# GATE Papers >> CSE >> 2007 >> Question No 36

Question No. 36

The control signal functions of a 4-bit binary counter are given below (where X is “don’t care”):

 Clear Clock Load Count Function 1 X X X Clear to 0 0 X 0 0 No change 0 $↑$ 1 X Load input 0 $↑$ 0 1 Count next

The counter is connected as follows:

Assume that the counter and gate delays are negligible. If the counter starts at 0, then it cycles through the following sequence: