# Reasoning Questions: Machine Input-Output Set 10

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Directions (1 – 5): Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.
A number arrangement machine when given an input of words, rearranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and steps of rearrangement.
Input: above has worked but as Marketing officer
Step I: above as bus has worked but Marketing officer
Step II: above as but has worked Marketing officer
Step III: above as but has Marketing worked officer
Step IV: above as but has Marketing officer worked
This is the final arrangement and step IV is the last step for this input.

1. Which of the following steps will be the last but one for following input?
Input : Changed pattern based on the new syllabus

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

Input : Changed pattern based on the new syllabus
Step I: based Changed pattern on the new syllabus
Step II : based Changed new pattern on the syllabus
Step III : based Changed new on pattern the syllabus
Step IV : based Changed new on pattern syllabus the

2. What is the position of pattern from left end in step II of above input?
A) 3rd
B) 4th
C) 5th
D) 2nd
E) None of these
B) 4th
Explanation:

Input: 239 123 58 361 495 37
Step I: 495 239 123 58 361 37
Step II: 495 37 239 123 58 361
Step III: 495 37 361 239 123 58

3. Which of the following steps will be the last for following input?
Input : this secret line in the fact that

A) V
B) III
C) VI
D) VII
E) None of these
C) VI
Explanation:

Input : this secret line in the fact that
Step I: fact this secret line in the that
Step II : fact in this secret line the that
Step III : fact in line this secret the that
Step IV : fact in line secret this the that
Step V : fact in line secret that this the
Step VI : fact in line secret that the this

4. Which of the following is step III of given input?
Input: who assembled and saw tiny living things

A) and assembled who saw tiny living things
B) and assembled who saw things living tiny
C) and who assembled saw tiny living things
D) and assembled living who saw things tiny
E) None of these
E) None of these
Explanation:

Input: who assembled and saw tiny living things
Step I: and who assembled saw tiny living things
Step II: and assembled who saw tiny living things
Step III: and assembled living who saw tiny things

5. Which of the following steps will be the last for following input?
Input : The failure is a series setback for

A) V
B) III
C) VI
D) VII
E) None of these
C) VI
Explanation:

Input : The failure is a series setback for
Step I: a The failure is series setback for
Step II : a failure The is series setback for
Step III : a failure for The is series setback
Step IV : a failure for is The series setback
Step V : a failure for is series The setback
Step VI : a failure for is series setback The

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 : when 19 will you 07 be 40 coming 62 home 100 89
Step I : be when 19 will you 07 40 coming 62 home 100 89
Step II : be 07 when 19 will you 40 coming 62 home 100 89
Step III : be 07 coming when 19 will you 40 62 home 100 89
Step IV : be 07 coming 19 when will you 40 62 home 100 89
Step V : be 07 coming 19 home when will you 40 62 100 89
Step VI : be 07 coming 19 home 40 when will you 62 100 89
Step VII : be 07 coming 19 home 40 when 62 will you 100 89
Step VIII : be 07 coming 19 home 40 when 62 will 89 you 100
This is the final arrangement and step VIII is the last step for this input.

1. What will be the 4th step ?
Input : next 57 problem 82 14 trend 02 purchase growth 41

A) growth 02 next 14 problem 41 57 82 trend purchase
B) growth 02 next 14 problem 57 82 trend purchase 41
C) growth 02 next 14 57 problem 82 trend purchase 41
D) growth 02 next 14 problem 57 trend 82 purchase 41
E) None of these
B) growth 02 next 14 problem 57 82 trend purchase 41
Explanation:

Input : next 57 problem 82 14 trend 02 purchase growth 41
Step I: growth next 57 problem 82 14 trend 02 purchase 41
Step II: growth 02 next 57 problem 82 14 trend purchase 41
Step III: growth 02 next 14 57 problem 82 trend purchase 41
Step IV: growth 02 next 14 problem 57 82 trend purchase 41

2. Which word/number is at sixth position from left in step V of above input?
A) 57
B) 14
C) problem
D) 41
E) None of these
D) 41
Explanation:

Step V: growth 02 next 14 problem 41 57 82 trend purchase

3. Which is the last step of above input?
A) VIII
B) VII
C) V
D) VI
E) None of these
B) VII
Explanation:

Step V: growth 02 next 14 problem 41 57 82 trend purchase
Step VI: growth 02 next 14 problem 41 purchase 57 82 trend
Step VII: growth 02 next 14 problem 41 purchase 57 trend 82

4. Which of the following would definitely be the first step if step 2 of an input is
Step II: and 05 just value 22 15 time 14

A) and 05 value 22 just 15 time 14
B) and 05 value just 22 15 time 14
C) and 05 value 22 15 time 14 just
D) Cannot be determined
E) None of these
D) Cannot be determined
Explanation:

Cannot be determined because word ‘just’ can be written anywhere in step I.

5. Which of the following is last step of above input with step 2 given?
A) VII
B) IV
C) VI
D) V
E) None of these
D) V
Explanation:

Step II: and 05 just value 22 15 time 14
Step III: and 05 just 14 value 22 15 time
Step IV: and 05 just 14 time value 22 15
Step V: and 05 just 14 time 15 value 22

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