Reasoning Quiz For IBPS RRB PO/Clerk Prelims

Directions (1-5): Study the information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Seven persons i.e. P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are living in different floors of eight storey building but not necessarily in same order. Ground floor is numbered as 1 and topmost floor is numbered as 8. One floor is vacant.
One person lives between P and Q. P lives on 4th floor. Q does not live above P. Six persons live below S. Three persons live between R and U. R lives one of the floors above U’s floor. T lives immediate above vacant floor. T does not live on an even numbered floor.

Q1. Which of the following floor is vacant?
(a) 5TH floor
(b) 6th floor
(c) 3rd floor
(d) 2nd floor
(e) None of these

Q2. Who among the following lives at 7th floor?
(a) R
(b) S
(c) T
(d) U
(e) None of these

Q3. How many persons live between V and T?
(a) Three
(b) One
(c) Two
(d) None
(e) Four

Q4. Four of the following five are alike in certain way based from a group, find the one that does not belong to that group?
(a) S
(b) R
(c) U
(d) V
(e) T

Q5. On which of the following floor V lives?
(a) 4TH floor
(b) 5th floor
(c) 8th floor
(d) 3rd floor
(e) None of these

Directions (6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions give below:
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and number rearranges them following particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of an input and its rearrangement.

Input: mobile 34 upper travel 42 27 head 58 arrow 62 77 demand
Step I: travel mobile 34 upper 42 27 head 58 arrow 62 demand 77
Step II: travel mobile head 34 upper 42 27 arrow 62 demand 77 58
Step III: travel mobile head demand 34 upper 42 arrow 62 77 58 27
Step IV: travel mobile head demand arrow 34 upper 42 77 58 27 62
Step V: travel mobile head demand arrow upper 42 77 58 27 62 34
Step VI: travel mobile head demand arrow upper 77 58 27 62 34 42
And Step VI is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out the appropriate steps for the above input.

Input: inspire 55 jungle 86 view 22 74 around flower 66 ride 14

Q6. How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
(a) V
(b) VII
(c) VI
(d) IV
(e) None of these

Q7. Which of the following would be at the seventh position from the left in step IV?
(a) 22
(b) inspire
(c) 14
(d) around
(e)  None of these

Q8. Which step number would be the following output?
view ride jungle inspire 55 22 around flower 14 86 66 74
(a) IV
(b) III
(c) V
(d) II
(e) None of these

Q9. If in the last step all the words get rearranged in alphabetical order, which of the following words will remain at its original position?
(a) Jungle
(b) flower
(c) inspire
(d) ride
(e) No word

Q10. How many elements are there between “74‟ and “ride‟ in step II?
(a) Four
(b) Five
(c) Two
(d) Three
(e) Six