# Input-Output for SBI PO/Clerk 2018: 04 May

Directions (Q. 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 its rearrangement.
Input:        no 64 are 25 files 4 official 81 available 9
Step I:       official no are 25 files 4 81 available 9 64
Step II:     official no are 25 files 81 available 9 64 4
Step III:    official no files are 81 available 9 64 4 25
Step IV:    official no files available are 9 64 4 25 81
Step V:      official no files available are 64 4 25 81 9
And Step V is the last step 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.
Input: human 121 complex 49 conflicts 36 review 25 operational 81
1. What is the position of ‘human’ in Step IV?
1) Fourth from the right      2) Third from the left
3) Sixth from the right        4) Fourth from the left
5) None of these
2. In a certain way, ‘review’ is related to ‘36’. In the same way ‘121’ will be related to which word?
1) complex            2) human              3) conflicts
4) operational       5) None of the above
3. If in the input the word ‘human’ is replaced by the word ‘hypocrisy’, then what will be the number that will replace ‘25’?
1) 64       2) 121    3) 81       4) 100    5) None of these
4. How many steps will be required to complete the arrangement of the above input?
1) Five      2) Six        3) Seven   4) Four      5) Eight
5. In the last step, if the numbers are arranged in ascending order from right to left and words are arranged in alphabetical order from left to right, which number or word will be at the sixth position from the right?
1) review                2) 25                       3) operational
4) 49       5) None of these
Directions (Q. 6-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:
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 various steps of rearrangement. (All the numbers are two-digit numbers.)
Input:          11 day 34 night 93 pace 27 easy 44 joy
Step I:          93 11 day 34 night pace 27 easy 44 joy
Step II:        93 11 34 night pace 27 easy 44 joy day
Step III:      93 44 11 34 night pace 27 easy joy day
Step IV:       93 44 11 34 night pace 27 joy day easy
Step V:        93 44 34 11 night pace 27 joy day easy
Step VI:       93 44 34 11 night pace 27 day easy joy
Step VII:     93 44 34 27 11 night pace day easy joy
Step VIII:   93 44 34 27 11 pace day easy joy night
Step IX:      93 44 34 27 11 day easy joy night pace
And Step IX is the last step of the rearrangement as the desired arrangement is obtained. As per rules followed in the above steps, find out in each of the questions the appropriate step for the given input.
Input : class 25 war 15 race 73 heap 58 just 88 take 38
6. What is the position of ‘war’ in Step VII?
1) Seventh from the left end
2) Eighth from the right end
3) Fifth from the left end
4) Fifth from the right end
5) Sixth from the left end
7. Which of the following is ninth from the right in Step VI?
1) race      2) 25         3) war       4) 58         5) 15
8. What is the position of ‘15′ in Step IX?
1) Seventh from the left end
2) Eighth from the left end
3) Fifth from the right end
4) Seventh from the right end
5) Eighth from the right end
9. How many steps are required to complete this arrangement?
1) Eleven           2) Twelve                   3) Ten
4) Nine               5) None of these
10. Which of the following represents Step X?
1) 88 73 58 38 25 war 15 race take class heap just
2) 88 73 58 38 25 15 class heap just race take war
3) 88 73 58 38 25 15 war class heap just race take
4) 88 73 58 38 25 15 war take class heap just race
5) There is no such step

(1-5):
The machine rearranges a word and a number in each step. It rearranges the words in reverse alphabetical order from left to right while the square of number of letters present in the word are arranged on right end.
Input: human 121 complex 49 conflicts 36 review 25 operational 81
Step I. review human 121 complex 49 conflicts 25 operational 81 36
Step II. review operational human complex 49 conflicts 25 81 36 121
Step III. review operational human complex 49 conflicts 81 36 121 25
Step IV. review operational human conflicts complex 49 36 121 25 81
Step V. review operational human conflicts complex 36 121 25 81 49
1. 2
2. 4
3. 3
4. 1
5. 1; review After rearrangement
Step V: complex conflicts human operational review 121 81 49 36 25
Hence, sixth from the right is review.
(6-10);
In the rearrangement, numbers are arranged in descending order from the left end in each  alternate step, starting from Step I. And words are arranged alphabetically from the right end in each alternate step, starting from Step II.
Input: class 25 war 15 race 73 heap 58 just 88 take 38
Step I. 88 class 25 war 15 race 73 heap 58 just take 38
Step II. 88 25 war 15 race 73 heap 58 just take 38 class
Step III. 88 73 25 war 15 race heap 58 just take 38 class
Step IV. 88 73 25 war 15 race 58 just take 38 class heap
Step V. 88 73 58 25 war 15 race just take 38 class heap
Step VI. 88 73 58 25 war 15 race take 38 class heap just
Step VII. 88 73 58 38 25 war 15 race take class heap just
Step VIII. 88 73 58 38 25 war 15 take class heap just race
Step IX. 88 73 58 38 25 15 war take class heap just race
Step X. 88 73 58 38 25 15 war class heap just race take
Step XI. 88 73 58 38 25 15 class heap just race take war
Step XI is the last step of the input.
6. 5
7. 2
8. 4
9. 1
10. 3