# Passwords and Inputs Quiz Set 05

### Question 1

"they were the first to observe and write about a supernova" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. a were the first to observe and write about they supernova
2. a to the first were observe and write about they supernova
3. a to the and were observe first write about they supernova
4. a to the and were they first write about observe supernova

If step 3 of an input is: compound sentence is a two independent clauses joined by a conjunction, then what is step 7, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

compound sentence is two independent clauses joined a by a conjunction

B

compound sentence is two a independent clauses joined by a conjunction

C

compound a sentence is two independent clauses joined by a conjunction

D

compound sentence is a two independent clauses joined by a conjunction

Soln.
Ans: a

In each step, the shortest words are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with compound sentence is a two independent clauses joined by a conjunction:

• compound sentence is a two independent clauses joined by a conjunction
• compound sentence is two a independent clauses joined by a conjunction
• compound sentence is two independent a clauses joined by a conjunction
• compound sentence is two independent clauses a joined by a conjunction
• compound sentence is two independent clauses joined a by a conjunction
• compound sentence is two independent clauses joined by a a conjunction
• compound sentence is two independent clauses joined by a a conjunction

### Question 2

"abys 16 57 hair keys jail 06 37" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. keys 16 57 hair abys jail 06 37
2. keys 06 57 hair abys jail 16 37
3. keys 06 jail hair abys 57 16 37
4. keys 06 jail 16 abys 57 hair 37
5. keys 06 jail 16 hair 57 abys 37
6. keys 06 jail 16 hair 37 abys 57

If an input is: 33 jaws 39 71 xylo able 64 yagi, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

6

B

5

C

4

D

7

Soln.
Ans: a

In each step, English words and numbers are alternately being arranged. Strings are in descending order, and numbers are in ascending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 33 jaws 39 71 xylo able 64 yagi:

1. yagi jaws 39 71 xylo able 64 33
2. yagi 33 39 71 xylo able 64 jaws
3. yagi 33 xylo 71 39 able 64 jaws
4. yagi 33 xylo 39 71 able 64 jaws
5. yagi 33 xylo 39 jaws able 64 71
6. yagi 33 xylo 39 jaws 64 able 71

### Question 3

"overusing a sentence type can hinder a readers engagement with a text" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. engagement a sentence type can hinder a readers overusing with a text
2. engagement overusing sentence type can hinder a readers a with a text
3. engagement overusing sentence readers can hinder a type a with a text
4. engagement overusing sentence readers hinder can a type a with a text
5. engagement overusing sentence readers hinder type a can a with a text
6. engagement overusing sentence readers hinder type with can a a a text
7. engagement overusing sentence readers hinder type with text a a a can
8. engagement overusing sentence readers hinder type with text can a a a
9. engagement overusing sentence readers hinder type with text can a a a
10. engagement overusing sentence readers hinder type with text can a a a

If an input is: this idiom is used when something is very expensive, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

5

B

4

C

7

D

6

Soln.
Ans: a

In each step, the longest words are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with something idiom is used when this is very expensive:

1. something idiom is used when this is very expensive
2. something expensive is used when this is very idiom
3. something expensive idiom used when this is very is
4. something expensive idiom used when this very is is
5. something expensive idiom used when this very is is

### Question 4

"71 09 62 06 67 04 74 30" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. 30 09 62 06 67 04 74 71
2. 30 04 62 06 67 09 74 71
3. 30 04 06 62 67 09 74 71
4. 30 04 06 62 71 09 74 67

If step 1 of an input is: 14 52 65 54 61 47 53 84, then what is step 2, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

14 52 61 54 65 47 53 84

B

14 52 61 53 54 47 65 84

C

14 52 65 54 61 47 53 84

D

14 52 61 53 65 47 54 84

Soln.
Ans: a

In each step, the numbers whose sum of digits is smallest are being moved to the left. If the sum is equal, then the number on the left is given preference. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with 14 52 65 54 61 47 53 84:

• 14 52 65 54 61 47 53 84
• 14 52 61 54 65 47 53 84
• 14 52 61 53 65 47 54 84
• 14 52 61 53 54 47 65 84

### Question 5

"punjab is a state in the north of india" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

1. a is punjab state in the north of india
2. a in punjab state is the north of india
3. a in india state is the north of punjab
4. a in india is state the north of punjab
5. a in india is north the state of punjab
6. a in india is north of state the punjab
7. a in india is north of punjab the state
8. a in india is north of punjab state the

If step 4 of an input is: be better days difficult even lead will to optimistic times, then what is step 6, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

be better days difficult even lead optimistic times will to

B

be better even difficult times will lead to optimistic days

C

be better days difficult even lead will to optimistic times

D

be better days difficult even lead optimistic to will times

Soln.
Ans: a

In each step, the words that appear earlier in a dictionary are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with be better days difficult even lead will to optimistic times:

• be better days difficult even lead will to optimistic times
• be better days difficult even lead optimistic to will times
• be better days difficult even lead optimistic times will to
• be better days difficult even lead optimistic times to will