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# In a class of 60 students where girls are twice that of boys, Laxmi ranked 27th from the top. If there are 9 boys ahead of Laxmi, how many girls are after her rank ?

 A) 23 B) 21 C) 22 D) 24

Explanation:

Given number of girls are twice that of boys.

--> G=2B and G+B = 60

Therefore,  G=40 and B= 20

Given Laxmi ranked 27th from the top and 9 boys are ahead of Laxmi.

Therefore, There are 17 girls ahead of Laxmi.

Therefore, Number of girls who ranked after Laxmi = 40 - (17+1) = 22.

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A word arranging device rearranges words step-by-step in a particular order according to set of rules. The device stops when the final result is obtained.
Input: but going for crept te light sir
Step 1: crept but going for te light sir
Step 2: crept going light but for te sir
Step 3: crept going light but for sir te
And Step 3 is the last step for this input. Now, find out an appropriate step in the following question following the above rules.

Question:
Input: more fight cats cough sough acts idea
What will be the last step for this input ?

 A) cough fight sough acts cats idea more B) cough fight sough acts cats more idea C) cough more fight sough acts idea cats D) none of these

Answer & Explanation Answer: A) cough fight sough acts cats idea more

Explanation:

Carefully obsrving the given arrangement, we find the following pattern:
We observe that,first all the words with the highest number of letters are arranged in the alphabetical order, followed by the words with the second highest number of letters and so on.However, the position of only one word is altered at each step.
Input: more fight cats cough sough acts idea
Step1: cough more fight cats sough acts idea
Step2: cough fight more cats sough acts idea
Step3: cough fight sough more cats acts idea
Step4: cough fight sough acts more cats idea
Step5: cough fight sough acts cats more idea
Step6: cough fight sough acts cats idea more

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An electronic device rearranges numbers step-by-step in a particular order according to set of rules. The device stops when the final result is obtained.

Input: 84 15 35 04 18 96 62 08
Step 1: 96 84 15 35 04 18 62 08
Step 2: 96 84 62 15 35 04 18 08
Step 3: 96 84 62 35 15 04 18 08
Step 4: 96 84 62 35 18 15 04 08
Step 5: 96 84 62 35 18 15 08 04
And Step 5 is the last step for this input. Now, find out an appropriate step in the following question following the above rule.

Question:
Input: 16 09 24 28 15 04
What will be the third step for this input ?

 A) 28 24 15 16 04 09 B) 28 24 16 15 09 04 C) 24 28 15 16 09 04 D) 28 24 16 15 04 09

Explanation:

Carefully obsrving the given arrangement, we find the following pattern:
We observe that the given numbers are arranged in descending order (from left to right), altering the position of only one number in each step, followed by the other numbers as it is. The process continues till the whole set of numbers is arranged in the descending order.

Step1: 28 16 09 24 15 04
Step2: 28 24 16 09 15 04
Step3: 28 24 16 15 09 04

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A word arrangement machine, When given an input line of words, rearranges it in every step following a certain rule. Following is an illustration of an input line of words and various steps of rearrangement.

Input: gone are take enough brought station
Step 1: take gone are enough brought station
Step 2: take are gone enough brought station
Step 3: take are station gone enough brought
Step 4: take are station brought gone enough
And Step 4 is the last step for this input. Now, find out an appropriate step in the following question following the above rule.

Question:
Input: car on star quick demand fat
What will be the third step for this input ?

 A) star car demand quick on fat B) star quick car demand on fat C) star car quick demand on fat D) none of these

Explanation:

Obsrving the given arrangement, we find the following pattern:
If we arrange the words in the given input in the alphabetical order and then label them as 1,2,3,4,5,6, then the last step contains the words in the order 6,1,5,2,4,3. However, the position of only one word is alteredat each step.
Input:car on star quick demand fat
Step1: star car on quick demand fat
Step2: star car quick on demand fat
Step3: star car quick demand on fat

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Which of the following is definitely true?

 A) D is second to the left of H B) A is second to the right of E C) C is to the immediate right of B D) E is to the immediate left of C

Answer & Explanation Answer: C) C is to the immediate right of B

Explanation:

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In which of the following pairs,second person is to  the immediate right of the first person ?

 A) H,E B) B,D C) B,C D) D,A

Explanation:

'C' is to the immediate right of the 'B'

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Which of the following pairs represents the immediate neighbours of Q?

 A) PT B) PB C) PD D) None of these

Explanation:

From the above arrangements, P and R are the immediate neighbours of Q.

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Who is the immediate right of D?

 A) M B) Q C) B D) C

Explanation:

From the above arrangements, M is to the immediate right of D.

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The admission ticket for an exhibition bears a password which is changed after every clock hour based on set of words chosen for each day. The following is an illustration of the code and steps of rearrangement for subsequent clock hours. The time is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

First Batch  -----  9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

is not ready cloth simple harmony burning

Second Batch  -----  10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

ready not is cloth burning harmony simple

Third Batch  -----  11 a.m. to 12 noon

cloth is not ready simple harmony burning

Fourth Batch  -----  12 noon to 1 p.m.

not is cloth ready burning harmony simple

Fifth Batch  -----  1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

ready cloth is not simple harmony burning and so on.

If the password for 11 a.m. to 12 noon was --- "soap shy miss pen yet the she", what was the password for the first batch ?

 A) pen miss shy soap she the yet B) shy miss pen soap yet the she C) soap pen miss shy she the yet D) miss shy soap pen she the yet

Answer & Explanation Answer: B) shy miss pen soap yet the she

Explanation:

Clearly, the given arrangement is as under :
In the first step, the first three and the last three letters are written in a reverse order.
Then, the first four and the last three letters are written in a reverse order.

The process is repeated to obtain successive output steps.

Third batch : soap shy miss pen yet the she

Second batch : pen miss shy soap she the yet

First batch : shy miss pen soap yet the she