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Which of the following real time examples is based on insertion sort?

(a) arranging a pack of playing cards

(b) database scenarios and distributes scenarios

(c) arranging books on a library shelf

(d) real-time systems

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This interesting question is from Insertion sort topic in section Sorting of Data Structures & Algorithms II

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The correct option is (a) arranging a pack of playing cards

Easiest explanation - Arranging a pack of cards mimics an insertion sort. Database scenario is an example for merge sort, arranging books is a stack and real-time systems uses quick sort.

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