# Input Output 29

Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully and 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 in each step. The following is an illustration of an input and its rearrangement:
Input: name 72 sold 53 task 58 white 78 mind 65
Step I: 78 name 72 sold 53 task 58 white 65 mind
Step II: 78 72 sold 53 task 58 white 65 mind name
Step III: 78 72 65 53 task 58 white mind name sold
Step IV: 78 72 65 58 53 white mind name sold task
Step V: 78 72 65 58 53 mind name sold task white
Step V is the last step of the rearrangement of the above input. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the questions the appropriate step for the given input.
Input: why 16 for cream 21 on hello 33 38 moon 31 25

Explanation

1) For words arrangement– Words are arranged from right  to left in alphabetical order.
2) For number arrangement- Number are arranged in descending order from left to right.
Input: why 16 for cream 21 on hello 33 38 moon 31 25
Step I: 38 why 16 for 21 on hello 33 moon 31 25 cream
Step II:      38 33 why 16 21 on hello moon 31 25 cream for
Step III: 38 33 31 why 16 21 on moon 25 cream for hello
Step IV:     38 33 31 25 why 16 21 on cream for hello moon
Step V: 38 33 31 25 21 why 16 cream for hello moon on
Step VI:     38 33 31 25 21 16 cream for hello moon on why

Q1. What is the position of ‘moon’ in Step IV?
(a) Second from the left
(b) Extreme right end
(c) Third from the right
(d) Seventh from the left
(e) None of these
Q2. Which of the following is eighth from the left in Step V?
(a) why
(b) 16
(c) cream
(d) 21
(e) None of these
Q3. How many steps will be required to complete this arrangement?
(a) Five
(b) Eight
(c) Seven
(d) Six
(e) None of these
Q4. What is the position of ‘on’ in Step VI?
(a) Fifth from the left end
(b) Sixth from the right end
(c) Second from the right end
(d) Only (a) and (c)
(e) None of these
Q5. Which of the following represents Step VII?
(a) 38 33 31 why 16 21 on moon 25 cream for hello
(b) 38 33 why 16 21 moon on 25 cream for hello
(c) 38 why 16 for 21 on hello 33 moon 31 25 cream
(d) Can’t be determined
(e) There is no such step