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"a star is a luminous sphere of plasma held together by its own gravity" is re-arranged according to a particular rule, in the steps mentioned below.

  1. star a is a luminous sphere of plasma held together by its own gravity
  2. star is a a luminous sphere of plasma held together by its own gravity
  3. star is a a luminous sphere of plasma held together by its own gravity
  4. star is a a of sphere luminous plasma held together by its own gravity
  5. star is a a of by luminous plasma held together sphere its own gravity
  6. star is a a of by its plasma held together sphere luminous own gravity
  7. star is a a of by its own held together sphere luminous plasma gravity
  8. star is a a of by its own held sphere together luminous plasma gravity
  9. star is a a of by its own held sphere plasma luminous together gravity
  10. star is a a of by its own held sphere plasma gravity together luminous

If step 4 of an input is: the is trickiest of patterns one that of repetitive sentence type, then what is step 6, if re-arrangement is done according to the above rule?

A

the is trickiest patterns one of that of repetitive sentence type

B

of is the trickiest patterns one that of repetitive sentence type

C

the is trickiest patterns one that of of type sentence repetitive

D

the is trickiest of patterns one that of repetitive sentence type

Soln.
Ans: a

In each step, the shortest words are being moved to the left. These are the steps for re-arrangement starting with the is trickiest of patterns one that of repetitive sentence type:

  • the is trickiest of patterns one that of repetitive sentence type
  • the is trickiest patterns of one that of repetitive sentence type
  • the is trickiest patterns one of that of repetitive sentence type
  • the is trickiest patterns one that of of repetitive sentence type
  • the is trickiest patterns one that of of repetitive sentence type
  • the is trickiest patterns one that of of type sentence repetitive

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