Sequential Output Tracing -SBI PO – Practice set 12

D.1-5) Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions.

When a word and number arrangement 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.

Input : investment  20  class  tea  81  50  arrangement  25  immediate  13

Step I: class  81 investment  20  tea 50  arrangement  25  immediate  13

Step II: class  81  tea  25  investment  20  50  arrangement  immediate 13

Step III: class  81  tea  25  investment  50  20  arrangement  immediate  13

Step IV: class  81  tea  25  investment  50  arrangement  13  20  immediate

Step V: class  81  tea  25  investment  50  arrangement  13  immediate  20

And step V is the last step of the above arrangement. As per the rules followed in the step, find out the appropriate step for the given input.

Input:  indigo  61  36  Monday  just  41  collection 15 22 authorize

1. Which of the following is the fourth element from the left end of step IV?

a) 41

b) collection

c) indigo

d) 22

e) 61

e) 61

E

2. As per the given arrangement in step 5 ‘Monday’ is related to ‘Collection’ in the same way step 4 ‘Just’ is related to ‘Indigo’, Following the same pattern in step 3 ‘Indigo’ related to which word/number?

a) Collection

b) just

c) 22

d) authorize

e) None of these

c) 22

C

Explanation

(c) 22

In STEP V there are three elements between ‘Monday’ and ‘collection’ element. Similarly ‘investment’

Related to ‘22’.

STEP IV: just        36      Monday       61      indigo          15      collection     41      22      authorize

61’ – [In STEP IV, fourth element from left end]

3. Which of the following is step IV of the given input?

a) just  36  Monday  61  indigo  15  collection 41  authorize  22

b) just  36  Monday  22  indigo  15  collection 41  authorize  61

c) just  36  Monday  61  indigo  15  collection 41  22  authorize

d)   just  36  Monday  61  indigo  15  authorize  41 22 collection

e) None of these

c) just  36  Monday  61  indigo  15  collection 41  22  authorize

C

Explanation

(c)

STEP IV: just        36      Monday       61      indigo          15      collection     41      22      authorize

4. Which of the following is the third element from the right end of step III?

a) 41

b) collection

c) indigo

d) 22

e) authorize

b) collection

B

Explanation

(b) Collection

STEP III: just        36      Monday       61      indigo          15      41      collection     22      authorize

Collection’ – [In STEP III, third element from right end]

5. How many steps will be required to complete the given input?

a) Four

b) Six

c) Seven

d) Five

e) three

d) Five

D

Explanation

(d) Five

INPUT: indigo        61      36      Monday       just    41      collection     15      22      authorize

STEP I: just 36      indigo          61      Monday       41      collection     15      22      authorize

STEP II: just          36      Monday       61      indigo          41      collection     15      22      authorize

STEP III: just        36      Monday       61      indigo          15      41      collection     22      authorize

STEP IV: just         36      Monday       61      indigo          15      collection     41      22      authorize

STEP V: just 36      Monday       61      indigo          15      collection     41      authorize     22

D.6-10) An electronic device when fed with the numbers, rearranges them in a particular order following certain rules. The following is a step-by-step process of rearrangement for the given input of numbers

Input   : 86 17 37 05 20 98 64 10
Step I  : 98 86 17 37 05 20 64 10
Step II : 98 86 64 17 37 05 20 10
Step III: 98 86 64 37 17 05 20 10
Step IV: 98 86 64 37 20 17 05 10
Step V : 98 86 64 37 20 17 10 05

(for the given input step V is the last step)

6. If the Step IV is as given below, which of the following was the input?

Step IV: 93 87 72 70 16 20 07 64 59

a) 87 93 70 72 16 20 07 64 59

b) 16 87 20 93 07 70 64 59 72

c) 16 20 07 64 59 87 93 70 72

d) Cannot be determined

e) None of these

d) Cannot be determined

D

Explanation

(D)

In step process, find the previous steps and input is not possible

7. Which of the following will be the last step for the given input?

Input: 04   32   44   23   12   10

a) IV

b) V

c) VI

d) Cannot be determined

e) None of these

b) V

B

Explanation

(B)

Input: 04 32 44 23 12 10

Step I: 44 04 32 23 12 10

Step  II: 44 32 04 23 12 10

Step III: 44 32 23 04 12 10

Step IV: 44 32 23 12 04 10

Step  V: 44 32 23 12 10 04

8. Which of the following will be the last step for the given input?
Input: 17 10 26 28 07 06

a) I

b) II

c) III

d) IV

e) None of these

b) II

B

Explanation

(B)

Input: 17 10 26 28 07 06

Step   I: 28 17 10 26 07 06

Step  II: 28 26 17 10 07 06

9. Which of the following will be Step III for the given input?

Input: 09 25 16 30 32 19 17 06

a) 32 09 25 16 30 19 17 06

b) 32 30 09 25 16 19 17 06

c) 32 30 25 09 16 19 17 06

d) 35 25 09 16 30 19 17 06

e) None of these

c) 32 30 25 09 16 19 17 06

C

Explanation

(C)

Input: 09 25 16 30 32 19 17 06

Step   I: 32 09 25 16 30 19 17 06

Step  II: 32 30 09 25 16 19 17 06

Step III: 32 30 25 09 16 19 17 06

10. Which of the following will be Step V for the given input?
Input: 26 09 36 12 89 68 24

a) 89 68 36 26 24 12 09

b) 89 68 36 26 09 12 24

c) 09 12 24 26 36 68 89

d) 89 68 36 26 24 09 12

e) None of these

a) 89 68 36 26 24 12 09

A

Explanation

(A)

Input: 26 09 36 12 89 68 24

Step I  : 89 26 09 36 12 68 24

Step II : 89 68 26 09 36 12 24

Step III: 89 68 36 26 09 12 24

Step IV: 89 68 36 26 24 09 12

Step  V: 89 68 36 26 24 12 09