# Reasoning Quiz for LIC AAO 2016 – Set 4

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Directions (Q. 1–5): Study the following information carefully and
answer the given questions. A word/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.

Input:
prohibition 36 wireless 49 enormous 16 treasurer 25 81 interrelate abundant 64
vacation
Step I: 81 prohibition 36 wireless 49 enormous
16 treasurer 25 interrelate 64 vacation abundant
Step II: 81 25
prohibition 36 wireless 49 16 treasurer interrelate 64 vacation abundant enormous
Step III: 81 25
49 prohibition 36 wireless 16 treasurer 64 vacation abundant enormous
interrelate
Step IV: 81 25 49
64 36 wireless 16 treasurer vacation abundant enormous interrelate prohibition
Step V: 81 25 49
64 16 36 wireless vacation abundant enormous interrelate prohibition treasurer
Step VI: 81 25 49
64 16 36 wireless abundant enormous interrelate prohibition treasurer vacation
Step VII: 81 25
49 64 16 36 abundant enormous interrelate prohibition treasurer vacation wireless
Step VII 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 appropriate step for the input given below.
Input: 196
narcotic senseless 121 81 orderly tetanus 4 knead unofficial 144 abstract
reorganise 9
1. Which of the
following would be last step but one?
1) 121 9 81 196 4 144 senseless tetanus reorganise abstract
2) 121 9 81 196 4 144 senseless tetanus abstract orderly unofficial
3) 121 9 81 196 4 144 unofficial abstract knead narcotic orderly
reorganise senseless tetanus
4) 121 9 81 196 4 144 abstract orderly unofficial knead narcotic
reorganise senseless tetanus
5) None of these
2. Which step number
would be following output? ‘121 9 81 196 4 narcotic senseless tetanus 144
reorganise abstract orderly unofficial
1) VII
2) VI
3) V
4) IV
5) None of these
3. In step III, which
of the following number/word would be at sixth place from the right end?
2) unofficial
3) senseless
4) 144
5) None of these
4. Which of the
following would be the last step of the arrangement?
1) V
2) VII
3) VI
4) X
5) None of these
5. In step V of the
rearrangement, ‘81’ is related to ‘121’ and ‘144’ is related to ‘196’ in a
certain way.
Which of the following
would ‘reorganize’ be related to, following the same pattern?
1) orderly
2) unofficial
3) tetanus
4) 9
5) None of these

Solutions –  The rearrangement takes place in
such a way that squares of numbers are arranged from left side with the largest
odd and then the smallest odd numbers. After that same for even numbers. Words
are arranged from right side-first the ones starting with vowels and then those
with consonants as they appear in alphabetical series.

Input: 196
narcotic senseless 121 81 orderly tenanus 4 knead unofficial 144 abstract
reorganise 9.
Step I: 121 196 narcotic senseless 81
orderly tetanus 4 knead unofficial 144 reorganise 9 abstract.
Step II: 121 9
196 narcotic senseless 81 tentanus 4 knead unofficial 144 reorganise abstract
orderly
Step III: 121 9
81 196 narcotic senseless tetanus 4 knead 144 reorganise abstract orderly
unofficial
Step IV: 121 9 81
196 4 narcotic senseless tetanus 144 reorganise abstract orderly unofficial
Step V: 121 9 81
196 4 144 senseless tetanus reorganise abstract orderly unofficial knead
narcotic
Step VI: 121 9 81 196 4 144 senseless
tetanus abstract orderly unoffical knead narcotic reorganise
Step VII: 121 9 81 196 4 144 tetanus
abstract orderly unofficial knead narcotic reorganise senseless
Step VIII: 121 9 81 196 4 144 abstract
orderly unofficial knead narcotic reorganise senseless tetanus
Directions (Q. 6–10):
Study the following passage carefully and answer the questions.

F, G, H, K, L, M, N and O are
eight students. Each of them has a different favourite subject – English, Quantitative
Aptitude, General Knowledge, Computer Knowledge, Reasoning, Banking Awareness, Marketing
and Current Affairs but not necessarily in the same order. All of them are
sitting around a circular table and facing the centre. Neither F nor H is an
immediate neighbour of L. Neither F nor H has Reasoning as his favourite
subject. L sits third to the left of the person whose favourite subject is Reasoning.
Only two persons sit between F and H. The student whose favourite subject is Current
Affairs sits second to the right of O. O is not an immediate neighbour of L. O
does not have Reasoning as his favourite subject and Current Affairs is not the
favourite subject of L. The person whose favourite subject is English sits
third to the left of K. The students with favourite subjects as English and Reasoning
are not immediate neighbours. Only one person sits between O and the person
whose favourite subject is General Knowledge. Persons with favourite subjects
as Computer Knowledge and Quantitative Aptitude are immediate neighbours. Quantitative
Aptitude is not the favourite subject of O. Only one person sits between M and
the person whose favourite subject is Banking Awareness. The person with Banking
Awareness as his favourite subject is an immediate neighbour of G. H and M are
not immediate neighbours.
6. Who among the
following has English as his favourite subject?
1) L
2) K
3) H
4) F
5) M
7. How many people
sit between F and the person whose favourite subject is Banking Awareness, when

counted in clockwise direction from F?
1) None
2) One
3) Two
4) Four
5) Five
8. Which of the
following would come in place of question mark based upon the given seating

arrangement?
KO, GN, FK, NL ?
1) OH
2) HG
3) MH
4) MG
5) KN
9. What is the
position of the student whose favourite subject is Marketing with respect to N?
1) Immediate left
2) Second to the left
3) Third to the right
4) Second to the right
5) Third to the left
10. Which of the
following is true with respect to the given seating arrangement?
1) Current Affairs is the favourite subject of N
2) H is an immediate neighbour of K.
3) Students with favourite subjects as English and Banking
Awareness are immediate neighbours.
4) G sits second to the left of O.
5) None of these

Solutions –

Regards

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