# Reasoning: Machine Input-Output Set 2

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: purpose found 15 major 86 27 dice 43
Step 1: dice purpose found 15 major 86 27 43
Step 2: dice 86 purpose found 15 major 27 43
Step 3: dice 86 found purpose 15 major 27 43
Step 4: dice 86 found 43 purpose 15 major 27
Step 5: dice 86 found 43 major purpose 15 27
Step 6: dice 86 found 43 major 27 purpose 15

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

1. Input: style giant for 18 believe 89 21 56
Which of the following will be step 2?
A) believe 89 giant style for 18 21 56
B) believe 89 style 18 giant for 21 56
C) believe 89 style giant for 18 21 56
D) Cannot be determined
E) none of these
Option C

In each step, 1 word/number is taken at beginning
Words in alphabetical order and numbers in descending order.
2. Input: bring all 23 57 67 mate refer 43
Which of the following will be step 4?
A) all 67 bring 57 mate refer 23 43
B) all 67 bring 57 mate 43 23 refer
C) all 67 bring 57 mate 23 refer 43
D) Cannot be determined
E) none of these
Option C

3. Input: on carry 36 28 58 watch page 59
Which of the following will be last?
A) 6
B) 7
C) 5
D) 8
E) none of these
Option C
4. Step 3 of an input is: bet 81 flight 19 30 tiger nano 39
Which of the following will be last but one?
A) 6
B) 7
C) 8
D) 5
E) none of these
Option A
5. Step 2 of an input is: board 66 39 52 hint golf 29 party
Which of the following is definitely the input?
A) 52 66 39 board hint golf 29 party
B) 29 39 66 52 hint golf board party
C) hint 29 39 66 52 golf board party
D) Cannot be determined
E) none of these
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: birth quest give mail 36 and loan hint 15 earn mere kite 53
Step 1: hint 15 birth quest give mail 36 and loan earn mere kite 53
Step 2: hint 15 mail 36 birth quest give and loan earn mere kite 53
Step 3: hint 15 mail 36 kite 53 birth quest give and loan earn mere
Step 4: hint 15 mail 36 kite 53 quest birth give and loan earn mere
Step 5: hint 15 mail 36 kite 53 quest mere birth give and loan earn
Step 6: hint 15 mail 36 kite 53 quest mere loan birth give and earn
Step 7: hint 15 mail 36 kite 53 quest mere loan give birth and earn
Step 8: hint 15 mail 36 kite 53 quest mere loan give earn birth

This is the final arrangement and step 8 is the last step for this input.

Input: vain prepare 36 carry turn 34 fish house turn 40

1. Which step number would be the following output?
“turn 34 prepare 36 turn 40 vain house carry fish”
A) Step 3
B) Step 4
C) Step 5
D) Step 6
E) None of the Above
Option B
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.
After numbers, first alphabets of words in reverse order
Input: vain prepare 36 carry turn 34 fish house turn 40
Step 1: turn 34 vain prepare 36 carry fish house turn 40
Step 2: turn 34 prepare 36 vain carry fish house turn 40
Step 3: turn 34 prepare 36 turn 40 vain carry fish house
Step 4: turn 34 prepare 36 turn 40 vain house carry fish
Step 5: turn 34 prepare 36 turn 40 vain house fish carry
2. How many steps would be needed to complete the arrangement?
A) 3
B) 4
C) 5
D) 6
E) 7
Option C
3. If in the Step 3, ‘prepare’ interchanges its position with ‘carry’ and ’36’ also interchanges its position with ‘vain’, then which element will be fourth to the left of ’36’?
A) turn
B) prepare
C) carry
D) Both turn and carry
E) None of the Above
Option C
4. Which elements come exactly between ‘prepare’ and ‘vain’ in Step 5 of the given input?
A) turn
B) prepare
C) carry
D) Both turn and 36
E) None of the Above
Option A
5. Which of the following combinations represents the first two and the last two element of the step III of the given Input?
A) turn, 34, fish, prepare
B) turn, 36, vain, house
C) vain, 40, fish, house
D) turn, 34, fish, house
E) None of the Above
Option D

## 4 Thoughts to “Reasoning: Machine Input-Output Set 2”

1. sachin kumar

i think question no – 6 ans is E.

1. No. Step 4 is the same

2. Kajal Khanna

How come p 56 arranged before tu 40? Smallest number goes like 34,40 and 56? Isn’t it?

1. yes it would be like 34,40 and 56