Reasoning: Machine Input-Output Questions Set 16

Directions (1 – 5): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.
A number arrangement machine when given an input of words/numbers, rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and steps of rearrangement.
Input: live replace tail 36 answer night apple 23 fish page den 53
Step 1: apple 23 live replace tail 36 answer night fish page den 53
Step 2: apple 23 tail 36 live replace answer night fish page den 53
Step 3: apple 23 tail 36 den 53 live replace answer night fish page
Step 4: apple 23 tail 36 den 53 replace live answer night fish page
Step 5: apple 23 tail 36 den 53 replace page live answer night fish
Step 6: apple 23 tail 36 den 53 replace page night live answer fish
Step 7: apple 23 tail 36 den 53 replace page night live answer fish
Step 8: apple 23 tail 36 den 53 replace page night live fish answer
This is the final arrangement and step 8 is the last step for this input.
Input: under insert 56 burst gun fire 23 land page layout 50

  1. Which step number would be the following output?
    “fire 23 insert 50 layout 56 under page land burst gun”
    A) Step 3
    B) Step 4
    C) Step 5
    D) Step 6
    E) None of the Above
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The smallest number along with its preceding word is taken at beginning in first step, then in next step next number and its preceding word. Then words in alphabetical order from Z to A
    Input: under insert 50 burst gun fire 23 land page layout 56
    Step 1: fire 23 under insert 50 burst gun land page layout 56
    Step 2: fire 23 insert 50 under burst gun land page layout 56
    Step 3: fire 23 insert 50 layout 56 under burst gun land page
    Step 4: fire 23 insert 50 layout 56 under page burst gun land
    Step 5: fire 23 insert 50 layout 56 under page land burst gun
    Step 6: fire 23 insert 50 layout 56 under page land gun burst
  2. How many steps would be needed to complete the arrangement?
    A) 3
    B) 4
    C) 5
    D) 6
    E) 7
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. If in the Step 3, ‘insert’ interchanges its position with ‘56’ and ’50’ also interchanges its position with ‘gun’, then how many words/numbers are between ‘insert’ and ‘50’?
    A) 4
    B) 3
    C) 2
    D) 1
    E) None
    View Answer
    Option C
  4. Which word/numbers come exactly between ‘layout’ and ‘under’ in Step 5 of the given input?
    A) 56, page
    B) 56
    C) page
    D) 50
    E) 50, insert
    View Answer
    Option B
  5. Which of the following combinations represents the first two and the last two element of the step 6 of the given Input?
    A) layout, 56, gun, fire
    B) insert, 56, land, gun
    C) fire, insert, gun, burst
    D) fire, 23, gun, burst
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D

Directions (6 – 10): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.
A number arrangement machine when given an input of numbers/words, rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and steps of rearrangement.
Input : refer 61 34 78 burst house 49 noun 25 11 kill dust
Step 1: 78 61 34 burst house 49 noun 25 11 kill dust refer
Step 2: 11 78 61 34 burst house 49 25 kill dust refer noun
Step 3: 61 11 78 34 burst house 49 25 dust refer noun kill
Step 4: 25 61 11 78 34 burst 49 dust refer noun kill house
Step 5: 49 25 61 11 78 34 burst refer noun kill house dust
Step 6: 34 49 25 61 11 78 refer noun kill house dust burst
This is the final arrangement and step 6 is the last step for this input.

  1. Which of the following step number will be the last but one for following input?
    Input: 55 fire 33 page hire 40 11 review 18 clip
    A) 5
    B) 3
    C) 4
    D) 7
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In each step 2 words/numbers are arranged. In the final step, the words are arranged in decreasing alphabetical order and numbers are – first 78, largest number, smallest number, second largest, second smallest, and so on.
    Input: 55 fire 33 page hire 40 11 review 18 clip
    Step 1: 55 fire 33 page hire 40 11 18 clip review
    Step 2: 11 55 fire 33 hire 40 18 clip review page
    Step 3: 40 11 55 fire 33 18 clip review page hire
    Step 4: 18 40 11 55 33 clip review page hire fire
    Step 5: 33 18 40 11 55 review page hire fire clip
  2. What is the third step if input is
    Input: 38 style discuss first just 51 59 27 18 moon
    A) 51 18 59 38 discuss first 27 style moon just
    B) 18 59 38 discuss first just 51 27 style moon
    C) 18 59 38 discuss 51 first 27 style moon just
    D) 51 18 59 38 first 27 style moon just discuss
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Input: 38 style discuss first just 51 59 27 18 moon
    Step 1: 59 38 discuss first just 51 27 18 moon style
    Step 2: 18 59 38 discuss first just 51 27 style moon
    Step 3: 51 18 59 38 discuss first 27 style moon just
    Step 4: 27 51 18 59 38 discuss style moon just first
    Step 5: 38 27 51 18 59 style moon just first discuss
  3. Which of the following is last step of above input?
    A) 5
    B) 3
    C) 6
    D) 4
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. Find the Sixth step for which first step is given
    Step 1: 38 aspirant door file 33 15 puzzle 26 22 short
    A) 26 22 33 15 38 short puzzle file aspirant door
    B) 22 33 15 38 aspirant 26 short puzzle file door
    C) 26 22 33 15 38 short puzzle file door aspirant
    D) There is no such step
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Step 1: 38 aspirant door file 33 15 puzzle 26 22 short
    Step 2: 15 38 aspirant door file 33 26 22 short puzzle
    Step 3: 33 15 38 aspirant door 26 22 short puzzle file
    Step 4: 22 33 15 38 aspirant 26 short puzzle file door
    Step 5: 26 22 33 15 38 short puzzle file door aspirant
  5. Which of the following is the last but one step of above input?
    A) 22 33 26 15 38 short puzzle file aspirant door
    B) 26 22 33 15 38 short puzzle file aspirant door
    C) 22 33 15 38 aspirant 26 short puzzle file door
    D) 26 22 33 15 38 short puzzle file door aspirant
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C

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14 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Machine Input-Output Questions Set 16”

  1. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    machine input smjh hi nai aata ??

    1. see the explanation and and tell which step u did not get ??

  2. ...........

    2nd input output ka solution smjha do.

    1. see the last step:
      34 49 25 61 11 78 refer noun kill house dust burst

      numbers – 78 61 49 34 25 11

      first taken 78, then 11, then 61, then 25, next 49, next 34

      words = r, n, k, h, d, b.

      1. princess(@@@@)

        Thanku mam.

  3. princess(@@@@)

    Mam in 1st input output 2nd step main fine 23 k baad layout 50 nhi hoga gya plz mam clear my doubt

      1. princess(@@@@)

        Mam 2nd wala input bta do

  4. princess(@@@@)

    Mam didn’t get 2nd input output ?

    1. see the last step:
      34 49 25 61 11 78 refer noun kill house dust burst

      numbers – 78 61 49 34 25 11

      first taken 78, then 11, then 61, then 25, next 49, next 34

      words = r, n, k, h, d, b

    2. jaga

      nos are arranged like largest …smallest…then 2nd largest.. 2nd smallest …3rd largest 3rd smallest…..so on.and words are arranged like in ascending order from step1.

  5. jaga

    mam 1st machine mai to 3 aur 4 step same likha hai…

      1. jaga

        6 no ka ans A hoga na

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