Input Output Questions Reasoning

** 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: black 23 44 flour 67 self licker 72 child 55

Step 1: selfish black 23 44 flour 67 licker child 55 74

Step 2: selfish blackish 23 44 flour licker child 55 74 65

Step 3: selfish blackish lickerish 23 44 flour child 74 65 53

Step 4: selfish blackish lickerish childish 23 flour 74 65 53 46

Step 5: selfish blackish lickerish childish flourish 74 65 53 46 21

This is the final arrangement and step 5 is the last step for this input.

**Input: mod soft 15 thin 78 34 new 28 59 quirk**

- How many elements are between ‘modish’ and ’28’ in step 3?

A) None

B) One

C) Two

D) Three

E) More than three

- Which element is third to right of sixth element from the right end in step 4?

A) 57

B) 15

C) 36

D) new

E) quirish

- What is the different in numbers which is fifth from right end in step 3 and which is fourth from left end in step 1?

A) 13

B) 14

C) 12

D) 15

E) 16

- If in the Step 5, ‘modish’ interchanges its position with ‘80’ and ’newish’ also interchanges its position with ‘30’, then how many elements are there in between ‘80’ and ‘quirkish’?

A) 5

B) 4

C) 2

D) 3

E) None of these

- Which of the following pair represents the first and last element in step 4?

A) softish, 13

B) thinish, 30

C) 80, 26

D) thinish, 28

E) None of these

** 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: garland 10 behest deprive 18 22 savage 42 56 retake

Step 1: best garland 10 deprive 18 22 savage 42 56 retake

Step 2: best garland 10 deprive 18 22 savage 42 retake 28

Step 3: best drive garland 10 18 22 savage 42 retake 28

Step 4: best drive garland 10 18 22 savage retake 21 28

Step 5: best drive gland 10 18 22 savage retake 21 28

Step 6: best drive gland 10 18 savage retake 11 21 28

Step 7: best drive gland rake 10 18 savage 11 21 28

Step 8: best drive gland rake 10 savage 09 11 21 28

Step 9: best drive gland rake sage 10 09 11 21 28

Step 10: best drive gland rake sage 05 09 11 21 28

This is the final arrangement and step 10 is the last step for this input.

**Input: 60 resound betake 16 avoid 32 24 repaid 48 strew**

- Which word/number is third to left of fifth element from right end in step 6?

A) repaid

B) 24

C) raid

D) bake

E) strew

- If ‘bake’ is related to ‘16’ in step 8 and ‘resound’ is related to ‘24’ in step 5, then in step 3 ‘16’ is related to?

A) aid

B) 24

C) 48

D) strew

E) repaid

- Which numbers/words are between ‘round’ and ‘12’ in step 9?

A) sew

B) 32

C) 16

D) 16 and 24

E) sew and 16

- What is the total of the numbers which are fifth from left end and second to right of fifth from right end in step 7?

A) 40

B) 48

C) 32

D) 56

E) 34

- Which step number is the following step?

Step: aid bake resound 16 32 24 repaid strew 24 30

A) 6

B) 5

C) 3

D) 4

E) There is no such step