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1 .
If 'R' denotes '$\div$'; T denotes '-'; 'M', denotes '+' and 'W' denotes '$\times$', then -

27 T 15 R 3 W 4 M 6 = ?
7
13
-23
1
None of these
2 .
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 R. Who among them is the shortest?
R
S
P
None of these
3 .
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 pi ni ka'. How is 'how' written in that code language?
ta
da
ta or da
None of these
4 . 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.

The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: more presence required 12 42 70 for 63 37 good work 28

Step I: for 70 more presence required 12 42 63 37 good work 28

Step II: good 63 for 70 more presence required 12 42 37 work 28

Step III: more 42 good 63 for 70 presence required 12 37 work 28

Step IV:presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70 required 12 work 28

Step V: required 28 presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70 12 work

Step VI:work 12 required 28 presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70

And Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement as the desired arrangement is obtained. As per rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input for the questions:

money 48 24 18 wanted for investment 65 90 lock credit 32
Which step number is the following output?

lock 32 investment 48 for 65 credit 90 money 24 18 wanted
Step II
Step III
Step IV
Step V
There is no such step
5 . 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.

The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: more presence required 12 42 70 for 63 37 good work 28

Step I: for 70 more presence required 12 42 63 37 good work 28

Step II: good 63 for 70 more presence required 12 42 37 work 28

Step III: more 42 good 63 for 70 presence required 12 37 work 28

Step IV:presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70 required 12 work 28

Step V: required 28 presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70 12 work

Step VI:work 12 required 28 presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70

And Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement as the desired arrangement is obtained. As per rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input for the questions:

money 48 24 18 wanted for investment 65 90 lock credit 32
Which word/number would be fourth from the left in step IV?
for
48
65
32
credit
6 . 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.

The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: more presence required 12 42 70 for 63 37 good work 28

Step I: for 70 more presence required 12 42 63 37 good work 28

Step II: good 63 for 70 more presence required 12 42 37 work 28

Step III: more 42 good 63 for 70 presence required 12 37 work 28

Step IV:presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70 required 12 work 28

Step V: required 28 presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70 12 work

Step VI:work 12 required 28 presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70

And Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement as the desired arrangement is obtained. As per rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input for the questions:

money 48 24 18 wanted for investment 65 90 lock credit 32
Which word/number would be second to the right of the fifth element from the left in step V?
for
65
48
investment
32
7 . 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.

The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: more presence required 12 42 70 for 63 37 good work 28

Step I: for 70 more presence required 12 42 63 37 good work 28

Step II: good 63 for 70 more presence required 12 42 37 work 28

Step III: more 42 good 63 for 70 presence required 12 37 work 28

Step IV:presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70 required 12 work 28

Step V: required 28 presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70 12 work

Step VI:work 12 required 28 presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70

And Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement as the desired arrangement is obtained. As per rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input for the questions:

money 48 24 18 wanted for investment 65 90 lock credit 32
How many elements (words/numbers) are there between 'for' and '18' is step III?
Four
Three
Six
Seven
Five
8 . 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.

The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: more presence required 12 42 70 for 63 37 good work 28

Step I: for 70 more presence required 12 42 63 37 good work 28

Step II: good 63 for 70 more presence required 12 42 37 work 28

Step III: more 42 good 63 for 70 presence required 12 37 work 28

Step IV:presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70 required 12 work 28

Step V: required 28 presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70 12 work

Step VI:work 12 required 28 presence 37 more 42 good 63 for 70

And Step VI is the last step of the rearrangement as the desired arrangement is obtained. As per rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the questions the appropriate step for the given input.

Input for the questions:

money 48 24 18 wanted for investment 65 90 lock credit 32
Which of the following represents the position of 'credit' in step V?
Third from the right
Fifth from the left
Sixth from the left
Fourth from the right
Sixth from the right
9 . In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between Strong" arguments and "Weak" arguments in so far "Strong" arguments are those which are both important and directly related to the question. "Weak" arguments are those which are of less importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question.

Instructions: Each question below is followed by two arguments numbered A
B and C. You have to decide which of the argument is a strong argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
$Statement :$

Should there be a cap on drawing groundwater for irrigation purposes in India?

$Arguments :$

A. No
irrigation is of prime importance for food production in India and it is heavily dependent on groundwater in many parts of the country.

B. Yes
water tables have gone down to alarmingly low levels in some parts of the country where irrigation is primarily dependent on groundwater
which may lead to serious environmental consequences.

C. Yes
India just cannot afford to draw groundwat er any f urther as the international agencies have cautioned India against it."
10 . In making decisions about important questions, it is desirable to be able to distinguish between Strong" arguments and "Weak" arguments in so far "Strong" arguments are those which are both important and directly related to the question. "Weak" arguments are those which are of less importance and also may not be directly related to the question or may be related to a trivial aspect of the question.

Instructions: Each question below is followed by two arguments numbered A
B and C. You have to decide which of the argument is a strong argument and which is a 'weak' argument.
$Statement :$

Should there be complete ban on setting up of thermal power plants in India?

$Arguments :$

A. Yes
this is the only was to arrest further addition to environmental pollution.

B. No
there is a huge shortage of electricity in most parts of the country and hence generation of electricity needs to be augmented.

C. No
many developed countries continue to set up thermal power plants in their countries"
None is strong