Common Information
A number arrangement machine, when given a particular input, rearranges it following a particular rule. Illustrations of the input and the steps of arrangement is given below.
Input: 245, 316, 436, 519, 868, 710, 689
Step 1: 710, 316, 436, 519, 868, 245, 689
Step 2: 710, 316, 245, 519, 868, 436, 689
Step 3: 710, 316, 245, 436, 868, 519, 689
Step 4: 710, 316, 245, 436, 519, 868, 689
Step 4 is the last step for the given input
Q1. 
Common Information Question: 1/3 If the input is given as “655, 436, 764, 799, 977, 572, 333”, which of the following step will be “333, 436, 572, 655, 977, 764, 799”? 
A.  Step Third 

B.  Step Second 

C.  Step Fourth 

D.  None of the above 
Q3. 
Common Information Question: 3/3 Step third for an input is “432, 433, 542, 666, 734, 355, 574” What will be the first step for the input? 
A.  666, 542, 432, 734, 433, 574, 355 

B.  542, 666, 734, 432, 433, 574, 355 

C.  355, 574, 433, 432, 734, 666, 542 

D.  Cannot be determined 
Q4. 
On her walk through the park, Hansa collected 50 coloured leaves, all either maple or oak. She sorted them by category when she got home, and found the following:
How many oak leaves did she collect? 
A.  25 

B.  22 

C.  18 

D.  17 
Q5. 
There are 9 coins, out of which one is odd, i.e. its weight is either less or more than that of the other 8 coins. How many iterations of weighing using a pan balance are required to find the odd coin and to find whether it is heavier or lighter? 
A.  2 

B.  3 

C.  4 

D.  5 

E.  It is not possible to find out the odd weight coin 