Input and output section 1 MCQ Practice Questions Answers Test with Solutions & More Shortcuts

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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 rearrangement.

  • Input : 17 put show on 39 27 85 gold
  • Step I : show 17 put on 39 27 85 gold
  • Step II : show 85 17 put on 39 27 gold
  • Step III : show 85 put 17 on 39 27 gold
  • Step IV : show 85 put 39 17 on 27 gold
  • Step V : show 85 put 39 on 17 27 gold
  • Step VI : show 85 put 39 on 27 17 gold
  • Step VII : show 85 put 39 on 27 gold 17

and step VII is the last step of the rearrangement of the above input.

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

Question : 1

Input : hunt for 94 37 good 29 48 book. How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?

a) Six

b) Four

c) Five

d) Seven

e) None of these

Answer: (b)

In step I, the word that comes last in the alphabetical order comes to the first place, pushing the rest of the line rightward. In step II, the largest number comes at the second place, pushing the line rightward. Thus, words and numbers get arranged alternately till all the words are in reverse alphabetically order and numbers in descending order.

Input : hunt for 94 37 good 29 48 book.

Step I : hunt 94 for 37 good 29 48 book

Step II : hunt 94 good for 37 29 48 book

Step III : hunt 94 good 48 for 37 29 book

Step IV : hunt 94 good 48 for 37 book 29

Question : 2

Step III of an input is: win 75 voice 15 39 store gap 26. Which of the following is definitely the input?

a) 15 75 win voice store gap 26

b) voice 15 win 75 39 store gap 26

c) voice win 75 15 39 store gap 26

d) Cannot be determined

e) None of these

Answer: (d)

In step I, the word that comes last in the alphabetical order comes to the first place, pushing the rest of the line rightward. In step II, the largest number comes at the second place, pushing the line rightward. Thus, words and numbers get arranged alternately till all the words are in reverse alphabetically order and numbers in descending order.

We can't work backward in an arrangement type.

Question : 3

Step II of an input is: tube 83 49 34 garden flower rat 56. How many steps will be required to complete the rearrangement?

a) Six

b) Four

c) Five

d) Three

e) None of these

Answer: (a)

In step I, the word that comes last in the alphabetical order comes to the first place, pushing the rest of the line rightward. In step II, the largest number comes at the second place, pushing the line rightward. Thus, words and numbers get arranged alternately till all the words are in reverse alphabetically order and numbers in descending order.

Step II : tube 83 49 34 garden flower rat 56

Step III : tube 83 rat 49 34 garden flower 56

Step IV : tube 83 rat 56 49 34 garden flower

Step V : tube 83 rat 56 garden 49 34 flower

Step VI : tube 83 rate 56 garden 49 flower 34

Question : 4

Step II of an input is: ultra 73 12 16 mail sort 39 kite. Which of the following steps will be the last but one?

a) VII

b) VIII

c) IX

d) VI

e) None of these

Answer: (d)

In step I, the word that comes last in the alphabetical order comes to the first place, pushing the rest of the line rightward. In step II, the largest number comes at the second place, pushing the line rightward. Thus, words and numbers get arranged alternately till all the words are in reverse alphabetically order and numbers in descending order.

Step II : ultra 73 12 16 mail sort 39 kite

Step III : ultra 73 sort 12 16 mail 39 kite

Step IV : ultra 73 sort 39 12 16 mail kite

Step V : ultra 73 sort 39 mail 12 16 kite

Step VI : ultra 73 sort 39 mail 16 12 kite

Step VII : ultra 73 sort 39 mail 16 kite 12

Hence, Step VI will be the last but one.

Question : 5

Input : glass full 15 37 water now 85 67 Which of the following will be step VI of the above input?

a) water 85 now 67 glass 37 full 15

b) 85 now 67 full glass 15 37

c) water 85 now 67 glass full 15 37

d) There will be no such step.

e) None of these

Answer: (d)

In step I, the word that comes last in the alphabetical order comes to the first place, pushing the rest of the line rightward. In step II, the largest number comes at the second place, pushing the line rightward. Thus, words and numbers get arranged alternately till all the words are in reverse alphabetically order and numbers in descending order.

Input: glass full 15 37 water now 85 67

Step I : water glass full 15 37 now 85 67

Step II : water 85 glass full 15 37 now 67

Step III : water 85 now glass full 15 37 67

Step IV : water 85 now 67 glass full 15 37

Step V : water 85 now 67 glass 37 full 15

Since the arrangement has been done, there will be no step VI.

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