Analytical Reasoning (9)

Directions (1 – 5): Study the following information and answer the questions following it:

A festival was held by The Times of India group in the capital of India. In this festival Ken, Tim, Kat and Aish, each won a first place in one of the four events: jumping, dancing, singing and swimming, not necessarily in that order. Curiously, each winner also won a second place and a third place in two other of these four events. Study the following clues and answer the questions that follow:

(i) The one who was placed second in swimming was third in dancing.

(ii) The winner of the singing contest was placed third in swimming.

(iii) Aish did not come first in jumping or dancing.

(iv) Aish was a close second behind Kat in one of the four events.

(v) Tim was placed third in singing, but did not get a place in jumping, and was not first in dancing.

 

Explantion

   Event               I                      II                    III

  Jumping         Kat                 Aish                Ken
  Dancing          Ken                Tim                  Kat
  Singing           Aish                Ken                Tim  
  Swimming      Tim                  Kat                  Aish

 

1. Who is the winner in the swimming event?

(1) Ken

(2) Tim

(3) Kat

(4) Aish

(5) Both Kat and Tim

Answer

Answer: – 2

 

2. Which of the following is/are correct? 

I. Kat won first position in jumping. 

II. Kat won second position in swimming. 

III. Kat won third position in dancing. 

(1) Only I

(2) Only II

(3) Only III

(4) All I, II and III

(5) None of these

Answer

Answer: – 4

 

3. Which of the following is/are wrong?

I. Ken won first position in jumping. 

II. Ken won second position in swimming. 

III. Ken won third position in dancing. 

(1) Only II and III

(2) Only I and III

(3) Only I and II

(4) All I, II and III

(5) None of these

Answer

Answer: – 4

 

4. Who among the following did not occupy any position, from 1st, 2nd and 3rd, in singing? 

(1) Kat

(2) Ken

(3) Tim

(4) Aish

(5) Can’t say

Answer

Answer: – 1

 

5. Who among the following did not occupy any position, from 1st, 2nd and 3rd, in swimming? 

(1) Can’t say

(2) Kat

(3) Ken

(4) Tim

(5) None of these

Answer

Answer: – 3

 

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