Previous Year Paper
CAT-2003-Previous Years Paper
In a cricket match, the ‘man of the match’ award is given to the player scoring the highest number of runs. In case of a tie, the player (out of those locked in the tie) who has taken the higher number of catches is chosen. Even thereafter if there is a tie, the player (out of those locked in the tie) who has dropped fewer catches is selected. Aakash, Biplab and Chirag who were contenders for the award dropped at least one catch each. Biplab dropped 2 catches more than Aakash did, scored 50, and took 2 catches. Chirag got two chances to catch and dropped both. Who was the ‘man of the match’?
A- Chirag made 15 runs less than both Aakash and Biplab.
B- The catches dropped by Biplab are 1 more than the catches taken by Aakash.
|A||if the question can be answered by using statement A alone but not by using B alone.|
|B||if the question can be answered by using statement B alone but not by using A alone.|
|C||if the question can be answered by using either statement alone.|
|D||if the question can be answered by using both the statements together but not by either statement.|
Statement A tells us that Aakash and Biplab both score 50 runs but provide no information about the number of catches taken by Aakash.
Statement B alone does not tell anything about the runs scored by Aakash and Chirag. Therefore nothing can be concluded from A alone or B alone.
On combining both the statements, we get Aakash as the “man of the match.” Hence, option (d) is the answer.