# Reasoning Questions – Machine Input-Output Set 28

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I. Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of Input and rearrangement.(All the numbers are two digit numbers.)

Input: Apple 42 16 Egg 34 Fan Grapes 25 91 Horse
Step 1: Horse Apple 42 16 Egg 34 Fan Grapes 25 19
Step 2: Horse Grapes Apple 16 Egg 34 Fan 25 19 24
Step 3: Horse Grapes Fan Apple 16 Egg 25 19 24 43
Step 4: Horse Grapes Fan Apple 16 Egg 19 24 43 52
Step 5: Horse Grapes Fan Apple Egg 19 24 43 52 61

Step V is the last step of above arrangement as the indended arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained
As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the Input.

Input: Ant 43 17 Eagle 24 Forest Gun 25 81 House

Input: Ant 43 17 Eagle 24 Forest Gun 25 81 House
Step 1: House Ant 43 17 Eagle 24 Forest Gun 25 18
Step 2: House Gun Ant 17 Eagle 24 Forest 25 18 34
Step 3: House Gun Forest Ant 17 Eagle 25 18 34 42
Step 4: House Gun Forest Ant 17 Eagle 18 34 42 52
Step 5: House Gun Forest Ant Eagle 18 34 42 52 71
Ordinary Words are arranged in reverse order.
Words start with vowels are arranged in forwarding order.
Numbers are reversed and arranged in ascending order.

1. Which element comes exactly between ’17’ and ’25’ in Step III of the given Input?
A. House
B. Gun
C. Eagle
D. 18
E. Ant
Answer – C. Eagle

2. If in the second step,”17″ interchanges its position with ’25’ and ‘Gun’ also interchanges its position with “Forest” then which element will be the second from the left end?
A. House
B. Gun
C. Eagle
D. 18
E. Forest
Answer – E. Forest

3. Which of the following combinations represent the first two and the last two elements in Step IV of the given input?
A. House Gun and 52 71
B. House Gun and 34 42
C. House Gun and 34 52
D. House Gun and 42 52
E. House Gun and 42 71
Answer – D. House Gun and 42 52

4. Which element is third to the left of the one which is eighth from the left in Step III of the given Input?
A. 17
B. Forest
C. Gun
D. 42
E. Eagle
Answer – A. 17

5. In which step are the elements ‘ Ant 17 Eagle 25’ found in the same order?
A. Third
B. Fourth
C. Second
D. Fifth
E. The given order of elements is not found in any step
Answer – A. Third

II. Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.
When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of Input and rearrangement.(All the numbers are two digit numbers.)

Input: Racecar 7 Mom 12 16 Earth 9 Noon 5 Union
Step 1: Mom Racecar 7 12 16 Earth Noon 5 Union 9
Step 2: Mom 5 7 12 16 Earth Noon Union Racecar 9
Step 3: Mom 5 Earth 16 7 Noon Union 12 Racecar 9
Step 4: Mom 5 Earth 16 Noon 7 Union 12 Racecar 9
Step IV is the last step of above arrangement as the indended arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained
As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the Input.

Input : Rotator 9 Wow 14 18 Orange 11 Radar 3 Unit 9

Input: Rotator 9 Wow 14 18 Orange 11 Radar 5 Union
Step 1: Wow Rotator 9 14 18 Orange Radar 5 Union 11
Step 2: Wow 5 9 14 18 Orange Radar Union Rotator 11
Step 3: Wow 5 Orange 18 9 Radar Union 14 Rotator 11
Step 4: Wow 5 Orange 18 Radar 9 Union 14 Rotator 11
Final Step Pattern: “3 letter Palindrome, odd number, Word, Even number, 5 letter Palindrome, Odd Number, Word, Even number, 7 letter Palindrome, Odd Number
Odd numbers are arranged in ascending order.
Even numbers are arranged in descending order.
Words are arranged in forwarding order.

1. Which element comes exactly between ‘9’ and ’18’ in Step II of the given Input?
A. Radar
B. 14
C. Union
D. Rotator
E. 11
Answer – B. 14

2. If in the third step,”9″ interchanges its position with ’14’ and ‘Orange’ also interchanges its position with “rotator” then which element will be to the immediate right of ’18’?
A. Radar
B. 14
C. Union
D. Rotator
E. 11
Answer – B. 14

3. Which of the following combinations represent the third and fifth element from the left end in Step III of the given input?
A. Orange, Radar
B. Orange, 9
C. Wow, 18
D. Rotator, 11
E. Wow, 5
Answer – B. Orange, 9

4. Which element is fifth to the right of the one which is eighth from the right in Step II of the given Input?
A. Radar
B. 14
C. Union
D. Rotator
E. 11
Answer – C. Union

5. In which step are the elements ‘5 9 14 18 Orange’ found in the same order?
A. Third
B. Fourth
C. Second
D. First
E. The given order of elements is not found in any step
Answer – C. Second

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