# 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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b) Fifth from the right

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

Words are arranged in alphabetical order and numbers are arranged in ascending order.

Step I: class school 62 ground 55 86 teacher 21 exam 47 pen 13

Step II: class exam school 62 ground 55 86 teacher 47 pen 13 21

Step III: class exam ground school 62 55 86 teacher pen 13 21 47

Step IV: class exam ground pen school 62 86 teacher 13 21 47 55

Step V: class exam ground pen school 86 teacher 13 21 47 55 62

Step VI: class exam ground pen school teacher 13 21 47 55 62 86

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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d) 41

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

Words are arranged in alphabetical order and numbers are arranged in ascending order.

Step I: class school 62 ground 55 86 teacher 21 exam 47 pen 13

Step II: class exam school 62 ground 55 86 teacher 47 pen 13 21

Step III: class exam ground school 62 55 86 teacher pen 13 21 47

Step IV: class exam ground pen school 62 86 teacher 13 21 47 55

Step V: class exam ground pen school 86 teacher 13 21 47 55 62

Step VI: class exam ground pen school teacher 13 21 47 55 62 86

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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a) None

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

Words are arranged in alphabetical order and numbers are arranged in ascending order.

Step I: class school 62 ground 55 86 teacher 21 exam 47 pen 13

Step II: class exam school 62 ground 55 86 teacher 47 pen 13 21

Step III: class exam ground school 62 55 86 teacher pen 13 21 47

Step IV: class exam ground pen school 62 86 teacher 13 21 47 55

Step V: class exam ground pen school 86 teacher 13 21 47 55 62

Step VI: class exam ground pen school teacher 13 21 47 55 62 86

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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x

c) 6

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

Words are arranged in alphabetical order and numbers are arranged in ascending order.

Step I: class school 62 ground 55 86 teacher 21 exam 47 pen 13

Step II: class exam school 62 ground 55 86 teacher 47 pen 13 21

Step III: class exam ground school 62 55 86 teacher pen 13 21 47

Step IV: class exam ground pen school 62 86 teacher 13 21 47 55

Step V: class exam ground pen school 86 teacher 13 21 47 55 62

Step VI: class exam ground pen school teacher 13 21 47 55 62 86

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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d) III

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

Words are arranged in alphabetical order and numbers are arranged in ascending order.

Step I: class school 62 ground 55 86 teacher 21 exam 47 pen 13

Step II: class exam school 62 ground 55 86 teacher 47 pen 13 21

Step III: class exam ground school 62 55 86 teacher pen 13 21 47

Step IV: class exam ground pen school 62 86 teacher 13 21 47 55

Step V: class exam ground pen school 86 teacher 13 21 47 55 62

Step VI: class exam ground pen school teacher 13 21 47 55 62 86

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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e) None of these

For number: Prime numbers are arranged ascending order. Separately and composite number are arranged in ascending order separately.

For word: Words starts with consonants are arranged alphabetical order separately and words starts with vowels are arranged alphabetical order separately

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

Step I: happy unique talent 67 49 example 92 intimacy 79 15 notion 23

Step II: happy notion unique talent 49 example 92 intimacy 79 15 23 67

Step III: happy notion talent unique 49 example 92 intimacy 15 23 67 79

Step IV: happy notion talent 15 unique 49 92 intimacy 23 67 79 example

Step V: happy notion talent 15 49 unique 92 23 67 79 example intimacy

Step VI: happy notion talent 15 49 92 23 67 79 example intimacy unique

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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b) unique

For number: Prime numbers are arranged ascending order. Separately and composite number are arranged in ascending order separately.

For word: Words starts with consonants are arranged alphabetical order separately and words starts with vowels are arranged alphabetical order separately

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

Step I: happy unique talent 67 49 example 92 intimacy 79 15 notion 23

Step II: happy notion unique talent 49 example 92 intimacy 79 15 23 67

Step III: happy notion talent unique 49 example 92 intimacy 15 23 67 79

Step IV: happy notion talent 15 unique 49 92 intimacy 23 67 79 example

Step V: happy notion talent 15 49 unique 92 23 67 79 example intimacy

Step VI: happy notion talent 15 49 92 23 67 79 example intimacy unique

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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a) 26

For number: Prime numbers are arranged ascending order. Separately and composite number are arranged in ascending order separately.

For word: Words starts with consonants are arranged alphabetical order separately and words starts with vowels are arranged alphabetical order separately

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

Step I: happy unique talent 67 49 example 92 intimacy 79 15 notion 23

Step II: happy notion unique talent 49 example 92 intimacy 79 15 23 67

Step III: happy notion talent unique 49 example 92 intimacy 15 23 67 79

Step IV: happy notion talent 15 unique 49 92 intimacy 23 67 79 example

Step V: happy notion talent 15 49 unique 92 23 67 79 example intimacy

Step VI: happy notion talent 15 49 92 23 67 79 example intimacy unique

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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a) six

For number: Prime numbers are arranged ascending order. Separately and composite number are arranged in ascending order separately.

For word: Words starts with consonants are arranged alphabetical order separately and words starts with vowels are arranged alphabetical order separately

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

Step I: happy unique talent 67 49 example 92 intimacy 79 15 notion 23

Step II: happy notion unique talent 49 example 92 intimacy 79 15 23 67

Step III: happy notion talent unique 49 example 92 intimacy 15 23 67 79

Step IV: happy notion talent 15 unique 49 92 intimacy 23 67 79 example

Step V: happy notion talent 15 49 unique 92 23 67 79 example intimacy

Step VI: happy notion talent 15 49 92 23 67 79 example intimacy unique

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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c) 92

For number: Prime numbers are arranged ascending order. Separately and composite number are arranged in ascending order separately.

For word: Words starts with consonants are arranged alphabetical order separately and words starts with vowels are arranged alphabetical order separately

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

Step I: happy unique talent 67 49 example 92 intimacy 79 15 notion 23

Step II: happy notion unique talent 49 example 92 intimacy 79 15 23 67

Step III: happy notion talent unique 49 example 92 intimacy 15 23 67 79

Step IV: happy notion talent 15 unique 49 92 intimacy 23 67 79 example

Step V: happy notion talent 15 49 unique 92 23 67 79 example intimacy

Step VI: happy notion talent 15 49 92 23 67 79 example intimacy unique