## Reasoning Ability for IBPS, SBI, RBI, LIC exams

Directions: Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

A word and number arrangement machine when given an output line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and re arrangement.

Input: Talk 46 18 Rude Ant 93 74 38 Win Jug Hat 23 59 Bay

Step I: 18 Talk 46 Rude 93 74 38 Win Jug Hat 23 59 Bay Alt
Step II: 23 18 Talk 46 Rude 93 74 38 Win Jug Hat 59 Alt Bay
Step III: 38 23 18 Talk 46 Rude 93 74 Win Jug 59 Alt Bay Hat
Step IV: 46 38 23 18 Talk Rude 93 74 Win 59 Alt Bay Hat Jug
Step V: 59 46 38 23 18 Talk 93 74 Win Alt Bay Hat Jug Rude
Step VI: 74 59 46 38 23 18 93 Win Alt Bay Hat Jug Rude Talk
Step VII: 96 74 59 46 38 23 18 93 Alt Bay Hat Jug Rude Talk Win

and 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 steps for the given input.

Input: 80 Who See 16 38 Net Bolt Inn Flat 55 29 Van 63 91

1. Which step is the following output?
38 29 16 80 Who See Net 55 Van 91 63 Flat Bolt Inn
1. Step V
2. Step VI
3. Step IV
4. Step III
5. There is no such step
2. Which word/number would be at fifth position from right in Step V?
1. 14
2. 92
3. Flat
4. Bolt
5. Who
3. How many elements are there between Flat and 38 as they appear in the last step of the output?
1. One
2. Two
3. Three
4. Four
5. Five
4. Which of the following represents the position of Who in the fourth step?
1. Eighth from left
2. Fifth from right
3. Sixth from left
4. Fifth from left
5. Seventh from left
5. In which step is the position of Flat sixth from right?
1. Step V
2. Step VI
3. Step VII
4. Not Possible
5. Step III

1. 5
2. 4
3. 3
4. 3
5. 3

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