High Level Machine Input Output Questions Set 5

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High Level Machine Input Output Questions

Directions (Q.1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions give below: A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and number rearranges them following particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of an input and its rearrangement.


The machine rearranges a word along with a number in each step. First it rearranges words starting with a consonant in reverse alphabetical order and then words starting with a vowel in alphabetical order. Numbers are arranged in descending order.

Input: equal 54 inter 83 out town 25 79 under close 57 price 12

Step I: town 83 equal 54 inter out 25 79 under close 57 price 12
Step II: town 83 price 79 equal 54 inter out 25 under close 57 12
Step III: town 83 price 79 close 57 equal 54 inter out 25 under 12
Step IV: town 83 price 79 close 57 equal 54 inter 25 out under 12
Step V: town 83 price 79 close 57 equal 54 inter 25 out 12 under[/su_spoiler]
  • Input: equal 54 inter 83 out town 25 79 under close 57 price 12
1). How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement? 
a) six
b) five
c) four
d) seven
e) None of these

1. b)

2). Which of the following would be at the seventh position from the right in step IV? 
a) equal
b) 57
c) 54
d) Inter
e) None of these

2. a)

3). Which step number would be the following output? Town 83 price 79 close 57 equal 54 inter under 25 out 12 
a) Step VI
b) Step III
c) Step IV
d) There is not such step
e) None of these

3. d)

4). If in the last step all the words get rearranged in alphabetical order, which of the following words will remain at its original position? 
a) inter
b) price
c) out
d) under
e) None of these

4. d) After arranging it in alphabetical order: close 83 equal 79 inter 57 out 54 price 25 town 12 under. Hence ‘under’ will remain at its original position.

5). How many words/numbers are there between ‘79’ and ‘inter’ in step II? 
a) Four
b) Three
c) None
d) Two
e) None of these

5. d)

Directions (Q.6-10): 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 an input and its rearrangement.


The machine rearranges the words and the numbers in alternate step from left to right. The words are arranged according to the numbers of vowels in the word in ascending order. While for the numbers, first the prime numbers are arranged in ascending order and then the composite numbers are arranged in descending order.

Input: 49 association 25 31 glass 59 countries 23 state hoodooing 33 cities

Step I. glass 49 association 25 31 countries 23 state hoodooing 33 cities
Step II. glass 23 49 association 25 31 59 countries state hoodooing 33 cities.
Step III. glass 23 state 49 association 25 31 59 countries hoodooing 33 cities
Step IV. glass 23 state 31 49 association 25 59 countries hoodooing 33 cities
Step V. glass 23 state 31 cities 49 association 25 59 countries hoodooing 33
Step VI. glass 23 state 31 cities 59 49 association 25 countries hoodooing 33
Step VII. glass 23 state 31 cities 59 countries 49 association 25 hoodooing 33
Step VIII. glass 23 state 31 cities 59 countries 49 hoodooing association 25 33
Step IX. glass 23 state 31 cities 59 countries 49 hoodooing 33 associations 25
  • Input: 49 association 25 31 glass 59 countries 23 state hoodooing 33 cities
6). Which of the following is the fourth element from the left end of the Step V? 
a) state
b) 31
c) association
d) countries
e) None of these

6. b)

7). How many words are the between ‘59’ and ‘33’ in Step IV? 
a) Three
b) One
c) Two
d) One
e) None of these

7. c)

8). How many steps will be required to complete the given input? 
a) Eight
b) Seven
c) Six
d) Nine
e) None of these

8. d)

9). Which of the following comes between ‘cities’ and ‘’33’ in the last step? 
a) 49, hoodooing, 33
b) 59, countries, 49, hoodooing
c) Association. Hoodooing, 59
d) Countries, 49
e) None of these

9. b)

10). Which of the following is second to the left of ‘countries’ in Step VI? 
a) hoodooing
b) 59
c) cities
d) association
e) None of these

10. d)