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"bank 39 warp 45 veil gave 06 53" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. bank 45 06 warp 53 veil gave 39
  2. bank warp gave 06 39 53 veil 45
  3. bank 06 veil gave 45 39 53 warp
  4. bank gave 53 veil warp 45 39 06
  5. bank veil 39 53 06 warp 45 gave
  6. bank 53 45 39 gave 06 warp veil
  7. bank 39 warp 45 veil gave 06 53
  8. bank 45 06 warp 53 veil gave 39

Which of the following steps would read as "yarn talk veil band 88 97 41 02" if the input is "yarn veil 97 41 talk 02 88 band", and the re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

5

B

6

C

3

D

4

Soln.
Ans: a

In each step 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 becomes 1-4-7-3-8-5-6. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with yarn veil 97 41 talk 02 88 band:

  1. yarn 41 88 97 band talk 02 veil
  2. yarn 97 02 88 veil band talk 41
  3. yarn 88 talk 02 41 veil band 97
  4. yarn 02 band talk 97 41 veil 88
  5. yarn talk veil band 88 97 41 02
  6. yarn band 41 veil 02 88 97 talk
  7. yarn veil 97 41 talk 02 88 band
  8. yarn 41 88 97 band talk 02 veil

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