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Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions

! means either hour hand or minute hand is at 1

@means either hour hand or minute hand is at 5

# means either hour hand or minute hand is at 8

$ means either hour hand or minute hand is at 10

% means either hour hand or minute hand is at 12

& means either hour hand or minute hand is at 4

Note: if two symbols are given than default first symbol is consider as hour hand and second one is considered as minute hand.

! means either hour hand or minute hand is at 1

@means either hour hand or minute hand is at 5

# means either hour hand or minute hand is at 8

$ means either hour hand or minute hand is at 10

% means either hour hand or minute hand is at 12

& means either hour hand or minute hand is at 4

Note: if two symbols are given than default first symbol is consider as hour hand and second one is considered as minute hand.

1. If a train leaves at !@,and reaches its destination in 4hours,then at what time does it reaches its destination?

A. @@

B. @!

C. $$

D. #$

E. none of these

A. %%

B. $%

C. #@

D. &%

E. none of these

A. 250

B. 450

C. 216

D. 1000

D. Can’t be determined

A. $&

B. $%

C. #%

D. @@

E. None of these

A. 12

B. 16

C. 15

D. 21

E. None of these

A. @@

B. @!

C. $$

D. #$

E. none of these

**2.**It takes 4hrs 05 mins for Vanya to reach her home from office. But she got late by 15mins and reached home at #&. At what time did she leave her office?A. %%

B. $%

C. #@

D. &%

E. none of these

**3.**Kriti booked a cab to attend a conference and the cab charged Rs.6/km. If she boarded the cab at !@ and reached conference at &#. What amount of money did she pay for the cab(in Rs.)?A. 250

B. 450

C. 216

D. 1000

D. Can’t be determined

**4.**Arun usually wakes up at #%, and to reach his office at $!,But today he woke up late by 10 mins and also got stuck in traffic for 5mins. At what time will he reach his office today?A. $&

B. $%

C. #%

D. @@

E. None of these

**5.**If a bus starts from Greater Noida at @# and reaches Delhi at #&, what is the speed of the bus (in km/h) if the distance between the two stops is 56km?A. 12

B. 16

C. 15

D. 21

E. None of these

**Solution-**

1. the train leaves at !@ i.e. 1:25,reaches after 4 hours then the train reaches at 5:25 i.e. @@

2. #& i.e. 8:20. Usually she arrives 15min before, means at 8:05 or #!. It takes her 4 hrs. 5 mins. to reach home from office, therefore she left office at &% i.e. 4:00.

3. To calculate the charge paid, distance is required which will be calculated by time and speed. But here only time is known but speed is not given.

4. Arun usually reaches office at $! or 10:05 but today got delayed by 15 min. Therefore, he reaches office at 10:20 i.e. $&

5. Bus starts at @# i.e. 5:40 and reaches delhi at #& i.e. 8:20, so the total time taken is 2hrs. 40 mins or 8/3 hrs. Therefore the speed of the bus is 56km /(8/3 hr.)=21km/ hrs.

**Direction (6-10) : Read the following information carefully and answer the given questions**Note: All the given numbers in input statement are of six-digit

Input: 926473 542879 645738 425391 825617 128354

Step 1: 128354 645738 425391 542879 825617 926473

Step 2: 248135 468357 135924 579248 157268 379246

Step 3: 272 252 242 274 452 472

Step 4: 56 40 32 112 80 112

Step 5: 2 4 5 4 8 4

As per the rule followed in the above steps find out the appropriate steps for the given input
and answer the questions.

Input: 643785 723695 578436 927684 465793 387249

**6. Which of the following number is third from the right end in the first step?**

A. 387249

B. 643785

C. 723695

D. 927684

E. 465793

**7. Which number will appear more than once in the last step?**

A. 4

B. 5

C. 6

D. 7

E. 8

**8. What is the sum of numbers which is second from the left in step 4 and the number which is second from the right in step 5?**

A. 22

B. 40

C. 13

D. 31

E. 24

**9. What will be the output of step 2?**

A. 468357 246879 379248 357468 357946
357926

B. 468357 246879 379248 357946 357468
357926

C. 468357 246879 379248 357946 357926
357468

D. 468357 379248 357946 357926 357468
246879

E. None of the given option

**10. What is the difference between the number which is second from the left and third from the right in step 3?**

A. 10

B. 2

C. 0

D. 30

E. 28

**Solution-**

The logic is as follows:

Step 1: First arrange the even numbers and then odd numbers in ascending order

Step 2: If the number is even, arrange the even digits first and then odd digits in ascending order
within the number. If the number is odd, arrange the odd digits first and then even digits in
ascending order within the number

Step 3: Take difference first and second digit, third and fourth digit, fifth and sixth digit for all given
number

Step 4: Multiply all three-digit and double it

Step 5: Denote the number in single digit by adding digits in the number
Now by applying the above rule

Input: 643785 723695 578436 927684 465793 387249

Step 1: 578436 927684 387249 465793 643785 723695

Step 2: 468357 246879 379248 357946 357468 357926

Step 3: 252 222 474 222 232 224

Step 4: 40 16 224 16 24 32

Step 5: 4 7 8 7 6 5