HLL Lifecare Limited Aptitude-Reasoning Contributed by Kaushik updated on May 2019

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Reasoning Ability 

1. In a row of 40 children, R is 11th from the right and there are 15 children between R and M. What is M’s position from the left and of the row?
a) 14th 
b) 15th 
c) 13th
d) Can’t be determined 
e) None of these

2. In a certain code language ‘how many are there’ is written as ‘ka na ta da’ and ‘many are welcome here’ is written as ‘na pa ni ka’. How is ‘how’ written in that code language?
a) ta 
b) da 
c) ta or da
d) Data inadequate 
e) None of these

3. If the positions of the1st and the 5th digits of the number 83591427 are interchanged, similarly the positions of the 2nd and the 6th digits are interchanged and so on then which of the following will be the 2nd digit from the right end after the rearrangement?
a) 5 
b) 3 
c) 9
d) 2 
e) None of these

4. How many such pairs of letters are there in the words ADJUSTING each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English alphabet?
a) None 
b) One 
c) Two
d) Three 
e) More than three

5. How many meaningful English words can be formed with the letters LBAE using each letter only once in each word?
a) None 
b) One 
c) Two
d) Three 
e) More than three

6. In a certain code BUILDER is written as JVCKSFE. How is SEALING written in that code?
a) BTFKHOJ 
b) JOHKBFT 
c) TFBKHOJ
d) BFTKJOH 
e) None of these

7. If ‘R’ denotes ‘÷’, ‘T’ denotes ‘? ’, ‘M’ denotes ‘+’ and ‘W’ denotes ‘×’, then 27 T 15 R 3 W 4 M 6 = ?
a) 7 
b) 13 
c) ? 23
d) 1 
e) None of these

8. In a certain code WAVE is written as ‘5%3*’ and WINS is written as ‘59@©’. How is SANE written in that code? 
a) ©9@* 
b) *%©@ 
c) ©@%*
d) ©%@* 
e) None of these

9. Which of the following is the middle digit of the 3rd highest among the five three digit numbers given below?
368 931 472 715 647
a) 6 
b) 3 
c) 7
d) 1 
e) 4

10. Among P, Q, R, S and T each having a different height, Q is shorter than only T and S is shorter than P and Q. Who among them is the shortest?
a) R 
b) S 
c) P
d) Data inadequate 
e) None of these

Directions (Q. 11-15) Study the following arrangement carefully and answer the questions given below.
B M % R 3 J @ K © D F 6 9 W 4 * N E P 2 $ A Y 5 I Q Z # 7 U G

11. Which of the following is the 6th to the left of the 20th from the left end of the above arrangement?
a) J 
b) Q 
c) W
d) E 
e) None of these

12. How many such consonants are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a symbol and immediately followed by a number?
a) None 
b) One 
c) Two
d) Three 
e) More than three

13. If all the symbols and all the vowels are dropped from the above arrangement, which of the following will be the 12th from the right end?
a) 9 
b) 6 
c) P
d) Y 
e) None of these

14. How many such numbers are there in the above arrangement, each of which is immediately preceded by a letter but not immediately followed by a letter?
a) None 
b) One 
c) Two
d) Three 
e) More than three

15. What should come in the place of question mark (?) in the following series based on the above arrangement?
MRJ ©F9 *E2 ?
a) Y5I 
b) YIQ 
c) A5Q
d) YIZ 
e) None of these

Directions (Q. 16-20) In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions numbered I, II, III and IV. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts. 

16. Statements: Some pencils are windows. 
All windows are roads. 
Some roads are cups. 
All cups are chains. 
Conclusions: 
I. Some chains are pencils.
II. Some cups are pencils.
III. Some chains are windows.
IV. Some roads are pencils.
a) None follows
b) Only II follows 
c) Only IV follows 
d) Only III and IV follow 
e) Only III follows 

17. Statements: Some beds are mirrors. 
Some mirrors are dolls. 
Some dolls are cheques. 
Some cheques are pins. 
Conclusions: 
I. Some pins are dolls.
II. Some cheques are beds.
III. Some cheques are mirrors.
IV. Some dolls are beds.
a) None follows
b) Only I follows 
c) Only II follows 
d) Only III follows 
e) Only IV follows 

18. Statements: All chocolates are holders.
No holder is lamp.
Some lamps are desks. 
All desks are pens. 
Conclusions: 
I. Some pens are holders.
II. Some desks are lamps.
III. No pen is holder.
IV. Some pens are chocolates.
a) Only I follows
b) Only II follows 
c) Only III follows 
d) Only either I or III follows 
e) Only either I or III and II follow 

19. Statements: All glasses are rooms.
Some rooms are planes.
All planes are ducks. 
Some ducks are lanterns. 
Conclusions: 
I. Some lanterns are planes.
II. Some ducks are rooms. 
III. Some rooms are glasses. 
IV. Some ducks are glasses. 
a) Only I and II follow 
b) Only II and III follow 
c) Only I, II and III follow
d) All I, II, III and IV follow 
e) None of these 

20. Statement: Some chairs are tents.
Some tents are jugs.
All jugs are glasses.
All glasses are pots.
Conclusions: 
I. Some pots are tents.
II. Some pots are chairs.
III. Some glasses are chairs.
IV. Some glasses are tents.
a) Only I and II follow
b) Only II and III follow
c) Only I and III follow
d) Only I and IV follow
e) None of these

Directions (Q. 21-25) In each question below is given a group of letters followed by four combinations of digits/symbols numbered (a), (b), (c) and (d). You have to find out which of the combinations correctly represents the group of letters based on the following coding system and the conditions that follow and mark the number of that combination as your answer. If none of combinations correctly represents the group of letter, mark (e) i.e., ‘None of these’ as your answer. 
Letter W P J Q E T I A U F D B V M H
Digit/Symbol 5 6 9 1 2 3 @ 4 © 8 % * 7 #
code$Conditions:
(i) If the 1st letter is a consonant and the 4th letter is a vowel both are to be coded as the code for the vowel.
(ii) If the 2nd letter is a vowel and the last letter is a consonant both are to be coded as !.
(iii) If both the 1st and the last letters are consonants both their codes are to be interchanged.

21. MBUVWE
a) #*©#52 
b) 7*©#52 
c) #©*752
d) #!©75! 
e) None of these

22. AJBMFU
a) 49*48© 
b) #9*#8© 
c) 49*#8©
d) ©9*#84 
e) None of these

23. AEIMVH
a) 42@#7 $
b) 42@47$
c) #2@47$
d) 4!@#7! 
e) None of these

24. THAFIQ
a) 3$48@3 
b) 1$48@3 
c) 1$48@1
d) 3$48@1 
e) None of these

25. WMEIJU
a) @#2@9© 
b) 5#2@9© 
c) @#259©
d) 5#259© 
e) None of these

Directions (Q. 26-30) A word and number arrangement machine, when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of an input and rearrangement.
Input: 17 put show on 39 27 85 gold
Step I: show 17 put on 39 27 85 gold
Step II: show 85 17 put on 39 27 gold
Step III: show 85 put 17 on 39 27 gold
Step IV: show 85 put 39 17 on 27 gold
Step V: show 85 put 39 on 17 27 gold
Step VI: show 85 put 39 on 27 17 gold
Step VII: show 85 put 39 on 27 gold 17
And step VII is the last step of the rearrangement of the above input. 
As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropirate step for the given input. 

26. Input: glass full 15 37 water now 85 67 
Which of the following will be Step VI of the above input? 
a) water 85 now 67 full glass 15 37 
b) water 85 now 67 glass full 15 37 
c) water 85 now 67 glass full 15 37 
d) There will be no such step 
e) None of these 

27. Step II of an input is: ultra 73 12 16 mail sort 39 kite 
Which of the following steps will be the last but one? 
a) VIII 
b) IX 
c) VII
d) VI 
e) None of these

28. Step III of an input is: win 75 voice 15 39 store gap 26 
Which of the following is definitely the input? 
a) voice 15 win 75 39 store gap 26 
b) voice win 75 15 39 store gap 26 
c) 15 75 win voice store gap 26 
d) Can’t be determined 
e) None of these 

29. Step II of an input is: tube 83 49 34 garden flower rat 56 
How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement? 
a) Four 
b) Five 
c) Six
d) Three 
e) None of these

30. Input: hunt for 94 37 good 29 48 book
How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?
a) Four 
b) Five 
c) Six
d) Seven 
e) None of these

Directions (Q. 31-35) Study the following information carefully and answer the question given below.
A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H are sitting around a circle facing the centre. B is 2nd to the right of D who is 3rd to the right of F. C is 2nd to the left of A who is 2nd to the left of F. G is 3rd to the right of E. 

31. In which of the following combinations is the 1st person sitting between the 2nd and the 3rd persons? 
a) GCD 
b) FGH 
c) EFH
d) ABE 
e) None of these

32. Who is 3rd to the right of H?
a) G 
b) D 
c) C
d) Data inadequate 
e) None of these

33. Who is to the immediate right of A?
a) B 
b) E 
c) F
d) Data inadequate 
e) None of these

34. What is H’s position with respect to B?
a) 5th to the right 
b) 3rd to the left 
c) 5th to the left
d) 3rd to the right 
e) 4th to the left

35. Who is to the immediate left of G?
a) H 
b) F 
c) D
d) Data inadequate 
e) None of these

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