# Reasoning: Machine Input-Output Questions for Mains Exam — Set 38

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: 68 basic 52 test nano 32 logic 19
Step 1: basic 68 52 test nano 32 logic 19
Step 2: basic 52 test nano 32 logic 19 70
Step 3: test basic 52 nano 32 logic 19 70
Step 4: test basic 52 nano 32 logic 70 21
Step 5: logic test basic 52 nano 32 70 21
Step 6: logic test basic nano 32 70 21 54
Step 7: nano logic test basic 32 70 21 54
Step 8: nano logic test basic 70 21 54 34
This is the final arrangement and step 8 is the last step for this input.

Input: horse 17 sight pale 47 33 name 56

1. Which number/word is 3rd to right of 7th from right end in step 5?
Other than given in options
horse
pale
33
58
Option D
Explanation:
Numbers: largest number, smallest number, second largest, second smallest.

Input: horse 17 sight pale 47 33 name 56
Step 1: horse 17 sight pale 47 33 name 58
Step 2: sight horse 17 pale 47 33 name 58
Step 3: sight horse pale 47 33 name 58 19
Step 4: name sight horse pale 47 33 58 19
Step 5: name sight horse pale 33 58 19 49
Step 6: pale name sight horse 33 58 19 49
Step 7: pale name sight horse 58 19 49 35

2. In step 4, if ‘sight’ is related to ‘pale’ and ‘33’ is related to ‘19’ in a certain way, then ‘horse’ is related to which of the following?
47
name
58
33
None of these
Option A

3. What is the sum of numbers which are 3rd from the left end in step 2 and 3rd from the right end in step 5?
80
85
82
73
75
Option E
17+58 = 75

4. How many words/numbers are between ‘sight’ and ‘33’ in step 3?
2
6
3
7
4
Option C

5. Which of the following is the last but one step of given input?
pale name sight horse 58 19 49 35
pale name sight horse 35 58 19 49
pale name sight horse 33 58 19 49
name sight horse pale 33 58 19 49
None of these
Option C

Directions (6 – 10): 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: 52 dry 15 31 more open 10 title 67 insert 44 arrow
Step 1: arrow 52 dry 15 31 more open title 67 insert 44 10
Step 2: dry arrow 52 31 more open title 67 insert 44 10 15
Step 3: insert dry arrow 52 31 more open title 67 10 15 44
Step 4: more insert dry arrow 52 open title 67 10 15 44 31
Step 5: open more insert dry arrow title 67 10 15 44 31 52
Step 6: title open more insert dry arrow 10 15 44 31 52 67

This is the final arrangement and step 6 is the last step for this input.

Input: ice borrow 20 62 last 17 open 53 fund angle 47 56

1. Which number/word is 3rd to right of 9th from right end in step 5?
Other than given in options
open
53
20
ice
Option C
Explanation:
Words taken as vowel, then consonant, then vowel, and so on.
Numbers as even number, then odd number, then even and so on.
Input: ice borrow 20 62 last 17 open 53 fund angle 47 56
Step 1: angle ice borrow 62 last 17 open 53 fund 47 56 20
Step 2: borrow angle ice 62 last open 53 fund 47 56 20 17
Step 3: ice borrow angle 62 last open 53 fund 47 20 17 56
Step 4: fund ice borrow angle 62 last open 53 20 17 56 47
Step 5: open fund ice borrow angle last 53 20 17 56 47 62
Step 6: last open fund ice borrow angle 20 17 56 47 62 53

2. In step 4, if ‘ice’ is related to ‘last’ and ‘angle’ is related to ‘53’ in a certain way, then ‘62’ is related to which of the following?
17
20
angle
56
fund
Option B

3. What is the sum of numbers which are 4th from the left end in step 2 and 3rd from the right end in step 7?
80
79
65
73
82
Option D
62+11 = 73

4. How many words/numbers are between ‘ice’ and ‘open’ in step 3?
3
5
4
2
1
Option C

5. How many words/numbers are between ‘borrow’ and ‘20’ in step 5?
5
1
4
2
3
Option E

## 5 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Machine Input-Output Questions for Mains Exam — Set 38”

1. DAS

@subhra mam

2. DAS

solution of 2nd input-output is not according with the example given

1. I will check.

Thankyou

1. David

Yes according to given input output first odd no then even but in solution of input output first even no. Then odd

1. Yes, updated. Ty