# Reasoning Quiz for LIC AAO 2016 – Set 5

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Directions (Q. 1-5):
Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

Gaurav, Akarsh, Nisha and Anamika
are four students of different classroom coaching centres of Exampundit, a
leading classroom coaching centre for SBI PO aspirants. Each belongs to a
different state, ie UP, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, but not necessarily
in the same order. Exampundit arranged an All India Mock-Test series for all
the classroom coaching centres students of Exampundit in four cities Hyderabad,
Kolkata, New Delhi and Kota. The students Gaurav, Akarsh, Nisha and Anamika
appeared for the test series in different cities. When the results were
declared they got first to fourth position in All-India ranking. They were
students of Exampundit, ie Lucknow, Surat, Bhopal and Cuttack, but not
necessarily in the same order.
I. The one who appeared at the Hyderabad
test centre got the 4th position in All-India ranking. But he is not Akarsh.
The one who appeared at Kota for the test got the first position. The one who
belongs to Gujarat got the third position, while the one who studied at the
Lucknow centre got the second position in All-India ranking.
II. Gaurav and Akarsh studied
neither at the Lucknow centre not at Surat. They appeared for test neither at
Kolkata nor at New Delhi. They belong neither to Odisha nor to Gujarat.
III. The one who studied at the Bhopal
centre does not belong to Madhya Pradesh. The one who belongs to Gujarat is not
Anamika. The one who studied in Surat did not appear for the test at Kolkata
centre. The one who belongs to UP did not appear at Hyderabad centre.
1. In which of the
following cities did Gaurav appear for the test?
2) New Delhi
3) Kota
4) Kolkata
2. Which of the
following combinations is definitely true in respect of the given information?
1) Akarsh – New Delhi – 2
2) Nisha – Hyderabad – 4
3) Anamika – Kolkata – 3
4) Gaurav – Kota – 1
5) None is true
3. Akarsh belongs to
which of the following states?
1) UP
3) Odisha
4) Can’t say
5) None of these
4. Who got the second
position in the All-India ranking?
1) Akarsh
2) Nisha
3) Gaurav
4) Anamika
5) Can’t say
5. Which of the
following information is not true regarding Nisha?
1) Nisha got 3rd position in All-India ranking.
2) Nisha belongs to UP.
3) Nisha appeared for the test at the New Delhi centre.
4) She was a student of Surat centre.
5) None of these

Solutions –

 Name Classroom Test centre State Position Gaurav Cuttack Hyderabad Madhya Pradesh 4 Akarsh Bhopal Kota UP 1 Nisha Surat New Delhi Gujarat 3 Anamika Lucknow Kolkata Odisha 2
Directions (Q. 6-10):
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. The following is an illustration of input and
rearrangement.
Input: 96 voluntary supper 17 42 imprint brag until 61 30 shade 68
99 aerial
Step I: until 99 96
voluntary supper 17 42 imprint brag 61 30 shade 68 aerial
Step II: until 99
imprint 61 96 voluntary supper 17 42 brag 30 shade 68 aerial
Step III: until 99
imprint 61 aerial 17 96 voluntary supper 42 brag 30 shade 68
Step IV: until 99
imprint 61 aerial 17 brag 30 96 voluntary supper 42 shade 68
Step V: until 99 imprint
61 aerial 17 brag 30 shade 42 96 voluntary supper 68
Step VI: until 99
imprint 61 aerial 17 brag 30 shade 42 supper 68 96 voluntary
Step VII: until 99
imprint 61 aerial 17 brag 30 shade 42 supper 68 voluntary 96
Step VII is the
last step of the above input. 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: 31 ovation veil 12 24 again embark fabric 61 40 vendor 89
6. Which of the
following will be Step V of the rearrangement?
1) ovation 89 embark 61 31 again fabric 12 veil 24 vendor 40
2) ovation 89 embark 61 again 31 fabric 12 veil 24 40 vendor
3) ovation 89 61 embark again 31 12 fabric veil 24 40 vendor
4) ovation 89 embark 61 again 31 fabric 12 veil 24 vendor 40
5) None of these

7. What is the
position of ‘fabric’ in Step IV?
1) Seventh from the right
2) Seventh from the left
3) Sixth from the left
4) Fifth from the right
5) None of these

8. Which of the
following is third to the left of the one that is eighth from the left end in
Step III?
1) veil
2) 12
3) again
4) 31
5) None of these

9. Which of the
following will be the last step but one?
1) III
2) IV
3) V
4) Can’t be determined
5) None of these

10. If ‘ovation’ is
related to ‘61’ and ‘again’ is related to ‘vendor’, ‘24’ is related to which of
the following
in Step II?
1) 40
2) veil
3) 31
4) again
5) None of these

Solutions –  Explanation (6-10): The machine rearranges one word and one
number in each step. As for words, the ones starting with a vowel are
rearranged first in reverse alphabetical order. When this is done, the ones
starting with a consonant are rearranged in alphabetical order. As for numbers,
the odd numbers one rearranged first in descending order and then the even
numbers in ascending order.

Input: 31 ovation veil 12 24 again embark fabric 61 40
vendor 89
Step I: ovation 89 31 veil 12 24 again embark fabric 61 40
vendor
Step II: ovation 89 embark 61 31 veil 12 24 again fabric 40
vendor
Step III: ovation 89 embark 61 again 31 veil 12 24 fabric 40
vendor
Step IV: ovation 89 embark 61 again 31 fabric 12 veil 24 40
vendor
Step V: ovation 89 embark 61 again 31 fabric 12 veil 24
vendor 40
Winners:

1. Bahubali – 10/10
2. Optimus Prime – 9/10
3. raven92 – 9/10

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