# Input and Output Questions for SBI Clerk exam

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Instructions:

Study the given information and answer the following questions: When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it arranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement (All the numbers are two-digit numbers).

Input: 40 made butter 23 37 cookies salt extra 52 86 92 fell now 19

Step I: butter 19 40 made 23 37 cookies salt extra 52 86 92 fell now

Step II: cookies 23 butter 19 40 made 37 salt extra 52 86 92 fell now

Step III: extra 37 cookies 23 butter 19 40 made salt 52 86 92 fell now.

Step IV: fell 40 extra 37 cookies 23 butter 19 made salt 52 86 92 now.

Step V: made 52 fell 40 extra 37 cookies 23 butter 19 salt 86 92 now.

Step VI: now 86 made 52 fell 40 extra 37 cookies 23 butter 19 salt 92

Step VII: Salt 92 now 86 made 52 fell 40 extra 37 cookies 23 butter 19

Step VII is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained. As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.

Input: 32 proud girl beautiful 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 17 nice life.

QuestionÂ 1:

How many steps will be required to complete the given input?

a) Five
b) Six
c) Seven
d) Eight
e) Nine

QuestionÂ 2:

Which of the following is the third element from the left end of step VI?

a) beautiful
b) life
c) 61
d) nice
e) 17

QuestionÂ 3:

Which of the following is step III of the given input?

a) proud 72 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 55 97 rich 61 nice life.
b) Life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 61 72 nice
c) girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
d) family 32 beautiful 17 proud girl 48 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
e)girl 48 life 55 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 61 72 nice

Question 4:

What is the position of ‘nice’ from the left end in the final step?

a) Fifth
b) Sixth
c) Seventh
d) Eighth
e)Ninth

Question 5:

Which element is third to the right of ‘family’ in Step V?

a) beautiful
b) 17
c) proud
d) 97
e) 32

Solutions (1 to 5)

Input: 32 proud girl beautiful 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 17 nice life

Step 1: beautiful 17 32 proud girl 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 nice life
Step 2: family 32 beautiful 17 proud girl 48 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
Step 3: girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
Step 4: life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 61 72 nice
Step 5: nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 72
Step 6: proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 Â 97 rich
Step 7: rich 97 proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17
Output: rich 97 proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17
So, 7 steps

Input: 32 proud girl beautiful 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 17 nice life

Step 1: beautiful 17 32 proud girl 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 nice life
Step 2: family 32 beautiful 17 proud girl 48 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
Step 3: girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
Step 4: life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 61 72 nice
Step 5: nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 72
Step 6: proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 Â 97 rich
Step 7: rich 97 proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17
Output: rich 97 proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17

Input: 32 proud girl beautiful 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 17 nice life

Step 1: beautiful 17 32 proud girl 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 nice life
Step 2: family 32 beautiful 17 proud girl 48 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
Step 3: girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
Step 4: life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 61 72 nice
Step 5: nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 72
Step 6: proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 Â 97 rich
Step 7: rich 97 proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17
Output: rich 97 proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17

Input: 32 proud girl beautiful 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 17 nice life

Step 1: beautiful 17 32 proud girl 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 nice life
Step 2: family 32 beautiful 17 proud girl 48 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
Step 3: girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
Step 4: life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 61 72 nice
Step 5: nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 72
Step 6: proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 Â 97 rich
Step 7: rich 97 proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17
Output: rich 97 proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17
‘nice’ occupies the 5th position.

Input: 32 proud girl beautiful 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 17 nice life

Step 1: beautiful 17 32 proud girl 48 55 97 rich family 61 72 nice life
Step 2: family 32 beautiful 17 proud girl 48 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
Step 3: girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 55 97 rich 61 72 nice life
Step 4: life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 61 72 nice
Step 5: nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 proud 97 rich 72
Step 6: proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17 Â 97 rich
Step 7: rich 97 proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17
Output: rich 97 proud 72 nice 61 life 55 girl 48 family 32 beautiful 17
’17’ is third to the right of ‘family’ in step 5