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Problems in Three Variables

Directions for questions 5 to 6: Read the following passage and solve the questions based on it.

  1. Six men—Rajesh, Dinesh, Lokesh, Nilesh, Shailesh and Himesh work in different companies, namely P, Q, R, S, T and U, and each one wears a com­pany-sponsored different coloured tie, i.e., Brown, Green, Pink, Yellow, Purple and Red, though not necessarily in the same order.
  2. The one wearing a Brown tie works in company S and the one wearing a Green tie works in company P.
  3. Himesh does not work in company R or T.
  4. Rajesh wears a Pink tie and works in company Q.
  5. Nilesh does not work in company T and a Purple colour tie is not given by the company R.
  6. Shailesh works in company U and neither Nilesh nor Dinesh works in the company S.
  7. Company T does not sponsor Purple or Yellow coloured ties and Lokesh works in company P.

Q 1. Which colour tie is given by the Company R?

  1. Cannot be determined
  2. Brown
  3. Green
  4. None of these

Q 2. Which of the following “colour of tie-company-person” combinations is correct?

  1. Green-R-Nilesh
  2. Brown-S-Lokesh
  3. Red-T-Dinesh
  4. Yellow-R-Shailesh

Solution


Scenario

There are three variables involved in this question set: Name of the person, company and the colour of tie.

  • There are six persons—Rajesh, Dinesh, Lokesh, Nilesh, Shailesh and Himesh.
  • There are six organizations—P, Q, R, S, T and U.
  • There are six coloured ties—Brown, Green, Pink, Yellow, Purple and Red.

Rules

Using the rules, we can make the following table:
 

Tie

Company

Name

Brown

S

Himesh

Green

P

Lokesh

Pink

Q

Rajesh

Purple

U

Shailesh

Yellow

R

Nilesh

Red

T

Dinesh


Ans. 1. (d) The colour of the tie provided by the company R is Yellow. Hence, option (d) is the answer.


Ans. 2. (c) Obviously, the answer is option (c).





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