Reasoning: Machine Input-Output Questions Set 25

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: 18 corner 58 ground around 48 owner 15 reforms 36
Step 1: around 18 corner 58 ground 48 owner 15 reforms 36
Step 2: around 18 corner 58 ground 48 owner reforms 36 13
Step 3: around corner 18 58 ground 48 owner reforms 36 13
Step 4: around corner 58 ground 48 owner reforms 36 13 20
Step 5: around corner ground 58 48 owner reforms 36 13 20
Step 6: around corner ground 58 48 owner reforms 13 20 34
Step 7: around corner ground owner 58 48 reforms 13 20 34
Step 8: around corner ground owner 58 reforms 13 20 34 50
Step 9: around corner ground owner reforms 58 13 20 34 50
Step 10: around corner ground owner reforms 13 20 34 50 56
This is the final arrangement and step 10 is the last step for this input.

Input: product 73 review carnival 13 44 earning 62 award 23

  1. What is the position of ‘review’ in step 4 from right end?
    A) 3rd
    B) 4th
    C) 5th
    D) 6th
    E) 8th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Words are taken in increasing order of first alphabets.
    Numbers are taken in ascending order. First -2, then +2, -2, +2 and -2
    Input: product 73 review carnival 13 44 earning 62 award 23
    Step 1: award product 73 review carnival 13 44 earning 62 23
    Step 2: award product 73 review carnival 44 earning 62 23 11
    Step 3: award carnival product 73 review 44 earning 62 23 11
    Step 4: award carnival product 73 review 44 earning 62 11 25
    Step 5: award carnival earning product 73 review 44 62 11 25
    Step 6: award carnival earning product 73 review 62 11 25 42
    Step 7: award carnival earning product 73 review 11 25 42 64
    Step 8: award carnival earning product review 73 11 25 42 64
    Step 9: award carnival earning product review 11 25 42 64 71
  2. In step 6, if ‘carnival’ is related to ‘product’ and ‘73’ is related to ‘62’ in a certain way, then ‘review’ is related to which of the following?
    A) product
    B) 73
    C) 11
    D) 62
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. How many steps are done to complete the output?
    A) 6
    B) 7
    C) 8
    D) 9
    E) 10
    View Answer
    Option D
  4. How many words are between ‘earning’ and ‘11’ in step 7?
    A) 3
    B) 4
    C) 2
    D) 5
    E) There is no such step
    View Answer
    Option C
    Only words are asked – so product and review
  5. Which of the following is the last but one step of given input?
    A) award carnival earning product review 11 25 42 64 71
    B) award carnival earning product 73 review 11 25 42 64
    C) award carnival earning product review 73 11 25 42 64
    D) award carnival earning product review 73 13 25 42 64
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    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 numbers/words, rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and steps of rearrangement.

Input: 81 13 similar moral 25 basic style 41 vanish 68
Step 1: basic 81 13 similar moral 25 style 41 vanish 68
Step 2: basic 13 81 similar moral 25 style 41 vanish 68
Step 3: basic 13 style 81 similar moral 25 41 vanish 68
Step 4: basic 13 style 25 81 similar moral 41 vanish 68
Step 5: basic 13 style 25 vanish 81 similar moral 41 68
Step 6: basic 13 style 25 vanish 41 81 similar moral 68
Step 7: basic 13 style 25 vanish 41 moral 81 similar 68
Step 8: basic 13 style 25 vanish 41 moral 68 81 similar
Step 9: basic 13 style 25 vanish 41 moral 68 similar 81
This is the final arrangement and step 9 is the last step for this input.

Input: 23 61 mini 42 prism lookup 56 regular

  1. Which step number would be the following output?
    “mini 23 prism 42 lookup 61 regular 56”
    A) Step 3
    B) Step 4
    C) Step 5
    D) Step 6
    E) There is no such step
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:
    Observe the last step, the words are in ascending order according to their last letter.
    Numbers are in ascending order.
    Input: 23 61 mini 42 prism lookup 56 regular
    Step 1: mini 23 61 42 prism lookup 56 regular
    Step 2: mini 23 prism 61 42 lookup 56 regular
    Step 3: mini 23 prism 42 61 lookup 56 regular
    Step 4: mini 23 prism 42 lookup 61 56 regular
    Step 5: mini 23 prism 42 lookup 56 61 regular
    Step 6: mini 23 prism 42 lookup 56 regular 61
  2. How many words/numbers are there between ‘prism’ and ‘56’ in step 4?
    A) 3
    B) 4
    C) 2
    D) 1
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. If in the Step 3, ‘mini’ interchanges its position with ‘61’ and ’23’ also interchanges its position with ‘regular’, then which element will be third to the right of ’mini’?
    A) regular
    B) 42
    C) 23
    D) prism
    E) 61
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. Which elements come exactly between ‘23’ and ‘lookup’ in Step 6 of the given input?
    A) 42
    B) 56
    C) prism
    D) both ‘prism’ and ‘42’
    E) mini
    View Answer
    Option D

  5. Which of the following combinations represents the first two and last two elements of the step 2?
    A) prism 61 56 regular
    B) 23, prism, 56, regular
    C) mini 23, 56, regular
    D) mini 23 lookup 56
    E) None of the Above
    View Answer
    Option C

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5 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Machine Input-Output Questions Set 25”

  1. Jeetesh Chandra

    Ty Az..))

  2. _/_

    ty
    both r easy !!

  3. ครђ

    Thanks Mam 🙂
    Nice set!!

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