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### Question

"*96 05 each 28 dame kids sage 57*" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

- dame 05 each 28 96 kids sage 57
- dame 57 each 28 96 kids sage 05
- dame each 57 28 96 kids sage 05
- dame each 57 sage 96 kids 28 05
- dame each kids sage 96 57 28 05

If an input is: *86 68 jail 60 walk balm 35 keys*, then how many steps are required if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

**A**

7

**B**

6

**C**

9

**D**

8

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

In each step, English words are moving to the left in the order in which they appear in a dictionary. The numbers are moving to the right in ascending order. An English word is placed, then a number, and so on. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with *86 68 jail 60 walk balm 35 keys*:

- balm 68 jail 60 walk 86 35 keys
- balm 68 jail 60 walk 86 keys 35
- balm jail 68 60 walk 86 keys 35
- balm jail 68 keys walk 86 60 35
- balm jail keys 68 walk 86 60 35
- balm jail keys 86 walk 68 60 35
- balm jail keys walk 86 68 60 35