On which data structure is a d-ary heap based?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 weeks ago

On which data structure is a d-ary heap based?
 
(a) stack
 
(b) queue
 
(c) linked list
 
(d) priority queue
 
I’d like to ask this question from Heap in portion Heap of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
The question was posed to me in a national level competition.

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

Correct choice is (d) priority queue
 
The best explanation: d-ary heap is a priority queue based data structure that is a generalization of binary heaps.