Question

Directions (13 –17): Study the given information and answer the questions: When a word and number arrangement machine is given an input line of words and numbers, it rearranges them following a particular rule. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.   Input: followed 16 illustration 60 teach 97 lake 35 manner 91 27 take   Step I: lake followed 16 illustration 60 teach 35 manner 91 27 take 97 Step II: lake take followed 16 illustration 60 teach 35 manner 27 91 97 Step III: lake take teach followed 16 illustration 35 manner 27 60 91 97 Step IV: lake take teach manner followed 16 illustration 27 35 60 91 97 Step V: lake take teach manner followed illustration 16 27 35 60 91 97 And Step V is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained. As per the rules followed in the above steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input. Input: 25 mythologic 54 length 96 words 41 alliance 87 76 important analysis

What is the position of “alliance” in the last step?

A fourth from the right Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B sixth from the left Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C third from right Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D fourth from left Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E none Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

The words are rearranged in increasing order of their length and when there is a tie in length then they are arranged according to the dictionary, from left to right. Numbers are rearranged in descending order from right to left. In each step a word and a number is arranged. Input:  25 mythologic 54 length 96 words 41 alliance 87 76 important analysis Step I.  words 25 mythologic 54 length 41 alliance 87 76 important analysis 96 Step II.  words length 25 mythologic 54 41 alliance 76 important analysis 87 96 Step III.  words length alliance 25 mythologic 54 41 important analysis 76 87 96 Step IV.  words length alliance analysis 25 mythologic 41 important 54 76 87 96 Step V . words length alliance analysis important 25 mythologic 41 54 76 87 96 Step VI.  words length alliance analysis important mythologic 25 41 54 76 87 96

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