## SOT – Practice set 4

D.1-5) Study the following information to answer the questions given below.

A number arrangement machine when give an input of numbers, rearranges the following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and steps of rearrangement.

Input : 212 156 256 125 216 175 196 224

Step I: 125 212 156 256 216 175 196 224

Step II: 125 156 212 256 216 175 196 224

Step III: 125 156 175 212 256 216 196 224

Step IV: 125 156 175 196 212 256 216 224

Step V: 125 156 175 196 212 216 256 224

Step VI: 125 156 175 196 212 216 224 256

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

INPUT: 300 155 225 167 178 279 312 196

1. Which is the fourth element to the left of the seventh element from the left end in the second-last step ?

a) 155

b) 167

c) 178

d) 196

e) None of these

c) 178

C

2. What should be the last but one step of the following input?

a) 155 167 178 196 225 300 312 279

b) 155 167 178 300 225 279 312 196

c) 155 167 178 196 300 225 279 312

d) 155 167 178 196 225 300 279 312

e) None of these

d) 155 167 178 196 225 300 279 312

D

3. How many steps will be required to get the final output from the following input?

a) Five

b) Three

c) Four

d) Six

e) Seven

d) Six

D

4. What should be the 5th step of the following input?

a) 155 167 178 196 225 300 279 312

b) 155 167 178 300 225 279 312 196

c) 155 167 178 196 300 225 279 312

d) 155 167 178 196 225 300 312 279

e) None of these

a) 155 167 178 196 225 300 279 312

A

5. What will be the third step for a given input?

a) 155 167 300 225 178 279 312 196

b) 155 167 178 300 225 279 312 196

c) 155 167 178 196 300 225 279 312

d) 155 167 178 196 225 300 279 312

e) None of these

b) 155 167 178 300 225 279 312 196

B

D.6-10) Study the following information to answer the questions given below.

A word-number arrangement machine when give an input of words and numbers, rearranges the following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and steps of rearrangement.

Input : box at 20 53 62 gift now 32

Step I : 62 box at 20 53 gift now 32

Step II : 62 53 box at 20 gift now 32

Step III : 62 53 32 box at 20 gift now

Step IV : 62 53 32 20 box at gift now

Step V : 62 53 32 20 at box gift now

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

Input: on at 33 27 42 sky mat 51

6. Which of the following would be step IV?

a) 51 42 33 27 on at sky mat

b) 51 42 33 27 at on sky mat

c) 51 42 27 at on sky 33 mat

d) 51 42 at on 27 sky 33 mat

e) None of these

a) 51 42 33 27 on at sky mat

A

7. Which of the following represents the position of ’42’ in the fourth step?

a) Eighth from the left

b) Fifth from the right

c) Second from the left

d) Fifth from the left

e) Seventh from the left

c) Second from the left

C

8. How many elements (words or numbers) are there between ‘mat’ and ’33’ as they appear in the last step of the output?

a) One

b) Three

c) Four

d) Five

e) Two

e) Two

E

9. Which word/number would be at 5th position from the right in Step V ?

a) at

b) 27

c) mat

d) 33

e) None of these

b) 27

B

10. Which step number is the following output?

51 42 33 on at 27 sky mat”

a) Step V

b) Step VI

c) Step IV

d) Step III

e) There is no such step