Crack IBPS PO : Reasoning day 79 : Sequential Output Tracing

1 – 5) Study the following information to answer the given questions:

A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input :match 83 bat 27 58 catch 49 ball 65 out 71 run.

Step I :ball match 83 bat 58 catch 49 65 out 71 run 27.

Step II :ball bat match 83 58 catch 65 out 71 run 27 49.

Step III: ball bat catch match 83 65 out 71 run 27 49 58.

Step IV :ball bat catch match out 83 71 run 27 49 58 65.

Step V : ball bat catch match out run 83 27 49 58 65 71.

Step VI: ball bat catch match out run 27 49 58 65 71 83.

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

Input: school 62 ground 55 86 teacher 21 exam 13 class 47 pen.

1. What is the position of ‘teacher’ in step IV?

a) Sixth from the left

b) Fifth from the right

c) Fourth from the left

d) Sixth from the right

e) None of these

b) Fifth from the right

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2. What is the value of difference between the numbers which is ninth from the right end in step II and ninth from the left end in step V?

a) 36

b) 24

c) 65

d) 41

e) None of these

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3. How many elements are there between ‘teacher’ and ‘86’ in the step V?

a) None

b) One

c) Two

d) Three

e) None of these

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4. How many letters are there in the word which is sixth to the left of ninth from the left end in step V?

a) 8

b) 7

c) 6

d) 5

e) None of these

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5. Which step number would be the following output?

class exam ground school 62 55 86 teacher pen 13 21 47’

a) VI

b) V

c) IV

d) III

e) None of these

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6 – 10) Study the following information to answer the given questions:

A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.

Input: phone 43 others 75 36 address 53 19 image contact 81 mail.

Step I : contact phone 43 others 75 36 address 53 image 81 mail 19.

Step II : contact mail phone others 75 36 address 53 image 81 19 43.

Step III : contact mail phone others 75 36 address image 81 19 43 53.

Step IV : contact mail phone 36 others 75 image 81 19 43 53 address.

Step V : contact mail phone 36 75 others 81 19 43 53 address image.

Step VI : contact mail phone 36 75 81 19 43 53 address image others.

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

Input: unique talent 67 49 example 92 happy intimacy 79 15 notion 23.

6. In which step the given sequence comes in the same order “unique 49 92 intimacy 15 23”?

a) Step V

b) Step IV

c) Step III

d) Step II

e) None of these

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7. Which of the following element is third to the left of fifth from the right end in Step IV?

a) 49

b) unique

c) 15

d) talent

e) None of these

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8. What is the value of difference between the numbers which is eighth from the right end and eighth from the left end in step V?

a) 26

b) 43

c) 32

d) 18

e) None of these

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

a) six

b) five

c) four

d) seven

e) None of these

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10. Which element is the middle of ‘example’ and ‘notion’ in step IV?

a) 79

b) 15

c) 92

d) 49

e) 23

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