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What will be the minimum number of jumps required to reach the end of the array arr[] = {1,3,6,3,6,8,5}?

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) not possible to reach the end

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Right option is (c) 3

To explain: Each element of the array represents the maximum number of steps that can be taken forward from that element. If the first element is 0 then it is not possible to reach the end.

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