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# Reasoning: Input-Output Questions For SBI Clerk & Upcoming Bank Exams

Directions (1-4): 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 numbers are two-digit numbers.)

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-digit numbers.)

1. 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.

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

1) 14

2) 92

3) feet

4) best

5) why

3. 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

4. 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 from the left

4) Fifth from the left

5) Seventh from the left

Directions (5-9): 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 numbers are two-digit numbers.)

Input: set near 14 19 went 20 78 ago 80 toy 36 pink 42 colour

Step I: went set near 19 20 78 ago 80 toy 36 pink 42 colour 14

Step II: went toy set near 20 78 ago 80 36 pink 42 colour 14 19

Step III: went toy set pink near 78 ago 80 36 42 colour 14 19 20

Step IV: went toy set pink near colour 78 ago 80 42 14 19 20 36

Step V: went toy set pink near colour ago 78 80 14 19 20 36 42

Step VI: went toy set pink near colour ago 80 14 19 20 36 42 78

Step VII: went toy set pink near colour ago 14 19 20 36 42 78 80

Step VII is the last step of the above input, as the desired arrangement is obtained.

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

Input: one 15 and 90 two 88 12 make 18 so 21 thus 56 near. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers.)

5.Which step number is the following output? two thus so one near and 90 88 make 56 12 15 18 21

1) Step V

2) Step VI

3) Step IV

4) Step III

5) There is no such step

6.How many elements (words or numbers) are there between ‘make’ and ‘18’ as they appear in last but one step?

1) 3

2) 4

3) 5

4) 2

5) 6

7.How many steps would be required to get the final output?

1) Five

2) Six

3) Four

4) Seven

5) None of these

8.Which of the following represents the position of ‘and’ in the fifth step?

1) Sixth from the left

2) Seventh from the left

3) Fourth from the right

4) Eighth from the left

5) Sixth from the right

9.Which word/number would be at fifth position from the right in Step VI?

1) 12

2) 18

3) 90

4) and

5) 15