Correct Answer - Option 3 : Crocodile 9 Zebra 8 Elephant Rabbit 5 6

Input: Peacock 3 Hen Toucan 6 7 Crow 4

The arrangement takes place from left to right and one element at a time.

Words are arranged as per English dictionary order and numbers are arranged as per the number of letters in a word.

Step 1. Crow Peacock 3 Hen Toucan 6 7 4

Word (Crow) whose first letter (C = 3) has the smallest place value shifts to the extreme left end.

Step 2. Crow 4 Peacock 3 Hen Toucan 6 7

The number of letters in the word Crow is 4 and the number ‘4’ shifts to the left end.

Step 3. Crow 4 Hen Peacock 3 Toucan 6 7

Again, word (Hen) whose first letter (H = 8) has the second smallest place value shifts to the left end.

Step 4. Crow 4 Hen 3 Peacock Toucan 6 7

The number of letters in the word Hen is 3 and the number ‘3’ shifts to the left end.

Step 5. Crow 4 Hen 3 Peacock 7 Toucan 6

Next word Peacock must shift, but according to the arrangement it comes automatically after 3.

Peacock has 7 letters in it so the number 7 will now shift to the left end.

And step 5 is the final reconfiguration of the above input.

So, in short the word whose first letter has the smallest place value shifts to the left end and the number of letters in the word shifts to the left end in the next step. This process goes on until the final step is obtained.

Input: Zebra 8 Elephant Rabbit 5 9 Crocodile 6

Step 1: Crocodile Zebra 8 Elephant Rabbit 5 9 6

Step 2: Crocodile 9 Zebra 8 Elephant Rabbit 5 6

Step 3: Crocodile 9 Elephant Zebra 8 Rabbit 5 6

Step 4: Crocodile 9 Elephant 8 Zebra Rabbit 5 6

Step 5: Crocodile 9 Elephant 8 Rabbit Zebra 5 6

Step 6: Crocodile 9 Elephant 8 Rabbit 6 Zebra 5

Hence, ‘**Crocodile 9 Zebra 8 Elephant Rabbit 5 6**’ is the correct answer.