Input Output Set 37

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 input and rearrangement (All the numbers are two digit numbers)
Input: outer 91 motive apology 42 demand 59 yeast 76 zoology 33 65
Step I  : 65 outer 91 motive 42 demand 59 yeast 76 zoology 33 zpology
Step II : 59 65 outer 91 motive 42 yeast 76 zoology 33 zpology wemand
Step III: 76 59 65 outer 91 42 yeast zoology 33 zpology wemand notive
Step IV : 42 76 59 65 91 yeast zoology 33 zpology wemand notive luter
Step V : 91 42 76 59 65 zoology 33 zpology wemand notive luter beast
Step VI: 33 91 42 76 59 65 zpology wemand notive luter beast aoology
Step VI is the last step of the above arrangement.
As per the rules followed in the steps given above, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the following input.
Input: east 20 32 toast night 89 pool 72 feast 64 rest 55

 

Explanation

i) The machine rearranges one word and one number in each step.

ii) The words are arranged in alphabetical order at the rightmost end and the first alphabet of the word is reversed (apple- zpple) as they are arranged at the rightmost end.
iii) The number are arranged at the leftmost end in each step starting with the third highest number at the leftmost end in step 1, followed by third smallest number at the leftmost end in step 2, followed by second highest number at the leftmost end in step 3 and so on till no further arrangement is possible.

Input :  east 20 32 toast night 89 pool 72 feast 64 rest 55                                                                Step I   : 64 20 32 toast night 89 pool 72 feast rest 55 vast
Step II : 55 64 20 32 toast night 89 pool 72 rest vast ueast
Step III: 72 55 64 20 32 toast 89 pool rest vast ueast might
Step IV : 32 72 55 64 20 toast 89 rest vast ueast might kool
Step V  : 89 32 72 55 64 20 toast vast ueast might kool iest
Step VI: 20 89 32 72 55 64 vast ueast might kool iest goast
Step VI is the final step of the arrangement

Q1. Which of the following elements would be at the fifth position from the right end in step V?
(a) might
(b) 72
(c) kool
(d) iest
(e) vast
Q2. Which of the following would be step IV?
(a) 72 55 64 20 32 toast 89 rest vast ueast might kool
(b) 72 55 20 64 32 toast 89 pool vast beast might kool
(c) 32 72 55 64 20 toast 89 rest vast ueast might kool
(d) 32 72 55 64 20 toast 89 rest vast beast might kool
(e) None of these
Q3. Which step number should be the following output?
“55 64 20 32 toast night pool 89 72 rest vast ueast”
(a) Step IV
(b) Step V
(c) Step VI
(d) Step VII
(e) There will be no such step
Q4. How many elements are there between “toast” and “55” in step III?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) More than four
(e) None of these
Q5. Which of the following element will be fourth from the right end in the final step?
(a) vast
(b) east
(c) night
(d) might
(e) None of these

 

Answers

1. Ans.(e)
2. Ans.(c)
3. Ans.(e)
4. Ans.(c)
5. Ans.(d)

 

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