Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.
Eight persons from different ministry viz. Defense Ministry, Home Ministry, Labour Ministry, Minority Ministry, Heavy industry Ministry, Finance Ministry, Agriculture Ministry and External affairs Ministry are sitting in two parallel rows containing four people each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row1 A, B, C and D are seated and all of them are facing south. In row2 P, Q, R and S are seated and all of them are facing north. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member seated in a row faces another member of the other row. (All the information given above does not necessarily represent the order of seating as in the final arrangement)
• C sits second to right of the person from External affairs Ministry. R is an immediate
neighbour of the person who faces the person from External affairs Ministry.
• Only one person sits between R and the person for Minority Ministry. Immediate neighbour
of the person from Minority Ministry faces the person from Labour Ministry.
• The person from Defense Ministry faces the person from Finance Ministry. R is not from
Finance Ministry. P is not from Minority Ministry. P does not face the person from External
• Q faces the person from Heavy industry Ministry. The one who faces S sits to the
immediate left of A.
• B does not sit at any of the extreme ends of the line. The person from External affairs
Ministry does not face the person from Home Ministry.
Q1. Which of the following is true regarding A?
a. The person from Defense Ministry faces A
b. The person from External affairs Ministry is an immediate neighbour of A
c. A faces the person who sits second to right of R
d. A is from Finance Ministry
e. A sits at one of the extreme ends of the line
Q2. Who is seated between R and the person from Minority Ministry?
a. The person from Finance Ministry
d. The person from Home ministry and D
Q3. Who amongst the following sit at extreme ends of the rows?
a. D and the person from Minority Ministry
b. The person from Agriculture Ministry and Defense Ministry
c. The person from Heavy industry Ministry and P
d. The person from Home Ministry and D
e. C, Q
Q4. Who amongst the following faces the person from External affairs Ministry?
a. The person from Agriculture Ministry
d. The person from Home Ministry
e. The person from Labour Ministry
Q5.P is related to Heavy industry Ministry in the same way as B is related to Minority Ministry based on the given arrangement. To whom amongst the following is D related to, following the same pattern?
a. Home Ministry
b. Labour Ministry
c. External affairs Ministry
d. Agriculture Ministry
e. Finance Ministry
Directions (6-10): A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and number rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two digit numbers)
Input: uber 47 12 runner at 99 75 32 waver jackal heavy 28 56 be
Step I: 12 uber 47 runner 99 75 32 waver jackal heavy 28 56 be at
Step II: 28 12 uber 47 runner 99 75 32 waver jackal heavy 56 at be
Step III: 32 28 12 uber 47 runner 99 75 waver jackal 56 at be heavy
Step IV: 47 32 28 12 uber runner 99 75 waver 56 at be heavy jackal
Step V: 56 47 32 28 12 uber 99 75 waver at be heavy jackal runner
Step VI: 75 56 47 32 28 12 99 waver at be heavy jackal runner uber
Step VII: 99 75 56 47 32 28 12 at be heavy jackal runner uber waver
Step VII is the last step of the above rearrangement as the desired arrangement is obtained.
Input: 83 why submit 14 32 no be goal feeling 50 27 trail 67 92
Q6. Which step number is the following output?
32 27 14 83 why submit no 50 trail 67 92 be feeling goal
a. Step V
b. Step VI
c. Step IV
d. Step I
e. Other than those given as options
Q7. Which word/number would be at fifth position from the right end in Step V?
Q8. How many elements (words or numbers) are there between ‘feeling’ and ‘32’ as they appear in the last step of the output?
Q9. Which of the following represents the position of ‘why’ in the fourth step?
a. Eighth from the left
b. Fifth from the right
c. Sixth from the left
d. Fifth from the left
e. Other than those given as options
Q10. How many steps are required to complete the arrangement?
e. None of these