Machine Input Output Reasoning Questions Answers Set 4

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Following are some  Input Output questions with answers which are likely to be asked/ already asked in competitive exams. Following  Number Series questions will help you securing good marks in upcoming SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO­ Mains Pre, IBPS Clerk­, IBPS RRB Exams 2017.

Questions for Input - Output Reasoning 

Direction (1 - 6) : 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.(Single digit numbers are preceded by a zero. All other numbers are two digit numbers.)
  • Input:      when 19 will you 07 be 40 coming 62 home 100 89.
  • Step I:      be when 19 will you 07 40 coming 62 home 100 89.
  • Step II:     be 07 when 19 will you 40 coming 62 home 100 89.
  • Step III:    be 07 coming when 19 will you 40 62 home 100 89.
  • Step IV:    be 07 coming 19 when will you 40 62 home 100 89.
  • Step V:      be 07 coming 19 home when will you 40 62 100 89.
  • Step VI:    be 07 coming 19 home 40 when will you 62 100 89.
  • Step VII:   be 07 coming 19 home 40 when 62 will you 100 89.
  • Step VIII: be 07 coming 19 home 40 when 62 will 89 you 100.
Step VIII is the last Step of the arrangement of the above input as the intended arrangement is obtained.

As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate steps for the given input.

  • Input: next 57 problem 82 14 trend 02 purchase growth 41
1. How many steps would be needed to complete the arrangement?
(1) V 
(2) VI
(3) VIII 
(4) VII
(5) Cannot be determined

2. Which of the following would be the final arrangement?

(1) growth 02 next 14 problem 41 purchase 57 82 trend.
(2) growth next problem purchase trend 02 14 41 57 82.
(3) growth 02 next 14 problem 41 purchase 57 trend 82.
(4) growth 82 next 57 purchase 41 problem 14 next 02.
(5) None of these.

3. Which of the following would be step I?

(1) 41 purchase 02 trend 14 82 problem 57 next growth.
(2) growth 02 next 57 problem 82 14 trend purchase 41.
(3) 41 growth next 57 problem 82 14 trend 02 purchase
(4) growth next 57 problem 82 14 trend 02 purchase 41.
(5) growth next 57 purchase 82 14 trend 02 problem 41.

4. Which word / number would be the sixth position from the left end in Step III?

(1) purchase 
(2) 14
(3) problem 
(4) 41
(5) trend
  • (5 - 6): Input: just 14 and value 22 time 5 15
5. Which word / number would be at position 5 from the right end in Step III?
(1) and 
(2) 15
(3) just 
(4) 14
(5) time

6. Which of the following would be step II of the arrangement?

(1) and just value 14 22 time 5 15.
(2) and 5 just 14 value 22 time 15.
(3) and 5 just 14 time 15 22 value.
(4) and just value time 14 22 5 15.
(5) None of these

Direction (7 - 11) : 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 number are two digits number)

  • Input :     tall 48 13 rise alt 99 76 32 wise jar high 28 56 barn
  • Step I :    13 tall 48 rise 99 76 32 wise jar high 28 56 barn alt
  • Step II :   28 13 tall 48 rise 99 76 32 wise jar high 56 alt barn
  • Step III :  32 28 13 tall 48 rise 99 76 wise jar 56 alt barn high
  • Step IV :  48 32 28 13 tall rise 99 76 wise 56 alt barn high jar
  • Step V :    56 48 32 28 13 tall 99 76 wise alt barn high jar rise
  • Step VI :  76 56 48 32 28 13 99 wise alt barn high jar rise tall
  • Step VII : 99 76 56 48 32 28 13 alt barn high jar rise tall wise
and Step VII is the last step of the above input, as the desired arrangement is obtained. 

As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the following questions the appropriate step for the given input.

  • Input : 84 why sit 14 32 not best ink feet 51 27 vain 68 92 (All the numbers are two digits numbers)
7. Which step number is the following output? 
32 27 14 84 why sit not 51 vain 92 68 feet best ink
(1) Step V 
(2) Step VI
(3) Step IV 
(4) Step III
(5) There is no such step

8. Which word/number would be at 5th position from the right in Step V?

(1) 14 
(2) 92
(3) feet 
(4) best
(5) why

9. How many elements (words or numbers) are there between ‘feet’ and ‘32’ as they appear in the last step of the output?

(1) One 
(2) Three
(3) Four 
(4) Five
(5) Seven
Machine Input Output Reasoning Questions Answers
10. Which of the following represents the position of ‘why’ in the fourth step?

(1) Eighth from the left
(2) Fifth from the right
(3) Sixth form the left
(4) Fifth from the left
(5) Seventh form the left


11. Step II of certain input is given below. What will be the input?
Step II : 21 16 zoo tan 59 95 dull kill
(1) None of these
(2) 95 kill dull 21 16 zoo tan 59
(3) 21 95 kill dull 16 zoo tan 59
(4) tan 59 95 kill dull 21 16 zoo
(5) 21 tan 59 95 kill dull 16 zoo

Machine Input Output Reasoning Solutions

Directions (1 – 6) :
  • Input : Next 57 problem 82 14 trend 02 purchase growth 41
  • Step I. growth next 57 problem 82 14 trend 02 purchase 41
  • Step II. growth 02 next 57 problem 82 14 trend purchase 41
  • Step III. growth 02 next 14 57 problem 82 trend purchase 41
  • Step IV. growth 02 next 14 problem 57 82 trend purchase 41
  • Step V. growth 02 next 14 problem 41 57 82 trend purchase
  • Step VI. growth 02 next 14 problem 41 purchase 57 trend 82
  • Step VII. growth 02 next 14 problem 41 purchase 57 trend 82
1. (4) 
2. (3) 
3. (4)
4. (3)

(5 – 6) :
Input : Just 14 and value 22 time 5 15
1. and just 14 value 22 time 5 15
2. and 5 just 14 value 22 time 15
3. and 5 just 14 time value 22 15
4. and 5 just 14 time 15 value 22

5. (4) 
6. (2)

Directions (7 - 11) :
  • Input: 84 why sit 14 32 not best ink feet 51 27 vain 68 92
  • Step I : 14 84 why sit 32 not ink feet 51 27 vain 68 92 best
  • Step II : 27 14 84 why sit 32 not ink 51 vain 68 92 best feet
  • Step III : 32 27 14 84 why sit not 51 vain 68 92 best feet ink
  • Step IV : 51 32 27 14 84 why sit vain 68 92 best feet ink not
  • Step V : 68 51 32 27 14 84 why vain 92 best feet ink not sit
  • Step VI : 84 68 51 32 27 14 why 92 best feet ink not sit vain
  • Step VII : 92 84 68 51 32 27 14 best feet ink not sit vain why
7. (5) 
8. (4) 
9. (2)
10. (3)
11. (1)