rocking 18 available 50 reach 33 process 23 81 89
Step III: gave goal reach rocking 18 available 33 process 23 50 81 89
Step IV: gave goal reach process rocking 18 available 23 33 50 81 89
Step V: gave goal reach process rocking available 18 23 33 50 81 89
Step V is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained. As per the rules
followed in the above steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input: 23 technology 52 number 94 extra 31 playing 77 66 fabricate torcher.

1) If in the last step all the words get rearranged in alphabetical order, which of the following words would retain its original position?
a) fabricate
b) extra
c) playing
d) number
e) None of these

The words are rearranged in increasing order of their length and in case of a tie, they are arranged according to
the dictionary, from left to right. Numbers are rearranged in descending order from right to left. Each step
arranges a word and a number.
Input: 23 technology 52 number 94 extra 31 playing 77 66 fabricate torcher
Step I. extra 23 technology 52 number 31 playing 77 66 fabricate torcher 94
Step II. extra number 23 technology 52 31 playing 66 fabricate torcher 77 94
Step III. extra number playing 23 technology 52 31 fabricate torcher 66 77 94
Step IV. extra number playing torcher 23 technology 31 fabricate 52 66 77 94
Step V. extra number playing torcher fabricate 23 technology 31 52 66 77 94
Step VI. extra number playing torcher fabricate technology 23 31 52 66 77 94

2) Which step number would be the following output?
extra number playing torcher 23 technology 31 fabricate 52 66 77 94
a) Step III
b) Step IV
c) Step V
d) There will be no such step.
e) None of these

3) Which of the following would be the last step of the rearrangement?
a) IV
b) V
c) VI
d) VII
e) None of these

4) In Step IV, if “extra” is related to “94” and “number” is related to “77” then “23” is related to which of the following, if the same pattern is followed?
a) 52
b) 66
c) fabricate
d) 31
e) None of these

5) Which of the following would be at the 7th position from the left in Step III?
a) 31
b) fabricate
c) 52
d) playing
e) None of these

Rajeev, Virat, Ajay, Shailesh, Umesh and Pranjal are six friends who joined a youth club. They play different
games – Football, Cricket, Tennis, Basketball, Badminton and Squash. They belong to different states –
Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharshtra and Himachal Pradesh. The oldest person in the group plays Basketball and has Audi car. The youngest person in the group has BMW car and plays Squash.
One who belongs to Maharashtra has Lexus car and he is older than the person who belongs to Himachal Pradesh and younger than the person who has Land rover car. One who has Aston martin car is older than the person who has Cadillac car. Shailesh play cricket and Pranjal plays Squash. Ajay, who plays Tennis is older than Shailesh and Umesh. Umesh does not play Basketball. When they are arranged according to their age, Ajay is between Virat and Shailesh. Virat plays football. For each of them the number of letters of their state‘s nameis same as the number of letters of the game which they are associated with.

6) Who is the owner of Aston Martin Car?
a) Virat
b) Ajay
c) Shailesh

Rajeev >Virat> Ajay >Shailesh>Umesh>Pranjal

7) The person who plays cricket possesses which car?
a) Land rover

8) Who belongs to Maharshtra?
a) Umesh
b) Shailesh
c) Ajay

9) Who is oldest among them?
a) Virat
b) Rajeev
d) Virat or Rajeev

10) The person who is third from the top, when they are arranged according to decreasing order of their age,
belongs to which state?
b) Gujarat
c) Maharashtra
d) None of these