Input – Output Preparation tips for Bank exams IBPS SBI
Introduction: The questions of Input-Output in the PO exams are very common and can be very much scoring within few minutes. These questions are pattern based in which you have to find the hidden pattern and then answer the given questions.
Here we will practice the questions of Input-Output
These are the problems that test your aptitude. You will be given some input and a machine (its working) using some examples. You have to study this working and accordingly process the data given to you.
In the questions related to this topic, you are expected to be the “machine”. You would be told what processing has to be done. You would be given the input, your job would be give the output in accordance to the input.
In the topic of input output there are primarily four types of operation that can be asked in a particular question. The four operations are as follows:
1. Ordering input according to given criteria, e.g. alphabetically, in increasing/decreasing order etc.
2. Mathematical Manipulations on the output which would in this case obviously be numerical. The operations could be doubling, squaring, adding.
3. Shifting or Interchanging positions of characters/alphabets/words etc., in the input according to questions e.g. ‘shift 1st character to last’ or ‘interchange 1st & last’ etc.
4. Others like making an alphabet capital, replacing alphabet by corresponding number etc.