Circular Arrangement – Logical Reasoning Puzzles with Solutions. MBA CET 2019

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Circular Arrangement

Circular Arrangement

In MBA CET exam, there is at least one puzzle on Circular Arrangement. It can be inward or outward facing type (simple), inward + outward (medium), Blood Relations mix (hard), or matrix mix (hard)

Welcome to your Circular Arrangement

Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the given information and answer the following 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 its rearrangement:

Input: can now 18 16 27 all done 36 insert 49

Step I: 16 18 can now 27 all done 36 insert 49
Step II: 16 18 all can now 27 done 36 insert 49
Step III: 16 18 all can 27 36 now done insert 49
Step IV: 16 18 all can 27 36 done insert now 49
Step V: 16 18 all can 27 36 done insert 49 now
Step V is the last step of the rearrangement.

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

Input: 57 19 professor male 28 correct 36 38 47 female doctor 51 study

1). Which element is third to the right of ‘female’ in Step V?

2). What is the position of ‘male’ in the final step?

3). Which of the following is the third element from the left end of Step III?

4). Which step number is the following output?
19 28 correct doctor 36 38 female male 47 51 57 professor study

5). How many steps will be required to complete the arrangement of the given input?

Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the given information and answer the following questions:
When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and its rearrangement. (All the numbers are two digit numbers.)
Input: rocking 18 available 50 reach 89 gave 33 process 81 23 goal.
Step I: gave rocking 18 available 50 reach 33 process 81 23 goal 89
Step II: gave goal rocking 18 available 50 reach 33 process 23 81 89
Step III: gave goal reach rocking 18 available 33 process 23 50 81 89
Step IV: gave goal reach process rocking 18 available 23 33 50 81 89
Step V: gave goal reach process rocking available 18 23 33 50 81 89

Step V is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input: 23 technology 52 number 94 extra 31 playing 77 66 fabricate torcher

6). Which of the following would be at the 7th position from the left in Step III?

7). If in the last step all the words get rearranged in alphabetical order, which of the following words would retain its original position?

8). In Step IV, if ‘extra’ is related to ‘94’ and ‘number’ is related to ‘77’ then ‘23’ is related to which of the following, if the same pattern is followed?
9). Which step number would be the following output?
extra number playing torcher 23 technology 31 fabricate 52 66 77 94
10). Which of the following would be the last step of the rearrangement?

Question (11-15):
Input : reduce 35 region 28 rectangle 76 record 85 refresh 22 reject 95

Step-I: 22 reduce 35 region 28 rectangle 76 record 85 refresh 95 reject
Step-II: 22 35 reduce 28 rectangle 76 record 85 refresh 95 reject region
Step-III: 22 35 28 reduce rectangle 76 record 85 95 reject region refresh
Step-IV: 22 35 28 85 rectangle 76 record 95 reject region refresh reduce
Step- V: 22 35 28 85 76 record 95 reject region refresh reduce rectangle
Step- VI: 22 35 28 85 76 95 reject region refresh reduce rectangle record

Input: arrest 56 artist 29 army 81 arrive 11 arch 39 72 arise

11). Which of the following step is the last but one?

12). How many numbers are there between ‘29’ and ‘arrive’ in step-IV?
13). If the position of ‘72’ and ‘arise’ interchanged in step-III, then how many elements (numbers/words) are there between ‘72’ and ‘29’?
14). Which of the following step is the fourth step of the arrangement?
15). Which word/number is fifth to the right of ninth element from right end in step-V?

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