# Sequential Output Tracing Questions

Q:

In a class of 60 students where girls are twice that of boys, Laxmi ranked 27th from the top. If there are 9 boys ahead of Laxmi, how many girls are after her rank ?

 A) 23 B) 21 C) 22 D) 24

Explanation:

Given number of girls are twice that of boys.

--> G=2B and G+B = 60

Therefore,  G=40 and B= 20

Given Laxmi ranked 27th from the top and 9 boys are ahead of Laxmi.

Therefore, There are 17 girls ahead of Laxmi.

Therefore, Number of girls who ranked after Laxmi = 40 - (17+1) = 22.

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Q:

A word arrangement machine, When given an input line of words, rearranges it in every step following a certain rule. Following is an illustration of an input line of words and various steps of rearrangement.

Input: gone are take enough brought station
Step 1: take gone are enough brought station
Step 2: take are gone enough brought station
Step 3: take are station gone enough brought
Step 4: take are station brought gone enough
And Step 4 is the last step for this input. Now, find out an appropriate step in the following question following the above rule.

Question:
Input: car on star quick demand fat
What will be the third step for this input ?

 A) star car demand quick on fat B) star quick car demand on fat C) star car quick demand on fat D) none of these

Explanation:

Obsrving the given arrangement, we find the following pattern:
If we arrange the words in the given input in the alphabetical order and then label them as 1,2,3,4,5,6, then the last step contains the words in the order 6,1,5,2,4,3. However, the position of only one word is alteredat each step.
Input:car on star quick demand fat
Step1: star car on quick demand fat
Step2: star car quick on demand fat
Step3: star car quick demand on fat

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Q:

Who is the immediate right of D?

 A) M B) Q C) B D) C

Explanation:

From the above arrangements, M is to the immediate right of D.

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Q:

An electronic device when fed with the numbers, rearranges them in a particular order following certain rules. The following is a step-by-step process of rearrangement for the given input of numbers.

Input    :- 85   16   36   04   19   97   63   09

Step I   :- 97   85   16   36   04   19   63   09

Step II  :- 97   85   63   16   36   04   19   09

Step III :- 97   85   63   36   16   04   19   09

Step IV :- 97   85   63   36   19   16   04   09

Step V  :- 97   85   63   36   19   16   09   04

(for the given input step V is the last step).

Which of the following will be the last step for the given input ?

Input :- 03   31   43   22   11   09

 A) IV B) V C) VI D) None of these

Explanation:

Clearly, in the given arrangement, the numbers have been arranged in descending order in a sequence, altering the position of only one number in each step

Input       : 03   31   43   22   11   09

Step I      : 43   03   31   22   11   09
Step II     : 43   31   03   22   11   09
Step III   : 43   31   22   03   11   09
Step IV   : 43   31   22   11   03   09
Step V    : 43   31   22   11   09   03

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Q:

The admission ticket for an exhibition bears a password which is changed after every clock hour based on set of words chosen for each day. The following is an illustration of the code and steps of rearrangement for subsequent clock hours. The time is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

First Batch  -----  9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

is not ready cloth simple harmony burning

Second Batch  -----  10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

ready not is cloth burning harmony simple

Third Batch  -----  11 a.m. to 12 noon

cloth is not ready simple harmony burning

Fourth Batch  -----  12 noon to 1 p.m.

not is cloth ready burning harmony simple

Fifth Batch  -----  1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

ready cloth is not simple harmony burning and so on.

If the password for 11 a.m. to 12 noon was --- "soap shy miss pen yet the she", what was the password for the first batch ?

 A) pen miss shy soap she the yet B) shy miss pen soap yet the she C) soap pen miss shy she the yet D) miss shy soap pen she the yet

Answer & Explanation Answer: B) shy miss pen soap yet the she

Explanation:

Clearly, the given arrangement is as under :
In the first step, the first three and the last three letters are written in a reverse order.
Then, the first four and the last three letters are written in a reverse order.

The process is repeated to obtain successive output steps.

Third batch : soap shy miss pen yet the she

Second batch : pen miss shy soap she the yet

First batch : shy miss pen soap yet the she

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Q:

Which of the following pairs represents the immediate neighbours of Q?

 A) PT B) PB C) PD D) None of these

Explanation:

From the above arrangements, P and R are the immediate neighbours of Q.

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Q:

-20 , -16 , -12 , -8 ....

In the sequence above, each term after the first is 4 greater than the preceding term. Which of the following could not be a term in the sequence?

 A) 220 B) 440 C) 668 D) 762

Explanation:

All terms in the sequence will be multiples of 4.

762 and 902 are not multiples of 4

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Q:

In which of the following pairs,second person is to  the immediate right of the first person ?

 A) H,E B) B,D C) B,C D) D,A