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Five boys went to a store to buy sweets. One boy had Rs 40, another boy had Rs 30. Two other boys had Rs 20 each. The remaining boy had Rs 10. Below are some more facts about the intital and final cash position.
(I) Alam started with more than Jugraj.
(II) Sandeep spent Rs 1.50 more than Daljeet.
(III) Ganesh started with more money than just only one other person.
(IV) Daljeet started with 2/3 of what Sandeep started with.
(V) Allam spent the most, but did not end with the least.
(VI) Jugraj spent the least and ended with more than Alam or Daljeet.
(VII) Ganesh spent Rs 3.50.
(VIII) Allam spent 10 times more than what Ganesh did.
In the choices given below, all statements except one are false. Which one of the following statements can be true?
|A||Alam started with Rs 40 and ended with Rs 9.50|
|B||Sandeep started with Rs 30 and ended with Re 1|
|C||Ganesh started with Rs 20 and ended with Rs 4|
|D||Jugraj started with Rs 10 and ended with Rs 7|
Option C. is ruled out be statement VII.
Option A. is ruled out by statement VII and VIII.
From statement IV, Sandeep had Rs 30 to start with and Daljeet Rs 20.
From statement II, Option B. is not possible as Sandeep was left with Rs 1, he spent Rs 29 but according to B. he spent Rs 1.50 more than Daljeet. But Daljeet had only Rs 20. Hence, option D. is the answer.