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CAT-2004-Previous Years Paper

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Each questions is followed by two statements, A and B- Answer each questions using the following instructions.


Four candidates for an award obtain distinct scores in a test. Each of the four caste a vote to choose the winner of the awarD- The candidate who gets the largest number of votes wins the awarD- In case of a tie in the voting process, the candidate with the highest score wins the awarD- Who wins the award?

A- The candidate with top three scores each vote for the top score amongst the other three.

B- The candidate with the lowest score votes for the player with the second highest score.

 



A The question can be answered by using one of the statements alone but not by using the other statement alone.

B The question can be answered by using either of the statements alone.

C The question can be answered by using both statements together but not by either statement alone.

D The question cannot be answered on the basis of the two statements.

Ans. A Let us assume that A, B, C, D are 4 people getting a score of 10, 8, 6, 4.

A B C D

10 8 6 4

Statement A:

According to the conditions A will give vote to B.

According to the conditions B will give vote to A.

According to the conditions C will give vote to A.

If D gives vote to A/B/C " 2 situation arises.

Either A will win or there will be a tie when D gives vote to B.

Even then A will win.

Hence, option A. is the answer.

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