Reasoning: Machine Input-Output Set 1

Input Output Questions Bank PO

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 : wise 63 53 83 bucks fright 59 hole 44 8 game call
Step I: 83 63 53 bucks fright 59 hole 44 8 game call wise
Step II: 8 83 63 53 bucks fright 59 44 game call wise hole
Step III: 63 8 83 53 bucks fright 59 44 call wise hole game
Step IV: 44 63 8 83 53 bucks 59 call wise hole game fright
Step V: 59 44 63 8 83 53 bucks wise hole game fright call
Step VI: 53 59 44 63 8 83 wise hole game fright call bucks

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

  1. Which of the following steps will be the last but one for following input?
    Input : 82 from 48 singer ink 56 18 wisher 23 care

    A) V
    B) III
    C) IV
    D) VII
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In each step 2 words/numbers are arranged. In the final step, the words are arranged in decreasing alphabetical order and numbers are – from 83, largest number, smallest number, second largest, second smallest, and so on.
    Input: 82 from 48 singer ink 56 18 wisher 23 care
    Step I: 82 from 48 singer ink 56 18 23 care wisher
    Step II: 18 82 from 48 ink 56 23 care wisher singer
    Step III: 56 18 82 from 48 23 care wisher singer ink
    Step IV: 23 56 18 82 48 care wisher singer ink from
    Step V: 48 23 56 18 82 wisher singer ink from care
  2. What is the third step if input is
    Input: 32 twist dice from next 56 87 27 23 style

    A) 56 23 87 32 dice from 27 twist style next
    B) 23 87 32 dice from next 56 27 twist style
    C) 23 87 32 dice 56 from 27 twist style next
    D) 56 23 87 32 from 27 twist style next dice
    E) None of these
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Input: 32 twist dice from next 56 87 27 23 style
    Step I: 87 32 dice from next 56 27 23 style twist
    Step II: 23 87 32 dice from next 56 27 twist style
    Step III: 56 23 87 32 dice from 27 twist style next
  3. Which of the following is last step of above input?
    A) V
    B) III
    C) VI
    D) IV
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Step III: 56 23 87 32 dice from 27 twist style next
    Step IV: 27 56 23 87 32 dice twist style next from
    Step V: 32 27 56 23 87 twist style next from dice
  4. Find the Sixth step for which first step is given
    Step I: 68 anchor dive full 41 17 riddle 32 29 shine

    A) 32 29 41 17 68 shine riddle full anchor dive
    B) 29 41 17 68 anchor 32 shine riddle full dive
    C) 32 29 41 17 68 shine riddle full dive anchor
    D) There is no such step
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Step I: 68 anchor dive full 41 17 riddle 32 29 shine
    Step II: 17 68 anchor dive full 41 32 29 shine riddle
    Step III: 41 17 68 anchor dive 32 29 shine riddle full
    Step IV: 29 41 17 68 anchor 32 shine riddle full dive
    Step V: 32 29 41 17 68 shine riddle full dive anchor – final
  5. Which of the following is the last but one step of above input?
    A) 29 41 32 17 68 shine riddle full anchor dive
    B) 32 29 41 17 68 shine riddle full anchor dive
    C) 29 41 17 68 anchor 32 shine riddle full dive
    D) 32 29 41 17 68 shine riddle full dive anchor
    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: layout 86 23 underline 28 cut oval 63
Step I: 63 layout 86 23 underline 28 cut oval
Step II: 63 23 layout 86 underline 28 cut oval
Step III: 63 23 86 layout underline 28 cut oval
Step IV: 63 23 86 28 layout underline cut oval
Step V: 63 23 86 28 oval layout underline cut
Step VI: 63 23 86 28 oval underline layout cut
Step VII: 63 23 86 28 oval underline cut layout

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

  1. Which of the following is the second step for input
    Input: vague 55 step 56 87 ice east 12

    A) 87 55 vague 56 step ice east 12
    B) 87 vague 55 step 56 ice east 12
    C) 87 55 vague step 56 ice east 12
    D) 56 55 vague step 87 ice east 12
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Odd numbers in descending order, then even numbers in desc order, then vowels in ascending and then consonants in ascending
    Input: vague 55 step 56 87 ice east 12
    Step I: 87 vague 55 step 56 ice east 12
    Step II: 87 55 vague step 56 ice east 12
  2. Which is the following step?
    Step: 87 55 56 12 east vague step ice

    A) VI
    B) III
    C) IV
    D) V
    E) There is no such step
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Input: vague 55 step 56 87 ice east 12
    Step I: 87 vague 55 step 56 ice east 12
    Step II: 87 55 vague step 56 ice east 12
    Step III: 87 55 56 vague step ice east 12
    Step IV: 87 55 56 12 vague step ice east
    Step V: 87 55 56 12 east vague step ice
  3. Which of the following is the last step of above input?
    A) III
    B) VI
    C) VII
    D) IX
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Input: vague 55 step 56 87 ice east 12
    Step I: 87 vague 55 step 56 ice east 12
    Step II: 87 55 vague step 56 ice east 12
    Step III: 87 55 56 vague step ice east 12
    Step IV: 87 55 56 12 vague step ice east
    Step V: 87 55 56 12 east vague step ice
    Step VI: 87 55 56 12 east ice vague step
    Step VII: 87 55 56 12 east ice step vague
  4. Which of the following would definitely be the angry if step II of an angry is
    Step II: 97 19 56 view 16 angry origin board

    A) 243 564 227 124 152 238 766
    B) 243 766 564 227 124 152 238
    C) 243 564 227 766 124 152 238
    D) Cannot be determined
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Cannot be determined because the words or letters which are arranged in step II can be present at any position in first step and input.
  5. Which of the following is last step of above given step II?
    A) VII
    B) IX
    C) VI
    D) V
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Step II: 97 19 56 view 16 angry origin board
    Step III: 97 19 56 16 view angry origin board
    Step IV: 97 19 56 16 angry view origin board
    Step V: 97 19 56 16 angry origin view board
    Step VI: 97 19 56 16 angry origin board view

 

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  1. Rishi kanth Sarika

    i could not understand the logic…plz help

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