# Bank PO :: PO Reasoning Test No 186

## Home Bank PO / PO Reasoning Test No 186 Questions and Answers

1 .

Direction (Q. 1 - 3) : Study the following letter-symbol- number series and answer the questions given below:
T H » 7 R 6 Q P \$ ? 4 S + 3 W 2 N G 5 8 # B F L § 4 * M J 9

First five elements of the series from the left end is reversed. First ten elements from the same end of the new series are again reversed. First fifteen elements from the same end of this new series are again reversed. Now which element will be 7th to the left of 6th to the right of 9th element from the left ?

P
7
2
2 .

Which element will be 7th to the left of 6th to the right of 19th element from the right in Q 151 above ?

8
P
4
6
3 .

First ten elements of the given series are picked up and symbols in this part are dropped. Next ten elements are picked up and numbers in this part are dropped. Now the last ten elements are picked up and letters are dropped. Now the remaining three parts are arranged as a series (without changing the order of elements). Which element will be exactly midway between 2nd element from the left end of the new series and 6th element from the rieht ?

S
P
+
Q
4 .

Direction (Q.  4 - 10) : Study the following information carefully to answer the questions given below.
A number sorting machine, when given an input of numbers, rearranges them in a particular manner step by step as indicated belowtill all the numbers are arranged in aparticular order. Given below is an illustration of this arrangement.

 Input: 83 145 172 422 248 36 121 99 92 540 Step I: 540 83 145 172 422 248 36 121 99 92 Step II: 540 121 83 145 172 422 248 36 99 92 Step III: 540 121 172 83 145 422 248 36 99 92 Step IV: 540 121 172 422 83 145 248 36 99 92 Step V: 540 121 172 422 36 83 145 248 99 92 Step VI: 540 121 172 422 36 92 83 145 248 99 Step VII: 540 121 172 422 36 92 145 83 248 99

(This is the final arrangement and step VII is the last step for this input.)

If following is the fifth step of an input, what will be the third step ?

Step V : 212  32  81  25  34  726  86  98  455

212 32 81 455 25 34 726 86 98
212 32 81 25 726 34 86 98 455
212 32 81 34 726 86 98 455 25
Cant be determined
5 .

How many steps will be required to get the final output for the following input ?

Input: 69 54 71 184 624 73 98 89 102 31

5
6
7
8
6 .

If third step of an input is 21 13 22 25 52 91 18 23 51 17 then which of the following steps will be 21 13 22 51 23 17 18 25 52 91 for the same input ?

6
7
8
9
7 .

Which of the following will be the third step for the following input ?
Input: 12 24 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132

60 108 120 12 24 48 72 84 96 132
60 108 12 24 48 72 84 96 120 132
60 108 120 24 12 48 72 84 96 132
60 108 24 12 48 72 84 96 120 132
8 .

If the second step for an input is as given below, what will be the fifth step for the same input?
Step II: 67 238 444 98 445 734 925 862 96 69

67 238 444 98 734 445 925 862 96 69
67 238 444 445 98 734 925 862 96 69
67 238 444 69 98 445 734 925 862 96
Fifth step is not possible
9 .

What will be the last step for the following input ?
Input: 117 104 91 39 26 13 52 78 65 130

130 117 104 91 78 65 52 39 26 13
104 130 13 117 91 52 39 26 65 78
104 130 13 117 91 52 26 39 65 78
13 26 39 52 65 78 91 104 117 130
10 .

What will the input definitely be if Step IV is as follows ?
Step IV: 105 210 21 42 63 84 126 147 168 189

105 84 63 42 21 147 126 168 189 210
126 105 84 63 42 21 147 168 189 210
210 189 168 147 126 105 84 63 42 21
Cant be determined