Input Output Set 40

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.
Input:  sum on 10 in 30 bat 65 soft 53 95 awake 55
Step I:  awake sum on in 30 bat 65 soft 53 95 55 10
Step II: awake soft sum on in bat 65 53 95 55 10 30
Step III: awake soft sum bat on in 65 95 55 10 30 53
Step IV: awake soft sum bat on in 65 95 10 30 53 55
Step V: awake soft sum bat on in 95 10 30 53 55 65
Step VI: awake soft sum bat on in 10 30 53 55 65 95
Step VI is the last step of the input. 
Now, the following questions are based on the below-given input.
Input: tub 11 trust 24 36 is us flower 87 93 cup 63

 

Explanation

* The machine rearranges a word and a number in each step.
The words are arranged according to the length of words in descending order from left and words of the same length are arranged in reverse alphabetical order.
Numbers are arranged in ascending order on the right end in each step.

Input: tub 11 trust 24 36 is us flower 87 93 cup 63
Step I: flower tub trust 24 36 is us 87 93 cup 63 11
Step II: flower trust tub 36 is us 87 93 cup 63 11 24
Step III: flower trust tub cup is us 87 93 63 11 24 36
Step IV: flower trust tub cup us is 87 93 11 24 36 63 
Step V: flower trust tub cup us is 93 11 24 36 63 87
Step VI: flower trust tub cup us is 11 24 36 63 87 93
Step VI is the final step. 

Q1. Which of the following will be the penultimate step?
(a) Step VI
(b) Step V
(c) Step IV
(d) Step III
(e) None us these
Q2. What will be the position of ‘is’ in the last but one step?
(a) Seventh from the left
(b) Sixth from the right
(c) Sixth from the left
(d) Fifth from the left
(e) None us these
Q3. Which word/number would be the fourth from the right end in Step IV?
(a) cup
(b) 11
(c) 24
(d) 93
(e) 63
Q4. After how many steps, no further arrangement of words is possible?
(a) Five
(b) Four
(c) Six
(d) Seven
(e) Eight
Q5. Which step would give the following output: ‘flower tub trust cup of is 11 24 36 63 87 93 ’?
(a) Step IV
(b) Step VI
(c) Step II
(d) Step V
(e) There will be no such step

 

Answers

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

 

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