Quiz- Reasoning: Input-Output

Directions (Q.1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions
A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input : 51 pour 32 start now 23 46 house

Step I : 23 51 pour 32 start now 46 house
Step II : 23 start 51 pour 32 now 46 house
Step III : 23 start 32 51 pour now 46 house
Step IV : 23 start 32 pour 51 now 46 house
Step V : 23 start 32 pour 46 51 now house
Step VI : 23 start 32 pour 46 now 51 house
and step VI is the last step of the rearrangement.




As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

1. Step II of an input is :
18 task bear cold dish 81 63 31
How many more steps will be required to complete the rearrangement ?
(A) Three (B) Four (C) Five (D) Six (E) None of these

2. Input:
72 59 37 go for picnic 24 journey
How many steps will take to complete the rearrangement ?
(A) Three (B) Four (C) Five (D) Six (E) None of these



3. Input: Nice flower 34 12 costly height 41 56
Which of the following will be step III ?
(A) 12 nice 34 height flower costly 41 56
(B) 12 nice 34 height 41 flower costly 56
(C) 12 nice 34 flower costly height 4156
(D) 12 nice flower 34 costly height 41 56
(E) None of these

4. Step II of an input is:
16 victory 19 36 53 store lake town
Which of the following will be step V ?
(A) 16 victory 19 town store 36 53 lake
(B) 16 victory 19 town 36 store 53 lake
(C) 16 victory 19 town 36 53 store lake
(D) There will be no such step
(E) None of these

5. Input:
milk pot 18 24 over goal 36 53
Which of the following steps will be the last but one ?
(A) VI
(B) V
(C) VII
(D) VIII
(E) None of these



Solutions

1. (C)
Step II : 18 task bear cold dish 81 63 31
Step III : 18 task 31 bear cold dish 81 63
Step IV : 18 task 31 dish bear cold 81 63
Step V : 18 task 31 dish 63 bear cold 81

Step VI: 18 task 31 dish 63 cold bear 81
Step VII: 18 task 31 dish 63 cold 81 bear

Hence, 5 more steps will be required to complete the rearrangement.

2. (D) Input: 72 59 37 go for picnic 24 journey .
Step I : 24 72 59 37 go for picnic journey
Step II: 24 picnic 72 59 37 go for journey
Step III: 24 picnic 37 72 59 go for journey
Step IV : 24 picnic 37 journey 72 59 go for
Step V : 24 picnic 37 journey 59 72 go for
Step VI: 24 picnic 37 journey 59 go 72 for

Hence, VI steps will be required to complete the rearrangement.



3. (A) Input : nice flower 34 12 costly height 41 56.
Step I : 12 nice flower 34 costly height 41 56.
Step II : 12 nice 34 flower costly height 41 56.
Step III: 12 nice 34 height flower costly 41 56


4. (D) Step II: 16 victory 19 36 53 store lake town
Step III : 16 victory 19 town 36 53 store lake
Step IV : 16 victory 19 town 36 store 53 lake
There is no V step.


120. (B) Input : milk pot 18 24 over goal 36 53
Step 1:18 milk pot 24 over goal 36 53

Step II: 18 pot milk 24 over goal 36 53
Step III : 18 pot 24 milk over goal 36 53
Step IV : 18 pot 24 over milk goal 36 53
Step V : 18 pot 24 over 36 milk goal 53
Step VI : 18 pot 24 over 36 milk 53 goal


The last step is VI. Hence, the last but one step is V.