SOT – Practice set 7

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

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: day 74 night 36 25 68 all for

Step I: 68 day 74 night 36 25 all for

Step II: night 68 day 74 36 25 all for

Step III: 74 night 68 day 36 25 all for

Step IV: For 74 nights 68 day 36 25 all

Step V: all for 74 night 68 day 36 25

Step VI: all 25 for 74 night 68 day 36

Step VII: all 25 day for 74 night 68 36

Step VIII: all 25 day 36 for 74 night 68

Step VIII 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 approximate steps for the given input.

Input: Bond 86 goal 12 33 like high 46

1. If in step II, 86 is related to goal, similarly in step V, 86 is related to 12,then in step VII,46 is related to?

a) goal

b) 86

c) like

d) 22

e) None

b) 86

B

Explanation

b

Input:Bond 86 goal 12 33 like high 46

Step I:86 bond goal 12 33 like high 46

Step II:like 86 bond goal 12 33 high 46

Step III: 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33 high

Step IV:high 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33

Step V:bond high 46 like 86 goal 12 33

Step VI:bond 12 high 46 like 86 goal 33

Step VII:bond 12 goal high 46 like 86 33

Step VIII:bond 12 goal 33 high 46 like 86

2. Which step number would be the following output?

‘high 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33’

a) III

b) II

c) V

d) IV

e) VII

d) IV

D

Explanation

d

Input:Bond 86 goal 12 33 like high 46

Step I:86 bond goal 12 33 like high 46

Step II:like 86 bond goal 12 33 high 46

Step III: 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33 high

Step IV:high 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33

Step V:bond high 46 like 86 goal 12 33

Step VI:bond 12 high 46 like 86 goal 33

Step VII:bond 12 goal high 46 like 86 33

Step VIII:bond 12 goal 33 high 46 like 86

3. Which word/number would be on 5th position from left side in step V?

a) 86

b) like

c) 46

d) goal

e) bond

a) 86

A

Explanation

a

Input:Bond 86 goal 12 33 like high 46

Step I:86 bond goal 12 33 like high 46

Step II:like 86 bond goal 12 33 high 46

Step III: 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33 high

Step IV:high 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33

Step V:bond high 46 like 86 goal 12 33

Step VI:bond 12 high 46 like 86 goal 33

Step VII:bond 12 goal high 46 like 86 33

Step VIII:bond 12 goal 33 high 46 like 86

4. Which of the following steps would be step IV?

a) 86 bond goal 12 33 like high 46

b) like 86 bond goal 12 33 high 46

c) high 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33

d) bond 12 high like 46 86 33 goal

e) None of these

c) high 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33

C

Explanation

c

Input:Bond 86 goal 12 33 like high 46

Step I:86 bond goal 12 33 like high 46

Step II:like 86 bond goal 12 33 high 46

Step III: 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33 high

Step IV:high 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33

Step V:bond high 46 like 86 goal 12 33

Step VI:bond 12 high 46 like 86 goal 33

Step VII:bond 12 goal high 46 like 86 33

Step VIII:bond 12 goal 33 high 46 like 86

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

a) Four

b) Five

c) Six

d) Seven

e) Eight

e) Eight

E

Explanation

e

Input:Bond 86 goal 12 33 like high 46

Step I:86 bond goal 12 33 like high 46

Step II:like 86 bond goal 12 33 high 46

Step III: 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33 high

Step IV:high 46 like 86 bond goal 12 33

Step V:bond high 46 like 86 goal 12 33

Step VI:bond 12 high 46 like 86 goal 33

Step VII:bond 12 goal high 46 like 86 33

Step VIII:bond 12 goal 33 high 46 like 86

D.6-10) Study the given information and answer the 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 its rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers.)

Input: 14 36 methodology 21 of research 59 crucial 98 very 62 is

Step I. 98 14 36 methodology 21 of research 59 crucial very is 62

Step II. 98 very 14 36 methodology 21 of 59 crucial is research 62

Step III. 59 98 very 14 methodology 21 of crucial is research 62 36

Step IV. 59 98 very of 14 21 crucial is methodology research 62 36

Step V. 21 59 98 very of crucial is methodology research 62 36 14

Step VI. 21 59 98 very of is crucial methodology research 62 36 14

Step VI 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: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

6. How many steps will be required to complete the given arrangement based on the given input?

a) Eight

b) Ten

c) Nine

d) Six

e) Seven

a) Eight

A

Explanation

a

Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

Step I: 97 65 work in 23 to be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style 89

Step II: 97 work 65 in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style to 89

Step III: 65 97 work in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy style to 89 55

Step IV: 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 46 load 34 healthy managed to 89 55

Step V: 46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

Step VI: 46 65 97 work style load 23 be 13 healthy in managed to 89 55 34

Step VII: 23 46 65 97 work style load be healthy in managed to 89 55 34 13

Step VIII: 23 46 65 97 work style load healthy be in managed to 89 55 34 13

7. In which step are the elements ‘be 13 healthy in’ found in the same order?

a) Third

b) Sixth

c) Fourth

d) The given order of elements is not found in any step.

e) Fifth

b) Sixth

B

Explanation

b

Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

Step I: 97 65 work in 23 to be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style 89

Step II: 97 work 65 in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style to 89

Step III: 65 97 work in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy style to 89 55

Step IV: 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 46 load 34 healthy managed to 89 55

Step V: 46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

Step VI: 46 65 97 work style load 23 be 13 healthy in managed to 89 55 34

Step VII: 23 46 65 97 work style load be healthy in managed to 89 55 34 13

Step VIII: 23 46 65 97 work style load healthy be in managed to 89 55 34 13

8. Which of the following is the fifth step of the arrangement based on the given input?

a) 46 65 97 to managed in 23 be 13 load healthy style work 89 55 34

b) 46 work 65 style 97 in 23 be 13 load healthy 89

c) 46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

d) 34 46 55 65 89 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to

e) 89 55 34 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 46 65 97

c) 46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

C

Explanation

c

Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

Step I: 97 65 work in 23 to be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style 89

Step II: 97 work 65 in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style to 89

Step III: 65 97 work in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy style to 89 55

Step IV: 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 46 load 34 healthy managed to 89 55

Step V: 46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

Step VI: 46 65 97 work style load 23 be 13 healthy in managed to 89 55 34

Step VII: 23 46 65 97 work style load be healthy in managed to 89 55 34 13

Step VIII: 23 46 65 97 work style load healthy be in managed to 89 55 34 13

9. What is the position of ’46’ from the right end in the third step?

a) Sixth

b) Seventh

c) Fifth

d) Eighth

e) Ninth

d) Eighth

D

Explanation

d

Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

Step I: 97 65 work in 23 to be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style 89

Step II: 97 work 65 in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style to 89

Step III: 65 97 work in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy style to 89 55

Step IV: 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 46 load 34 healthy managed to 89 55

Step V: 46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

Step VI: 46 65 97 work style load 23 be 13 healthy in managed to 89 55 34

Step VII: 23 46 65 97 work style load be healthy in managed to 89 55 34 13

Step VIII: 23 46 65 97 work style load healthy be in managed to 89 55 34 13

10. Which element is exactly between ‘style’ and ‘be’ in second last step of the given arrangement?

a) work

b) healthy

c) 23

e) be

D

Explanation

d

Input: 65 work in 23 to be 13 89 managed 46 97 load 34 healthy 55 style

Step I: 97 65 work in 23 to be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style 89

Step II: 97 work 65 in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy 55 style to 89

Step III: 65 97 work in 23 be 13 managed 46 load 34 healthy style to 89 55

Step IV: 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 46 load 34 healthy managed to 89 55

Step V: 46 65 97 work style in 23 be 13 load healthy managed to 89 55 34

Step VI: 46 65 97 work style load 23 be 13 healthy in managed to 89 55 34

Step VII: 23 46 65 97 work style load be healthy in managed to 89 55 34 13

Step VIII: 23 46 65 97 work style load healthy be in managed to 89 55 34 13