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CAT-2004-Previous Years Paper

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The year was 2006. All six teams in Pool A of World Cup hockey, play each other exactly oncE- Each win earns a team three points, a draw earns one point and a loss earns zero point. The two teams with the highest points qualify for the semi finals. In case of a tie, the team with the highest goal difference (Goals for – Goals against) qualifies.

In the opening match, Spain lost to Germany. After the second round (after each team played two matches), the pool table looked as shown below.

Teams

Games Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

Goals for

Goals against

Points

Germany

2

2

0

0

3

1

6

Argentina

2

2

0

0

2

0

6

Spain

2

1

0

1

5

2

3

Pakistan

2

1

0

1

2

1

3

New Zealand

2

0

0

2

1

6

0

South Africa

2

0

0

2

1

4

0

 

In the third round, Spain played Pakistan, Argentina played Germany, and New Zealand played South AfricA- All the third round matches were drawn. The following are some results from the fourth and fifth round matches.

A- Spain won both the fourth and fifth round matches.

B- Both Argentina and Germany won their fifth round matches by 3 goals to 0.

C- Pakistan won both the fourth and fifth round matches by 1 goal to 0.


If Pakistan qualified as one of the two teams from Pool A, which was the other team that qualified?



A Argentina

B Germany

C Spain

D Cannot be determined

From the statements A. , B. , C. given in the problem, four teams—Spain, Argentina, Germany and Pakistan appear to win their matches in the fifth rounD- However, there are only three matches per round and so only three teams can win their matches in any round.

So, this data set seems to have some inconsistency.


Ans. B

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