**Directions (1-5): Study the following information carefully 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 in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers.)

**Input: 36 duffer 12 kings 92 reserves 61 powered 57 rule**

**Step I:**12 36 duffer kings 92 reserves 61 powered 57 rule

**Step II:**12 reserves 36 duffer kings 92 61 powered 57 rule

**Step III:**12 reserves 36 powered duffer kings 92 61 57 rule

**Step IV:**12 reserves 36 powered 57 duffer kings 92 61 rule

**Step V:**12 reserves 36 powered 57 duffer 61 kings 92 rule

Step V is the last step, find out in each of the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

**Input: 25 beatrix 16 commando 76 kiddo bill 64 double 56**

Explanation

Students let us understand the Logic behind this Question and lets understand how to solve it. As a first step lets first understand the logic behind the Output. If you will see the final output you will observe the following:

**(i)**The machine rearranges the numbers and words in each alternatively and starting from a number.

**(ii)**The numbers are arranged in ascending order from left to right.

**(iii)**The words are arranged in descending order in terms of the number of alphabets in a given word from left to right.

**Now lets take the imput given in the Question**

**Input: 25 beatrix 16 commando 76 kiddo bill 64 double 56 **

**Step I:**16 25 beatrix commando 76 kiddo bill 64 double 56

**Step II:**16 commando 25 beatrix 76 kiddo bill 64 double 56

**Step III:**16 commando 25 beatrix 56 76 kiddo bill 64 double

**Step IV:**16 commando 25 beatrix 56 double 76 kiddo bill 64

**Step V:**16 commando 25 beatrix 56 double 64 76 kiddo bill

**Step VI:**16 commando 25 beatrix 56 double 64 kiddo 76 bill

**Step VI is the final step of the rearrange.**

**Q1. How many steps will be required to complete the rearrange?**

(a) Eight

(b) Five

(c) Six

(d) Nine

(e) None of these

**Q2. Which step number is the following output?**

**Input: 16 commando 25 double 56 kiddo 64 beatrix 76**

(a) Step V

(b) Step III

(c) Step VI

(d) Step IV

(e) There will be no such step

**Q3. Which of the following represents the position of ‘beatrix’ in Step III?**

(a) Fourth from the left

(b) Sixth from the left

(c) Fourth from the right

(d) Second from the right

(e) None of these

**Q4. Which word/number would be at the seventh position from the right in Step VI?**

(a) Beatrix

(b) 25

(c) 76

(d) double

(e) None of these

**Q5. Which of the following will be the penultimate step?**

(a) 16 25 beatrix commando 76 kiddo bill 64 double 56

(b) 16 commando 25 double 56 beatrix 64 kiddo 76 bill

(c) 16 commando 25 beatrix 56 double 64 76 kiddo bill

(d) 16 commando 25 double 56 kiddo 64 beatrix 76 bill

(e) None of these

Answers

1. Ans.(c)

2. Ans.(e)

3. Ans.(a)

4. Ans.(a)

5. Ans.(c)