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1 . Study the following information to answer the given questions. 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: 7 warrior 4 never true 5 he 3 6 fought 3 and 16

Step I: warrior 7 4 never true 5 he 36 fought 3 and 16

Step II: warrior 7 fought 36 4 never true 5 he 3 and 16

Step III: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 4 true he 3 and 16

Step IV: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 true 16 4 he 3 and

Step V: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 true 16 and 3 4 he

Step VI: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 true 16 and 3 he 4

Step VI is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions, the appropriate step for the given input.

Input: 5 him 16 by some 64 tubes 9 discover 4 therapist 3
Which word/number would be the sixth from the right in Step III?
5
by
him
tubes
64
2 . Study the following information to answer the given questions. 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: 7 warrior 4 never true 5 he 3 6 fought 3 and 16

Step I: warrior 7 4 never true 5 he 36 fought 3 and 16

Step II: warrior 7 fought 36 4 never true 5 he 3 and 16

Step III: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 4 true he 3 and 16

Step IV: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 true 16 4 he 3 and

Step V: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 true 16 and 3 4 he

Step VI: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 true 16 and 3 he 4

Step VI is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions, the appropriate step for the given input.

Input: 5 him 16 by some 64 tubes 9 discover 4 therapist 3
Which step number would be the following output? 'therapist 9 discover 64 tubes 5 16 him by some 4 3'
III
IV
V
VI
There will be no such step
3 . Study the following information to answer the given questions. 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: 7 warrior 4 never true 5 he 3 6 fought 3 and 16

Step I: warrior 7 4 never true 5 he 36 fought 3 and 16

Step II: warrior 7 fought 36 4 never true 5 he 3 and 16

Step III: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 4 true he 3 and 16

Step IV: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 true 16 4 he 3 and

Step V: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 true 16 and 3 4 he

Step VI: warrior 7 fought 36 never 5 true 16 and 3 he 4

Step VI is the last step of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions, the appropriate step for the given input.

Input: 5 him 16 by some 64 tubes 9 discover 4 therapist 3
In Step V, if 'therapist' is related to '64' and 'discover' is related to '5' in a certain way, then which of the following is 'tubes' related to in the same way?
some
3
4
16
5
4 . Each question given below consists of a statement followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.

1. if only Conclusion I is follows.

2. if only Conclusion II is follows.

3. if either I or II is follows.

4. if neither I nor II is follows.

5. if both I and II are follows.
$Statement:$

Should entrepreneurs be encouraged?

$Arguments:$

I. Yes, they will help in industrial development of the country.

II. Yes, they will reduce the burden on employment market
if only Conclusion I is follows.
if only Conclusion II is follows.
if either I or II is follows.
if neither I nor II is follows.
if both I and II are follows.
5 . Each question given below consists of a statement followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.

1. if only Conclusion I is follows.

2. if only Conclusion II is follows.

3. if either I or II is follows.

4. if neither I nor II is follows.

5. if both I and II are follows.
$Statement:$

Should officers accepting bribe be punished?

$Arguments:$

I. No, certain circumstances may have compelled them.
II. Yes, they should do the job honestly, they are entrusted with
if only Conclusion I is follows.
if only Conclusion II is follows.
if either I or II is follows.
if neither I nor II is follows.
if both I and II are follows.
6 . Each question given below consists of a statement followed by two arguments numbered I and II. You have to decide which of the arguments is a 'strong' argument and which is a 'weak' argument.

1. if only Conclusion I is follows.

2. if only Conclusion II is follows.

3. if either I or II is follows.

4. if neither I nor II is follows.

5. if both I and II are follows.
$Statement:$

Should India make efforts to harness solar energy to fulfill its energy requirement?

$Arguments:$

I. Yes, most of the energy sources used at present are exhaustible.
II. No, harnessing solar energy requires a lot of capital, which India lacks
if only Conclusion I is follows.
if only Conclusion II is follows.
if either I or II is follows.
if neither I nor II is follows.
if both I and II are follows.
7 . In each question below is given a statement followed by three courses of action numbered I, II and III. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the three suggested courses of action logically follows for pursuing.

$Statement:$

A large number of persons have become critically ill after taking spurious medicinefrom a local chemist.

$Course of action:$

I. The government should immediately close down all the shops selling spurious medicine till the stocks are further tested for presence of toxicity.
II. The chemist should be asked to leave the city and open a shop somewhere else.
III. The owner of the shop shoul d immediately be arrested for criminal negligence.
Only I and II follow
Only I and III follow
Only II follows
Only II and III follow
All follow
8 . In each question below is given a statement followed by three courses of action numbered I, II and III. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then decide which of the three suggested courses of action logically follows for pursuing.

$Statement:$

Many private sector banks have increased the interest rates on savings bank accounts in comparison to public sector banks.

$Course of action:$

I. The case should be placed by the public sector banks before the regulatory authority for investigation as they cannot allow such an increase.
II. Public sector banks must adopt such policies as would help them remain in competition.
III. Public sector banks should advertise their special features repeatedly so that they do not lose their future customers
Only I and II follow
Only I and III follow
Only either II or III follow
All follow
None of these
9 . In each of the questions below are given two or three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the three statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer:

1. If only conclusion I follows.

2. If only conclusion II follows.

3. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.

4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

5. If both conclusion I and conclusion II follows
$Statements :$

Some stars are moons.
All moons are planets.
No planet is universe.

$Conclusions :$

I. All moons being stars is a possibility.
II. No universe is a star
if only Conclusion I is follows.
if only Conclusion II is follows.
if either I or II is follows.
if neither I nor II is follows.
if both I and II are follows.
10 . In each of the questions below are given two or three statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the three given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the three statements disregarding commonly known facts. Give answer:

1. If only conclusion I follows.

2. If only conclusion II follows.

3. If either conclusion I or conclusion II follows.

4. If neither conclusion I nor conclusion II follows.

5. If both conclusion I and conclusion II follows
$Statements :$

Some stars are moons.
All moons are planets.
No planet is universe.

$Conclusions :$

I. At least some planets are stars.
II. No moon is universe.
if only Conclusion I is follows.
if only Conclusion II is follows.
if either I or II is follows.
if neither I nor II is follows.
if both I and II are follows.