Reasoning
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Q1. 

1)  at so more pure cat not soft sir  2)  more pure soft so sir cat at not 
3)  more pure soft cat so sir at not  4)  more so sir soft pure cat at not 
5)  Cannot be determined 
Answer : Cannot be determined
Explanation :
Explanation :
The words are arranged according to the number of letters they have, one at a time.
The word with the maximum number of letters is put first. If two words have the same number of letter, we go for alphabetical arrangement.
We can’t move backward.
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Q2. 

1)  III  2)  IV 
3)  V  4)  VI 
5)  VII 
Answer : VI
Explanation :
Explanation :
The words are arranged according to the number of letters they have, one at a time.
The word with the maximum number of letters is put first. If two words have the same number of letter, we go for alphabetical arrangement.
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Q3. 

1)  like nuke true veto be se my  2)  be my like se true veto nuke 
3)  be my se like true veto nuke  4)  veto true nuke like so be my 
5)  Cannot be determined 
Answer : like nuke true veto be se my
Explanation :
Explanation :
The words are arranged according to the number of letters they have, one at a time.
The word with the maximum number of letters is put first. If two words have the same number of letter, we go for alphabetical arrangement.
So, the answer is " like nuke true veto be se my ".
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Q4. 

1)  clever remand window batch sales tiger never  2)  window remand clever sales batch tiger never 
3)  batch never sales tiger clever remand window  4)  clever remand window tiger batch sales never 
5)  It cannot have sixth step. 
Answer : It cannot have sixth step.
Explanation :
Explanation :
The words are arranged according to the number of letters they have, one at a time.
The word with the maximum number of letters is put first. If two words have the same number of letter, we go for alphabetical arrangement.
So, the answer is 5 i.e. it cannot have sixth step.
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Q5. 

1)  car the in as he may me  2)  car may the as in he me 
3)  car as may he the in me  4)  car may the in as he me 
5)  None of these 
Answer : car may the as in he me
Explanation :
Explanation :
The words are arranged according to the number of letters they have, one at a time.
The word with the maximum number of letters is put first. If two words have the same number of letter, we go for alphabetical arrangement.
So, the answer is " car may the as in he me" .
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Q6. 

1)  any  2)  not 
3)  40  4)  number 
5)  None of these 
Answer : not
Explanation :
Explanation :
First of all the numbers and their preceding letters are arranged. The numbers are arranged in ascending order. Then, the words are arranged in alphabetical but in reverse order.
Input: any number less than 30 and more than 20 does not equal 40
Step I: than 20 any number less than 30 and more does not equal 40
Step II: than 20 than 30 any number less and more does not equal 40
Step III: than 20 than 30 equal 40 any number less and more does not
Step IV: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number any less and more does not
Step V: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not any less and more does
Step VI: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more any less and does
Step VII: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more less any and does
Step VIII: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more less does any
and Step VIII is the last Step.
So, the word 'not' would be on 8th position from left in Step V.
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Q7. 

1)  20 than 30 than any number less and more does not equal 40  2)  than 20 than 30 equal 40 any number less and more does not 
3)  than 20 than 30 any number less and more does not equal 40  4)  than 20 than 30 any number less and more does not 40 equal 
5)  None of these 
Answer : than 20 than 30 any number less and more does not equal 40
Explanation :
Explanation :
First of all the numbers and their preceding letters are arranged. The numbers are arranged in ascending order. Then, the words are arranged in alphabetical but in reverse order.
Input: any number less than 30 and more than 20 does not equal 40
Step I: than 20 any number less than 30 and more does not equal 40
Step II: than 20 than 30 any number less and more does not equal 40
Step III: than 20 than 30 equal 40 any number less and more does not
Step IV: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number any less and more does not
Step V: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not any less and more does
Step VI: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more any less and does
Step VII: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more less any and does
Step VIII: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more less does any
and Step VIII is the last Step.
So, option (3) is step III.
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Q8. 

1)  20 than 30 than any number less and more does not equal 40  2)  than 20 than 30 equal 40 any number less and more does not 
3)  than 20 than 30 any number less and more does not equal 40  4)  than 20 than 30 any number less and more does not 40 equal 
5)  None of these 
Answer : than 20 than 30 any number less and more does not equal 40
Explanation :
Explanation :
First of all the numbers and their preceding letters are arranged. The numbers are arranged in ascending order. Then, the words are arranged in alphabetical but in reverse order.
Input: any number less than 30 and more than 20 does not equal 40
Step I: than 20 any number less than 30 and more does not equal 40
Step II: than 20 than 30 any number less and more does not equal 40
Step III: than 20 than 30 equal 40 any number less and more does not
Step IV: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number any less and more does not
Step V: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not any less and more does
Step VI: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more any less and does
Step VII: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more less any and does
Step VIII: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more less does any
and Step VIII is the last Step.
So, option (3) is step III.
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Q9. 

1)  than 20 than 30 equal 40 any number less and more does not  2)  than 20 any number less than 30 and more does not equal 40 
3)  20 30 40 than than equal number any less and more does not  4)  20 than 30 than 40 equal number any less and more does not 
5)  None of these 
Answer : None of these
Explanation :
Explanation :
First of all the numbers and their preceding letters are arranged. The numbers are arranged in ascending order. Then, the words are arranged in alphabetical but in reverse order.
Input: any number less than 30 and more than20 does not equal 40
Step I: than 20 any number less than 30 and more does not equal 40
Step II: than 20 than 30 any number less and more does not equal 40
Step III: than 20 than 30 equal 40 any number less and more does not
Step IV: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number any less and more does not
Step V: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not any less and more does
Step VI: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more any less and does
Step VII: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more less any and does
Step VIII: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more less does any
and Step VIII is the last Step
So, there is no such option.
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Q10. 

1)  X  2)  VIII 
3)  IX  4)  VII 
5)  None of these 
Answer : VIII
Explanation :
Explanation :
First of all the numbers and their preceding letters are arranged. The numbers are arranged in ascending order. Then, the words are arranged in alphabetical but in reverse order.
Input: any number less than 30 and more than 20 does not equal 40
Step I: than 20 any number less than 30 and more does not equal 40
Step II: than 20 than 30 any number less and more does not equal 40
Step III: than 20 than 30 equal 40 any number less and more does not
Step IV: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number any less and more does not
Step V: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not any less and more does
Step VI: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more any less and does
Step VII: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more less any and does
Step VIII: than 20 than 30 equal 40 number not more less does any
and Step VIII is the last Step
So, eight steps would be required to complete the arrangement.
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